Episode 90: Skywalking Through D23 Expo (part 2)



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Our D23 Expo 2015 Recap, Part 2!! This one is chock full of all the interviews we teased in Part 1. While wandering around the Expo, we happened upon some amazing discussions with amazing people, and this episode is all about sharing those moments with you.

  1. Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano on STAR WARS: REBELS)
    • All about her NEW HerUniverse THE FORCE AWAKENS clothing line and a possible HisUniverse? (14:20)
  2. Kevin Kiner (composer, STAR WARS: REBELS)
    • His best D23 Expo experience, his favorite John Williams theme and some great music theory discussion on different composer’s approach to film scoring. I’m gonna add a #fangirlflail here 🙂 (24:22)
  3. Randy Thornton (Disney Music Historian)
    • Hunt for Hoojibs! Randy worked on the re-release of the Star Wars Read-Alongs! He’s also a HUGE Star Wars fan and he told us what it was like to work with the voice of Darth Vader himself, James Earl Jones. (39:54)
  4. Joey Caporaso (Disney Imagineer)
    • Shanghai Disneyland – the castle! the culture! How they approached creating a Disney Park in a different country. Fascinating. (1:01:50)

Also on this episode:

  • Things We Want To Share
    • runDisney Star Wars Half Marathon – DARK SIDE at Walt Disney World!! Skywalker Meet-up, anyone?? (4:33)
    • Star Trek Symphony – It was a dream come true to watch J.J. Abrams’ STAR TREK (2009) while a symphony played Michael Giacchino’s amazing score. Here’s our report! (9:11)
  • Skywalker Shout-Outs (1:13:08)
  • Skywalker of the Week (1:13:08)

WHERE WE WILL BE (IN REAL LIFE)

9/3/15: Moderating DK Publishing’s FORCE FRIDAY Book Tour Kick-off with Star Wars authors! San Diego, CA Event Details

1/16/16: Star Wars Half Marathon Birthday Meet-Up at the Disneyland Resort! Anaheim, CA Event Details

12/26-12/30/2015: Let’s watch THE FORCE AWAKENS together at Downtown Disney in Anaheim!

4/14-4/17/2016: Star Wars Half Marathon Meet-up at Walt Disney World!

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