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War Of The Stars:A Star Wars Podcast

War Of The Stars:A Star Wars Podcast

By John Tolly
Join John and Will each week as they journey to the Galaxy far far away

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War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-Andor and Bad Batch Preview and Star Wars news
The Guys give their thoughts and predictions on the up coming Star Wars Disney+ series.
53:11
September 22, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast - The State of Star Wars Collecting - September 2022
We break down the basic history of Star Wars collecting and its current status in 2022
58:20
September 06, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast-Top 10 favorite ships pt1
This week John gives his picks for the best ships in the star wars galaxy
32:54
August 31, 2022
War of the Stars : Star Wars Podcast - Our Top Ten Star Wars Characters
We each provide a list of our top ten characters from throughout the Star Wars Franchise and discuss the reasons for our selections
01:02:41
August 23, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast - WHAT IF? - The Phantom Menace
We take a cue from Marvel's WHAT IF? and go through the story of EPISODE 1: THE PHANTOM MENACE and ponder the question...WHAT IF? We change a few different key story points and discuss how the movie - and the saga as a whole -  might play out differently as the result. This will be the first of a series of episodes dealing with each movie of the saga.
53:51
August 16, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-Sequel rewrite
John and Garrett look at the much maligned sequel trilogy and see what they can do to "fix it" 
01:01:38
August 10, 2022
War of the stars: A Star Wars podcast- Andor trailer review
John and Will are joined by Garret Jones as they review the trailer for the upcoming Andor series on Disney +
01:00:00
August 03, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast-Star Wars and religion
They say you should never discuss politics or religion. Well we break one of those rules maybe both.
53:17
July 27, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast- did George need sell to save Star Wars?
Would Star Wars have been able to thrive had the maker not sold to the mouse? John and Will tackle this question.
51:01
July 18, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast- myths and misconceptions
what are some of the major myths and misconceptions in the star wars universe?
43:53
July 10, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast- Canon
What is canon? why is it important and does it really matter and who gets to decided what is canon?
59:48
July 03, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast- Obi Wan Kenobi season finale
John and Will discuss the finale episode of the Disney+ Obi Wan Kenobi. Did it deliver? 
47:38
June 25, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast- Obi Wan Kenobi Ep. 3
Two words. Darth Vader! The Dark Lord of the Sith returns in a big way in the latest episode of Obi Wan Kenobi. Join us as we give our thoughts
54:11
June 08, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast-Obi Wan Kenobi eps.1-2
John and Joe give their initial thoughts on the first two episodes of the highly anticipated Disney+ series Obi Wan Kenobi.  
56:31
June 01, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast- Celebrate Star Wars!
John and Will celebrate star wars by looking at Star Wars Celebration! 
55:48
May 29, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast- The star wars and pop culture
WIll and John look at the impact of Star Wars on Popular Culture.
54:24
May 20, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-Parodies and Spoofs
This week the guys look at different spoofs and parodies of Star Wars 
49:52
May 14, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast- Star Wars the next generation!
This week John and Will are joined by Raphel from the Geekydad podcast as they talk about raising the next generation of Star Wars fans!
57:33
May 06, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-Sale of the Century pt.2
We continue our look back at the 10 year anniversary of the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney and celebrate our own 5 year anniversary.
01:00:19
April 29, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast- Sale of the Century pt1
The Guys look at the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney 10 years later
01:01:09
April 17, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast- The Jedi Order
For a thousand generation they were the guardians of peace in the galaxy. but who exactly were there warrior monks from a galaxy far far away, join us as we look at the Jedi
49:32
April 08, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast- Star Wars and Mental Health
Mental Health is a major topic these days, how has Star Wars helped your mental health join us in the conversation as we have a frank and open discussion about this topic
01:02:17
March 31, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast- Katie of the Houston Jedi Temple
This week we have a special interview Katie Webb one of the founders of the Houston Jedi Temple the first virtual Jedi Temple in the United States.
30:17
March 26, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast-the music of Star Wars(A tribute to John Williams)
This week Will gives his top 12 favorite musical themes from the Star Wars saga series.
01:03:11
March 20, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-Obi Wan trailer breakdown and review
Hello There, This week the guys look at the much anticipated trailer for the Disney+ series Obi Wan Kenobi.
52:58
March 12, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast- The Lords of the Sith
John and Will take a look into the ancient enemy of the jedi, also we talk about the Halcyon star cruiser at disney world.
