Tag Archives: Star Wars

RIP INF Treaty: Russia’s Victory, America’s Waterloo

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov On March 1, 2018 the world learned of Russia’s new weapons systems, said to be based on new physical principles. Addressing the Federal Assembly, Putin explained how they came to be: in 2002 the … Continue reading

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We Have Met the Alien and He Is Us

By William Astore Source: TomDispatch.com We Are The Empire Of U.S. Military Interventions, Alien Disaster Movies, and Star Wars By William J. Astore Perhaps you’ve heard the expression: “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Cartoonist Walt Kelly’s … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Hardware Wars/TROOPS

From Open Culture: Hardware Wars: The Mother of All Star Wars Fan Films (and the Most Profitable Short Film Ever Made) Back in 1977, San Francisco filmmaker Ernie Fosselius had the brainwave to make a spoof of a movie that … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Star Wars Knock-Off Double Feature

Media hype surrounding the release of the latest Star Wars film is similar to the release of the previous films in the series except for the fact that prior to the release of the first installment, few outside the sci-fi … Continue reading

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Weaponized Hyperreality: Social Engineering Through Corporate State Propaganda and Religion

By Luther Blissett and J. F. Sebastian of Arkesoul Perhaps no philosophical concept more aptly describes the current cultural milieu than hyperreality, characterized by wikipedia as “an inability of consciousness to distinguish reality from a simulation of reality, especially in … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Holiday Double Feature

Films and videos don’t always gain a cult following because they’re good. Case in point is the “Star Wars Holiday Special” (1978), the first official spin-off which was only broadcast once and never released on home video. George Lucas was … Continue reading

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