While coloring in my last Fan Art Friday with the clone trooper, I began to think about how the last (well, not "last" anymore, with Disney+ bringing back TCW) episodes of TCW on Netflix introduced us to the fact that the clone troopers all had chips placed within them. While we all associate the chips … Continue reading Clone Trooper Inhibitor Chip
My posts have been introspective lately. I realized when writing the last post that one of the reasons I have not written more about Star Wars specifically (planets, characters, motivations), is because Star Wars often reflects my life. It’s one of the reasons I love it so much. And since I have been reviewing and … Continue reading Ages 11 & 12
I read a quote last week in the book I’m slowly working my way through (Why We Love Star Wars by podcaster Ken Napzok) that I haven’t been able to shake from my mind. Ken writes, Yet, we can never forget (because George never did) that this saga is also meant to entertain and delight … Continue reading Entertain and Delight Me
I always loved Queen Amidala. She got me through some tough times as a bullied pre-teen as I saw her as a strong, dominating figure. There are two scenes in particular that I think often goes unnoticed by fans, and I'd like to bring our attention to it. In TPM, Palpatine is pressuring Amidala to give … Continue reading Amidala and Palpatine
Imagine Jabba the Hutt in your mind. You see him, right: this big, lumbering, gangster slug? Now...what color is he? Green? Orange belly? But, wait, is it an orange belly? Or is it yellow? Or a weird tan? And what shade of green is he? I'm thinking of three different shades in my head. And … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! But what color is Jabba anyway?