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Here’s Why Lando Was Wearing Han’s Clothes In Empire Strikes Back


tumblr_m9hu5gb5po1qdq5jbI have to admit it: The fact that Lando Calrissian was wearing Han Solo’s clothes at the end of Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back has puzzled me ever since it was mentioned on an episode of Family Guy.

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Gifts for the Geek | Day 15: Imperial Probe Droid


gifts-imperialprobedroid“An Imperial probe droid.”

The perfect geek for the gift from Sideshow Collectibles! But maybe not this year. Make the jump to learn more!

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1980 Today Show Interview With Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford


Screen Shot 2013-11-02 at 1.39.12 PMThe year was 1980: The hair was big, the denim stonewashed, and Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford were making the rounds on the media junket to hype up the release of ‘The Empire Strikes Back’. Check out the guys in action in these vintage recordings!

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The Beat of the Heart – Star Wars Kisses


The Beat of the Heart – Star Wars Kisses

A special Star Wars post in honor of Valentine’s Day. FANgirl blogger Tricia Barr writes a bit about one of her favorite types of storytelling beats, the kind that makes her FANgirl heart thump a little quicker – the kiss.

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Gifts For the Geek: Day 21


The Making of The Empire Strikes BackThere are some really cool geeky items out there and this is the season I begin thinking, “Wouldn’t it be neat if I had X or X?”

Here is one of the best!

Day 21: The Making of The Empire Strikes Back

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NYCC and STAR WARS – the action is at the Del Rey booth!


NYCC and STAR WARS – the action is at the Del Rey booth!

We’re so excited that New York Times best selling authors J. W. Rinzler and Joe Schreiber will both be making scheduled appearances on Saturday and Sunday to support their Del Rey Star Wars books.

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THE MAKING OF STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK by J. W. Rinzler book trailer


THE MAKING OF STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK by J. W. Rinzler book trailer

Following his The Making of Star Wars, the author has once again made use of his unlimited access to the Lucasfilm Archives and its hidden treasures of previously unpublished interviews, photos, artwork, and production mementos. The result is a comprehensive behind-the-scenes, up-close-and-personal look at the trials and triumphs, risks and close calls, inspiration, perspiration, and imagination that went into every facet of this cinematic masterpiece.

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