“Donald, it was a movie.“ READ MORE »
“Donald, it was a movie.“ READ MORE »
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 BLACK MAN! Hallefuckinglujah! Diversity can be found in a galaxy far, far away! My sense from the trailer and the description of the characters on… READ MORE »
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 for their first dance in favor of having a lightsaber battle to the “Anakin vs. Obi Wan” theme from “Revenge of the Sith.” Well done,… READ MORE »
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 drone for, after all. My profession requires that I sit at a desk for most of my day and write, and my hobbies… READ MORE »
Seriously–$4000 for a children’s bed? READ MORE »
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 a mini Ewok bear, guys. SQUEEEEEEE!
Notably absent from the selection: Luke Skywalker, because Luke Skywalker is boring as fuck. Darth Vader is… READ MORE »
I’m trembling! An official announcement from StarWars.com 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 Solo became the smuggler, thief, and scoundrel whom Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi first encountered in the cantina at Mos Eisley.” Mmm, a whole movie… READ MORE »
NO WORDS, JUST HYPERVENTILATING AND FRANTIC HAND-CLAPPING FOR THE ABOVE “STAR WARS” TRAILER AND THE LOVE OF MY LIFE, HAN SOLO.
Ahem. Um. Sorry about that.
Today is “Star Wars” Day! May the Fourth be with you! (Now just the Catholics: “And also with you.”) Like me, the whole rest of… READ MORE »
I started tearing up when Chewbacca bellowed. READ MORE »
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”) — especially since he directed the new “Star Trek” movies and I tend to believe people should pick a damn side. BUT! The casting for Episode… READ MORE »
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 expanded selection of thrift store paintings has gotten picked up by a rash of pop culture blogs today. I’m happy to contribute to that, because… READ MORE »
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 are “unironically enthusiastic … too enthusiastic about the miracle of human consciousness.” Which is awesome!
The first time I hung out with my… READ MORE »
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 early-’00s were such total junk that I was pretty meh on ever seeing J.J. Abrams’ attempts at the three upcoming sequels in the saga. But… READ MORE »
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 Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Adam Driver and of course, favorites from the original cast like Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher. [Just Jared]
Enough about… READ MORE »
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 been added to the cast. Don’t women and girls deserve better geeky representation? [io9]
Lux Alptraum on why we don’t need fewer rape story… READ MORE »
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 images of the Twin Towers in the background. Looking at it, you might think the 23-year-old Denver artist had managed to offend three separate but equally… READ MORE »
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 T-Rex and an engaged couple doing battle with a rogue zombie, it was only a matter of time before “Star Wars” entered the mix. Here we… READ MORE »
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 stepping up to play the leads for the franchise’s seventh entry, directed by J.J. Abrams?
Vague, unmarked character descriptions are under the cut, so… READ MORE »