A man who was so hopped up on prescription pills and alcohol that he thought he was Obi-Wan Kenobi has been sentenced to eight to 20 years in a Pennsylvania prison for brutally beating up his roommate. Kids, this is why you don’t do drugs.
Of course, you don’t need mind-altering substances to do something stupid (NSFWish) though getting banned from Walmart certainly pales in comparison to jail time.
We’ve had a couple of Darth Vaderrobberies in recent months, but now one enterprising criminal is aiming a little higher for his Dark Side association: The “Palpatine Perp” has robbed two banks in downtown Denver. When will the madness end? And how come no one ever does this wearing Transformers masks?
The Galactic Empire categorically and emphatically denies Lord Vader’s involvement in the alleged robbery and quite frankly, we find these allegations offensive. Several reliable witnesses can confirm that at the time of the robbery, Darth Vader was busy brutally murdering a Jedi cell in a galaxy far, far away.
They go on to use “Darth Vader’s’ fashion choices as proof. However, Darth Vader claims he is at Comic-Con. What is the real story? Stay tuned…
Books: Looking for some light reading? Lawrence Lessig’s Remix: Making Art and Culture Thrive in the Hybrid Economy touches at least a little on Star Wars copyright issues, according to The Mercury News review. In any case, it looks like a must-read for anyone with copyright concerns.