Trooper Trek concludes, How I Met Your Mother watches Star Wars, Fangirls t-shirts are popular, the Golden Gate Knights look like they're having fun, & much more in today's edition of Star Wars is Everywhere. Let's dive on in...
Jacob French's Trooper Trek across Australia has concluded according to MSNBC.com. For those unaware, Jacob took quite the 5,000km walk from Perth to Sydney in order to raise funds and awareness for the Starlight Children's Foundation. Congrats to Jacob for completing his journey!
Last week's episode of How I Met Your Mother featured Ted's and Marshall's tradition of watching the Original Trilogy every 3 years. It appears that the Star Wars inclusion was more of a backdrop to what was an episode displaying a number of flashbacks and flash forwards. BuddyTV.com has a recap and you can also head on over to CBS.com to watch the episode.
DailyMail.co.uk displays the fantastic Star Wars-themed guitars created by sci-fi fan Tom Bingham.
SpringfieldPatch reports on the fun had at a recent Star Wars event at the Springfield Township Administration Building in PA. Looks like there was a great turn out!
Behold the Brooklyn Mutt Show's Star Wars/Star Trek Dog Costume Contest courtesy of SBNation.com:
Teachers at Rhodes Middle School in Texas utilized a Star Wars theme in a pep-rally for the school's upcoming STAAR assessment test. Click here for the video report from KSAT.com.
The original Star Wars novelization makes it on a list of "famous ghostwriting collaborations" at TheAtlantic.com.
TheBoldItalic.com spent some time with the Golden Gate Knights lightsaber academy. The group meets weekly in San Francisco for three hour sessions in order to hone their Jedi-like lightsaber skills. Click here to check out the feature with some nice pictures.
Our veggie carving friend Oki sent along a couple pics of the Jedi Order fan group supporting the Episode I 3D release in Japan. The picture at top left is from Osaka on 3-17 and the picture on the right is from Tokyo on 3-18. Click on the images for full views. (Thanks Oki!)
Ohio's WDTN2 caught up with the one and only Carrie Fisher during a recent stop of her Wishful Drinking tour.
Hero Complex at the Los Angeles Times interviewed Jeffery Brown, author of the newly released Darth Vader and Son, in a piece you can check out right here.
The East Valley Tribune has images from the Kinect Star Wars launch party held at the Microsoft Store in Scottsdale, AZ.
And finally, the Official SW.com Blog features a number of fun Japanese tie-ins to The Phantom Menace 3D.