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Skywalking Through Neverland: A Star Wars / Disney / Marvel Fan Podcast

514 EpisodesProduced by Richard and Sarah WoloskiWebsite

Richard and Sarah share their love of Star Wars, Disney & Marvel through their upbeat, positive podcasts. Get insider info from filmmakers, authors, imagineers and show runners. Join in the journey as we celebrate all forms of Star Wars, Disney, Marvel fandom and beyond!

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434: 10-Year Anniversary Show!!!

September 28th, 2023


10 YEARS OF PODCASTING!! This is our 10th Anniversary show!! In this super-sized episode, Richard and Sarah share stories and clips from the top 10 most downloaded episodes. From Margaret Kerry to Gary Kurtz to …

433: Disney Cyber-Security Tips

September 21st, 2023


What security measures does the Walt Disney Company have in place to keep guests safe? How many security threats does Disney deal with on an hourly basis? Our special guest, Keido Rider, worked cyber-security at Disney …

432: AHSOKA Episodes 4-5 (Fallen Jedi and Shadow Warrior)

September 14th, 2023


STAR WARS: AHSOKA is on fire, so this week we will dissect 2 episodes - Chapter Four: Fallen Jedi and Chapter Five: Shadow Warrior. We’ve invited Spencer Jawitz (Virtual Cantina Network) for this discussion. SPOILERS …

BONUS: Marcus Dohring Podcast Compilation

September 9th, 2023



Hey Hey Skywalkers!

We are celebrating the life of Marcus Dohring, a good friend to us and a major positive ambassador to Star Wars fandom. Marcus has been on STN a number of times, so we’ve compiled the ‘Best of …

431: Oogie Boogie Bash - Tips, Tricks, and Judge DOOM

September 7th, 2023


We kick off our Halloween celebration at the first Oogie Boogie Bash of the year at DCA. The characters! The food! The fun! So much DOOM in this COVEN OF CHAOS! Since this episode contains video of Roger Rabbit’s Judge …

430: AHSOKA Music & Easter Eggs - Episode 1-3

August 31st, 2023


As promised, here is our 3-episode review and breakdown of STAR WARS: AHSOKA!! Sarah analyzes Kevin Kiner’s score and musical callbacks. Richard brings up Easter eggs, references, and where we may have seen or heard …

429: Ahsoka Fan Events - Coast-to-Coast Reports!

August 23rd, 2023


The new series, STAR WARS: AHSOKA, premiered August 22 on Disney+. To celebrate, Lucasfilm and Disney hosted 5 AHSOKA FAN EVENTS across the United States. We take you to every event, with reports from each one including …

428: A Disturbance in the Force - Star Wars Holiday Special

August 17th, 2023


We are always celebrating The Star Wars Holiday Special (who doesn’t!?) so this week we welcome back director/producer Steve Kozak to share updates …

427: Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #42 "THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK" Adaptation Part 4

August 3rd, 2023


Time to head back in time and revisit Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics! We break down the fourth issue of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Marvel comics adaptation - BOUNTY HUNTERS. How is the artwork? What are our fond memories …

426: San Diego Comic-Con 2023!!

July 28th, 2023


In this episode, Richard and Sarah share their experience at San Diego Comic-Con 2023 which was a huge success! We met with Skywalkers, interviewed Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny artists, did our first BIG …

425: Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #41 "THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK" Adaptation Part 3

July 12th, 2023


Time to head back in time and revisit Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics! Cris Macht of Machtails from the Cantina joins us to break down the third issue of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Marvel comics adaptation. How is the …

424: INDIANA JONES Red Carpet Adventure & Review

June 30th, 2023


If Adventure has a name, it must be Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny! Mike Celestino (Laughing Place, Who’s the Bossk Podcast) joins us to share our review of this NEW 2023 film and our Red Carpet World Premiere …

423: PRIDE NITE at Disneyland - Historic and Emotional

June 23rd, 2023


Break out your rainbow flags, pins, socks, hats, for a very PRIDE-FUL episode: all about PRIDE NITE at Disneyland After Dark. June 13, 2023 was Disneyland’s first EVER sanctioned Pride event, it’s historic and …

422: The Kenner Kids! Joshua Milrad and Chris Timmons!

