We’ve added some cool toys to the Skeptical Robot shop, including a wind-up fire-breathing Nunzilla! We made a video so you can see her in action:

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca is a writer, speaker, YouTube personality, and unrepentant science nerd. In addition to founding and continuing to run Skepchick, she hosts Quiz-o-Tron, a monthly science-themed quiz show and podcast that pits comedians against nerds. There is an asteroid named in her honor. Twitter @rebeccawatson Mastodon Instagram @actuallyrebeccawatson TikTok @actuallyrebeccawatson YouTube @rebeccawatson BlueSky

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  1. Just as I remember Sister Maria Theresa of Saint Maria-Theresa Catholic Church in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, circa several millennia ago. For years, I thought the church was actually named after the nun, a misconception she did nothing to dispel.

    The horror, the horror…

    1. My “Nunzilla” was Sister Anne Kelly of St. Mary’s of the Assumption who used to go off on long tangents about how tough life was during the Great Depression and World War II.

    1. I’m willing to bet that Nunzilla goes out to find couples to prevent them from having sex.

      Oh, and they beat up non-believers.

  2. Still have my Nunzilla in its original box.

    My real life Nunzilla had to be our grade school principle, Sister Ann Gabriel, better known to the kids as “SAG”. A regular Freddie Blassie with rosary beads!

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