166: Guardians of the Whills & Thrawn

Welcome Star Wars book-readers! This is the episode for you. Today we are talking Thrawn by Timothy Zahn. Del Rey released this highly-coveted book on April 11th, and we hungrily listened to the audiobook. Let’s talk plot, structure and Easter eggs in this fun discussion.  (59:15)

Jocasta Drew (Drew Kaplan of StarWarsMaven.info) helps us review the new Disney Lucasfilm Press middle grade novel, Guardians of the Whills by Greg Rucka. Learn more about Chirrut Imwe and Baze Malbus as we dive in. Is it really just for kids? We think not! Read Drew’s review here.  (20:24)

Also on this episode:

  • Skywalker Story by David Aicher (52:02)
  • Things We Want To Share – a new meet-up for May the 4th! See below for details  (7:54)
  • Skywalker Shout-Outs and Skywalker of the Week (45:17)

WHERE WE WILL BE (IN REAL LIFE)

5/4/17: May the Fourth Be With You at the Santa Monica Library with DK authors Tricia Barr, Cole Horton and Adam Bray!  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.

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141: Skywalking Through MYSTIC MANOR

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On this Super-Sized HALLOWEEN Episode we dive into Hong Kong Disneyland’s Mystic Manor. Our Ghost Host Dave Skale is back to tell us about this “version” of the Haunted Mansion and why it’s not haunted. Professor Kate Lingley joins us to give us some background on Chinese art history and just why Mystic Manor is so different from The Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. (30:45)

Are you near SoCal? Well, get excited because “The Science Behind PIXAR” Exhibit just opened at the California Science Center in downtown LA and runs through April 9, 2017. This is a hands-on exhibit that showcases the science, technology, engineering and math behind PIXAR films. We share with you interviews with members of the Pixar team. They told us some fascinating things we can’t wait to share with you. (1:43:20)

We continue our Inspirations: The Music of Star Wars Rebels segment with “Thrawn’s Web” from “Hera’s Heroes”. We explore how Kevin Kiner is developing Thrawn’s theme, just as Thrawn’s character is developing on the show. There is much to explore. (1:18:56)

Also on this episode:

  • C-3PO’s Halloween Safety Tips continued (1:15:46)
  • A Skywalker Halloween Story from Russell Flores (1:32:14)
  • Thing We Want To Share (6:46)
  • Skywalker Shout-outs and Skywalker of the Week (1:07:39)

WHERE WE WILL BE (IN REAL LIFE)

November 5, 2016: Rancho Obi-Wan THE GALA STRIKES BACK Meet-up at 3pm, followed by the Gala itself that evening.

November 6, 2016: Disney Family Museum at 11am. Details coming soon.

September 17-22, 2017: Skywalking HALLOWEEN ON THE HIGH SEAS Disney Cruise! To get more info, go to storiesofthemagic.com/cruisequote and click on the orange “Get a Quote” button in the upper left 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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