“40 Days of Star Wars” is a daily series. Read about it here. A new post about “Star Wars” will be posted every day for 40 days leading up to the franchise’s 40th birthday on May 25th.
Day 40: Why May 25 is Geek Pride Day (and why it has to do with more than Star Wars)
Day 39: Boba Fett was the Darth Maul of the original trilogy
Day 38: How Adam Scott’s “Star Wars” fandom tells the truth of every nerd
Day 37: How J.J. Abrams is to “Star Wars” what Bob Rock was to Metallica
Day 36: How “Star Wars” inspired one of the weirdest characters in wrestling
Day 35: How “Star Wars” could be in the Tommy Westphall universe
Day 34: “Star Wars” or “Star Trek”?
Day 33: Why the animated “Star Wars” projects aren’t for casual fans
Day 32: How “Rogue One” made Darth Vader a badass again
Day 31: The Force is strong with this priest who loves “Star Wars,” and we can’t get enough of him
Day 30: 9 of the best “Star Wars”-themed New Yorker cartoons
Day 29: On his birthday, we can say nice things about George Lucas
Day 28: Why Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! being in a “Star Wars” movie would be huge
Day 27: The Internet has strong opinions as to whether C-3PO and R2-D2 are gay
Day 26: The “Star Wars” fans who want Poe and Finn to be a couple really, really want it
Day 25: We shouldn’t even have to say this, but the theories about Finn’s parents can’t just be based on his race
Day 24: “Star Wars” has a long history of its actors hating it
Day 23: A brief history of “Star Wars Gangsta Rap”
Day 22: Ahmed Best is a cool dude and now we feel bad for mercilessly ripping on Jar Jar
Day 21: Bad Lip Reading’s “Star Wars” videos are worth your time
Day 20: Revenge of the Fifth, or Revenge of the Sixth?
Day 19: From Margaret Thatcher to Disney, a brief history of Star Wars Day and “May the Fourth”
Day 18: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” remade as a “Star Wars” album is really good
Day 17: How “Return of the Jedi” paved the way for Jar Jar and the prequels
Day 16: Why “The Phantom Menace” is not the worst “Star Wars” movie
Day 15: What the “Star Wars” theories about Supreme Leader Snoke say about fans
Day 14: The Internet wants Jar Jar Binks to be a Sith Lord, and it’s hard to disagree
Day 13: Who were these assholes with Palpatine in “Return of the Jedi”?
Day 12: How the “Star Wars” special editions should have been like Madonna’s “The Immaculate Collection”
Day 11: CinemaSins’ “Star Wars” videos are everything that’s not wrong with the Internet
Day 10: How do you pronounce the “Han” in “Han Solo”?
Day 9: The history of “Han shot first”
Day 8: 11 times “Game of Thrones” was made better with lightsabers
Day 7: 7 movies made even better with lightsabers
Day 6: The lightsaber duels in the “Star Wars” films, ranked
Day 5: Um, Obi-Wan and R2-D2 kinda might be assholes
Day 4: Why “Star Wars” canon shouldn’t include the Expanded Universe
Day 3: Darth Vader with other voices is really, really funny
Day 2: Bruce Vilanch talking about “The Star Wars Holiday Special” never gets old
Day 1: The order to watch the “Star Wars” movies depends on who you think the movies are about