I’m going to have to state this again at the end of the blog, so here goes: none of what follows indicates whether the movie will be good or bad, but causes this long-time fan some agita about the story.Read more "The Things About That Episode VII Poster That Concern Me"
Everyone loves to acknowledge Lando Calrissian as the Ladies Man of the Star Wars galaxy. On Words with Nerds, we even marveled at his similar smoothness to yours truly. Of course, no small part of this comes from the fact that Billy Dee Williams was marketed as the King of Smooth outside the Star Wars […]Read more "Smoother: Han or Lando?"
Spurred on still by The Boy Blunder’s recent attempts to take the stride out of my Star Wars chi, I’ve started re-listening to the Star Wars Radio Dramas. They’re amazingly compelling theatre of the mind, highlighting the best of a lost art. Even the most ardent fan will find new layers to their love of […]Read more "Tauntauns: Strangely Useless?"
It’s time to bring back the classic series to see if you’re willing to exercise that old grey matter a little bit and noodle things through. Seriously, I give you tons of quality posts to ponder and passively enjoy. Now it’s your turn to participate. First, let’s revisit the unanswered questions from the first iteration […]Read more "Yet Another Unanswered Question from Star Wars"
The Clone asked the following question during one of our day-long nerd-fests. I’m satisfied with my own reasoning, but I figured it would be worthwhile to see what everyone else thought. He framed the question thus (I can’t get the precise quote up, so I’m going from memory). The crux of the question, though, is […]Read more "Another Unanswered Question from Star Wars"
Catfight! This one was suggested by Frequent Blog Lurker and Founding Member of the Convocation, Jar Jar Hater. But I will give credit where it’s due: It’s an inevitable and necessary match-up to ponder. I mean, Princess Leia blazed a trail for the Steinem crowd by cracking wise to her male superiors, so you always […]Read more "Improbable Match-Up: Katniss Everdeen v. Princess Leia (Skywalker) Organa (Solo)"
Part II: Reboot v. Special Edition(s) As mentioned in the previous blog, while writing up the original scenario, The Korean’s mind immediately went to the dreamy eyes of Chris Pine as Kirk, as opposed to the girdled manliness of Shatner, so I split this into two so that we could take into account the revised versions of […]Read more "Improbable Match-Up: Solo v. Kirk (Part II)"