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Unmistakably Star Wars

By Be Heard Studios
Unmistakably Star Wars is an award-winning podcast, dedicated to promoting positivity in the Star Wars fandom.
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Episode 148: Who’s the Most Underutilized, Underrated Character in the Rebellion/Resistance?

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Best of the Rest: James Earl Jones
Cinema's most iconic villain wouldn't be the same without the voice talent of James Earl Jones. On this episode, we take a closer look at some of James Earl Jones' best work beyond the Star Wars galaxy, and what roles we'd love to see him in in the future.
01:02:52
December 28, 2020
Best of the Rest: Oscar Isaac
In this series, we take a closer look at Star Wars actors in non-Star Wars roles, and discuss which are our favorites. On this episode: Oscar Isaac.
49:54
December 11, 2020
Best of the Rest: Forest Whitaker
The inaugural episode of our brand new series, Best of the Rest, where we take a closer look at some of our favorite Star Wars actors in non-Star Wars roles! First up: Forest Whitaker!
54:10
December 10, 2020
Episode 233: The Mandalorian, Chapter 10
USW kicks of it's sixth season with a discussion about The Mandalorian, Chapter 10, featuring Jeremy and Carl.
46:50
November 11, 2020
Episode 232: Five Year Anniversary Bonanza!
USW hits the five year mark*! On this episode, Jeremy and Devin sit down to talk about the last five years, the Baby Yoda Show, and hint at a new project.
50:11
November 2, 2020
Episode 231: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 9
On this episode, the USW team exploring the hero’s journey and the cosmogonic cycle. Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force.Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios.Special thanks to our Patrons!David Anderson, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Aaron Sinner, Clinton ‘Skip’ Skipton, Michael Ward.
46:04
July 29, 2020
Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Maria!
Star Wars has the power to change lives - and if you’re in need of an uplifting story of how it happens, checkout this episode of Star Wars on Tap featuring Maria (@blerdgirljedi).
33:10
July 22, 2020
Episode 230: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 8
Chapter 3, Parts 1 and 2
55:32
July 5, 2020
Episode 229: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 7
On this episode, Devin is joined by Dave Hackerson and the two take a look at apotheosis in the hero’s journey. Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force.Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios.Special thanks to our Patrons!David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.
48:52
June 19, 2020
Episode 228: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 6
Examining the theme of atonement with the father.
01:04:15
June 10, 2020
Episode 227: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 5
On this episode, the USW team takes a look at the beginnings of Chapter 2, and the theme of initiation in the hero’s journey. Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force.Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios.Special thanks to our Patrons!David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.
58:51
May 25, 2020
Episode 226: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 4
Our series exploring the work of Joseph Campbell continues, and we take a closer look at the influence of mothers in the hero’s journey. Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force. Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios. Special thanks to our Patrons! David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.
01:11:10
May 18, 2020
Episode 225: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 3
Our series exploring the work of Joseph Campbell continues, and we take a closer look at the influence of mothers in the hero’s journey.Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force.Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios.Special thanks to our Patrons!David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.
01:11:10
May 11, 2020
Star Wars On Tap: A Quarantined Conversation with Andrew Wainer
What happens when childhood friends reconnect during a pandemic..? Talk Star Wars, of course!
30:22
May 11, 2020
Episode 224: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 2
Part Two - Understanding Truth and the Power of MythologyThe second installment of this multi-part series examines the works of Joseph Campbell and includes a conversation with former English professor, Chris Reno, as he discusses the concept of truth, and Campbell’s contribution to literature.Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force.Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios.Special thanks to our Patrons!David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.
57:35
April 29, 2020
Episode 223: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 1
A multi-part series examining the seminal work of Joseph Campbell on the Star Wars galaxy.
48:11
April 16, 2020
Episode 222: The Pitfalls of Getting What We Want
Jeremy and Devin talk about how a lack of vision and planning can impact a film’s overall quality and acceptance by an audience. Also, is the long-awaited Obi-Wan series something fandom actually wants after all..? Special thanks to our Patrons!David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.
49:44
February 27, 2020
Episode 221: Behind the Scenes of "Sands of Fate" - A Star Wars Fan Film
The visionaries behind last year’s breakout fan film, Birth of a Monster, are back with an all new creative project. Join us as we sit down with executive producer Alec Eskander for a unique window into Sands of Fate, and learn how you can be part of the action!Learn more about Escape Velocity Content and how you can become a partner in Sands of Fate here!Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Special thanks to our Patrons!David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shei, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.
29:03
February 27, 2020
Episode 220: How the Ending of TROS Mirrors Our Modern Culture
An exploration of the theme of 'identity,' and how Rey's decision is similar to that which culture promotes.
58:39
February 10, 2020
Episode 219: Into the Void
The team chats about what lies around the corner in Star Wars - and how fandom mirrors that of the early '90s.
58:58
February 1, 2020
Episode 218: "Redemption" (The Mandalorian S1E8)
Carl leads the discussion of the Season One finale of The Mandalorian, "Redemption."
01:21:28
January 20, 2020
Episode 217: "The Reckoning" (The Mandalorian S1E7)
Gina and Carl breakdown the penultimate episode of The Mandalorian.
01:35:16
December 28, 2019
Episode 216: "The Prisoner" (The Mandalorian S1E6)
Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom.
01:21:29
December 28, 2019
Episode 215: Our Top 3 Bravo & Bummer Moments in TROS
The team shares their favorite and least favorite moments from The Rise of Skywalker.
01:08:25
December 27, 2019
Episode 214: When Friends Disagree - TROS Reaction
As a precursor to a full reaction from the USW team, Jeremy and Devin share their initial reactions to Episode IX, and their very different experiences.
01:40:20
December 22, 2019
Episode 213: What’s At Stake In the Final Chapter of the Skywalker Saga?
The gang returns! Barb, Devin and Eve sit down and chat a variety of thoughts concerning Star Wars’ upcoming release day! And so with EPIX right around the corner, each of us tackled what exactly is on the line when it comes to The Rise of Skywalker and what that could mean for the future of Star Wars (and fandom!) There’s also a few fun announcements at the end – a little glimpse at what’s been going on behind the USW curtain the past couple months – and all the good things on the horizon!
01:03:45
December 14, 2019
Episode 212: Assassins, and Pit Droids, and Mystery, Oh My! (The Mandalorian S1E5)
Regina, Carl, Megan and Eve discuss the many highlights of The Mandalorian , Chapter 5, Gunslinger. Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom.
01:27:04
December 13, 2019
Episode 211: Soup Du Jour! (The Mandalorian S1:E4)
On this episode, Regina and Carl take a closer look at The Mandalorian, Episode 4, "Sanctuary."
01:18:04
December 5, 2019
Episode 210: Go On, Take the Money and Run (The Mandalorian, S1:E3)
On this episode, Regina and Carl take a closer look at The Mandalorian, Episode 3, "The Sin."
01:08:47
November 27, 2019
Episode 209: Who's Looking Out for Whom..? (The Mandalorian, Episode 2)
On this episode, Regina and Carl take a closer look at The Mandalorian, Episode 2, "The Child."
56:36
November 19, 2019
Episode 208: Well, That Was An Interesting Ending... (Thoughts about S1, E1 of "The Mandalorian")
On this episode, Regina and Carl take a closer look at
55:32
November 15, 2019
Episode 207: Why REYLO is About More Than What Some Think
On this episode, our friends from Skytalkers Podcast attempt to educate Devin about REYLO, and get past the common objections to this phenomena.
01:06:03
November 12, 2019
Episode 206: Why 'The Mandalorian' is the Star Wars We Need
On this episode, Jeremy convinces Devin to watch the latest trailer for the The Mandalorian, and then discusses why this live action series is the Star Wars fandom needs right now. Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom.
54:55
November 6, 2019
Episode 205: TROS Trailer - Watch or Wait..?
Jeremy attempts to get Devin to watch the final trailer for Episode IX.
30:59
October 24, 2019
Episode 204: Heroes & Villains – Part 5 Who’s the Greatest Villain in Star Wars (Not Named Vader or Palpatine)?
On this episode of USW, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve conclude our closer look series into Heroes vs Villains! We discuss who we believe to be the greatest villain in Star Wars (that’s not Vader or Palpatine) AND what our first experience of on-screen villains for each of us was like! Who, or what, impacted us the most, why and how has that shaped our likes/dislikes of various genres of film. Listen now!
01:11:55
October 21, 2019
Episode 203: Heroes & Villains, Part 4: What Makes for a Great Villain?
In the most recent installment of our series, Heroes & Villains, the team takes a look at the traits that make fictional villains memorable, and even explores whether the definition of a ‘real world’ villain has changed over time. You can also see what the AFI says about the greatest villains in cinematic history. PLUS! Another round of Lead, Follow or Sacrifice tests the limits of this week’s panel, as they’re forced to decide which Star Wars character must meet their doom.
01:03:59
October 10, 2019
Episode 202: Heroes & Villains, Part 3 – Who's the Greatest Male Hero In Star Wars?
On this weeks episode, Barb, Devin and Eve play another game – which game was chosen?! You’ll need to listen to find out! We also continue our closer look series into Heroes Vs Villains by asking the question of who we think is the greatest male hero in Star Wars! Com and join us…
01:10:22
October 3, 2019
Episode 201: Who's The Greatest Female Hero in Star Wars?
Do women have different standards to achieve the title of ‘hero’? How has that disparity changed over time? In the latest installment of our Heroes & Villains series, the team takes a closer look at the history of female heroes in the real world, and then explores our favorites within the Star Wars galaxy.
