Imperial Hippies

The AT-AT of the Imperial Hippies. It’s a new and more threatening version of the 1960′s hippies’ VW Microbus that is perfectly and poetically suited to the modern era.

Imperial Hippies and their VW Microbus AT-AT
VW Microbus AT-AT

I really don’t think it was the intent of the Star Wars fan who crafted this odd piece of fan art to so aptly sum up what the hippies have turned into, but he or she succeeded nonetheless.

In American society and politics, the hippies of the 1960′s have metamorphosed into an evil empire of Liberal baby boomers hell-bent on imposing an authoritarian regime…for our own good of course.

Related Reading:

Faith & Fandom: Finding God In Sci-Fi, Superheroes, & Video Games
San Fran '60s: Stories of San Francisco and the Birth of the Hippies
Obama's America: Unmaking the American Dream
Repurpose Your Career: A Practical Guide for Baby Boomers
Society: The Basics (10th Edition)

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3 Responses to “Imperial Hippies”

  1. Alan Scott Says:

    Jonolan ,

    Ah, if only the OWS comrades would have had one of those babies last year when they were camping . I bet it would be great to pick up women in . If the van is rockin don’t come knockin . Then again how would you get them up there ?

  2. jonolan Says:

    Yeah, it a shame. :lol:

  3. cmblake6 Says:

    LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!

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