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  • Yahoo
  • CNN
  • BuzzFeed
  • Electric Literature
  • The Awl
  • VICE

Recent articles by Ryan:

'Strange New Worlds' just fixed Star Trek canon — and set up a Season 2 villain

The Dr. M'Benga of 'The Original Series' just got closer to 'Strange New Worlds.' But what's this about Klingons in Season 2? → Read More

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' cameo ending explained: How it fixes a prequel plot hole and sets up Season 2

In the finale of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi,' one cameo corrects an old Star Wars plot hole from the prequels. Plus, signs of Season 2 are very strong. Here's why. → Read More

Palpatine: 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' finally solve a 45-year-old Star Wars mystery

Who is holding Vader's leash now? In the finale of 'Obi-Wan-Kenobi' we finally get a sense of why Darth Vader is so low-key in 'A New Hope,' and it's all thanks to the Palpatine cameo. → Read More

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Episode 6 leak fixes 3 huge Star Wars plot holes

As the finale of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' approaches, the series has set up a lot of unanswered questions. But what about plot holes from the rest of Star Wars? Here's how one rumor suggests several story points will be fixed. → Read More

20 years later, 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' just solved a big Star Wars prequels mystery

Now we know why Anakin Skywalker said Obi-Wan was "holding me back!" in 'Attack of the Clones.' A big flashback in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' episode 5 solves a Star Wars mystery two decades later. → Read More

''Obi-Wan Kenobi' Episode 5 ending explained: Why the finale is headed to Tatooine

In 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' episode 5, the stage is set for the series. Here's why the show will return to Tatooine and what it means for Reva, Ben Kenobi, and Luke Skywalker. → Read More

'For All Mankind' Season 3 changes the show in 3 huge ways — here's why

Before, it was all about retro-futurism. But now, in the new alternate 1990s, 'For All Mankind' has found a unique pivot into a new kind of sci-fi. → Read More

You need to watch the most important sci-fi show of the ‘90s before it leaves Netflix this moth

After the next generation was...the best generation. Here's why you have to catch 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' before it leaves Netflix at the end of June, 2022. → Read More

42 years later, 'Obi-Wan' reveals the origin of an iconic Star Wars ship

Did someone say T-47s? Here's how these speeders from 'The Empire Strikes Back' made a big comeback in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.' → Read More

10 years ago, Ridley Scott made his most divisive sci-fi movie ever

What if I told you 'Alien' wasn't the best 'Alien' movie? Here's why 'Prometheus' is the better genre film. → Read More

'Obi-Wan' Episode 4 ending explained: How it sets up a crucial part of 'A New Hope'

Princess Leia learned about Imperial methods the hard way. In 'Obi-Wan Kenobi,' an Easter egg from 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' reveals where one Imperial trick originally comes from. → Read More

‘For All Mankind’ Season 3 review: It's the grittiest sci-fi show ever

Season 3 of 'For All Mankind,' takes human beings to Mars. And in doing so, the alternate history series becomes the grittiest sci-fi series ever. → Read More

Quinlan Vos? 'Obi-Wan' Easter egg sets up the return of a forgotten Jedi — and Baby Yoda

Is one of Ben's greatest allies returning? In the third episode of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi,' a deep-cut reference to Quinlan Vos could suggest a huge cameo coming and a possible 'Mandalorian,' crossover. → Read More

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' fixes the Star Wars prequels in one critical way

With 'Obi-Wan Kenobi,' Star Wars isn't just adding to canon. It's actually creating a new emotional truth for one of the classic characters. → Read More

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' just fixed a 45-year-old Star Wars plot hole

The revelation that Princess Leia knew Obi-Wan Kenobi as a little kid is surprising. But this Star Wars canon twist doesn't create plot hole. In fact, it fixes one. → Read More

'Obi-Wan' Episode 2 ending explained: Why didn't Ben know [SPOILER] about Vader?

At the end of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Episode 2, Ben learns that Darth Vader, formerly Anakin Skywalker, is alive. But didn't he know that already? → Read More

Grand Inquisitor: 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' just broke Star Wars canon — or did it?

Unless there's an impending twist, it would seem the events of 'Star Wars Rebels' have been altered. How can Star Wars canon make sense if the Grand Inquisitor is really dead? → Read More

'Dune: Part 2' release date, cast, and plot for the epic sci-fi sequel

What happens after 'Dune: Part One'? Here's everything we know about the 'Dune' sequel, from Part 2's release date to a possible Part 3. → Read More

Star Trek writer explains a big Gorn canon twist in 'Strange New Worlds'

Your favorite lizard people are back. Or are they? Here's how the Gorn have changed for 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds,' and why the writers made the choices they did. → Read More

45 years ago, George Lucas peaked with the least Star Wars-esque movie ever

The best Star Wars movie happened in 1977. We'll never get over it. Here's why 'A New Hope,' would have still changed the world even if there had never been a sequel. → Read More