Episode 141: What Does A Healthy Relationship Look Like Between Creators & Consumers?
On this week's episode, Barb, Carl, Devin, Eve, and Gina talk about the relationship between content creators – LucasFilm, Disney, etc. – and the consumers. How the conversation has evolved, and devolved, over time and examples of this. We also chat Star Wars #50, potential filming locations for Episode IX, and two characters (one confirmed) that will make an appearance in said untitled ST film.
News Stories For the Week:
The Empire's Retribution Begins in Star Wars Marvel #50 (Link)
Marvel Reveals How Darth Vader Began Infiltrating The Rebellion (Link)
Marvel's Star Wars Comic Takes A Dark Turn (Star Wars #50 Review) (Link)
STAR WARS: EPISODE IX Will Shoot Scenes At Cardington Airship Sheds; Does This Signal A Return To Yavin IV? (Link)
‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Eyes Keri Russell (Link)
Star Wars: Episode IX Reportedly Casts Keri Russell In An ‘Action-Heavy’ Role (Link)
Billy Dee Williams Joining ‘Star Wars’ Episode IX, According to The Hollywood Reporter (Link)
More Hints That a Familiar Star Wars Star Could Return for Episode IX (Link)
Closer Look: What Does A Healthy Relationship Look Like Between Creators & Consumers?
Fan Fury, Fan Power: The Changing Relationship Between Creators & Consumers (Link)
Chuck Wendig Tweet Thread (Link)
Artist Compiles How Harassment from Star Wars Trolls Has Affected the Franchise's Cast and Crew (Link)
Ahmed Best - Once Suicidal On Account of Fan Backlash (Link)
Opinion: Why Christopher McQuarrie Swearing Off Star Wars Might Actually Be A Good Thing (Link)
A Potential Star Wars Director Is No Longer Interested Following Fan Harassment (Link)
Did ‘The Last Jedi’ Ruin Your Childhood? James Gunn Tells Angry ‘Star Wars’ Fans to ‘Go to Therapy’ (Link)
James Mangold's Reactions to James Gunn's Tweets (Link)
Media Fandom & Audience Subcultures (Link)
– The Continuum Of Fandom [Diagram discussed on show]
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