June 15th, 2023


It’s the Star Wars Kenner Kids! Do you remember the Death Star Play Set box? How about the Rebel Armor Snowspeeder commercial from 1978? Joining us is the kid on the Death Star Play Set box - Chris Timmons! Also …

421: The Little Mermaid 2023

June 1st, 2023


Disney’s live-action THE LITTLE MERMAID boasts new songs, deeper themes, and beloved characters. But…what’s the scuttlebutt??? What did we think? …

420: Return of the Jedi Unauthorized Timeline

May 25th, 2023


Our Star Wars month celebration continues with the 40th anniversary of RETURN OF THE JEDI! Authors Justin Berger and Jamie Benning share details of …

419: Carrie Fisher's Star Treatment

May 18th, 2023


Learn how Carrie Fisher’s Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was made!! Our friend, Lavonne Dominguez of, took part in this very …

418: Hal Hickel - Part 2! ILM Animation Supervisor on THE MANDALORIAN S3

May 11th, 2023


Our discussion continues with ILM Animation Supervisor HAL HICKEL! We dive deep into The Mandalorian Season 3 and talk about all the creatures. If you love learning about how movies & TV are made, this is the way.  

417: HAL HICKEL, ILM Animation Supervisor

May 4th, 2023


Please welcome ILM Animation Supervisor HAL HICKEL, whose work you can see in The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett, Rogue One, The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and more! He won an Oscar for his work on

416: Sci-Fi Costumes with Augusta Avallone - Obi-Wan Kenobi, Loki, and Star Trek Picard

April 20th, 2023


Augusta Avallone is a treasure-trove of sci-fi costume knowledge, and a talented seamstress! She worked in the costume departments of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Trek Picard S3, and Loki. She also hosts a great panel, “History …

415: Star Wars Celebration Europe 2023 Recap

April 13th, 2023



Star Wars Celebration Europe 2023 has come and gone, and with it comes so much news and great stories! Ahsoka

414: Jabba the Hutt Sculptor John Coppinger

April 5th, 2023


If behind-the-scenes stories are your jam, listen to this fantastic discussion with Jabba the Hutt sculptor, John Coppinger! When you first saw Jabba …

413: Star Wars Celebration Artist Jason W. Christman and #Cantina!

March 30th, 2023


Jason W. Christman, Star Wars artist, joins us to talk about the Celebration Art Show at Star Wars Celebration Europe. If you like The Empire Strikes Back, probe droids, and a snowy Hoth landscape then Jason has the …

412: Frazer Diamond and the Jawa Shuffle - Star Wars

March 23rd, 2023


Frazer Diamond, Star Wars Jawa, shares stories from the set! Frazer played the Jawa who freaked out C-3PO in the Sandcrawler, and is also the son of Original Trilogy stunt coordinator, the legendary Peter Diamond …

411: Candid Stories from the Star Wars sets with Alan Flyng

March 16th, 2023


It is always exciting to speak with someone involved in the original Star Wars trilogy who can give us first-hand stories of what it was really like …

410: Star Wars Celebration 2023 & Boonta Eve - Looking Ahead

March 9th, 2023


Let’s look ahead to Star Wars Celebration Europe 2023!! Lucasfilm announced all the big panels and the Star Wars Celebration Art Show entries, and we go over everything! Then Spencer Jawitz and Frank Rich from Star Wars …

409: The Mandalorian Season 3 - Press Roundtables & Review

March 3rd, 2023


The Mandalorian Season 3 is here! We share our thoughts on the first episode, “The Apostate,” and bring you thoughtful commentary from the …


February 23rd, 2023


This week we are trapped in the Quantum Realm, drinking the ooze and discussing ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA! Released on 2/17/23, this 31st Marvel film marks the beginning of Phase 5 in the MCU. There’s just so …

407: Splinter of the Mind's Eye 45th Anniversary!

