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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Benedict Cumberbatch Stares Into Your Soul In New Star Trek Into Darkness Promo Pic

Listen, Star Trek Into Darkness. I don’t need all of your promo stills to be epic and lens flare-y. But this legitimately looks like Benedict Cumberbatch glaring at a photographer who snapped him coming out of a store that sells slightly weird coats. You can do better. (I kid, I kid. I love weird promo pics, even ones that are just weird-boring. The reigning champ for weird publicity photos is still this one from The Eagle, if you’re curious.) Visit The Daily Blam for a second pic of Kirk and Spock looking equally srs bsns.

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Be A Rebel With Star Wars Clocks Made Out Of Records

Lindsay Barrasse has recycled and upcycled vinyl records into geeky masterpieces. In this case, Star Wars iconography. Hit the jump for her depiction of the Death Star. 

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I will make it legal!

New Star Wars Web Series Takes Us Into the Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy That Is the Death Star’s PR Department [VIDEO]

Being in the Empire’s PR department has to be a tough job. It’s kind of hard to explain the destruction of Alderaan in a way that doesn’t make your employer look, well, completely evil. But Wilson, Head of PR, and his less-than-trusty sidekick Sharpe are doing their best in the new web series Death Star PR, created by Robbie Boland.

Remember, it’s not the Death Star. We’re calling it the “Justice Moon” now. Didn’t you get the memo?

(via: blastr)

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The White House Is Sick Of Your Joke Petitions, Quadruples the Number of Signatures Required for an Official Response

Attention, American public: The White House has seen your petitions about building a Death Star, investigating the feasibility of building the Enterprise, and giving each state an official Pokémon. In one case they even responded in a particularly awesome way. But now they have another message for you: Cut it out, guys. It’s getting tired.

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I will make it legal!

Star Wars’ Empire Strikes Back At U.S. Government Death Star Petition Refusal

We were perfectly content, nay, tickled pink by the response the Unites States government issued after a petition to get them to build a Death Star warranted an official statement be made. Never did we expect the Empire to issue their own response. You’ll probably want to read this… 

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I will make it legal!

Petition to Build a Death Star is Blowing Up on WhiteHouse.Gov

First Ronald Reagan proposes a missile defense system that gets dubbed “Star Wars,” and now one Colorado man has started a petition to get President Obama to build a Death Star. People. If we want our government to spend tons of money to make something from Star Wars into a reality, shouldn’t it be lightsabers? Or blasters. Or even hoverbikes. I mean, really.

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Things We Saw Today: Syrio Forel’s School of Dance

First lesson: Stick them with the pointy end. By djwetmouse via Dan Faust.

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When It Comes To Death Stars, Accept No Substitutes [VIDEO]

Have you seen the recent Apple commercials where the company makes a big deal about their Geniuses and how you should make sure you’re always going with the real deal? (If you haven’t, here that is.) Well some Star Wars fans thought it would be fun to parody that with a shady Death Star sale. Hmm, I wonder who’s selling it…

(via tipster Nick)

For A More Civilized Age

This Is How to Make a Death Star Cake (Because We Love You)

Take a look at that nice-looking Death Star cake. Oh, it’s a cake? Yes, indeed, it’s a cake. And here’s the most excellent part: it’s not that hard, according to the person who made it. Of course, this person might be a professional cake-maker, and thinks anything this elaborate is … a piece of cake. (Hehe, I’m adorable.) Anyway, for more information on how to make this fine pastry, join us after the jump.

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Amazing Technicolor Cartoon Wheel

Slate created this eye-candy of a color wheel featuring tons of popular cartoon characters. We give them props for going full-geek in making a ROYGBIV-based infographic about animated characters. (via Popped Culture)

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