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GWC #290: Don’t Be A Hater

Sean triumphantly returns (physically) to the room. (He never left verbally, of course!) We update our taxonomy of haters and methodology of avoiding becoming such. And we run down the week in geek, including having some fun with the Netflix/Q*ickster split, taking in some sweet new Riddick 3 news, speculating on what we’d do if […]


An Examination of Slave Leia

In 1977, George Lucas modeled his space opera after the matinee adventures he watched as a child. Buck Rogers, Flash Gordon, and Zorro were all garnished with damsels in distress. Beautiful women placed in peril allowing the male hero to rescue them and save the day. The hero fought off armies of foes while the […]


GWC GWC Podcast #112

Wrapping up our Star Wars podcast arc, we squeeze in one last podcast solely to address listener calls. Highlights: we check in with GWCers who attended ComiCon, listen to DawnAZ’s “high maintenance” Leia howler, talk Star Wars toys one last time, wonder about SW droid religions, marvel at the uncool that is Corvette Summer, offer […]


GWC GWC Podcast #111

With this week’s feature, Return of the Jedi, we near the end of our GWC Star Wars podcast arc. Highlights: we marvel at Leia’s distinct memory of her mother’s beauty during the two minutes they both lived, questioned the Jedi “from some point of view” approach to truth, skeeved out at Palpatine the perv, discussed […]


GWC GWC Podcast #110

This week’s Star Wars arc feature: Empire. Highlights: We share additional “original” Star Wars experiences with callers, discuss stories without beginnings or endings, again talk “vintage” toys, wonder how bad tauntauns must smell (considering Han could still smell ’em in the cold), analyze Han’s decision to follow Leia (and what it means for his “scoundrel” […]


GWC GWC Podcast #109

It’s time for the Star Wars that started it all: Episode IV, A New Hope. Highlights: we discuss the female fascination with the man in black, argue the meaning of “high maintenance,” notice (yet again) that Leia is smokin’ hot, talk droid knowledge and their interaction with Vader in the original trilogy, comment on Ben’s […]


GWC GWC Podcast #108

This week we check out Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Highlights: we rejoice in the magic moment when Vader dons his helmet (and bag on his NOOOOOOOOOOOOO reaction a bit), comment on Padme’s womb of holding, note that Aunt Beru is actually quite hot, hear Audra’s Ep. III hair analysis (read: Padme++, […]


GWC GWC Podcast #107

In our second Star Wars arc podcast we take on Episode II: Attack of the Clones. Highlights: we debate the wrongness of Anakin’s Tusken slaughter, question Qui-Gon’s/Obi-Wan’s parenting skills, wonder why the Republic allows “temporary replacement senators,” discuss the downsides of Sith apprenticeship, hunt for female Jedi, and again marvel at Palpatine’s masterful manipulative skills.


GWC GWC Podcast #106

During the hiatus we’re delving into some other stories, and this week marks the beginning of our Star Wars podcast arc — and our re-watch of Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Highlights: we discuss what the Trade Federation is,why Naboo is remotely important (and why you should care),see midi-chlorians asStar Wars’glowing cylon backs, question Anakin’s […]


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