The super-secret new videogame Star Wars 1313 generated some buzz at the recent E3 videogame expo, and the developers have managed to keep a lot of the finer points under wraps. One thing we had heard is that the protagonist would not be a Jedi. Now we know why.
Coming into its fifth season, Cartoon Network's Star Wars: The Clone Wars has turned into one of the most compelling components of George Lucas' flagship franchise. Now it's about to dig even deeper into some of the big grey areas of the Star Wars universe.
Sometimes, you can't send in the Mobile Infantry or the Colonial Marines or Starfleet or a whole bloody Clone Army. Sometimes, the only thing that'll get the job done is a select group of hardened warriors who can be trusted to get the job done, no matter what.
In the 2001 census, almost 400,000 people in England and Wales (along with over 150,000 other members across the British Commonwealth) listed their religion as "Jedi." Now one group is fighting back against this reporting—and it's not conversative Christians. It's atheists.