Telnet to that address to watch the ultimately cool ascii art version of the original Star Wars. One of those truly pointless yet somehow cool kinds of things. This is like the 10 level of supreme spiffiness.
Windows users just click start, then run, then put this there:
Not having read any of the Jack Ryan books in a while, you're comments on the continuity do little to make me want to jump back in. It sounds to me like by making Jack Ryan Jr. the protagonist (and a twenty-something protagonist, at that)