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Transitioning From Old to the New

  The Force Awakens has been out for a month and a half, all across the world fans are still heading to their local theaters to visit the galaxy, far, far away.  However, before we can fully digest this movie, before we can watch it 500 times, before we can freeze-frame and analyze the film,…


Growing Up, or Growing Old?

When we last saw Han Solo at the end of Return of the Jedi, he was a far cry from the man we first met in that wretched hive of scum and villainy, known as the Mos Eisley Cantina. He had all but given-up his selfish ways and his underworld lifestyle. The riches he failed…

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I know who left Rey on Jakku

The Force Awakens presented two very succinct and definite questions. Is Luke Rey’s father? Who left Rey on Jakku? While I have no direct knowledge of the answer to either, I do intend to narrow the list of suspects down on the mysterious child abandoner. What I’ve surmised may surprise you and may, in fact,…

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Tarkin’s Top Shelf: Rebels Art Giveaway!

Rebels Art Giveaway!   How would you like a chance to win a: LE Star Wars Celebration Anaheim print from Lucasfilm artist, Steve Anderson? That’s right! Tarkin’s Top Shelf is giving away an AP (artist proof) print of Mr. Anderson’s Star Wars Rebels piece: Trust in the Force! All you have to do is: Follow…


Take off the Mask

The masks we wear, tangible or intangible, have many uses. The tangible masks protect us from physical harm or hide our identity. We may wear them for fun, as part of a costume. They serve many purposes and come in a plethora of shapes, sizes, and appearance. We wear the intangible masks to hide our…


Episode 115: The Psychology of Kylo Ren

  Mike and Joao are joined by mental health practitioner, Adam to figure out what Kylo Ren’s psychology is.   in this episode: What makes Kylo Ren a unique villain Psychopath, sociopath or narcissistic? His temper tantrums Borderline personality disorder Adam’s diagnosis of Kylo Ren What are the symptoms that cause Kylo Ren’s diagnosis Does…


Review: Star Wars Risk Game

One of the latest Star Wars tabletop games, Star Wars Risk (also called Risk: Star Wars Edition) has been making its way onto gamers’ tables for about 5 months now. I recently had an opportunity to play this game, and after learning more about it, I jumped at the chance to review it. For those…


Snoke: Behind the Hologram

Mysterious, manipulative, enigmatic and oddly ominous, the imagery of Snoke is nothing short of ambiguous. That being said, how much do we really know about the man behind the hologram? “It is where you are from. What you are made of – The Dark Side and the Light. The finest sculptor cannot fashion a masterpiece…

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