Podcasts in Review

September 26, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. Blast Points Podcast Episode 188
  2. Brews and Blasters Episode 225
  3. The Soundtrack Show Raiders of the Lost Ark: the Music (Part IV)
  4. Grand Moff Talkin’ Episode 114
  5. The Deucecast Movie Show Episode 397

Honorable Mentions

  • Talking Bay 94 Episode 47 features an interview with Alan Harris

Now here is this week’s Podcasts in Review…

Beyond the Outer Rim: Dave Filoni Chopping Carrots Jon hosts this episode with his wife Julia as they talk about Celebration and celebrities, Disney+ and what will be on it, the Chef Show and Dave Filoni appearing on an episode, Rey and lightsaber training, and more. Kind of a general topic episode as they touch on various things.

Podcast Network: Cinema Shelf
Runtime: 52 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jon, and Ross
Rating: Good

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 188 they talk about the Star Wars radio dramas with guests John and Maria Jose Tenuto. They go over early radio dramas, how the Star Wars radio dramas came about, Brian Daley, the voice actors and sound effects, and more. Great conversation and discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 40 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Great

Brews and Blasters: Episode 225 they talk about apples, rewatching Star Wars, new Collector’s Hutt logo, blurgs, Star Wars Alien Archive excerpt, A Quite Place guys meeting with Lucasfilm, Rian Johnson update, Galaxy’s Edge music, Galaxy’s Edge bottles, Amazon Palpatine issues, SDCC exclusives, and Hasbro speculation. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 53 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Joe, and Chris
Rating: Fun

Brews and Blasters: Episode 226 they talk about fighting rancors, the Emperor coming back, John Williams in concert, The Mandalorian EW coverage, toys and listener feedback. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 53 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Joe, and Chris
Rating: Fun

Coffee With Kenobi: Episode 296 Dan, Cory, Tom and their kids talk about Indiana Comic-Con. They also touch on news, and go over the trailer for The Mandalorian. Good episode.

Podcast Network: Coffee With Kenobi
Runtime: 49 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dan Zehr
Rating: Good

Comic Book Noob: Stumptown goes over the upcoming TV show and the comic it’s based upon. They go over the inspiration, the story and what it’s about.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 17 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Scott, Matt, and Regina
Rating: Good

DorkLair: Episode 108 they talk about new figures, toy news, then review the Hasbro HyperReal Darth Vader. Good episode.

Podcast Network: RetroZap
Runtime: 1 hour 6 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Bill, Chris, and Larry
Rating: Good

Fangirls Going Rogue: Episode 19.10 they talk about what they’ve been up to and buying, they go over the D23 Star Wars news, the TROS trailer, The Mandalorian, Cassian stuff, Obi-Wan, Marvel news, Disney+ and they have an interview from D23 Expo.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Sarah, Teresa, and Tricia
Rating: Good

Fly Casual: Episode 242 no Corey in this episode but they do have on Sancho Panda as they talk Sega mini, Dark Crystal, Transformers cartoons, the news, Princess Bride reboot, Kate Bishop casting, Lucasfilm and writers, Star Wars toys and kids, and then they discuss the movie Sucker Punch. Dare I say a lot of misplaced love for this movie? Well, if you liked it, this one is for you.

Podcast Network: Betterkind Media
Runtime: 1 hour 40 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Corey, Garrick, Mike, and Steve
Rating: Good

Grand Moff Talkin’: Episode 114 they talk about their favorite droids, from BB-8 to HK-47, they cover those of Legends and those from the films. Fun discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 48 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jake, Jasmin, and Riley
Rating: Fun

Kanata’s Castle: Episode 65 Becca shares an injury story for one of her kids, they discuss The Rise of Skywalker worries, Kylo and Snoke thoughts, Aunt Beru and Bocci, Star Was madlibs

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 11 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Becca, and Devon
Rating: Good

Lattes With Leia: Episode 41 they talk spiders, then they talk about jobs in Star Wars as they discuss their own jobs and what they would like to do in the galaxy far, far away which ultimately leads to bar tending. The audio levels for this episode are really low, so you’ll have to crank this one up to hear it. Just be careful to turn it back down before the next song or podcast in your playlist kicks off or your ears will get blasted.

