Life After the End of the World: My Dad, the Mayans, and Me

December 21st. For years that date had been discussed ad nauseum. The date the Mayan calendar ended. The end of the world. It became a joke. I thought it was pretty funny myself. I dropped a joke or two on Facebook about it. My Dad would have thought that was hilarious. In fact, he’d probably… Read More »

Star Wars VII, VIII, IX… and beyond?!

Well, apparently one does. I don’t know if anyone else saw this coming, but I was completely blindsided. Disney just bought Lucasfilm, including the rights to all their films – and most importantly, Star Wars and Indiana Jones. Apparently, due to some rights issues with Paramount, Indy is just going to retire. That’s sad, but… Read More »

Who do you serve, and who do you trust?

This is one of a series of articles I wrote for The Coalition of Awesomeness blog some time ago. The blog has since gone to an unfortunate (but very awesome) grave so I thought I’d share it here. Those were the focal questions of Crusade, the Babylon 5 spin-off/sequel series that was cancelled before it even aired. I… Read More »