Category Archives: star wars

Luke Skywalker liked me!

That bizarre moment when Luke Skywalker likes your tweet about him. @hamillhimself understands the Twitter pic.twitter.com/ikzPwJN4ri — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) December 31, 2015 Before this get subsumed into the black hole that is Twitter’s timeline, I just wanted to leave … Continue reading

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Star Wars in 35 MM?

Next month at Library of Congress, Packard Campus, three of the most iconic films of the last 35 years will be showing:  Saturday, Sept. 13 (7:30 p.m.) STAR WARS: EPISODE IV – A NEW HOPE (20th Century Fox, 1977) This first film in … Continue reading

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Welcome to Cloud City…

Your domain is waiting for you Go to www.umwdomains.com to move in today. ______________________________________ The above poster is all Martha Burtis, and I love it! The visual is inspired by Cloud City from The Empire Strikes Back, and I love the … Continue reading

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Talking to Your Kids About Star Wars

Thanks to one of the elite ds106 alum, Modern Selkie, I was turned on to this gem. What’s odd is that this video really does capture my attitude towards Star Wars and teaching it to my children. In fact, my … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary

So, I’ve been spending a lot of my time with Miles working on narratives, reading, and generally developing a sense of wonder, and I personally believe that are few better ways at this than sharing my own enthusiasm with the … Continue reading

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Why I want to move to Tokyo

Linktribution Jack Turner’s Thought Bucket

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Do you need to see the Star Wars films to actually enjoy them?

Thirty years ago I would have laughed at this question. Silly rabbit, of course you have to see the movies to enjoy them. How else would you know what to do with all those awesome Kenner action figures you wanted … Continue reading

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“Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.”

I am a crass, yet lovable, smuggler wanted by bounty hunters from several systems… Which Star Wars character are you? Take the test here.

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Star Wars Anti-Smoking PSA from 1982

Here is a healthy counter to a previous set of posts here and here.

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