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Ahch-To Radio: A Star Wars Podcast

Ahch-To Radio: A Star Wars Podcast

By Alden Diaz
Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast feed fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, passion projects, analyses, and more. It's all about the threads that make us connect with stories, and each other as fans. Plus, Ahch-To Radio is also home to our sister show, The Mandatorian Creed, hosted by Tori Fox! Tori explores various Star Wars topics with seasons of multipart breakdowns. Tori's got theme park stories, costumes, creatures, & more! These are shows that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars.
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Ahch-To Radio #66: Alex Backes - The Chemistry, Creative Vision, & (Some) Star Wars
In today's brand new episode of the show, we've got one of our most personal conversations yet with our guest, writer & director Alex Backes from Black Series Rebels! This conversation all comes down to a deep dive into creativity, chemistry, storytelling, and finding your place. But don't worry! We take these long roads but it all comes down to Star Wars. We dissect online fandom, discourse, inspirations, & more within the context of The Last Jedi, The Force Awakens, and the upcoming Taika Waititi project. There's so much packed in here, so thanks again to Alex for coming on the show and being so open & thoughtful about his own luminous journey. Be sure to check out Alex on Twitter, Instagram, and his website here. And find BSR everywhere you get your podcasts, as well as on Twitter & Instagram. Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Resources to support the AAPI community & #StopAsianHate are listed here! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast feed fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, passion projects, analyses, and more every week. Plus, Ahch-To Radio is also home to our sister show, The Mandatorian Creed, hosted by Tori Fox! Tori explores various Star Wars topics with seasons of multipart breakdowns. Tori's got theme park stories, costumes, creatures, & more! These are shows that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars.
01:40:31
April 11, 2021
The Mandatorian Creed #5: The Season's Grand Finale with Skyler Cruz - Star Wars Weekends Part 5
Welcome to Part 5 - The Grand Finale of Season One of THE MANDATORIAN CREED with Tori Fox! This is the show where Tori takes you through seasons and multipart breakdowns of joyous Star Wars topics. In this episode, Tori is joined by one of her best friends in the world, & one of her Star Wars Weekends buddies, Skyler Cruz! Tori & Skyler revisit some of their personal SWW memories, dive into some old "what if" Star Wars story ideas, & consider what they would do if they got to bring back the classic event! If you love Boba Fett and Canto Bight, we think you'll be a happy camper during this one. Let us know what you think! And stay tuned for the next season of The Mandatorian Creed, in which Tori will take you on a whole new journey with more great guests! Be sure to follow Skyler on Twitter! And check out Tori's shop, Creature Cartel, right here. And follow her and the shop on Instagram, @the.mandatorian and @CreatureCartelShop! Lastly, find all of the the Ahch-To Radio programming, including The Mandatorian Creed, @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast feed fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, passion projects, analyses, and more every week. Plus, Ahch-To Radio is also home to our sister show, The Mandatorian Creed, hosted by Tori Fox! Tori explores various Star Wars topics with seasons of multipart breakdowns. Tori's got theme park stories, costumes, creatures, & more! These are shows that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars.
01:37:38
April 5, 2021
Ahch-To Radio #65: Alden & Tori - Listener Q&A Special!
In today's brand new episode, we're looking to all of you to fly the conversational starship. It's a listener Q&A special! Alden and our very own Tori Fox (from The Mandatorian Creed) unite to tackle different topics such as Dooku's allegiance, dream lightsaber battles, Mandalorian Season 3 desires, & so much more! It gets fun, it gets deep, and you better believe it gets weird! Let us know what you think about all of these topics! Did you agree with us? Did you have other ideas? Are you down for Bridgerton-inspired Star Wars?! Be sure to check out Tori's shop, Creature Cartel, right here. And follow her & the shop on Instagram, @the.mandatorian & @CreatureCartelShop respectively! Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Find out more about the Creature Cartel AAPI fundraiser here, as well as more on Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta. Plus, more resources to support the AAPI community & #StopAsianHate are listed here! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast feed fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, passion projects, analyses, and more every week. Plus, Ahch-To Radio is also home to The Mandatorian Creed, hosted by Tori Fox! That's our sister show, exploring various Star Wars topics with seasons of multipart breakdowns. Tori's got theme park stories, costumes, creature insights, & more! These are shows that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars.
01:53:16
April 3, 2021
The Mandatorian Creed #4: Fridge Raiders & Ackbar's Snack Bar with Holly Frey - Star Wars Weekends Part 4
Welcome to Part 4 of Season One of THE MANDATORIAN CREED with Tori Fox! This is the show where Tori will be taking you through seasons and multipart breakdowns of joyous Star Wars topics. In this episode, Tori is joined by podcaster, designer, food lover, and all around amazing creator, Holly Frey! Holly joins Tori for an epic deep dive into the wondrous foods and beverages that were available at Disney's Star Wars Weekends! We've got puns, colorful frostings, and French words in abundance! Plus, some delightful tales of Greedo! Let us know what you think. Make sure to check out Holly on Missed In History, Full of Sith, & #Criminalia! And check her out personally on Twitter & Instagram. Also, be sure to check out Tori's shop, Creature Cartel, right here. And follow her and the shop on Instagram, @the.mandatorian and @CreatureCartelShop! Lastly, find all of the the Ahch-To Radio programming, including The Mandatorian Creed, @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast feed fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, passion projects, analyses, and more every week. Plus, Ahch-To Radio is also home to The Mandatorian Creed, hosted by Tori Fox! That's our sister show, exploring various Star Wars topics with seasons of multipart breakdowns. Tori's got theme park stories, costumes, creature insights, & more! These are shows that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars.
01:19:54
March 30, 2021
The Mandatorian Creed #3: Darth's Mall & More Merch with Chase Kiefer - Star Wars Weekends Part 3
Welcome to Part 3 of Season One of THE MANDATORIAN CREED with Tori Fox! This is the show where Tori will be taking you through seasons and multipart breakdowns of joyous Star Wars topics. In this installment, we're continuing the Star Wars Weekends series with a fantastic guest, friend of the show & artist Chase Kiefer! Chase joins Tori to talk about his SWW experiences, the various shop locations, and the amazing merch that people could buy over the course of the weekends. Plus, we get some great insight into the mind of an old school Disney's MGM fan, and someone who's actually trooped at the event. Thanks again to Chase for joining the show. Be sure to follow him on Twitter, Instagram, & his TeePublic store (where he has several designs for SWW fans)! Also, be sure to check out Tori's shop, Creature Cartel, right here. And follow her and the shop on Instagram, @the.mandatorian and @CreatureCartelShop! Lastly, find all of the the Ahch-To Radio programming, including The Mandatorian Creed, @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast feed fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, passion projects, analyses, and more every week. Plus, Ahch-To Radio is also home to The Mandatorian Creed, hosted by Tori Fox! That's our sister show, exploring various Star Wars topics with seasons of multipart breakdowns. Tori's got theme park stories, costumes, creature insights, & more! These are shows that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars.
01:25:10
March 22, 2021
Ahch-To Radio #64: Arezou Amin - Studying Canon, Arezou-Detoo, & Loving Human Stories
On this week's new episode, Alden welcomes the amazing Arezou Amin to the show! Arezo is a co-host on The Geeky Waffle, a contributor to the Beyond The Blast Doors Network, and the creator & curator of her amazing website, Arezou-Detoo! Arezou joins the show this week to dive into her personal background with the Star Wars mythology, her fascination with the canon tapestry, the themes of culture & communication, and the power of Daisy Ridley & Adam Driver. This is also a great episode for writers because Arezou provides some great insight into how effective Star Wars is on a human level. Plus, we give some major love to two of our favorite films: The Last Jedi and Revenge of the Sith! All that and more. Find all of Arezou's links here, including her Instagram & Twitter. Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Resources to support the AAPI community & #StopAsianHate are listed here! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast feed fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, passion projects, analyses, and more every week. Plus, Ahch-To Radio is also home to The Mandatorian Creed, hosted by Tori Fox! That's our sister show, exploring various Star Wars topics with seasons of multipart breakdowns. Tori's got theme park stories, costumes, creature insights, & more! These are shows that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars.
