Podcasts in Review

September 17, 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. Blast Points Podcast Episode 235
  2. Wookiee Radio Episode 179
  3. Blast Points Podcast Bonus Episode – The Mandalorian Season 2 Trailer Freak Out
  4. Faking Star Wars Radio Mandalorian Season 2 Spoilers and Speculations
  5. Fly Casual Episode 285

Honorable Mentions

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 235 features special guest Marie-Claire (What The Force?) as they talk about the mythology of the Ewok saga. They go over the hero’s journey, Mace, the heroine’s journey, and both of the Ewok movies. Excellent discussion. Don’t miss this one.

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

Blast Points Podcast: Bonus Episode – The Mandalorian Season 2 Trailer Freak Out they talk about the graffiti, the beautiful bantha, the Quarren fishermen, who Sasha Banks could be and everything else as they break down the trailer. Fun 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: Stormfront they talk about The Boys season two, the new character Stormfront, the comic origins of the character and the show’s take on the character. Good discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 19 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Scott, Matt, and Regina
Rating: Good

Doing Talking: The Mandalorian Season 2 Trailer Breakdown goes over thoughts on Boba Fett, who did not appear in the trailer, and ideas on expectations. Madison also touches on the Mongolian throat singing in the beginning of the trailer, and breaks down the whole thing for a good discussion. Worth checking out.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 55 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Madison Thames
Rating: Good

Dune Cast: Movie Update 03: Dune Film Trailer they share their first impressions on the trailer then do a shot-by-shot breakdown.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 17 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Joe, and Rod
Rating: Good

Faking Star Wars Radio: Mandalorian Season 2 Spoilers and Speculations they do a Din Djarin prank call, they do some trivia, and they speculate on The Mandalorian. Plus they do marry/hump/murder. Vegan the Hutt joins Storm Duper for this one. Fun episode. Note this came out before the trailer.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 10 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Host: Storm Duper
Rating: Fun

Fly Casual: Episode 285 features guests Petrie and Candice as they talk Pokemon, country music, what they’ve been watching, news, and then they discuss which is better – It’s a Wonderful Life or A New Hope.

Podcast Network: Betterkind Media
Runtime: 1 hour 46 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Corey, Garrick, Mike, and Steve
Rating: Good

Galactic War Report: Episode 215 they go over upcoming events, interview S.B. Crumb to talk legends and challenges, and more in Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. Good episode.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 59 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: John, and Sean
Rating: Good

Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast: Malcolm McDowell: Part 1 they talk with Malcolm about Saturday Night Live, The Beatles, Laurence Olivier, James Cagney, various movies, and Stanley Kubrick as Malcolm shares lot of stories. Interesting interview.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 1 hour 7 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Frank, and Gilbert
Rating: Good

Legends Library: Women of Legends features guest Jay Krebs from Podcast Stardust as they talk about the female characters of Star Wars legends like Zannah, Vergere, Tahiri, Daala, Saba and more.

Podcast Network: Spoken 4 Audio Productions
Runtime: 1 hour 29 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Cole, and Lisa
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: Shadows of the Empire Chapters 7-13: Game Console Council they talk some about Chaos Rising (no spoilers), Fett and The Mandalorian, then they talk Shadows of the Empire. Good episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 149 they go over Star Wars Rebels “Fire Across the Galaxy.”

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 36 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 152 they begin their discussion of the Tartakovsky Clone Wars animated show as they go over chapters one through four. They talk about the animated style, the voice actors, and their thoughts on the episodes. Good discussion.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 33 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2258 is a non-spoiler review for Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2261 reviews the audiobook for Chaos Rising.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2264 goes over The Mandalorian season two and Giancarlo Esposito’s comments.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 10 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2265 goes over Moffs and Grand Moffs.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2266 goes over The Mandalorian season two trailer.

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

Talking Bay 94: Bruce Nicholson: Two-Time Academy Award Winner for Star Wars and Indiana Jones goes over his inspirations, technical stuff with special effects, wearing the Boba Fett costume, and his work on Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 21 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Brandon Wainerdi
Rating: Good

TechnoRetro Dads: Saturday Morning Quarterbacks they share jokes, go over the news, talk cereal, then discuss Madden Football games and other sports games, plus their ideal Saturday morning cartoon lineup.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 43 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: JediShua, and Jay
Rating: Fun

The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 448 Dave and Mikey talk about the movie trivia Schmoedown, then they do islands of streaming as they go over movies that are currently streaming that they recommend.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 17 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Good

The GALactic Podcast: GAL CHAT with Ken Napzok! they talk with Ken about his fandoms, his book, his thoughts on Star Wars, and more.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 2 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Andrea, and Lauren
Rating: Good

The Main Street Electrical Podcast: The One with Cancun they talk about all inclusive resorts.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 27 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Host: Dave, and Jen
Rating: Good

Two Sons of Tatooine: Episode 19 they talk books, then dive into eight stories from From A Certain Point of View.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 4 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Jonathan, and Nathan
Rating: Good

Wookiee Radio: Episode 178 features guest Adam from the podcast From A Certain Point of View. They play some Star Wars family feud, then Adam talks about his Star Wars fandom. They talk about some various Star Wars topics like the Sims Batuu expansion, Celebration store items, Galaxy’s Edge Adventures, The Skywalker Saga trailer and more.

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

Wookiee Radio: Episode 179 features guest Myrna Velasco, the voice of Torah in Star Wars Resistance. They talk with her about the show, her other voice work, working with the cast members and more. Plus Zoey has a little interview segment with her. Fun conversation.

Podcast Network: We Be Geeks Network
Runtime: 1 hour 11 minutes
Audio Quality: Okay to Excellent
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Derrick, Ken, and Mike
Rating: Fun

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

 

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