Summer is the time for blockbusters. I remember the summer the quintessential blockbuster opened in theaters. This movie spawned five sequels, an animated series, millions of product tie-ins, and a Christmas special. (The producers would like to forget the Christmas special.) Of course, I’m talking of Star Wars. Why, even minor characters, like Boba Fett, […]
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Grocery Shopping: 4 Steps to Victory for Guys Trying to Survive
Hey, men. (Or ladies trying to survive and reading this.) Ask yourself: Why bother with grocery shopping when it’s easy and quick to pick something up from a drive-thru? You can do that. You can eat out or bring in each night. But lo, there are two problems: 1. It breaks your wallet. 2. You […]
Contrary but Similar Motives in Heroes and Villains… Or… Why the Two Dudes Never Play Nice
In reality and fantasy, individuals act out of differing motives and backgrounds. But all people have a core they are striving for, an inner itch they seek to scratch. Villains Our contemporary culture has given us some amazingly complex fictional villains, ones with overlapping motives and obtuse back stories. This is because real villains of […]
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