Podcast Stage Show! – Star Wars Celebration Orlando: Skywalking Through 40 Years of Your Fandom

 

Celebrate 40 years of your fandom with Skywalking Through Neverland on the Podcast Stage! At this interactive stage show we had a slideshow presentation with pictures depicting different moments in Star Wars fandom, from 1977 to 2017. We asked for those present if they had any stories, and several came up to share.

Randy Martinez (Star Wars Artist) joined us for a mini-segment of Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics. He lent his artistic expertise to Comic Book Cover #14, as well as an ad that didn’t look quite right.

Photo by Brian Sims

In Things We Want To Share, Dave Parfitt (Adventures By Daddy) joined us to showcase Give Kids The World, a charity you can still donate to right now, right here.

We finished off the show with a tribute to Carrie Fisher – all the kids came up on stage and sang “Celebrate the Love” – the Life Day song Princes Leia sings in the Star Wars Holiday Special.

Photo by Brian Sims

All in all, this was a special event, we had over a hundred people join us for the Live Show. We had the 7:30pm Saturday time slot – the last show of the night, so we took a bit longer than one hour! I recommend you watch the show on YouTube above! Enjoy.

WHERE WE WILL BE (IN REAL LIFE)

5/4/17: May the 4th with DK – Tricia Barr, Cole Horton and Adam Bray

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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Join us every week on Periscope for a behind-the-scenes look at our show. We also bring you to Disneyland, Red Carpet Events and Theme Park Openings.

Send emails to share@skywalkingthroughneverland.com and follow us on Facebook.

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165: Star Wars Celebration Orlando – The Debriefing

 

Star Wars Celebration Orlando may be over, but we’re still celebrating! Immediately after the convention, several Skywalkers met up to talk about their favorite moments, dissect the trailers and more.

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We dissected STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI trailer, the STAR WARS REBELS Season 4 trailer, the tear-jerking Star Wars 40th Anniversary panel and our various Podcast Stage panels. Who had 2 chance encounters with Dave Filoni? Who got to talk with Timothy Zahn for a full 15 minutes? How many Skywalkers graced the pre-show stage at Star Wars Celebration? These stories are a priceless account of our collective adventure through fandom.

Enjoy and be sure to tweet your #skywalkerselfie!

WHERE WE WILL BE (IN REAL LIFE)

4/14/17: GALACTIC NIGHTS at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. A one-night Star Wars celebration during Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Details Here

4/15/17: Podcast Stage! Skywalking Through 40 Years of Fandom.

4/16/17: Hoojib Hop and Skywalker Roundtable at Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Details Here

4/17/17: Skywalker Meet-up at Epcot. Details Here

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.

SUPPORT THE SHOW

Skywalking Through Neverland T-Shirts at TeePublic! Check them out HERE.

CONTACT US

tweet! tweet! @SkywalkingPod.

We have a Facebook Group.

Join us every week on Periscope for a behind-the-scenes look at our show. We also bring you to Disneyland, Red Carpet Events and Theme Park Openings.

Send emails to share@skywalkingthroughneverland.com and follow us on Facebook.

If you dug this episode, click over to iTunes | Stitcher | YouTube and leave us a review!

 

163: Matt Busch and Lin Zy – Star Wars Artists

Matt Busch and Lin Zy have both been chosen to be official Star Wars Celebration Art Show Artists! While it’s always fun talking with another married couple, it’s especially exciting to talk to them both about their SWCO Art Show pieces, both of which spoke to Richard and Sarah in different ways. Lin Zy has a beautiful Japanese-inspired Ahsoka piece.

Matt Busch did a celebration of collectibles that looks like he went into Richard’s bedroom as a kid growing up, and put it all on a massive painting.

Sarah and Richard delve into the music of Star Wars Rebels where we will look and listen to cues from Legacy of Mandalore and Secret Cargo. This leads to some pretty heavy debate over tragic vs. heroic, Sabine’s connection to the Force, and much more.

Also on this episode:

WHERE WE WILL BE (IN REAL LIFE)

4/14/17: GALACTIC NIGHTS at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. A one-night Star Wars celebration during Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Details Here

4/15/17: Podcast Stage! Skywalking Through 40 Years of Fandom.

4/16/17: Hoojib Hop and Skywalker Roundtable at Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Details Here

4/17/17: Skywalker Meet-up at Epcot. Details Here

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.