01:16:54
March 17, 2021
The Mandatorian Creed #2: Hyperspace Hoopla & Beyond with Skytalkers - Star Wars Weekends Part 2
Welcome to Part 2 of Season One of THE MANDATORIAN CREED with Tori Fox! This is the show where Tori will be taking you through seasons and multipart breakdowns of joyous Star Wars topics. In this installment, we're continuing the Star Wars Weekends series with a GREAT guest duo: It's Caitlin & Charlotte from Skytalkers! The Skytalkers join Tori to dive into the presence of Star Wars characters throughout those magical weekends, from the parades, to the shows, & more. And yes, Hyperspace Hoopla gets its time in the sun. All of the glory it deserves! Thanks again to Charlotte & Caitlin for coming on! Check out Skytalkers on their website, Twitter, & Instagram! Also, be sure to check out Tori's shop, Creature Cartel, right here. And follow her and the shop on Instagram, @the.mandatorian and @CreatureCartelShop! Lastly, find all of the the Ahch-To Radio programming, including The Mandatorian Creed, @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast feed fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, passion projects, analyses, and more every week. Plus, Ahch-To Radio is also home to The Mandatorian Creed, hosted by Tori Fox! That's our sister show, exploring various Star Wars topics with seasons of multipart breakdowns. Tori's got theme park stories, costumes, creature insights, & more! These are shows that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars.
01:00:07
March 15, 2021
The Mandatorian Creed #1: Stars of the Saga with Savanna Oudit - Star Wars Weekends Part 1
Welcome to Part 1 of Season One of THE MANDATORIAN CREED with Tori Fox! In this new show, Tori will be taking you through seasons and multipart breakdowns of joyous Star Wars topics. This first season is for prequel kids, Disney fans, Star Wars families, and everyone in between: We're talking about Star Wars Weekends, baby! We're so happy to welcome Savanna Oudit of the The Dorky Diva to the show to be the first official guest! Savanna has so many wonderful stories about Star Wars Weekends, including a hilarious Anthony Daniels tale, and insights into the early days of Her Universe. What SWW memories do you have? Let us know! Follow Savanna on Twitter and Instagram, and check out her website here. There you can check out The Dorky Diva Show, The Working Diva, and The Adventures of the Zolan Dart audio drama! Also, be sure to check out Tori's shop, Creature Cartel, right here. And follow her and the shop on Instagram, @the.mandatorian and @CreatureCartelShop! And lastly, find all of the the Ahch-To Radio programming, including The Mandatorian Creed, @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!  Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast feed fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, passion projects, analyses, and more every week. Plus, Ahch-To Radio is also home to The Mandatorian Creed, hosted by Tori Fox! That's our sister show, exploring various Star Wars topics with seasons of multipart breakdowns. Tori's got theme park stories, costumes, creature insights, & more! These are shows that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars.
01:15:56
March 8, 2021
The Mandatorian Creed #0: Welcome To The Covert with Alden Diaz
Welcome to the covert, friends! This is the introductory episode for the brand new show here on Ahch-To Radio, THE MANDATORIAN CREED! In this new show, your host Tori Fox will be taking you through seasons and multipart breakdowns of joyous Star Wars topics. For this special "#0" episode, Tori is introducing the show, interviewing Ahch-To Radio's own Alden Diaz, and introducing the first season topic: Disney's Star Wars Weekends! Let us know if you have any Star Wars Weekends memories that you want to share! Be sure to check out Tori's shop, Creature Cartel, right here. And follow her and the shop on Instagram, @the.mandatorian and @CreatureCartelShop! And lastly, find all of the the Ahch-To Radio programming, including The Mandatorian Creed, @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden personally @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast feed fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, passion projects, analyses, and more every week. Plus, Ahch-To Radio is also home to The Mandatorian Creed, hosted by Tori Fox! That's our sister show, exploring various Star Wars topics with seasons of multipart breakdowns. Tori's got theme park stories, costumes, creature insights, & more! These are shows that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. 
01:27:56
March 8, 2021
Ahch-To Radio #63: Brad Meltzer - The Force of Kindness, Visiting Pinewood, & Character Over Continuity
In today's very special episode, we're proud to welcome author & television personality, Brad Meltzer! You'll know Brad from his adult fiction & non-fiction, his Ordinary People Change The World children's series, his work over at DC Comics, his History Channel shows, & so much more! Brad's joining the show this week to talk about his new kids books, the power of Pinewood studio, the classic themes of kindness & uniqueness, why Obi-Wan is the best, and so much more! Plus, we get some GREAT takes on fandom, letting go, The Last Jedi, and The Mandalorian! This is a can't miss episode. Be sure to check out Brad on Twitter, Instagram, & Facebook! And of course, you can support his different titles via the great Books & Books! Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
55:14
March 5, 2021
Ahch-To Radio #62: Amy Richau - Writing, Galactic Love, & The Passion of Film History
In today's brand new episode, Alden is joined by an amazing author, blogger, film preservationist, & Star Wars personality! It's Amy Richau of 365 Days of Star Wars Women! Amy joins us this week to take a dive into her Star Wars origin story, her journey from fan to writer, her passion for the history of film, & so much more. This is an episode that celebrates the thoughtful contributions that we can all make to the fandom, and we're so glad Amy took the time to share her story. Plus, we get to talk about Amy's new book, Star Wars: I Love You. I Know: Lessons in Love and Friendship! There's plenty of love in the galaxy, and we had a great time exploring the themes. Be sure to follow Amy on Twitter & Instagram! Plus, hit up the 365 Star Wars archive for hundreds of great pieces. Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:24:11
February 28, 2021
Ahch-To Radio #61: Daniel José Older - High Republic, Buckets of Blood, & The Meaning of Power
In today's brand new episode, we're back with more "Starlight Beacon Banter" featuring a High Republic author! We're proud to welcome the great Daniel José Older to the show to discuss his work on Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures, Star Wars: Last Shot, & so much more! We get to dive into the themes of power, responsibility, diversity, politics informing the galaxy, storytellers affecting lives, and yes, why an Ewok could be a great slicer (we love you Peekpa). It's an amazing talk with one of our best Star Wars voices! Be sure to check out Daniel over on Twitter, Instagram, and even TikTok! Read his wonderful non-Star Wars books like Flood City! And pre-order the upcoming Race to Crashpoint Tower here! Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:10:13
February 15, 2021
Ahch-To Radio #60: Maggie Lovitt - Television, Rogue One, & The Force of Nuance
It's time for a brand new episode of the show featuring another deep dive Star Wars interview! We're welcoming back Maggie Lovitt of Let's Talk About Star Wars, the Star Wars Friends Podcast, Your Money Geek, the Petticoats & Poppies podcast, & so much more! Maggie is an actress, a writer, and an amazing friend of the show. In this conversation, we learn how Qui-Gon played a role in her early fandom, why the medium of television matters so much, and how working in the industry affects analysis. Plus, we get to dive into the realm of Maggie's favorite Star Wars performances, & her number one film, Rogue One! Let us know what you think about all of the topics discussed! Where do YOU find the most nuance in your love of Star Wars? Be sure to follow Maggie on Twitter & Instagram and read her writing on sites like Dork Side of the Force & more! Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:27:25
February 10, 2021
Ahch-To Radio #59: Joseph Scrimshaw - The Light, Life, & Legacy of Obi-Wan Kenobi
In today's new episode, writer, comedian, & host Joseph Scrimshaw of the ForceCenter and Obsessed podcasts returns! Joseph is back to join Alden in an epic conversation about a cornerstone character in Star Wars: The great Obi-Wan Kenobi! That's right, it's time to talk about "The Negotiator!" Obi-Wan is Joseph's favorite character in the galaxy, so he was the perfect expert to bring in for a deep dive across the eras. From the original trilogy, to the prequels & The Clone Wars, and now to the hype of his own streaming series, we dive into ALL of the aspects of the character, his in universe history, & his place in pop culture. We leave no stone unturned. Plus, you'll get our big predictions for Deborah Chow's Kenobi series! Let us know what you think! Be sure to follow Joseph all over social media @JosephScrimshaw, and visit his website here!  Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:31:09
January 28, 2021
Ahch-To Radio #58: Blythe Kala - Maxi Big Da Force (Light, Dark, & Cosmic Vibes)
In today's brand new super-sized episode, we're going to get mystical! Alden is joined by producer, actor, & writer, Blythe Kala! We're diving into Blythe's origin as a Star Wars fan, how it inspired her critical thinking & moral compass, and how she feels about the Jedi! Plus, a massive deep dive into the mythology of the Force. What does it mean to be the Chosen One? Does the Force have wants or needs? Can there ever actually be Grey Jedi? These are the kinds of questions we're going to explore, so join us on this cosmic ride! Let us know what you think! What intrigues you about the Force lore? Be sure to check out Blythe's work on her website, her Instagram, and her YouTube channel! Plus, check out her work on the Star Wars: Silence in the Force RPG series! Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:57:49
January 22, 2021
Ahch-To Radio #57: Manny Castellanos - The Joy, Freedom, & Chaos of Star Wars Comic Books
In today's brand new episode of the show, Alden welcomes friend, Star Wars fan, and Mad Cave Studios mind, Manny Castellanos to the show! Manny works in the sales & publishing side of comic books, and now he's united with Alden for a special overview conversation on the realm of Star Wars comics. What are the favorite arcs? What freedoms does the comics medium afford creators? How do these different series flesh out the Star Wars galaxy? And how do you approach things with a healthy amount of chaos? Join us in this splash page adventure, filled with Manny's insights as an industry professional. Such a fun time. And let us know what your favorite stories are too! Be sure to follow Manny over on Twitter here, and keep up with Mad Cave Studios here. Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:21:23
January 15, 2021
ATR Bonus Episode: Justina Ireland - The High Republic & 'A Test of Courage'
In today's special bonus episode, Star Wars: The High Republic author Justina Ireland joins the show! Justina graciously called in to talk about the creation of the High Republic era, working with Lucasfilm, creating new characters, the themes of her book, A Test of Courage, and so much more! A great conversation about these new stories and Star Wars fandom overall. Be sure to follow Justina on Twitter & check out her website here! Plus, find Star Wars: The High Republic: A Test of Courage here. Thanks so much to Justina for coming on the show! Let us know what you think of this new era of Lucasfilm storytelling. Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
28:06
January 5, 2021
Ahch-To Radio: Mando Review - "Chapter 16: The Rescue" with Ken Napzok
Ladies & gentlemen, welcome to the final Mandalorian Season 2 review! The season has ended, and what a brilliant, bittersweet experience it was. It's time to dive into THE FATHER, THE SON, & THE HOLY JEDI with author, host, & friend of the show, Ken Napzok, of the ForceCenter podcast feed! What did the show deliver via "The Rescue" and the surprises within? How did Grogu & Din reach their destinies? What are Favreau & Filoni saying about the Jedi through Luke's approach vs. Ahsoka's? What can we gather about the choices and the Star Wars narrative overall? It's a packed episode, and an equally packed conversation. Plus, we've got some thoughts on the future, nostalgia, The Book of Boba Fett, the return of Mark Hamill, & so much more. Thanks as always to Ken for coming on! Be sure to check out Ken's book, WHY WE LOVE STAR WARS via Amazon or your local book stores, and listen to Ken on all his shows, including CASTERLY TALK & BOX SCORE HEROES! You can find all of his material over on his website, including his newest creative adventure, The Good People Association!  Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:52:01
December 21, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #56: Amy Ratcliffe - The Jedi Mind, Changing Fandom, & The Themes We Hold Dear
In today's brand new episode, Alden is joined by author, editor, host, and Star Wars personality, the incredible Amy Ratcliffe! We're diving into the heart of fandom on this episode as we explore Amy's origin story, her journey as a writer, her love of The Clone Wars, and so much more! Plus, we tackle questions about the nature of punditry, the way a brand's size affects fandom, and what mindfulness actually means. This is an episode for anyone who's ever felt the Jedi way deep in their hearts. You definitely have to pick up The Jedi Mind! Be sure to follow Amy on Twitter, Instagram, & on her website here! Plus, Amy is the managing editor of Nerdist, & the host of the Lattes With Leia podcast! And of course, check out all of Amy's books here! Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:15:19
December 21, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #55: Michael Moreci - Force and Family, Weird Star Wars, & Finding Our Stories
On today's brand new episode, Alden welcomes friend of the show and Star Wars author, Michael Moreci! Michael is the writer of Star Wars Adventures, Star Wars Adventures: The Clone Wars - Battle Tales, and he's one of the authors featured in From A Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back! In this wonderful discussion, Michael discusses what makes Star Wars feel like Star Wars, how it influenced him as a child & a writer, how the galaxy can get weird, the influence of Dave Filoni, and how the myth analyzes itself. It's a fascinating conversation on how stories grow, change, and spark everlasting effects through time. If you love bold storytelling and love analyzing why these things work, this is the one for you! Plus, there's advice on writing for established IP & some hopes for the future. Be sure to find Michael on Twitter, Instagram, & on his website here! And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:10:10
December 18, 2020
Ahch-To Radio: Mando Review - "Chapter 15: The Believer" with Nicky Kumar
We can't believe we have to type this, because we really don't want to be so close to the end, but here it is: It's the penultimate Mandalorian episode of the season! It's Rick Famuyiwa's "Chapter 15: The Believer." And for this episode, we had to bring in friend of the show & amazing Star Wars mind, Nicky Kumar of The Imperial Senate Podcast! Nicky is a massive fan of Rick's work on the series thus far, so he was truly the perfect choice to dive into the magic & sensibilities that make it all work for this thrilling chapter. We're talking about Bill Burr as Migs Mayfeld, Din's character development, the themes of want vs. need, the state of the galaxy, & so much more! This is the longest review we've done yet and it's such a fantastic conversation. If you love deep dives, then this is for you. Thanks so much to Nicky for coming on. Be sure to hit up the Imperial Senate Pod's Patreon! Find them everywhere you get your podcasts, be it Apple Podcasts, YouTube, & more! Buy some of their merch! And find Nicky on Instagram here, and on Twitter here. Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:57:24
December 16, 2020
Ahch-To Radio: Mando Review - "Chapter 14: The Tragedy" with Laura Sirikul
In today's new Mandalorian review, we're discussing arguably the most intense & most heartbreaking episode of the series yet: "The Tragedy!" It's time to break down our "Chapter 14" thoughts, opinions, insights, & more. And today, we're joined by Laura Sirikul of Nerds of Color, Nerdist, & more! Having Laura on for this particular episode was truly fortuitous, and we couldn't be more grateful for her time. Laura & Alden break down the emergence of badass Boba Fett, the return of Fennec Shand (one of Laura's favorites), and the sadness that strikes father & son! Plus, we dive into what made Robert Rodriguez the perfect pick to direct this chapter. Let us know what you thought about the episode. What are your theories? What's going to happen with Grogu and Gideon? Let us know, we'd love to hear from you! Be sure to follow Laura on Twitter & Instagram, and find all of her writings on her Muck Rack page here! She's a phenomenal writer, and you can also support her on Ko-fi. Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:12:16
December 8, 2020
Ahch-To Radio: Mando Review - "Chapter 13: The Jedi" with Maggie Lovitt
Good day, friends, and welcome! It's time. At last. Time for the return of Lady Tano and the ghosts of Grogu's past! We've got some incredible topics and revelations coming out of "Chapter 13: The Jedi," and we're joined by a special guest to discuss them: It's Maggie Lovitt of Let's Talk About Star Wars, the Star Wars Friends Podcast, Your Money Geek, the Petticoats & Poppies podcast, & so much more! Maggie is an actress, a writer, and one of the best Star Wars minds in our space. We've got so much to explore here and it's a wonderful conversation full of themes & Filoni spirit. What did you think of the live-action debut of Ahsoka? How do you feel about Grogu's name and origin? And that Thrawn tease! Oh boy, that Thrawn tease. We want to hear from you! Be sure to follow Maggie on Twitter & Instagram and read her writing on sites like Dork Side of the Force & more! Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS: THIS IS THE WAY fundraiser can be found here! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:22:13
