I’ve never been much of a Padme fan. But there’s no denying that she’s an important part of the prequel trilogy, and Anika (aka @magnetgirl) makes some convincing points as to why — including her death — in The Queen’s Sacrifice.
His hate mail is hilarious. Oh, fandom. I have a faint hope that one day many of you will remove that pole from your collective asses. Please don’t prove me wrong.
I know, you’re shocked, right? Abel G. Peña looks at the misleading statements of Obi-Wan and Yoda in the Original Trilogy.
The Infinite Force on how to write a ‘popular’ blog on starwars.com. I don’t think there’s really a set formula, but you might as well give it a try. Early morning rambles and very snarky things about Courtship of Princess Leia or the YJK series (inexplicably beloved by the young’ens) have also been known to work. Or just hope everyone else sucks that day.
Nardasarmy introduces the fandom buddy system.
Big Dumb Object continues tracking the big Star Wars debate I’m sure everyone but me is throughly sick of by now.
John Scalzi on Star Wars, entertainment, storytelling, and mythology. (via Morwen on the list) Not for the faint-hearted – I sense much wank in this one…