Del Rey offers hints at a few of the stories from their 40th anniversary collection, From A Certain Point of View. They also seem to be the stories highlighted in the book’s blurb.
Wil Wheaton has an epiphany at Star Trek: The Experience. It’s kinda sweet, actually.
Wil Wheaton fans, did you know he’s recapping Star Trek: The Next Generation over at TV Squad? Mass hilarity!
Wil Wheaton on Star Wars. As you might expect, it’s not always the most positive take on the saga, but that’s the nature of these things, isn’t it?
We love Star Wars because, when viewed from our complicated adult lives through the lens of childhood nostalgia, we see a simpler, happier time, and recall this phenomenon that was an integral part of our lives. Remember what it was like to see the Death Star blow up the first time? Remember how you just couldn’t believe it that they froze Han Solo? If you were young enough at the time, will you admit that you thought the Ewoks were actually kind of funny and cool? (I will.) And how much did you run around the woods near your house, pretending to be on a speeder bike? See, it’s more than a movie; it’s culture.
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Wil Wheaton on the five books every geek should read. I’m only one for five here*, but to each their own. (via SF Signal)
* I think The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is kind of overrated. Don’t stone me.
Wil Wheaton writes about Star Wars figures. Reportedly, this account made one Club Jader (not me) cry.
Lord Noctifer on Hegemony and Resistance in a Galaxy Far, Far Away
The Infinite Force pits the unaltered trilogy vs. the 2004 Special Edition.
PadmeSkywalker77 explores anger and the Skywalker men.