Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Ep. 133 - The Clone Wars Rewatch 3: The Malevolence Triology

Continuing our Clone Wars Rewatch with Alex Bond, we have reached episodes 2, 3, and 4 of the first season with the Malevolence Trilogy. Along with our Clone Wars discussion, Alex was given some holiday homework to watch The Holiday Special and listen to the Star Wars Christmas Album, Christmas in the Stars. It’s a happy holidays indeed.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Ep. 132 - 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Just in time for the holiday season is our annual Holiday Gift Guide, where we recommend a range (both in budget and type) of Star Wars gifts for you or a loved one. With us this time to help us present the gift of shopping is the wonderful Holly Frey!

Holly can be found on Twitter @surliestgirl.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Ep. 131 - Andor Episodes 10, 11, and 12

We are back from our holiday break to talk the final three episodes of Andor Season 1 (Ep 10: One Way Out, Ep 11: Daughter of Ferrix, and Ep 12: Rix Road) and joining us for this fantastic wrapup to a nearly perfect season of television is our very own wayward host, JJ Travers.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Ep. 130 - Tales of the Jedi - Ahsoka

Jumping back to the Tales of the Jedi series, we now cover the three Ahsoka episodes, Episodes 1, 5, and 6. And with us to cover these is our old The Clone Wars buddy, Alex Bond.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Ep. 129 - Andor Episodes 8 and 9

We return to looking at Andor, this time covering episodes 8, “Narkina 5”, and episode 9, “Nobody’s Listening”! And with us this time is prolific Star Wars author and returning tauntaun, Jason Fry. You can find more out about Jason in our previous interview with him on Episode 29.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Ep. 128 - Tales of the Jedi - Dooku

With the release of the anthology series Tales of the Jedi, we take a break from Andor this week and focus on the three episodes all about Count Dooku, Episodes 2, 3, and 4. With us to talk these absolutely gorgeous episodes is fellow Star Wars podcaster Mark Perez.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Ep. 127 - Andor Episode 7

Joining us for the kickoff of Andor‘s third arc is one of our favorite guests to chat with, D. Rayven Spencer. We discuss everything and anything about Episode 7: Announcement.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Ep. 126 - Andor Episode 6

Andor’s Aldahni arc wraps up with Episode 6: The Eye and with Nicole out this week we are joined by Nick Nafpliotis from AIPT and Melissa T. Miller from Nerdist and StarWarsologies.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Ep. 125 - Andor Episode 5

We are midway through the second Andor arc with Episode 5: “The Axe Forgets” and with us to discuss this slower and more character focused episode is former cohost and forever Tauntaun, Connor Christiansen.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Ep. 124 - Andor Episode 4

We continue our discussion of Andor with Episode 4: Aldhani. Joining us for an absolute wonderful discussion this week is psychologist and host of the Arkham Sessions podcast, Dr. Drea Letamendi.  You can find Drea on her website at drdreapsychology.com and on Twitter @ArkhamAsylumDoc.  

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Ep. 123 - Andor Episodes 1-3

The next Disney+ Star Wars show has finally premiered! Based on the 2016 movie Rogue One, Andor follows the formation of the Rebellion as well as the evolution of the titular character, Cassian Andor, as he devolves into the ruthless agent we see in the movie. Joining us for this three episode premier is one of our favorite former cohosts, JJ Travers. Join us as we praise and criticize this next entry in the Star Wars Universe. 

