Does the robot in this poster look familiar? It should; it inspired George Lucas’s C-P3O. Promoting Fritz Lang’s 1927 film “Metropolis”, the poster, sold at auction back in 2005 by the Austrian National Library, brought in an impressive $690,000. Why so spendy? The movie is considered a masterpiece and only 3 other copies of the poster are known to exist. Its art deco fabulousness doesn’t hurt either!
If you’re groovin’ on the image but are short a million bucks, not to worry. Continue Reading
So, I’ve admitted this here before: I’ve never gotten around to seeing Star Wars. And, to be honest, I don’t really like cantaloupe. But with a knife, a cantaloupe, and five minutes, you can have your very own planet-killing super weapon that even I could get into. Clever.
Pop culture figures often come with their favorite accessories: Twiggy’s eyelashes, Kojak’s lollipop, and for Dr. Who, an impractically long multicolored scarf. Who fan Chris Brimelow offers a how-tos and patternsfor knitting your own.
Please don't crucify me…but I've never seen a Star Wars movie. I always meant to, but it just hasn't happened yet. I did start the first one (or the fourth one, I guess) in college, but I fell asleep, and my friends wouldn't tell me what I missed.