May the Fourth Be With You!

 

 May the Fourth Be With You!

Today the theme of the blog is ‘Star Wars’. Yes people, it’s Star Wars Day and in keeping with this theme we have compiled a list of Star Wars awesomeness the likes of which you’ve never seen before!

Meet the 501st Legion– the world’s definitive imperial costuming organization. Not just fans of dressing up, this worldwide organization puts its resources to good use for volunteering, fund-raising and charity work. The Australian contingent will make an appearance tomorrow, May 5th at the Dreamworld Annual Stormtrooper Weekend. If you’re in the Coomera area, do drop by. It’s for a great cause, the Starlight Children’s Foundation

Meet Jacob French. You may already heard of him but chance are you won’t recognize him…if he’s not dressed in his stormtrooper costume. Jacob completed a 5000km walk across Australia from Perth to Sydney over the course of 9 months. Walking for 10 hours a day in the black and white battle armour he went through several pairs of shoes as he completed the trek. And the reason for this ‘stroll’? To raise awareness and $50,000 for the Starlight Foundation.

Jacob did better than that, he managed to raise over $90,000. You can still donate if you go to his page here

Speaking of Star Wars and all its awesomeness, this week we met the lovely Bonnie Burton; cuter than the proverbial button and super talented author, sci-fi/horror geek and editor at Starwars.com this girl knows her Star Wars. If you didn’t know, she’s also blogger extraordinaire and a massive Betty Page fan on www.grrl.com  You can follow her on Twitter (and we suggest you do) on @bonniegrrl

 Tomorrow is free Comic Book Day!! Need we say more?? Check this link to find a participating comic book store near you. You literally have nothing to lose and everything to gain. What are you waiting for???

 Speaking of gaining awesome new comics, this week saw the launch of the first ever dead-tree Ninjabread comic. We strongly suggest you check it out here

And because we never leave you guys without at least giving you one cool video to check out, this week we’ve been mostly looking forward to seeing the newest Tim Burton movie. Guess who’s in it?? We’ll give you a hint; he looks a little bit like this guy…

and it rhymes with Shonny Schmepp!

It doesn’t matter, we still think it looks awesome! Enjoy 😀

Have an awesome week Curicon followers. As always, we’d love any feedback on the site. Email us on gday@curicon.com

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