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TIE Fighter Combat – 80’s anime style

Years ago, this 80’s anime clip about TIE fighters in combat showed up in one of my social media streams, then I completely forgot about it. Since I have been watching loads of Star Wars related stuff on Youtube, the Youtube algorithm suggested it to me, which is delightful and …

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The greatest fan movie ever! – Complete Nerdgasm and stable Nerdfusion!

Ladies and gentlemen, honourable visitors from places far removed by space, time and dimension, may I present to you, the most epic fan movie ever. It is a well made, perfectly splendid mash-up of some of the most beloved sci-fi franchises of the past decades. Even better: It is completely …

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 …

May the Fourth be with you – My Study and the Force

May the Force / Fourth be with you, always. Today is Star Wars Day and I thought I use the opportunity to give you a glimpse into my study. It has become rather Force-heavy over the past year and it happened organically. I did not plan it that way.  So, …

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 …

A New Rogue One: A Star Wars Story TV Spot!

I have to thank my friend Stefan over at Phantanews for bringing this one to my attention. Yes, the time of release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story draws ever nearer and to keep our interest kindled (as if this was neccessary in the first place) another TV spot has …

Rogue One: Story Trailer #2 (Official) and New Poster

This one is hot off the press or rather hot off the web. Released two hours ago, please enjoy Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer #2 (Official): And the glory does not end there, yesterday a new movie poster was also released, so please feast your eyes some more: …