December 1, 2020
Ahch-To Radio: Mando Review - "Chapter 12: The Siege" with Brandon Wainerdi
Grab your blasters & find a Mythrol to drive you around, because it's officially Mando time once again! On today's brand new episode, friend of the show & podcast host extraordinaire Brandon Wainerdi of Talking Bay 94 joins Alden to dive into the fourth episode of Mandalorian Season 2, "The Siege." Find out what we thought about the incredible action, the world-building implications, the plot revelations, and yes, The Child & his cookies! Where do we think this dark science story is going? What does this story have to say about the rule of law in a new government? And how did we feel about Carl Weathers as a director? All that & more! Be sure to check out Talking Bay 94 on Twitter & Instagram, and find the show on all of your podcast platforms (including Apple Podcasts)! Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:14:03
November 24, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #54: Brian Matyas - Designing Star Wars & Giving Life To The Mandalorian
In today's new episode, Alden is joined by Lucasfilm's Senior Concept Designer, Brian Matyas! Brian is one of the many brilliant minds we have to thank for the incredible visuals and designs of The Mandalorian, Galaxy's Edge, & more! Find out how he came to join the Lucasfilm family, what inspirations he pulls from for Star Wars, how he designed Din Djarin, & what it was like bringing back Bo-Katan! All that and so much more. This interview is a blast, and we're so thankful for Brian & his generosity! Let us know which of Brian's designs are your favorite! Is there a character you'd love to see him tackle? Or even a question you have for him that we can ask when he returns after Mando Season 2? Let us know! We'd love to hear from you! Be sure to check him out on Instagram, Twitter,  & ArtStation! There are some GORGEOUS pieces on all of his platforms, including this one, which was talked about in the episode. And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:10:35
November 21, 2020
Ahch-To Radio: Mando Review - "Chapter 11: The Heiress" with Richard Newby
Calling all foundlings and frog people! It's time once again for a Mandalorian Season 2 review. Today's new episode of the show welcomes back friend of the show, writer, and genre fiction expert, Richard Newby of The Hollywood Reporter! Richard and Alden couldn't possibly have been more excited to talk about "The Heiress." That's right, people: It's Bo-Katan time. Let's do this. The Way is changing! Din's quest is growing! The conflict is deepening! All that, and so much more. Let us know what you thought of the episode! What did you enjoy? What did you question? And what predictions do you have now? And be sure to check out Richard all over the internet, be it on his Twitter, @RICHARDLNEWBY, or via his articles over in THR's Heat Vision section (which includes his horror coverage, his comic book pieces, and his #Mandalorian articles as well)! And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:00:43
November 18, 2020
Ahch-To Radio: Mando Review - "Chapter 10: The Passenger" with Alex & Mollie Damon
*SPOILER WARNING FOR THE EPISODE* In today's brand new episode, we continue our quest to discuss, analyze, & engage with the second season of The Mandalorian! Today, we bring on TWO very special guests: It's Alex & Mollie Damon of Star Wars Explained! Alex & Mollie joined Alden to discuss what's probably the silliest episode of Mandalorian yet, but still an episode with tons of heart! Find out how we feel about the more "side quest" type episodes, what we thought of Frog Lady & her eggs, and what our feelings are on The New Republic. Plus, we make thematic connections, get into the heart of Din & The Child, and make some predictions for the overall story. What did you think of the episode? Let us know! Be sure to check out Alex & Mollie explaining it all on on Twitter, Instagram, & Facebook! Follow Mollie on Twitter, Instagram, & Twitch! And hit up the Star Wars Explained Patreon! Plus, last but not least, check out the Movie Trivia Schmoedown show that Mollie co-hosts, A Certain Point of View on YouTube & social! And, of course, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:14:18
November 9, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #53: Brandon Wainerdi - Talking Bay 94, A Fan's Journey, & The Heroes of Movie Magic
Today's new episode welcomes friend of the show & incredible podcast host, Brandon Wainerdi of Talking Bay 94! Brandon is best known for his amazing TB94 interviews, in which he interviews the cast, crew, and unsung heroes from the galaxy far, far away. We got into a great conversation about his origin as a Star Wars fan, his mentality as a fan of behind-the-scenes content, his heroes in the business, what he'd love to ask George Lucas, & so much more! If you're a fan of the behind-the-scenes lore of Star Wars just as much as the mythology on screen, then this is the episode for you! It was so great talking about these legendary filmmaking stories. Be sure to check out Talking Bay 94 on Twitter & Instagram, and find the show on all of your podcast platforms (including Apple Podcasts)! Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:26:31
November 8, 2020
AHCHTOBER - Part 4: Sequel Trilogy Teen Slasher with Ren
Welcome back...to AHCHTOBER! This is our special series of four seasonal episodes in which each guest will bring the seed of a #horror movie idea for the #StarWars galaxy. We break it down, develop it, cast it, & more! Can #StarWars actually go horror? Spoiler alert: We think so! Let’s explore in our final installment of the year! That's right, the AHCHTOBER finale is upon you! For Part 4, Alden is joined by Ren from Stitchcrvft! Ren is a friend of the show, as well as a designer, a costumer, a film industry professional, & a member of The Galactic Coven! For Ren's story, they chose to craft a teen slasher movie! We're injecting the flavor of '90s movies like Scream in the Star Wars galaxy, while also building our own little Halloween AU for the sequels! It's a great episode, and a really fun way to close out AHCHTOBER 2020. Be sure to check out Ren's website here! Also, you can follow their Twitter here! Plus, you can also find The Galactic Coven on Instagram here. Check out that page to find some amazing work by great women & non-binary fans in our community. And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:08:40
November 1, 2020
Ahch-To Radio: Mando Review - "Chapter 9: The Marshal" with Charlie Ashby
*SPOILER WARNING FOR THE EPISODE* In today's brand new episode, we begin our quest to discuss, digest, and marvel at the second season of The Mandalorian! Today, The Imperial Senate Podcast's Charlie Ashby returns to the show to discuss the Season 2 premiere, "Chapter 9: The Marshal!" What did we think of the episode? How were the themes of honor, loyalty, and communication explored? What do we think of our new major character? And how about that absolutely wild ending reveal?! So much to explore, from the serious, to the silly, to the cinematic. What did you think of the episode? What are your predictions going forward? Let us know! You can all find Charlie Ashby on Twitter @CMWAshby, on The Imperial Senate Podcast, on Ko-fi, and writing freelance all around the internet. Support great creators and Star Wars fans! Hit up the Imperial Senate Pod's Patreon! Check out Charlie's brand new personal Patreon page, which includes his new podcast, The Charlie Ashby Show, as well as Batman Returned (which Alden co-hosts). Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:24:30
October 31, 2020
AHCHTOBER - Part 3: Ewok Survival Horror with Reed Devany
Welcome back...to AHCHTOBER! This is our special series of four seasonal episodes in which each guest will bring the seed of a #horror movie idea for the #StarWars galaxy. We break it down, develop it, cast it, & more! Can #StarWars actually go horror? Spoiler alert: We think so! Let’s explore. Today's new episode of the show is Part 3, and we are so happy to welcome the host of Sio Bibble's Babble Bubble, Reed Devany! Reed joins the show to craft a story of survival horror. A story of blood, sweat, tears, and swinging logs of death! It's time to talk EWOKS, BABY! What would it be like to take the "Ewok Hunt" mode from Star Wars Battlefront and adapt it to the screen? How would we tell this Imperial story? And how could we market it so that NOBODY realizes they're actually coming to see a Star Wars film? All that & more in this hilarious installment. Be sure to follow Reed on Twitter & Instagram, and follow Sio Bibble's Babble Bubble across all of your social media platforms! And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force.
01:18:53
October 29, 2020
AHCHTOBER - Part 2: Cursed Star Wars Temples with Richard Newby
Welcome back...to AHCHTOBER! This is our special series of four seasonal episodes in which each guest will bring the seed of a #horror movie idea for the #StarWars galaxy. We break it down, develop it, cast it, & more! Can #StarWars actually go horror? Spoiler alert: We think so! Let’s explore. Today's new episode of the show welcomes back friend of the show Richard Newby of The Hollywood Reporter! Richard's horror film idea for the galaxy far, far away was born out of his love for exploration stories, mystical stories, classic Hammer horror films, & more! We're taking a dive into a Sith Temple for a story of love, corruption, ghosts, legends, and everything in between. Find out about Richard's thoughts on women driving the horror genre with his casting & directorial choices, and let us know what you think! How would you feel about a story like this? Be sure to check out Richard all over the internet, be it on his Twitter, @RICHARDLNEWBY, or via his articles over in THR's Heat Vision section (which includes his horror coverage and his #Mandalorian coverage as well! And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! Ahch-To Radio is a Star Wars podcast fueled by the love of that galaxy far, far away. Creator/Host Alden Diaz dives into interviews, Star Wars origin stories, fan works, news, reviews, theories, & more! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars. We are the Force. 
50:55
October 23, 2020
AHCHTOBER - Part 1: Star Wars Creature Features with Tori Fox
Welcome...to AHCHTOBER! This is our special series of four seasonal episodes in which each guest will bring the seed of a #horror movie idea for the #StarWars galaxy. We break it down, develop it, cast it, & more! Really excited about what we have in store for these special #spooky conversations! Can #StarWars actually go horror? Spoiler alert: We think so! Let’s explore. We start this Halloween journey with friend of the show and amazing creator, Tori Fox of Creature Cartel! Tori brings TWO creature feature ideas to the table, and they're such a blast to flesh out. Let us know what you think. Be sure to check out Creature Cartel, right here. And follow her and the shop on Instagram, @the.mandatorian and @CreatureCartelShop! Plus, find Tori co-hosting Clan of Two on Friends of the Force! They're recapping and breaking down the entire second season of The Mandalorian! And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:14:47
October 13, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #52: Mollie Damon - The Chosen Ones, The Power of The Child, & Creating Accepting Spaces
In this new episode of the show, Alden welcomes Mollie Damon of Star Wars Explained! Alden brought Mollie on to the show for an amazing conversation on her Star Wars origin story, her love of fantasy stories, great women heroes in fiction, the "Chosen One" archetype, being a content creator, & so much more! Also, we get to find out Mollie's thoughts on The Child! Why does Baby Yoda resonate so much with her? What can we gather about his story & the themes? It's a great conversation with so many amazing insights and advice. This is a great one for fans of Rey, fans of hopeful stories, & fans of creators who make our shared spaces better for all kinds of fans! Thanks so much to Mollie for coming on! Be sure to follow Mollie on Twitter, Instagram, & Twitch! Check out Star Wars Explained on Twitter, Instagram, & Patreon! Take a look at Mollie's Style Wars collaboration with Jenmarie & Anakin and His Angel! And last but not least, check out the Movie Trivia Schmoedown show that Mollie co-hosts, A Certain Point of View on YouTube & social! And, of course, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
51:41
October 5, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #51: Chris Swift - The Enduring Legacies of Carrie Fisher & Leia Organa
In today's new episode, Alden welcomes a close personal friend for a conversation of love, admiration, & truth regarding someone we all adore. Writer & Star Wars fan Chris Swift joins the show for a discussion on the legacies of General Leia Organa, the character, & Carrie Fisher, the writer, the woman, the mental health advocate, and the surrogate mother to us all. The conversation delves into story details, saga themes, real life implications, and heartfelt, raw insights from Chris's own internal experiences. Carrie Fisher saved lives & helped craft human stories for so many people. This is one such tale. Also, Jedi Leia rules. Fact. We want to thank Chris so much for coming on the show and being so candid & honest. Be sure to check Chris out on Twitter & Instagram! And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:12:15
October 1, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #50: Grace Hancock - The Acting of Star Wars, The Galactic Emotions, & The Presence of Villains
On today's episode of the show, Alden welcomes actress, artist, and the host of Think Piecing, Grace Hancock! Grace joins the show to take a dive into the acting of Star Wars! We explore Grace's acting background, her influences, the moments & choices that stick with us, the place of genre fiction in the industry, how an actor elevates a piece, physicality, costuming, & so much more! Plus, some spotlights on actors like Harrison Ford, Adam Driver, Felicity Jones, Andy Serkis, & so many other great favorites. It's a wonderful conversation and we were so happy to get Grace on! Be sure to check her out on Twitter & Instagram and on her website! There you can find out more about her work as a Reiki practitioner, an artist, and more.  Also, check out Think Piecing on Apple or wherever you get your podcasts, and shop Grace's merch here! And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
57:39
September 23, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #49: Mandalorian Season 2 Trailer - Baby Yoda, Din's New Boat, & The Sasha Banks Mystery
On today's brand new episode, it's finally time: The Mandalorian Season 2 trailer is here and we have to talk about it! Charlie Ashby returns to the show to join Alden in analyzing things like The Child's Force connection, the rising First Order sentiment, and who Sasha Banks could be playing! Plus, is the Razor Crest crashing? Is there an underwater Jedi Temple? All that & more! Be sure to let us know what YOU think of the trailer as well. What are your big predictions? We'd love to hear about them! You can all find Charlie Ashby on Twitter @CMWAshby, on The Imperial Senate Podcast, on Ko-fi, and writing freelance all around the internet. Support great creators and Star Wars fans! Hit up the Imperial Senate Pod's Patreon! Check out Charlie's brand new personal Patreon page, which includes his new podcast, The Charlie Ashby Show, as well as Batman Returned (which Alden appears on). Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:15:02
September 17, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #48: Alden Does Q&A - Ahsoka & Luke, Star Wars & Hamilton, Fallen Order II, & More!
