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The Princess Diarist

By: on December 28, 2016
$15.98
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Buns off to the late Carrie Fisher, who could have settled for the acclaim, money, and minion loyalty her star-making role as Princess Leia earned her almost 40 years ago, but instead chose to distinguish herself further as a script writer and stage actor, producer, book author, and humorist. At least 3 of Fisher's life roles come together in The Princess Diarist, a November 2016 release in which Fisher shares her memories of what happened behind the scenes and during filming of the original Star Wars.

Real journals Fisher kept during the filming of Star Wars serve as the basis for, and explain the title of, The Princess Diarist. In addition to sharing her handwritten circa 1977 love poems, naive musings, and pinings away for Harrison Ford, Fisher cracks jokes at them and tries to figure out what the Wookiee she was thinking as a teenager in Hollywood.

In perhaps her last gift to the world of Star Wars, Carrie Fisher gives us more than just a flashback. The Princess Diarist was always intended to be a real, true piece of nostalgia for series fans. Fisher's unexpected death on December 27, 2016 now makes the book a real, true, and bittersweet piece of nostalgia for those of us who loved and admired the woman who wrote it too.

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Python Skin Death Trooper Helmet

$3k from ELEMNT »

I think this python skin Death Trooper Helmet solidifies maker ELEMNT's position on Team Dark Side. Their first snaked-out Star Wars replica payed homage to Darth Vader, and was shaped around one of the 1,200 collector's...

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Millennium Falcon Asteroid Coffee Table

$6,499 from Regal Robot »

The only thing this Millennium Falcon Asteroid Coffee Table is missing is my feet. As Han Solo and Chewie expertly maneuver their ship through an asteroid field to evade Vader and his fleet, I relax with a Bud Light Lime...

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Stormtrooper Whiskey Decanter & Shot Glass

$14.61 - $26.79 from The Fowndry »

A stormtrooper who's packing nothing but Jameson and a Buttery Nipple is my kind of stormtrooper. I bet in whiskey decanter and suspended glass forms they're even a decent shot. At least until round 7 or 8 when your own...

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Boba Fett Edition Nerf Rival Apollo XV-700

$89.99 from GameStop »

Hold on to your fantasies of Nerf-blasting your friend Cornelius in the junk like a Mandalorian warrior at the beach this summer. This Boba Fett edition Rival Apollo XV-700 won't ship until November 2017 (just in time...

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Star Wars Death Star Levitating Speaker

$192 from The Fowndry »

The Death Star Levitating Speaker doesn't so much pose the question of how hard you'll rock out while listening to it as it does the more philosophical question of how hard occupants of the Death Star rocked out while...

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Star Wars Adult Onesies

$64.45 from Amazon »

Star Wars onesies for adults are what's called being comfortably chic on Halloween, and F'ing awesome the other 364 days of the year. Boba Fett, R2-D2, a stormtrooper, and the grandaddy of being the worst daddy of all...

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Chewbelta - Chewbacca Seat Belt Cover

$21.99 from Amazon »

The Chewbelta is your Wookiee for the wide to work, as well as the latest Chebacculous Star Wars gift for your favorite fan. Slip the furry Chewbacca bandolier over a seat belt and press together the Velcro closures to...

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The Darth Knight

$1,500 from Ebay »

You love Batman, but you're a loyal Star Wars fanboy. Halloween is coming up and you have a difficult decision to make. Can you betray Darth Vader for your new crush on the Dark Knight? Good news. You won't have to. Mash...

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Darth Vader Engagement Ring

$390 - $2,995 from Sapphire Studios »

Marry me and come to the Dark Side! Come on, ladies, even in you're not into Darth Vader or Star Wars, you gotta indulge any man who presents you with a Vader helmet engagement ring. If for no other reason than the license...

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Darth Vader Chair

$54.99 from Amazon »

Awww, man. The Darth Vader chair is exactly what I've been looking for to replace my busted Xbox lounger (note: some chairs are not meant to be used as trampolines when you get excited during CS. RIP my faux leather friend.)...

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Boba Fett Motorcycle Helmet

Unlike a few selections in this slideshow of sick motorcycle helmets, you can probably wear HJC's new RPHA 11 Boba Fett helmet without getting laughed off the road (it's an obvious, but not over-the-top Star Wars circus...

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Star Wars TIE Fighter Gas Grill

$299.99 from Amazon »

How much do you love Star Wars? Like in exact number of dollars? If it's more than a few hundos, the franchise invites you to show your love with a Star Wars TIE Fighter Portable Gas Grill. And get ready to add "BBQ from...