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Star Wars: Inside A Pop Culture Phenomenon

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A long time ago – 1977 – in a galaxy far, far away the first Star Wars movie debuted. George Lucas’s epic trilogy is a cultural icon. Three additional films followed along with spinoffs and sales of tons of merchandise. Now, The Force Awakens as a new Star Wars hits the screens next month. We look at why this is such a cultural phenomenon, how it continues to bring in fans and more.

Guests
Chuck Wendig - Novelist, screenwriter and New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Aftermath.

Adam Frazier - Entertainment Journalist and Film Critic for Geeks of Doom (GeeksOfDoom.com)

Dr. Michael Kobre - Dana Professor of Literature and Chair of the Department of English and Creative Writing at Queens University of Charlotte