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Star Wars: The Essential Reader’s Companion by Pablo Hidalgo (book review).

February 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Essential Reader’s Companion by Pablo Hidalgo (book review).

Star Wars: The Essential Reader’s Companion by Pablo Hidalgo Thought the Star Wars universe was just six films and some Vodafone ads? Shame on you. With over 200 books, young adult novels, short stories and novellas, there’s a whole lot more out there. The thing is, if you have never picked up a book with […]

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Darth Give-us-your-f*^%$%&-money?

February 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Darth Give-us-your-f*^%$%&-money?

Oh dear, the Star Wars Robber has struck again in the USA. Yes, this grocery store heist artist has taken the evil Sith code a little too literally and is now going around robbing American stores cunningly disguised as Darth Maul, and the TV stations have taken to calling him the Star Wars Robber. Although […]

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Harrison Ford to return as old Han Solo in next new Star Wars movie.

February 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Harrison Ford to return as old Han Solo in next new Star Wars movie.

Yes, here’s the scoop, Harrison Ford is set to return as an old Han Solo in the next big new Star Wars movie. Watch the FoxNews video interview and celebrate or weep, depending on your emotional state and take on such things. Watch the latest video at video.latino.foxnews.com

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Star Wars Clone Wars fifth season finale.

February 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Clone Wars fifth season finale.

The darkness is coming, my fellow Star Wars Clone Wars friends, the time when all good jedi must end up face down in a ditch with a smoking blaster hole in their spine. Oh dear, can you possibly hold back your tears as Ahsoka Tano finds out that Snips is what she’s going to get […]

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Star Wars Episode VII… it’s a J.J. Abrams production!

January 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Episode VII… it’s a J.J. Abrams production!

We’ve just had the word that confirms Star Wars Episode VII is going to be produced by fan-boy extraordinaire J.J. Abrams. J.J. Abrams told us, “To be a part of the next chapter of the Star Wars saga, to collaborate with Kathy Kennedy and this remarkable group of people, is an absolute honor. I may […]

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Kill the Death Stars, orders Barack Obama.

January 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kill the Death Stars, orders Barack Obama.

Barack Obama was served with an online petition asking the US Government to go ahead and build the Death Star- ain’t online democracy a mighty fine thing? What next – a request to invade Canada? Here’s the official White House response from Paul Shawcross, Chief of the Science and Space Branch at the White House. […]

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars #100.

January 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Clone Wars #100.

Is it really the hundredth episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars? My kids are excited. But not so much as Disney, who will get to kick this can down the road towards the 1000th episode, no doubt.

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Goodbye gorgeous scifi George.

January 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
Goodbye gorgeous scifi George.

It’s a tearful moment, all right. George Lucas drags his body towards Kathleen Kennedy, blaster fire peppering his body, and with one last gasp of breath he passes the baton of Star Wars onto Kathleen before his body evaporates, leaving only his brown cloak behind on the floor. Where has George gone? Is he at […]

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DARPA build air-robot based on Star Wars droid.

December 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
DARPA build air-robot based on Star Wars droid.

Here’s a nice video of the US defence tech organisation DARPA playing with their hovering V-bat robot – a droid that they clearly based on the Star Wars Imperial Spy Probe Droid. And here’s how it might look in the future…

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World’s largest Star Wars figure collection, currently $8k in online auction.

December 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
World’s largest Star Wars figure collection, currently $8k in online auction.

And I thought I had a large collection of Star Wars figures (only from my youth, you understand… not allowed to fill the house up with them post-marriage). But I was wrong, for, as you can clearly see, Rancho Obi-Wan has put close to 2000 figures up for auction on eBay… currently bumping along at […]

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