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Wookiee Radio 23: Imperial Checkpoints, Yuck!

Wookiee Radio 23: Imperial Checkpoints, Yuck!

This week, Mike is missing, and Ken and Derrick suspect he may have been captured by Imperials, but fear not, a plan to rescue Mike has been put into action.  In the meantime, Ken and Derrick continue the show to honor their missing companion. Ken starts out with an in depth description of the Star Wars costume exhibit he recently visited, describing all the amazing costumes and props he saw.  Next, the duo discuss some interesting possible revelations that were discovered in leaked photos of the upcoming Episode 9 LEGO sets.  After that, they move on to discuss a recent article written about how The Force Awakens could be a metaphor for Abrams forgiving Lucas for the prequel.  Ken and Derrick then finish the episode with a preview of the comics coming out in the next couple of weeks.

 
If you are reading this Mike, Derrick and Ken want you to know that they are coming to save you.
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    Wookiee Radio 21: Solo In Japan

    Wookiee Radio 21: Solo In Japan

    We start off this episode with our thoughts on the winner of the recent Hasbro fan figure poll, a result that made at least two of us very happy. 

    Next, we discuss the once planned cameo of Han Solo in Episode 3, Revenge Of The Sith. After that, we get into some comic book talk with discussions on the new Mace Windu miniseries, and a prequel comic for Rogue One. We then discuss some Last Jedi rumors from a land far, far away known as Japan. We then read off a list of 5 things you didn’t know about Captain Phasma before finishing up the episode with a preview of the books and comics coming out between now and June 14th.
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      Wookiee Radio 20: There Is A Promo Code

      Wookiee Radio 20: There Is A Promo Code

      Wookiee Radio is back with episode 20. This week we start with some Celebration coverage and then move on to talk about the new mobile game “Star Wars: Puzzle Droids.” Next we take a look at what special deals are being offered on May the Forth this year.

      In movie news, John Knoll is working on another anthology story idea and Star Wars Episode IX gets a release date.

      Next we take a look at Battlefront II in video game news.

      And we finish the show looking to upcoming books and comics.

      Then Mike gives some final thoughts on the 5 reasons we love AP-5.

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        Wookiee Radio 19: A Celebration In Time

        Wookiee Radio 19: A Celebration In Time

        Star Wars Celebration palooza. We talk all things Start Celebration Orlando. We get the inside scoop from Mike and Eric from Mighty Marvel Geeks as they were there on the scene.  We get inside info from the writers and Rebels panels. We talk the pros and cons of Celebration, and being able to get into the halls and move around. We talk Ahsoka Tano and our hopes for another book. We talk the Star Wars Battlefront trailer as well as the Last Jedi trailer. We talk exclusives, as well as the new Thrawn book. We end with more reminiscing about the con.

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          Wookiee Radio: Star Wars Rebels Press Conference

          Wookiee Radio: Star Wars Rebels Press Conference

          On Saturday, April 15th of Star Wars Celebration Orlando, Mike and Eric were invited to sit in on the Star Wars Rebels Season 4 panel, but also a Press Conference with Executive Producer Dave Filoni and his STAR WARS REBELS cast. We bring to you the entire audio from that press conference.

          Talent Participating:

          Dave Filoni – Executive Producer, Tiya Sircar – voice of Sabine, Steve Blum – voice of Zeb, Vanessa Marshall – voice of Hera and Taylor Gray – voice of Ezra Bridger

           At around the 9.30 minute mark in Mike asks Vanessa about the relationship between Hera and Kanan. The answer will surprise you.

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            Wookiee Radio 18: Zero Hour

            Wookiee Radio 18: Zero Hour

            We start of the podcast with an assortment of Celebration news, including a rundown of the list of podcasts that will be recording on the podcast stage at the con.  Wookiee Radio sister show Mighty Marvel Geeks will be one of the lucky shows to be included.  There is a brief debate (again) between the Mighty Marvel Geeks podcast (Mike), and the DC Superpowers podcast (Ken) before we move on to talk about the panels that will be at Celebration, as well as the items that can be found in the Celebration store.

            After that, we move on to an in-depth recap of the Rebels two-part finale, debate the virtues of iPhones versus Androids, and then finish off the episode with a discussion about the Smuggler’s Bounty subscription service.

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              Wookiee Radio 17: Yub Nub Begins

              Wookiee Radio 17: Yub Nub Begins

              Wookiee Radio is back with episode 17 and this week we start by talking a little about Star Wars Celebration. We take a look at the art print offerings and some of the exclusives being offered. We also check out the list of featured exhibitors.

              Then we move on to take a look at the latest episodes of Star Wars Rebels, “Double Agent Droid” and “Twin Suns.”

              Next we discuss Star Wars Land at the Disney Parks opening in 2019. It looks like they are building Full size moving AT-ATs at the parks.

              Gareth Edwards was at SXSW talking about the Darth Vader scene at the end of Rogue One and other changes made to the movie.

              We take a look at a few of the news snippets for The Last Jedi, Han Solo, Rebels, Celebration and more.

              Then we take a look at 10 actors who turned down roles in Star Wars and Frank Oz was defending the use of CGI in the prequels.

              We then move into book news from Topps, Marvel and DK.

              We finish the show with a new segment called “Twisted Tales of Star Wars”

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                Wookiee Radio 16: Rebels And Rivals

                Wookiee Radio 16: Rebels And Rivals

                The show starts off on a strange, yet humorous tangent as we slip into a classic Marvel verses DC debate. Once we get things back on track, we move on to our Rebels recap, where we discuss the last three episodes of the show. After the recap, we discuss the announcement that Rebels will be returning for a fourth season.

                Next, we discuss the news that Lucasfilm has trademarked a new title, Star Wars: Rivals, and what that might mean for future projects. We then move on to discuss the Blue Ray and digital release dates of Rogue one, as well as the features that will be found on the various store exclusive sets. This then leads to the official announcement that the original version of Star Wars will not be coming out on Blue Ray as several rumors have been stating.

                Next, we move on to other topics as we discuss the comment made by J. J. Abrams that Mark Hamill should win an Oscar for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in Episode 8. After that, we talk about Battlefront 2 coming out later this year, as well as other future Star Wars games, and then get into a discussion about how the Episode 7 Rey toys helped to change the way the toy industry viewed female characters.

                After that, we discuss the Star Wars secondary comic characters that have changed the galaxy, and then finish off the show with previews of the comics and books coming out in the next couple of weeks.

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                  Wookiee Radio 15: Touring The Stars With Mark Eades

                  Wookiee Radio 15: Touring The Stars With Mark Eades

                  Wookiee Radio is back with episode 15 and this week we are joined by former Disney Imagineer Mark Eades. Mark was one of the team that created the original Star Tours ride at Disneyland and with that created a whole new type of theme park attraction. We cover the history of the ride from concept to opening. He also talked about how he became an imagineer and some of what he has been up to since then. So if you ever were interested in some of what goes into your favorite rides and attractions, this is the show for you.  

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                    Wookiee Radio 14: Duck, Dodge And Dive

                    Wookiee Radio 14: Duck, Dodge And Dive

                    We start off the episode with the announcement that Mike will be representing Wookiee Radio at Star Wars Celebration this year in Orlando, Florida. Next we have another announcement from Derrick about his new podcast, Keepers of the Fringe, that will be coming to the We Be Geeks network soon. We follow that up with Ken announcing that there has been an announcement about the official title of the next Star Wars film.

                    Next, we talk about Billie Dee Willaims commenting on Donald Glover playing Lando Calrissian, discuss Mark Hamill’s thoughts on the prequel trilogy, and talk about the line of Star Wars figures coming out from Hot Toys. We then move on to Battlefront 2 news, talk about Darth Maul’s connection to The Force Awakens, and finish up with a preview of the comics and novels coming out in the next few weeks.

                    Finally, we get a question from Twitter, which leads to a discussion about our favorite characters.

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                      Wookiee Radio 13: Trials Of The Meatbags

                      Wookiee Radio 13: Trials Of The Meatbags

                      Welcome back to issue 13 of Wookiee Radio.
                      This week we start off with a report from Disney World, where Mike and his family got to be some of the first to take the Guided Tour of Star Wars. And of course, you cannot go to Disney without picking up a toy or two.
                      Next Disney and Lucasfilm have put out a statement to the fans regarding whether or not we will see a digital Leia in Star Wars Episode VIII.
                      Then it is on to our Rebels discussion, we review Ghosts of Geonosis Parts 1 &2, Warhead, and Trials of the Darksaber. We also take a look at 5 of the major changed that Trials of the Darksaber had on Star Wars cannon.
                      Followed by the news that Woody Harrelson has been cast in the Han Solo movie. We also discuss the 6 best imperial officers and 5 meanest droids, Meatbags.

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                        Wookiee Radio 12: Detours With Jenn Hill & Todd Grimes

                        Wookiee Radio 12: Detours With Jenn Hill & Todd Grimes

                        On this episode of Wookiee Radio, we welcomed guests Jenn Hill, and Todd Grimes who are the producer and director of the cancelled Star Wars television show Detours, as well as a documentary called Rogue 39 about the making of the Detours show.  We start off the discussion by asking the pair where the idea for the show originated, and what the premise of the show was to be.  Jenn and Todd explained that Detours was meant to be a show that would explore the back stories of the various characters, both main and background characters, in a comedic fashion.

                        We talked with Jenn and Todd about how they got involved in the Detours show, and then delved More

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                          Wookiee Radio 11: Spoiler Alert- Rogue One

                          Wookiee Radio 11: Spoiler Alert- Rogue One

                          Wookiee Radio returns and now that we have all seen Rogue One, it is time to get all of the reaction from a wookiee point of view. In this short reaction show we spoil all things Rogue One.

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                            Wookiee Radio 10: Rebel Catalyst

                            Wookiee Radio 10: Rebel Catalyst

                            After giving out a holiday greeting, we move on to a very brief chat about Rogue One.  At the time of the recording, Ken had been the only one to see the movie, so he gives us his opinion of the film, spoiler free, of course.  Next, we discuss the box office take of Rogue One, and then move on to discuss some of the new Star Wars related offerings that have been added to the Disney theme parks.

                            We then move on to our Rebels Recap, where we discuss the last three episodes of the cartoon in detail.  The episodes discussed are “The Wynkahthu Job”, “An Inside Man”, and “Visions and Voices”.  After the recap, we give a reading guide to the Rogue One Books that have been released, and then talk about the Star Wars merchandise that can be found this holiday season.

                            We finish off the show by previewing the Star Wars comics being released by Marvel in the next few weeks, and teasing our next episode of Wookiee Radio which will contain a full discussion of our thoughts on Rogue One, A Star Wars Story.  That episode will contain many spoilers, so consider this your warning.

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                              Wookiee Radio 9: That’s No Moon, That’s Spaceship Earth

                              Wookiee Radio 9: That’s No Moon, That’s Spaceship Earth

                              This week on Wookiee Radio Mike, Derrick and Ken are back to cover all the news from a galaxy far, far away. We start with a story about what characters may or may not be in the Han Solo stand-alone movie. Then it is on to the “exclusive first-look” at Rogue One from the Wonderful World of Disney Holiday Special, and Kathleen Kennedy sat down with EW to discuss Rogue One and the future of the Star Wars saga.

                                 Next Mike can finally tell us what the big Disney Park secret is. Spaceship Earth gets a makeover for one night. Derrick tells us about the actual first appearance of Boba Fett and we take a look at the possible inspiration for the look of Rey from The Force Awakens.

                                Then we wrap up the show with a look at a few of the book coming out for the holidays from DK and we see what comics are coming in the next couple of weeks.

