“Darth” is a pseudonymous Twitter user with a terrific sense of humor, a loyal and highly interactive following, and a special gift for fast, funny, topical, reference-heavy, and often bespoke Photoshop work.
Here are five of @darth’s photos just from the last week.
Reactions to John Lewis at the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom:
When the hashtag “#NSAromcom” started floating around, @darth made many many posters to match Twitter users’ proposed titles:
This poster, featuring a relatively rare appearance by @darth him/her/itself, was just a response to Reuters’ Margarita Noriega tweeting that summer was ending:
I don’t even know what happened here, but it’s beautiful and funny for reasons I can’t explain or understand:
But this one is pretty easy for just about anyone to get:
Update: I challenged @darth to make a poster for the movie “The World According to @Darth,” using The World According to Garp as a reference. In less than thirty minutes, the poster was born, complete with tiny, perfect textual details that you have to see at full size to fully appreciate.