Okay, this post is all about feeding the inner (adolescent) geek in me, so if there are any female readers that take offense at the rampant fanboyism of the content of this blog entry then I apologise in advance.
What I’m going to do here is simply quote one of the comments I read on moviecritic.com.au – simply because I couldn’t put it better :
A few of the guys have admirably made attempts to explains the appeal.
Let me try.
GIRLS IN STORMTROOPER UNIFORMS … COOL
It is like catching a glimpse into the handbag of a fine looking women and seeing that she has a set of roleplaying dice.
Geekness is not a male only domain but it comes close at times.
True Geek Chicks are a rare commodity and we love and cherish everyone of them.
Same reason we like www.leiasmetalbikini.com.
I’m not sure the bare midriff makes sense, but given that the stormtrooper armour doesn’t seem to do any actual good anyway, then I guess that’s okay …
I guess now we know the real reason why TK 421 wasn’t at his post.