Tomorrow is Life Day, and as you’re steering your starship to Kashyyyk to celebrate with your Wookiee relatives, take a moment to reflect on the best possible way to commemorate this intergalactic holiday: By watching the Star Wars Holiday Special.
If you've been watching True Detective, you know that in this past Sunday's episode, ex-detective Marty Hart (played by Woody Harrelson) saw a video so upsetting that he completely freaked out. Thanks to Rifftrax's Conor Lastowka, we can now reveal the horrible truth of what Hart saw.
This week in the world of cartoons...well, I'll level with ya. Not a lot of new cartoons aired this week due to tweaks in pre-Christmas holiday scheduling. We did, however get new episodes of Tron: Uprising and MLP: Friendship is Magic, as well as a very funny Marvel Mash-Up.
In 1978, the wretched Star Wars Holiday Special introduced us to the Wookiee celebration of Life Day. 31 years later, I recreated the magic, armed with $100 worth of hooch and a willingness to expose my friends to psychological torture.
Today is the 30th anniversary of the ill-fated TV experience known as the Star Wars Holiday Special. Featuring a group of Wookiees trying to celebrate the holidays while being hassled by Imperial troops - along with song-and-dance numbers and comedy bits in a variety show format - the two-hour special was deemed so…
The holidays are a stressful time for everyone, so why not do the fine people of New York and Los Angeles a favor and give them the gift of fine SF entertainment in the month of December? The Paley Center is holding a poll to find the five most popular holiday television specials, which they'll then screen at their NY…