February 17th, 2023


We celebrate the 45th Anniversary of Splinter of the Mind’s Eye - the first novel in the expanded Star Wars universe. We’ll go over the story, read …

406: The Aristocats with Tom Ameen

February 9th, 2023


On this episode about The Aristocats, no cats, kittens, bloodhounds, geese, or mice were harmed. We just can’t say the same for murderous butlers!! Pianist and composer Tom Ameen joins us to break down Disney’s 1970 …

405: Disney100 Celebration at Disneyland

February 2nd, 2023


On January 27th, Disneyland hosted the kick-off celebration for the Walt Disney Company’s 100th Anniversary!! New statues & decor, Nighttime …

404: Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #40 "THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK" Adaptation Part 2

January 19th, 2023


Revisit Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics with Dee Tails! Dee, creature performer and actor (SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY / THE LAST JEDI / WILLOW series) joins us to break down the second issue of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK …

403: Dee Tails, that Willow Troll!

January 12th, 2023


To celebrate the season finale of WILLOW, actor and creature performer Dee Tails returns to share exclusive behind-the-scenes stories of this Disney+ …

402: The Bad Batch Season 2 Review & Press Roundtable - Dee Bradley Baker, Michelle Ang, Brad Rau & Jennifer Corbett

January 4th, 2023


2023 started off with a bang on Disney+ with Season 2 of Star Wars: The Bad Batch! Tricia Barr (Fangirls Going Rogue / FanGIRL Blog) and BJ Priester (FanGIRL Blog) join us to review the premiere episodes “Spoils of War” …

401: 2022 & Beyond with Misty Rosas and Mike Celestino

December 29th, 2022


2022 is quickly drawing to a close which means it’s time for our annual year-end pop culture wrap-up. What made the highlight list, what was …

400: A 400th Episode Celebration!

December 15th, 2022


Skywalkers! We did it! We made it to 400 fun-filled episodes! So many stories and memories as we take a look back over the last 9 years. Richard and Sarah spin the wheel and randomly pick previous episodes to share …

399: Tink and her Launch Crew! Gina Rock and Bruce McGuire

December 7th, 2022


How does Tinker Bell fly over Disneyland’s castle? With lots of help - she has an entire launch crew! One of our most popular episodes featured Gina …

398: WILLOW - Everything You Need to Know

December 1st, 2022


We’ve waited 34 years to see the further adventures of Willow Ufgood, and now, that day is upon us. We share our review of the NEW Willow Disney+ series, as well as a primer with everything you need to know from the …

397: Disney Parks Coast-to-Coast

November 24th, 2022


We just got back from Walt Disney World, we still have jet lag, but we are buzzing with excitement and can’t wait to share our Life Day experiences as we take a Cosmic Rewind back to our Small World Vacation! 


We …

396: On-Program with ANDOR

November 10th, 2022


We are still shaking from ANDOR’s “One Way Out.” So much to discuss! So get “On-Program” and join us as we share our current thoughts on episode 10, as well as a hugely informative roundtable interview with Andor’s …

395: Marilee Heyer - Return of the Jedi Artist

November 3rd, 2022


Return of the Jedi artist Marilee Heyer joins us in her podcasting debut to share some amazing stories! In 1982, Marilee was hired to “pretty things up” on the upcoming Star Wars sequel, Revenge of the Jedi. Thanks to a

394: Tales of the Jedi Breakdown and Review

October 26th, 2022


Tales of the Jedi premieres on Disney+ on October 26 and we have the breakdown for each of the six animated shorts. What was Count Dooku’s breaking point? Does baby Ahsoka give baby Yoda a run in the cuteness …

