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 […]
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 […]
An annual tradition my wife and I partake every year since we first started dating is to watch the Oscar nominees for “Best Animated Short Film” at the Century Theatre in Chicago. Each film usually ranges from five minutes to 20 minutes. You can watch the trailers on the Oscars website. Every year the Oscars […]
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?
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: Feel free to call these characters however you wish. You […]
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 […]
Searching for “a new hope” on flickr yields an interesting contrast of flowers and Star Wars photos.
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) […]
The Muppets comic book (2009-2012) is EXCELLENT! If you like the Muppets, go to your nearest comic book store and pick up the compilation, “The Muppets Omnibus.” (or get it from Amazon) It’s seriously one of the best comics to ever come out. The Muppets are a perfect fit for the comic book format. The […]
The fine art of napkins. Art that you can wipe your mouth with. The Art Institute currently has 11 napkins in their permanent collection. The height of the napkin collecting craze occured from 1983 to 1996. Nine of the eleven napkins were folded into the Art Institute collection during this 13-year span. (the other two […]