Podcasts in Review

April 2, 2020 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here’s 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. Wookiee Radio Episode 151
  2. Newcomers Star Wars: Ep. VII – The Force Awakens (w/ Paul F. Tompkins)
  3. The Story Geeks Best Universal Monsters Movies – Classic Monster Movies and Re-Makes
  4. Podcast Stardust Episode 78
  5. Grand Moff Talkin’ Episode 136

Honorable Mentions

Ask The Bards Podcast: Episode 5 they talk about motivation, dealing with disappointment, and some cooking and food stuff. Good episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 56 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Delilah, and Kevin
Rating: Good

Ask The Bards Podcast: Episode 6 goes over writing synopses, pitches, using first person narratives and multiple viewpoint characters, channeling feelings into your writing, and more. The podcast is hosted by authors Delilah Dawson and Kevin Hearne, which is pretty cool, and focuses on writing and how to help others with it. Even if you’re not a writer, it’s still a good listen with some interesting info.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 42 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Delilah, and Kevin
Rating: Good

Beyond the Outer Rim: Use Social Distancing Wrecker, Please they talk about what they’ve been up to, the Rosario Dawson news, Galaxy of Adventures and the Bad Batch arc of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Podcast Network: Cinema Shelf
Runtime: 58 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jon, and Ross
Rating: Good

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 212 covers The Clone Wars movie. They talk about seeing it in the theater, how it came about, their thoughts on it, and Ahsoka’s journey.

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

Brews and Blasters: Episode 252 they talk about roast beef and other food, go over listener feedback, they talk toys and they open some. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 54 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Joe, and Chris
Rating: Fun

Fly Casual: Episode 264 they talk about computers, pooping in low flow toilets, peppers, raw milk, cow farms, and some news. Then, for their main discussion, they talk about facial hair. From beard balm and beard oil, to different styles and even some history, they cover a lot of different angles to fill out an entire conversation on facial hair. An odd topic, but okay episode.

Podcast Network: Betterkind Media
Runtime: 2 hours 17 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Corey, Garrick, Mike, and Steve
Rating: Okay

Fly Casual: Episode 265 no Mike in this episode. They talk about what they’ve been watching, go over the news, then discuss Star Wars satires like Robot Chicken, Spaceballs, Hardware Wars, etc.

Podcast Network: Betterkind Media
Runtime: 1 hour 36 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Corey, Garrick, Mike, and Steve
Rating: Good

Grand Moff Talkin’: Episode 136 they talk about Star Wars: The Clone Wars. They share their thoughts about the show as a whole, they touch on the Mortis arc, Yoda’s trip to Moriband, the bounty hunter episodes, and they also talk about the new season and their thoughts on it. Fun episode and great discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 50 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jake, Jasmin, and Riley
Rating: Fun

Newcomers: Star Wars: Ep. VII – The Force Awakens (w/ Paul F. Tompkins) Paul talks about his Star Wars fandom, then they talk about The Force Awakens, which they all liked. They talk about how cute BB-8 is, how they were surprised that Han Solo was in it, being shook by his death, liking Maz, and their crushes for Domnhall Gleeson. Some f-bombs in this one. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: Headgum
Runtime: 1 hour 2 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Lauren, and Nicole
Rating: Fun

Newcomers: Star Wars: Ep. VIII – The Last Jedi (w/Demi Adejuyigbe) they talk about how they were excited to see Yoda again, but they were split on this one. They both liked it, but one liked this one best, and one liked TFA better. Fun discussion of the movie.

Podcast Network: Headgum
Runtime: 52 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Lauren, and Nicole
Rating: Fun

Podcast Stardust: Episode 78 features guest Allen Voivod from Star Wars 7×7 as they talk about The Empire Strikes Back. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 1 minute
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Fun

Rebel Force Radio: Ahsoka Joins The Mandalorian & At Home with Rise of Skywalker they talk about pizza, go over some listener feedback, the Rosario Dawson news, and then they go over the new documentary included with The Rise of Skywalker.

Podcast Network: Evergreen Podcasts
Runtime: 2 hours 6 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: Ashley Eckstein is Ahsoka Tano they talk with Ashley Eckstein about Ahsoka, the new season, doing the voice for The Rise of Skywalker, and more. Good conversation with Ashley. Afterwards Jason and Jimmy hit some listener feedback and talk about Anthony Daniels’ comments on C-3PO.

Podcast Network: Evergreen Podcasts
Runtime: 2 hours 18 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2096 is a Patreon question and answer episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 15 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2098 goes over breaking news for The High Republic…make sure to listen to the whole thing.

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

Star Wars Friends Podcast: Episode 28 they talk about live chat stuff, concerns for Star Wars Celebration and thoughts on Disney parks eventually opening back up. They they do a recap for Star Wars: The Clone Wars “Deal No Deal.” First time checking this podcast out. Not too bad. They have a very morning radio show feel and sound, so that might be your thing, and if so, check them out.

Podcast Network: No One Is Listening
Runtime: 1 hour 54 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Chris, Josh, Justin, Kyle, and Vic
Rating: Okay

Star Wars Loose Canon: Dual of the Fates: Feige vs Epstein is hosted by Alex and Nick as they talk about Kevin Feige, who runs Marvel, and Theo Epstein the baseball manager for the Red Sox and Cubs. The center of the conversation is who would run Star Wars better and why.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 28 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Alex, Nick, and Patrick
Rating: Good

Star Wars Loose Canon: What to Watch, Listen to, and Read During Your Quarantine they talk about books, TV shows, video games and more with special guest Chris.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 48 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Alex, Nick, and Patrick
Rating: Good

Star Wars Loose Canon: What if the Coen Brothers Made a Star Wars? they talk about who the Coen Brothers are, their plot pitch is Attack of the Clones but with a Coen Brothers spin, and they go over who would be cast as who. John joins them for this one, and their are some f-bombs.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Alex, Nick, and Patrick
Rating: Good

The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 424 is an islands in the streaming episode as they talk about movies and documentaries streaming right now on various services and their recommendations in regards to action, horror, comedy, etc. Not a bad episode to check out with everyone staying at home and watching more TV than usual.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 21 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Good

The Story Geeks: Best Universal Monsters Movies – Classic Monster Movies and Re-Makes Nick is joined by guests Sandra and Chris as they talk about The Invisible Man, The Wolfman, The Creature From the Black Lagoon, Frankenstein, Dracula, The Phantom of the Opera and The Mummy. They get into some neat topics and discussions like fear vs pity with the monsters, and how well some of the movies hold up (or don’t hold up). Plus they get into the remakes a little.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 27 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Host: Daryl, Jay, and Nick
Rating: Great

TumblingSaber: The Clone Wars with Michael Moreci Kyle, Marie and Rik talk with Michael about writing for Star Wars, his non-Star Wars books, and more.

Podcast Network: Star Wars Commonwealth
Runtime: 1 hour 26 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Carlos, Cory, and Kyle
Rating: Good

Wookiee Radio: Episode 151 features guest Ellen Dubin who shares a lot of stories, as she’s done a lot of roles across the spectrum. Very interesting conversation. She talks about voicing Phasma for Star Wars Resistance and LEGO, her other voice work, Star Wars Uprising, TV work, movie work like Napoleon Dynamite, and video games like Skyrim. There are a few audio issues here and there, and they kick in at the end which chops the very end of the interview off, however, it’s a really great interview and definitely worth checking out.

Podcast Network: We Be Geeks Network
Runtime: 1 hour 1 minute
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Derrick, Ken, and Mike 
Rating: Great

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Leave a Comment »

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.
Entries and comments feeds.

%d bloggers like this: