Mars

By G.P. Avants There are two seasons of Mars out at the time of this post. We are privy to the intrepid colonists’ first steps on Martian soil into the discoveries, decision, and dilemmas that defined their future. As they land, settle, explore, and begin their lives on this foreign planet, we get to see…

The Mandolorian:  The Child in Us All

  From the first look at those waggling ears and huge innocent eyes, I was hooked. He’s called the child, but I have a feeling the name Baby Yoda is the one that will stick. Who would have imagined this little bundle of innocence would have resonated with so many people, even outside of fandom? …

Rise of Skywalker: We Never Go Alone

  By G.P. Avants We are back in the galaxy far far away. From moments after the iconic crawl. Kylo Ren is wreaking havoc afraid that his First Order dynasty is about to be stolen from him. While at the same time he fights with his force attraction to Rey. The line between love and…

The Imperial System

  By G. P. Avants    There is a theme in Star Wars that reminds us how temporary life is and what really lies behind the things we see. In that galaxy far far away order and the management of chaos has come at a great price. The Empire’s Imperial system is in order to…

Joker: Everything Must Go. 

By G.P. Avants   I am not sure if I want to laugh or cry after watching Joachim Phoenix’s incarnation of the notorious Joker. In fact I have waiting until now to revisit my movie notes and attempt to piece together his story that exaggeratedly danced across the screen. Arthur stands alone in the crowded streets…

The Wonder of Waaaaaah 

Creative people have a unique capacity for deepness in all aspects of life. This piece is a reminder to embrace whatever God sends your way to become who you were created to be.

Happy to Have you Here, Jon Favreau

By G. P. Avants This is a piece that has been marinating for a while. We as a fandom community have been showered with movies and TV productions from many hard-working and creative individuals. When we think of our heroes or villains caught up in their epic struggle or finding their destiny, do we ever…

Selfie with the Hulk? 

“The Avengers have changed after Thanos’ Snapture. Some for the better, some of the worst and some, wait what?”    By G.P. Avants    The last time we saw the divisive team of Bruce Banner and the Incredible Hulk they were at war within themselves. But wait! What is going on?  As Steve Rogers, Natashi, and…

Welcome to New Asgard

” I have waited long enough to write this piece. As we are about 45 minutes from seeing Avengers: End Game again. As we venture back into the Marvel Universe I am reminded that change is pivotal, poignant, and purposeful for each heroes dramatic arc.”   By G. P. Avants With the events of Thanos’s…

It’s The Red, White, & Blue, Charlie Brown

  By G. P. Avants   Charlie Brown & Linus are in school. The teacher, Ms. Othmar, asks students to stand for the flag salute. A number of  students won’t. Linus feels compelled the  give his class a little American history.   Ms. Othmar: Waa, waaaa, Waa, wa. Waaaaa. (There is a rustle in the…