Fan-Created Media, ft. Amy Richau and Danny Pirtle

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This episode is all about fan-created media and how it enriches our Star Wars fandom experience. There is no community like the Star Wars community, especially when fans are creating awesome content every day to support their passions. Caitlin and Charlotte are joined by Amy Richau (@amyrichau), writer for StarWars.com and creator of  #365StarWarsWomen, a project chronicling a different woman involved in Star Wars a day. They talk with her about fandom, women in Star Wars, and get to know her story.
Next, they’re joined by Danny Pirtle (@DannyPirtle19), creator of a website called Porgology that hosts articles, think pieces, and catalogs the different alien creatures that appear across the Star Wars canon. Danny then asked Caitlin and Charlotte to create a “Star Wars dinner” with only aliens and creatures.
Finally, Caitlin and Charlotte discuss two aspects of their fandom: fanfiction and fan-created videos. What’s up with the stigma behind fanfiction? What are our favorites and what do we look for in a “good” fanfiction? Why do we love fanvids so much and what is their origin? All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers!
Recommended by Charlotte:
Fanfiction:
1) Hidden by Disco Shop Girl, 2) Shattered Glass by Padlei 
Fan videos:
Recommended by Caitlin:
Fanfiction:
Fanvideos:
Here’s Our Channel Playlist where a ton of the ones Caitlin mentioned, and more, are stored.
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Fulcrum Files: Wolves and a Door & A World Between Worlds

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The penultimate episodes of Star Wars: Rebels are here and Caitlin and Charlotte break “Wolves and a Door” and “A World Between Worlds” down. Spoilers ahead! First, they give their highs and lows. Then, they dive into the story with questions like: What are the implications for the Star Wars saga overall? What about those voices? What does it all mean? What is the state of the Empire? In the character section, they discuss Ezra, Ahsoka, sacrifice, and even the Emperor.

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