In this week’s episode of my podcast ‘The Break’: Recasting Luke Skywalker; Trailer reactions: Transformers and the Barbie Movie; Parish renewal; the Lego Mars Rover Perseverance; Size Matters Not review; upgrading old tech.
In this episode, I talk about the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, I review the TV-series Willow after binge-watching it on Disney Plus, I share what I learned from a book about commandos and I look ahead at Apple’s WWDC.
🔹 Cooking Lembas with the Elves
🔹 My reaction to the trailer for Gareth Edwards’ movie The Creator
🔹 Only a few days left to watch the Willow TV series
🔹 Why do we still use Frankincense in church?
🔹 Thea Beckman’s Crusade in Jeans
🔹 My thoughts on LEGO 2K Drive
🔹 Meta’s Twitter alternative
🔹 How I ended up as a presenter at a Dutch Star Wars convention (Echobase)
🔹 My reaction to the trailer for Dune – Part 2
🔹 The religious undertones of the TV-series ‘Silo’ on Apple TV Plus
🔹 What do superheroes and the apostles have in common?
🔹 My review of the book ‘Legends and Lattes’ by Travis Baldree
🔹 My thoughts on Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
🔹 Why I love the anime series ‘Vinland Saga’
🔹 My reaction to the upcoming LEGO Ninjago City Markets set
🔹 What struck me during Google I/O 2023
In this week’s episode of my podcast ‘The Break’, I talk about the finale of season 3 of The Mandalorian (spoiler-free), and about the biblical stories that seem to have inspired the plight of the Mandalorian tribes. I also talk about my visit to the Kingdom of Elfia, about the reason why Easter Time lasts for 50 days, about the TV series ‘Succession’, I review the books I’ve recently read, I share my thoughts on fries & vinegar and I discuss the lessons learned from filming in the UK.
In this episode of my podcast The Break I talk about my upcoming trip to the UK for Star Wars Celebration 2023. I explain why March 25 is #tolkienreadingday and why J.R.R. Tolkien chose this specific day for the destruction of the Ring of Power. I also review what I’ve read so far of Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn Trilogy, I talk about mood control through music and about generative AI. And of course, I share my thoughts on the TikTok hearing in the US and the possible future ban of the app in some countries.
In this week’s episode of my podcast The Break I talk about the upcoming Star Wars Celebration, I discuss the success of Everything, Everywhere, All At Once at The Oscars, I look back on the 10 year anniversary of pope Francis’ papacy, I review the books ‘Dry’ and ‘Mistborn – The Last Kingdom’ and I talk about TikTok, Meta, Twitter and data privacy.
In this episode, I talk about why Wakanda Forever didn’t work, what the future will bring for Star Wars and the DCU, why pilgrimages may be more important than you think and what I thought about Blake Crouch’s book Recursion.
I discuss religious symbolism in the first episode of the new season of The Mandalorian, I review ‘Dark Matter’ by Blake Crouch, I share my 2 ingredient Bagel recipe and talk about the Meta Quest 3 and Apple’s Reality headset.
My spoiler-free review of the first episodes of the retro futuristic TV show ‘Hello Tomorrow!’; The reason we celebrate Lent; Dark Matter and other books I’ve read this week; Valve’s SteamDeck – first impressions.
In this week’s episode of The Break I share my enthusiasm about season 3 of Star Trek Picard, I talk about Ash Wednesday and Lent, I review ‘The Butterfly Assassin’, and I talk about my love-hate relationship with carrots.
In this week’s podcast, I talk about James Gunn’s reboot of the DCU, about Hogwarts Legacy and the controversy that surrounds it, I’ll share my thoughts on the shocking report about l’Arche’s founder Jean Vanier and the abuse he kept hidden for decades. And of course I talk about the LEGO Lord of the Rings Rivendell set that was revealed this week!
In this episode of The Break: Picard and The Bad Batch, why do some Catholics only receive the host and not the chalice during communion? What I thought of The Witcher – The Last Wish; Pumpkin soup and Apple News.