Star Wars: The Clone Wars

I just got finished watching the first two episodes of the show on Cartoon Network.

I know that the pilot, released to theatres, was supposedly Ass on a Cracker. Laughably bad, by most reports. Still, my inner eight-to-fourteen year old (for whom Star Wars was Life, The Universe and EVERYTHING), won over, and I gave the show a try.

Damned if it wasn’t pretty cool! Obviously a little bit “kidded down” (especially with the amping up of the Battle Droids as comic relief — literally Rude Mechanicals), but surprisingly good.

Worth catching in re-broadcast, if you have the chance.

The Ticket, Revealed

With conservative commentators now saying things like this:

“I’m not the only male in America who, when Palin dropped her first wink, sat up a little straighter on the couch and said, “Hey, I think she just winked at me.” And her smile. By the end, when she clearly knew she was doing well, it was so sparkling it was almost mesmerizing. It sent little starbursts through the screen and ricocheting around the living rooms of America.”

It’s pretty obvious that they have nothing left, and they’re hoping that Palin’s so-called “Babe” factor will rope in the desperately-in-need-of-a-blowjob conservative male base.

So, pretty much, the Republican ticket has been revealed for what it is: