Podcasts in Review

July 16, 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. Light week this week due to vacation.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. Talking Bay 94 Episode 64
  2. Blast Points Podcast Episode 226
  3. Obroa-skai Walkers Republic Commando: Hard Contact – Chapters 9-12: Podsonas
  4. Obroa-skai Walkers Republic Commando: Hard Contact – Chapters 13-16: You Give A Mando A Melee Weapon
  5. TechnoRetro Dads Birthday Bash to the Future!

Honorable Mentions

  • The Deucecast Movie Show Episode 439 fun film discussion.

big T & Lil t: Episode 30 Trent talks about spilling milk on the laptop and a game he’s playing, then they discuss episode 8 and 9 of Star Wars Resistance. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: WSTR Media
Runtime: 28 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Ellie, Todd, and Trent
Rating: Fun

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 226 covers something I’ve never heard of before – The Star Wars Educational Filmstrip. It was sent to schools in 1978 and they talk about what it was and do a commentary for the audio, plus go over the quiz questions it came with. It’s a fun episode diving into something many fans probably know nothing about, or haven’t heard in a long long time.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 56 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Fun

Coruscant Radio Underground: Episode 52 they talk about what they’ve been up to, Star Wars books and content, YA and sex scenes, what they’re excited for, Star Wars storytelling and themes.

Podcast Network: Red5 Network
Runtime: 59 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Andrew, and Merisha
Rating: Good

Galactic War Report: Episode 206 they talk about events, ships, unity update, new farmable characters, squads, and other Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes stuff.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 53 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: John, and Sean
Rating: Good

Making Tracks: Episode 45 they talk about The Bad Batch TV show and their thoughts on it, Empire turning 40, Blues Harvest and more.

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 41 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Mark, and Mark
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: Republic Commando: Hard Contact – Chapters 9-12: Podsonas they talk about the new excerpt for Timothy Zahn’s upcoming book Chaos Rising and how it might end up being the sequel to Outbound Flight, legends vs canon, which is better and why, article on smilers, a little on Balance Point, and then they discuss Hard Contact. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 2 hours 4 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Fun

Obroa-skai Walkers: Republic Commando: Hard Contact – Chapters 13-16: You Give A Mando A Melee Weapon kicks off with a mask discussion, they talk gaming, legends vs canon and Sal’s old comments, timelines and stuff, then they dive back into Hard Contact, plus a side tangent on clone ages. Good episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 2 hours 1 minute
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 124 they talk about The Mandalorian and secrets, The Mandalorian publishing initiative, Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising and more.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 23 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2198 ponders whether Dave Filoni could replace Kathleen Kennedy.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2199 goes over Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian episode 8 “Connections.”

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2200 is an excerpt from an episode of The Fanitarium podcast where Allen and the hosts talked about baby Yoda. You can check out the full episode here.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2201 goes over what to watch, this time spotlighting The Force of Sound.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2203 goes over what to watch, this time spotlighting the extras for Solo on Disney+.

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

Talking Bay 94: Episode 64 features Greg Grunberg as they talk about his film and television work, meeting John Williams, working with J.J. Abrams, whether his character died or not, current projects, and lots of fun stories from the set of The Rise of Skywalker. Great interview.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 43 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Brandon Wainerdi
Rating: Good

TechnoRetro Dads: Birthday Bash to the Future! they talk birthdays, Hamilton, TRON, The Far Side, Dig Dug, Back to the Future, and memorable birthday gifts. 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 439 features special guest Garrison as they play a top 20 R-rated movies by gross game, then discuss their top five patriotic characters in film. Good episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 15 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Good

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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