Podcasts in Review

August 6, 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. The Last Missions (Doing Talking\Friends of the Force): Lauren Mary Kim Interview
  2. The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 442
  3. What The Force?: Interview with Sarah Kuhn
  4. The GALactic Podcast: GAL Chat with Chris from Star Wars Friends Podcast
  5. Blast Points Podcast: Episode 229

Honorable Mentions

  • Tarkin’s Top Shelf Episode 108 features their review of Doctor Aphra.
  • Tarkin’s Top Shelf Episode 109 features their review of Free Fall.

big T & Lil t: Episode 32 covers four episodes of Star Wars Resistance. Good discussion.

Podcast Network: WSTR Media
Runtime: 36 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Todd, and Trent
Rating: Good

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 229 they talk about the Power of the Force action figures and share some listener feedback on the toy line. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 2 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Fun

Brews and Blasters: Episode 268 they talk bourbon, Burger King Star Wars glasses, The Bad Batch and their thoughts (good meaty discussion there), other news, and they touch on the Doctor Aphra excerpt.

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

Brews and Blasters: Episode 269 is a need’em got’em episode as they talk exclusives, Dooku and more.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 35 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Joe, and Chris
Rating: Good

Comic Book Noob: The Old Guard they talk about how close the movie was to the comic, they go over the characters, and the story. Great discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 20 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Scott, Matt, and Regina
Rating: Great

Doing Talking: Episode 87 Madison talks about the second anniversary of the podcast, then goes over The Mandalorian publishing news, plus she talks about writing a Boba Fett romance fanfic.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 43 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Madison Thames
Rating: Good

Fly Casual: Episode 280 they talk about Eurovision, Hannah season two, Independence Day, Deep Rock Galactic, Batman Forever and Batman and Robin, then they talk about the documentary King of Kong.

Podcast Network: Betterkind Media
Runtime: 2 hours 1 minute
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Corey, Garrick, Mike, and Steve
Rating: Good

Fly Casual: Episode 281 they talk about Harbor Freight, KOTOR 2, Space Force, They Boys season two trailer, bikes, playing with neighborhood kids, the creek, war and fireworks.

Podcast Network: Betterkind Media
Runtime: 2 hours 19 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Corey, Garrick, Mike, and Steve
Rating: Good

Jedi Journals: August 2020 they talk collecting, online items, pins, comic variants, comic solicitations, Dennis and Jay review The Rise of Kylo Ren comic, and they go over lit news.

Podcast Network: TheForce.net
Runtime: 1 hour 27 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jay, and Chris
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 131 they go over Star Wars Rebels “Gathering Forces.” Good discussion.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 31 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 132 is a ‘World Between Worlds’ episode as they talk Star Wars merch, clothing and collectibles.

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

Podcast Stardust: Episode 133 is a news episodes as they talk about the Star Wars movies getting delayed, Karl Urban’s cameo in TROS, The Mandalorian Emmy nominations, and the ComicCon@Home news.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 37 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 134 they go over Star Wars Rebels “Path of the Jedi.” Good discussion.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 32 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Skywalking Through Neverland: Episode 297 they talk about Galaxy’s Edge and holiday events, Emmy nominations, then they talk with guests Max Cervantes and Kevin Toft about their podcast and film work. Then they talk with guest Erik Onkenhout about ComicCon@Home. Then Tati Perez comes on to talk about Disney World and what it’s like now. Lots of guests in this one, good discussions.

Podcast Network: Skynet
Runtime: 1 hour 45 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Richard, and Sarah
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2222 goes over the Emmy nominations for The Mandalorian.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2223 is a spoiler free review of Poe Dameron: Free Fall.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2224 goes over Poe Dameron: Free Fall and how it fits into the canon time line.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 11 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Tarkin’s Top Shelf: Episode 108 they review the Doctor Aphra audiobook. Good discussion. Very positive.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 28 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Becca, and Mark 
Rating: Good

Tarkin’s Top Shelf: Episode 109 they touch on book news, then review Poe Dameron: Free Fall. Good discussion. They do go into some light spoiler territory.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 49 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Becca, and Mark 
Rating: Good

Tatooine Sons: The Greatest Villains in Star Wars: Grand Moff Tarkin they talk about drinks at Olga’s, details on Tales From the Galaxy’s Edge, and they talk about Tarkin. Good episode.

Podcast Network: MakingStarWars.net
Runtime: 37 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: David, Nate, and Samuel
Rating: Good

TechnoRetro Dads: Real Weird Science Geniuses they share jokes, talk character actors, news, Starlog Magazine, discuss the movies Weird Science, Real Genius and more, plus they go over the music.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 36 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: JediShua, and Jovial Jay
Rating: Fun

The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 442 features special guest Scott Ryfun as they play a movie game then discuss their top five worst movies of the 70’s. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 49 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Fun

The GALactic Podcast: GAL Chat with Chris from Star Wars Friends Podcast they talk with Chris about his Star Wars fandom, turning to Star Wars to get off drugs and alcohol, his podcast, they talk about Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian, listener questions and more. Good episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 36 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Andrea, and Lauren
Rating: Good

The Last Missions (Doing Talking\Friends of the Force): Lauren Mary Kim Interview (stun performer for Ahsoka in TCW) they talk with her about doing mocap, movies vs TV, her work on The Mandalorian as The Armorer, working with Ray Park, and her work as Elektra, the wildest stunts she’s ever done and more. Great interview.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 51 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Brad, and Madison 
Rating: Great

The Main Street Electrical Podcast: The One with the Disney Q&A’s they talk news then go over listener questions. Good episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 43 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Dave, and Jen
Rating: Good

The Padawan Report (Coruscant Radio Underground): Episode 13 includes Ianna, Adelin, and Elijah as they talk about Jedi Temple Challenge. Good one for the kid’s perspective on the show.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 18 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Andrew, and Merisha
Rating: Good

What The Force?: Interview with Sarah Kuhn they talk about the Doctor Aphra audiobook, Sarah talks about telling the story from Aphra’s point of view, her take on the character, advice from editor, going off from the comics, messy flawed characters and more. Good interview.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 4 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Marie-Claire Gould
Rating: Good

Wookiee Radio: Episode 173 features guests David and Aaron from the podcast Star Wars Reactions. They play Star Wars Family Feud, talk about their podcast, Star Wars Resistance and Neeku, Solo and Alden, and more.

Podcast Network: We Be Geeks Network
Runtime: 1 hour 2 minutes
Audio Quality: Okay/Good
Production Quality: Okay/Good
Hosts: Derrick, Ken, and Mike 
Rating: Good

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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