Tag Archives: Star Wars

This Moral Freak Show

This was the week of the ninth and final Star Wars movie – the epic about good – the Rebel Alliance – fighting (seemingly forever) evil – the Empire. The good guys have “the force” with them. The bad guys … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back

Think of any political party, or this case our Republican Party, as a bit like that evil Galactic Empire in those Star Wars movies. Dick Cheney has been compared to Darth Vader often enough after all, and those movies are … Continue reading

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A Final Fine Mess

It seems we’ve lost Luke Skywalker’s home planet: Tataouine, the town in Tunisia where George Lucas filmed parts of Star Wars, has become embroiled in the country’s unrest with Isis. The town’s simple domed structures became iconic after they were used … Continue reading

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Mind Tricks

The last day in October, capped off by Halloween night and the massive surreal parade just down the street in West Hollywood, the largest gay community south of San Francisco. That’s always a hoot, but not the only news. The … Continue reading

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