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An Elegant Trailer, But a Less Civilized Age – The Blockade Runner Podcast #213

Ryan and John open the show by discussing our continued frustration with Disney’s support for the Florida lawmakers behind the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill before spending the remainder of the episode breaking down the newly-released Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer and Entertainment Weekly coverage.

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No Ethical Vengeance Under Capitalism – The Blockade Runner Podcast #212

On this episode of The Blockade Runner Podcast, Ryan and John pay tribute to Alan Ladd Jr. before discussing the inspiring Star Wars fans that have come together to support Equality in Texas and Disney’s uninspired campaign contributions. Stick around after the outro for a bonus segment on The Batman.

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Catching Up w/ Kenobi, Video Games, and Stranger Things in Space – The Blockade Runner Podcast #211

After seven weeks of The Book of Boba Fett, Ryan and John return to discuss the EA/Respawn video game announcements, the Obi-Wan Kenobi poster and release date, and a rumored new Star Wars show for Disney+.

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The Book of Boba Fett, Chapter 7: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – The Blockade Runner Podcast #210

Taking inspiration from The Book of Boba Fett’s westerns influence, Ryan and John discuss chapter 7 through a “the good, the bad, and the ugly” framework. We spend the most time on the parts we enjoyed, but also acknowledge some of the episode’s weaker points as well as we wrap up our look at each chapter of the show.

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The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 6: “From the Desert Comes a Stranger” – The Blocakde Runner Podcast #209

Brandon Wainerdi from the fantastic Talking Bay 94 podcast joins us to break down The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 6: “From the Desert Comes a Stranger.” We discuss the many surprising character appearances, the conflict between attachment and creed, the deep fake of it all, and of course our predictions for next week’s finale.

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The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 5: Just Like That Coach Beard Episode of Ted Lasso (Only So Much Better) – The Blockade Runner Podcast #208

Ryan and John discuss the extremely exciting fifth chapter of The Book of Boba Fett.

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The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 4: “The Gathering Storm” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #207

Ryan and John cover a few quick Star Wars news stories including Dr. Aphra‘s GLAAD award, the troubling news about the development of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, and a new casting reveal for Ahsoka. They devote the rest of the show to discussing The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 4, “The Gathering Storm.”

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The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 3: “The Streets of Mos Espa” (or The Bitcoin Biker Gang) – The Blocakde Runner Podcast #206

We open this week’s episode with a quick run down of the Star Wars books and comics Ryan’s been reading before spending the rest of the episode breaking down chapter 3 of The Book of Boba Fett.

Apologies for John’s echoey audio; my mic settings were off and my normally aggressively average audio quality is lower than usual this week.

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The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 2: “The Tribes of Tatooine” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #205

We open this week’s episode by running through the recent High Republic Phase 2 announcements before spending the rest of the show gushing over how much we loved The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 2.

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Book of Boba Fett Chapter 1: “Stranger in a Strange Land” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #204

After sharing a few Star Wars-related holiday highlights, we devote the entirety of this episode to discussing our initial thoughts and impressions of “Stranger in a Strange Land,” the debut chapter of The Book of Boba Fett.

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