Riffing on Star Wars: #30 – Yesterday’s Yoda

Since The Empire Strikes Back, Jedi Master Yoda has been one of the most identified characters of Star Wars.  From his playful introduction as a classical fool to Luke Skywalker to Skywalker’s sage mentor in the ways of the Force, Yoda’s instructions have permeated the very fabric of what the franchise means to many fans. …

Riffing on Star Wars: #17 – The Aim of Stormtroopers

The Galactic Empire for nearly two decades slowly ground the galaxy underneath its proverbial jackboot heel.  Lead by the sinister Emperor Palpatine and terrorized by Darth Vader, the Empire’s capital ships became symbols of oppression, used as recently as the last Rogue One trailer.  In short, there’s a lot about the Empire that intimidates and…