Episode XV: In Which There is a Discussion with Trent Gander About Wasted Storytelling Opportunities

In this episode, I have a discussion with Trent Gander about the characters within the Star Wars universe, specifically the new characters brought in with Disney storytelling. Does Disney give us too much context for characters? Not enough? Trent argues that "gritty realism" is important to Star Wars storytelling but Disney lacked that in the … Continue reading Episode XV: In Which There is a Discussion with Trent Gander About Wasted Storytelling Opportunities

Episode XIV: In Which There is a Discussion with Professor Lyrical Regarding Disney’s Acquisition of Lucasfilm

In this episode, I have a discussion with Professor Lyrical about Disney's takeover of Lucasfilm. Have their stories been beneficial to the Star Wars universe? Is the Disney acquisition ultimately a good thing? Pro is PRO Disney (haha, I love the pun), whereas I'm on the fence and unsure, yet still gives them my money at … Continue reading Episode XIV: In Which There is a Discussion with Professor Lyrical Regarding Disney’s Acquisition of Lucasfilm

Episode XIII: In Which Andor Is Reviewed

In this episode, I sit down to give my thoughts on the Andor television series streaming on Disney+. I go into my favorite characters, scenes/episodes, and my general feelings. Plus, you get to find out my personal connection to Rix Road. Was the series good? Excellent? Did it have a purpose? Did it feel like … Continue reading Episode XIII: In Which Andor Is Reviewed

Episode XII: In Which There is a Discussion With Michael Messinger About Tweaking The Saga

In this episode, I am joined with Michael Messinger where he proposes tweaking each of the movies to make them slightly better. I try to play devil's advocate in some instances and I push back regarding if the tweak would actually improve the movies. This also brings into light the ripple effect: can one small … Continue reading Episode XII: In Which There is a Discussion With Michael Messinger About Tweaking The Saga

Episode XI: In Which We Discuss Mindfulness and Looking to the Future

“All his life has he looked away…to the future, to the horizon. Never his mind on where he was. Hmm? What he was doing.” *** "Keep your concentration here and now where it belongs." "Master Yoda says I should be mindful of the future..." "But not at the expense of the moment." *** In this … Continue reading Episode XI: In Which We Discuss Mindfulness and Looking to the Future