In this episode, I take a look at Princess Leia's character arc in the Original Trilogy and if she is bossy. I go into how society views women, specifically using Princess Leia as my example. The podcast episode was inspired by my daughter, where I see "bossy" traits emerging. Is it okay to be assertive … Continue reading Episode X: In Which We Discuss Princess Leia, #BanBossy and Karens
Fan Art Friday again! Woohoo! I apologize in advance for my slightly blurry photo. I didn't realize it until I uploaded it here and I'm too lazy to go find my book again, take a photo and then add it here. #FirstWorldProblems. Mei-Mei and I choose the same picture every month and then compare/contrast to … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! Slave Leia with Hints of Amidala
Imagine Jabba the Hutt in your mind. You see him, right: this big, lumbering, gangster slug? Now...what color is he? Green? Orange belly? But, wait, is it an orange belly? Or is it yellow? Or a weird tan? And what shade of green is he? I'm thinking of three different shades in my head. And … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! But what color is Jabba anyway?
Don't you just love the Original Trilogy with it's old school, kind of lame names? Perfect example is this weeks Ephant Mon. We all know that the name is really Elephant Man because he's kind of an elephant. The lack of imagination sometimes for names in the OT was not like it is now. Other … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! Old school name(s)
Ewoks. Love them or hate them. I wrote a post about this three years ago and got some interesting comments that helped demystify it for me, but I still like them. The hardest part for me to understand on this argument is that I think one reason a lot of people hate them is because … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Wicket’s Musings & Rehashing the Ewok Hate