Episode 77: Skywalking To Star Wars Weekends 2015



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DJ Elliot and Mark Daniel have entertained the masses at Star Wars Celebration conventions and Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. They’ve made you laugh, dance and throw objects at large stuffed Star Wars Angry Birds. Today they are our special guests! You want to talk about an entertaining episode? This is it!

Skywalker John Fowler (@StarWarsFanFL), one of our correspondents covering Star Wars Weekends 2015, gives us survival tips, tells us what he’s expecting and his game plan for each weekend. If you are attending, make sure to find John to grab a Skywalking Through Neverland button!

Sarah flies through the Tinker Bell Half Marathon at Disneyland and the new Pixie Dust Challenge. And we also recap our day at Regal-Con 2015. Head over to Once Upon A Time Fan Podcast to hear their Podcast Stage at Regal-Con, on which we were one of their guests!

Also on this episode:

And remember…NeverLand On Alderaan!

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Episode 76: May The 4th Be With STEPHEN “I Kinda Like It” STANTON



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Stephen Stanton is Skywalking through Neverland! He is the voice of Grand Moff Tarkin on STAR WARS REBELS, Sleepy dwarf in Disney’s THE 7D, and Lord Henry Mystic of Hong Kong Disneyland’s Mystic Manor (plus many more), Stephen is the perfect match for our Star Wars/Disney podcast. And what a conversation we had!

Also on this episode, MORE Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Interviews! John Ratzenberger (Major Bren Derlin / every PIXAR movie ever / Cliff Clavin) and Clive Revill (voice of The Emperor in ESB) join us this week.

Thank you to Denise Vasquez who invited us to her Music Mondays Open Mic for a special #StarWarsDay celebration. Live drawing with Randy Martinez, music, comedy and fun! We recap. What did you do for May The 4th?

Also on this episode:

  • Disney Infinity 3.0 with STAR WARS!
  • Cliff’s Notes Countdown
  • Skywalker Shout-Outs
  • Skywalker Of The Week
And remember…NeverLand On Alderaan!

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Episode 75: Author Jeffrey Brown and the Age Of Ultron



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In this jam-packed episode, Jeffrey Brown, author of the wildly successful Darth Vader and Son series of books, joins us to discuss his NEW book, Darth Vader and Friends! We delve into his artistic process and it is fascinating.

We got tons of interviews from the Autograph Hall at Star Wars Celebration which we will play throughout the next month. This week it’s RETURN OF THE JEDI creature shop technician KIRK THATCHER, and hang-gliding Ewok FELIX SILLA.

Also on this episode:

  • AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON – our first thoughts.
  • Ask Tink with MARGARET KERRY is back! Advice doled out in the cutest voice ever? Yes, please!
  • Skywalking Through Star Wars Celebration – #TeamHoojib Bryn MacKinnon’s review and revelations.
And remember…NeverLand On Alderaan!

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Find The Fangirls At Star Wars Celebration!

We want to #fangirlflail with you! And give you buttons! Here is a list of places Tricia, Teresa and Sarah are guaranteed to be at STAR WARS CELEBRATION:

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Wednesday, April 15th

  • 7:00 PM – RebelForce Radio Party at the Sheraton Park Hotel, Anaheim (TRICIA/SARAH)

Thursday, April 16th

  • 10:00 -11:00 AM: JJ & KK at Star Wars Celebration! (TRICIA/TERESA/SARAH)
  • 2:00 – 3ish PM: Tricia Barr signing Ultimate Star Wars at DK Booth #1100 (TRICIA)

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  • 6:30 – 8:00 PM: Podcast Listener Meetup at the Hilton Anaheim Hotel Lobby (TRICIA/TERESA/SARAH)
  • 8:00 – 11:00 PM: Wilrow Hood Ice Cream Social (SARAH)

Friday, April 17th

  • 2:00 – 3ish PM: Tricia Barr signing Ultimate Star Wars at DK Booth #1100 (TRICIA)
  • 2:00 – 4:30 PM: Skywalking Through Neverland Interactive Fandom Adventure! on the Podcast Stage, Room 208AB. YOU can join our Twitter Party and win Star Wars Funko POP! Vinyls – find out how HERE. (SARAH)

