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Children of the Force #128 - Celebration Anticipation

Children of the Force #128 - Celebration Anticipation

March 28, 2019

This week, we're talking all about Celebration and a whole bunch more! 

STAR WARSY STUFF [9:10]

We’re hopping back on the Star Wars watch-through train! ROTJ, TFA, and TLJ are on the list for sure. And maybe Battlefront II cut-scenes?

Anna and Al have started reading Queen’s Shadow. It’s great.

NEWS [12:25]

Black Spire has a cover!

Is Taika Waititi playing an assassin droid? Maybe.

Master and Apprentice and Queen’s Shadow Celebration exclusive covers have been revealed! 

CANON NEWS [21:50]

Our mild spoiler canon news comes from Queen’s Shadow. 

JOKE [26:40]

What did Anakin say when he found his lost Naboo credit chip with an image of Padmé  on it. 

Q&A COUNCIL [28:35]

Now that we have more info about Celebration, what are we looking forward to most?
Who would we want to run into the most?

CELEBRATION NEWS [41:10]

Hayden!

We’ve decided on our autographs: Peter Mayhew, Joonas Suotamo, and Janina Gavankar!

I run down how the lottery and reservation system works. We’re super happy about it.

SHOUTOUTS [1:05:00]

Liam shouts out to Fred and Blaine, friends of his who recently started listening to the show at episode #0.

OUTRO [1:07:50]

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Children of the Force #127 - Full-Sized Mediocrity

Children of the Force #127 - Full-Sized Mediocrity

March 20, 2019

We're back with a full(er)-sized episode! From Resistance to Galaxy's Edge to Celebration and a bunch of places in between ... it's no moon, it's a big ol' episode of Children of the Force! 

STAR WARSY STUFF [2:00]

I started reading the great Queen’s Shadow by E.K. Johnston.

Isaiah left us a voicemail!

A Neimoidian correction.

We watched the season finale of Resistance. No spoilers here, but it was pretty darn good!

We also talk about Star Wars Creature Madness!

NEWS[12:20]

We don’t have a title. And that’s OK.

Galaxy’s Edge looks amazing! Check out Nerdist and Entertainment Weekly for photos and more!

Q&A COUNCIL[33:45]

Michal sends the response to her question about what story change we could make if we could. Her thoughts dwell on Padmé, as well. And we read her fantastic email all about Padmé surviving.

Then we talk about Amy’s great fan ficlet about Padmé. Check it out here: https://twitter.com/AmyWishman/status/1101616417391165441

CELEBRATION NEWS [45:00]

We cover all of the panels and guests that have been announced in the last few weeks.

STUMP THE LUMP [1:03:35]

From Evan: What’s the name of the species who built Jabba’s palace?

OUTRO [1:09:20]

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Children of the Force #126 - Introducing Emma! - Return of the Mini-Cast

Children of the Force #126 - Introducing Emma! - Return of the Mini-Cast

March 16, 2019

It's the Return of the Mini-Cast! We haven't had one of these since May, 2016! 

This time around, three year old Emma makes her triumphant debut on the show! We talk about lightsabers, stormtroopers, and that time she watched Star Wars way back when she was fifteen years old. 

It's a fun little episode. Enjoy! 

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Children of the Force #125 - Science Museum of MN’s Star Wars Day!

Children of the Force #125 - Science Museum of MN’s Star Wars Day!

February 26, 2019

It’s our Science Museum of Minnesota Star Wars day special! We interviewed a ton of Star Wars fans of every age. It was a busy day! Check out our website to see photos from the day: http://childrenoftheforce.com/2019/02/27/episode-125-science-museum-of-mns-star-wars-day/

We talked to (let me know if I misspelled your name!):

Maxwell - 4:05

Mason and Miles - 6:20

Ella - 7:50

Evan and Caleb - 9:22

Chris - 12:07

Grant - 17:08

Ethan - 20:05

Addie - 21:33

Theodore and Landon - 23:55

Kohyn - 26:25

Tim - 27:30

Aaron - 28:33

Vinnie - 32:00

Brock - 32:50

Cale - 33:50

Matias and Oliver - 34:55

Noah - 39:30

Levi - 44:25

Evan - 48:42

Wyatt - 52:58

George - 56:03

Luella - 58:46

Tom - 1:02:38

Chloe - 1:13:15

Dylan - 1:15:03

Ira - 1:19:30

RECAP AND THANK YOUS [1:22:05]

Thanks to everyone for coming on the show! Thanks to Jenn from the 501st for organizing all of us. And thanks to the Science Museum of Minnesota for putting on such an awesome event. 

OUTRO [1:32:00]

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

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

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]

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Children of the Force #122 - Past the First Marker

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

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.

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

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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