Movies, Nerdery

Star Wars Episode III: The Backstoke of the West


Someone found a fantabulous bootleg of Revenge of the Sith, complete with horribly mangled subtitles. How mangled? Well, you can let this “translation” of the opening credits crawl, which is already in English, speak for itself. Honestly, I thought Revenge of the Sith was pretty decent, but now I’m disappointed it didn’t feature two squares fighting the vehemence. Thanks to Jason for the tip.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.