may the fourth be with you
Today, I'm reflecting on the many ways I've celebrated Star Wars. I was the generation that saw Star Wars in the theater opening day and never looked back.
The Wookiee later described the meeting as "waaaaarrrrhhhhhgggg."
As a kid, one of my favorite comic book series was What If? by Marvel Comics. Set in random alternate realities, each issue placed a familiar character in unfamiliar territory (e.g. What if the Hulk had the brain of Bruce Banner? What if the world knew Daredevil was blind?).
The French have accused Hollywood -- and the United States by extension -- of culture imperialism from time to time but let's face it. You just can't keep good 'ol American pop culture in the armoire anymore.