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Smartphone charging / r. nial bradshaw

How to Match Your Phone’s Wallpaper and Ringtone

I love to coordinate my phone’s wallpaper and ringtone. It’s is a big part of my geek lifestyle. When a big movie is coming out, or there’s a new season premiering on TV, I switch up my phone’s wallpaper and ringtone to pump me up and to show the world what I’m into. Are you thinking, […]


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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story..L to R: Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), and Baze Malbus (Jiang Wen)..Ph: Giles Keyte..© 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

5 ‘Rogue One’ Revelations

I offer the revelations that I’m still thinking about from the excellent Rogue One. I finally saw Rogue One and loved it. I’m not really a guy who can give you a reasonable review since I was predisposed to love it and all things Star Wars. (Here’s my review of Star Wars Pringles! “They’re awesome!”) […]


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Bail Organa in Rogue One

Bail Organa in ‘Rogue One’

I finally saw Rogue One! Jimmy Smits as Bail Organa, as predicted, was awesome! (This was a two-part post. The following was posted after Rogue One was released.) Update, Smitizens! I have seen the movie! Okay, Bail Organa didn’t say, “This party is over! I’m going back to Alderaan where nothing can hurt me!” But he […]


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Why is Dr. Evazan in ‘Rogue One?’

A Rogue One theory about Dr. Evazan, a minor character, who appeared in the original Star Wars movies. File this theory under “longshot,” but I kept asking myself, Why did Dr. Evazan appear in Rogue One? Could it have been just a cute cameo for the hardcore fans or did it actually serve some kind of purpose? […]


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Carrie Fisher will be remember for more than just 'Star Wars.' / Gage Skidmore

How Carrie Fisher Was Amazing in This Galaxy

Carrie Fisher died today. She suffered a heart attack on Christmas Eve. I thought she was recovering, because this morning the news reported that she was stable. We lost her anyway. Carrie Fisher will mainly be remembered for playing Princess Leia Organa, and rightfully so. She was young and beautiful when Star Wars was filmed. Fisher was […]


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Rogue One Cast

Some Completely Unreasonable Expectations for ‘Rogue One’

You know what I most vividly remember about seeing the first Star Wars movie?  That it didn’t seem like a regular movie, but rather like some kind of strange, special event.  I was 7.  I didn’t know anything about hype or watch the news about the blockbuster phenomena.  Hell, I’m not even sure how long the […]


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Darth Vader in 'Star Wars Rebels' Season 2

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 2 Review

Star Wars Rebels isn’t just a knock-off TV cartoon that was created in an attempt to lighten the wallets of Star Wars fans through a line of new toys. Star Wars Rebels Season 2 is a heady, heart-wrenching mix of new stories and old friends. The second season takes what was working in the first season […]


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Daisy Ridley as Rey in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

6 Times ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Worked Flawlessly

As I’m writing this, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is shattering box office records all around the world. In just over a week, it raked in over $890 million globally. Star Wars: The Force Awakens took the number two spot in movie grosses for 2015, previously held by Avengers: Age of Ultron. With only two weeks at the box office in 2015, Star Wars: […]


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The monastic Island, Skellig Michael founded in the 7th century, for 600 years the island was a centre of monastic life for Irish Christian monks. The Celtic monastery, which is situated almost at the summit of the 230-metre-high rock became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. It is one of Europe's better known but least accessible monasteries.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan

Ireland Feels the Force in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Final Scene

An island off Ireland’s south west coast is wowing audiences at screenings of Star Wars:  The Force Awakens. Unveiled in the film’s closing minutes, this closely guarded secret ending to Episode 7 was filmed in September 2014 on Skellig Michael Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Since 1977, the record-breaking movie franchise has travelled through many galaxies, […]


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Where to See a Tatooine Sunset / Mesquite Flat Dunes / National Park Service

Watch a Tatooine Sunset in Real Life

Star Wars fans have the image of a Tatooine sunset, from Star Wars: A New Hope, burned into their brains. But where did it come from? A long time ago (1977) , in a universe not that far, far away (two hours from Las Vegas and four from Los Angeles), a director introduced us to a […]


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