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Something Borrowed, Something Blue

We are getting closer and closer to entering the Underworld, which means we will be meeting the new big bad Hades. We all have our expectations of the devilish man: will he be sarcastic & sinister like the Disney version, red & big-horned like South Park, blue-flamed head, etc? 486 more words

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A Rite of Passage

With 5B, we know the general premise, but we don’t have a firm grasp on the details of what will happen in the Underworld. We get news of old cast members returning, a couple guest appearances here and there. 426 more words

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Would Carlyle Support Trump?

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), a Victorian writer of fiery contradictions and angry satire, is known for hero worship. In his Lecture on Heroes, he describes ideal political leaders as… 498 more words

Literature

Something Old, Something New

Well, I’m back. Did you miss me? I hope all of you had a great holiday season & your new year is off to a wonderful start. 594 more words

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A Primer on the Politics of Star Wars

A long time ago in a state of exception far, far away…

Governor Tarkin enters with a sci-fi samurai at his heels. All the other leaders are debating the stability of their power. 873 more words

Star Wars

The Swan Song

swan song: a metaphorical phrase for a final gesture, effort, or performance given just before death or retirement; refers to the ancient belief that swans sing a beautiful song in the moment just before death, having been silent during most of their lifetime. 683 more words

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Bling RingĀ 

This is my 40th blog post & my first year anniversary with this blog. First & foremost, THANK YOU for reading, sharing, & enjoying my posts. 558 more words

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