52:58
March 03, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast- recasting the Original Trilogy
John and Will have a little fun and look at who they would cast in a theoretical recasting of Original Trilogy 
47:20
February 26, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-Luke Skywalker
This week John and Will ask if his appearance in Book of Boba Fett has changed how we view Luke Skywalker and if we can learn more about how he acts in the sequel trilogy from what his actions in the Book of Boba Fett. 
50:24
February 21, 2022
War of the Stars: a Star Wars podcast- The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 6 and 7 review
This week John and Will wrap up their look at the Book of Bobba Fett and give their opinions on the finale.
01:01:27
February 12, 2022
War of the Stars:A Star Wars Podcast-Star Wars podcast day
John and Will celebrate the anniversary of the first Star Wars podcast back in 1999, by having a discussion on fan expectations within Star Wars and how those expectation might cloud how we view Star Wars content. 
01:08:46
February 09, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-Book of Boba Fett Chapter 5
This week John and Will take a look at the 5th episode of the Book of Boba Fett and the return of Din Djarin.  
56:21
January 30, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast- Book of Boba Fett Chapter 4 review
This week John and Will look at the latest Chapter of the Book of Boba Fett.
01:03:60
January 22, 2022
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-The Book of Boba Fett: The Streets of Mos Vespa?
Chapter 3 of the book of Boba Fett has proven to be the most divisive episode yet, what did the guys think? Check out this weeks episode.
59:23
January 14, 2022
war of the Stars:A Star Wars Podcast-Just a simple man.
We are back after our holiday break and we have a lot to talk about. This week we look at chapters one and two of the Book of Boba Fett. 
01:07:38
January 08, 2022
War of the Stars:A Star Wars Podcast-Happy Holidays!
the Holiday season is in the air as the guys take a look back at the festive season through out star wars history
50:12
December 24, 2021
War of the Stars:A Star Wars podcast-the Book of Bobba Fett
This week the Guys look at the upcomming Boba Fett series and their expectations
53:52
December 12, 2021
Wots Extra: Episode 1
In this special edition I rank all the live action star wars movies
25:54
December 10, 2021
War of the Stars: the OG star wars
In preparation for Episode 9 John, Joe and special guest Ray Rumsey take a look at where it all started, the original trilogy.
39:02
December 10, 2021
War of the Stars Extra: Star wars news
News on Mando season 2 and potential spin off series. Also Cassian Andor and Obi Wan series
04:08
December 10, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-The most wonderfull time of the year.
this week the guys look at the infamous holiday special and how Disney has incorporated life day into there parks
48:35
December 06, 2021
War of the Stars:A Star Wars podcast-The Women of Star Wars, Rey pt2
We finish up our look at the women of Star Wars as we wrap up our look at Rey
01:09:06
November 21, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast-The women of Star Wars: Rey pt1
This week we end our look at the women of Star Wars with the hero of the Sequel trilogy. Rey
52:11
November 14, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-The Women of Star Wars; Jyn and Qi'Ra
We continue our look at the women of Star Wars with yet another twofer, this time we look at the reluctant rebel Jyn and then we take a look at Solo's Qi'ra
01:00:48
October 31, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast- The Women of Star Wars Vol.3 Part 5 Hera and Sabine
Its two for one this week as John and Joe continue their look at the women of Star Wars with the two female member of the Ghost crew Hera Syndulla and Sabine Wren.
48:05
October 23, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast- The women of Star Wars; Padmae Amidala
John and Will continue their look at the women of Star Wars with a look at the Mother of Luke and Leia; Padme Amidala
01:01:33
October 16, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast- The Women of Star Wars Vol.3 Part 2; Ahsoka Tano
The Guys are joined by Lunyr grl from the red5 network as they talk, Ahsoka and look at her journey from one of the most hated characters to one of the most beloved.
01:00:10
October 09, 2021
My Star Wars story-Rural Farmboy
How does a young farmboy from rural Pennsylvania become a star wars fan? Rualfarm boy himself tells us his Star Wars story? tell us your Star Wars story by e-mailing us as warofthestars1@gmail.com. 
06:12
October 06, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast- The Women of Star Wars vol.3 episode 1: Princess Leia
We are back with our 3rd version of our popular Women of Star Wars series. This week the guys look at original Star Wars heroine. Leia Organa.
56:13
October 02, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast-create your own adventure
This week the guys play arm chair producers as they try to come up with their own star wars story
59:45
September 23, 2021
War of the Stars: What if?
