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Mike Comite & Jacob Tender
A Star Wars Podcast hosted by Mike Comite and Jacob Tender. Listen as they discuss the films, books, and merchandise that make up the Star Wars universe.
Jan 16, 2021
39: The Empire Is Using Azure Now
In the thirty-ninth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob discuss the conclusion of The Mandalorian season 2. Show Notes: * The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special (Trailer) | LEGO on YouTube * Jake’s ‘Making of Alien’ list | Letterboxd * Animated Duel of the Fates | Mr. Sunday on YouTube * Being Boba Fett: Temuera Morrison Discusses ‘The Mandalorian’ | NYT * What The Mandalorian Chapter 15 owes to Star Wars Battlefront 2 | Polygon * Operation: Cinder | Wookieepedia * Never before seen ESB footage | YouTube * Disney+ announcement of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian, season 2 * Marvel Star Wars: Darth Vader (2020) #8 cover reveal * The Return of Fennec Shand | StarWars.com * Jeremy Bulloch, Boba Fett in the OT, dies at 75 | NYT * The Book of Boba Fett will launch in December 2021 | Deadline * The Book of Boba Fett logo and details | Twitter * Dank Farrik: Star Wars curse words explained | ScreenRant * Maclunkey meaning explained | ScreenRant * Why The Mandalorian Can't Give Bo-Katan The Darksaber | ScreenRant * Vader and Luke’s mirrored appearances
2 hr 36 min
Dec 21, 2020
38: If You Search For Bothans, You Can Find Them
In the thirty-eighth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike Jacob, and special guest Bobby Darling discuss the deluge of announcements from Disney Investor Day 2020. Show Notes: * Future Lucasfilm Projects Revealed | StarWars.com * Disney announces 10 Star Wars series for Disney+ * List of Upcoming Star Wars movies and TV shows we know about * Some fake Kenobi trailers. * Diego Luna wants to touch Jabba * Really badly * Potential High Republic-era animated series * Taika Waititi | IMDb * Top Grossing Films Directed by Women * Bobby’s thread on bad movies, many of which star Hayden Christensen * Follow Bobby on Twitter * Listen to American Fail wherever you stream music
2 hr 1 min
Dec 13, 2020
37: It's What The Sarlacc Swallows
In the thirty-seventh episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob watch The Mandalorian, chapters 12-14. Show Notes: * The Mandalorian on Disney+ * IMDb * Wikipedia * The Mandalorian Has Raised Some New Questions About Its Star Wars Timeline | io9 * The Mandalorian: Rosario Dawson (and Dave Filoni) Tell All About Ahsoka Tano | Vanity Fair * Mandalorian Character Designer Confirms Why Ahsoka’s Head Tails Are Short | Screen Rant * Who is Ahsoka Tano? Her complete story so far | Star Wars Explained on YouTube * Grogu at the Jedi Temple in Revenge of the Sith on YouTube * Existential Troopers | Auralnauts on YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
2 hr 40 min
Dec 9, 2020
36: Sedimentary Layers of Progress
In the thirty-sixth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob read and compare writer/director Colin Trevorrow's unused script for Duel of the Fates with 2019's film Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker. Show Notes: * Colin Trevorrow fired from Episode 9 * Duel of the Fates script leaks | Esquire * Colin Trevorrow | IMDb * Derek Connolly | IMDb * Robert Meyer Burnett reviews the script * Gallery of concept art for Duel of the Fates * Star Wars | Real Scale in 3D on YouTube * John Boyega discusses race with Kathleen Kennedy * Daisy Ridley Allegedly Cried After Trevorrow Told Her Rey's Fate * Rey and Emperor Palpatine's fighting style compared on YouTube * StupendousWave calling Rey's Heritage in January 2016 on YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
2 hr 21 min
Nov 19, 2020
35: Have You Ever Seen A Female Quarren Eat?
