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Star Wars, Disney, Marvel fans, this is the podcast for you! Husband and wife team Richard and Sarah (plus LOTS of interviews with amazing guests) cover Star Wars, Disney and pop culture fandom - the stuff that surrounds us, penetrates us and binds us all together as instantaneous friends! So grab a glass of blue milk and take the second star to the right straight on to this podcast. Become a Skywalker!

Star Wars, Disney, Marvel fans, this is the podcast for you! Husband and wife team Richard and Sarah (plus LOTS of interviews with amazing guests) cover Star Wars, Disney and pop culture fandom - the stuff that surrounds us, penetrates us and binds us all together as instantaneous friends! So grab a glass of blue milk and take the second star to the right straight on to this podcast. Become a Skywalker!

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Long Beach, CA

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Star Wars, Disney, Marvel fans, this is the podcast for you! Husband and wife team Richard and Sarah (plus LOTS of interviews with amazing guests) cover Star Wars, Disney and pop culture fandom - the stuff that surrounds us, penetrates us and binds us all together as instantaneous friends! So grab a glass of blue milk and take the second star to the right straight on to this podcast. Become a Skywalker!

Language:

English


Episodes

336: JUNGLE CRUISE and Tom Ameen

7/29/2021
Composer, pianist and good friend Tom Ameen joins us to share his latest Disney-inspired relaxation album, Magical Meditations. It features tracks like I See The Light, it’s a small world, Circle of Life - all reimagined at slower tempos perfect for naptime. Then Richard and Sarah share a spoiler-free review of JUNGLE CRUISE. Did it live up to the hype? Was it worth the wait? Would we watch this, The African Queen or The Country Bears? And most importantly, we want to know what you...

Duration:01:01:40

335: LOKI - For All Time. Always.

7/23/2021
Skywalking through LOKI -- Season One! Richard and Sarah go deep into this Marvel Disney+ series - we talk characters, soundtrack and share press tidbits from Kate Herron (director) and Natalie Holt (composer). We also share some thoughtful comments from Loki himself, Tom Hiddleston. In Shout-Outs, it’s all about you as we share your thoughts on LOKI. The series picks up right after a moment we see in Avengers: Endgame. The Avengers have traveled through time to pick up various Infinity...

Duration:01:18:42

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics King-Size Annual #1

7/15/2021
In this King-Size episode, we dive into Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics King-Size Annual #1! (December 1979) This one-shot story is double the size of a regular issue, and is split into two parts: "The Long Hunt" and "A Dual of Eagles". We will be talking about both with our special guest, Chris Alexander (Star Wars Origami author). Richard, Sarah and Chris discuss this comic and find FTOOM! Fast Facts (classic comic people or places that appear now in Star Wars books, comics and films)....

Duration:01:38:40

334: Marvel's BLACK WIDOW - Primer & Review

7/7/2021
Everything you need to know BEFORE you see Marvel’s BLACK WIDOW! Get maximum enjoyment out of the film with this handy Black Widow Primer. Even if you're well-versed in the MCU, you will benefit from the discussion in the first half of this episode. Then we give you a big Spoiler Warning, and get into the nitty-gritty details of BLACK WIDOW in the back half of the show. What was awesome, what was great, what could have been better. How does this rank in our MCU films so far, and where will...

Duration:01:08:07

STN 333: Collect-Opolis, The Bad Batch and Ming-Na Wen!

7/1/2021
What’s it like to fangirl over Star Wars with Ming-Na Wen (Fennec Shand, Mulan, Agent May)?? Sarah and Richard share all the details about Star Wars: The Bad Batch MidSeason Roundtable they attended on June 22nd. We spoke with head writer Jennifer Corbett, director Brad Rau and the incomparable Ming-Na Wen. It was amazing and we learned some great tidbits about this Disney+ series which we’ll share here with you. Then head over to my articles on these Roundtables to learn more! And now…...

Duration:01:09:42

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comic #32: "The Jawa Express!"

