Luke Skywalker

How Star Wars Nearly Destroyed George Lucas
November 05, 2012

George Lucas's biggest fear was losing control of Star Wars. So why did he give it up?

Romney Death Watch, Even Deathier Edition
May 11, 2011

Tomorrow Mitt Romney ventures straight into the lion's den -- Ann Arbor, Michigan, home of Jonathan Cohn, where he will deliver a health care speech attempting to explain the unexplainable. Just as Luke Skywalker was bound to seek out and confront Darth Vader, Romney must confront Cohn. If Romney winds up bloodied, one hand sliced off and clinging to a weathervane with the other, he'll have done better than I expect. Romney's "Address To Jonathan Cohn And Fellow Ann Arborites"* will no doubt emphasize his federalist position.