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

Recent articles by Ryan:

Star Trek canon just rebooted an essential piece of warp drive technology

Do you know what a warp matrix does? Are you sure? In 'Star Trek: Prodigy,' one piece of Trek canon technobabble seems to have finally been explained. → Read More

'Boba Fett' timeline just got very confusing — here's how it works

When does 'The Book of Boba Fett' overlap with 'The Mandalorian'? Here's the timeline. → Read More

'Book of Boba Fett' Episode 4 ending reveals a huge Star Wars cameo

In the final moments of 'The Book of Boba Fett,' Chapter 4, "The Gathering Storm," one musical cue made it clear a big cameo is coming. → Read More

'Force Awakens' deleted scene reveals Star Wars squandered a huge opportunity

Starkiller Base missed! Leaked concept art from 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' reveals that Coruscant was the original target of the First Order. → Read More

'Picard' Season 2 release date revealed, along with 'Strange New Worlds' and 'Lower Decks'

In 2022, Star Trek is going back-to-back at warp speed. Here are the confirmed release dates for 'Discovery' Season 4, 'Picard' Season 2, 'Lower Decks' Season 3', and the long-anticipated 'Strange New Worlds.' → Read More

'Boba Fett' is correcting the biggest prejudice in Star Wars history

From Darth Vader to Luke Skywalker's shame, cyborgs have always had it bad. Until now. Here's how 'The Book of Boba Fett' fixes an old Star Wars prejudice → Read More

'Expanse' Season 6 ending explained: Why Season 7 isn't coming

Here's how 'The Expanse' Season 6 ended, how it differs from the books, what the cast thought of the ending, and why Season 7 is (probably) not coming to Amazon Prime. → Read More

'Boba Fett': Danny Trejo just made 'Return of the Jedi' way darker

We'll never look at Luke Skywalker the same way again. Here's why the Rancor Keeper in 'The Book of Boba Fett' reframes a classic 'Return of the Jedi' scene. → Read More

Star Trek canon just retconned a crucial piece of starship technology

How do you cloak a starship? One of 'Star Trek: Prodigy’s advisers — author David Mack — breaks down that Chimerium cloaking device. → Read More

'Boba Fett' Episode 3 just made the Star Wars Holiday Special canon (yes, seriously)

One line from Boba Fett might prove his first meeting with Luke Skywalker totally happened. So, is the Star Wars Holiday Special canon now? Find out more. → Read More

'Dune' Blu-ray reveals Part 1’s secret weapon: “A meeting with God.”

There's no director's commentary, but the 'Dune: Part 1' Blu-ray is stacked with behind-the-scenes details. Here are the biggest revelations. → Read More

When and where does 'Boba Fett' take place? The messy Star Wars canon, explained

For a seemingly straightforward Star Wars show, 'Boba Fett' is all over the map. Here is the location and timeline of 'The Book of Boba Fett,' explained. → Read More

You need to watch the most misunderstood superhero movie on HBO Max ASAP

If you don't like cheesy and confusing disasters, then you don't like the '80s. → Read More

Star Trek just pulled off the biggest crossover in its history

This many characters from different Star Trek franchises have never appeared in the same episode before. Until now. → Read More

'Boba Fett' just retconned one of Anakin Skywalker's greatest sins

In the latest episode of 'The Book of Boba Fett,' we learn there are many different tribes of Tusken Raiders. And not all of them would capture Anakin Skywalker's mom. → Read More

'Boba Fett' Episode 2 just made Luke Skywalker’s secret teenage crush canon

In Episode 2 of 'The Book of Boba Fett,' a blink-and-you'll-miss-it cameo reintroduces two characters from deletes scenes in 1977. Yep, Luke Skywalker's friends Camie and Fixer are back. → Read More

'Doctor Who: Legend of the Sea Devils' release date, trailer, and the next Doctor for the Spring 2022 special

For the first time since 1984, the Sea Devils are back. But what does it mean for Jodie Whittaker’s 'Doctor Who' farewell tour? → Read More

Star Trek canon just radically changed one huge starship AI rule

'Star Trek: Discovery' just flipped the script on an Original Series classic. Here's how Zora is rewriting the rules of Trek AI. → Read More

'Discovery' Season 4 Episode 8 release date changes the 2022 Star Trek schedule

In 2022 we will get four, perhaps five different Star Treks seasons airing. Here's how 'Discovery's Season 4 mid-season finale changes everything. → Read More

Matt Berry's 'Boba Fett' cameo highlights the biggest Star Wars problem

In a galaxy far, far away, nobody can understand each other. In 'The Book of Boba Fett,' Matt Berry's droid role doubles down on an odd Star Wars problem. → Read More