Could the Jedi Be the Bad Guys?

Here’s something to read while you wait for your copy of The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy to arrive from Amazon. Could the Jedi be the bad guys? Jonathan V. Last thinks so. Click here for 9 reasons to answer yes.

Star Trek and Scarcity

Over at Jonathan Newman takes up an issue that will be discussed in The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy (to be published in 2016). Click here to read “Star Trek is Wrong: There Will Always be Scarcity.”

What I would Like to Like, but don’t Like

What I would Like to Like, but don’t Like By William Irwin (Reposted from Psychology Today) I don’t like the Foo Fighters. But I would like to like them. Let me explain. Every time I see or read an interview with Dave Grohl (the band’s singer and guitar player), I think “he’s the greatest guy…

Soft Tyranny in Albuquerque: The Politics of Better Call Saul!

Soft Tyranny in Albuquerque The Politics of Better Call Saul! Paul Cantor says the show’s creator, Vince Gilligan, is “the champion of the little guy against the establishment, and the poet of the shabbiness of ordinary existence in twenty-first-century America. He captures all the frustration, humiliation, and despair of living in the administered world of the…