As Chris Taylor points out in his terrific new book, How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise, there has always been a political component to these motion pictures.
On Friday, December 19, 2014, we invite you to celebrate the fifth annual Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day, an affirmation of geek pride and a stance against gender-based discrimination.
The racist backlash to Star Wars was especially resonant in the wake of the grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Okay so, negotiations over a new global climate pact won't break the internet like the new Star Wars trailer. But maybe they should. We are now one year away from the deadline for a new agreement to slow the growing climate crisis.
On Friday, the 88-second trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted online and in theaters, immediately dividing fans over how pathetic their lives really are.
It's not easy being #1 in the radio ratings in a town like Chicago. Especially when competing against some 60 other stations.
By having a sister, I developed an early respect for the opposite sex I may not have if I had been an only child or one of three brothers.
Thanksgiving Thursday is a day to appreciate all the wonderful things we are blessed with. Be it health, family, shelter, a great career or seven unwatched episodes of The A-Team in your Netflix Instant Queue.
Like Yoda sensing the destruction of Order 66 from the treetops of Kashyyyk, the turnover ofthe Senate made my heart ache.
LinkedIn started as a wonderful tool to professionally develop with avenues such as social selling, recruiting and B2B advertising, but now it is in a dark place. Kind of like that place the Cleveland Cavaliers went after LeBron James left. This is our fault a lot more than LinkedIn's.
When the powers-that-be at Disney and Lucasfilm decided that they wanted to set Star Wars Rebels in that time period between the prequels and the original trilogy, executive producer Dave Filoni knew that this new Disney XD animated series was going to be tough to pull off.
That we have been sleepwalking through such massive destabilization for decades proves that we are much better at consensually hallucinating than we are at separating our sciences and fictions.
In this week's show, the guys make plans to leave Gotham, discuss whether Robert Downey Jr. will/should make another Iron Man movie, and the news that Paul Feig has signed on to direct an all-female Ghostbusters cast.
Mark Hamill is a Jedi named Luke from Tatooine. Luke Hamel, on the other hand, is a musician from Los Angeles. Let the confusion end. I hear it's all ...
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?
Alvaro Alcazar of his eponymous gallery in Madrid uttered, "As soon as I saw who was coming into my gallery space at Thursday's opening, I knew I was at the right fair."