Geek Factor 10

March 30, 2011

I wish I’d thought of this … an a capella retelling of “Star Wars” to the tune of various John Williams classics. As someone who embraced my geekdom at an early age, this is an absolute delight!

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Quote of the Day – 3-15-2011

March 15, 2011

(I’d redefined my rules for the quote of the day … and apparently summarized them with “I won’t bother anymore. Oh, well … here goes!)

“If I was to die, there was no better way to go out than to open the door of a Winnebago that had managed to fly into outer space.”

The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet by Reif Larsen, p. 229.

ISBN 978-0-14-311735-3

Penguin Books (2009)

 

(… and, although “2001: A Space Odyssey” is mentioned on the same page as a space-Winnebago, there’s no reference to “Spaceballs.” A missed opportunity, methinks.)