M.O.P.A. Ep. III – Let’s Try This Again Show Notes!!!

With the release of The Star Wars Craft Book, there are now dozens of things fans can make and treasure themselves. Also with the holidays coming up crafting is a cost effective way to give the geeks in your life a unique and heartfelt gift. CNN Geek Out and The Huffington Post just posted articles about the joy of geek crafting written by Bonnie Burton, Author of The Star Wars Craft Book. Check them out here.

http://geekout.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/06/may-the-geek-craft-force-be-with-you/?hpt=li_c2

A Canadian Blogger and fan going by the handle ” Infinite Yums” made this tasty looking Ewok village out of gingerbread and chocolate. The delious diorama was put together for a charity auction and came complete with little Ewoks and a half-built Death Star that lit up!

http://io9.com/5864857/this-ewok-village-gingerbread-diorama-is-too-awesome-to-eat

Some of the stunning storyboards fro The Empire Strikes Back are showing up in private collections lately. These storyboards feature art by Joe Johnston, the director of The Rocketeer and Captain America. Check ’em out.

http://io9.com/5864056/unseen-empire-strikes-back-storyboards-detailing-the-battle-of-hoth/gallery/1

With the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic looming on the horizon, the SWTOR team has decided to give our ears a taste of what’s to come. They’ve posted downloadable music tracks on their Facebook page. The audio is awesome.

http://www.facebook.com/starwarstheoldrepublic

The Central Texas Squad of the 501st Legion has teamed up with the Austin Disaster Relief Network for Operation: New Hope. The project is there to help local charities and business in times of disaster. Recently the Central Texas Squad could be seen at the Norris Conference Center in North Austin, where all proceeds were given to the Austin Disaster Relief Network to support wildfire victims.

http://www.kvue.com/home/Star-Wars-characters-patrol-the-Norris-Conference-Center-to-help-wildfire-victims-134970098.html

http://www.facebook.com/OperationANewHope?sk=info

BBC News’ HARDtalk recently had a chance to sit down with acting icon James Earl Jones, and he had some very plesant things to say about his role as the voice of Darth Vader.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/hardtalk/9656152.stm

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