Twenty years ago (December 2019), I was futzing around with a trial copy of Microsoft Frontpage Express. I put a few web pages together, uploaded them to tripod.com and called it “The Galaxy Far, Far Away”. In the beginning, nobody came. I put up a counter on the site from the-counter.com, but the number only […]
Whether itâ€™s your first or your fifth time, Star Wars Celebration, an annual Star Wars convention this year held in Orlando, Florida, the enormous amount of things to do and see can be overwhelming. Here are a few highlights that are definite must-sees! One Man Star Wars Charles Ross returns to Celebration to perform his […]
Dantooine: Go camping on one of Dantooine’s luscious valley floors, where the rebel base is definitely not located.
- ...you frequently get headaches trying to move things with your mind.
- â€¦you say â€œUse the Foooorceâ€ in completely serious situations.
- â€¦you tell people your hunk-of-junk car can make the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs.
- â€¦you donâ€™t care that a parsec is not a measurement of time.
- â€¦Jar Jar Binks makes you cry.
- â€¦Mark Hamil calls you a Star Wars nerd.
Star Wars is a captivating tale for many, and with any huge fan base comes the united wish that the universe was real place we could all go and live. We may not have the Force, and we may not have made first contact yet, but weâ€™re getting very close to a few other things […]
In November, I went to see Star Wars in Concert here in Boston at the Garden and it was a treat. It was a live concert, hosted by Anthony Daniels (C3PO), set to video and effects. The concert took us through the entire saga, with Daniels introducing each bit. The best part was the kids […]
It’s official. Celebration 5 will be in Orlando in August 2010. Not the best combination of time and location—it will be unbearably hot.
UPDATE: They did use a little bit of what I said- in the first minute or so of the program. You can listen here I might be on BBC World Service today on a program called “The World” The World Today . They’re doing a special on 30 years of Star Wars and I just […]
We’ve rolled our own Star Wars Search Engine with Rollyo and you can try it out.
The Official Star Wars web site just introduced a fantastic new feature for creating “photo mashes”. That is, to mix classic Star Wars photographs with your own personal photographs to create humorous and interesting mashups. Enjoy! I will post my own creations as and when I make them. Of course, there is this:Any original art, […]
The following is the third in a series of articles originally produced on GalaxyFarAway.com in the fall of 1999, coinciding with the release of Star Wars Episode I in India.
The following is the first in a series of articles originally produced on GalaxyFarAway.com in the fall of 1999, coinciding with the release of Star Wars Episode I in India. GalaxyFarAway.com – The Only Indian Star Wars Fan Site Releasing in India – October 22nd, 1999 Very interesting Picture from Times of India : Vajpayee […]
Here are a few cool Star Wars-ey things that I’ve found around the internet recently: Droidmaker Book Review: TBone over at StarWarz.com has a review of a book that was totally under my radar. He gives it a 10 out of 10:DROIDMAKER by Michael Rubin fills the void present in those Lucasfilm biographies by letting […]
George Lucas turns 58 today as all of us wait for his birthday present to himself in a couple of days; in less than 44 hours I will be watching Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones. Thanks, George! Crazy fact about his birth year? Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) was born on the 19th of […]
I just got back from the Celebration in Indianapolis. What a time I had! The organization was immaculate. The features and events were amazing. The fans were just something else. You can expect a full day-by-day report in a few hours. I should also have the photographs up by the end of the week. Enjoy!