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9 Pieces of SUPER Inappropriate Nerd Merchandise

By Steven Romano Oct 10, 2013

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Nimbus 2000 Vibrating Broomstick

With the words “vibrating” and “broomstick” appearing in the same sentence, in that order, it doesn’t take much to see exactly why Mattel pulled a product such as this from the market within a year of its release. And to put things in even worse perspective, a designer from the company pitched this—with a straight face, mind you—and got it approved. That fact certainly reveals the kind of people they got running Mattel...

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Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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