Defragmenting Droids: C3P0 with Amy Wishman Nalan

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould), in our segment “Defragmenting Droids” our look at the wonder Droids of the Star Wars Universe. This month we are covering Droids! Today we have Amy Wishman Nalan (@amywishman) to talk about C3P0 (See-Threepio) the history, creation, and metaphoric meaning he has.

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The droid noises in this episode are the property of Lucasfilm/Skywalker Sound and Disney, and are being used under Fair Use for comparative purposes. Thank you Lucasfilm/Skywalker Sound and Disney for creating such wonderful IP that we can talk about it forever.

Our Intro and Exit Music is Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst 1914-1916 (Public Domain). Performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band Recorded 1998. This file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain. http://www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil/recordings/frontiers.asp

Interview with Marc Sumerak (Droidography)

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) for an in-depth conversation on Droid with the author of the Droidography, Marc Sumerak (@msumerak).

On Marc:

Sumerak continues to write comics, informational guides, promotional material, video games, and more for some of pop culture’s most recognizable franchises — including STAR WARS, HARRY POTTER, FIREFLY and more! He also provides script critiques and serves as a mentor for Comics Experience

On Droidography:

Droidography is the ultimate in-universe guide to these lovable characters with insider info on their function and role in the Star Wars universe.

Covering every known model of droid, including free-rolling astromechs, protocol units, KX-series security models, and even bounty hunter droids, the book is filled with fascinating facts and insights that show just how crucial droids are to every faction in the galaxy, from the Rebellion to the First Order.

With thrilling original illustrations and amazing special features including lift-the-flaps, textures, and more, Star Wars: Droidography is guaranteed to thrill the saga’s legions of young fans.

Marc’s:

Webpage: http://sumerak.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sumerakfanpage/

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Website: Whattheforce.ca

Our Intro and Exit Music is Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst 1914-1916 (Public Domain). Performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band Recorded 1998. This file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain. http://www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil/recordings/frontiers.asp

 

Announcement & The Droid Rules of Star Wars

Special Announcement for the Month of November 2018. After the Announcement is the audio version of a Special Visual Podcast Available here: https://youtu.be/7NVW12pgxAU

November is Dedicated to Droids at “What the Force?”!

Nov 5: On Droidography w/ @msumerak

Nov 12: C3P0 Deep Dive w/ @AmyWishman

Nov 19: Droid Rights w/ @swarzseawalker

Nov 26: Droid Builders w/ @skullflare

Music used under Creative Commons, Copyright: Lobo Loco 2017-11-18 http://freemusicarchive.org/

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lobo_Loco/DREAM_OF_LIGHTNING/Steady_Leave_ID_741

Interview with Amy Ratcliffe – Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould), and Amy Ratcliffe (@Amy_geek) the author of Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy (Published by Chronicle Books). We discuss the book, the art, and the importance of this book for the fandom.

About Amy:

Amy Ratcliffe is the managing editor of Nerdist and a contributor to StarWars.com, and has written
for outlets such as Star Wars Insider and IGN. She’s a host at Star Wars Celebration and cohosts the
Lattes with Leia podcast. When she’s not visiting a galaxy far, far away, she lives in Los Angeles.

About the Book:

The women of the Star Wars galaxy drive its stories and saga forward at every level. This beautifully illustrated, fully authorized book profiles 75 fascinating female characters from across films, fiction, comics, animation, and games. Featuring Leia Organa, Rey, Ahsoka Tano, Iden Versio, Jyn Erso, Rose Tico, Maz Kanata, and many more, each character is explored through key story beats, fresh insights, and behind-the-scenes details by author Amy Ratcliffe. Also showcasing more than 100 all-new illustrations by a dynamic range of female and non-binary artists― with some characters illustrated for the first time.

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Our Intro and Exit Music is Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst 1914-1916 (Public Domain). Performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band Recorded 1998. This file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain. http://www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil/recordings/frontiers.asp

What the Fandom: Disneybounding & Star Wars Fashion

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) for our segment ‘What the Fandom’ talk with Shannon McCarter (@McCarterShanon) of Network 1901 Podcast to talk about Disneybounding & Star Wars Fashion with extra commentary on Pockets in women’s fashion.

