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Aggressive Negotiations: A Star Wars Podcast is the home of the Parsec Award winning show that ponders the deep meanings and intricate workings of the Saga. It's nothing but pure Star Wars goodness each week!

Aggressive Negotiations: A Star Wars Podcast is the home of the Parsec Award winning show that ponders the deep meanings and intricate workings of the Saga. It's nothing but pure Star Wars goodness each week!

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Aggressive Negotiations: A Star Wars Podcast is the home of the Parsec Award winning show that ponders the deep meanings and intricate workings of the Saga. It's nothing but pure Star Wars goodness each week!

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English


Episodes

Issue 227: "The Child" Commentary

9/22/2020
"The Child" Commentary. Matt and John revisit the second episode of The Mandalorian, “The Child,” directed by Rick Famuyiwa, and offer their own commentary track with reactions and reflections on how the show continued to delight and surprise with a remarkable second installment. This is the way. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in...

Duration:00:41:41

Issue 226: "The Mandalorian" Commentary

9/15/2020
"The Mandalorian" Commentary. John and Matt revisit the first episode of The Mandalorian, directed by Dave Filoni, and offer their own unique commentary track with reactions and reflections. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:51:18

Issue 225: Skywalker, By Any Other Name

9/8/2020
Skywalker, By Any Other Name. What’s in a name? A Skywalker from any other lineage would be just as sweet. John and Matt, inspired by a listener email, discuss one of the more contentious aspects of the final chapter in the Skywalker Saga, the handling of Rey’s last name. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:37:17

Issue 224: Power Dynamics.

9/1/2020
Power Dynamics. Matt and John weave their way through the internal bureaucracies of the Galactic Empire and examine what made the system so dysfunctional, how players like Krennic could have lived longer in it, and the nature of its evolution to First/Final Order. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:36:03

Issue 223: Decision Points

8/25/2020
Decision Points. What if the echo found in Snoke’s chambers when Kylo tempts Rey in The Last Jedi isn’t from The Empire Strikes Back, but rather from the Emperor’s throne room in Return of the Jedi? John and Matt explore the similarities and differences and what little changes might have impacted Luke’s own decisions. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email:...

Duration:00:31:23

Issue 222: Mandalorian Keys to Success

8/13/2020
Mandalorian Keys to Success. Matt and John explore The Mandalorian through the lens of what elements explain its tremendous commercial and critical success, and what it says for the future of Star Wars and streaming television as a whole. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:38:40

Issue 221: Shadow Score

8/4/2020
Shadow Score. Matt and John revisit the score to the 1990s Star Wars thought experiment, Shadows of the Empire. They discuss its strong points, its shortcomings, and favorite moments, along with their memories of the score as fans. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:35:09

Issue 220: What If...Anakin Surrendered?

7/21/2020
What If...Anakin Surrendered? John and Matt re-enter the What If arena and ponder how Star Wars history changes if, in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Anakin decided to surrender to Obi-Wan. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:33:51

Issue 219: Canon Fodder

7/7/2020
Canon Fodder. John and Matt finally have the deep dive discussion they’ve been waiting to have for years, focused exclusively on the book publishing empire of Star Wars. They discuss waning interest, multiple reboots, emotional attachments, levels of anticipation for The High Republic era, and what role books have in an era increasingly defined by as many visual channels as there are franchises. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter:...

Duration:00:46:57

Issue 218: Imperial Cannon Fodder

6/30/2020
Imperial Cannon Fodder. Matt and John discuss the most famous foot-soldiers across the stars, Imperial Stormtroopers. Also Clone Troopers, Sith troopers, Death Troopers, Shock Troopers, Shore Troopers, and all the other types of trooper you care to name! Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:44:15

Issue 217: The Solo Blueprint

6/23/2020
The Solo Blueprint. John and Matt explore what makes Solo work so well as a world-building film, and what other Star Wars works can learn from it as they move forward to build a galactic continuity. Plus they pick a winner in their review contest! Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:41:51

Issue 216: What if...The Lars Lived?

6/16/2020
What if...The Lars Lived? Matt and John award the runners up in their review contest, and then delve into a curious question: What if Owen and Beru hadn’t been killed? What does Luke’s journey look like? Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:34:19

Issue 215: Book Club: The Ties That Bind

6/9/2020
Book Club: The Ties That Bind. John and Matt return to the Legends era of books with a look at the 13th book in the Jedi Apprentice series, “The Ties That Bind.” What implications are there if this story were to be left in the official continuity? What does it speak to in society today? Join us for a fascinating look at an intriguingly deep book. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email:...

Duration:00:42:12

Issue 214: Filling in the Sequels

6/3/2020
Filling in the Sequels. Matt and John field a question from the email inbox about whether a new Expanded Universe of official stories could rehab some fans’ opinions of the sequel trilogy, the way that The Clone Wars rehabilitated some fan's' opinions of the prequels. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:38:42

Issue 213: Musings at Forty

5/26/2020
Musings at Forty. John and Matt talk about the 40th anniversary of the beloved sequel, The Empire Strikes Back, and John’s own feelings of alienation in the fandom since he doesn’t rank it as his personal Number 1. They also discuss their personal connections and favorite scenes, and how adoration for this wonderful film may limited the series in the modern era. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook:...

Duration:00:44:30

Issue 212: The Life and Times of Rex

5/19/2020
The Life and Times of Rex. Inspired by a note from a long-time listener, Matt and John discuss the beloved character Rex and his journey from The Clone Wars to Star Wars Rebels. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:42:51

Issue 211: Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir

5/5/2020
Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir. When we left Maul in season five of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, his brother had been killed by Sidious and he'd been kept alive for unknown nefarious purposes. Before Maul returns in the final season of the show, Dark Horse Comics, in 2014, gave fans an unproduced arc that was meant to be in-between where things left off in season 5 and the Siege of Mandalore. Join us this week as John and Matt discuss this pivotal comic, plus read off new entries in our review...

Duration:00:46:03

Issue 210: Behind JJ's Scenes

4/28/2020
Behind JJ's Scenes. Matt and John explore the extras on the Rise of Skywalker home release, including the 2-hour documentary The Skywalker Legacy, and share some of the latest entries received for their review contest. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:51:40

Issue 209: Correlation and Causation

4/21/2020
Correlation and Causation. The review contest continues! In the meanwhile, Matt and John examine the similarities and themes in the first two arcs of the seventh season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, focused on The Bad Batch and Ahsoka’s time immediately following her departure from the order. Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: http://www.thenerdparty.com/contact Subscribe in Apple...

Duration:00:36:55

Issue 208: Can't Keep a Palpatine Down

4/16/2020
Can't Keep a Palpatine Down. The review contest continues, while at the same time John and Matt decide to debate the finer points of the surprisingly-eternal Sheev Palpatine, and all the implications it carries. Was it a quick story cheat? An inspired idea in need of more time? A surprising twist that he couldn’t find a new tailor? Debate all this and more! Host John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook:...

Duration:00:43:45