Podcasts in Review

January 23, 2020 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. The Deucecast Movie Show Episode 414
  2. Blast Points Podcast Episode 202
  3. Star Wars Bookworms Episode 109
  4. We Have Spoken: A Mandalorian Podcast Chapter 7 and 8
  5. Fly Casual Episode 255

Honorable Mentions

Now here is this week’s Podcasts in Review…

Blast Points Podcast: The Black Hole is a Patreon episode as they go over the old classic, the time it came out, marketing, the style of the movie, its reception, memories and highlights from the film.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 47 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Fun

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 202 they talk about the Darksaber, George Lucas and baby Yoda, Boba Fett and the Mandalorians, their origin, mentions in print, their history, the purge, their role in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, and The Mandalorian. Good pull on the weapon Sabine made being able to wipe out Mandalorians. Did Moff Gideon get ahold of that for the purge?

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 54 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Fun

Brews and Blasters: Episode 243 goes over The Mandalorian chapter 8 as they discuss the finale for season one. Fun discussion.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 6 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Joe, and Chris
Rating: Fun

Brews and Blasters: Episode 244 continues The Rise of Skywalker discussion.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 55 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Joe, and Chris
Rating: Fun

Coruscant Radio Underground: Episode 41 they talk about bar trivia, Project Luminous and speculation, The Rise of Kylo Ren comic, Ben and his downfall.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 53 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Andrew, and Merisha
Rating: Good

Faking Star Wars Radio: The Special Editions w/ Mark Austin Storm Duper and Teeb play Duel of the Fakes, great gag on “the button”, then they interview Mark Austin about his work on the special editions. Afterwards Teeb and Storm Duper talk about the special editions and their thoughts on them. Good episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 42 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Storm Duper, IG-69, and Teeb
Rating: Good

Fly Casual: Episode 255 they talk about segues, Cats, The Witcher, The Cosby Show, Star Wars, Ricky Gervais Golden Globes opening, and The Mandalorian episodes 7 and 8.

Podcast Network: Betterkind Media
Runtime: 2 hours 6 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Corey, Garrick, Mike, and Steve
Rating: Fun

Fly Casual: Episode 256 they talk about The Rise of Kylo Ren comic, Project Luminous, then they discuss gas station junk food, which they also sample as they discuss. Very different kind of episode, and be careful if you’re hungry as this will just drive you to eating some really unhealthy, but tasty food.

Podcast Network: Betterkind Media
Runtime: 1 hour 34 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Corey, Garrick, Mike, and Steve
Rating: Fun

Galactic War Report: Episode 185 they talk about random stuff, who they’re grinding, Heal Team Six, and old republic characters.

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

Kessel Run Weekly: The Rise of Skywalker Crew Review they all share their thoughts on The Rise of Skywalker. Pretty positive discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 31 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Cheyenne, Danny, and Grace
Rating: Good

Lattes With Leia: Mandalorian Thoughts they share some TROS thoughts, talk a little Jedi: Fallen Order, and they discuss The Mandalorian.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 14 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Amy, and Andrea
Rating: Good

Me and My Padawan: Episode 35 they talk about hiking, Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Darth Plagueis, Galaxy’s Edge cookbook, The Mandalorian, and they have some audio interview bit with friends to talk about The Mandalorian. Good episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 51 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Bradem, Dillon, and Ryan
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: Splinter of the Mind’s Eye – Chapters 1-4 they talk about moss-hoppers and some other stuff, then they discuss Alan Dean Foster’s Splinter of the Mind’s Eye.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 52 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: Splinter of the Mind’s Eye – Chapters 5-8 they talk about The Rise of Skywalker, other stuff, and The Mandalorian finale. They they go over chapters 5 through 8 for Splinter of the Mind’s Eye.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 55 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: Splinter of the Mind’s Eye – Chapters 9-End they talk about Babu Frik, some more TROS, Wookieepedia article of the week, then they wrap up Splinter of the Mind’s Eye.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 53 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: Dark Force Rising – Chapters 1-4 they talk about books, canon and legends, author James Luceno, then they dive into Timothy Zahn’s Dark Force Rising, the second book in the Thrawn trilogy.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 52 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 48 they go over season one of The Mandalorian with guests Joe and Chris.

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

Podcast Stardust: Episode 49 is a news episode as they talks TROS and Oscars, Rian Johnson comments, novelization being pushed back, comic news, and baby Yoda food creations.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 28 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: Rumored Trevorrow Ep IX Script & The Rise of Skywalker Call-in Show they go over a Palpatine theory, listeners call-in on TROS, they talk about the Trevorrow script, and Star Wars and the Oscars.

Podcast Network: Evergreen Podcasts
Runtime: 1 hour 44 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2022 takes a look at the Star Wars comics coming in 2020.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 8 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2023 talks about Taika Waititi’s busy schedule and the Star Wars rumors.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 9 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars Bookworms: Episode 109 they talk a little about Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars merch, then they talk about The Rise of Skywalker and their thoughts on the film.

Podcast Network:  2nd Airborne Division
Runtime: 41 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Teresa, and Aaron
Rating: Great

TechnoRetro Dads: Football Games, Video Games, and a Game of World Domination Called Risk they talk football, Oscars, movies and remakes, home arcades, Saturday morning cartoons, the board game Risk, and magazines.

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 414 they share their Oscar thoughts, then they discuss movies to see and movies to skip as they go through the actors and actresses nominated for the Oscars and the directors. Leads to a fun discussion. And while Earl does have a mic issue, it isn’t that bad of an issue and they do end up fixing it.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 39 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Great

The Star Wars Report: Episode 419 Riley and Scott Ryfun talk about The Rise of Skywalker. Good episode.

Podcast Network:  2nd Airborne Division
Runtime: 40 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Bruce, Mark, and Riley
Rating: Good

We Have Spoken: A Mandalorian Podcast: Chapter 7 and 8 they talk about whether baby Yoda may have had some Jedi training, predictions for Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and great breakdowns of both episodes of The Mandalorian.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 16 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Al, Anna, and Liam
Rating: Great

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