Posts tagged "star wars"

Moves Like Jabba (Maroon 5 PARODY!)

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This Star Wars parody of the Maroon 5 song “Moves Like Jagger” is brilliant! Watch it. Share it. Love it.

12 Geek Gifts for Under $20

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Christmas is just around the corner, and I know there are a lot of last minute shoppers out there. When shopping for the geek in your life, you don’t always have to go for expensive electronics. Being a geek myself, I can tell you that we enjoy unique and interesting gifts. For the most part,... Read more »

Clone Wars Screening in Chicago

Tuesday night I attended the exclusive Clone Wars screening presented by Lucasfilm and Cartoon Network at the ShowPlace ICON downtown. Screenings have been going on in select cities across the country. Those who attended the event got a first look at a new villian, Savage Opress, a Zabrak warrior. Darth Maul is also a Zabrak,... Read more »
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CH: "Cosplay with My Heart" Music Video

The folks at College Humor have created an cute new music video parody about cosplay (set to the music of Bruno Mars). I actually hadn’t seen the actual music video for the Mars song. I googled it after watching the College Humor version, and it’s an excellent parody indeed. The cosplay song is about a... Read more »

Video message to Star Wars fan Katie

I just heard about young Katie’s story this week, and being the super geeky girl that I am I wanted to share. Katie is a first grader who loves Star Wars. When her mom, fellow Chicago Now blogger Carrie Goldman found out she was being teased by boys at school for loving Star Wars, she... Read more »

ACME Design Inc.

I recently had a chance to visit the folks at ACME Design Inc., in Elgin, IL. ACME creates replicas, sculptures, props, and prototypes for television, print, trade shows, video games…well, to sum it all up, they’re pretty much awesome people who make awesome stuff! As a cosplayer and an avid fan of props and visual... Read more »
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R2-D2 Droid phone!?...YES!

Droid R2-D2 (Motorola) I’m having a serious case of phone envy right about now. It has been announced that Motorola will be releasing a limited edition R2-D2 themed Droid 2 this week. Thursday, the Verizon Wireless store in downtown Chicago (36 S. State Street) will be carrying about 100 of these phones in stock. This... Read more »

Dragon*Con 2010 Recap and Photos

Myself as Speedy and my friend Fran as Donna Troy She’s ALIVE!!!…Well, it’s been a while since I’ve bloggged. That’s because I was on vacation. A week and a half of awesomeness. I’m still trying to adjust to the regular routines of my everyday life. Not only did I finally beat the Elite Four and... Read more »

Road trip to "Nerdi Gras"

Well, today is the day! After work tonight, I’m going to take a much-needed nap, load up the car, and my boyfriend Mike and I will venture on our first big road trip together. So where does an awesomely geeky couple like us go for Labor Day weekend you might ask? To Atlanta for Dragon*Con!!!... Read more »
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The road to Dragon*Con

  Some of you may have read my previous blog about Dragon*Con, the most epic convention I’ll be attending this year. I’m still recovering from last week’s Chicago Comic Con, and next week I’ll be packing up and driving down to Atlanta for 4 days of cosplay, parties, and shenanigans. A good number of my... Read more »