Realizing I have been quiet here, wanted to let you know you can now catch me waxing philosophical about Star Wars on the Dork Side of the Force website as a contributor! Of course when given a chance to talk about Star Wars, I decide to open with an article about the Star Wars Holiday Special…because why WOULDN’T you? Please go give it a look!

It’s 1982; I am 10, and my brother is going on a trip and my folks are going to watch his daughters for him. To help keep them occupied, he loans us this magical new device called a “Video Cassette Recorder.” We knew VCRs existed, but here was this magical…

Finally watched “Get Out.” There’s a thousand things to praise about the direction and writing, but the best thing for me was Jordan Peele pointing out the foundations of racism are envy and jealousy. Really, really an idea well worth turning over in your head for a while.

I received something wonderful this morning: My first rejection notice for my novel from a publisher.

“Dan,” I hear you say, “you’ve forgotten what the word ‘wonderful’ means.” I promise I have not. I’ve been writing most of my life. …

Daniel T. Foster

Writer and educator living in the Great Pacific Northwest. Believes a kinder, more just world is worth fighting for.

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