Remember when Superman disarmed a bomb by disco dancing?

In the grand scope of Superman adventures, all of them are drossy pap compared to the time Clark Kent saved his teenage fan club using the power of dance. It was truly the most important of the Superman escapades.

In 1979's Superman Family #196, stodgy Clark Kent is pressganged by the "Clark Kent Fan Club" (yes, this… » 9/12/12 1:55pm 9/12/12 1:55pm

We dare you to make sense of this 1978 Italian variety show starring…

And now, a little song and dance number that falls somewhere between "Space Fever" and the Star Wars theme with French lyrics. This here is Cole Porter's "Night and Day" as sung by stalwart Italian TV songstress Raffaella Carrà. Watch as she travels to another planet, where she is flanked by a flamboyant militia of… » 5/21/12 3:50pm 5/21/12 3:50pm

These are the warning signs of Space Fever

Some may tell you that Space Fever is a fictional disease. Others may decree that it's just a scam devised during a shadow confabulation of NASA, the pharmaceutical industry, and the Bilderberg Group. And yet other snake oil hucksters will bellow that Space Fever exists only in the minds of hypochondriacs, with such… » 3/01/12 10:10am 3/01/12 10:10am

A collection of Star Wars t-shirts that can serve as your entire…

Is that a bearded, lightsaber-wielding Han Solo?! You bet your ass it is. This t-shirt features early concept art drawn up by none other than legendary concept designer Ralph McQuarrie — the man behind much of the look and feel of the original Star Wars trilogy. This is just one of over 20 new Star Wars tees being… » 8/03/11 5:25pm 8/03/11 5:25pm

Disco Skating In The Twenty-Fifth Century With Buck Rogers

If you don't know why the early-1980s Buck Rogers in the 25th Century TV series is damn near perfect, then this clip from the episode "Escape from Wedded Bliss" will explain it all to you. Earth is in danger because evil Princess Ardala (wearing the purple spangly lingerie and tiara) has declared that she'll use her… » 10/09/07 3:38pm 10/09/07 3:38pm