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March 31, 2023Spoilers for season 3 of The Mandalorian and season 1 of The Book of Boba Fett below. We are about half way through Season 3 of The Mandalorian. I’m enjoying it so far, but it has a very different feel and focus than the first two seasons. While the earlier seasons were focused very much on the adventures of the eponymous Mandalorian Din Djarin and his foundling Grogu, this season seems to be much more about the surrounding characters and the post-Empire galaxy they inhabit.
February 8, 2023I finally got around to watching Denis Villeneuve’s Dune over the weekend. I appreciated how beautiful and well-considered it was, but I’ll have to watch it again to make up my mind as to how much I actually liked it. It also very clearly felt like the first half of a movie, rather than a complete one. All that being said, what really struck me is what one of the characters, Jamis, says in one of Paul Atreides’ visions:
May 24, 2022I decided to finally get my act together and update my website. Of course, me being me, I couldn’t just update the events page and call it a day. No, I had to do a complete rebuild. It’s not a redesign, because it’s not just visible style tweaks, but a complete overhaul of how the site is built and deployed, as well as reconsidering and greatly expanding the purpose(s) it serves.