Podcasts in Review

May 7, 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. Pizza and Parsecs Episode 16
  2. Rebel Force Radio Matt Lanter & Last Call for Anakin Skywalker
  3. Blast Points Podcast Clone Wars S7 Ep9
  4. Blast Points Podcast Clone Wars S7 Ep10
  5. Blast Points Podcast Clone Wars S7 Ep11

Honorable Mentions

big T & Lil t: Episode 22 they go over Star Wars: The Clone Wars “Shattered” and “Victory and Death.”

Podcast Network: WSTR Media
Runtime: 31 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Ellie, Todd, and Trent
Rating: Fun

Blast Points Podcast: Bonus Episode – George Lucas Super Live Adventure Super Live Commentary they found a YouTube video of the entire George Lucas Super Live Adventure, so they watch it and do a commentary. It’s pretty fun considering how bizarre the event was since it covered every George Lucas movie property.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 37 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Fun

Blast Points Podcast: Clone Wars S7 Ep9 is a Patreon only episode. They talk about the feel of TCW episode, how it’s a step above the rest, the overlap with ROTS, how it’s like the Rogue One to ROTS, Ursa Wren’s voice and helmet vs the Mando we heard in the previous arc who still might be the Armorer, and other great, fun discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 41 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Fun

Blast Points Podcast: Clone Wars S7 Ep10 is a Patreon only episode. They talk about the impending dread of Order 66, the similarity of the music to Blade Runner 2049, Dryden Vos showing up, the similarity between Maul and Ahsoka, two rejected apprentices and their link to Anakin. Great discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 52 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Fun

Blast Points Podcast: Clone Wars S7 Ep11 is a Patreon only episode. They talk about the sad music, the dread, Order 66, the droids, and whether Ahsoka could head to the Temple of the Whills at some point to teach Chirrut that mantra. Another great episode. To be honest, if you’re not a Blast Points Patreon member, you’re missing out big time as they put out some great content.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 49 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Fun

Blast Points Podcast: May the 4th Be With You is a short little audio collage of Star Wars press clips. Nothing essential, so you can skip this one if you want to, but it’s also really short.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 5 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Skippable

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 217 goes over Star Wars: The Clone Wars “Victory and Death.” They breakdown the episode and provide a fun discussion with all their observations and comments. If you’re not a Patreon member, this one covers some of the things they mentioned in their Patreon only episodes in regards to the music, the animation and other elements, but it goes beyond as they discuss the last episode of the show.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 15 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Good

Children of the Force: Episode 159 they go over listener feedback, talk about what they’ve been up to, they talk some Star Wars Resistance, more EDM music from Liam, news, and Q&A council.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 48 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Al, Anna, and Liam
Rating: Good

Galactic War Report: Episode 198 they talk about Cara Dune, team strategies and grand arena.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 50 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: John, and Sean
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: The Last Command – Chapters 18-21: The Cracken Diversion they talk comic collections, home releases, books they don’t have, HoloNet News, and then they discuss The Last Command.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 2 hours 6 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Fun

Obroa-skai Walkers: The Last Command – Chapters 22-25: The Legends Dyad they talk books and shelves, timelines, formats, Republic Commandos, and then The Last Command.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 44 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Fun

Pizza and Parsecs: Episode 16 they talk about the Siege of Mandalore arc for Star Wars: The Clone Wars. They talk about Anakin’s sassy dodge, his rationalization of Ahsoka leaving the Jedi Order, Bo Katan calling out Obi-Wan, the Ahsoka/Maul fight, Mace Windu, how Yoda still calls Ahsoka a padawan despite her not being in the order, the opening music being the death theme, the final scene of the show, and some listener questions. Great breakdown, analysis and discussion of the last four episodes of the show. Highly recommend giving this one a listen.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 2 hours 13 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, and Liv
Rating: Great

Rebel Force Radio: Clone Wars: Declassified – “Old Friends Not Forgotten” features guests Paul Bateman and David Mac Sparky as they discuss the episode, the look, the feel, the callbacks and tie-ins, the resonance, and they field some listener call-ins.

Podcast Network: Evergreen Podcasts
Runtime: 1 hour 53 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: Clone Wars: Declassified “The Phantom Apprentice” features guests Paul Bateman and Chris Marinin (from Star Wars Friends) as they talk about how the episode overlaps Revenge of the Sith, Jimmy comments that Maul is too talky, the Maul and Jesse scene, and more. Plus listener call-ins including Shazbazzar.

Podcast Network: Evergreen Podcasts
Runtime: 1 hour 42 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: Clone Wars: Declassified “Shattered” features guests Billy Mac and Kevin Liell as they talk about the episode, the legality of Palpatine, and take listener call-ins.

Podcast Network: Evergreen Podcasts
Runtime: 1 hour 50 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: Matt Lanter & Last Call for Anakin Skywalker they talk TCW, share some old interview clips, then they talk with Matt Lanter. They catch up, talk about the state of things, TCW, The Mandalorian, and they go over the Yoda questionnaire. Great interview. Afterwards they talk with Steve Sansweet and Anne Neumann about Rancho Obi-Wan and the new virtual museum. They also talk with Tom from Skywalker Vineyards.

Podcast Network: Evergreen Podcasts
Runtime: 2 hours 17 minutes
Audio Quality: Good to Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Great

Rock Out Loud: We Were Gonna Title It Doctors (plural) Feelgood in this one they talk about songs that make them feel good and play some listener suggested songs as well. Lot of territory covered here from Reliant K to Joe Walsh, plus some expected bands like The Killers, Bruce Springsteen, and David Bowie. Lot of variety. There is some dead air toward the beginning of the podcast because Steve got called and they didn’t edit any of it out. Otherwise a good show.

Podcast Network: Geek Out Loud
Runtime: 2 hours 3 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Okay
Hosts: Steve, and Kristin
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2127 goes over what’s coming in May 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 2129 goes over Star Wars: The Clone Wars “Shattered.”

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2130 features guests David, Gwendy, and Jason from Followers of the Force. They talk about their podcast, how it started and how they came together, and what they like in podcasts.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 28 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2131 features eight older interviews with Matt Martin, Justin Bolger, A.J. Camarillo, Michael Siglain, Taylor Gray, Lorne Peterson, Clayton Sandell and Rob Bredow.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 17 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2132 goes over Star Wars: The Clone Wars “Victory and Death.”

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

Star Wars Loose Canon: Who Is Ahsoka Tano? first they talk a little about A.C. Crispin, restaurants, then they talk about the character of Ahsoka Tano.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 59 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Alex, Nick, and Patrick
Rating: Good

The Skyhoppers Podcast: Episode CLXXVI they talk about Star Wars: The Clone Wars “The Phantom Apprentice,” then backtrack to cover some old TCW episodes like the Ryloth arc and “Hostage Crisis.”

Podcast Network: But Why Tho
Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, Cole, Dakota, and Eva
Rating: Fun

The Soundtrack Show: Superman: the Music (part IV) goes over the tuba music, Superman’s debut, the fanfare, the march, and other music.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 46 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: David Collins
Rating: Good

University of Coruscant: Episode 2:4 covers Greedo, the Rodian species, his bounty hunting career, and his hunt for Solo.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 14 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Dr. Ravencourt 
Rating: Fun

University of Coruscant: Episode 2:8 covers Cad Bane, the Duro species, and his accomplishments as a bounty hunter. Entertaining as always.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 16 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Dr. Ravencourt 
Rating: Fun

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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