Ramblings of the Empire

Galactic Empire Network Lives On

Well, sort of. My old Star Wars fan site Galactic Empire Network (G.E.N for short) has, indeed, risen from the ashes. Due to the, as usual, generosity of my good friend Marcus Sjoberg, you can now access The Star Wars Archive via http://www.galacticempire.net or http://galacticempire.net Quite the blast from the past I’d say!

Speaking Bocce

Speaking Bocce – John Ratzenberger

Welcome to a series, Speaking Bocce, in which I feature various interviews from the Archives of the Star Wars Insider Star Wars Insider from Titan Star Wars Magazine #27 Aug / Sept 2000 The Postman Always Strikes Back An Interview with John Ratzenberger by Jason Fry IN DECIPHER’S STAR WARS CUSTOMIZABLE CARD GAME, Major Bren…

Snow Fett

Snow Fett

It had to happen, somehow it was inevitable. Look out for the spin-off coming soon! Thanks to Scott Bemrose for the heads up and click  below for another great pic! Geeks Are Sexy

Speaking Bocce

Speaking Bocce – Dermot Crowley

Welcome to a series, Speaking Bocce, in which I feature various interviews from the Archives of the Star Wars Insider Star Wars Insider from Titan Star Wars Magazine #20 May/June ’99 Iron Madine An Interview with Dermot Crowley by Scott Chernoff It was only recently that it began to dawn on Dermot Crowley, who played…

Speaking Bocce

Speaking Bocce – The Lost Cut

Welcome to a series, Speaking Bocce, in which I feature various interviews from the Archives of the Star Wars Insider Star Wars Insider from Titan Star Wars Magazine #18 Feb/March ’99 The Evolution of Star Wars Exploring the Lost Cut by Dr. David West Reynolds It turns out the ‘Lost Scenes’ of Luke Skywalker and…

Star Wars - The Original Marvel Years Omnibus

Star Wars – The Original Marvel Years Omnibus

Yippeeeeeee! Courtesy of both Jedi News & Star Wars.Com “The circle is now complete.” StarWars.com is excited to reveal Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years: a massive new omnibus set for release in January 2015 and featuring the entire run of Marvel’s classic series — the first Star Wars comics ever published. Read the official…

Ramblings of the Empire

Ramblings of the Empire – Yoda Farts in Episode III

Welcome to my latest series in which I look back at posts made on my now defunct Star Wars fan site, the Galactic Empire Network. Ramblings of the Empire – The Galactic Empire Network – An Archive Fandom reaction never changes, does it?: Originally Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2004 Yoda Farts in Episode III ?…

Speaking Bocce

Speaking Bocce – Samuel L Jackson

Welcome to a series, Speaking Bocce, in which I feature various interviews from the Archives of the Star Wars Insider Star Wars Insider from Titan Star Wars Magazine #15 Aug/Sept ’98 Pulp Jedi An Interview with Samuel. L. Jackson by Scott Chernoff Before Pulp Fiction, Samuel. L. Jackson had small roles in some of the…

Speaking Bocce

Speaking Bocce – Jerome Blake

Welcome to a  series, Speaking Bocce, in which I feature various interviews from the Archives of the Star Wars Insider Star Wars Insider from Titan Star Wars Magazine #31 Feb / March 2001 Rune With A View An Interview With Jerome Blake By Jason Fry Jerome Blake knows a bit about ironies. Such as what…

Ramblings of the Empire

Ramblings of the Empire – The Shadow Falls

Welcome to my latest series in which I look back at posts made on my now defunct Star Wars fan site, the Galactic Empire Network. Ramblings of the Empire – The Galactic Empire Network – An Archive I remember this little gem well. Unfortunately, the .mp3 file no longer exists but The Force.Net DO still have…

Speaking Bocce

Speaking Bocce – Timothy Zahn

Welcome to a  series, Speaking Bocce, in which I feature various interviews from the Archives of the Star Wars Insider Star Wars Insider from Titan Star Wars Magazine #14 June/July ’98 The Hand of Zahn An Interview with Timothy Zahn by Melissa. J. Perenson Largely credited as the catalyst for the rejuvenation of interest in…

Inside the Holocron

Inside the Holocron – Mysteries of the Force

Welcome to the final look Inside the Holocron, for the time being, of course. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) Mysteries of the Force “The Force evolved out of various developments of character and plot,” said George Lucas in an interview with Empire Strikes…

Kevin Smith Talks Star Wars 7

Kevin Smith Talks Star Wars 7

Watch Kevin Smith talk about his Episode 7 adventure in this shortened version, concentrating ON his Star Wars spiel at his Q&A at the Neuchatel International Film Festival in Switzerland. *WARNING* Strong Language Sources: http://www.slashfilm.com/video-kevin-smith-star-wars-episode-7-set-visit/ http://new.livestream.com/accounts/9116901

Star Wars Episode VII Production Update

Star Wars Episode VII Production Update

At the end of last year Lucasfilm and Disney invited all young aspiring actors to attend an open casting call for roles in J.J Abrams’ Star Wars Episode VII. The casting calls spanned 11 cities across the US and UK and over 37,000 hopefuls attended, with a further 30,000 submitting applications online. Having hunted high…

Inside the Holocron

Inside the Holocron – The Best on Blu-ray

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) The Best on Blu-ray Restoring the Star Wars Saga for the HD Generation Though the Star Wars movies were created for the big screen, George Lucas and his production team have…

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Inside the Holocron – Star Wars: A Musical Journey

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) Star Wars: A Musical Journey Fan Report Well, Star Wars: A Musical Journey just gave its debut performance on Friday night (April 10) in front of a crowd of 20,000 in…

Rancho Obi-Wan 2nd Annual Gala 2014 - Tickets Now Available!

Rancho Obi-Wan 2nd Annual Gala 2014 – Tickets Now Available!

Petaluma, CA—June 30, 2014—Get ready for an intergalactic fun-fest as Rancho Obi-Wan launches its 2nd Annual Gala on Saturday, September 20th. Tickets are limited so reserve space early. Save $50 by booking your passport to a galaxy not so far away by July 13th. ! It’s a party as only Rancho Obi-Wan can throw one,…

Inside the Holocron

Inside the Holocron – The Flight and Fall of Black Falcon

Welcome to a look Inside the Holocron. A collection of articles from the archives of *StarWars.Com no longer directly available. (*Archived here with Permission) The Flight and Fall of Black Falcon Most collectors can immediately recite the words that accompany a Star Wars collectible’s copyright date: “Star Wars Corporation” and “Twentieth Century Fox” for those…