In today's episode, Alden takes a dive into all of the wonderful listener questions that we gathered from the realms of social media! So, we're talking about Ahsoka & Luke, Mandalorian clans, Fallen Order II, Hamilton, headcanons, & more! But, first & foremost, this episode begins with Alden exploring the very serious issue of Gina Carano's online conduct. We want everyone to know, very clearly, that this show stands with the Trans community. Because #TransRightsAreHumanRights. We have to agree on that. So Alden explores that for a few minutes, addresses the connection with Mandalorian season 2, and highlights the amazing effort known as the Trans Rights Are Human Rights: This Is The Way campaign. Please check out that link and donate if you can! Also, share it out! It's an amazing effort, and you can follow along with it on Twitter by following Maggie, @maggieofthetown. Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
41:09
September 16, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #47: Jamaal Bowman - The Progressive Jedi Way, The Force of Politics, & The Hope In Our Stories
In today's very special episode of the show, Alden sat down for an incredible, rich conversation with Democratic Congressional Nominee, Jamaal Bowman! Jamaal is the uncontested nominee for New York's 16th District. He's a progressive, an educator, and one of the prominent voices of change in America in these very crucial times. He is also, it turns out, an actual Jedi Knight. Find out how his Tweet about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order prompted this conversation,  and how he feels about the game overall! Plus, his views on the philosophy of the Force, how fiction informs our political experiences, teaching social activism to our kids, the concept of hope vs. apathy, & so much more! Jamaal goes deep on the lore, with thoughts on fear, Yoda, The Jedi Order, hip-hop, and American stories. He's a special guy and you should absolutely find out more about him at his website, here! Make a donation! Buy some campaign merch! Lastly, thank you again to the soon-to-be Congressman! And find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:11:01
August 28, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #46: Alex Segura - Poe Dameron: Free Fall, An Author's Origin, & Writing For The Galaxy
In today's new episode, we're talking to the amazing Alex Segura, author of Poe Dameron: Free Fall! We take a dive into how Alex's personal Star Wars origin story informed his take on Poe! What is it like to write a novel with Lucasfilm? How does one approach writing for established characters and galaxies? And how does the overall Star Wars canon work together? It's such a great conversation filled with so many insights into the character of Poe, the mythology of the Star Wars underworld, creating new characters, & more! If you wanted to know more about the sequel era and the storytelling behind it, this is the episode for you! You've definitely gotta check out this book (especially if you're a huge fan of Zorii Bliss, like we are)! Plus, be sure to find out more about Alex's larger body of work, over on his website, here! He's got material stretching into the worlds of crime, the Archie universe, & so much more! Find Alex on Twitter @alex_segura. And find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:01:22
August 17, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #45: Jenmarie - Anakin and His Angel, The Childhood Spark, & Our Galactic Community
In today's brand new episode, we're talking to a staple of online Star Wars fandom, Jenmarie of Anakin and His Angel! Alden & Jenamarie dive into her Star Wars origins, her relationship with the different trilogies, her love of Anakin, Padme, & Obi-Wan, Disney bounding & cosplaying, fandom through the lens of childhood, & so much more! There's theories, passions, & advice! Info on Jenmarie's partnerships with different brands like Her Universe! And even a lovely tribute to George Lucas. It's such a positive and lovely conversation. Even Baby Yoda is brought up, so you know you've gotta hear that! Thanks so much to Jenmarie for coming on the show. Be sure to find out more about the Anakin and His Angel blog, and follow Jenmarie on Instagram @anakinandhisangel, and on Twitter @acrossthestars. And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents & random analysis!
01:23:25
August 2, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #44: Richard Newby - Our Real Resistance, The Discourse Dyad, & Believing In Boyega
Today's new episode of the show welcomes back friend of the show Richard Newby of The Hollywood Reporter! We're taking a dive into the real politics of Star Wars, how it all relates to the real world, and how we can find inspiration & values in the work! Plus, we get into the concepts of online discourse, and we analyze the arc of Finn & the real world arc of John Boyega! It's an amazing, thoughtful conversation, and we're so thankful that Richard came back on the show to explore all of these themes! Fun fact: It's actually very fun and very important to analyze Star Wars through the real world lens. Be sure to check out Richard all over the internet, be it on his Twitter, @RICHARDLNEWBY, his articles over in THR's Heat Vision section, or in the recent SDCC virtual panel he moderated, The Living Dead: Celebrating the Legacy of George Romero! And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:15:38
July 26, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #43: Ken Napzok - The Bad Batch, The Empire's Boot, & The Friends We Made Along The Way
A brand new Star Wars show announcement is upon us, and that means we have to talk about it! That's like a rule, right? I reached out to friend of the show Ken Napzok, of the ForceCenter podcast feed, to dive into this news through his personal fandom lens! We talk about how THE BAD BATCH could tie-in to his favorite period of time in Star Wars lore (the post-purge, pre-original trilogy era). Plus, connections to Game of Thrones, wrestling, and all of our shared passions! What could this mean? What will the characters reflect in terms of theme? Aren't we ALL in "The Bad Batch?" Find out what we think! Be sure to check out WHY WE LOVE STAR WARS via Amazon or your local book stores, and listen to Ken on all his shows, including CASTERLY TALK and BOX SCORE HEROES! You can find all of his material over on his website. And find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
55:58
July 19, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #42: Tori Fox - A Sy Is Born, The Church of Ludwig, & 2003 Daredevil
In this brand new episode, Alden is joined by returning friend of the show, Tori Fox of Creature Cartel! Tori's an an effects makeup artist, a costumer, a crafter, a sculptor, a cosplayer, a TikTok'er, and an all around delightful friend. This is a super relaxed and free-flowing quarantine edition of the show where we talk about things like a Hamilton-style Star Wars musical, how amazing Ludwig Göransson is, Mandalorian season 2, and yes, the 2003 Daredevil film starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. Why? Well because we love it. Plus, audience questions! And, a deeper dive further into Tori's process as a sculptor, as an artist, and now as her own boss! It's a great time. Be sure to check out Tori's shop, Creature Cartel, right here. And follow her and the shop on Instagram, @the.mandatorian and @CreatureCartelShop! And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:32:18
July 11, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #41: Mickey Capoferri - Producing Jedi Temple Challenge & Leading Lucasfilm Digital
In today's brand new episode, we're talking to Mickey Capoferri from Lucasfilm! Mickey is the Senior Director of Online Content & Programming for Star Wars, and that means he's one of the key minds behind Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge! Find out about his history with Lucasfilm, the creation of the Star Wars digital team, the development of the show, the casting of Ahmed Best, the thematic Star Wars echoes in the game, & so much more! Plus, Mickey shares some delightful stories about Carrie Fisher and Frank Oz. It's such a wonderful conversation, and it's just great to pick the brain of someone responsible for helping enrich our community. Be sure to check out Jedi Temple Challenge on the Star Wars Kids YouTube channel. Find out more about Mickey here on Lucasfilm's website, and follow him on Twitter @mickcapo! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
46:28
July 1, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #40: Ren of Stitchcrvft - The Power of Design, Finding Star Wars, and & The Galactic Coven
In today's brand new episode of the show, Alden is joined by Ren from Stitchcrvft! Ren is a designer, a costumer, a film industry professional, and a member of The Galactic Coven! You'll find out more about the Coven in the episode, plus insights into the amazing work they do with their online store, commissions, their relationship with Finn, their childhood horror movie memories, and so much more. It's a wonderful conversation that dives into the realms of representation and finding your tribe! Be sure to check out their website here! Also, you can follow Ren on Twitter here! Plus, you can also find The Galactic Coven on Instagram here. Check out that page to find some amazing work by great women & non-binary fans in our community. They're also doing Black Lives Matter fundraiser giveaways there right now so check in frequently and contribute! Plus, here are some accounts mentioned in the episode that contribute to the Coven: @solanah, @brittanyalyse, & @atomicredhead! Plus there's so many other great people involved. And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:21:57
June 27, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #39: Charlie Ashby - Star Wars Origins & How Episode III Changed His Life
On today's brand new episode of the show, our friend Charlie Ashby returns to take a personal deep dive into his Star Wars origins! We talk about how his parents contributed to his love of Star Wars, how Episode III truly changed his life, his love of Luke & Leia, and how Darth Vader gave him the strength to deal with personal battles at a young age. Plus, how does Star Wars thematically connect to Doctor Who? Find out here! You can all find Charlie Ashby on Twitter @CMWAshby, on The Imperial Senate Podcast, on Ko-fi, and writing freelance all around the internet. Support great creators and Star Wars fans, especially right now when all help goes a little further! Hit up the Imperial Senate Pod's Patreon! Check out Charlie's brand new personal Patreon page, which includes his new podcast, The Charlie Ashby Show! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:25:20
June 21, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #38: Rosie Knight - Endor Origins, Snyder Cuts, & How Star Wars Carries On
