It’s a rare instance when ‘I can’t believe they’re making that’ and ‘but it’s pretty cool’ come together, but I fear this is the case for these Star Wars kites. Of course, ThinkGeek always finds the best stuff. (via)
You know things are tough when… A gift for the geek that has everything – a battle-scarred Hasbro Millennium Falcon – amazingly got no bids on eBay. Well, maybe not that amazingly, but $300 doesn’t seem that bad a price considering it’ll run you only about half that brand new. (via)
TV: Jon Stewart is very excited about a Threepio bobblehead on Monday’s The Daily Show. I don’t have the heart to tell him that bobbleheads are kind of lame.
It seems that it’s still Falcon week over at the official site, as today brings secrets of the Millennium Falcon, a look at how artists Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas juggled multiple and sometimes conflicting sources to create the latest set of blueprints.
This morning, StarWars.com takes Hyperspace members back to the making of The Empire Strikes Back with The Last Corellian Shipyard, an article reprinted from the UK Star Wars magazine (at least if Wookieepedia is to be believed) on the the full sized Falcon set built for The Empire Strikes Back by actual shipbuilders in Wales.
We got a look at a Millennium Falcon from Charm City Cakes back in July, and it seems that the Ace of Cakes episode featuring it has finally aired! Alas, none of us got word of it beforehand, but Food Network isn’t exactly skimping on the reruns: Look for it tonight at 10pm. (via)