Spearheading the Star Wars Backlash

I'm always jealous of people who have true passion. Jealous here mostly means "frightened." So, when I found out there were people at about 100 theaters around the U.S. who have already been waiting in line for weeks to buy tickets for Episode 1--The Phantom Menace, I had to meet them. Weren't they already as sick of the movie as I was? Did they not know there was a Star Wars cookbook out that had a recipe for "Boba Fett-uccine"? How could they listen to George Lucas tell yet another interviewer that although we have progressed technologically as a race, we...

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