Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars Podcast

Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars Podcast

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Hosted by podcasting veterans Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac, Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars Podcast provides information and entertainment to an ever-growing worldwide audience of STAR WARS fans. From the animated CLONE WARS and REBELS series to the highly anticipated sequel films, Rebel Force Radio puts you on the front lines of fandom. Featuring interviews, commentary, news, reviews, contests, giveaways, and much more from a galaxy far, far away.

Episodes

Star Wars Influences #21  

We look ahead to the future of STAR WARS when Jason Swank stops by to ask the question: Will any of our favorite characters have a happy ending? Jimmy and Paul continue to look ahead with speculation about THE LAST JEDI. Plus, we discuss the recently revealed Star Wars Celebration 2017 key art and talk about some STAR WARS poster art. The Han Solo standalone film has begun shooting in London with Joonas Suatomo taking on the role of Chewbacca solely by himself, Carrie Fisher's Oscar wish gets support in Hollywood and much more.

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E14-16  

Declassified returns with a triple-play featuring analysis of the last three episodes of STAR WARS REBELS. Paul Bateman joins us to talk about all the Ralph McQuarrie design influences in "Warhead", then we dig deep into Sabine's story with the Darksaber duology: "Trials of the Darksaber" and "Legacy of Mandalore".

Rebel Force Radio: February 17, 2017  

While looking forward to THE LAST JEDI, we continue to pick apart and analyze ROGUE ONE. Joining us this week with his review is up-and-coming NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney, who shares his fandom with us while prepping for the biggest race of the year, The Daytona 500. Keeping with our auto theme, Nissan visited the Chicago Auto Show with a massive ROGUE ONE interactive display. Jimmy Mac paid a visit and talked The Wars with Nissan's Jeremy Meadows, who gives us the behind-the-scenes info about the Nissan Rogue One Limited Edition and who he met at the ROGUE ONE world premiere. Plus, the latest news about THE LAST JEDI with comments from Disney's Bob Iger, Kylo Ren actor Adam Driver and Josh Gad continues to harass Daisy Ridley. And, Mulgrew vs Feldshuh, RFR Slow and Tell, and bowls upon bowls of ROGUE ONE Chex Mix. #Savory

Rebel Force Radio: February 10, 2017  

It's officially time to begin the countdown to THE LAST JEDI and this week on RFR, we discuss the latest rumors about the release of the first Episode VIII trailer. And, ROGUE ONE concept art, recasting General Leia, and ILM's John Knoll talks about resurrecting actors via CGI. Plus, listener voice mail, Nissan Death Trooper key chain winners, Lando meets Lando and Jedi Kanye.  

Rebel Force Radio: February 3, 2017  

Ernest Cline, author of READY PLAYER ONE, ARMADA, and FANBOYS screenwriter returns to RFR to give us his ROGUE ONE review, updates on RP1, virtual reality gaming, and movies from the eighties. Ernie's enthusiasm for STAR WARS and pop culture really gets us going! And, we have updates on our campaign to have Carrie Fisher's Oscar tribute wish, as heard exclusively on RFR, become a reality, Mark Hamill comments on prequel haters, and FROZEN'S "Olaf" Josh Gad tries to shake down Daisy Ridley for information regarding THE LAST JEDI. Plus, your chance to win an amazing ROGUE ONE Death Trooper key chain and much more!

Rebel Force Radio: January 27, 2017  

THE LAST JEDI was revealed this week in a surprise announcement as the title of Rian Johnson's upcoming STAR WARS EPISODE VIII. We discuss this title and speculate on it's meaning and the impact it will have on the saga moving forward. Also this week, we unearth exclusive audio of Carrie Fisher telling us what her wish was for her own Oscar in-memorium segment. We would like to start a movement to get Carrie's request honored by the Academy. In Star Wars news headlines this week: Woody Harrelson joins the Han Solo standalone film, ROGUE ONE gets a couple of Academy Awards nominations, Laura Dern talks about Episode VIII, Adam Driver talks about Carrie Fisher, and Felicity Jones hosts SNL.

