In an interesting conversation with a friend of mine on Twitter regarding the future of Star Wars, the term “Fanboy” was used. It was not used directly “against” me, but I took it in such a fashion as I consider to be the norm. It prompted this exchange: @kesseljunkie Let it be now known: I’m […]Read more "How Now, Fanboys?"
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Indianapolis, Indiana. A nexus of my life for some strange reason. People look at me strangely when I say I love Indianapolis. But I don’t know any other way to say it. It’s not that the town itself is the greatest place ever, but it is home to a great number of happy memories that […]Read more "Oh, Indianapolis"
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"
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 love Star Wars. Contrary to popular belief, not in an unhealthy way. At one time in the distant past, I bordered on unhealthy obsession. Those were times colored by tremendous social anxieties and mounting insecurities. I went to the first three Star Wars Celebration festivals, which were really just big promo conventions to get […]Read more "The Moments I Never Counted on Having"
While writing my review of The Empire Strikes Back, I quipped that sequels usually follow the Law of Diminishing Returns. I then made a passing reference that for me, the Star Trek movie series starts with Star Trek II, since “who really wants to start with The Motion Picture?” That got me to thinking about […]Read more "Rebooting Star Trek"