Tosche Station on Location: Episode VII at Dragon Con

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Brian and Nanci sit in with Brian Young, Riley and Bethany Blanton, James Clarke, and Amy Ratcliffe to discuss what we know about Episode VII (not much) and field questions from the audience.

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Tosche Station on Location: All the Single Ladies

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The topic is sexism and representation in Star Wars and the fandom as a whole. Janine Spendlove, Amy Ratcliffe, and Kathryn Hinds join Tosche Station’s Nanci, Bria, and Brian to discuss the portrayal of women in Star Wars and the numerous marketing blunders committed in the last year.

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Tosche Station On Location: Farewell Clone Wars and Hello Rebels

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From Dragon Con, we’ve got panel audio from the Star Wars track’s Clone Wars and Rebels panel. The panelists include our own Bria, Amy Ratcliffe, Brian Nowicke of EUCantina, Riley and Bethany Blanton, and Tom Hutchins of the Mandolorian Mercenaries.

The panelists discuss their favorite moments and characters from the Clone Wars and preview what they’re looking forward to in Rebels.

Stay tuned for more panel audio!

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Tosche Station on Location: Road Trip with Carl Cunningham

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Carl Cunningham of StarWarsRoadTrips.com sits down in the Star Wars at Dragon Con track to discuss his trips to Star Wars filming locations and how you can make your own sojourns to see where the Saga was created.

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Review: Star Wars: Legacy #18

It is with a heavy heart that I have to write a review of Star Wars: Legacy #18.  The final issue of Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman’s stellar series is released today and while it’s going to be a shame to see this series go, they definitely leave just as strong as they started.

This review contains some spoilers for the entire series.

Imperial Knights versus the Sith on the Floating World!  And just whose side is Darth Wredd on?  It’s an action packed finale as Ania Solo and all of her friends fight not only for their survival but that of the Empress Fel herself.

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Rebels Clip: Entanglement

It’s Zeb’s turn in the third of four short Rebels films.  He may not be good with directions but he’s great with stormtroopers.

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Tosche Station at Dragon Con

Dragon Con logoIt’s nearly the most wonderful time of the year–Dragon Con, that is! Once again members of the Tosche Station staff will be in attendance at the largest gathering of geeks in the Southeastern United States. For those not in the know (or who didn’t listen to our Dragon Con preview podcast last week), Dragon Con is held Labor Day weekend in Atlanta, Georgia, and features fan tracks from Alternate History to Young Adult Literature.

The Star Wars track, run by Brandy Roatsey and an intrepid team of volunteers, has its home base in room A706 in the Mariott. Stop by to marvel at their always entertaining room decorations and stay for panels featuring Star Wars authors. This year the track is hosting a new event–the Suits, Sinatra, and Star Wars cocktail mixer–on Friday night, which is sure to be a dapper fun time.

new dawnBrian, Nanci, and Bria will be on several panels. Stop by and say hello, and also for a chance to win one of 25 signed copies of the ARC of A New Dawn by John Jackson Miller!

Friday

  • 1 pm: A Farewell to Clone Wars, and Hello Rebels – Bria (Mariott  A706)
  • 4 pm: All the Single Ladies – Brian, Nanci, and Bria (Mariott A706)
  • 7 pm: An Introduction to Costuming – Bria (Mariott A706)

Saturday

  • 4 pm: Episode VII – Brian and Nanci (Mariott A601-602)
  • 7 pm: Advanced Costuming – Bria (Mariott A706)

Monday

  • 11:30 am: A New Hope: Who Was Luke Skywalker – Nanci (Mariott A706)

Don’t forget the Appreciating Aaron Allston and A.C. Crispin panel, which will be held Sunday at 5:30 pm in the Hyatt International North ballroom.

We hope to see you there!

 

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