01:22:08
September 29, 2019
Episode 200: Team USW Celebrates A Milestone!
TWO. HUNDRED! Tonight’s show was a celebration with Team Unmistakably Star Wars! With 200 episodes officially in the bag, each podcast panelist and USW tribe member takes a look back – and ahead – at how we came to be on this amazing adventure! Featuring Barb, Beks, Carl, Devin, Eve, and Gina, sit down with us for a heartwarming, revel-in-the-memories chat!
01:09:11
September 19, 2019
Episode 199: Heroes & Villains, Part 1
The team is joined by Kyle Roussel of the Tumbling Saber podcast, in Part 1 of a multi-part series, "Heroes and Villains."
01:21:55
September 10, 2019
Episode 198: How Will Star Wars Streaming Change Fandom?
On this weeks show, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and play the newest game in the galaxy! Hint: think weddings but not weddings! We also dive right into our closer look by taking a closer look at how Disney+ streaming will change fandom. So join us…
01:41:11
September 7, 2019
Episode 197: Best Star Wars Theater Experiences
On this weeks episode Barb, Beks, Carl and Gina cover the hottest new stories in the Star Wars news pool! AND all of them revolve around Disney’s D23 last week! From Obi-Wan finally getting his own show on Disney+ to… Dark Rey in Episode IX – say what?! Lastly we have a full, beautiful trailer for The Mandalorian. that debuts in November! We take a closer look at what our best experiences in the theater were for Star Wars movies. Join us!
01:45:41
September 1, 2019
Episode 196: The Future Of Star Wars Storytelling
On this weeks show, we talk all about the latest and greatest, as always, in the Star Wars news pool! From Benioff & Weiss’ role at Lucasfilm, Resistance coming to a close with the upcoming second, and final, season, to more murmurs about an Obi-Wan show coming to Disney+, this week is jam-packed with some good goodies! Our closer look topic also takes an ethical and interesting turn at the future of storytelling in Star Wars. Join us…
01:37:50
August 23, 2019
Episode 195: Why Pre-Disney Star Wars Is the Best Star Wars – Part II
On this weeks show, Barb, Devin and Gina sit down and chat the latest and greatest in Star Wars news! From pricing and bundle news announcement concerning the upcoming Disney+ streaming service, and John Williams writing music for Episode IX to whether or not Galaxy’s Edge is a flop, the crew tackles it all! We also conclude our two part series in whether Pre or Post Disney Star Wars is the BEST Star Wars! So come along and join us…
01:20:48
August 16, 2019
Episode 194: Why Disney Star Wars Is the Best Star Wars
On this weeks show, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and chat the latest in Star Wars news and announcements! From word that Episode IX “will melt your mind,” and more back story on Holdo via a new comic, to details about the moral ambiguity of a featured character from the upcoming Mandalorian show, it was a good news week! Our closer look tackles a recent article that poses the argument of whether or not Disney Star Wars is the BEST Star Wars. And wowza, did we have a lot to say! Join us…
01:30:32
August 9, 2019
Episode 193: Star Wars Road Trip – Part III
In the miniseries finale, Jeremy and Devin discuss the good and the bad about Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire virtual reality experience.
01:27:01
August 2, 2019
Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Tom Spina
On this round of Star Wars On Tap!, we sit down with visionary and creator Tom Spina and talk about his fandom, his legendary design work, and which film prop he most covets. Be sure to check out Tom’s amazing design work here and here!
46:38
July 29, 2019
Episode 192: Star Wars Road Trip – Part II
Jeremy and Devin continue their road trip to Hollywood!
41:59
July 26, 2019
Episode 191: Star Wars Road Trip – Part I
Jeremy and Devin hit the road to Hollywood!
41:25
July 18, 2019
Episode 190: Exploring Macro Themes – Redemption
On this weeks show, Beks, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and chat all the latest and greatest announcements in the Star Wars galaxy! We go over an excerpt from the upcoming Thrawn: Treason novel by Timothy Zahn and there’s also a Snoke comic hitting the shelves soon, too. We finish our news section with whether or not CGI and practical FX can be differentiated when it comes to modern day technology. We continue our series into macro themes by taking a closer look at Redemption. It’s a long episode, friends, but we hope you join us!
01:52:55
July 13, 2019
Episode 189: Exploring Macro Themes – Hope
On this weeks show, Beks, Devin, Eve, Gina, Jeremy and Megan sit down and discuss the latest news going on in Star Wars! From Marvel debuting more of Luke’s Jedi training back story, what the Japanese title of the Rise of Skywalker could mean for the story, to Daisy Ridley calling EPIX’s ending “Epic,” we cover the gamut! We also continue our mini series on macro themes found within the Star Wars universe with “Hope” as our closer look! Join us…
01:44:60
July 5, 2019
Episode 188: Exploring Nature vs Technology In Star Wars
On this weeks show, Barb, Devin, Gina and Megan sit down and chat all the latest and greatest going on in the land of Star Wars (and no, we don’t mean Galaxy’s Edge!). From Bryce Dallas Howard directing The Mandalorian and Pedro Pascal’s comments on the similarities of the show to Game of Thrones, from Star Wars Celebration Anaheim tickets being sold out (and then resold for 3x the price!) to Michelle Rejawn, producer of The Rise of Skywalker, who now is the Senior VP of of Live Action Development & Production at Lucasfilm, LTD! We also continue our current closer look series into macro themes in Star Wars with Nature vs Technology! Let’s do this…
01:18:52
June 27, 2019
Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Kaela Croft
On this special round of Star Wars on Tap, we sit down with artist Kaela Croft, whose recent Guidance From Wolves was featured at Star Wars Celebration Chicago!
15:36
June 21, 2019
Episode 187: Exploring Macro Themes – Faith & Spirituality In Star Wars
On this weeks episode, Beks, Devin, Eve and Gina sit and talk about all the latest goings-on in our favorite galaxy far far away! From a Marvel prequel mini-series comic coming for Jedi: Fallen Order, new vintage games debuting shortly (exciting!) and Alphabet Squadron pilots back stories to episode IX being edited on the fly, it was a good week for the Star Wars newsroom! The team continues our macro series this week also, by taking a closer look – and sharing personal journeys – about faith and spirituality! You won’t want to miss this episode…
01:37:26
June 20, 2019
Episode 186: Exploring Macro Themes – Friendship
On this weeks show, Barb, Devin, Eve and Gina sit down and chat the latest and greatest from the Star Wars news circuit! From recently announced rules concerning what to wear and what NOT to wear whilst visiting Galaxy’s Edge and a new LEGO Star Wars game coming soon, to Jedi: Fallen Order gameplay footage and early reviews, it was a good time for news! We’re also back with our look at macro themes within Star Wars for our Closer Look, this time taking a deep dive into Friendship! Join us…
01:15:39
June 13, 2019
Episode 185: Galaxy's Edge & Why We Love Star Wars
On this weeks show both Devin and Eve are off on assignment! So Barb, Beks, Jeremy and Megan take over! We dedicate our entire news segment to all the Galaxy’s Edge reviews, reveals and media coverage! We also press pause on the mini series studying themes and instead discuss Ken Napzok’s ‘Why We Love Star Wars’ novel for this episodes closer look as well as why each of us love Star Wars! AND there’s a bonus interview with none other than Ken himself. Join us…
01:39:22
June 5, 2019
Episode 184: Exploring Macro Themes – Coming of Age
On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin, Eve and Gina sit down and talk the latest going on in the Star Wars new circuit! From JJ’s Vanity Fair interview and article about Episode IX (direction, Carrie, Billie, etc.) and having a plan from the get-go (say what?) to a Knights of the Old Republic movie trilogy (another one?) announced with a female writer at the helm - Laeta Kalogridis (Avatar, Shutter Island) – this round of extra! extra! is a good one! And lastly, we continue our macro series exploring the themes of Star Wars by taking a closer look at Coming Of Age! Join us…
01:22:18
May 30, 2019
Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Brian Miller
Brian Miller, artist. Oktopolis.com
32:39
May 28, 2019
Episode 183: Exploring Macro Themes – Power
On this weeks episode, Barb, Beks and Devin sit down and chat the latest and greatest in the Star Wars news pool! From John Williams and Episode IX, to more talk of additional Disney+ live action series AND additional Benioff and Weiss chatter, the team covers it! We also continue our exploration into macro themes within our favorite galaxy far far away this week by taking a look at Power and its role in Star Wars. Listen now!
01:21:52
May 23, 2019
Episode 182: Exploring Macro Themes – Courage
On this episode of Unmistakably Star Wars, we chat the latest coming out of the Galactic news pool – everything from Stormtroopers shooing Galaxy’s Edge patrons out after a set time limit (say what?!) and whether or not helping Vader is a fun thing to do in Vader Immortal, the VR game debuting from Oculus Quest shortly, to the recently announced film release dates and what they could mean to the overall state of the Star Wars franchise. We also continue our macro series into themes, this week taking a look at Courage.
01:25:43
May 15, 2019
LIVE! from the SWCC Podcast Stage
This special episode was recording live from the Podcast Stage, at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, on April 13, 2019. The team discusses the possibilities of Episode IX, and how the film may impact the entire saga.
43:12
May 13, 2019
Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Michael Pasquale
Join us as we sit down with Star Wars fan and amazing artist, Michael Pasquale.