SW Celebration Podcast Stage Event

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  • 6:30 – 7:30 PM – Star Wars Insider Panel, Celebration Fan Stage 303ABCD (TRICIA)
  • 8:00 PM – Midnight: 501st Legion Party at the Anaheim Marriot Hotel (TRICIA/SARAH)

Saturday, April 18th

  • 10:00 – 11ish AM: Tricia Barr signing Ultimate Star Wars at DK Booth #1100 (TRICIA)
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Star Wars Rebels Panel at the Celebration Stage (TRICIA/TERESA/SARAH)
  • 12:30 – 1:30 PM: Star Wars Rebels Press Conference (TRICIA/TERESA/SARAH)
  • 2:30 – 4:00 PM: Fangirls Going Rogue Pajama Party on the Podcast Stage! Room 208AB (TRICIA/TERESA/SARAH)

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  • 5:00 – 7:00 PM: Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Premiere (TRICIA/TERESA/SARAH)
  • 7:00 – 8:30 PM: DK Party and Ultimate Star Wars Launch Party (TRICIA/SARAH)

Sunday, April 19th

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: From A Certain Point Of View: The Diversity Of Opinions In Star Wars, Celebration Fan Stage, Room 303 (TRICIA)
  • after 4:30 PM: Possibly Disneyland – let’s hang out! (SARAH)

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If you aren’t able to make it to Star Wars Celebration, we will be Live Streaming at many of the above events. Here’s how you can watch:

  1. Download Meerkat for IOS
  2. OR Download Meerkat Watch App for Android
  3. Turn on Twitter Notifications for @SkywalkingPod and @FGGoingRogue to be notified when we’re doing a LIVE Stream.

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Episode 73: The Force Within Chris Macht is EPIC YARNS!



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Cris Macht, director of The Force Among Us and The Force Within Us, gives us the scoop on his NEW Star Wars reality show, REAL FANS OF THE SAGA. Watch out – they will be filming this at Star Wars Celebration!

Jack and Holman Wang, creators of the adorable new books STAR WARS EPIC YARNS, talk about how much work and love went into creating them. You will be fascinated!

Seeing a Marvel film in 3D is one thing, but seeing our favorite heroes LIVE is a whole new experience. Our Skywalking Through Neverland Rebel Spy and Ghost Host, Dave Skale, took his 17-year old niece to see Marvel Universe LIVE and they both weigh in on the event. Also on this episode:

And remember…NeverLand On Alderaan!

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Find The Skywalkers At Star Wars Celebration!

We want to meet you! And give you buttons! Here is a list of places Richard and Sarah are guaranteed to be at STAR WARS CELEBRATION:

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Wednesday, April 15th

  • 7:00 PM – RebelForce Radio Party at the Sheraton Park Hotel, Anaheim

Thursday, April 16th

  • 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM: At the Convention!
  • 6:30 – 8:00 PM: Podcast Listener Meetup at the Hilton Anaheim Hotel Lobby
  • 8:00 – 11:00 PM: Wilrow Hood Ice Cream Social

Friday, April 17th

  • 2:00 – 4:30 PM: Skywalking Through Neverland Interactive Fandom Adventure! on the Podcast Stage, Room 208AB. YOU can join our Twitter Party and win Star Wars Funko POP! Vinyls – find out how HERE.

SW Celebration Podcast Stage Event

  • 8:00 PM – Midnight: 501st Party at the Anaheim Marriot Hotel

Saturday, April 18th

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Star Wars Rebels Panel at the Celebration Stage
  • 12:30 – 1:30 PM: Star Wars Rebels Press Conference
  • 2:30 – 4:00 PM: Fangirls Going Rogue Pajama Party on the Podcast Stage! Room 208AB

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  • 4:00 – 5:00 PM: Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Red Carpet Arrivals Coverage
  • 5:00 – 7:00 PM: Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Premiere
  • 7:00 – 8:30 PM: DK Party and Ultimate Star Wars Launch Party
  • 10:00 PM: (if we’re still alive) Twitter Meetup at the Hilton Lobby

Sunday, April 19th

  • 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM: At the Convention!
  • after 4:30 PM: Possibly Disneyland – let’s hang out!

