Keeping Up with Star Wars is a Fulltime Job!

Movies. Books. TV shows. Web shows. Comics. Podcasts. Blogs. There has never been a better time to be a Star Wars fan. However, watching, reading, and listening to all the content is quite difficult to do, especially if one has Read more

E.K. Johnston’s “Ahsoka” Novel Review – Spoilers!

E.K. Johnston’s Star Wars: Ahsoka, on sale today, begins following the adventures of the Togrutan Force user exactly one year after the establishment of the Galactic Empire. This Young Adult novel is intended for ages 12-18 and grades 7-12. However, Read more

Why Don’t Yoda and Obi-Wan Keep Luke on Dagobah?

BEN: That boy is our last hope. YODA: No. There is another. Many fans, writers, and podcasts have debated the ethics of Obi-Wan and Yoda’s choice not to tell Luke the complete truth about his family history. Luke certainly is not happy Read more

Home is Where You Hang Your Armor – The Concept of Home for Those Who Have Served in the Armed Forces

Lattes with Leia Show #4: Going Home discussed the concept of “home” in Star Wars. One of Andrea and Amy’s topics was how characters viewed different locations or ships as home. They also talked about the millions of Imperials stationed aboard Read more

Spoiler-free Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Finale Premiere – Really, NO SPOILERS!

I don’t always read my email in a timely fashion, so I consider it the will of the Force that I did so last week. The costumers of the Rebel Legion were lucky enough to be invited to the cast Read more

Trust in the Force, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Thermal Detonator

“Feel, don’t think. Trust your instincts.”– Qui-Gon Jinn, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Throughout Star Wars, there are many instances of Jedi instructing their apprentices in how to perceive the Force. We are introduced to this aboard the Read more

My Son’s First Star Wars Theatrical Experience

“Truly wonderful, the mind of a child is.” – Jedi Master Yoda When I found out that our local military base would be screening Star Wars Episodes IV-VI (for free!) one day last month before playing The Force Awakens that same evening, I immediately thought Read more

Get By With a Little Help From My Friends, I Do

Friendship and mentorship are recurring themes in the Star Wars saga. Many of the challenges faced by the heroes require them to rely on the support or wisdom of others. As is obvious by the word “wars” in the title, Read more

My Own Journey into the Star Wars Fan Community

“Star Wars! Nothin’ but Staaaaaar Wars!” In case you haven’t heard, there is a new Star Wars movie coming out next month. There are five other movies coming in years to follow, we have another season of Star Wars Rebels Read more