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Ep. 122 - Shadow of the Sith

The recently released Shadow of the Sith by Adam Christopher fills in the backstory created by The Rise of Skywalker following the exploits of Luke and Lando as they try and track down Ochi and Rey’s parents. Joining with us to discuss all the twists and turns of the book is author and science writer J. Dianne Dotson (AKA Jendia Gammon). You can find J. Dianne Dotson (Jendia Gammon) on Twitter, or her website, or through all her other links

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Ep. 121 - D+ Day and D23 News Roundup

The D23 Convention and Disney+ Day just passed and the result was a slew of Star Wars trailers, casting announcements, release dates and much more than we’ve seen since Star Wars Celebration. We are here to break down all of the Star Wars news from the bombardment of all the Disney joy.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Ep. 120 - Star Wars Celebration: Galactic Critters Big and Small Panel

Here is the second panel that Jim was on at Star Wars Celebration this past May, Galactic Critters Big and Small. It was a lot of fun and there are videos that he and Melissa, the panel moderator, worked on up on YouTube that go along with the panel. Here is the official panel description: 

From the desert of Tatooine to the abyss of Naboo, wildlife is everywhere in Star Wars. Creatures big and small capture our attention and leave us curious to know more. Science writer Melissa Miller (Nerdist, Star Wars Insider) brings together a panel of experts to speculate about everything from dianogas to porgs, womp rats to purgills, the Zillo beast to rathtars. Clips of these wonderful critters will be narrated in the style of a nature documentary and discussed by scientific experts including herpetologist Frank Santana (reptiles and amphibians), ophthalmologist Amit Patel (eye specialist), and paleoecologist Jim Lehane (prehistoric life). Conservation biologist Samantha Wynns will share how to help animals threatened by technology, invasive species, and even galactic war. Bring your questions and the panelists will discuss habits and lifestyles based on what we know about critters here on Earth.

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Ep. 119 - The Clone Wars Rewatch 2: The Toydaria Duology

Continuing our The Clone Wars rewatch chronologically through the series we discus episode 3-01, “Clone Cadets”, which is Part 1 of the Domino Squad trilogy. However, since that trilogy is broken up over time we also covered the following two chronological episodes which make up The Toydaria Duology: Episode 3-03, Supply Lines, and Episode 1-01 Ambush.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Ep. 118 - Lego Star Wars Summer Vacation

We dive into the recently-released LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation special, the third LEGO special taking place after the sequel trilogy. And spoiler alert, it’s a lot of fun.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Ep. 117 - Star Wars Celebration: The Science of Attack of the Clones Panel

This week we look back at Jim’s appearance on the Science of Attack of the Clones panel at Star Wars Celebration this past May hosted by StarWarsologies hosts Melissa Miller and James Floyd.

Here is the official panel description:

From clonetroopers to planetary rings to Anakin’s moral struggles, Attack of the Clones is full of connections to real world science. How might seismic charges work? Can you really accelerate clone growth? What would an ocean planet like Kamino be like? How healthy is Anakin and Padmé’s relationship? Our all-star lineup of experts include Fon Davis (prequel model maker, Fonco), Dr. Drea Letamendi (psychologist, Lattes with Leia podcast), Dr. Jim Lehane (geologist, Talkin’ Tauntauns podcast), Dr. Lisa Will (astrophysicist), and J. Dianne Dotson (sci-fi author, science writer, and biologist). Join host James Floyd (Star Wars Insider regular contributor, Star Warsologies podcast) in celebrating the 20th anniversary of Episode II with a look into its science and technology.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Ep. 116 - Crimson Reign

Today we are joined by former cohost Connor to look back at the major Marvel crossover event, Crimson Reign. How did it stack up to The War of the Bounty Hunters and are we looking forward to part 3? Listen in to find out.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Ep. 115 - The High Republic - A Look Back on Phase 1

With Phase 1 of The High Republic in our rearview mirrors and Phase 2 quickly approaching, it seemed an apropos time to look back on Phase 1. We discuss the story, characters, and all of the material released for this monumental effort into uncharted territories. Joining us for this fun-filled endeavor are independent book reviewer Kai Charles and Full of Sith’s Holly Frey.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Ep. 114 - The Clone Wars Rewatch 1: The Battle of Christophsis

