By Wyatt Earp | May 25, 2011
Yes, that is an Ohio State logo on my blog. No, I am not an Ohio State fan.
I’m a Michigan fan, and as such, I really hate the Buckeyes. It’s pretty much the law. Unfortunately, some folks break the law all the time, especially when it comes to birthday presents.
I received a birthday present from a blogger in April, with the caveat that I post a photo wearing said present. Click the above link.
It’s Wednesday, so here’s a very special Humpday History Highlight:
On this day in 1977, Memorial Day weekend opens with an intergalactic bang as the first of George Lucas’ blockbuster Star Wars movies hits American theaters.
The incredible success of Star Wars–seven Oscars, $461 million in U.S. ticket sales and a gross of close to $800 million worldwide–began with an extensive, coordinated marketing push by Lucas and his studio, 20th Century Fox, months before the movie’s release date. “It wasn’t like a movie opening,” actress Carrie Fisher, who played rebel leader Princess Leia, later told Time magazine. “It was like an earthquake.”
And geeks like myself can practically quote the film verbatim from beginning to end.
Tonight’s post is brought to you by the coolest ship in the galaxy: