Star Wars 7x7: The Daily Star Wars Podcast

Star Wars 7x7

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The Star Wars 7x7 Podcast is Rebel-rousing fun for everyday Jedi, generally between 7 and 14 minutes a day, always 7 days a week. Join host Allen Voivod for Star Wars news, history, interviews, trivia, and deep dives into the Star Wars story as told in movies, books, comics, games, cartoons, and more. Follow now for your daily dose of Star Wars joy. It's destiny unleashed! #SW7x7

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5 Bits About Leia in The Princess and the Scoundrel | Episode 2,967

As we dive a bit deeper into "The Princess and the Scoundrel" by Beth Revis, we're going to take a couple of episodes to examine what we learn about our main characters, what notably happens to them or goes on in their minds, and so on. Leia is the focus of today's episode... Punch it! ~*~*~*~*~*~ Be sure to subscribe/follow the show on your favorite podcast app! If you have an extra minute, a rating or review on Apple or Spotify would be super helpful, too. :-) Like YouTube? Subscribe here: https://youtube.com/sw7x7?sub_confirmation=1 Wanna leave me a tip? Thank you in advance! https://venmo.com/sw7x7 Join the SW7x7 community: https://Patreon.com/sw7x7 ~*~*~*~*~*~ Follow the Show: Twitter: http://twitter.com/sw7x7podcast TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@sw7x7 Instagram: https://instagram.com/sw7x7 Facebook: https://facebook.com/sw7x7 Star Wars 7x7. It’s destiny unleashed! #sw7x7

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Aug 18
Audiobook Review: The Princess and the Scoundrel | Episode 2,966

In a twist for PRH Audio narrations of Star Wars audiobooks, The Princess and the Scoundrel is co-narrated by Saskia Maarleveld and Marc Thompson. a choice that perfectly suits the books alternating narrative viewpoints. Punch it! Thanks to PRH Audio for sending along a review copy! And by the way: you can get The Princess and the Scoundrel for free and get a free 30-day trial of Audible's awesome service at https://audibletrial.com/sw7x7 - grab it today! ~*~*~*~*~*~ Be sure to subscribe/follow the show on your favorite podcast app! If you have an extra minute, a rating or review on Apple or Spotify would be super helpful, too. :-) Like YouTube? Subscribe here: https://youtube.com/sw7x7?sub_confirmation=1 Wanna leave me a tip? Thank you in advance! https://venmo.com/sw7x7 Join the SW7x7 community: https://Patreon.com/sw7x7 ~*~*~*~*~*~ Follow the Show: Twitter: http://twitter.com/sw7x7podcast TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@sw7x7 Instagram: https://instagram.com/sw7x7 Facebook: https://facebook.com/sw7x7 Star Wars 7x7. It’s destiny unleashed! #sw7x7

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Aug 17
The Princess and the Scoundrel Non-Spoiler Review | Episode 2,965

A perfect book for Star Wars beach reading, "The Princess and the Scoundrel" by Beth Revis is a light tale that also dives deep into the minds and hearts of its two protagonists, offering brilliant insights. Today, our non-spoiler review... Punch it! ~*~*~*~*~*~ Be sure to subscribe/follow the show on your favorite podcast app! If you have an extra minute, a rating or review on Apple or Spotify would be super helpful, too. :-) Like YouTube? Subscribe here: https://youtube.com/sw7x7?sub_confirmation=1 Wanna leave me a tip? Thank you in advance! https://venmo.com/sw7x7 Join the SW7x7 community: https://Patreon.com/sw7x7 ~*~*~*~*~*~ Follow the Show: Twitter: http://twitter.com/sw7x7podcast TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@sw7x7 Instagram: https://instagram.com/sw7x7 Facebook: https://facebook.com/sw7x7 Star Wars 7x7. It’s destiny unleashed! #sw7x7

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Aug 16
Cassian in the Rogue One Comic Adaptation (Andor Mondays) | Episode 2,964

It's Andor Monday! Today we're looking into the Rogue One comic adaption, which Gareth Edwards said contains concepts, themes, and visuals that didn't make it into the final film. Doesn't affect Cassian's story too much, but there's still details to discuss. Punch it! ~*~*~*~*~*~ Be sure to subscribe/follow the show on your favorite podcast app! If you have an extra minute, a rating or review on Apple or Spotify would be super helpful, too. :-) Like YouTube? Subscribe here: https://youtube.com/sw7x7?sub_confirmation=1 Wanna leave me a tip? Thank you in advance! https://venmo.com/sw7x7 Join the SW7x7 community: https://Patreon.com/sw7x7 ~*~*~*~*~*~ Follow the Show: Twitter: http://twitter.com/sw7x7podcast TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@sw7x7 Instagram: https://instagram.com/sw7x7 Facebook: https://facebook.com/sw7x7 Star Wars 7x7. It’s destiny unleashed! #sw7x7

