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STAR WARS IS 40!

Star Wars is officially 40!

So here’s 40 things about Star Wars:

1. A NEW HOPE WAS RELEASED ON MAY 25th, 1977

2. THE NEXT MOVIE IS STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI WHICH COMES OUT THIS DECEMBER  310 more words

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Scifi Shines in Body Transformation Themes

Seeing the world as a sci-fi fan and with limitless possibilities, the big deal people make over transgender and transrace is petty and shallow. The majority of people can’t accept the diversity we already have, let alone adding other races from the galaxy into the mix. 22 more words

Weabs Speaking Japanese

Learning another language is always fun. One of the benefits is that it helps bridge cultural gaps, and is a window to understanding another culture. Don’t listen to what Tumblr tells you, anyone can and should learn another language. 718 more words

Anime

The Force will be with you, always.

As I said in my post about Carrie Fisher a few weeks ago, I’m definitely new to being a Star Wars fan. Still, I couldn’t resist taking the opportunity to talk a little bit more at length about how much of a nerd I am and why I came to love it so quickly, since yesterday was the 40th anniversary of Episode IV: A New Hope. 818 more words

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Anything but Books Tag

Hi all,

I talk a lot about books here, because they are one of my favorite things in the world, but today I come to you with a tag that’s different. 1,228 more words

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Fan Work Assignment

This past semester, I have been teaching a unit on Fan Studies as part of an Advanced Topics course offered to our first year students. 379 more words

Fandom

Weekly Transmission 5/26

Hi Star Wars fans! We are implementing a new feature on skytalkers.com… a week in review! Every Friday we’ll post our favorite finds from across the web: tweets, articles, photos, etc. 247 more words

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