Podcasts in Review

August 17, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | 1 Comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Blast Points: Episode 86 stars off with the Entertainment Weekly coverage of The Last Jedi as they talk about Chewie and the porgs, the caretakers, the praetorian guards, Canto Bight police, the relationship between Luke and Rey, and the first Jedi temple. Then they dig into their main discussion, Rusty Miller’s Jedi Master Quiz Book. Taking suggestions from listeners, they tackle a bunch of questions from the book to see how well they do.
Porg Count: 14, Runtime: 55 minutes, Rating: Fun episode

Brews and Blasters: Episode 130 kicks off with Jaws, the Brews and Blasters following in Brunei, and Chris’ new Star Wars room. Then they get into the EW The Last Jedi Star Wars coverage. They talk porgs, Chewbacca, Boston accents and they try to beat the #PorgCount which leads to a chorus of porgs. Then they get back on topic as they talk about Rey, Luke, the praetorian guards, Snoke, Kylo, Poe, Finn, the new imagery, the Canto Bight police, what will sway Luke to teach Rey, DJ, Poe and Leia’s relationship, and they wrap up with listener emails and an Oppo award.
Porg Count: 84 (2nd Place), Runtime: 1 hour 6 minutes, Rating: Fun episode

Children of the Force: Episode 77 starts out with Garindan’s story, then they talk video games, Princeless comic and movie, Rose and Cobalt squadron, images from The Last Jedi, the Canto Bight aliens, and whether Chewie ate a porg. They also talk about the kyber wolf and observations and speculation regarding The Last Jedi. They discuss Kylo’s TIE Silencer, a word from the crawl, the upcoming Luke Skywalker, Leia, Phasma and Canto Bight books, plus they talk Inferno Squad and Star Wars Battlefront II.
Porg Count: 50 (3rd Place), Runtime: 1 hour 15 minutes, Rating: Fun episode
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Comic Review: ‘I Hate Fairyland #15’

August 16, 2017 at 4:54 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Image, Reviews | Leave a comment
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I Hate Fairyland #15 is out today and you can check out our review here.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra #11’

August 16, 2017 at 4:17 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #11 begins the slaying as Rur starts his holocaust of vengeance. As bad as the reanimated robot Jedi might be, he’s nothing compared to Vader. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Podcasts in Review

August 10, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review with a new format which includes the #PorgCount (number of times any variation of the word “porg” is used). If you like it, or if you have any suggestions, please let us know.

Blast Points: Episode 85 starts out with some discussion of The Last Jedi leaked pics, the new writer for Episode IX, and the new composer of the Han Solo movie. For their main discussion, they talk about John Williams, diving into how he, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas met, the success of the sound track, and then they go through their favorite John Williams songs from each Star Wars film.
Porg Count: 0, Runtime: 1 hour 6 minutes, Rating: Good episode

Bombad Radio: Episode 283 features an interview with voice actor Tom Taylorson, the voice of Scott Ryder in Mass Effect: Andromeda. They talk about Conduit, teaching, Mass Effect: Andromeda, working alongside Fryda Wolff, what the voice sessions were like, the romance scenes, the audio book, audio book contracts, working with Sully (Taserface from Guardians of the Galaxy), the difference between different game companies, and some of the story threads of Mass Effect: Andromeda.
Porg Count: 0, Runtime: 56 minutes, Rating: Great episode

Coffee With Kenobi: Episode 79 covers Filoni’s post on the Kanan and Ahsoka conversation, then Dan is joined by guests Steele Saunders and Jeff McGee as they talk porgs, D23, collecting, news and keeping up with Star Wars.
Porg Count: 40 (high score for the #PorgCount), Runtime: 1 hour 28 minutes, Rating: Porgtastic Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Comic Review: ‘Rogue One #5’

August 9, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Rogue One #5 brings us almost to the end as the battle of Scarif begins. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Darth Vader #4’

August 9, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Vader #4 marks a comeback for the Dark Lord as he tries his luck in round two against Jedi Master Infil’a. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Book Review: ‘Inferno Squad’ by Christie Golden

August 8, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Inferno Squad breaks away from the typical Star Wars adventure to give readers something different to dive into. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Podcasts in Review

August 3, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | 2 Comments
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Blast Points: Episode 84 is more Droids coverage as they do a commentary for Treasure of the Hidden Planet. The voices for the characters in these episodes are ridiculously entertaining. Fun episode.

Brews and Blasters: Episode 129 starts with underwear, pizza and Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge. From Hammerheads to fighting robots, Joe and Chris ponder on the possibilities of how in universe and immersive the Star Wars theme park will be. They also touch on J.W. Rinzler’s blog being taken down, and dive into toys with new toy reveals, SDCC figures and other news. Good episode.

Children of the Force: Reaction Corps – Behind the Scenes of The Last Jedi covers the behind the scenes trailer from D23 as they go through it and discuss. The kids’ reaction to the porgs is priceless. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Comic Review: ‘Seven to Eternity #8’

August 2, 2017 at 4:55 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Image, Reviews, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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Seven to Eternity #8 changes things up quite a bit as people switch sides and lay down their vengeance. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra #10’

August 2, 2017 at 4:18 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #10 wraps up the auction with a winner and a surprise guest. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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