Tag Archives: Star wars

It’s clear to me: Yoda is Rey’s father

So how’s that for clickbait? Okay . . . sorry.  But give me a minute, and maybe that theory could limp out of this conjectural waste of time without falling down. And I don’t care how many prequels or substandard, … Continue reading

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Book introductions, and why I hate them

I now have a rule which is nearly intractable: I am no longer going to read the introduction to a book.  At the very LEAST, I’m waiting until after the book is read by me, before doing so.  And ‘d … Continue reading

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In defense of cockiness 

In one of the most memorable scenes from Star Wars, intergalactic pirate and semi-affable roustabout, Han Solo, is running on the fumes of gravitas, testosterone, and sheer, cinematic intensity, navigating the Millennium Falcon through the Hoth Asteroid Belt.  Attempting to evade the Imperial … Continue reading

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Great. Now a mathematician is going to mess up the one-way Mars Spectacle

I promise you.  I’m not a sadist.  But there is a side to me that gets a small, if not mildly sardonic kick out of watching people line up like lemmings for a mission on which they are GUARANTEED to … Continue reading

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