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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

May The Fourth Be With You

In 2012, a like-minded fan sent in a drawing of an IPA-D2 keg projecting a holographic Princess Leia,  and this year fans are sending in more:

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Epic List: May the 4th Be With You … Lagunitas, Rancho Obi-Wan, Churchkey SF, LEGO, and more
Stay on Target: Epic X-Wing Beard
The Bark Side: VW Canine Choir does Star Wars ‘Imperial March’
Fear The Jedi Beard: Pics from SF Giants Star Wars Day


Pop Quiz: What Beer is Princess Leia Toasting? CORRECTED

Can you name what beer can Carrie Fisher is holding in this 1976 Star Wars: A New Hope shot?

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The beer she’s drinking is popular in the States now but not then.

This shot was from a set near London.

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Make A Wish: Slave Leia Carwash

Damn, SoCal. Not only was there a rad art opening for Thomas Doyle this weekend, there was also a freakin’ carwash full of Slave Princess Leias and a Playmate Padme!

It was all part of a Star Wars Charity benefit by G4TV. Not the first time they’ve dabbled in Leia-xploitation, in 2007 they dressed up Olivia Munn as Slave Leia. This time they used her powers for good instead of evil—the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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OMG: Double Bikini Princess Leias Circa ’82

Two Princess Leias

Lucas had two suns on Tatooine and apparently, two bikinied Leias to soak’em up. Carrie Fisher and her stunt double. No pics of the crazy-ass tanlines. (Thanks, Scott!) via Giz via @Kottke.

Play: Bikini Karate Babes 2
WTF: Bikini Rave Pool Attack
Pop Quiz: What Beer is Princess Leia Toasting?
Make A Wish: Slave Leia Carwash
Video: Bikini Women Read Star Wars Scripts
Star Wars: In Concert “Stay On Key! … Stay On Key!!!”
Tauntaun Sleeping Bag Closer To Reality
1st Cinematic Trailer For Old Republic “Deceived”