“The opposite of grimdark is hopepunk.” - Alexandra Rowland in 2017. Caitlin and Charlotte explore just why we need HOPEPUNK now more than ever in Star Wars storytelling. On this episode: What is hopepunk? Is Star Wars inherently hopepunk? What stories have the potential to be more hopepunk than others and why is this a type of story we revere? All this and more on Skytalkers.
The original Tumblr post: https://ariaste.tumblr.com/post/163500138919/ariaste-the-opposite-of-grimdark-is-hopepunk
Vox article mentioned: https://www.vox.com/2018/12/27/18137571/what-is-hopepunk-noblebright-grimdark
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