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Idiot's Array: A Star Wars Podcast

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Betting, Calling, Shifting, and Drawing … An Idiot’s Array was known to trump any hand in a game of Sabacc, even a Pure Sabacc, and this is what we, at The Cantina Cast … hope to deal out to YOU. We’re laying out a fresh deck of cards, with a strategy to ‘Bridge’ the GFFA for generations to come! We’re upping our ante and of course, our three hosts will lay out the House Rules … Alan Zaugg @Jedizaugg Mark Sutter @MarkESutter Ryder Waldron @RyderWaldronDDS Like anything else, there are several variants and styles of sabacc play, in which we hope to explore in this new endeavor. One theme, in particular, is a nice match for bridging the saga through generational gaps and that is: Fortune Telling. Always in motion, the future is … So please, check us out and follow Idiot’s Array on Twitter @IdiotsArrayPod and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/IdiotsArrayPodcast And remember, NO CHEATING! You may end up with the Death Sentence on twelve systems.

Betting, Calling, Shifting, and Drawing … An Idiot’s Array was known to trump any hand in a game of Sabacc, even a Pure Sabacc, and this is what we, at The Cantina Cast … hope to deal out to YOU. We’re laying out a fresh deck of cards, with a strategy to ‘Bridge’ the GFFA for generations to come! We’re upping our ante and of course, our three hosts will lay out the House Rules … Alan Zaugg @Jedizaugg Mark Sutter @MarkESutter Ryder Waldron @RyderWaldronDDS Like anything else, there are several variants and styles of sabacc play, in which we hope to explore in this new endeavor. One theme, in particular, is a nice match for bridging the saga through generational gaps and that is: Fortune Telling. Always in motion, the future is … So please, check us out and follow Idiot’s Array on Twitter @IdiotsArrayPod and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/IdiotsArrayPodcast And remember, NO CHEATING! You may end up with the Death Sentence on twelve systems.
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Betting, Calling, Shifting, and Drawing … An Idiot’s Array was known to trump any hand in a game of Sabacc, even a Pure Sabacc, and this is what we, at The Cantina Cast … hope to deal out to YOU. We’re laying out a fresh deck of cards, with a strategy to ‘Bridge’ the GFFA for generations to come! We’re upping our ante and of course, our three hosts will lay out the House Rules … Alan Zaugg @Jedizaugg Mark Sutter @MarkESutter Ryder Waldron @RyderWaldronDDS Like anything else, there are several variants and styles of sabacc play, in which we hope to explore in this new endeavor. One theme, in particular, is a nice match for bridging the saga through generational gaps and that is: Fortune Telling. Always in motion, the future is … So please, check us out and follow Idiot’s Array on Twitter @IdiotsArrayPod and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/IdiotsArrayPodcast And remember, NO CHEATING! You may end up with the Death Sentence on twelve systems.

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Episodes

Episode 70 - Solo and Cynicism

7/10/2018
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In this episode Alan, Mark, and Ryder discuss Han Solo's cynicism. Why did Han Solo become so cynical between Solo and A New Hope? Was his cynicism a defense mechanism that helped him survive? What changed between A New Hope and The Force Awakens to allow Han to believe in the Force and become less cynical? Why do some characters Star Wars become cynical and others don't? Also, Alan and Mark quote song lyrics and Ryder gets a new nickname. We have a really good feeling about...

Duration:00:54:23

Episode 69 - How Does a Character's Past Affect Their Future?

6/27/2018
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In Episode 69 Alan, Mark, and Ryder continue their examination of the themes of Solo by discussing how a character's past affects their future. In Solo, did Han overcome his past? What is his past? And what about in A New Hope? Why is it so difficult for a character to overcome their past? Is it harder for a character to overcome a self-inflicted past or one caused by others or events? Did Luke overcome his past in The Last Jedi or was that who Luke always was? In Star Wars, who else...

Duration:00:52:14

Episode 68 - The Reluctant Hero

6/12/2018
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In this episode, Alan and Ryder are inspired by Solo and discuss the reluctant heroes of Star Wars. What makes a good reluctant hero? Why is it so hard to be the hero? Who are some of the less obvious reluctant heroes in Star Wars? Also, Alan teases some of his song lyrics and Ryder pays his wife the ultimate compliment. All of this and much, much more. Mark is missing, but Alan and Ryder hold down the Sabacc table in his absence. Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook:...

