Season 1 Episodes

Aug. 10, 2022

REBEL SCANNERS: Preserving Star Wars (with Rob of TEAM NEGATIVE 1)

How fans are preserving original film prints of the Star Wars films for posterity

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Aug. 3, 2022

ROLE MODELS: The time I saw George Lucas (with special guest MY MOM)

Yes, I really made a Star Wars podcast with my mom

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July 27, 2022

PREQUELS 1986: What if the prequels were made in the 1980s?

A radical thought experiment about an alternate Star Wars production history

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July 20, 2022

NOT THAT FILONE: Turkish Star Wars (with Ed Glaser)

Filmmaker, writer & historian Ed Glaser joins us for this first entry in our series on Star Wars rip-offs

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July 13, 2022


Just how many versions of Star Wars are there? A conversation with famed fan editor HAL 9000

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July 6, 2022


We discuss what works and what doesn't about the Special Editions and wrestle with why they exist.

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June 29, 2022

OH, HI MARK: Our 1996 Interview with Mark Hamill

We interviewed Mark Hamill when we were 12 and never listened to the tape...UNTIL NOW

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June 22, 2022

TREK WARS: Star Wars vs Star Trek

What is the real relationship is between the two most famous "Stars?"

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June 15, 2022

MAKING OFs MADE US: Star Wars Behind the Scenes

We discuss how the making-of documentaries for the Star Wars films and how they influenced our lives

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June 8, 2022

BIG DOORS: Return of the Jedi

An extra-large episode devoted to our problematic fave of the original Star Wars trilogy.

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June 1, 2022

THE FIRST RETCON: Splinter of the Mind's Eye

We discuss the first sequel to Star Wars – and the first piece of the expanded universe to be rendered non-canon!

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May 25, 2022

EYES OF IRVIN KERSH: The Empire Strikes Back

JOSH, JON and MURRAY take on the sacred bantha of Star Wars movies. You love it, we know.

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May 18, 2022

MAY THE FORCE BEA ARTHUR: The Star Wars Holiday Special (with Andrew …

We discuss the STAR WARS HOLIDAY SPECIAL and Andrew Oborne's SPECIAL, a play about its creation

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May 11, 2022


Three kids of the late 80s and early 90s revisit the original STAR WARS as adults...

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May 4, 2022

PROTOTYPE! A Star Wars 'zine from 1995

The junked droids read a STAR WARS Newsletter Josh wrote when he was 10 years old.

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