From Ben Hur to Star Wars

It should come as no surprise to anyone to learn that the chariot race from the original Ben Hur movie inspired the pod race scene in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. IO9 shared this video that intersperses the two for comparison: Is it just the chariot race, or is there more connection between [Read More…]

Cyrus Entering Babylon

For some reason I thought this might give some history nerds who are also pop music fans a chuckle. I decided that having Miley Cyrus twerking in the chariot might be a bit too risqué for this blog. [Read more…]