Final Round Suvudu Cage Match: #SWEU Leia versus Movie Leia

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It’s down to Leia of the Expanded Universe versus Leia of the movies in the finals of Suvudu’s Cage Match. . . . → Read More: Final Round Suvudu Cage Match: #SWEU Leia versus Movie Leia

Let the Ladies Dance

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In the last two weeks, the topic of which Star Wars characters are recognizable to casual fans of the franchise has come up twice. Both times, it sparked fan reaction because the consequences of “recognizability” result in the representation of more male characters than female ones. That’s not to say it isn’t a longstanding truth of Star Wars that male characters have been represented in the galaxy far, far away. Having blogged about the topic for a few years now, though, it’s clearly a truth to me that because “recognizability” has been viewed through a distinctively male lens, this has created a cycle where it’s difficult for female characters to gain traction. . . . → Read More: Let the Ladies Dance

More Tributes For Aaron Allston

Last month the Star Wars community mourned the loss of author Aaron Allston. I shared my own thoughts, and Club Jade compiled a list of loving tributes from around the web. Recently, Michael Stackpole spoke eloquently about his longtime friend. . . . → Read More: More Tributes For Aaron Allston

Interview with James S.A. Corey

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FANgirl Blog interview James S.A. Corey, the pseudonym of Honor Among Thieves co-authors Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. . . . → Read More: Interview with James S.A. Corey

Kay Reviews Honor Among Thieves by James S.A. Corey

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Kay reviews Star Wars: Honor Among Thieves by James S.A. Corey. . . . → Read More: Kay Reviews Honor Among Thieves by James S.A. Corey

Skywalking Through Neverland: EU and the Movies

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A couple of weeks ago I joined Robert Bapst of The Bald Solo on Skywalking Through Neverland for their episode “Expanded Universe – Should They Stay Or Should They Go?” . . . → Read More: Skywalking Through Neverland: EU and the Movies

RIP Aaron Allston

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Beloved Star Wars Expanded Universe author Aaron Allston has died. . . . → Read More: RIP Aaron Allston

Blood, Honor and Matriarchs: The Hapan Women of Star Wars – Part Four

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The fourth and concluding section of the Hapan roundtable discussion. . . . → Read More: Blood, Honor and Matriarchs: The Hapan Women of Star Wars – Part Four

Blood, Honor and Matriarchs: The Hapan Women of Star Wars – Part Three

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Part Three of the discussion series on the Hapan women of Star Wars. . . . → Read More: Blood, Honor and Matriarchs: The Hapan Women of Star Wars – Part Three

More Thoughts From Women On Expanded Universe

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Following up on canon and Story Group with thoughts from women around the web on Expanded Universe. . . . → Read More: More Thoughts From Women On Expanded Universe