Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, US imperialism was once a fearsome force - mainly for ill. Under the latter heading, Washington’s savage destruction of Vietnam four decades ago comes readily to mind. But now the American...Show More Summary
Star Wars has become a recurring theme in the lead-up to today's referendum vote on Scottish independence, as pro-independence campaigners lampoon the British as their evil imperial overlords. So, yes, that's why we're treated to this rare sight of a stormtrooper dancing to bagpipes in Glasgow. Read more...
Conservatives haven't just decried President Obama's executive overreach. They have accused him of an "imperial presidency." Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas used the phrase in the Wall Street Journal, blasting as "dangerous" the "president'sShow More Summary
Maybe Its Just Me.Please don't take this as a "Keep Your Enemy On Trial So You Don't Have To Indict Your Friends" scheme. I am listening to the RIGHT-WING American War Machine urging bombing of Syria and Iraq - and I do not agree with...Show More Summary
It's been a bit of a crazy week for Star Wars rumours - earlier this week we had Imperial teases and shots from location filming, but now we've got a few more secrets from Episode VII, including what might be a look at Daisy Ridley's mysterious character. Read more...
J.J. Abrams' note regarding the new Apple Watch launch is set against a very familiar 'Star Wars' backdrop. [...]
Dress to impress…Lord Vader. These Star Wars Imperial Chronometers will make you feel like you are a part of the Imperial fleet, while adding some style to your wrist and giving you the time. Choose from Vader with red details or Stormtrooper with white details. Each has an etched Imperial Symbol on the front of […]
The Star Wars franchise has certainly seen its fair share of releases in the past that will definitely keep you wondering just when will George Lucas get tired of milking this particular franchise for all that is worth. Today, we have...Show More Summary
Darth Vader was a very serious guy. I can only imagine he would be more than willing to Force choke the crap out of someone for being late. No one on the Super Star Destroyer Executor …
The following are a series of extracts from Hilary King’s chapter, “Queers of War: Normalizing Lesbians and Gays in the US War Machine,” published in Good Intentions: Norms and Practices of Imperial Humanitarianism (Montreal: Alert Press, 2014), pp. 89-101: Overview: Hilary King’s chapter is a very welcome addition to the subject of gender, sexuality, and […]
Sideshow Collectibles sent me a sample of Star Wars Imperial Probe Droid Sixth Scale Figure. Lets unbox this figure and take a look at whats inside the box. After the jump you will find photos of Sideshow’s Star Wars Imperial Probe Droid Sixth Scale Figure, alongside my thoughts on the product. Show More Summary
Ezra pretends to help a downed Tie Fighter pilot, stealing some important Imperial paraphernalia in the final 'Star Wars Rebels' short. [...]
Lucasfilm and Disney XD have released a new short from "Star Wars Rebels" which shows Ezra finding a downed TIE fighter on the plains of Lothal. The young rebel opens the ship's hatch -- pretending to help the ungrateful Imperial pilot -- and leaves with a few souvenirs.
Zeb, voiced by Steve Blum, is late for a rendezvous as he takes out a number of Stormtroopers in a new 'Star Wars Rebels' short. [...]
The Star Wars Stormtrooper ArtFX Statues 2-Pack gives you a pair of Stormtroopers to display in your Imperial themed set. They are the perfect start to build your Stormtrooper army. Both have interchangeable parts, along with fully detailed armor and weapons. You get four different kinds of arm parts and two different styles of leg […]
Check out the new Star Wars Rebels short after the jump. Now that’s what I call a diversion! In “Art Attack,” a special Star Wars Rebels short, Sabine sneaks into an Imperial compound, looking to create a diversion for her friends aboard the Ghost. Spotted by stormtroopers, she proves too quick to be captured – […]
by Freddie deBoer Though the left is often seen as home to only pacifists and those who see the hand of imperialism in all proposed military action, there is also a healthy strain of messianic militarism on our side. I regularly engage with lefties who believe we should be “doing something” for the people of […]
Graffiti tagger Sabine sneaks into an Imperial compound to leave the 'Rebel' mark in a second short from Disney XD's 'Star Wars Rebels'. [...]
GenCon is like the Comic-Con or E3 of the board gaming world. 50,000 gamers travel to Indianapolis, Indiana to attend the largest gathering of tabletop gamers in the United States. New games are released by popular designers and the major publishers hold presentations to announce new games, many of which no one was expecting. Show More Summary
IndieRevolver has published pictures of redesigned Imperial stormtrooper helmets that it claims will be used in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII. If the images are legitimate, then it begs a question of Episode VII's closely-guarded...Show More Summary