The World Cup and Star Wars Fantasy Football (Soccer)

Every four years there is one sports event which arguably captivates the world more than the Olympics: the FIFA World Cup of soccer (football). This year's World Cup is being held in Russia, and would the USA have qualified (which it failed to do for the first time since 1986), it would have made for … Continue reading The World Cup and Star Wars Fantasy Football (Soccer)

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Secondary Star Wars: Gotta Have Faith-uh, Faith-uh, Faith-uh!

J. C., Tehachapi High School All Films: How does faith play a role in Luke and/or Anakin's journey? What do they put their faith in? Why? What are the results of their faith? You may draw your examples from one or several films. Faith plays a big role in the Star Wars stories with Luke, … Continue reading Secondary Star Wars: Gotta Have Faith-uh, Faith-uh, Faith-uh!

Star Wars is Dead. Long Live Star Wars.

**THE LAST JEDI SPOILERS AHEAD!** GENERAL ARMITAGE HUX: ...WE HAVE NO LEADER!! KYLO REN: The Supreme Leader is dead! GENERAL ARMITAGE HUX: *squeaked out through a force choke* Long live the Supreme Leader! Being an American and not very familiar with the customs of the monarchy, I didn't catch the meaning of this exchange at … Continue reading Star Wars is Dead. Long Live Star Wars.

Forces of Photography

Announcing an amateur collection: Forces of Photography highlighting #ForcesofDestiny dolls "The choices we make, the actions we take, moments, both big and small, shape us into Forces of Destiny"  I've always been mesmerized by toy photography, especially Star Wars toy photography. The way it breathes life into these pieces of plastic and stirs our imaginations captured … Continue reading Forces of Photography

No, really, who are you? Or: I’m starting to rethink Rey being a Skywalker…

So, over a year ago, I wrote up a nice, long post about how I was convinced Rey is a Skywalker. I still stand by most of what's in there (some of the more outside-the-box speculation hasn't held up as well after the Aftermath trilogy, but oh well), but lately I've been starting to lean … Continue reading No, really, who are you? Or: I’m starting to rethink Rey being a Skywalker…