169: A Day on the Set of The Empire Strikes Back

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How would you like to spend a day on set of The Empire Strikes Back? This week we get to live vicariously through Matthew Pak, who won a Bantha Tracks Contest and got to do just that! Reading lines with Carrie Fisher, lunch with Harrison Ford, an interview with producer Gary Kurtz. Matthew’s stories are unreal. Do you remember reading about this contest in the Official Star Wars Fan Club Magazine and Starlog Magazine?

NEW MINI-SERIES – Genndy Tartakovsky’s STAR WARS: CLONE WARS micro-series. We are joined by our book reviewer, Jocasta Drew (Drew Kaplan of StarWarsMaven.info) and Skywalker Nitzan Harel for a great discussion.

ASK TINK! – Our fairy podmother, Margaret Kerry (Tinker Bell animator’s model for Peter Pan) is back with words of wisdom.

Also on this episode:

  • Tinker Bell Half Marathon Recap – Sarah breaks down the good, the bad and the sad in this changed runDisney race.
  • Ashley Eckstein (HerUniverse, voice of Ahsoka Tano) and Ashley Taylor (Disney Artist) did an impromptu signing at Downtown Disney, and Sarah was there to meet and greet! Here’s the video:

WHERE WE WILL BE (IN REAL LIFE)

9/1/17: John Williams at the Hollywood Bowl! Join us from 5:30-7:00 for a picnic before the concert at Picnic Area 14.

September 17-22, 2017: Skywalking HALLOWEEN ON THE HIGH SEAS Disney Cruise! To get more info, email Randy Crane at cruise@storiesofthemegic.com to get a free, no obligation quote. You’re not committing to anything, just getting information with that request. In the Comments section mention “Skywalking Through Neverland” so Randy Crane knows you want to be part of our group.

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Skywalking Through Neverland is a Star Wars/Disney, fan-focused Podcast. We cover Star Wars, Disney and pop culture fandom. You know, the stuff that surrounds us, penetrates us and binds us all together as instantaneous friends!

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