Posts tagged "star wars"

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

Life Dream Status: A Lightsaber Class For Beginning Jedis

If you’ve always wanted to learn the art of lightsaber combat (and if you haven’t, please don’t talk to me anymore), you need to get your ass to San Francisco…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 22, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Frisky Rant: “Star Wars” Vs. “Star Trek” — J.J. Abrams Needs To Pick A Side!

I need to get something off my chest.

I am really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really not happy that J.J. Abrams will be directing “Star Wars: Episode VII.” …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2013 - 12:00 pm

J.J. Abramspalooza: He’s Producing A Third “Star Trek,” Doing 2 TV Pilots And, Oh Yeah, “Star Wars: Episode VII” Is Confirmed

Sorry if you don’t like J.J. Abrams. You must be having a rough time of it right now.

First things first, the rumor that he’s directing “Star Wars: Episode VII” is…

The Mary Sue | January 27, 2013 - 12:30 pm

You Maybe Need These “Star Wars” Engagement Rings

I have to confess, I’m not a huge “Star Wars” fan. In fact the last time I watched a “Star Wars” movie was when I was 16 and hanging out…

Julie Gerstein | January 25, 2013 - 9:40 am

Video Game Announces Same Gender Romance Option

The video game world, for all its mind-blowing technical innovation, can be a surprisingly traditional place. Earlier this month, Jeff Hickman, the executive producer of Star Wars: Knights Of The

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 17, 2013 - 9:20 am

The White House Response To A Petition To Build A Death Star Is The Best Thing Ever

The Administration shares your desire for job creation and a strong national defense, but a Death Star isn’t on the horizon. Here are a few reasons:

The construction…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 12, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Cate Blanchett Channels Princess Leia At Premiere Of “The Hobbit”

I’m not crazy, right? This dress she’s wearing is totally reminiscent of Princess Leia’s gown from “Star Wars,” minus the shoulder details and open back. I mean, look at those…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 13, 2012 - 2:40 pm