I’ve been in a bit of a Star Wars kick recently. Including watching the Rebels cartoon and appreciating it for what it is instead of being disappointed with what it isn’t. I guess that shows growth. But I still haven’t seen The Last Jedi. Until today. Star Wars: The Last Jedi Director: Rian Johnson Writer: … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Star Wars The Last Jedi
This is camp season and I’m celebrating my few days away from the mountains with unfettered internet access. This means catching up on some local news as well as reading some geek media. A certain Star Wars based article caught my eye. The basic idea of it was “how cool would it be if we … More Keep the Mystery
Nothing beats New Years with the family. Especially when that includes two sets of grandparents eager to look after the baby so me and the Mrs. can watch Star Wars. This is the first movie we’ve been to in a long time. A long time. Did it live up to the hype and hope? Read … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Star Wars The Force Awakens
With the new trailer out, Brent and Edgar take a look at one of the comics that helped re-introduce Star Wars in 1991: Dark Empire. Plus we talk a little about other Star Wars stories. Visit Brent at http://deadlytroubadour.com for more of his reviews, short stories and information on his fantasy novel Deadly Troubadours. CLI’s intro and outro … More CLI 08: Star Wars – Dark Empire
Star Wars has been on my mind a lot lately. There are two main reasons of this. One is I have been listening to the podcast Star Wars Minute which spends about fifteen minutes talking about each and every minute of Star Wars. It sounds insane, but it is really entertaining and actually not as … More Grumpy Bird’s Random Thoughts on Star Wars: The Clone Wars
The following was compiled from an interview with Sergeant Ral Xirces, a highly decorated combat veteran with almost twenty years experience. He adds to the little heard perspective of the Hammer Troopers views on the conflict between the United Empire and the terrorist organization the Restoration. On Hammer Suits: The suits are great. … More Inside the Hammer Troops
Like so many of us I’ve been thinking a lot about Star Wars. I’m assuming that if you spend time reading a writing blog whose contents are fantasy, sci-fi and comic book rants then you also think about Star Wars. So much has ben said about why the original trilogy is superior. I agree and … More Special Character by Action, Not by Backstory; Or: Why R2D2 shouldn’t be in the prequels.