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ISIS takes Tatooine in Tunisia, Star Wars fans urged to stay away

 

“Star Wars” fans are being warned away from several locations in Tunisia linked to the movies due to reported jihadist activity.

Tataouine inspired the name of Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine… wasn’t used as a location in any of the “Star Wars” films, it’s not far from some of the sites that served as the slave quarters in “Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace,” including the home of young Anakin Skywalker. 89 more words

Isis

Isis in deadly battle with Tusken raiders

Isis have become locked in deadly combat with the Tusken raiders, after the Jihadis began using Tatooine as an entry-point to Libya.

The spread of Isis throughout the region has typically been marked by the brutal subjugation of local peoples, but experts think that the religious fundamentalists were probably unaware of the presence of an alien race in Tunisia. 155 more words

Satire

Skywalker Esteem

And now, dearest of readers, we arrive at the riveting conclusion to this three part examination of fictitious self-esteem. In case you missed them, you can catch up… 1,254 more words

Culture

Why the Star Wars Spinoffs are an Awesome Idea

When it was announced two years ago that Disney had started to develop standalone Star Wars films, I was strongly against the idea. Up until now, the Star Wars films have exclusively told the saga of the Skywalker family – the fall of Anakin Skywalker, and the rise of his son Luke, who would ultimately redeem his father and turn him back to the good side. 499 more words

Characters

The REAL Hero of Star Wars

I had a hero growing up. I dressed like him for Halloween, had his action figures, and memorized his more profound quotes. I even built towns named after him on Sim City! 1,782 more words

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