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Star Wars – The Rise of Skywalker | Final Trailer

Oh my Cthulhu! There is an epic space battle on the horizon! A Y-wing gets a moment of glory: And of course: |-o-| |-o-| |-o-| |-o-| Watch and enjoy, and be prepared, there is some serious heartbreak ahead:

Why the Y-Wing was the PERFECT Rebel Bomber

Ahhhh… The famed but always out-shined Y-Wing. Manufactured by Koensayr Manufacturing and the mainstay fighter/fighter-bomber in the early days of the Alliance to restore the Republic during the Galactic Civil War, it does not have the same place in popular culture as the X-Wing or the TIE Fighter. Personally, the Y-Wing …

composite image of shots from the TIE fighter anime video

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 …