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‘Mandalorian’ fans can now purchase their own giggling, ear-wiggling Baby Yoda toys

‘Mandalorian’ fans can now purchase their own giggling, ear-wiggling Baby Yoda toys

MCT Campus

February 25, 2020

Take our money, Disney can. The studio giant has unveiled new official merchandise modeled after the Child — better known as Baby Yoda — from “The Mandalorian.” As of Thursday, multiple wide-eyed, green-skinned items are available for preorder, including a lifelike, animatronic replica of the ti...

Here are the steps for making a Baby Yoda at home, courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel

Here are the steps for making a Baby Yoda at home, courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel

MCT Campus

December 10, 2019

Attention Baby Yoda fans: Jimmy Kimmel has stepped up to save Christmas. On Monday night’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the talk show host and his sidekick Guillermo presented viewers with a short, step-by-step video on how to make your own Baby Yoda at home. “If you want a Baby Yoda for ...

Daisy Ridley on Good Morning America

Daisy Ridley on Good Morning America

November 28, 2017

Actress Daisy Ridley gets interviewed about Star Wars on Good Morning America.

Northeast Players present Star Wars musical

Northeast Players present Star Wars musical

Marissa Lute, Editor

April 28, 2016

It's that time of year again! The Northeast Community College's Theatre Department is getting ready for their spring production, A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Death Star. The first performance will be May 5, at 7:30 p.m. A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Death Star was written by a Nebr...

Music firm benefits with rights to big hits from Adele, ‘Star Wars’

Larry Morton, left, president of Hal Leonard Corp., and Jeff Schroedl, executive vice president, are excited about recent additions to their print music rights to most popular music, including the sheet music for both the new Adele album and the new Star Wars soundtrack. (Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/TNS)

January 25, 2016

By Rick Romell Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (TNS) MILWAUKEE — They’re jazzed over at Hal Leonard Corp. The firm already is the self-described biggest print music publisher in the world — $170 million in annual sales, 550 employees worldwide, and a Milwaukee headquarters team that includes 45...

‘Star Wars’ is latest film to show why Hollywood wants you to buy tickets in advance

December 20, 2015

By Ryan Faughnder Los Angeles Times (TNS) Alexis Ramsey spent 45 minutes online buying opening night tickets for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” when they went on sale in October, desperate not to miss out on what’s widely expected to be the movie event of the year. And she’s not even a “Star ...

‘Star Wars’ soup is happening. Get ready for Darth Vader in a bowl

FOOD MOVIE-STARWARS-SOUP LA

September 8, 2015

By Jenn Harris Los Angeles Times (TNS) Campbell’s is releasing limited-edition “Star Wars” chicken noodle soup and SpaghettiOs later this month. That means you can have a bowl of little Yodas, R2-D2s, Stormtroopers and Darth Vaders for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The soup cans feature picture...

‘The Phantom of Menace’ Is A Delightful Parody Of ‘Star Wars,’ Shakespeare

‘The Phantom of Menace’ Is A Delightful Parody Of ‘Star Wars,’ Shakespeare

April 23, 2015

By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) “William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First (William Shakespeare’s Star Wars)” by Ian Doescher; Quirk Books (176 pages, $14.95) ——— Here we go again into the world where William Shakespeare and “Star Wars...

At ‘Star Wars’ Convention, 60,000 Celebrate Everything From Luke To Lord Vader

Eager fans, anticipating the new movie

April 21, 2015

By Christopher Borrelli Chicago Tribune (TNS) ANAHEIM, Calif. — Smells of lilac and palm were everywhere, hanging in the air. The Imperial trooper removed his white sculpted helmet and breathed in the spring morning. Immediately, the pleasant smell of Anaheim was replaced with the riper fragranc...

Disney empire strikes back with ‘Star Wars Rebels’

Disney empire strikes back with 'Star Wars Rebels'

September 30, 2014

By Rick Bentley The Fresno Bee (MCT) LOS ANGELES — December 2015 seems light years away, especially to “Star Wars” fans eagerly awaiting the seventh feature film in the popular sci-fi series. Disney will fill a little of that dark void with the new animated series “Star Wars Rebels.” T...

‘William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back’ By Ian Doescher

‘William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back’ By Ian Doescher

March 20, 2014

By Tish Wells McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) “William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back” by Ian Doescher; Quirk Books ($14.95) ——— A long time ago in a galaxy far, far — well, really about a year ago, William Shakespeare (died 1616) teamed up with Oregon author Ia...

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