Note: On today's episode, Alden takes a moment up top to address everything going on right now, including #BlackLivesMatter, the relation to our stories, and how we all need to fight. So please, donate, protest, and do everything you can to support our black brothers, sisters, & neighbors. (This episode was delayed to let things breathe and to be conscious of the climate, so we just needed to address all of that in the best way we can with this additional recording before the main stuff.) And then we move into a previously recorded conversation with the great Rosie Knight. Rosie is the author of the upcoming book Fierce Heroines and a new comic called Haunted High Tops. She is also a prominent voice in the pop culture analysis space, having written & hosted for such publications and sites as Nerdist, The Hollywood Reporter, Esquire, and more. She's brilliant, so check her out on Twitter & Instagram as well! And as always, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:49:53
June 12, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #37: Solo Commentary (w/ Matt Sculthorpe)
In this brand new episode of the show, we're doing another commentary! This time, we're doing a commentary for Solo: A Star Wars Story, as our way of celebrating the #MakeSolo2Happen movement and the anniversary of the film! Today Alden is joined by Matt Sculthorpe of Mild Fuzz's Comics From The Multiverse podcast & YouTube show! Matt's a lifelong Star Wars fan and one of Alden's oldest online friends. We kick things off with a short conversation on our overall feelings going into the film, and the now infamous behind the scenes stories, before diving into the movie! Be sure to check Matt out on Twitter @MattofSteel57! Follow along as he talks movies, comics, wrestling, & more! And as always, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
02:27:20
May 25, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #36: Attack of the Clones Commentary (w/ Force Toast)
On today's new episode, Alden is joined by Alyce & Laura of ForceToast: A Star Wars Happy Hour to celebrate a very special birthday: Attack of the Clones is 18 now, people! A full-fledged adult! Enjoy this special commentary track filled with love-triangle talk, comedy, trivia, and fun canon observations! This one was such much fun to do. Let's celebrate a film that may have been unfairly treated over the years. Check it out and be sure to follow ForceToast on Twitter & Instagram! Support amazing Star Wars podcasters & creators. Listen to Force Toast and leave them reviews, stars, and everything in between! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
02:26:17
May 16, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #35: Andres Cabrera - Latinx Representation In Star Wars
In today's special new episode, Alden is joined by First Cut's Andres Cabrera! You might know Andres as "Ace" from his Schmoes days, but more recently as the host of "The Meaning Of" Podcast and a regular contributor & co-host on Casterly Talk! Andres is joining the show to talk about all of the amazing Latino & Latinx representation in the world of Star Wars. You might call this "The Space Papi" episode! We're talking Poe, we're talking Cassian, we're talking Din Djarin, and we even get into Kanan Jarrus & The Martez Sisters. Let us know how Star Wars has impacted you in terms of representation! Are you a POC Star Wars? Or perhaps a Star Wars fan in the LGBTQA+ community? We'd love to know! And be sure to follow Andres @SquadLeaderAce on Twitter & Instagram! Also, follow First Cut @FirstCutTMO on Twitter & Instagram too.   Check out Andres's Geeks of Color article ranking The Top 10 Most Memorable Characters of the Modern Era here! And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
53:53
May 11, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #34: Victory, Death, Taika & More! (w/ Nicky Kumar)
Another glorious May the 4th has come and gone, and now Alden brings back the amazing Nicky Kumar of The Imperial Senate Podcast to not only break down the Star Wars news, but also to take a deep dive into the finale of The Clone Wars! We're talking about Taika Waititi officially working on a Star Wars film, the new directors announced for Mandalorian Season 2, LEGO Star Wars, Fallen Order, & more! And then kick back for an emotional talk about "Victory and Death." And be sure to hit up the Imperial Senate Pod's Patreon! Find them everywhere you get your podcasts, be it Apple Podcasts, YouTube, & more! Buy some of their merch! And find Nicky on Instagram here, and on Twitter here. We all need to support each other right now. And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:19:11
May 6, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #33: Nicky Kumar - Rebels, Rex Feels, & Finding Your Tribe
On today's brand new episode, Alden welcomes Nicky Kumar of The Imperial Senate Podcast! We're taking the journey into his background with loving Star Wars, finding his tribe within the fandom, Celebration memories, Star Wars Rebels, & so much more! Find out how Nicky feels he relates to older, grizzled Captain Rex, and discover some answers to the question: "Should Star Wars get smaller again?" And be sure to hit up the Imperial Senate Pod's Patreon! Find them everywhere you get your podcasts, be it Apple Podcasts, YouTube, & more! Buy some of their merch! And find Nicky on Instagram here, and on Twitter here. We all need to support each other right now. And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:22:19
May 3, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #32: Clare Stribling - Clones, College, & Crumb
On today's brand new episode, we are joined by Clare Stribling of The Imperial Senate Podcast! We're taking a deep dive into her background with the mythology of Star Wars, her journey claiming her voice in the franchise fandom, her love of The Clone Wars, and yes, Salacious B. Crumb. Just all of him. His whole character. It's very passionate and wonderful. Educate yourself. And be sure to hit up the Imperial Senate Pod's Patreon! Find them everywhere you get your podcasts! Check out Clare on all the social media platforms @cstribs! Buy some of their merch! Support great Star Wars fans! We all need each other. And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:16:39
April 27, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #31: The Bombadcast - Gerry & Scotty Shill For Sheev
Today's brand new episode is a special crossover event with The Bombadcast! Gerry & Scotty join Alden for a conversation that they technically had one already (technical issues, oops) but now you all get to hear it, refined & resurrected! We're talking about Palpatine, people! The whole arc. The entirety of the evil. His presence in the story, the themes, the position in pop culture, his use in marketing, and more. Check it out, and be sure to head over to The Bombadcast's feed and give Gerry & Scotty some love! Buy some merch! Subscribe! Follow them both on Twitter, @TheCanonJunkie & @TheScottJayro. Suppport wonderful Star Wars content creators. And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:19:38
April 25, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #30: Tori Fox - Creature Cartel & Crafting Calamari
In this brand new episode, Alden is joined by artist, costumer, crafter, sculptor, and all around amazing Star Wars fan, Tori Fox of Creature Cartel! They take a dive into Tori's background with Star Wars, her love of creatures, costumes, & special effects, the power of Padme, the wonder of Sny Snootles, and so much more! It's a wonderful conversation about an artist's journey as a participatory fan. And, of course, we geek out every step fo the way. Be sure to check out Tori's shop, Creature Cartel, right here. And follow her and the shop on Instagram, @the.mandatorian and @CreatureCartelShop! And lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:04:35
April 21, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #29: Laura & Alyce - Force Toast, The Future, & Kedpin Shoklop
On today's new episode, Alden is joined by Alyce & Laura of ForceToast: A Star Wars Happy Hour! (Gonna slap a *language warning* on this one by the way.) They bring their signature brilliance to the show for a hilarious conversation on the future of Star Wars, Rebels, the prequels, fandom, trivia, & so much more! And, as the title says, the delightful alien known as Kedpin Shoklop. Check it out and be sure to follow ForceToast on Twitter & Instagram! Support amazing Star Wars podcasters & creators. Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:17:43
April 19, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #28: Alex Damon - Lock S-Foils In Explain Position
On this brand new episode of the show, Alden is joined by Alex Damon of Star Wars Explained & The Movie Trivia Schomedown! They take a deep dive into the pilots, space battles, & ships of Star Wars! They're talking about Alex's background with characters like Biggs Darklighter, the battles of the sequel trilogy vs. those of the other films, video games, & more! They even attempt to analyze whether or not Han Solo is ACTUALLY a good pilot or not! Find out! Be sure to check out Alex & Mollie explaining it all on on Twitter, Instagram, & Facebook! Plus, you can check out Alex's video on the subject here. Lastly, find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
59:50
April 16, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #27: Joseph Scrimshaw - The Comedy of Star Wars
In today's brand new episode, Alden reached out to Joseph Scrimshaw of the ForceCenter and Obsessed podcasts to come on and talk about the comedy of Star Wars! Joseph is a writer, a comedian, a playwright, an author, and so many more things! So he's uniquely qualified to dive into some ideas: What works? What doesn't work? Why is there some comedy that "FEELS like Star Wars" and some that doesn't? How do the jokes connect the characters and help tell the story! And why is Obi-Wan a master comedian? Find out here, and let us know what you think! It's a great conversation and we hope you enjoy! Be sure to follow Joseph all over @JosephScrimshaw. Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:04:36
April 11, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #26: Charlie Ashby - The Rise of Kylo Ren (& Frat Boy Pirates)
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 on Twitter @CMWAshby, on The Imperial Senate Podcast, on Ko-fi, and writing freelance all around the internet. Support great creators and Star Wars fans, especially right now when all help goes a little further! Hit up the Imperial Senate Pod's Patreon! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:34:13
April 5, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #25: Richard Newby - An Evolving Galaxy
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 THR here: 'Rise of Skywalker' and the Complicated Legacy of 'Star Wars'. It's an awesome read and it inspired the core thoughts behind this episode's conversation. Support great writers, creators, and Star Wars fans! Be sure to also keep up with Richard on Twitter: @RICHARDLNEWBY. Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
54:51
March 9, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #24: Charlie Ashby - Angel Anakin, Mandalorian, & More!