393: Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #39 "THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK" Adaptation Part 1

October 20th, 2022


Time to head back in time and revisit Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics! Cris Macht of Machtails from the Cantina joins us to break down the first issue of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Marvel comics adaptation. How is the …

392: Skywalking Network Variety Show - Star Wars Celebration 2022

October 13th, 2022


Welcome to the Skywalking Network Variety Show! This live show was recorded at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim in May 2022, and now it’s finally available to watch! You can watch the video here, and also listen to it as a …

391: Once Upon A Scream with Vera Strange

October 6th, 2022


Our countdown to Halloween begins with a SPOOKY interview with award-winning author Jennifer Brody about her DISNEY CHILLS book series! Brody, under pen name Vera Strange, has written six of these middle-grade horror …

390: ANDOR - Gritty, Grown-up Star Wars

September 21st, 2022


Are you ready for ANDOR?? This 4th live-action Star Wars series airs the first three episodes on September 21, 2022, and we've been waiting almost two months to share our review with you!! We hope to answer a very …

389: D23 Expo - Day 3 - Disney Parks and Donny Osmond!

September 12th, 2022


D23 Expo 2022 Day 3 was all about Disney Parks! ...and Donny Osmond!???!

We share our impressions of the Disney Parks panel. What are you looking forward to? We want to know! This Day 3 convention roundtable includes …

388: D23 Expo Day 2 - Marvel, Star Wars, Indiana Jones & more

September 11th, 2022


D23 Expo 2022 Day 2 was HUGE! If you want a play-by-play of the Lucasfilm/Marvel/20th Century Studios panel, this is it! In our customary convention roundup breakdown, we invited Courtney and Kelly Turckel (Neverland …

387: D23 Expo - Day 1

September 10th, 2022


D23 Expo 2022 Day 1 just wrapped up and we just can’t wait to share all the exciting news and highlights! In our customary convention roundup breakdown, we invited Courtney and Kelly Turckel (Neverland Clubhouse), Eric …

386: Star Wars meets Sesame Street!

September 1st, 2022


R2-D2 and C-3PO visited Sesame Street in 1980, and now we’re going to discuss all 5 TV segments with someone who was there: Craig Miller, Director of Fan Relations for Lucasfilm!


We are always excited to have our …

385: ANDOR Press Roundtables - An Evil Love Story

August 24th, 2022


Even though we are just under a month until the premiere of Star Wars: ANDOR on Disney+, we are going to whet your appetite here with audio and our thoughts from the virtual press day! Not only did we learn a lot from a …

384: SHE-HULK and Disneyland Magic Keys

August 18th, 2022


Hulk out with us as we share a She-Hulk comic book primer, and our thoughts on the latest Disney+ Marvel series, She-Hulk: Attorney At Law!! Then …

383: Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #38 "RIDERS IN THE VOID"

August 11th, 2022


Are you ready for a trippy, stand-alone issue of Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics "RIDERS IN THE VOID" (May 1980)? New artists and artwork, plus a one-off storyline that taps into current day fears, RIDERS IN THE VOID …

382: LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation

August 4th, 2022


Ain’t no party like a LEGO STAR WARS SUMMER VACATION!!! Tune in for a fun interview with Summer Vacation director Ken Cunningham and writer/EP David …

Light and Magic Roundtables: Lawrence Kasdan, Phil Tippett, Dennis Muren and Janet Lewin

July 28th, 2022


LIGHT AND MAGIC is a 6-part documentary series now streaming on Disney+. It is masterfully directed by Lawrence Kasdan - writer of The Empire Strikes …

381: Light and Magic * and Marvel

July 28th, 2022


LIGHT AND MAGIC documentary series debuts on Disney+! Marvel announced a whole slew of MCU content coming in the next three years (thanks SDCC). This …

380: Disney's BOLT! Revisited - with the Main Street Electrical Podcast

July 21st, 2022


We continue our look back at Disney classics with 2008’s animated film BOLT! David Dollar and Jenn Novotny of The Main Street Electrical Podcast join …

379: The Disney Wish Cruise Ship Review with Dave Parfitt

July 14th, 2022


The Disney Wish, the newest and biggest ship in the Disney Cruise Line, has just returned from its christening cruise! Our good friend and travel writer, Dave Parfitt, makes his return to STN and this time he’s bringing …

378: Thor Love and Thunder - Eat My Hammer!

