Topic: Han Solo
Faux holidays like “Seinfeld’s” Festivus, popularized in 1997, forgo the traditional in favor of another way to celebrate the season. Consider it Hollywood’s way of poking fun at – or maybe offering a little social commentary about – Americans’ tendency to go overboard on their Christmas observances. Festivus is not the only made-for-TV holiday – and it even may not be the only one to catch on in real life. Here’s the skinny on Festivus and three other invented days of celebration, brought to you by the Dream Machine.
12/23/2010 04:53 pm
Harry Potter has a video game? Yes, and 'Lego Harry Potter' is a blast to play.
06/30/2010 10:22 am
Falcon 9 roared up Friday afternoon from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The SpaceX launch means that prospects for the Obama administration’s space-lift plans may have soared upward as well.
06/04/2010 07:07 pm
Starring Swedish-American actor Jake Gyllenhaal as a Persian nobleman, the movie adaptation of the 2003 video game 'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' opens Friday. Here are 10 more video games that would make great movies.
05/27/2010 02:11 pm
Whenever we use terms like 'light-year' or 'cosmic,' we're using language brought to us by astronomers.
05/10/2010 04:51 pm
May 4th is the unofficial National Star Wars Day, which means it's time to break out our favorite Star Wars quotes.
05/04/2010 04:49 pm
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