CWK Show #69: “It was 40 years ago today …”

Dan Z is joined by Idiot’s Array co-host and CWK blogger, Ryder Waldron & Comics With Kenobi co-host and CWK writer, Matt Moore. The hosts open the show by talking about the new Vanity Fair article on The Last Jedi. Huff Post and Hashtag Roundup CEO Jeff Dwoskin discusses Star Wars and social media, and in the Coffee Chat, they reflect on the 40th anniversary of Star Wars. They close out the show with a Facebook post regarding Star Wars Land. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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Creating Your Own Galaxy

Throughout the forty-year history of Star Wars, there have been countless ways that fans have chosen to show their appreciation for the saga. Since the advent of the internet it has made many of these ways much easier. Whether it be through podcasts or websites just like this one, fans have come out en mass to show their support for the Galaxy Far, Far Away. While podcasts and websites certainly have their own merits and outreach to them, it would be wrong to omit one of the other sides of the Star Wars fandom, those that create their own Star Wars fan-works.

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Star Wars 40th Anniversary Disney Tsum Tsum Set Released Online

Today we’ve hit a major milestone as Star Wars celebrates its 40th year, and Disney Tsum Tsum is also marking the occasion with an all-new 40th Anniversary set available online today at DisneyStore.com.

Today marks 40th Anniversary of Star Wars and to celebrate Disney is releasing a new Star Wars 40th Anniversary Micro Tsum Tsum Set. The new set features 4 Micro Tsum Tsums including Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and R2-D2 .  The set will retail for $19.95 per set and includes packaging that looks like the Millennium Falcon. Click on the link of photos below to order the new Star Wars 40th Anniversary Tsum Tsum Set today.

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The Star Wars Show | New The Last Jedi Details, Talking Thrawn with Timothy Zahn & the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars

This week marks the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars, and The Star Wars Show is getting everyone into the celebratory mood with the latest on The Last Jedi, and interview with author Timothy Zahn, the cast of Hamilton, and much more!

Check it all out in the video below:

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Check Out This Video Tribute to 40 Years of Star Wars from The Bearded Trio!

Rob Wainfur, founder of The Bearded Trio and good friend of Coffee With Kenobi, has created a special video tribute to Star Wars in honor of the 40th Anniversary of its release. Here’s a brief description:

This is a compilation of interviews with cast members from Star Wars plugging and talking about the movie back in 1977. Sequels were mentioned, even back then. George Lucas hints that Luke is “interested” in Leia. Rumours of an ice planet in the sequel and Gary Kurtz talking about the new Kenner Star Wars figures about to come out.

Hope you like it. Happy 40th Anniversary Star Wars. Thank you for being a loyal friend for all these decades.

Check out the video below:

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Star Wars 40th Anniversary Sales Preview from Anovos! 15% Discount Thursday, May 25, Only!

Anovos is getting into the spirit of the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars with a 15% discount on Star Wars products, valid Thursday, May 25, only. Details below:

THURSDAY (TOMORROW) ONLY! Join us to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars™ with 15% OFF our entire Star Wars™ collection!* Use discount code STARWARS40 at checkout to save starting Thursday, May 25 2017 at 12:01 AM PT.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi — New City, Characters, and Images Revealed by Vanity Fair

Yesterday we saw the four new limited-edition Vanity Fair covers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. They promised us even more images today and have delivered in a massive way! Not just the new images, though, but new character and city reveals as well.

With the new images released today, all captured by the great Annie Leibovitz, we get a closer look at the characters we already love — Luke, Rey, Leia, Kylo Ren, Poe, Finn, and more — but we also get our first look at new characters such as Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo, played by Laura Dern, and a shady grifter-type character called “DJ,” played by Benicio Del Toro.

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Hasbro Opens Ticket Sales for First-Ever HASCON FANmily Event

HASBRO OPENS TICKET SALES FOR FIRST-EVER HASCON FANMILY EVENT
Three Day Convention Will Include Panels, Larger-than-Life Brand Experiences, Games Events, Auditions for Hasbro TV Commercials and Shows, Meet & Greets and Appearances from Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Stan Lee, Dude Perfect and top
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PAWTUCKET, R.I. — May 22, 2017 – Today Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), a global play and entertainment company, officially opened ticket sales for the first-ever HASCON FANmilyTM event, which will take place in Providence at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center from September 8-10, 2017. Hasbro fans and families from around the globe can purchase single day tickets or three-day tickets for the convention, with VIP packages available for super-fans and the most enthusiastic collectors.

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