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Star Wars Costume Hoodies

on Sunday, July 17th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News

Star Wars fans will want to buy these hoodies now so they’ll be ready for the first cold fall day.  ThinkGeek is offering long-sleeved 60% cotton/40% polyester hoodies decorated to look like Boba Fett, Darth Vader, or a Stormtrooper. The hoodies have ribbed cuffs and bottom and two pockets on the front.  The back ofRead More…


This is SO going to be on my (pre-)Christmas List!!!

on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

I originally saw this over on and thought it newsworthy. LEGO just announce that it will be releasing a limited edition Star Wars model: Darth Vader’s personal flagship, the Super Star Destroyer EXECUTOR. This 3,152 brick model will be the longest Star Wars Lego model ever, measuring 50 inches in length. This behemoth willRead More…


Darth Vader Lego (Not-So-)Mini Figure Clock

on Sunday, June 19th, 2011
Posted in: Watches, Clocks

We’ve had no shortage of Lego Star Wars-related clocks ’round these parts.  So in honor of Father’s Day, check out this clock in the image of the “Dark Father” himself, the Lego Star Wars Darth Vader Minifigure Clock.  Except that this “mini” figure is not so mini, as he’s a whopping 9+ inches of menacingRead More…

Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar??

Death Star Cookie Jar…ruling the galaxy one chocolate chip at a time…

By: Elizabeth Daugherty
on Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Seriously?  Really?  Has nerdery come to this?  Either that or this is the penultimate gift for that hard-to-buy-for nerd in your life.  If nothing else, it’s one heck of a conversation piece as well. There are those individuals who will think this is, arguably, awesome…like my husband who pointed it out to me.  Just likeRead More…


Gryffindor! Er, I mean JEDI!

on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011
Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

Ever wonder what side of the Force you’d fall on?  This build-your-own mini light saber Dark Side Detector kit will decide your fate for you.  Once assembled, the blade will either turn blue if your saber feels you are a Jedi or red if it feels the Sith running through you.  This is another productRead More…


Your father wanted you to have this when you were old enough…

on Friday, February 11th, 2011
Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, News

For a long, long time now, in households far and near, a battle has raged over whether young padawans would be allowed to play with their parents’ movie-realistic and super-expensive Force FX lightsaber replicas, or be relegated to the clunky, much cheaper toyish versions found at toy stores across the Outer Rim (and here onRead More…


Wampa Rug Will Warm Your Hoth Hearth

on Monday, January 31st, 2011
Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, News

Those clever nerds and monkeys at ThinkGeek have done it again.  Continuing their ice planet of Hoth product theme, and as a compliment to their Tauntaun Sleeping Bag, behold the Wampa Rug.  This “bearskin”-style floor rug is about 62″ long by 30″ wide and made of synthetic fur, with pillow head, vinyl claws and non-slipRead More…


This is no cave. It’s a Space Slug Oven Mitt.

on Thursday, January 13th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Who can forget Han Solo’s famous line, delivered with such matter-of-fact serenity in the face of imminent doom?  With this official Space Slug Oven Mitt from Star Wars Shop, you can re-enact that famous scene every time you grab your cookie sheet from the oven or kabob from the grill.  About 12 in long andRead More…


The Dark Side Burns Hot in this Toaster

on Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Remember “crispy Anakin” after his foolhardy attempt to best Obi-Wan and subsequent lava bath on the planet Mustafar?  Ah, good times.  Now you can burn the iconic visage of the galaxy’s most infamous Sith Lord right into your breakfast with this Darth Vader Toaster from ThinkGeek.  It’s got two pop-up slots and an adjustable temperatureRead More…


R2-D2 USB Hub from ThinkGeek

on Thursday, October 7th, 2010

ThinkGeek has another cute item for the Star Wars aficionado.  This little officially-licensed R2-D2 has 4 USB 2.0 ports along the base of his chassis.  His legs are articulated, so you can adjust his position to make him recline or stand straight.  He chirps, beeps, and squeals when you plug something into one of hisRead More…


The Limited Edition DROID R2D2 from Verizon will be available Thursday

on Monday, September 27th, 2010
Posted in: Android related, News

If you’ve been waiting for the special edition Star Wars R2D2 Droid 2 smartphone from Verizon, you’ll be happy to know that will be available on September 30th. Show off your geekiness by sporting a Droid 2 with cool R2D2 graphics on the back and exclusive Star Wars inspired content such as: Exclusive content comesRead More…


