Podcasts in Review

November 7, 2019 at 12:02 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. Skywalking Through Neverland Episode 264
  2. Makers of the Universe Episode 6
  3. Talking Bay 94 Episode 51
  4. Talking Bay 94 Episode 49
  5. Coffee With Kenobi Episode 303

Honorable Mentions

  • Radio Free Endor Final Trailer Breakdown which also includes some very interesting paranormal discussion.
  • Beskar’pod Episode 1 new podcast focusing on The Mandalorian.

Now here is this week’s Podcasts in Review…

Beskar’pod: Episode 1 is hosted by Johnamarie and Jeremy and kicks off a new podcast focused on The Mandalorian. In this episode they talk about Mandalorian merch, Johnamarie goes over a recap of Mandalorian history (which is really great), and they share their thoughts on the characters in The Mandalorian and their thoughts on the show. Good episode.

Podcast Network: The Star Wars Escape Pods Network
Runtime: 45 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jeremy, and Johnamarie
Rating: Good

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 194 Phantom Menace year continues as they look at the Force in The Phantom Menace. They go over the balance of the Force, midichlorians, the chosen one and more. Fun discussion.

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

Brews and Blasters: Episode 232 they talk Star Wars Igloo coolers, thoughts on Rey and clones, getting tickets for TROS, Cassian Andor news, and then they go over some listener emails. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 49 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Joe, and Chris
Rating: Fun

Coffee With Kenobi: Episode 303 features an interview with Anthony Daniels as they go over his book I Am C-3PO. Really nice interview.

Podcast Network: Coffee With Kenobi
Runtime: 38 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Dan Zehr
Rating: Good

Faking Star Wars Radio: The Rise of Skywalker Final Trailer Reaction they go over the trailer and have a lot of fun with it.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 33 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Host: Storm Duper
Rating: Fun

Galactic War Report: Episode 174 they talk about General Skywalker, what it takes to unlock him, his abilities, and how to beat him.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 46 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: John, and Sean
Rating: Good

Galactic War Report: Episode 175 begins with their Clone Parade song, then they have on guest CG_TopHat as they talk characters, the reek, nexu and acklay, Malevolence, game design and mechanics, and some nice insight into Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 1 hour 8 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Host: John, and Sean
Rating: Good

Galactic War Report: Episode 176 features guest Matt (no John in this episode) as they talk about new stuff in the game, new ships, new feats and more.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 54 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Host: John, and Sean
Rating: Good

Geeky Bubble: Resistance – Hunt on Celsor 3 they go over the episode of Star Wars Resistance. Fun discussion.

Podcast Network: The Star Wars Escape Pods Network
Runtime: 44 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Johnamarie, and Maria
Rating: Good

Grand Moff Talkin’: Episode 119 is another episode of fan fiction theater this week featuring more chapters from Jasmin’s fan fic and with special guest Zeke. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 59 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jake, and Riley
Rating: Fun

Hearts of Kyber: Episode 13 they talk about the theme of hope in Star Wars as they touch on each movie and how it’s the main theme of the franchise. Good discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 59 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Christy, and Rae
Rating: Great

Jedi Journals: November 2019 they go over comic news, Jay and Dennis review Star Wars Vol. 11: The Scourging of Shu-Torun, then Jay and Chris go over publishing news. Dennis returns to talk with Jay about Thrawn: Treason, then Chris and Jay wrap up with upcoming book and magazine releases.

Podcast Network: TheForce.net
Runtime: 2 hours 12 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jay, and Chris
Rating: Good

Kanata’s Castle: Episode 68 goes over the news then they breakdown The Rise of Skywalker trailer. Nice discussion.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 43 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Becca, and Devon
Rating: Good

Makers of the Universe: Episode 6 features a great interview with artist Tommy Lee Edwards. He talks about conventions, his home studio, working on Star Wars, Batman, his childhood comic character The Vindicator, and his friendship with Howard Chaykin. Definitely worth a listen.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 45 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Paul Davies
Rating: Great

Podcast Stardust: Episode 9 they talk about Darth Vader’s biggest moments as they go over movies, comics and the TV shows. Good discussion.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 44 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 10 is a news episode as they go over Benioff and Weiss, Rian Johnson, new Mandalorian trailer, character posters, Kenobi and Ewan McGregor, and comic news.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 35 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 11 they review Star Wars Resistance “Hunt on Celsor 3”. Good discussion.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 22 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Radio Free Endor: Final Trailer Breakdown starts off with some news, then special guest Jonathan Bell joins Jamie as they go over the trailer. About 56 minutes in, the episode switches gears as guests Caroline McKendrick and Marian Hill come on to talk about paranormal stuff for Halloween. Good episode and great guests.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 47 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Jamie
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: Benioff/Weiss OUT & New Mandalorian Trailer Review they talk about YouTubers, Halloween trick or treaters, Star Wars and director issues, the new Mandalorian trailer, and they go over some of the audio from The Mandalorian press conference.

