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Daedalus Howell: A Star Wars Story

Daedalus Howell: A Star Wars Story finds me as Lando Calrissian’s PR guy, having somehow discredited myself as a reporter at the Dagobah Post Dispatch. I try to do something chivalrous for a slave girl and it turns out she’s an undercover space cop for the New Republic.

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I’ve Seen the Action Figure and He Is Us: Blue Snaggletooth

Officially, he doesn’t exist. He has no past, no story — he’d be prime black-ops material if he wasn’t part of the most visible cultural phenomena of the past two centuries. And, then again, he isn’t really visible at all. They say he’s a mistake. Ever see Star Wars? Yeah, well, he’s not in it. […]

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In The Waste Land Between a Day Job and Dream Job

Just across the freeway from my professional wasteland is Kerner Blvd. where Industrial Light and Magic once was and where I let my mind wonder while contemplating my own feature film, Pill Head.

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Geek Humor

Use the force, Harry. — Gandalf. Yep, about sums it up. Spotted at Diesel, A Bookstore, in Oakland, CA.

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Han Shan Meet Han Solo

With the recent announcement that Harrison Ford will be reprising his role as Han Solo in J. J. Abrams’ Star Wars VII, all manner of Solo-themed notions have loomed large over the culture. It’s brought to mind another Han who has inevitably benefitted from a spike in collateral search traffic. Han Shan, the 7th century Tang Dynasty […]