Star Wars

3:25pm

Wed June 5, 2013
Code Switch

The Force Is With The Navajo: 'Star Wars' Gets A New Translation

Originally published on Wed July 3, 2013 8:26 pm

Star Wars has been translated into many languages — most recently, Navajo. Above, Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) in a scene from the 1977 classic.
20th Century Fox Film Corp. AP

If you've ever wondered how to say "May the Force be with you" in Navajo, you're in luck. On July 3, a new translation of Star Wars will be unveiled on the Navajo Nation reservation in Arizona. The 1977 classic has been translated into many languages, and the latest effort is the brainchild of Manuelito Wheeler, director of the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, Ariz.

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10:17am

Thu May 16, 2013
The Two-Way

Almost Nerd Wars: 'Doctor Who' & 'Star Wars' Fans Have Spat

Originally published on Thu May 16, 2013 2:20 pm

Darth Vader or The Doctor? Pick your champion.
Lewis Whyld/Andrew Matthews PA Photos/Landov

2:54pm

Sat May 4, 2013
The Two-Way

Star Wars Fans 'Use The Fourth' To Celebrate

Fans are celebrating Star Wars Day today, May 4. Here, actor David Prowse (center), who played Darth Vader in the first Star Wars trilogy, poses with costumed fans in France last week.
Thierry Zoccolan AFP/Getty Images

Today is May 4, unofficially known as Star Wars Day — seemingly for the lone reason that it presents an opportunity for people to tell one another, "May the Fourth be with you." But fans of the George Lucas films are also using the day as an excuse to break out costumes and photos, and generally let their Jedi flag fly.

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4:00am

Sat May 4, 2013
Pop Culture

May The Fourth Be With You Colorado

Aww yeah...it's May the 4th.
themarina Flickr - Creative Commons

2:00pm

Mon April 29, 2013
The Salt

If TV's Your Cup Of Tea, Try A Character-Infused Blend

Originally published on Mon April 29, 2013 4:27 pm

What is a "tea blend?"
Sasha Courtesy of Adagio Teas

Apparently, fan fiction and fan art aren't the only options for expressing your love of Sherlock, Doctor Who and The Hunger Games. There's also tea.

If you visit the online tea store of Adagio Teas, you'll find a collection of "Fandom Blends." They're the teas that customers have mixed and named after characters in favorite TV shows, books, movies and comics.

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