Discussing Rebels’ “Twin Suns”

Caitlin and Charlotte deep dive into some specific aspects about Star Wars Rebels’ excellent episode “Twin Suns” — they discuss their initial impressions of the episode, fan reactions, and then compare it to Hitchcock’s masterpiece “North by Northwest” by exploring the concepts of moral relativism, mistaken identity, and the episode’s visual language. Then, they speculate about how we will view this episode after the upcoming Kenobi series.

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Further reading:
An incredible Twin Suns deep dive.

Hitchcock on the “cropduster” scene in North by Northwest.

Some links on moral relativism: 1, 2

Read the episode transcript after the jump.

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E. Anne Convery on The Clone Wars, Myth, & Fairy Tales

E. Anne Convery, the author of the Nightsisters story “Bug” in “The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark” joins Caitlin and Charlotte to discuss her background in fairy tales and mythology, Star Wars, her favorite things about Celebration, writing “Bug”, the collective unconscious, The Clone Wars finale, her namesake convors (Morai!), and so much more. Light spoilers for her new story, “Bug.” 

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Announcing Our Sticker Sheet!

Hello! We wanted to take a moment and write a little bit about our sticker sheets that just launched on our website! While we’ve had different merchandise through the past few years (see: our incredible “Look to the Animation Department for the Future of Star Wars” design from our friend, James W), our sticker sheet also felt very on brand for us! We wanted a way to incorporate a lot of our favorite things and sayings into one place and a sticker sheet seemed like the best fit. 

Caitlin has been an avid bullet journaler the past few years and recently has started to grow a little sticker collection of her own. The idea for a Skytalkers-themed sticker sheet grew from there. A couple of months ago, we hired one of our long time friends, Katie Gettys (we all went to middle and high school together), who has a sticker shop on Etsy called Exploremoredesigns, co and she worked with us to design a sticker sheet that highlighted some of our favorite sayings and things from Star Wars (You can see in some photos the stickers put to good use in Caitlin’s bullet journal already!).

Of course, there is Dave’s hat, the Revenge of the Sith novelization, George’s plaid shirt, and the Reylo of it all: the hands are a language and the amazing kiss.  If you’ve listened to our show, you know these sayings and items are a part of nearly every conversation we have. Our sticker sheet felt like a fun way to celebrate some of the things we love to talk about most on Skytalkers and with our listeners as well! 

We created a limited run of these sticker sheets to start off with, with the hope of making more in the future if there is enough interest. We hope you enjoy! Please share with us and tag @skytalkerspod on Twitter and @skytalkerspodcast on Instagram where you put the stickers (aka, please share your bullet journal pages, calendars, laptops,  and more!). 

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Star Wars & Animation: 2012 – 2018

Our fourth annual summer series continues with part 2 of 3, where we explore 2012 through 2018 with Star Wars and animation. On this episode: The Disney sale, the cancellation of The Clone Wars, the Netflix deal, Star Wars Rebels, Lego Star Wars Freemakers, Forces of Destiny, and much more.

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