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BREAKING NEWS: Disney Buys Lucasfilm, Star Wars 7 Scheduled for 2015

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I just received word that the Walt Disney Corporation has just bought out Lucasfilm for $4.05B, almost the same price they paid for Marvel Comics. The link to the article sent to me is: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2012/10/30/disney-buying-tar-wars-m...

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What Abandoning Cars Can Teach Us About Star Wars

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This actually came up in conversation in the comments about nine months ago, but I thought it bore repeating:

One of my college roomates, Jim the Idiot, had a piece of crap car his last two years in high school. Never ran right, always on the edge of dying, maybe worth $300, but he put about a grand into it every year. Even though he was a pusher in high school, he could barely afford to keep it running. I guess he wasn't a very good pusher.

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Why Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace is a Good Movie

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A not-so long, long time ago in a galaxy actually pretty close, Star Wars: The Phantom Menace hit the big screen. May 19, 1999 to be exact. Now, 13 years later, the movie returns to the big screen, only this time in three dimensions. The movie has taken a lot of hits. There are a plethora of articles and hit-pieces on the movie. The criticisms typically come from those who have never entered a pod-race or engaged in a duel with a double- bladed lightsaber.

I, however, enjoyed Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. Why you may ask. No I have not gone crazy.

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What Were The Star Wars Prequels Supposed To Be Like Before, Y'know, Lucas Went Insane?

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Back in September, Kellogs2066 mentioned wondering if the Star Wars Prequels we got were the ones Lucas had intended back in the 1970s. We'll never know for sure, of course, since Lucas was apparently killed by Soviet agents in 1981, and replaced with a sock puppet. Not just any sock puppet, however, no, no. This wasn't a chipper, wholesome, family-friendly sock puppet of hilarity like we're used to. You know, like Skank:

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