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Mando Ch. 11: “The Heiress” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #158

Ryan and John discuss Mandalorian Chapter 11’s best moments and biggest reveals plus the eventual destination for The Child.

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Mando Ch. 10 – “The Passenger” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #157

This episode featuers a detailed look at The Mandalorian Chapter 10 – “The Passenger” before wrapping up with short segments on Mando Mondays #2, the full trailer for the Lego Star Wars Holiday special, and Celebration 2020 merchandise.

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Mando Ch. 9 “The Marshall” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #156

The Mandalorian season two is here and we dig into its premiere episode, “The Marshall,” in today’s episode. We celebrate our favorite elements, speculate about where the story will head from here, and consider the pros and cons of returning to characters from the past.

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Monday Night Mando – The Blockade Runner Podcast #155

Ryan and John share their immediate reactions to the Monday Night Football Mandalorian Season 2 “Special Look” trailer before highlighting a few of their favorite reveals from Pablo Hidalgo’s new Star Wars: Fascinating Facts book.

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Squadrons Impressions and Holiday Porgs – The Blockade Runner Podcast #154

Both Ryan and John have been playing Star Wars: Squadrons. We spend the first half of the show sharing initial impressions before reviewing Hasbro’s recent PulseCon announcements including the HasLab, Black Series, and Vintage Collection reveals. Oh yeah, and outrageous candy cane colorway stormtroopers and holiday porgs.

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Lenticular Dooku! – The Blockade Runner Podcast #150

BR 150 CoverRyan and John discuss the next Star Wars film being pushed to 2023, the upcoming LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special, and the wonders of stumbling across a ton of TPM and AOTC merch at an amazing Denver comic book store.

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Dr. Aphra’s Adventure Hour (featuring The Bad Batch, Solo Speculation, and Hasbro Toy Reveals) – The Blockade Runner Podcast #149

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Ryan and John discuss The Bad Batch announcement, some light speculation regarding what we’d like to see in future Solo-related projects, the latest Hasbro toy reveals, and Ryan’s initial impressions of the Dr. Aphra audio drama.

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Revisiting the Final TROS Trailer Plus Kylo and the Knights of Ren – The Blockade Runner Podcast #128

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This week’s episode features some lingering questions re: the final TROS trailer. We also ponder the soliciation for Marvel’s Kylo Ren #2 and how it may require us to reconsider what we thought we knew about Ben Solo’s fall and the birth of Kylo Ren. We conclude the show with a few minutes on the toy reveals coming out of Comic Con Paris and the upcoming Doctor Aphra #1 and Darth Vader #1.

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Where’s Rose?, NYCC, and Kevin Feige and the Future of Star Wars Films – The Blockade Runner Podcast #125

BR 125 CoverThis episode features the second half of our conversation last week (too big to be contained in just one show!). We begin by discussing the lack of Rose Tico in TROS products and promotion before looking at the publishing announcements from NYCC 2019. We wrap the show up with some talk of the Kevin Feige news and what it may mean for the future of the Star Wars films.

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Where’s Rose?

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Triple Force Friday Recap Special – The Blockade Runner Podcast #124

BR 124 CoverThis episode features the first portion of a lengthy discussion we recorded this week that got a little bit away from us in terms of length, so we’re splitting it into two episodes. This first one features our Triple Force Friday recap including our experiences going out looking for product, our impression of the merchandise we found, and some of the problems we see with quality, promotion, and distribution.

We’ll be back later in the week with the rest of our chat covering #Where’sRose, Kevin Feige’s announced Star Wars movie, and the Star Wars book announcements from NYCC 2019.

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