This Geeky Dad’s Thoughts on 42 Years of Star Wars Memories

Star Wars memories

I don’t remember where I was when the first Star Wars movie came out. Yes, it’s now called Episode IV: A New Hope, but back in the day, we all just called it “Star Wars.” I was 5 years old and loved the movie, from what I understood at the time. Flash forward to the summer of 1980, the beginning of the greatest decade known to man. The Empire Strikes Back completely blew my mind. …

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The Star Wars Episode IX Trailer Brings My Childhood Full Circle

Star Wars Celebration is going on right now in Chicago and The Force is stronger than ever. That’s because Disney has dropped the name of the final “original” trilogy film… Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker. They even announced a release date of December 20. Oh, and they also surprised the world with a little teaser trailer. Gah! Cover your keyboard to protect it from the drool and take a gander! Did …

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The Mega Star Wars Holiday Giveaway (Over $600 in prizes)!

Star Wars Giveaway

As a young farmer from a desert planet named Tatooine proved… there is strength in numbers. One person can find a ragtag bunch of friends (including a fuzzy Wookiee), join a rebellion and topple an Empire. Well, I’m not looking to topple anything, but I’ve joined up with a few dozen amazing bloggers to bring the ultimate Star Wars Giveaway your way! It seems appropriate that Elayna Fernandez (from has used her Force-like powers …

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Win SOLO: A Star Wars Story Blu-ray/Digital Combo Edition

SOLO Giveaway

One of the highlights of 2018 for me was attending my very first Star Wars Red Carpet Event! It was, to say the least, a once-in-a-lifetime experience chatting it up with the stars of SOLO: A Star Wars Story and walking in the footsteps of greatness (yeah, I stood “this” close to George Lucas). If you missed all the excitement (where were you?), here’s a quick list of highlights from my L.A. trip to a …

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Woody Harrelson on Star Wars, Jack Nicholson and Having Trust Issues #HanSoloEvent

Woody Harrelson SOLO #HanSoloEvent

Woody Harrelson doesn’t trust me. The prolific actor has come quite a long way from his bartending days on TV’s Cheers. He’s been in dozens upon dozens of popular films, including huge properties like The Hunger Games. But none have had quite the legacy and fan base as Star Wars. Harrelson plays Tobias Beckett, a rouge. An outlaw. A thief. But if Han Solo’s taught us anything, it’s that being a scoundrel doesn’t make you a …

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