First there was #SciWars, then there was a flailing attempt at #ConanThePostDoc. This weekend a smattering of Twitter users got together to sciencify classic quotes from The Godfather films under the hashtag #TheGrantfather.
You can see a storify of the reworked quotes here:
What classic film should lay the science too this Friday?
Last Thursday (or as Thursday was migrating into Friday), I was revelling in the Frazetta covers collage posted at BoingBoing and discussing how Conan the Barbarian (1982) was a truly great swords & sandals movie with Natalie Willoughby (Leia Shot First, which she did), when I saw that Conan the Barbarian was on TV.
In the spirit of #SciWars, I thought retooling Conan the Barbarian quotes to represent scientific experiences would be a great idea. It was fun for me, but almost no one else (Storify of tweets here).
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UPDATE: Rachel Pendergrass has “Storified” #SciWars.
Today, on twitter, #SciWars* happened:
Because of this, which was a knock on effect of the Chobani anti-science yogurt lids:
To rave reviews, like these:
*First, contextualized use. Technically, we tag-jacked, but for the greater good, like Jedi.
A Jedi must put the needs of the community above the needs of individuals.