Über-Nerd Combines The Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who, and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Into One Epic Tattoo
by Rebecca Pahle | 11:25 am, April 24th, 2013
by Rebecca Pahle | 11:25 am, April 24th, 2013
by Jill Pantozzi | 5:00 pm, March 11th, 2013
by Rebecca Pahle | 12:10 pm, February 20th, 2013
by Rebecca Pahle | 2:30 pm, February 17th, 2013
We’ve posted the work of John Martz before, specifically his Trexels poster, which features pixelated versions of 235 Star Trek characters. But it turns out he’s done some awesome The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy fanart, too, and there’s just no way I’m not going to post that. It’s like making it through a Vogon poetry recitation unscathed. It’s not going to happen. Also behind the cut are Wonder Woman, Batman, and Superman designs, plus some miscellaneous robots, because Martz is nothing if not well-rounded in his geeky interests.READ MORE
by Jill Pantozzi | 2:20 pm, December 7th, 2012
“I’m geek royalty now. That’s the main responsibility. It’s not playing Bilbo, it’s my responsibility as a geek prince.” – Hobbit star Martin Freeman speaking at the New York premiere of The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey.
Freeman is of course also stars in BBC’s Sherlock, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and Shaun of the Dead. Enough to make him a Prince, or is The Hobbit enough?
He also told reporters, “I hope by the time my life is over I’ve given [fans] something else to talk about but I think in all reality I think it’s very likely that they’ll be calling me Bilbo.”
Speaking of fans, several paid $500 to attend the premiere. Proceeds went to the American Film Institute.
(via The Hollywood Reporter)
by Rebecca Pahle | 3:30 pm, November 28th, 2012
I love scarves. I love geekery. I really love, therefore, geek-themed scarves, but unfortunately there aren’t too many out there available for purchase (barring, of course, the obvious exception). That’s why these geek scarves, made by Veronica Bailey (StoriedThreads on Etsy) make my cold weather-loving, sci-fi/fantasy-obsessed heart go pitter-patter. She also makes sew-on patches, and while I personally have never been really into those (I buy them but then never get around to putting them on anything), some of them are too cool not to share.READ MORE
by Susana Polo | 4:36 pm, November 6th, 2012
I’m trying to think of a favorite spaceship that isn’t on this list, but all I’m coming up with is Moya from Farscape, and I’ll admit that in a fight based on notoriety alone the Millennium Falcon wins that one hands down.
by Rebecca Pahle | 2:45 pm, October 25th, 2012
In a case of life imitating art, scientists analyzing data from NASA’s Spitzer telescope have theorized that the universe’s layer of background infrared light could be the result of clouds of dark matter with “orphan” stars in the middle of them them. If one of those stars had a planet the night sky from its surface might be completely dark, like that of the planet Krikkit in Life, the Universe and Everything, the third book in Douglas Adams‘ five-book Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy trilogy.
If anyone wants to object to The Hitchhiker’s Guide being art, step right up. I’m prepared to fight you on this one.READ MORE
by Susana Polo | 10:31 am, May 25th, 2012
Remember when you were a kid and you asked your parents why, if there was a Mothers’ Day and a Fathers’ Day, why wasn’t there a Children’s Day? And they said “Every day is Children’s Day!” and you were overwhelmingly unsatisfied with that answer? Just me? Well, I imagine that’s how you feel about the title of this post, but I don’t really care because now I’m an adult and that sort of thing amuses me.
But it’s also true, guys. It’s true. Lets see some evidence. Since may 25th is Geek Pride Day in honor of Star Wars (which opened on this day thirty five years ago) and the day two weeks after the untimely passing of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams when fans decided to carry towels with them in tribute and morning, we’ll restrict our evidence to that of the Star Warsian and HGTTGian nature.READ MORE
by Susana Polo | 3:41 pm, April 24th, 2012
Now, when two hoopy froods decide they’d like to lay their towels side by side on the brilliant marble-sanded beaches of Santraginus V of life and forever share the same electronic thumb in the galaxy of personal development, it’s a joyous occasion indeed. But what to do after you get the Ultimate Answer to your very specific Ultimate Question?
Have a Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy themed wedding, of course. Holly and Brandon have only gotten as far as the invitations just yet, but it’s clear they already know where their towels are.READ MORE