Podcasts in Review

March 5, 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. Grand Moff Talkin’ Episode 134
  2. Blast Points Podcast Episode 208
  3. Rebel Force Radio The Jedi Master of George Lucas Impersonations
  4. The Last Missions (Doing Talking/Friends of the Force) Interview with Kevin Kiner
  5. Brews and Blasters Episode 249

Honorable Mentions

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 208 goes into the home releases for Star Wars. From the old Kenner viewer and Super 8 versions of the movie, through the VHS releases, laser disc, and DVD’s. It’s a fun trip down memory lane and a great look at all the different releases over the years.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 11 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Great

Brews and Blasters: Episode 249 features special guest Jay from Yakface as they talk all things toys. They share their thoughts on Hasbro and how they’re handling the Star Wars line, they talk about Hasbro Pulse and what’s the point of it, how other toy makers are doing it better, and more. Great discussion.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 46 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Joe, and Chris
Rating: Great

Card Trader Illuminerdy: The Rise of Skywalker, Spoiled – aka: The Last Card Trader they talk about the corona virus, better than sex cheeseburgers, they go over Rhett’s sealed TROS predictions, and Rhett goes on a tirade on why TROS is the worst Star Wars ever. As long as you don’t take it too serious, despite Rhett probably being serious, it’s funny.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 49 minutes
Audio Quality: Okay
Production Quality: Okay
Hosts: Mike, Tommy, and Rhett 
Rating: Funny

Coffee With Kenobi: Episode 325 Dan and Tom go over all the Project Luminous/The High Republic news.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 45 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dan Zehr
Rating: Good

Fly Casual Podcast: Episode 262 features guest Sancho Panda. They talk about what they’ve been up to, they go over Toy Fair news, Indiana Jones, and then they discuss their favorite albums.

Podcast Network: Betterkind Media
Runtime: 1 hour 46 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Corey, Garrick, Mike, and Steve
Rating: Good

Galactic War Report: Episode 190 is solo hosted by Sean as he goes over Galactic Legends requirements for Rey and Kylo, meta report and reworks. Some slight mic noises in this one.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 42 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Host: John, and Sean
Rating: Good

Grand Moff Talkin’: Episode 134 they joke around about being famous and living in mansions, then they do some Fan Fiction Theater as they read two short Star Wars fanfics, one being a Han and Greedo story, and the other focusing on Wedge and Luke. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 46 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jake, Jasmin, and Riley
Rating: Fun

Jedi Journals: March 2020 they talk about Project Luminous/The High Republic, Jay and Dennis go over Doctor Aphra Vol 7, then Jay and Chris go review Resistance Reborn and touch on upcoming releases.

Podcast Network: TheForce.net
Runtime: 1 hour 33 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jay, and Chris
Rating: Good

Kanata’s Castle: Episode 78 they talk about baby Yoda merch, Maz being an unknown species, The High Republic and other news, then they discuss the heart and spirit of Star Wars characters.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 12 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Becca, and Devon
Rating: Good

Lipstick and Lightsabers: Episode 49 features Samantha Kacho who goes over her Star Wars fandom.

Podcast Network: Network 1901
Runtime: 7 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Alex, and Shannon
Rating: Good

Newcomers: Star Wars Ep. II – Attack of the Clones (w/ Mike Mitchell) both of them disliked this one, so they talk about the issues they has with AOTC, and Mike explains why he likes the film.

Podcast Network: Headgum
Runtime: 1 hour 12 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Lauren, and Nicole
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: Dark Force Rising – Chapters 23-26 they talk about novelizations and books, The High Republic, Stennes and other randomness, then they discuss chapters 23 through 26 of Dark Force Rising. Entertaining episode.

