“The Rise of Kylo Ren” Comic Discussion

Caitlin and Charlotte discuss Charles Soule’s bestselling Kylo Ren comic book, “The Rise of Kylo Ren.” A spoiler discussion on themes, choices, destiny, Ben’s character and fall, and more follows, including reactions.

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Fanzines with Kara DJ (“Into a Larger World”)

Caitlin and Charlotte welcome fanzine creator and collage artist Kara DJ to the show to discuss the history of fanzines, fandom, the process of fanzine creation, and much more, including Kara’s Star Wars Dinner!

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Nostalgia: The Data

The follow-up to our Nostalgia-themed episode is here! Caitlin and Charlotte talk through the survey results from the concept of nostalgia in Star Wars and current media.

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Click here for the Google Sheet of the full results to our Nostalgia survey, including written descriptions and opinions.

Our survey was conducted June 11th through June 19th, 2020 with 279 total respondents.

Source: Skytalkers Nostalgia & Star Wars Survey, June 2020.

Nostalgia

What role does nostalgia play in Star Wars story creation? In this two-part series, we examine the notion of nostalgia through a historical and contextual lens and talk about the pros, cons, our own bias, and more. Take our survey for our next episode by clicking HERE!

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Sources:

Black Lives Matter information
Patreon-suggested donation links

Lindsey Ellis’ nostalgia video
“Ends of Evangelion” (podcast on fan-service) from Imaginary Worlds
Nostalgia in media: Why do we keep looking to the past? (via Critical Hit)
What is Nostalgia Good For?