Archive for 2011



Which Star Wars Job is Meant For You?

StarWars.com Team | February 8, 2011

Remember those career placement tests you took as a kid that decided your ultimate fate as either a brain surgeon or a fry cook depending on whether you liked the color red?

This Star Wars Occupation Flow Chart, written by Andy Green from OnlineSchools.org, shows you whether you’d make an ideal Sith Apprentice, Ewok Chief, Bounty Hunter, Jedi Knight, Death Star Laser Operator or Jabba’s Slave Girl.

Read the full Star Wars Jobs Flowchart here.

Good luck!

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SOURCE: Geekologie

Krewe Of Chewbacchus!?

StarWars.com Team | February 7, 2011

Heading to Mardi Gras in New Orleans this year? Be sure to party with other Star Wars fans at Krewe Of Chewbacchus!

The krewe will start at the Big Top, 1638 Clio St., and travel through the Central Business District on March 6 at around 6 p.m. Mad scientist pedicabs will carry the celebrity royalty. Brass bands playing funky renditions of science fiction theme songs (“The Imperial March” on tuba?) will set the pace.

Inspired by Zulu and then Muses, who created the much-sought-after throws of decorated coconuts and shoes, respectively, the Chewbacchus will create and then toss to the crowds furry, homemade wookiee bandleros, such as those worn by the huge, furry Star Wars creature who inspired the krewe’s name and theme.

More info here at Nola.com.

Han Solo in ChocoBaconite!

Bonnie Burton | February 7, 2011

What do you call an awesome treat made from chocolate, peanut butter & bacon that happens to be molded in the shape of Han Solo trapped in Carbonite? Ham Solo in CandyBaronite!

Read more about this geektastic concoction here:
Ham Solo in CandyBaronite by booturtle

Vote for the Star Wars VW Super Bowl Ad!

StarWars.com Team | February 6, 2011

The Super Bowl isn’t just about football, it’s about great commercials. This year Volkswagen created an adorkable ad about a young Star Wars fan dressed as Darth Vader in the search of Force powers.

WATCH VIDEO: Volkswagen Commercial: The Force

Here’s a selection of sites where you can show your Star Wars pride by voting for the ad in Best of the Best Super Bowl Commercials polls.

Super Bowl Spots 2011 – Voting Sites:

Greedo Amigurumi!

Bonnie Burton | February 4, 2011

I’m in love with this Amigurumi Greedo from Flickr user BackyardBirderWa!

Check out other fun fan-made Star Wars Amigurumi creations here:

R2-D2 Hits the Basketball Court

StarWars.com Team | January 31, 2011

Photos: Nate Billings

It was a proper Star Wars invasion at the University of Colorado and the University of Oklahoma game at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011.

Darth Vader, R2-D2, members of the 501st Legion, and Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew were also in attendance.

Check more photos here.


R2-D2 Swamp Cake!

Bonnie Burton | January 31, 2011


(cake made by Mannuli)Star Wars fans are not only talented filmmakers, costume makers, robot builders, and craftsters — they’re amazing bakers. Here’s one of our favorite cakes this week – R2-D2 Dagobah Cake!

Hoth in the Real World

StarWars.com Team | January 31, 2011

With the snow dumping down on the U.S. East Coast, it was only a matter of time before fans spotted a few droids, wampas & tauntauns lurking about!

Check out these Hoth-tastic photos from Colin Mcgreal! More photo here.


Custom Ahsoka Doll = Full of Cute

Bonnie Burton | January 24, 2011

Check out this adorable hand-sculpted and handmade Ahsoka Tano doll called Addahsoka by Wendygital.

Check out more of her doll designs here:
himawaridoll

Minnesota Trench Run

StarWars.com Team | January 19, 2011

Fan Mike Nelson filmed this short clip to make the most of the Minnesota Hoth-like blizzard. FX artist Aaron Dabelow turns Mike’s snowy “Minnesota Trench Run” into an impressive fan film.

WATCH VIDEO: “Minnesota Trench Run”

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