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Star Wars & Cyclical Storytelling

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Watching people turn on The Force Awakens has been pretty interesting over the last few weeks. It was all breathless anticipation for a bit, giddiness when it was released, and then the backlash immediately started to make itself known within a few days. In the interest of full disclosure, I loved it and will probably see it again before it leaves theaters. My faith in any project involving JJ Abrams has been reinforced with Adamatium – whether it’s the new Cloverfield movie (that somehow managed to stay under wraps this entire…read more

“The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.”

Voltaire

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40 (crash&burn)

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too much beer and not enough sleep tearing at the seams with a switchblade, you’re getting too old for all the old games – time to find some other pastime to wast time don’t stand too long, your knees will start to hurt don’t sit too long, it’s gonna kill you in the end but doesn’t everything? push the controls forward and watch the earth fill the windows staring into an eternity that’s so unsure but comforting these wanderings don’t mean much now, but maybe it’s a comfort to know…read more

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The Truth

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“Everyone lies about writing. They lie about how easy it is or how hard it was. They perpetuate a romantic idea that writing is some beautiful experience that takes place in an architectural room filled with leather novels and chai tea. They talk about their ‘morning ritual’ and how they ‘dress for writing’ and the cabin in Big Sur where they go to ‘be alone’ – blah blah blah. No one tells the truth about writing a book. Authors pretend their stories were always shiny and perfect and just waiting…read more

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“Success consists of going from failure to failure with great enthusiasm.”

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Oscar, you were never a “good dog”

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Let’s face it buddy… we’ve all known this was coming for awhile now. Friday is the day when we say our good-byes for good – and just like I promised you a long time ago, we’ll be there with you until the end. You see, the problem is that I can’t really explain any of this to you… That your back legs aren’t working and getting worse because of some nerve problem in your back. That the lump on your jaw is more than likely cancer. That there’s nothing we…read more