Star Wars Thoughts Part II: THE PREQUELS

|| You had one job.  One. The Prequels were the first truly, almost wholly blank slate that the Star Wars Universe had had since Return of the Jedi in 1983.  The only constraint was that at the end of the Prequel Trilogy, Revenge of the Sith would lead into A New Hope and match the … Continue reading Star Wars Thoughts Part II: THE PREQUELS

The Utopian Paradise of Blade Runner

|| Blade Runner, originally released in 1982, was filmed as a Dystopia set in 2019, and will soon have a sequel set, I assume, in 2049. Rolling into 2017 makes us less than two years away from experiencing it for reals. And while we certainly need to get a jump-start on the Offworld Colonies, flying … Continue reading The Utopian Paradise of Blade Runner


|| America was Great at the end of Word War II.  We were instrumental in defeating Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, both of whom committed atrocities in the name of Nationalism, Patriotism, and racial purity. Now, under the motto of "Make America Great Again" our Government is literally embracing the Fascism we fought against. They are … Continue reading #Resist


Every job I have ever had has entailed dealing with, "That Guy," at some point. In my experience he has always been an overweight, middle aged white guy who spends more time bloviating than working. He's the time-sink that ambles door to door, holding forth on the topics of the day with the arrogant assurance … Continue reading Drumpf