July 7th, 2022


The god of thunder is back, and this time he’s bringing his goats, Batman - the god butcher, and a shredded Natalie Portman for our THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER breakdown!


What did we think of sentient and jealous …

377: Obi-Wan Kenobi with Leilani Shiu

July 1st, 2022


Listen in as we break down Obi-Wan Kenobi with Teeka the Jawa! Leilani Shiu (Jawa in The Mandalorian, Book of Boba Fett and Teeka the Jawa in Obi-Wan Kenobi) shares an insider’s look into filming these Star Wars Disney+ …

376: Celebrating the Ewok Adventures - Star Wars Celebration Panel

June 23rd, 2022


This is the audio from our 2nd Star Wars Celebration Panel on the Fan Stage: "Celebrating the Ewok Adventures." For those of you who couldn't attend, …

375: Fandom Through the Generations - Star Wars Celebration Panel #1

June 16th, 2022


This is the audio from our Star Wars Celebration Panel on the Fan Stage: "Fandom Through The Generations." For those of you who couldn't attend, or …

374: Day 4 Star Wars Celebration Roundtable

June 9th, 2022


It's time to break down the 4th and final day of Star Wars Celebration 2022! The Bad Batch, Dave Filoni and our favorite moments from the Convention. We are joined by Tricia Barr (Fangirls Going Rogue / Fangirl Blog), …

373: Day 2 & 3 Star Wars Celebration Roundtable

June 5th, 2022


Let’s get into the nitty-gritty details of Day 2 and 3 of Star Wars Celebration. We go into the Attack of the Clones 20th Anniversary Panel, the Mando+ panel with Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau, and the Tales of the Jedi …

372: DAY 1 Star Wars Celebration Roundtable

May 31st, 2022


Listen to a comprehensive recap of Star Wars Celebration Day 1 with Tricia Barr (Fangirls Going Rogue / Fangirl Blog), BJ Priester (Fangirl Blog), David Skale, Bryn MacKinnon (Totally Tell Me Everything), Courtney and …

371: Tom Spina and Star Wars Celebration Tips

May 24th, 2022


Tom Spina, of Regal Robot, is back on Skywalking Through Neverland to share all their new Star Wars Celebration exclusives. Their highlight is a maquette of Red Ball Jett AKA Max Rebo. During pre-production on Return of …

370: Celebration Art Show - Jason W. Christman

May 20th, 2022


In our ramp up to Star Wars Celebration, artist Jason W. Christman discusses his special Celebration Art Print, A New Hope Death Star. This 12” x 36” print is a stunning cross section of nearly all the scenes on the …

369: Samantha Alleyne - The First Female Stormtrooper

May 18th, 2022


Samantha Alleyne, the first female Stormtrooper, shares so many stories about her career as actress and model. Since THE FORCE AWAKENS, she has played about 15 different parts in each Star Wars film, with crazy on-set …

368: Misty Rosas - She Has Spoken!

May 12th, 2022


Misty Rosas, of The Mandalorian fame, joins us to discuss her fantastic (or should I say “Fantasmic”) career and spout wisdom as only she can! Misty …

367: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

May 9th, 2022

It’s a special Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness bonus episode! Doctor Strange and Wanda Maximoff, now Scarlet Witch, must contend with …

366: Happy May the 4th with Dominic Pace!

