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Mitchell Layton

Mitchell Layton is a freelance writer and touring musician living in Philadelphia. When he’s not playing guitar or writing for clients, he enjoys rewatching cult classics like Star Wars, Twin Peaks, The X-Files, and more. Mitchell has been published by sites like HM Magazine, Glassworks Literary Magazine, GameRevolution, Pif Magazine, and others.

Why Can’t Mandalorians Remove Their Helmets?

The Mandalorian is the hit new Star Wars series streaming on Disney+ that has fans raving about its characters and storyline. The main character, Din Djarin, is just one of the Mandalorians shown in the series, but his presence proves to be more than just a faceless figure. Mandalorians wear armor like that of Boba …

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What Species Is Chewbacca? Is Chewbacca An Ewok?

Chewbacca is one of the most well-known characters in Star Wars. Towering over the other characters and covered in long brown fur, it’s clear that everyone’s favorite “walking carpet” isn’t a human.  So what is he? What is Chewbacca’s species? Chewbacca is a Wookiee. Like other Wookiees, he was born on the planet Kashyyyk. Because …

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Force Lightning Colors Meanings

Force lightning is one of the most terrifying attacks in the Star Wars universe. It’s an ability that’s frequently used by the Emperor, but it is possible for others to learn this power. Although this ability was forbidden by the Jedi, it’s not exclusive to the dark side of the Force. Rey used Force lightning …

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Who Killed Palpatine (the First and Second Time)?

Emperor Palpatine is one of the most iconic villains in Star Wars history. His grotesque appearance and evil ideologies rank him second to none, while his Force lightning and knowledge of the Force make him a lethal opponent. Palpatine is often seen behind the scenes pulling strings and working in secret to achieve his Sith …

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Can I Watch The Mandalorian Without Watching Star Wars?

If you’ve spent any time browsing social media in the past few years, you’ve probably come across plenty of Mandalorian content.  During its initial release in 2019, it was making headlines and trending almost everywhere. It was difficult to scroll through Instagram without seeing at least a few “Baby Yoda” memes.  The Mandalorian captivated the …

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Who Brings Balance to the Force? Anakin, Luke, or Rey?

The “chosen one” story trope isn’t new by any means, but Star Wars was one of the film franchises that pioneered this type of narrative. However, as Star Wars grew and more films were made, more characters took on the role of protagonist. While Anakin Skywalker was the original character who was prophesied to bring …

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How Old Is Darth Maul?

Darth Maul was a fan favorite Sith warrior due to his ferocious appearance, aggressive fighting style, and undeniable power. He was frightening, devilish, and extremely strong in lightsaber combat. Even though Maul’s participation in the Star Wars saga only lasted from The Phantom Menace to the Star Wars Rebels animated series, he was still considered …

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Why Are Sith Deformed? (Darth Sidious Mentioned)

Sith are often much less appealing than their Jedi counterparts. Whether it’s their yellowed eyes, their evil disposition, or their scarred and deformed bodies, Sith can often embody a much more intimidating presence than any other species in the galaxy. But what makes them so frightening? What makes them deformed and grotesque? To give a …

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Will We Ever Get a Darth Vader Movie?

With the return of Hayden Christiansen as Darth Vader in the new Disney+ series Kenobi, it seems as if the franchise is breathing new life into the previously deceased character. This has made fans wonder if Disney will launch a new Vader-centered movie soon. Darth Vader is, in many ways, the centerpiece of the first …

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Why Does Darth Vader Breathe So Heavily?

It’s no secret that Darth Vader’s voice is one of the most iconic character voices in all of movie history. It’d be hard to find someone in this day and age that wouldn’t immediately recognize the sound of his voice. However, there’s more to James Earl Jones’s booming performance as Darth Vader than meets the …

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Why Does Darth Vader Wear a Suit?

Darth Vader, aside from being one of the most powerful Sith (and Jedi) to ever live, may be one of the world’s most popular villains ever.  His iconic look has enthralled fans since the 1970s, while his tragic backstory and powerful redemption have cemented his place as the centerpiece of the Star Wars cinematic storyline. …

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Does Darth Vader Turn Good in the End?

The first six Star Wars movies revolved around the rise and fall of Anakin Skywalker, later known as Darth Vader. Darth Vader was one of the most powerful Sith to ever live, but he was previously a promising Jedi knight. Despite his humble beginnings on Tatooine, Anakin Skywalker quickly became a skilled Jedi, growing under …

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Count Dooku is a Sith

Was Count Dooku a Sith?

Count Dooku is one Sith Lord in Star Wars that doesn’t get as much attention as his predecessors like Darth Maul and Darth Sidious. He’s not as evil-looking or intimidating as them, and lacks the visual aspect of being a villain. Regardless, Count Dooku is still one of the main villains in Attack of the …

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Master Yoda Teeth

Does Yoda have Teeth?

If you’ve spent more than a few minutes watching Yoda on screen, you’re bound to notice some oddities in his physique that go further than just the standard alien persona. Everything from his height to his skin color makes him seem like an unknown alien being, but also strangely familiar.  Some of Yoda’s features are …

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