Pop culture

Budapest is the #1 Star Wars city, according to Google Trends. Warsaw is #17.

Google Trends ranks the cities that search the most for Star Wars. Budapest (100) Melbourne (99) Sydney (95) Los Angeles (89) Dallas (77) San Francisco (76) Berlin (76) Houston (73) Chicago (73) London (69) Toronto (67) Paris (62) New York (59) Vienna (59) Mexico City (55) Santiago (55) Warsaw (55) Diadema (48) Madrid (46) Buenos …

Budapest is the #1 Star Wars city, according to Google Trends. Warsaw is #17. Read More »

Paploo, MasterLogray, ewokBJs, WicketTheEwok

The 25 Ewoks on Twitter

25 Ewoks roam the forests of Twitter. They range from the cute and adorable to the heavily ironic and twisted. Which Ewoks should you be following on Twitter? Let’s go through the Ewok village to uncover the best Ewoks on Twitter. The best Ewok on Twitter The best Ewok should have the most followers, right? However, …

The 25 Ewoks on Twitter Read More »

John Kerry on Star Wars set?

Middle East negotiations a scene out of the Star Wars prequels

John Kerry recently tweeted a pic from negotiations about Yemen. Doesn’t it look like a room in the Star Wars prequels? Dramatic ceiling. Very odd centerpiece table. Range of cultures. Funky patterned walls. I expect to see Senator Jar Jar Binks sitting in one of the chairs! A reverse Google image search suggests that this …

Middle East negotiations a scene out of the Star Wars prequels Read More »

Intro

33 awards found in the Crystal Pepsi Trail

Crystal Pepsi is back! To celebrate the popular 90s drink, Pepsi made a retake on the classic DOS game Oregon Trail. You can play “The Crystal Pepsi Trail” online. Ride along in your wood-panel station wagon collecting fifteen different 90s items like fanny packs, VHS tapes, and roller blades. As you ride with your travel …

33 awards found in the Crystal Pepsi Trail Read More »

Rickey Henderson: 2 Legit 2 Quit music video

My contribution to the 2 Legit 2 Quit legacy

I am proud to say that one of my blog posts is a citation on the 2 Legit 2 Quit wikipedia page. Now the question is: can you take the 2 Legit 2 Quit challenge? Can you watch the entire 2 Legit 2 Quit music video without doing the hand gesture?

Starkiller Base

Chatboard for The Force Awakens movie

What did you think of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens? This blog post is meant to be a place where my friends and family can talk about Episode VII. SPOILERS, VERY DEFINITE SPOILERS, LIE AHEAD To be clear on which characters we are talking about: [threecol_one] [/threecol_one] [threecol_one] [/threecol_one] [threecol_one_last] [/threecol_one_last] [threecol_one] [/threecol_one] [threecol_one] [/threecol_one] …

Chatboard for The Force Awakens movie Read More »

Modern art matched with Star Wars

Star Wars meets the Art Institute of Chicago

Two monumental cultural events are about to happen in the same week: Star Wars is releasing episode VII: The Force Awakens The Art Institute is about to exhibit their largest donation of artwork ever. 44 monumental modern artworks were donated to the Art Institute. These pieces are so massively impressive in the course of art …

Star Wars meets the Art Institute of Chicago Read More »

search results for a new hope

Searching for a new hope

Searching for “a new hope” on flickr yields an interesting contrast of flowers and Star Wars photos.

Tweets about Paris and ewoks

Thinking about Paris and ewoks

Here’s a few fun tweets about Paris and ewoks. It's fun saying the phrase "Paris Ewok" — Spudart Matt Maldre (@spudart) August 27, 2015 I want to meet an ewok from Paris. — Ewok Lumat (@EwokLumat) August 27, 2015 On the Death Star, what area would be the equivalent to Paris? — Atour Riten (@AtourRiten) …

Thinking about Paris and ewoks Read More »