The Star Wars Underworld Podcast

On this episode Chris, Ben, and Dominic break down another week of Star Wars news.  They start with the interview Dominic conducted with members of the Hasbro Star Wars team at New York Comic Con, then Chris and Dominic share stories about their experience on Rogue Friday.  Then they get into recent comments by Mads Mikkelsen about Rogue One, how the relationships in Rogue One may be similar to The Social Network, and Forest Whitaker talks about The Clone Wars.  Then they revisit key scenes in The Force Awakens in light of comments JJ Abrams made during his directors commentary for the 3D blu-ray, including Kylo and Han, Rey in the duel, the "force-back", and Finn and Rey's relationship.  Plus, the Rogue One run time, a Celebration Orlando update, and Ahsoka is on the best sellers list.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_21-10-16.mp3
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On this episode Dominic, Chris, Ben, and Ciaran are joined by Chris Lynn of the Ireland Garrison of the 501st Legion to discuss the Star Wars Rebels episode "Hera's Heroes".  They discuss Thrawn's portrayal and motivation on Ryloth, Hera's reasons for going after her family's Kalikori, Chopper's issue with his downed Y-Wing, and Cham's evolution since we last saw him.  All this and much more!

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It's part two of Megapod!  Join Dominic and Chris of The SWU Podcast, Johnny and Mike of Rogue Won: A Star Wars Podcast for Winners, Steele Saunders of the Steele Wars Podcast, and Patrick Bonfrisco of KPFK Geek Radio on the Friday night/Saturday morning of New York Comic Con for some drunken Star Wars craziness.  They share stories from NYCC, talk about what they saw from Hasbro and Star Wars publishing during the convention, and the lack of Star Wars Rebels at NYCC (and why that might be).  All this an much more!

Warning: This episode contains mature language and content!  Listener discretion is advised.

To check out Part One: Head over to Steele Wars

To check out Part Two: Head over to Rogue Won

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Rogue One trailer break down!  On this episode, Chris, Ben, and Dominic discuss the latest trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.  The discuss how this trailer is different in tone from previous trailers and what it tells us about the plot of the film.  They look at what the flashbacks might tell us about the timeline, who they think may die and when in the film, Jyn and Galen's relationship, what cameos there may be in the trailer, the order of the action, the role of Darth Vader, and more.  Plus, Dominic and Chris share stories from last weekend's New York Comic Con!  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_14-10-16.mp3
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On this episode Dominic and Ciaran are joined by Patrick Bonfrisco from KPFK Geek Radio to discuss the episode "The Antilles Extraction".  They delve into the first chronological appearance by Wedge Antilles in the new canon, the developments in Agent Kallus' character, and Ezra's concern for his friends.  They also look at some of the missed opportunities in this episode, including not exploring Sabine's past with the Empire and not giving Skeris a better introduction.  Plus, they sing the praises of Governor Pryce.  All this and much more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:36pm PDT

The SWU Podcast LIVE | 7/10/16

On this episode Ben is joined by Zac Arnold from the Intergalactic Peace Coalition Podcast to break down all the latest Star Wars news. They start off by discussing their Rogue Friday activities(or lack thereof) and later break down all the new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story collectibles that were revealed at New York Comic Con. Furthermore, they discuss a new Rogue One poster and Walmart commercial, Warwick Davis confirming he's in Episode VIII, and Wedge Antilles in Star Wars Rebels, along with some intriguing rumors about two rides at Disney's "Star Wars Land" and three actresses that could be the female lead in the Hanthology film. All that and much more! 

Direct download: SWU_Podcast_10-6-16.mp3
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On this episode Dominic, Chris, and Ciaran are joined by Jared Jones from Podcast 2187 to discuss the episode "The Holocrons of Fate".  They delve into Darth Maul's motivation in this era and what is looking for.  They also analyze the relationship between Kanan and Ezra and what future they may have together.  Then they delve in the holocron, its powers and origins and why the merger could be so dangerous.  Plus, Maul channels Kylo Ren, what role could Obi-Wan play, and how will Ezra react to his vision.  All this and much more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:45pm PDT

On this episode, recorded on Rogue Friday eve, Chris, Ben, and Dominic discuss the news that Dave Filoni has transitioned from Supervising Director on Star Wars Rebels to just being an Executive Producer and overseeing new Star Wars animation.  What, if anything, does this mean for Rebels?  And what could this new project he's working on be.  They also preview New York Comic Con and share some anecdotes about Force Fridays (and lightsaber duels) past.  Plus, when will the next Rogue One trailer hit, Star Wars: Uprising is shutting down, and new Star Wars Rebels episode descriptions.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:22pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Chris, Ben, and Ciaran are joined by Steven Schapansky from Radio Free Skaro to discuss the Star Wars Rebels Season Three premiere "Steps Into Shadow".  They discuss the ways Ezra and Kanan have changed since last season and how the events of the finale affected them.  They also discuss their first impressions of Grand Admiral Thrawn and what they expect to see from this exciting new villain.  Plus, what's the deal with the Bendu, is the Sith holocron sentient, and what path is Ezra headed down?  All this and much more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:13pm PDT

On this episode Chris, Ben, and Dominic discuss recent comments by Bob Iger about the future of Star Wars films and how the Disney era has compared (so far) to the Lucas era.  They also discuss the latest toy news and discuss what they plan on picking up for "Rogue Friday".  Also, Lupita Nyong'o says she actually has shot her scenes for Episode VIII, why don't we know how many episodes are in Season Three of Star Wars Rebels, and the latest about Star Wars comics.  Plus, what ice cream flavors best describe The Force Awakens and Rogue One.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_22-09-16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52pm PDT