In the thirty-fifth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob follow along with The Mandalorian season 2, episodes 1-3 (chapters 9-11). Show Notes: * The origins of the Episode IV Krayt Dragon skeleton * Useless machines in action * The Razorcrest's commode * Notice the handrails and stirrups. * The Mandalorian's latest episode recasts Star Wars’ heroes in new light | The Verge * Phil Szostak on Twitter * The Mandalorian on Disney+ * IMDb * Wikipedia * Follow the show! * iTunes * Breaker * YouTube
1 hr 58 min
Mar 20, 2020
34: Be Careful, He Killed His Father
In the thirty-fourth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob explore the forthcoming era of Star Wars storytelling, The High Republic. Show Notes: * The High Republic * Lucasfilm announcement | starwars.com * Notes and artwork from the announcement | starwars.com * Follow the show! * iTunes * Breaker * YouTube
1 hr 6 min
Jan 5, 2020
33: Take One and Pass It Down
In the thirty-third episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob embark on their final examination of the Skywalker saga. Show Notes: * The Rise Of Skywalker * How The Rise Of Skywalker Failed Rose Tico | Nerdist * An Oral History of Carrie Fisher in TROS | Vanity Fair * The Rise of Skywalker and the Sidelining of Finn | SW Rep Matters * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Jun 30, 2019
32: Twice Fried
In the thirty-second episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob track the logic and LEGO of Maggie, a little girl who puts a spin on the age old question: Who is the strongest (or weakest) Sith? Show Notes: * Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Apr 16, 2019
31: Roll It... Again
In the thirty-first episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob emerge for some post-panel exhilaration and discuss the teaser trailer we saw for Episode IX: The Rise Of Skywalker. Show Notes: * The Rise Of Skywalker teaser trailer * YouTube * 13 Things We Learned From The Panel | starwars.com * Celebration * Massive Star Wars mural * Disney+ * Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
1 hr 13 min
Dec 19, 2018
30: He Likes To Disrobe On Camera
In the thirtieth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob are joined by a special guest to discuss the various parkas, coats, and jackets of the Star Wars universe with a focus on Han Solo’s various looks in The Force Awakens. Show Notes: * Follow-up * Jacob and Mike started a new weekly show! * Follow Podchasm on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, and Breaker. * Han Solo’s Parka * Columbia’s Star Wars Jacket sale page * 2018’s Empire Crew Jacket * 2017’s Empire Cast Jackets * 2016’s Rogue One Jackets * Zippers In Star Wars (Reddit) * Buttons In Star Wars w/ Diego Luna (YouTube) * Peter Cushing’s slippers * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Jun 4, 2018
29: Totally Fine To Shower At The Same Time
In the twenty-ninth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob discuss Solo: A Star Wars Story. It was a true departure for the guys: Mike didn't see the movie at Jordan's Furniture; Jacob didn't see it twice on opening night. * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
1 hr 44 min
Apr 2, 2018
28: Sail Barge Or Die
In the twenty-eighth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob check out Hasbro's new HasLab crowdsourcing endeavor which currently features the first ever toy representation of Jabba's Sail Barge, The Khetanna. Show Notes: * Hasbro’s HasLab and Jabba’s Sail Barge * HasLab - Hasbro's Crowdsourcing Platform For Dream Products * Haslab Jabba's Sail Barge - Michael UNPLUGGED (YouTube) * Hasbro will build Jabba’s sail barge, but only if 5,000 people want one - Polygon * Hasbro Star Wars The Vintage Collection Jabba's Sail Barge (The Khetanna) | eBay * Mattycollector Voltron 23" Inch Epic Voltron Review - YouTube * Barge book sneak peek (PDF) * New Yak Face Figure * Old Yak Face Figure * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Mar 19, 2018
27: Young, Dumb, and Rebel Scum
In the twenty-seventh episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob take a "quick" look at the Han Solo teasers aired during the Super Bowl. Show Notes: * Solo: A Star Wars Story * Teaser trailers (extended look) * Rebellious Landino by Bantha Fodder * "L-A-N-D-O" by Demi Adejuyigbe * Who is Thandie Newton Playing in the Han Solo Movie? * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
1 hr 13 min
Dec 28, 2017
26: Things That I Buy: A Holiday Special
