Wilkommen, Nerfherders! Are you enjoying our new theme music? Of course you are. The band who recorded it, Galactic Empire, is about to kick off a new tour. We get Dark Vader on the show to talk about hitting the road with Mac Sabbath, recording their upcoming album, and our main topic for this week: comparing “The Last Jedi” to its predecessor, “The Force Awakens”. Two very different movies, two very different approaches, two very different fan reactions. Which comes out on top? Well, that depends on how you approach the topic!
Welcome back, Herd faithful! We wrap up our coverage of ‘The Last Jedi’ on this episode in grand fashion: with a podcaster roundtable! The hosts of Less Than 12 Parsecs and The Blockade Runner join us to discuss the more puzzling aspects of the movie. We talk about all the good stuff: Force ghosts, Resistance bombers, Carrie Poppins, scary Force holes, and more!
Happy New Year, Herder faithful! We’ve got more coverage of “The Last Jedi” for you this week, and we’re just being super positive this time around. There are tons of haters out there, ready and willing to tell you everything wrong with the movie – but not us! We’re all about positivity on this show, so we’re strictly talking about the GOOD points of “The Last Jedi”. There’s plenty to dive into here, because there’s SO much this movie did right. Join us as we put some positive vibes out there in the universe!
‘The Last Jedi’ Fan Theories, Battlefront 2 Updates, and Star Wars Bar Trivia – NHC: December 3, 2017
Can you feel it, Nerfherders?? We’re less than 2 weeks away from the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”! The Council takes a look at some popular fan theories regarding the upcoming film. Also in this episode, we talk about potential fallout from the Battlefront 2 “pay to win” debacle, and quiz ourselves with a bit of Star Wars bar trivia!
Star Wars Battlefront 2: First Impressions, Pay for Play, and ‘Inferno Squad’ Review! New Trilogy Speculation! – NHC: November 19, 2017
We just can’t help it, we’re geeked out Battlefront 2! This episode is big on gaming: the Council discusses the new video game in depth. Is it worth the price? What about the controversial “pay to win” mechanic? How has the gameplay changed from the original? JT also gives his review of the tie-in book, “Inferno Squad” by Christie Golden.
It’s our 50th episode! We’ve got our buddy Nick Ammons joining us on this one, sparring with JT about most topics. It’s no secret The Force Awakens is down the list of JT’s favorite Star Wars movies, Nick says it’s better than the vaunted Rogue One. We also dig into prequel fandom, Rebels, soundtracks and more!
Rebels Reactions, The Last Jedi Trailer, and Battlefront 2 Story Mode Details! NHC – October 22, 2017
The march towards The Last Jedi continues, Nerfherders! On this episode, we cover the 3 biggest titles going in Star Wars right now – and one very short, underwhelming one. (Ahem, Solo.) 😒
Allo, Nerfherders! As the Council gears up for a new The Last Jedi trailer on Monday night, we take a moment to look back on our favorite moments from the franchise so far. There are some sentimental favorites, some groundbreaking scenes, and no named characters were killed in the making of this episode.
Happy Autumn, Nerfherders! We’ve got a special guest on the show this week: Dan from the Discography Discussion podcast! Amazingly enough, his first exposure to Star Wars came by way of the now-Legends book The Last Command on audio cassette – meaning the original trilogy
Force(d) Friday? Episode Nein for Colin Trevorrow! $800 Millennium Falcon Revealed! NHC: September 10, 2017
Ciao, Herders! Force Friday 2 turned out to be a debacle for your intrepid Council members, and we recount the events on this episode. But first, we can’t help but pontificate on the meaning of Colin Trevorrow’s exit as director of Episode 9. What’s so hard about getting along with Kathleen Kennedy anyway??