#WheresRey: The Saga Continues

Good evening readers!! While I initially had a Marvel vs. DC Comics post planned for this evening, that got shelved after I read an article on Hypable earlier this afternoon that raised more questions about the whole #WheresRey controversy. Sent to me by my best guy friend S, the article links to a report onContinue reading “#WheresRey: The Saga Continues”

How Star Wars Conquered the Universe

A long time ago, on a couch in our living room, I read the Washington Post’s review of Chris Taylor’s book, How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise. I had grown up with the original trilogy, had experienced the disruption that the prequels had caused, andContinue reading “How Star Wars Conquered the Universe”

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Growing up, I watched my parents’ VHS (taped from television) copy of the original Star Wars – what is now known as Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope – just about every weekend. Part of that was because we didn’t have cable and there was usually nothing good on. But another part ofContinue reading “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”