A House Divided

No, I’m not talking about the current state of American politics. I’m talking about Star Wars. I am an…avid lover of Star Wars, this you know. So is my cousin. But when it comes to The Force Awakens we have vastly differing opinions. Mine is one of love and effervescence, his of skepticism and tentativeContinue reading “A House Divided”

The Redemption of Kylo Ren

The question on everyone’s mind lately… “Is Kylo Ren Redeemable?” or as my guest blogger Michael Burgett queried yesterday: “Will Kylo Ren Be Redeemed?” If that question is not on your mind, then you just haven’t seen Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens enough! Go watch it again and then we can talk! Reader,Continue reading “The Redemption of Kylo Ren”

Will Kylo Ren Be Redeemed?

Last week, an article was released on Retro Zap called “Is Kylo Ren Redeemable?” Finding it rather interesting, I posted it to my various social media sites encouraging my followers to read it. One of my favorite Twitter friends had a response and this is it: THERE ARE SPOILERS!! Of course there are spoilers. IfContinue reading “Will Kylo Ren Be Redeemed?”

The Only Girl in the World

When I was growing up…there was only one girl in the whole world that I wanted to be. I didn’t have a lot of choices. Leading ladies in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s were few and far between to say the least. One girl in Star Wars (Princess Leia.) One girl in Superman (Lois Lane.)Continue reading “The Only Girl in the World”

Now What Do You Do?

If you haven’t yet seen Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, then I’d venture to say it’s only a matter of time till you do. The biggest pop culture event of all time…even the Muggles want to be a part of this. There’s a lot of new people discovering the wonderful world of StarContinue reading “Now What Do You Do?”

An Imminent Threat

There is an imminent threat facing our culture and indeed the very fabric of our lives. Is it global warming? Nope. Terrorism? Nuh-uh. Uncompromising Bipartisanism? Fuhgeddaboudit! If Twitter is to be believed, and honestly…why wouldn’t it be, then the most imminent threat facing us today is the “spoiler.”┬áThousands abandoned social media in the days followingContinue reading “An Imminent Threat”

The Force is Awake

Now that I’ve see Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens for the 6th time, I feel like I can accurately and comprehensively share with you my thoughts and feelings and theories about it all. But before you go any further, let me offer you two warnings: The 1st is the obligatory SPOILER WARNING. BecauseContinue reading “The Force is Awake”

Dear Mrs. Abrams…

Dear Mrs. Abrams (aka the lovely Katie McGrath), I wish to apologize in advance. Because if I ever meet your husband on the street or in a restaurant or at an interview or…anywhere, I will be forced to kiss his mouth. Please know that this is not an effort to tempt him from the sacredContinue reading “Dear Mrs. Abrams…”

5 Fandom Friday

Fandoms I’m Thankful For Thanksgiving is this Thursday. A time to take stock. A time to examine life. A time to count your blessings. A time to be thankful…for FANDOMS!! These are the ones I’m thankful for: #1: Star Wars Ok…here’s why. I grew up with Star Wars. It’s the first fandom I remember beingContinue reading “5 Fandom Friday”

Instagram #StarWarsChallenge

“There’s been an awakening. Have you felt it?” Anyone with a pulse has felt it. If you are pulse deficient, I really can’t help ya. But for the rest of us, in one month we will be watching Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Sure I’ll be at the Regal theater at the OviedoContinue reading “Instagram #StarWarsChallenge”