Look, I’m not a newsdesk. As badly as I wanted to write about Ray Manzarek’s death the day it was announced, I just didn’t have the time to put something together that I would’ve felt was anything but a rush job to make an arbitrary sort of self-deadline. So I’ve spent the day thinking about […]Read more "Farewell, Ray Manzarek"
Prologue: We posted this show last week, but life being the hectic mess that it is, I didn’t get a chance to post it to the blog until now. Be sure to subscribe to us via iTunes or the hosted site at Podbean to make sure you get the latest pile of awesome while it’s […]Read more "Words With Nerds: An Ewok With Hemmorrhoids"
So here we are, the end of our second installment of unanswered questions from the Star Wars saga. I’m going to have to create a specific archive page for this nonsense soon. And for those who critique: I missed yesterday’s post because I was trapped in the horrifically bad DC Metro system and didn’t want […]Read more "Another Unanswered Question from Revenge of the Sith"
Today’s question is from Attack of the Clones. And honestly, it’s one that’s bugged me for years. Why Didn’t the Galactic Republic Have Some Sort of Armed Forces? This one has the symbolic level – the Republic can go to war without the people minding because there isn’t a direct toll on their lives/lifestyles. If […]Read more "Another Unanswered Question from Attack of the Clones"
Let’s see if everyone behaves themselves and stays focused on just the question at hand and can resist the urge to take cheap shots at my love for the prequels. But to make sure the whole series is intact, and I ask questions from all six, I really pondered on something that would be a […]Read more "Another Unanswered Question from The Phantom Menace"
Continuing our ongoing series of lovingly poking the Star Wars films squarely in the plot hole, here’s a “new” question I have from Return of the Jedi. Why Didn’t the Rebels Just Do Strafing Runs on the Shield Generator to Destroy It? We all know that they had a grand plan to send their greatest […]Read more "Another Unanswered Question from Return of the Jedi"
Well, here it is. Another one of those days that sort of stinks because I think about my mother, and it really dampens the mood. While I’m all about celebrating mothers, and the mother of my children in particular, I have to admit that I get grumpy on a day like this. I get a […]Read more "Happy Mother’s Day"