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Inside The Force: A Star Wars Podcast

A weekly Star Wars Podcast exploring the galaxy far, far away. Fueled by our love and passion for the Force, we tap into hundreds of holocrons in order to bring you the knowledge and insight of all things Star Wars. We'll discuss unique topics, analyze the news, and bring on guests to join the conversations. Join us as we go Inside The Force.

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Episode 371: Return to Coruscant
David and Hannah discuss the fourth episode of Star Wars: Andor, entitled Aldhani. For more Star Wars content visit insidetheforce.com. Join our Facebook Group, follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our YouTube Channel. If you like the show, please leave us a review and share us with your friends and family. May the Force be with You!
53:39 09/30/2022
Episode 370: The First Three
David and Hannah discuss the first three episodes of Star Wars: Andor. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
67:47 09/23/2022
Episode 369: The Big Reveals
The D23 Expo brought us some new reveals including new trailers for The Mandalorian, Andor, and Tales of the Jedi. David discusses everything that Lucasfilm announced as well as Disney+ Day, Galaxy's Edge, Rogue Squadron, and more. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
43:14 09/17/2022
Beyond the Saga - Star Wars: Lost Stars
Thane Kyrell and Ciena Ree bond over their love of flying. Enrolling at the Imperial Academy together to become fighter pilots is nothing less than a dream come true for both of them. But Thane sours on the dream when he sees firsthand the horrific tactics the Empire uses to maintain its ironclad rule. Bitter and disillusioned, Thane joins the fledgling Rebellion. Ciena must choose between her loyalty to the Empire and her love for the man she's known since childhood. David and Hannah discuss Star Wars: Lost Stars written by Claudia Gray. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
23:20 09/13/2022
Council Sessions - Who is responsible for destroying the Death Star?
Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor stole the plans to the Death Star. Leia, Luke, Han, and Chewbacca delivered the plans to the Rebel Alliance. Then Luke, using the Force, navigated the trench and destroyed the Death Star. So who's responsible for the destruction of the Death Star? It was definitely a group effort. But if you were to choose, would it be Jyn, Andor, Leia, Luke, or even someone else like Bail Organa, Mon Mothma, or Galen Erso? David and Martin attempt to answer this complex question. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
22:09 08/30/2022
Episode 368: Ready for Andor
Star Wars: Andor is just weeks away. There are familiar characters and some new ones. And, it's a time of rebellion. David offers up some past viewing options to get caught up on some of the characters and situations that are happening in the galaxy. He also talks about Obi-Wan, KOTOR, new books, and much more. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
36:46 08/26/2022
Beyond the Saga - Star Wars: Rogues and Rebels
Who is Dar Champion, and how far can Leia trust him when Han's life is on the line? What shocking lesson will Luke learn when Warba finally reveals her true self? And can Threepio seize control of his destiny and be the hero of his own story? The lives of thousands of rebels hang in the balance as our heroes grapple with their greatest doubts and challenges. David and Hannah discuss Star Wars: Rogues and Rebels, the last volume of the Star Wars series set between Episodes IV and V. They also give an overall review of the entire series including their favorite volumes. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
34:28 08/24/2022
Episode 367: The Sith Shadow
The novel, Star Wars: Shadow of the Sith, has really changed things. There is so much to talk about regarding its story, the characters, and the reveals. To do that, David brings on Hannah to discuss what is arguably the best canon novel so far. They also talk about Obi-Wan Kenobi, new comics, and much more. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
59:27 08/21/2022
Beyond the Saga - Star Wars: Rebels and Rogues
Thousands of remote probes are sent into the far reaches of space looking for the Rebel Alliance. But the rebels send out desperate, heroic missions to lead them astray. Three missions. Three objectives. What could possibly go wrong?! David and Hannah continue discussing the Star Wars comic series as it approaches the events in Episode V. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
17:18 08/17/2022
Episode 366: The Practical Way
On location or on the volume. That's the decision Lucasfilm creatives contemplate when going into production on a Disney+ series. Each has its own list of pros and cons. It seems Andor choose the practical way. David discusses his thoughts on which is better or worse. He also talks about LEGO Star Wars, Disney+ Day, Shadow of the Sith, and much more. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
51:07 08/12/2022
Dark Knowledge - Darth Vader
He is a Dark Lord of the Sith. He helped destroy the Jedi Order and bring the galaxy under the control of the Empire. Darth Vader is a complex character that continues to grow even today. So have all of these new stories changed who Vader is? What other stories are there left to tell? David and Cory talk about Darth Vader, arguably the most iconic character in Star Wars. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
