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Who are we? Just your friendly neighborhood Jedi Masters, pondering the deep meanings and intricate workings of Star Wars. From esoteric notes of the Force, hints of politics, conflict glimpsed on the margins of the larger story, to a few of the sillier questions you're afraid to ask, we're discussing it all.

Who are we? Just your friendly neighborhood Jedi Masters, pondering the deep meanings and intricate workings of Star Wars. From esoteric notes of the Force, hints of politics, conflict glimpsed on the margins of the larger story, to a few of the sillier questions you're afraid to ask, we're discussing it all.
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Who are we? Just your friendly neighborhood Jedi Masters, pondering the deep meanings and intricate workings of Star Wars. From esoteric notes of the Force, hints of politics, conflict glimpsed on the margins of the larger story, to a few of the sillier questions you're afraid to ask, we're discussing it all.

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Issue 110: Han Solo at Stars' End

4/24/2018
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Han Solo at Stars' End. Matt and John revisit the classic Brian Daley novel that helped shape what Star Wars fans would come to expect from “Expanded Universe” works and their favorite smuggling duo of Han Solo and Chewbacca the Wookiee. Join them as they discuss the work and the lasting impact of Han Solo at Stars' End. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: an@thenerdparty.com Subscribe in...

Duration:00:36:30

Issue 109: Henry Gilroy: The Zygerrian Slaver Arc

4/17/2018
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Henry Gilroy: The Zygerrian Slaver Arc. John and Matt gleefully welcome back writer and co-producer from Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, Henry Gilroy! They talk to Henry about his work writing the Zygerrian Slavers arc from the Clone Wars comic series and later adapting it to a three-episode arc from The Clone Wars television series. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email:...

Duration:01:12:38

Issue 108: The Last Extras

4/10/2018
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The Last Jedi Extras. Star Wars fans enjoy extras, and have clamored for more behind-the-scenes material consistently. With The Last Jedi, Disney & Lucasfilm have delivered a cornucopia of extras to make any fan content. Matt and John examine and discuss the extras delivered on The Last Jedi's home release. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: an@thenerdparty.com Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:01:04:43

Issue 107: Droid That Meets the Eye

4/3/2018
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Droid That Meets the Eye. Those who grew up with Star Wars also remember another fun franchise: The Transformers. The prequel era introduced us to transforming robots in the Star Wars galaxy, but what if they took the next step and became more than meets the eye? John and Matt imagine what that would be like. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: an@thenerdparty.com Subscribe in Apple...

Duration:00:30:40

Issue 106: Palpatine: False Angel

3/26/2018
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Palpatine: False Angel. Few screen villains have entranced and delighted fans as much as the Star Wars saga's Sheev Palpatine. Matt and John explore the new perceptions of him shared through Star Wars Rebels, and discuss what it means for interpretations of the saga as a whole. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: an@thenerdparty.com Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:42:12

Issue 105: Space Married

3/20/2018
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Space Married. Star Wars fans were first introduced to Hera and Kanan via John Jackson Miller's book, "A New Dawn" and their story picked up in the fall of 2014 as the newest animated series was released. Fans immediately picked up on the chemistry between the characters and the hashtag #SpaceMarried was born. This week John and Matt talk about this relationship, it's implication for the Star Wars universe and how season four finally gave fans the moment they'd been waiting to see. Hosts...

Duration:00:44:17

Issue 104: Henry Gilroy: Star Wars Rebels

3/13/2018
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Henry Gilroy: Star Wars Rebels. Henry Gilroy has been an important creative force in the Star Wars galaxy for decades, and has been involved in the creation of some of its most beloved work, including Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. Matt and John welcome him to Aggressive Negotiations and discuss his starting points in the industry, his experiences, and his legacy. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Guest Henry Gilroy Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters...

Duration:01:48:11

Issue 103: The Last Temptation of Vader

3/6/2018
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The Last Temptation of Vader. Marvel recently launched a new Darth Vader comic, examining the earliest development points of his first mission as a Sith Lord. Emperor Palpatine sends out his new apprentice to win a new lightsaber through battle, and the audience gets to see the final moment of Vader's full turn to evil...and so much more. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email:...

