Topic: Star Wars

Disney Characters Invade Star Wars in This Applause-Worthy Trailer Mashup

It works almost too well

While it's understandable to bemoan the Disney-fication of Star Wars, here's one time we're willing to let it slide. YouTube comedy creators PistolShrimps have made a stellar mashup of the trailer…

This Week’s Must-Haves: a Remote That Looks and Acts Like a Smartphone

Plus, a monitor that'll make you breathe easier

This week, Adweek is highlighting some nifty devices and accessories that should help you relax in the comfort of your own home. Have a look!

Facebook Brings 360-Degree Virtual Reality Videos to News Feeds

Disney and NBC among first to test it

Stars Wars was first to post a 360-degree video. Photo: Facebook Virtual reality is coming to Facebook news feeds. Today the company rolled out 360-degree videos brands and publishers can post to…

Star Wars Shut Down This Facebook Commenter Who Wants Female Armor to Look More Ladylike

Want aloe for that lightsaber burn?

Disney-owned Star Wars seems like such a cuddly, world-embracing brand these days, you'd hardly expect them to drop the occasional AT-AT stomp on a Facebook commenter. But that's what happened for…

Ad of the Day: Target Celebrates the Wonderfully Real Moments of Being a Star Wars Fan

Retailer's site lets you add your memories too

In terms of fandom, Star Wars is one of the most powerful franchises in the universe. And with the impending release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Dec. 18,…

Wilco Releases Surprise Free Album and Calls It 'Star Wars'

Brand grab at its finest

Wilco surprised fans last night by releasing its ninth studio album as a free download, but what's more interesting is what they called it: Star Wars. The 11-track album marks the…

This Charming Behind-the-Scenes Look at the New Star Wars Is Sure to Make You Smile

Comic-Con clip shows the film's loving attention to detail

"Everything's changed, but nothing's changed." With this perfect summary, Mark Hamill introduces the new short film going behind the scenes of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. For longtime fans who've remained…

Timothy Simons on How Veep's Political Fiascos Mirror Real-Life Scandals

And why he hits 'unfollow' on Twitter

Specs Age 36 Claim to fame Stars as Jonah Ryan on HBO's Veep (Season 4 finale airs June 14 at 9:30 p.m.) Base Los Angeles Twitter @timothycsimons What's the first information you consume in…

Today's #AdweekChat: Why Topical Social Content Is So Lame, and How to Fix It

Weigh in on Twitter at 2 p.m. ET

This week is shaping up to be a social media manager's dream (or nightmare?) with the #RoyalBaby, #StarWarsDay and #CincoDeMayo—and Mother's Day is right around the corner. The ensuing torrent…

What's Better Than the Star Wars VII Trailer? Babies Watching the Star Wars VII Trailer

Nostalgia not required

If your eyes grew a bit wider and your jaw a bit slacker when you saw the new Star Wars Episode VII trailer, you're bound to love these kids' reactions…