46:51 08/09/2022
Episode 365: The Andor Trailer
The Full Trailer for Star Wars: Andor has landed and we're getting three episodes when it premieres on September 21st. Since there's so much to talk about with it, David brings on Hannah and Cory to break it down. They also talk about The High Republic, Light and Magic, and more. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
67:44 08/05/2022
Episode 364: The Growing Relevance
With the recent release of the novel Star Wars: Shadow of the Sith, the importance of stories outside the films and series, has grown. They are becoming essential to the holistic experience of Star Wars. David discusses this increasing relevance in publishing and whether this trend should continue. He also talks about SDCC, KOTOR, Andor, and much more. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
43:20 07/31/2022
Masters of the Order - Danny Keller - Part 2
We continue our conversation with Emmy award-winning director Danny Keller. He has over 15 years of experience directing and animating feature films, games, and TV. He's worked closely with industry giants such as James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, and George Lucas. But it's his work on Star Wars: The Clone Wars that David explores in this interview. In Part 2, we discuss the creative process of The Clone Wars, some of the episodes he directed, and his thoughts on the current Star Wars content. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
58:55 07/27/2022
Episode 363: Family Talk
Luke has just returned from Darth Vader's funeral pyre. The Ewok celebration has faded down and Leia has been contemplating the future. An excerpt from the upcoming novel, Star Wars: The Princess and the Scoundrel, follows a conversation between brother and sister during this time. David discusses details from that conversation and what he'd like to see from the Skywalker twins. He also talks about SDCC, Star Wars comics, Shadow of the Sith, and more. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
52:25 07/25/2022
Beyond the Saga - Star Wars: Brotherhood
The Clone Wars have begun. Amid the brewing chaos, Anakin Skywalker rises to the rank of Jedi Knight. Despite the mandate that Obi-Wan travel alone, Anakin's headstrong determination means nothing can stop him from crashing the party, and bringing along a promising but conflicted youngling. David and Hannah discuss Star Wars: Brotherhood, written by Mike Chen. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
36:41 07/21/2022
Masters of the Order - Danny Keller - Part 1
He has over 15 years of experience directing and animating feature films, games, and TV. He's worked closely with industry giants such as James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, and George Lucas. But it's his Emmy award-winning work on Star Wars: The Clone Wars that David explores in his interview with animation director Danny Keller. In Part 1 of this interview, we learn of Danny's journey to Lucasfilm, the companies he's worked with, and his love for that galaxy far, far away. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
63:51 07/13/2022
Episode 362: Andor Next Up
We are less than two months away from the next Star Wars series, Andor. The writers and directors have been fully revealed, and David discusses how much time the two seasons of the show will cover. He also gives more overall thoughts on the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, updates to the publication schedule, and more. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
52:01 07/08/2022
Council Sessions - Is Obi-Wan the Greastest Jedi?
After 10 years of hiding and closing himself off from the Force, Obi-Wan Kenobi has regained his strength and purpose. He has saved Leia and Luke and has defeated Vader once again. He is one of the last remaining Jedi to survive Order 66. Do these things, as well as all that he has accomplished, make him the greatest Jedi to have lived? David and Martin attempt to answer this complex question. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
39:41 07/05/2022
Beyond the Saga - Star Wars: The Scourging of Shu-Torun
Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, Han Solo, and the Rebel Alliance have suffered one of their greatest defeats. United with new allies and with a new purpose, the Rebels are ready to go back on the offensive and hit the Empire where it hurts the most. Queen Trios messed with the wrong princess of Alderaan. David and Hannah discuss Star Wars: The Scourging of Shu-Torun, the 11th volume of the Star Wars comic series. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
19:38 06/29/2022
Episode 361: An Epic Duel
The Obi-Wan Kenobi finale has come. And what a finale it was. David is here to break down Parts V and VI and discuss whether we'll see another season. He also talks about The High Republic, a Cal Kestis series, and much more. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
53:36 06/24/2022
Beyond the Saga - Star Wars: Obi-Wan and Anakin
