Richard and Sarah share their love of Star Wars, Disney & Marvel through their upbeat, positive podcasts. Get insider info from filmmakers, authors, imagineers and show runners. Join in the journey as we celebrate all forms of Star Wars, Disney, Marvel fandom and beyond!
10 YEARS OF PODCASTING!! This is our 10th Anniversary show!! In this super-sized episode, Richard and Sarah share stories and clips from the top 10 most downloaded episodes. From Margaret Kerry to Gary Kurtz to #HappyBeeps, 2013 through 2023, these clips, guests, and fans are so fun to listen to!
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What security measures does the Walt Disney Company have in place to keep guests safe? How many security threats does Disney deal with on an hourly basis? Our special guest, Keido Rider, worked cyber-security at Disney Parks and has some GREAT tips and stories about keeping guests safe from hackers. Think of him as a Jedi Temple Guardian, protecting galactic citizens from malicious Sith.
STAR WARS: AHSOKA is on fire, so this week we will dissect 2 episodes - Chapter Four: Fallen Jedi and Chapter Five: Shadow Warrior. We’ve invited Spencer Jawitz (Virtual Cantina Network) for this discussion. SPOILERS AHEAD! We tackle questions like:
Hey Hey Skywalkers!
We are celebrating the life of Marcus Dohring, a good friend to us and a major positive ambassador to Star Wars fandom. Marcus has been on STN a number of times, so we’ve compiled the ‘Best of Marcus Dohring’ here in case you missed his appearances or just want to hear his voice again.
We kick off our Halloween celebration at the first Oogie Boogie Bash of the year at DCA. The characters! The food! The fun! So much DOOM in this COVEN OF CHAOS! Since this episode contains video of Roger Rabbit’s Judge Doom, Big Hero 6’s Yokai, Agatha, and more, we recommend you watch the video version of the show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/xLiSzMLEO50
As promised, here is our 3-episode review and breakdown of STAR WARS: AHSOKA!! Sarah analyzes Kevin Kiner’s score and musical callbacks. Richard brings up Easter eggs, references, and where we may have seen or heard these actors before. It’s a comprehensive, must-listen episode for Star Wars fans!
Musical analysis, review, and SPOILERS AHEAD for these episodes:
The new series, STAR WARS: AHSOKA, premiered August 22 on Disney+. To celebrate, Lucasfilm and Disney hosted 5 AHSOKA FAN EVENTS across the United States. We take you to every event, with reports from each one including Disneyland - the one we attended! The one thing in common with all the Fan Events was the opportunity to see the first two episode of STAR WARS: AHSOKA. But the experiences were fun and different from there! From Lu...
We are always celebrating The Star Wars Holiday Special (who doesn’t!?) so this week we welcome back director/producer Steve Kozak to share updates on his Star Wars Holiday Special documentary, A Disturbance in the Force. He also gives us some great stories and details about the companion book he authored, debuting at Barnes and Noble this November!
Time to head back in time and revisit Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics! We break down the fourth issue of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Marvel comics adaptation - BOUNTY HUNTERS. How is the artwork? What are our fond memories of this cover? And just how much does this issue feature the bounty hunters? This issue also contains Sarah's favorite love scene in all of STAR WARS - how does the comic measure up???
In this episode, Richard and Sarah share their experience at San Diego Comic-Con 2023 which was a huge success! We met with Skywalkers, interviewed Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny artists, did our first BIG Comic-Con panel Trivia Bash, and MORE!!! Topics we talk about include:
Time to head back in time and revisit Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics! Cris Macht of Machtails from the Cantina joins us to break down the third issue of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Marvel comics adaptation. How is the artwork? What are our fond memories? And how does this issue relate with ROGUE ONE?
If Adventure has a name, it must be Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny! Mike Celestino (Laughing Place, Who’s the Bossk Podcast) joins us to share our review of this NEW 2023 film and our Red Carpet World Premiere experience in which JOHN WILLIAMS turned up. We also had brushes with Harrison Ford, George Lucas, Ke Huy Quan, Tony Baxter, Karen Allen, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and more. Set your Dial for a roller coaster o...
Break out your rainbow flags, pins, socks, hats, for a very PRIDE-FUL episode: all about PRIDE NITE at Disneyland After Dark. June 13, 2023 was Disneyland’s first EVER sanctioned Pride event, it’s historic and emotional. Sarah shares her review, thoughts, emotions, and ALL the feels. Characters, photo-ops, food, merch, but most of all the incredible atmosphere - unlike anything we’ve ever experienced before....
It’s the Star Wars Kenner Kids! Do you remember the Death Star Play Set box? How about the Rebel Armor Snowspeeder commercial from 1978? Joining us is the kid on the Death Star Play Set box - Chris Timmons! Also featured is Joshua Milrad, who played the kid in the Rebel Armored Snowspeeder commercial, and many may know him as Tal, the main child, in The BeastMaster. So many exclusive and rare stories!
Disney’s live-action THE LITTLE MERMAID boasts new songs, deeper themes, and beloved characters. But…what’s the scuttlebutt??? What did we think? Sarah Woloski goes under the sea and explores these uncharted waters with her Neverland Clubhouse co-hosts Courtney and Kelly Turckel! The ladies compare the film with the original 1989 animated version and the Broadway musical. They discuss the new cast, and bring up important quotes fro...
Our Star Wars month celebration continues with the 40th anniversary of RETURN OF THE JEDI! Authors Justin Berger and Jamie Benning share details of their NEW book, Return of the Jedi Unauthorized Timeline, out June 1st.
We (Richard and Sarah) then recap Comic-Con Revolution: our Star Wars Trivia panel, book sales, and meeting TIMOTHY ZAHN.
Learn how Carrie Fisher’s Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was made!! Our friend, Lavonne Dominguez of Liningup.net, took part in this very special, once-in-a-lifetime experience. She and 5 other LiningUp.net members spent a day in Hollywood pouring cement, blow-torching Carrie Fisher’s name-plate, cutting out the star, and signing their names - all while spreading TONS of glitter in and around Carrie Fisher’s Star. Be sure to wa...
Our discussion continues with ILM Animation Supervisor HAL HICKEL! We dive deep into The Mandalorian Season 3 and talk about all the creatures. If you love learning about how movies & TV are made, this is the way.
We will also share our BEST. DAY. EVER!! May the 4th! This has truly become a Star Wars holiday. We share our experience on TV with K-ABC’s coverage of Star Wars Day, Disne...
Please welcome ILM Animation Supervisor HAL HICKEL, whose work you can see in The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett, Rogue One, The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and more! He won an Oscar for his work on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. This episode contains so many fantastic stories about his work that we had to break this conversation into 2 parts. This is PART 1!
Augusta Avallone is a treasure-trove of sci-fi costume knowledge, and a talented seamstress! She worked in the costume departments of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Trek Picard S3, and Loki. She also hosts a great panel, “History of Sci-Fi Costumes” which we saw at WonderCon and she tours around to many conventions. Costumes speak to the audience and tell them exactly what you need to know about characters. From natural fabrics and armor to ...
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