Ahch-To Radio

Ahch-To Radio

Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into news, reviews, theories, fan works, interviews, and more! He'll even turn off the targeting computer for some tangents! This is a show that celebrates the fact that loving any part of Star Wars makes you a fan, and conversations are our Force. Find the show on Twitter & Instagram at @AhchToRadio, and follow Alden on Twitter at @AD_Strider and Instagram @a.d.strider!... Show More

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On this brand new quarantine-edition of the show, Alden welcomes Charlie Ashby back to the show to take a deep dive into The Rise of Kylo Ren mini-series from Marvel, written by Charles Soule with art by Will Sliney. They take a look at Ben Solo's journey, new characters, thematic tie-ins with the films, and even pirate-frat-boy-douchebag-knights? Yes, that's right. You know you want to know. You can all find Charlie Ashby ...

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On today's new episode, the show finally returns (and with a great guest)! After life forced a bit of a break from podcasting, we're back with an interview with Richard Newby of The Hollywood Reporter. The guys get into an awesome conversation about the end of the Skywalker saga, fan reactions, nostalgia & expectations, The Mandalorian, and so much more. You should definitely check out the piece that Richard wrote for T...

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On this brand new episode, Alden talks to Charlie Ashby of The Imperial Senate Podcast! They take a dive into The Rise of Skywalker, the first season of The Mandalorian, fan reactions, discourse, and theories (like Charlie's amazing Anakin theory)! It's an awesome conversation, and we'd love to here what all of you think about the various topics! You can all find Charlie Ashby on Twitter @CMWAshby, on The Imperial S...

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*NOTE: This review is NON-SPOILER for the FIRST half. SPOILERS in the SECOND half. Ample spoiler warning is given BEFORE the second portion (which begins at 14 minutes in)! Enjoy!  The final chapter in the Star Wars saga is here. The internet is already ablaze with takes and analyses. It's almost like we've been here before. Let's all take a breath. Now, here's my review. It's definitely just me rambling after s...
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In her first podcast appearance, Star Wars actress Naomi Ackie joins Ahch-To Radio to talk about playing Jannah in the final Skywalker Saga film: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker! It's a wonderful interview discussing the themes surrounding this trilogy & its characters, the women of Star Wars, the legacy of Carrie Fisher, how it feels to watch yourself on screen, and more! Check it out and let us know what you're thi...

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On this brand new episode, Alden travels to several different corners of the Star Wars galaxy! First, we're taking a dive into the fourth chapter of The Mandalorian. Let's break down the new characters we met like Cara Dune and Omera. We're also catching up on the fun of Star Wars Resistance, and doing a non-spoiler talk on Jedi: Fallen Order! But the main topic is this huge marketing push for The Rise of Skywalker! Wha...
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On this brand new episode, Alden delivers a spoiler free review of the first two episodes of The Mandalorian. After that, Heather joins in for some spoiler talk about the first two episodes. Don't worry, there's plenty of warning before any spoilers start flying! Also, the spoiler conversation was recorded at 3:00 AM. So there's that. *NOTE: Please forgive mic issues. Secondary mic was giving a weird echo vibe later on....
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On this brand new episode, Alden welcomes broadcaster, interviewer, & documentarian, Jamie Stangroom! Jamie's film, 'The Empire Strikes Door,' is available now on YouTube. It's all about the Stormtrooper that bumped his head in the original film. Also, Alden discusses Dave Filoni's place in the Star Wars galaxy, Benioff & Weiss's exit & how we approach production stories, and the new revelations ...

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October 22, 2019 53 min

The brand new trailer for The Rise of Skywalker is finally here! Alden talks about some Mandalorian and Cassian Andor news before taking a deep dive into what J.J. Abrams decided it would be okay for us to see at this point. And sweet Force lord, it is glorious. Listen along, let's compare notes, and let us know what you think! Are you excited? Do you have any theories? We want to converse with you! Find this show @AhchToRa...

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September 20, 2019 79 min

A long time ago...on Broadway. That's the theme of this episode, folks! What would it be like if they turned Star Wars into a major musical production? Lo returns to the show to join Alden in a geeky, silly deep dive. What songs would they make? How would they adapt the story? Find out what we think! It's weird and full of tangents. We had a ton of fun. There's also some conversation on The Rise of Skywalker, Disney+...

