Category Archives: Star Wars
I am a member of several prominent fandoms. I love me some geeky TV shows, movies, video games, comics and more. And like any good geek, I can get super into the lore and backstories of these franchises. Got a wiki wormhole with dozens of pages devoted to the secret connections of several minor supporting characters? I’m in! I love a good lore.
Don’t understand what I’m talking about? Comedian Patton Oswalt explains it pretty well in this stand-up clip. Lore is not just the main story, but all the deeper histories behind the characters and settings. Lore isn’t just Frodo and the One Ring, it’s everyone who came before and everything in the Simariliion. Lore isn’t just Tyrion, Daenerys and John Snow playing the Game of Thrones, it’s the history of the Night’s Watch, Bran the Builder, Robert’s Rebellion, The Tales of Dunk and Egg and more. Game of Thrones has great lore.
And now I’m going to share my favorite lores with you! I’ve loved a few over the years, ignored others. Feel free to share your own favorites in the comments!
Let’s kick this week off with a bit of fun! Internet superstar The Unusual Suspect has rejiggered Star Wars: The Force Awakens into the style of the latest Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer. It’s great!
This guy is an awesome genius. I wish I had skills to edit videos like this. Then I’d be a popular Internet personality!
Saw Logan last night. It was alright. I enjoyed it. But I wasn’t as blown away as some reviewers have seemed. Still, fine enough film.Maybe I’ll write up a review later.
For now, how about we remember the fun of Rogue One?
Now I remember that I never wrote a Rogue One review. Man, I’m getting lazy at writing these movie reviews. It’s OK, though, I’m having fun writing other stuff. And creating new blog mascots. So thanks, How It Should Have Ended people, for giving me some Friday material.
I had a pretty nice New Year’s Weekend, how about you lot?
I’ve got a few solid resolutions for 2017. This is the year I’m finally going to update my blog. I’ve got a good artist friend and I’m determined to get her help designing my own henchman-4-hire character to use in place of Marvel’s character. Plus maybe I’ll even pick a new design for the blog. My anniversary is in the Spring, so maybe by then. I’m also working on some real scripts for some new comic projects, which I’ll definitely share here if I ever get them drawn and created!
It’s gonna be a good year.
Seeing as how I’m still an unwed, kid-less man child, I spent my Christmas bonus this year on the LEGO Millennium Falcon. Despite my life-long love of LEGO, I’ve never owned, let alone built, one of those big, $100+ sets. Time to correct that and live a little dream. The Millennium Falcon clocks in at 1,329 pieces and looks pretty impressive on the box.
To sort-of honor the death of Carrie Fisher, I started my project the other night.
I may keep all you henchies up to date on the build as it goes along. I like to savor this sort of thing. I didn’t even start building until nearly a week after I bought the LEGO. I just liked having the big, ominous box sitting on my desk. And rather than build the set in one sitting, I’m going to do a bit per day to stretch it out. It’s just more fun that way.
It’s good to have hobbies.