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E12-13  

Saw Gerrera makes the transition from film to television with his STAR WARS REBELS debut in the 2-part "Ghosts of Geonosis". We discuss all-things-Saw from character to motivation to history and speculate on his future with the crew of The Ghost. Joining us at the roundtable to is STAR WARS author Adam Bray ("Ultimate Star Wars") and Denver superfan Melody Deel from the Rocky Mountain Fan Force and, along with RFR, one of Business Insider's "Biggest Star Wars In the World".

Rebel Force Radio: January 6, 2017  

ABC News reporter and resident STAR WARS expert Clayton Sandell joins us to talk about his latest exclusive report for Nightline about the recreation of Tarkin in ROGUE ONE. Clayton give us all the behind-the-scenes details about ILM's latest and greatest achievements. Steve Sansweet, the legendary STAR WARS author, collector and fan ambassador, joins us from Rancho Obi-Wan to talk ROGUE ONE, share Carrie Fisher memories, and a great opportunity to win a trip to Rancho Obi-Wan courtesy of Little Debbie. And, we get caught up with our STAR WARS holiday adventures and discuss how many times we've seen ROGUE ONE, recap blowing up the Death Star at midnight on New Years Eve, and talk about when is the right time to introduce your child to the STAR WARS saga. Plus much more this week on RFR! 

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E11  

We review the STAR WARS REBELS mid-season finale "Visions and Voices". Star Wars artist Kevin Liell joins us to talk about Darth Maul's growing influence on Ezra Bridger, the tilt in the balance of The Force towards the Dark Side, and the return of The Nightsisters. Plus, we talk break down the new trailer for the second half of season 3, talk about the new voice of Ben Kenobi, and speculate on the future  of STAR WARS REBELS. 

Star Wars Influences #20  

We discuss Rogue One and review the behind-the-scenes books "The Art of Rogue One" and the "Rogue One Ultimate Visual Guide" featuring Paul Bateman's expert knowledge about art design, concept art and Star Wars itself. We talk about the aesthetic look of Jyn Erso, The Death Troopers, K-2SO, The U-Wing, the Erso Farm, and much more. Of course we touch on all the Ralph McQuarrie influences and go deep into Vader's lair on Mustafar

Rebel Force Radio: December 30, 2016  

It's Rogue One Family-Style this week as we feature RFR family members Wendy Snyder (WGN Radio) and brother Billy Mac with their reviews. Plus, three of the top podcasters on the scene check in with their initial reactions to ROGUE ONE: Eric Scull (MuggleCast), Steve Glosson (Geek Out Loud) and tech expert David Sparks (MacSparky.com). These conversations were recorded on December 17, 2016...One day after the theatrical release of ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY. 

RFR: Carrie Fisher Remembered  

Our hearts are broken at RFR. We lost our Princess. We dedicate this episode to the memories, love, laughs, and personality of Carrie Fisher. This episode, recorded on the evening of December 28, 2016. is our tribute to Carrie. We discuss the importance she had on us as fans, and as Star Wars family. Star Wars convention insider Mark Barbian(Official Pix)  joins us to talk about his experience working with Carrie over the years at the biggest fan conventions in the world. Plus, we are proud to feature our one-and-only conversation with Carrie, recorded in Chicago at the first-ever C2E2 in 2010. And, we celebrate Carrie's entertainment and art with a highlight montage of some of her great moments in the public eye.

Rebel Force Radio: December 23, 2016  

ROGUE ONE continues to dominate the box office, and the conversation here at RFR. We cannot stop talking about it! Joining us for our second review show is a great group of STAR WARS experts who dazzle us with their observations, discoveries, and analysis. Producer/writer F.J. DeSanto (TRANSFORMERS: COMBINER WARS) kicks things off in typically amazing fashion. We are then joined by STAR WARS creature/alien expert Tom Spina (Tom Spina Designs), and we wrap things up with a review from the hard-hitting drummer from FALL OUT BOY, Andy Hurley. Look for additional ROGUE ONE review shows from RFR coming next week!

