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Not Enough Wreck Punk Talk – The Blockade Runner Podcast #189

This episode features our full discussion (including spoilers) of Cavan Scott’s The Rising Storm, our look at The Bad Batch episode 12 “Rescue on Ryloth,” and a few recent news stories.

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Visions of Blue Cheeto Lightning – The Blockade Runner Podcast #188

Ryan is back from Batuu so he takes us through his experience at Galaxy’s Edge. We also have the same conversation about the toy industry we do everytime Hasbro announces new products, share our excitement for the recently announced Visions: Ronin novel, and of course break down Bad Batch episode 11, “Devil’s Deal.”

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My Trip to Galaxy’s Edge (the pictures)

I had originally planned to visit Galaxy’s Edge in March 2020, but, well, March 2020 happened. I finally made it to Batuu this week and naturally, I took some pictures.

It’s weird to think of theme park photos as “spoilers,” but in this case they may be. To me, the best part of Galaxy’s Edge was the feeling of discovery, that *you* are exploring an authentic Star Wars locale. If you feel like my photos could potentially take away some of that magic for you, feel free to peace out. Thanks for reading this far! But if that’s not an issue for you, here are a bunch of pictures I took.

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Star Wars: Visions Revealed – The Blockade Runner Podcast #187

The Star Wars: Visions reveal is here and we’re super excited! We also get into the new High Republic book releases from last week and the latest episode of The Bad Batch. Finally Ryan updates us on The War of the Bounty Hunters and his upcoming trip to Batuu.

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From Downward Dog to Win The War

We’re back after a one week break with a look at recent Star Wars news including interviews with Leslye Headland on The Acolyte and Emilia Clarke on further developing Qi’ra, plus the return of IDW’s Vader’s Castle series. From there we dig into the last two Bad Batch episodes, “Reunion” and “Bounty Lost.”

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Andor Actors, Hasbro Toys, Bad Batches, Pewter Droids – The Blockade Runner Podcast #185

This week’s episode features a look at recent Andor casting rumors, new toy reveals from Hasbro, Ryan’s impressions of the Jedi: Fallen Order next-gen update, and The Bad Batch episode 7, “Battle Scars.” That sounds like a lot, but it’s really just a prelude to the triumphant return of precious metal pewter and its grip on the Star Wars collecting community.

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Returning Characters, Future Films, and Bad Batches – The Blockade Runner Podcast #184

This week’s episode features our takes on the upcoming Kevin Fiege/Michael Waldron Star Wars film and that big character return in the comics, a discussion of which Star Wars film to start with with someone who’s never seen a Star War, and our look at Bad Batch episode 5, “Decomissioned.”

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J.J. Abram’s Reflects on the Sequel Trilogy – The Blockade Runner Podcast #183

This week’s show kicks off with some chat about our recent Star Wars purchases and the latest High Republic announcements before we dig into J.J. Abrams’s reflection on the process of writing the sequel trilogy and our look at Bad Batch episode #5, “Rampage.”

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Binks 182 – The Blockade Runner Podcast #182

We spend the first 15 minutes of the show discussing the nebulous connections between Blink 182 (a band we love) and Star Wars before discussing Dave Filoni’s (not) new role at LFL, the status of Rangers of the New Republic, and the fourth episode of The Bad Batch.

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