In the twenty-sixth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob are up late again in their apartment. Jacob walks in on Mike re-recording songs he released five years ago. Together they revisit past songs, present vices, and potential futures. Show Notes: * More Bantha Fodder Productions * Bantha Fodder 15: The Night After Jedha: A Holiday Special * "Rebellious Landino" * Old Best Friend * Keep In Touch | Bandcamp * Track 1 is "Things That Happen," the original version of this new holiday classic. * Living Alone | Bandcamp * Follow Old Best Friend on Twitter. * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * Google Play * Pocket Casts * Stitcher * Spotify * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Dec 24, 2017
25: I Just Word Vomited All Over You
In the twenty-fifth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob take their time on The Last Jedi. Mike loves the Thala-sirens and Jacob likes the Vulptices. Neither have strong feelings about the porgs. There’s a lot to discuss. Show Notes: * Speculation episodes * Bantha Fodder 20: A Sith Smoothie * Bantha Fodder 19: Jars Of Sand (It's Not Smooth) * The Last Jedi * Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) - IMDb * Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Wikipedia * Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer (Official) - YouTube * Star Wars - YouTube - YouTube * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * Google Play * Pocket Casts * Stitcher * Spotify * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
2 hr 21 min
Nov 27, 2017
24: Fan Edit The Word Diet (DigModiFicaTion Part 3)
In the twenty-fourth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob conclude their fan-edit trilogy by way of an interview with esteemed editor DigModiFicaTion. Show Notes: * The Fan-Edit Trilogy * 22: Cheese Is Integral (DigModiFicaTion Part 1) * 23: The Force Touches Him (DigModiFicaTion Part 2) * DigModiFicaTion * DigModiFicaTion's website * DigModiFicaTion on Twitter * Rise of the Rebellion by DigModiFicaTion * Fan edit trailer * Star Wars: Rise of the Rebellion - A Rogue One Edit | Fanedit.org * Rise of the Rebellion: A Rogue One Edit | OriginalTrilogy.com * Edit notes and side by side comparison videos * CGI Clu 2 in Tron Legacy * Heir To The Force by DigModiFicaTion * Fan edit trailer * Star Wars: Heir To The Force by DigModiFicaTion | Fanedit.org * Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Prolonged Reveal) | OriginalTrilogy.com * Editor recommendations * Take Me To Your Cinema (tm2yc) * The Man Behind The Mask * Grindhouse Star Wars * Fol…
1 hr 27 min
Oct 10, 2017
23: The Force Touches Him (DigModiFicaTion Part 2)
In the twenty-third episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob continue their fan-edit fiesta with DigModiFicaTion's Rise Of The Rebellion, a Rogue One Edit. Show Notes: * Follow-up * Angus Macinnes returns to role as Gold Leader for Rogue One * Rise of the Rebellion by DigModiFicaTion * Fan edit trailer * Star Wars: Rise of the Rebellion - A Rogue One Edit | Fanedit.org * Rise of the Rebellion: A Rogue One Edit | OriginalTrilogy.com * DigModiFicaTion's website * Edit notes and side by side comparison videos * Bantha Fodder 15: The Night After Jedha (A Holiday Special) * Jacob’s oral history of Ponda Baba and Doctor Evazan
1 hr 8 min
Sep 22, 2017
22: Cheese Is Integral (DigModiFicaTion Part 1)
In the twenty-second episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob check out Heir To The Force, DigModiFicaTion's edit of The Force Awakens. They compare the goals of the edit to the result and note what they felt worked and did not work in favor of the cut. Show Notes: * Follow-up / News * A STATEMENT REGARDING STAR WARS: EPISODE IX | StarWars.com * Director Colin Trevorrow leaves Star Wars: Episode IX | EW.com * J.J. Abrams to Write and Direct Star Wars: Episode IX | StarWars.com * 'Star Wars' Director Drama: How J.J. Abrams Jilted Paramount for 'Episode IX' | THR.com * Heir To The Force by DigModiFicaTion * Fan edit trailer * Star Wars: Heir To The Force by DigModiFicaTion | Fanedit.org * Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Prolonged Reveal) | OriginalTrilogy.com * DigModiFicaTion's website * BF 5: I Would Never Watch It Another Way * Music from The Force Unleashed I & II used. * "Approaching Felucia" used in Finn's desert scene. * "Terror Aboard The S…
1 hr 36 min
Jun 27, 2017
21: How's That For Choobies
In the twenty-first episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob discuss Bloodline by Claudia Gray. Show Notes: * Follow-up / News * Petition: Make Things Right With Dave Prowse * Rian Johnson's droid swap request * Han Solo set vehicle leaks * Photo: Jake and his helmet * Bloodline by Claudia Gray * Buy Bloodline on Amazon * Buy Bloodline on iTunes * The Tarkin's Top Shelf review of Bloodline * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
1 hr 49 min
Apr 22, 2017
20: A Sith Smoothie
