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!

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.)