Ever wonder why George Lucas gave Han the last name "Solo"? It's not because he travels as a lone wolf -- he has Chewie. It's not because he's romantically fucked, because he finds Leia. Well, we think there's a more subtle explanation: He's a lone, rogue Jedi. Han may or may not know it, but he can totally use the Force, even though he's not aligned to the light side or the dark side. He's his own thing. Han is a neutral Force user.
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Which Sci-Fi Trope Would You Bring To The Real World, And Why? Every summer, we're treated to the same buffet of three or four science fiction movies with the same basic conceits. There's man vs. aliens, man vs. robots, man vs. army of clones, and man vs. complicated time travel rules. With virtual reality and self-driving cars fast approaching, it's time to consider what type of sci-fi movie we want to be living in for the rest of our lives. Co-hosts Jack O'Brien and Adam Tod Brown are joined by Cracked's Tom Reimann and Josh Sargent and comedians David Huntsberger, Adam Newman, and Caitlin Gill to figure out which sci-fi trope would be the best to make a reality. Get your tickets to this live podcast here!
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