Hokey Religion: The Star Wars Podcast

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Hosted by Tyler Day and Michael Henderson, Hokey Religion is two friends talking about Star Wars. From the films to Dengar's medical bills, Hokey Religion covers the theories, happenings, and excitement concerning the Star Wars world that Tyler and Michael have obsessed over since childhood. Whether… read more

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100 - Flappy Tech

August 5th, 2019


Could there really be an Imperial remnant fleet awaiting instructions from The Emperor? Can Wookiee's really rely on Flappy Tech? All this and more …

99 - Imagine a Large McDonald's

July 22nd, 2019


This episode of Hokey Religion features Sith Troopers, Admiral Ar’alani, a VERY large McDonald's, and more!

98 - The Good Order

June 24th, 2019


Today we talk about Alphabet Squadron, Thrawn, and what the future in-universe political landscape could possibly look like for Star Wars.

97 - There's So Much More to Talk About

June 10th, 2019


Join us for today's episode where we implore you to consider that there is so much more to talk about that Rey's parents, cooler threads to pull at, …

96 - The Backwards Man

May 27th, 2019


Joins us as we discuss the important news from the Vanity Fair Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker issue, specific details about how a "Backwards Man" functions, and some new tidbits on Galaxy's Edge.

95 - Handful of Young Adults

May 13th, 2019


Three more Star Wars films on the release schedule? You bet! Bad guys seducing young adults to the Dark Side? Definitely! Too many Star Wars books to …

94 - Covered In Goo

April 29th, 2019


Let's look back at the time Emperor Palpatine resurrected in the old Expanded Universe, bad prophecy rhyming and all.

93 - The Rise of Skywalker

April 15th, 2019


Star Wars Celebration 2019 has given us so much to talk about. The Mandalorian, Galaxy's Edge, Jedi: Fallen Order, and Episode IX! Join us for an extra long episode as we pour out all of or emotions.

92 - Blowing His Way Through Troopers

March 18th, 2019


Celebration is jam-packed with amazing guests. What's the First Order's actual plan? What will we get for Episode IX at Celebration? All this and many other noises on today's episode!

91 - Mr. Poe's Wild Ride

March 4th, 2019


So much Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge news was released in the past couple of weeks and we can barely contain our excitement.

90 - All We Want Is Star Wars Cheers

February 18th, 2019


Tune in for discussions about upcoming films from the Game of Thrones duo, rumors for The Mandalorian, Anthony Daniel's stroking out on twitter, and more. The more is mainly that we REALLY JUST WAST STAR WARS CHEERS.

89 - Kylo on a Ripstik

February 4th, 2019


If R5-D4 is in The Mandalorian what might that mean? Does EA know how to make video games? After we tackle these questions we get into pretty heavy Episode IX plot rumors that have us both excited.

88 - A Whole Race of Snokes

January 21st, 2019


It's 2019 and we're still here! 

There's more Galaxy's Edge rumors, upcoming novels, our hopes and dreams for Episode IX, and other things I forget at this moment. All that and possibly something else in our first …

87 - Daddy Herzog

December 24th, 2018


Another holiday, another episode! Let's talk about cast announcements for The Mandalorian, Solo's award submission flub, and more.

86 - Quick, They're Coming!

December 10th, 2018


Listen to this episode and save the galaxy! Quick, they're coming!

Star Wars theme park rides, new books, and the impending news of Episode IX. Join us for all this and the creation of the worlds best new theme park …

85 - S.S. Sin

November 26th, 2018


All aboard the S.S. Sin, destination: debauchery.

Michael finished Last Shot and is working through Thrawn: Alliances, it's a miracle! We also discuss the Galaxy's Edge news out of D23, Disney's own expo. 

84 - The Diary of Palpatine

November 12th, 2018


Disney has announced another live action Star Wars TV show, Resistance is going strong, and Palpatine doesn't need to return. All that and an unnecessary amount of other things on today's episode!

83 - It's Not All For You

October 29th, 2018


This episode we talk about Star Wars Resistance and the Star Wars fandom in general.

