Life Inside Jabba the Hutt, A Great Short Documentary

Posted by Ben Huber on Mar 22, 2015 in Star Wars


Here’s something a little off the beaten path: a short documentary about the work and puppeteer effort put into making Jabba the Hutt! Yeah! Jamie Benning makes video and audio interviews about film, along with short documentaries. He recently interviewed Toby Philpott about his work as a puppeteer as Jabba the Hutt, but it quickly grew and turned into a 20-minute documentary about the entire process behind the puppet. It’s really fascinating to hear about how it was manned, created, and the hurdles they faced along the way. Often restrictions can induce really creative solutions! Watch the whole documentary below! Read more…

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Jabba the Cupcake

Posted by Michael Pinto on Nov 25, 2011 in Star Wars

Jabba the Cupcake

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Victorian Star Wars Portraits

Posted by Michael Pinto on Aug 22, 2011 in Star Wars

victorian star wars illustrations by  Greg Peltz

These wonderful Victorian styled portraits of Star Wars characters were done Greg Peltz whom works at Pixar. And if you’d like to hang these in your parlor you can purchase prints at Read more…

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Jabba the Bibliophile?

Posted by Michael Pinto on May 15, 2010 in Hobbies and Collections, Star Wars

Star Wars Jabba's Palace Bookends Statue

I knew that Jabba the Hutt was many things — but I’ve never imagined him to be so well read! This overly detailed Star Wars Jabba’s Palace Bookends Statue pretty much has everything except for Jabba: Han Solo on ice, Boba Fett and even a well placed bowl of fruit for visitors who like to eat healthy. Although I’m surprised that slave Princess Leia wasn’t included! Read more…

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Jabba the Cat Says “Hay Lapa No Ya, Mouse!”

Posted by Michael Pinto on Apr 3, 2010 in Fandom, Star Wars

Jabba the Cat

The charm of a really good internet meme is that they’re so simple that they make you burst out laughing. Like a good bounty hunter I did my best to track down the owner of Jabba the Cat, but alas after going through (no results), Google image search (links to several reposts) and then to various Tumblr blogs I still hit a dead end.

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The Return of the Kubrick

Posted by Michael Pinto on Mar 4, 2010 in Hobbies and Collections, Star Wars

Kubrick Star Wars DX Series 1

As a Star Wars fanboy I’m quite impressed with the level of detail in this Kubrick Star Wars DX Series 1 which is based on Return of the Jedi. Featured in the set are Luke Skywalker as a Jedi Knight, C-3PO & Salacious B. Crumb, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Amanaman the bounty hunter, Bib Fortuna and extra parts to build a Jabba the Hutt! These goodies will be shipping around the end of June however pre-orders are already being accepted. Read more…

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