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Friday, May 25, 2007
Random Links: Star Wars Hits 30 Edition
I've always wondered what it would have been like to have seen Star Wars in a movie theater 30 years ago today when it first opened. I grew up with it instead so I'll never fully understand how big of a deal it was. Practically since birth, I've known Vader was Luke's father and that it's completely practical to run off with a delusional old man bearing dangerous weapons after your adopted parents are murdered under mysterious circumstances.
Awwww, original trilogy. I still love ya', regardless of all that BS George Lucas would cough-up a quarter of a century later. Happy birthday, little-sci-fi-movie-that-would-go-on-to-spawn-a-multi-billion-dollar-franchise-that-dominated-a-good portion-of-my-childhood. Now that you're 30, it's time for you to get a real job and a mortgage, you lazy bum!
With that out of the way, here's another batch of random links: