A Long Time Ago In An Asian Country Far Far Away

| Learning | February 20, 2014

(My US history teacher was a Vietnam army veteran with a deep passion for history. For our fourth quarter project, he lets us choose ANY topic from 1960-1980 to write a paper on, as long as we can focus on the history of it. After class I walk up to him a bit hesitantly.)

Me: “Um… Do you really mean ANYTHING we want?”

Teacher: “As long as you look at the history of it, yes.”

Me: “Oh. So I can do something about Star Wars?”

Teacher: “WHAT?!”

Me: “Like… the history of the making of Star Wars or something.”

Teacher: “You like that crap?”

Me: “Yeah, I love science fiction and fantasy and….”

Teacher: *looks at me like I have five heads*

Me: “Is that okay, though?”

Teacher: “You really like that crap?!”

Me: “Yup.”

Teacher: “If you really want to…”

(I got an ‘A’ on my paper on the making of ILM!)


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