This week I’m trying hard to institute a fairly comprehensive media blackout to try and avoid reviews and/or spoilers for the new Star Wars film. Star Wars, a little indie film that might be playing at a theater near you if you are lucky starting this weekend. My tickets are to see it on Saturday morning (and then again Sunday morning), so until that time, I try and smack my own hand if I find myself opening up Twitter or Facebook. I’ve been mostly successful so far.
So I thought that this week, instead of trying to avoid the topic, I’d steer into it a little and try and find a way to talk about two things that were both seminal in my youth. I’ve honestly not put thought into trying to relate the two together, so what follows is going to be a bit of an experiment in free flowing writing. Hey, the title of the blog clearly state that this is a manifesto. A certain degree of rambling should be expected.Read More