We are starting a new series this episode with a complete rewatch of The Clone Wars animated series. We will be periodically going back and watching the episodes in chronological order and giving our thoughts and feelings on them now that the entire The Clone Wars series is complete. Today we start with Part 1, “The Battle of Christophsis”, which includes episode 216 (“Cat and Mouse”), 116 (“The Hidden Enemy”), and The Clone Wars theatrical movie. Joining us for the entire series is our old buddy, Alex Bond.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Ep. 113 - Ewoks: The Caravan of Courage

It’s finally happened: We have watched the first live action Ewok movie, 1984’s The Caravan of Courage! And with us to talk this…interesting installment in the Star Wars live action movie series is D. Rayven Spencer. Join us as we talk over everything we can about this very unique Star Wars movie. We also discuss the latest in Hasbro’s Star Wars line.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Ep. 112 - Brotherhood

After taking a week off, we are back to discuss Star Wars: Brotherhood by Mike Chen, one of the newest Star Wars novels to hit shelves. And with us this week is the cohost of Star Wars Beyond the Films, Mark Hurliman.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Ep. 111 - Obi-Wan Kenobi Part 6

The finale of Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi show has happened and joining us is brand new father, JJ Travers, to talk everything that we absolutely loved about this episode and this series as a whole.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Ep. 110 - Obi-Wan Kenobi Part 5

The penultimate episode of Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series is upon us with Part 5 and we are joined by AIPT’s Nick Nafpliotis to talk all the plot reveals and the plot twists that abounded in this absolutely fantastic episode.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Ep. 109 - Obi-Wan Kenobi Part 4

We are two thirds of the way through Obi-Wan Kenobi with the release of Part IV, and things seems to be on an upswing for Obi-Wan. Find out how we felt about this latest episode of the series.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Ep. 108 - Obi-Wan Kenobi Part 3

We’re talking Obi-Wan Kenobi part three this week. The series is already at the halfway point and we can’t believe it! There’s also a special interview segment for you to enjoy with Kristin Baver, Jason Fry, and Cole Horton who are telling Jim all about their upcoming book,  Star Wars Timelines.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Ep. 107 - Obi-Wan Kenobi Parts 1 and 2

After three years, Star Wars Celebration is back and with it is a ton of exciting news about new content! Disney made this one of the best celebrations of Star Wars ever by delivering two episodes of the brand new Obi-Wan Kenobi series.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Ep. 106 - Rebels Season 4

We have reached the final season of Star Wars Rebels with our lightning-fast watch of the show in preparation for Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi show debuting this week! We are again joined by Alex Bond talking about all the great things that this show has given us and looking at what the future may hold for the spin-off shows coming up.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Ep. 105 - Rebels Season 3

We continue our lightning-quick retrospective of Star Wars: Rebels, this time passed the halfway mark at Season 3 as we prepare for the start of the Obi-Wan Kenobi show arriving on May 27 on Disney+.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Ep. 104 - Star Wars Artist Chris Trevas

Joining us today is longtime Star Wars artist Chris Trevas. We discuss his career and work over the years with Star Wars, including his upcoming exclusive Star Wars Celebration print. His Celebration print is available to purchase for pick up at Celebration on DarkInk.com and you can find all his artwork on his website.

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Ep. 103 - Rebels Season 2

Our lightning-quick revisit of Star Wars: Rebels continues with the second season as we prepare for Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Joining us for the discussion is fan-favorite guest Alex Bond.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Ep. 102 - Rebels Season 1

With the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ show inching closer every day, we decided a great way to prepare ourselves would be by watching all of the hit animated series Star Wars: Rebels and discussing it season-by-season! We also have quite a bit of Star Wars Celebration news, including two official panels in which our very own Jim will be a panelist.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Ep. 101 - The Rise of Skywalker

Today we conclude our periodic analysis of the Star Wars films with the third and final entry in the Sequel Trilogy, Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. Joining us for the discussion is Full of Sith’s very own Mike Pilot.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Ep. 100 - 100th Episode Celebration

After three and a half years we have finally made it to our 100th episode! To celebrate this milestone our former co-host Connor Christiansen joins us to reminisce about the early days of the podcast and how we made it to where we are today.

