For reasons only Jar Jar Hater will appreciate truly, this time of year brings me to a specially-reflective time as I remember certain events in recent history. One of those events is rather infamous among my circle of friends, as an off-hand comment gave birth to an entire “mythos” about which comic book character is […]Read more "I’m Still Batman"
Settle in, this is one of my intensely personal ones. A long time ago, I wrote of myself as Batman. It was a tongue-in-cheek missive based on an in vino veritas moment with Jar Jar Hater, but it’s led to a delightful ongoing joke that I enjoy beyond measure. In that first blog, I postulated: […]Read more "I Am Harvey Dent"
Welcome back for another heapin’ helpin’ of our special-ity, Nerdiness. In case you haven’t yet subscribed, here’s the recap of our latest podcast, posted on June 20, 2013. In what was proclaimed at one point to possibly be the nerdiest show we’ve ever done (though you may beg to differ), Craig and John run the […]Read more "Words With Nerds: Snuggle Time With Grumpy Cat"
In the seventh episode of Words With Nerds, Craig and I return to our natural habitat (the studio) but let the curtain be pulled back by a special guest, the inimitable Jar Jar Hater (pictured). We get put to the test as we’re grilled on our reasons, our favorites and our innate nature. Listen Today! […]Read more "Words With Nerds: Giving Chicks a Break"
Recently more eyes came to this blog, my twitter account (@kesseljunkie) and the bad–ass podcast known as Words With Nerds. Then I realized I’ve been so busy I’ve once more let my blog lapse. It happens. As usual, mea culpa in extremis. But since my last post, I’ve moved, traveled to Colorado to participate in […]Read more "A kessel korner Imprimatur"
Here we are, the final chapter in the Chosen One saga.Obviously, my focus through the previous blogs was on the dilemma of the Chosen One. My three candidates are obvious: Qui-Gon, Anakin and Luke. The official take on things is that it’s Anakin, Luke is something of a fan-favorite choice and Qui-Gon stems from what […]Read more "The Real Chosen One: Other Theories and Final Conclusions"
Sorry for the delay, child injured, stitches, horror, it’ll probably take me longer to recover from the experience than her. Jar Jar Hater’s heart is completely hardened to my pain, but seriously, the fact that I had to hold down my own child, screaming at a pitch and volume that I’ve never heard come from […]Read more "The Real Chosen One: Building the Case for Luke Skywalker"