I never expected an old Hammer Studios movie to be philosophically useful.Read More Darth Vader: Vampire Logic
Isn’t white noise supposed to soothe you?Read More Shouldn’t Darth Vader Be Calmer?
Is Force Lightning in and of itself actually deadly?Read More Exploring Force Lightning, Part III: Questions of Lethality
I was running an extension cord outdoors to do some yard work. Being me, this naturally led to pondering about Force Lightning.Read More Exploring Force Lightning, Part II: Personal Insulation
In the Internet Age, there is no past. There is only the present. There is no escape from who you were, no matter how you may have changed. I won’t labor too long on this point, as it’s just something that’s been on the mind lately. It makes me wonder about all of us who are […]Read More Stasis
A number of things I’ve written lately about Star Wars have come back to the same question of how much time passes between the chapters of the original Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi.Read More What If Darth Vader Didn’t Go Back to the Emperor After the End of Star Wars?
Could Sybok have alleviated Darth Vader of his pain and guide him back to the Light Side?Read More Could Sybok Have Saved Darth Vader?
I consider the Imperials to have bungled the Hoth attack, primarily because Veers fell for a diversionary tactic hook, line and walker.Read More Admiral Ozzel’s Death: The Key to the Empire Losing Hoth
I’ve often wondered if Darth Vader needed to eat. After all, he “couldn’t” take off his mask–even though he did in The Empire Strikes Back. He was in a trance and/or stronger in the Dark Side at the time (going by the text of the films) or was in a specialized environment (per EU), but […]Read More Did Darth Vader Need to Eat?
We might not like that Owen was protective of Luke. But he did a damn better job than the Jedi did with Anakin.Read More In Defense of Uncle Owen
Why did the Rebel Alliance trust Han enough to give him rank in their military structure?Read More Another Unanswered Question from Star Wars
In honor of May 4th, I’m going to go with a Star Wars blog. My hope is that some random Star Wars fan will read this and spin themselves up trying to argue it in some way. It is spurred primarily by a recent conversation with a coworker wherein I detailed how Princess Leia only […]Read More Princess Leia: Mass Murderess?
Recently, Craig baited me into an argument about AT-ATs on Endor, and then felt the need to enlist Jar Jar Hater into his losing arguments.Read More AT-ATs of Endor