To ring in #100 the gang is also ranking all eleven Star Wars movies and providing recommendations on what content fellow fans should enjoy in comics, video games, books, and more. Oh, and last but certainly not least, there’s a giveaway!

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Ep. 99 - The Last Jedi

Today we continue our periodic analysis of the Star Wars films with the second entry in the Sequel Trilogy, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. Joining us for today’s discussion is our friend and repeat guest, Abel G. Peña.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Ep. 98 - News and The High Republic Comics

We’re bringing you a lot of exciting Star Wars news with today’s episode on a variety of topics, including the Galactic Cruiser, toys & collectibles, the upcoming third season of The Mandalorian, and more. We’re also discussing two of the latest Star Wars comics mini-series from The High Republic: Trail of Shadows and the Eye of the Storm.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Ep. 97 - Obi-Wan Kenobi Trailer

Our first look at the highly anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi live-action Star Wars series has finally arrived!  We deep dive into the series’ first teaser trailer and excitedly pick apart every little morsel that Disney let us get a peek at. There’s also some long-awaited Star Wars Celebration news that Jim can’t wait to tell you about.

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Ep. 96 - The Fallen Star

Today we’re discussing Claudia Gray’s latest Star Wars novel, The Fallen Star. Released at the beginning of the year as part of the final wave of The High Republic’s Phase 1,  The Fallen Star wraps up many of the storylines we were introduced to in many of the other novels and comic books.

We’ve also got our first in-depth look at the new Galactic Starcruiser with the recent press week.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Ep. 95 - The Force Awakens

Today we continue our periodic analysis of the Star Wars films with the first entry in the Sequel Trilogy, Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Joining us for today’s discussion is Nicole’s former podcast cohost, Alex Bond.

Friday, February 11, 2022

Ep. 94 - The Book of Boba Fett: Chapter 7 - In the Name of Honor

The Book of Boba Fett wraps up this week with the series finale, Chapter 7: In the Name of Honor. In the Name of Honor. Joining us today to discuss both the finale and the series as a whole is our fellow AIPT family member, Nick Nafpliotis.

Friday, February 4, 2022

Ep. 93 - The Book of Boba Fett: Chapter 6 - From the Desert Comes a Stranger

Today we’re discussing The Book of Boba Fett: Chapter 6: From the Desert Comes a Stranger the penultimate episode of the series. Strap in folks because this one is bursting at the seams with surprises, easter eggs, and crazy moments that left our panel heavily divided.

Friday, January 28, 2022

Ep. 92 - The Book of Boba Fett: Chapter 5 - Return of the Mandalorian

There’s only three episodes left of The Book of Boba Fett and the latest treats us with Bryce Dallas Howard’s directorial episode debut, Return of the Mandalorian, which is far and away the most unique episode of the series to date without the titular character even showing up. It’s as if we got The Mandalorian Season 3 Episode 0 and we have some opinions, both good and bad, but we can all agree that this was one great hour of television.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Ep. 91 - The Book of Boba Fett: Chapter 4 - The Gathering Storm

Today our adventures in the criminal underworld of Tatooine continue with The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 4: The Gathering Storm. There’s also some exciting merchandise announcements from starwars.com for The Book of Boba Fett to discuss.

Friday, January 14, 2022

Ep. 90 - The Book of Boba Fett: Chapters 2 and 3

Today we’re delivering you a very special treat in the form of The Book of Boba Fett: Chapters 2 and 3! That’s right, we’re discussing the two latest episodes together (and yeah, maybe it’s because of some scheduling conflicts we ran into). The latest adventures in a galaxy far, far away see Star Wars give a big nod to Dances with Wolves as Boba Fett dives deeper into the Tusken culture. And we’re all scratching our heads trying to find out just who is behind the troubles that continue to plague Daimyo Fett.

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