Date Archives August 6, 2011

AT-AT comin’ ATcha

Wrote up another pattern I designed while participating in Ravelry Nerd Wars.

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As someone on Ravelry deemed this photo: Han and Chewie’s Big Adventure.

This is an AT-AT Walker, first seen in Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back.

It’s available as a pdf HERE.

This was a more difficult pattern to write up, so if you have feedback or questions email defectivegeeks AT gmail DOT com

Disclosure: I’m not associated with Lucasarts or anything, this is just for fun, don’t use this for making money!

Interview with Tiffani Thiessen from “White Collar”

It’s hard to believe that White Collar is already halfway through it’s third season. I’ve been a huge fan of the series ever since the pilot, and if anyone had told me then that I’d be interviewing someone from the show, I would have laughed at them. Well, here we are, nearly two years later, and I was given the chance to talk with Tiffani Thiessen, who plays Elizabeth Burke. USA Network was kind enough to extend an invitation to join a phone-in chat — on my birthday, as it happens! — and I had the amazing opportunity to ask Tiffani some questions about her character, upcoming episodes, guest stars, and her own experience working on White Collar.

I had never interviewed anyone, let alone a well-known actress that I admire and adore, before Thursday morning. Needless to say, I was very nervous. I really didn’t need to worry, though; Tiffani was incredibly gracious and kind, and I couldn’t have asked for a nicer person to talk to. (Seriously. ♥)

In the interview, Tiffani revealed some wonderful insights into Elizabeth’s character and her relationship with Peter and Neal. She also talked about what it was like to work with certain guest stars, related some great anecdotes from set, and dropped a few tantalizing hints about future episodes.


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