Podcasts in Review

September 24, 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. What The Force? Myth and Mitth of Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising
  2. The Steve Austin Show Hulk Hogan
  3. Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast Malcolm McDowell: Part 2
  4. TechnoRetro Dads The “Fall” Guys
  5. The Main Street Electrical Podcast The One with Disney Backstories

Honorable Mentions

Around the Galaxy: Episode 82 features guest Brandon Wainerdi from Talking Bay 94 as they talk about Star Wars, his podcast, interviewing people, thoughts on the prequels, and more.

Podcast Network: Beyond the Blast Doors
Runtime: 1 hour 1 minute
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Pete Fletzer
Rating: Fun

Beltway Banthas: Does liberty always die with thunderous applause? features guests Ilya Somin and Seth Masket as they talk about politics, political entities, and maintaining power.

Podcast Network: RetroZap
Runtime: 38 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Stephen Kent
Rating: Good

big T & Lil t: Episode 35 they talk about fishing, games, The Mandalorian season two trailer, and new trailer for Star Wars: Squadrons.

Podcast Network: WSTR Media
Runtime: 34 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Hosts: Todd, and Trent
Rating: Good

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 236 they talk about the legacy of the Ewok films and go over listener feedback, plus there’s a Teek interview.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 9 minute
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Excellent

Coruscant Radio Underground: Episode 55 they talk about the trailer for The Mandalorian season two.

Podcast Network: Red5 Network
Runtime: 57 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Andrew, and Merisha
Rating: Good

Force Toast: Episode 44 they talk social distancing, The Mandalorian season two trailer, news, a little Chaos Rising, Star Wars trivia and more.

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

Galactic War Report: Episode 216 they talk about upcoming events, they have on guest Pico to talk about Gar Saxon, phases, arena, and they talk about getting more out of your characters, and galactic challenges.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 54 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: John, and Sean
Rating: Good

Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast: Malcolm McDowell: Part 2 they talk about A Clockwork Orange, Peter O’Toole, George Mason, Caligula, H.G. Wells, Star Trek and more. Some fun stories.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 1 hour 5 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Frank, and Gilbert
Rating: Fun

Making Tracks: Episode 53 they speculate on The Mandalorian trailer and season two, they talk about the new volumes, and they talk contracts, movies and trilogies.

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 49 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Mark, and Mark
Rating: Good

Making Tracks: Episode 54 they talk about The Mandalorian season two trailer, Emmy wins, news, video games and VR.

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 43 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Mark, and Mark
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: Shadows of the Empire Chapters 14-21: Boba Fett Sound Board they talk about The Mandalorian season two trailer, going over a Wookieepedia article, then have some fun discussing Shadows of the Empire. Fun discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 58 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Fun

Podcast Stardust: Episode 153 they continue their Empire Strikes Back discussion, this time with Chris from Sixth Scale Scavengers. Good discussion.

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

Podcast Stardust: Episode 154 they go over The Mandalorian season two trailer, preview for The High Republic comic, and the short for Star Wars: Squadrons “Hunted.”

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

Podcast Stardust: Episode 155 they go over chapters 5 through 9 for Tartakovsky’s Clone Wars.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 25 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: The Mandalorian Season Two Trailer Review they dive into the trailer, talk about the Tibetan chanting, why the boat, Sasha Banks, the Gamorreans, and go over listener feedback.

Podcast Network: Rebel Force Radio
Runtime: 1 hour 47 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Skywalking Through Neverland: Episode 302 they talk about what they’ve been up to, The Mandalorian season two trailer, and they have on guests Courtney and Kelly to talk about their new podcast, plus listener feedback.

Podcast Network: Skynet
Runtime: 1 hour 24 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Richard, and Sarah
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2267 goes over The Mandalorian and Emmy wins.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2268 discusses where Nevarro is.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2269 goes over the short for Star Wars: Squadrons, “Hunted.”

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2270 is part one of an interview with Catherine Taber as they talk about narrating audiobooks.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2271 is part two of the Cat Taber interview.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2272 goes over The Mandalorian and Emmy wins.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2273 goes over Mando Mondays.

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

Take Cover: Chapter 2 – Episode 21 they talk comics, comic news, they talk with author Timothy Zahn, Tim compares Thrawn and Sherlock Holmes, mapping out the trilogy

Podcast Network: Jedi News Network
Runtime: 1 hour
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Host: James, and Steve
Rating: Good

Talking Bay 94: Niki Botehlo: Bringing Teek to Life in Ewoks – The Battle for Endor Niki talks about how she started as Wicket’s stunt double then became Teek and her work with Wilfred Brimley. She also talks about The Mandalorian and Star Tours. Fun interview.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 13 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Production Quality: Good
Host: Brandon Wainerdi
Rating: Fun

TechnoRetro Dads: The “Fall” Guys they share Fall jokes, talk about The Mandalorian season two trailer, cereal pancakes, the TV show The Fall Guy, movie stunts and doing stunts as kids. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 23 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: JediShua, and Jay
Rating: Fun

The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 449 they play a Rotten Tomatoes game, then they talk about great films from south of the border.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 5 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Good

The Main Street Electrical Podcast: The One with Disney Backstories they talk about what they’ve been up to, then they talk with guest Christopher Smith about various backstories for different Disney attractions. Interesting stuff.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 10 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Dave, and Jen
Rating: Good

The Sandcrawler: Episode 98 they talk about The Mandalorian season two trailer, Mando Mondays and what was revealed, and they talk action figures and recent purchases. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: Star Wars Commonwealth
Runtime: 1 hour 42 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Dan, and Mac
Rating: Fun

The Star Wars Report: Episode 447 Riley and Bruce talk about phases of fandom, The Mandalorian season two trailer, the sequel trilogy era and now, the new Star Wars: Squadrons trailer, and thoughts on Fallen Order.

Podcast Network:  2nd Airborne Division
Runtime: 58 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Riley
Rating: Good

The Steve Austin Show: Hulk Hogan Steve talks with Terry about surgeries, arthritis, the wear and tear of the business, learning to wrestle, movie opportunities, selling it, wrestling in Japan, training with Eddy Graham, the early days, creating the brand, Andre, The Ultimate Warrior, kicking out at 3 1/4, and being best friends with Randy Savage. Excellent conversation.

Podcast Network: PodcastOne
Runtime: 1 hour 52 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Steve Austin
Rating: Excellent

What The Force? Myth and Mitth of Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising they share their thoughts on Chaos Rising, talk about the three key women in Thrawn’s life, go over Chiss culture, dating tropes and more. Excellent discussion. This episode features guest Bea Caicoya.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 29 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Marie-Claire Gould
Rating: Excellent

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

 

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