Announcing the Launch of Fantha Tracks!

Mark Newbold, formerly of Jedi News and a good friend of Coffee With Kenobi, has launched his new website dedicated to all things Star WarsFantha Tracks! Mark made the announcement exclusively on CWK last week, and today you can see the fruit of all his hard work. All the latest news — whether it be about the films, collecting, the latest additions to canon, the animated series, interviews — will be delivered in a reliable and thoughtful fashion that comes from years of experience covering Star Wars.

Here’s a bit more on what you can expect from the site:

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CWK Show # 94: “I wanted to see Saw”, with Bethany Blanton and Tom Gross (189)

Dan Z (with a bit of laryngitis) is joined by the Star Wars Report’s Bethany Blanton, and CWK newsman, Tom Gross. They start the show discussing parts one and two of Star Wars Rebels episodes, “In the Name of The Rebellion”. Mark Newbold returns to CWK to share an exclusive on his next major Star Wars project,  and Tom has news. For an extended Coffee Chat, Dan Z talks with filmmaker Mark Pavia for part one of their discussion on working with Stephen King, as well as elements of horror in the Star Wars saga. Later, the CWK Book Study on Leia: Princess of Alderaan continuesThis is the podcast you’re looking for!

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NYCC 2017 | From A Certain Point Of View Panel Recap

If you couldn’t be at New York Comic-Con this weekend, or you were in attendance but unable to attend the Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View panel, we have a recap generously provided by Mark Newbold of Jedi News. Panelists were contributors to the anthology and included Pablo Hidalgo, Ben Acker, E. K. Johnston, John Jackson Miller, Keiron Gillen, Claudia Gray, and many more.

Check out the play-by-play below:

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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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New Show Launches on the Jedi News Network: Take Cover Episode 1

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It’s time to Take Cover as the Jedi News Network turns its photoreceptors on the literature of the Star Wars galaxy. Listen in as Brian, Matt and Mark discuss January 2016 releases in detail covering comics, magazines, novels, audiobooks and RPG releases plus we talk Star Wars Insider 163 with editor Jonathan Wilkins and Star Wars Collectors Cast host James Burns. All that, a look ahead to the February 2016 schedule and more on the premier episode of Take Cover.

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Check Out RADIO 1138 Episode 37

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Welcome to RADIO 1138, brought to you by the Jedi News Network. This episode we strike out for the Illenium system and bring you more exciting The Force Awakens and Star Wars Rebels season two interviews. We wax wookiee with Chewbacca actor Joonas Suotamo in his first ever podcast interview, discuss the arrival of a young Princess Leia to season 2 of Rebels with Julie Dolan in the first Star Wars interview she ever did and talk Tuanul village with Jakku villager ‘girl with the rifle’ Gloria Garcia. All this, The Force Awakens screening at Pinewood Studios, Darth Elvis, Brian Cameron talking with Steve Owens of the Glasgow Science Centre, Mark on the BBC and more on episode 37 of RADIO 1138.

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Jedi News Network: Star Wars Collectors Cast #59

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Check out the latest release from the Jedi News Network, episode 59 of Star Wars Collectors Cast!

It’s the 59th episode of the Star Wars Collectors Cast, featuring an extended visit to Rancho Obi-Wan where James Burns catches up with Steve Sansweet to talk about what he’s been up to over the last 5 weeks, and his thoughts on The Force Awakens. Mark Newbold, from RADIO 1138 drops in to discuss Farthest From with Richard Hutchinson and to give his opinion on the whole #WheresRey debate. All this and more on the latest Star Wars Collectors Cast.

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CWK Show # 45: Star Wars and Travel, featuring Radio 1138 (110)

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In today’s show, Mark Newbold and James Burns from Radio 1138 join us for a cup of coffee as we discuss our topic for Show # 45, Star Wars and Travel. We will also discuss New York Comic-Con info with Coffee With Kenobi Special Corespondent Mike Audette, as he shares his experiences, as well as interviews with Ashley Eckstein, Taylor Gray, and Dave Filoni! We also discuss Sarah Michelle Gellar’s role in Star Wars Rebels, and Seasons of the Force in the Disney theme parks. 

In Collector News, Cory reviews Disney Infinity Rise Against the Empire, and Dan Z looks at the Millennium Falcon bluetooth speaker. Skywalking Through Neverland drops by for some trick-or-treating, and we share more of your feedback; this is the podcast you’re looking for!  

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The Cinematic Language Of Episode VII: A Guest Blog from Mark Newbold

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The Cinematic Language Of Episode VII
While tweeting online the other night with Jason Ward of Making Star Wars, we happened upon a topic that really opened up into a debate on the cinematic language used in the Star Wars films, and whether that language will remain or be changed with next Decembers Star Wars Episode VII.
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May the 4th Coffee Chat, with Ed Dolista & Mark Newbold (32)

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On our special May the 4th Coffee Chat, we bring in Mark Newbold of Jedi News UK and Radio 1138 and Ed Dolista of the Indy Cast!   We are thrilled to have them share a cup of coffee with us to celebrate May the 4th with us, by discussing two Cinema Icons, Han Solo and Indiana Jones.  May the 4th be with you; this is the Podcast you’re looking for!

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