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Samurai Boba Fett Cosplay

I’ve been wondering when someone would get around to creating costumes based on the Samurai Star Wars fan art series, and this cool Samurai Boba Fett costume means that my wait is over. The costume was created by Allen Armis, and it was inspired by the artwork of Clinton Felker, who brought the look of feudal [...]

West Wars

Sillof, the artist who brought us Steampunk Superheroes, World War II Star Wars, and Samurai Wars, has a new collection of sculptures that sets the personalities from Star Wars into a western story! Read a description of each character and how they came about at his website. Only the “good guys” are pictured here. Link

Ninja vs. Plastic Bottles

(YouTube link) You talkin’ to me, bottles? You must be talkin’ to me, I don’t see any other badass hardcore ninjas in my back yard! You want some of this?!? I remember the first Samurai sword I got. I went around slicing up everything that came into my eye sight including people. But my Samurai sword was made out [...]

History of the U.S.: Matthew Perry Causes Chaos in Japan

Matthew Perry – the Commodore, not the Friend, caused a bit of a ruckus when he visited Japan in 1853. Prior to that, Japan’s seclusion laws kept them pretty much sealed off from the rest of the world. Perry had instructions from President Millard Fillmore, though, and he wasn’t about to be scared off by [...]

10 Strange and Wonderful Umbrellas

Umbrellas are utilitarian objects that most of us have -unless we don’t. A wise woman once said you need three umbrellas: one to forget at home, one to leave on the train, one to leave at the restaurant. If you are the kind of person who can keep up with an umbrella, you should treat [...]