LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales Creator Interview — David Shayne & Ken Cunningham

In this episode, Charlotte and Caitlin talk with the creative minds behind the LEGO Star Wars: Terrifying Tales, David Shayne (writer) and Ken Cunningham (director). They also discuss their first reactions to the special and more! What was the top laugh out loud moment for the creators? And who did they invite to their Star Wars dinner party? Find out in this spoiler filled discussion and interview on LEGO Star Wars: Terrifying Tales. Click here to download the episode directly!

Star Wars: Visions Reaction & Interview with James Waugh & Kanako Shirasaki

Star Wars: Visions is HERE! Caitlin and Charlotte react to the newest anime-style series in this episode. First, we sit down with Executive Producer James Waugh and Producer Kanako Shirasaki to discuss the series as a whole and the creation process. We also ask them an abbreviated version of our Star Wars dinner question. Then, we share our initial reactions to the show and go through each short. All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers. Click here to download the episode directly.

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“Out of the Shadows” (The High Republic) Discussion

Caitlin and Charlotte are back for a spoiler discussion of Justina Ireland’s High Republic novel, Out of the Shadows. So much happens in this book and we have a lot — a LOT — to talk about it. Is it Caitlin’s newest fave HR novel? Who is the most intriguing character for us? What does it all mean and what are we heading towards? All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers. Click here to download the episode directly!

This episode was edited by Danny Pirtle. 

Knowing Kenobi: The Hanged Man

Part 3 of 3. Our summer series on Obi-Wan Kenobi comes to a close with our finale episode all about Obi-Wan embodying the tarot card figure of “The Hanged Man.” What does that mean and how can we consider Obi-Wan as this figure? Caitlin and Charlotte discuss Kenobi as a spiritual figure, his personal tragedies, how he stands between the living and spiritual world, Obi-Wan as a sacrificial figure, comparisons to Ben Solo, and much more. Click here to download the episode directly!

Knowing Kenobi series artwork by Kara DJ, author and artist behind “Into a Larger World” fanzine. Follow her on Instagram and subscribe to her zine!

Works Cited:
The Making of Star Wars by JW Rinzler
The Making of Revenge of the Sith by JW Rinzler
Star Wars Archives 1 & 2 by Paul Duncan
Revenge of the Sith novelization by Matthew Stover
The Clone Wars
Star Wars Rebels
Labyrinth of Evil by James Luceno 
Labyrinthos Tarot Card Meanings
A.E. Waite’s Pictorial Key to the Tarot

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Knowing Kenobi: The Hermit

Part 2 of 3. Our summer series focused on Obi-Wan Kenobi continues! Charlotte and Caitlin continue to examine the character through the archetype of “the hermit.” How does is Obi-Wan a guide to characters such as Anakin and Luke and even Ezra? In what ways is he a work in progress? How does Obi-Wan embody that figure? In which ways does he defer? We discuss how Obi-Wan is introspective and whether or not he is even allowed to be so. All this and more on this episode. Click here to download the episode directly!

Knowing Kenobi series artwork by Kara DJ, author and artist behind “Into a Larger World” fanzine. Follow her on Instagram and subscribe to her zine!

Works Cited:
The Making of Star Wars by JW Rinzler
The Making of The Empire Strikes Back by JW Rinzler
Star Wars Archives 1 & 2 by Paul Duncan
Revenge of the Sith novelization by Matthew Stover
The Clone Wars
Star Wars Rebels
Labyrinthos Tarot Card Meanings
A.E. Waite’s Pictorial Key to the Tarot
The Hermit Archetype

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The Bad Batch: “Kamino Lost” Discussion

The finale of season one of The Bad Batch is here and boy is it a winner. Caitlin and Charlotte break down the emotions, heartbreak, breathtaking visuals, metaphors, and so much more. Thank you for listening to our recaps all season long! Here’s to season 2. <3 

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