Geeking Out

Zelda Figurines and Star Trek Skeletons: This Is What a Nerd Block Box Looks Like

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We’ve written before about Nerd Block, the subscription service that lets nerds around the world sign up to receive monthly boxes of ‘epic geek gear.’ The boxes, which cost $19.99 per month, each contain a nerd-themed T-shirt, as well as five to six delightfully dorky items from brands like Disney, Marvel and Star Wars. 

This month, Nerd Block sent us a box of our own, so we could experience first-hand how truly liberating it is to not have to go out and track down our own Star Wars shirts. Read More

Oh You Fancy Huh?

The Fancy Launches Its Own Monthly Subscription Box

This one appears to be Brooklyn themed? (Photo: The Fancy)

The Fancy*, the New York City-based Pinterest competitor where users can browse and share products they love, has decided to enter the subscription box service. We thought you were too fancy for that, Fancy?

According to a press release sent to Betabeat, The Fancy has launched its first ever monthly subscription box that is curated entirely by the crowd. A $60 value for $30/month, users can pick from their favorite categories like “Art” or “Pets” and get a box filled with some of The Fancy users’ favorite products in that category. Read More