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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Breaking Now! Podcast Live With Gabbing Geek! 

 

Come join us on MeerKat as we podcast live from Watson’s rickety table. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and Meerkat @GabbingGeeks to join in on the fun.  

Meerkat Your Meerkat With Gabbing Geek Meerkat

meerkatMeerkat is the hot new social media app.  It’s getting kicked off Twitter just ahead of SXSW.  And now it’s getting banned from tech events.  It’s even made the transition from just an app name to a full on social media verb.

After experimenting with Meerkat last week, the Gabbing Geek podcasting crew decided to throw in with this bold new tech and we’re Meerkatting our podcast this week.  Find out how you can watch or what it all means after the break.

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Geek Tweet of the Day

Tweet Of The Day

 

Gabbing Geek traveled to Kashyyyk to ask the REAL Chewbacca for his thoughts on the Ford crash, and he eloquently replied, “Rrrrarrrrrghhhh!”

Our sentiments exactly!

Seahawks Star-Lord Helmet Wins Despite Seahawks Superbowl Loss

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Last week we reminded you of the Star-Lord vs. Captain America bet for the Superbowl. And even though Chris Pratt’s and his home-town team didn’t quite pull out a win yesterday, they did however win our hearts with their commitment to charity. And to add to the spectacle, super fan Will Morgan, owner of WM Armory made this Star Lord Seahawks Helmet and shared it with Pratt on Twitter.

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11 Year Old Writes To DC Comics: “Girls Read Comics Too!”

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We love love love this letter from Rowan that was Tweeted out the other day – check it out – because yes, Rowan, girls read comics too!

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The New Twitter Icon: Dick POOP

Apparently I wasn’t the only one who giggled when best cinematographer nominee Dick Pope was accidentally called Dick POOP by Oscar President Cheryl Boone Isaacs (or Cheryl Boof Isaacs as she was later called).  No.  I was NOT alone in my sophomoric endeavors.  Ney.  All of Twitter joined me!

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Geek Tweet of the Day

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TLC to air “My Husband’s Not Gay” about gay men in Utah who deny their nature. I’m launching a spinoff called “My Husband’s Not Mormon.”

– George Takei