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WSTR Galactic Public Access - A Star Wars Podcast

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WSTR is a podcast where three good friends and guests come together to discuss all things Star Wars. Whether you are new to Star Wars or a seasoned veteran, every Wednesday brings the latest in Star Wars news and fresh insights, critique, and appreciation for that galaxy far, far, away. For all your Star Wars news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for! Business and Fan Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail - be featured on the show! (630) 557-9787

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United States

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WSTR is a podcast where three good friends and guests come together to discuss all things Star Wars. Whether you are new to Star Wars or a seasoned veteran, every Wednesday brings the latest in Star Wars news and fresh insights, critique, and appreciation for that galaxy far, far, away. For all your Star Wars news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for! Business and Fan Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail - be featured on the show! (630) 557-9787

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@wstrmedia

Language:

English

Contact:

6305579787


Episodes

"Imperial Inspection: Rose Tico" - Episode 349

2/19/2024
Welcome to Episode 349 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Taking a deeper look into Rose Tico - Why was she the scapegoat for The Last Jedi? - Get ready for season 3 of The Bad Batch - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:28:45

"Contributions: Alan Dean Foster" - Episode 348

2/12/2024
In this Contributions episode, we discuss Alan Dean Foster and his role in creating the first installment of the Star Wars expanded universe and his work as a ghostwriter for the original Star Wars novelization. We also cover his royalty dispute with Disney and the importance of paying artists. Speaking of lawsuits - we also cover Gina Carano’s recent lawsuit with Lucasfilm over her dropped role in The Mandalorian., as well as the death of Carl Weathers, Star Wars Podcast Day, and Disney’s recent hefty investment in Epic Games. Tune in, you won’t want to miss it! Chapters 00:00 Introduction 02:08 Main Topic: Alan Dean Foster 21:57 Twitter Trash Compactor: Who Owns AI/Deepfake Content? 26:14 News of the Week: The Mandalorian and Grogu, Gina Carano, Carl Weathers, and Epic Games 44:50 Cantina Chat

Duration:00:53:11

"Deep Fake Luke" - Episode 347

2/5/2024
On this episode of WSTR, we discuss fan fiction and deepfake technology in the upcoming Star Wars Theory series. We explore the ethical considerations of using AI to replicate the likeness of actors and the ownership of art in the public eye, as well as parody, copyright, corporate control of art, and fans’ place in the creative space of the Star Wars franchise. Later, we talk about the LEGO Star Wars 25th anniversary and Ewan McGregor's experience with the Star Wars films. Unsurprisingly, we also talk about UFOs, Godzilla movies, and modern Cthulhu tabletop gaming with Delta Green. You won’t want to miss it! Chapters 00:00 Introduction 03:28 The Phenomenon of 'Not My Star Wars' 08:42 Using Deepfake Technology in Fan Films 18:49 Ethical Considerations of Using AI in Art 23:03 Public Figures and Art Ownership 27:03 The Slippery Slope of AI and Art 29:27 Sampling and Remixing in the Music Industry 33:45 Parody and Transformative Works 34:22 AI Impersonations 35:21 Corporate Control over Art 36:25 Controversy and Attention 39:34 Fan Works and Copyright 44:20 The Role of Star Wars Theory 50:35 Ownership and Art 58:45 Taylor Swift and AI 01:01:42 Wrap-up and Future Discussions 01:04:04 Twitter Trash Compactor 01:05:07 News of the Week 01:06:51 LEGO Star Wars 25th Anniversary 01:07:20 Ewan McGregor's Experience with Star Wars 01:14:08 Cantina Chat

Duration:01:27:23

"Creature Feature: Rogue One" - Episode 346

1/29/2024
Welcome to Episode 346 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Special guest: Daniel Sparks - We need to talk about that weird tentacle thing we all forgot about - What's black and white and red all over (and shouts "Kenobi")? - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:25:28

"Imperial Inspection: Maz Kanata" - Episode 345

1/22/2024
Welcome to Episode 345of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Taking a deep look at everyone's favorite space granny, Maz Kanata! - Aaron raves about Lord of the Rings - What in the galaxy is going on with the Rey movie? - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:53:23

"Star Wars of Future Past" - Episode 344

1/15/2024
Welcome to Episode 344 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - The first podcast of 2024! - Looking back to 2023 and ahead to 2024. Is there anything to be excited about? - The worst Star Wars movie title imaginable - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access!

