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Free Play 180 | Reboots: Do We Need ‘Em? (Season 9 Finale)

In the season finale, Matt, Bubba, and Kate end Season 9 with the usual foolishness and introduce a new segment called “Do We Need ‘Em?”, where they look at some items and decide if we need them or not. Today, they’re looking at reboots of Harry Potter, the original Star Wars movies, and the concept of a new Marvel movie featuring original cast and characters that may no longer be part of the Marvel universe if you know what we mean.

Today in Nerd History | October 3

A daily re-cap of this date in the history of movies, TV shows, video games, comics, wrestling and more!

Faith & Fandom 2 | Tesh: Lady Malice & the Outer Rim Praxeum Lightsaber School

Tesh is an avid Star Wars fan that runs a lightsaber school akin to "jedi WWE". She also is a heavily involved cosplayer. Check out her journey as she found romance, community, adventure, and encouragement through through a galaxy far far away.

This Week in Nerd History | July 10-16

A quick nerd history lesson about Street Fighter, Sharknado, WWE, Monk, X-Men, Stranger Things, and a lot more!

Star Wars | The Complete LTN Resource List

Star Wars is more than just a movie franchise. It is a cultural phenomenon that has shaped and influenced generations of fans, creators, and industries. Since its debut in 1977, Star Wars has revolutionized the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and space opera, as well as the practices of movie sequels, merchandising, fan outreach, and tie-in book publishing. Star Wars references are deeply embedded in popular culture, and its iconic characters and themes are recognized and celebrated worldwide. Star Wars has even inspired political and scientific endeavors, such as President Ronald Reagan’s missile defense system nicknamed “Star Wars” and NASA’s exploration of distant planets. Star Wars is not just a story; it is a legacy that continues to shape our culture and imagination. Here is a collection of articles, podcasts, and videos celebrating Star Wars impact on our lives.

Back Row 549 – 552 | Rivalries & Fan Loyalty

Radio Matt & Mo take a look at rivalries in all areas of pop culture - from soda to streaming services, from fandoms to football. Plus, weird news, games, and more!

The Book of Boba Fett, Church, and The Danger of Expectations

How do we manage our expectations? Eric Osterday writes how we do this and how they shape our churches and nerd culture—for better and worse.

Healing from Shame with Bonds in Obi-Wan Kenobi – Episode 6

Steven Dobek writes how episode 6 of Obi-Wan Kenobi shows us how pursuing and fostering relationships are keys to recovering from our shame.

Facing the Past in Obi-Wan Kenobi – Episode 5

Steve Cullum writes about how the past haunts everyone in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, and how there are right and wrong ways to respond to it.

We Need to Talk About Hatred and Harassment in the Star Wars Fandom

Star Wars fans have a reputation for and history with toxicity. There's a path forward to promote good conduct and criticism in the fandom.