The Star Wars Underworld Podcast
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest Star Wars news, including updates on The Mandalorian and its spin-offs, the latest High Republic announcements, and comments from Obi-Wan Kenobi and Andor cast members.  They start with the reveals out of Comic Con@Home about the next phase The High Republic books.  Then they talk about an intriguing bit of The Mandalorian licensed art and the newly hired deep faker who will be working at Industrial Light and Magic.  And they talk about the latest casting rumors from the Mando-verse.  Plus, how will Star Wars be seen in the future, dead actors being "resurrected" by technology, and some awesome The Clone Wars collectibles.  All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_30-07-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic is joined by Din of the band F-105 (Twitter), Matt of the For Christ Sake Anakin Podcast (Link), and Patrick of Beskar Guitar (YouTube), to discuss the thirteenth episode of The Bad Batch, "Infested".  They discuss how this episode has a strong message (delivered by Omega) not just for Star Wars but for our times.  They also discuss the introduction of Roland Durant and where the inspiration for the character may have come from.  And they talk about the Bad Batch and their relationship with Cid.  Plus, how this episode may be setting up the future of the series, is this a creature episode, and a literal trip to the underworld.  All this and much more!
Direct download: 013_-_Infested.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:45pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest Star Wars news, including updates about the Galactic Starcruiser experience, rumors about the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, and Hasbro's big Haslab "reveal".  They start by breaking down the reveals about what the Galactic Starcruiser experience will include, such as storylines, characters, and in-universe stories.  Then they talk about the newly announced Haslab 6" Rancor, as well as how it was revealed.  Then they discuss the Obi-Wan Kenobi casting rumors and discuss the pros and cons of including new characters as opposed to creating new ones.  Plus, some thoughts on the old Darth Bane trilogy, dream Galactic Starcruiser reveals, and Clone Wars micro-series action figures.  All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_23-07-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:13pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Chris are joined by Iraj Dowlatshahi from The Sith List Podcast (Link) to discuss the twelfth episode of The Bad Batch, "Rescue on Ryloth".  They discuss whether this episode paid off effectively from the set-ups from last week.  Then they discuss Clone Captain Howser's choices in this episode and how this could set-up the future on the series.  They also delve into Hera and Omega's friendship and what the future holds for the Syndulla family.  Plus, should episodes have extended runtimes, how do the Bad Batch see themselves in relation to the rest of the clones, and how might this series tie in with The Book of Boba Fett.  All this and much more!
Direct download: 012_-_Rescue_on_Ryloth.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest news about the galaxy far, far away.  They start by discussing the news that a new episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian is coming next month about the season two finale of The Mandalorian.  Then they discuss the comments from the Star Wars: Visions directors about what we can expect from their anime short films, including where they fall on the timeline.  And, Dominic chats with Patrick Schneider and Chris Reiff from the Hasbro Star Wars team about some of their recent reveals and what else is coming down the pipe.  Plus, The Mandalorian picks up a boatload of Emmy nominations, new Lego and Hot Toys we wish we could buy, and a brief update on Rogue Squadron.  All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_16-07-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:10pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Star Wars Culture producer Chad B to discuss the eleventh episode of The Bad Batch, "Devil's Deal".  They discuss how this episode felt like a departure from previous episodes of the series by focusing on characters outside the main members of the Bad Batch, and how they would like to see Bad Batch storytelling evolve going forward.  Then they talk about the role of the Syndulla family in this story.  Plus, the burgeoning friendship between Hera and Omega, Admiral Rampart becomes a real threat, and the Bad Batch debut of Star Wars' most murderous droid.  All this and much more!
Direct download: 011_-_Devils_Deal.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:48pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the reveals about the new animated Star Wars anthology of anime short films, Star Wars: Visions.   They talk about the ten shorts that were announced and their place in Star Wars storytelling.  They also discuss the announcement of the tie-in novel Star Wars: Ronin: A Visions Novel, and how it's unlike anything else in Star Wars.  Then they talk about who will be directing episodes of The Book of Boba Fett.  Plus, the idea of a Star Wars multi-verse and how it could work, thoughts on wave two of phase one of The High Republic so far, and some funny memories from conventions we can't believe were over five years ago.  All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_09-07-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:19pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Chris are joined by Let's Talk About Star Wars host Maggie Lovitt (Linktree) to discuss the tenth episode of The Bad Batch, "Common Ground".  They discuss the way the show handled the clones of the Bad Batch dealing with the fact they are now helping former Separatists.  They also talk about Senator Avi Singh and his droid GS-8 and how they represent a side of the CIS we didn't usually see on The Clone Wars.  And they break down Omega and Cid's relationship, as well as Omega's new found abilities at holo-chess.  Plus, what's next for Senator Singh, is Cid going to betray the Bad Batch, and why was Echo so suspicious of the Mantel Mix?  All this and much more!
NOTE: If you notice that my (Dominic) audio sounds a bit lower quality than usual, I had a major technical breakdown before the episode and we were lucky that we were able to record the episode at all.  Hopefully this will be all sorted out and fixed before next week's episode!
Direct download: 010_-_Common_Ground.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:26pm PDT

On this episode Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest Star Wars news, the exciting and the controversial!  They start by BRIEFLY discussing the controversy surrounding the name Slave I being taken of a new Lego set.  Then they talk about the news that Matthew Robinson will be writing Patty Jenkins' Rogue Squdron movie.  Then they talk about Leslye Headland's latest comments about The Acolyte, and The Phantom Menace was an influence.  And they talk about Seth Green's latest comments about the potential release of Star Wars: Detours (spoilers: it's not great).  Plus, the next wave of The High Republic begins, The Old Republic hits a milestone, and when is our next, best chance to see Luke meet Force ghost Anakin.  All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_02-07-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:09pm PDT