Posts Tagged ‘Thanksgiving’



Some Star Wars Holiday Advice

Katie Cook | November 22, 2012

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Thanksgiving Dinner at the Death Star

StarWars.com Team | November 22, 2011

Artist Stephen Hayford shares his action figure send-up to Thanksgiving this season, suggesting what a sit-down turkey dinner at the Death Star might look like for the Star Wars, uh, family.

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Darth Vader Carver E-Card

StarWars.com Team | November 21, 2011

Hallmark sends a heads-up that they’ve got a new Star Wars first available in stores and as a mini e-card — a Darth Vader Thanksgiving greeting!

The image above shows the cover of the card available in stores, which includes a sound chip that plays “The Imperial March” when opened (and also reveals an image of the Death Star with the quote “Who Wants Dark Meat?”).

The Vader Carver image can also be sent as a mini e-card, available here.

Star Wars Pumpkin Stencils

Bonnie Burton | October 24, 2011

No Halloween is complete without a scary pumpkin in the window to greet trick or treaters. Make your own Star Wars pumpkin with these handy printout designs and easy steps below.

DOWNLOAD STAR WARS STENCILS PDF HERE.

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Best of #StarWarsThanksgiving Twitter Meme

StarWars.com Team | November 27, 2009

This Thanksgiving holiday, Star Wars fans on Twitter decided to celebrate by posting their favorite movie quotes with a festive food twist in the #StarWarsThanksgiving meme.

Here’s some of our favorites:

What is thy basting, my Master? – via @dracoboy

Let the turkey win. – via @gskull

Laugh it up, Butterball. – via @goodhands

May the fork be with you. – via @adventureran

I’d just as soon kiss a turkey. – @adventureran

Stuffing leads to Mashed Potatoes. Mashed Potatoes leads to Gravy. Gravy leads to Turkey. – via @H_Factor73

It’s as if millions of green beans cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. – via @cstephens2

I can’t see him! I can’t Shake ‘n Bake him! – via @ellingson

Flying through hyperspace ain’t like stuffing turkeys, kid. – via @TJ_Will

I recognized your fowl stench when I was brought in board. – via @chadhunter

Uncle Bob doesn’t like you. I don’t like you either. – via @CatRey

Away put your congealed cranberry sauce shaped like a can, I mean you no harm. – via @apelad

Many turkeys died to bring us this meal. – via @rachel_renegade

These aren’t the mashed potaoes you’re looking for. – via @jennsaysmeow

Great pie, kid! That was one in a million! – via @weaselbacon

Judge this turkey by its size, would you? – via @weaselbacon

I find your lack of faith in cranberry sauce disturbing. – via @ohbjuan

If you only knew the power of the Dark Meat! – via ObiWanKenoclue

These are not the yams you are looking for. – @rockandrollgary

I find your lack of pie disturbing. – via @welshmnky

Han Solo: “Great, always thinking with your stomach!” – via @StJoeFreePress

Nice turkey. Either I’m beginning to like it, or I’m going to kill it! – via @TheHalcyon

Hmpf. Turkey. Heh. Stuffing. A Jedi craves not these things. – via @Liinuh

Myself, the boy, 2 droids and do you want us to bring anything? Some wine, maybe? – via @odin42

I am altering the meal. Pray I don’t alter it further. – via darthvader

Give Thanks You’re Not a Skywalker

Bonnie Burton | November 25, 2008

As Thanksgiving Day approaches and you shudder to think about what family debate topic will inevitably bubble up as you stuff yourself with mashed potatoes and pie, at least you can feel comforted to know your dad won’t blow up your home planet or chop off your hand.

io9.com takes a look at the worst dysfunctional families in science fiction, with of course the Skywalkers making the list.

The Skywalkers (Star Wars): The Skywalkers are more or less the gold standard for family dysfunction. Putting aside that twins Luke and Leia have the hots for one another, Papa Vader chopped off Luke’s hand, nearly killed him, and annihilated Leia’s entire home planet. Makes those family dinners pretty awkward.

Adding Han Solo’s DNA to the family tree doesn’t improve matters, as his Force-sensitive offspring Jaina and Jacen just end up battling to the death.

Read the full article here:
Science Fiction’s Most Dysfunctional Families (io9.com)