In the twentieth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob exhume, penetrate, and disclose the secrets of The Last Jedi teaser that debuted at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017. Prepare to find the meaning in fingernails, pebbles, and status readouts. Show Notes: * Follow-up * Episode 19: Jars Of Sand (It's Not Smooth) * Bantha Fodder breaks down SWCO 2017. * The Last Jedi Trailer * Watch the trailer on YouTube or iTunes. * Details on the film's poster. * New Planet Alert: Crait * Video comparing footage from TFA and TLJ. * Rian Johnson settles the singular/plural debate? * Revenge Of The Sith gets the modern trailer treatment. * Death Stranding trailers aligned. * Text on Finn's pod translated. * "Snoke Theme" - John Williams * The Verge's trailer breakdown. * Daily Cal's trailer breakdown * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
1 hr 7 min
Apr 19, 2017
19: Jars Of Sand (It's Not Smooth)
In the nineteenth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob discuss Star Wars Celebration 2017! From The Last Jedi trailer, the 40th anniversary panel, to all of the new books heading our way, they've got it covered! Check out the next episode of Bantha Fodder for a full breakdown of the Last Jedi Trailer! Show Notes: * Star Wars Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 * Best of Celebration Orlando Video * Next Celebration in 2019 * Film News * The Last Jedi trailer (Youtube, iTunes) * The Last Jedi poster ;p * Leia will appear heavily in VIII, but not VIIII. * Panels * 40th anniversary panel * Tribute to Carrie Fisher * The Last Jedi panel * Kelly Marie Tran is Rose * More on YouTube * Tarkin's Top Shelf LIVE at SWCO (iTunes, Overcast) * Hayden Christensen signs sand. * Books * First Look from the Lucasfilm writers roundtable * Ken Liu on writing a Star Wars book * Sandy Collora's Batman Dead End * TV Shows * Rebels * Trailer * Ahso…
1 hr 13 min
Mar 15, 2017
18: No Sequel, Kid
In the eighteenth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob do some Star Wars news catch-up and talk about Elstree 1976, a documentary about Star Wars' unsung heroes and forgotten faces and the legacy the film left upon them. Show Notes: * News * Lando v Lando v Deli Food * Billy Dee's comments on the lunch * Star Wars Lands are opening in 2019 * Star Wars celebration skips a year * Inferno Squad by Christie Golden * Elstree 1976 * Elstree 1976 on Wikipedia * Elstree 1976 on IMDB * Directed by Jon Spira * Score by Jamie Hyatt * Laurie Goode's story and song * Story about bumping his head. * "Who Was The Stormtrooper Who Banged His Head?" on iTunes * An another guy claiming to have bumped his head. * Star Wars Kid * BTW, what ever happened to him? * David Prowse spoils Return Of The Jedi reveal? * Find the We Like Movies podcast on: * iTunes * Overcast * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Additional music in t…
1 hr 19 min
Jan 31, 2017
17: Luke Will Have Lines
In the seventeenth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob discuss Episode VIII's title, 'The Last Jedi.' They make some early predictions and reminisce on year one of Bantha Fodder! Show Notes: * BF Memories / Follow-up * One year of Bantha Fodder! * Episode Lookbook * The Night After Jedha (Holiday Special) * Rebellious Landino * BF 11: I Am An Awful, Terrible Nerd * BF 8: Pimped. Out. Star. Destroyer. * Jake's Naboo Starfigher * Evazan and Baba: “A Tale Of Misadventure and Cosmetic Surgery” * The Last Jedi * Episode VIII Title Announcement (StarWars.com) * Episode VIII will ephasize fun (USA Today) * Production Announcement Video * Rian Johnson's IG photo * The Times 'The Last Jedi' was used in Star Wars history (HR) * People calling the title over a year ago. * Reddit Guy * Twitter Guy * Twitter Girl * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
1 hr 6 min
Jan 9, 2017
16: She Does Not Rebel
In the sixteenth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob discuss Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. They dig into the premise, characters, and connections to the greater saga. Show Notes: * Follow-up * The Night After Jedha: A Bantha Fodder Holiday Special * One Year of Bantha Fodder * Our Episode Lookbook * Variable Bitrate, Jacob's other podcast. * Rogue One Discussion * Jordan's Furniture and IMAX * Jacob's initial examination of Rogue One * Red Letter Media's Rogue One Review * Throne room ceremony without music * Gareth Edwards reveals 4k Restoration of Star Wars exists. * How Rogue One brought back Tarkin * Subscribe to the show! * iTunes * Overcast * Google Play Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
1 hr 45 min
Dec 19, 2016
15: The Night After Jedha: A Holiday Special
In the fifteenth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob are up late waiting for Santa Claus. To pass the time, Jacob reads Mike a story about The Night After Jedha, a holiday favorite! Show Notes * References * The Night Before Christmas * Ponda Baba * Doctor Cornelius Evazan * Poem Transcript * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Nov 15, 2016
14: Aim Higher, Please!