SUPPORT THE SHOW

Skywalking Through Neverland T-Shirts at TeePublic! Check them out HERE.

CONTACT US

tweet! tweet! @SkywalkingPod.

We have a Facebook Group.

Join us every week on Periscope for a behind-the-scenes look at our show. We also bring you to Disneyland, Red Carpet Events and Theme Park Openings.

Send emails to share@skywalkingthroughneverland.com and follow us on Facebook.

If you dug this episode, click over to iTunes | Stitcher | YouTube and leave us a review!

 

159: TANGLED Before Ever After


Tangled Before Ever After, the new Disney Channel Movie, premieres March 10th – on Sarah’s birthday! We prepare you for the movie and Tangled: The Series by bringing you to a Q&A with the series’ Supervising Director Chris Sonnenburg and Supervising Producer Ben Balistreri. We attended this screening and Q & A on Monday, March 6th and have some GREAT stories to share as well as Behind the Scenes insight into Tangled The Series. Make sure to @followpascal on Instagram! Look closely, you just might see us 😉

Dale Wentland (Network 1901) has a new podcast series, Discovering Star Wars. We find it fascinating that a 33-year-old has NOT seen Star Wars. Dale showed it to him in chronological order starting with Episode 1, and then recorded each podcast episode after each film. It’s fascinating to hear how perspectives change by removing nostalgia.

Also on this episode:

  • A Skywalker Story from Amanda Bond and Gabriel Colbaugh
  • Skywalking Shout outs and Skywalker of the Week
  • Cliff’s Notes Countdown

WHERE WE WILL BE (IN REAL LIFE)

4/14/17: GALACTIC NIGHTS at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. A one-night Star Wars celebration during Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Details Here

4/16/17: Hoojib Hop and Skywalker Roundtable at Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Details TBD

4/17/17: Skywalker Meet-up at Magic Kingdom. Details TBD

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.

SUPPORT THE SHOW

Skywalking Through Neverland T-Shirts at TeePublic! Check them out HERE.

CONTACT US

tweet! tweet! @SkywalkingPod.

We have a Facebook Group.

Follow Skywalkingpod on SnapChat.

Join us every week on Periscope for a behind-the-scenes look at our show. We also bring you to Disneyland, Red Carpet Events and Theme Park Openings.

Send emails to share@skywalkingthroughneverland.com and follow us on Facebook.

If you dug this episode, click over to iTunes | Stitcher | YouTube and leave us a review!

Never Land on Alderaan!

158: SURVIVAL GUIDE to Star Wars Celebration Orlando, Part 2

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Part 2 of your Complete Survival Guide to Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 starts right here. This week we get the inside scoop as Elliot Hansen (DJ Elliot – Main Stage pre-show DJ) joins us to talk about his past experience and what we can all expect from the main Celebration Stage this year. He also shares with us some Behind-the-Scenes stories from previous years.

One of the most common questions we’ve been asked is, “what can we do with our kids at Celebration?” Patty Hammond (EverydayFangirl, Skywalking Through Neverland Facebook Admin) has done TONS of research and has plenty of advice for those of you with younglings.

Finally, Tyler Westhause (Star Wars Podcast Alliance) gives us an update on Drowning in Moonlight: A Carrie Fisher Tribute held on the first night of the convention – April 13th. Guests, prizes, charity and podcasters. Tickets available here.

Also on this week’s episode:

  • Sarah debuts a NEW design celebrating Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Available right now, right here.
  • Richard and Sarah share stories and fond memories from Celebration IV through Star Wars Celebration Anaheim.
  • Skywalker Shout-Outs and Skywalker of the Week

WHERE WE WILL BE (IN REAL LIFE)

4/14/17: GALACTIC NIGHTS at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. A one-night Star Wars celebration during Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Details Here

4/16/17: Hoojib Hop and Skywalker Roundtable at Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Details TBD

4/17/17: Skywalker Meet-up at Magic Kingdom. Details TBD

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.

SUPPORT THE SHOW

Skywalking Through Neverland T-Shirts at TeePublic! Check them out HERE.

CONTACT US

tweet! tweet! @SkywalkingPod.

We have a Facebook Group.

Follow Skywalkingpod on SnapChat.

Join us every week on Periscope for a behind-the-scenes look at our show. We also bring you to Disneyland, Red Carpet Events and Theme Park Openings.

