Neil Stephenson Essay in NY Times on Star Wars

Neil Stephenson (author of Cryptinomicon and The Baroque Cycle) has an interesting essay on the difference between the first and second Star Wars trilogies and how the explosion of ancilliary media today have taken the “geek” out of the movies proper.

Link nabbed from ye olde BoING BoING!

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