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Secrets of Star Wars

Fantasy & Science Fiction Podc

Discussion about all things Star Wars, including movies and TV shows, old and new!

Location:

United States

Description:

Discussion about all things Star Wars, including movies and TV shows, old and new!

Twitter:

@sqpn

Language:

English


Episodes

The Bad Batch – Ep. 33, 34 & 35: Confined, Paths Unknown, and Shadows of Tantiss

2/27/2024
The final season begins! Robert King, Kathryn Laffrey, and Josh Beeghley discuss the first three episodes of the 3rd season of The Bad Batch, including themes of family and surival, as well as what we can expect in this season. The post The Bad Batch – Ep. 33, 34 & 35: Confined, Paths Unknown, and Shadows of Tantiss appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:56:39

The Top Ten Lightsaber Duels

2/20/2024
What are the best lightsaber duels in Star Wars? Robert King, Patrick Mason, and Ryan Nafziger debate the top 10, analyzing emotional depth, choreography, and narrative impact acknowledging their personal and culture significance. The post The Top Ten Lightsaber Duels appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:06:08

The Force and Spirituality: Disciplines of the Force

2/13/2024
Continuing our series on the Force and spirituality, Robert King, Thomas Salerno, and Patrick Mason focus on Jedi disciplines, including similarities to Western monasticism and samurai codes, as well as their concepts of sacrifice and war and peace. The post The Force and Spirituality: Disciplines of the Force appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:04:17

The Force and Spirituality: Holocrons and other Relics

1/30/2024
Deep-dive into holocrons, ancient relics, kyber crystals, and other Star Wars artifacts with Angela Sealana, Patrick Mason & Ryan Nafziger, as they discuss how the spiritual significance of objects in a Galaxy Far, Far Away has real-world connections. The post The Force and Spirituality: Holocrons and other Relics appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:01:11

The Force and Spirituality: Free Will and the W(h)ill(s) of the Force

1/16/2024
What is the will of the Force? Robert King, Kathryn Laffrey, and Angela Sealana discuss the Force's nature, relating it to spirituality, free will, and destiny, drawing parallels between the Force and the Holy Spirit. Plus, the balance of the Force and its parallels to Christian faith. The post The Force and Spirituality: Free Will and the W(h)ill(s) of the Force appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:57:46

LEGO Star Wars Droid Tales

1/2/2024
Dive into LEGO Star Wars animated series Droid Tales, as Robert King, Kathryn Laffrey, and Thomas Salerno discuss its humor, nostalgia, and deeper emotional connections with the Star Wars universe. Explore themes of friendship, loyalty, and ethics and the character development of C3PO. The post LEGO Star Wars Droid Tales appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:54:52

Life Day 2023 Livestream

12/29/2023
We're celebrating Life Day during Christmas. Angela Sealana, Thomas Salerno, Kathryn Laffrey, Patrick Mason, and special guest Fr. Andrew Kinstetter discuss their Star Wars Christmas gifts, take SW-themed quizzes, and have a SW-themed party in a video livestream! The post Life Day 2023 Livestream appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:36:28

Prophesied Saviors

12/19/2023
Have you ever wondered why it was so important that Anakin Skywalker be born of a virgin; according to prophesy; and given the title "The Chosen One"? Robert King, Patrick Mason, and Thomas Salerno discuss it all in this Christmas-themed conversation. The post Prophesied Saviors appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:09:33

A special message from StarQuest CEO Dom Bettinelli

12/7/2023
StarQuest CEO Dom Bettinelli has a special message for listeners as we approach the Christmas season. We need to hear from you this Advent and Christmas at sqpn.com/give The post A special message from StarQuest CEO Dom Bettinelli appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:02:38

The Force and Spirituality: Force Ghosts and the Afterlife

12/5/2023
What are Force ghosts? Angela Sealana, Patrick Mason, and Ryan Nafziger discuss these Star Wars spirit beings, their mentorship roles, and philosophical implications, drawing parallels with real-world beliefs found in Christianity and other religions. The post The Force and Spirituality: Force Ghosts and the Afterlife appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:03:06

