When Star Wars and Contemporary Music Collided in 1978

This is one of the many parts of the Star Wars Holiday Special, from 1978, that I truly adore. Jefferson Starship's "Light the Sky on Fire" was a surprising entry into the galaxy far, far away. I mean, most of the segments from the SWHS78 was unique and interesting. The special is one of my [...]

Star Wars: The Wilderness Years

I call these the "Wild West Days" of Star Wars. There was nothing but holes to fill since there was only a film and a little more in the novel plus the radio play. We all were left to our own imagination as to what Star Wars was. The comics showed us that there were [...]

Two Kenner Star Wars Favorites

Imperial Troop Transport. The Droid Factory. These two items encapsulate the feelings of the magic of Star Wars for me in 1978 - 1979, and still make me a Kenner Kid to this very day. What makes these items so special to me is the fact that they were designed from scratch. Neither appeared in [...]

Star Wars Burger Chef Posters Ad

Burger Chef never existed in my neck of the woods, but we had Burger King. I was more excited about the drinking glasses than the poster offer. As a matter of fact, I wasn't even aware of the posters. To be fair, I was seven. Had I known, I would have been clamoring for the [...]

Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett Premiere Date

The Book of Boba Fett will Premiere December 29th on Disney Plus, and I am looking forward to it. The Mandalorian gave us the Boba Fett that we've all wanted ever since we had that first Kenner Action Figure in our childhood hands. This is the cooler, stoic anti-hero we saw in the Empire Strikes [...]