What Memes Mean: Darth Vader And The Mechanics Of Revelation

Each Wednesday in What Memes Mean, Kirk Bozeman questions the significance, humor, and subtexts of viral videos, memes, and other Internet fads. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbV5hn_ET0U This one is too fun, I just had to write about it. Personally, I can’t remember a time when I didn’t know that Darth Vader was Luke’s father.  I know it’s impossible to be born with an innate knowledge of fictional galactic histories far, far way, but I can’t recall the exact moment I was saved … [Read more...]


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