Episode 161: Live from Pour Taproom!

On this episode, the USW team broadcasts from Pour Taproom in Santa Cruz, California, as they welcome Eve to the West Coast. We talk about recent announcements concerning The Mandalorian, whether Kylo gets his groove back, and if the latest in Star Wars animation is the gateway drug for lifelong fandom.

We also host several rounds of Star Wars trivia with taproom patrons, and share a good laugh along the way.

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Episode 160: What Are Luke Skywalker's Most Pivotable Lines of Dialogue?

More than just quotable lines of dialogue, our favorite characters also have key moments in their story when their words mark pivotable moments that powerfully shape them. This week, we begin a new series: What My Line: A Closer Look at Pivotable Character Moments. And, of course, we rightfully begin this series with Luke Skywalker!

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Episode 159: Live-Stream Themes: Which Themes Must be Part of the new Live Action Series?

On this weeks episode, Beks, Devin and Jeremy sit down and chat all the most recent news and announcements in the Star Wars universe! From Diego Luna’s huge announcement that Cassian Andor will return to more snippets on Episode IX, you won’t want to miss it! The gang also chats which themes must be a part of the new live action tv series debuting soon!

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Episode 158: Do The Fictional Female Characters In the Star Wars Galaxy Live In A More Egalitarian Society Than Women In Our Reality, Or Are Their Treatments More Parallel?

On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin, Eve and Megan sit down and chat all the latest and greatest goings-on on the Star Wars circuit! From the newly announced Cassian Andor TV series coming to Disney+ to the soon-to-be Galaxy’s Edge Millenium Falcon ride with a not-so-happily-ever-after guaranteed ending…and just does what Han Solo’s name really mean?! For this show’s closer look we discuss whether the female characters in the Star Wars universe live in a more egalitarian society than women in our reality? You won’t want to miss what each of us have to say!

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Episode 157: Who Is the Greatest Star Wars Character Created In the Disney Era?

On this weeks episode, Beks, Devin, Eve and Jeremy chat the latest and greatest in Star Wars. From the now-kaput Boba Fett movie to a recent interview with Adam Driver and more, some opinions on these topics might actually surprise you (and some may not)! For our closer look segment, the team takes a deeper dive into which character under the Disney umbrella is greatest to each one of us, respectively. You don’t want to miss our choices; be sure to let us know your thoughts on which character is YOUR favorite below!

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Episode 156: Does Killing Characters More Fully Engage the Audience?

On this week’s episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and cover the latest in Star Wars news; from Mark Hamill’s controversial tweets, episode IX box office predictions and more info on Vader’s mysterious castle on Mustafar, the gang had quite a bit to say! In our third act of the show, we take a closer look at whether or not killing essential characters either alienates or more fully engages the audience. You won’t want to miss what each of us have to say!

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Episode 155: What is the single greatest theme portrayed in Star Wars...other than ‘hope’?

On this week’s episode, Amy, Ashley, Barb and Devin cover all the latest and greatest in the Star Wars news! From the brand new behind the scenes Empire Strikes Back documentary to whether or not the Mandalorian is critical to the future of Star Wars and…was Solo the movie everyone slept on(?!), the team covers it! Our closer look topic this week is all about what we each think is or might be the single greatest theme in Star Wars, other than hope. Don’t miss it!

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Episode 154: Should Star Wars Creatives Have a Different Standard for Self-Expression?

On this week’s episode, Barb, Devin and Eve sat down to discuss all the recent news and announcements; from Kathleen Kennedy signing on for another 3 years (psst: we’re all in for KK!), Vader Immortal VR experience coming to the Oculus Quest and lastly to new set photos and show description of Jon Favreau’s live-action series ‘The Mandalorian,’ the gang covers it all. We round it all out with a closer look into each of our favorite Star Wars film’s and when/if we have to defend them, what would our reasoning behind those choices be? Listen below!

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Episode 153: What Do Human/AI Relationships In Star Wars Tell Us About Our Future?

On this week’s episode, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down and talk the latest in Star Wars news and announcements! From Bob Iger’s interview discussing the future of Star Wars films, Luke Skywalker’s last-last words as penned by Gary Whitta, and whether or not Serkis’ schedule lends a bit of truth to Snoke appearing in IX, we cover a lot of ground this week! Wrapping it up with a closer look all about human and AI relationships and what these massive leaps may mean for us – humans – as well as its connections to Star Wars droids. This is the episode you’re looking for!

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Episode 152: Which Star Wars Character Has the Most Memorable/Best On-Screen Introduction?

On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and talk all the latest and greatest news stories within the Star Wars community – including Star Wars Resistance, Kasdan Jr’s 52-behind the scenes facts about Solo: A Star Wars Story and Rian Johnson’s Last Jedi inspiration from Star Wars Rebels’ Mortis Arc! We wrap it all up with which Star Wars character was introduced the best way to each of us and what that moment ultimately meant!

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