Mandalorian Season Two

Mandalorian Season Two

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW7Twd85m2g So the new Mando trailer dropped, and I wasn't really excited for the new season until this. Honestly, I didn't need another season of the show. It was great as a stand alone story. Too many times have I been let down for a program that never gets that second or third season. Since [...]

A Long Time Ago, On TV Sets Every Saturday Morning… CARTOONS

A Long Time Ago, On TV Sets Every Saturday Morning… CARTOONS

Tis the season, well once upon a time this was the season for new cartoons to be released on Saturday morning. The Saturday Morning preview shows would usually air the Friday evening before the premier the next morning. These programs would usually be in the form of a variety show and they would create a [...]

Revisiting Star Wars Rebels

Revisiting Star Wars Rebels

Recently I found myself wanting to revisit Star Wars Rebels. Easily dismissable as a "kid's show", Rebels begins small but establishes a feel of Star Wars almost immediately. Utilizing much of the original concept material by Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston, the atmosphere feels original and familiar at the same time. When I say the [...]

The Star Wars Battle Pod, Where is it Today?

The Star Wars Battle Pod, Where is it Today?

So I was looking through the archives here at the lair, and I ran across this video from 2015. It was extolling the virtues of the Star Wars Battle Pod by Bandai / Namco, and it was unveiled at the New York Comic-Con on October 8, 2014. Being the fan of Combat Flight Sims that [...]

One of Us… Disney Plus

One of Us… Disney Plus

   So I waited for a few days to sign up for Disney Plus. I wanted to let the service shake out a few bugs that I knew would exist. Now I am one of the millions of drones out there. OK, that's a bit dark, but it feels apt.    Now that we are [...]