Sometimes things are made without your specific wants in mind and that's OK. Move on, find a thing you do like, it's fine not to like …

82 - Secret Uncle

October 16th, 2018


Thrawn Alliances read to completion, A Star Wars writer fired, The Mandalorian Directors, Episode IX rumors, secret uncles, and more!

81 - OCBs

October 1st, 2018


We noticed that 50 episodes ago we were discussing how excited a pair of directors were to be making a Solo film. Whoopsiedoodles! In this eighty …

80 - Sabotage

September 17th, 2018


Time to talk books, sabotage, hobo trains, and Episode IX.

79 - Cabin Full of Grandmas

September 3rd, 2018


It's an episode! We got Episode IX casting news, we got Galaxy's Edge ride changes, we got a cabin full of grandmothers. What else could you want?

78 - Force Correction

August 20th, 2018


BREAKING NEWS! Star Wars actors are shooting Star Wars scenes as Star Wars characters in a facility booked for Star Wars film production for the upcoming Star Wars film, obviously this means Keri Russell is Rey's mom. …

77 - Cosmo Jarvis

August 6th, 2018


The Episode IX cast has been revealed, with many surprises! On top of that Thrawn: Alliances is out, the Resistance TV series has a possible air date, and more.

76 - Star Wars @ SDCC

July 23rd, 2018


San Diego Comic-Con happened over the weekend. Join us as we recap the Star Wars announcements that tickled our brain holes.

75 - If Not Mom, Then What?

July 9th, 2018


Join us for an unintentional discussion of Episode IX, what headspace Kylo may be in, the state of The First Order, a return to familiarity, and a whore named Syphilis.

74 - Pickled In Pizza Juice

June 25th, 2018


An episode of rumors and wishes regarding character returns in IX, as well as the possible end of "A Star Wars Story" films.

73 - Rambos and Sunshine

June 11th, 2018


Some of us have seen Solo multiple times while others of us have not. Hear what we missed on the first viewing and why we still love this movie. We …

72 - Solo Didn't Suck!

May 28th, 2018


We saw Solo and it didn't suck!

Tune in for spoiler free talk up front, including Boba Fett film talk and more. After that stick around for full on …

71 - Jocasta Nu, Badass Librarian

May 14th, 2018


As we prepare to see Solo in a couple weeks we share our closing thoughts and expectations, followed by a conversation on what is happening in …

70 - Super Fantastic Trackless First Order Battle Escape Ride

April 30th, 2018


On This weeks episode we discuss Alden Ehrenreich being signed on for 3 films, a new animated Star Wars show by Dave Filoni, and more new of what's to come at Disney's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.

69 - The Ewok Resurgence

April 16th, 2018


Ewoks are back and Michael is not enthused. Poor guy has no heart. In addition to Ewoks the guys talk new Star Wars characters and their names, the …

68 - Solo Positivity

April 2nd, 2018


On this episode we discuss the Solo film with as much positivity as we have up to this point. Also check out new information of the Millennium Falcon …

67 - The Last Jedi Final Reaction

March 19th, 2018


The digital release of The Last Jedi is out now with an amazing list of special features and fantastic documentary. Join as as we discuss our final thoughts on The Last Jedi and more!

66 - Rebels, Why?

March 5th, 2018


On this episode we discuss the Deus Ex Machina that Star Wars Rebels introduced, The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition novel's Snoke additions, and the Millennium Falcon's secret attack bed.

65 - L3-37

February 19th, 2018


Join us for Solo character talk, more information on why the original Solo directors were let go, and discussion on even more Star Wars movies being …

64 - Batuuuuu!

February 5th, 2018


Did the Solo trailer finally air? We hope so!

Join us for more Solo discussion, thoughts on The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition novelization, the …

63 - Cool Guy Han Solo

January 22nd, 2018


Join the us as we discuss the Star Wars Disney Hotel and Galaxy's Edge park, our appreciation for Rian Johnson's outspokenness, the worries over the …

62 - Stop All The Complainin'

January 8th, 2018


It's a new year and the same us! Join us as we talk about the most popular complaints surrounding The Last Jedi. Additionally, is there any way the …

61 - The Last Jedi Initial Reactions

December 18th, 2017


After years of waiting The Last Jedi is finally out and we have seen it! Join us for our initial thoughts after our first viewing.

