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Celebration Stories – The Blockade Runner Podcast #220

Ryan and John recount their favorite Celebration memories from the Capri Suites Anaheim in this super short episode. We talk about meeting friends new and old, attending Mosh Eisley, our favorite panels, and more. 

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Wallet Chain Goth and Egging Simon Cowell – The Blockade Runner Podcast #217

This week’s episode features our commentary on many smaller developments and news items in the world of Star Wars including Amy Hennig’s recently announced Star Wars game, Natalie Holt composing the score for Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Ewan McGregor, Kelly Marie Tran, and Billie Lourd coming to Star Wars Celebration Anaheim.

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For You It Was Star Wars News, Updates, and Rumors; For Us It Was Tuesday – The Blockade Runner Podcast #214

We start this episode with updates on the Amidala Initiative and Disney employee walkouts before exploring Obi-Wan Kenobi news from EW and recent Darth Maul and Damon Lindelof rumors. We close the show out with our personal Star Wars Celebration plans.

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Mando Books and Star Wars Video Games – The Blockade Runner Podcast #148

Ryan and John return after a small hiatus and discuss some of the news released during our break from recording including the upcoming Mandalorian publishing program, the Star Wars: Squadrons announcement, and more info on Doctor Aphra: An Audibook Original. We close the show with a chat about the last few episodes of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian.

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Author Alex Kane Returns to Talk KOTOR, Celebration, and His Top 10 Star Wars Games – The Blockade Runner Podcast #102

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Author Alex Kane returns to the show to talk to Ryan about his Celebration 2019 coverage for StarWars.com, his top 10 Star Wars games article for Variety, the Jedi Fallen Order reveal, and some more KOTOR.

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Celebration Chicago Saturday & Sunday Rundown – The Blockade Runner Podcast #101

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John, Chris, Ryan, and Dan once again convene in our spacious Air BNB studio to discuss highlights from Saturday and Sunday at Celebration 2019. We talk books, comics, Star Wars Archives, and most importantly, the incredible Mandalorian panel.

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Rise of Skywalker Trailer Breakdown or Maybe Ian McDiarmid Playing Darth Maul In the Prequels Was The Friends We Made Along the Way – The Blockade Runner Podcast #100

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We celebrate 100 episodes at Celebration by breaking down the Rise of Skywalker trailer! Highlights include Ryan being obsessed with Palpatine cloning himself on Kamino, Ian McDiarmid playing Darth Maul in the prequels or something, and whether or not Rey is trying to slice Kylo’s TIE in half or take it for a ride.

Having done 100 episodes over the past almost four years has been a lot of fun and if you’ve followed us at all or ever listened, thank you so much!

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Celebration 2019 Day 1 – The Blockade Runner Podcast #99

BR 99 CoverDan and Chris join Ryan and John to preview Star Wars Celebration Chicago. We share our picks for panels we hope to attend day by day (use chapter links to jump to specific days) and a few favorite memories from Celebrations past.

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SWCC Preview Show – The Blockade Runner Podcast #98

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Dan and Chris join Ryan and John to preview Star Wars Celebration Chicago. We share our picks for panels we hope to attend day by day (use chapter links to jump to specific days) and a few favorite memories from Celebrations past.

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Resistance: No Escape – The Blockade Runner Podcast #96

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We kick the show off by breaking down the recent panel lottery and reservations system announcements for Star Wars Celebration before jumping into our discussion of the Resistance two-part finale, “No Escape.”

Let us know what you think about Resistance or the show in general at blockaderunnerpodcast@gmail.com or on Twitter at @blockaderun.

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