Have you ever wonder, what if Luke joined the Imperial Academy? or What if Qui Gon lived? This week John and Will attempt to answer those questions and more.
57:53
September 18, 2021
War of the stars: A star wars podcast- our star wars story
Everyone has a story and this week we tell ours.
01:04:02
September 09, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast- from Droids to Bad Batch, a brief history of animation in Star Wars
This week the guys look back at the various animated star wars series.
01:13:08
September 04, 2021
War of the Stars:A Star Wars podcast- from Star Tours to Batuu
in 2012 George Lucas sold Lucasfilm to Disney, but this wasn't the first time the House of Mouse and Star Wars joined forces. Join us this week as we look back at the history between Disney and Star Wars
01:03:13
August 28, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-the trial of Darth Vader
in an alternate universe Luke Skywalker is able to save his fathers life, but now the new republic is demanding he stand trial. what would such a trial look like? This week John and Will are joined by Thomas Harper from Legal geeks as they take on...THE TRIAL OF DARTH VADER!
01:05:16
August 20, 2021
War of the Stars:A Star Wars podcast-is The Rise of Skywalker actually good?
We end out look through all 11 of the Star Wars movie with the movie that was arguably even more controversial than the last Jedi, The Rise of Skywalker.
01:12:53
August 13, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-Was The Last Jedi actually good pt2
This week its part 2 of our look at the Rian Johnson directed Last jedi as we look at the writing and storytelling.
01:02:29
August 06, 2021
War of the Stars:a Star Wars podcast- Is the Last Jedi actually good.Pt1
this week John and Will roll up their sleeves and take a look at one of the most polarizing star wars movies ever, the Rian Johnson directed Episode 8 the Last Jedi and try to answer was it as bad as some people think or was it actually good.
58:05
July 31, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-is the Force Awakens actually good?
in 2015 ten years after Revenge of the Siith, Star Wars returned to the big screen and for the first time ever not under the control of George Lucas. This week we ask..was the Force Awakens actually good?
01:02:04
July 22, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast-is Return of the Jedi
in 1983 George Lucas released the third installment of the original Star Wars trilogy. This week we look back and ask, was it actually good?
01:03:49
July 15, 2021
War of the Stars-is The Empire Strikes back actually good?
Widely considered to be the best of the Star Wars movies, does The Empire Strikes back truly stand the test of time
01:00:28
July 11, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-is A New Hope actually good?
our look back through all the star wars movies has finally reached the original trilogy. This week we look at where it all started and ask, is a new hope actually a good movie or do we just look at it through the rose colored glasses of nostalgia?
58:41
June 26, 2021
War of the Stars: is Rogue One good?
John is joined by guest host Darth Tuba this week, as War of the Stars continues it look through the Star wars movies as it this week looks at the first Star Wars movies outside of the main saga. Rouge One!
01:02:50
June 03, 2021
War of the Stars: Is Solo good?
Host John Tolly is joined this week by special guest host Wren as they tackle the much maligned Solo: A Star Wars Story, and ask the question..is is actually good? 
55:35
May 30, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast- Is Revenge of the Sith good?
Today John is joined be guest host Rudy Ortega as they continue looking trough the movies to determine "is star wars actually good. This week  Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith 
48:43
May 22, 2021
War of the Stars: is Attack of the clones actually good
Joe and John break down the much decried Episode 2 Attack of the clones and ask is it as bad as people seem to think.
46:43
May 15, 2021
War of the Stars: A Star Wars podcast-is the Phantom Menace actually good
After over a month the guys from War of the Stars are back, this week host John and Joe begin their look through all the movies as they ask the question...is star wars actually good?
48:13
May 07, 2021
War of the Stars:Why did the Empire loose
John is joined by special guest Chris Stolle from the Breaking the Fourth wall podcast as the two discuss the reason the Galactic Empire lost to a rag tag group of rebels and a farm boy.
40:32
March 04, 2021
War of the Stars:Who was right?
John, Joe, and Ray discuss the firing of Gina Carano and its aftermath
43:35
February 27, 2021
War of the Stars: Create your own adventure!
Its #starwarspodcast day,(or at least #starwarspodcastdayeve) and to celebrate the anniversary of the first ever star wars podcast, the guys will be doing a create your own adventure as they rewrite the sequel trilogy
01:04:59
February 07, 2021
War of the Stars: What if?
This week we go back to one of our favorite topics as once again we look at the what ifs of the Star Wars universe.
