Gabbing Geek 58: The Podcast Awakens

Gabbing Geek 58: The Podcast Awakens
Gabbing Geek 58: The Podcast Awakens

Wait a minute–we have a podcast?!?  It’s been a while since the Geeks were able to record but there was no stopping us talking about a certain new movie that came out last week.  So join the entire gang (and we mean entire gang) for a bonus-sized conversation about everything The Force Awakens!  Give us a listen right now or jump after the break to read more!

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ICYMI – Star Wars: The Force Awakens New Trailer + Bonus Videos!

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In case you were indisposed last night, or live under a rock, or just flat out have no good excuse for missing the most awesome trailer in the history of trailers – then today is your lucky day, because we’re posting it first thing this morning. You know – start your day off right with this GEM of a Star Wars: Force Awakens trailer. You’re welcome.

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Luke Didn’t Say “Carrie!” After All

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“You screwed up a name? Really?”

Star Wars fans have reveled in some of the mistakes in the original movie.  You can see Kenny Baker’s (the actor who played R2D2) legs behind the droid in some scenes.  The stormtrooper who hits his head on a door in the Death Star (hmmm…weren’t they all supposed to be the same height?).  Heck, here’s a nearly twelve minute video of all the mistakes you can find in Episode IV.  But the biggest mistake of them all, Luke calling out “Carrie!” after destroying the Death Star instead of “Leia!,” has just been refuted by an extremely credible source.  Find out the details after the break.

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Adorable Geek Inspired Throw Pillows Are Squishibly Spectacular

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IT’S SO SQUISHY!!!!! Artist and seamstress Telahmarie on Etsy has the market cornered on adorably cute throw pillows. If you’re a geek – or into Fandom, then this shop is for you. Not only does she have a wide variety of awesome Star Wars character pillows, but she also has everything from Harry Potter, to Doctor Who. You can even find Joan Jett and Jareth from Labyrinth. You have to see it for yourself! I can hardly contain my squeals, because these pillows are so damn cute. Check out some of our favorite Star Wars versions after the break – and see Telehmarie’s shop “Heart Felt Designs” for more pillow fandom.

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Awesome Geek Inspired Pocket Mirrors

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I love these little geek inspired pocket mirrors made by Comradecards. Each mirror comes packed with a small velvet bag to keep it secure wherever you may take it and measures approximately 3-3/8 inches in diameter. Check out all the fun styles after the break:

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First Look At Luke Skywalker & Other Ep. 7 Force Awakens Photos

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I was tumbling along on (you guessed it) Tumblr when…. OOOOOOOO… OOOOOOO…. Luke!  My draw dropped. How was this not published with the recent release  of the new Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens from EW. If you haven’t seen them, that’s okay, we posted them after the break. But LUKE! That’s the real find. Who else is as excited about his new look? It’s very Obi-wan, right?

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My Bags Are Packed & Ready To Go To A Galaxy Far Far Away

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First – please start singing the Imperial March in your head. Got it? Great. Now you can look at this awesome Darth Vader 4-wheel luggage. Better, right? I’m sure you’ll have no problems getting past TSA with a little power from the dark side (or a force choke, but you didn’t hear that from us.) Evil empire not your thing? Then check out this awesome R2-D2 version instead. Product Page ($79.99)

These Star Wars Kimonos Are From A Galaxy Far Far Away

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Man, sometimes you come across something and your mouth drops open from the shock and awe it pierces to your heart. These kimonos did exactly that. I have no words for the stunning detail and beauty these piece bring. Etsy seller Sky Creation is the genius behind these creations, and we’re hoping to see more from them really soon. Check out  a more detailed look of each kimono after the break:

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Geek Gear Is Here! Star Wars Aromatherapy Ornaments Keep Stubborn Wookiee Smells At Bay

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ERRRRRRMMMMAAAGAAWWWD! I need these – yes, I need these now. Mainly because I have a Wookiee at home that definitely can ripen up a room If-You-Know-What-I-Mean!? These awesome oil defusers are made of ceramic and designed by Kotobukiya. Each one comes with a 5ml bottle of lavender oil, but you can also use your own scents. Designs include the Death Star, the Millennium Falcon, and R2-D2. See more smelly-awesome-goodness and where to purchase them after the break:

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Star Wars Yoga Poses – Because The Force Makes You Bendy

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For all you geek-yogi heads out there – here is a fantastic list of Star Wars inspired yoga poses for you to try out the next time you are feeling frisky – or bendy – or peaceful – or whatever it is you have to feel to do yoga. Man, I really should look into this stuff, look pretty darn awesome. And isn’t it supposed to cleanse the heart, mind, and soul? I’m sure Darth Vader could really use a good cleanse. 🙂 See all the poses after the break:

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