Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Three: A Rose is a Rose is a Rose (Or: New Plans, an Unexpected Conspiracy, and Roasted Porg)

00:30:01 – 00:45:00 As this chapter of The Last Jedi Edition of the 15-Minute Force begins, we are treated to a tender Mother and Son moment. Kylo Ren, still stinging from Supreme Leader Snoke’s virulent rebuke, is lining up for a bombing run on the bridge of the Raddus, the flagship of the Resistance. Suddenly, […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.22 “Space Seed” – (Original air date: Thursday, February 16, 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 “Space Seed.” On this date in history, The Monkees were finally knocked out of the #1 spot on the Billboard list. “I’m a Believer” was replaced by “Kind of […]

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**!!COMICS COMMENTARY!!** Saga: Volume 1 (issues #1-6 of the Image comic): Chapter 3 (Part One): Ghost Children and a Need for Snow

  Hazel (VO): My mom once said the hardest part of parenting is knowing when to ask for help. We get a middle shot of our new parents, with baby Hazel. Marko, Hazel’s father, lies on the ground in a puddle of his own blood. He’s possibly dead, though I’m skeptical. Alana, Hazel’s mother, clutches […]

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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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