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Unmistakably Star Wars

By Be Heard Studios

Unmistakably Star Wars is an award-winning podcast, dedicated to promoting positivity in the Star Wars fandom.
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Episode 177: Star Wars Celebration Hopes & Predictions

Unmistakably Star WarsApr 03, 2019

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Best of the Rest: James Earl Jones

Best of the Rest: James Earl Jones

Cinema's most iconic villain wouldn't be the same without the voice talent of James Earl Jones. On this episode, we take a closer look at some of James Earl Jones' best work beyond the Star Wars galaxy, and what roles we'd love to see him in in the future.

Dec 28, 202001:02:52
Best of the Rest: Oscar Isaac

Best of the Rest: Oscar Isaac

In this series, we take a closer look at Star Wars actors in non-Star Wars roles, and discuss which are our favorites. On this episode: Oscar Isaac.

Dec 11, 202049:54
Best of the Rest: Forest Whitaker

Best of the Rest: Forest Whitaker

The inaugural episode of our brand new series, Best of the Rest, where we take a closer look at some of our favorite Star Wars actors in non-Star Wars roles! First up: Forest Whitaker!

Dec 10, 202054:10
Episode 233: The Mandalorian, Chapter 10

Episode 233: The Mandalorian, Chapter 10

USW kicks of it's sixth season with a discussion about The Mandalorian, Chapter 10, featuring Jeremy and Carl.

Nov 11, 202046:50
Episode 232: Five Year Anniversary Bonanza!

Episode 232: Five Year Anniversary Bonanza!

USW hits the five year mark*! On this episode, Jeremy and Devin sit down to talk about the last five years, the Baby Yoda Show, and hint at a new project.

Nov 02, 202050:11
Episode 231: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 9

Episode 231: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 9

On this episode, the USW team exploring the hero’s journey and the cosmogonic cycle. Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force.

Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios.

Special thanks to our Patrons!

David Anderson, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Aaron Sinner, Clinton ‘Skip’ Skipton, Michael Ward.

Jul 29, 202046:04
Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Maria!

Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Maria!

Star Wars has the power to change lives - and if you’re in need of an uplifting story of how it happens, checkout this episode of Star Wars on Tap featuring Maria (@blerdgirljedi).

Jul 22, 202033:10
Episode 230: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 8

Episode 230: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 8

Chapter 3, Parts 1 and 2
Jul 05, 202055:32
Episode 229: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 7

Episode 229: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 7

On this episode, Devin is joined by Dave Hackerson and the two take a look at apotheosis in the hero’s journey. Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force.

Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios.

Special thanks to our Patrons!

David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.

Jun 19, 202048:52
Episode 228: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 6

Episode 228: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 6

Examining the theme of atonement with the father.
Jun 10, 202001:04:15
Episode 227: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 5

Episode 227: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 5

On this episode, the USW team takes a look at the beginnings of Chapter 2, and the theme of initiation in the hero’s journey. Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force.

Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios.

Special thanks to our Patrons!

David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.

May 25, 202058:51
Episode 226: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 4

Episode 226: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 4

Our series exploring the work of Joseph Campbell continues, and we take a closer look at the influence of mothers in the hero’s journey.

Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force.

Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios.

Special thanks to our Patrons!

David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.
May 18, 202001:11:10
Episode 225: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 3

Episode 225: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 3

Our series exploring the work of Joseph Campbell continues, and we take a closer look at the influence of mothers in the hero’s journey.

Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force.

Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios.

Special thanks to our Patrons!

David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.

May 11, 202001:11:10
Star Wars On Tap: A Quarantined Conversation with Andrew Wainer

Star Wars On Tap: A Quarantined Conversation with Andrew Wainer

What happens when childhood friends reconnect during a pandemic..? Talk Star Wars, of course!
May 11, 202030:22
Episode 224: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 2

Episode 224: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 2

Part Two - Understanding Truth and the Power of Mythology

The second installment of this multi-part series examines the works of Joseph Campbell and includes a conversation with former English professor, Chris Reno, as he discusses the concept of truth, and Campbell’s contribution to literature.

Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom. Be sure to check out our sister shows: Skytalkers Podcast, and Friends of the Force.

Unmistakably Star Wars is a production of Be Heard Studios.

Special thanks to our Patrons!

David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.

