My message to those boycotting ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

I guess some people are “boycotting” the latest Star Wars flick, Solo: A Star Wars Story. The reasons are many. Some of them I even agree with. The actor playing the title role Alden Ehrenreich doesn’t look or sound a thing like Harrison Ford. Lando Calrissian played by Donald Glover is now something called a pansexual. It’s like a bisexual, … Continue reading “My message to those boycotting ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’”

Toys R Us 1957 – 2018

Toys R Us is going out of business. They owe more money to creditors than what they have and have declared bankruptcy. I keep reading that Toys R Us will be liquidating their current inventory with massive sales. The science fiction blog io9 said that sale was to begin yesterday. That didn’t happen. I went … Continue reading “Toys R Us 1957 – 2018”

Why don’t our Chinese economic overlords like our ‘Star Wars’ movies?

I just read that the newest Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi, is no longer available in China. It’s been pulled out of theaters. The reason? The Chinese just don’t like Star Wars. This fact makes me sad on many fronts. For one thing, China owns most of our national debt, so that means they’re our economic bosses. … Continue reading “Why don’t our Chinese economic overlords like our ‘Star Wars’ movies?”

A Darth Vader helmet fit for Donald Trump

There’s no denying our Commander in Chief has a weird fascination with gold. That’s why this Darth Vader helmet would be perfect for him. It’s made from 24-karat gold and weighs a whopping 33 pounds. If he wants it, he’ll need to go to Ginza Tanaka in Tokyo on May 4 and fork over $1.4 … Continue reading “A Darth Vader helmet fit for Donald Trump”

Carrie Fisher 1956 – 2016

From the Los Angeles Times: Actress and writer Carrie Fisher, who rose to global fame as the trail-blazing intergalactic heroine Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” franchise and later went on to establish herself as an author and screenwriter with an acerbic comic flair, has died. Fisher suffered a cardiac incident on Friday during a … Continue reading “Carrie Fisher 1956 – 2016”

Who’s who in ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in theaters December 15. It tells the story of a team of rebels tasked with stealing the plans to the Death Star. These are the same plans uploaded into R2-D2 by Princes Leia in the beginning of Star Wars: A New Hope. When I was a kid, it … Continue reading “Who’s who in ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’”