Archive for the 'Star Wars' Category

Star Wars “Footprints”

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Darth VaderYou may already be familiar with the “Footprints” poem, but some enterprising person created a version specific to Star Wars. And it’s really good.


Unbelievable Death Star Cake

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Darth VaderA cake designer in England made a Death Star cake for her 4-year old son, and it’s just flat-out amazing. I’ve seen plastic toys that didn’t look as good. The linked article has a detailed picture of the final product. And the neat thing is that you can purchase a similar cake (although no price is listed).


A Jedi Bathrobe

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Darth VaderA bit on the pricey side, but this Jedi-styled bathrobe is pretty neat! Wish it had been available when I was purchasing a robe last year. There’s also a Sith version.


Disney Star Wars Weekend Posters

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Darth MaulWalt Disney World is hosting several Star Wars Weekends this year and has been promoting them with the ads in the linked article. The Darth Maul poster is hilarious!


Geek Horror Films

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

GeekOver at UserFriendly, artist J.D. “Illiad” Fraser lists five movie concepts that will terrorize your inner geek. My favorite is “Windows Me: The Rebirth.”


Star Wars From the Mouth of a Child

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Darth VaderAn abridged version of Star Wars by a three year old girl. It’s pretty amazing how much she knows.

(via SciFi Squad)

Enterprise vs. the Empire

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Darth VaderWith this weekend’s release of Star Trek, I decided to post this little reminder of who’s the real badass.

(via digg)

US Stamp Prices to Increase

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

MailOn May 11th, the price of a first-class stamp will rise to 44¢. The linked article suggests that you stock up on forever stamps. As for me, I’m still going through my 41¢ Yoda stamps.


Update: The Presurfer clued me in to this site, which simply displays the current price of a USPS first-class stamp.

Imperial San Francisco

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

Darth VaderThe linked video shows what an Imperial occupation of San Francisco might look like.

(via The Presurfer)

Where’s Darth Vader, I Hear His Theme Music

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

Darth VaderThe things you can do with a floppy drive stepper motor and mad programming skills.

(via Neatorama)

Star Wars: The Clone Wars in Theaters This Fall!

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Darth VaderHere at the Chad’s News network command center, the champagne is flowing and celebration is in the air. LucasFilm has announced that an animated Star Wars feature film, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, will be released in North American theaters on Friday, August 15, 2008. The theatrical release will be followed by a related television series on the Cartoon Network and TNT. Long live Star Wars! More Star Wars!


3D Movies Becoming More Popular

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

3D GlassesAccording to this BBC article, we can expect to see more 3D movies in the future. Apparently the technology has come quite a ways since Jaws 3-D. I’ve also heard rumors that George Lucas will be re-releasing the Star Wars movies in 3D.