Star Wars: Rebels – “Kindred” and “Crawler Commanders”

Two more episodes down.  We're officially halfway into the final season.  Eight more to go. The episode "Kindred" tied up some loose threads and sort-of answered some questions.  I'm going to jump ahead a bit.  After quite the chase and some piloting that would impress Han Solo himself, Hera made her way back to Rebel Command at … Continue reading Star Wars: Rebels – “Kindred” and “Crawler Commanders”

Why We Don’t Suck and How All of Us Need to Stop Being Partisan Little Bitches by Dr. Denis Leary

This book is actually two books that slide one into the other.  The first book is what the title says it is: a locked and loaded, tell-it-like-it-is kick in the pants to both "left-wing snowflakes and right-wing nutjobs."  And in the view of Dr. Denis Leary, there is no middle ground.  Both sides are wrong, … Continue reading Why We Don’t Suck and How All of Us Need to Stop Being Partisan Little Bitches by Dr. Denis Leary

Star Wars: Rebels – “The Occupation” and “Flight of the Defender”

Ezra finally gets his wish.  After a truncated communique from Ryder Azadi reveals the existence of the updated TIE Defender Elite, it's determined that Rebel High Command needs intel on that fighter if they're going to beat it in combat.  But they cannot send backup should things go wrong.  And so, the Ghost crew returns to Lothal … Continue reading Star Wars: Rebels – “The Occupation” and “Flight of the Defender”

Star Wars: Rebels – “In the Name of the Rebellion, Parts 1 and 2”

Warning: Spoilers Ahead. From the beginning of Star Wars: Rebels, we always knew the crew of the Ghost would hook up with larger Rebel cells and eventually find their way into the core of the Rebellion as we saw it take shape in the events of the original trilogy.  It was a foregone conclusion.  We … Continue reading Star Wars: Rebels – “In the Name of the Rebellion, Parts 1 and 2”