Valentine’s Day for Dorks

So its Valentine’s Day, but you still want to make sure everyone knows you’re a dork? Good news! There are plenty of options out there that will allows you fulfill your love interest’s holiday expectation without being smooth, sophisticated, or overly dignified.

Nothing says "I'm a dork, and I bought you something" quite like Yoda chocolates.
Nothing says “I’m a dork, and I bought you something” quite like Yoda chocolates.
Unless maybe its Superman and Batman candy boxes that are probably intended to attract children.
Unless maybe its Superman and Batman candy boxes that are probably intended to attract children.
However, you can still do Star Wars with just a tiny touch of artsy class.
However, you can still do Star Wars with just a tiny touch of artsy class.
Then there is the pop art/comic candy box, which I think of as "dork lite" - this is for when you're experimenting with being a dork.
Then there is the pop art/comic candy box, which I think of as “dork lite” – this is for when you’re experimenting with being a dork.
I feel there is a real missed opportunity - no frozen Han solo?
I feel there is a real missed opportunity – no frozen Han solo?

 

Is that Ironman? I don't think Tony Stark approved this likeness.
Is that Ironman? I don’t think Tony Stark approved this likeness.
If you're buying for your girlfriend, or if you're a lady buying for yourself, or if your boyfriend enjoys both superheros and women's underwear (we're not here to judge), Target has Batgirl.
If you’re buying for your girlfriend, or if you’re a lady buying for yourself, or if your boyfriend enjoys both superheros and women’s underwear (we’re not here to judge), Target has Batgirl.

 

And Wonder Woman.
And Wonder Woman.

 

 

Batman fans are really being catered to this year.
Batman fans are really being catered to this year.

 

But apparently I'm not a real Batman fan, because I don't get the glow stick tie-in.
But apparently I’m not a real Batman fan, because I don’t get the glow stick tie-in.

 

 

I decided to write a series of post on love, etc., somewhat in honor of Valentine’s Day. I’m not doing this because I’m a Valentine’s Day super fan or anything, but rather because its easy to write about what I see around me and what it reminds me of.  These posts will have varying degrees of seriousness. This is post #2. 

 

 

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