Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Ep. 50 - Into the Dark

Today Talkin’ Tauntauns dives into the latest Star Wars book from The High Republic publishing initiative and author Claudia Gray — Into the Dark. There’s everything you could want: mystery, lightsaber fights, ancient technology, and terrifying alien creatures.

This marks our 50th episode! And to celebrate this exciting milestone we’re conducting a giveaway of an awesome Luke on Tauntaun Funko Pop. So be sure to listen to the show to find out how you can enter.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Ep. 49 - The Phantom Menace

Fellow AIPT writer and Star Wars book club member Nicole H. Quinn joins us today to examine The Phantom Menace! We take a deep dive into the first chronological entry in the Skywalker Saga and how well it holds up over 20 years after its release.

We also discuss the recent firing of Gina Carano from The Mandalorian and all Disney and Lucasfilm projects.

Sunday, February 7, 2021

Ep. 48 - High Republic News and Comics

Happy Star Wars podcast day everyone! To celebrate the release of the first episode from the first ever Star Wars podcast, we’re bringing you this week’s episode of Talkin’ Tauntauns two full days early. Yes, it’s true. We spoil our listeners rotten.

Today we’re discussing the latest episode of The High Republic Show, which features a ton of great content, including an insightful and exciting round table discussion between host Krystina Arielle, The High Republic authors/creators Charles Soule and Justina Ireland, and Michael Siglain, Creative Director at Lucasfilm Publishing and the man who got Project Luminous started back in 2014.

There’s a whopping six Star Wars comic book series with new issues since our last episode, and you better believe we’re discussing all of them.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Ep. 47 - Light of the Jedi

Today the Talkin’ Tauntauns crew is providing our loyal listeners with a spoiler filled review of the first book in the Star Wars: The High Republic publishing initiate, Charles Soule’s Light of the Jedi. There’s so much exciting new content to pick apart; including a pile of new Jedi Masters, Knights, and Padawans, new Force powers, new starships, and a new force of evil for the Jedi to contend with — the dreaded Nihil.

We’ve also got a nice little bit of news to share and some listener feedback to address.

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