Book Chat: George Lucas: A Life, featuring Brian Jay Jones (230)

Bestselling author Brian Jay Jones has written the long-awaited, revelatory biography of the most iconic name in Star Wars, George Lucas. His new book, George Lucas: A Life, debuted in early December of 2016, and is already a best-seller on Join us as we go behind the scenes with Brian Jay Jones to learn more about George Lucas, and what went into writing this new biography. This is the podcast you’re looking for!

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May the 4th Book Chat, featuring Pablo Hidalgo (187)

Pablo Hidalgo Coffee Chat

We are thrilled to have another cup of coffee with Lucasfilm’s Pablo Hidalgo, author of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary and the Updated and Expanded Star Wars Character Encyclopedia, as well as creative executive at Lucasfilm. We talk with Pablo about his latest books, and ask him about specific concepts in the Star Wars  saga. We also go behind the scenes of the popular Rebels Recon. This is the podcast you’re looking for!

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Book Chat: The Force Awakens Incredible Cross-Sections, featuring Jason Kemp & Kemp Remillard (174)

Force Awakens Incredible Cross Sections

DK Publishing continues to release essential Star Wars reference books, and The Force Awakens Incredible Cross-Sections continues that legacy. Written by Jason Fry and illustrated by Kemp Remillard, readers are able to experience and learn more about the world of The Force Awakens through this exciting resource for Star Wars fans, which is packed with artistic gems and compelling storytelling. Jason and Kemp are here to join us for this special Book Chat, and we are honored to have them on Coffee With Kenobi. This is the podcast you’re looking for!

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Book Chat: Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind, featuring Dr. Travis Langley (153)

Star Wars Psychology

On today’s Book Chat, Dr. Travis Langley joins us to discuss his latest book, Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind. We examine the motivations of specific characters, as well as some of the more psychological elements of Star Wars, as presented in the cinematic universe. This is the podcast you’re looking for!

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Book Chat: Star Wars Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, featuring Michael Kogge (135)

Absolutely Everything You Need to Know

On today’s Book Chat, Michael Kogge joins us to discuss Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need To Know. The book is an awesome resource for Star Wars fans, as well as a must for trivia buffs. This is the podcast you’re looking for!

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CWK Co-host Dan Z’s Latest ‘Studying Skywalkers’ Looks at Author Ian Doescher


For the latest installment of his ongoing series “Studying Skywalkers,” Coffee With Kenobi co-host Dan Z catches up with Ian Doescher, author of the William Shakespeare’s Star Wars series to discuss his recent book tour.

You can read an excerpt here:

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BookChat: Ian Doescher’s Tragedy of the Sith’s Revenge Book Tour (134)


Join us live in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, as we catch up with author Ian Doescher on his William Shakespeare’s Tragedy of the Sith’s Revenge book tour. Ian is joined by the St. Louis Shakespeare at Left Bank Books as they perform excerpts, discuss the writing of the books, and the influence of Shakespeare. Live from Left Bank Books, this is the podcast you’re looking for!

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Book Chat: Dark Disciple, featuring Christie Golden (117)


Note: This Book Chat contains some spoilers of the novel, Dark Disciple

We are happy to welcome Christie Golden, author of the new novel, Dark Disciple. This amazing new novel looks at fan favorite Asajj Ventress is great detail, and reveals much about her character during the Clone Wars. Ventress and Jedi Master Quinlan Vos, at the behest of the Jedi Council, team up to assassinate Count Dooku, and their journey opens up some amazing questions, and will have you looking at the Clone Wars in a whole new way. This is the podcast you’re looking for!

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BookChat: Ultimate Star Wars, featuring Adam Bray and Tricia Barr (110)

DK Publishing recently released Ultimate Star Wars, and the book more than lives up to its name. At 320 pages, the comprehensive book is a detailed encyclopedia of the Star Wars galaxy that is also the first canonical resource for both old and new fans alike. Adam Bray and Tricia Barr co-authored this amazing work, and we are excited to have them return to Coffee With Kenobi to share their experiences writing the book. This is the podcast you’re looking for!

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Book Chat: Marvel Comics Editor Jordan D. White (74)


Star Wars returns to Marvel comics, and we’ve got an exclusive Book Chat with Marvel’s Star Wars editor, Jordan D. White! Jordan discusses the creation of these books, going to the Lucasfilm archives, and exploring the mythology of Star Wars in canonical comic book form. This is the Podcast you’re looking for!

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