Duration:01:40:18

"Across the Universe: The Return of the King" - Episode 343

12/18/2023
Welcome to Episode 343 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Return of the King! - Adam Driver speaks out on Kylo Ren's planned arc - A new Holiday Special documentary asks... why? - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:02:17:59

"Creature Feature: ROTJ" - Episode 342

12/12/2023
Welcome to Episode 342 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Celebrating the weird and wild creatures of Return of the Jedi! - Kelleran Beq joins Galaxy of Heroes - Natalie Portman totally wants to be a part of Star Wars again - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:51:22

"Guest Trivia Night" - Episode 341

12/4/2023
Welcome to Episode 341 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Special guests Sarah from the Women of Star Wars podcast, Marcel from the Reel Chums podcast, and Armand from the Cinedicate podcast! - Dave Filoni now Chief Creative Officer of Lucasfilm - Kalamazoo College offering a Star Wars religion class - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:47:33

"Across the Universe - A Christmas Story" - Episode 340

11/20/2023
Welcome to Episode 340 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Celebrating the 40th anniversary of A Christmas Story! - Taika Waititi says his Star Wars film will "piss people off" - SAG-AFTRA end strike with tentative deal - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:41:32

"Across the Universe: The Matrix Sequels" - Episode 339

11/14/2023
Welcome to Episode 339 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Diving deep into The Matrix Reloaded and Revolution! - Are they really as bad as they seem? - Kevin Feige's Star Wars film no longer happening - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:12:35

"Creature Feature: The Empire Strikes Back" - Episode 338

11/6/2023
Welcome to Episode 338 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Ranking the best and worst creatures from The Empire Strikes Back! - The surprising origins of the Exogorth - South Park roasts Lucasfilm and Star Wars fans alike - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:45:27

"Serious But Silly Questions" - Episode 337

10/30/2023
Welcome to Episode 337 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - A Serious But Silly Question: how do Twi'leks sleep? - Dark Forces remaster launches in February - The scariest planets in Star Wars (for Halloween!) - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:00:54:36

"The Movie Proposal" - Episode 336

10/23/2023
Welcome to Episode 336 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Special guest: Josh Lindsay from The Movie Proposal podcast! - How would we handle the Disney-era Star Wars franchise? - The last missing original X-Wing model sold at auction - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:38:45

"Across the Universe: The Nightmare Before Christmas" - Episode 335

10/16/2023
Welcome to Episode 335 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Looking back at A Nightmare Before Christmas for its 30th anniversary! - Live transmission from New York Comic Con via Carla! - Disney Imagineering makes some really cute IRL droids - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:39:23

"Ahsoka Finale" - Episode 334

10/9/2023
Welcome to Episode 334 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Special guest: Armand Haddad from The Cinedicate podcast! - Why the Ahsoka finale is so divisive - The Guillermo del Toro Star Wars movie that could have been - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:47:42

"Creature Feature: A New Hope" - Episode 333

10/2/2023
Welcome to Episode 333 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - A look at the wild and wacky creatures of A New Hope! - The surprisingly deep lore of the Dianoga - Jedi: Survivor sequel in the works - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:41:12

"Imperial Inspection: Admiral Ackbar" - Episode 332

9/25/2023
Welcome to Episode 332 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Taking a closer look at everyone's favorite admiral! - 18 Star Wars villains, ranked - Lando show is now a movie - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:27:17

"Creature Feature: ROTS" - Episode 331

9/18/2023
Welcome to Episode 331 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - A deep dive into the unique creatures of Revenge of the Sith - Venator Attack Cruiser gets the Lego Ultimate Collector's Set treatment - A surprise review of Ahsoka Part 5! - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:51:47

"Imperial Inspection: Dengar"

9/11/2023
Welcome to Episode 330 of WSTR! This episode's topics include: - Taking a closer look at a forgotten bounty hunter: Dengar! - Ahsoka Part 5 getting a theatrical release - Jedi Survivor receives major performance patch - ...and much, much, more! For all your galactic news and talk needs, this is the podcast you've been looking for - tune in to WSTR Galactic Public Access! Email: mailbox@wstrmedia.com Voicemail: (630) 557-9787

Duration:01:18:42