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A blog about life in general, in as many languages as I can manage. Ενα ιστολόγιο περι ζωής, πολυγλωσσο - σε όσες γλωσσες εχω μεράκι να γράψω.

TV - Star Wars Visions

Star Wars: VisionsI recently watched Star Wars visions, which is an animated anthology series that takes place in the Star Wars universe. The stories use different styles of anime, and the visual aesthetics (at least in some of the stories) really reminded me of Japanese Samurai stories in told in anime format and story. It is really appropriate given the origin stories of the original Star Wars.I
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TV Recap - Miscellaneous (Part I)

Man, with this pandemic, I've watched more new TV than in previous years... I think the only time I watched as much TV was when I had TV shows on my iPod Touch back in the day... Here are some miscellaneous items from this past year: Star Wars: Bad BatchI tried watching The Clone Wars before (seemed like something I should watch), but I never really got into it.  The animation style just
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May the Swartz be with you!

I guess this is for all the Star Wars fans ;-) I think I discovered this on Reddit somewhere.
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Star Wars intergalactic language - where's the school???

A little bit of humor from the feeds today.  This was a Saturday Night Live skit that was cut for time, but it's so awesome.  How do those people far far away understand the bleeps, blops, and ooouuuuuuuaaaaa (my best text impression of Chewbacca)?
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Review: The Secret History of Star Wars

The Secret History of Star Wars by Michael KaminskiMy rating: 3 of 5 stars This was an interesting book to read. I am much more of a Star Trek person than a Star Wars person, but it was interesting to see how the sausage was made. The key question that came to mind as I was listening to all the revisionist history of this franchise is this: Who really owns (in an intellectual non-commercial
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Best patch note ever!

STO is down for maintenance.  Last night the First Contact event was hard to get into, which I assume is one of the things being looked at.  I loved this patch note today:  Resolved an issue where the Heavy Escort Railgun was healing enemies instead of damaging them. Healing your enemies would make for some really long battles - but this gives me a good idea for a console: 
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Nerf Herder (I don't wanna be no) - The Younglings

This song has been sticking around in my head these past few weeks (and I am not a huge Star Wars fan!)
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In-flight entertainment...

OK...yes...I am still talking about Spain even though I've been back for two weeks now ;-)ID4: 2I am catching up on some things that I wanted to blog about while I was away - namely in-flight entertainment.  Heading over to Europe is usually sleep-time on the plane, so I don't get to see a ton of movies, but coming back we're going back in time (so to speak) and that allows for some additional
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Mandalorian's Revenge (SWTOR)

I am still working on the original content (haven't even gotten to expansions!), but the new chapter coming in a few days is looking interesting!
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Still going on with SWTOR...

You know... When I started playing SWTOR, I didn't think the game would be this long!  After playing Defiance for a bit (still playing, but not as much - maybe an hour or so per week), I thought that SWTOR would be light on story, and heavy on the end-game stuff (that requires people to subscribe for goodies). I am pretty happy to report that there is still a ton of story left in this game!I
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