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ODD ELVIS WEBSITES, CIRCA 1997

Cruising through the Internet is one of my favorite ways of finding ideas for ElvisBlog, and I have a special joy in finding the oddball websites with Elvis content.  Over the years, I have found enough to do three previous columns titled, “Odd Elvis Websites.”

That’s why I was so happy when I stumbled upon a 1997 WashingtonPost.Com column by Andrea Basora, written to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of Elvis’ passing.  It was titled “Elvis in the Machine,” and Ms. Basora asserted that anything was possible with Elvis online.  She was impressed because there were hundreds of Elvis websites.  Eleven years later, there are thousands.

Ms. Basora organized her recommended Elvis sites into four groups:  “The Basics”, “The Absurdists,”  “The Truly Weird,” and “The Music, Movies and Memorabilia.”   That’s right; fully half of the Elvis sites recommended by the WashingtonPost.in this article were either “Absurdist” or “The Truly Weird.’  I knew checking this out was going to be fun.

My first impulse was to see how many of these odd Elvis websites are still in business.  Which ones had the legs to make it from 1997 to 2008?  Here’s a look at the winners and losers along with some of the original commentary in the 1997 article.  Then, I add my own observations.

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The Sites We Lost Along the Way

 

Elvis Shot JFK:  For the conspiracists out there.

I’m glad this one is gone.  It was over the line.  I can’t believe that the Washington Post had so little taste and mentioned it

 

The Strange Case of the Missing Elvis Diaries:  A novel idea – an on-line serialized mystery featuring Jeff Parrish on the trail of Elvis Presley’s legendary lost journals.  A “tale of blue suede and bullets, greed and grease.

How about records and robbers?  Jumpsuits and jailbirds?  I tried to Google this to see if it had a new URL.  There was one link, but it wouldn’t open.  I wonder if the story was any good.

 

Elvis Ain’t Dead  /  The Elvis Spotters Page:  Contribute your own Elvis-sighting experience, or read through other people’s visions of The King.

Even if this “Elvis Sightings” website has died, several more have sprung up.  I don’t waste any time on them.  However, you do have to admit that “ELVIS Ain’t Dead” is a pretty catchy title.

 

Vote for Elvis:  The site that asks: “Why settle for a Prime minister when you can elect a King?”  Of Canada, no less.

I Googled this one, but 13 sites have the phrase in their title, now.  So, it’s impossible to know if one was the 1997 original.  My favorite of these new titles is “Disco Elvis / Show Your Support and Vote For Elvis.”  Disco Elvis??

 

The Oracle of the Plywood Elvis:  Unearthed near the quaint alpine village of Belgrade, Mont., the Plywood Elvis supposedly “provides guidance on topics of personal concern to those who seek its powers.  Click on the Elvis image for useful advice along the lines of:  “You are fluent in the language of futility” or “You can never have too many sweaters.”

I remember this site.  I was on it at work a few times six or seven years ago.  At the end of the day when you were totally wiped out, you could kill time until 5PM by playing on this one.   Just click on the plywood Elvis image and get fortune-cookie-like messages.  Totally stupid, but I’m sorry it’s gone.

 

The Sites That Are Still Around

 

The Oracle of Elvis: By the creator of The Oracle of Bacon (more commonly known as Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon), the best way to ferret out those top secret relationships to The King.

The link in the original article went nowhere.  I thought, “That’s too bad.  I would have liked to play Six Degrees of Elvis.”  So, rather than give up, I Googled that name, and the site is still on the net.  The single page site looks like it had no additional posts over the years.  A one-shot-deal that has just floated along in the web all these years.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have the time or patience to figure out any of the fifteen connections you could pick.  Not even all the actresses that need just 2 degrees to get to Elvis.  For example, if you click Cher, all you had to come up with was the two actors who starred together in a movie, and each of them also starred with either Elvis or Cher.  If you think you’d like to play, check it out here.

 

Gimme That Dang Pill:  A shockwave game that provides the opportunity to help Elvis from himself.  Your task?  To flush down the toilet before Elvis can eat them.  Your reward?  A fried peanut butter sandwich.

