Kanata’s Castle #44: Docking Bay 44, but it’s Phasma-first with Women in the Galaxy Far, Far Away

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Kanata’s Castle is all clear to land at Docking Bay 44, but it’s Phasma-first with Women in the galaxy far, far away. Yes, that’s right, Becca and Devon continue along their journey expounding upon the many women in Star Wars. But first, they catch-up on the latest Star Wars news: Josh Brener, the voice of Neeku from Star Wars Resistance appeared on The Star Wars Show, Industrial Light and Magic are expanding their offerings for the upcoming Disney Plus, Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy by Amy Ratcliffe released on October 30th, 2018, and more! So, you might want to buckle up, baby. It’s about to get Extra Dextra in the castle.

In this episode, Becca and Devon talk all things Phasma! That’s right, it’s Phasma-first, and it’s her way or the highway. Or rather, hyperspace way? Well, no matter, what matters is Phasma is a total powerhouse and an embodiment of empowerment for women everywhere. In other words, she’s fiercely loyal, but to no one else but herself. Phasma-first with attitude!

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Devon Meyers  is an Oppo-Award-winning podcast listener now turned podcaster. She first saw Star Wars in 1977 at the age of 16 and vowed she would one day marry Luke Skywalker. After The Force Awakens teaser in 2014 and then attending Star Wars Celebration Anaheim in 2015, her fandom had an awakening. Devon started writing and became involved in fandom social media. She started a YouTube channel where she shares her gaming highlights from Star Wars Battlefront, trailer reactions, one of which was featured on “The Star Wars Show,” videos about “Cooking Star Wars,” and shares her fandom in “Show & Tell with Red5Mom,” Devon’s Star Wars Story can be heard on Scott Ryfun’s podcast “My Star Wars Story.”

She is also an award-winning cosplay artist and member of the Rebel Legion as a formal Jocasta Nu. At age 55, she considers herself to be a vintage Star Wars fan. She is retired from youth sports photography and preschool teaching and resides in Virginia with her husband, mother in law, and two of her four kids. Follow her on Twitter, Twitch, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook @Red5Mom.

Becca Benjamin is the former editor-in-chief of the Cantina Cast website and current co-host of Tarkin’s Top Shelf. She also prepares titles and captions for Lucasfilm artist Steve Anderson and contributes to Coffee with Kenobi, and Makingstarwars.net. In her words, “I do Star Wars! Yes, it’s a verb and my escape from the mundane ways of life. In other words, I’m just a simple girl trying to make my way in the universe.” Connect with Becca on Twitter @urangelb.

Kanata’s Castle #44: Docking Bay 44, but it’s Phasma-first with Women in the Galaxy Far, Far Away

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