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KRAD's Inaccurate Guide to Life
ramblings from a mad fedora'd writer
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The latest stuff on the WordPress blog:

From the archives: in "honor" of Columbus Day, a post about how stupid that holiday is.

Midweek music: "Beer Run."

From the archives: cosplay, still not consent.

Crazy week ahead....

Monday music: "Tu Vuo Fa l'Americano."

What's new on Patreon.

Friday fanfare: "Mambo Italiano."

Available for preorder: Outside In Takes a Stab: 139 New Perspectives on 139 Buffy Episodes by 139 Writers.

Monday music: "Tinto Di Luna."

Tuesday's dead.

Midweek music: "Haleiwa Farewell."

Midweek (Hallowe'en) music: "Monster Mash.

My Sunday feeling.

SHE RIDES! On finishing Mermaid Precinct....

Monday music: "That's Amore."

Now available from Story Bundle: The Valor: Military Science Fiction Bundle, featuring my 2011 Afro-futurist novel Guilt in Innocence.

Jonathan Franzen is a pretentious twatwaffle.

"Alice's Restaurant Massacree," 'cause it's still Thanksgiving.

Stuff for what I'm thankful.

Stan Lee and William Goldman, RIP.

My review of Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Me at Wintercon this weekend!

Tor.com stuff

My review of the Short Treks episode "Runaway."

Lots of new stuff from "4-Color to 35-Millimeter": Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, Avengers, Amazing Spider-Man 2 (I also did one for Amazing Spider-Man, but forgot to blog about it....), and Jonah Hex.

Current Mood: busy busy
Current Music: "Still Crazy After All These Years" by Paul Simon

4 comments or Please comment
archersangel From: archersangel Date: November 29th, 2018 12:58 am (UTC) (Link)
there's some problem with the HTML or something i see a butch of code. just FYi.
kradical From: kradical Date: November 29th, 2018 01:37 am (UTC) (Link)
Thank you. 'Tis fixed. :)
pseudohistorian From: pseudohistorian Date: December 2nd, 2018 10:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm surprised you were so against the "car" chase at the beginning of Solo--it's hard for me to imagine a classically-styled heist movie without one. ;)

Is it something inherent about the idea of such chases in the Star Wars universe (since you also didn't like the one in Episode II), or can you imagine a version of such a chase working in that franchise? If so, what would be different?
kradical From: kradical Date: December 3rd, 2018 05:20 am (UTC) (Link)
I love a good car chase in a heist movie. Ronin, as one example, has a great car chase.

But the car chase in Solo had nothing to do with any of the heists, and it took up valuable time that should've been spent establishing Correllia.
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