The Force and Spirituality: Light, Dark, and Balance

11/21/2023
In the first part of a series on the spirituality of the Force, Robert King, Patrick Mason, and Angela Sealana explore the Dark Side, the Light Side, and Balance, as they sift through examples from Star Wars, George Lucas' various influences, and their own head-canons to make sense of the methods and morals of the Force! The post The Force and Spirituality: Light, Dark, and Balance appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:04:27

The Mortis Entities Deep Dive

11/7/2023
The so-called “Mortis gods” from Clone Wars and Rebels are one of that galaxy's biggest mysteries, and they’re evidently going to be more significant to Star Wars lore than we realized! Mike Creavey, Kathryn Laffrey, and Thomas Salerno take a closer look. The post The Mortis Entities Deep Dive appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:03:45

The Night Sisters Deep Dive

10/24/2023
What's creepier than witches? Space witches! Robert King, Kathryn Laffrey, and Josh Beeghley deep dive into the characters and culture of the Nightsisters of Dathomir. as they explore how and why the Nightsisters' "Magick" manages to creep out Jedi, Sith, and even Shin Hati! The post The Night Sisters Deep Dive appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:55:26

Ahsoka, Part 8: The Jedi, the Witch, and the Warlord

10/9/2023
Lighstabers, a space witch with an enchanted sword, a long-overdue force ghost, and ZOMBIE STORMTROOPERS?!? You won’t want to miss this Ahsoka season finale breakdown with Mike Creavey, Josh Beeghley, Robert King, and Kathryn Laffrey. Join us for the ultimate deep dive! The post Ahsoka, Part 8: The Jedi, the Witch, and the Warlord appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:10:29

Ahsoka, Part 7: Dreams and Madness

10/2/2023
What Dreams and Madness filled Ahsoka Ep. 7? Peek behind the New Republic's curtain, and into the minds of Thrawn, Ahsoka, Baylan & Shin with Angela Sealana, Thomas Salerno, Ryan Nafziger, and Josh Beeghley. The post Ahsoka, Part 7: Dreams and Madness appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:08:02

Ahsoka, Part 6: Far, Far Away

9/25/2023
Deep dive into the hidden meanings behind Thrawn's ship, Enoch, the Nightsister Great Mothers, and character motivations. Nerd insights abound from Angela Sealana, Jon Koral, MMORPG-er Ryan Nafziger & artist Kathryn Laffrey. The post Ahsoka, Part 6: Far, Far Away appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:19:39

Ahsoka, Part 5: Shadow Warrior

9/18/2023
Anakin finishes Ahsoka's training, and she returns to life, born anew and clothed in a white garment. Robert King, Joshua Beeghley, and Thomas Salerno journey into the belly of the space-whale and discuss what it all means. The post Ahsoka, Part 5: Shadow Warrior appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:57:44

A message from Dom Bettinelli of Starquest

9/14/2023
We need your help to continue to produce our great Catholic shows that explore the intersection of faith and modern culture and look at the world from a uniquely Catholic perspective. The post A message from Dom Bettinelli of Starquest appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:02:10

Ahsoka, Part 4: Fallen Jedi

9/11/2023
Ahsoka and Sabine are always better together, so what happens when they're separated? What "greater good" drives our villains? And is that really who it appears to be at the end? Robert King, Jon Koral, Kathryn Laffrey, and Thomas Salerno face these and other questions as they discuss Part Four of Ahsoka! The post Ahsoka, Part 4: Fallen Jedi appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:07:14

Ahsoka, Part 3: Time to Fly

9/4/2023
Will Ahsoka's spiritual crisis affect Sabine? What is Baylan Skoll's ultimate goal? Angela Sealana, Thomas Salerno, and Mike Creavey discuss this plus Japanese & military connections and more. The post Ahsoka, Part 3: Time to Fly appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:08:51