SHOCK Star Wars Has Politics And Strong Women And People Of Color And GASP GAY PEOPLE?

(This post first appeared on my Patreon page. Come on by and visit!) I've seen, and you've probably seen, a certain amount of "alt-right" and company (social injustice warriors, as I think of them) complaining about the SUDDEN APPEARANCE of the above in the Star Wars universe. Which might lead you to wonder if any... Continue Reading →

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Never Tell Me The Odds Unless You’re A %*^@#^ Statistician

C3P0 is the poster child for a minor science fiction trope that doesn't pop up super-often, but never fails to make me cringe and grind my teeth simultaneously whenever it does: intelligence and/or education (an encyclopedic robot brain is an acceptable stand-in for either) represented by the character knowing the exact odds of the possible... Continue Reading →

As a public service, I have to pass this fine dig at the Mussolinoid menace of Donald Trump along.

http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/ad38087bac/donald-trump-art-of-the-deal-movie   I don't pass along videos often, especially not hour-long satirical jabs at our most unfortunate current Presidential candidate, the USA's answer to the UK's nativist/racist UKIP party, Donald Trump.   But I do have a bit of political conscience, I genuinely believe that Trump presents a danger to the future of the US... Continue Reading →

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