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Wookiee Radio 23: Imperial Checkpoints, Yuck!

Wookiee Radio 23: Imperial Checkpoints, Yuck!

This week, Mike is missing, and Ken and Derrick suspect he may have been captured by Imperials, but fear not, a plan to rescue Mike has been put into action.  In the meantime, Ken and Derrick continue the show to honor their missing companion. Ken starts out with an in depth description of the Star Wars costume exhibit he recently visited, describing all the amazing costumes and props he saw.  Next, the duo discuss some interesting possible revelations that were discovered in leaked photos of the upcoming Episode 9 LEGO sets.  After that, they move on to discuss a recent article written about how The Force Awakens could be a metaphor for Abrams forgiving Lucas for the prequel.  Ken and Derrick then finish the episode with a preview of the comics coming out in the next couple of weeks.

If you are reading this Mike, Derrick and Ken want you to know that they are coming to save you.

Wookiee Radio 22: Puppets R Us With Mike Quinn

Wookiee Radio 22: Puppets R Us With Mike Quinn

This week on Wookiee Radio we welcome Mike Quinn. He is the legendary actor, puppeteer and animator that brought us Nien Nunb. We talked to him about that , what it was like to work for and with legends like Jim Henson, Frank Oz, George Lucas, David Bowie and many more. He also told us what it was like to work on the set of The Force Awakens.

Wookiee Radio 21: Solo In Japan

Wookiee Radio 21: Solo In Japan

We start off this episode with our thoughts on the winner of the recent Hasbro fan figure poll, a result that made at least two of us very happy.

Next, we discuss the once planned cameo of Han Solo in Episode 3, Revenge Of The Sith. After that, we get into some comic book talk with discussions on the new Mace Windu miniseries, and a prequel comic for Rogue One. We then discuss some Last Jedi rumors from a land far, far away known as Japan. We then read off a list of 5 things you didn’t know about Captain Phasma before finishing up the episode with a preview of the books and comics coming out between now and June 14th.

Wookiee Radio 20: There Is A Promo Code

Wookiee Radio 20: There Is A Promo Code

Wookiee Radio is back with episode 20. This week we start with some Celebration coverage and then move on to talk about the new mobile game “Star Wars: Puzzle Droids.” Next we take a look at what special deals are being offered on May the Forth this year.

In movie news, John Knoll is working on another anthology story idea and Star Wars Episode IX gets a release date.

Next we take a look at Battlefront II in video game news.

And we finish the show looking to upcoming books and comics.

Then Mike gives some final thoughts on the 5 reasons we love AP-5.

Wookiee Radio: Star Wars Rebels Press Conference

Wookiee Radio: Star Wars Rebels Press Conference

On Saturday, April 15th of Star Wars Celebration Orlando, Mike and Eric were invited to sit in on the Star Wars Rebels Season 4 panel, but also a Press Conference with Executive Producer Dave Filoni and his STAR WARS REBELS cast. We bring to you the entire audio from that press conference.

Talent Participating:

Dave Filoni – Executive Producer, Tiya Sircar – voice of Sabine, Steve Blum – voice of Zeb, Vanessa Marshall – voice of Hera and Taylor Gray – voice of Ezra Bridger

At around the 9.30 minute mark in Mike asks Vanessa about the relationship between Hera and Kanan. The answer will surprise you.

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Wookiee Radio 19: A Celebration In Time

Wookiee Radio 19: A Celebration In Time

Star Wars Celebration palooza. We talk all things Start Celebration Orlando. We get the inside scoop from Mike and Eric from Mighty Marvel Geeks as they were there on the scene. We get inside info from the writers and Rebels panels. We talk the pros and cons of Celebration, and being able to get into the halls and move around. We talk Ahsoka Tano and our hopes for another book. We talk the Star Wars Battlefront trailer as well as the Last Jedi trailer. We talk exclusives, as well as the new Thrawn book. We end with more reminiscing about the con.

Wookiee Radio 18: Zero Hour

Wookiee Radio 18: Zero Hour

We start of the podcast with an assortment of Celebration news, including a rundown of the list of podcasts that will be recording on the podcast stage at the con.  Wookiee Radio sister show Mighty Marvel Geeks will be one of the lucky shows to be included.  There is a brief debate (again) between the Mighty Marvel Geeks podcast (Mike), and the DC Superpowers podcast (Ken) before we move on to talk about the panels that will be at Celebration, as well as the items that can be found in the Celebration store.

After that, we move on to an in-depth recap of the Rebels two-part finale, Zero Hour, debate the virtues of iPhones versus Androids, and then finish off the episode with a discussion about the Smuggler’s Bounty subscription service.

Wookiee Radio 17: Yub Nub Begins

Wookiee Radio 17: Yub Nub Begins

Wookiee Radio is back with episode 17 and this week we start by talking a little about Star Wars Celebration. We take a look at the art print offerings and some of the exclusives being offered. We also check out the list of featured exhibitors.

Then we move on to take a look at the latest episodes of Star Wars Rebels, “Double Agent Droid” and “Twin Suns.”

Next we discuss Star Wars Land at the Disney Parks opening in 2019. It looks like they are building Full size moving AT-ATs at the parks.

Gareth Edwards was at SXSW talking about the Darth Vader scene at the end of Rogue One and other changes made to the movie.

We take a look at a few of the news snippets for The Last Jedi, Han Solo, Rebels, Celebration and more.

Then we take a look at 10 actors who turned down roles in Star Wars and Frank Oz was defending the use of CGI in the prequels.

We then move into book news from Topps, Marvel and DK.

We finish the show with a new segment called “Twisted Tales of Star Wars”

Wookiee Radio 16: Rebels And Rivals

Wookiee Radio 16: Rebels And Rivals

The show starts off on a strange, yet humorous tangent as we slip into a classic Marvel verses DC debate. Once we get things back on track, we move on to our Rebels recap, where we discuss the last three episodes of the show. After the recap, we discuss the announcement that Rebels will be returning for a fourth season.

Next, we discuss the news that Lucasfilm has trademarked a new title, Star Wars: Rivals, and what that might mean for future projects. We then move on to discuss the Blue Ray and digital release dates of Rogue one, as well as the features that will be found on the various store exclusive sets. This then leads to the official announcement that the original version of Star Wars will not be coming out on Blue Ray as several rumors have been stating.

Next, we move on to other topics as we discuss the comment made by J. J. Abrams that Mark Hamill should win an Oscar for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in Episode 8. After that, we talk about Battlefront 2 coming out later this year, as well as other future Star Wars games, and then get into a discussion about how the Episode 7 Rey toys helped to change the way the toy industry viewed female characters.

After that, we discuss the Star Wars secondary comic characters that have changed the galaxy, and then finish off the show with previews of the comics and books coming out in the next couple of weeks.

Wookiee Radio 15: Touring The Stars With Mark Eades

Wookiee Radio 15: Touring The Stars With Mark Eades

Wookiee Radio is back with episode 15 and this week we are joined by former Disney Imagineer Mark Eades. Mark was one of the team that created the original Star Tours ride at Disneyland and with that created a whole new type of theme park attraction. We cover the history of the ride from concept to opening. He also talked about how he became an imagineer and some of what he has been up to since then. So if you ever were interested in some of what goes into your favorite rides and attractions, this is the show for you.