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                                Wookiee Radio 8: All Things That Are Rogue

                                Wookiee Radio 8: All Things That Are Rogue

                                We start off this episode with the group catching up on what they have been up to in the last few weeks, including an interesting story by Ken about a mock trial pitting the Star Wars franchise against Star Trek. Next, we discuss the announcement that Emilia Clarke, of Game of Thrones fame, has been cast in an unnamed roll in the upcoming young Han Solo film. We then move on to our Rebels roundup, where we discuss the finer points of the most recent episode of the show.

                                After that, we talk about an article that seems to think that Rogue One will feature one of the Rebel Alliance’s greatest defeats. This leads to the discussion of the possibility of an appearance in Rogue One by Nien Nunb, who fans will remember is the copilot of Lando Calrissian in Return of the Jedi.

                                Next, Mike gives us his unique perspective on the Star Wars Land being built at the Disney theme parks, and we talk about the Star Tours ride as well. There is talk of the interesting Star Wars version of the classic boardgame Clue before moving on to discuss the recently announced Darth Maul comic, and then talking about the comics coming out in the next couple of weeks.

                                We take a brief moment to talk about the WeBes, the We Be Geeks version of awards, then take a few minutes to move back to comics as we rant about the oft-delayed C3-PO comic that eventually came out this year.

                                We finish off the show by discussing an article about Wookiees, new stickers coming to Apple’s imessage app, and the release of the 3-D version of The Force Awakens. The crew of Wookiee Radio would also like to wish our listeners a happy Life Day, which has just recently passed.

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                                  Wookiee Radio 7: We Have Been Jammed, Grape Jammed

                                  Wookiee Radio 7: We Have Been Jammed, Grape Jammed

                                   

                                  Wookiee Radio returns to the holonets with news and commentary from a hairy point of view.

                                  We start the show off by reviewing the latest episode of “Star Wars Rebels”, followed by rumors/spoilers for Star Wars Episode 8 and some continued speculation about the origins of Ray from the Force Awakens. We lose Derrick to Imperial jamming but we continue, from there we move into some Rogue One talk and discuss a new trailer that is playing at Cinemark Theaters and also talk the news that ABC will have an exclusive first look at Rogue One during their Wonderful World of Disney Holiday Special on Thanksgiving night.

                                  Then in gaming news Dice has announced That the sequel to their hit Battlefront reboot will be dropping in fall 2017

                                   And we finish the show looking forward to and previewing the comics and novels coming out in the next couple of weeks.

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                                    Wookiee Radio 6: Cookies Fix Everything

                                    Wookiee Radio 6: Cookies Fix Everything

                                    The Empire tried to shut us down recently, but we prevailed( we had cookies) and are bringing you another fine episode of the Wookiee Radio podcast.  We start off with Mike giving a shout out to a band that he recently had the pleasure of meeting and interacting with called Bodh’aktan.  Next, we move on to discuss the breaking news that actor Donald Glover will be playing Lando Calrissian in the upcoming young Han Solo movie.  This announcement leads to a discussion about how exactly Han acquires the Millennium Falcon from Lando, and we later read a rumor that that question will be answered in the film.

                                    Next, we recap the Rebels cartoon, discussing the four episodes that have aired since our last recording and giving quick highlights and comments from each episode.  Afterwards, we move on to discuss, with great excitement, the latest trailer for the Rogue One movie coming out in less than two months.  We then move on to talk about the various Lego sets coming out for the Rogue One move, then briefly move on to talk about the Battlefront X-Wing mission coming out for the Playstaion VR system in time for the holiday season before moving back to talk about more Lego goodness.

                                    Next, we talk about the recently announced Star Wars comic based on the Dr. Aphra character from the recently ended Darth Vader comic.  Talking about this comic leads us into a lengthy discussion about the two assassin droids from the Darth Vader comic, BT-1 and Triple Zero.  Next, we go over the comics coming out in the next few weeks, then take a trip down memory lane to finish the episode as we discuss an article about the five Star Wars videogames that actually exceeded their hype.

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