Nerd Noise Night — a wonderful evening of geek-centric rock — is happening tonight at the Horseshoe Tavern. Tickets are a mere $10, and they’re going fast. A number of bands will take the stage tonight, including The Cybertronic Spree, who dress up as characters from the 1986 Transformers animated film (the only animated Transformers work that features a swear word, and Orson Welles’ last film before he died!) and playing songs from the soundtrack:
In case you’ve never seen the film, a kind soul has shared it on YouTube. Until all are one!
There seems to be a legal requirement for anime, even fake non-Japanese anime, to have at least one schoolgirl uniform:
Of course, it’s not Doctor Who without bad guys. There’s The Master, see here in front of one of Japan’s ubiquitious canned coffee-dispensing machines. The coffee logo in the cartoon, Coffee Master, is modelled after the real-life brand Boss Coffee:
I rather like this faux-Japanese treatment of the Cybermen: