Nintendo-based art to be displayed in Philadelphia

I guess Philly is the new hotbed of geekdom because on top of the Star Wars exhibit that’s still going on at the Franklin Institute, they’ve got Don Miller aka No-Carrier who’s a bit

Sailor Jerry + Rock Band = my dream life

As the resident tattooed freak at CG, I feel inclined to inform those of you with Rock Band that you’ve got some great Americana included besides those classic rock tracks you’ve been jamm

Day in the life of a (Star Wars) biker scout

How to get around the Star Wars universe

I think it’s safe to say that everyone knows what each and every one of the included photos is and which episode it was from, so I don’t need to bore you with details. I was hoping they&#8

Up close and personal with the Millenium Falcon

It’s hard photographing subjects in crowded museums and such, but it’s even harder when there’s tons of glare and the object you’re trying to shoot is encased in glass. I did m

Off Topic: Tell me where to get the best cheesesteak

So I finally got around to getting a true Philly Cheesesteak this weekend. I was aware of the whole Pat’s versus Geno’s thing, but a sizable contingent of local Philadelphians steered Pete

Inside Darth Vader's helmet

I remember watching a behind-the-scenes-type show on Star Wars years ago where they dissected and said what everything inside Vader’s helmet did, but this was the first time I’ve ever seen

Attack of the Clones: Garrison Carida of the 501st Stormtrooper Legion

The Garrison Carida members of the 501st Stormtrooper Legion are a dedicated and crazy bunch, but in a good way. Aside from their normal appearances at events like this one at the FI, they also do a t

'Building Communities and Augmented Reality' Star Wars exhibit This was a rather interesting section of the Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination exhibit at The Franklin Inst

Epic Duel: Anakin vs. Obi-Wan

I know you can watch the video of the fight, but I thought I’d include the photos as well. These guys were really, really good and I could have sworn that the character actor playing Anakin was

Star Wars screen test Since we’re all about Star Wars this weekend, I thought I’d throw in a favorite video of mine from SNL.

Philadelphia's Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination exhibit Here’s some quick footage from Philadelphia and the Franklin Institute Science Museum’s Star Wars: Where

The non-dead Sam Jackson is rolling over in his non-existent grave

This is for the hardcore Star Wars buffs in the audience. Do you notice anything wrong with this picture? No? How about the Jedi on the far left? Still not getting it? Well, you’re not much of a

Who is the little green guy from Star Wars?

Upon entering my room at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia, I found a Yoda cookie. They have Star Wars packages, which can be found here. “Yobo? Is his name Yobo?” Someone’s significan

'Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination' exhibit Peter the Ha and I are here in Philadelphia for the Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination exhibit at The Frankl

Attention Star Wars fans

It’ll be way cooler than this. Doug and I will have a special treat for you folks this weekend, so be sure to stick around. And no, I won’t be dressing up as Leia nor will Doug be dressed

Philadelphia Reader Meetup & Blogging Conference

Tomorrow is Thursday, which marks the start of the two-day BlogPhiladelphia conference in Philadelphia, PA. I’ll be speaking tomorrow at 9:30am on a panel and it should be a lot of good, clean f

Philly Mayor Left iPhone Line After Being Asked About City's Crime Rate

The mayor of Philiadelphia was waiting in line for an iPhone when an unnamed man asked him, “How can you sit here with 200 murders in the city already?” Ouch. (And how very John Kerry of h

Philadelphia Finally Getting WiFi Network

Just heard some welcome news on NPR right now. The company setting up Philadelphia’s city-wide WiFi project has completed a 15-mile-wide test north of the city and word is that the system is rea

Sprint Expands Unlimited Pilot Plans

Use Sprint to the MAXX? If you live in San Francisco, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Tampa, or Philadelphia (booh yah!), you’re now eligible to take part in Sprint’s unlimited plan trial. The unli
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