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May The Fourth Bring Forth More Female Jedi

Nicole Edine | Posted 07.04.2014 | Women
Nicole Edine

The fictional "girl next door" should be the girl changing the world with all the geekiness, creativity and overwhelming drive she can muster -- sparkly things optional, but strongly encouraged.

This Video Finally Ends The Harry Potter-Star Wars Debate

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment

The debate between whether a wizard from the world of "Harry Potter" or a Jedi Knight would win in a battle is no joke. Neither is taking someone's ph...

The Rolling Graffiti Trucks OF NYC's Art World

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A ubiquitous sight throughout large cities like New York, the graffiti covered box truck has inherited the all-city art mantle from the subway train c...

The House That Manning Built

Timothy Braun | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Timothy Braun

This Sunday, Manning returns to Lucas Oil, the Death Star, for the first time since he put on a Broncos uniform. Manning will play the Colts and have something to prove.

Bob Calhoun Dishes the Dirt on Comicon, Star Trek, Mitt Romney, Westboro Baptists & Bigfoot

David Henry Sterry | Posted 09.15.2013 | Entertainment
David Henry Sterry

Bob Calhoun's got a new book out called Shattering Conventions: Commerce, Cosplay, and Conflict on the Expo Floor, and we thought we would pick his brain about the crazy world of fan boys and girls, expos, trade show and conventions.

19 Things That Aren't Lightsabers

Posted 05.04.2013 | Comedy

These Jedi wannabes are doing lightsabers all wrong. Get it together, Padawans. ...

The Place Where Jedi Wedding Ceremonies May Become Legal

Posted 03.21.2013 | Weddings

Jedi knights may soon be able to perform legal marriage ceremonies in Scotland. Yes, you read that right. Currently, only religious and civil marri...

A Job-Seekers Guide to Employment in the Star Wars Universe

Tim Mattingly | Posted 04.23.2013 | Comedy
Tim Mattingly

In the off chance that you ever find yourself in a galaxy far, far away and in search of a decent job, I've compiled this list to help you figure out which profession might be best for you.

Spider vs. Jedi (Episode 1)

Leslie Irish Evans | Posted 08.18.2012 | Parents
Leslie Irish Evans

Yes, we communicate via Facebook. The Jacksons fought through the press, we talk through Facebook.

Jabba is Dead, or My Daughters Watch Return of the Jedi

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents
Davis Schneiderman

I began to suspect I had made a mistake when Kallista, 4, answered a question from Athena, 6: "No, Athena, Princess Leia didn't want to be a slave so she choked Jabba and killed him."

Gnarr!: Reykjavik's Comic Mayoral Doc Comes to America

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.07.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Mayor Jon Gnarr Kristinsson -- better known as comedian Jon Gnarr -- relaxes in a rocking chair in a comfy sitting chamber, just off the conference room that's part of his suite of offices in Reykjavik City Hall.

I'm With Stupid: I Feel a Great Disturbance in the Force

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.04.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Canterbury, known to some as Obi-Wan Canternobi, must have witnessed some sort of horrible crime at a Toys "R" Us store, because he did what any honorable Jedi would do and acted to stop it -- unsheathing both of his deadly lightsabers and attacking three would-be perpetrators.

WATCH: Jedi Dogs Love Lightsabers Too

Posted 11.19.2011 | Comedy

Sure, Jedi Kittens might have been hot on the web these past few weeks, but that doesn't mean their canine counterparts don't have anything to bring t...

Jedis And Pastafarians: Real Religion Or Just A Joke?

Posted 10.13.2011 | Religion

By Jack Jenkins Religion News Service (RNS) When congregants of West Side Church and the Christian Life Center in Bend, Ore., awoke in June to new...

Of Jedi Knights, Death Stars, and Afghanistan

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Astore

Can one truly be both Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader, both cunning and courteous Jedi Knight and Dark Lord of imperial power projection?

Bella Is a Lousy Role Model, but Do We Only Care Because She's a Girl?

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

What is worth noting is that all of these male characters are basically users and abusers of their friends, family, and lovers. Yet Bella is attacked in various circles because she allows herself to be abused and used.

Geek Bliss at the 2009 New York ComicCon

Meredith Lopez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Lopez

I am perfectly happy to spend a 54-degree cloudless afternoon inside the Javitz Center, strolling aisles of pure, unconcentrated geekdom.