You can’t get to this site anymore by clicking on the link in the WashingtonPost.Com column.  But, a quick search found it at another URL.  Like Six degrees of Elvis, this appears to be a one-time post that has prevailed in spite of its despicable concept.  It is a brain-dead game where you drag pill bottles and large capsules over a toilet and drop them in, accompanied by Elvis grunting “yeah” and “oh baby”.  No matter what you score, a message tells you’ve won a fried peanut-butter sandwich.  They couldn’t even get that right.  Elvis ate peanut butter and ‘nanner sandwiches.  I don’t like this site and wish you would stay away from it.

 

Americans for Cloning Elvis (ACE):  Just like it sounds; a petition – via e-mail – for the cloning of Elvis.

Apparently, this site that has switched URLs over the years.  It is somewhat interesting for a couple of minutes, but I find it hard to believe over two-and-a-half million people have signed the petition.  If you want to add your name to the list, click here.  If you are really motivated you can contribute $5 to the cause.

 

The First Church of Jesus Christ, Elvis:  For true Elvis worshippers… In case you had any doubts that Elvis represents the second coming, check out some of the Elvis as Jesus parallels, such as… Jesus is the Lord’s shepherd / Elvis dated Cybill Shepherd.

This one is still around, but it appears to be another one-page deal that has nothing new added over the years.  In fact, maybe some things have removed, because I could not find the Elvis as Jesus parallels.  There are two altered pictures that I have seen elsewhere and some text about Elvis written in the style of Biblical passages.  Not a very impressive website.

 

Disglaceland – The Home of Tim-Elvis:  A humorous site that is actually full of useful information… don’t miss The Showroom which features photographs of Friz-Elvis, the first known Budgie King.

Well, we’ll never learn who Friz-Elvis is.  This site still comes up, but it has been inactive for eight months.  Tim-Elvis made his last post on November 28, 2007, and he called it “Fading Away.”  Very apropos.  Unfortunately, the archives go back only to 2004.  How do you like this sub-title: “Disgraceland, the cybermansion of Tim-Elvis.  It’s where I ramble on about Elvis, his fans, zucchini, and a variety of related subjects.”

I scanned a lot of his posts, and Tim stopped writing about Elvis a few years ago.  Then he just stopped writing altogether.  I feel sad for Tim-Elvis, and I hope he won’t mind if I borrow something from him.  When I write the last ElvisBlog column, it will be titled, “Fading Away.”  Don’t worry, that won’t be for a long time.

 

In the future we will look at WashingtonPost.Com’s recommended sites in the categories of “The Basics” and “The Music, Movies and Memorabilia.”   I hope they made better choices than they did with this bunch of losers.

 

©  2008    Philip R Arnold, Original Elvis Blogmeister    All rights Reserved    www.ElvisBlog.net

ELVIS COMMENTARY MINI-NUGGETS — # 10

 

Elvisauris:  Did you know there was a dinosaur named for Elvis?  Back in 1990, two Ohio State geologists discovered the bones of an early Jurassic dinosaur in Antarctica.  The find occurred just 400 miles from the South Pole.  I can’t imagine what gave them the clue to dig there.  Anyway, the skull of the 22-foot-long creature has a bony crest, and it didn’t take the scientists long to notice that it resembled Elvis’ big pomp hair-do of the 50s.  Soon the dinosaur picked up the nickname Elvis.  In time, everyone referred to it as Elvisauris, even though its official name is Cryophosauris ellioti.  Elvisauris is much better, don’t you think?

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But, I’ll Be Back In May.  Ohhhhhhh, Yeah:  Here’s a story that is equally strange.  The International Space Station circles the Earth at an elevation of 240 miles.  The astronauts spend months on board, so it must get boring for some of them.  I like the way Flight Engineer Carl Walz spiced up things.  Somehow radio contact was set up with hundreds of Houston schoolteachers, during which Walz treated them to an Elvis impression from outer space.  His song was to the tune of “Heartbreak Hotel”:

“Well, since I left my baby, I found a new place to dwell.  It’s 400 kilometers in the air.  It’s called Space Station Alpha.  Oh, it’s so lonely.  But, I’ll be back in May.  Ohhhhhhh, yeah.”

In this case, I like the original words better.

 

So Let's Mention the Guitar Player, OK?:  On June 4th, the News link on www.elvis.com announced that “That’s All Right” was listed as #37 in Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of the greatest guitar songs.  Here is the exact wording of the press release:

“In the June edition of Rolling Stone Magazine, Elvis Presley’s hit song “That’s All Right” was named on the 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time article.  The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll was ranked no. 37 on the list.”

Notice anything missing?  How about the name of the guitar player – Scotty Moore!  After all, this is the greatest guitar songs we’re talking about.  I’m not going to hammer EPE, because plenty of other folks do that on the web.  But, I’m a Scotty Moore fan, and it just wasn’t right to leave his name out of the news release.  They did provide a nice link to www.rollingstone.com, where you can read the whole list.  Rolling Stone got it right:   

“Lead guitarist Scotty Moore’s hillbilly blues has become ground zero for the last 54 years worth of rockabilly.  On Elvis’ first single, the guitarist’s lusty solo matches Elvis’ vocals and rhythm guitar perfectly.”

  I like that – Scotty Moore:  ground zero for rockabilly music.

 

Watching Women Fight:  One of the less inflammatory “revelations” in that horrible Albert Goldman book titled “Elvis” is that Elvis liked to watch videos of women fighting.  Goldman wrote:

“The typical film opens upon a shot of a couple of tough, coarse-looking broads sitting on a sofa and having a violent quarrel about a man.  Suddenly, one woman reaches over and slaps the other’s face.  The second woman retaliates by grabbing her by the hair.  Then they really get into it like a couple of cats, screaming and clawing.”

Albert Goldman has been accused of making up much of the stuff in his book, and I know he’s lying here.  Elvis would have watched lovely babes fighting, not tough coarse-looking broads.

 

Do You Know Which of These Songs Elvis Sang In His Movies?:

             “Vino, Dinero Y Amor”

            “Wolf Call”

            “Beach Shack”

            “Yoga Is As Yoga Does”

            “We’re Coming In Loaded”

            “Steppin’ Out of Line”

            “Hard Knocks”

            “Barefoot Ballad”

            “Five Sleepyheads”

            “Drums of the Island”

And the answer is —- all of them were in Elvis movies.  No wonder he stopped making movies and went back to live concerts.

 

Elvis Has a Great Center of Gravity:  In an August 16, 2007, article commemorating the 30th Anniversary celebration, New York Sun columnist Pia Catton declared that Elvis was one of the great American dancers.  According to Catton, Elvis had a particular quality of movement that made him a star.

“Elvis had a center of gravity that was low, á la Gene Kelly, but also set back and deep.  His sexiest moves – legs lolling back and forth, smooth like jelly, hips rolling and tossing everywhere – were performed as if there were a paperweight on a string tied around his waist and hung from his lower back.  (Ed. note:  Can you picture that?)  With his weight adjusted to the back, he could free one leg to twist, pop, and jerk while maintaining perfect balance… Elvis’ glory was in the shifting of his weight… When he gets going fast, the force of the shifts make his shoulders jerk so hard he looks like he is being electrocuted.”

OK, now we know how Elvis could do it.  However, it might not be a good idea to explain it to folks at an Elvis Week party.  When you get to the part about a paperweight hanging from Elvis’ butt, they’re going to think you’re a nut.  When you get to the electrocuted shoulders, they’ll be trying to get away from you fast.

 

©  2008   Philip R Arnold, Original Elvis Blogmeister   All Rights Reserved   www.ElvisBlog.net

An Elvis T-Shirt Review

Recently, something in the mail surprised me  — the Graceland Summer 2008  Catelog: Vol. 2.  I didn’t know if two summer catelogs meant EPE's merchandising business was good or bad.  It didn’t matter.  I immediately leafed through Vol. 2, checking out the Tee-shirts to see if there was anything new.  I don't care about much of the other items in the catelogs, but I like looking at the Tee-shirts.  Sadly, there were no new ones.  The same Tee-shirts were all in Vol. 1, just in a different sequence of pages.

So, to console myself after reaching an Elvis Tee-shirt dead-end, I went to www.shopelvis.com, the mailorder partner EPE uses to sell all the officially authorized stuff. They had 70 Elvis Tee-shirts for men.  I cruised through them for a while, and then I started making picks of my favorites.  I came up with 15.  So, here is the ElvisBlog honor roll selection of Elvis tee-shirts, complete with commentary and price.  They are in no particular order.

