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Star Wars Day: “The Saga Begins” by Weird Al Yankovic

Even though Episode I was something of an abomination, it was still a big part of my childhood, because to a ten-year-old, it still seemed pretty cool at the time. These days, I might not be able to sit through Phantom Menace without cringing, but I still have nothing but love for Weird Al’s parody of Don McLean’s “American Pie,” which tells the story of Episode I, including a chorus of, “My, my, this here Anakin guy, may be Vader someday later, now he’s just a small fry…” After all these years, I still know all the words.

-L

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Star Wars Day: The Trilogy Told By Someone Who Has Never Seen It

What happens when you ask a friend who has never seen Star Wars to explain the trilogy? This video is born.

Watch this hysterical video of Joe Nicolosi’s friend, Amanda, describing Ewoks as “brown muppets” and calling Chewbacca a “deformed Ewok” (poor Chewie).

Makes me laugh every time.

-Mary

Star Wars Day: Awesome Star Wars T-Shirts

Whenever I see anyone wearing a Star Wars shirt, I automatically think, “That person is awesome. We should obviously be friends.” In fact, I have a mildly embarrassing number of Star Wars-themed shirts myself. In honor of Star Wars Day, here are just a few of the best Star Wars t-shirts out there:

“It’s a Trap!” Admiral Ackbar as a Ghostbuster shirt from Teefury (no longer available)

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