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The rebels in ‘Star Wars’ were based on the Viet Cong

The rebels in 'Star Wars' were based on the Viet Cong - Bent Corner

If you think Star Wars has become too political, there’s something you should know. The good guys in Star Wars were based on the National Liberation Front of Southern Vietnam (NLF). They were more commonly known as the Viet Cong. The communist guerrilla combatants who fought against American forces in the Vietnam war served as an …

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Cara Dune action figures are commanding high prices on eBay

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With Gina Carano getting let go by Lucasfilms for inappropriate social media posts, the action figures for her character, Cara Dune, are heating up on the secondary market. By that, I mean they are commanding ridiculous prices. The two figures shown in the above photo are listed on eBay with a starting bid of $499. …

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Lucasfilms didn’t fire Gina Carano for being a conservative

Contrary to what you might have read on right-wing Twitter, Lucasfilms didn’t fire Gina Carano for being a conservative. She didn’t work for them when she posted those garbage memes on social media. From NPR: “Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and there are no plans for her to be in the future,” …

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Gina Carano is a garbage person

Gina Carano, the actress who plays Cara Dune on Disney Plus’ The Mandalorian, is once again getting flack for things she’s shared on social media. From Variety: Carano shared the posts on her story late Tuesday night. One of the posts she shared compared today’s divided political climate to Nazi Germany. “Jews were beaten in …

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ now available on digital

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is available on all the regular digital stores: Vudu iTunes Amazon Evidently Disney realized a lot of people were planning on staying home this weekend, soaking in vats of hand sanitizer surrounded by bundles of toilet paper. To capitalize on the current CONVID-19 “state of emergency” (at least it …

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Disney extends Kathleen Kennedy contract for another three years

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting Disney extended the contract of Kathleen Kennedy as president of Lucasfilm for another three years.  This move undoubtedly has members of the toxic Star Wars fandom community quite livid. These are the fans who enjoy watching a metal Rose Tico figure get decapitated with a pair of bolt cutters. I’m surprised I …

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