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Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia

#EndorseThis: Remembering Carrie Fisher, The Bad-Ass Cosmic Princess

The feminist Leia belied her royal title, rising to become General Organa in the new “Star Wars” series that began with the release of “The Force Awakens” last year. The second episode in that series was shot before her untimely death, but while we await that coming opportunity to appreciate her once more, we can still enjoy her wonderful, tartly comic performance in the first series.

December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher, Star Wars

Goodbye, Princess Leia: Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dies At 60

Beloved actress and author Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” films before becoming a leading advocate for those living with mental illness, died on Tuesday at the age of 60.

December 27, 2016
Actress Carrie Fisher at Force Awakens premiere in 2015

Actress Carrie Fisher In Hospital After Cardiac Arrest On London To L.A. Flight

Fisher, 60, was described by her younger brother, Todd Fisher, as being in critical condition, and remained under medical treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a Los Angeles hospital several hours after becoming ill.

December 24, 2016
Rey Star Wars drawing BB*

Hasbro Should Know Courage Has No Gender

Where’s Rey? That’s the hashtag of a Twitter campaign that has exploded in recent weeks.

January 27, 2016

Disneyland To Close Some Attractions To Build ‘Star Wars’ Land

To make way for Star Wars, Disneyland is about to launch its largest expansion ever, which means shutting down a significant chunk of the Anaheim theme park.

January 9, 2016

Late Night Roundup: ‘The Nightly Show’ With Bernie Sanders’

Larry asked Bernie this key question: If he were to win the Democratic nomination, “would you promise to schlong Donald Trump?”

January 6, 2016

George Lucas Apologizes For ‘White Slaver’ Comments On Selling ‘Star Wars’

The filmmaker went on to explain that he was at peace with everything despite dealing with the earlier breakup issues. The public was not.

January 1, 2016

‘Star Wars’ Crosses $1 Billion Globally At Record Pace

That represents both the biggest Christmas holiday result and the best second weekend for a film in history.

December 27, 2015

‘Star Wars’ Director J.J. Abrams Feels Lucky To Land Biggest Job In The Galaxy

“The experience I had seeing ‘Star Wars’ for the first time was mind-blowing. Eleven is a great age to have your mind blown.” And now it’s Abrams’ turn to blow some minds.

December 18, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The Guillotine For Martin Shkreli?

Larry Wilmore celebrates the arrest of drug CEO for alleged Ponzi scheme: “Some people just need to die — and it shouldn’t be the AIDS and cancer patients.”

December 18, 2015

20 Things About The New ‘Star Wars’ Movie

If you thought the pre-release buzz about superhero movies was out of control, just put your ear to the Internet these days. That roaring sound is the online chatter over Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

December 11, 2015
Star Wars Legos

Disney Using The Force Of Unboxing Videos To Hype Star Wars Merchandise

By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times (TNS) Long ago in a galaxy not so far away, selling toys was a lot simpler. Put a commercial on TV. Lure shoppers to Toys R Us. Today, it’s not so easy to attract the attention of digital-savvy kids and their parents, who are watching less television and more […]

August 28, 2015

Endorse This: The Sacred Jedi Vows

See how this young fan got an answer — and from a very authoritative source — that he can become a Jedi and still get married.

April 20, 2015

Top Reads: ‘The Making Of Star Wars’

“Chewie, we’re home!” To tide you over until the new film’s Christmas release, check out The Making Of Star Wars, the true story behind the original film.

April 19, 2015