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Let’s take a moment and talk about Star Wars again

I stumbled over this guy on YouTube. He seems like an almost hilariously stereotypical Star Wars nerd, and he hated the recent movies, but he is also fun and (to my mind at least) positive and upbeat about his fandom, … Continue reading

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Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (a review)

See, this is why I write books. I’m not really going to bother reviewing this movie, although I usually preface my reviews with some sort of disclaimer about how I’m not going to write a review and then I write … Continue reading

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Bonus post: Star Wars (again)

Not a lot to add here. Just bumped into this video and it sums up how I felt about Episode VIII: The Last Jedi pretty well. I’ve still only seen it the once, but the more I reflect on it, … Continue reading

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Return of the Jedi (a mini-review)

In preparation for Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker next week, and given our extremely packed schedule for the next few days, I decided to give Wump a crash course in Star Wars. Basically, we watched Episode VI: Return of … Continue reading

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The Big Weekender of Meta Reviews, Part 3: No, Really, Is Star Wars Dead?

Day 40. 99 pages, 44,958 words. Here’s what I really don’t get about the hate Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi has gotten: The scene in the casino. Everyone seems to want to dump on it. Now, could the … Continue reading

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Weekend conundrum: Is Star Wars dying?

Day 33. 90 pages, 40,154 words. I really liked The Force Awakens. I liked Rogue One, maybe even more so than The Force Awakens. I liked The Last Jedi, although I’m still trying to wrap my head around what happened there and … Continue reading

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Solo (a review)

Day 13. 134 pages, 62,810 words. Part One finished. It was a productive weekend and now my girls are all home and all is well with the world. Confession time. I went to see Solo: A Star Wars Story last … Continue reading

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Solo and the new Star Wars era

The following blog post, amalgamated from a fascinating Facebook conversation I lurked through on my esteemed associate Ilya’s wall, as well as another article and discussion I nabbed from my other esteemed associate M. “Cat Protocol” A.’s wall, requires very … Continue reading

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Solo solo

Day 119. 124 pages, 57,188 words. On Friday, which is when I pre-wrote this blog post, I watched a few entertaining videos by Red Letter Media – or at least listened to them in the background while I was working. … Continue reading

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Oh, and Speaking of Internet Hate…

Day 114. 109 pages, 49,463 words. I wasn’t expecting to talk about this today (remember how I said I was ramping the blog down to a lean word-count and note system, so I could focus on writing?), but the Internet … Continue reading

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