darth vader

Boy behind the Darth Vader mask

Article: Boy behind the Darth Vader mask

The cute Volkswagen “mini-Vader” commercial which aired during this year’s Super Bowl gained a lot of buzz leading up to, during, and after the game. The nation did a collective “awww” when Max Page, 6, the child actor behind the Vader mask was revealed. The Internet was also quick to point out Max’s mini-resemblance to…

Mom makes best paper snowflakes ever

Article: Mom makes best paper snowflakes ever

This mom made Darth Vader and Boba Fett-Clone Trooper paper snowflakes for her son. Note that the center is also the Galactic Empire’s logo. The geekier corners of the Internet proclaimed “BEST MOM EVER.” Get instructions on folding and cutting your own here. [Via]

Amazing photo of Darth and Luke

Article: Amazing photo of Darth and Luke

I love this photo, which I’ve never seen before, from a coffee table book “The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” of behind the scenes photos from the set of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK. View some of the photos at Vanity Fair. The impact of the famous scene of Darth Vader revealing to…

Darth Vader pre-James Earl Jones

Article: Darth Vader pre-James Earl Jones

Before James Earl Jones famously provided his formidable voice as Darth Vader and became a figure of worship for geeks everywhere, a 6′ 7” tall and physically imposing Welsh actor and former bodybuilder David Prowse suited up in Darth Vader’s black suit. What was lacking, however, was a certain tone to his voice. Though no…

The Vader Project: Pop art meets evil dad

Article: The Vader Project: Pop art meets evil dad

photo by Bonnie Burton Currently showing through May 3rd at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, the Vader Project is a collection of replica Darth Vader helmets that were given to 100 of “today’s hottest underground and pop surrealist painters, artists and designers” as a blank slate for them to “paint, design, mash up and…