A sitewide discount across GAP, Banana Republic, and Old Navy, Timberland’s sale on winter boots, buy three, get two free on bestsellers from The Body Shop, and more lead Wednesday’s best lifestyle deals. Read more...
You know when someone writes something that hits you right where you live and you had no idea it was coming? That’s what happened when I got to a certain moment in Chuck Wendig’s final installment of his Star Wars: Aftermath trilogy, Empire’s End. I actually yelled with joy reading this book. Read more...
I’M SO OLD I REMEMBER WHEN THE NEW REPUBLIC WASN’T PATHETIC: In an essay that makes Meryl Streep look like an astute political commentator, The New Republic’s social media editor, Sarah Jones, claims “Trump Has Turned the GOP Into the Party of Eugenics.” Well, not literally, Jones concedes in the sixth paragraph. Or at all, […]
Before working on Knights of the Old Republic II, Obsidian wanted to make a Star Wars action-RPG using the Dark Alliance engine.
Stormlands may have been planned as an Xbox One launch game at one point, but we’ll never see it. Obsidian Entertainment, famed for working on Fallout: New Vegas, Knights of the Old Republic, and a key factor in the recent renaissance of CRPGs, was at one point working on an open-world RPG for Microsoft, to […]
If you make a habit of shopping at Banana Republic, GAP, Old Navy, or Athleta, you can get 20% off this GAP Options card. Since it’s just a gift card, your savings will stack with any other deals or promotions the retailers offer as well. Read more...
KOTOR 3 confirmed?
In 2003, back when the prequels were making it really hard to be a Star Wars fan, Bioware’s Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic was a flicker of light in the darkness. It’s not just the best Star Wars video game I’ve ever played –...Show More Summary
With Disney recanonizing elements of the old Star Wars Expanded Universe left and right lately, there’s one huge element that fans of the EU are dying to have back: Bioware and Obsidian’s beloved RPG series Knights of the Old Republic. And while it’s not quite official yet, the newest episode of Rebels just added a… Read more...
Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura has tragically died. He was just 25 years old and was killed in a car crash on Sunday (January 22) in his native Dominican Republic. “Our prayers right now are with Yordano‘s family as we mourn this young man’s passing,” Royals general manager Dayton Moore said in a statement [...]
The World Series champion pitcher was 25 years old. Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car accident in the Dominican Republic Sunday morning, according to Christian Moreno of ESPN. The report was confirmedShow More Summary
Marte, who was 33 years old, died in an early-morning car crash in his home country, the Dominican Republic. Former Major League Baseball player Andy Marte died in an automobile accident Sunday morning, according to MLB Trade RumorsShow More Summary
This old house, built into a sandstone cliffs of the protected area Koko?ínsko, is one of many cliff dwellings in the area. Some windows of building are holes in the rock, chimney is in a rock crevice, and the roof looks like swamped by a big boulder. The rock dwelling in Lhotka is one of many in the area, and one of the oldest inhabited. Show More Summary
The Arizona Republic reports: The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was all about justice, that notion that we are all equal, that we all deserve opportunities. He lived by that Old Testament command from God that we should not only be charitable but work for justice. Show More Summary
The 12,000 headstones in the Old Jewish Cemetery are crumbling and covered with ivy, toppled and clustered together. This was not Prague's first Jewish cemetery, but it is the oldest surviving in the city. The oldest burial date listed...Show More Summary
Last year, Star Wars/toy fans were asked which character they’d like to see turned into one of the series’ fancy Black Series action figures. The winner: Darth Revan from Knights of the Old Republic, who is now finished and for sale...if you can find him. Read more...
Sarah Jeong continues her brilliant, obsessive tear through the Star Wars canon (here's yesterday's post on the difficulties of the Warsverse's storage media and IT systems), this time looking at the outsized role that the lack of obstetric care plays in the collapse of the Old Republic and the rise of the Empire. (more…)
Face it, there are plenty of things in the Star Wars prequels that make no sense at all. Some can be attributed to the temptations of modern CGI, while others are clearly due to the difficulty of retrofitting a plot to link to the story in the original trilogy. Show More Summary
After 2 days Lysander guessed correctly -- it was a Pazaak card from Knights of the Old Republic. Nice work! More »
Two of 2016’s biggest stories were about vulnerable people demanding safe drinking water. Did inadequate women’s Healthcare destroy Star Wars’ Old Republic? 450 civilians of color who were killed by police in 2016. “We will not go without a fight” Cecile Richards interviewed on Rolling Stone. ProDoula wants to revolutionize the doula profession — and make […]