In the fourteenth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob discuss the known castings for the young Han Solo movie that's set for 2019. The two of them struggle over the pronunciation of the lead actor's surname and Rebellious Landino makes his studio debut.Download "Rebellious Gambino" for FREE! Show Notes: * Han Solo: A Star Wars Story * Christopher Miller and Phil Lord directing * Who auditioned to play Han? * Who actually auditioned to play Han? * Alden Ehrenreich on imdb * Is Han Solo in Rogue One? * Ehrenreich's 3 movie deal * Donald Glover on imdb * Casting announcement * Glover comments on the role * Glover's high school photo * Childish Gambino * Sana Solo on starwars.wikia * Sana Solo rumored to be involved in plot * Naomi Scott is a crazy talented singer * Kurt Russell auditions for Han Solo * Harrison Ford auditions for Han Solo (bonus clip) * No footage found of Christopher Walken auditioning for Han Solo * Kevin Spacey as Chr…
Nov 7, 2016
13: I Have A Bad Feeling About This
In the thirteenth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob follow-up the last episode with some (old) news regarding the possibility of Peter Cushing's likeness returning to the screen as Grand Moff Wilhuff Tarkin in Rogue One. Then they talk about the phrase that's on everyone's mind when things go terribly wrong. Show Notes: * Follow-up * Peter Cushing as a hologram? * Tarkin in the sizzle reel? * Wayne Pygram * "I've got a bad feeling about this" * Wookieepedia entry on the phrase * Star Wars supercut * Non-Star Wars supercut * Indiana Jones clip * Cracked article "proving" Han Solo could use The Force * More ammo for the Han Solo argument * Shattered Empire pt. 5 * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Oct 20, 2016
12: Comic Books Have Crawls
In the 12th episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob talk about traditions. Specifically "the crawl" and time jumps between the episodic films. Show Notes: * Follow-up * BF 08: Pimped. Out. Star. Destroyer * Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer breakdown | curbside.audio * Traditions * The Crawl * No crawl in Rogue One * Time jumps between films * You Won’t Live to See the Final Star Wars Movie * Rogue One Trailer #2 * Mike's band Old Best Friend on Bandcamp * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Aug 1, 2016
11: I Am An Awful, Terrible Nerd
In the eleventh episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob discuss collecting, a phenomenon that goes hand in hand with the pervasiveness of the Star Wars franchise. Mike and Jacob have very different perspective on things, so Mike brings in a friend to balance it all out and provide a unique look into a New York City native that has a big collection, but a tiny place. Show Notes: * Collecting / Follow Up * Jacob's new music podcast Variable Bitrate * Headgum, the podcasting network Mike works for. * The Cantina Showdown set Jake had. * The Stormtrooper Luke toy Mike had. * DK Star Wars Guide Books * Jake's chewbacca head (Photo one, two, and three) * B-Wing fighters (wookieepedia) * Titanium Series * Marvel Unlimited * Mike's Lego W-Wing * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
1 hr 19 min
May 31, 2016
10: 45 Days Later
In the tenth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob dive into the character-rich Aftermath by Chuck Wendig. As they sift through the various plot-lines and interludes of the book, they get down to whether or not this one is worth reading and what could be coming next in the three-part series. Show Notes: * Follow-up * Jake's new recording set-up. * Aftermath by Chuck Wendig * Chuck Wendig's tweet asking the Internet to let him write a Star Wars book. * Wedge Antilles * Norra Wexley * Temmin Wexley * Sinjir Rath Velus * Jas Emari * Rae Sloane * Zabrak (Species) * Buy Aftermath * Physical Copy * Kindle * Audiobook (iTunes) * iBooks * Aftermath: Life Debt (Book 2) * Aftermath: Empire's End (Book 3) * Bloodline by Claudia Gray * Check out our new Canon Timeline beta and keep everything in line. * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
