"Jar Jar Binks is George Lucas’s critique of democracy." Discuss.

Okay, so I posed that thesis to my Facebook friends and now I pose it to you, my Camels With Hammers readers: Jar Jar Binks is George Lucas’s critique of democracy. Discuss. To kick off the discussion, here is the hilarious Stevarious’s reply from Facebook: Every instance of democracy presented in Star Wars is rife [Read More...]

Star Wars French Ballet Disco

I can’t add anything that the title doesn’t already express. This just needs to be seen to be comprehended. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5WWc03qCM8&feature=player_embedded#! Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Talking To Your Kids About Star Wars, A Public Service Announcement

It is important to address some things with your children before other people do: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCjMGOvMghY How have you dealt with introducing Star Wars to your children? Your Thoughts on the right and wrong ways to go about it? [Read more...]

The Problematic Use of Skeptics in Supernatural Shows

Soon-to-be fellow Freethought Blogs blogger Jen McCreight has a good post, wherein she is skeptical of a character’s skeptical reactions in an episode of True Blood. Jen gives spoilers, but I won’t. I can just sum up the problem abstractly as the following: a character who over the course of 47 episodes of the show has discovered the [Read More...]

Laura Marling and St. Vincent Release Spectacular Albums Tomorrow (Tuesday 9/13/11)

Seriously, two of the most gifted and groundbreaking women in pop music today are both releasing staggeringly good third albums of their careers. For the love of music stream Laura Marling’s A Creature I Don’t Know at the New York Times Magazine and St. Vincent’s Strange Mercy at NPR while you still can, if you doubt me. And/or support their amazing [Read More...]

A 1917 Subway Car Back In Service In NYC

There is a subway that I sometimes ride that shuttles back and forth all day between Grand Central Station and Times Square and it is the most wonderful subway advertising experience because the entire interior of the train will be designed as a giant ad for something—be it the baseball playoffs or a Broadway show [Read More...]

Cheetah Whisperer

The sounds of the cheetahs in the first couple of minutes is downright musical: Thanks to Leroy for the find. And I cannot mention cheetahs and not provide a link to some of my favorite 19 seconds in TV history. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

van Gogh's Batman

By James Hance.  See more of, and support, his beautiful work here.  See Grover as Captain America by going to his Facebook page. Link via Laughing Squid. [Read more...]

The Nothing (Neverending Story + Radiohead’s “How To Disappear”)

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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