Watch Nerdvana contributor’s ‘Star Wars’ presentation for Ignite Phoenix

Nerdvana contributor and Pop Goes the Culture movie reviewer Dustin Diehl was among 18 presenters at the Ignite Phoenix #9 event at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.

Ignite events are five-minute “elevator pitches” by local creatives talking about their current projects or favorite ideas. Last April, Dustin presented “You’ll Never Watch Star Wars the Same Way Again,” digging into the arcane threads that bind the original Star Wars trilogy to the vast Expanded Universe of novels, games, comics and action figures that go beyond what was filmed. This time, Dustin’s presentation was “How Attending a Star Wars Convention Could Change the World.”

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