Spoiler-free …

60 - The Last Jedi Final Predictions

December 4th, 2017


This is the last episode before we see The Last Jedi! Join us as we discuss out final predictions and try to figure out what in the world is up with Snoke.

59 - Crait Has Dirt

November 20th, 2017


Disney has announced a new trilogy and a live action TV show!

Where/when will the trilogy take place? What’s going to happen in 2020 after IX is released? Will the Star Wars TV show be the same tone as current Disney …

58 - Junky Lard Box

November 6th, 2017


How much of the Solo film was re-shot? What's in store for the next 10 years of Star Wars films? Does Luke have his green lightsaber? All this and …

57 - It's Trailer Time!

October 23rd, 2017


The Last Jedi trailer released! During an American football sport of some kind? That makes total sense. Join us for trailer talk and wild speculation!

56 - Trailer Waiting

October 9th, 2017


We still don't have a trailer for The Last Jedi but we never run out of things to talk about. This episode we discuss if Yoda had trained Leia instead of Luke, Star Wars books, and more.

55 - The Bad Guys

September 25th, 2017


This episode of Hokey Religion we discuss the return of J.J. Abrams, Episode IX, and (unexpectedly) our thoughts on Avatar. We then continue, and finish out, our discussion of the characters of The Last Jedi as we …

54 - Another One Bites The Dust

September 11th, 2017


Does Star Wars have a problem with directors, or do directors have a problem with Star Wars? We discuss the "mutual parting" of another Star Wars …

53 - The Good Guys

August 28th, 2017


This episode we start a series discussing the characters of "The Last Jedi". Starting off with "the good guys". This episode focuses on Chewie, Han, Leia, Luke, and Rey.

52 - The Emperor's New Groove

August 14th, 2017


Internet leak season has begun as photos of The Last Jedi characters were leaked, one of them is Snoke! We go on to discuss the new writer brought on for Episode IX as well as more theories on Snoke's plan and how much …

51 - Ewoks v. Porgs

July 31st, 2017


This episode we talk Porgs, Star Wars at SDCC 2017, Luke's X-Wing being parked in the ocean, Snoke's new look, and more!

50 - D23 Jamboree

July 17th, 2017


Disney's D23 conference took place over the weekend and provided us new information about Disney's Hollywood Studios Star Wars Land along with a …

49 - The Han Solo Incident

July 3rd, 2017


The boys recap the Han Solo director disaster, compiling the statements from anonymous sources and discussing how crazy it all is. Take everything …

48 - Lightsabers, Praetorian Guards, & D23

June 19th, 2017


Join the Hokeymen as they try and figure out Rey's lightsaber situation, discuss the very cool looking Praetorian Guards, and look forward to all of …

47 - Spin-offs & Thrawn

June 5th, 2017


Join Tyler and Michael as they talk about the next Star Wars spin-off(s), a leaked "The Last Jedi" LEGO set, how great "Thrawn" is, and what they think the "greater evil/power" hinted at throughout the new canon novels …

46 - Sandwich Man

May 22nd, 2017


We've got talks of Luke's equipment...not like THAT...(but maybe?), sandwich men, Snoke's methods of Force use, and start a new recurring Prequel discussion.

45 - What's The Deal With Phasma?

May 8th, 2017


This episode Tyler and Michael discuss the importance behind R2-D2 and BB-8 being switched out on Ach-To, Canto Bight's racin' space horses, What's up with Phasma, and "does Vader even poop?"

44 - The Last Jedi Trailer

April 24th, 2017


The "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" trailer debuted at Star Wars Celebration 2017 and we're ready to talk about it. Start up the hype train and theory …

43 - Star Wars Celebration: We Survived

April 19th, 2017


We became lines-people and survived Star Wars Celebration 2017!

Listen as we recap all 4 days of lines, madness, joy, and Tai-chi.

42 - Star Wars Celebration: How To Survive

April 10th, 2017


We are excited about Star Wars Celebration 2017! Hear how the wristband lines will work, how panels will be shown, and learn some IMPORTANT LIFE …

41 - Empire's End

March 27th, 2017


In this episode of Hokey Religion we discuss the original Rogue One script written by Gary Whitta, raccoon oil donuts, and top it all off with an Empire's End: Aftermath recap/wrap-up.