Facts about Shannon:

Awesome Links:

The Disneybound: http://disneybound.co/

Her Universe: https://www.heruniverse.com/

Musterbrand: https://www.musterbrand.com/

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Website: Whattheforce.ca

Our Intro and Exit Music is Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst 1914-1916 (Public Domain). Performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band Recorded 1998. This file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain. http://www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil/recordings/frontiers.asp

 

Discussion: Star Wars Resistance Season 1 Premiere

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould), and co-hosts Liam Rathgeber (@Liamrathgeber), and James Dalton (Skull’s Armory and @skullflare) with our Discussion of the new animated Star Wars Resistance.

We will come back regularly to discuss how the show is progressing and interesting things we see. We about the historical parallels to Chuck  Yaeger, the Fighter pilots of WW1/2, and drag/racer culture.

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Our Intro and Exit Music is Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst 1914-1916 (Public Domain). Performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band Recorded 1998. This file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain. http://www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil/recordings/frontiers.asp

Power of Myth & Symbolism: Legends of Luke Skywalker Revisited

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and co-host Ty Black (@black_Tym and Wit & Folly on YouTube) in our segment “The Power of Myth & Symbolism” in Star Wars. Today we revisit the amazing Legends of Luke Skywalker novel by Ken Liu (@kyliu99). We dig into the symbolism and metaphor we see especially the redemption themes and what we think it means for the larger canon. This is a Full Spoilers conversation.

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Our Intro and Exit Music is Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst 1914-1916 (Public Domain). Performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band Recorded 1998. This file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain. http://www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil/recordings/frontiers.asp

 

Meta Music: Solo A Star Wars Story

Join Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) as we explore the Music of Star Wars in our new segment Meta Music with Christy Carew (@Christy_Carew). We will explore everything from how it’s done to perhaps what it means.

Christy is a composer working in Hollywood and is a huge John Williams fan. She has been chosen as a composer fellow for the 2018 Sundance Institute Film Music Lab that took place this summer up at Skywalker Sound. She is also composing the music for the upcoming six-part documentary series about women in the Star Wars fandom, Looking for Leia. She is also an amazing Keyboard warrior on Tumblr. Check out her music and Meta’s at http://www.christycarew.com

In this episode we talk through the Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack composed by John Williams and John Powell. 

  • Discussion on the Solo Score John Williams/John Powell
  • The Adventures of Young Han Solo
  • The comparison of Ben and Han Solo musically
  • The Cloud Riders / Ancestral power connection to the Mask
  • The Source music – “Chicken in the Pot” What do those lyrics mean?
  • L3 and the Falcon
  • That Love theme “Lando’s Closet” (A bit on what this could mean Reylo wise)

Clip Break Down:

*** The use of Star Wars music in this episode is for educational/commentary purposes under “Fair Use” Copyright.***

  • John Williams Star Wars Death Star Theme “Imperial Theme” (From Star Wars Empire Strikes Back Soundtrack)
  • John Williams “The Adventures of Han” (From Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack)
  • John Powell “Marauders Arrive” (From Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack)
  • John Powell “L3 & Millennium Falcon” (From Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack)
  • John Powell “Lando’s Theme” (From Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack)
  • John Williams “Peace and Purpose” (From Star Wars The Last Jedi Sountrack)
  • John Powell “Meet Han” (From Solo A Star Wars Story Soundtrack)

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Intro and Exit music is from Phedre’s Theme, Orchestral Music by Christy Carew with full permission for use by Christy Carew (http://www.christycarew.com).

Discussion: Rogue One the Movie

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould), and co-hosts Liam Rathgeber (@Liamrathgeber), and James Dalton (Skull’s Armory and @skullflare) with our Discussion of Rogue One! Available now on Digital, DVD, Ultra 4K, and Blu Ray.

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Our Intro and Exit Music is Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst 1914-1916 (Public Domain). Performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band Recorded 1998. This file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain. http://www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil/recordings/frontiers.asp

What the Fandom: Fan ART with BB_KATE_ART

Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) for our segment ‘What the Fandom’ talk with Kate (@BB_KATE_ART) about her wonderful, hilarious and head-canon Art.

Awesome Links:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bb_kate_art
Art Only: https://twitter.com/bb_kate_art2

Curlers: https://twitter.com/bb_kate_art/status/1017050146679320577

Marie-Claire’s Favorite: https://twitter.com/bb_kate_art/status/1013545258032877569

MEMEs: https://twitter.com/bb_kate_art/status/1007644756283801600

Twitter: @WTForceshow

Website: Whattheforce.ca

Our Intro and Exit Music is Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst 1914-1916 (Public Domain). Performed by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band Recorded 1998. This file is a work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain. http://www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil/recordings/frontiers.asp