Posts tagged "star wars"

The Official Trailer For “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Is Here!

YO. The new official trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has got me HYPED. First of all, the stars of the film seem to be A WOMAN and a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 20, 2015 - 11:10 am

Excellent Newlyweds Eschew First Dance For Lightsaber Battle

I personally never get tired of nerd antics at weddings, but I think this is my favorite: “Star Wars” fans Robert and Rebecca opted out of close-waddling to The Lumineers

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 8, 2015 - 11:11 am

There Goes My Money: A Millennium Falcon Drone Exists

I have never, ever in the last several years thought to myself, “You know, I’d really like to own a drone.” I’m not sure what I could possibly use a

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 4, 2015 - 5:30 pm

What Kind Of Asshole Gets This $4000 “Star Wars” Bed For Their Kid?

Seriously–$4000 for a children’s bed?

Robyn Pennacchia | September 4, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Build-A-Bear Is Selling Star Wars Bears, Just So We’re All Clear On That

Someone made the grave, grave mistake of not alerting me to the fact that Build-A-Bear Workshops are now selling Star Wars bears. Bear Han! Bear Leia! Plush Chewbacca! They have

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 27, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Han Solo Is Getting His Own “Star Wars” Prequel

I’m trembling! An official announcement from says that the iconic character of Han Solo will be getting his own film! The stand alone movie will be a prequel that “focuses on how young Han…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 7, 2015 - 6:30 pm

May The Fourth Be With You! A “Star Wars” Day Roundup

Ahem. Um. Sorry about that.
Today is “Star Wars”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 4, 2015 - 12:30 pm

ACK! The Latest “Star Wars Episode VII” Teaser Trailer Has Arrived!

I started tearing up when Chewbacca bellowed. …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 16, 2015 - 2:20 pm

Watch The First Teaser Trailer For “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

I’ll admit to giving serious side-eye to the thought of JJ Abrams reviving the “Star Wars” franchise again by directing Episode VII (which comes after “Return of the Jedi”) —…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 28, 2014 - 10:30 am

Best Etsy Artist Ever Repurposes Thrift Store Art With Geeky Pop Culture References

Dave Pollot must be the happiest Etsy seller on Etsy today: art and tech blog Laughing Squid found his store earlier this year, but their post on his newly updated and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 12, 2014 - 1:30 pm

My Top 5 Formative Geek Crushes

The wonderful thing about a hefty amount of geek/nerd culture is that it is super-optimistic. John Green, author of A Fault In Our Stars, says that nerds are basically people who…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 17, 2014 - 9:00 am

Rejoice! Lupita Nyong’o & Gwendoline Christie Cast In “Star Wars: Episode VII”

The first three “Star Wars” movies (Episodes IV, V and VI) are amazing, obviously, but the three prequels (Episodes I, II and III) that came out in the late-’90s and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 2, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Beyonce Named Highest-Earning Black Artist Of All Time & Celebs Respond To Donald Sterling Ban On Twitter

Who run the world? Beyonce is now the highest-earning Black artist of all time. [MTV UK]
The cast of “Star Wars: Episode VII” will include Andy Serkis, Oscar…

Claire Hannum | April 29, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Women Didn’t Fare Well In “Star Wars VII” Casting Announcements

The casting announcement for “Star Wars VII” came out today and while that’s very exciting news indeed, let’s not forget that only one new female actress (Daisy Ridley) has…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2014 - 6:30 pm

The Most Offensive Painting Ever Created?

As unforgettable yet controversial images go, it’s hard to top the one made by artist Cedric Chambers. His painting, “The Prophet,” shows Darth Vader carrying Jesus Christ with the smoldering…

Huffington Post Weird News | November 9, 2013 - 5:30 pm

The Force Is Strong With This “Star Wars” Wedding Photo

The Photoshopped wedding picture trend is showing no signs of slowing, and I, for one, am pretty happy about that. After seeing a wedding party being chased by a fearsome

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 22, 2013 - 5:00 pm

“Star Wars: Episode VII” Character Descriptions Revealed?

Dateline reported today that the character descriptions for the new “Star Wars” film have already been sent out to agents, and now fans everywhere are speculating about the characters. Who will be…

The Mary Sue | June 19, 2013 - 5:45 pm

May The Fourth Be With You: 10 Ways To Celebrate Star Wars Day

Today is May 4th, which, thanks to the enduring pun “May the fourth be with you,” is now widely regarded as STAR WARS DAY. Wondering how to celebrate this most…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 4, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Carrie Fisher To Play Princess Leia In “Star Wars Episode VII”

Nerds rejoice! Carrie Fisher confirmed she will be playing Princess Leia in “Star Wars Episode VII,” which will be directed by J.J. Abrams. It’s also rumored that Harrison Ford will…

Jessica Wakeman | March 6, 2013 - 10:40 am

President Obama Confuses “Star Trek” And “Star Wars”

We’ve previously confirmed the United States has the geekiest administration in history but earlier today we found out we might have been duped! President Barack Obama is not a “real” geek as we assumed…

The Mary Sue | March 2, 2013 - 4:00 pm
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