Children of the Force #124 - This Song’s Gonna Get Stuck Inside Your

February 20, 2019

Join us, and together we will rule the galaxy as father and son and daughter and listener....

Principle photography has wrapped on Episode IX, Triple Force Friday his going to hit us like a ton of Star Wars, Krennic and Tarkin didn't like each other much, and a bunch of other stuff! Welcome to Children of the Force! 

STAR WARSY STUFF [2:00]

We watched the Resistance episode, The Core Problem. Good episode!

The Lego Movie 2 is stuck inside our hea-a-a-a-ad.

NEWS [8:05]

Principle photography has wrapped on Episode IX. JJ Abrams and Victoria Mahoney tweeted about it.

Triple Force Friday is going to give us the goods.

Those Benioff and Weiss movies are probably a trilogy.

CANON NEWS [22:40]

Yeah, but how did Tarkin and Krennic really feel about each other?

We discuss Pablo Hidalgo’s short story in From a Certain Point of View, On the Verge of Greatness.

We then discuss a fantastic tweet by Kristen Hidalgo.

JOKE [32:00]

How did the idea of turning into his father fit Luke?

Q&A COUNCIL [33:55]

What should we ask people at the MN Science Museum’s Star Wars Day on Saturday?

CELEBRATION NEWS [37:00]

Nick from London joins us to give us some Celebration tips.

Autographs and photo-ops are up for pre-sale! Here.

 SHOUTOUTS [53:50]

Thanks to Roqoo Depot for the honorable mention last week! And sorry for butchering your name repeatedly in the outtakes at the end of this episode. 

OUTRO [54:30]

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Children of the Force #123 - Children of the 4th Podiversary

February 13, 2019

Just like that! Four years! Join us, and together we will celebrate the galaxy as father and son and daughter and listener and listener and listener...

First we start the episode off with a conversation with our honorary fourth host, Nick from London!

Then we listen to amazing voicemails of amazing people wishing us a happy 4th.

The first, from BB-Kate of the Nerd of Paradise podcast. Listen to her awesome podcast here: http://nerdofparadise.net

Evan and Wyatt also sent us a funny (I think?) voicemail.

We also heard from Jonathon from the Random Star Wars Show

Genevieve sent us a voicemail, too! Remember her from Episode 84?

Michal Schick also left us a great voicemail which inspired some outro music for this episode. You can find Michal being awesome here: https://twitter.com/inkasrain

Q&A COUNCIL [25:10]

Michal also had a question for the Question and Answer Council? If you could change one story decision in Star Wars, what would it be and why?

Then we listen to a voicemail (with sound effects!) from Andrew and Rufus!

CELEBRATION NEWS [39:10]

We discuss the new announcements of actors coming to Celebration! Check out the two announcements on www.starwars.com

Then we listen a lively message from the Me and My Padawan crew! You can listen to their podcast over here: https://meandmypadawan.podbean.com

We also got a happy birthday from the Younglings, who are on youtube now. Check out their most recent video:

https://youtu.be/_sAE1Pwj5po

And Micah also wished us a happy birthday on twitter. Thanks, Micah!

OUTRO [58:30]

Thanks for listening! Send us a voicemail or email us at forcechildren@gmail.com if you want to take part in the discussion or just give us some feedback. Thanks!

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Children of the Force #122 - Past the First Marker

February 6, 2019

In our 122nd episode, we talk about some upcoming books, get super excited for Celebration, and talk about Cad Bane a whole bunch! Join us, and together we will rule the galaxy as father and son and daughter and listener...

For photos and videos of the stuff we're talking about on this episode, check out the show guide on our website: http://childrenoftheforce.com/2019/02/06/episode-122-past-the-first-marker/

STAR WARSY STUFF [3:15]

We’ll have a table at Star Wars Day at the Science Museum of Minnesota, February 23rd!

Come say hi and be on the show! 

NEWS [7:25]

We’re probably getting our first teaser/trailer at Celebration in April.

A bunch of books have been announced that relate to Galaxy’s Edge.

CANON NEWS [26:50]

Who belonged to that empty chair on the Death Star?

Q&A COUNCIL [33:25]

We have a question this week from Bart from Belgium. Who would we like to see (or who do we think will be in) The Mandalorian.

This leads to us talking about Cad Bane and a lost scene from the Clone Wars that’s not canon.

We also discussed Schrodinger’s Fett, which is NOT my original idea. Check this out from the Boba Fett Fan Club:

https://www.bobafettfanclub.com/news/fettpedia/schrodingers-fett-the-life-death-paradox-of-boba-fett/

STUMP THE LUMP!
[46:30]

I have a bunch of Cad Bane questions for the kids.

CELEBRATION NEWS [51:25]

We discuss the new guests that have been announced for Celebration Chicago, including Ashley Eckstein!

OUTRO [1:02:45]

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Children of the Force #121 - Hibernation Sickness

January 29, 2019

In episode 121 we read an email, talk news, discuss the past and present of the Falcon ... and more! 

We start the episode with a very kind email from new listener and Patreon patron Bart from Belgium!

STAR WARSY STUFF [18:15]

We watched the latest episode of Resistance: The Doza Dilemma.

NEWS [20:45]

The Belgians are bringing some awesome sets to Celebration Chicago!

And Star Wars wants you to Fuel Your Force!

CANON NEWS [29:00]

Why was Han’s Falcon so messy?

JOKE [34:20]

What’s the name of Torra’s cow?

STUMP THE LUMP! [35:40]

Bart has a question for us: What’s the inspiration for Chewie?

OUTRO [40:50]

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Children of the Force #120 - It’s not true. Any of it.

