We’ve been having a great time celebrating an all-electric DeLorean.with you, in a number of different ways, with a number of different posts. But nothing compares to Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) in Ireland, which had its own unique take on the day with a special hometown hero — the university is using today’s “holiday” to unveil
Watch as teens realize that we’ve made it to the date in Back to the Future 2 and talk about what it will be like for them in 30 years. The moment it hits them is PRICELESS! Video after the break:
Halloween is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Back To The Future, than to dress up as Marty McFly! We have just the geek guide to get your costume in order – because where we’re going – we don’t need roads, just the internet and a bit of creativity.
Nice Kicks and Team Fox Present – “OUTATIME: A Charity Art Auction Benefiting The Michael J. Fox Foundation.”
“OUTATIME” features artwork created by talented artists from across the globe. All of the pieces available in the auction are inspired by the beloved Back to the Futuretrilogy. 90% of the proceeds earned from the auction will be donated to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. (10% of the auction’s proceeds will be used by Shop Nice Kicks to help recoup the Art Gallery’s cost and fees.)
What better way to celebrate Back To The Future Day, then with a Back To the Future T-shirt. There are too many awesome designs out there, so Gabbing Geek did a little research and found some of our favorites, like the shirt design above from HypeBeast. See our top interweb picks, and then choose for yourself which one best represents your love for one of the most beloved film trilogies EVAH!
Even Apple’s SIRI in the iPhone is getting in on the action today! Tell her “Happy Back To The Future Day” and she’ll respond with a quick quip relating to our favorite time traveling movie. We captured quite a few responses, but we know there are more! Test it out on your phone – grab a screen shot, and let us know what she said!
See some of SIRI’s responses after the break
In a press release from Toyota, Back to the Future co-creator and producer Bob Gale offers some background on the manufacturer’s partnership with the franchise. “Toyota stands apart for their nod to the future and the past with the auto technology depicted in the movies. When Toyota approached us about helping tell a bigger story about the future and innovation with the Mirai, we loved the direction — and who can resist Marty’s retro Toyota truck?” Check out where, how, and when after the break:
If you listened to our Back To The Future podcast, you’d know that each of us geeks proposed a new Back To The Future 4 movie. How well did we do? That’s entirely up to you, but we’re not the first to think through this – check out the awesome parody after the break created by VJ4rawr2.
Great Scott! Lyft teamed up with Verizon for #WhyNotWednesday to give free DeLorean rides around NYC via McFly Mode. Request a ride in McFly Mode for a chance to get picked up in a DeLorean and take a free ride for up to 15 minutes. Don’t worry — these DeLoreans aren’t equipped with Flux Capacitors, so where you’re going, we still need roads.
Want to know more? Check out LYFT’s website.