Raising Leia: The parenting woes of Darth Vader

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Tuesday 28 May 2013

Remember Jeffrey Brown’s splendid picture storybook Darth Vader and Son? He’s back with a fresh follow-up for a children’s book, Vader’s Little Princess, which imagines the dad tackling even more parenting woes as he raises his rebellious teen daughter Leia. He even gets to employ the classic disgruntled dad phrase “You are not going out […]

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Nine incredible Star Wars VII posters made by fans

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Design on Tuesday 14 May 2013

These nine Star War fan posters are pretty exceptional, so we think they deserve some recognition. The stylish and epic photographs make for impressive poster ideas in anticipation of the new film. So, does this fan art make you feel the force?

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Dress your baby like R2D2

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Monday 6 May 2013

For those of you wishing for the cutest droid in the whole galaxy, this is soft R2D2 suit you’ve been looking for. This handmade one piece outfit is a real conversation starter. Choose between several different sizes, ranging 3-24 months of age. Now, if only they made this in a women’s size 6.

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Star Wars Occupation Flow Chart

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 3 May 2013

If you’re the sort who flaps about like a fish out of water when it comes to plotting out your career path in life, but can stay on the couch for days to watch Star Wars with dogged single-mindedness, maybe all you need to find out what you’re destined to do in life is this […]

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Watch Star Wars: A New Hope in just 60 seconds

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Video on Thursday 2 May 2013

Still haven’t gotten around to seeing the Star Wars movies? Seriously? Have you been living under a rock? Well, obviously you need to be brought up to speed on reality. Just spend 60 seconds watching this video and you’ll be set. This super-fast cartoon version of Star Wars: A New Hope is perhaps better than […]

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Is George Lucas setting up an art museum?

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Trends on Tuesday 23 April 2013

First Sci-fi epic movies, now this. George Lucas setting up a huge, multi-million dollar art museum in the San Fransisco Bay Area with exhibits of interest for both children and adults. Anything from Norman Rockwell to comic book art, it’s all here! And, of course, don’t forget the huge display of cinema related art. Lot’s of cool […]

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Illustrated Star Wars movie maps by Andrew DeGraff

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Illustration on Thursday 18 April 2013

Now this is what we call fan art! Check out these finely detailed Star Wars infographic style illustrated movie maps by Andrew DeGraff where you can follow the events from each movie.

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DIY R2D2 heels: How geeky are you?

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Trends on Wednesday 17 April 2013

It’s time to get ready for that big date you’ve been so excited about. And suddenly you have nothing to wear! What to do? Quick, these simple instructions to make R2D2 heels will save the day. Your hot date will be mesmerized with the light-up action on the toe.

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Vadering: Levitation, done the Star Wars way

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 10 April 2013

Can this be true? Vadering, a geeky Star Wars reference to Darth Vader’s invisible neck choke, might just be the next big Internet phenomenon. At least two people need to be in the shot, with one playing the role of Vader with one outstretched arm and clenched fingers, and another playing victim suspended in mid-air, […]

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The Star Wars Remix project: may the creativity be with you

Mareike Muller Contributor

By Mareike Muller in New Art on Wednesday 3 April 2013

Even though you might not be a fan of the Star War movies, or going to international conventions, meet-ups and stuff, you still might enjoy the characters, gimmicks and famous quotes brought into our lives. To guarantee you some more fun with Darth, Jabba and friends, you should take a look at the Star Wars […]

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Lord Vader and more: Star Wars figures as distinguished Victorian figures

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Saturday 9 March 2013

Genius! Toronto-based Terry Fan mixes traditional ink and graphite with Photoshop to create these classy studio portraits of Star Wars icons as Victorian dignitaries. There’s Lord Vader in a top coat and top hat, Chancellor Chewie looking grand with a monocle and pocket watch, Sir Yoda suited up for the occasion, Earl of Eisley enjoying […]

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Death Star, reborn as marshmallow-flavored lollipops

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Friday 8 March 2013

It wasn’t that long ago that we were marveling at the prospect of sucking all the planets out of our solar system. Now an Etsy seller from Salt Lake City Utah is offering the Death Star as handcrafted sugar-free 5”-long marchmallow-flavored lollipops. Sweet! If you prefer not to incur the wrath of Mr Vader, try […]

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Star Wars stole the alphabet

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Design on Wednesday 6 March 2013

I’m not sure if this chart from ChartGeek tests your knowledge of the English language or actually only reveals your nerdy obsession with Star Wars. Ok, let’s be honest. If you can figure out what each letter stands for in this chart, it only shows of your embarrassingly vast knowledge of the Star Wars  universe. I mean, […]

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West Side Saber

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Thursday 28 February 2013

The West Side Story fight scene has been updated with mini lightsabers. Our day is officially made. Really, why fight with knives when you can now fight with sabers? If anyone finds a video of Darth Vader singing

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Darth Vader condom contains the message: I Will Not Be Your Father

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 23 February 2013

Floating around on Tumblr: the Darth Vader condom with the rather officious ‘I WILL NOT BE YOUR FATHER!’ words on it. If the condom breaks, we can only imagine the kid should only rightfully be named Fluke Skywalker.

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