One of the most captivating characters from the Star Wars saga is Emperor Sheev Palpatine. When we, as an audience, saw his first reveal in The Empire Strikes back (in chronological release order, of course, not the chronological story order) it was intriguing. Here was this giant, creepy figure for whom Vader not only immediately […]Read more "Palpatine the Art Lover"
I was thinking recently about the Death Star projects in Star Wars and an implication that we’ve all missed through the years. I’ve written about the Death Stars before, including which one was cooler (Death Star II by a mile), how Vader was supposed to be using the Death Star as his tool for Ascendancy […]Read more "Death Star Death Match"
So while I was exchanging comments with my friend and frequent blog participant Al, an idea came to me about how Vader should have dealt with the situation on Mustafar. He should have surrendered! Let me take you through the reasoning why this not only makes sense, but would have resulted in Anakin becoming an […]Read more "Vader Should Have Surrendered to Obi-Wan"
In the latest episode of Words With Nerds, we tackle some of the toughest ethical topics plaguing nerds and geeks. Listen Today! Download! Subscribe! Enjoy! Here are some of the gems you can look forward to in the latest episode: Craig and John discuss… …has George Lucas has been lying to us this entire time […]Read more "Words With Nerds Episode IV: Lies and More Lies"
In the latest episode of Words With Nerds, we present a special extended director’s edition cut, and it’s all gold. All of it. Listen Today! Download! Subscribe! Enjoy! Here are some of the gems you can look forward to in the latest episode: Craig and John… Contradict the expanded universes Discuss the perfect theme music […]Read more "Words With Nerds Episode III: The One Where John Sings"
Here we are, the final chapter in the Chosen One saga.Obviously, my focus through the previous blogs was on the dilemma of the Chosen One. My three candidates are obvious: Qui-Gon, Anakin and Luke. The official take on things is that it’s Anakin, Luke is something of a fan-favorite choice and Qui-Gon stems from what […]Read more "The Real Chosen One: Other Theories and Final Conclusions"
Sorry for the delay, child injured, stitches, horror, it’ll probably take me longer to recover from the experience than her. Jar Jar Hater’s heart is completely hardened to my pain, but seriously, the fact that I had to hold down my own child, screaming at a pitch and volume that I’ve never heard come from […]Read more "The Real Chosen One: Building the Case for Luke Skywalker"