Shut up and Take My Money! Somebody Made A Holophonor from Futurama
Ever wanted to tell your one-eyed girlfriend how much you love her, but without all those annoying words that get tangled up in your dumb 20th century brain? The holophonor would be able to help you with that -- you know, if it were real. One lucky client of Volpin Props is going to get pretty close, though, with this amazing replica of the Futurama prop.Read on...
Own a Super Limited Edition 11th Doctor Sonic Screwdriver Replica
As part of the QMx Artisan Master Series, Doctor Who prop maker extraordinaire Nick Robatto has made an offered up a replica of the 11th Doctor's sonic screwdriver -- you know, the green one. Robatto has been the prop maker for the show since the reboot in 2005, back when the Doctor was a cool guy wearing a leather jacket saving blonde girls from mannequins. Each sonic screwdriver takes around two weeks to make, and contains 148 aluminum, brass, copper, leather, and resin components. And yes, it extends and lights up just like the one in the show, but how much, you ask?Read on...
Glee and Community Have the Same Prop Department, It Seems
Glee and Community: You knew they were both excellent first-season comedies with one-word names, but did you know that they had very, very similar props and costumes on more than one occasion? The above side-by-side comparison, put together an anonymous eagle-eyed TV viewer and discovered in the glorious chaos that is 4chan's /tv/ board, puts that question to rest.
While I hesitate to say that the more popular Glee flat-out rips off Community, I will note that in the one comparison I could definitively source, Community did it first (and, arguably, funnier) by three months.
Further explanation of the side-by-sides below:Read on...