Episode #35 – Some Weird Thing

It’s episode 35 of Children of the Force!

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STAR WARSY STUFF [0:35]

Anna has branched out into Harry Potter podcasting. She’s working on a podcast called Platform 9 ¾ News with a couple friends. The first episode isn’t up yet, but there’s a website (https://platform934news.wordpress.com), which is a great first step!

We continue our enthralling discussion on elevators and we reference the Wookieepedia entry on elevators, which you can find here: http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Turbolift

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Liam acquired a new action figure; this Shock Trooper with 13 points of articulation! We wish every action figure was this awesome.

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We continue our read-through of the Marysue’s “Resistance, Caring and “Mask”ulinity: The Feminist Message of the Dude’s in the Force Awakens.” by Kate Bennion. This week, we discuss Finn and how he’s emotionally honest, caring and respectful.

NEWS [20:40]

Free Comic Book Day approaches! http://www.freecomicbookday.com/

Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) released a great video of them reacting to fans’ reactions to the Rogue One trailer. Check it out:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeEU61EIgzk

Oscar Isaac gave an interview to the LA Times that gave us some interesting tidbits about Episode VIII. The kids are scared at how different VIII sounds like it might be. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/herocomplex/la-et-hc-oscar-isaac-on-star-wars-episode-viii-20160417-story.html

CANON NEWS [29:30]

Kylo Ren isn’t a Sith. Also, Snoke has decreed that no one can every say Kylo’s real name. Weird, right?

JOKE [34:45]

Where’s the best planet to get burritos and enchiladas?

Q&A COUNCIL [37:30]

What weird thing would you choose for Rian Johnson to do in Episode VIII?

STUMP THE LUMP! [45:35]

I ask the kids again this week.

Q. What is the name of the bird we see on Jakku as Rey is driving into Niima Outpost?

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Q. What is the name of the red-clad pirate in Maz Kanata’s castle who Finn is going to leave Takodana with?

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LISTENER MAILBAG [48:20]

Nick from London laments the loss of some of the EU and asks us what we think about the whole thing. It gets emotional. But not for the reasons you’d assume.

OUTRO [1:01:30]

Thanks for listening! Send us a voicemail or email us at forcechildren@gmail.com if you want to take part in the discussion or just give us some feedback. Thanks!

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