00:15:01 – 00:30:00 When we last saw our heroes, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo, at the end of Chapter 1 of the Empire Edition of 15-Minute Force, Han had placed Luke in the steaming guts of a dead tauntaun while he set about putting up a shelter. Luke, before losing consciousness, had received a […]Read more "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Two: Did I Hear “Roxanne” Playing In An Imperial Walker Cockpit? (Or: Wedge Antilles Does Something Right For A Change)"
I have been toying with writing a series about common TV tropes for a while now. The site, TV Tropes, is a wonderful source for tropes that are applicable to a lot more than just television shows. I enjoy browsing the site, but I must admit that, while a fun rabbit hole to fall down […]Read more "Television Tropes: “Will They or Won’t They?”"
When I was a young nerd and actively reading comics, I followed artists rather than writers. George Perez was one of the artists who earned a place in my pantheon of great artists early on, with his work in the 1970s on The Avengers. In the early 1980s, he was involved in DC’s New Teen […]Read more "Crisis On Infinite Earths: Deluxe Edition, by Marv Wolfman and George Perez — a review"
As soon as I began watching this episode of Legion, I found myself completely lost and had to resist the irrational urge to go back and watch all eight episodes from the first season. I didn’t do this. I will cop to going to the first season’s Wikipedia page and giving myself a brief […]Read more "Legion: Season 2 Premiere: “Chapter 9” – a review"
I’ve been a fan of the Netflix series Love since it premiered in 2016. The show was produced by Judd Apatow, and was originally picked up for two seasons. It was renewed for a third season only a month before the second season premiered. All of the good things I said about Season 2 […]Read more "Love: Season 3 (the final season) – a review"
It really doesn’t seem like two years since the debut of the first season of Netflix’s Jessica Jones. Mostly it’s because I saw Jessica again in last year’s Defenders. I checked my archives to see what I might have said about the first season here on WordPress. The answer? I said nothing. The first […]Read more "Jessica Jones: Season 2 – a review"
I’ve finished playing the Ubisoft video game Watch Dogs 2. I don’t mean that I’ve just finished playing the campaign. I completed that a couple of weeks ago. I mean, I’ve finished the game, earning all of its trophies, including the Platinum Trophy for earning all of the other trophies. This is my third platinum, […]Read more "Watch Dogs 2 — a video game review (Third Platinum Trophy!!)"