Monthly Archives: August 2011

Doctor Who Tribute Cocktail: Sonic Screwdriver #9

The Doctor of Doctor Who rarely travels anywhere in the universe without two things: his TARDIS and his Sonic Screwdriver. One gets him where he needs to go and the other does everything else. What more fitting tribute for The … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor aka The Unknown Doctor

Any knowledge of Doctor Who’s 8th Doctor is basically Geek-level knowledge of The Doctor. He only made one mostly unsuccessful appearance in film and despite a plethora of story lines fleshed out in the Eighth Doctor Adventures, very little is … Continue reading

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Boba Fett – How We Know He’s Badass

Boba Fett only has a few lines, gestures, and actions in the original Star Wars trilogy, yet has a fanatical and devoted fan base. The Star Wars Expanded Universe made sure we all know Boba Fett is the most successful, feared, and … Continue reading

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Star Wars TIE Pilot Comm Pad

I’ve watched Star Wars: A New Hope and Return of the Jedi hundreds of times and never noticed TIE Fighter Pilots have communication pads on their left forearms. When you’re making a screen accurate Star Wars costume, however, these details … Continue reading

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Accidentally Nerdy: Manolo Blahnik, TIE Fighters, and even Slave Leia

It’s a fallacy that Geeks and Nerds don’t have interests that fall outside the nerd kingdom. I know many nerds who love sports and even a few who list “reality television” among their guilty pleasures in life. One of The … Continue reading

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