Saturday, December 11, 2010
Episode 20: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
A Long time ago...in a galaxy far, far, away...
Vader laid the smackdown on the rebels! He froze Han Solo in carbonite, choked some admirals, and revealed the dirty secret of Luke's parentage! SPOILERS ABOUND!
The Fly Paper Dungeon celebrates the 30th anniversary of of this landmark film. The Empire Strikes Back took the Star Wars universe to the dark side and back. The personal favorite of actress Carrie Fisher, The Empire Strikes Back is the benchmark by which all Star Wars films are judged. Its reputation, as part of the original trilogy, has held firm over the past 30 years.
Future episodes about A New Hope, and Return of the Jedi, are forthcoming.
Join us for a heated battle in Hoth, and then chill out with a carbonite freeze.
The Fly Paper Dungeon is still taking donations for the Leda Locke Cancer Fund. Her surgery has gone well, and she's recovering nicely. However, she still has a long road ahead with chemotherapy. Please, give what you can. Donations can be sent through her Paypal: LedaLocke@yahoo.com
As always, you can listen to the imperial goodness here, or download us from Archive.org (see link below the player)
This Week's Links!
The classic ATARI video game version of The Empire Strikes Back
Topple those AT-ATs!
Leigh Brackett's original script for Empire! Leaked online! GIANT SNOW LIZARDS ABOUND!
This Week's Video
The Boba Fett Cartoon from The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)
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This episode is humbly dedicated to my late Uncle Boba, and to the memory of Irvin Kershner. They finally get to meet.
"The force will be with you...always."
NEXT WEEK: "Holiday Horror," including LET THE RIGHT ONE IN.
The power of The Force compels you!