Lattes with Leia Show #20: Inferno Squad Fever

Episode 20 of Lattes with Leia has arrived, and this month, we’re all about Battlefront II: Inferno Squad by Christie Golden. The book is set before the events of the upcoming video game, and we talk about the Empire, Iden Versio, and more. We also discuss the Star Wars and the Power of Costume exhibit and Leia’s PhD.

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Lattes with Leia Show #19: Collect All the Star Wars

Episode 19 of Lattes with Leia is here! This time around we discuss collecting. What Star Wars collectibles do we have on our shelves, when does collecting become hoarding, what sort of collecting rules do we have for ourselves? We also talk about BB-8 on the Run and The Science of Star Wars.

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Star Wars Preview: San Diego Comic Con 2017, Part 1

San Diego Comic Con 2017 starts the night of Wednesday, July 19th and runs through Sunday, July 23rd. At the time of this writing, the schedule is only complete through Saturday, July 22nd. Here’s the Star Wars content I’m most looking forward to over those first few days.

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Lattes with Leia Show #18: The Game Is On

It’s time for Episode 18 of Lattes with Leia. We dive into the topic of Star Wars games of all stripes — tabletop, mobile games, video games, and more. We also discuss the Battlefront 2 trailer and Pandora: The World of Avatar and what it means for the upcoming Star Wars-themed lands in Disney Parks.

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Lattes with Leia Show #17: 40 Years of Star Wars

 

Prepare your ears because Episode 17 of Lattes with Leia is here. This time around we discuss our May the 4th activity, books we’re into, a Star Wars VR opportunity, as well as 40 years of Star Wars. Since the 40th anniversary of A New Hope just happened on May 25, we look back on our experiences with the film and how it’s held up over the decades.

Some of the stuff we mention on the show:
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Lattes with Leia Show #16: Celebration Highlights and Star Wars Moments

It’s time for Episode 16 of Lattes with Leia! With Star Wars Celebration Orlando recently wrapping, we spend some of the episode going over highlights from the convention – including The Last Jedi teaser. We also dive into Star Wars moments that have stuck with us and had a last impact on us. Plus, we touch on some awesome art and the new Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie book.

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Lattes with Leia Show #15: The Ins and Outs of Kylo Ren

Episode 15 of Lattes with Leia has arrived! Our topic this month? The Force Awakens’ Kylo Ren. We discuss his abilities, his emotional responses, and speculate about what his childhood must have been like. Also! We talk about DK Publishing’s new Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia, Empire’s End, and the upcoming Scum and Villainy Cantina pop-up.

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Lattes with Leia Show #14: Jedi Thoughts (251)

 

Episode 14 of Lattes with Leia is here. We talk about the new Galactic Maps book from Lucasfilm-Disney Press and some Love and Madness jewelry, and then move into our main topic: the Jedi Order. Were they too held back by their beliefs? Was their downfall a terrible thing? Can we live by the rules of the Jedi? And we also briefly discuss what we think the title of Episode VIII, The Last Jedi, means.

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Lattes with Leia Show #13: Remembering Carrie Fisher (245)

 

We did it! The thirteenth episode of Lattes with Leia marks our year anniversary. After discussing what we’re most excited about related to Star Wars at the moment – the Star Wars Day at Sea Disney Cruise and runDisney’s Star Wars half – we talk about Carrie Fisher. We cover her role as Princess Leia, her work raising awareness for mental issues, her writing, and her legacy.

This one’s for you, Carrie.

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Lattes with Leia Show #12: Going Rogue (234)

It’s time for the twelfth episode of Lattes with Leia. After discussing what we’re most excited about related to Star Wars right now – The Rogue One Visual Guide, a chronological Clone Wars rewatch, and The Princess Diarist – Andrea and I discuss our general thoughts on Rogue One, the characters we most liked in the movie, and how Rogue One affected our views of the Rebel Alliance.

The news about Carrie Fisher’s passing came after we recorded this month’s episode. We are our sorry to lose such an amazing person and heroine, and our hearts go out to her family, friends, and loved ones.

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