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Aug 15
Chris Kempshall Interview Part 2 | Episode 2,963

We're closing out a conversation with Dr. Chris Kempshall, author of "The History and Politics of Star Wars," including some surprising observations about the Jedi. Punch it! Stay connected with Chris: https://chriskempshall.com https://www.routledge.com/search?author=Chris%20Kempshall https://twitter.com/ChrisKempshall https://instagram.com/ChrisKempshall And as promised, here's the link to where you can get the book and save 20% by using promo code ASM07 through 9/30/22: https://www.routledge.com/The-History-and-Politics-of-Star-Wars-Death-Stars-and-Democracy/Kempshall/p/book/9781032318875 ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Aug 14
Part 1 of Our Chris Kempshall Interview | Episode 2,962

Today! The first half of my conversation with Chris Kempshall, author of "The History and Politics of Star Wars," during which we discuss a wide range of topics, including George Lucas' default factory settings. Punch it! Stay connected with Chris: https://chriskempshall.com https://www.routledge.com/search?author=Chris%20Kempshall https://twitter.com/ChrisKempshall https://instagram.com/ChrisKempshall And as promised, here's the link to where you can get the book and save 20% by using promo code ASM07 through 9/30/22: https://www.routledge.com/The-History-and-Politics-of-Star-Wars-Death-Stars-and-Democracy/Kempshall/p/book/9781032318875 ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Aug 13
Review: The History and Politics of Star Wars | Episode 2,961

"The History and Politics of Star Wars" by Chris Kempshall is an utterly comprehensive and thoroughly enjoyable work of scholarship, accessible to any Star Wars fan with even a passing interest in the franchise's social, cultural, and moral underpinnings. Punch it! As promised on the podcast, here's the link to the virtual book launch event happening Saturday 8/13/22 at 2pm ET/7pm UK: "Realizing Resistance Pop Up with Chris Kempshall" https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qTr9coUpQnCja6KzJyeDVg And here's the link to where you can get the book and save 20% by using promo code ASM07 through 9/30/22: https://www.routledge.com/The-History-and-Politics-of-Star-Wars-Death-Stars-and-Democracy/Kempshall/p/book/9781032318875 ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

8m
Aug 12
Star Wars News From the Disney Earnings Webcast | Episode 2,960

I listened to the Disney Earnings Webcast so you wouldn't have to! There was precious little Star Wars news to discuss, and really, it's the things left unsaid that seem to matter the most. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Aug 11
Comparing Cassian Across Andor Trailers | Episode 2,959

The two Star Wars: Andor trailers feature Luthen Rael and Mon Mothma more than they do the guy for whom the series is named after! But Cassian does get his moments, and we're going to examine them in greater detail on today's episode. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Aug 10
Andor: More About Dedra Meero Plus Bix and Maarva | Episode 2,958

We're getting back to our comparative considerations of the Andor trailers and what we learn about the various characters in it! Today, we'll talk about Adria Arjona's Bix, Fiona Shaw's Maarva, and Denise Gough's Dedra Meero. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

7m
Aug 09
How Cassian Met K-2SO (Andor Mondays) | Episode 2,957

Our Andor Mondays series begins! We're looking at Cassian's appearances in Star Wars storytelling to learn more about the man we'll meet in the upcoming Disney+ series. Today, a look back at how Cassian and K-2SO first met. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Aug 08
Mace Windu vs. the Kran! (Spinner Sunday) | Episode 2,956

On this Spinner Sunday, we're looking at the last of the four "Galactic Tales" from Star Wars Insider magazine, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Attack of the Clones, featuring Mace Windu. And there's news about The High Republic short stories for Phase II, too. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Aug 07
High Republic Show Phase II Preview | Episode 2,955

It's Saturday, which often means it's a "What to Watch Now" episode of the show! Today, we're talking about the highlights from the latest episode of The High Republic Show, including some intriguing comments about what's to come in Phase 2. Punch it! As promised during the show, here's the episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1AhHqZ2daU ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Aug 06
Jedi Business: Obi-Wan Finale Ratings! | Episode 2,954

Even with limited data, the competing ratings and viewership services seem to point in the same direction: the Obi-Wan Kenobi series was a success! And it appears to have outperformed both The Book of Boba Fett and more. It's our final Jedi Business episode for the Star Wars show... Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Aug 05
In Memoriam: Vin Scully (1927 - 2022) | Episode 2,953

He was a podcast inspiration for me and so much more. Today, an in memoriam for the greatest sports broadcaster of all time, Vin Scully, who passed away August 2 at the age of 94. As promised, here's the link to my previous tribute episode, posted on the day of his retirement in 2016: https://sw7x7.com/episode-821-tribute-vin-scully-67-years-podcast-inspiration/ And my personal reminiscence on Twitter starts at: https://twitter.com/AllenVoivod/status/1554828375071412224    