Star Wars Oxygen Vol. 38: Rogue One Part 1  

For the first time ever, Oxygen's analysis is focused on Michael Giacchino, as he breaks new musical ground with his fantastic score for Rogue One: a Star Wars Story. Listen as thematic archaeologist David Collins analyzes the themes for Jyn Erso, the Guardians of the Whills, the main title theme and so much more. By popular demand, and just before the Holidays!

RFR 2016 Stocking Stuffer  

It's almost a tradition! RFR's Stocking Stuffer is back again, hanging over your fireplace and chock full of wonderful all-new STAR WARS Christmas and holiday music. Listen as you decorate your STAR WARS Christmas tree, while shoveling Hoth-like snow off your driveway, or while driving your snowspeeder to the local cinema to see ROGUE ONE, again.  Then go back into our archives to hear previous Stocking Stuffers from 2013 and 2014! Each has something different to offer. Listen to them all and you will enjoy almost 2 hours of STAR WARS holiday fun. Happy holidays and Merry Christmas from the entire RFR family!

Rebel Force Radio: December 15, 2016  

ROGUE ONE is hitting theaters worldwide right now and we can no longer contain our excitement. Join us for our initial and spoiler-heavy discussion of the first-ever STAR WARS spin-off film. We talk about everything that thrilled us, puzzled us, challenged us, and excited us. From characters to plot to special effects, we cover it all. Joining us at the roundtable is "The A-Team" - Kyle Newman and Paul Bateman - who will share not only their first reviews of ROGUE ONE, but they also bring their knowledge as film industry veterans and STAR WARS experts.

Rebel Force Radio: December 9, 2016  

RFR was at the big ROGUE ONE media event last weekend at Skywalker Ranch and Lucasfilm HQ in downtown San Francisco and Jimmy Mac is back with a full report. Hear all about the 30 minutes of footage screened and the press conference featuring the cast and crew. Hear audio highlights from Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy, director Gareth Edwards, Felicity Jones (Jyn Erso), Diego Luna (Cassian Andor), Alan Tudyk (K-2SO), Donnie Yen (Chirrut), Mads Mikkelson (Galen Erso), Riz Ahmed (Bodhi Rook), and Ben Mendelsohn. We are only one week away from Rogue One! Countdown the days with RFR! 

Star Wars Oxygen Vol. 37  

On the eve of Rogue One, we turn the show over to you as we dedicate this episode to listener feedback. We have a full mail bag and our voice mail account is maxed out with your insights, observations and comments about the music from a galaxy far, far away. Plus, we look forward to the introduction of a new composer to Star Wars as Michael Giacchino's soundtrack for ROGUE ONE is just on the horizon. Hear what YOU had to say in this episode of STAR WARS OXYGEN. 

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E10  

Ezra and Kanan return to Lothal to infiltrate an Imperial facility to steal secrets and cause a ton of damage. Just like old times! Joining us to discuss “An Inside Man” are the hosts of the ever-entertaining Techno Retro Dads, Josh “Jedi Shua” Stolte and Stuart “Shazbazzar” Tullis. 

Rebel Force Radio: December 2, 2016  

With two weeks until ROGUE ONE hits theaters, we are gathering early intel from those who have actually seen footage from the film. We have a nice report from the ROGUE ONE “Black Carpet” event in Mexico City along with other insider tidbits of information about the first-ever stand-alone STAR WARS film. Last week, RFR asked Anthony Breznican “The Kenobi Question” that caused shock waves to ripple across the internet and we roundup all the coverage. We have 10 copies of Carrie Fisher’s new tell-all “The Princess Diarist” to give away to you! This is THE book you have been hearing about where Carrie reveals all the details of her tryst with Harrison Ford aka “The Carrison Affair”. Listen to hear our review of the book, along with audiobook highlights from Carrie herself, and learn how you can qualify to win a copy of “The Princess Diarist” courtesy of Penguin Random House and RFR. Plus, we talk about all the breaking ROGUE ONE news including our first glimpse of Tarkin and more.

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