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Kenneth “Kenny” George Baker b. August 24, 1934 d. August 13, 2016



The actor behind the famous droid R2-D2 in the Star Wars movie franchise has died after a long illness at the age of 81. 

We here at X-Jock send out prayers and condolences to Mr. Baker’s family and friends. And we wish to remember him for all the wonder and fun he gave us. As fans we will miss him deeply. 

We hope his family takes comfort in knowing he was loved by all in the Star Wars fan universe. Rest in peace. 

An Open Letter to People I Know With Smartphones


I hesitate to tell people who I work for outside of this esteemed website simply for the fact that when they find out, they tend to ask me questions I am not really comfortable answering outside of work. So from now on, I will simply say, “No, I will not fix your computer or smartphone.” Read the rest of this entry