George Lucas made a surprise appearance last night, thanking the 501st and Grambling ‘troops.’ The 501st has video.
There are also plenty of costumed fans in the press this week:
501st Stormtroopers make a training video for the Rose Bowl parade. And I think they’re doing it in everyone’s high school gym…
Okay, enough snark – the article is really about The Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society’s Garrison Carida toy drive. But aren’t all toys for “role-playing”?
Sci-fi.com has video from this year’s 2006 Science Fiction Hall of Fame inductions. Watch Rob Coleman’s acceptance speech for George Lucas and speeches from the other inductees, including Anne McCaffrey. Plus Neil Gaiman! Greg Bear! Kevin J. Anderson! (Erm…)
Chris Bartlett found a unique way of setting himself apart from the crowd to land a job at a video game company: He delivered his portfolio while dressed in full Sandtrooper armor.