LIVE Streaming with Meerkat App!

If you aren’t able to make it to Star Wars Celebration, we will be Live Streaming at most of the above events. Here’s how you can watch:

  1. Download Meerkat for IOS
  2. OR Download Meerkat Watch App for Android
  3. Turn on Twitter Notifications for @SkywalkingPod to be notified when we’re doing a LIVE Stream.

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Episode 72: Record Of The Jedi with Victoria Sampson



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This show features special guest, Victoria Sampson! She was the ADR supervisor on Return Of The Jedi, as well as COUNTLESS other films. We had an amazing conversation – you DO NOT want to miss this!

We also talk with Star Wars Celebration newbie Bryn MacKinnon. She still had some questions about attending this life-altering event so we brought her on as the voice of all #SWCA first-timers.

Also on this episode:

  • SWCelebration Podcast Stage Update as we reveal more giveaways for our Interactive Fandom Adventure
  • Cliff’s Notes Countdown
  • Skywalker Shout-Outs
  • Skywalker Of The Week

And remember…NeverLand On Alderaan!

#TeamHoojib, explained:

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Episode 71: Seen, Unseen Disneyland; Star Wars Artists and Ask Tink!



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The last time you were at Disneyland did you happen to see The Walt Disney family crest on sleeping beauty’s castle? Or the signs on the bathroom door? The devil is in the details, and Russell Flores has seen and documented them in his book, “Seen, Un-Seen Disneyland”. It’s fascinating, and he has many stories to tell.

Star Wars artist Randy Martinez is back to tell us about his Star Wars Celebration print. And this time he is joined by by his girlfriend and renowned Star Wars artist herself, Denise Vasquez. You don’t want to miss this because we reveal some details of our Interactive Fandom Adventure on the Podcast Stage.

Guess who else is back? Our Fairy Pod(God?)Mother, Margaret Kerry! She flew in to help all of our Skywalkers with their questions in her ASK TINK segment.

We also have our shout-outs and the Skywalker of the Week! And remember…NeverLand On Alderaan!

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Episode 70: Skywalking To Celebration – Your Personal Survival Guide



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Star Wars Celebration is less than a month away! If you’ve never been to one before, or need a refresher, Skywalking Through Neverland has some convention tips for you! Richard and I have been to every domestic Star Wars Celebration since Celebration IV, and several other conventions in between. So sit back and let us help you skywalk with ease through your convention experience.

Donald Wicks, one of our incredible Skywalkers, is starting his own podcast! Learn all about EndorCast, his new Rebel Legion cosplay podcast that just premiered.

Also on this episode:

  • Skywalking On TV
  • Skywalker Shout-Outs
  • Skywalker Of The Week

And remember…NeverLand On Alderaan!

You can find the companion piece to the STAR WARS CELEBRATION SURVIVAL GUIDE HERE on AdventuresByDaddy.com where there are even more tips in written form.

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NEW SPONSOR: HerUniverse! We are so excited to welcome this amazing company as a sponsor. Fans helping fans support and promote each other.

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Episode 68: Producer Steven Smith, Empire Of Dreams, Goodbye Spock



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“The Hills Are Alive…” with Steven Smith! He is an Emmy-winning director, producer and writer who worked on one of the most comprehensive Star Wars documentaries ever called EMPIRE OF DREAMS. Such stories he has to tell with a few of our favorite people: George Lucas, John Williams, Steven Spielberg… He also has a project coming out on Sarah’s birthday, March 10th, that’s making her sing from the hilltops!

On February 27th, we lost a great man, Leonard Nimoy. We will be talking to some folks who had a personal connection to Mr. Nimoy, including Andy Wolff of Creation Entertainment and Richard Arnold, research consultant on STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION and family friend of the Nimoys.

Also on this episode:

  • Skywalking To Celebration with Special Guest: ERIC GELLER of TheForce.net
  • Skywalking On TV
  • Skywalker Shout-Outs
  • Skywalker Of The Week

And remember…NeverLand On Alderaan!

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