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September 13, 2019 67 min

On this brand new episode, Alden talks a bit of news before diving into a long reflection on the character of Kylo Ren! How have the feelings and interpretations of Ben Solo changed? What new insights are there after Tom Taylor's wonderful Age of Resistance story? And how did Alden find his approach to the sequel trilogy change with a new level of understanding? It's a big one, folks. Forgive us if it heads into the realm o...

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September 6, 2019 43 min
On this special episode of the show, Alden chats about Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge with his friend & coworker, Heather! Heather's a huge pop culture geek, and also a radio host on iHeartRadio's BIG 105.9! They got to head up to Orlando to check out the park, and they were pretty amazed by it. Listen for their thoughts on Millennium Falcon: Smuggler's Run, the Droid Depot, the Savi's Lightsaber experience, &...
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On this brand new episode, Alden takes a dive into the mystery of "Dark Rey!" What is she? What does it all mean? Also, a new LEGO Star Wars game is coming, we highlight Dexter Jettster, and we give some love to everyone's new favorite fan: Mar! Yes, we're diving into the Mar Wars! Why is her discovery of Star Wars love so important? Let's talk about it. Find her over on Twitter @vibeswithcisco! And find thi...

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On a brand new episode filled with news and speculation, Alden takes a dive into that sweet trailer for Star Wars Resistance Season 2! What will become of the Resistance characters? What is Supreme Leader Kylo like? All that plus some ideas and wishes for the projects by Rian Johnson and Benioff & Weiss! And finally, the main event: A discussion on the news of OBI-WAN KENOBI coming to Disney+! What does it mean? What do you...
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August 8, 2019 36 min
On this brand new episode, Alden discusses the upcoming Star Wars book, The Secrets of the Jedi! Also, what's Giancarlo Esposito doing in The Mandalorian? And finally, the main topic: Star Wars and Marvel are NOT the same thing. And that's okay! Let's talk about it! Alden just had to get some of this off his chest. But we want to hear what you think! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! A...
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On this new episode of the show, Alden returns from his vacation to talk about all of the Star Wars news and insights coming out of San Diego Comic-Con! He's talking Sith Troopers, Kevin Smith's comments, the new Kylo Ren comic, and why Jon Favreau makes sense for Star Wars! Does the Christmas classic Elf somehow connect? Yes. Yes it does. Let us know what you think of all the recent developments! What are you most excited ...

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July 4, 2019 40 min

On today's episode of the show, Alden starts off by talking about the glorious Galaxy of Adventures animated shorts, the new IG-11 droid, and Daisy Ridley's recent Rise of Skywalker comments! And why is Rey such a fantastic character? Let's take a deep dive into the heart of the scavenger turned hero! Let us know what you think of Rey and her journey. Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! ...

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On this brand new episode, Alden welcomes a beloved Star Wars community voice to the show: It's Ken Napzok, co-creator and host on the ForceCenter podcast feed, and the author of WHY WE LOVE STAR WARS: THE GREAT MOMENTS THAT BUILT A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY. Alden and Ken take a dive into their love for Star Wars, the ins and outs of the book, the inspirations behind the essays, and the way our fandom continues to carry on through ...

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On this brand new episode of the show, Alden explores some different corners of the Star Wars galaxy in film, TV, games, and comics! We're talking Age of Resistance from Marvel, Jedi: Fallen Order and LEGO Star Wars (yay!), the promotion of Michelle Rejwan, and finally, Gina Carano! Why did Gina Carano's comments about playing Cara Dune in The Mandalorian make Alden feel the warm, loving Star Wars feels? Find out here, and ...
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On today's new episode, Alden tackles four different areas of Star Wars love! First off, he's getting into the pure joy of Galaxy's Edge coverage! We've got some news about when we'll see more Mandalorian and how J.J. Abrams is bringing Leia back! And finally, what kinds of things might we see in Jedi: Fallen Order? Why is Alden's new best friend Greez already a great Star Wars creature character? Find out h...

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