I may not be the biggest Star Wars fan, but my wife Krista definitely has a minor obsession. She loved Star Wars far before I met her and her love of the Millennium Falcon is unrivaled, I even think she might love it more than Han Solo himself. We had planned to do a big to do for May the Fourth, but with the weirdness of the world right now and some personal issues, primarily concerning my health, that didn’t really happen. I though had jokingly mentioned doing an article where we tried to make the Star Wars universe a little bit more gay, or queer, depending on how you use those two terms. What resulted was a list of some characters we thought worked perfectly. Read on for our own little thought project on Star Wars and how there might just be a little more queer rep than meets the eye. Continue reading “The Bi Line: Gay Star Wars! from @kleffnotes”
Get ready for the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker with this vital prequel story, Resistance Reborn. While I am using the full title in the header of this article I will be referring to the book solely by the shorter, and more manageable title for the entire review. Set in the wake of the harrowing escape from Crait the Resistance has been reduced to a handful of wounded heroes. While the names Finn, Poe, Rey, Rose, Chewbacca, and Leia Organa are known throughout the worlds, those who are oppressed can only do so much with merely names. With Leia Organa’s final call for aid going unanswered work must be done to rebuild the Resistance with the presence of the First Order ever looming. Continue reading “Resistance Reborn (Star Wars): Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review from @kleffnotes”
If you’re a Star Wars fan, or even just a casual watcher of the films, you’ve probably wondered if you’ll ever be able to have a working lightsaber or if maybe one day you can have your own droid. After you’ve returned to real life after allowing yourself to become immersed in the far away galaxies of the Star Wars universe, you can delve into the science that relates to the force you love with The Physics of Star Wars. Patrick Johnson, PhD, examines the technology, weaponry, and the force and the science behind all of these topics in a way that even those of us who struggled to pass a high school physics course can understand. Continue reading “The Physics of Star Wars Book Review from @kleffnotes”
Today one of the greatest Sci-Fi movies ever made Star Wars celebrates its 40th Anniversary.
I received a surprise Funko box in the mail and while I know what box it is, I have no idea why it showed up at my house. I gush about this mysterious surprise in this unplanned unboxing video. Continue reading “Mysterious @OriginalFunko Box Unboxing from @kleffnotes”
2016 has become a year of loss as the entertainment world mourns the passing of another icon, Carrie Fisher.
Hello people of the twitterverse and beyond! I’m back after a long break from moving to my new home. I’m all settled in though so I thought it appropriate for my comeback to be a new nerdy DIY! Continue reading “#TheCraftyGeek Ep. 11 These are the pint glasses you’re looking for! @starwars #RogueOne via @luckynerdgirl”
This past Saturday, Adam Driver, a lead in the biggest Star Wars film to date hosted Saturday Night Live. There were many funny skits, but the best was the one he did acting as an undercover boss (like the show with the same name) as his character in the Star Wars universe. Spoiler alerts in the video for anyone who has somehow not yet seen the film. Continue reading “Adam Driver #StarWars SNL Skit”
The Force was with me yesterday as I was able to get tickets to the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens. It was an out of this world experience and I am going to tell you all about it. So in case you haven’t already figured it out, there are going to be SPOILERS, but not all the SPOILERS. Go see the movie for the rest of them. Read at your own risk if you haven’t yet watched the movie though. Continue reading “I Have the Force and Spoilers: A Star Wars Review”