By Hannah Tatar I am a self-proclaimed “EU Baby.” An older Millennial whose Star Wars fandom was nurtured in the chapters of Expanded Universe novels, such as Heir to the Empire and The Courtship of Princess Leia. Due to this fact, I struggle to identify with the Disney Canon as a fan, feeling disappointed in story … Continue reading The EU isn’t gone… it just had a nose job…
"New year, new you" doesn't have to be all about a weight-loss and/or exercise plan, it could be all about how you want to change something about your fandom - whether it's to put less stock in "canon" & keeping up with every little thing, or simply being more open-minded about what it means to … Continue reading Star Wars New Year’s Resolutions
In October of 2012 we were blown away by the sudden revelation that George Lucas had sold Star Wars to Disney, and new movies continuing the legendary saga were on the way. Being a huge fan of the Expanded Universe, my mind reeled at the horrifying thought that this could only mean one of two … Continue reading Legends Concepts in the New Canon
When I first heard that Star Wars was being purchased by Disney, that most current Star Wars content was to become "Legends," and that a new canon would be established that included another, new trilogy, I was, like most people, apprehensive. But after realizing that I was quite happy with how the new owners been … Continue reading Getting over Star Wars FOMO, Or: You don’t have to catch them all!
Does anyone remember when different fandoms fought with each other over which fictional universe they'd dedicated their devotion to was better instead of fighting amongst themselves over what segment or opinion about a segment of the same fictional universe was better? (Fanboys is a terrific movie, by the way, if you haven't seen it, please, … Continue reading Star Wars vs. Star Wars Or: Why Fandom Infighting is Ridiculous