Tag Archives: Star Wars

Reality vs. Fantasy

I saw a recent short conversation on Facebook that was about The West Wing, one of my favorite TV shows from years gone by.  Somewhere in the conversation LOST came up.  Which is the better show?  At first thought you … Continue reading

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Star Wars – Where From Here

So Star Wars – The Force Awakens is finally here.  I’ve seen it twice and I plan to go again before it’s gone from theaters.  I loved it.  Lots of old friends and a bunch of new ones.  Lots of … Continue reading

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Pervasive

I saw a beer truck yesterday with this on it: Miller Lite to all the other lite beers. I am your father. So it’s come to this.  Everything can be turned into a Star Wars reference.  The Hunger Games, The … Continue reading

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This Is How It Began

  We’ve been watching all the Star Wars movies in preparation for The Force Awakens.  Last night we watched The Empire Strikes Back and there’s one sequence in there that I want to talk about.  It’s the one where they … Continue reading

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The Story Is the Thing

Think of a movie you love and a scene will come to mind, an iconic scene that is seared into your brain. Scarlet declaring, “With God as my witness, I’ll never be hungry again.” ET trying to heal Eliot’s supposed … Continue reading

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A Long Time Ago…

A long time ago in a galaxy far far away… There was a movie.  It was called Star Wars and it was getting a lot of positive buzz.  So we went to see it and, well, you know. I’ve got … Continue reading

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Finished

Well I finished it.  I finished Les Miserables by Victor Hugo.  The book.  Not the play.  Not the movie.  The book. One thousand two hundred and eighty-five pages.  I kept telling myself there were probably lots of end notes so … Continue reading

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