It’s getting to be that time again…
StarWars.com posted their own mammoth Best of 2009 this morning. Below is my personal list. Since it is personal, it’s clearly missing some things. (As always, I don’t speak for all of Club Jade. I just post a lot.) So let’s get to it: Continue reading
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Counties can have mayors? Huh. (In my area we have ‘county executives.’)
Keep up with announcements by following
@SW_Celebration on Twitter, or become a fan of the official Facebook page.
You also may want to
submit ideas for panels and events! Alas, I fear there are probably some sort of regulations that will keep us from getting a margarita party on the official schedule.
College Humor has
five that are should make you smile. (At least.) Star Wars status updates
As the legion of
Star Wars accounts on Twitter grows, it’s getting harder to keep track of. It’s impossible to list everyone, but here are a few accounts that may be of interest.
Please note that although we provide this page as a service to fans to find official accounts and other people they may wish to follow, we do
not encourage pestering or harassing celebrities and/or other fans. Please be respectful to the celebrities and each other.
And if you’re wondering about hashtags, StarWars.com has
some suggestions (though I’m not about to give up on #EpisodeVII!)
Carrie Fisher (
@CarrieFFisher) Played Princess Leia in the original trilogy. Mark Hamill (
@HamillHimself) Played Luke Skywalker in the original trilogy. Anthony Daniels (
@ADaniels3PO) Played C-3PO in all six movies. Ewan McGregor (
@mcgregor_ewan) Played Obi-wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy. Samuel L. Jackson (
@SamuelLJackson) All -around badass; Played Mace Windu in the prequel trilogy. David Prowse (
@isDARTHVADER) Played Darth Vader (in the suit) for the original trilogy. Peter Mayhew (
@TheWookieeRoars) Played Chewbacca in the original trilogy and ROTS. Bonnie Piesse (
@BonniePiesse) Played Beru Lars in AOTC and ROTS. Ahmed Best (
@ahmedbest) Played Jar Jar Binks in the prequels. Warwick Davis (
@WarwickADavis) Played Wicket W. Warrick in Return of the Jedi as well as several characters in The Phantom Menace and many other films. Ray Park (
@PARKYBOY74) Played Darth Maul in The Phantom Menace. Richard LeParmentier (
@AdmiralMotti) Played Admiral Motti in A New Hope.
Joel Aron ( @joelaron ) Visual effects on Revenge of the Sith, The Clone Wars
Bad Robot ( @bad_robot) Home base of Episode VII director J.J. Abrams.
Dave Filoni (
@dave_filoni) Supervising director of The Clone Wars, Rebels. Phil Tippett (
@PhilTippett) VFX artist who now heads Tippet Studio; Did stop motion effects for ANH and ESB. Greg Weisman ( @Greg_Weisman) Writer on Rebels. Worked on Gargoyles, Young Justice.
Matthew Wood (
@matthewood) Skywalker Sound; Voice of General Grievous in Revenge of the Sith and The Clone Wars.
Matt Lanter (
@MattLanter) Voice of Anakin Skywalker in The Clone Wars Ashley Eckstein (
@HerUniverse) Voice of Ahsoka Tano. Used mostly for Her Universe business, and also listed under licensees, but Ashley shares other stuff here as well. James Arnold Taylor (
@JATactor) Voice of Obi-Wan in The Clone Wars Catherine Taber (
@cattaber) Voice of Padme Amidala in The Clone Wars Sam Witwer (
@SamWitwer) Voice of Darth Maul on The Clone Wars, Galen Marek/Starkiller in The Force Unleashed. Dee Bradley Baker (
@deebradleybaker) Voice of The Clone Wars clonetroopers. Phil LaMarr (
@phillamarr) Voice of The Clone Wars’ Kit Fisto. Meredith Salenger (
@MeredthSalenger) voiced Barriss Offee in The Clone Wars. Simon Pegg (
@simonpegg) Voice of Dengar in The Clone Wars. Director/Actor, Shaun of the Dead, Scottie in Star Trek prequel/reboot.
Greg Proops (
@GregProops) Voice of Beed Annodue in The Phantom Menace. Peter Serafinowicz (
@serafinowicz) Voice of Darth Maul in The Phantom Menace.