 

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Elvis Vegas:  I’m surprised I like this one so much, because I am such a big fan of the 50’s Elvis.  It takes a special image of Elvis in a jumpsuit for me to rank a T-shirt high, and Elvis Vegas has it.  You get him on stage but with the unusual angle from the back.  Elvis is wearing a cape, and he has a guitar slung over his shoulder.  Note how the guitar is pulled around to the side, just like Elvis did when he was doing his stage moves.  I have never seen a better T-shirt image of Elvis during the Vegas years.  $24.95

 

 

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Striped Jailhouse Rock:  Here’s one with a classic 50s Elvis image, but that’s not what attracted me to it.  In this case, it was the stripes.  I like distinctive T-shirts, and you just don’t see any other striped ones around, so Striped Jailhouse Rock is a winner.  I do have two minor complaints.  They should have kept Jailhouse as one word, and, man, this is an expensive T-shirt.  I guess you have to pay the price to be distinctive.  $34.95
 
 
 
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Elvis Blue <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />Hawaii:  If you like your Elvis T-shirts colorful, this one is hard to beat.  But in addition to its use of color, Elvis Blue Hawaii has several things going for it.  First, it is tie-dyed, or at least simulated tie-dyed.  Hopefully, that looks as good for real as it does in the picture.  But, the main reason this shirt appeals to me is that it is two-sided.  It is a rare Elvis T-shirt that gives you anything on the back, and this one does it up big time.  I would expect this to be more expensive, but it’s not.  $24.95
 
 
 
 
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Elvis Shades Royale:  For some reason, I have always been drawn to photos of Elvis wearing his signature sun-glasses.  I have a collection of dozens of sunglass-Elvis pictures in my files.  So, it is no surprise I was attracted to Elvis Shades Royale.  The best part of the design for me is the inclusion of two images of Elvis inside the gold frames.  Very clever.  Elvis Shades Royale is also available in white, but I always shun away from white T-shirts.  Black is the way to go with this wonderful design.  $24.95
 
 
 
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Elvis American Pride:  This article was written during the 4th of July weekend, during which my wife and I dug out our patriotic T-shirts to wear for a few days.  So, it is no surprise that I picked two patriotic Elvis T-shirts as favorites.  Elvis American Pride has a familiar silhouette of Elvis superimposed over a waving American flag.  Nicely done.  Look closely below Elvis’ signature.  There is a saying: “Always An Original.”  I hadn’t seen that before, but it’s a good line for Elvis.  I expect it will show up in other places as well.  $24.99
 
 
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Elvis Americana:  This shirt does an equally good job of blending Elvis and the American flag, but the big thing to me is that the background is blue.  How many blue T-shirts do you have?  Not many. I’ll bet.  So, with Elvis Americana you get Elvis’ face, a guitar and a flowing American flag, all surrounded by lovely blue.  There is also the phrase “Elvis Lives,” which is fine, but this could have been extra patriotic if it had said, Elvis Lives, and So Does American Freedom.”  How cool would that be to wear on the 4th of July?  $24.99
 
 
 
 
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Elvis Sun Records:  Here’s one I would recommend, not just because it has a great image, but also because it is a bargain (at least compared to other shirts in the ShopElvis collection).  Look at that nifty young Elvis picture super-imposed over the famous gold Sun Records label.  There is more gold in the guitar and the fancy script of Elvis’ name.  Gold on a black background – an excellent combination.  I can’t imagine why Elvis Sun Records is priced well below all the other choices, but if you are a bargain shopper, this is for you.  $18.00
 
 
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Elvis Memphis Gas Raglan:  I love this shirt but hate the name.  It should be called “Three-Quarter Sleeve Softball Shirt.”  As the insert shows, the back of the shirt says PRESLEY and the number 57 — name and number, just like typical sports team jerseys do.  The front has a logo for KINGS Service Station, as though it were the sponsor of the team.  So, this Elvis softball shirt appeals to me because of the theme, because it is two-sided, and because of the three-quarter raglan sleeve design.  You do pay a little extra for all that.  $32.99
 
