CWK Show #93: “We’ve got a title!”, with Lisa Dullard and Zak Kalina (188)

Dan Z is joined by Coffee With Kenobi Media Specialist, Lisa Dullard and the owner of Zeke’s Comics and Games, Zak Kalina. They start the show discussing the official title for the Han Solo film and the first two episodes of Star Wars Rebels Season Four. Jason Brame returns to talk Forces of Destiny and upcoming Star Wars comics, and Tom brings us up to date on the news.  For the Coffee Chat, Dan Z continues the CWK Book Study on Leia: Princess of Alderaan. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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Star Wars Rebels Talking Points: “Heroes of Mandalore: Parts 1 and 2”

Star Wars Rebels returns for the fourth and final season today; this is a mixed blessing. On the one hand, audiences will be able to experience all new episodes of this beautiful addition to the Star Wars mythos. Conversely, knowing that this will be the final season can’t help but bring about a twinge of melancholy. Kanan Jarrus, Ezra Bridger, Hera Syndulla, Sabine Wren, Zeb Orrelios, and Chopper are forever ensconced into the lore, and the Star Wars universe is better because of them. This is precisely why we deserve a proper ending to their story. The first two episodes begin that journey in spectacular fashion. Here are a few talking points to add to the conversation.

Mild spoilers to follow: be sure to watch the Season Premiere before continuing below.

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Po-Zu Men’s Black Resistance Sneaker Review

Dan Z reviews the Po-Zu black Resistance sneaker on the Coffee With Kenobi YouTube channel. Check out the video below, and be sure to use the CWK referral link to order your own set of Po-Zu’s Star Wars shoe line.

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CWK Show #90: Star Wars Reads Day 2017 LIVE (185)

CWK is LIVE for Star Wars Reads Day 2017! Join Dan Z as he talks with CWK Newsman Tom Gross about New York Comic Con announcements, and George Lucas making the list of top 100 screenwriters of all time.  Later in the show, Dan talks Star Wars comics with Zak Kalina, as well as what makes comics such a powerful literacy tool. Then, Star Wars fans from many different generations answer some Star Wars trivia, and Kayleigh Gross returns to demonstrate Star Wars coding. Live from Star Wars Reads Day, this is the podcast you’re looking for!

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CWK Show #88: “Another great excuse to go out and get cereal”, with Jeff McGee and Garr Van Orden (183)

Dan Z is joined by Comics With Kenobi’s Jeff McGee, and Star Wars fan, Garr Van Orden. They start the show discussing the all-new Star Wars Rebels Season Four poster. The hosts discuss how they consume Star Wars, in all respective mediums, and Tom brings us up to date on the news.  For the Coffee Chat, they look at Qui-Gon Jinn, his differences in ideology with the rest of the Jedi order, and how he may have impacted the Clone Wars.This the podcast you’re looking for!

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Leia: Princess of Alderaan & Phasma CWK Book Study Reading Schedule

Excited to read the two latest novels in the Star Wars mythology, but trying to figure out how to fit them into your schedule? Join Dan Z at the beginning of each episode of Coffee With Kenobi as he reads Leia: Princess of Alderaan and Phasma over the next two months, and discusses them a few chapters a time. Here’s the reading schedule:

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CWK Show #86: “In J. J. we trust”, with Richard Woloski and Mark Sutter (181)

Dan Z is joined by Skywalking Through Neverland’s Richard Woloski, and the co-host of Idiot’s Array & Tarkin’s Top Shelf, Mark Sutter. They start the show with a look at J.J. Abrams returning to Episode IX and a new release date for the film. Richard talks Galaxy’s Edge in California, and Tom does news.  For the Coffee Chat, they discuss whether or not Luke was tempted by the dark side in Return of the Jedi. They close out the show with an iTunes review. This the podcast you’re looking for! 

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Book Review: Inferno Squad

Traditionally, when video games bridge the gap to other genres, the results are mixed, and often polarizing. For every Resident EvilRetribution, there is a Super Mario Bros. to muddy the proverbial waters. Fortunately, Star Wars continues to find new ways to bring storytelling and mythmaking to another … ahem … level. Christie Golden’s Inferno Squad is based on a video game series set in the Star Wars universe, but unlike its predecessors, offers storytelling that functions on its own, and enriches the characters that will appear in the upcoming Star WarsBattlefront II.

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CWK Show #81: “Trying to get my porg on”, with Mark Newbold and Mike Rondeau (177)

Dan Z is joined by the daily content manager of Jedi News, program director of the Jedi News Network, and the co-host of Radio 1138, & Take Cover, Mark Newbold, and the host of The Cantina Cast, Mike Rondeau. They start the show debating the pros and cons of skipping pre-The Last Jedi marketing. Tom has news, and in the Coffee Chat, they ponder what has happened to Rogue One in current Star Wars conversation. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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Official Star Wars Fragrances: Product Review

This post is sponsored by the KeepMe Group. I have been compensated for my time. All opinions are 100% my own.

KeepMe Group has teamed up with LUCASFILM and Disney to create The Ultimate Star Wars Collectors Gift – a range of Official Star Wars Fragrances boxed in beautifully designed packaging. The Star Wars fragrance collection includes six unique scents representing the light and dark side of the Force. Amazing, right!?

In the development of this, KeepMe Group has focused on creating a range of products that are true to Star Wars fans from many walks of life. The team, based in the UK, states these items have been created by Star Wars fans for Star Wars fans, and, with the attention to detail on the packaging, it’s evident. The hardcore fan and collectors will truly appreciate the attention to detail with references to characters (using unique designs that can ONLY be found in this collection and are artistic and beautiful) It truly is a cool product, combining high-quality Eau de Parfum fragrances with high-end packaging finishes. Basically, it appeals to a much more diverse audience than one might originally expect.

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