Research

Some articles require a lot more research than others. The results of all this digging and analysis are substantive articles that help us to better appreciate and understand the hidden stories behind Star Wars.

Here are some favorites (based on viewer stats):

How Asian Is Star Wars? (posted Dec. 1, 2017)

So Many Dead Parents: Why Lucasfilm and Disney Keep Killing Off the Protagonists’ Parents (posted Oct. 6, 2017)

How John Williams’ “Star Wars” Score Was Influenced by Classical Music (posted Jan. 8, 2017)

The Mystery of Wedge Antilles (posted Jan. 1, 2017)

“I Have a Bad Feeling About This”: From “Star Wars” to “Rogue One” (posted Dec. 24, 2016)

In Search of the Blue Snaggletooth (posted Dec. 8, 2016)

How To Avoid Fake “Vintage” Star Wars Accessories (posted April 15, 2016)

“I Have a Bad Feeling About This” from Episodes I Through VII (posted Jan. 6, 2016)

Database Helps Identify Your Star Wars Action Figures (posted April 29, 2015)

How the Death Star Model Was Saved from the Trash Heap (posted Oct. 21, 2014)

Cleaning and Restoring Your Vintage Star Wars Collection (posted Oct. 5, 2014)

United Artists’ Rejection of Star Wars: Where Are They Now (posted Aug. 22, 2014)

Joseph Campbell, George Lucas and the Power of Myth (posted Jan. 29, 2014)

Star Wars as Allegory for the Vietnam War … or How Not to Offend Anyone (posted Aug. 23, 2013)