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Jeff Rooks

Rooks is an SEO strategist, writer, and content editor that occasionally masquerades as a designer, photographer, and cook. A lifelong Star Wars geek, his earliest memories are playing with Kenner action figures while watching the Original Trilogy on VHS. Aside from keeping up with the latest Star Wars movies, shows, books, and comics, he enjoys living out his own Star Wars story at Galaxy's Edge East. Aside from Star Wars, his fandoms include the MCU, Harry Potter, Battlestar Galactica, and the Lord of the Rings. Other hobbies include traveling, craft brewing, and beat-matching. Rooks is passionate about cooking and loves discussing and occasionally writing about food, beer, and cocktails. You can usually find him hamming out words at a local coffee shop or brewery, eating around Orlando with his wife, and doing anything to avoid folding the laundry.

The official logo for Star Wars: Skeleton Crew, as revealed at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim in 2022. Credit: Disney / Lucasfilm

When Does Skeleton Crew Come Out And When Does It Take Place?

Star Wars: Skeleton Crew is a new live-action series coming to Disney+ in 2023 or 2024. Starring Jude Law, it is a coming-of-age series similar to Amblin Entertainment classics like The Goonies. From the release date to when the series is set, here is everything we know about Skeleton Crew.

Guests gathered in front of Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Resort in California. Credit: Disney / Lucasfilm

Is Galaxy’s Edge Closing? (Updated for October 2023)

Have you heard a rumor that Disney is closing Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge permanently? You are not alone. What started as a fake bees article in February 2023 has become a trending talk topic for theme park blogs and social media influencers. Here are the reasons you keep hearing that Disney is closing Galaxy’s Edge.

The Great Mothers of Peridea and Magistrate Morgan Elsbeth of Corvus are Nightsisters that appear in the 2023 Disney+ Star Wars Series Ahsoka. Credit: Disney / Lucasfilm

Who Are the Nightsisters in Star Wars?

Confused by the Nightsisters in Ahsoka? It’s understandable if you haven’t seen Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The Nightsisters are a coven of Force-sensitive witches. Also called the Witches of Dathomir, they control a powerful dark magick. From their origins to their relationship with the Jedi, here you should know about the Nightsisters.

Concept art for the band at Jabba’s Palace in Return of the Jedi by Ralph McQuarrie. The Max Rebo band is Max Rebo, Droopy McCool, and Sy Snootles with Salacious B. Crumb and Lando Calrissian to the left and right of the band.

What Is the Star Wars Cantina Music Genre Called?

Do you know what that Star Wars cantina music genre is called? Despite the popularity of the cantina band, many fans do not know what the genre is called. From cantina legend Figrin D’an to the Max Rebo Band, here is everything you need to know about the jizz cantina music style.

The World Between Worlds: Ezra and Ahsoka from Star Wars: Rebels compared with Ahsoka in the eponymous Disney+ series.

Where Does Ahsoka Tano Go When She Falls off the Cliff in Ahsoka

Wondering where Ashoka landed after falling off the cliff? Do you think Ahsoka is dead? How can she be talking with Anakin Skywalker? Whether you are a fan of Star Wars: Rebels or are new to the live-action “Mandoverse,” here is everything you need to know about the World Between Worlds in Ahsoka.

Chewbacca holding a Life Day orb in front of the X-Wing inside Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

What Is Star Wars Life Day?

Loosely based on American Thanksgiving, Life Day is November 17 every year. Within Star Wars, Wookiees gather around the Tree of Life on Kashyyyk and celebrate family, joy, and harmony. From its origin in the Star Wars Holiday Special to how fans celebrate today, learn everything there is to know about Life Day.

Lothal rebel leader and planetary governor Ryder Azadi. Actor Clancy Brown voices Azadi in Rebels and portrays the character in Ahsoka.

Who Is Clancy Brown’s Ryder Azadi in Ahsoka and Rebels?

The former governor of Lothal and later a rebel leader, Ryder Azadi played a role in the liberation of Lothal. From his time during the Galactic Empire to his later years with the Rebel Alliance, here is everything you need to know about Lothal’s Governor Ryder Azadi.

The Jedi droid Huyang, who assisted younglings make their lightsabers, as see in both The Clone Wars and Ahsoka.

Who Is the Droid Huyang in Ahsoka?

Wondering where you have seen Ahsoka’s companion Huyang before? Once a lightsaber architect with the Jedi Order, Huyang has worked with younglings for centuries or even millenia. From his origins more than 25,000 years ago up to the Ashoka series, here is everything you need to know about the droid Huyang.