Luke Didn’t Say “Carrie!” After All

"You screwed up a name?  Really?"
“You screwed up a name? Really?”

Star Wars fans have reveled in some of the mistakes in the original movie.  You can see Kenny Baker’s (the actor who played R2D2) legs behind the droid in some scenes.  The stormtrooper who hits his head on a door in the Death Star (hmmm…weren’t they all supposed to be the same height?).  Heck, here’s a nearly twelve minute video of all the mistakes you can find in Episode IV.  But the biggest mistake of them all, Luke calling out “Carrie!” after destroying the Death Star instead of “Leia!,” has just been refuted by an extremely credible source.  Find out the details after the break.

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Non-Geek TV From The Geek Perspective: Sex And The City

Gabbing Geek What We're Watching

There’s a lot of TV out there, and some of it was made for a largely female audience that may or may not have been all that geeky.  Actually, it wasn’t really a Geek show, but I wouldn’t want to stereotype the audience, and I don’t know of any male fans.  There probably were some.  I’m a happily married man to a non-Geek wife, so I have seen a lot of these, plus those “Shoot me now!” two movies.

Oh, yeah, this week I’m covering Sex and the City.

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