Apr 29, 202057:35
Episode 223: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 1

Episode 223: The Mythology of Joseph Campbell, Part 1

A multi-part series examining the seminal work of Joseph Campbell on the Star Wars galaxy.
Apr 16, 202048:11
Episode 222: The Pitfalls of Getting What We Want

Episode 222: The Pitfalls of Getting What We Want

Jeremy and Devin talk about how a lack of vision and planning can impact a film’s overall quality and acceptance by an audience. Also, is the long-awaited Obi-Wan series something fandom actually wants after all..?

Special thanks to our Patrons!

David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Steve Long, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.

Feb 27, 202049:44
Episode 221: Behind the Scenes of "Sands of Fate" - A Star Wars Fan Film

Episode 221: Behind the Scenes of "Sands of Fate" - A Star Wars Fan Film

The visionaries behind last year’s breakout fan film, Birth of a Monster, are back with an all new creative project. Join us as we sit down with executive producer Alec Eskander for a unique window into Sands of Fate, and learn how you can be part of the action!

Learn more about Escape Velocity Content and how you can become a partner in Sands of Fate here!

Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom.

Special thanks to our Patrons!

David Anderson, Brandon Boylan, Jim Capron, Derek DeVerney, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Chris Leddy, Neil Lowery, Kyle Roussel, Regina Sanders, Connie Shei, Aaron Sinner, Clinton Skip Skipton, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Rik Villanueva, Michael Ward and Amy Wishman.

Feb 27, 202029:03
Episode 220: How the Ending of TROS Mirrors Our Modern Culture

Episode 220: How the Ending of TROS Mirrors Our Modern Culture

An exploration of the theme of 'identity,' and how Rey's decision is similar to that which culture promotes.
Feb 10, 202058:39
Episode 219: Into the Void

Episode 219: Into the Void

The team chats about what lies around the corner in Star Wars - and how fandom mirrors that of the early '90s.
Feb 01, 202058:58
Episode 218: "Redemption" (The Mandalorian S1E8)

Episode 218: "Redemption" (The Mandalorian S1E8)

Carl leads the discussion of the Season One finale of The Mandalorian, "Redemption."
Jan 20, 202001:21:28
Episode 217: "The Reckoning" (The Mandalorian S1E7)

Episode 217: "The Reckoning" (The Mandalorian S1E7)

Gina and Carl breakdown the penultimate episode of The Mandalorian.

Dec 28, 201901:35:16
Episode 216: "The Prisoner" (The Mandalorian S1E6)

Episode 216: "The Prisoner" (The Mandalorian S1E6)

Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods
Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom.
Dec 28, 201901:21:29
Episode 215: Our Top 3 Bravo & Bummer Moments in TROS

Episode 215: Our Top 3 Bravo & Bummer Moments in TROS

The team shares their favorite and least favorite moments from The Rise of Skywalker.
Dec 27, 201901:08:25
Episode 214: When Friends Disagree - TROS Reaction

Episode 214: When Friends Disagree - TROS Reaction

As a precursor to a full reaction from the USW team, Jeremy and Devin share their initial reactions to Episode IX, and their very different experiences.
Dec 22, 201901:40:20
Episode 213: What’s At Stake In the Final Chapter of the Skywalker Saga?

Episode 213: What’s At Stake In the Final Chapter of the Skywalker Saga?

The gang returns! Barb, Devin and Eve sit down and chat a variety of thoughts concerning Star Wars’ upcoming release day! And so with EPIX right around the corner, each of us tackled what exactly is on the line when it comes to The Rise of Skywalker and what that could mean for the future of Star Wars (and fandom!) There’s also a few fun announcements at the end – a little glimpse at what’s been going on behind the USW curtain the past couple months – and all the good things on the horizon!
Dec 14, 201901:03:45
Episode 212: Assassins, and Pit Droids, and Mystery, Oh My! (The Mandalorian S1E5)

Episode 212: Assassins, and Pit Droids, and Mystery, Oh My! (The Mandalorian S1E5)

Regina, Carl, Megan and Eve discuss the many highlights of The Mandalorian
, Chapter 5, Gunslinger.

Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods
Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom.
Dec 13, 201901:27:04
Episode 211: Soup Du Jour! (The Mandalorian S1:E4)

Episode 211: Soup Du Jour! (The Mandalorian S1:E4)

On this episode, Regina and Carl take a closer look at The Mandalorian, Episode 4, "Sanctuary."
Dec 05, 201901:18:04
Episode 210: Go On, Take the Money and Run (The Mandalorian, S1:E3)

Episode 210: Go On, Take the Money and Run (The Mandalorian, S1:E3)

On this episode, Regina and Carl take a closer look at The Mandalorian, Episode 3, "The Sin."
Nov 27, 201901:08:47
Episode 209: Who's Looking Out for Whom..? (The Mandalorian, Episode 2)

Episode 209: Who's Looking Out for Whom..? (The Mandalorian, Episode 2)

On this episode, Regina and Carl take a closer look at The Mandalorian, Episode 2, "The Child."
Nov 19, 201956:36
Episode 208: Well, That Was An Interesting Ending... (Thoughts about S1, E1 of "The Mandalorian")

Episode 208: Well, That Was An Interesting Ending... (Thoughts about S1, E1 of "The Mandalorian")

On this episode, Regina and Carl take a closer look at
Nov 15, 201955:32
Episode 207: Why REYLO is About More Than What Some Think

Episode 207: Why REYLO is About More Than What Some Think

On this episode, our friends from Skytalkers Podcast attempt to educate Devin about REYLO, and get past the common objections to this phenomena.
Nov 12, 201901:06:03
Episode 206: Why 'The Mandalorian' is the Star Wars We Need

Episode 206: Why 'The Mandalorian' is the Star Wars We Need

On this episode, Jeremy convinces Devin to watch the latest trailer for the
The Mandalorian, and then discusses why this live action series is the
Star Wars fandom needs right now.

Unmistakably Star Wars is a proud member of the Star Wars Escape Pods
Network, and is dedicated to promoting positivity in fandom.
Nov 06, 201954:55
Episode 205: TROS Trailer - Watch or Wait..?

Episode 205: TROS Trailer - Watch or Wait..?

Jeremy attempts to get Devin to watch the final trailer for Episode IX.
Oct 24, 201930:59
Episode 204: Heroes & Villains – Part 5 Who’s the Greatest Villain in Star Wars (Not Named Vader or Palpatine)?

Episode 204: Heroes & Villains – Part 5 Who’s the Greatest Villain in Star Wars (Not Named Vader or Palpatine)?

On this episode of USW, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve conclude our closer look series into Heroes vs Villains! We discuss who we believe to be the greatest villain in Star Wars (that’s not Vader or Palpatine) AND what our first experience of on-screen villains for each of us was like! Who, or what, impacted us the most, why and how has that shaped our likes/dislikes of various genres of film. Listen now!
Oct 21, 201901:11:55
Episode 203: Heroes & Villains, Part 4: What Makes for a Great Villain?

Episode 203: Heroes & Villains, Part 4: What Makes for a Great Villain?

In the most recent installment of our series, Heroes & Villains, the team takes a look at the traits that make fictional villains memorable, and even explores whether the definition of a ‘real world’ villain has changed over time. You can also see what the AFI says about the greatest villains in cinematic history. PLUS! Another round of Lead, Follow or Sacrifice tests the limits of this week’s panel, as they’re forced to decide which Star Wars character must meet their doom.
Oct 10, 201901:03:59
Episode 202: Heroes & Villains, Part 3 – Who's the Greatest Male Hero In Star Wars?

Episode 202: Heroes & Villains, Part 3 – Who's the Greatest Male Hero In Star Wars?

On this weeks episode, Barb, Devin and Eve play another game – which game
was chosen?! You’ll need to listen to find out! We also continue our closer
look series into Heroes Vs Villains by asking the question of who we think
is the greatest male hero in Star Wars! Com and join us…
Oct 03, 201901:10:22
Episode 201: Who's The Greatest Female Hero in Star Wars?

Episode 201: Who's The Greatest Female Hero in Star Wars?

Do women have different standards to achieve the title of ‘hero’? How has that disparity changed over time? In the latest installment of our Heroes & Villains series, the team takes a closer look at the history of female heroes in the real world, and then explores our favorites within the Star Wars galaxy.
Sep 29, 201901:22:08
Episode 200: Team USW Celebrates A Milestone!

Episode 200: Team USW Celebrates A Milestone!

TWO. HUNDRED! Tonight’s show was a celebration with Team Unmistakably Star Wars! With 200 episodes officially in the bag, each podcast panelist and USW tribe member takes a look back – and ahead – at how we came to be on this amazing adventure! Featuring Barb, Beks, Carl, Devin, Eve, and Gina, sit down with us for a heartwarming, revel-in-the-memories chat!
Sep 19, 201901:09:11
Episode 199: Heroes & Villains, Part 1

Episode 199: Heroes & Villains, Part 1

The team is joined by Kyle Roussel of the Tumbling Saber podcast, in Part 1 of a multi-part series, "Heroes and Villains."
Sep 10, 201901:21:55
Episode 198: How Will Star Wars Streaming Change Fandom?