Duration:00:42:09

Episode 67 - SOLO

5/27/2018
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WARNING: Assume that this episode has SPOILERS and you will never be disappointed. In this episode Alan, Mark, and Ryder discuss SOLO: A Star Wars Story. We start by discussing our overall thoughts and feelings about Solo before getting into specifics about the movie. Did the story blend well with the original trilogy and The Force Awakens? What were some of our favorite themes and callbacks to the other Star Wars movies? What did we get in Solo that we loved but hadn't expected? What...

Duration:01:04:59

Quickdeal - Solo and Celebration

5/24/2018
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In this Quickdeal, Mark and Ryder get you ready for Solo by discussing their plans for seeing the movie this weekend. Then they talk about the recent Star Wars Celebration announcement. Finally, they talk about Mark's recent live tweet threads. Mind if we deal you in? Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook: Idiot's Array Podcast Email: idiotsarraypodcast@gmail.com Instagram: @idiotsarraypodcast www.makingstarwars.net

Duration:00:13:43

Quickdeal - Spoiler-free Solo Review

5/23/2018
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Jedi Zaugg is flying solo on this Quickdeal as he gives his spoiler-free review of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Check it out as you get ready to see Solo this weekend! Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook: Idiot's Array Podcast Email: idiotsarraypodcast@gmail.com Instagram: @idiotsarraypodcast www.makingstarwars.net

Duration:00:12:59

Idiot's Array Quickdeal - Introduction

5/15/2018
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Idiot's Array is excited to announce our new Quickdeal Episodes! Listen now for more details. We'd love to deal you in. Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook: Idiot's Array Podcast Email: idiotsarraypodcast@gmail.com Instagram: @idiotsarraypodcast www.makingstarwars.net

Duration:00:02:15

Episode 66 - A Jedi Goes Missing

5/15/2018
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In this episode, Jedi Zaugg is gone but not forgotten. Mark and Ryder begin with some exciting announcements about some upcoming Idiot's Array content and more ways to interact with IA on social media. Then they discuss their excitement about Solo: A Star Wars Story and the red carpet premiere. After that they talk about their feelings for Attack of the Clones and why it really is a great movie. We promise no Jedi were harmed in the making of this podcast. Contact us! Twitter:...

Duration:00:51:32

Episode 65 - Han Solo

5/2/2018
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With Solo just a few weeks away,we discuss some of our Han Solo favorites. What is our favorite Han Solo quote and movie? Do we have a favorite Han Solo jacket or vest? What was Han's best move in the Falcon? Is Han's story arc believable? What is the best lesson we've learned from Han Solo? And where does Han rank in our favorite Star Wars characters? We discuss these Han Solo topics and much, much more! No smuggling necessary. Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook:...

Duration:00:47:13

Episode 64 - Solo, Singing, and Sutter's Impersonations

4/17/2018
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In this episode we blast our way through a lot of topics! We start with an exciting announcement for Idiot's Array before we get into our listener question from last week (Who else would we have liked to see play Qui-Gon Jinn in The Phantom Menace?), along with Mark's spot-on impersonations. Then we discuss our thoughts and impressions on the latest Solo trailer. Did we have any favorite moments? Did it feel like a Han Solo movie? Are there any characters we'd like to see in the movie?...

Duration:00:46:56

Episode 63 - Qui-Gon Jinn Revisited

4/3/2018
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In this episode we revisit one of our favorite Jedi, Qui-Gon Jinn. What do we love best about Qui-Gon? How would the galaxy have been different if Qui-Gon had lived past The Phantom Menace? How did Anakin remember Qui-Gon and would his path have been different if Qui-Gon hadn't died? How does Qui-Gon influence events in the sequel trilogy? Stick around for our latest listener feedback question and impersonations (if that is the right word) by Mark. Contact us! Twitter:...

Duration:00:48:37

Episode 62 - Force Feedback

3/6/2018
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In this listener-feedback laden episode, Alan, Mark, and Ryder discuss a variety of topics, including Jedi Temples, the latest Star Wars comics, the relationship between Luke Skywalker and Ben Solo, Star Wars movie soundtracks and much, much more. What are the purposes of Jedi Temples and how many are there? What else may have happened between Luke and Ben before Ben destroyed the Jedi training center? Which is our favorite Star Wars soundtrack? Plus, Alan makes plans to visit an old...

