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Star Wars

George Lucas on the Meaning of ‘Star Wars’

I can thank Star Wars for introducing me to the works of mythologist Joseph Campbell, whose book The Hero With a Thousand Faces has been cited by George Lucas as a major influence in the development of the Star Wars films. Hero awoke a passion for mythology in me that has never faded, and made [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Video: A Great J.K. Rowling Interview

rowling-casualCharlie Rose, Emmy award winning journalist and interviewer, invites many authors to his show.

Most recently, he interviewed J.K. Rowling. The author of the Harry Potter series doesn’t get interviewed very often. She maintains her privacy. But with Charlie, she discusses her new novel, The Casual Vacancy, Harry Potter, and her craft of writing. It’s a great discussion. Learn more after the jump!

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