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Chris Hardwick broke the mold for nerd culture with this Star Wars in-joke

Geeks like myself mourn the loss of geek king Chris Hardwick's singlehood, but we can be appeased by this awesomely nerdy detail from his and wife Lydia Hearst's ceremony that he shared on his social media outlets. Chris' favorite Star Wars droid, R5-D4, totally had a big role in his ceremony. Chris attempted to get Mark Hamill to reprise his role in R5-D4's life, but barring that, it was still rad as hell. Here's how it all went down…

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Dive in to Dick Van Dyke's seafoam circus fantasy wedding

one of our amazing and talented vendors, Laura of Rebel Belle WeddingsThey ♥ OBB; we ♥ them sent us this heart-stopping seafoam circus wedding from none other than actor, comedian, producer, writer, singer, dancer, candlestick-maker Dick Van Dyke and his bride, Arlene Silver-Van Dyke. With our Empire-wide love of all things octopus (and oooh-shiny things in general), we were basically this, followed closely by this. Prepare yourself for contortionists, jugglers, a circus barker (with giant tentacle hat, natch), gobs of feathers, hula hoops, faux dancing bears, electric jellyfish, an epic first duet, and the cutest darn couple this side of unda da sea!