Episode 198: How Will Star Wars Streaming Change Fandom?

On this weeks show, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and play the newest game in the galaxy! Hint: think weddings but not weddings! We also dive right into our closer look by taking a closer look at how Disney+ streaming will change fandom. So join us…
Sep 07, 201901:41:11
Episode 197: Best Star Wars Theater Experiences

Episode 197: Best Star Wars Theater Experiences

On this weeks episode Barb, Beks, Carl and Gina cover the hottest new stories in the Star Wars news pool! AND all of them revolve around Disney’s D23 last week! From Obi-Wan finally getting his own show on Disney+ to… Dark Rey in Episode IX – say what?! Lastly we have a full, beautiful trailer for The Mandalorian. that debuts in November! We take a closer look at what our best experiences in the theater were for Star Wars movies. Join us!
Sep 01, 201901:45:41
Episode 196: The Future Of Star Wars Storytelling

Episode 196: The Future Of Star Wars Storytelling

On this weeks show, we talk all about the latest and greatest, as always, in the Star Wars news pool! From Benioff & Weiss’ role at Lucasfilm, Resistance coming to a close with the upcoming second, and final, season, to more murmurs about an Obi-Wan show coming to Disney+, this week is jam-packed with some good goodies! Our closer look topic also takes an ethical and interesting turn at the future of storytelling in Star Wars. Join us…
Aug 23, 201901:37:50
Episode 195: Why Pre-Disney Star Wars Is the Best Star Wars – Part II

Episode 195: Why Pre-Disney Star Wars Is the Best Star Wars – Part II

On this weeks show, Barb, Devin and Gina sit down and chat the latest and greatest in Star Wars news! From pricing and bundle news announcement concerning the upcoming Disney+ streaming service, and John Williams writing music for Episode IX to whether or not Galaxy’s Edge is a flop, the crew tackles it all! We also conclude our two part series in whether Pre or Post Disney Star Wars is the BEST Star Wars! So come along and join us…
Aug 16, 201901:20:48
Episode 194: Why Disney Star Wars Is the Best Star Wars

Episode 194: Why Disney Star Wars Is the Best Star Wars

On this weeks show, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and chat the latest in Star Wars news and announcements! From word that Episode IX “will melt your mind,” and more back story on Holdo via a new comic, to details about the moral ambiguity of a featured character from the upcoming Mandalorian show, it was a good news week! Our closer look tackles a recent article that poses the argument of whether or not Disney Star Wars is the BEST Star Wars. And wowza, did we have a lot to say! Join us…
Aug 09, 201901:30:32
Episode 193: Star Wars Road Trip – Part III

Episode 193: Star Wars Road Trip – Part III

In the miniseries finale, Jeremy and Devin discuss the good and the bad about Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire virtual reality experience.
Aug 02, 201901:27:01
Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Tom Spina

Star Wars on Tap: Featuring Tom Spina

On this round of Star Wars On Tap!, we sit down with visionary and creator Tom Spina and talk about his fandom, his legendary design work, and which film prop he most covets. Be sure to check out Tom’s amazing design work here and here!
Jul 29, 201946:38
Episode 192: Star Wars Road Trip – Part II

Episode 192: Star Wars Road Trip – Part II

Jeremy and Devin continue their road trip to Hollywood!

Jul 26, 201941:59
Episode 191: Star Wars Road Trip – Part I

Episode 191: Star Wars Road Trip – Part I

Jeremy and Devin hit the road to Hollywood!
Jul 18, 201941:25
Episode 190: Exploring Macro Themes – Redemption

Episode 190: Exploring Macro Themes – Redemption

On this weeks show, Beks, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and chat all the latest and greatest announcements in the Star Wars galaxy! We go over an excerpt from the upcoming Thrawn: Treason novel by Timothy Zahn and there’s also a Snoke comic hitting the shelves soon, too. We finish our news section with whether or not CGI and practical FX can be differentiated when it comes to modern day technology. We continue our series into macro themes by taking a closer look at Redemption. It’s a long episode, friends, but we hope you join us!
Jul 13, 201901:52:55