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The Force Is Not With Us: We Identify with Our Fantasy Heroes -- Why Don't We Emulate Them?

Andy Schmookler | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

How many in Liberal America have been willing, like Frodo, to leave our comfortable Hobbit-like niches and rise to the urgent challenge of our dangerous moment?

'Star Wars' Without Music Is Just People Smiling Creepily At One Another

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.11.2014 | Comedy

"Star Wars" is a cult classic. The "Star Wars" theme song is a cult classic. But what happens when you separate the two? The mood in our galaxy go...

What's Luke Skywalker Been Up to For the Last 30 Years? A MAD Magazine Exclusive

Bryan Young | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

Next week, the new issue of MAD Magazine hits newsstands, which is okay, I guess. More important than that (and with a decidedly higher budget), next year sees the release of a new Star Wars film.

WATCH: Mark Hamill Imagines Conversation Between Luke Skywalker And The Joker

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment

Can we all agree that the only way to improve the iconic “I am your father” scene from “Star Wars” is to swap out Darth Vader with the Joker? ...

FDA Approves New "Star Wars" Inspired Prosthetic Arm

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.12.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

A recent CBS report suggests that the FDA's newest development in prosthetic limbs might be taking a page out of "Star Wars." The robotic prosthesi...

Follow the Cryptik Movement

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

The artist known as Cryptik doesn't want you to focus on the idea of the cult of personality, rather the message that we are all a united people, a collective consciousness of peoples moving in similar paths intertwined for purpose.

From Bambi's Mom to Will on The Good Wife, The Darlings Must Die!

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

Though killing off a darling is a great storytelling device, storytellers need to think very carefully about it. If done well, it builds an emotional connection between audiences and characters. If done poorly, it becomes the proverbial bridge too far.

WATCH: The Hit Role That Patrick Duffy Lost To Harrison Ford

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Though Patrick Duffy is well known for playing Bobby Ewing on 'Dallas' -- both the original and the remake -- and Frank Lambert on 'Step By Step,' the...

A Star Wars Poem

Corey Pandolph | Posted 04.28.2014 | Comedy
Corey Pandolph

Inspired by inspiration, here's a poem that tugs at the nerdstrings in all of us.

Did Carrie Fisher Just Confirm A Huge 'Star Wars' Rumor?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

As "Star Wars: Episode VII" rumors continue to infiltrate the galaxy, it seems Carrie Fisher has gotten right to the punch. During an interview with T...

'Star Wars' Casting Call Reveals 'Lead Roles'?

Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment

The latest "Star Wars" rumor has nothing to do with Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor or even Harrison Ford. A casting-call notice for "Star W...

Do You Know Their REAL Names?

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.03.2013 | Entertainment

You've seen these vehicles. You've loved these vehicles. But do you really know these vehicles? Do you know the technical names of some of the most fa...

WATCH: Even Darth Vader Gets To Celebrate Father's Day

Posted 06.14.2013 | Parents

LEGO issues an important reminder that Father's Day is the time to forgive Dad's Dark Side and possibly eat some cotton candy. This video is not o...

May The Fourth Be With You

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment

Few franchises can compete with the "Star Wars" fan base, so it's no surprise that Jedi lovers all over the world have succeeded in turning May 4th fr...

'Dark Side, Are You Trying To Seduce Me?'

Posted 04.08.2013 | Comedy

Poor, Luke. If the Dark Side doesn't seduce him, Mrs. Robinson will. Check out this perfect mashup of scenes from "Star Wars" with the audio from "...

Bring Back the Entire Star Wars Cast!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2013 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Three huge thumbs up for Harrison Ford's announced return as Han Solo for the next entry in the Star Wars franchise!

Will Mark Hamill Return For 'Star Wars'?

Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment

Don't get cocky: Mark Hamill tells Entertainment Tonight that while he's "interested" in reprising the role of Luke Skywalker in "Star Wars: Episode V...

Luke Skywalker & Princess Leia Knew About 'Star Wars' Sequels

insidemovies.ew.com | Posted 01.01.2013 | Entertainment

Tuesday's news that George Lucas is giving the keys to the Star Wars universe to The Walt Disney Company in a $4.05 billion mega-deal surprised fans a...

Happy 'Star Wars' Day!

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.04.2012 | Comedy

On May the 4th, as the world celebrates "Star Wars" Day, we wanted to remember one of the most beloved scenes from the very first movie: the cantina b...

The Force Should Be With You, Always

Graham Milne | Posted 07.04.2012 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

Star Wars represents something that has gone somewhat astray amidst the background noise of our snarky modern discourse, and deserves to be brought back in full vigor.

Jabba is Dead, or My Daughters Watch Return of the Jedi

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents
Davis Schneiderman

I began to suspect I had made a mistake when Kallista, 4, answered a question from Athena, 6: "No, Athena, Princess Leia didn't want to be a slave so she choked Jabba and killed him."

HuffPost Review: The People vs. George Lucas

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Essentially, director Alexandre Philippe has rounded up a herd of fan boys to talk about how much the first three Star Wars movies meant to them and how deeply creator George Lucas has subsequently betrayed them.

Powerchuting in the Sonoran Desert, Arizona

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

"Keep going, all the way back," he says. I do it and we don't stall. We're idling and floating at 28 miles per hour, almost like a hot air balloon. This is what the Wright brothers must have felt when they glided over Kitty Hawk.

Treacherous Politics

James Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Miller

Anyone who has read Founding Brothers, or any other great read about the men who founded this country, can't help but be blown away by how different p...

Batman Comics Writer Renovates India's Ancient Epic

Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Betwa Sharma

Grant Morrison, author of comics like Fantastic Four, Batman and Superman, and Indian artist Mukesh Singh, are putting a high-voltage spin on the Sanskrit saga.