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The Gods and Goddesses of Geek Mythology

By Melissa Albert May 22, 2013

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Benedict Cumberbatch, god of oddballs and amazing bone structure

Cumberbatch is often depicted as carrying an owl in one hand and a knife in the other, in homage to his cutting wit and scary smarts. His bone structure was forged of Olympian steel by Hephaestus himself. 

Topics: Celebs & Stuff
Tags: celebrities, slideshows, geeks, theater nerds, geeky things

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Melissa Albert

Melissa Albert reads books, worries about other people’s dogs (they look thirsty), and eats horrible candy for fun and profit. When not wearing her extremely tasteful Sparkitor hat, she’s an editor for the Barnes & Noble Book Blog. You can find her on Twitter @mimi_albert, or in the hot pretzel section of your local cafeteria.

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