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Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

The writers of Love Thy Nerd's Skywalker saga reflections give their impressions on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in the wake of its ranging reception.

Ghosts of the Holidays

Writer Chris Fogle explains what Dickens' beloved story can teach us on worrying about the past, being present in the present and worrying about the future.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

Writer Lisa Eldred shows how Kylo and Luke exemplify two extremes of people addressing life trials, but Yoda shows another way in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Writer Scott Kingsolver argues how Star Wars: The Force Awakens exemplifies the value in embracing a beloved and messy past with a forward-thinking future.

Tropes Done Well in The Dragon Prince

The Dragon Prince season three delivers on its promise for an epic fantasy story arc by relying on the time-honored fantasy story-telling tradition of a climactic final battle. This third season fulfills the expectations it had built for itself while staying true to its origins as spiritual successor to Avatar: The Last Airbender. In what […]

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi

Writer Steve Cullum explains how Star Wars: Return of the Jedi paints a model of undying hope through Luke, who shows that redemption is always possible.

Saving What We Love: An Argument For Kylo Ren’s Redemption

Why should we want redemption for someone like Kylo Ren? Because he is a reflection of ourselves. LTN writer Brittany Lofland explains how the fallen Jedi mirrors our own failings.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

Writer Matt Civico analyzes how Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back reflects the feelings of uncertainty and failure when we're in the middle of things.

Building Games that Create Joy – An Interview with Chara Games

The Lysaghts of Chara Games discuss their experience designing and publishing board games and how their relationship allows them to each bring unique skills to the table.

Love Thy Nerd Swag Gift Guide

Check out the Love Thy Nerd merch we offer in our store so you know exactly what to pick up for the holidays for the nerd in your life.