40 - Do Wookiees Have Nipples?

March 13th, 2017


This episode of Hokey Religion jumps right into insanity from Michael having finally watched The Star Wars Holiday Special. From there it only gets …

39 - Woody Harrelson's Stupid Face

February 27th, 2017


This episode of Hokey Religion starts off with a bit of Aftermath: Empire's End as well as the upcoming Inferno Squad novel, the Rogue One Bluray release date and whether film commentaries are still a thing, Michael …

38 - It's a Bad Episode

February 13th, 2017


This is a bad episode. It couldn't be helped really, it just had to be a bad one. Turn back now, it's all bad in here.

This episode of Hokey Religion …

37 - Pizza Trophies

January 30th, 2017


Have you ever heard of a Pizza Trophy? In this episode you will heard everything you never wanted to know about pizza trophies, fanny packs, and so much more.

Michael and Tyler (when they eventually get to Star Wars) …

36 - Make It So

January 16th, 2017


This episode of Hokey Religion the boys find themselves discussing the rumored destruction of The Original Trilogy, the Rogue One shoot "Indie Hour", StarWars.com's statement on digitally recreating Carrie Fisher, Kylo …

35 - Accidentally Rogue One

January 2nd, 2017


This episode is dedicated to the beloved Carrie Fisher.

This episode of Hokey Religion accidentally turned into another entirely Rogue One episode. Join the boys as they have had time to let Rogue One settle and give …

34 - Rogue One

December 19th, 2016


It's here, it's here, it's finally here! Rogue One hit theaters and Tyler and Michael were there on opening night. Join us as we discuss the film with wild abandon.

BEWARE, we discuss Rogue One from start to finish. If …

33 - Tarkin's Mashed Potatoes

December 5th, 2016


Rogue One tickets finally went on sale! But this episode had to be recorded early! So we didn't have them yet! But we have them now! Good ones, too!

This episode of Hokey Religion goes into the future of Disney's Star …

32 - Ready For A Beefin

November 21st, 2016


This episode, Michael wants to be a Beefman, or something about beef. I don't know.

After taking a cold shower from all the beef-talk we discuss the …

31 - Mantras, Tantras, and Yantras

November 7th, 2016


This episode of Hokey Religion we get down to the important stuff, like an extremely weird flyer Michael found hidden behind a public bathroom mirror. We also happen to talk about the young Lando casting, Rey's …

30 - Garbage (S)Mashers

October 24th, 2016


Join us for more of our favorite new segment "What That Tweet?!", the resolution of an argument regarding whether it's "garbage smashers" or "garbage …

29 - What That Tweet?!

October 10th, 2016


Michael Giacchino i scoring "Rogue One" now, Tyler is very excited. Michael asks, "WHAT THAT TWEET?!" And we get into the fact that The Death Star was never supposed to take so long to build, but that a "specific part" …

28 - Jedi Are Dicks

September 26th, 2016


The Jedi are dicks! Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I'd rather you hear it from me. As a dead man once said, "It's true, all of it."

Oh, the podcast episode...right! We get back into the Force/Midi-chlorian …

27 - The Family Hands

September 12th, 2016


Tyler and Michael discuss the call sign "Rogue One", the Erso family backstory, Luke Skywalker's academy, and lightsaber design choices in this week's Hokey Religion. Also, the Death Star can TOTALLY destroy a …

26 - Why Does Everyone Look Like Tony Danza?

August 29th, 2016


So, why DOES everyone look like Tony Danza? It's not just us, right? Please, tell us it's not just us!

Oh yea...this episode we use sounds to convey opinions on Galen Erso, Episode VIII happenings, Lando casting rumors, …

25 - Talkin' Tacos

August 15th, 2016


In this episode we discuss the new information about the Rogue One planet Jedha, Rebels Season 3 premiere dates, Star Wars 3D release rumors, and whatever other nonsense came to mind.

24 - A Hologram is a Holograph

August 1st, 2016


THRAWN!! We go back to Day 2 of Star Wars Celebration Europe to discuss Thrawn's glorious return!

