Were you a gigantic sci-fi geek growing up?
"I went as Luke Skywalker on several Halloweens, and I devoured Douglas Adams Hitchhiker series. It was in my thirties that I got more into Star Trek, and comics, and Doctor Who, which would sound like a ticket to a divorce, but my wife is a pretty big Trekker."
Pictured: Mel contemplating the meaning of life. And what he'll get from the cafeteria for lunch.