Tag: Star Wars

Survey: Half of Humans Believe in Alien Life

AMSTERDAM, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Nearly half of humans believe in alien life and want to make contact, a survey in 24 countries has found, in what researchers said helps to explain the lasting popularity of the “Star Wars” franchise 40 years after the first movie was screened.

Los Angeles Triumphs in Battle for George Lucas Museum

The Board of the George Lucas “Museum of Narrative Art” picked Los Angeles’ Exposition Park over San Francisco’s Treasure Island on Tuesday as home of the highly anticipated museum of the Star Wars creator’s digital and populist art collection.

R2-D2 Actor Kenny Baker Dies at 81

Kenny Baker played the lovable droid R2-D2 in the “Star Wars” films, achieving cult status and fans’ adulation without showing his face or speaking any lines.

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Dems Double Down on Climate Lunacy

Under the hashtag #WebOfDenial, they are wasting hours of Senate floor time warning America that she is in the grip of a terrible new threat in which evil denialists (TM) funded – natch – by the even more evil Koch Brothers have been conspiring to block action on “climate change” by disseminating lies through right-wing think tanks like the Heartland Institute and the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Mark Hamill poses for photographers upon arrival at the European premiere of the film 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens ' in London, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

Star Wars Actor Mark Hamill Helped Raise Clinton Cash

Hillary Clinton’s presidential war chest boasted a January haul of $130.4 million, thanks in part to A-list Hollywood luminaries like Mark Hamill, Goldie Hawn, Teri Hatcher, Alfre Woodard, and Chevy Chase, according to the latest FEC data calculated by Bloomberg.