Monthly Archives: August 2014

Medichlorians

Medichlorians.  They are the key to the Star Wars universe.  Roughly 3,000 and you can be trained as a Jedi, Sith, or in any of a number of other Force groups.  Over 20,000 and you are a chosen one. As … Continue reading

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Orson Scott Card 

Walt Disney was rascist, and yet he created one of the most beloved children’s franchises in the world.  J.F.K. was a notorious adulterer who led our nation through the Cuban Missile Crisis.  Babe Ruth was a drunk and a womanizer … Continue reading

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Unsatisfying Dolls in the House

Last night I watched the series finale of one of Joss Whedon’s abortive follow-ups to Buffy and Angel.  The series had started off with a great gimmick – technology that gives people different personalities and skills that are imprinted on … Continue reading

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Demi-Gods; the World’s First Superheroes

This spring and summer we have Spider-Man, Captain America, X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy.  Next summer promises to be even better with Avengers 2 anchoring and Star Wars Episode 7 in the fall.  Sure we have romances, action, fantasy, … Continue reading

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