Tag Archives: George Lucas

I Am Gravely Disappointed

I was a reasonable man. I offered an out. An honorable compromise. There had been too much violence, too much pain. None here were without sin. We awaited your answer. And you gave us this: http://geektyrant.com/news/2012/2/9/george-lucas-claims-han-never-shot-first-in-star-wars.html “The controversy over who shot first, … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of “I Quit”?

I almost couldn’t believe it when my wife turned from her computer and said seven beautiful words: “George Lucas is retiring from Star Wars”. The truth was less simple, but certainly documented in places such as this article. And I admit … Continue reading

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Prodigies and Yes Men

Bill Simmons is the most influential sportswriter of his generation. I remember finding his Len Bias piece while I was still working at Castle in a desperate bid to retain a few shreds of sanity. The opening paragraph had me … Continue reading

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The Fallen Lords of the ’80s

The other day I finally got around to watching the recent animated production of Beowulf, a film Dawn has despised since she first saw it. While I still don’t quite share her rage over it (since I believe said rage burns … Continue reading

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