1 hr 21 min
May 16, 2016
9: It's All About Balance
In the ninth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob talk about the Mortis arc of The Clone Wars. Jacob is determined to find the meaning in “balance” as it pertains to the Force and Mike can’t decide how to pronounce the strange celestial body where the story takes place. Show Notes: * Episodes Considered * The Clone Wars S3E15 - Overlords * The Clone Wars S3E16 - Altar Of Mortis * The Clone Wars S3E17 - Ghosts Of Mortis * Characters Involved * The Father * The Son * The Daughter * The Son looks a bit like the Inquisitor * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * YouTube Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
1 hr 25 min
Apr 27, 2016
8: Pimped. Out. Star. Destroyer.
In the eighth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob are up late talking Rogue One and the official teaser trailer that hit the web in April. They break it down shot for shot and pick out the little details that make this trailer so great! Show Notes: * Pre-topic and Follow-up * The Black Series Elite Forces TIE Fighter | Amazon * The Force Awakens on Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital HD | Amazon * Pablo Hidalgo on Palpatine confusion | Twitter * Thank you @samuel_fox_ for the email! * Rogue One teaser trailer * Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Official Teaser Trailer | YouTube * Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer breakdown | curbside.audio * Star Wars Exclusive: Rogue One’s Darth Vader casting revealed | Flickering Myth * Alexander Desplat | Wikipedia * Felicity Jones | Wikipedia * Donnie Yen | Wikipedia * Diego Luna | Wikipedia * Mads Mikkelsen | Wikipedia * Forest Whitaker | Wikipedia * Alan Tudyk | Wikipedia * Ben Mendelsohn | Wikipedia *…
1 hr 21 min
Apr 11, 2016
7: A Translucent Grandpa Hanging Around
In the seventh episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob discuss the possibilities of who Rey isn't. One by one, they eliminate the possibilities and offer up some theories of their own. Show Notes: * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * Twitter * Follow-up * Reaction to episode 6: * Chorus.fm user stnewton (Stephen Newton)'s response. * Chorus.fm user Greg's responses one and two. * Jake's mighty retort. * Chorus.fm user Cbow52 (Clay)'s response * Path Of A Lightsaber (YouTube) * Who Rey Isn't: * Who left Rey on Jakku prior to Star Wars 7 | Movie Pilot * Rey is a Kenobi by Ben Ostrower * Why The Force Awakens Lightsaber Handoff Is Significant | curbside.audio Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Mar 23, 2016
6: It's Rey's Fault
In the sixth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob debate whether or not the death of a classic Star Wars hero was set into motion by the discovery of a new one. Show Notes: * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * Twitter * Follow-up * Mike's music project, Old Best Friend * Roqoo Depot podcast review * Star Wars Podcast Award Nominations * Best New Show * Editing & Production * Logo & Artwork * People's Choice * Disney's Drone Army Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Mar 1, 2016
5: I Would Never Watch It Another Way
In the fifth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob discuss fan edits, Jacob’s thoughts on the last shot in Episode VII, and Mike makes an announcement. Show Notes: * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * Twitter * Follow-up * Kidney stones via the Mayo Clinic. * Episode VIII production announcement video (YouTube) * Jacob’s piece on the last shot in Episode VII. * Bantha Fodder on Facebook and Instagram. * Idiot’s Array Podcast * Star Wars Podcast Awards * Vote for Bantha Fodder in the following categories: * Best New Show! * Best Artwork * Editing/Production Value * Mike’s Challenge Timer * Fan Edits: * Team Negative One’s 35mm restoration. * Original Trilogy forum for fan preservations. * Original Trilogy forum for fan edits. * A list of Fan Edits. * Clone Wars: Episode I - Rise of the Seperatists * Topher Grace’s Episode 3.5: The Editor Strikes Back trailer. * JeremyMWest-Esquire’s anti-cheese prequel edits.…
