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Our Favorite Star Wars Moments – NHC 48: October 8, 2017

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.

Moof Milker! Thrawn > Vader? Special Edition Flubs, and JJ on IX: NHC – September 24, 2017

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??

NHC – August 27, 2017: Thrawn, Yoda, Star Wars Books and Character Arcs

Hello again, Star Wars faithful! The Council decided to take a break from movie talk this time, choosing instead to focus on Star Wars books! “Star Wars: Thrawn” leads off our discussion, and then we tangent into character arcs throughout the saga. How much can a character change throughout the story before it goes from interesting to inconsistent?? As always, we have the answer.

And Porgs. Cuz #Porgs.

NHC – July 16, 2017: NHC at Lucasfilm? Worst Standalone Film Ideas and More

Konnicihiwa, Nerfherders! There’s a lot to cover this week. AJ and JT both have plans to visit Lucasfilm this year, opening dates for the Star Wars lands may point to a location for Star Wars Celebration in 2019, we review a fan’s list of possible standalone movie topics, and plenty of other hijinks. Yes, we said “hijinks”. Get off our lawn!!

NHC – July 2, 2017: The Han Solo Episode

Welcome back, Nerfherders! As much as we hate jumping on the news cycle, we – meaning *Jon* – can’t pass up the opportunity when his beloved Han Solo is in trouble! News recently broke that the directors of the as-yet-untitled Han Solo movie were fired with principal filming almost complete. Ron Howard has stepped in to direct. What does all this mean for the film? Turns out – surprise, surprise – Jon has plenty to say on the matter!

NHC – June 4, 2017: Rogue One vs. Revenge of the Sith

Hello again, Herders! We’ve got a rift among the Council, and we bring it to the table. Both ‘Revenge of the Sith’ and ‘Rogue One’ told stories with known events and endpoints – so which movie tells its story better? JT jumps to the defense of Episode 3, AJ takes up the cause for ‘Rogue One’. We get the pulse of our fellow podcasters on this topic to bring a broader perspective to the conversation.