Fox and Lucasfilm are kicking their Phantom Menace-in-3D ad campaign into gear and, perhaps thinking they can't appeal to geeks' hearts or minds any more, they're heading right for the gut with a pair of puzzling food-related gimmicks.
So, in case you hadn't heard, Denny's has a whole menu of special items that tie in to the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, including everything from Bilbo's Berry Smoothie to something called a "Hobbit Hole Breakfast." If that wasn't enough strange for you, a competitive eater just decided to eat the whole menu in one sitting, and much like a dwarf facing down a dragon, he made it out alive.
There are a lot of tie-ins you can expect to see when a very, very merchandise-friendly flick like The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey heads to theaters. You expect toys, T-shirts, posters, maybe even Happy Meal toys. But did you see a complete Hobbit-themed Denny's menu coming? Yeah ... neither did we.
We usually think of zombies as mindless shambling monsters who want nothing more than to munch on human flesh all day. But what about the zombies with a more refined palate? What if they want to pair their brain cravings with a nice glass of wine? Thankfully, wine experts have some answers.
On a hot summer day, when you want something to help cool off, the last thing you might think of is Darth Vader's head. But a Russian design company is changing that with a new line of sci-fi, horror and pop culture-inspired frozen treats.