Vice Admiral Holdo: Age Representation in ‘The Last Jedi’

Vice Admiral Holdo: Age Representation in ‘The Last Jedi’

Reading Time: 1 minuteReading Time: 5 minutesLaura Dern as Vice Admiral Holdo Courtesy of Disney Age representation in The Last Jedi matters. A lot. Back when Carrie Fisher passed away last year, I pleaded that Rian Johnson and Kathleen Kennedy think carefully about what to do with Leia’s character for IX.  Apparently, the powers that be… Read More

Jedi Master Princess General Leia in ‘The Last Jedi’: The Feminist Hero We Deserve

Jedi Master Princess General Leia in ‘The Last Jedi’: The Feminist Hero We Deserve

Reading Time: 1 minuteReading Time: 5 minutes Leia in The Last Jedi represents more than a powerful female character; she represents all my aspirations as a teacher and human. After watching The Force Awakens, I feverishly penned a thank you to Carrie Fisher. As a geek woman, I can never thank Ms. Fisher for everything she gave… Read More

‘Eventide’ – The New Comic You Need

‘Eventide’ – The New Comic You Need

‘Eventide’ (pronounced Evan-Tide) is everything you’re looking for that you didn’t know you wanted. Written by newcomers Kimberly Gaines and Shawn Lanier, ‘Eventide’ is available at Grub Machine Comics starting today. The combination of originality, story, and awesome art makes this a comic that readers age 8 and up not only want to read but should read. Read More