24:15
May 10, 2019
Episode 181: Exploring Macro Themes – Good Vs Evil
On this weeks show, Beks, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down and go over the latest and greatest in the Star Wars fandom! From Leia rescuing Han in Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures and discussing whether or not the Episode IX trailer and its title reveal at the same time was beneficial (versus, say Endgame’s reveal) to the multiple meanings through foreign translations of The Rise of Skywalker – what could it all spell in the end? Listen below & let us know what you think!
01:49:03
May 9, 2019
Live with Delilah Dawson at SWCC!
We sit down with the fantastic Delilah S. Dawson for a live interview at Star Wars Celebration Chicago, and talk about the the creative process, as well as fan favorites Phasma, Vi, and Cardinal!
38:08
May 4, 2019
Episode 180: Hyperspace or Hibernation: How Might A Film Hiatus Benefit the Franchise & Fandom?
On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl and Devin sit and chat the latest and greatest in the Star Wars news pool! From Avengers: Endgame snapping box office records (TFA?!), and the Vader Dark Visions #3 controversy to the news of George Lucas consulting on Episode IX! We also take a closer look at how a film hiatus might benefit the franchise and the fandom on the whole. Listen & enjoy now!
01:24:26
May 2, 2019
Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Mark Von Ohlen
The legendary Mark Von Ohlen from Topps and Star Wars Authentics give listeners a behind-the-scenes tour of Star Wars Celebration and autographing.
32:39
April 30, 2019
The Force Discourse: Darth Bane: Path of Destruction
On this episode of The Force Discourse Carl, and Jeremy begin their 3 part read along of Drew Karpyshyn’s trilogy about Darth Bane.
01:05:42
April 28, 2019
Episode 179: Star Wars Celebration Chicago Recap, Part II
We are back again this week with part II of our SWCC recap shows! On this episode, Barb, Carl, Devin, Eve and Jeremy get together and discuss what are the top three questions or takeaways from Celebration; from Episode IX speculation to ReedPop and the Force itself, each of us dive in with what’s on our mind most post-SWCC!
01:07:59
April 25, 2019
Episode 178: Star Wars Celebration Chicago Recap, Part I
We’re back! The USW team returns from SWCC with an all new episode – Part I of our Celebration recap! Barb, Devin, Eve, Gina and Jeremy chat their top three highlights from the five days we all spent galavanting and living our best lives immersed in all things Star Wars! From the Episode IX panel to the Mandalorian and more, you won’t want to miss this brand new, exciting episode!
01:02:35
April 22, 2019
Episode 177: Star Wars Celebration Hopes & Predictions
On this episode of Unmistakably Star Wars, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and chat all the latest and greatest circulating the interwebs! From Mark Hamill voicing the iconic demonic doll in the upcoming Chucky film this summer, and Werner Herzog nabbing a “real villain” role on The Mandalorian to even more Mandalorian news that Disney reportedly ordered a second season of the as-yet debuted series – it was a good week for announcements! We also continue our closer look topic this week with more SWCC speculation and have a whole lot of fun doing so! Listen now & enjoy!
01:39:34
April 3, 2019
Episode 176: Star Wars Celebration Tips & Memories!
On the latest episode of USW, Beks, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down and chat all the greatest goings-on in our favorite galaxy far far away! From Disney’s Fox buyout and all that may result of it, and Frank Oz on creators and fandom itself, to rumors of Benioff and Weiss’ three-movie deal that may possibly begin filming this Fall, the gang had a lot to say this week! We also take a closer look at the right-around-the-corner SWCC by glancing back at past Celebrations and Cons and offering our best tips and tricks! Press that play button & enjoy!
01:52:03
March 27, 2019
Episode 175: What Are the Most Pivotal, Definitive Lines Of Star Wars?
On this latest episode of Unmistakably Star Wars, the team sits down to chat the recent Star Wars news circulating the interwebs! From the announcement that Ahmed Best will be attending SWCC and Episode IX footage shown at the Disney shareholders meeting to the official word that the Skywalker Saga is ending with IX, it was a big week+ for SW blogs and pods! We also conclude our What’s My Line series by taking a closer look at the entire Star Wars galaxy itself – and choosing our individual favorites! You might be surprised by what each member of team USW ultimately chose!
01:04:22
March 20, 2019
Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Tim Martin & Alec Eskander
A chat with the Director and Producer of Birth of a Monster. Checkout their film here.
01:12:22
March 17, 2019
Episode 174: What Are Padme's Most Pivotal Lines of Dialogue?
We take a Closer Look at the pivotal dialogue of Padme Amidala, with help from Amy Wishman, and Charlotte Errity of Skytalkers.
38:35
March 13, 2019
Episode 173: What Are Ezra Bridger's Most Pivotal Lines of Dialogue?
