Psychologist, author, and speaker Sherrie Campbell, in a 2017 article for Entrepreneur, laid out seven such characteristics. Being that Star Wars at its core is about the human experience, it would hold that we would see these traits in Star Wars characters. The question, then, is not if but when do we see such examples […]Read more "Leaders, Legends, and Legacy: What the Star Wars Characters Can Teach Us About Leadership and Its Impact"
Was Lyra Ersa a better example of what the Jedi should have been than the Jedi themselves?Read more "Lyra Erso: Proto-Jedi?"
Star Wars Forces of Destiny will be critical to more than just fandom.Read more "Star Wars Forces of Destiny: More Powerful Than You Can Possibly Imagine"
When The Force Awakens hit theaters, despite an overwhelmingly positive reception, it seemed to receive one very particular criticism. It was too much like the original Star Wars, enough so that some were accusing it of feeling like it was little more than a rehash. This is interesting because the driving force behind Star Wars […]Read more "Masculine, Feminine, and Myth"
Yesterday we started our two part look back on the great parts of 2016. Today we bring you the eight more great things brought to us by this tumultuous year, spoilers and all. Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures This addition to the Lego Star Wars pantheon is so great because it reminds us why […]Read more "16 for 16 Part Two: More of the Best and Brightest of 2016"
The sign of a great actor is the ability to so captivate an audience that you no longer see the actor but only the person he or she plays. The sign of a great person is the ability to allow people to see past your flaws and failures, into the heart that moves you. Carrie […]Read more "Light in the Dark Side: A Tribute to Carrie Fisher"
I am the woman in my relationship. All of the things that are “a woman’s job” mostly fall onto my shoulders. I cook, clean, and iron. But I also walk the dog, take out the trash, and kill bugs. So while I do the “women’s work,” I also do the “manly work” (although don’t ask […]Read more "Star Wars is to Blame for My Feminism"