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541 – The Bad Batch, Season 3, A Different Approach Breakdown!

541 – The Bad Batch, Season 3, A Different Approach Breakdown!

Mar 1, 20244

Omega and Crosshair are on the run from Hemlock and the Empire in episode 4, A Different Approach! Join Albert & Jonesy as they breakdown the episode and that emotional ending! Feedback and Promotion Subscribe on YouTube: Cantina Cast Send feedback…

540 – Who is Azlin Rell? (The High Republic Character Spotlight)

540 – Who is Azlin Rell? (The High Republic Character Spotlight)

Feb 27, 202418

In Phase 3 of The High Republic, Yoda has returned with a Jedi steeped in the Dark Side: Azlin Rell. Who is this mysterious figure and what is his significance? Albert & Lauren answer these questions and more!   Feedback…

539 – The Bad Batch, Season 3 Premiere Breakdown!

539 – The Bad Batch, Season 3 Premiere Breakdown!

Feb 23, 202424

The final season of The Bad Batch has arrived! Albert & Jonesy breakdown all of the characters, storylines, and implications from “Confined”, “Paths Unknown”, and “Shadows of Tantiss”! Feedback and Promotion Subscribe on YouTube: Cantina Cast Send feedback and comments to…

538 – The Bad Batch, Season 3, The Final Hype!

538 – The Bad Batch, Season 3, The Final Hype!

Feb 20, 202429

Continuing the Cantina Cast’s FINAL HYPE tradition, join Albert & Jonesy as they get you ready for the final season of The Bad Batch and place their bets on who might not make it out alive… Feedback and Promotion Subscribe…

The Waystation – The Phantom Menace Returns to Theaters – Star Wars News and Rumors (February 18, 2024)

The Waystation – The Phantom Menace Returns to Theaters – Star Wars News and Rumors (February 18, 2024)

Feb 20, 202425

Albert & Ed share their excitement for the return of Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace to theaters in celebration of its 25th Anniversary! Feedback and Promotion Subscribe on YouTube: Cantina Cast Send feedback and comments to hellothere@cantinacast.com Follow…

The Waystation – Is Disney on the Upswing? (And what does this mean for Star Wars?)

The Waystation – Is Disney on the Upswing? (And what does this mean for Star Wars?)

Feb 9, 202439

It may not be a time-honored tradition, but we here at the Cantina Cast love us some Disney earnings calls with Uncle Bob (Iger) and company! Join Albert & Jonesy as they discuss how Disney is performing, why we should…

537 – The Eye of Darkness, Part 2: Shryke, Viess, and Ro!

537 – The Eye of Darkness, Part 2: Shryke, Viess, and Ro!

Feb 8, 202442

This is it! Albert & Lauren conclude their breakdown of George Mann’s The Eye of Darkness as they explore Ghirra Starros, the Nihil, and the diabolical Eye himself, Marchion Ro! Feedback and Promotion Subscribe on YouTube: Cantina Cast Send feedback and…

Remembering Carl Weathers: The Waystation – Star Wars News & Rumors (February 4, 2024)

Remembering Carl Weathers: The Waystation – Star Wars News & Rumors (February 4, 2024)

Feb 6, 202444

Albert & Ed reflect on the sudden loss of the larger-than-life Carl Weathers, Daisy Ridley’s latest comments on her return to Star Wars, The Bad Batch Season 3 trailer, and more! Feedback and Promotion Subscribe on YouTube: Cantina Cast Send feedback…

536 – The Eye of Darkness, Part 2: Bell, Burry, and Elzar!

536 – The Eye of Darkness, Part 2: Bell, Burry, and Elzar!

Jan 29, 202460

Albert & Lauren continue their breakdown of George Mann’s The Eye of Darkness and dive into the conflict-laden Bell Zettifar, Burryaga, and Elzar Mann! Feedback and Promotion Subscribe on YouTube: Cantina Cast Send feedback and comments to hellothere@cantinacast.com Follow us on…

535 – The Eye of Darkness Breakdown and Discussion, Part 1: Avar, Porter, and Rhil

535 – The Eye of Darkness Breakdown and Discussion, Part 1: Avar, Porter, and Rhil

Jan 19, 202468

The coverage you’ve been waiting is finally here! Albert & Lauren begin their breakdown of George Mann’s The Eye of Darkness through each of the characters.  Grab a seat and a snack as our long format shows are BACK!  Up…

534 – Shadows of Starlight #3-4 Breakdown

534 – Shadows of Starlight #3-4 Breakdown

Jan 15, 202473

Following the demise of Starlight Beacon, Bell and Burryaga struggle to find their purpose while Marchion Ro welcomes new allies in his quest for galactic supremacy. Join Albert and Lauren as they breakdown the final 2 issues of Shadows of…

533 – Life Day Treasury, “A Coruscant Solstice”

533 – Life Day Treasury, “A Coruscant Solstice”

Dec 22, 202377

Join Albert and Lauren as they ring in the holidays with a breakdown of “A Coruscant Solstice” from 2021’s A Life Day Treasury! This short story gives us the yet another reason to love (and mourn) the death of our…

