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#PollMondays: Which of these sf/f characters would win in a free-for-all fight?

31 Jul

It’s time for another poll! This week, we’ve decided to make your life hell by forcing you to choose the character you think would most likely win in a fight. Imagine, if you will, that we stuck all of these folks in a cage match. Who would win? Why?

Take the poll, and leave a comment!

#52. Rogue One (2016) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

25 Dec

Rebels, galactic empires, and star wars, oh my! In this very special Christmas episode of the show, we review the newest addition to the Star Wars universe:  Gareth Edward’s Rogue One. We explore the film’s themes, its contributions to the universe, some criticisms, and much more!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

#48. Rogue One (The Olympics Trailer) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

13 Aug

AT-ATs, Donnie Yen, and Star Wars awesomeness, oh my!  In this very special, very sudden episode, Mike, Rachael, and Shaun discuss the second trailer for Star Wars:  Rogue One.  We squee, we babble about predictions, and we generally have a joyful time discussing this very exciting upcoming movie!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

#03. The Last Command — Thrawn and On and On (A Star Wars Literary Podcast)

1 Jul

The trilogy ends, but the saga lives forever!  In our third episode, Kate, Rachael, and Shaun conclude the Thrawn Trilogy with a discussion of Timothy Zahn’s The Last Command and a side discussion about the origins of Rey and Rogue One (our hopes and our fears).  We discuss the politics of the narrative, explore the development of the characters, new and old, examine the politics and underlying meanings in the trilogy as a whole, the number of Ewoks found on Endor, and so much more!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Now for a poll!  If you want to help us pick the next book or series to read in the Star Wars Legends/Expanded Universe, vote on the poll below (future polls for the New Canon/Expanded Universe will also go live in the future).  Hooray for choices!

Want to suggest a book?  Think we should add a feature?  Send us an email at skiffyandfanty[at]gmail[dot]com!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

#02. Dark Force Rising — Thrawn and On and On (A Star Wars Literary Podcast)

4 May

Our journey through the Star Wars Expanded Universe continues!  In our second episode, Rachael Acks, Kate Sherrod, and Shaun Duke discuss Timothy Zahn’s Dark Force Rising, the second book in the Thrawn Trilogy.  Also included:  we discuss the trailer for Rogue One and the reactions by certain fans — much ranting ensued!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Since this is our second episode, we hope you’ll take a moment to tell us what you think.  Want to suggest a book?  Think we should add a feature?  Send us an email at skiffyandfanty[at]gmail[dot]com!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

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