Awesome short film shows Star Wars from the Empire's perspective

Watch this. Now. TIE Fighter is a short animation by Paul Johnson that shows a bit of Star Wars from the perspective of the Empire. It's done in the style of anime from the 80's and shows an aerial fight scene between TIE fighters and X-wings and is pretty much so awesome that Disney should make this an entire movie. » 3/24/15 11:46am 3/24/15 11:46am

Dashcam video shows Imperial TIE fighter crashed on a highway

German TV channel Dein Sky Film just posted this cool dashcam video showing a TIE fighter crashed on a highway. I don't know if this is a viral ad for the new Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens or what, but whatever this is, it's really cool. » 12/13/14 6:03pm 12/13/14 6:03pm

The entire planet seems shrouded in one aurora in this space video

I would never get tired of looking through the cupola of the International Space Station, which is how I imagine Darth Vader's Death Star bedroom window. Astronaut/Captain America Reid Wiseman used it to record this great clip of an aurora. It makes Earth look like a magic green marble—or a palantir. » 9/30/14 1:02pm 9/30/14 1:02pm

TIE Fighter: Free to a Good Home

Apparently a guy in Salt Lake City named Valter had no takers on his original price of $150 for a 1/3 replica TIE Fighter, because he's lowered the price to a cool zero dollars. So if you're in Salt Lake City, call Valter ASAP to get something totally amazing for absolutely no money. » 8/16/12 2:40pm 8/16/12 2:40pm

Giant TIE Fighter For Sale. Fits Real Pilot. Fires Party Poppers. $150…

"Have the coolest toy in your neighborhood!" this Craigslist ad says. "This TIE Fighter looks like shit!" says Sam Biddle. "It's way better than the TIE Fighter I built," replies Brian Barrett. "Let's buy it!" I say. $150? Come on! » 3/20/12 12:20pm 3/20/12 12:20pm

Pew: Shoot Down TIE Fighters in Star Wars' $5 Augmented Reality iPhone…

Blast TIE Fighters out of your very own backgarden—and this time, you don't even have to imagine it! The Falcon Runner iPhone app had us nerding out on it earlier this month, but it's finally available today. » 11/18/10 3:40am 11/18/10 3:40am

Aspiring Rebel Pilot Bags Life-Size TIE Interceptor

Nerdy juxtaposition, courtesy a costumed kid, life-size TIE Interceptor, and the wonderfully retro-tastic Star Wars Celebration V in Orlando. Cameos by George Lucas, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher Hoth'd the cake. [DVICE] » 8/15/10 1:30pm 8/15/10 1:30pm

Tuxedo Shirt, Complete With TIE

Today, the timelessly tacky tuxedo shirt has been dethroned. I'd make yet another Star Wars reference pun in celebration, but I know that 100 of you will easily outdo my facepalm humor in the comments. [StarWarsShop via Uncrate via OhGizmo!] » 5/24/10 9:40am 5/24/10 9:40am

TIE Fighter Helmet Will Reduce Your Enemies to Smithereens on Mere Sight

I'm about to depart to my wedding in a place far far away, and I'm considering my costume for the occasion. I wonder if my vows would sound to menacing if I'm wearing this. [StarWarsBlog via Great White Snark] » 1/19/10 2:20am 1/19/10 2:20am

Over-caffeinated TIE Fighter Combines Starbucks And Star Wars

Wired is having a little art contest to make things from the stuff you get at Starbucks, and to provide some inspiration, they showed off photographer Dan Winters' amazing TIE fighter sculpture. Everybody's favorite Galactic Empire spacecraft was made out of nearly 50 Starbucks cups, 216 stirrers, over 60 drink… » 10/22/08 11:20pm 10/22/08 11:20pm

Tie Fighter Advanced X1 Webcam: Vader Records Your Private Moments

The cat is out of the bag-Darth Vader is a sick, perverted voyeur. First he sat atop your computer monitor » 8/15/08 7:10pm 8/15/08 7:10pm and watched your every move. Now he his getting serious and starting to record the action (or lack therof) by using his Tie Fighter as a webcam. In addition to capturing audio, video and images, it also features…

How to Love a LEGO Lunatic

At a party once, Jesus was asked if he were a leg man or a tit man. The answer is neither. He's a LEGO man. Well, to be honest, he's all three, but rather like faith, hope and charity, the greatest of my husband's loves is LEGO. I'm not bitter. The colorful, benippled bricks have just been around rather longer than I… » 5/11/08 11:00am 5/11/08 11:00am

Awesome TIE Fighter Speakers Flew Out of Star Wars and Into Your Living…

Click to viewThese TIE Fighter speakers are from Question Mark Entertainment Nikko Home Electronics, and we have no idea what sort of drivers are in these two, dare we say, satellite speakers and their accompanying subwoofer, but if looks could kill, our Death Star would be completely exploding just about now. » 3/14/07 9:45am 3/14/07 9:45am