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If you waded through the pile of trash water-damaged after being submerged in white tears, just beneath the damp, charred Nike remains and shattered remnants of Keurig coffeemakers, you might find some moist movie posters from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The paraphernalia probably won’t be as soaked as the stuff from


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You may not know the name Billy Dee Williams, but chances are your grandmother or even your mother does and the 1970s heartthrob is coming back to his Star Wars home base

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Donald Glover bringing his special brand of Blackness to the Star Wars series has writer Dustin Seibert thinking about the Blackest moments/characters in the 41-year history of Star Wars. Here are five of them.

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He burst onto the scene in 2015 as Finn, the black storm trooper-turned-hero in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, but John Boyega has proved that he won’t be defined by that life-changing role. He’s since demonstrated his versatility in Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit and onstage as lead in an adaptation of Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck […]

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Season 2 of the critically acclaimed and award-winning FX series Atlanta is coming up this spring and the network just dropped the trailer.

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Donald Glover, the artist formerly known as Childish Gambino, has created quite a buzz for his high-profile role in the upcoming film Solo: A Star Wars Story. Glover’s breadth of creativity can be summed up in many ways, in one word, we’ll call it enviable—the man acts, sings, directs, produces, writes—and, oh yea, and he’s […]

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Hey, gang, sorry for the late arrival Tuesday. Been dealing with a ton of stuff familywise, and you know how that goes. In other news, I’ll be appearing on Around The Horn both Wednesday and Thursday, so check it out! Sergio Dipp is a legend — NFL Memes (@NFLMemez) September 12, 2017 Tuesday was […]

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Sometimes you wake up in the morning and you can feel a crazy news day in your bones. At least at this stage of my life I can. Thursday is going to be one of those days, I think. So, where to start with the president. First off, there was the interview with The […]

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John Boyega was recently on the Graham Norton show along with Orlando Bloom, and it led to the story of how Star Wars ruined Boyega’s love life. At least in part. “I know Orlando, and he gave me some advice before Star Wars 7 came out,” Boyega shared. “His advice was … ‘Try and secure […]

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It’s soooo tempting to holla, “Omar’s coming, yo!” when taking an early morning call from actor Michael K. Williams. Best known for playing stick-up man Omar Little on HBO’s influential The Wire, Williams has excelled at playing bad guys with a hair-trigger violent streak, including gangster Chalky White of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, and prisoner Freddy […]

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It was 20 years ago today that Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G. was killed. It honestly feels like much, much longer, considering where the world is these days. Perhaps, it’s just a coincidence, but Hawaii has become the first state to sue the government over President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Of course, that’s Barack […]

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This week’s show was a good one on The Morning Roast. Mina told a pretty incredible story about meeting the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Antonio Brown when she was at a group dinner and ended up in a pretty awkward sitch. We’ve got a new name for the next Star Wars film. It’ll be called The Last […]

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Still here. Clinton Yates traveled to Prague to work with a world-renowned linguist to figure out if it’s “5-2” or “fine, too.” (Good) Journalism appears to be back. Even though the pay is rough, the hours are not ideal, and the stress levels are alarmingly high, there’s some good news on the horizon for those […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher, a daughter of Hollywood royalty who gained pop-culture fame as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" and turned her struggles with addiction and mental illness into wickedly funny books, a hit film and a one-woman stage show, died Tuesday after falling ill aboard a flight last week. She was 60....

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Good day from Atlanta, kiddos. I’ve been doing my best to find as many spots as I can from FX’s Atlanta and check them out. Let’s just say that the most important one, I got covered. As they say: Lemon. Pepper. Wet. Today’s the day. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be released nationwide, […]

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How do you create a surprise ending to a story you already know? By not telling the audience when it will be over. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which hits theaters Friday will be a different experience for many fans of the franchise, who pride themselves on rigid ties to loose concepts of historical […]

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Yesterday, May the Fourth, was “Star Wars” day, and President and First Lady Obama decided to celebrate with a little dance party. With R2-D2 and a couple of stormtroopers as their dancing partners, the first couple showed off their moves and their love of all things Star Wars to the tune of “Uptown Funk.” Check out the video […]

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When the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released, many were surprised, relived, and […]

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Since his breakout performance in 2011’s sci-fi invasion flick, Attack the Block, British-Nigerian actor John […]

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Over the weekend, Disney revealed the latest poster for the next installment of  the Star Wars franchise, The […]

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