Podcast Network: Rebel Force Radio
Runtime: 1 hour 55 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Sabers and Spells: Episode 6 they go over news, Disney+ and other streaming services, Stars Wars shows, Disney sequels, recent acquisitions and more.

Podcast Network: Skynet
Runtime: 54 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Christy, and Teresa
Rating: Good

Skytalkers: Resistance: Hunt on Celsor 3 they talk about the snow suits, trying to understand Doza and the Colossus, why it’s important that people don’t leave, thinking about where the show is heading, struggling to see a theme for the show, not sure about the big picture, and some other issues they’re dealing with in regards to the show.

Podcast Network: Star Wars Escape Pods Network
Runtime: 1 hour 1 minute
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Caitlin, and Charlotte
Rating: Okay

Skywalking Through Neverland: Episode 264 they talk about Star Wars and Halloween, upcoming events, then they talk with Star Wars film editor Paul Hirsch. He talks about getting into editing, his book, his work on Star Wars, the cut he’s most proud of, and his work beyond Star Wars. Great interview.

Podcast Network: Skynet
Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Richard, and Sarah
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 1945 is a Patreon Q&A episode as Allen talks about what the blue disk thing is in the Millennium Falcon in the TROS shots, whether Kylo has really talked to his grandfather, and Halloween Star Wars costumes.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 1946 goes over what’s coming in November for Star Wars.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 1947 goes over one detail about the Benioff and Weiss news.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 10 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 1948 goes over Star Wars Resistance “Hunt on Celsor 3”.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 7 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 1950 is an excerpt from Allen’s appearance on the Holochronicles Podcast.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 12 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars Bookworms: Episode 106 they talk about The Rise of Skywalker trailer, publishing news, they go over How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks and Other Galactic Survival Skills, and then they have an interview with the author Christian Blauvelt. Good interview. Good episode.

Podcast Network:  2nd Airborne Division
Runtime: 59 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Teresa, and Aaron
Rating: Good

Talking Bay 94: Episode 49 features an interview with Angus MacInnes who talks about his first acting role, learning on set, working on Star Wars, his work on Witness, working with Stanley Kubrick, and his cameo in Rogue One. Great interview. Definitely a good one to check out.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 16 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Host: Brandon Wainerdi
Rating: Great

Talking Bay 94: Episode 51 features an interview with Bill Hargreaves, prop maker and droid creator. He shares some great stories about working on Alien, The Empire Strikes Back, IG-88, mynocks, operating Jabba’s door droid, the B’omarr monks, EV-9D9, the probot, and making the infamous clothes hanger for Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark. Great interview. Another good one to check out.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 16 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Host: Brandon Wainerdi
Rating: Great

TechnoRetro Dads: Dogs, Disney+, and Discussion of The Rise of Skywalker they talk about mice, dogs, dog jokes, Disney+ and The Mandalorian, cartoon dogs, movie dogs, and the TROS trailer. Good episode.

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

The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 403 is a reflicktions episode as Dave, Mikey and Dr. Earl go over the movies and documentaries they’ve recently watched without spoiling anything. They touch on some new releases like El Camino, Gemini Man, Fractured, Dolemite is My Name, Jay & Silent Bob Reboot, Terminator Dark Fate, and some Cage watch with some Nicolas Cage movies. Good episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 18 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Good

The Nerd Room: Episode 192 features guest Carlos as they talk some about toys, the Joker‘s financial success, HBO Max and other streaming options, The Mandalorian, next Batman movie, Wonder Woman 84, Star Wars and Kylo Ren comic cover, and Benioff and Weiss leaving Star Wars. Lots of good discussions. No Sunjay in this one.

Podcast Network: Star Wars Commonwealth
Runtime: 1 hour 34 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Tim, Troy, and Sunjay
Rating: Good

What The Force?: The Power of Philosophy & the Need for Myth features guest Dominik Kulcsar as they talk about the book Theater of War, reading and experience story, trauma, fate, and more.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 59 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Marie-Claire Gould
Rating: Good

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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