Chris Taylor

How Star Wars Conquered the Universe

Chris Taylor

Talk: How Star Wars Conquered the Universe

Chris Taylor stops by the Googleplex to discuss his latest work on the societal impact of Star Wars. Lord Vader visits to us by courtesy of Saber Combat (,

Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor is deputy editor of Mashable, the world’s largest social media and technology news website. Taylor has covered the intersection of business and culture for two decades in Time magazine, Business 2.0 magazine, Fortune Small Business, and Fast Company. He is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Oxford University.

The Book

Chris Taylor traces the series from the difficult birth of the original film through its sequels, the franchise’s death and rebirth, the prequels, and the preparations for a new trilogy. Providing portraits of the friends, writers, & marketers who labored behind the scenes to turn Lucas’s idea into a legend, Taylor also finds out how Star Wars has attracted and inspired so many fans for so long.

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