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"
The Movie Without A MovieRead more "Another Way George Lucas Schooled Us All"
As we continue ramping up to the release of Episode VII in 2015, there’s going to be no shortage of these sorts of posts. I’m anticipating it as much as I can, given the paucity of information out there. Arguably, I’m in a different place with my fandom now. I enjoy the entire body of […]Read more "My Greatest Fear for Episode VII"
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?"
I’ve thought about my dad a lot recently. Usually I’m too busy to reminisce properly, which is in and of itself a crime. I’m still trying to teach myself to slow down and take time to reflect. This is a long post, probably because so much has built up over time. Echoes of the Past […]Read more "My Emotional Connection with the Original Star Wars Trilogy"
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"
Owen Lars. We speak about him in the latest episode of Words With Nerds; and this is a blog that I’ve wanted to write for a little while yet. Before Luke gets to see the world at large, Owen Lars is his great obstacle. The last rampart to block his visions of the future, Owen […]Read more "In Defense of Uncle Owen"