Author Archives: DilDev

If nothing else, let us pursue God’s heart, which desires mercy, not sacrifice.

It sounds like some of my brothers and sisters in Christ are torn on their desire to please the Lord through being lawful citizens and their desire to please the Lord through showing mercy to the immigrants. My heart hurts … Continue reading

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Solo Set Up a Perfect Movie for [Spoilers]

Spoilers. Spoilers. Spoilers.

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A Close Read of Star Wars Rebels “Twin Suns” – Part 7 – It All Comes Down to This

Previous Entries You have to stick the landing. Not only is it the end of an ambitious episode of Rebels, not only is it the end of a particular Rebels arc this season, but it’s also the end of an … Continue reading

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Waiting for It to Feel Real

A refinery blew this morning in the city where I work. As of this writing, there have been injuries but no fatalities, and there is an ongoing evacuation of the surrounding area. I drove into work this morning with no … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream, Maul Screams, We All Scream for Kenobi

A companion post to an essay for Eleven-ThirtyEight On one hand, I feel bad for Ewan McGregor. I mean, I’m allowed to change my hairstyle and get in shape without thousands of people interrogating me about my career path. For … Continue reading

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Self-Worth in Star Trek: “Plato’s Stepchildren”

“Plato’s Stepchildren” is best known for two things. It is the episode with the famous, (almost) first interracial kiss on TV between Kirk and Uhura. It is also hella weird; Kirk slaps himself dramatically (as only Shatner can), spends some … Continue reading

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A Close Read of Star Wars Rebels “Twin Suns” – Part 6 – Overtime: Sudden Death

Unmarked The Last Jedi Spoilers in this installment. No other portion of this episode has been broken down quite as much as the final lightsaber duel. A thousand think pieces and YouTube videos have been made talking about Akira Kurosawa … Continue reading

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