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Turning Points: “The Phantom Menace” vs. “The Last Jedi” – NHC: July 15, 2018

“The Last Jedi” is still inspiring heated debate and likely will for years to come. We got to thinking: has any other movie in the franchise caused this much uproar? We think the answer may be ‘yes’: “The Phantom Menace”! Both movies did not deliver the story fans expected and set the franchise on a different course. Join us as we dissect the similarities and differences between these two movies, and try to figure out just why it is that fans are so triggered by them.

“The Force Awakens” vs. “The Last Jedi” with Dark Vader of Galactic Empire: NHC – February 4, 2018

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!

“The Last Jedi” Roundtable: WTF Moments! NHC – January 21, 2018

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!

The BEST Parts of “The Last Jedi”! NHC – January 7, 2018

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!