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The usual suspects…

Two new commercials: “Brothers” and “Celebration“. Alas, I am on a computer with no Quicktime, but I’m guessing they’re light on Palpy action. There’s also a “Science of Star Wars” special airing on Discovery.

Hayden Christensen is on the cover of tomorrow’s Entertainment Weekly. It appears that this time there may actually be a real article to go with it.

Crazy fans at Grauman’s refuse an offer from George himself to be escorted by Stormies to the ArcLight.

The Scotsman on why Star Wars has universal appeal.

CNN Money explores the financial impact of ROTS on Lucasfilm, theatres, and the toy industry.

From the Christian Science Monitor (via CBS), yet another George Lucas article.

Master Replicas! You want one. Hell, I want one. And it looks like they’ll be making costumes by Halloween…

Not the line you’re looking for

Remember the folks waiting for Revenge of the Sith at Grauman’s Chinese Theater? They’re in the wrong line.

“The telling thing is — for me, at least — if the film is not playing at the Chinese … I have zero desire to see it at all,” a fan who calls himself Obi Geewhyen posted on the message board at Liningup.net. “I’m in it for the lineup only and don’t give a darn about the conclusion of this lackluster, so-called ‘Star Wars’ series.”

How touching.

The story has been pretty widespread: Boing Boing, Metafilter, and Slashdot all blogged it and it’s pretty much spread all over by now. Nothing like laughing at a bunch of crazy geeks to bring the internet together.

UPDATE 4/7: The story’s made it to mainstream media, and Defamer is on the case.