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December 14, 2012 at 11:03 am | Posted in Around the Web, Episode VII, Humor, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Starting off, Kathleen Kennedy told ABC News Radio that we can expect some news on Episode VII next month. “I have no immediate update, but hopefully in January I’ll have something that I can say.” Pre-production for the film is also set for Spring of next year.

In lit news, author Sean Williams has a new story out in the December issue of Cosmos Magazine entitled “The Missing Metatarsul.”

“It’s a mystery set in the future brought to the attention of two new recurring characters, PK Sargent and “Inspector” Forest, both of whom are unique in their own ways. It’s set in the same universe as Twinmaker, my first YA SF novel due November 2013.”Sean Williams

In other news, Agent of the Empire cover artist Stephane Roux went on a rampage in Paris. According to officials he declared, “I am the French Wookiee! Hear me roar!” Shortly afterwards, this picture was taken.

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Build A Death Star? Yes We Can!

December 14, 2012 at 10:03 am | Posted in Humor, News, Star Wars News | 1 Comment

Perhaps this is one of the first signs of our impending doom, but regardless, an online petition to build a Death Star has secured over 27,000 signatures. This is noteworthy because it only needed 25,000 signatures in order to require a response from the White House. That’s right, our government actually has to make an official response to this petition to build a Death Star. Here is the exact wording of the petition.

Those who sign here petition the United States government to secure funding and resources, and begin construction on a Death Star by 2016.

By focusing our defense resources into a space-superiority platform and weapon system such as a Death Star, the government can spur job creation in the fields of construction, engineering, space exploration, and more, and strengthen our national defense.

According to Mashable, Lehigh University students estimated the cost of building a Death Star to be in the ballpark of 852 quadrillion dollars. Who needs a fiscal cliff when we can have a Death Star? Anyways, according to Wired.com, the White House has a month to respond, so maybe we’ll know before the year ends.

While we eagerly await their response, let us enjoy some funny photos to celebrate this momentous occasion. Continue Reading Build A Death Star? Yes We Can!…

Who Shot First Art Show

December 14, 2012 at 9:32 am | Posted in Art, Star Wars | 3 Comments

Ltd. Art Gallery held a special Star Wars art show “Who Shot First?” showcasing some interesting Star Wars themed art pieces. Here’s a sample of what was on display.

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