Who is Supreme Leader Snoke? Radio Times delves into the soundtracks for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Revenge of the Sith, and they notice something interesting. The Force Awakens‘ shadowy villain, Supreme Leader Snoke, has a familiar motif, one that first appeared in Revenge of the Sith. It’s the motif that plays when Senator … Continue reading Who Is Supreme Leader Snoke?
WordPress provides, on the back-end, a stats-tracking package. I’ve been using it for a little more than six months now, and it’s pretty nice. I doesn’t give me all the information I want, but it does give me a lot, like what people are looking for. Beats pulling a server log to get that. Yesterday … Continue reading On Search Madness
Stat time once more! Here’s a random factoid. In the past two weeks, which is what the server report I pulled this morning covers, twice as many people accessed The World According to Allyn with Windows 3.1 machines as by Amiga machines. I’m just amazed there are people out there, doing the Internet-thing, with Windows … Continue reading On Recent Search Phrases
I regret ever saying anything about Anakin Skywalker’s parentage. Seven months onward, and I’m still getting replies. Sigh.
My gut feeling, ever since 1999, is that Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn is Anakin Skywalker’s father. It’s based on two things–Lucas’s long-ago declaration that the six-film Star Wars saga would be about “a father, son, and twins.” The twins are Luke and Leia, the son is Anakin, so who is the father? What pointed me … Continue reading On Anakin Skywalker's Parentage
We’ve had the Revenge of the Sith game in the demo units at work the past week. Someone’s entered a cheat code in the XBox version and unlocked all the movies. The game’s Anakin ending is pretty damn cool, actually. There’s a part of me that wants the film to suck and suck hard. Why … Continue reading On Star Wars Ambivalence