52:55
January 31, 2021
War of the Stars:EXTRA EXTRA!
This week its the Galactic news network. as the guys look at the week in star wars news
40:03
January 24, 2021
WAR OF THE STARS: Bantha Poodo
This week the gang looks at those instances in the star wars universe that...may not have hit their mark
48:33
January 16, 2021
War of the stars: Remember your teaching
Bullying is something that many of us in the star wars fandom have had to deal with growing up, that's why it's so disappointing to see members of the fandom bullying other members. On this weeks show the guys discuss the rise of the fandom menace
53:12
January 08, 2021
War of the stars: More news than Huey Lewis
The guys discuss all the news that came out of the Disney investor call.
56:20
December 19, 2020
War of the Stars: The Shipping Episode
The Guys give there definitive list for there favorite ships in the star wars universe
01:00:39
December 10, 2020
War of the Stars: A technical episode
The guys discus the history of technology in the star wars universe. Also we pay tribute to the late David Prowse.
01:03:43
December 04, 2020
War of the Stars Thanksgiving day extravaganza!
Thank the maker! join us for a special Thanksgiving episode of war of the stars as we talk about what in the star wars universe we are thankful for.
01:06:13
November 26, 2020
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast-Fan Films
This week the guys look at the phenomenon of Fan Films in the Star Wars fanbase 
01:01:02
November 20, 2020
War of the Stars: Star Wars and mental health
mental health is a subject that can be difficult to talk about but is important. This week we talk about how members of the fandom deal with mental health and what can star wars teach us.
01:07:51
November 14, 2020
War of the Stars: Star wars from a military view point.
Host John Tolly talks with two military veterans, Co-host Ray Rumsey(Air Force) and Brian MIller(Army) to get there take on the War is Star Wars
01:14:44
November 05, 2020
War of the Stars: the rise of...skywalker???
The guys are joined by Brian Miller from the Star Wars canon podcast, as they finish their look through the movies with the last of the Skywalker saga. The Rise of Skywalker.
01:09:28
October 30, 2020
War of the Stars: The Last Jedi
We continue our look at the sequel trilogy by looking at the what may be the most divisive movie in the saga. 
01:00:56
October 22, 2020
War of the Stars: A Star Wars Podcast; the Force Awakens
We are back to our look at the Star Wars films with a look at the first of the new sequel trilogy, The Force Awakens
01:02:45
October 15, 2020
War of the Stars:Episode 100!!
on our 100th episode we take a look at the divided fan base and see if it can be reconciled. 
01:01:17
October 08, 2020
War of the Stars: Episode 3 part 2
Its part two of our look at episode 3. A movie so nice we had to talk about it twice!
01:05:37
October 01, 2020
War of the Stars: This is where the fun begins
John and Joe continue there look through the Star Wars movies with a look at the 3rd installation of the prequal trilogy. Revenge of the Sith 
59:18
September 24, 2020
War of the Stars :A star wars Podcast; Not just the men hate sand, but the women and children too.
John, Joe and Ray continue their journey through the Star Wars movies with a look and episode 2:Atack of the Clones
01:06:56
September 18, 2020
War of the Stars: The Darth Maul show
John, John and Ray continue there look at all the Star Wars movies with a look at the first of the prequals, Episode 1: The Phantom menace. don't forget to check us out live each week on https://getvokl.com/channel/mark-40. 
49:30
September 10, 2020
War of the Stars: a star wars podcast presents; the fall of one Anakin Skywalker live from forcefest
War of the stars is live from forcefest 2020 as John, Ray and Joe discuss the reasons for Anakins turn to the darkside
46:10
September 01, 2020
War of the Stars:a star wars podcast. The adventures of the Scruffy looking Nerf herder
Host John Tolly is joined by special guest Brian Miller of the Star Wars Cannon podcast as they look at the much maligned Solo:a star wars story
58:21
August 22, 2020
War of the Stars: The Star Wars Stories episode 1;Rogue One
John and Joe look at the first of the stand alone Star Wars movie Rogue one.
54:34
August 14, 2020
War of the Stars: interview with Richard Stride
Tonight the crew talks with actor Richard Stride (Poggle the lesser,Clone Troopers) about his time in Star Wars and his acting career.
56:47
August 08, 2020
War of the stars: the great what if part 2
John and Joe take a look at some more what if scenarios in Star Wars.
44:48
August 01, 2020
War of the Stars: a star wars podcast; Pop Wars
John, Joe and Ray look at the impact of Star Wars on pop culture.
