Wow, not just a year ending, but a decade!
Here is a selection of my favorite posts from the last ten years. How much longer will this go on? Who knows! I’d like to get back into more essay and photo content around here than the YouTube music selections, so here’s hoping.
Grouped by year:
Ranking the James Bond songs
No, John Williams did not rip off Dvorak
On the passing of Leonard Nimoy
Meet Hank, my internal editor
Keeping ahead of the Smiths: Thoughts on the Minimum Wage
I explain the plot of Octopussy
On Richard Thompson and Cul De Sac
A memory from each grandmother
“Let Me Help”: Thoughts on “The City on the Edge of Forever” at Fifty
STAR WARS at 40
On “Choosing happiness”
The final victory of JR Ewing: Thoughts on the 45th President
Keeping these separate, here are my thoughts on the Star Wars movies that have been released since the Disney takeover:
The Force Awakens
The Last Jedi
Amazing. Every word of what you just said was wrong.
It’s time for the Jedi to end.
We fought to the end.
A flyboy, a mechanic, and a janitor walk into a bar….
A Rose is what Moses supposes his toeses!
People will come, Rey!
Snokin’ in the Boys’ Room
Are you the fellow who designed St. Paul’s?
Attack of the Screw-ups
Happy beeps, buddy! Happy beeps!
The following are from my official site, ForgottenStars.net:
In all honesty, I don’t use my Official Site as strongly as I should, because I’ve never really figured out a focus for it. That’s something I hope to do in 2020.
An introduction, and five summer movies
Shhh! You’ll spoil it! (Thoughts on spoilers)
THE PHANTOM MENACE at twenty
Farewell, MAD Magazine
Apollo at 50
Oh, snap: A closer look at Thanos’s and Hulk’s fingersnaps
The REAL ranking of the STAR WARS movies