"No matter how paranoid or conspiracy-minded you are, what the government is actually doing is worse than you imagine." - - - William Blum

May 18, 2005

Star Bucks

In honor of tonight's opening of Episode III, I give to you Forbes Magazine's breakdown of Star Wars' dollars (snippet):

....While Lucas himself has done very well--he's personally worth $3 billion, according to our ranking of the world's richest people--the amount of money generated by the Star Wars franchise over the course of its lifetime is sufficient to eclipse the annual gross domestic product of Paraguay--nearly $20 billion....

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