The Chicagoist will be launching later but in the meantime please enjoy our archives.

Christmas Eve Afternoon Diversion: The Star Wars Christmas Special... That Everyone Really Wanted

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Dec 24, 2010 9:00PM

Anthony Daniels, who played C3PO in the "Star Wars" movies, calls the 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special 'the horrible holiday special that nobody talks about." George Lucas apparently hated it more than casual "Star Wars" fans hated Episodes 1-3.

Michele found this on Youtube: a fine mashup of clips from the Star Wars Trilogy that matters given a Yuletide makeover.