Podcasts in Review

July 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 any honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. Newcomers Spaceballs (w/ Mary Holland and Ahmed Best)
  2. Making Tracks Making Tracks at Farthest From 22 LIVE with Anthony Daniels
  3. Rebel Force Radio From The Mandalorian’s Zero to Star Wars Hero
  4. Rebel Force Radio Bounty Hunting with Daniel Logan
  5. TechnoRetro Dads Riding in our First Speed Buggies, Crankin’ the FM

Honorable Mentions

  • Star Wars Bookworms Episode 113 goes over Queen’s Peril.

big T & Lil t: Episode 29 they watched Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and go over two episodes of Star Wars Resistance.

Podcast Network: WSTR Media
Runtime: 38 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Ellie, Todd, and Trent
Rating: Fun

Blast Points Podcast: Disney Gallery Mandalorian “Connections” they talk about their likes and dislikes about the final episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian. This one is a Patreon only episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 45 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Good

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 224 they talk about The Art of Rogue One book as they go back down memory lane for Rogue One.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 5 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Good

Brews and Blasters: Episode 263 they go over listener voicemails, talk hot dogs and cons, Wolfman, food, and some need’em got’em.

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

Canon Fodder: June 2020: A World in Free Fall they talk book news, release dates, The Star Wars Book Club show, Star Wars mangas, and comics.

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 50 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Brian, Mark, Mark, and Matt
Rating: Good

Faking Star Wars Radio: Cuisine of the Galaxy Far, Far Away Ve’gan the Hutt and Storm Duper talk Star Wars food, and Voximilian joins them for Duel of the Fakes.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Host: Storm Duper
Rating: Fun

Force Toast: Episode 38 they talk masks, social distancing, 501st turmoil, EA employee stuff, Star Wars: Squadrons, Light of the Jedi excerpt, Mark Hamill cameos, news and rumors, TCW spinoff rumor for Bad Batch, non-spoiler Shadow Fall thoughts, listener feedback, Queen’s Peril and periods, and trivia segment.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 12 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Alyce, and Laura
Rating: Good

Making Tracks: Making Tracks at Farthest From 22 LIVE with Anthony Daniels Mark talks with Anthony about the C-3PO suit, Anthony shares some stories, filming in Tunisia, the rigors of the suit and more.

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 48 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Mark, and Mark
Rating: Good

Making Tracks: Episode 40 they talk about Jedi Temple Challenge, the ILM guys, they have part of an interview with Hal Hickel covering Pixar and more.

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 38 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Mark, and Mark
Rating: Good

Making Tracks: Making Tracks at Farthest From 22 Live with Brian Herring Mark talks with Brian about collecting, the stuff they have, stuff other than Star Wars, Star Wars collectibles, their love for the films, listener questions, and his role in Star Wars.

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 54 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Mark, and Mark
Rating: Good

Making Tracks: Episode 41 they talk about Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian “Process”, they play another part of the Hal Hickey interview covering animation, technology, Dead Man’s Chest Davey Jones, and afterwards Mark and Mark talk about Rancho Obi-Wan and TV shows.

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 38 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Mark, and Mark
Rating: Good

Making Tracks: Episode 42 they talk about Jedi Temple Challenge, Star Wars: Squadrons, and Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian “Score.”

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 31 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Mark, and Mark
Rating: Good

Making Tracks: Episode 43 they talk about Celebration being cancelled, they talk video games, editing and technology, and Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian “Connections.”

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 42 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Mark, and Mark
Rating: Good

Newcomers: Spaceballs (w/ Mary Holland and Ahmed Best) they talk with Ahmed about Jar Jar and he shares some fun stories, and they talk with Mary about her Star Wars fandom and being the droid on Jedi Temple Challenge. Then they talk about Spaceballs. There’s actually quite a bit of conversation before they get to Spaceballs (first 45 minutes is them talking about other Star Wars things).

Podcast Network: Headgum
Runtime: 1 hour 14 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Lauren, and Nicole
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: Republic Commando: Hard Contact – Chapters 5-8: My Barq! they talk toys and stuff, old books, Z-95s and then discuss Republic Commando.

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

Rebel Force Radio: From The Mandalorian’s Zero to Star Wars Hero they talk about what they’ve been up to, Call of the Wild, listener feedback, then they talk with guest Chris Bartlett about being C-3PO, getting instructions from Anthony Daniels, performing as C-3PO with Anthony Daniels, and the people he played in The Mandalorian. Great interview with Chris.

Podcast Network: Evergreen Podcasts
Runtime: 2 hours 19 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Great

Rebel Force Radio: My Baby Yoda is Bigger Than Your Baby Yoda they talk about Luke’s yellow lightsaber, Chris Amorim joins them to talk about a mystery baby Yoda he got, and they go over some listener feedback. They also discuss German Yoda, Macht Tales, Star Wars: Squadrons, The Mandalorian season two, Celebration being cancelled, and audio clips from a Ewan McGregor interview. They they have on guest Caleb Malis who talks about his film work, his Star Wars fandom, and he does the Yoda questionnaire.

Podcast Network: Evergreen Podcasts
Runtime: 2 hours 12 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: Bounty Hunting with Daniel Logan they continue their discussion of Luke’s yellow lightsaber as they get their answer, then Jason and Jimmy talk about what they’ve been up to, then they talk with Daniel Logan. They talk Mandalorians, Fetts, The Clone Wars, Attack of the Clones, collectibles, Maul, and more. Good conversation.

Podcast Network: Evergreen Podcasts
Runtime: 2 hours 10 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2183 goes over the connections in Shadow Fall to the Aftermath trilogy and Twilight Company.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2187 goes over the use of the number 2187 in Star Wars, from Finn’s identification number to Leia’s cell number in A New Hope, as well as where George Lucas pulled it from.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 5 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2188 provides an update on The Mandalorian season two.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2189 goes over the book news for The Mandalorian.

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

Star Wars Bookworms: Episode 113 they go over news, Celebration being cancelled, new book release dates, From A Certain Point of View: The Empires Strikes Back, and then they discuss Queen’s Peril.

Podcast Network:  2nd Airborne Division
Runtime: 1 hour 3 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Teresa, and Aaron
Rating: Good

Star Wars Loose Canon: How the Date System Works they talk about the Star Wars calendar, names of days, and other quirks of the Star Wars date system.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 46 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Alex, Nick, and Patrick
Rating: Good

TechnoRetro Dads: Riding in our First Speed Buggies, Crankin’ the FM they share radio jokes, then talk about their first cars, and radio stations they crew up with. They talk about how AM and FM work and how they started, and they talk about the cartoon Speed Buggy. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 32 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: JediShua, and Jovial Jay
Rating: Fun

The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 437 they go over movie birthdays, play Rotten Tomato ratings, then go over their top ten films of the 2010’s. Good episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 56 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Good

The Fantha From Down Under: Episode 49 features author Adam Bray as they talk about the pandemic, The Rise of Skywalker, The Clone Wars and more.

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 38 minutes
Audio Quality: Okay
Production Quality: Okay
Hosts: Adam O’Brien
Rating: Good

The Main Street Electrical Podcast: The One with the Disney Dads they talk about travel stuff, hotels, attractions and social distancing, then they’re joined by guests Matt and Susie to talk about Disney dads.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 57 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Dave, and Jen
Rating: Good

The Nerd Room: Episode 224 they talk about what they’ve been up to, Hasbro Star Wars reveals, DC, Michael Keaton returning as Batman, and going back in time to watch movies.

Podcast Network: Star Wars Commonwealth
Runtime: 1 hour 44 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Tim, Troy, and Sunjay
Rating: Good

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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