...make Porgonade. It's probably more refreshing than green milk from a giant surf creature's udder.
This is a creation from my 4 year old son, Cuinn. Everest of Paw Patrol is flying a spaceship constructed from a stormtrooper Mr. Potatohead. Note the arm in front: that's a laser cannon. Looks like a propulsion unit in the back with the stormtrooper mask. And the ship has eyes. Why? So it can... Continue Reading →
(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 →
The choices, of course, are endless. Choosing might be a bit tough. For example, Lex Luthor is a tempting choice – billionaire, elected President, has an adversary he can't stop obsessing over and who some hold up as a hero figure and others regard with suspicion (calm down, Hillary – you're no Superman), has his... Continue Reading →
So, General Organa -- Carrie Fisher -- is dead. At sixty. She left behind a hell of a body of work and a trail of lives and souls touched through the characters she portrayed, the stories she worked on, and in person eye to eye. She's hardly the only one to die relatively young. It... Continue Reading →
Some art that made me say, "cool!" and a few tweets led to some bigger thoughts on genre writing - which is a pretty normal thing, small ideas leading to larger ones, if you've done some writing or pretty much any art I can think of or serious thinking. I found Travis Durden's Star Wars... Continue Reading →
(This post originally appeared on my Patreon page on 14 February 2016. Becoming a patron means they get to see almost all of my posts three days before they appear here, and when I publish a short story they get to read it THIRTY days before anyone else, PLUS they can download a FREE... Continue Reading →
"Younglings" as a crappy word choice comes to you from the Star Wars prequels, specifically when everyone is horrified that Anakin killed "younglings." But, you say, look at that Star Wars Wikia pic you just posted. It's meant to be used to refer to juveniles in a species-neutral way. It's a piece of worldbuilding! Maybe... Continue Reading →