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May the Fourth Be With You: 5 Wise Things From Star Wars

Emily Nichols Grossi | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment
Emily Nichols Grossi

Star Wars is part of the classic film canon, and the more I re-watch them, the happier I am that my boys are obsessive devotees. If you haven't already, consider letting your kids watch the series, at least the original three.

7 Awesome Things That Came Out Of 'Star Wars' Day

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.05.2015 | Comedy

May the fourth be with you. There are two types of people in this world. People who acknowledge and celebrate "Star Wars" on the fourth day of May,...

Funniest Line In All The 'Star Wars' Films. Hands Down.

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy

[Beep boop beep]. "Star Wars" isn't known for its comedy. Especially when it's really trying to be funny. View post on Yeah, you'r...

Why Are the Star Wars Prequels So Hated?

Quora | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment

Some stories are better left untold. I didn't need to know that the Force is the cause and effect of midichlorians. I didn't need to know that Anakin Skywalker was actually a pretty whiny and annoying kid and adolescent.

Militarily Speaking, How Incompetent Is the Empire in Star Wars?

Quora | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment

It depends on what you're considering to be "Star Wars." If you're just considering the canon movies, you get a very different picture of the Empire's competence than you do in the Expanded Universe.

May the Fourth Be With You, Bub -- What If Wolverine Was a Stormtrooper?

Jordan Hart | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Jordan Hart

As a kid, one of my favorite comic book series was What If? by Marvel Comics. Set in random alternate realities, each issue placed a familiar character in unfamiliar territory (e.g. What if the Hulk had the brain of Bruce Banner? What if the world knew Daredevil was blind?).

Star Wars Unveiling: Our Next Amendment

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

It is a dark time for the republic. Imperialist forces have colluded to make a mockery of our democratic process, not unlike Palpatine's maneuverings ...

On Star Wars Day, I Am Princess Leia

Alf LaMont | Posted 07.05.2014 | Comedy
Alf LaMont

How can we sit back and simply let our beloved stories mirror lingering and embarrassing gender roles that barely have a place in today's culture, less so in our futuristic fantasies? Yes. Yes. "Long time ago / Far Far Away," but you know what I mean.

WATCH: Space Agency Celebrates Sci-Fi Classic

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science

May the fourth be with you! That's what true fans of the 1977 science fiction classic "Star Wars" say on May 4, a.k.a. Star Wars Day, and this yea...

The Force Is With This 'Star Wars' Day Playlist

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.02.2014 | Entertainment

Sunday, May 4, is "Star Wars" Day (aka May the Fourth Be With You), which means it's as good a time as any to listen to the film's iconic John William...

Celebrate 'Star Wars' Day With These 7 Movies

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.02.2014 | Entertainment

Sunday, May 4, is not just Sunday, May 4: It's also, Star Wars Day, aka May the Fourth Be With You. To celebrate, fans can either watch "Star Wars Kid...

Why 'Star Wars' Matters

Troy Campbell | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

On "May the Fourth Be With You" Day, droves of Americans will dress up and celebrate, and I will be one of them.

15 Adorable Animals Dressed Up In 'Star Wars' Costumes

Posted 06.16.2014 | Comedy

Comic-Con is happening right now, and if there's one thing it's known for, it's the elaborate costumes worn by its participants. But we doubt any of t...

WATCH: The Most Extreme 'Star Wars' Wedding

Posted 05.06.2013 | Weddings

May the force be with these "Star Wars"-obsessed newlyweds! Canadian couple Chris and Janice Bold married on May 4 -- which many celebrate as "'Sta...

LOOK: If Darth Vader Had To Raise Princess Leia

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents

It was almost easy for Jeffrey Brown, a father of two boys, to come up with the material in his first book Darth Vader and Son. He drew inspiration fr...

WATCH: Australian 'Star Wars' Is Pretty Hilarious

Posted 07.04.2013 | Comedy

Stuntbear brings us a reenactment of "Star Wars" if the events of the 1977 movie had hapened in Australia instead of a galaxy far, far away. Other tha...

White House Still Refuses To Build A Death Star

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics

Even though the White House is celebrating Star Wars Day, they're still refusing to build a Death Star. A December 2012 "We the People" petition ur...

May The Fourth Be With You!

Posted 07.04.2013 | Entertainment

It's May 4th! You know what that means: It's Star Wars Day! The day originates from a play on the famous Jedi saying "May the force be with you...

Happy Star Wars Day, Ya'll!

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 05.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

We can think of only one place where we’d want to celebrate this occasion.

May The Fourth Be With You

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

Today is Star Wars Day, a festive occasion where George Lucas fans everywhere share their favorite pun, "May the Fourth be with you." While trilogy de...

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...

Friday Talking Points -- Most Disappointing Plan B

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

A professional pundit was fired because he wrote an opinion piece that was factually inaccurate. Is that even a thing? "Journalists" can get fired for saying things which are false (things that five minutes of fact-checking would have proven laughably wrong), and for other stupid comments?

HOE, HOE, HOE: World Naked 'Star Wars' Gardening Day

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.06.2013 | Weird News

Star Wars fans are nakedly emotional about their love for the Lightsaber saga. On May 4, some will just be getting naked for the first ever "World ...

Warning: DO NOT Celebrate 'Star Wars' Day

Posted 05.02.2013 | Comedy

If you were thinking about celebrating "Star Wars" Day on May 4th, think again. Someone thinks it's a bad idea. Via Laughing Squid...

25 Activities for Star Wars Day

Jordan Hart | Posted 07.02.2013 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

May 4 is unofficially "Star Wars Day." In other words, it's the only time of the year -- other than Comic-Con -- that grown adults can run around with plastic blaster rifles and carry on conversations in Ewokese without ridicule.