Friday, July 29, 2011

Sam the Eagle: The First Avenger (Captain America is a Muppet)

Captain 'Sam the Eagle' America: Loyal to nothing...except the Dream.. of a moral, wholesome Muppet Show

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Harrison Ford reunited with Chewie

Harrison Ford doing the late night rounds promoting the new Cowboys & Aliens movie was on Jimmy Kimmel last night and a little reunion was set up.  We're not really sure what went down, likely something in a galaxy somewhere far, far away, but there's some bad blood between Han Solo and Chewbacca apparently.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

So, Mark Zuckerberg walks into a bar...

Thought this was funny, even if it's not Star Wars related.

And made by the same guys as Red vs. Blue! They're still around!

Monday, July 25, 2011

Robot Chicken Star Wars at Comic-Con 1976?

Action figure re-creation of the Star Wars table at Comic-Con 1976 by Stephen Hayford
As far as we can tell Seth Green and the Robot Chicken crew did not do any Delorean time travelling here.  This is a re-creation of the scene at Comic-Con in 1976 when Star Wars had its first booth/table.  As you well know, the movie had not even come out yet, so this is an interesting moment circa BSW (Before Star Wars),

Star Wars booth at Comic-Con 1976
Some of the details of the scenes are interesting.  "Super 8" in the background reminds of a certain JJ Abrams/Spielberg film only out now..ha. The woman - not in Slave Leia gear - might be the first female fan? haha

See some more homage and background pics on the official post here

Saturday, July 23, 2011

oh noes!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Buy Your Way Out of a Zombie Problem in the Future

In the future, according to PayPal, if you've got a problem with Zombies -- you know, brain munchers on your lawn, chasing you down in the parking lot, or general mayhem / apocalypse /no-"Alice"-in-sight zombie pandemic.... you will be able to buy your way out of a corner with quick on-your-feet PayPal solutions.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011


Did Chris watch this movie yet?

Today's boring seminar

CBS Star Trek TNG Fan Sides Ad Posters Live Boldy

"Live Boldly. Love Your Fan Side." proclaims this ad poster series in the UK for CBS Action channel.  The specialty channel has be preparing a national campaign to promote Star Trek:The Next Generation (TNG) as one of its shows.  Attracting the nostalgic fans who may have dressed up as or envisioned themselves as Captain Picard, Geordi La Forge or Lt. Commander Data, the pics are kinda neat.

Captain Picard style fan in CBS Action Channel ad poster
Dr? Geordi La Forge - Star Trek TNG fan in CBS Action  poster

Star Trek fan always wanted to be an android like Data - CBS Star Trek TNG poster

Ad campaign work by Studio Hansa, London.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Ratios ...

The Double Down Strikes Back - KFC Double Down Lunch Antics Episode II

With the KFC Double Down sandwich making a return to Canada, it was inevitable that our little lunch crew would end up seeking it out.  Finally, before its limited engagement ended, without much planning a quick mission was arranged and we set out to meet the challenge and conquer the Double Down once again.  The journey, consumption and antics that ensued are nothing short of epic.  Well, not really -- but definitely full of enough randomness, memes, and even Angry Birds -- all fueled by our fascination with the legendary sandwich, its "uniqueness", and frivolous gluttony.  Yeah, we know the fascination is borderline strange now...hehe

Of course the cameras were on full roll in hopes that some sort of Episode II could be fashioned after.  And here it is...

Saturday, July 16, 2011

English humor FTW

So someone has started watching the IT crowd (hint: it's not me)

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Kaley Cuoco does Public Service in Slave Leia Cosplay PSA

This doesn't need much comment other than maybe a NSFW flag.  Crazy geek PSA features epic sci-fi references and of course, enough hot girls. The more you nerd...

Monday, July 11, 2011

Eagle Man Not From Japan Commercial

Eagle Man! Insurance! Call Now!
Just what The Cheese was missing: this ad supposedly notable as being called the "worst commercial ever made".  Maybe it's just our internet-ruined sense of culture but it seemed like it could very well be just one of those Japanese ("WTF") sort of videos.  But it's a homegrown gem from Chicago, Illinois, circa 1993.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Flight of the Navigator NASA Hat for Final Flight of the Space Shuttle

A lot of net and media hype about the final space shuttle launch today (or this weekend if weather screws it up as usual..).  Cannot help but not have a good positive feeling about it, despite the accomplishments of the program and people's love for the whole thing as evidenced by the 750,000 watchers expected to head to Cape Canaveral to see the event.  Read one comment that said it brought a feeling of the 'end of hope for the future' and that is a good description of my sentiments too.

When stopping to think about what it means/feels like, the first thought that comes into my mind is the kid in Flight of the Navigator wearing a NASA hat.  NASA in that movie may have represented sort of the antagonist entity but it also represented this great forward thinking hub of innovation and a look to our collective dream of the future.  It was the 1980s etc etc. hehe

This picture is a good one for right now:
Feelings about the final Space Shuttle Launch - David from Flight of the Navigator in NASA cap
Okay, ranting/ downer post perhaps.  So here's a pic of none other than young Sarah Jessica Parker, also from Flight of the Navigator.  Yeah, that's right, SJP was in Flight of the Navigator. Lighten the mood a bit.

Carolyn McAdams (Sarah Jessica Parker) saying don't cry for the Space Shuttle

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Star Wars Art-Deco Poster Styling

This isn't new but there are some other similar art-deco posters around and these struck me as pretty neat.  More notably, this one pictured here was one from Leonard's bedroom wall in a number of Big Bang Theory episodes!  Random find.  See the rest of the funky art-deco styled posters by M Kungl here

Defend And Protect - Rebel Alliance X-Wing poster as seen in The Big Bang Theory, artwork by M Kungl