They’re not just for disgruntled EU fans any more! Was the Death Star attack an inside job?
Like many citizens, I have many questions that I would like answered: was the mighty Imperial government really too incompetent to prevent a handful of untrained nerf-herders from destroying one of their most prized assets? Or are they hiding something from us? Who was really behind the attack? Why did they want the Death Star destroyed? No matter what the answers, we have a problem.
Spotted on Wikipedia’s Lamest Edit Wars page: “Death Star: Is it 120km or 160km in diameter? Who cares?” Couldn’t have said it better myself.
Bonus lameness: A big chunk on Revenge of the Sith and (teehee) Shadows of the Empire. Requires scrolling.
How Stuff Works tackles another object from the galaxy far, far away – The Death Star. (via Metafilter.)
For a more realistic interpretation behind the scenes, check out PC World’s interview with ILM’s Brian Gernand.
Why the ROTS DVD will show up as “Charlotte” on your computer. Thanks to the DVD, rumors are also flying about a digital Yoda replacing the puppet in TPM.
And finally, TFN is reporting that John Hollis, who played Lobot in ESB, passed away last month.