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

Podcast Stardust: Episode 61 goes over the Oscars, Ken Napzok’s book, the Star Wars hotel and other news.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 25 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 64 features Dan Z. as they talk about The Empire Strikes Back, plus some news.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 52 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 65 is a “World Between Worlds” episode as they talk about various new Star Wars products.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 50 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 68 is a news episode as they go over The Rise of Skywalker comic adaptation news, new Disney CEO, Disney after dark and new characters in Battlefront.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 18 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: The Jedi Master of George Lucas Impersonations they talk with Josh Robert Thompson who’s the guy who does George Lucas in the Deep Fake videos. They talk about George, the Deep Fake videos, his career and voice work, pranking Mathew Wood, and he does some of his George impersonations, which are great. Afterwards they talk with Criz Bee about Toy Fair and the Star Wars news (audio quality is okay there). Then they wrap up with other news, Bob Iger, Filoni on Ahsoka, and pop culture references. This one is definitely worth checking out for the Josh Robert Thompson conversation.

Podcast Network: Evergreen Podcasts
Runtime: 2 hours 43 minutes
Audio Quality: Good to Excellent
Production Quality: Good to Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Great

Skytalkers: The Mandalorian: Chapters 7 & 8 first they talk about the show as a whole, rewatching it, the technology, the episode titles, questions the show leaves you with, and then there’s some discussion of the last two episodes as they dive into symbology, connections and more Lone Wolf and Cub stuff.

Podcast Network: Star Wars Escape Pods Network
Runtime: 2 hours 29 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Caitlin, and Charlotte
Rating: Good

Skywalking Through Neverland: Episode 278 they talk about the Bob Iger news, new TCW episode, Project Luminous/The High Republic plus some audio clips from the panel, and other news.

Podcast Network: Skynet
Runtime: 1 hour 21 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Richard, and Sarah
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2066 goes over the episode “A Distant Echo” from the new season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2067 goes over what’s coming in March for Star Wars.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2068 gives one last look at the business side of things for The Rise of Skywalker, plus some other stuff.

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

TechnoRetro Dads: March for Cereal Day on the Red October they talk about Hondo, cereal jokes, news, cereal, sales being down and prices going up, sporks and food in cereal, video game cereals, and then they discuss the movie The Hunt for the Red October.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 28 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: JediShua, and Shazbazzar
Rating: Fun

The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 420 is hosted by Dave and Mikey as they do their Spring movie preview of all the movies coming out this spring.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 7 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Good

The Last Missions (Doing Talking/Friends of the Force): Episode 1 they go over Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 7 episode 1 “The Bad Batch”. They talk about Anakin’s hair, their favorite Bad Batch member, and their highlights and thoughts on the episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 50 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Brad, and Madison 
Rating: Good

The Last Missions (Doing Talking/Friends of the Force): Episode 2 goes over Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 7 episode 2 “A Distant Echo” as they talk about Padme and Anakin, and their highlights of the episode. They do a good job of going over the episodes, diving into the fun parts, and keeping it all entertaining.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 6 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Brad, and Madison 
Rating: Good

The Last Missions (Doing Talking/Friends of the Force): Interview with Kevin Kiner they talk with him about Star Wars, The Clone Wars, his background and his themes. Great discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 50 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Brad, and Madison 
Rating: Great

The Living Force: Episode 45 they go over Project Luminous/The High Republic and their thoughts. Good discussion. Good episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 11 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Charles, Cory, Eric, and Wes
Rating: Good

The Skyhoppers Podcast: One Clawdite of a Star Wars Podcast Ash talks about why she is leaving the podcast, however, the podcast will not be ending. As a long time listener, and I even met Ash in person once, it’ll be sad to see her go, but I completely understand why she’s leaving.

Podcast Network: But Why Tho
Runtime: 33 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Ash
Rating: Good

The Trash Compactor Podcast: Trash Compactor at Galaxy’s Edge they talk about their trip to Disneyland, Galaxy’s Edge and a Doctor Who convention.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 37 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Emcee, and Sarah
Rating: Good

University of Coruscant: Office Hours 2 goes over the bounty hunters guild and their code.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 2 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Dr. Ravencourt 
Rating: Good

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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