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Hello, my name is Allison, and I have never seen Star Wars.  Nope, not any of them.  It was mostly an oversight for awhile growing up (and my house was loyal to Star Trek), then a conscious decision at a point I can't really remember; probably around the time I found out the main spoiler ("I am ...") and was so saturated in cultural references to it at all times that I figured, "why bother?"  My general understanding of the series is summed up more or less by the character Malcolm Tucker from the BBC series The Thick of It, plus a zeitgeist and film-studies awareness of the fiasco of Jar Jar Binks.  But the nuances of the performances, the relationships among the characters, and certainly the obsession over the franchise, is completely lost on me. It seemed like a decent time, then, with Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilms and rumors of »

- Allison Keene

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