Duration:00:43:55

Issue 102: Give Anakin a Hand

2/27/2018
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Give Anakin a Hand. John and Matt explore an important question to the Star Wars galaxy, as they try to figure out why a galaxy of clones can't give Anakin a real hand again. Do the midichlorians figure in? Is it a question of bureaucratic nonsense? They ponder these questions, and more. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: an@thenerdparty.com Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:40:13

Issue 101: Book Club: The Mark of the Crown

2/20/2018
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Book Club: The Mark of the Crown. Matt and John return to their Star Wars book club to discuss Jedi Apprentice: The Mark of the Crown by Jude Watson. They discuss the perfect characterizations, the authentic feel, and echoes of what came in The Clone Wars series. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: an@thenerdparty.com Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:40:44

Issue 100: The Mortis Arc

2/13/2018
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The Mortis Arc. Star Wars: The Clone Wars explored and expanded on the core principles and philosophies from perspectives fans didn't anticipate. A shining example of this storytelling urge is the Mortis arc from Season 3. To celebrate their official “100th Issue,” Matt and John offer a special commentary track for the entire Mortis arc, with act breaks and discussions between each episode. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook:...

Duration:01:42:03

Issue 099: Replicants v. Clones

2/8/2018
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Replicants v. Clones. Star Wars changed the cinematic landscape, but a few short years afterward, Blade Runner made an impact and introduced the world to “Replicants.” John and Matt discuss what place Replicants could have had in the Star Wars saga, whether there's still a place for them, and how clones stack up as a similar concept. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email:...

Duration:00:40:00

Issue 098: A Youngling's Take: The Last Jedi

1/30/2018
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A Youngling's Take: The Last Jedi. In the endless debate about Star Wars: The Last Jedi, it's important to hear from the younglings. Aggressive Negotiations welcomes back special guest “Saber Goddess,” last heard giving her thoughts on The Force Awakens and its novelization. She comes back to share her thoughts on Episode VIII, Porgs, Luke, Captain Phasma's return, Snoke, and Canto Bight, among other things. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter:...

Duration:00:34:10

Issue 097: What Good is Redemption?

1/23/2018
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What Good is Redemption? The Star Wars saga has a history of defying expectation. One of the primary, and most indelible, reversals of expectation was the redemptive arc of the Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Vader. Matt and John discuss the meaning of that redemption and what place it occupies as the sequel trilogy continues to develop. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email:...

Duration:00:34:40

Issue 096: The Luke Skywalker Enigma

1/16/2018
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The Luke Skywalker Enigma. Star Wars: The Last Jedi has spurred a great deal of discussion around one of the central mythical figures of Star Wars, Luke Skywalker. With the new information conveyed in this latest chapter, John and Matt revisit a question they've posed before...and discover how their answers may have changed. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: an@thenerdparty.com...

Duration:01:04:27

Issue 095: The Last Jedi with Nic Anastassiou

1/9/2018
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The Last Jedi with Nic Anastassiou. Star Wars: The Last Jedi has garnered a wide variety of reactions from fans since its release. Matt and John welcome back a special guest this week, Nic Anastassiou, to get his reaction to the film and to discuss his perspective on the many philosophical points - as well as technical choices - presented in the newest chapter of the Skywalker saga. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Guest Nic Anastassiou Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters...

Duration:01:05:55

Issue 094: Chosen One?

1/2/2018
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Chosen One? Star Wars: The Last Jedi begged just as many questions as it answered. One lingering question left from the Skywalker Story is the Jedi prophecy of the Chosen One. For years it's been debated who the Chosen One really was. John and Matt ask not just whether it might be Rey, but whether the prophecy was true at all. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: an@thenerdparty.com...

Duration:00:36:28

Issue 093: Who is Rey?

12/27/2017
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Who is Rey? "Who are you?". This is the question that everyone meeting Rey seems to ask. Starting with Maz Kanata’s simple question in The Force Awakens, everyone from Luke Skywalker to fans online has been asking the question of who Rey is for two years and now The Last Jedi seems to have answered it. Or did it? We delve into this latest layer to the mystery of just who Rey is and what she means to the Star Wars saga. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter:...

Duration:00:46:02

Issue 091: You Must Be This Tall To Ride

12/5/2017
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You Must Be This Tall To Ride. John and Matt explore another foggy corner of the Star Wars galaxy this week as they ask whether the denizens of that magical place would seek out thrills in theme parks or on roller coasters. Hear what they think, and then offer your own perspective by contacting the show! Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: an@thenerdparty.com Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:00:29:27

Issue 090: Rogue One Commentary

11/28/2017
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Rogue One Commentary. Get ready for The Last Jedi by breaking out your copy of the smash hit Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and syncing up to a special commentary track from The Jedi Masters, John and Matt! Or, just listen along as they discuss the film and debate their own points of disagreement about it. Hosts John Mills and Matthew Rushing Send us your feedback! Twitter: @TheJediMasters Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNerdParty/ Email: an@thenerdparty.com Subscribe in Apple Podcasts

Duration:02:20:18

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