If you had been in the Lucasfilm writer’s room during the run up to Return of the Jedi, what ideas would you have fought against? More importantly, which are the ones you would’ve fought for?Read more "Aggressive Negotiations: “A Different Return of the Jedi”"
I finally read the novelization for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: Even Though the Title Just Said Rogue One On-Screen, that smash hit from Disney’s®©™ Lucasfilm™©®. As I am wont to do, I wrote down some thoughts on the experience.Read more "Book Review – The Novelization of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"
It’s puzzling indeed. Why are movies such a sensitive topic?Read more "Quit Qualifying Your Movie Opinions"
On the latest “Great Shot, Kid!” on The Nerd Party, Mike “@mumbles3k” Schindler and I revisited a lost 1989 comedy called The ‘Burbs. It costars Carrie Fisher, so that’s the Star Wars angle we needed; but we discovered so much more as we watched. Set a spell, and join us on the front porch for […]Read more "“Great Shot, Kid!” Covers ‘The Burbs!"
You heard me, Punchy. (For anyone struggling, I’m citing Pulp Fiction…as I am wont to do.) Gallons – nay, oceans – of virtual ink have been spilled in hand-wringing consternation about how social media has changed the nature of interaction and relationship. A great deal of it I agree with, and it’s pointless simply to […]Read more "“I Ain’t Your ‘Friend,’ Palooka.”"
So the latest Words With Nerds with me and Craig “@craigsorrell” Sorrell got released. It’s a heaping helping of what you expect from us, with some highlights about what we’ve learned, insights on James Cameron’s “Avatar Block,” and a discussion about Magneto, Captain America and yet another comics reboot a-comin’. We also dig into a […]Read more "The Latest Words With Nerds: “Crisis on Infinite Lucas”"
In this week’s Aggressive Negotiations over on The Nerd Party, Matt Rushing and I discuss a very special part of many childhoods, and several adulthoods of special character: Star Wars toys. Our memories of them, which ones we loved, and which ones we lost. Without further ado: Listen here to Aggressive Negotiations Issue 56: Favorite […]Read more "On the Latest Aggressive Negotiations: Favorite Star Wars Toys!"