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IT Insights Blog — Star Wars

Time Management Advice

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Now in his thirties

Many years ago, Oscar-winning actor Alec Guinness told a famous story about meeting a young Star Wars fan in San Francisco. The eager youngster, a "sweet-faced boy of 12" accompanied by his mother, claimed to have seen the original 1977 film more than 100 times. The tweedily British Guinness, on the record even before appearing in Star Wars as harboring great reluctance to embrace what he termed "fairy tale rubbish," was taken aback.

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May the 4th Be (Something)

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No match for a good blaster

William Shakespeare is still celebrated today, more than 400 years after his death, because he wrote some of history's most enduring dramatic works. Also because he knew that people like puns. Shakespeare's plays are loaded with puns. He's not the only one, either. The ancient Romans — who, incidentally, feature prominently in a handful of plays by one W. Shakespeare — also loved a good pun.

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Worse Than Originally Disclosed

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It's worse.

Everyone, at one point, has had a moment of frustration in which they said more or less the same thing Princess Leia does during the scene in the trash compactor in Star Wars. Han Solo has just finished bawling her out, and Leia snaps, "Could be worse." What happens next is the first indication of the trash monster, followed by Han glumly stating the obvious: "It's worse."

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A Job Well Done

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Han the Man

Earlier today, the the people at Disney who are in charge of movie trailers finally released a teaser trailer for the new Han Solo movie, creatively titled Solo: A Star Wars Story. If you're an objective observer, by which we mean someone whose cats are not named Threepio and Artoo, then you probably shrugged and said, "Could be fun," if you watched the trailer at all. Oh, and if you didn't ... behold:

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A Suite Deal!

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Money, money, money

There are a lot of different ways that you could spend your money right now. Assuming, of course, that there's anything left over after you just spent half of what you earn in a month to stock up on beef jerky and energy drinks so that you can spend the next four days in a sleeping bag outside the neighborhood movie theater waiting for the first screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Oh, yeah, bring it on!

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