Send emails to share@skywalkingthroughneverland.com and follow us on Facebook.

If you dug this episode, click over to iTunes | Stitcher | YouTube and leave us a review!

Never Land on Alderaan!

157: SURVIVAL GUIDE to Star Wars Celebration Orlando, Part 1

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Heading to Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017? Wondering what to expect or need a refresher? We have Part 1 of your complete Survival Guide to SWCO on this week’s episode. We have Part 1 of your complete Survival Guide to SWCO on this week’s episode. List-Master Matt Clifton (Fandom Podcast Network) has tons of tips. What to pack, your plan of attack, what to buy, what not to buy and how to prepare. Between the three of us we have decades of Con experience, advice and tips to share with you.

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We also have Celebration newbies! Michael Moriarty (Home One Hangout) and Stephen Stanton contest winner John Liang (DeeperBlue.com) are here to tell us how they are feeling going to their very first Celebration convention.

Also on this episode:

  • Beauty and the Beast Limited Time Experiences arriving at Disneyland on 2/24/17. A French Taverne overlay, merchandise, special food and…GASTON.
  • Skywalking Through Neverland is now available on iHeartRadio!
  • Ask Alexa on your Amazon Echo to play Skywalking Through Neverland. Hear what happens.
  • Skywalker Shout-Outs and Skywalker of the Week

WHERE WE WILL BE (IN REAL LIFE)

4/14/17: GALACTIC NIGHTS at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. A one-night Star Wars celebration during Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Details Here

4/16/17: Hoojib Hop and Skywalker Roundtable at Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Details TBD

4/17/17: Skywalker Meet-up at Magic Kingdom. Details TBD

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.

SUPPORT THE SHOW

Skywalking Through Neverland T-Shirts at TeePublic! Check them out HERE.

CONTACT US

tweet! tweet! @SkywalkingPod.

We have a Facebook Group.

Follow Skywalkingpod on SnapChat.

Join us every week on Periscope for a behind-the-scenes look at our show. We also bring you to Disneyland, Red Carpet Events and Theme Park Openings.

Send emails to share@skywalkingthroughneverland.com and follow us on Facebook.

If you dug this episode, click over to iTunes | Stitcher | YouTube and leave us a review!

Never Land on Alderaan!

121: Star Wars Celebration Orlando – Looking Ahead

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Star Wars Celebration Orlando (SWCO) is less than a year away and Star Wars Celebration Europe (SWCE) is less than 2 months away! Tickets are on sale and excitement is in the air. What better time to look ahead than RIGHT NOW!

Celebration veterans Tricia Barr (Fangirls Going Rogue, Star Wars Insider), Ric Peralta (Liningup.net) and Eliza Peralta (the Chopper secret keeper) join us to discuss tips, what we are looking forward to and what we’d like change, with the help of comments from Skywalkers in our Facebook Group. (when we record at Disney Springs bring your running shoes since we may need to outrun security). (30:47)

Let’s keep the Celebration going with our favorite warm-up host at Star Wars Celebration, Mark Daniel! He now has a new gig, the co-host for Inside Disney Parks, a NEW Disney Parks Blog-sanctioned YouTube show. We get some inside info on that, as well as what we can look forward to at SWCE! (1:33:52)

Drew Kaplan, the Skywalking book analyst, gives us his review on DK’s 2016 Star Wars Character Encyclopedia and Star Wars: The Force Awakens Incredible Cross-Sections book. (2:08:54)

Also on this episode:

  • ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Movie Review. (6:43)
  • DC Universe: The Exhibit – Review and interview about this new addition to the Warner Brothers Studio Tour. Head here for pictures of the exhibit. (17:20)
  • Skywalker Shout-outs and our Skywalker of the Week

We have a Facebook Group! If you want to connect with other Skywalkers and share in positive discussion, this is the place.

And remember…Never Land On Alderaan!


WHERE WE WILL BE (IN REAL LIFE)

5/29/2016: LIVE Podcast Interactive Show at Star Wars Reads Day – Rancho Cucamonga Library! Event Details

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tweet! tweet! @SkywalkingPodWe have a Facebook Group. Follow Skywalkingpod on SnapChat.

Join us on Periscope each week for a Pre-Show Chat. We also bring you to Disneyland, Red Carpet Events and Theme Park Openings.

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