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 – 1/11/11

January 11, 2011

(Not a great quote, but I read it yesterday and it’s worth sharing.)

“She was the type to like things that were concrete, like the ocean” – Harry, The Dead-Tossed Waves.

The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan

Delacorte Press, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-385-73684-8


Quote of the Day – 12/13/2010

December 13, 2010

“Anyone can make an error, Ensign. But that error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it” – Grand Admiral Thrawn, Star Wars: Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn (p. 185).

Bantam Books, 1991. ISBN: 0-553-29612-4


Quote of the Day – 12/9/2010

December 9, 2010

“Truth which lacks pity is a cruel thing, and where there is cruelty there can be no beauty” – the Bishop, The Sword of the Spirits by John Christopher, p. 57.

 


Quote of the Day – 12/3/2010

December 3, 2010

(Specially chosen in honor of my brother’s birthday.)

From The Final Reflection by John M. Ford:

“He understands that the Klingon who comes as a friend will always be thought a liar.” (p. 225)

Star Trek: The Final Reflection by John M. Ford, Pocket Books

(c) 1984 Paramount Pictures

ISBN: 0-671-70764-7