Massive and maniacal

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.