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199: Rian Johnson, Paul Warren and Space Gary

This episode contains exclusive audio from Rian Johnson, plus a fantastic interview with Creature Performer Paul Warren (sometimes known as skinny Steve Rogers, the Quidditch playing Harry Potter and Varmik from Star Wars: The Force Awakens) But these days you can see him in Star Wars: The Last Jedi holding none-other than – Space Gary! […]

Heroes of the Galaxy Serves as a Reference Guide for Children

Are you looking for a straightforward book about The Last Jedi, introducing characters, factions, and more to children? If so, you’re in luck, as DK Publishing has got you covered.   In Star Wars The Last Jedi: Heroes of the Galaxy, by Ruth Amos (yes, the same Ruth Amos who spoke on the Fangirls Going […]

198: The Toys That Made Us!

Brian Volk-Weiss, creator of the Netflix docu-series The Toys That Made Us, joins us to talk Star Wars toys, Barbie, G.I.Joe, He-Man and take a trip down memory lane. Do you remember playing with any of these toys as a kid? Brian discusses why he chose these toys, the stories behind each one, and also […]

197: Skywalking Through 2017 and BEYOND!

Happy New Year! It’s time to gather all of our Skywalkers, and take a look back on the highs, lows and surprises of 2017, and what we are looking forward to in a SoloTastic 2018! From Star Wars Celebration Orlando & D23 Expo to THE LAST JEDI & imploding fandom, we cover it all. Joining […]

196: THE LAST JEDI Fan Adventures – Galactic Nights, UK Premiere & Red Carpets, Nissan Scavenger Hunt

A new Star Wars film calls for Red Carpet Premieres, special media events and amazing fan adventures. On this episode we dive into those with guests Tricia Barr (Fangirls Going Rogue / FanGIRL Blog), James Burns (Jedi News) and Martin Keeler (Fantha Tracks). Sarah shares her Nissan Drive to Opening Night 2-day Star Wars Scavenger […]

195: THE LAST JEDI Roundtable Review

How many times have you seen The Last Jedi? Hope it’s at least once because here is our spoilerific The Last Jedi Review Roundtable recorded immediately after seeing STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI on 12/14 – 6pm Fan Event at TCL Chinese Theater IMAX! Thanks to our LiningUp.net crew for joining us: Paul McQue (Fantha […]

THE LAST JEDI Global Press Junket

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Ok, it wasn’t that long ago, but on December 3rd the stars of Star Wars descended upon Los Angeles to attend the press conference for the 8th episode in the Star Wars saga, THE LAST JEDI. The 40 plus minute panel was hosted by Entertainment […]

TALKING APES Guest: Andrew E.C. Gaska, author

Happy Holidays Ape Fans! Welcome back to our new Talking Apes TV spin-off! For those of you who are just finding us let me catch you up: Talking Apes TV just recapped and broke down each episode of the live action and animated POTA TV series. But now since there are no more TV shows […]

194: THE LAST JEDI Press Highlights

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI is almost here, and we attended the Global Press Event held right here in Los Angeles! James Burns (JediNews) joins us for our big Podcast Crossover Episode where we bring you audio highlights from the event, including sound bytes from the cast of the film and director Rian Johnson. Daisy […]

193: LOSCON’S Making of Star Wars Panel

Want to hear rare Star Wars Original Trilogy behind-the-scenes stories from people who were there at Lucasfilm? Over the past weekend we attended LOSCON 44 (LA’s longest-running sci-fi convention) and were able to record Craig Miller’s ‘Making Star Wars’ panel. Craig was the Lucasfilm Head of Fan Relations & Publicity, and he brought together Star […]