Rise of Skywalker is a Frantic Sprint Through Fan Service and Jumbled Storytelling Unworthy of the Franchise

– By J.W. Fox – WARNING: SPOILERS FOLLOW! Disney’s contribution to the franchise of franchises is complete, allowing us to have a full and fair perspective on what the entertainment behemoth has wrought. They desired to complete the Skywalker saga, or, complete an already complete story. To do that, they had to fabricate entirely new […]

Vacant Expressions 64: The Church of Nerddom Needs a Reformation

There is a dark and ugly part of nerd-dom in desperate need of a reformation. Wes tries to convince Jon that the toxic, intolerant group behind all the trolling, gamergate, Comicon harassment, and internet anger has a lot in common with the Catholic Church just before the Reformation. Their undeserved sense of authority and obsession […]

A New Dawn for Star Wars

– By Paulie Spiceflow – It is hard to avoid talking about the upcoming release of Star Wars Episode VII. The franchise that captured the imagination of hundreds of millions across the world is coming back to the big screen. Along with it, a new line of Star Wars novels written in collaboration with the […]