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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

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Is the Hottest Ticket at Comic-Con Avengers spinoff draws an SRO crowd of Whedon, Gregg fanboys

Despite a notably toned-down presence among Disney-owned properties at Comic-Con, there was no hotter ticket than the 90-minute panel for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., ABC’s much anticipated fall drama series.…

July 19, 2013, 8:22 PM EDT

When the Digital Revolution Hit Washers Here’s how your laundry went high-tech

Humans have been washing clothes as long as they’ve worn them, a fact that’s made laundry the oldest, most tedious chore in history. No surprise, then, that forward-thinking entrepreneurs gave…

June 6, 2013, 6:39 AM EDT

Brands Are Flocking to the Star Wars Nerd Procession The Course of the Force attracts big sponsors

If you’re driving down the Pacific Coast Highway this summer, and you see a cadre of Sand People or a lightsaber-wielding Boba Fett, don’t be alarmed. The Course of the…

June 2, 2013, 11:14 PM 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

How Lego Became the Most Valuable Toy Company in the World A bucketload of license deals

“Guys, please don’t take pictures of that,” said the publicist ushering journalists around Lego’s booth at this past February’s Toy Fair in New York. Indeed, several little configurations of plastic…

April 15, 2013, 10:09 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

Looks Like Disney Will Be Keeping Star Wars In House Company cancels highly regarded Clone Wars, "postpones" Detours

Has Disney overexpanded? The purchase of Lucasfilm was the company's second multibillion-dollar acquisition in four years (Disney announced it would acquire Marvel Entertainment in 2009) and now it is cancelling…

March 11, 2013, 8:57 PM EDT

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