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 Senate Podcast, on Ko-fi, and writing freelance all around the internet. Support great creators and Star Wars fans! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:29:27
January 21, 2020
Ahch-To Radio #23: The Rise of Skywalker Review
*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 seeing the film once. It's difficult to articulate my feelings at the time, but let me know what you think! I'd love to talk about this one with you! The characters, the themes, the first things that stuck with me! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
35:42
December 18, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #22: Naomi Ackie - The Rise of Skywalker Interview
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 thinking going into this movie! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
16:35
December 10, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #21: Dune’s Debut & Marketing Mastery
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! What can we take away from what we're seeing and learning in this media blitz for Episode IX? Also, Ewok love. There's lots of Ewok love. Let us know what you think! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
52:41
December 3, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #20: Mando Talk - Chapters 1 & 2
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. Let us know what you're thinking of the show! Are you digging the tone? Who are your favorite characters? Let us know! You can find Heather on Twitter and Instagram, both @Heather723! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
40:25
November 15, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #19: Jamie Stangroom's Unsung Heroes
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 about Leia's original role in Episode IX. We want to converse with you! Find Jamie Stangroom @JamieStangroom on all social media platforms, and check out 'The Empire Strikes Door' on his YouTube channel! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:05:35
November 8, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #18: Dawn of the Trailer
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 @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
53:54
October 22, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #17: A Star Wars Musical?
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+ stuff, Cassian & K2, & more! Find the show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! And check out Lo on Twitter, on Instagram, and on her two Disney accounts as well: TheMagicalLo and Daily Disney Trivia! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents!
01:19:15
September 20, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #16: Bendemption Reflection
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 of rambling for a bit, but we wanted it to be loose, analytical, and honest. Hope you enjoy! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
01:07:10
September 13, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #15: Bright Suns Special
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, & more! So much awesome to stuff to chat about (with some tangents, of course). Let us know what you think of the Batuu experience! You can find Heather on Twitter and Instagram, both @Heather723! Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
43:29
September 6, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #14: Dark Rey, Mar Wars, & More!
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 this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!
49:26
September 3, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #13: Kenobi & The Disney+ High Ground
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 think? Let us know what your hopes and dreams are for the show!  Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis! 
42:40
August 16, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #12: Marvel Mind Trick
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! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!  
36:18
August 8, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #11: The San Diego Sith
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 about? Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!  
45:24
July 24, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #10: Why Rey Rocks
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! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!  
40:04
July 4, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #9: Ken Napzok Loves Star Wars
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 the generations. Be sure to check out the book via Amazon or your local book stores, and listen to Ken on all his shows which you can find over on his website. Find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents and random analysis!  
38:04
June 27, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #8: Those Cara Dune Feels
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 let us know how you're feeling about the upcoming cast of new Disney+ characters! Let's talk about it! Find the show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents!  
31:25
June 20, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #7: Our New Friend Greez
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 here and let us know what you think! Find the show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents!  
34:02
June 7, 2019
Bonus Episode #1: A New Hope Commentary
On this first bonus episode of the show, Alden decided to celebrate the birthday of Star Wars by doing a late night, very loose, tangent heavy commentary track on the original film. For the special occassion, he's brought in his friend Robby Steltenpohl! Robby is an author, a Student Pastor, a Star Wars parent, and the co-host of the That Pixel Life podcast! They get into the expanded canon, talk about the only useful stormtroopers in the films, and even shed some tears! Find Robby over on Twitter @spiderdude64, and find this show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents!  
02:18:52
May 25, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #6: The Rise of Vanity Fair
This week on the show, the gorgeous work of Vanity Fair takes over! Alden called an audible and changed the plan for this episode because the brand new cover story for The Rise of Skywalker hit on the day he had scheduled to record! Sometimes the Force works in wonderful and mysterious ways. Find out what he thought of the numerous new first look photos, the implications for the story, and the new characters that we're all going to meet in the film! Special thanks to J.J. Abrams for cracking open that mystery box of his just a little bit more to carry us through the summertime! What did you think of all the new visuals we got for the film? Let us know! Find the show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents!  
37:14
May 22, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #5: A Song of Untitled Movies
In this brand new episode, Alden takes a dive into the Star Wars comics he's been catching up on from Marvel! Also, there's a publishing slate to get excited about as we take that Journey to The Rise of Skywalker! And of course, the announcement of a mysterious Star Wars trilogy must be discussed! Could it be the secret project from Game of Thrones showrunners, Benioff & Weiss? Let's take the dive in! Let us know what you think about all of the developments and possibilities! Find the show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents!  
35:10
May 9, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #4: Goodbye Mr. Mayhew & May The 4th Q&A
On this May the 4th edition of the show, Alden joins the rest of the fandom in saying goodbye to our beloved Wookiee, Peter Mayhew. Full disclosure, the core of this episode was recorded before the legendary Mr. Mayhew's passing, but there had to be a goodbye segment of some kind right up top. After that, Alden gets into your audience questions! In honor of Peter Mayhew, let us know what you favorite Chewie memory is for the next episode! Find the show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents!  
41:42
May 4, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #3: Who Talks First? Lo Talks First
In this new episode of the show, Alden brings on his first guest: YouTuber, Disney Instagrammer, Star Wars lover, and Poe Dameron enthusiast, The Curious Lo! Alden talks to Lo about her past with Star Wars, how Revenge of the Sith played into her eventual marriage, Galaxy's Edge hype, and the main attraction: Poe Dameron! That's right, we're focusing on that hot headed space boy! Find the show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! And check out Lo on Twitter, on Instagram, and on her two Disney accounts as well: TheMagicalLo and Daily Disney Trivia!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents!   
01:06:25
April 24, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #2: A Chicago Far, Far Away...
In this, the second episode of Ahch-To Radio, Alden looks back on the glorious time he had at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, raves about The Rise of Skywalker, muses about Mandalorian, and remembers some Rebels. And man, he really misses his fellow fans! What an amazing Celebration it was.  Find the show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram!   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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents!  
35:59
April 16, 2019
Ahch-To Radio #1: A New Host
 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! This is a show that celebrates the ties that bind the fans of Star Wars, and Alden's not afraid of turning off the targeting computer for some tangents! In this FIRST EPISODE (woo!), Alden introduces himself and his fandom with a Star Wars questionnaire he found, and he sets the stage for Star Wars Celebration in Chicago! Find the show @AhchToRadio on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! And find Alden @AD_Strider on Twitter and @a.d.strider on Instagram! 
39:59
April 10, 2019