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Alien Pickers Salt & Pepper Shakers

Alien Pickers Salt & Pepper Shakers – $9.95 Are you tired of your friends judging your brilliant taste in home decor? Show them all you can really pick a winner with Alien Pickers Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoShop. This great set includes one alien picking his nose and another picking his butt.  Be sure to [...]

H.R. Giger’s Darth Vader

What would it be like if H.R. Giger had worked on Star Wars instead of Alien? Imperial forces would have been even more frightening, as Thomas Spanos’s Darth Vader helmet illustrates. Link -via Super Punch

Things to Recall About Total Recall

The Total Recall reboot comes out today, if you didn’t already know. In honor of the remake, here are some fascinating facts about the original movie and the short story that inspired it all. WARNING: While I tried to minimize the number of spoilers here, there are a few spoilers from the story both movies were [...]

Facehugger Corset

There’s nothing like a little Alien parasitoid to grab all the attention of the geeks around you. Behold, the Facehugger Corset by Rage Custom Creations: Link – via Fashionably [...]

Life-Size Aliens Vs. Predator Metal Sculptures

These heavy metal sculptures of a Predator, complete with Alien head on his staff, and Alien xenomorph ready to strike were spotted in Vladivostok, Russia, hinting at a decidedly metallic battle which is about to commence. Each statue measures over six feet tall, and weighs an impressively svelte 80 pounds, and can be yours for the [...]

The Alien Lamp

This Alien lamp is so awesome my pitter patter heart is just about to burst outta my chest! Behold, Alien Nation, a bespoke lamp by Evil Robot Designs: This intricate lamp in black has a swarm of HR Giger’s Zenomorphs [...]

Alien vs. Predator Wedding Cake

Eventually, the Alien and the Predator patched up their differences. Really, all that fighting was just awkward sexual tension. Then they met for coffee. Then they went on a date. You can figure out the rest. Tracey of the Little Cherry and Black Cherry Cake Company made this adorable wedding cake for them. Link | Bakery Website

Behind the Scenes on the Original Alien Set

Ridley Scott’s prequel Prometheus comes out next month, so prepare yourself by revisiting the original Alien movies. Or maybe just the first couple of them. Go look at a collection of photographs taken on the set of the first film -and you’ll get to see the actor who is inside this Alien Queen costume. Link

An island of ‘Vampires’

The forests of Puerto Rico are said to be home to the infamous and enigmatic goat-sucking Chupacabra. Is it an alien ? A top secret government experim…

Peter Weyland at TED2023

(TED link) The latest marketing stunt for the Alien prequel Prometheus is a TED Talk from the year 2023. Peter Weyland is the founder of Weyland Industries, which will later become the Weyland-Yutani Corporation, referred to as simply “the company” by the crew of the Nostromo in the 1979 movie Alien. The movie Prometheus is scheduled [...]