41:23
July 24, 2020
War of the Stars: the force
Joe and Ray discuss the nature of the force
52:01
July 18, 2020
War of the Stars: A star wars podcast. Original trilogy review part 3: Return of the Jedi
The war of the stars crew round out their look back at the original trilogy with the final installment. Return of the Jedi.
46:02
July 10, 2020
War of the Stars:A Star Wars podcast. Original Trilogy review part 2. The Empire Strikes back
John is joined by friend of the show Brian Miller from the Star Wars Canon podcast as they look at what many consider the best star warz movie ever made. Check out The Star Wars Canon Podcast here https://anchor.fm/starwarscanonpodcast
01:00:31
July 03, 2020
War of the Stars: A star wars podcast. The Original Trilogy review part 1: A New hope
We begin our look at the original trilogy with a detailed look at the movie that started it all. Episode 4 A New Hope or as many people know it...STAR WARS
49:23
June 26, 2020
War of the Stars: A very important conversation
John is joined by Anthony Anthem of the delivery bros. podcast as they move away from Star Wars talk and discuss the current racial climate in America.
42:26
June 16, 2020
War of the Stars: Characters that makes us go....MEH
in this weeks episode John and Joe look at those characters who are neither loved nor hated but just maybe don't seem necessary. We ask the question would removal of these characters effect the overall story.
46:24
June 06, 2020
War of the stars: Can you feel the love
It's a full crew this week as John,Joe and Ray look at 3 of the most beloved characters in Star Wars
55:43
May 24, 2020
War of the Stars-A trip down memory lane
War of the Stars celebrates its 3rd anniversary with special guest and original WoTs co-host Christopher Stolle from Realm of the mist as they take a look down memory lane and look back at there favorite moments from the past five years. Be sure to check out all the great shows over at realm of the mist while your at it. http://anchor.fm/rotm-ent  
50:25
May 18, 2020
Clone Wars the final season
War of the stars is on the road as host John Tolly discusses the final season of the Clone Wars and gives a special announcement at the end of the show
22:03
May 09, 2020
War of the stars-Hate leads to suffering.
In today's episode Mark and Joe loom at some of the most hated characters in star wars.
42:29
May 01, 2020
War of the Stars: A star Wars podcast- the nature of the force
Mark, Joe and Ray sit down and talk about the force, its nature, how it works, balance and the concept of the chosen one
32:54
April 24, 2020
War of the Stars: A star wars Podcast-a "Controversial" episode
John and Ray talk about some of the controversial parts of the star wars universe
56:29
April 18, 2020
War of the Stars:A Star Wars Podcast-Obi Wan and Anakin's excellent adventure( ie The Star Wars Prequels)
John and our resident Imperial Propagandist (he would say teller of the truth) take a look at the oft-maligned prequel trilogy  
50:10
April 12, 2020
War of the Stars:a Star Wars podcast-Legendary Stories
John Ray and Joe look at the good the bad and the ugly from the old expanded universe IE Legends,
50:10
April 02, 2020
War of the Stars:A star wars podcast-Holonet news
John and Joe discuss some of the latest news in the Star Wars universe.
36:13
March 27, 2020
War of the Stars:A star wars podcast-Religion in Star Wars
Its a full crew this week, as John,Ray and Joe are joined by Mike Moriarty as they discuss religion in the star wars galaxy. support us on Pateron www.pateron,com/warofthestars
50:54
March 19, 2020
War of the Stars:A star wars podcast-the women of star wars-Leia
John and Joe are joined this week by special guest Brian Miller of the Star Wars canon podcast as we end our look at the women of Star Wars with the original Princess Leia
53:35
March 12, 2020
War of the Stars: The Women of Star Wars: Padmae
John and Ray continue their look at the women of Star Wars as the discuss the heroine of the prequels Padmae Amidala.
41:27
March 07, 2020
War of the Star: A star wars podcast:Definitely NOT imperial propaganda
Ray and Joe go Solo this week as they look at some of the recent Star Wars news
46:42
February 28, 2020
War of the stars extra: Dissecting the reimagined duel between Vader and Obi Wan
John looks at the fan reimagining of the Vader and Obi Wan from the original Star Wars and explains why it doesn't work.
09:01
February 24, 2020
War of the stars extra: can't we all just get along
Due to technical difficulties our regular scheduled episode will not be heard. Instead host Mark Tolly discusses the fan divide in the star wars community.
08:04
February 20, 2020