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USA Today: Check out these episodes of webisodes, November 12, 2007 (By Janet Kornblum) Download PDF file

Video interview with AT&T Tech Channel: Matt Sloan and Aaron Yonda talk about what's happening with Chad Vader and what's in store for Blame Society Productions, October 2007 | View Interview Part 1 | View Interview Part 2 | View Interview Part 3

The New York Times: In a City Far, Far Away From Hollywood, the YouTube Tales of a Lesser Vader, October 15, 2007 (By David Callender) Download PDF file

Matt and Aaron in the New York Times

 

On Wisconsin: May the Farce Be with You - A long time ago, in a grocery store far, far away..., Fall 2007 (By Erin Hueffner) Download PDF file

La Crosse Tribune: La Crosse native a producer for Web sensation 'Chad Vader,’ September 13, 2007 (By Autumn Grooms) Download PDF file

Isthmus Daily Page: Blame Society gets to work on Chad Vader Season 2, September 2, 2007 (By Kristian Knutsen) Download PDF file

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Image Icon Entertainment: Interview with Aaron Yonda and Matt Sloan: Blame Society's "Chad Vader," August 3, 2007 (By T.J. Paolino) Download PDF file

Isthmus Daily Page: Blame Society Productions to hold open auditions in Madison, July 24, 2007 (By Kristian Knutsen) Download PDF file

Matt and Aaron on NPR's Here and Now July 5, 2007 (10.5 min)

Chad Vader wins the "George Lucas Selects" award from the Star Wars Fan Movie Challenge, presented at Star Wars Celebration IV, May 27, 2007, Los Angeles, CA.

Isthmus Daily Page: Matt Sloan and Aaron Yonda discuss Chad Vader Episode 8: Interview with series creators covers season finale, future plans, May 14, 2007 (By Kristian Knutsen) Download PDF file

Hofstra Chronicle: "Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager" invades YouTube, May 3, 2007 (By Brendan O'Reilly) Download PDF file

USA Today: How the Internet took over, May 1, 2007 Download PDF file

Aaron & Matt's Chad Vader interview on The Dan and Tasos Show 105.3FM Fort Worth, TX, April 28, 2007 (32 min)

Dunn County News: Where are they now? - Interview with a Vader: Former city man’s Internet video is a "farce" to be reckoned with, April 5, 2007 Download PDF file

Film Forward: In a Galaxy Not Too Far Away..., By Courtney Collins, March 2007

Matt & Aaron talk about Chad Vader and more on The Mel and Floyd Show, WORT 89.9FM Madison, February 8, 2007 (24.5 min)

Isthmus Daily Page: Chad Vader takes a trip to SoCal: He's got movie signs!, April 9, 2007 (By Kristian Knutsen) Download PDF file

Isthmus Daily Page: 'Keep making movies,' Wisconsin student filmmakers: Matt Sloan on jurying the film fest, cinema in Madison, and Plo Koon, April 6, 2007 (By David Medaris) Download PDF file

Isthmus Daily Page: Jurying the Wisconsin Film Festival: Tona Williams on the process of selecting the Wisconsin Student Shorts, April 4, 2007 (By David Medaris) Download PDF file

Isthmus Daily Page: Chad Vader meets Mayor Dave and Maya Cole, March 28, 2007 (By Kristian Knutsen) Download PDF file

Dane 101: On the Set of the Chad Vader Season Finale, March 27, 2007 (By Emily Mills) Download PDF file

Isthmus Daily Page: The music of Chad Vader Episode 7, March 23, 2007 (By Kristian Knutsen) Download PDF file

VH1 Greatest Internet Superstars

"The 40 Greatest Internet Superstars" TV special aired on VH1 on Friday March 23 - See clips from Aaron and Matt's interview here.  The show runs for two hours and includes clips from Chad Vader, and an interview with Aaron and Matt.

YouTube 2007 Video Awards

Isthmus Daily Page: Chad Vader nominated in inaugural YouTube awards, March 19, 2007 (By Kristian Knutsen) Download PDF file

The Hartford Courant: Dot-Comedies Click: Viewers' Appetite For Webisode Serials Opens Doors To Commercial Success, March 13, 2007 (By William Weir) Download PDF file

Chicago Sun-Times: What if Darth Vader had a brother? He just might get his own Internet video series, March 4, 2007 (By Ryan J. Foley) Download PDF file

Wisconsin State Journal: Monkeying Around Becomes An Institution, March 2, 2007 (By Melanie Conklin) Download PDF file

Paul Soglin: Waxing America: Chad Vader Creators Take Lightsaber to Tom Still's Assertions About Cutting Funding For Local Cable Access, February 23, 2007 (By Paul Soglin) Download PDF file

The Washington Post: He's Not the Heavy; He's His Brother, February 21, 2007 (By Ryan Foley, Associated Press) Download PDF file

The Daily Reel: "Chad Vader" Creators Latest Online Talents to Crossover, February 21, 2007 (By Anthony Kaufman)

Isthmus Daily Page: The photography of Chad Vader Episode 6, February 16, 2007 (By Kristian Knutsen) Download PDF file

Madison And The Dark Side: Wisconsin State Journal cover story

Wisconsin State Journal: Madison And The Dark Side: A Series Featuring Chad Vader, Darth's Incompetent Brother, Is A Megahit On The Internet (Cover Story), February 16, 2007 (By John Wiedenhoeft) Download PDF file

'To My Love' featured on MySpace.com, February 14, 2007 and Salon.com, February 15, 2007

Isthmus Daily Page: Collecting Mad Videos -- A paparazzo pesters Chad Vader, February 12, 2007 (By Kristian Knutsen)Download PDF file

Aaron & Matt play the Match Game on The Pulse 1670AM Madison, February 8, 2007 (17.5 min)

Wisconsin State Journal: Driving FORCE behind Madison's scene, January 26, 2007 (By Melanie Conklin)

Chad Vader, superstar - Isthmus cover story
Aaron Yonda and Matt Sloan pose for The Capital Times, photo by Henry A. Koshollek/The Capital Times
Photos by Pete Olsen for the Isthmus

The Isthmus: Chad Vader: superstar (Cover Story) and The People Speak - Madison filmmakers capture the Internet with a Star Wars parody, January 25, 2007 (By Kenneth Burns) Download PDF file

Aaron Yonda and Matt Sloan pose for The Capital Times, photo by Henry A. Koshollek/The Capital Times
Photo by Henry A. Koshollek
for The Capital Times

The Capital Times: The Farce is with them - Local filmmakers' 'Chad Vader' is YouTube sensation (Cover Story), January 24, 2007 (By Samara Kalk Derby) Download PDF file

Chad Vader featured on MSN.com, January 24, 2007 Download PDF file

Chad Vader featured on ifilm, January 24, 2007 Download PDF file

The 10 Stages of Opening a Jar featured on the daily reel Top 10: "This quirky little short from Aaron Yonda (one half of the creative team behind the Chad Vader series) reminds us that strong hands DO make the man." January 19, 2007 Download PDF file

Isthmus Daily Page: Collecting MadVideos -- Making plans for Chad Vader Episode 6, January 15, 2007 (By Kristian Knutsen) Download PDF file