Twi’leks Last Gleaming: Star Wars Books: Ahsoka

The Star Wars extended universe is vast and sprawling. It consist of movies (obviously), TV shows, games, comics, and many, many, many books. Just so many books. And if I’m honest it was a bit daunting. I’ve always considered myself a Star Wars fan but mostly confined myself to the movies and TV with an [...]

The ElkCast Episode 5: The Time I Saw Star Wars 12 Times In A Row

Welcome everyone to this thing that I do… This time around I'm talking Star Wars in anticipation of the release of Rouge One. Specifically I'll be telling the story of a particular time when I saw the film 12 times in a row in the theater...and there may or may not have been something nefarious [...]

4 Changes to The Phantom Menace That Could Have Saved The Prequels

The Star Wars prequels have been the Internet’s whipping boy for quite a long time. People love to trash the prequels. This is understandable because they are not, you know, good. But they’re not exactly bad either, there are some good ideas. Unfortunately these good ideas are squashed under layers of bad dialogue, bizarre racial [...]

Luminous Beings Are We: Star Wars Concept Art

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiering on the 18th my nerdself can’t help but obsess in anticipation. So I will be posting several things leading up to the release date. Way back in the early 1970s, unbelievable as it may seem now, no one wanted to make Star Wars. Or as it was originally [...]

Death Star Found Near Saturn: NASA Image of the Day

In a stunning development NASA researchers have found a naturally occurring "Death Star" orbiting Saturn. Reportedly after coming out of hyper space the crew of a small space freighter followed a short range fighter toward a small moon prompting one crewman to say, "He's headed to that small moon." In response a second member of [...]