You know what’s coming; May the 4th is #StarWarsDay, and there isn’t a brand in the galaxy with Star Wars merch to sell that won’t remind you.
Loyal droid or junk? A review of the R2-D2 desktop vacuum
Here’s a safe bet – Star Wars toys will be all the rage this Christmas. I was pondering Star Wars gifts for my godson and his brother but wasn’t sure if they’d seen the films. After all; The Phantom Menace came out in 1999. That’s 16 years ago and neither boy is 16. As it happens […]
5 fantastic Star Wars Christmas Jumpers
Does your office tend to have a Christmas jumper day? A chance to be silly and festive ahead of the holidays? Perhaps you just want to wear a geeky sweater and confirm your position as uber-geek. UK retailer I Want One of Those have just taken delivery of a collection of Star Wars Christmas Jumpers. […]
How’s this for an R2D2 shoe?
The crazy but talented team at Irregular Choice have turned their attention to Star Wars. The result? One highly original R2D2 shoe! Do we call it the R2-D-shoe? The official design is the first from a whole new collection, one which Irregular Choice describe as their most exciting collaboration to date, using characters from the […]
Eat R2-D2 at your wedding
Looking for Wedding Cake ideas? Could this be the droid you’re looking for? The team at Salt Cake City put together this R2-D2 wedding cake and it look lovely. Should we call it a groom’s cake? Is there such a thing? There’s marshmallows and Salt Cake City used marshmallow fondant to cover the whole head […]
Superhero Week: Cool superhero and Star Wars vintage dictionary prints
Etsy retailer Loft817 printworks is going on my bookmark list. They take old dictionaries and print a range of geeky art on them. Since this is Superhero Week this post will focus on mainly on heroes and villains. The Star Wars prints are a bonus! Tempted? I am! Check out Loft817 printworks. This superhero-themed post […]
Boba does Borderlands; R2 is Claptrap
This excellent mashup is the work of French artist Max Fradet. I think he captures all four characters wonderfully. You can tell at a glance you’ll looking at Boba Fett and R2-D2. You also know you’re looking into Borderlands and at Claptrap too. It’s well worth checking out his Deviant Art profile.
Wrap yourself up in R2-D2
Star Wars fan? Dislike having a cold neck? Do you favour the windy ways of chiffon pashminas? [I need this] How about this R2-D2 pashmina or chiffon scary from the Etsy retailer Rooby Lane. It ships from the UK to anywhere in the world and I think it’s pretty much perfect for the year Star […]
Magic up candy, Star Wars and robots all in the same bite!
When we last checked in with Kimberly Chapman of Eat the Evidence we talked about half-orc barbarian rages and mystery cakes. It’s Christmas. We’re going to get a lot of Star Wars in the next 12 months. Is this really the time for half-orc barbarian ages? Perhaps! It’s also the time for 3D cookies shaped […]
Budgie spends hours doing perfect R2-D2 sounds
Cute? Bluey the budgie’s owners now regret playing a couple of Star Wars YouTube clips to the bird. Not only does he spend hours making perfect R2-D2 sounds and driving his owners crazy – he’s taught the other two budgies in his cage how to do it too. Did you watch to the end of […]