The Rise of the First Order

There is considerable confusion in the fandom of how the First Order arose from the ashes of the Empire. There is much we don’t know, but enough has been provided to create a broad picture of how it arose however. This article will analyze and chronicle the First Order’s conception and slow rise into a … Continue reading The Rise of the First Order

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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

I Canto Bight gambling with just any old aliens!

So, in keeping with my "I love aliens in Star Wars" motif, and hearkening back to one of my very first blog entries, I decided to run down all the aliens from the two Canto Bight pictures in the new Vanity Fair Star Wars issue...pretty cool, right? Yeah, I think so too...anyway, as was the … Continue reading I Canto Bight gambling with just any old aliens!

40 Alien Species for 40 Years of Star Wars!

My passion for Star Wars runs deep, but so too does my passion for alien species - not just in Star Wars, either, but in all IPs. Sometimes, they're not even aliens, as with most fantasy genres, for example (you know, elves, orcs, trolls, and such), but, regardless of their origin, I've always enjoyed non-human … Continue reading 40 Alien Species for 40 Years of Star Wars!

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…