Count Down to ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ with 40% off Select Items from Star Wars Authentics!

Here’s something awesome in the lead-up to both The Last Jedi and the holiday season! Check out this announcement from Topps Star Wars Authentics.

We are just one week away from the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Topps is counting down!

We’ve got big deals running on Star Wars Authentics with discounts on autographs and photos from Star Wars: The Force Awakens including:

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Check Out These Star Wars Christmas Ornaments by Zeitgaiss

How’s your Christmas tree looking? Do you have enough Star Wars ornaments? Is there even such as thing as “having enough” Star Wars ornaments? Of course not. Decorating our trees with favorite Star Wars characters — villains and heroes alike — is what we, as fans, look forward to every year. If you’re looking for unique handmade ornaments to add to your collection, here’s a suggestion — Star Wars ornaments by M. W. Gaiss.

Check them out below:

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CWK Coffee Break: Anakin Skywalker, Revenge of the Sith, and the brilliance of George Lucas

On today’s CWK Coffee Break, Dan Z takes another look at Anakin Skywalker, particularly in Revenge of the Sith, and the brilliance of George Lucas! #CWKCoffeeBreak

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Get Special Discounts on Star Wars Accessories Now Through 12/18 at Cufflinks.com

As we get closer to the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and the Christmas holiday season, Cufflinks.com has special discounts available on Star Wars accessories, such as ties, socks, tie bars, and more! Starting December 8 and running through the 18th, you can take 25% off your purchase of Star Wars items using Coffee With Kenobi discount code CWK25. In addition, there are special daily codes for deeper discounts on select items.

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Make a Gift Donation to Starlight Children’s Foundation this Holiday Season

Are you looking to do something truly meaningful this Christmas? Donating to Starlight Children’s Foundation on behalf of someone on your holiday gift list is a great way to start! Starlight seeks to help hospitalized kids by providing them with Starlight Brave gowns, many featuring their favorite Star Wars characters or superheroes. There’s no greater gift than making a child smile!

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IDW Star Wars Comics Review: Star Wars Adventures #3

This review of Star Wars Adventures #3 contains minor spoilers.

With the third issue, IDW Publishing has cemented Star Wars Adventures as true all-ages title.

There’s great storytelling and visuals in this issue with the main feature a kid-friendly romp focused on The Force Awaken’s Finn and his effort to curtail a purple pest from planetside that caused my kids — and myself — to laugh aloud.

For adults? Plenty of subtle nods to the relationship dynamic between Kylo Ren, Gen. Hux and Capt. Phasma, too.

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Google Play Launches #ChangeTheGame Initiative to Encourage Diversity in Mobile Gaming

Today Google Play launched the ‘Change the Game’ initiative designed to encourage diversity in mobile gaming. Going against established stereotypes, a study conducted by Google has found that more than half the mobile game players in the US are women between 10-65 years of age. It also found that women often play mobile games more than their male counterparts — that would include Star Wars games!

The overall goal of the ‘Change the Game’ initiative is to promote diversity in mobile gaming, celebrate the women who play, and encourage creativity in the next generation of game developers.

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Ireland Launches First Tourism Campaign in Space ­to Celebrate Release of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Ireland Launches First Tourism Campaign in Space

Tourism Ireland celebrates the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi,
shot on location on Ireland’s beautiful Wild Atlantic Way

Dublin, 7 December 2017: Planet Earth’s first interstellar tourism campaign has taken off – highlighting a destination that is truly out of this world. Perched above the earth in space, a billboard advertising “Earth’s Wild Atlantic Way” features Skellig Michael, an island off Ireland’s south-west coast – otherwise known as Luke Skywalker’s hide-out in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Click here for an image and video of the billboard taken in space.

As the world sits in anticipation of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Tourism Ireland, the body responsible for marketing the island of Ireland as a holiday destination, is celebrating the film’s imminent theatrical release with the first tourism campaign in space.

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CWK Show #100: “Stormtroopers, Star Wars Pinball, and Phasma” (194)

Dan Z is joined by Stormtroopers: Beyond the Armor author, Adam Bray, and Rebels Reactions host, Aaron Harris. They start the show discussing Adam’s new book. Then, Zach Sharpe, the number one ranked pinball player in the world, discusses the new Star Wars pinball game. Tom brings us up to date on the news, and in the Coffee Chat, Dan Z talks about the end of Phasma, with chapters 33-44. They close out the show with email. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Red Carpet Premiere to be Streamed Live Saturday, December 9

As announced earlier today on The Star Wars Show, the red carpet premiere for Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be streamed live this Saturday, December 9.

From StarWars.com:

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