On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin, Eve and special guest Johnamarie Macias from The Wookiee Gunner & Geeky Bubble Pod sat down to chat the latest and greatest in Star Wars news! From rumors of a Red Fury – Red Stormtroopers – coming to a Galaxy far far away and a website’s ranking of the best soundtrack scores of all time (psst John Williams wins by a landslide) to an insider look at the upcoming Galaxy’s Edge, courtesy of good friend of the pod, Clayton Sandell! We continue the series into best character dialogue this week with none other than Johna’s beloved Blueberry, Ezra Bridger!
01:50:40
March 7, 2019
Episode 172: What Are the Most Pivotal Lines of the Star Wars Droids?
On this weeks episode, Barb, Beks & Devin sit down and chat all the latest and greatest in the Star Wars news pool! From Princess Leia taking charge in a new adventure and more murmurings about Episode IX and fan service (no) to Obi-Wan getting his own tv series on the new and upcoming Disney+ streaming service, the in-house crew covers it all! We also continue our What’s My Line series this week by taking a closer look at Droids and their most pivotal lines of 1’s and 0’s (and abc’s…), so settle in and enjoy!
01:24:11
February 27, 2019
Episode 171: What Are Rey's Most Pivotal Lines of Dialogue?
On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and chat the latest and greatest in the Star Wars galaxy! From the announcement of a new Jedi (he’s greeeeat!) to more news about the Mandalorian and the upcoming trilogy by Weiss and Benioff, it was a good week for updates and the like! We continue our series into pivotal character dialogue this week with none other than Rey – and we think you’ll love what each of us has chosen our favorites!
01:09:11
February 21, 2019
Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Cat Valente, NY Times Best Selling Author
On this round of Star Wars On-Tap, we sit down with NY Times Best Selling author, Cat Valente, and talk about her affinity for Star Wars, her book Space Opera, and recent comments by Bill Maher regarding fans of comic books.
33:47
February 17, 2019
Episode 170: What Are Kylo Ren's Most Pivotal Lines of Dialogue?
On this weeks show, Barb, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down and chat the latest and greatest goings-on in the Star Wars news pool! From word that Mace Windu is the most powerful Jedi (?!) to whether or not the tone has changed in Star Wars films through the years and…more Episode IX title speculation?? We once again continue our series into pivotal characters and their dialogue this week, taking a closer look at Kylo Ren!
01:20:22
February 14, 2019
Episode 169: What Are Jyn Erso's Most Pivotal Lines of Dialogue?
On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and discuss the latest and greatest going on in the Star Wars news circuit! From ALL the new novels hitting shelves later this year to a more serious, consistent “Star Warsy” tone coming with the Mandalorian, to Vader potentially knowing Luke was more powerful than he was?! We continue out mini-series, again, this week with the best and most impacting lines from none other than Jyn Erso herself.
01:27:08
February 7, 2019
Episode 168: What Are Yoda's Most Pivotal Lines of Dialogue?
On this weeks episode, Beks, Devin, Eve and Jeremy discuss all the latest and greatest in the Star Wars news circuit! From a possible Superbowl Episode IX trailer and new unknown character with Richard E. Grant, to Kylo Ren’s arc having been the same since the very beginning, we dive in with both feet! We also continue our series into best character dialogue with this show’s focus set to the wise wisdom of Master Yoda!
01:11:59
January 31, 2019
Episode 167: What Are Palpatine/The Emperor's Most Pivotal Lines?
On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and chat the latest news and happenings going on in the Star Wars universe! From the upcoming TIE Fighter comic to a…28 minute ride experience at Galaxy’s Edge and an update on the Vader fan film we discussed last week that might just be a win for fandom, you won’t want to miss out! We also continue our mini-series into pivotal character dialogue by taking a closer look at Sheev Palpatine, aka The Emperor!
01:20:27
January 25, 2019
Episode 166: What Are Obi-Wan Kenobi's Most Pivotal Lines?
On this weeks episode, Beks, Devin, Eve and Jeremy chat the latest in the Star Wars news pool! From Disney+ and Star Wars movies not premiering on there any time soon to Mandalorian episode runtimes and the upcoming Jedi: Fallen Order video game in production, we cover the range this week! We also continue our mini series into the most pivotal lines from our favorite core characters! This week: Obi-Wan Kenobi!
01:11:14
January 17, 2019
Episode 165: What are Darth Vader's Most Pivotal Lines?
On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve discuss the latest and greatest announcements circulating the Star Wars news pool! From Todd Fisher’s approval of Carrie Fisher’s role in Episode IX to Disneyland’s rising ticket costs and...Darth Vader: Sith ghost! Say what?! We also continue our mini series into pivotal character lines this week with a closer look into Darth Vader! Settle in, enjoy and let us know what you think!
01:25:48
January 11, 2019
Episode 164: Will 2019 be the Best Year yet for Star Wars?
