Young girl plays incredible organ arrangement of Star Wars Theme

If you're wondering, that's a Yamaha Electone electronic organ. Above, the Star Wars Theme. Below, from a few years back, Back To The Future. Many more performances: 826aska

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Watch Mark Hamill host the TV premiere of Star Wars (1984)

In 1984, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope made its television debut on CBS. Mark Hamill himself hosted the introduction to the film, sporting a sharp tuxedo. Classy. Most classy. (Thanks, UPSO!)

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1970s Kylo Ren

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Adam Driver did a great job but I still prefer the original actor. Read the rest

Mumia Abu Jamal on science fiction, Star Wars, Star Trek and American imperialism

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Jamal is serving a life-sentence for a widely deplored conviction for killing a police officer. Prison Radio recorded this insightful interview with him about the role that Star Wars and Star Trek both played in the American consciousness. (via Kersplebedeb) Read the rest

BB8 is Elmo

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Search your feelings. You know it to be true. Read the rest

How much money top movies made charted by days since release

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How quickly Star Wars Episode VII is achieving escape velocity is the obvious thing, but look how fast most of these movies made their money then plateaued. Read the rest

How did Darth Vader know what Luke got for Christmas?

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He felt his presents.

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Watch the Star Wars casts sing "Stayin' Alive!"

"You know it's all right, it's ok, I'll live to see another day." (The Tonight Show)

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Cammed copies of Star Wars: The Force Awakens circulate on torrent sites

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Despite unprecedented copyright enforcement measures from Disney, at least one cammed version of the new Star Wars movie has circulated online, less than a week after the film's release. Read the rest

'Just gonna leave this massive Star Wars spoiler here'

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Hurr durr. Read the rest

Danny Trejo as Princess Leia

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“Princess Fea.”

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What "Star Wars Minus Star Wars" says about creativity

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Rob beat me to the blog this morning with a post about Star Wars Minus Star Wars, a stupendous video in which Kyle Kallgren retells the entire story of the first Star Wars movie with footage that either inspired George Lucas or was inspired by him after the movie's release. Read the rest

Watch this hilariously dubbed Star Wars Episode IV footage

"Star Wars: A Bad Lip Reading"

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Star Wars medical merch from Scarfolk, the horror-town stuck in the 1970s

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Scarfolk (previously) is the English country town that is caught in a perpetual ten-year loop from 1970-1980; in 1977, while the rest of the world was getting Kenner Star Wars toys, Scarfolk's children were treated to a line of Star Wars medical equipment from the good people at PalliativeToy. Read the rest

Luke Skywalker is a jihadi who was radicalized by the Jedi

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It's hard to make sense of the politics of Star Wars (a Senate whose electees include senators that represent government agencies; an elected princess who calls a no-confidence vote, etc), but the more you think about Luke's "hero's journey," the more it starts to resemble the "radicalization" process that we're supposed to be watching out for to keep us all safe from ISIS. Read the rest

Cozy up to this Darth Vader yule log

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Five hours of simmering Sith. (BenjaminApple, thanks Jordan Kurland!)

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Copyfraud: Disney's bogus complaint over toy photo gets a fan kicked off Facebook

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Justin Kozisek, a staffer for the Star Wars Action News podcast, bought a $6.94 Rey toy at Walmart and posted a photo of it to Facebook, and he and his SWAN colleagues were surprised to get a DMCA notice from Disney/Lucasfilm claiming that they had infringed copyright by posting a photo of their toy. Read the rest

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