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Movie Love: Then and Now

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I’m a firm believer that movie tastes are organic. They constantly change as we’re exposed to new things. If you don’t believe me, take a second to think about what your favorite movie is now compared to 10 years ago, 20 years ago, or longer. How about your favorite actors, actresses, directors, and movie characters? Surely things have changed. Here’s how it plays out for me. Continue reading

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Chewbacca: The Poem

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I made a stupid joke on Twitter that I was writing a poem and needed to know what rhymed with Chewbacca. That gave me the idea that an actual poem about Chewbacca- written from the heart- had the potential to be hilarious. But I knew I wasn’t the person to write it. There was only one person I know who could do it up right. That would be my friend Jeff, he of the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang review. Jeff is one of the funniest people I know. So without further ado, here is “Jabberwakka”, a poem about Chewbacca, along with a bonus haiku to get you warmed up. Continue reading

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Ten Common Wookiee Problems

At first glance, wookiee life looks glamorous. Wookiees in the Star Wars universe were heroes. They were loyal, they were courageous, and they were universally feared (and that applies to many universes). But a wookiee’s life isn’t all fun and games. The life of a wookiee comes with many problems. For instance: Continue reading

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Songs About Chewbacca

When people talk about the Star Wars universe, several obvious candidates for “favorite character” emerge. Lots of people will say Han Solo. Boba Fett is a wildly popular answer. Others have said Darth Vader… before 2003 or so. Ladies love Leia (and men too when it comes to that crazy bikini from The Jabba Collection at Victoria’s Secret). But on rare occasions, you meet the special person who identifies the coolest character as Chewbacca. Bully for them, I say. Chewbacca was indeed great. He’s so great that he’s been honored in song on multiple occasions. Here are some examples: Continue reading

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