Movies, Nerdery

A Long, Goshdurned Time Ago in a Cornfield Far, Far Away

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Okay, this isn’t exactly a cornfield, but someone did recreate the main cast of the original Star Wars trilogy as scarecrows in their front yard, and the results as as ridiculous as they are creepy, and they’re pretty fucking ridiculous. You can see many more pictures of the entire display over at The Chive, although afterwards I hope you come back to make farm-themed parodies of famous Star Wars quotes in the comments. “All right, kid! Let’s tip this cow and go home!”

FYI, Ms. Robot is having a touch of surgery tomorrow — nothing major or dangerous — but I’d obviously like to be with her, so 1) Chris Cummins will be running the show tomorrow and 2) there will be no FFF (/tries not to let face fill simultaneously with glee and immense relief, fails). I’ll make it up to you next week. Chris will be running the contest, which I happen to know the theme of, and it’s going to be AWESOME, so please make sure to stop by. See you Monday, kids!

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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 io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.