Star Wars: It’s About Family

Star Wars has many themes, and one of them is family.  It’s relatable.  It’s honest.  And that’s powerful.

Since the very first film, Star Wars introduced us to a new family, the Skywalkers.  A family that lives in a galaxy far, far away, but at the same time, that family feels like home.  Sometimes, it feels or has felt more like home than home.  At one time or another, we were Luke.  A dreamer.  We were Leia and Padmé.  A strong leader. We were Shmi.  A nurturer.  And yes, even Anakin.  Fiercely loyal and yet tried and troubled too. After all, what family is not all these things and more?

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CWK Show #77: “A bonanza at the D23 Expo”, with Cory Clubb and David Modders (173)

Dan Z is joined by Coffee With Kenobi co-founder & co-creator, Cory Clubb, and Star Wars superfan and frequent Rebels Reactions co-host, David Modders. The D23 Expo takes center stage as they begin the show with initial reactions to all of the Star Wars news from the Disney convention. Jason Brame helps break down Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and the announcement of the Star Wars Disney World resort hotel. Tom gives the news, with a look at The Last Jedi character posters, and in the Coffee Chat, they discuss the behind-the-scenes video of the next Star Wars film. They close out the show with email. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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Melinda’s Brew: Princess. Senator. Freedom Fighter. A Rose By Any Other Name…

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Creating Your Own Galaxy

Throughout the forty-year history of Star Wars, there have been countless ways that fans have chosen to show their appreciation for the saga. Since the advent of the internet, it has made many of these ways much easier. Whether it be through podcasts or websites just like this one, fans have come out en mass to show their support for the Galaxy Far, Far Away. While podcasts and websites certainly have their own merits and outreach to them, it would be wrong to omit one of the other sides of the Star Wars fandom, those that create their own Star Wars fan-works.

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Celebrating Good Times

Earlier this month the Star Wars fandom descended upon Orlando, Florida for the latest Star Wars Celebration. Besides new film releases, Celebration’s have quickly become the next biggest event in the Star Wars calendar. This year’s convention certainly lived up to the hype (even with some hiccups along the way). While there were plenty of announcements, reveals, trailers, and events, the most important thing, to me at least, were the people.

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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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Celebration Orlando Day Two

Here is our report from Day Two of Celebration Orlando, including interviews with Star Wars fans on the convention floor, as well as initial reactions to the teaser trailer of The Last Jedi from Dan Z, Cory Clubb, Jeff McGee of Comics With Kenobi & Marvin Dog Media, and Scott Murray of Assembly of Geeks. We also catch up with The Star Wars Heresies author, Paul McDonald. Live from the Convention floor, this is the podcast you’re looking for!

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