This week, our guest is friend of the podcast and sometimes co-host, Kitty Brown. We gush nerdily about Star Wars, George Lucas, Star Wars canon vs. Expanded Universe, Knights of the Old Republic, Dark Empire, diversity vs. uniformity in nerd culture, female superheroes, Agent Carter, X-Men, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Avengers: Age of Ultron, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Wolverine, Ellen Page, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, and the A Song of Ice and Fire TV show vs. the books.
Our guest is costume designer and founder of Cape and Cowl, Abby Polakow. Also joining us this week is special co-host, Kitty Brown. Kitty and Michael spoke with Abby about cosplay and costume design, photography, female model empowerment, feminism, leaked vs. released celebrity nudes, X-men, diversity in cosplay, nerd entitlement and nerd rage, social impact on media trends, The Walking Dead, Cassandra Cain Batgirl, Spoiler, cosplay advice, Power Girl, Harley Quinn, Catwoman, moving on from costume design, homemade cosplay, media costumes vs. cosplay, aerial silk, the 12th Doctor costume, and diversity in genre media.