Help us, Star Wars coronavirus memes. You’re our only hope.

Help us, Star Wars coronavirus memes. You're our only hope.

Our planet is under attack from a deadly enemy the size of midichlorians. Unfortunately, we haven’t yet discovered any weaknesses in its tiny thermal exhaust ports that could let us blow this thing and, um, leave home. 

Our only hope, right now, is if our memes — spreading the word about handwashing and social distancing in a funny, memorable, utterly shareable way — can go faster than the virus. And that means it’s time to bring out the big guns, because only one movie franchise’s memes can travel at point five past light speed. 

Star Wars fans, thankfully, are stepping up and fulfilling their destiny. Here’s a selection of what they’ve come up with. Hopefully, these will help your younglings learn to protect the Obi-Wans and Yodas in their lives by staying away from them.  Read more…

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