Duration:00:47:56

Episode 61 - Luke Skywalker's Perfection and Shame

2/20/2018
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In this episode we explore the idea that the pursuit of perfection is actually unattainable and can lead to feelings of shame. Was Luke a perfectionist? How did seeking perfection actually lead to his feelings of shame and isolation on Ahch-To? Did Luke expect perfection from himself and how did this affect his relationship with Ben Solo? Would Han Solo actually have been a better mentor for Ben Solo? How did the Jedi projection of perfection affect Luke's perception of the Order, and...

Duration:01:00:31

Episode 60 - SOLO Trailer Reaction

2/5/2018
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We're all fine here. How are you? In this episode we give our initial reactions to the SOLO teaser trailer. Which character are we most looking forward to seeing in SOLO? What were our favorite parts of the trailer? What did we think of the new posters? And Lando is still the epitome of cool! Laugh it up, fuzzballs, and join us for some fun Star Wars conversation. Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook: Idiot's Array Podcast Email:...

Duration:00:41:23

Episode 59 - Legends and Legacies with Michael Moreci

1/23/2018
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In this episode we are joined by author Michael Moreci to discuss legends and legacies in The Last Jedi. What importance do legends have in The Last Jedi? How does Luke's influence on Rey compare and contrast with Vader's influence on Kylo Ren? Can our heroes ever live up to what we have built in our minds? How do Star Wars legends influence fans? We also discuss Michael Moreci's new novel Black Star Renegades. We discuss these topics and much, much more. This may not go the way you...

Duration:00:46:17

Episode 58 - Failure and The Last Jedi

1/9/2018
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In episode 58 we begin discussing the many themes of The Last Jedi and we start with failure. Did Luke learn from his past failures? If so, did it help Rey? Would Luke have benefited from more teaching experience before beginning his Jedi Academy? Also, was Luke's story arc from the original trilogy to the sequel trilogy logical and believable? Finally, how relatable was Luke in The Last Jedi? As usual, we begin the show with a comics update. We'd love you to join us as we delve deep into...

Duration:00:58:24

Episode 57: The Last Jedi Reactions w/ Tarkin's Top Shelf

12/19/2017
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In this roundtable episode, we are joined by Becca Benjamin of Tarkin's Top Shelf to discuss our initial thoughts and reviews of The Last Jedi. What were our thoughts after our first viewings? How did our feelings on The Last Jedi change from our first viewings to our second? Did it meet expectations? We begin the show by talking about Canto Bight: Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. How did this collection of short stories tie into The Last Jedi? Does it add to the depth of TLJ? Is it...

Duration:01:23:10

Episode 56: The Last Jedi Excitement!

12/12/2017
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In this special and NON-SPOILERY episode, we get you ready for The Last Jedi! To start we break down the Vader #9 and Poe Dameron #21 comics. What did we learn from these issues that tie into The Force Awakens and possible The Last Jedi? Then we get excited about The Last Jedi! What are our pre-Star Wars movie traditions? When and with whom will we see The Last Jedi? What is your favorite movie treat? We also give our wild predictions for TLJ and talk about what we would love to see. To...

Duration:00:58:16

Episode 55: A Star Wars Feast

11/23/2017
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In our Thanksgiving episode, we offer a smorgasbord of topics for your Star Wars feast. We have two appetizers on the menu. The first is a discussion on the recently announced Rian Johnson trilogy and a Star Wars live action series. Second, we talk about Vader #8 (butterflies, a Jedi Temple statue, & a Jedi database of Force-sensitive children). For our main course we give our thoughts on who is the most giving and selfless character in Star Wars. For dessert we talk about the Star Wars...

Duration:00:57:51

Episode 54 - The Power of the Force

11/9/2017
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In the action-packed episode, we discuss what separates character like Anakin, Luke, Rey, and Kylo from other Force wielders. What makes them so powerful? Why are some characters Force users and some only Force sensitive? Where does hard work and perseverance come into play? To start the show we read a listener's email that may shed some light on where Darth Maul obtained his original Kyber crystal, and then we talk about the latest season of Star Wars Rebels. In our comics segment we...

Duration:00:53:34