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Non-Euclidean Æthercast #49 – Hate is the Dark Side of the Force

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean49.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:12 — 16.8MB) | EmbedI went to watch The Last Jedi a few days ago and enjoyed it immensely. Others did not. In fact, I have seen a petition being shared on the web that calls for the elimination of The Last …

Delving the Realms of Fanfiction

In the last few weeks before the summer holidays it came to my attention that some of my pupils are active fanfiction writers and are active on several sites dedicated to fanfiction. I am rather delighted by that, especially since the writers are not interested in Vampire romance drivel, but …

Tatooine might be out there!

The good news on Star Wars in the real world does not cease. After one of the Mars rovers clearly spotted the Mos Eisley Cantina Band, it now also seems like a planet like Tatooine might actually exist. Tatooine famously orbits a binary star (see header image) and it was …

Rest in the Force, Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher, who will forever be remembered for personifying Princess Leia Organa has passed on at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack. She will be missed by millions of devoted fans and leaves a gap in one of the most vibrant fandoms in the world which will …

Rest in the Force, Kenny Baker

Kenny Baker, who will forever be known and remembered as the actor who brought R2-D2 to life, has passed on today aged 81, just 11 days shy of his 82nd birthday. According to various sources, he had been ill for a while already.   2016 has claimed another Great One. …