6/24/2021
Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 32 "The Jawa Express" (November 1979) builds upon the nostalgia factor of Issue 31 with its Tatooine location. Only this time, Luke, Han, Chewie and the droids are stuck out in the Dune Sea. While trying to hide from the Empire and fix their overheating landspeeder, they run into Jawas and a strange object that looks like a moisture vaporator. This issue is all action! Richard and Sarah discuss this comic and find FTOOM! Fast Facts (classic comic...

Duration:00:57:47

332: Avenger's Campus vs. Galaxy's Edge

6/10/2021
Avenger’s Campus vs. Galaxy’s Edge! Now that Avenger’s Campus has opened at DCA in California, we now have 2 fun franchise “lands” to explore at the Disneyland Resort. Richard and I visited this Marvel-themed land on Opening Day, June 4, so now it’s time to compare and contrast all aspects of Avenger’s Campus to Galaxy's Edge. We’ll break down the immersive atmosphere, merchandise, attractions, food and drinks, character interaction, land layout, opening day accessibility, and overall...

Duration:01:16:49

331: Indiana Jones - Raiders of the Lost Ark 40th Anniversary

6/3/2021
If Adventure has a name it must be Indiana Jones! When talking about the most influential films of the last 50 years, you’ll always hear the name Raiders of the lost Ark, and there’s a good reason - from beginning to end it is just a fun filled roller coaster ride with great characters, great action pieces and fly eating Nazis. Ed Dolista from the IndyCast joins us in a Raiders of the Lost Ark 40th anniversary celebration! We reflect on our first viewing, favorite moments, its legacy and the...

Duration:01:42:52

330: Happy Star Wars Month! Star Wars 1977 vs. The Phantom Menace 1999

5/26/2021
Celebrate Star Wars (1977) and The Phantom Menace (1999) opening anniversaries - hear some great stories from these 2 releases. We also compare and contrast the movie marketing, critic reviews and general zeitgeist surrounding each film. The juxtaposition is fascinating! Richard and I share our stories, but we also asked you to write in your stories on our Facebook Post. With 60+ comments, we tried to share as many as we could. Here is a sample: We went to see Star Wars in ‘77 and we...

Duration:01:23:00

329: Positively Disney

5/20/2021
Let’s get Positively Disney with author Kimberley Bouchard! Star Wars and Disney have enlightened people’s lives. It’s given them direction, a creative outlet, and a way to make lots of friends. Kimberley’s ongoing book series, Positively Disney, is an inspiring and uplifting collection of these heartfelt stories. She is also host of the ‘Positively Disney’ podcast! Needless to say, Kimberley has a LOT in common with hosts Richard and Sarah, and our discussion is much more than an interview....

Duration:01:36:41

Galaxy's Edge Over Quarantine

5/13/2021
Hey Hey Skywalkers, in lieu of an episode of Skywalking through Neverland this week, we want to play you the audio from our most recent video, Galaxy’s Edge Over Quarantine! We had so much content from our trip to Disneyland, that we wanted to take the time to craft and share a very special video. Just like us, the citizens of Black Spire Outpost here in Batuu West have been in quarantine. What did they do with their time? Did Oga still require payments and kick-backs? What are their...

Duration:00:13:39

STN 328: Disneyland, The Bad Batch, Star Warsologies

5/6/2021
Not only did a NEW Star Wars Disney+ show “The Bad Batch” premiere, but we also attended the Grand Reopening of Disneyland after a 412-day closure! Also on this episode - Melissa Miller and James Floyd join us to share a NEW podcast debuting on the Skywalking Network: Star Warsologies. The Bad Batch “Aftermath” Did you watch this 70-minute premiere episode? Good, because we talk spoilers! Richard and I share our thoughts on the pacing, animation and new character Omega. Also, where is...

