It’s Friday! Time to close some browser tabs and touch on the issues of the week.
- Folks wanna pop off!
- If you’re going to re-watch the Star Wars movies in advance of the new release, you’ve got options:
You can watch in the Machete Order, which drops The Phantom Menace (Episode I) to spare first-timers spoilers about who might be whose father, and to spare everyone almost any exposure to Jar Jar Binks.
You can include The Phantom Menace in your screening marathon after reading this argument for Jar Jar Binks pretty much running the whole show as a Sith who wields the force better than anyone:
Please post and let us know which way you recommend, and definitely let us know if you have another strategy.
- After the events of this week, we could all definitely use something to lighten the mood. Fortunately, this mashup of Old Hollywood + Uptown Funk’s gonna give it to you. (Sorry, couldn’t resist!)
– Katie Singh
- The person who set up this custom URL for The Tennessean’s story about a Tennessee GOP “leader” who wants to round up Syrians and remove them from the state is a hero for our times.