The Politics of The Force Awakens

If you’ve seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you probably left the theatre with a bunch of questions. Oddly enough, some of those questions probably involved the politics involved in the galaxy, given that it takes place 30 years after the last movie. There’s a lot of political changes and situations that the movie simply breezes over, as if we didn’t care about them. And maybe it’s for the better, considering how audiences despised the political stuff built into the prequels. But if you have a hankering for learning a bit more about the missing politics, keep reading. If you … Read more…

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Pissing on Metal Bikinis

And so what’s the first thing I’m going to write about? Star Wars of course. Okay okay, I know you’re tired of hearing about how amazing Episode 7 is going to be when we haven’t see the actual movie. I know the subject of this article is old hat now, but I don’t care. I have something to say about it that nobody else seems to be saying. So let’s talk about something super dumb that happened in the world of Star Wars, because this kind of stupidity is frankly quite absurd. It begins as it always does. A single … Read more…

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Star Wars: A Teaser Awakens Part II

“The Millenium Falcon Looks Awesome Need I say more?” Heck yeah, I do. I mean, come on, this is the trailer to the movie that succeeds Return of the friggin Jedi. In my opinion, this is the most significant thing to happen to Star Wars since 1983, when Return of the Jedi came out. There’s no way I’m going to stop talking about it. Heck, my wife’s already tired of it. I might as well make you tired of it too. My last article about this matter was written mere hours after I saw the trailer. I’ve now had 72 … Read more…

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