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A hijab, which is often referred to as a headscarf, is worn by Muslim women all over the globe. It is a symbol faith, much like a flag or a banner. In cultures around the world, one can see the beautiful array of this traditional Muslim head dress.  Most western eyes, however, don’t understand its purpose, what with their passing frosty glares and all. Some even see it as a sign of oppression, which couldn’t be further from the truth.

To close this transcontinental gap and challenge stereotypes, there is a growing number of Muslim women who are finding creative ways to integrate their modest clothing styles and hijabs into pop culture via Cosplay. The most prominent of which, is Malaysian-based makeup artist Saraswati, known to her Instagram fans as Queen of Luna(more…)

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Has Found Its Captain Pike

When it was announced that CBS would once again visit the well and give us a new Star Trek series, it was welcome by many hard-core Trekkies. After all, it’s been 16 years since Star Trek: Voyager had gone off the air. While fans have had the Kelvin Universe films from JJ Abram’s Star Trek reboot and their subsequent sequels, there wasn’t anything on the small screen to hold us over. With the announcement of Star Trek: Discovery to not focus on a captain of a ship/space station for the first time, and the fact that it would be the first one that you had to pay for on CBS All Access, some fans were hesitant to embrace the new show. However, it won over the disbelievers as it was a hit with critics and fans.  (more…)

In case anyone forgot that the next Star Wars spinoff Solo: A Star Wars Story is coming out next month, LucasFilm is here with a new trailer.

The trailer offers new footage featuring Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Woody Harrelson as Han’s new mentor Tobias Beckett, Emilia Clarke as Han’s longtime friend Qi’ra, and Paul Bettany as the villain Dryden Vos. (more…)

It was recently announced, that Hasbro will be producing a massive 4ft Playset of Jabba’s sail barge from Star Wars Return of the Jedi and selling it at a not no modest price of $499.99.  It will be the most expansive action figure sets Hasbro has released in their history of making Star Wars merchandise. The pending release of this vast vehicle has toy enthusiast all a flutter and feeling very nostalgic. Imagine being a kid in the 80’s and having such a monumental play thing for your action figures?  Well, no need to imagine… ’cause the 80’s were awesome. That decade was the pinnacle era for action figures and the vehicles and toysets to go with them.  Some had one, some had all, and others had none but here’s a trip down memory lane to remember the biggest and best action figure playsets from the 80’s.

Oh, and for anyone that may still own one or more of these plastic marvels, may be entitled to a windfall of cash.  (more…)