Les Miserablés is decidedly less miserable with lightsabers

Chance McClain, the creator of the Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog fan prequel Horrible Turn, has done author Victor Hugo and musical creators Alain Boubill and Claude-Michel Schönberg a huge favor and updated Les Miserablés the way it's so desperately needed — with lightsabers. » 9/10/13 8:45am 9/10/13 8:45am

Why the lightsaber battles in The Phantom Menace were the safest fight …

Blame the 3D re-release, but The Phantom Menace is now undergoing a new golden age of withering scrutiny. In this Jedi tutorial by YouTuber First Man on the Spoon, proper lightsaber safety is meticulously broken down. Remember, a good lightsaber battle has more in common with The Electric Slide than any preexisting… » 3/19/12 6:40am 3/19/12 6:40am

Students program a saber-wielding "Jedibot," accelerate the creation of…

Remember those dueling lightsaber robots? Robotics students at Stanford University have taken things one step further and taught a mechanical arm to spar with human opponents. Fortunately, the "Jedibot" isn't mobile, so a cowardly retreat is still an option. » 7/18/11 3:30pm 7/18/11 3:30pm

Students banned from high school graduation because of lightsaber…

A choreographed lightsaber battle in their school cafeteria landed two Westfield, Massachusetts seniors a two-day suspension and a blacklisting at their high school graduation. I presume this school district's had a spate of Sith gang violence, hence the zero-tolerance policy. » 5/29/11 7:40am 5/29/11 7:40am