Ten times the Star Wars universe was a master of ‘show don’t tell’

This article contains spoilers for various Star Wars shows, including Star Wars: The Bad Batch.  Anyone who’s ever written (or, in my case, tried to write) has probably heard the advice to “show, don’t tell.” Like most good guidance, it sounds simple, but it’s incredibly difficult.  “Show, don’t tell” invites the reader to draw his or her own conclusions.


10 Star Wars characters who should appear in The Bad Batch

The premiere of the new Star Wars animated series The Bad Batch means a new plethora of Star Wars cast appearances. They set the series during the events of Revenge of the Sith, when the Republic has transformed into the Empire. It follows Clone Force 99, a batch of “defective” clones forced on the run


Clone Wars actor, Matt Lanter, returning to voice Anakin Skywalker

Hayden Christensen isn’t the only Anakin Skywalker returning to Star Wars. Matt Lanter, who voiced the Jedi in the Clone Wars animated series, has revealed he’ll be involved in a new Star Wars animated project.  Matt Lanter as Anakin Skywalker While Lanter is known for his roles in the CW’s 90210 reboot and the cult


10 Ways Ahsoka Tano is the Star Wars Universe’s Sophia Petrillo

This article contains spoilers about Season 2 of The Mandalorian. When I mentioned recently that Ahsoka Tano is Star Wars’ own Sophia Petrillo, I had no idea how deeply the parallels ran between the Clone Wars standout and the Golden Girls legend played by Estelle Getty. Whether we’re talking Miami or Coruscant, both of these


Ahsoka theory: Where will she next appear in the Star Wars universe?

Thoughts upon finishing an episode of The Clone Wars: ME: I want to pet the top of Ahsoka’s head, don’t you? MY HUSBAND: No! That’s gross! ME: Why gross? It looks warm and smooth. Ahsoka wouldn’t be slimy. MY HUSBAND: NO. GROSS. *irritated silence* ME: Well she’d probably kill me if I tried it anyway.