Dan Z is joined by the author of George Lucas: A Life, Brian Jay Jones, and the former host of Full of Sith, Bobby Roberts. They start the show with the Hollywood Reporter article about the search for a director for a Kenobi film. Brian brings us up to date on George Lucas, and Tom Gross brings the latest Star Wars news. For the Coffee Chat, Dan Z talks with Din, the lead singer of F-105, to talk about their debut album. They close out the show with email. This the podcast you’re looking for!
*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episodes “Double Agent Droid,” “Twin Suns,” and “Zero Hour.”
The third season of Star Wars Rebels has proven to be an astounding one that somehow surpassed the greatness of a second season that heavily featured Ahsoka Tano, Darth Vader and a climactic battle between the two. From the numerous Rogue One connections to the end of Maul, Rebels established its rightful place within the overall saga and continued to show on a weekly basis how crucial the show has become as an avenue for augmenting the established Star Wars canon. The last three episodes I’ll be covering in this post exemplify that importance.
Warning: this post contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode, “Twin Suns”. Be sure to watch the show before proceeding.
5 Star Wars Novels That Had More Impact Than You Think — A Guest Blog by Cassie Phillips
After Disney acquired the rights to Star Wars, many fans hoped they would touch upon characters and plots from the Expanded Universe (EU). Disney, however, wanted to create an original story and script, something that would be difficult as the original EU covered a century after the events of The Return of the Jedi. Eventually, Disney placed all of these novels into a separate category—Legends—to make way for their own expanded universe. With that said, Disney isn’t completely turning away from Legends. In fact they’ve reintroduced some fan favorites like Thrawn back into the universe.
Kanan #4 Continues to Excel, a Return to Tatooine in Star Wars #7 and a look at our favorite Star Wars Tales published by Dark Horse Comics
Brave the summer heat under the twin suns of Tatooine as Luke and Randy break down Kenobi written by John Jackson Miller. Tusken Raiders, Krayt Dragons and love denied, are just some of the topics covered this month. So grab a cup of blue milk and enjoy.