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Lego Says Its Jabba the Hutt Set Isn’t Anti-Muslim
Originally Posted: 04/03/2013 - 12:43pm | Type: Blog

Lego is defending its “Star Wars”-based Jabba the Hutt toy set after a Turkish cultural group said it promulgates negative stereotypes of Muslims. Lego is defending its “Star Wa ...

Links of Awesomeness: May the 4th Be With You
Originally Posted: 05/04/2012 - 3:45pm | Type: Blog

May the 4th be with you! Today we present some of our favorite bits of Star Wars floating around the cybersphere.... Yoda talking in proper English -- C3-PO and R2-D2 give a public service announcement -- the ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: March 14, 2012
Originally Posted: 03/14/2012 - 3:36pm | Type: Blog

Today is Pi Day -- March 14! Celebrate by learning a little more about one of the most irrational numbers around. [ Pi Day ] Oh the many things you wouldn’t be able to do if your arms were as tiny the arms of a T-Rex (like writing out the f ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Jan. 30, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/30/2012 - 4:55pm | Type: Blog

Ferris Bueller is back and ready for the Super Bowl. Kermit and Piggy strike back (at FoxNews), a dad covers Depeche Mode songs with his kids. Animals acting out scenes from Star Wars, the case of the missing ...

Is George Lucas Revealing Hollywood’s Systemic Racism?
Originally Posted: 01/13/2012 - 9:13am | Type: Blog

The Star Wars saga helped define pop culture in many ways throughout my childhood. And so George Lucas, creator of the epic films, was the cinematic god of our youth. And if anyone has juice in Hollywood to ge ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Monday, Nov. 28, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/28/2011 - 4:54pm | Type: Blog

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 Dunder Mifflin Paper Company , the fictional employer of Dwight Schrute, Pam Beasley, and the rest of the Office gang, ...

Star Wars Memorial
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:23pm | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins George Lucas may have had a role in my childhood, but it's not up to him to tell my story for me. ...