 
 
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Elvis Gold:  Well, Elvis’ gold lame suit shows up everywhere, so why not on a T-shirt.  They did a good job with the image.  I like the gold silhouettes and the shiny gold E P in fancy script.  I also like the pale yellow background because you don’t see that often.  However, I guess the shirt works better on a woman than a man.  If you girls want to stand out in the crowd at Elvis Week, the Elvis Gold T-shirt is perfect.  $22.99
 
 
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Elvis Has Left The Building:  I mentioned this one as a favorite many months ago in an ElvisBlog column, and I still like it.  Study that picture for a minute.  Didn’t the graphic designers do a great job?  I love the stage curtain pulled to the side, and the empty mic.  But, it is the guitar leaning against the stool and the silhouette off to the side that makes this haunting image so powerful.  They offer another T-shirt with just the words “Elvis Has Left The Building” on it.  I can’t imagine why anyone would buy it, when this outstanding design is available.  $22.99
 
 
 
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Sketched Elvis:  I’m not totally sure about this shirt.  I like the idea of a sketch of Elvis on a T-shirt, and this is a pretty good sketch.  The other reason for the pick is that the website says it is available in green.  I like a selection of colors in my Elvis T-shirts, and there isn’t much available in green.  However, the picture above shows white and gray choices.  If Sketched Elvis really is available in green, it gets my recommendation.  $29.99
 
 
 
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Acid-Washed Elvis:  The name of this shirt says it all.  If you want something distinctive, something different, in an Elvis T-shirt, it’s hard to beat Acid-Washed Elvis.  The image is small, but the choice of Elvis in his ’68 black leather suit works well with the unusual background.  The only negative about Acid-Washed Elvis is the price.  This is the most expensive shirt in my Top 15 selections.  $36.99
 
 
 
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Jailhouse Rock:  This is my second pick that features Elvis’ great movie, but the design is completely different.  Note that neither the movie’s title nor Elvis’ name appear on it.  No words at all – just four familiar images from the movie.  Another reason I liked this one is the red background.  If you want to have a collection of Elvis T-shirts in various colors, there have been selections here in blue, yellow, green, and red.  $24.95
 
 
 
 
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The King Elvis:  This is another T-shirt that they totally mis-named.  Any true Elvis fan can tell you that these images are from the American Eagle jumpsuit that Elvis wore during the Aloha From Hawaii TV special.  So, in spite of my general dislike of white T-shirts, this American Eagle shirt is OK because the original jumpsuit was white.  Also, I like having images on front and back.  It would possibly be best to see this one in a store at Graceland before buying it, because sometimes T-shirts intended to mimic other clothing items can look a little schlocky.  $22.99
 
 
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Elvis ’68 Comeback Special:  This one is named perfectly.  If you have a collection of Elvis T-shirts, one of them should have a ’68 black leather Elvis image on it.  This shirt has four.  I like the swirly lines and the stars and the funky font used for the word Elvis.  It is dark with its blue and black graphics, making it a great T-shirt for evening wear.  $24.99
 
 
 
There they are — my picks of the best 15 Elvis Tee-shirts.  If you are going to Elvis Week, there's still time to add to your wardrobe for the trip.  Maybe this column will help you make your choices.  To look at all 70 Elvis Tee-shirts, click here to go to ShopElvis.com.  It's fun, even if you are just window shopping.
 
 
(C)  2008    Philip R Arnold   All rights reserved   www.ElvisBlog.net

Viva Las Star Wars

The following blog article is coming to you compliments of TheFilmFrontier.com.  Head Blogger Honcho of the site is Tygrrius, and he is also an Elvis fan.  Only a man with both these interests could have created this nifty, unique idea.  Two weeks ago, Ty reproduced my review of the Elvis-themed movie Bubba Ho-Tep on The Film Frontier.  Now I get to delight you with one of Ty's best articles.

Please note that the Star Wars movie referenced in his article is not the one that thrilled us back in 1977.  That has now now been renamed Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Beginning.   Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace is one of the newer prequels, and, in it, Anakin Skywalker is a little kid.  Do you remember who Anakin grows up to be?  Give yourself 10 points if you said Darth Vader.  So, what you are about to see is a correlation between Elvis and young Darth Vader racing the hot vehicles of their days.  Enjoy Ty's story.

