My Star Wars Weekend Update

Happy weekend my Star Wars friends!

I don’t have much to report on the Star Wars front at the moment. I’m still slogging through The Rising Storm. I’ve gotten to the more exciting part, but for some reason I’m just not feeling it. Maybe it’s me; I’ve been distracted by other things. I still love these characters, especially Elzar Mann and Stellan Gios. Just because I don’t speed through a book doesn’t mean I don’t like it. I’m hoping to get through it by next week, in time for the next YA novel, Out of the Shadows. And I still plan on doing review posts for the books I read.

On Kindle, I’ve been reading Freefall, a YA novel by Alex Segura, about 16-year-old Poe Dameron. It mostly tells the tale of how he spent time with the Spice Runners of Kajimi, and met Zorri Bliss, events alluded to in The Rise of Skywalker. I’m enjoying it so far.

The Bad Batch continues to be fine, but I feel like it’s getting a bit soggy in the middle. It started off so strong, but lately it’s just been ho-hum. The latest episode, Infested, was fine. Cid is starting to grow on me, and she’s certainly not the worst of the dredge out there. And she’s got a soft spot for Omega. For all of them, really. I like her nicknames for them. I just wish, I don’t know, that the writers could tighten it up a little bit. I’d rather have 8 extraordinary episodes than 16 that are just so-so. Maybe we’re just spoiled, lol.

Cid ain’t so bad.

As you may know, it’s the Marvel universe that’s been distracting me from Star Wars lately. I’ve been doing a Marvel movie marathon for the past couple of weeks, and I’m up to Avengers: Age of Ultron. Some of these movies are great, some are just so-so, but I’m enjoying getting to know this universe and its characters. I’ve got a post I’m working on as I go along, jotting down my thoughts on each movie, and I’ll post that when I’m done (probably several weeks from now, lol.)

And by the way, on Disney+ there is a “Making Of Loki” special that just dropped, and it’s great, so if you liked the show, check it out. There’s also a making of Wandavision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which I’ll watch once I’ve seen these shows. They’re under the title “Assembled.

So that’s been my week in entertainment. My family and I have been wanting to enjoy the summer, but it’s been raining so much here in New England that we haven’t even gotten to our favorite lake yet. 😦 I wish we could send some of this water out west to put out those terrible fires. Even here, across the country, our sky was hazy from the smoke blowing our way.

On a more fun note, and just because he’s cute, here’s a pic of our kitten Cosmo:

May be an image of cat, laptop and indoor
Couldn’t drink my coffee for a while, lol. That’s my favorite Barnes and Noble mug, btw; it’s got famous classic authors on it.

What have you been up to? Let me know in the comments, and we’ll talk about it!

5 thoughts on “My Star Wars Weekend Update

  1. I couldn’t read the bits above about the bad batch because I haven’t seen it yet but I am in agreement that it has been a little lackluster lately. I am hoping it picks up towards the end though but I don’t think it needed as many episodes as it currently has πŸ™‚ I watched Loki Assembled, haven’t watched the other two as yet. But my partner and I talked about how great Loki was on our podcast and we decided that the only reason why Loki got a second season was because it just blew all of the streaming predictions out of the water compared to WandaVision and The Falcon. And that is definitely something to think about although not so surprising, at least to me πŸ™‚

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    1. I’ll have to listen to your podcast, I forget about it, to be honest, because I don’t get email notifications about that one, lol. Not sure why, but I am following it, I think. I’ll be listening in more often.

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      1. Oh no need to if you don’t have time lol we just talk about a lot of pop culture stuff that connects to all the media I’m watching πŸ˜€ Are you still doing your podcast??

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      2. Nah, I’ve let it go for now. It was kind of boring me, to be honest, lol. I may go back to it someday and do something different, I don’t know. I’d like to check out your thoughts on Loki on your podcast, though. I can’t get enough Loki right now, lol.

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      3. I wish there was a way to turn your podcast into text lol not the other way round, that way I could post everything on my other blog for anyone that doesn’t want to listen to a podcast πŸ˜€

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