Meanwhile, urban pranksters Newmindspace hold their LED Lightsaber Battle at Sara D. Roosevelt Park tonight (Chrystie St between Delancey and E Houston Sts, newmindspace.com; 9pm; free). Reserve a lightsaber for $5, or bring your own to this Star Wars–inspired battle of good versus evil. But play safe: The organizers remind players, “when in doubt, tap out.” (If only the one-handed Luke Skywalker had that option.)Read more: http://newyork.timeout.com/articles/own-this-city/80781/things-to-do-in-nyc-this-weekend/2.html?cmpid=TONY052710#ixzz0p99s0dIj
Farrah Bostic digs robotsWell, close enough. I like things that REMIND me of robots, including robots themselves, which are an obvious reminder. Robotic things, homages to robots, references to robots - those all work. But I also like rockets. And ray-guns. (Also, the sound the doors on the Enterprise make when they open and shut. Touch-screens. Video phones. My iPad.) Basically, the stuff that symbolizes what we used to think the future would look like. Some of it's here already, and I think that's pretty cool. Ok, that's enough.