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“Star Wars” Is Crap

Yeah, it is, but it’s my generation’s favorite crap, and I guess it

had some value as that. Then it became my kids’ generation’s crap,

and it’s nice to share your crap with your kids. That said, I have

long held that 95 percent of the appeal of “Star Wars” is the

lightsaber. Without that singular implement, it’s just another sci-fi


Warren BellWarren Bell was nominated June 20, 2006, by President George W. Bush to be a member of the Board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for the remainder of a ...


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