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Shooting The Sith - RtE029

Star Wars Episode IX casting announced, Mars has water, are we going there soon? We continue reviewing the Maul miniseries, and the Rogue Squadron origin is revealed! KitKat loses court case to trademark candy bar's shape - AP Photos of first full sized spaceship for Galaxy’s Edge Tatooine Times: STAR WARS: EPISODE IX CAST ANNOUNCED DISNEY WANTS TO BUY BACK STAR WARS TV RIGHTS Rogue Squadron Origin Revealed in Latest Star Wars Comic Jeremy Bulloch Retires Always...


You Saw What We Did There - RTE 28

The Clone Wars is back!, so is Lando! Denmark is looking a lot like 1930’s Germany and we tell some Darth Maul stories. Tatooine Times: Disney is bringing back Star Wars: The Clone Wars 'Star Wars': Billy Dee Williams Reprising Role as Lando Calrissian AMY HENNIG'S STAR WARS GAME CHARACTERS MAY BE REUSED IN NEW OPEN-WORLD GAME Solo: A Star Wars Story's 4K Blu-ray/DVD Release Date And Bonus Content Announced ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Eyes Keri Russell (EXCLUSIVE) The...


PorcFest Special - RtE027

Brian, Robb, and Rodger get together and record LIVE from PorcFest XV! Tatooine Times: 'Solo' Will Lose $50M-Plus in First Defeat for Disney's 'Star Wars' Empire 11 Star Wars Projects Currently In Development (And 9 Rumored) Rian Johnson's Star Wars Trilogy Might Release in 2020 ‘Solo’ Director Ron Howard Responds To Fan’s ‘Star Wars’ Lament Star Wars Adds New Sith Lord DARTH ATRIUS To Canon Toxic Fandom Is Killing 'Star Wars' The Holonet: Supreme Court Sides With Baker Who...


Solo - RtE026

On this episode, we talk almost nothing but Solo: A star wars story. We’ll review our questions and comments from the last episode to see what we got right and wrong.


Parsecs, Politics, and Possible Cameos - RtE025

We talk about the Kenobi movie and the live action Star Wars TV show, discuss more cop on black crime, is there a pending mass tax immigration out of NY and CA? And we give a fun and in-depth Solo preview. Battlefront 2 making more enemies Tatooine Times: Exclusive: Obi-Wan Kenobi movie in pre-production, filming scheduled for Spring 2019 Star Wars live-action TV series will take place seven years after Return of the Jedi The Last Jedi comic gives Star Wars fans what they...


Sippin' Jyn and Juice, and Deleted Scenes - RTE024

Hamill and Johnson joke about the haters, double taxation is double theft for accidental Americans, UK police threaten critics during Alfie Evans disaster, and We review The Last Jedi deleted scenes Tatooine Times STAR WARS RESISTANCE, ANIME-INSPIRED SERIES, SET FOR FALL DEBUT Mark Hamill, Rian Johnson on 'Star Wars' haters and critics in the age of social media WE MIGHT GET MORE YOUNG HAN SOLO MOVIES Legoland Florida unveils new tribute to ‘Star Wars’ This Airbnb Rental...


A Surprise to be Sure, but a Welcome One- RTE023

Human history on holograms in space, Last Jedi novel details, we hold a hold a Star Wars draft, and review the full Solo trailer.


Solong to Ezra - RtE022

Game of Thrones comes to Star Wars, Norway joins Portugal in decriminalizing all drugs, what are the Emperor's plans for Ezra?, and we talk some Solo! Tatooine Times ‘Game Of Thrones’ Duo Benioff & Weiss To Pilot New ‘Star Wars’ Movie Series Rian Johnson Finally Addresses The Last Jedi's Missing Knights Of Ren More Star Wars Expanded Universe Characters May Soon Become Canon Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is The Best Reviewed Sci Fi Movie of 2017 Star Wars Rebels: What are the...


Bitcoin not Bombs - RtE021

Johnson answers some questions about The Last Jedi, we tackle our first droid on the Galaxy's Smallest Political Quiz, Mark Hamill says that Bitcoin will destroy the empire, and we get excited after reviewing the Rebels midseason trailer. Make sure to check out the latest podcast from Pax Libertas Productions. It's called One Free Family - a new take on peaceful parenting, and you don't want to miss it! Tatooine Times Disney releases the official plot synopsis for Solo: A Star Wars...


The Last Jedi Full Spoiler Review - RtE020

The Last Jedi Full Spoiler Review We're gonna break down The Last Jedi in the best chronological order we can, we'll give you the ups and downs, funny stories and other tidbits. We take the movie from start to finish and break it down as only we can, from easter eggs we saw or found, to politics, to emotional connections. What was Luke's door made out of on his hut in Ach-to? What was the sex of the Porg that Chewie had in the cockpit of the Millenium Falcon? Who developed the...