We also cover official word on some Rogue One …

23 - When He Dead

July 18th, 2016


This episode was recorded after Day 1 of Star Wars Celebration Europe, which means news and info! We talk about the very informative Rogue One panel, the Ahsoka panel, as well as a small bit of the beginning of the …

22 - Rogue One, A Film With Characters

July 4th, 2016


Entertainment Weekly took a Rogue One dump that confirms it IS a film and best of all one with characters in it, including a character we've all seen before! We also discuss an interesting Episode VIII rumor that sparks …

21 - Crazy Tarkin's Trooper Outlet

June 20th, 2016


We've got John Williams rumors! We've got Episode VIII rumors! We've got Rogue One rumors! We've even got rumours with a U! Come on down to Crazy Tarkin's Trooper Shack, where all the things are stuff and all the stuff …

20 - Ask Lobot

June 6th, 2016


This episode the boys discuss Rogue One reshoots, awesome Episode VIII battle spoilers, and introduce a new segment called "Ask Lobot".

19 - Bloodline

May 23rd, 2016


Are Luke, Rey, and Kylo all on Ahch-To together? Also, the boys both actually read Bloodline to completion! And don't worry, proper spoiler warning is provided before the Bloodline talk.

18 - The Only Part That Matters

May 9th, 2016


The boys talk about the fact that Plagueis is dead and how Mads Mikkelsen got himself into trouble. There were three talking notes and they went for an hour, enjoy.

17 - Pure Vanilla

April 25th, 2016


We return with another exciting episode of Michael breaking. We discuss Rey's parent's AGAIN, costume spoilers, and some casting rumors. Aerate it. Warm it up. That's a 10!

16 - In Case of Phone Use Paul

April 11th, 2016


Join the boys as they talk about the Rebels Season 2 finale, Ahsoka's book, and the Blu-Ray release. They also complain about not getting Rogue One stuff...the day before Rogue One stuff.

The Rogue One

April 8th, 2016


As always, something major happened the day after we recorded an episode. We bring you a very special bonus episode for the Rogue One teaser debut!

15 - Mr Cat Poop

March 28th, 2016


The gang talks about all the Episode VIII happenings, the Blu-ray leak, and have a new game to play!

14 - A DVD is a Video Tape

March 14th, 2016


The DVD/Blu-Ray/Video Tape/Compact Disk/Wax Cylinder was finally announced with some details, VIII continues to film, and Chewbacca will do a thing.

13 - Probably Not X-Men

February 29th, 2016


There's a good chance it isn't about X-Men this time. Not to mention, we also get to hear Michael slowly lose his mind.

11 - Bad Dates

February 1st, 2016


All the dates have changed, ALL OF THEM! Well, a film and a couple books...but that's enough cause FOR YELLING! Optional episode title: 'Millennium Fahlcon'.

10 - We're Back!

January 18th, 2016


Our non-awaited return is finally here! We talk about our Rey theories, news items, and wander down many a ramble trail.


December 21st, 2015


IT FINALLY HAPPENED! We saw the new Star Wars, so listen to us blab about it. This is full of spoilers, you have been warned.

08 - Aftermath

December 14th, 2015


This episode we FINALLY talk about Aftermath along with wrapping up some final thoughts in preparation for Episode VII.

07 - International Surprise

November 19th, 2015


The weekend of November 6th we were surprised with not only a brand new trailer for The Force Awakens but also a TV Spot! Follow along with our …

06 - Never Done With VII

November 5th, 2015


To think that we thought there wouldn't be any more to talk about in regards to The Force Awakens. There was, we did.

05 - The Trailer Awakens

October 22nd, 2015


We finally have a poster, tickets, and trailer for The Force Awakens. Settle in, this is going to be a long one.

Follow along with our trailer …

04 - Character Development

October 8th, 2015


In this episode, we mess up the intro. Also, we discuss some very interesting new character theories.

03 - The First Order

September 24th, 2015


Let's talk about The First Order and The Resistance. Also, help us get into the "New and Noteworthy" section by rating us on iTunes.

02 - Force Friday

September 10th, 2015


Join us as we discuss the revelations of Force Friday and introduce a new segment.

01 - Hokey Religion

August 22nd, 2015


The very first episode, where we talk about our current theories surrounding The Force Awakens.

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