Category: Star Wars


RIP Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher died today at aged 60. She is best known as portraying Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy.  I’ll always remember her role as the therapist in Austin Powers. Here’s that scene for your enjoyment on this sad day.


The Star Wars Show Holiday Special!

The Star Wars Holiday Special is the gift that keeps on giving, which is impressive given that it was only aired once. Once. It has inspired numerous parodies, including a Frank’s World TV holiday Special and this gem from the folks who actually work at LucasFilm. Happy Life Day, everyone!


What Are Lightsabers Made Of?

Star Wars has one of the most legendary weapons in the galaxy: the lightsaber! But is it made of?  Neither light nor sword? Kyle Hill of Because Science takes a closer look.