The Last Jedi (non-spoiler) and Our Starlight Children's Foundation Fundriaser - RtE019

We talk The Last Jedi, we'll break down our live stream for Starlight Children's Foundation, possible Battlefront 2 changes, and will Seasteading lead us to the best form of government? Our SW canon list is done. It's a full list of canon Star Wars content, and we get a taste of everything you purchase from this link. "Speaking in the latest issue of Empire (via ScreenRant) Hamill reveals the ending of The Force Awakens was changed at the last minute to ensure continuity with Rian...


Resist The Empire Starlight Children's Foundation Star Wars Marathon!

Tonight is THE night that we raise $1,000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation during our 24 hours Star Wars marathon! Don't forget to donate and watch at


Will Disney's Streaming Service be the Dume of Netflix - RtE018

Star Wars streaming AND live action show?, Disney ends its fight with the media, Battlefront 2 pros and cons, and an entire new Trilogy! Our special event On December 13th starting at around 10:30pm we'll be live streaming the 2 of us watching all 8 Stars Wars Films in order, leading up to our Fan Event showing at 6pm for The Last Jedi. We're going to be live streaming this on Facebook and our youtube channel, you'll be able to view that at We're This will...


Yes There Will Be Baby Porgs - RtE017

New Last Jedi "Awake" commercial drops, Denver prevents a mother from making a large profit on her house, CERN scientists let us know the universe might not exist, and porgs are still awesome. Build-A-Bear has launched a new line of bears for the last Jedi including a Porg Our special event: On December 13th starting at around 10:30 pm we'll be live streaming the 2 of us watching all 8 Stars Wars Films in order, leading up to our Fan Event showing at 6 pm for The Last Jedi. We're going...


The Last Jedi Trailer and Rebels Season 4 - RtE016

We talk about our future speeder bikes, the Empire is now suing you for something they gave you the right to do, we'll recap the first 2 episodes of season 4 Rebels, and we heard there was another Star Wars trailer. ____________________________ Stephen brought to our attention an update on the Hamill/Memorabilia Law update from Reason We break down the new The Last Jedi Trailer giving you scene by scene...


Abrams Bail-ing Out Disney - RtE015

Hamill's drawing attention with tweets again, we talk about more director changes, a bar owner gets creative to avoid regulations, and Rodger gives a rundown on the newest novels. Quick hits Rian Johnson says Luke is "Tthe Last Jedi" not Rey. Hamill tweets always seem to make the news. He did it again this week telling someone they should watch the October 9th Monday night football game between the Bears and Vikings. the tweet was removed and then he tried to play it off like he was...


Secret Service Costs Erso Expensive - RtE014

We talk about stand alone movie news, the Navy is hitting other people's ships again, Lego's biggest Falcon set ever, and the Berkley city council clearly was not paying attention to Episode 2, or maybe they were? Lego Millennium Falcon Propel debuts new Star Wars drone Mandalorian40 on Instagram Tatooine Times 'Star Wars' Obi-Wan Kenobi Film in the Works (Exclusive) LONG-RUMORED JABBA THE HUTT AND BOBA FETT SPINOFFS REPORTEDLY IN DEVELOPMENT EA Announces Star Wars: Rise to...


A Partial Eclipse For Star Wars Toys - RtE013

We have a lot of episode 8 news, who will own the roads, we have a discussion on who is the chosen one, and a new language was just created – but not by humans. Tatooine Times The Last Jedi: Can Rey save Luke Skywalker from his own darkness? The Last Jedi: New details on Benicio Del Toro's devious character Star Wars: Episode IX Just Went Through A Big Behind-The-Scenes Change ‘Star Wars’ Vet Warwick Davis Reunites With Ron Howard For Han Solo Film 'Star Wars' virtual reality...


Some Steal Property, Some Steal Hearts - RtE012

Minimum wage is rising – and dropping, we finish reviewing Skywalker Strikes, we talk in depth about the behind the scenes trailer from The Last Jedi, and has Brian discovered his new favorite character? Tatooine Times Carl Cunningham Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Rancho Obi-Wan ‘Star Wars Land: First Look at Disney Attractions Unveiled Star Wars: The Last Jedi Behind The Scenes Video The Holonet Disabled St. Jude patient sues airport and TSA after bloody scuffle with Airport...


Unconstitutional Droid Checkpoints - RtE011

In this episode we talk Han Solo movie drama, school yearbook political censorship, your tax dollars being used for poor purchase decisions, and we get a new character arrival in Skywalker Strikes. Tatooine Times The fired Han Solo directors believed they were hired to 'make a comedy' Carrie Fisher's autopsy reveals cocktail of drugs, including cocaine, opiates, and ecstasy Star Wars Forces of Destiny debuts this July George Lucas calls his just-approved LA museum a new hope for...