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Galactic Empire Turns Frankfurt Airport Into a Fully Armed, Operational Battle Station Fan video stokes excitement for next Star Wars film

The Empire might not be running the galaxy anymore, but it seems to be doing a stellar job running an airport in Germany.  With more than 1 million views already (likely…

July 7, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

Brands Are Out in Force With Intergalactic Tributes for Star Wars Day May the Fourth be with you

A long time ago in a brand galaxy far, far away... May the Fourth be with you. Perhaps news of the cast of the newest installment in the Star Wars saga…

May 4, 2014, 8:22 PM EDT

Lego Ad's Little Darth Vader Is Less Charming and Cute and More Completely Evil Choosing the perfect time to strike

I never thought Lego would officially recognize how sharp its products are, but this ad for the Star Wars playset series does exactly that—with help from the dark side of…

April 29, 2014, 4:58 PM EDT

6 Toy Ads That Transformed Toys Forever [Video] Why do kids want the toys they want? Sam Thielman explains

From Barbie to Bratz via an army of action figures that are defnitely not dolls for boy, Sam Thielman explains how the union of broadcasters and toymakers created a multibillion…

February 16, 2014, 11:28 PM EST

Don't Watch This Video From Star Wars' Christmas Special Unless You Must VideoWatch's Awesome Stupid Video of the Week

Chewbacca had a wife and kids. Han and Chewie are on their way to visit the Wookie planet for a big holiday. There's a reason George Lucas apparently doesn't like…

December 20, 2013, 12:37 PM EST

The Top 20 Tumblr Ads of the Year Buzziest brand promos revealed

When Tumblr introduced in-stream sponsored posts last spring, skeptics predicted millennials would flee. But the blogging site soared to 47 million visitors in October, up 42 percent since the ads…

December 8, 2013, 9:44 PM EST

Star Wars Launches Its Instagram Feed With the Best Selfie Ever Up next: food shots of blue milk and bantha steak

Star Wars has made its official debut on Instagram with one of the most stellar selfies of all time. In one of the brand's first shots on the photo-sharing site,…

December 3, 2013, 10:05 AM EST

5 Great Snapchat Ideas for Big Brands Best-of concepts from 583 social creatives

Tongal wanted to wrap its head around Snapchat marketing, so in mid-November the crowdsourcing contest platform encouraged its social-media-minded community to contribute ideas for major brands. Five-hundred-eighty-three creative folks quickly…

November 26, 2013, 2:20 PM EST

Star Wars Imperial Forces Invade Thomas Kinkade Paintings Quaint cottage? It's a trap!

This is one of the better creative mashups we've seen in a while. Artist Jeff Bennett has invaded the cloying world of Thomas Kinkade with the full might of the…

October 31, 2013, 12:19 PM EDT

Verizon's Star Wars Fan Family Puts Other Halloween Costumes to Shame Jabba dad, Death Star daughter and more

There's a lot for Star Wars fans to love—and for nerdy parents to envy—in this new Halloween-themed spot from mcgarrybowen for Verizon. The highlight is definitely the eccentric costume selection,…

October 17, 2013, 9:30 AM EDT

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