How easy is it to get one over on a couple of stormtroopers? If you're the always shrewd Princess Leia, and the stormtroopers in question are a couple of dolts, pretty easy. And pretty funny, too.
Taking inspiration from the classic art-deco posters that used to advertise things like the Grand Prix in Monaco, one artist has created a host of images for a series of Star Wars trading cards that evoke a bygone era.
Regardless of what you thought about the winners, the losers or the relative quality of the show itself, the 2011 Oscars did, in fact, happen. While this year's big sci-fi hope, Inception, didn't do as well as we'd have liked, there were still things to please—or infuriate—sci-fi fans.
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Earlier this month, a few of us watched the Super Bowl while the majority of us paid more attention to the commercials in between football plays. The undisputed winner of our geek love was the "Tiny Darth Vader" Volkswagen ad (although we admit we didn't pay much attention to the car itself).
Conflict resolution is a tricky thing, no matter where you live. Sometimes, if you're embroiled in some kind of tractor vs. car accident in rural France, the only thing to do is reach for an elegant weapon for a more civilized age.
If there's one thing we learned from the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert Rally to Restore Sanity, it's that geeks make the best protest signs—and they proved it again this week during the rally at the Wisconsin Capitol.
Scientists comb the universe looking for science fiction gold, such as aliens, time travel devices or cool comics books. (Hey, scientists gotta relax,...
We always wondered what was inside of the Empire's slow-as-turtles All Terrain Armored Transport (AT-AT) and now we know. It's so funny to see how minds of the '70s imagined sci-fi transports.
What do you get when you add Caprica's Alessandra Torressani, a cosplay bar, a whole mess of pop-culture references and Raj from The Big Bang Theory dropping verses? Well, you get "Tonight I'm Frakking You."