Podcasts in Review

November 26, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Interview, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Bombad Radio: Episode 216 features an interview with voice actress Abby Craden covering her work in Guild Wars, Star Wars: The Old Republic and the expansion Uprising, as well as the challenges and experiences she’s face in the field of voice acting, working from home versus a studio, and the difficulties with pronunciations. Bombad Radio interviews a lot of voice actors, to the point that it’s almost become their niche, and as such, they’re pretty good at it. It’s worth a listen if you’re interested in that field.

Bombad Radio: Episode 213 features an interview with voice actor Quinton Flynn who talks about voicing Johnny Quest, Raiden for Metal Gear Solid, Axel in Kingdom of Hearts, Timon in the Timon and Pumba, and more. It’s a pretty good interview. Flynn keeps it fun, does some voices, and covers a lot of territory.

Brews and Blasters: Episode #7 is their film commentary for Battle for Endor. As an Ewok fan, I couldn’t resist digging back in the archives to listen to this one. Roll out the kill wagons! Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Around the Web

September 25, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Books News

  • Disney-Lucasfilm Press released three new titles this week that each retell the original trilogy films with a their own vibe: The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farmboy by Alexandra BrackenSo You Want to be a Jedi? by Adam Gitwitz and Beware the Power of the Dark Side! by Tom Angleberger.
  • DK Books posted an update on Star Wars Reads Day. There’s a contest for bookstores, libraries and schools to win a visit from author Michael Kogge, as well as a list of all the events that will be happening. Click here to check it out and plan ahead.
  • Blizzard Entertainment is partnering with Random House and next year we’ll be getting a new StarCraft novel by Timothy Zahn.

Comic Book News

  • Vader Down #1 will be getting a Dave Dorman variant cover. If you’re heading to Heroes Expo this weekend, Dave will have the original art on display.
  • StarWars.com has part two of Phil Noto‘s sketchbook showing off some interior artwork for the upcoming Chewbacca comics.

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