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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

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

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

Portland Ad Agency Warns J.J. Abrams Not to Screw Up Star Wars 4 tips for recapturing the magic

Well wookiee here. Portland, Ore., ad agency Sincerely Truman is getting itself some publicity—almost half a million YouTube views since Thursday—with this two-minute-plus clip offering director J.J. Abrams tips on…

September 30, 2013, 9:26 AM EDT

Lego Builds Awesome Life-Size Star Wars X-Wing Fighter, Its Largest Model Ever Iconic jet appears in Times Square

Lego has unveiled a life-size Star Wars X-Wing fighter jet made entirely of Legos in Times Square. It promotes an upcoming Cartoon Network show called The Yoda Chronicles. You can…

May 23, 2013, 1:30 PM EDT

Not Real but Maybe Should Be: Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Pop-Tarts Brian Altano's Star Wars toaster pastries

Brian Altano's concept design of Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Pop-Tarts was born from silly work conversations about hypothetical Star Wars merch, which is probably how George Lucas came up…

April 1, 2013, 9:10 AM EDT

Star Wars 'Gay Planet' Upsets Advocates and Opponents Alike Bioware bungles addition of same-sex romance to Old Republic

If you run a popular video game and you're on the fence about including gay themes, what's the best way to make everyone happy? Not like this. Bioware, creator of Star…

January 15, 2013, 10:33 AM EST

White House Declines to Build a Death Star in Best Response to a Petition Yet Obama 'does not support blowing up planets'

In Adweek this week, Charlie Warzel writes about We the People, the online petition site that lets anyone propose an idea to the White House—which is obliged to respond to…

January 14, 2013, 11:46 AM EST

Darth Vader Goes (Back) to Disneyland After Lucasfilm Deal Old spot repurposed as celebration

In a bit of corporate efficiency that would make the Empire proud, Disney has taken this 2011 commercial for its Star Wars-themed Star Tours ride at Disneyland and recut it…

November 1, 2012, 12:23 PM EDT