Jeremy and Devin discuss the latest news from the set of The Mandalorian, and why 2019 may be the best year yet for Star Wars fans.
01:18:12
January 5, 2019
Episode 163: What Are Leia's Most Pivotal Lines Of Dialogue?
On this weeks episode, Beks, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down and chat all the recent Star Wars announcements flooding fandom’s social media pools! From exciting Mandalorian cast news and what’s this about Qui-Gon’s secret-secret to Episode IX insider info from Kevin Smith, it’s a good week to be a Star Wars fan (psst, it’s always a good week to be a SW fan!)! The gang also continues the mini-series into select main characters and their pivotal lines of dialogue. On this show we dive into our favorite Princess, Senator and General: Leia Organa-Solo!
01:13:44
December 19, 2018
Episode 162: What Are Han Solo's Most Pivotal Lines Of Dialogue?
On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Gina and Megan sit down and chat all the latest and greatest goings on in the Star Wars news circuit! From Resistance to the news of a brand new novel coming soon, featuring our favorite Chiss Grand Admiral, to the completed construction of the Disneyland Millennium Falcon, it’s been an exciting week! The episode also continues our new mini-series: What’s My Line? Where we take look at pivotal characters and their most impactful lines of dialogue. This week is Han Solo!
01:00:10
December 13, 2018
Episode 161: Live from Pour Taproom!
Beer, Star Wars news and trivia, oh my!
01:14:05
December 11, 2018
Episode 160: What Are Luke Skywalker's Most Pivotal Lines of Dialogue?
More than just quotable lines of dialogue, our favorite characters also have key moments in their story when their words mark pivotable moments that powerfully shape them. This week, we begin a new series: What My Line: A Closer Look at Pivotable Character Moments. And, of course, we rightfully begin this series with Luke Skywalker!
01:08:22
November 30, 2018
Episode 159: Live-Stream Themes: Which Themes Must be Part of the new Live Action Series?
On this weeks episode, Beks, Devin and Jeremy sit down and chat all the most recent news and announcements in the Star Wars universe! From Diego Luna’s huge announcement that Cassian Andor will return to more snippets on Episode IX, you won’t want to miss it! The gang also chats which themes must be a part of the new live action tv series debuting soon!
01:10:07
November 28, 2018
Episode 158: Do The Fictional Female Characters In the Star Wars Galaxy Live In A More Egalitarian Society Than Women In Our Reality, Or Are Their Treatments More Parallel?
On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin, Eve and Megan sit down and chat all the latest and greatest goings-on on the Star Wars circuit! From the newly announced Cassian Andor TV series coming to Disney+ to the soon-to-be Galaxy’s Edge Millenium Falcon ride with a not-so-happily-ever-after guaranteed ending…and just does what Han Solo’s name really mean?! For this show’s closer look we discuss whether the female characters in the Star Wars universe live in a more egalitarian society than women in our reality? You won’t want to miss what each of us have to say!
01:36:31
November 19, 2018
Episode 157: Who Is the Greatest Star Wars Character Created In the Disney Era?
On this weeks episode, Beks, Devin, Eve and Jeremy chat the latest and greatest in Star Wars. From the now-kaput Boba Fett movie to a recent interview with Adam Driver and more, some opinions on these topics might actually surprise you (and some may not)! For our closer look segment, the team takes a deeper dive into which character under the Disney umbrella is greatest to each one of us, respectively. You don’t want to miss our choices; be sure to let us know your thoughts on which character is YOUR favorite below!
01:06:47
November 7, 2018
Episode 156: Does Killing Characters More Fully Engage the Audience?
On this week’s episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and cover the latest in Star Wars news; from Mark Hamill’s controversial tweets, episode IX box office predictions and more info on Vader’s mysterious castle on Mustafar, the gang had quite a bit to say! In our third act of the show, we take a closer look at whether or not killing essential characters either alienates or more fully engages the audience. You won’t want to miss what each of us have to say!
01:28:40
October 31, 2018
Episode 155: What is the single greatest theme portrayed in Star Wars...other than ‘hope’?
On this week’s episode, Amy, Ashley, Barb and Devin cover all the latest and greatest in the Star Wars news! From the brand new behind the scenes Empire Strikes Back documentary to whether or not the Mandalorian is critical to the future of Star Wars and…was Solo the movie everyone slept on(?!), the team covers it! Our closer look topic this week is all about what we each think is or might be the single greatest theme in Star Wars, other than hope. Don’t miss it!
01:08:19
October 25, 2018
Episode 154: Should Star Wars Creatives Have a Different Standard for Self-Expression?
