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Showing posts from December, 2015

...I know!

Star Wars fever is at an all time high. The anticipation of the new movie is crazy and I am caught up in it like millions of others. I grew up with Star Wars. I was in the 3rd grade when it came out and it was less than a year after I lost my father. I have vivid memories of waiting around the block to get into the old Palace theater in Bergenfield, New Jersey with my mother and brother and then right after the movie walking over to County Discount where my mother bought two action figures for both my brother and I. One we could open right away and the other was put aside until later in the year. I chose C3-PO and Luke Skywalker. My brother got Darth Vader and a stormtrooper. When The Phantom Menace came out I was working in my first studio job after college and I went to see the movie with fellow nerds and artists and I bought toys at the local Wal-Mart and had them on my desk. I remember people talking endlessly about it and gathering around monitors when the trailers hit. We waited…