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News >  Nation/World

George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy honored by Producer’s Guild

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 14, 2022

George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy, stewards of the Star Wars universe and numerous other notable motion pictures, are being honored by the Producers Guild of America for their contributions to the film industry. The PGA said Friday that Lucas and Kennedy will receive the Milestone Award at the Producers Guild Awards in March, joining the ranks of previous honorees that include Louis B. Mayer, Walt Disney and Steven Spielberg.
News >  Family

Dad Daze: The magic and loss of our treasured baseball prints

UPDATED: Sun., July 25, 2021

Why men collect objects is a mystery. Perhaps it goes back to the days of hunting and gathering, and it's connected to a survival mechanism. Many of my friends collect things. My friend Joe, who is my daughter Jillian's godfather, has an enormous collection of "Star Wars."

Blog Posts

News >  Idaho

Curley: Baseball, Star Wars go glove in hand

Which do you like more, Star Wars or baseball? CH As a longtime leader in the Spokane Indians baseball team’s front office, the senior vice president has a pretty good idea when something is as American as apple pie. Or Father’s Day. Sunday was “Luke, I Am Your Father’s Day” at Avista Stadium.
News >  Idaho

Star Wars at 40

It doesn’t seem capitalistically feasible to imagine a world without “Star Wars” in it, selling us stuff like the now-faded “Star Wars” pillowcase in one of the upstairs bedrooms, or the long-broken lightsabers littering the nether regions of the basement closet. Favorite Star Wars movie?
News >  Idaho

RIP Carrie Fisher

Actress and writer Carrie Fisher, who rose to global fame as the trail-blazing intergalactic heroine Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” franchise and later went on to establish herself as an author and screenwriter with an acerbic comic flair, has died. My sons are sooo sad this morning. All of them had a Princess Leia crush.

News >  Features

Writing an Epic Campaign – Part 2

Just because you have a game that runs for awhile does not necessarily mean it’s a campaign. It needs some glue. In this post I’ll talk about some of my past campaigns as well as some examples from movies and books.