"Star Wars Night" has become a regular promotion for not only Major League Baseball, but for teams in the Minor Leagues. The Detroit Tigers have had them and their minor league team in Toledo has had them. This year they will again feature "Star Wars" themed jerseys.
The death this week of writer, actor, and advocate Carrie Fisher has come as a devastating blow to her fans at the end of a difficult year. Best known for her performance as Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies, Fisher was a pop culture icon, and one of the most inspiring figures in the sci-fi canon. But beyond her most famous role, she was also a brilliant writer, a scathing wit, and a powerful voice for people struggling with mental illness.
To honor the passing of a legend, and to thank her for the role she played in our lives, we've collected some of our thoughts and reflections on the many different sides of Carrie Fisher.
Terrible news to confirm today, as a beloved icon and Star Wars star’s condition has taken a turn for the worse. Carrie Fisher, actress behind both Princess and General Leia, has passed away at age 60. The revered actress and comedic presence had earlier suffered a heart attack en-route from London to Los Angeles.