As this show went into production, I was suffering from severe anxiety. Somewhere in the handoff between United and Air Canada at O’Hare, all my luggage disappeared. Two large suitcases containing a weeks’ worth of clothing and supplies required for my time at the NE Caribbean Command Centre–not to mention some very fine duty-free alcohol–just vanished. I was not happy.
Fortunately, everything was located and returned safe and sound by Monday afternoon with all contents intact. My travelling companions, however, were not so fortunate. US Customs saw fit to seize a bottle of vanilla rum–no explanation given even though they were well under their allowable limit–and more bizarrely, a small bottle of pizza oil. I guess Homeland Security was worried that they might weaponize both.
‘Murica. Can’t be too careful, you know?
- Everything you need to know about landspeeders. You’ll never hear about this stuff on Top Gear.
- The USS Enterprise is WAY better than the Millennium Falcon.
- Chillin’ with Chewie: Watch Chewbacca interview a rocket scientist about advanced propulsion.
- Michael’s going to need this Chrome web browser extension which blocks Star Wars spoilers.
- The fundraising campaign for Spirit of the West’s John Mann is going extremely well.
- We have to talk about Scott Weiland. And what about pre-written obituaries for celebrities?
- Then there’s this discussion of hip hop and mental illness.
- Co-Producer Update: Jason MacLennan writes, “This is my annual birthday gift to myself. A unique present a co-producer credit. Simply love the show.”
- Also thanks to co-Producer Stephan Dubord.
- Winner of the Philips Hue Lighting Starter Kit: Jeff Scarisbrick!
- The Wu-Tang Once Upon a Time in Shaolin situation. And don’t you wish this part of the story was true?
- Yes, jukeboxes are a still a thing. Here’s a review of 2015.
- A K-Pop group was detained at LAX on suspicion of being a shipment of sex workers.
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