Star Wars/A Christmas Story Droid leg lamp is a Major Award

A Christmas Story may have lost its Flash Gordon scene, but that doesn't mean when can't inject a little scifi spirit into the holiday classic. That's what Gordon Tarpley has done with his clever Star Wars/A Christmas Story mashup, tearing apart C-3PO and R2-D2 and reassembling them as the Old Man's winning leg lamp. » 12/23/12 8:30am 12/23/12 8:30am

The Cartoon Martha Stewart Guide to a Merry Cthulhumas

How do you bring a little Lovecraft into your holiday? You can sing Eldritch Christmas carols or decorate your tree with tentacles or put a Santa Cthulhu up on the shelf. Or you could go all out with Cthulhumas party, filled with undead party guests, Junji Ito's Enigma of Amigara Fault-inspired sweets, and the… » 12/23/12 7:00am 12/23/12 7:00am

Sweet Calvin & Hobbes tribute recreates Calvin's deranged snowman…

For many of us, the Calvin and Hobbes newspaper strip was a gateway drug to comics and fantasy pop culture in general. And there was nothing greater than all of Calvin's twisted snowman torture scenes. This video Christmas card plays homage to each of Calvin's snowpocalypses. Do you remember them all? » 12/16/11 5:00pm 12/16/11 5:00pm