January 23, 2019

This week, we're talking birthdays, Oscars, Alphabet Squadron, Celebration, jokes, tangents and more! Check out the post on our website for accompanying images and links: https://childrenoftheforce.com/2019/01/24/episode-120-its-not-true-any-of-it/
 

STAR WARSY STUFF [1:55]

Missed connection: Pizza delivery guy. BB-8 button. Going to celebration?

We also listen to a voicemail from the most elusive guest ever: Jen! 

NEWS [9:15]

We cover all of the tangentially related Oscar news, and Solo’s VFX nod.

What’s going on with John Boyega’s hands?

We discuss the upcoming Alphabet Squadron trilogy (and snicker yet again about that title) and the accompanying comic mini-series, Shadow Wing.

And who could forget about the upcoming comic series about Dok-Ondar?

We round out the news by talking about more Celebration guest announcements, including Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca!), Sam Witwer (Maul!), and more!

CANON NEWS [31:50]

Qui’ra was NOT involved with all of that tongue-removing business on Savareen! Whew!

JOKE [35:00]

How did Grand Moff Tarkin become fossilized?

Q&A COUNCIL [38:00]

If you could snap your fingers and make the Force be a real thing, would you?

STUMP THE LUMP! [43:35]

How many Praetorian Guards were there?

OUTRO [45:30]

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Children of the Force #119 - Palpateenybopper

January 15, 2019

This week we're talking Bibo, Celebration, Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan, and a whole lot more! Join us, and together we will rule the galaxy as father and son and daughter and listener...

STAR WARSY STUFF [1:20]

Liam and I finished reading the Choose Your Destiny: A Han and Chewie Adventure by Cavan Scott.

We’re pausing our chronological watch-through of the Star Wars movies. We’ll pick up in time for hyping up for Celebration.

We discuss Bibo, the first episode of the second half of the first season of the third animated Star Wars series, Resistance.

NEWS [7:20]

We discuss the announcement of voice actors coming to Star Wars Celebration Chicago: https://www.starwars.com/news/voice-actors-headed-to-star-wars-celebration-chicago. Looking forward to seeing all of them, especially Janina Gavankar.

Farewell, Force Arena.

CANON NEWS [19:00]

We read some of Claudia Grey’s short story, Master and Apprentice, which appears in From a Certain Point of View.

JOKE [31:35]

Why did the Emperor’s voice crack?

Q&A COUNCIL [32:45]

What non-Star Warsy stuff are we excited about for 2019?

OUTRO [49:40]

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Children of the Force #118 - Hello There, 2019

January 8, 2019

We're back! On episode 118, we talk about the year to come and all the greatness that awaits. 

And now we’re on Spotify! Just search for Children of the Force and there we’ll be!

STAR WARSY STUFF [5:50]

The kids got the Jedi Challenges augmented reality set for Christmas. It’s awesome.

Anna read the Attack of the Clones novelization and loved it.

NEWS [14:55]

Some Mandalorian news out there, including the announcement of composer Ludwig Göransson, confirmation of Pedro Pascal and a bunch of other actors, and a photo of a familiar-looking bounty-hunting droid. 

We then talk about all the goodness coming up in 2019. So … much … goodness.

CANON NEWS [59:05]

Ackmena is canon.

JOKE [1:01:00]

Our listener Rufus sent us this joke.

Where is the best place to shop form lightsabers?

Hint: It’s not actually Target.

Q&A COUNCIL [1:02:25]

What was your favorite Star Wars thing of 2018?

OUTRO [1:06:05]

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CotF Special Edition - The One From a Sauna

December 13, 2018

So... we recorded in a sauna because the kids liked the acoustics. It's under five minutes
long. Give me a break, it's a December without a Star Wars movie. 

SAUNA-Y STUFF [0:01]

OUT OF THE SAUNA [3:40]

May the Force be with you!

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CotF Special Edition - The “Star Wars Holiday Special” Special!

November 29, 2018

That's a whole lotta special. Join us, as we cringe our way through the Star Wars Holiday Special!

If you just wanted to do just the commentary track for now, you can watch this video right here (it contains the Special AND the commentary track!).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pBOSXdVECY

As I say in the intro, the video we watched on YouTube got pulled for some reason. I'm hoping this one doesn't, too.

May the Force be with you and happy Life Day!

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Children of the Force #117 - Life Day Is Coming

November 20, 2018

On episode 117 we're talking casting for The Mandalorian, The Phantom Menace, Hutts, lightsabers, and a whole bunch of other stuff. 

STAR WARSY STUFF [0:30]

We’ve started our annual chronological Star Wars movie watch-through, starting with The Phantom Menace, of course.

Liam and I have started reading the Han and Chewie choose-your-own-adventure book by Cavan Scott. You can buy it here: https://www.amazon.com/Star-Wars-Choose-Destiny-Adventure/dp/1368016243

NEWS [4:45]

A couple (probably) cast members have been revealed for The Mandalorian. Pedro Pascal is set to lead the show and Gina Carano is hopefully going to play a large supporting role.

Check out this patent for a new lightsaber design!

https://www.wdwinfo.com/news-stories/disney-designs-new-lightsaber-that-extends-and-retracts-just-like-the-film-versions/

Billie Lourd has great things to say about Episode IX!

R.I.P: Vader’s Shadow.

Second City is coming to Celebration! And authors!

CANON NEWS [20:30]

Some Chiss kids were Force sensitive. They had a special name. Would could it mean?

STUMP THE LUMP! [27:50]

What’s the name of Jabba’s sister in The Phantom Menace?

Q&A COUNCIL[29:30]

How much will the kids enjoy watching the Star Wars Holiday Special?

OUTRO [35:00]

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