I Know the Power of the Dark Side
I gotta tell you, after the news of not one, but three shootings in the last 2 months, as well as (and more emotionally jarring for me) the murder of a friend, I understand the power of the Dark Side. I understand the temptation to lean into that power and the strength that comes from…
Thrift Store Cosplay Big Finale!!
Day 31: Princess Leia, Han Solo & Luke Skywalker Today is the final day of my thrift store cosplay series. I really hope you all have enjoyed my shopping adventures. I certainly had a blast doing it! And now my wardrobe is tricked out!! I wanna hear what your favorites were and if this inspired…a galaxy far far away, A New Hope, Alderaan, Carrie Fisher, cosplayer, Costumes, Episode IV, ethical fashion, farm boy, fashion blog post, fblogger, Goodwill, Halloween ideas, Han Solo, Harrison Ford, Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker, Mark Hamill, Millennium Falcon, OMG Thrift, Plato’s Closet, Princess Leia, Salvation Army thrift store, scoundrel, Star Wars, Tattoine, You’re my only hope
Dating and Star Wars
It was a blind date…plain and simple. I walked into it with the lowest of expectations, because experience had taught me to be cautious and common sense had taught me to be sensible. I wasn’t bitter or jaded about the endeavor…not yet, at least. Just realistic, something I try very hard not to be on…Blog Topic, Blogger Girl, Blogging, Dating, Disney, Dorks, Fandom, Geeks, Life, Men, Movies, Nerd in the City, Nerds, New York City, Star Wars, women
A Thought on Alderaan
I want to take a moment and share a couple thoughts I’ve been having about the fateful planet of Alderaan. When we are first introduced to Alderaan (in Episode IV: A New Hope) it is the home world of the one and only Princess Leia. Which in and of itself is enough of a reason…
Prequels and Sequels and Spinoffs, Oh My!
If you are someone who is tired of seeing the same 7 or 8 franchises roll into theaters time and time again, I feel bad for ya, son. I got 99 problems, but that is definitely not one of them! I LOVE them! And I’m not saying all of them or any of them deserve…
A House Divided
No, I’m not talking about the current state of American politics. I’m talking about Star Wars. I am an…avid lover of Star Wars, this you know. So is my cousin. But when it comes to The Force Awakens we have vastly differing opinions. Mine is one of love and effervescence, his of skepticism and tentative…a house divided, canon, canon novels, Disney, dorks, Episode I, Episode II, Episode III, Episode IV, Episode V, Episode VI, Episode VII, geeks, George Lucas, Ghostbusters, glass box, hate, Jem, love, messy, nerds, pristine, sell out, Star Wars, Star Wars Universe, SWU, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Force Awakens, Transformers, untouched