Turning off the Mic; the Future of CWK

Hello CWK family and fans!

It was almost four years ago to the day that Dan and I were hanging out and dreaming up what has now become the Star Wars podcast network, Coffee With Kenobi. Through that time I’ve had experiences I could have never dreamt of, will never forget, and will continue to have. I’ve had the pleasure of becoming friends with folks through fandom, and who I now talk to daily.

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Core Worlds Couture – Valentine’s Day Edition!

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Welcome to a special edition of Core Worlds Couture!

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought it would be the perfect time to suggest some ways to celebrate the special relationships and people in our lives, Star Wars-style, of course! Read on to find some great one-of-a-kind DIY ideas, as well as awesome Star Wars gifts that are just a click of the mouse away!

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The Caffeinated Collector: Episode 31 – “Hope”

Ok, it’s been a month since I saw the Rogue One. As if a new Star Wars movie wasn’t enough news, we also have the passing of Carrie Fisher to contend with. My second viewing of the film just happened to be on the day her death was announced, so the final shot of the film took on even more significance than it ordinarily would have. “Hope,” she said. The Tantive IV took off, the familiar John Williams music started, and the credits rolled. Upon my first viewing, I was smiling. Upon my second, I was still smiling, but it was a bittersweet grin, since it was achieved with the knowledge of Ms. Fisher’s demise. Where would things go from here?

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Core Worlds Couture: Love and Madness Star Wars Doorknocker Necklace and Hair Clips Reviews

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Welcome back to another edition of Core Worlds Couture, where you’ll find reviews covering a wide variety of Star Wars fashion and accessories. Everything is suitable for a range of fangirl ages, so there’s always something for everyone!

Today, the focus is on a limited-run doorknocker necklace and some Star Wars hair clips from Love and Madness. If you aren’t already familiar with the Love and Madness line, you can check out their website, as well as a previous CWC review of mine.

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There is a Jar Jar In ALL Of Us!

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In Honor of National Bullying Prevention Month

Albert Einstein wrote, “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” (1)

Awkward in social situations. Body parts on a seemingly ridiculously large-scale. Clumsy at all the wrong times. Shunned by people you thought were your friends, for a reason you don’t really understand.

Sounds like I’m describing Jar Jar Binks to a tee, right?

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Core Worlds Couture: Loungefly X Floral Galaxy Stormtrooper Tote Bag Review

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After a bit of a hiatus, I’m back with a new Core Worlds Couture review!

This time, I’m focusing on the Loungefly X Floral Galaxy Stormtrooper Tote Bag. I purchased this tote from the Hot Topic website in August, but when I checked the site for current info to put into this review, I did not see that it was available through the Hot Topic site anymore.

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Share The Force! Behind the Scenes of the Target Rogue One Commercial, featuring Dan Z (209)

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The Target Rogue One commercial has premiered, and features Coffee With Kenobi co-host Dan Z., as well as some incredible Star Wars fans who celebrate their fandom in unique ways! Dan Z. has a cup of coffee with the cast of the #ShareTheForce  commercial as they share a behind the scenes look at the making of this epic #ad and experience. This is the commercial and podcast you’re looking for!

Click the link below to see the commercial! and hear the behind the scenes podcast!

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Star Wars and the Name Game

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“I call everyone ‘Darling’, because I can’t remember their names.”
-Zsa Zsa Gabor

What’s in a name?

They’re just a bunch of letters that form words, right? Actually, names are so incredibly powerful, that the concept of “naming” has been an integral part of every culture, religion and belief system around the world. Among everything: from objects to people…pets to phenomena, names are as influential as they are immortal.

If you’ve been a faithful reader of my blogs (and I hope you have been), you may be thinking that this subject sounds familiar to you. You’re correct: I spoke about this topic in one of my very first blog entries for Coffee With Kenobi. However, because I’m so enamored with the psyche, power, and philosophy of names in general, I wanted to revisit some new ideas and personal revelations I’ve had since the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well as some other personal a-ha moments, as represented at various points in the Star Wars saga.

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Core Worlds Couture: Star Wars and the Power of Costume Exhibition

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This week features a special edition of Core Worlds Couture – full coverage of Star Wars and the Power of Costume Exhibition at Discovery Times Square, New York City. Read on to learn about the exhibit and experience my adventures!

Whether interested in the fashion/cosplay aspect or not, costumes tell a tale and set a stage like nothing else in a story. “Craftsmanship and artistry in costume design are valued creative components in the Star Wars saga,” said George Lucas. “The detailed precision of a design can be as bold a measure of storytelling as words on a page, leading to the truths at the core of a character, situation or shared history.”

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Core Worlds Couture: Redbubble Star Wars Graphic T-shirt Dresses Review

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Welcome back to Core Worlds Couture, where you’ll find reviews of the latest and greatest Star Wars fashion items!

Today, I’ll be reviewing Redbubble’s Star Wars Graphic T-shirt Dresses. Redbubble is an Australian-based online marketplace, with offices in San Francisco, California. The company allows its current number of over 400,000 worldwide artists and designers to contribute unique, original work that can be represented in a wide variety of products for purchase. There are SO many items, from phone cases to pillows; notebook covers to travel mugs.

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