Ewan McGregor, Moses Ingram, and Deborah Chow Interview (Obi-Wan Kenobi)

The craziest thing ever but yes we interviewed Ewan McGregor, Moses Ingram, and Deborah Chow for the show. Hear Caitlin and Charlotte ask Ewan, Moses, and Deborah about their work on the upcoming show, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Thanks so much to Disney and Lucasfilm for this incredible opportunity we will never forget. Click here to download the episode directly!

Our fellow round table participants are: Dan Zehr of Coffee With Kenobi, James Burns of Jedi News, and Tricia Barr of FANgirl Blog. 🙂 

Skytalkers will be on the Podcast Stage on 5/27 at 3:30 PM at Celebration Anaheim 2022!

POV: You’re Packing for Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2022

… and you’re listening to Skytalkers! Star Wars Celebration Anaheim is SO CLOSE — right around the corner! Settle in and listen to Charlotte and Caitlin speak specifically about our plans and some more tips for this upcoming Star Wars Celebration. We chat about our packing lists, our panel wishlist, Star Wars Nite at Disneyland tips, the best memories, and so much more.  Click here to download the episode directly!

Skytalkers will be on the Podcast Stage on 5/27 at 3:30 PM at Celebration Anaheim 2022!

Links:

Blast Points x Skytalkers Celebration Survival Guide
Caitlin’s Notion Template for Packing
Bob & Brad’s Foot Health Tips
Skytalkers x A Fan Of Shop T-Shirts

Obi-Wan Kenobi Official Trailer Discussion

Happy Star Wars Month! We’re 3 weeks away from Obi-Wan Kenobi and we’re SO excited. On this episode, Caitlin and Charlotte discuss the latest trailer for the show and give some high-level themes they hope are explored with regards to Obi-Wan’s character. May 4th talk, cute droids, Celebration podcast stage plans, and much more. Click here to download the episode directly.

Skytalkers will be on the Podcast Stage on 5/27 at 3:30 PM at Celebration Anaheim 2022!

Links:
Skytalkers x A Fan Of Shop T-Shirts
Partner: Kelly’s Magical Vacations

Essays on Carrie: Part 2 “Gatekeeping the Past”

Caitlin and Charlotte continue their multi-part series discussing essays on Carrie Fisher and Princess Leia from “Our Blessed Rebel Queen: Essays on Carrie Fisher and Princess Leia,” edited by Linda Mizejewski and Tanya D. Zuk. This episode covers the essay “Gatekeeping the Past: Fandom and the Gendered Cultural Memory of Star Wars” by Philipp Dominik Keidl. On the episode: More talk of commodification, “participatory historical culture,” cultural memory and fandom, traditional gatekeepers, Star Wars as “a boy’s thing,” the “fake geek girl” trope, personal reflections of our own fandom experience, and much more. Click here to download the episode directly.

Click here to buy the essay anthology on Amazon.

Essays on Carrie: Part 1 “Who Owns Carrie Fisher?”

Caitlin and Charlotte begin a multi-part series discussing essays on Carrie Fisher and Princess Leia from “Our Blessed Rebel Queen: Essays on Carrie Fisher and Princess Leia,” edited by Linda Mizejewski and Tanya D. Zuk. In this episode, we discuss “Who Owns Carrie Fisher? A complicated embodiment of manufactured commodity and avatar of resistance.” by Jennifer M. Fogel. Topics include commodification, identity, gender, parasocial relationships, body image, feminism, the golden bikini outfit, and much more. Please take care as this episode handles some heavy topics referenced above. Click here to download the episode directly.

Buy “Our Blessed Rebel Queen” here.

“The Fallen Star” (The High Republic) Discussion

At long last, Caitlin and Charlotte finally read “The Fallen Star” by Claudia Gray, Phase 1’s final adult novel in the High Republic series. We give our impressions of the book, then move into a deeper conversation about symbolism and the (many) deaths in this book. Finally, we read and react to book quotes and highlight some of our favorite moments. Spoilers abound! All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers. Click here to download the episode directly!