A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from May 03, 2020
“I’m still single on Star Wars Day. Apparently I’ve been looking for love in Alderaan places”

"Lookin’ for Love (in all the wrong places)” was a son in the movie Urban Cowboy (1980). “Looking for love in Alderaan places” is a Star Wars movie joke.

“Honey, you’ve been looking for love in Alderaan places!” was posted on the newsgroup alt.fan.starwars on May 21, 1999. The joke as been printed on many images.

Star Wars should not be confused with Star Trek. “A lonely Trekkie at a Star Wars convention is looking for love in Alderaan places” was posted on Twitter by John Brewer on January 8, 2016. “Did you hear about the Trekkie who was trying to pick up girls at a Star Wars convention?He was looking for love in Alderaan places” was posted on Twitter by WorkFun on February 16, 2020.


Wikipedia: Alderaan
Alderaan is a fictional planet featured in the Star Wars franchise. It is blue-green in appearance, depicted as a terrestrial planet with humanoid inhabitants, and characterized by a peaceful culture. It is the home planet of Princess Leia Organa, one of the lead characters in the film series. In the original 1977 film, Alderaan is destroyed by the Death Star’s superlaser.

Wikipedia: Lookin’ for Love
“Lookin’ for Love” is a song written by Wanda Mallette, Bob Morrison and Patti Ryan, and recorded by American country music singer Johnny Lee. It was released in June 1980 as part of the soundtrack to the film Urban Cowboy, released that year.

Google Groups: alt.fan.starwars
The Top 12 Pick-Up Lines Used by “Star Wars” Fans
Tristan Fabriani
5/21/99
(...)
3> “Honey, you’ve been looking for love in Alderaan places!”

Twitter
Bonnie Burton
@bonniegrrl
This Valentine’s Day I’m looking for love in Alderaan places....
2:41 PM · Feb 13, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Google Books
The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy:
You Must Unlearn What You Have Learned

By Jason T. Eberl and ‎Kevin S. Decker
Wiley
2015
Pg. 311:
A hopeless romantic, he’s spent a lifetime looking for love in Alderaan places

Twitter
John Brewer
@Bronzite
A lonely Trekkie at a Star Wars convention is looking for love in Alderaan places. #ThoughtIWasSoClever #AlreadyAMeme #SadTimesForMe
4:28 PM · Jan 8, 2016·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
WorkFun
@WorkFun5
Did you hear about the Trekkie who was trying to pick up girls at a Star Wars convention?He was looking for love in Alderaan places
9:34 AM · Feb 16, 2020·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Best Dad Jokes
@BestDadJokes2
Did you hear about the Trekkie who was trying to pick up girls at a Star Wars convention?
He was looking for love in Alderaan places
9:02 AM · Mar 13, 2020·Twitter Web App

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/SyncingShiip May 4, 2020
I’m still single on Star Wars Day…
Apparently I’ve been looking for love in Alderaan places.

Twitter
𝙳𝚊𝚗 𝙻𝚎𝚟𝚢Shortcake
@MrDanLevy
#MayThe4thBeWithYou
Did you hear about the Trekkie who was trying to pick up girls at a Star Wars convention?
He was looking for love in Alderaan places
4:27 AM · May 4, 2020·Twitter for Android

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