Ole Miss’ Admiral Ackbar mascot campaign gets some love (and resolution?) in this ESPN commercial. (via) Check below the cut for the extended version: Continue reading “Video: “Maybe it was just too perfect””
It really was a trap, you know? LT sometimes likes to harsh on Admiral Ackbar for so theatrically pointing that out, quite a while after the fact, but I always tell him fuck you. Ackbar rules. He had the balls (figuratively, at least; anatomically, it’s unclear) to say so out loud! Plus, so dashing in the white uniform.
– Mimi Smartypants, ‘as discriminating as a goat’
I hate to bring realism into this, but I don’t think the university is chomping at the bit to share merchandise profits with Lucasfilm. Still, one can’t help but wish the crusaders luck. (You can, too: They’re on Twitter.)
And hey: At my university, a bunch of (I say with affection) freaks once managed to muster enough votes to get Burt Reynolds onto the student council. Anything is possible.
From the original Essential Guide to Characters, way back in 1995:
Ackbar and the white-haired beauty would enjoy each others’ company a lot over the coming years, both in their tasks for building the New Republic, and in private.