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Mos Eisley In Hollywood

Deep in the heart of Hollywood, just off the boulevard, in fact, there is a hub. A hub where you can gather, have drinks, perhaps a bite to eat. A cantina, you might call it. This is where I found myself in the early hours of the night on the 1st of May. The Scum and Villainy Cantina. Newly established and looking to act the part, I find I must go...

Now You Too Can… Smell Like a Jedi?

Ever wanted to know what a Jedi smells like? Yeah, me neither. In fact, when I look at a Jedi (no matter how dashing they may be), all I can think of is the smell of sweat. I mean, the running, the flying, the fighting – it’s bound to cause some stress-sweating. However, a German company has decided that the world simply must know what...

Why John Boyega’s Arc In the New Star Wars Trilogy Is So Significant

So the final(?) trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens (mic) dropped this past Monday, leading to phenomenal cries of enthusiasm and mass crashes of pre-ticket sales sites. What is it that so stoked the collective glee of Star Wars geeks everywhere? Was it the appearance of Han AND Leia? Was it the larger scale of the action? Was it BB-8? I...

Star Wars: Why Wasn’t Princess Leia Trained As A Jedi?

Following the amazing new Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer, we’ve seen a resurgence in Star Wars hashtags over at Twitter.  One of the more prominent hastags is #Jedi, which harkens to an article written by Forbes a few years back asking why did Yoda pass over Leia as a Jedi? It’s an interesting question that longtime fans of...