Lucasfilm and licensees
Other official types
Chris Argyropoulos (
@ThatChrisA) Lucasfilm Publicist Dan Brooks (
@dan_brooks) Works for StarWars.com Tracy Cannobbio (
@Tcann13) Lucasfilm Publicist Mary Franklin (
@MaryLFL) Sr. Event Lead for Lucasfilm, queen of all she surveys Jennifer Heddle (
@jenheddle) Senior Editor (fiction) at Lucasfilm. Pablo Hidalgo (
@infinata) Brand Communication Manager for Lucasfilm, author, internet rockstar Leland Chee (
@HolocronKeeper) Keeper of the Holocron, Lucas Licensing Matt Martin (
@missingwords) Works for StarWars.com Erich Schoeneweiss (
@Darth_Duff) Del Rey editor Randy Stradley (
@Randy_Stradley) Vice President of Publishing, Dark Horse Comics
Aaron Allston (
@aaronallston) Author, X-Wing, Legacy of the Force, Fate of the Jedi series. Kevin J. Anderson (
@TheKJA) Author, The Jedi Academy Trilogy Corinna Bechko ( @CorinnaBechko) Writer, Legacy
Haden Blackman (
@HadenBlackman) LucasArts / Writer, The Force Unleashed Jeremy Barlow (
@Jeremy_Barlow) Writer / Dark Horse editor Bonnie Burton (
@bonniegrrl) Writer, You Can Draw: Star Wars Nathan P. Butler (
@swfanworks) Writer, ‘Equals and Opposites’ / StarWarsFanWorks.com Chris Cassidy (
@Yav14) Writer, ‘Precipice’ James.S.A.Corey (
@JamesSACorey) aka Daniel Abraham ( @AbrahamHanover) and Ty Franck. Authors, Empire and Rebellion: Honor Among Thieves. Paul Ens (
@paulens) Writer, R2-D2: Beneath the Dome, ‘Evasive Action’ webstrips / Owner of Red 5 Comics / Former Director of Lucas Online Jason Fry (
@jasoncfry) Author, The Essential Atlas Christie Golden (
@ChristieGolden) Author, Fate of the Jedi Kevin Hearne (
@KevinHearne) Author, upcoming Empire and Rebellion Luke novel. Helen Keier (
@HelenKeier) Writer, The New Essential Guide to Alien Species Drew Karpyshyn (
@DrewKarpyshyn) Author, Darth Bane novels. Paul S. Kemp (
@Paulskemp) Author, Crosscurrent Tim Lebbon (
@timlebbon) Author, Dawn of the Jedi novel John Jackson Miller (
@jjmfaraway) Writer, Knights of the Old Republic, Kenobi Abel G. Peña (
@ThePhilodoxer) Writer, things fanboys love J. W. Rinzler (
@jwrinzler) Writer, The Making of Star Wars, other nonfiction. Joe Schreiber (
@joeschreiber1) Author, Death Troopers Mike Stackpole (
@MikeStackpole) Author, X-Wing series Matthew Stover (
@MWStover ) Author, Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor, Revenge of the Sith novelization. Tom Taylor (
@TomTaylorMade) Writer, Invasion comic. Paul Urquhart (
@quhart) Writer, The Essential Guide to Warfare Dan Wallace (
@danwall88) Author, The Essential Atlas Martha Wells (
@marthawells1) Author, Empire and Rebellion: Razor’s Edge Sean Williams (
@adelaidesean) Author, The Force Unleashed novelizations Ryder Windham (
@ryderwindham) Brian Wood (
@brianwood) Writer, Star Wars, the comic that began in 2013
Fan sites and the like
Cleolinda Jones (
@cleolinda) Snarker, Movies in 15 Minutes Kristen Bell (
@IMKristenBell) Actress, Fanboys, Veronica Mars Felicia Day (
@feliciaday) Actress, Dr. Horrible, The Guild Seth Green (
@sethgreen) Robot Chicken. Jon Favreau (
@Jon_Favreau) Director, Iron Man Jaime King (
@Jaime_King) Actress, Fanboys, Sin City Greg Grunberg (
@greggrunberg) Actor, Heroes, Alias J.K. Rowling (
@jk_rowling) Author, Harry Potter series William Shatner (
@WilliamShatner) William. Shatner. Joss Whedon (
@josswhedon) Geek god, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, The Avengers, etc. Will Wheaton (
@wilw) Actor, internet superstar Weird Al Yankovic (
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Today on Spacebook.. This t-shirt design by Hogboy has been making the rounds. I would dare take a guess that this genius is the inspiration.
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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So, the Twitter is pretty smoking, in that there are 300+ postings in the space of about a month and a half. And while most of the stuff over there does make it over here eventually as promised, not all of it does. Consider that a bonus for Twitter users. I am looking into a way to get it on the sidebar of the blog here (it takes a bit of research: there are about a million plugins to do it) but nothing annoyingly Loudtwitter-esque, I promise.
And since so many of you are on
Facebook, well, there’s something for you, too: The Networked Blogs app, which lets you ID yourself as a reader of Club Jade, or any other blog you might fancy. Livejournalers, which came #2 in the poll, have long had to friend. All the LJ feeds have been a bit sluggish lately, but they get the job done.
You may have noticed our latest sidebar poll, which went up a few days ago, is about social networking sites.
It’s mostly idle curiosity on my part, as I created a
Twitter account for the blog the other day. You don’t need an account there to read it, nor do you really need to read it. I fully plan to incorporate most of what is linked there into roundup posts here in time… You know, all that news that doesn’t really justify more than a line or two. This is nothing more than a quick and easy way to get it out there. But if you’re already Twitterified, go ahead and follow it! I promise, you won’t be hearing about what I had for lunch or anything.
In the meantime, fill out the poll! (If you marked ‘Other,’ go ahead and specify here.) And remember, friends don’t let friends use MySpace.
Slashfilm came across a
fan-made poster that spans the entire saga. I’m usually not a huge fan of the collage aesthetic, but I gotta admit this one is pretty nifty.
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There’s just not enough
Star Wars out here on the internets, so Yahoo has partnered up with LFL to bring us The World of . Hrm. Star Wars