Podcasts in Review

October 15, 2020 at 1:00 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 238
  2. Podcast Stardust Episode 162
  3. Jedi Journals October 2020
  4. The Steve Austin Show Pat Patterson
  5. Around the Galaxy Episode 85

Honorable Mentions

Around the Galaxy: Episode 85 features author Kevin J. Anderson as they talk about Dune novels, his Star Wars books, seeing Star Wars the first time, his thoughts on Star Wars, storytelling and film. Great conversation.

Podcast Network: Beyond the Blast Doors
Runtime: 1 hour 8 minute
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Pete Fletzer
Rating: Great

big T & Lil t: Episode 37 they talk about what they’ve been up to, then they finish their discussion of Star Wars Resistance as they wrap up season one.

Podcast Network: WSTR Media
Runtime: 29 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Todd, and Trent
Rating: Good

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 238 they do a little Snoketoberfest, then they discuss all the dramatic “no’s” in Star Wars. They talk about the “no” that set the gold standard, the “no” that raised the bar, and they rank all the “no’s” in the films. It’s a fun episode.

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

For The Nerd: Halloween Costumes, Movies and Comics Scott kicks things off with some news and reviews, then he talks with Chris Clew about Halloween memories, masks, costumes, and movies. Then Scott talks with Matt and Regina as they go over some comic recommendations for Halloween. Plus Scott shares his thoughts on the new Netflix show The Haunting of Bly Manor.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 2 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Scott Murray
Rating: Good

Force of Light Entertainment: Stranger Things Season 2 Discussion they talk about the feel of season two compared to season one, standout characters, favorite episodes and more. Good discussion.

Podcast Network: Red5 Network
Runtime: 55 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Michelle, and Natalie
Rating: Good

Galactic War Report: Episode 219 is a special episode as John and Sean were on the Shattered Order Podcast as they all talked about Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes. They talk about the territory war where they faced off against each other, they talk galactic legends, what they’re grinding, modding and more. Good episode but a bit long.

Podcast Network: Radio Free Tatooine
Runtime: 1 hour 56 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: John, and Sean
Rating: Good

Jedi Journals: October 2020 they talk about the best way to remove stickers from a book as they go over recent acquisitions, Jay and Dennis review Tales From Vader’s Castle and the sequel series, then Chris and Jay talk lit news and releases, they review Shadow Fall, Dennis and Jay review Queen’s Peril, and Jay and Chris wrap it up as they talk magazines. Good episode.

Podcast Network: TheForce.net
Runtime: 1 hour 52 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jay, and Chris
Rating: Good

Kanata’s Castle: Episode 92 they talk about the trailer for season two of The Mandalorian.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 10 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Becca, and Devon
Rating: Good

Lattes With Leia: Exploring Star Wars: The Clone Wars they talk about what they’ve been up to and how Corona has affected how they interact with others, they talk a little Hyperspace Hoopla, then they discuss Star Wars: The Clone Wars, their thoughts on the show and the final season. Plus they drop that the podcast will be coming to an end with episode 50. It’ll be sad to see them go, but I’ve enjoyed what they’ve done.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 16 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Amy, and Andrea
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: Shadows of the Empire Chapters 36-End: Er…Kinda they try to wrap up their discussion of Shadows of the Empire but things get cut short due to internet issues, thus they’ll have to finish up in the next episode. Aside from talking about Shadows, they also talk a little about Greg Bear and Rogue Planet.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 39 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 162 features guest Becca Benjamin as they continue their discussion of The Empire Strikes Back. Great episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 2 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Great

Podcast Stardust: Episode 163 they touch on The Empire Strikes Back: From A Certain Point of View stories as more info was revealed, they talk about the opening crawl for The High Republic, some magna news, Star Wars Squadrons, and more.

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

Podcast Stardust: Episode 164 they go over Clone Wars chapters 17 through 20 as they continue their discussion of Tartakovsky’s animated show.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 43 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: Kyle Newman: Dungeons & Death Stars Jason and Jimmy talk about Halloween, Star Wars news, The Secret History of Star Wars, Star Wars and storytelling, horror movies in Illinois, writers for The Mandalorian season two, and then they have on Kyle to talk Star Wars, D&D, and more. Good conversation with Kyle.

Podcast Network: Rebel Force Radio
Runtime: 2 hours 16 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2288 Allen celebrates his 50th birthday in this episode.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2290 goes over some behind the scenes info for The High Republic.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2291 goes over the great disaster in The High Republic.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 6 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2292 goes over the NYCC panel that talked about how Jedi perceive the Force.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2293 goes over the new teaser trailer for season two of The Mandalorian and the character posters.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2294 goes over the writers for season two of The Mandalorian.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 6 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Allen Voivod
Rating: Good

Talking Bay 94: John Celestri: Star Wars Holiday Special Animator of Boba Fett John talks about his interest in animation and how he got into it, his work at Nelvana, his work on the animated segment for the Star Wars Holiday Special, the reference material they had for Boba Fett, George Lucas’ input, and his other work. Good interview.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 23 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Brandon Wainerdi
Rating: Good

TechnoRetro Dads: Steppin’ Into the Twilight Zone they share jokes, go over the news, do a tribute to Van Halen, then discuss The Twilight Zone and their favorite episodes. Afterwards they talk about songs and mishearing lyrics, then they talk about Jay’s 31 days of horror movie watch.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: JediShua, and Jay
Rating: Fun

The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 451 they go over movie birthdays then go over reflicktions as they talk about all the movies they’ve recently watched. Good rundown of movies in this episode.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 11 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dave, Mikey, and Dr. Earl
Rating: Good

The Steve Austin Show: Pat Patterson Pat talks about seeing Steve as The Ringmaster, developing character, what his life was like growing up, how he got into wrestling, coming up with his name, wrestlers like Killer Kowalski, Mad Dog, Eddy Graham, his life partner Louie, how everyone needs to be produced, coming up with the Royal Rumble, wrestling in New York, being the first Intercontinental Champion, Vince Sr. vs Jr., working in the office, the Montreal screwjob, and finally being able to come out. Great episode.

Podcast Network: PodcastOne
Runtime: 1 hour 34 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Steve Austin
Rating: Great

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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