2:20pm

Wed May 11, 2011
Planet Money

Real Estate On The Ice Planet Hoth

Meanwhile, over at McSweeny's:

A HOTH REALTOR ADDRESSES SOME OF THE CONCERNS BEING RAISED OVER HIS DECISION TO TURN HAN SOLO'S DECEASED TAUNTAUN INTO A MODEST STUDIO APARTMENT.

That's not decomposition you're catching wind of out there, folks, that's savings! And savings, I'm very happy to report, are but a taste of what the prestigious Tauntaun Terrace has to offer.

What I'm not happy about is all this talk about how this coveted studio apartment is unlivable and should be condemned simply because it happens to be the eviscerated carcass of a domesticated Hoth beast that I've expertly converted into one of the hottest rental properties on the planet.

Read the whole thing here. Here's the Hoth backstory.

Hat tip: boingboing Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.