Megan Crouse

Megan Crouse is a journalist (accidentally) who graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with an English Literature degree (on purpose). She has published poetry in Mad Hat Lit, short fiction in Referential Magazine, and writes about Star Wars at

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Star Wars Rebels: Idiot’s Array Review

Megan Crouse Review Jan 18, 2015

The Ghost crew is in fine form when a familiar swindler enlists their reluctant services in the latest Star Wars Rebels.

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Star Wars Rebels: Path of the Jedi Review

Megan Crouse Review Jan 5, 2015

Another Jedi-heavy episode gets to the heart of Star Wars adventure, but misplaces the crew’s family dynamic.

Why My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is "Serious" Fantasy

Megan Crouse Feature Dec 20, 2014

Dismiss My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic at your own peril! The show knows how to deploy classic fantasy tropes to tell epic stories.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Everything We Know

Mike Cecchini Megan Crouse Feature Dec 18, 2014

You've seen the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. We know the names of the characters. Now we try and put it all together...

Destiny and the Beauty of Playing Solo

Megan Crouse Feature Dec 9, 2014

Our resident Destiny expert talks about what it's like to communicate in the game without using a headset. The result is quite beautiful.

Destiny: Everything You Need to Know Before You Play The Dark Below

Megan Crouse Feature Dec 8, 2014

Destiny's first DLC, The Dark Below, arrives tomorrow. Here's everything you need to know before jumping back in!

Star Wars Rebels: Gathering Forces Review

Megan Crouse Review Nov 24, 2014

A spiritual successor to “Rise of the Old Masters” is a powerful, unique look at the Force.

Star Wars Rebels: Empire Day review

Megan Crouse Review Nov 16, 2014

Empire Day brings hints of Ezra’s past, and the Imperials work together but don’t cohere. Here's our Star Wars: Rebels review...

James Luceno Interview: Star Wars, the Sith, Tarkin & Palpatine's First Name

Megan Crouse Interview Nov 13, 2014

We had a chance to speak to author James Luceno about his latest book, Star Wars: Tarkin, the Sith, and Palpatine's first name.

Star Wars Rebels: Out of Darkness Review

Megan Crouse Review Nov 10, 2014

A Sabine-focused episode of Star Wars Rebels gives her and Hera some if not all of the characterization they needed.

Star Wars: Tarkin Review

Megan Crouse Review Nov 4, 2014

James Luceno enters the new Star Wars canon with a book about Grand Moff Tarkin. Does Star Wars: Tarkin do the villain justice?

Star Wars Rebels: Breaking Ranks Review

Megan Crouse Review Nov 3, 2014

An entertaining episode of Star Wars: Rebels shows the Imperial perspective and widens the scope of the show.

Star Wars Rebels: Rise of the Old Masters Review

Megan Crouse Review Oct 28, 2014

This dark, insightful episode is the best of Star Wars Rebels thus far. Here's our review...

Star Wars: Rebels: Fighter Flight Review

Megan Crouse Review Oct 20, 2014

The latest Star Wars: Rebels was a filler with important characterization for Ezra and Zeb, but it also brought some humor.

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Star Wars Rebels: Droids in Distress Review

Megan Crouse Review Oct 13, 2014

Star Wars: Rebels’ first 22-minute episode features Zeb’s backstory and the Original Trilogy droids with mixed results.

Star Wars Rebels Series Premiere Review: Spark of Rebellion

Megan Crouse Review Oct 3, 2014

Memorable character moments bring the classic Star Wars feel to a pretty standard hero’s journey

Star Wars: 9 Characters That Have Worn Mandalorian Armor

Megan Crouse The Lists Sep 26, 2014

Many Star Wars characters wore the Mandalorian armor made famous by Boba Fett. With Star Wars: Rebels premiering, we look at the best.

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Star Wars Rebels: Preview

Megan Crouse News Sep 19, 2014

We got an early look at the new series, Star Wars Rebels...

Mass Effect: The Gangsters of the Galaxy

Megan Crouse Feature Aug 27, 2014

Take a deeper look at the gangs of the Mass Effect universe.

Star Wars: A New Dawn Review

Megan Crouse Review Aug 26, 2014

Star Wars: A New Dawn is a prequel to the upcoming Rebels animated series, and the first book in the new expanded universe.