First Friday: Star Wars

It’s been a little bit since I’ve been to a First Friday event at the St Louis Science Center. My last visit was the Stranger Things themed night with my nieces.

But, of course, I couldn’t miss the Star Wars event for January.

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A Curious Decade

Let’s take a stroll down memory lane, and reflect on some of the most notable moments from the last decade:

Meeting Kevin Smith:

You can read the entire thing here, but without a doubt, Kevin Smith is one of the most significant things to happen to me in my entire life.

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Toxicity in Fandom

We have encountered a major problem within the community of geekery. My fellow nerds and my fandoms were once a safe escape from the rest of the world. When the jerks of the world were making it hard to get through the day, I could turn to my fictional escapes, and to my friends – online and in real life – that shared the same passions. I could turn to Instagram or Twitter or wherever. I remember being excited for new adaptations of comics or books or games, whatever, just because I had a new version of something I cared about to enjoy.
But things have been going downhill for a while now, and not just for me.

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Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Ride Rumors

 

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Disclaimer: Until confirmed by the company, these remain rumors. You can read the original post on Attraction Magazine’s site.

Everyone is on edge (heh), waiting for Galaxy’s Edge to open up this year. Personally, I’m dying to go, and can’t wait until the time comes I can finally plan my return to Disney World and devote a few days to immersing myself in one of my favorite fandoms. You can bet I’ll be decked out in all my Star Wars gear and ready to completely geek out.

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