CWK Show #85: “Even if it’s Barney, the dinosaur, that directs the film”, with Scott Murray and Tom Gross (180)

Dan Z is joined by the creative director and lead producer of the Assembly of Geeks podcast network, Scott Murray, and your CWK newsman, Tom Gross. They start the show with a Force Friday II update and the directorial change with Episode IX. Tim Leong discusses his book, Star Wars Super Graphic, and Tom does news.  For the Coffee Chat, they look at the Star Wars Rebels Season Four trailer.  They close out the show with a live report from Skellig Michael. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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CWK Show #82: “The gorilla walker has a Fu Manchu”, with Brian Jay Jones and Bobby Roberts (178)

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!

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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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CWK Show #75: “I’m taller than John Stamos”, with Randy Therio & Jay Krebs (171)

Dan Z is joined by Legends Library co-host, Randy Therio & CWK blogger, Jay Krebs. They begin the show with Dan Z discussing a recent article in The Statewide Standard featuring how he teaches Star WarsJason Wars of Making Star Wars.net joins the hosts to discuss the first three episodes of Forces of Destiny, and Tom gives the news. For the Coffee Chat, Dan Z. shares a conversation he had with Jimmy Mac and Jason Swank of Rebel Force Radio from Star Wars Celebration Orlando. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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CWK Show #74: “So this is what Kylo Ren smells like”, with Scott Murray & Joe Tavano (170)

Dan Z is joined by Creative Director and Lead Producer of the Assembly of Geeks podcast network, Scott Murray, and the Editor-in-Chief and co-host of Brews and Blasters, Joe Tavano. They start the show with the announcement of Ron Howard taking over directorial duties on the untitled Han Solo film. Disney Insider, Jim Hill, shares the latest on Star Wars Land, and Tom gives the news. In the Coffee Chat, CWK lifestyle correspondent, Deanna Zehr joins Dan Z in a sponsored segment, to review Star Wars fragrances from KeepMe fragrances. They close out the show with email. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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CWK Show #73: “That’s a whole different ballgame”, with Swara Salih & Tom Gross (169)

Dan Z is joined by Beltway Banthas co-host, Swara Salih & CWK newsman, Tom Gross. They begin the show with the news of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller leaving the untitled Han Solo film. Jason Brame and the hosts discuss categorizing ancillary characters in Star Wars, and Tom gives the news. For the Coffee Chat, they play a few rounds of Star Wars Trivial Pursuit. They close out the show with your tweets. This the podcast you’re looking for!

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New Coffee With Kenobi Format Debuts May the Fourth, Star Wars Day!

To help celebrate Star Wars Day, Coffee With Kenobi is set to debut the new show format this May the Fourth! Host Dan Z. will be joined by the legendary James Arnold Taylor (Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, and so much more!) & Coffee With Kenobi’s Co-creator, Cory Clubb, with Tom Gross covering the latest Star Wars news.

So, be sure to set aside some time this Thursday, May the 4th, and join in the Star Wars Day festivities with CWK!

You can find Coffee With Kenobi on iTunes, Stitcher, Pod Directory, Google Play, and YouTube.

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Rebels Reactions: “Wings of the Master (148)

Rebels Reactions

Welcome to Rebels Reactions, where Coffee With Kenobi examines Star Wars: Rebels through a critical lens.  On today’s show, we will be discussing “Wings of the Master” episode 7 of Season 2 with Coffee With Kenobi Special Corespondent, Tom Gross. We discuss the long anticipated Hera Syndulla focussed episode, the metaphor of flight, and the amazing Blade Wing. This is the podcast you’re looking for!

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Book Review: Lego Star Wars: The Dark Side by Daniel Lipkowitz

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Has LEGO gone to the Dark Side?  Let’s hope not, but they take us for a journey to explore the Dark Side of the Star Wars universe in LEGO Star Wars: The Dark Side by Daniel Lipkowitz.

The cover draws you into the Darks Side with predominantly black and red hues and the bust of Lego Darth Vader and his lightsaber inviting you in.  But perhaps the most exciting aspect of the book for collectors and Star Wars enthusiasts is the exclusive minifigure of Emperor Palpatine.

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Rebels Reactions: “Path of the Jedi”(76)

Rebels Reactions

Welcome to Rebels Reactions, where Coffee With Kenobi examines Star Wars: Rebels through a critical lens.  On today’s show, we will be discussing “Gathering Forces” the eighth episode in Season 1 with Tom Gross of Star Wars in the Classroom. We discuss the siginifcance of Yoda’s appearance, metaphors through Jedi tranining, and the growth of both Kanan and Ezra, as well as how “Path of the Jedi” connects to the overall mythology. This is the Podcast you’re looking for!

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