Following our most recent episode, Drew Brett shares some of his additional thoughts on The Phantom Menace. Let the debate begin!!!Read more "Revisiting Episode I: The Problematic Menace"
A strong family creates a stronger individual. We’ve all seen it in action. That kid who’s house you went to where the love was palpable. He went on to be a doctor. The support system around him allowed him, or rather encouraged him, to overcome obstacles and break barriers. To live the dream of every […]Read more "Finding Your Family Can Save the Galaxy"
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"
George Lucas is a master storyteller. Call it ring theory or poetry, the bottom line is that Lucas excelled. Particularly at foreshadowing what would come…Read more "Light, Dark, Shadow: A Look Into Foreshadowing in Star Wars"
A Poem on Darth VaderRead more "My Son, My Redemption"
Come upon us, the time of year has, where we reflect on where we have been and where we are going. We celebrate the victories, mourn the losses, and ready ourselves to make the next year the best year ever. In Star Wars, each year feels like a millennium. We ache for the next episode […]Read more "17 for ’18: A Look Back on Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going, and the Galaxy We Love"
Maz Kanata has it right. The choices we make define us, our duty, and the fate of the galaxy.Read more "The Duty of Choice and The Choice of Duty: The Dichotomy of Star Wars Mythos"
With the new films and new novels, we have begun to see a true renaissance for the beloved Princess Leia.Read more "The Leiassance"
Anakin had a lot of important men in his life, but is his fall all their fault?Read more "The Sins of the Father: A Look Into the Father Figures of Anakin Skywalker"
The old saying goes, “Like father, like son.” Considering that Star Wars is a family story, one would think that this would stand true in the saga. Yet, as Bryan Young of Full of Sith presented, when it comes to the Skywalkers, that might not be as true as we once thought. Luke is not […]Read more "Family Ties: The Opposing Reflections of the Skywalker Family"