It gets blowed up real good. And you think, jeez, there's a lotta guys on there.... I've always thought that Luke felt pretty bad for a few days after it was over.

    --Michael Reaves, author of a new book on the quotidian life of the Death Star, to the Washington Post. He adds:

I never knew why it had to have a trash compactor -- that's about the dumbest thing in the universe, when you think about it.

--Michael Crowley