Podcast Network: Coffee With Kenobi
Runtime: 49 minutes
Audio Quality: Okay
Production Quality: Okay
Hosts: Amy, and Andrea
Rating: Okay

Lipstick and Lightsabers: Episode 29 Alex and Shannon share Shi’s Star Wars story.

Podcast Network: Network 1901
Runtime: 3 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Host: Alex, and Shannon
Rating: Okay

Magic on a Dollar: Episode 73 goes over news, new Tomorrowland sign, gondolas, other stuff, and then Dave talks about going to Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge and Disney World. Good episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 39 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Editing: Excellent
Host: Dave
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: Bill Burr in The Mandalorian, Anakin & The Emperor in Utah, TROS Talk: RFR LIVE! is a listener call in show as they talk cheeseburgers, The Mandalorian, Hasbro, the sequel movies, Hayden and Ian’s hospital visit, Bill Burr, and Snoke and Palpatine theories.

Podcast Network: Rebel Force Radio
Runtime: 2 hours 27 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 1907 goes over the comic Age of Resistance: Special #1.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 13 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars Sessions: Episode 30 Matt and Bly go over news, Leia’s backstory, The Mandalorian, Star Wars Resistance winning an award, then they discuss whether technology helped or hindered George Lucas with the prequels. They also go over fan feedback and recite a poem on dewbacks. Good discussion. Good episode.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 1 hour 30 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Bly, and Matt
Rating: Good

Talking Bay 94: Episode 47 features an interview with Alan Harris who talks about how he got into film, working as an extra and stand in, and his various roles in the Star Wars films. Great interview.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 15 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Host: Brandon Wainerdi
Rating: Great

TechnoRetro Dads: More Time Travel, Money, and Cars they share some fall jokes, go over news, cereal, then talk about Eddie Money, The Cars, and time travel video games, plus listener feedback.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 17 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: JediShua, and Shazbazzar
Rating: Fun

The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 397 features guest author KB Hoyle as they play a movie game then discuss movies that were adapted from books. Fun discussion.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 29 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Fun

The GALactic Podcast: Episode 6 is hosted by Lauren and Andrea as they talk about the villains of Star Wars. They talk about Palpatine, Vader/Anakin, Krennic, Snoke and more. There’s some minor buzzing sound with the audio, okay overall, but good discussion and good hosts.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 1 minute
Audio Quality: Okay
Production Quality: Okay
Hosts: Andrea, and Lauren
Rating: Good

The Nerd Room: Episode 185 they go over recent acquisitions, toys, toy finds, IT Chapter 2, the new LEGO Star Destroyer set, Triple Force Friday, EW’s Mandalorian coverage, Disney+ and MCU, Joker, and what they’re looking forward to this year. Good episode.

Podcast Network: Star Wars Commonwealth
Runtime: 1 hour 37 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Tim, Troy, and Sunjay
Rating: Good

The Soundtrack Show: Raiders of the Lost Ark: the Music (Part IV) goes over the music for the rest of the film, the Raiders march, A British Tar, end music, and Ben Burt on the sound effects. Good episode finishing off a great look at the music of Raiders.

Podcast Network: HowStuffWorks
Runtime: 44 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: David Collins
Rating: Good

We Serve Droids: Top 10 Planets they play a game, then discuss their 10 favorite Star Wars planets. From Scarif tiki bars to biblical trees on Dagobah, they have some fun with it. They even talk about which planet would have the worst trip adviser reviews. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: N/A 
Runtime: 1 hour 23 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Editing: Excellent
Host: Scott, and Chris
Rating: Fun

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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