Sit up and take notice: The history of Mandalore explained

SNAPSHOTThe saga of the planet Mandalore is spread across ’90s comic book series Tales of the Jedi, the animated series The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, and the live-action series The Mandalorian. Here is the history of Mandalore explained. (synopsis courtesy Laughing Squid) Keeping track of all the various Continue Reading

TV review: Alien Worlds

Humanity loves a good “what if?” proposition. It is yet another manifestation of the curiosity about the world, and everything which lies beyond it, which has sent us hurtling up the evolutionary ladder, going from spears and arrows, hunting and gathering to cutting-edge medicine and spaceflight. Alien Worlds, a British Continue Reading

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The Mandalorian – “Chapter 16: “The Rescue” (S2, E8 review) / Star Trek: Discovery – “Terra Firma (Pt 2.)” (S3, E10 review)

THE MANDALORIAN SPOILERS AHEAD … AND A SURPRISE GUEST … OR TWO … So, that’s what it feels like to have your heart metaphorically ripped out. The finale of The Mandalorian‘s brilliantly good second season, in which the bonds between Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) and Grogu aka the Child deepened Continue Reading

On 11th day of Christmas … I put 15 more pop culture ornaments on my tree incl. Toy Story, Back to the Future, The Muppet Show, Aquaman, The Golden Girls

Remember how I said I bought a LOT of ornaments this year? Well, here’s proof I wasn’t lying! All kinds of things contributed to my ornaments binge, among them the fact that if you see an ornament of a particular character on eBay then you must grab it or you’ll Continue Reading

On 7th day of Christmas … I rewatched a retro TV episode – Warehouse 13’s “Secret Santa”

Described by as “part The X-Files, part Raiders of the Lost Ark and part Moonlighting“, Warehouse 13 was a show that loved to have some fun, okay lots of fun, with its premise. Based on the idea that the world is full of artefacts of all kinds, from Studio 54’s Disco ball toLewis Carroll’s looking Continue Reading


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