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Saturday, December 5, 2015

Why I'm a Star Wars Nerd

No one is happier to see all the Star Wars love happening right now than I. I've been a fangirl of a galaxy far far away since 1977 when A NEW HOPE 
(back in the day, we just called it STAR WARS) 
burst into the collective consciousness. I saw the film 21 times in the theater, every time flying my theater seat with red squadron to attack the Death Star.

Here are the top ten reasons this story entered my blood stream:

10. Vehicles: Who doesn’t want a land speeder or an X-Wing?

9. Hyperspace Travel: After commuting in L.A. traffic my whole life…

8. Countless worlds to explore: Itinerary – Hoth…Forest Moon of Endor – I’ll skip Tatooine, not a desert person.

7. Terrifying Villains: Vader (daddy issues-check), Emperor, Wampa Ice Monster, giant worm that digests you for 1,000 years...

6. Merchandise: I’m not going to lie, I’ve spent significant funds since 1977 on memorabilia. Come on! Everyone needs a pewter Star Wars chess set.

5. Complicated love story: Han and Leia

4. C3P0 and R2D2: I’ll take one of each please.

3. Lightsabers: Mine is blue.

2. Enigmatic mentors extraordinaire: Love Yoda, do I. Obi Wan is always good in a pinch. 

1. Luke Skywalker – Luke Skywalker - Luke Skywalker:
When the first movie of the saga released, I was leaving home to go to college. Identifying with Luke’s foray into the real world resonated with me. We came of age together, fighting the dark side and emerging with a renewed sense of self.

From this humble Jedi to all my brethren -
May the Force Be With You.


15 comments:

  1. You are most definitely a Star Wars nerd! I saw it multiple times in the theater in 1977, but not that many times. Now that it's in the hands of Abrams, I have high hopes it will return to its glory.

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    1. I share your optimism, Alex. Let's talk in two weeks.

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  2. I fell asleep in the theatre! *ducks flying tomatoes*

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    1. Julie. Julie. Julie. We will discuss this further.

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  3. All great reasons to love Star Wars. I know a few people who are excited about this new movie.

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  4. 11. It's a wonderful shared experience.

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  5. From the first time we met, this is what I always remember...your love for Star Wars.

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  6. LOVE Star Wars too! Can't wait - hoping JJA's version is going to be stellar!

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  7. Ahhhh! Thanks for the warm Star Wars season greeting. I'm returning it right now.

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  8. NO shame in that. I'm a proud SW nerd. :)

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  9. Dude, Im a Big-Time-Star-Warz fan, too... yet, alas! sadly [*depression*] the 7th one was almost ex-act-ly like the genre of the 1-6. Egads. But, HooRayGun! sez RonRaygun. I know what's epiphaniously enthralling: after we croak, you and I, bay-bee, shall be able to kick. some. ass in the Abyss o'Misery if you wanna, never gettn killed - the demons and weeerd kreeturz will make a wide berth, as we rescue souls, stealing'm away from Satan who stole their indelible lives. Read-on, dear, and find-out what we have planned after this finite existence...

    Lemme help you conquer the conundrums: dunno if you're interested in the length and breadth of eternity, yet, lemme fill-you-up withe avant-gardeness and wisdom necessary to achieve Seventh-Heaven. Not everyone knows, dear...

    Wanna find-out the fax, Jak, in a wurld fulla the 'power of cowards'? Wanna wiseabove to help a 'Plethora Of Wurdz' [POW!] which are look'n for a new home in thy novelty??

    Q: But [gulp] can anyone tell me the difference between K2 plus IQ? A: Nthn. In Heaven, we gitt'm both for eternity HeeHee Need a few more thots, ideers, wild wurdz (whoa, Nelly! easy, girl) or ironclad iconoclasms?

    VERBUM SAT SAPIENTI: As an ex-writer of the sassy, savvy, schizophenia we all go thro in this lifelong demise, I wanna help U.S. git past ping-pong-politics, the whorizontal more!ass! we're in (Latin: words to [the] wise)...

    "This finite existence is only a test, son," God Almighty told me in my coma. "Far beyond thy earthly tempest is where you'll find tangible, corpulent eloquence". Lemme tella youse without d'New Joisey accent...

    I actually saw Seventh-Heaven when we died: you couldn't GET! any moe curly, party-hardy-endorphins, extravagantly-surplus-lush Upstairs (in [the] end without end -Saint Augustine) when my o-so-beautifull, brilliant, bombastic girly passed-away due to those wry, sardonic satires.

    "Those who are wise will shine as brightly as the expanse of the Heavens, and those who have instructed many in uprightousness as bright as stars for all eternity" -Daniel 12:3, NJB

    Here's also what the prolific, exquisite GODy sed: 'the more you shall honor Me, the more I shall bless you' -the Infant Jesus of Prague.

    Go gitt'm, girl. You're incredible. See you Upstairs. I won't be joining'm in the nasty Abyss where Isis prowls
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    God blessa youse
    (trust-N-Jesus)
    -Fr. Sarducci, ol SNL

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  10. Setiap penyakit pasti akan menunjukan tanda atau ciri yang berbeda - beda dan berikut mengenai Gejala Kanker Rahim pada Wanita Paling Umum

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  11. God blessa youse
    -Fr. Sarducci, ol SNL
    (we gotta New Yoirk accent
    Oi vey!!)

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  12. God blessa youse
    -Fr. Sarducci, ol SNL
    (we gotta New Yoirk accent
    Oi vey!!)

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