Archives for May 26, 2007

“It was 30 Years Ago Today Ben Kenobi Taught the Farmboy to Play…”

On May 25, 1977, Star Wars arrived.I could wax nostalgic and tell you what that did to my seven-year-old imagination, how it changed my life, how it encouraged me to envision "a larger world" ... but I've told that story in Through a Screen Darkly.I'd like to know your Star Wars story.Where did you first see it? With whom? How old were you (if you're willing to share)? What was your first impression? How has your impression changed? Did the movie have any kind of influence … [Read more...]