The Resource Luke Skywalker can't read : and other geeky truths, Ryan Britt, (electronic resource)

Luke Skywalker can't read : and other geeky truths, Ryan Britt, (electronic resource)

Label
Luke Skywalker can't read : and other geeky truths
Title
Luke Skywalker can't read
Title remainder
and other geeky truths
Statement of responsibility
Ryan Britt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
""Ryan Britt is the Virgil you want to guide you through the inferno of geekery." --Lev Grossman, author of the bestselling Magician's trilogy Pop Culture and sci-fi guru Ryan Britt has never met a monster, alien, wizard, or superhero that didn't need further analysis. Essayist Ryan Britt got a sex education from dirty pictures of dinosaurs, made out with Jar-Jar Binks at midnight, and figured out how to kick depression with a Doctor Who Netflix-binge. Alternating between personal anecdote, hilarious insight, and smart analysis, Luke Skywalker Can't Read contends that Barbarella is good for you, that monster movies are just romantic comedies with commitment issues, that Dracula and Sherlock Holmes are total hipsters, and, most shockingly, shows how virtually everyone in the Star Wars universe is functionally illiterate. Romp through time and space, from the circus sideshows of 100 years ago to the Comic Cons of today, from darkest corners of the Galaxy to the comfort of your couch. For anyone who pretended their flashlight was a lightsaber, stood in line for a movie at midnight, or dreamed they were abducted by aliens, Luke Skywalker Can't Read is full of answers to questions you haven't thought to ask, and perfect for readers of Chuck Klosterman, Rob Sheffield, and Ernest Cline"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Britt, Ryan
Dewey number
809.3/8762
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN3433.5
LC item number
.B74 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction
  • Science fiction films
  • Popular culture
Label
Luke Skywalker can't read : and other geeky truths, Ryan Britt, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698406728
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a4e21d70-51d5-4e9b-8d6c-7c425f667d8e
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)927397485
Label
Luke Skywalker can't read : and other geeky truths, Ryan Britt, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698406728
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a4e21d70-51d5-4e9b-8d6c-7c425f667d8e
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)927397485

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