Richard Metzger is Boing Boing's current guest blogger.
Star Wars was released in theaters today, May 25, 1977. My big brother took me to see it a few days later. Then I saw it again. And again. And again. And again. But why did Episodes 4, 5, and 6 come out before 1, 2, and 3?Because in charge of directing, Yoda was. Sorry,… READ THE REST
On Monday, at Conrad High School in Missoula, Montana, Principal Raymond DeBruycker spent the day looking after a dozen horses ridden by students to school. According to a post by the school on Facebook, "Montana has an old law saying if a student rides their horse to school, the school principal has to feed and… READ THE REST
Celebrate the extremely brief Twitter renaissance of scurvy crank Jordan Peterson with this performance of Radiohead's Creep by "Kermit the Frog", which is to say Rich Alvarez. READ THE REST
You know how some movie lines are so iconic, you have to actually imitate the actor's voice when you quote them? Think "I'll be back" from "Terminator" or "My precious" from "The Lord Of The Rings." That's how we feel about "Luke, I am your father" from "Star Wars" (and basically every other phrase Darth… READ THE REST
As the years go by, the photos we have are the best and most vivid way to remember our defining moments with loved ones and of great adventure. Typically, though, the family birthday pool parties, epic kayaking adventures on the river, and sublime snorkeling with sea turtles, are left without much photographic evidence. The refurbished… READ THE REST
Getting your act together now that the sun is shining and you have better things to do with your time is hard, especially when you need to focus. Then, as everything turns into busy work and you're just trying to make it through the day so you can enjoy an exhaustive list of fun things, bam,… READ THE REST