Man, if we had a nickel for every time we watched Han Solo get encased in carbonite in The Empire Strikes Back and said the words "damn, that'd make a great ice cube!"
Too bad. ThinkGeek, in their infinite wisdom, has beaten us to the idea. Their geekery has spawned the Star Wars Han Solo in Carbonite Ice Tray, which, as you might have guessed, holds seven Han Solo ice cubes. Poor Chewy. Don't worry, it's not permanent! He'll be out soon, and ThinkGeek appropriately mentions: "The empire will compensate you if he melts."
Anyway, these are a must-buy at $9.99. If only John Williams' Imperial March could play while you make the cubes ...
Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.