Rogue One: a Star Wars story (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Seven: I Love It When An Unplanned Plan Comes Together (Or: Point Me Towards the Giant Claw Machine)

  01:30:01 – 01:45:00 As this chapter of the Rogue Edition of the 15-Minute Force kicks off, our roguish heroes have disembarked on the Caribbean nation of Scarif in order to find the schematics for the Empire’s planet-killing weapon/space station, the Death Star. The team has split up. Captain Cassian Andor, Jyn Erso and Alan […]

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Rogue One: a Star Wars story (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Six: What’s a Nubian? (Or: So That’s Why This is Called ‘Rogue One’)

  01:15:01 – 01:30:00 Darth Vader is here! Look, Everyone! There’s Darth Vader, that nubian Sith Lord who’s become the patron saint of nerds everywhere. And by “nubian,” I mean “black” not “of Naboo” like some accursed Gungan. I know, Darth Vader had already made his first appearance at the end of Chapter 5 of […]

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers: Book IV: The Journey of the Ringbearers – a review

  During at least one iteration of J.R.R. Tolkien’s massive novel The Lord of the Rings the fourth book (and second half of the second volume) was known as “The Journey of the Ringbearers.” In case you had any doubts about Tolkien’s intentions, that is exactly what Book IV is about. We’ve had some excitement […]

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