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Aug 04
What We Know About Luthen Rael (So Far) | Episode 2,952

Stellan Skarsgård plays "Luthen Rael" in Star Wars: Andor, and on today's episode, we're looking at both trailers to sum up what we've learned about him so far. And yes, hair once again plays a role in our deliberations. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Aug 03
Andor Trailer Highlights and Date Change Reasoning | Episode 2,951

We started yesterday thinking Andor would premiere 8/31. We ended the day knowing it would premiere on 9/21 with three episodes! But why three? We got the explanation, along with highlights to note from the new trailer. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Aug 02
Star Wars August 2022: What's Coming This Month! | Episode 2,950

Andor arrives this month! That's the biggest Star Wars storytelling news for August 2022. We'll discuss that, plus what else is debuting, in the works, and what's promising in the near future. Punch it! As with each of our monthly previews, we're looking at storytelling in these 12 categories: Movies Live Action Animation Books Audiobooks Short Stories Comics Virtual Reality Video Games Merchandise Streaming Live Experiences ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

13m
Aug 01
Sarah and Brad's Friends of the Force SWCA 1-Question Interview | Episode 2,949

Once more with feeling! This is the last of our Star Wars Celebration Anaheim interviews, and this one is also a double bill, featuring Sarah and Brad from the Friends of the Force Podcast. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Jul 31
Andy and Josh's Holochronicles SWCA 1-Question Interview | Episode 2,948

On this, the penultimate episode of our Star Wars Celebration Anaheim interviews, we've got a double bill for you - it's Andy and Josh from the Holochronicles Podcast. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

5m
Jul 30
Dennis Keithly's SWCA 1-Question Interview | Episode 2,947

We're nearing the end of our final run of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim interviews! On today's episode, I'm very happy to welcome a friend and fellow podcaster, Dennis Keithly, to the show. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Jul 29
Tom Hoeler's SWCA 1-Question Interview | Episode 2,946

More Star Wars Celebration Anaheim interviews did you spake? Yes, Jar Jar, we certainly did. On today's episode, we feature a one-question interview (three, really) with Tom Hoeler, Senior Editor at Del Rey Books. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

5m
Jul 28
Sarah Kuhn's SWCA 1-Question Interview | Episode 2,945

More Star Wars Celebration interviews are afoot! On today's episode, we catch up with Sarah Kuhn, author of (among other things) the Doctor Aphra audiodrama. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Jul 27
Tom Spina's SWCA 1-Question Interview | Episode 2,944

The Star Wars Celebration interviews keep on coming! This time, we're thrilled to welcome back Tom Spina of Regal Robot and Tom Spina Designs. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

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Jul 26
Alyssa Finley's SWCA 1-Question Interview | Episode 2,943

We're continuing with our final series of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim interviews, this time featuring Alyssa Finley, Executive Producer/Director of Production at ILMxLAB. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

5m
Jul 25
Laura Kelly's SWCA 1-Question Interview | Episode 2,942

We're starting our final run of interviews from Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, kicking things off with Laura Kelly from Force Toast and The Jedi Way. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

5m
Jul 24
SDCC22 Andor and Publishing Reveals! | Episode 2,941

Lucasfilm's presence at San Diego Comic-Con this year included a Star Wars publishing panel and a Disney+ show-themed costume exhibit. On today's episode, we'll recap all the reveals from SDCC22. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

9m
Jul 23
Jedi Business: Obi-Wan Chapter 5 Ratings! | Episode 2,940

Our penultimate Jedi Business episode for the Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi series looks at the ratings for Chapter 5 ("Frame Within a Frame"), reconsiders the usability of them, and looks ahead to more ratings info sources. Punch it! Here's the Screen Rant article mentioned in the episode: https://screenrant.com/streaming-movies-shows-netflix-viewership-break-records-data/ ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

6m
Jul 22
The Final Kenobi Series Final Review! | Episode 2,939

What they did well, and where they could have improved - that's what we'll be considering on this final "final review" podcast for the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, which also includes praise and appreciation for Vivian Lyra Blair and Grant Feely. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

12m
Jul 21
Obi-Wan (Ben) Kenobi: Kenobi Final Reviews | Episode 2,938

The Kenobi series starts differently for you depending on whether you're only experience with Obi-Wan is in the movies, or includes other storytelling media. But either way, Old Ben goes through a straight-up Hero's Journey in the series. Punch it! ***I'm listener supported! Join the community at http://Patreon.com/sw7x7 to get access to bonus episodes and other insider rewards.*** 

12m
Jul 20