532 – Shadows of Starlight #1-2 Breakdown

532 – Shadows of Starlight #1-2 Breakdown

Dec 18, 202381

The Jedi attempt to pick up the pieces after Starlight Beacon’s fall. But how far will Yoda and Council go to know their enemy? And how will Avar Kriss respond to Elzar Mann’s atrocities? Join Albert & Lauren as they…

The Waystation – Star Wars News & Rumors (December 3, 2023)

The Waystation – Star Wars News & Rumors (December 3, 2023)

Dec 5, 202381

Albert & Ed bring you the latest Star Wars news and rumors for the week! This week, the guys recap Dave Filoni’s promotion to Chief Creative Officer, Daisy Ridley’s comments on New Jedi Order, Taika Waititi’s movie, and the Star…

531 – “All Jedi Walk Their Own Path”

531 – “All Jedi Walk Their Own Path”

Nov 22, 202375

Albert & Lauren explore Charles Soule’s short story as we learn the fate of Burryaga and how the lessons Bell learned long ago from his former master, Loden Greatstorm, served him in his search and discovery!   Feedback and Promotion…

Back to Work! SAG AFTRA Strike is Over! The Waystation – Star Wars News & Rumors (November 19, 2023)

Back to Work! SAG AFTRA Strike is Over! The Waystation – Star Wars News & Rumors (November 19, 2023)

Nov 21, 202385

The SAG AFTRA strike is finally over! Albert & Ed discuss the agreement and dive into what really matters most: when will we see fresh Star Wars content grace our screens!??! Plus, all the latest Star Wars News & Rumors!…

530 – Essential Reading for The High Republic, Phase 3: The Blade

530 – Essential Reading for The High Republic, Phase 3: The Blade

Nov 12, 202381

Albert & Lauren are here to make sure you’re ready for Phase 3 of The High Republic with their “Essential Reading” series! First up is the master swordsman himself, Porter Engle, in his comic mini-series, The Blade!    Check out…

529 – Andor: One Year Later

529 – Andor: One Year Later

Nov 11, 202386

Albert is joined by Gus from @triadoftheforce to reflect on Andor one year later! The guys discuss the legacy, themes, and importance of season 1 within the context of both the Star Wars Galaxy and the franchise/fandom. Feedback and Promotion…

528 – Dark Legends: A Gilded Cage (Halloween Special)

528 – Dark Legends: A Gilded Cage (Halloween Special)

Oct 23, 202371

Albert & Lauren get into the spooky season as they explore George Mann’s disturbing tale of Nightsisters and Darth Caldoth in Dark Legends: A Gilded Cage!  Feedback and Promotion Subscribe on YouTube: Cantina Cast Send feedback and comments to hellothere@cantinacast.com…

527 – Can Anyone Master the Ways of the Force?

527 – Can Anyone Master the Ways of the Force?

Oct 12, 202376

Short answer: Yes But join Albert anyways as he attempts to provide context around a question that’s still being debated weeks after the idea was presented in the Ahsoka series. Where did this idea originate? Is it really as simple…

526 – Ahsoka, Part 8: “The Jedi, The Witch, and the Warlord” Breakdown

526 – Ahsoka, Part 8: “The Jedi, The Witch, and the Warlord” Breakdown

Oct 5, 202381

Albert and Jonesy breakdown the season finale for Ahsoka and respond to questions and comments for a live audience along the way! The guys also share their thoughts and opinions on how the series ended, what’s in store for a…

THEY AGREE! Writer’s Strike is OVER! The Waystation – Star Wars News & Rumors (October 1, 2023)

THEY AGREE! Writer’s Strike is OVER! The Waystation – Star Wars News & Rumors (October 1, 2023)

Oct 3, 202369

To paraphrase C-3PO: THEY AGREE! After almost 150 days, the WGA strike is finally over. Join Albert and guest Ed Garcia as they discuss the agreement, what this means for delayed Star Wars content, then dive into some thoughts on…

525 – Ahsoka, Part 7: Dreams and Madness

525 – Ahsoka, Part 7: Dreams and Madness

Oct 2, 202372

As Thrawn’s plan continues on, Ahsoka reunites with Ezra and Sabine! But what is going on with Baylan Skoll? Where does Shin Hati go from here? Was Ezra out of character in not taking the lightsaber back? Answer: NO! All…

524 – Ahsoka, Part 6: Far, Far Away

524 – Ahsoka, Part 6: Far, Far Away

Sep 22, 202371

Thrawn is back and as ruthless as ever! Join the guys as they breakdown the Grand Admiral, the Great Mothers, Baylan Skoll’s mysterious path, and of course, the return of Ezra Bridger!  Feedback and Promotion Subscribe on YouTube: Cantina Cast…

Lando is now a movie?! The Waystation – Star Wars News & Rumors (September 17, 2023)

Lando is now a movie?! The Waystation – Star Wars News & Rumors (September 17, 2023)

Sep 19, 202380

The Glover brothers are back in the news as the Lando Disney+ series is now, reportedly, a movie! Albert is joined by Ed Garcia to dive into the details and the latest Star Wars news & rumors!   Follow Ed…