Before their military heroism in the Clone Wars, before their tragic battle on Mustafar, they were Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and Padawan Anakin Skywalker. Teacher and student have grown closer over time, but it's been a difficult road. And things aren't about to get any easier, as they find themselves stranded on a strange world of primitive technology and deadly natives. David and Hannah discuss the comic series Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi, written by Charles Soule. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
22:33 06/14/2022
Episode 360: Into the Fortress
Obi-Wan plans a rescue mission to the heart of the Inquisitors. David discusses Part IV of Obi-Wan Kenobi. He also talks about Luke and Ahsoka's first meeting, The Acolyte, his upcoming trip to Disneyland, and more. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
42:05 06/11/2022
Beyond the Saga - Star Wars: Queen's Hope
Padmé is adjusting to being a wartime senator during the Clone Wars. Her secret husband, Anakin Skywalker, is off fighting the war and excels at being a wartime Jedi. The stakes have never been higher for the galaxy or the newly-married couple. Meanwhile, with Padmé on a secret mission, her handmaiden Sabé steps into the role of Senator Amidala. And Chancellor Palpatine hovers over it all, manipulating the players to his own ends. David and Hannah discuss Queen's Hope, written by E. K. Johnston. May the Force be with you. Support the show on Patreon. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Join our Facebook Group. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
72:52 06/08/2022
Episode 359: Saving Leia
Obi-Wan Kenobi has premiered. And David is here to talk all about the first 3 episodes. But first, Star Wars Celebration just wrapped up. He recaps all 4 days of the new reveals including teaser trailers for Andor, The Bad Batch, and Jedi: Survivor. It's a jammed-packed episode. Join our Facebook Group, follow us on Twitter, subscribe to our YouTube Channel, and share us with your friends and family.
72:52 06/03/2022
Council Sessions - Should Lucasfilm reshoot the Episode IV duel?
Obi-Wan and Vader are set to clash once again in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series. And their duel is said to be reminiscent of the prequels. If that's the case, then the duel in Episode IV could seem a little off. Should Lucasfilm consider reshooting those scenes with Ewan and Hayden? Would that make all the lightsaber battles fit together? David and Hannah discuss these complex questions and talk about whether it will be done eventually. Join our Facebook Group, follow us on Twitter, subscribe to our YouTube Channel, and share us with your friends and family.
35:46 05/26/2022
Episode 358: Kenobi Expectations
Obi-Wan Kenobi is almost upon us. We know we're going to experience the epic reunion of Ewan and Hayden as they clash once again. But who else could show up in the series? What is the main plot of the show? David discusses his expectations and predictions on what to expect. He also talks about Star Wars Celebration, the new Vanity Fair article, Shadow of the Sith, Dark Horse comics, and much more. For more Star Wars content visit insidetheforce.com. Join our Facebook Group, follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our YouTube Channel. If you like the show, please leave us a review and share us with your friends and family. May the Force be with You!
43:12 05/22/2022
Episode 357: Clones at 20
Attack of the Clones is turning 20. David reflects back to 2002 when the film was released and shares his memories. He also discusses Ahsoka, the latest Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer, Star Wars Celebration, some rumors, and much more. For more Star Wars content visit insidetheforce.com. Join our Facebook Group, follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our YouTube Channel. If you like the show, please leave us a review and share us with your friends and family. May the Force be with You!
42:23 05/15/2022
Beyond the Saga - Star Wars: The Escape
The rebels are scared and on the run. Darth Vader mercilessly hunts down the scattered band with his most dangerous servants. But for Luke, Leia, Han, and the rest of the Alliance, the fight against the evil Galactic Empire continues. They will need help from allies both old and new if they hope to save the Rebellion. David and Hannah discuss Star Wars: The Escape, the 10th volume of the Star Wars comic series. For more Star Wars content visit insidetheforce.com. Join our Facebook Group, follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our YouTube Channel. If you like the show, please leave us a review and share us with your friends and family. May the Force be with You!
15:45 05/10/2022
Dark Knowledge - Rule of Two
In order for the Sith to operate in secret and eventually get revenge on the Jedi Order, Sith Lord Darth Bane established a philosophy that only two Sith Lords could exist at any given time. A master to represent the power of the dark side of the Force, and an apprentice to crave it. Was it the best idea? Should Darth Bane have done something else? Should Palpatine have abandoned it? David and Cory discuss the Rule of Two. For more Star Wars content visit insidetheforce.com. Join our Facebook Group, follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our YouTube Channel. If you like the show, please leave us a review and share us with your friends and family. May the Force be with You!
31:30 05/04/2022