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Star Wars: “Hokey Religions” and Midi-Chlorians

Midi-chlorians are possibly the least popular bacteria in all pop culture. When The Phantom Menace introduced the concept of microbial Force organisms, many Star Wars fans complained that it robbed the Force of its mystery and wonder. Even Star Wars officialdom seems to have distanced itself from the concept. In a recent interview with MTV, J.J. Abrams stated that midi-chlorians ...

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A Fashionable Shoe for a More Civilized Age – Lightsaber Heels!

Forget droids. These are the shoes I’m looking for! I feel in love with this pair from Irregular Choice at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim earlier this year and haven’t been able to stop thinking about them. Now I have proof that I’ve not been lying about them being a real thing!   What do you think? Anyone else just feel ...

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NYCC 2015: Marvel Announces “Obi-Wan and Anakin” Comic Book

Prior to the establishment of the Lucasfilm Story Group, the only way to find out more about the adventures (and headaches) of Obi-Wan Kenobi and his new apprentice Anakin Skywalker was to go to novels like Rogue Planet and the Jedi Quest young reader series. Now Marvel is revisiting those ten years between The Phantom Menace and Attack of the ...

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Sarah Michelle Gellar Gets Villainous in Star Wars Rebels!

Contrary to popular rumor, the Buffy alum will not be voicing a young Princess Leia in the upcoming season of Star Wars Rebels. Instead, Gellar will provide the voice of Seventh Sister, one of two new Inquisitors hunting down any remaining Jedi and Force-sensitive. Check out the video below to get a few more details about this mysterious Imperial enforcer. ...

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The Star Wars Prequels as a Journey from Religious Dogma to Mysticism

The Star Wars Prequels as a Journey from Religious Dogma to Mysticism by Dom Nardi The Jedi in the Star Wars Prequels do not behave much like the Jedi in the Original Trilogy. The only two Jedi in the OT, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda, resemble wandering Shaolin monks. They come across as humble wizards with a deep connection the spiritual. ...

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C3PO Flats from Irregular Choice

The next reveal in the officially licensed Star Wars shoe line from Irregular Choice are these shiny shiny C3PO flats! Will any of you be snagging these when they’re released?

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A Long Time Ago in an English Manor Far, Far Away…

Just when you thought Dame Maggie Smith couldn’t get any more awesome, she and the rest of the Downton Abbey cast do just that. Made for charity, “Downton Wars Episode 2: The Evil Butler Strikes Back” takes the cake in terms of charm, wit, and love for both franchises. Have a watch below! On a sidenote, did you ever think ...

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Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig – Is it Worth Reading?

Book Review: Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig Amidst all the new toys, clothes, posters, and BB-8 droids released on Force Friday, fans got their first glimpse of the Star Wars sequel era in the novel Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig. Aftermath takes place mere months after Return of the Jedi. With Darth Vader and the Emperor dead, the ...

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The Expanded Universe as “Low Pulp” Star Wars

The Expanded Universe as “Low Pulp” Star Wars by Dom Nardi When Return of the Jedi hit theaters in May 1983, it supposedly brought the Star Wars saga to a conclusion. The Rebels blew up the second Death Star, Darth Vader redeemed himself by throwing the Emperor down a bottomless pit, and the Ewoks held a luau over the bodies ...

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