Given: I am a Star Wars fan. Given: I am a fan of the prequels. I’m a fan of The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith as much as (if not more than) A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Given: If you give me […]Read more "The Phantom Menace: My Multi-Dimensional Review"
Continuing with tradition, I’m writing something special today for one of my closest friend’s birthdays. Of all the days of the year, this is the one that always reminds me that I’m younger than he is. He’s been one of my most stalwart friends and at times my most implacable critic, as all friends of […]Read more "My Pal Joey"
Today, I learned that someone I work with has never seen Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. They’ve never even seen the original Star Wars “all the way through.” I suppose the real test of whether you’re a geek is how you react to that. My reaction was incredulity. I mean, I can understand […]Read more "Going All Geek About It"
Few shows have made as much an impression on me, or the television in general, as Twin Peaks. It made the roster of my Five Best Dramatic Shows, and with good reason. For the first season and a half, it was trailblazing television. It changed everything that was possible about television afterward, paving the way […]Read more "Remembering Twin Peaks"
I guess at this point, it’s going to be a Mother’s Day tradition to immortalize my mother on the interwebs with some obscure story that I’ve either not shared with anyone, or have shared with very, very few. I’ve been debating which story to share this year. My mom comes up an awful lot, and […]Read more "Memories of Mom on Mother’s Day 2011"
It’s Sunday, I’m tired, I’m working from home to prep for a skirmish about a site at work (I will win) and I’ve got about 6 blogs in progress but not ready for prime-time. So I dug one out of the old Star Wars blog archive from the original kessel korner. I’m on a mission […]Read more "Flashback Blog: Mace-ing with the Dark Side"
I was in high school, summer of 1990. It was my third time in the Maryland Summer Center for the Arts program, and it was looking like it was going to be a fun time again.Read more "Yes, I Remember Another Summer Like This"