 

Elvis: Viva Las Star Wars

Posted by Tygrrius @ 11:12 PM, April 28, 2008

 
Could Elvis Presley have been a Jedi? We may never know, but he sure raced one like one.  A few weeks ago, I read an article comoparing the similarities between Elvis and Star Wars.  That article reminded me of something I noticed about a year ago.

When I first saw Star Wars: Episode I-The Phantom Menace back in 1999, I remember thinking that the podracing sequence on Tatooine seemed a little familiar. At the time, there were rumors that it was based on the chariot race in Ben-Hur, so I chalked it up to that and moved on with life.

I'm a huge Elvis fan, so I'm not sure why it took me so long to figure out why the race seemed so familiar. It didn't hit me until I was watching 1964's Viva Las Vegas, Elvis' fifteenth movie, one day last year. Though some of these connections are admittedly a stretch, several of the similarities between the two races are quite striking.

 
In Viva Las Vegas, Elvis Presley stars as Lucky Jackson, a down-on-his-luck racecar driver who enters the Las Vegas Grand Prix race. The event takes place in the Nevada desert. Much of the Las Vegas economy is based on gambling.

In Star Wars: Episode I-The Phantom Menace, Jake Lloyd appears as Anakin Skywalker, a young slave who enters the Boonta Eve Classic podrace. The event takes place in the Tatooine desert. Much of the Tatooine economy is based on gambling.

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The beautiful Ann-Margret appears as Elvis' co-star and love interest, Rusty Martin. (Incidentally, happy birthday to Ann-Margret today!)

The beautiful Natalie Portman co-stars as Anakin's eventual love interest, Padmé. I say “eventual” because Anakin is only nine-years-old in Episode I. The real romance for them doesn't start until Episode II.

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As a variety of cars take their places on the starting grid, Elvis is a late entry.

As a variety of podracers take their places on the starting grid, Anakin is a late entry.

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Elvis' main rival, who is favored to win the race, drives a red-orange racecar.

Anakin's main rival, who is favored to win the podrace, pilots an orange-red podracer.

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Elvis' supporters take a helicopter to watch the race from the air above the desert.

Anakin's supporters take a viewing platform to watch the podrace from the air above the desert.

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In his silver and blue racecar, Elvis concentrates as the race across the desert begins.

In his silver and blue podracer, Anakin concentrates as the race across the desert begins.

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Elvis tries to catch up to the leader.

Anakin tries to catch up to the leader.

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Elvis checks to the right, wearing a lightning bolt on his helmet. (This actually looks a lot like the TCB lightning bolt that Elvis would use as a personal emblem about ten years later.)

Anakin checks to the right, while a lightning bolt helps power his podracer.

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Elvis' supporters watch the race with mounting dread.

Anakin's supporters watch the podrace with mounting dread.

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Elvis finally begins to close in on the leader.

Anakin finally begins to close in on the leader.

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Elvis pulls alongside the leader, who has a much bigger racecar than he does.

Anakin pulls alongside the leader, who has a much bigger podracer than he does.

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Elvis' supporters can't watch, for they fear he will crash out of the race.

Anakin's supporters can't watch, for they fear he will crash out of the podrace.

Elvis Star Wars, Photo 12

 
 
Elvis' rival crashes and the rest of the field passes by.

Anakin's rival crashes and the rest of the field passes by.

Elvis Star Wars, Photo 13

 
 
Elvis' supporters celebrate as he takes the lead.

Anakin's supporters celebrate as he takes the lead.

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Elvis wins the race!

Anakin wins the race!

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And Elvis gets the girl! (Lucky marries Rusty.)

It takes another ten years, but Anakin eventually gets the girl, too! Anakin (Hayden Christensen) marries Padmé in Episode II.

Elvis Star Wars, Photo 16

So, there you have it. Evidence that the Force was with Elvis Presley. As for Anakin Skywalker, sure, he may have been one of the most powerful Jedi ever, but could he belt out songs like “Viva Las Vegas” and “What'd I Say”? I don't think so.


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