Feb 17, 2016
4: Goosing The Retro Rockets
In the fourth episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob discuss Jason Fry’s young adult novel The Weapon Of A Jedi. Mike gets sensual over flight descriptions and Jake works through his ebook woes. Show Notes: * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * Twitter * Follow-up * Jake’s appearance on Missaligned. * Jacob’s SXSW Panels * No Basic Pitches * Digital Distribution & Security: The End Of Piracy * Mike’s challenge counter continues counting. * Tonight’s Topic: The Weapon Of A Jedi by Jason Fry * Buy the book * Physically * Kindle * iBooks * Audiobook * More by Jason Fry * Moving Target * Rey’s Survival Guide * Phil Noto * Jake’s blog post on moving on from Kindle to iBooks. * Overdrive * Music under Mike’s reading by Joshua Cipolla * The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary * Biggs Cut Scene * Devaronian (Wookieepedia) * Devaron (Wookieepedia * Jake’s research on Lightsaber-resistant materials * Grab After…
1 hr 24 min
Feb 5, 2016
3: ...Very Long, Political Flashbacks
In the third episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob chat about Star Wars viewing orders—primarily the advantages and disadvantages of Machete Order. Jake gets schooled and Mike gets nostalgic for London. Show Notes: * Follow the show! * iTunes * Overcast * Twitter * Follow-up * YouTube * BanthaFodder.fm * Mike’s challenge timer * Watching Order * Knights Of The Old Republic * “The Kiss” (YouTube) * Machete Order * Rod Hilton’s original introduction to Machete Order * Rod’s update and FAQ * Kids react to “I am your Father” from Star Wars episode V (YouTube) * Ernst Rister Order * Ernest “Ernest” Rister (IMDB) * The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster (Physical, Kindle, ePub, Audiobook) * The Phantom Edit (Wikipedia) * Next Time * The Weapon Of A Jedi by Jason Fry (Physical, Kindle, ePub, Audiobook) Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Jan 26, 2016
2: That’s A Lot Of Ds
In the second episode of Bantha Fodder Mike and Jacob talk about re-watching Star Wars, both in the theater and at home. Each recount some fond re-watch memories, Mike posits why there are no “stars” in Star Wars, and Jacob challenges Mike to return to the theaters for The Force Awakens. Show Notes: * Bantha Fodder is alive! * iTunes * Overcast * Twitter * Follow-up * SciFi Channel’s 1993 Star Wars Marathon DVD * Jake’s copy of X-Wing * The Force Awakens * Jordan’s Furniture IMAX * Cinemark XD RealD 3D * Jake’s scrawled notes for TFA (it was pretty dark) * Jake’s review of The Force Awakens * Jake tears down the first trailer (WARNING: massive page load) * The first six * How I Met Your Mother - Trilogy Time * The Core (2003) * Mike’s challenge timer. Follow Mike, Jacob, and the show on Twitter!
Jan 16, 2016
1: Half-Naked Chained To A Giant Slug
In the first episode of Bantha Fodder, Mike and Jacob dig into each other’s past and discuss their “first times” watching Star Wars and more. Show Notes: * My Star Wars Story, the podcast (iTunes) * Jacob's review of The Force Awakens * The marathon Mike watched at the lakehouse. * Bumper 1 * Bumper 2 * The boxset Jake watched as a kid. * Steve Oedekerk’s Thumb Wars and Kung Pow: Enter The Fist * EU books Mike got into. * The Courtship Of Princess Leia by Dave Wolverton (1995) * The X-Wing Series * Book 1: Rogue Squadron * Full Series for Kindle * I, Jedi by Michael A. Stackpole * EU book Jake bought, but never read. * The Bounty Hunter Wars books one, two, and three * Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn Trilogy for Kindle. * Video Games * TIE Fighter (PC) * X-Wing and X-Wing: Alliance (PC) * Shadows of the Empire (N64) * Rebel Assault and Rebel Assault II (PC) * The Dig (PC) * Toys * Darth Vader squawkbox voice changer *…
1 hr 8 min