A Star Wars Mystery

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With repeated viewings of a movie, you catch more details that you missed the first time. Or, in my case, the first 8 times. I recently got back from a trip to Malaysia and China, and just for the heck of it I watched Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 10 times on the plane. Don’t judge. It is a fun film and those are some long-ass flights.

Midway through viewing number 5, it struck me. What are [click to continue…]

Man Vs. Worm

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Just back from a bunch of amazing shows in Malaysia. I always love doing shows there, and especially in Kota Kinabalu as it reminds me of where I grew up in Hawaii.

But in KK (as the locals call Kota Kinabalu) they have a dish I never ever encountered my whole life in the Aloha State: worms. And not just any old worms, these are butod, or Sago Worms. O… M… G.

Now, I’m no stranger to eating weird crap in distant lands, but this [click to continue…]

Manifest Density

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Feeling uncertain about where the world is headed these days? You don’t need to be Zoltar The Fortune Teller to know. The answers have already been laid before us. You just have to know where to look.

The Bible has a verse (Ecclesiastes 1:9) that says, “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” 

Take, for example, the Donald Trump presidency. Simply peruse the annals of history to see what’s ahead.

First of all, have you seen [click to continue…]

Festive Times in Malaysia

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There is an old saying which goes, “comedians are not paid to do shows, we are paid to travel to the show.”

If it were true, then I am grossly underpaid since I seem to be in transit for most of my life these days. Which isn’t such a bad thing if I imagine that all the time spent in the air makes me not part of Earth anymore, but rather part of the greater cosmos. For a blink of time’s eye, I am just as the Moon, Sun and Mutara Nebula are: not tethered to the confines of this particular rock.

Yes. Tons of mental gymnastics to alleviate the cognitive dissonance of my life!

Consider this upcoming happy fun time: [click to continue…]