Category: Star Wars

Moves Like Jabba (Maroon 5 PARODY!)

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This Star Wars parody of the Maroon 5 song “Moves Like Jagger” is brilliant! Watch it. Share it. Love it.

Clone Wars Screening in Chicago

Tuesday night I attended the exclusive Clone Wars screening presented by Lucasfilm and Cartoon Network at the ShowPlace ICON downtown. Screenings have been going on in select cities across the country. Those who attended the event got a first look at a new villian, Savage Opress, a Zabrak warrior. Darth Maul is also a Zabrak,... Read more »

CH: "Cosplay with My Heart" Music Video

The folks at College Humor have created an cute new music video parody about cosplay (set to the music of Bruno Mars). I actually hadn’t seen the actual music video for the Mars song. I googled it after watching the College Humor version, and it’s an excellent parody indeed. The cosplay song is about a... Read more »

Video message to Star Wars fan Katie

I just heard about young Katie’s story this week, and being the super geeky girl that I am I wanted to share. Katie is a first grader who loves Star Wars. When her mom, fellow Chicago Now blogger Carrie Goldman found out she was being teased by boys at school for loving Star Wars, she... Read more »

R2-D2 Droid phone!?...YES!

Droid R2-D2 (Motorola) I’m having a serious case of phone envy right about now. It has been announced that Motorola will be releasing a limited edition R2-D2 themed Droid 2 this week. Thursday, the Verizon Wireless store in downtown Chicago (36 S. State Street) will be carrying about 100 of these phones in stock. This... Read more »

Happy Geek Pride Day!

Happy Geek Pride Day!
So, according to my Facebook event list, today is Geek Pride Day. It has been celebrated on May 25 since 2006 celebrating the premiere of the first Star Wars movie in 1977. Here are your rights and responsibilities on this day: Princess Leia, me, and a couple of Wookies Rights: The right to be even... Read more »

Happy Star Wars Day! (VIDEO)

Put your face in Star Wars! ( In honor of Star Wars Day, Lucasfilms and JibJab have joined forces. Available today for the first time ever, people everywhere can cast themselves, famil,y and friends in the classic adventures. Just visit or and you could be apart of this epic tale from a galaxy... Read more »

Hot Chicks with Stormtroopers

I’ve done a lot of events with the Midwest Garrison of the 501st, and I’ve made a lot of friends. My friend Brian, TK-8968, sent in a picture of me, Kearstin, and himself to the Hot Chicks with Stormtroopers blog. Any site that wants to label me as “hot” is alright with me (that doesn’t... Read more »

C2E2 Celebrity Interview of My Dreams

Well, C2E2 is less than a week away, and I’m excited. Although I’ve been working in TV longer than I’ve been going to conventions, I’ve never attempted to get press access to any of these events until now. I guess it’s because I always use vacation time to go to cons, and no one wants... Read more »

Star Wars Sitcom?

Can spin-offs be as good as the original? Monday Lucasfilms announced that they were developing a Star Wars animated sitcom. When I heard the news it sounded like some kind of joke. Lucas seems to be milking this cash cow dry, if you ask me. I love Star Wars as much as the next nerd,... Read more »