Tomorrow is May the Fourth, which means it is Star Wars Day (say the date quickly if you don't get it, or go to the comic book store for Free Comic Book Day and say the line out loud. Surely someone will fill in the blanks (see also: Pee-Wee Herman in Texas)).
Of course, if you, like Disney, would ... More >>
If the fact that we have a Style Council category devoted specifically to Star Wars weren't already an indication, we have a confession to make. A few of us on this arts/pop culture blog team are Star Wars fans. We've been known to spend hours looking at fan art online and chasing down cosplayers at ... More >>
See more photos in Shannon Cottrell's slideshow.
It's hard not to notice "The Vader Project" as you walk down Melrose Avenue. The display window is a traffic-stopper. There's Darth Vader as a samurai, Darth Vader with rainbow flags and, if you strain your eyes just a bit, there are rows and rows of ... More >>
Justin Van Genderen is a graphic designer in Chicago. He made these minimalist travel posters for the locations in Star Wars. The posters are quite beautiful and are reminiscent of classic travel posters from decades past.
How come you didn't make a poster for the Death Star?
I actually ... More >>
It was one of those weekends where there was almost too much to do. Sometime in between darting back and forth across Los Angeles, we had the chance to take in the scene, whether we were at an X Japan video shoot, He-Man art show, Sonic Youth concert or Star Wars Burlesque.
Behind-the-Scenes of X ... More >>
The current issue of visually spiffy pop culture magazine Royal Flush has a really interesting interview with Ahmet Zappa, where he reveals details of his dad Frank's surprising friendship with legendary comics maverick Jack Kirby. (Yes, the LA Times blogged about this a month ago, but bear with us. ... More >>