Category Archives: Star Wars

May the Fourth Be With You!

Today is Star Wars Day! Here are a few ways you can celebrate your love of all things Star Wars, today or any day of the year. Why is today Star Wars Day? How May the Fourth became the unofficial … Continue reading

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Boba Feet

Boba Feet – no, that’s not a typo. It’s a Boba Fett pedicure! Your big toe is likely the perfect size and shape to depict Boba’s iconic Mandalorian helmet. All you need are the proper Boba Fett polish colors, a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Han Solo in Edible Carbonite

Here is a 100% edible, chocolate Han Solo in carbonite! You can make one too; it’s so very easy. You won’t even need to use The Force. Supplies: Star Wars Han Solo in Carbonite Ice Tray Dark chocolate for melting … Continue reading

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Turning a Unisex T-Shirt Into a Women’s Babydoll

There was a time when it wasn’t possible to buy a woman’s version of *any* geek T-shirt. We lady geeks have many more options these days but some shirts I crave are still only available in “unisex” sizes – i.e., … Continue reading

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Star Wars TIE Fighter Pilot Tribute Cocktail: Mai TIE

Raise a glass to the unsung heroes of the Imperial Forces, the TIE Fighter Pilots, with this interesting twist on the strong and classic Mai Tai cocktail. The Mai Tai is a polynesian style drink revived during the Tiki Bar craze … Continue reading

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Star Wars Imperial Belt

One of the fun things about deciding to build a movie accurate costume is it can open the door for you to work with new materials. Not only will you learn new skills, you’ll be required to execute them well. … 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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Star Wars Noms: Cherry TIE

What do you bring to a party of 501st members? A Cherry Pie TIE, of course! I know you want to make your own Cherry TIE so here is The Nerdista’s recipe. NOTE: The Nerdista used the TIE Fighter sandwich … Continue reading

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