If there is anything cooler than a Wookie Jedi I haven't found it in all my travels. This week we see a group of Jedi Younglings as they go on their most important mission - The Gathering - where they face the challenge of harvesting their Light Saber power crystals and facing down their greatest fears. The very best episodes of this series are often the ones that focus on the many secondary characters in the Star Wars Universe and this one is no exception. I laughed, I cried, I smiled and I cheered.
This is the kind of thing that gives me hope that there is little that even Disney can do to destroy the magic that is George Lucas' vision. The concepts and characters are so strong that they can survive even when someone other than Lucas is in charge of their destiny. Watch it with your kids or pull some hobo off the street to join you, I don't care. If I get even one person to convince another that this show is worth you time then my job is done.
I forever stand vigilant to protect this planet from the myriad of forces that are always against us. Be it the octopus, zombies, aliens or the robots my team of human agents, and our feline allies, circle the globe in a never ending struggle for human freedom.
I learn all I can on every subject that interests me. I especially enjoy ancient history because in the past there are valuable lessons to be found. Also, if I ever get my time machine to work properly, it would be good to know a bit about possible destinations and what to expect when I get there.
I greatly appreciate beautiful design. Be it manufactured or found naturally I am fascinated by the process of invention. I am attracted to the unique, the strange, the haunted. I like to share what I find on this blog.
And not let us forget the 'Cephalopod Menace' who, if allowed to, would wrap their tentacles around all that is good and pure in this life and crush it until it remained no more. They are creatures of pure spite. Hate is all they know. Death is all they do. They are our most ruthless and determined enemy.
So we fight. Selena has the celebrity contacts, the cat is ruthless and without pity, Roosevelt's ghost has the experience and I do the wetwork.
Fighting for the future of the planet doesn't have to be a chore, however. We can take the time to appreciate all that is cool in this world even as we cut the octopus into bite sized chunks.
This is the reason there has always been and must forever be, a Cave of Cool. Be sure to wipe your feet before you enter.