Duration:01:27:36

327: Falcon and the Winter Soldier Wrap-Up

4/29/2021
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, the 2nd Disney+ Original Marvel series, just wrapped up on April 23. Was this on par with WandaVision? Did it exceed expectations? What about the message? Joining us to debrief the series as a whole is our friend Mike Celestino from LaughingPlace.com and the host of Who’s the Bossk podcast. We talk about impactful moments, favorite characters and how Zemo can bust a move. The Falcon and The Winter Soldier is yet another great Marvel series. The...

Duration:01:17:02

CMSWC #31: "Return to Tatooine!"

4/22/2021
Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 31 "Return To Tatooine" (October 1979) is a treasure trove of nostalgia - from famous Tatooine locations to classic creatures, Kenner toys to old friends. What a FUN classic comic!! Richard and Sarah discuss this comic and find FTOOM! Fast Facts (classic comic people or places that appear now in Star Wars books, comics and films). There are plenty of these, especially as they relate to classic Kenner toys like the Patrol Dewback and the Imperial Troop...

Duration:01:18:05

326: Avenger's Campus - Everything We Know

4/15/2021
Since Avengers Campus opens for new recruits on June 4, 2021, we thought this was a great time to Assemble all our knowledge and get hyped for this new land at DCA! First we travel back to D23 Expo 2019 where we gleaned some great bits of info about Avengers Campus from Imagineer John Mauro and the Disney Parks Panel. Then we update you with the most recent info we’ve learned in the last week. Get ready for an E-ticket attraction (WEB-Slingers: A Spider-Man Adventure), food (Pym’s...

Duration:01:14:26

325: Jim Henshaw - the Voice of Wicket the Ewok

4/8/2021
Jim Henshaw, voice of Wicket the Ewok (Ewoks TV Series) and Tenderheart Bear (The Care Bears), joins Richard and Sarah to discuss his career not only as a voice actor, but a writer for series like Top Cops, Friday the 13th and BeastMaster. The discussion even ventures into this cancel culture we’ve been experiencing due to social media. As someone who works in the entertainment industry, Jim has a unique perspective. Who knew this discussion would get so serious?? Disney+ released both...

Duration:01:34:00

324: A Touch of Disney, A Side of Bad Batch

4/1/2021
Be prepared to crave the famous Monte Cristo sandwich as we whirl you away to A Touch of Disney! We also cover the new Bad Batch final trailer, Kenobi casting news and Downtown Disney’s Eggstravaganza 2021. On March 25, Richard and Sarah attended “A Touch of Disney” - a limited time ticketed experience where we could eat ourselves silly and just soak in Disney’s California Adventure. Almost all of DCA was open to walk throughs, restaurants, character interactions and Photopass picture...

Duration:01:02:11

CMSWC #30: "A Princess Alone"

3/30/2021
In Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 30 "A Princess Alone" (September 1979), Princess Leia travels to an Imperial factory to spread the message of hope to its servants. She is confronted by Baron Tagge, but also encounters a little girl in a surprisingly touching interaction. Richard and Sarah discuss this comic and find FTOOM! Fast Facts (classic comic people or places that appear now in Star Wars books, comics and films). There are foreshadowing moments to Star Wars: The Clone Wars...

Duration:01:02:00

323: AMA - Ask Us Anything

3/25/2021
This whole show is devoted to your questions! Richard and Sarah have been podcasting for almost 8 years, and in that time we’ve gained new listeners and shared many, many stories. So now it’s time to turn the show over to you and your questions. Thanks to the Skywalkers in our Facebook Group, we had many questions to choose from. Perhaps you haven’t heard how we met. Or how we work and live together so well (or not!). This is your chance to find out more about us. Here are some of the...

Duration:01:12:14

322: CollectorZown, F-105 Music and Ewoks

3/18/2021
Do you love collecting? Do you love music? Do you love ewoks? This episode has all three! First, we learn about CollectorZown, a very special company founded by Marcos Matijevic that specializes in high-end collectibles, one-on-one service and a welcoming Facebook Group like ours. Marcos shares all the details, and then donates three amazing high-end collectible items for a brand new giveaway for all of you Skywalkers! Listen and check this post to enter. Next, we welcome back Din of the...

Duration:01:16:44