Ahsoka: Part 5 “Shadow Warrior” & Part 6 “Far, Far Away” Discussion

Charlotte and Caitlin sit down at the mic to break down every detail from these two landmark episodes in the “Ahsoka” series. We talk through Ahsoka’s journey in the World Between Worlds and where her relationship with Anakin stands at the end. Afterwards, we dive into the newest galaxy far, far away and following Sabine on her journey to be reunited with Ezra Bridger at long last. There’s so much to talk through, and we hope you’ll join us for this jam-packed discussion! Click here to download the episode directly.

Ahsoka: Part 3 “Time to Fly” & Part 4 “Fallen Jedi” Discussion

Caitlin and Charlotte bring you this episode straight from the World Between Worlds. Recorded right after Part 4, “Fallen Jedi” aired, they go through these two episodes in detail: discussing the implications of Hera and Mon Mothma’s meeting, Sabine’s training, and speculation for the future of the series. Oh, and they freak out over Anakin and Ahsoka’s reunion and the World Between Worlds. Tune in for all this and more in this episode of Skytalkers! 

This episode was recorded on September 7th, 2023 during the WGA and SAG-AFTRA Strikes.

Ahsoka: Part 1 “Masters and Apprentices” & Part 2 “Toil and Trouble” Discussion

Hello there from the other side of the strikes! We’re so excited to bring you our first discussion covering Parts 1 & 2 of Ahsoka. In this episode, we discuss our feelings on the characterization of Ahsoka, Sabine, and Hera, the look and feel of Lothal, and what a separate Galaxy means for the Star Wars timeline. All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers! Click here to download directly.

Revisiting Star Wars Rebels: Season 2

Caitlin and Charlotte return to in their rewatch of Star Wars Rebels with the 22 episode season 2. First, we contextualize the era of season 2: Where were we when this aired? Has our opinion of this season changed? What were some reviews of season 2 like? Then, we talk about the themes of trust, identity, and collectivism. Finally, we talk through some episodes individually and their impact on the story overall. *Please note, this episode considers all Rebels episodes fair game for spoilers (season 4 is mentioned!). All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers! Click here to download the episode directly.

George Lucas & Steven Spielberg: Best Friends and Filmmakers Forever

In this episode, podcasting BFF’s Charlotte and Caitlin take a look at the relationship between filmmaker BFFs: George Lucas and Steven Spielberg. They dive into George and Steven’s friendship and partnership as creatives who have come to define the film industry for the past 50 years. The episode covers Steven’s early thoughts on Star Wars, the creation of Indiana Jones, their shared love of American artist Norman Rockwell, and much more. Click here to download the episode directly.

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Further reading:

George Lucas: The Creative Impulse
George Lucas (Masters of Cinema) by Karina Longworth
George Lucas: A Life by Brian Jay Jones
The Making of Revenge of the Sith by J.W. Rinzler
1999’s 60 Minutes Special on George Lucas
Steven on the “sandcastle” tradition
“Telling Stories” Norman Rockwell Exhibit Podcast
Norman Rockwell / George Lucas and Steven Spielberg Exhibit Book
Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

The Bad Batch: “The Outpost”, “Pabu”, & “Tipping Point” (Season 2, Episodes 12-14) Discussion

Caitlin and Charlotte return to discuss season 2 of The Bad Batch: “The Outpost”, “Pabu”, and “Tipping Point” (Episodes 12, 13, and 14). First we talk about “The Outpost” — Crosshair, the metaphor of the ice vultures, and more. Then, we talk about “Pabu” — is this the future for the Bad Batch? And then finally we chat about “Tipping Point” — what’s next for the finale and what does this set up? What does this all point to? All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers. Click here to download the episode directly.

Join us at our live show at Star Wars Celebration Europe on 4/9 at 1 PM — Room 14 on the HoloNet News Stage! We can’t wait… see you in London!