The Force Awakens in San Diego. The Star Wars Comic Con Panel

If there was ever a must-not-miss panel at Comic Con, this year’s Star Wars panel, in Hall H would be it.   Hosted by Chris Hardwick, in what must have been the height of his nerdgasm of a career, and featured just about the entire cast of the eagerly awaited sequel. “Guys, we are in this! This is happening right now! This is the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Panel.” gushed the comedian, sharing his memories of seeing the original Star Wars with his father, almost 40 years ago. First up, Director J.J. Abrams, Screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, and Lucasfilm President Kathleen … Continue reading

Patrick Stewart Does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge the Right Way

  By now most of you know the ice bucket challenge rules: When challenged, you dump a bucket of ice water on your head and donate money to help fight ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) or Lou Gehrig’s disease.  If you don’t complete the challenge within 24 hours, you donate a larger sum of money. Patrick Stewart has always been such a classy guy, so why would we think he would approach the ALS ice bucket challenge in any other way.     Whether you decide to take the Ice bucket challenge yourself, or not, please consider making a donation of … Continue reading