Let’s Rap About Star Wars

Being a fan, especially in the age of the internet, means you’ll probably come across a fan work at some point. The more famous examples like fanfiction and fanart you have probably already seen or at least heard of. From late night talk show hosts surprising actors with a painting of a character they’ve played […]

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Legends Die Hard

“The world has changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost.” — Lord of the Rings There were tears when the EU became “Legends”, but was everything really lost? When the original Star Wars Expanded Universe was retired […]

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Masculine, Feminine, and Myth

When The Force Awakens hit theaters, despite an overwhelmingly positive reception, it seemed to receive one very particular criticism. It was too much like the original Star Wars, enough so that some were accusing it of feeling like it was little more than a rehash. This  is interesting because the driving force behind Star Wars […]

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