When the stormies come marching in. io9 goes for the cheap and easy with a roundup of . Half of it is photoshoppery and such that we’ve seen before, but the Star Wars fan art inspired by religious art icons by Patrick King are pretty cool.
Theories. Some day George will want to buy a tropical island and sit around drinking mai tais all day, and then I’ll consider Disney buying Lucasfilm an actual possibility. For one thing, I don’t think the FCC would be too thrilled about it…
Facebook. There’s an unofficial Celebration V fan page you can join, if so inclined. Meanwhile, the latest tidbit on the con? You can win a free trip to it. Does that mean we’ll get a date before Halloween? We can but dream…
McAdvertising. Vader is shilling for McDonalds in Europe.
Lists. The Falcon and a couple of other Star Wars ships on Den of Geek’s top 75 spaceships.
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A tribute to Andy Warhol by Mike Stimpson (aka Balakov on Flickr.)
Collecting. of yore. Or, get a virtual tour of Star Wars Dixie Cups Michael Jackson’s game room/collection gallery, which includes some great Star Wars stuff.
Fan Art. Tom Whalen’s stylized poster. Return of the Jedi
TV. Conan O’Brien jokes about the Vader toaster. I’m just relieved that someone else is underwhelmed by it.
Jedi, heal thyself. Paths to confronting your fears, battling your demons and fufilling your potential. Only What You Take With You:
Way back in
November we spotted Adriean Koleric’s HERD, featuring repainted and altered AT-ATs and other familiar figures. His show wraps up on Saturday, so head to his site or under the cut for more pictures. Continue reading
Here are some of the things I’ve micro-blogged over
@clubjade in the past few days.
Simplicity itself. The most surprising thing about this figure is that they haven’t actually tried to market it yet.
Internet famous. I get the feeling I would appreciate this #SXStarWars craze more if my time moderating message boards hadn’t given me a complete disdain for line-by-line thread games.
Hey, it’s better than Anakin. Baby name fail! Or win?
Bad bad bad, wrong wrong wrong. Topless Robot has a regular feature called Fan Fiction Friday, where he rightfully skewers awful (usually ‘erotic’) fanfic. This week’s selection? A Jacen/Leia fic called ‘Sexual Situations.’ Yes, it’s awful. Yes, it’s explicit. But there’s snark! Still, if you click through that link, don’t you dare say I didn’t warn you.
Cleanse your brain. Star Wars lunchbag art!
Han and Leia by Steph Swanger takes the Gone With the Wind pose back to the source. (I figure since in past years I’ve tormented you with twincest, photoshoppery, and , it wouldn’t hurt to go traditional. Just this once.) Law & Order
Looking for more holiday stuff? StarWars.com rounds up
Like any good Jawa, I go into
Etsy looking for posting material and I come out with far too much. So this time, instead of throwing a huge list at you folks, I’m splitting it up. First up, art.
Next set will be up Monday. Happy browsing!
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Mattias Adolfsson set Star Wars back to the baroque period, he’s taking Lord of the Rings ahead with Bots of the Ring. Above, the NazguloBot Unit. ( via)
Artist Matt Brown hand-painted these Russian nesting dolls as Star Wars characters for his brother’s Christmas gift. ( via)
Andy Helms has embarked on an illustration product to draw a
Dude A Day, last year, and several Star Wars characters showed up in November. ( via)