Tag Archives: Star_Wars

Fine, I Can’t Make Myself Not Talk About the Star Wars Trailer

The trailer for the upcoming Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens premiered last week. In case you have somehow found my website but not it, here it is: I was hesitant to comment on it, for a number of reasons, … Continue reading

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I Played That! #4: Dark Forces (PC)

As far as most videogame developers are concerned, Star Wars fans want to be one of two characters: Luke Skywalker or Luke Skywalker. That is, they want to either fly a space fighter or wield a lightsaber. I guess when … Continue reading

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I Had That! #51: Kenner Star Wars Toys

I could have pieced this entry out more. It could have been all 52 entries by itself. As we’ve seen, Star Wars can’t be overemphasized in my youth, and Kenner’s line of toys played an enormous part of that. They … Continue reading

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I Had That! #45: Star Wars Trading Cards

As is blatantly obvious, Star Wars hit me in exactly the right way. It was my first real fandom, and I couldn’t get enough of it. Before the advent of DVDs or even videotapes (though, more on that later) we … Continue reading

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I Had That! #36: Star Wars Lunchbox

(Your correspondent is under the weather, so for today’s “I Had That”, I’m reposting a blog post from a few years ago.) Heading out to school in the fall of 1977, I of course wanted a Star Wars lunchbox. I … Continue reading

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I Got a Bad Case of The Star Wars

Long time Star Wars fans know that George Lucas didn’t start messing with the movies in 1997, he had been messing with them for years before and after the original movie debuted. Indeed, the 1977 movie was a moment trapped … Continue reading

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I Had That! #25: The Empire Strikes Back Comics Adaptation

To this day, I can’t remember what I did. Left my bike out and the garage door unlocked? Could be. But I don’t know for sure. What I do remember was the punishment, handed down from my dad. I could … Continue reading

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I Had That! #14: The Story of Star Wars/Star Wars Storybook

Fine, May 4th, Star Wars Day, whatever. Let’s do this thing. A running theme of this series is that you kids these days have no idea how good you have it. If your favorite movie is The Avengers or Wall-E … Continue reading

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