17 Steps To Becoming a Hero

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Should we teach boys that they can be heroes? Should we teach them that they can change the world by themselves?

Eastbound and Down: Another Middle-Aged White Guy Breaks Bad

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The return of the middle-aged white man crisis.

Darkness on the Edge of Town

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Depression and PTSD may always be on the edges of your heart, but it’s how you deal with it that counts.

Emperor Palpatine Was An Idiot

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Alex Yarde wonders, what if the Galactic Empire didn’t invest the time and resources to build those Death Stars?

Why ‘Star Wars’ Still Matters

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Scott Brady discusses German philosophy regarding the nature of morality—and how it all relates to Star Wars, of course.

What If My Son Doesn’t Like Star Wars?

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Neil Sheppard explains to his wife that there’s more to Star Wars than light saber duels.

Your Destiny Lies With Me, Skywalker

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Star Wars helps helicopter father teach his son that fitting in is a battle of oneself

Luke and Leia Had Sex

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And I can prove it.

Why Forgiving Others Makes Life Better For You

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Marc Oromaner believes that the strongest men are those who have the strength to forgive someone who did them wrong.

Why Disney Characters and Superheroes Are Usually Orphans

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Marc Oromaner explores why our childhood heroes had to lose their parents before achieving glory, and why we must do the same as grown men.

Movies: Star Wars and The Avengers Are Basically The Same Idea

Just skip ahead to the end. That settles the whole score.

Teenage Dating in a ‘Twilight’-’Hunger Games’ World

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The effects of romantic role models in young adult fiction color whole generations’ ideas of who they want to be and to love.

Humor: Star Wars Archenemies

Sometimes … things just balance themselves out.

Opinion: The Commentary Track for the March 8th Buy Pile, Issue #28 [@cbr] “Happy Anniversary!”

An analysis of elements from Hannibal Tabu’s reviews column on Comic Book Resources.

Books: A New Sith Instructional Manual Emerges from Lucasfilm [#starwars]

Finally, the secrets of the Sith have been revealed in a gorgeous new package, in time for Kwanzaa!