Wield the Force with the Lightsaber Pen from ThinkGeek

on Saturday, September 25th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

If the pen is mightier than the sword, the lightsaber pen must be mightier than … everything!  ThinkGeek has three Star Wars Lightsaber Pens to help you hone your skills.  The pens arrive in a collector’s tin, and you can choose from red, green, or blue.  They are only $19.99 each – a small priceRead More…


Jedi Mind Control Game from Hammacher Schlemmer

on Thursday, July 29th, 2010
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

Develop your control of The Force with the Jedi Mind Control Game from Hammacher Schlemmer.  The game has a headset with sensors for your forehead and ears that “translate your brain’s energy into a wireless signal that is sent to the game’s base station”.  Your steady concentration sends signals to adjust the speed of theRead More…


LEGO Darth Vader Watch

on Saturday, June 5th, 2010
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

ThinkGeek has a LEGO Darth Vader watch, because a “Sith Lord is never late!”  The watch has a black face with a picture of Darth Vader and the words “you don’t know the power of the dark side.”  The band is made of red and black links that you can combine into any pattern youRead More…


Spice up your next meal with this droid

on Monday, May 3rd, 2010
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

If you’d rather not be sent to slave away at the Spice Mines of Kessel, this R2-D2 Pepper Mill from Star Wars Shop may be more your speed.  Just fill this trusty astromech droid’s body with pepper and twist his dome to add a dose of spice to your meal.  This R2-D2 stands 4.3 inchesRead More…


Lightsaber USB Lamp keeps the Dark Side at bay

on Thursday, March 25th, 2010
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

Is your desk area strong with the Dark Side?  Ward it off with this USB lightsaber lamp.  Sitting patiently in its USB-powered charging base, it emits a soft blue glow.  Remove it at a moment’s notice for dueling agents of office evil.  Over 13 inches long including blade and hilt.  $25.99 from ThinkGeek, but aRead More…


Encase Your iPhone in Sith Armor

on Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Have a dark side?  Flaunt it with an officially-licensed Incipio Star Wars case for your iPhone 3G/3GS or iPod Touch 2G.  Available in soft silicone and hard slider versions, and with either full or half Darth Vader or Stormtrooper visages, it also comes in any color you want, as long as that color is black. Read More…


Lightsaber Duel, USB Style

on Thursday, February 25th, 2010

ThinkGeek has been steadily importing Star Wars ephemera from across the pond for quite some time, making available goods that would never have previously seen the light of day stateside.  And honestly, how did we live for so long before without our lightsaber chopsticks?  Their latest offering is in the form of  lightsaber-shaped USB drives, andRead More…


Lose the fork, Luke!

on Wednesday, February 10th, 2010
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Fan of Star Wars and sushi?  This elegant utensil for a more civilized age may help add some fanboy/fangirl fun to your next galactic feast.  Two-pack Star Wars Chop Sabers…er…Sticks are plastic and feature highly-detailed, movie-accurate lightsaber hilts in three different blade colors–Jedi Luke Skywalker blue or Yoda green (Yoda’s is slightly shorter length) orRead More…


Your Tauntaun May Freeze, But You’ll Stay Toasty

on Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, News

Originally one of ThinkGeek‘s annual April Fool’s product pranks, this “sleeping gag” was turned into a real product and is fully LucasFilm-licensed.  You’ll sleep safe and snug like an injured and delirious Jedi Knight while stuffed into this simulated carcass.  Featuring a built-in embroidered tauntaun head pillow, protruding leg, arm and tail, plush lightsaber zipperRead More…


May the force be with you while you’re singing in the rain

on Tuesday, May 12th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

Super cool umbrella that not only protects you from raindrops, but also from intergalactic enemies. The LightSabre Umbrella is powered by 3 AAA batteries that light up LEDs along the shaft. Too bad it doesn’t provide cool saber battle  noises when you whirl it around.


My Lightsaber Saga….

on Monday, February 16th, 2009

I am definitely a child of the 70’s and 80’s. As such, I was (and remain) a pretty huge Star Wars fan. I remember my father taking the day off for the first Star Wars movie, not going to school, and standing in line to see the very first showing of Star Wars at theRead More…


For Star Wars Fans

on Thursday, January 15th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

I usually don’t post stuff like this, but Claire sent me the link and I about swallowed my tongue laughing. If you’re a Star Wars fan, you owe it to yourself to watch this 4 minute video. Trust me…


Incredibly Geeky, or Incredibly Cool?

on Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
Posted in: Geek Toys

Last night I was chatting with gadgeteer team member Dave Rees and he told me that he and his son (the Gadgeteer Kid) were in the process of building light sabers at the online Custom Light Saber Shop. I had never heard of such a thing, so I went and took a look and wow,Read More…