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A Linguistic Approach to the Star Wars Teaser Trailer

A Linguistic Approach to the Star Wars Teaser Trailer
by Joseph Tavano

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If we study what the narrator said (and did not say), there’s a lot we can learn about who he is, and why he is saying what he is saying.

“There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? The dark side, and the light.”

One declarative sentence. One question. One fragment. Fifteen words. At first, it doesn’t appear like much. Maybe it’s just some nonsense fluff that sounds cool. But, if one were to listen a little closer, we can discern a few interesting things. Let’s break it down. Continue reading

Podcast: The Force Awakens Teaser Dissection – SWR #154

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On this week’s podcast Riley and Mark are here to die.

Literally.

(#LiterallyMeansFiguratively).

The trailer has arrived and Riley called all of his Star Wars friends to react and what results is a 2 hour monster of a podcast episode! Guests include:

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Dark Horse: End of an Era Retrospective – SWBTF #150

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Looking back on the era left behind by Dark Horse comics, your hosts explore not just the many titles, but the successes and failures along the way. All this, and more! All on the next Star Wars Beyond the Films. YOUR Star Wars discussion podcast! YOUR Podcast of Legends! YOUR ticket to that Galaxy far, far away!

This week true believers, Beyonders, Fanboys, Fangirls, respected aliens around the galaxy, The Champion of the Multiverse; Mark Hurliman, and your Count of 2 Continuities; Nathan P. Butler, sit down to look back one last time at Dark Horse Comic’s era of Star Wars. So strap in, and tighten your crash webbing Fandom, Star Wars Beyond the Films is setting off on another rapid-fire trip into the galaxy far, far away!

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Spanning one end of Dark Horse Comic’s run of Star Wars comics to the other, your hosts look back at the triumphs and successes, as well as some failures along the way. Which projects allowed the Star Wars brand to flourish? And which lines were quickly forgotten? All this and more!

As usual, your hosts cover entirely too much Dark Horse Retrospective action this episode. But don’t worry, give it a go; you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you might even get a little education on Star Wars while you’re at it. But no matter how you slice it and dice it, you’ll be having another adventure Beyond the Films. So sit back, hang on, enjoy the show, and may the Force be with you!

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THE Star Wars (3 of 3) – SWBTF #149

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Enter the SITH! Only unlike any Sith we’ve seen before! Can General Skywalker, and his Padawan Annikin Starkiller save Princess Leia before it’s too late? All this, and more! All on the next Star Wars Beyond the Films. YOUR Star Wars discussion podcast! YOUR Podcast of Legends! YOUR ticket to that Galaxy far, far away!

This week true believers, Beyonders, Fanboys, Fangirls, respected aliens around the galaxy, The Champion of the Multiverse; Mark Hurliman, and your Count of 2 Continuities; Nathan P. Butler, sit down to finish reading Dark Horse Comic’s The Star Wars based on George Lucas’s original rough draft screenplay. So strap in, and tighten your crash webbing Fandom, Star Wars Beyond the Films is setting off on another rapid-fire trip into the galaxy far, far away!

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