Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Two: Kylo Ren Unmasked (OR: Luke Skywalker, Curmudgeon)

00:15:01 – 00:30:00 It may be too late in the game to explain the premise of this blog series, but just in case there is any confusion while reading this installment of The Last Jedi Edition of the 15-Minute Force, and I’m imagining that someone has just dropped in to read this particular article without […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.21 “The Return of the Archons” – (Original air date: Thursday, February 9, 1967)

Welcome to my rewatching of the original 79 episodes of the series that launched the franchise. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching “The Return of the Archons.” On this day in history: The first of the seven victims of the so-called Kenosha Murder Alley in Kenosha, Wisconsin, disappeared. This alley has […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: Deep Space 9: Ep. 6.13 “Far Beyond the Stars” — a review

Usually, when I’m reviewing an individual Trek episode (one that’s not part of the original series) it’s because the episode was so good that it made my All-Time Best Trek list. Occasionally, I’ll write about an episode that disappointed me as well. But, I do try to accentuate the positive here, of which there is […]

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Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter One: Another Abandoned Base (Or: Now Calling It The RESISTANCE Makes More Sense)

00:00:00 – 00:15:00 Welcome to The Last Jedi Edition of the 15-Minute Force. Those of us here in the bullpen at the studios are excited to begin the second installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy in anticipation of the next movie that releases in December 2019 (since that’s more than a year from when […]

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**!!COMICS COMMENTARY!!** Saga: Volume 1 (issues #1-6 of the Image comic): Chapter 2 (Part Two): Introducing The Stalk and The Horrors.

I know, it’s been a minute, but here’s the second half of Chapter Two of Saga. It begins with a continued voiceover from Hazel. Hazel: From far and wide they come to inspect the hapless new parents. Taken completely out of context, this means nothing to you. But, if you look at the last post […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.20 “Court Martial” – (Original air date: Thursday, February 2, 1967)

Welcome to my rewatching of the original 79 episodes of the series that launched the franchise. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching “Court Martial.” On this day in history, the American Basketball Association was formed. It would last until 1976, when it merged with the National Basketball Association. The ABA used […]

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