The Curious Case Of Willrow Hood [WAAMN Chapt. 3.9]
How a Star Wars character turned a few seconds of screen time into an evolving legacy—thanks to superfans of a galaxy far, far away.
This is your weekly installment of my new book, We Are All Musicians Now. To make sure you don’t miss future serializations, subscribe here. Below you’ll find Chapter 3: Rise of the Superfan (Part 8). Enjoy!
I opened this “Rise of the Superfan” chapter of We Are All Musicians Now by revealing how realized I wasn’t a true Star Wars fanatic. Back in 2015, I saw a group of conventioneers dressed up as a minor character named Willrow Hood, all running around and carrying ice cream makers in tribute to his appearance in The Empire Strikes Back.
What I held back from that account might be the most important part of all.
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