Podcasts in Review

December 17, 2020 at 10:43 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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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. Fly Casual: The Mandalorian – Season 2 – Part Something
  2. Blast Points Podcast: The Mandalorian CH15
  3. Force Toast: Episode 50
  4. Blast Points Podcast: Future Star Wars/Lucasfilm projects/Disney Investor Call/5am 4 ever
  5. Rebel Force Radio: New Star Wars Projects Revealed! Anthony Daniels!

Blast Points Podcast: Future Star Wars/Lucasfilm projects/Disney Investor Call/5am 4 ever features special guest Brandon as they talk about Rogue Squadron, Hayden as Vader, and more. Fun discussion. This one is a Patreon only episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 21 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Fun

Blast Points Podcast: The Mandalorian CH15 they talk about the turnabout for Mayfield and Din removing his helmet, Mayfield starting over, the breakout fake out, Boba’s repaint and more. This one’s a Patreon episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 48 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Great

Fly Casual: The Mandalorian – Season 2 – Part Something they talk slapping, Mel Gibson movie Fatman, Fortnite, The Queen’s Gambit, some online game, news, the new Star Wars projects, then they discuss season two of The Mandalorian as they go over “The Jedi,” “The Tragedy,” and “The Believer.” Long one, but a good one.

Podcast Network: Betterkind Media
Runtime: 3 hours 14 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Corey, Garrick, Mike, and Steve
Rating: Good

Force Toast: Episode 50 they celebrate their 50th episode, talk about upcoming plans, their thoughts on Rogue Squadron and all the other Star Wars news, then they go over The Mandalorian “The Tragedy” and “The Believer,” plus they talk books, go over listener emails and do some trivia. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 2 hours 3 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Alyce, and Laura
Rating: Fun

Full of Sith: Episode CCCXCIII Bryan and Holly are joined by author Mike Stackpole to talk about the Rogue Squadron announcement, his thoughts on that and more.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 6 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Bryan, and Holly
Rating: Good

Galactic War Report: Episode 230 they talk about upcoming events and the new rancor raid.

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

Jedi Journals: December 2020 they talk about Dave Prowse and others, comic news, Jay and Dennis go over Dark Heart of the Sith comic, Jay and Chris talk comic variants, the Alan Dean Foster royalties issue, other stuff, they review Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising, magazine news, and they celebrate their 10th anniversary of the podcast.

Podcast Network: TheForce.net
Runtime: 2 hours 1 minute
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jay, and Chris
Rating: Good

Making Tracks: Episode 66 they go over George Lucas stuff, Star Wars and promotion, and they discuss The Mandalorian “The Tragedy.”

Podcast Network: Fantha Tracks Radio
Runtime: 46 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Mark, and Mark
Rating: Good

Obroa-skai Walkers: OSW Interlude #15 they talk about The Mandalorian, Ahsoka, the Disney investor call, death of the Razorcrest, Jango and Boba, Fennic, the seismic charge, future projects, and Rogue Squadron thoughts.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 2 hours 8 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Ben, and Cole
Rating: Good

Podcast Stardust: Episode 190 they talk about The Mandalorian “The Tragedy,” what the tragedy was, the surprises, and more.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 59 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Dennis, and Jay
Rating: Good

Rebel Force Radio: New Star Wars Projects Revealed! Anthony Daniels! they go over the investor presentation, no Boba Fett series mentioned, Ahsoka and Rangers show, no season 3 for Mandalorian mentioned, Lando, no mention of Rian Johnson trilogy, and they have an interview with Anthony Daniels. Great interview.

Podcast Network: Rebel Force Radio
Runtime: 2 hours 50 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Jimmy
Rating: Great

Skytalkers: Future Star Wars Projects Reaction they go over the investor call, have some fun with the business jargon, and share their thoughts on all the projects and what was revealed. They talk about the Hayden news a lot and possibilities, shipping Fennic and Bad Batch, and their thoughts on what wasn’t announced.

Podcast Network: Star Wars Escape Pods Network
Runtime: 2 hours 5 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Caitlin, and Charlotte
Rating: Good

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2345 goes over the Jedi and the way they handle fear.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2346 goes over The Mandalorian “The Tragedy.”

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2349 goes over who is left to train Grogu.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2350 goes over Yoda’s “last of the Jedi” line.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2351 goes over the fading powers of Force users.

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

Star Wars 7×7: Episode 2352 goes over the new questions now that Boba Fett has returned.

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

Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back: Author Commentary: “The Whills Strike Back” by Tom Angleberger features host Tom Hoeler as they talk about thoughts on the Whills, the author’s approach to the story, and breaking down the crawl.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 11 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Hosts: Tom Holler
Rating: Good

Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back: Author Commentary: “Right-Hand Man” by Lydia King features host Alex Davis as they talk about doing a 2-1B story, her experience as a physician, and that influence on her work.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 13 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Alex Davis
Rating: Good

TechnoRetro Dads: Popeye Has Entered The Oasis they share jokes, go over the news, talk about the Star Wars movie and TV reveals, they talk cereal, and they talk about the movie Popeye. Plus they review the book Ready Player Two, and go over some toy match-ups.

Podcast Network: Retrozap
Runtime: 1 hour 47 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: JediShua, and Jay
Rating: Fun

The Deucecast Movie Show: Episode 460 features special guest Jen as they go over all the Disney news from the investor announcements, from Marvel to Star Wars.

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

The Mando Roundup: Inglorious Brown-eyes they share a parody song for “Brown-eyes,” share their thoughts on the episode, and their predictions. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 23 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Storm Duper, Jemma
Rating: Fun

The Steve Austin Show: Bill Goldberg Pt. 1 he talks about his training, dealing with depression when his football career was cut short, wrestling, the business, having to work himself up for the job, Kimbo, concussions, politics, and why he left wrestling.

Podcast Network: PodcastOne
Runtime: 59 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Production Quality: Excellent
Host: Steve Austin
Rating: Good

The Steve Austin Show: Bill Goldberg Pt. 2 they talk some wrestling, getting misidentified as each other, the heel run and why it didn’t work, they talk boxing/MMA, his entrance, the “who’s next” thing, movies, The Longest Yard and cars.

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

The Steve Austin Show: Steve Austin & The Big Show they talk business, helping new talent, giantism, playing football, hitting a low spot in his life, who trained him, Hogan’s influence on his career, WWE vs WCW, flipping from heel to baby face and back, how he wants to be remembered and more. Good conversation.

Podcast Network: PodcastOne
Runtime: 1 hour 1 minute
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Host: Steve Austin
Rating: Good

Wookiee Radio: Episode 190 they go over the passing of David Prowse, Nerf guns, blue cookies, clone theories, and they talk about The Mandalorian “The Jedi.”

Podcast Network: Red5 Network
Runtime: 59 minutes
Audio Quality: Great
Production Quality: Great
Hosts: Derrick, Ken, and Mike
Rating: Good

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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