Star Wars

Star Wars Meets Sgt. Pepper with ‘Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans’ [VIDEO]

Posted May 4, 2017 at 9:55 am

In honor of the nerdiest holiday of the year – May the 4th (be with you) – this was too good to pass up. Music-parody duo Palette-Swap Ninja just issued their latest labor of love, in which they’ve rescored Star Wars – A New Hope with a satirical retelling, via every song from the Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts […]

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Star Wars Politics Brings Darth Trump, Yodie Sanders, and Princess Lillary Before the New York Primary Tomorrow, Check out Kid Super’s Star Wars to Orchard Street

Posted April 18, 2016 at 5:11 am

With the New York Primary a day away, Hell Square is getting even more political. Brooklyn-based Kid Super commissioned a new mural showing the three frontrunner candidates for president. Albeit with a twist – through the filter of the Star Wars universe. Kid Super, the trendy streetwear boutique out of Williamsburg, teamed up with the […]

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Named After Beastie Boys Album, Star Wars Alien ‘Ello Asty’ is Born to Ill

Posted October 6, 2015 at 9:25 am

The original Star Wars trilogy remains a personal obsession. Despite the creative meddlings of George Lucas, who butchered the legacy with revisionist history and a second trilogy of insufferable prequels. We devoured much of the literature on the fantasy world, including the Timothy Zahn Thrawn series from the early nineties. And one of the things […]

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Stormtroopers Take Over the Orchard Hell Building

Posted September 18, 2015 at 5:12 am

It would appear the evil empire has just taken up residence inside the Orchard Hell Building. A perfect fit; to quash the rebellion at all costs. At this moment, there is a guard patrol of stormtroopers (i.e. cardboard cutouts) stationed inside one of the retail units at 180 Orchard Street. Their placement is rather mysterious […]

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American Apparel Using the Force in New ‘Star Wars’ Window Display

Posted October 15, 2014 at 9:22 am

A short time ago, in a neighborhood so so close… American Apparel used the Force to bust open your wallet for large bills, just so you can fit in during the upcoming track meet. Seemingly in concert with ComicCon this past weekend, and the imminent arrival of Halloween, American Apparel is doing its part to […]

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Cantine Parisienne Soft Opens Inside the Nolitan on Kenmare

Posted February 13, 2013 at 6:40 am

Over a year in the works, the Nolitan restaurant anchor Cantine Parisienne is finally serving.

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What Happened to “The Star Wars That I Used to Know”? [Video]

Posted July 3, 2012 at 11:23 am

This parody pits the long-fought battle between George Lucas and his legion of Star Wars superfans over his predilection for revisionist history.

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Darth Vader Has a New York Accent [Video]

Posted June 7, 2012 at 11:29 am

Darth Vader with a New Yawk accent? Yup, he exists.

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Mos Eisley Cantina: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Posted December 28, 2011 at 8:19 am

According to some clever alternative storytelling, the Cantina is really just the local Cheers of the worthless planet Tatooine.

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MakerBot Holiday Window Exhibit at New Museum

Last modified November 15, 2011 at 11:20 am

While Fifth Avenue might corner the market with festive tchotchkes to attract tourists, there’s always cooler alternatives. Like the new installation that arrived at the New Museum yesterday.

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