On this week’s episode, Barb, Devin and Eve sat down to discuss all the recent news and announcements; from Kathleen Kennedy signing on for another 3 years (psst: we’re all in for KK!), Vader Immortal VR experience coming to the Oculus Quest and lastly to new set photos and show description of Jon Favreau’s live-action series ‘The Mandalorian,’ the gang covers it all. We round it all out with a closer look into each of our favorite Star Wars film’s and when/if we have to defend them, what would our reasoning behind those choices be? Listen below!
01:06:23
October 18, 2018
Episode 153: What Do Human/AI Relationships In Star Wars Tell Us About Our Future?
On this week’s episode, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down and talk the latest in Star Wars news and announcements! From Bob Iger’s interview discussing the future of Star Wars films, Luke Skywalker’s last-last words as penned by Gary Whitta, and whether or not Serkis’ schedule lends a bit of truth to Snoke appearing in IX, we cover a lot of ground this week! Wrapping it up with a closer look all about human and AI relationships and what these massive leaps may mean for us – humans – as well as its connections to Star Wars droids. This is the episode you’re looking for!
01:25:34
September 27, 2018
Episode 152: Which Star Wars Character Has the Most Memorable/Best On-Screen Introduction?
On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and talk all the latest and greatest news stories within the Star Wars community – including Star Wars Resistance, Kasdan Jr’s 52-behind the scenes facts about Solo: A Star Wars Story and Rian Johnson’s Last Jedi inspiration from Star Wars Rebels’ Mortis Arc! We wrap it all up with which Star Wars character was introduced the best way to each of us and what that moment ultimately meant!
01:09:24
September 20, 2018
Episode 151: Which Star Wars Film Boasts the Best Theatrical Poster?
On this week’s episode, the Beks, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down to chat which of the film franchises theatrical posters are our favorites…and why! We also discuss the latest and greatest in news; from The Last Jedi holding the #1 title in blu ray sales, and yet another article about that group of the films “fans”, to deleted footage of the infamous Order 66 scene in Revenge of the Sith, we cover a wide range with this episode!
01:38:08
September 12, 2018
Episode 150: Who’s the Most Underutilized, Underrated Character in the Empire/First Order?
On this week's episode, the USW crew flips Episode #148's question on its head and explores the opposite for our closer look segment. We also chat Carrie Fisher rumors for Episode IX, a possible Boba Fett return and spoilers for Darth Vader comic #20 and its link to The Phantom Menace. Bonus: LOTS of laughter and insight this week, so you won't want to miss it!
01:12:52
September 6, 2018
Episode 149: Special Show – Wild Space!
On this weeks episode, we divert from our usual Flagship show to share a special episode of Wild Space! This is our monthly Patreon-exclusive podcast and an example of the content our Patrons receive! If you'd like to know more, or listen to past episodes of Wild Space, be sure to sign up and become a Patron member today!
48:27
August 29, 2018
Episode 148: Who’s the Most Underutilized, Underrated Character in the Rebellion/Resistance?
On this week's episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve dive into the latest and greatest, including (but not limited to!) the Star Wars Resistance trailer,  more Episode IX rumors, and whether or not there may have been a Rebel Spy (?!) hiding amongst the highest ranks of the Empire, Circa Empire Strikes Back era. The gang also takes a look at their choices for who is the most underrated or underutilized rebel and why. Find out who each of us chose below!
01:21:52
August 22, 2018
Episode 147: The Last Jedi Is the Best Luke Skywalker Film. Period. Full Stop.
On this week's episode, Beks, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down and chat everything from Star Wars underperforming in the Chinese film box office to Disney's streaming woes and retcon rumors that have whispers of Obi-Wan returning for Episode IX. We also take a closer look at Luke's journey and hypothesize on whether or not The Last Jedi was indeed Skywalker's greatest film. So, was it? Listen below to find out what the gang thinks!
01:29:46
August 15, 2018
Episode 146: Which Characteristics of the Empire/First Order Are Compelling or Good?
On this week's episode, Barb, Carl, Devin, Eve and Gina sit down and discuss which characteristics or parts of the both the Empire and the First Order are compelling to us, or even good. What facets of the organizations are interesting or work, and does admiring those traits taint our view of the Rebellion at all? From real world to science fiction and back again, this week's episode is a must-listen!
01:29:22
August 10, 2018
Episode 145: Galactic Voices, Part 4 - Featuring Kate Sanchez
This episode is part of an ongoing conversation regarding representation in Star Wars - on screen, off screen, and in fandom. Throughout this series, our hope is to represent the many voices in fandom, in an attempt to gain a better understanding for us all.
47:35
August 8, 2018
Episode 144: Galactic Voices, Part 3 - Featuring Michelle Grondine
This episode is part of an ongoing conversation regarding representation in Star Wars - on screen, off screen, and in fandom. Throughout this series, our hope is to represent the many voices in fandom, in an attempt to gain a better understanding for us all.
58:45
August 1, 2018