Podcasts in Review

September 3, 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. Force Material: Episode 100
  2. The Steve Austin Show: Jim Cornette Pt. 1
  3. The Steve Austin Show: Jim Cornette Pt. 2
  4. For the Nerd: Battle of the Hogwarts Houses
  5. Skywalking Through Neverland: Episode 299

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 233 they talk about The Caravan of Courage, how it came about and what went into it. Good episode.

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

Comic Book Noob: Warrior Nun they talk about the comics, the order, and the show. Good episode.

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

Fly Casual: Episode 283 kicks off with a time loop intro, then they talk about stuff they’ve been watching, then they get back to time loops as they talk about movies that feature them including Groundhog Day, Palm Springs and The Edge of Tomorrow.

Podcast Network: Betterkind Media
Runtime: 1 hour 17 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Corey, Garrick, Mike, and Steve
Rating: Good

For the Nerd: Battle of the Hogwarts Houses Scott goes over news, there’s a Snape soda bit, then Scott talks about his Harry Potter fandom. Then Scott is joined by Darth Taxus, Jennifer Murray, Dr. Janina Scarlet, and Dustin McGinnis as they do a battle of the houses which is pretty fun.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 51 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Scott Murray
Rating: Fun

Force Material: Daniel Wallace on The Art of Star Wars Rebles he talks about writing for Star Wars, thoughts on Star Wars Rebels, trivia and stuff, the storytelling aspects of the show, character designs and more.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 7 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Rohan, and Baz
Rating: Good

Force Material: Episode 100 they interview author Alan Dean Foster. He talks about his influences, the novelization, The Force Awakens novelization, Splinter of the Mind’s Eye, his Starkiller fix, The Approaching Storm, Chuck Norris and karate, traveling and more. Very interesting interview. Great episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 56 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Rohan, and Baz
Rating: Great

Friends of the Force: Interview with Josh Brener they talk about Star Wars Resistance, being Neeku, and working on the show.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 4 minute
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Brad Whipple
Rating: Okay

Galactic War Report: Episode 213 John solos this one as he talks about upcoming events and the new Piett character in Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 30 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: John, and Sean
Rating: Okay

Geeky Bubble: E. Anne Convery Interview Johnamarie talks with Anne about her story in Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark, the characters and her research.

Podcast Network: The Star Wars Escape Pods Network
Runtime: 47 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Johnamarie, and Maria
Rating: Good

Making Tracks: Episode 51 they talk about the Obi-Wan show being a limited series, Hasbro Pulse Fan First Friday reveals, and ForceFest.

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 37 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Mark, and Mark
Rating: Good

Making Tracks: Making Tracks at Empire40: Interview with John Morton they talk with him about what he’s been up to, his work on The Empire Strikes Back, and more. There’s some audio break up on Mark’s line, otherwise a good interview. John’s always an interesting person to hear talk.

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

Obroa-skai Walkers: Shadows of the Empire Chapters 1-6: Er…. wait. OSW Interlude #14 they talk about hardcovers, toys, KOTOR rumors, abridged books, source books, and due to technical difficulties, they don’t get to the Shadows of the Empire discussion yet.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 32 minute
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 144 features guest artist Joe Corroney as they talk about The Empire Strikes Back. He talks about his love for Fett, Yoda tapping into Luke’s vision, what was going on in Lando’s head and more. Good discussion, though Joe’s audio isn’t the best.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 9 minutes
Audio Quality: Okay
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 145 they talk Celebration memories, news and Kathleen Kennedy, new Thrawn excerpt, and more.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 28 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 146 they go over Star Wars Rebels “Rebels Resolve.”

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 30 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Skywalking Through Neverland: Episode 299 they talk about what they’ve been up to, ForceFest, and they’re joined by guest Dan Madsen who talk about Celebration 0. They play some audio from the con. Good conversation. Worth checking out.

Podcast Network: Skynet
Runtime: 1 hour 58 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Richard, and Sarah
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2246 goes over ForceFest.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 4 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2247 goes over the short story “Bug” from Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2248 is part one of an interview with author Alex Segura as they talk about his book Poe Dameron: Free Fall.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2249 is part two of the interview with Alex Segura.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2250 goes over Celebration reveals, what happened, and what we did get.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2251 goes over what’s coming in September for Star Wars.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2252 goes over some comments from Timothy Zahn and speculates on the future of Thrawn and what mediums he might show up in.

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

Talking Bay 94: Aaron McBride: Designing Maw Monsters, Fathiers and Maul’s Robotic Legs Aaron talks about his interest in film, working at ILM, his film work, and his work on the various Star Wars movies.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 46 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Brandon Wainerdi
Rating: Good

Tatooine Sons: The Greatest Villains in Star Wars: Kylo Ren they talk about what they’ve been up to, the best version of Kylo Ren, news, Kenobi being a limited series, then they discuss Kylo Ren, Palpatine and Exegol.

Podcast Network: MakingStarWars.net
Runtime: 1 hour 2 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: David, Nate, and Samuel
Rating: Good

The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 446 they talk a little about The New Mutants, Chadwick Boseman movies, then go over movies that have huge Rotten Tomato score discrepancies between critics and fans.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 18 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Good

The Last Missions (Doing Talking\Friends of the Force): Stories of Light and Dark Review they talk about the book, insight into Yoda, nods and mentions, Padme content, Dooku, Cad Bane and more. Nice review.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 17 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Brad, and Madison 
Rating: Good

The Main Street Electrical Podcast: The One with Roller Coasters they go over the news first then talk about their favorite roller coasters, both in Disney park and beyond.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Dave, and Jen
Rating: Good

The Steve Austin Show: Jake “The Snake” Roberts they talk wrestling and outlooks on wrestling, Jake talks about what he learned from other wrestlers, the old days, the pitch for the snake, playing heel and getting over, the art of cheating, the importance of referees, cutting yourself, the invention of the DDT, communicating in the ring, working with Andre, and The Resurrection of Jake the Snake. Good episode.

Podcast Network: PodcastOne
Runtime: 1 hour 18 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Steve Austin
Rating: Good

The Steve Austin Show: Jim Cornette Pt. 1 they talk about podcasting, tag teams, and share a bunch of stories. Fair warning, lots of language. Great conversation.

Podcast Network: PodcastOne
Runtime: 1 hour 12 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Steve Austin
Rating: Great

The Steve Austin Show: Jim Cornette Pt. 2 they talk about the Big Boss Man, The Mulkey Brothers, brawls with fans, playing jokes on each other, and favorite tag teams. Another great conversation.

Podcast Network: PodcastOne
Runtime: 1 hour 6 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Steve Austin
Rating: Great

University of Coruscant: 3:2 Darth Bane goes over Bane’s history. Good episode.

Podcast Network: Red5 Network
Runtime: 15 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Dr. Ravencourt 
Rating: Good

Wookiee Radio: Episode 176 they talk with Nick Martorelli about working on the Star Wars audiobooks, how Doctor Aphra differed from Dooku: Jedi Lost, the time period the audiobook covers, the voice actors, word pronunciations, and the challenge of the new Thrawn book.

Podcast Network: We Be Geeks Network
Runtime: 58 minutes
Audio Quality: Okay
Production Quality: Okay
Hosts: Derrick, Ken, and Mike
Rating: Good

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

 

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