The April 2016 Nerd Block subscription box is chalk full of Weird...AL that is. April’s installment of Nerd Block features a whole host of collectibles for theme PARODY including Weird AL merchandise that is sure to make your inner fanboy feel “tacky”. The Al related merchandise featured in the block includes a collectible weird AL ladies tee, Weird AL the book as well as a collectible Simpsons Weird AL action figure.
This weird AL Tee is a promotional shirt commemorating his song “Tacky” a parody of the 2014 hit Pharrell Williams song “Happy”. The shirt features a black and white image of weird AL with a pair of pink sunglasses as well as a pink mustache drawn onto his face. The title of the parody “tacky” is also scribbled onto the shirt in pink completing the design.
Next up, we have “Weird AL The Book”. Written by Nathan Rabin this book serves as a biographical account of Weird Al’s career as well as a companion piece to AL's wacky and diverse discography, this book is a treat for Al fans and a nice treat for appreciators of music and pop culture.
Lastly, we have the Simpsons Weird AL action figure. Commemorating his season 19 appearance in The Simpsons episode “That 90’s Show” This action figure is part of a limited-edition series of guest star figurines from the Simpsons universe.This is well-crafted and highly collectible as this figurine is a must have for both the Weird AL enthusiasts as well as the die-hard Simpsons fans.
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In addition to the Al merchandise, this Nerd Block also includes a few other miscellaneous parody items related to other fandoms. Such as a Family Guy drink koozie decorated with character portraits of the cartoon’s most important characters. And an Archer Ice tray comprised of a flexible mold allowing you to create Ice Cubes shaped like guns, wine bottles, and gummy bears, all of which are fixtures important to the shows narrative. And finally, a Space Balls mini poster print parodying the 2015 installment of the Star Wars franchise “The Force Awakens”.
Overall, this April 2016 Nerd Block Subscription Box is a fun collection of Nerdy Merch that is both amusing and collectible. We so no reason why any other month or themes won't be just as cool or even better.