When Mercury Senior Editor Erik Henriksen compiled his wish list of presents this year (predictably, compilations of Tarantino films and Mad Magazine, along with a pitiful request for a bagel), he made the mistake of not checking out the web site of Black Milk, the Australian clothing line that's known for using images of C-3PO on its bathing suits, along with sharks, skulls, stained glass windows, you name it:

Here's the part where I make a Star Wars/nerd/lack of girlfriend joke at Erik's expense followed by a self-negating comment evoking the exhaustion of that conceit, and then go smash a beer can on my forehead. I'll skip to that last part. It's five o'clock somewhere.