The Dorky Diva Show: Episode 3 with Brian Ballance

On this month's episode of The Dorky Diva Show, Savanna introduces her new co-host Brian Ballance and they share a spoiler-filled discussion about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.  If you'd like to check out Brian's podcast when Savanna guest starred on his show, click here- https://soundcl…

The Belonging You Seek Is Not Behind You, It Is Ahead

Let's be real. 2016 was a rough year for a lot of us. I'm pretty transparent with my life online through my blog and social media, but I struggled with something over the last few months that I didn't display publicly. If you've been following The Dorky Diva since this summer, then …

48-Hour Shoretrooper

It's no secret that I love the costumes of Star Wars. I've written about them in the past here on TheDorky Diva, I'm a member of the 501st Legion, and I've helped create costumes for Star Wars fans who want to get involved with charity work through the 501st. Many of my friends kno…

Rogue One Review

Warning: This post contains spoilers. Do not read if you haven't seen Rogue One!
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story made a spectacular debut last week in theaters across the world. Walking into my 7:40pm showing on December 15th, I had no idea what to expect. Sure, I had seen all of the trailers and T…

Floral Helmets

This week I celebrated completing my final project for the last class of my photography minor. For the series, I explored the contrast of masculine and feminine elements between Star Wars helmets and flowers. As a woman who paints prop replica helmets in a male-dominated industry, I thought the fl…