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A Book and a Movie

Recently, I finished reading the Star Wars book, Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter by Micheal Reaves. I had high hopes for this novel as Darth Maul was a character I wanted to know more about. I suppose he was killed in The Phantom Menace to advance the character of Obi Wan Kenobi but couldn't that have happened in Attack of the Clones? (Then again, if it did, we may not have had the Yoda/Dooku fight so maybe it's for the best...) Anyway, this novel added something to his character that Dark Rendezvous disappointingly did not for Yoda so that was very good. I also had high hopes for this book after I discover the author was Michael Reaves who has written many a great cartoon episode from He-man to Batman to Gargoyles. I love how he kept tempting the reader into thinking he was going to do one thing and then take a left turn. Very good writing.

A friend let us borrow the movie Hitch with Will Smith and Kevin James while I was away so I watched it while my roommate was out and I was eating lunch. That movie was hilarious. So much so, I thought I was literally going to lose my lunch in a few places. Could a Kevin James get hot woman in real life? Well, he can apparently after seeing his wife but maybe the question should be could I? It's all about confidence I guess. Hmmm.

Well, off to do laundry...

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