What We Learned: San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Recap, Reviews & Summary

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    With Comic-Con 2012 concluding, the stage was set for the upcoming year in ‘pop culture.’  After wading through Twitter, online recaps, and videos of the various panels, I fished out the following nuggets from the weekend. Movie Panels Return After movie studios pulled back on some of their panel content last year, it […]

What We Learned: San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Recap, Reviews & Summary

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Marketing “Anything Can Happen” In the past, the convention has used its association with Hollywood to build momentum around the attendance of certain guests. While this year didn’t see a major reversal of that trend, it did feature a few notable attendees who hadn’t been previously announced. This created a general sense that missing a […]

The “Star Wars” Phenomenon

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Note:  This paper was written for English class during my Junior Year in High School.  It represents the first, lengthy writings that I did on George Lucas and “Star Wars.”  Some opinions and speculation would later be changed or proved wrong.  Some analysis still holds true. On May 25, 1977, THE “Star Wars” phenomenon was […]