Ed Driscoll

DEFLATING THE EMPIRE: Salon has

DEFLATING THE EMPIRE: Salon has an article called “Galactic gasbag”, which says “Beneath all the pseudo-mythic Joseph Campbell hogwash, the roots of George Lucas’ empire lie not in “The Odyssey” but in classic and pulp 20th century sci-fi.” I’ve also read that Lucas came up with “Star Wars” after he couldn’t get the rights to do a remake of “Flash Gordon”. But I do take exception to one thing in the Salon article:

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