May 4th, 2022


Happy May the 4th Skywalkers! Star Wars month has officially kicked off and special guest Dominic Pace is here to help us celebrate! When The Mandalorian premiered on Disney+ we were all excited to see this new bounty …

365: The Sword in the Stone with Tom Ameen

April 28th, 2022


The Sword in the Stone (1963) is a Disney animation classic, and we are delighted to discuss the film with musician, composer, and pianist Tom Ameen! We break down the film, share our favorite memories, characters, …

364: Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #37 "IN MORTAL COMBAT"

April 21st, 2022


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 37 "IN MORTAL COMBAT" (April 1980) totes itself as the final issue before The Empire Strikes Back adaptation. Hence, several storylines wrap up and we see an epilogue that returns …

363: My Journey to Endor with Tracey and Kevin Thompson

April 14th, 2022


If you’d love to hear stories from someone who has played a badass Ewok, a chandelier-swinging Munchkin, and a mechanical bear then we’ve got you covered!  Kevin Thompson played all those characters, and just published …

362: Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Force-full Update

April 7th, 2022

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim is NEXT MONTH! So much news has been coming out this last week, so to help us break it all down and give us updates on the Boonta Eve Cantina bash is Spencer Jawitz (Star Wars Celebration …

361: Moon Kight Comic Book Origins & Episode 1 Review

March 31st, 2022


Moon Knight, the 6th Disney+ Marvel series, has arrived! We prepare you for the entire series with a Comic Book primer, and share our thoughts on the …

360: Skywalking to Neverland Clubhouse

March 24th, 2022


It’s a fun crossover episode with the Neverland Clubhouse


Richard and Sarah are hard at work finalizing the book - Today In Star Wars History - so we are giving you a chance to listen in on a brand new episode of …

359: Kenobi, Kim Simmons & Boonta Eve Cantina

March 10th, 2022


Kenner photography with Kim Simmons, a new Kenobi Trailer, and Star Wars Celebration updates with Spencer Jawitz - this show is jam-packed!! 


Returning to the show is Kim Simmons - The Man who shot Luke Skywalker! …

358: Galactic Starcruiser - Accessibility & Know Before You Go

March 2nd, 2022


We are here to tell you EVERYTHING about Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser in WDW with special guest, James Burns (Jedi News). We share our thoughts, some tips, accessibility info and recount the amazing experience. Huge …

357: Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #36 "RED QUEEN RISING"

February 17th, 2022


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 36 "RED QUEEN RISING" (March 1980) features a muscled Luke Skywalker fighting off a "Unikitty". But that's not all! Princess Leia, in a fun turn of events, decides it's her turn to …

356: Book of Boba Fett & the Rampaging Rancor Finale!

February 10th, 2022


The Rancor-tastic The Book of Boba Fett finale just wrapped with Western shoot-outs, rampaging rancors, and Grogu’s decision that will shake the galaxy. We go over our thoughts on the episode, the series, and share your …

355: Sweetheart's Nite + Book of Boba Fett Ch 6

February 4th, 2022


We are celebrating Valentine’s day early by sharing our Sweethearts Nite experience at Disneyland. And we’ll also share our love for this week’s episode of the Book of "The Mandalorian" - Chapter 6 of THE BOOK OF BOBA …

354: Disney's ROBIN HOOD Revisited

January 27th, 2022


"Oo-De-Lally" Skywalkers! It’s our ROBIN HOOD episode! Join us as we travel back to 1973 and celebrate Disney’s 21st animated feature - ROBIN HOOD. To Sarah, this was a nostalgic look back at one of her favorite …

353: Star Wars Home Video with Nathan P. Butler

January 20th, 2022


There are numerous ways you may have heard of our guest, Nathan P. Butler. He has been podcasting for over 20 years, he has written for Dark Horse Comics’ Star Wars Tales, and was a contributor for The Essential Atlas. …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #35: DARK LORD'S GAMBIT

January 13th, 2022



Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 35 "DARK LORD'S GAMBIT" (February 1980) features Darth Vader at his …

352: Book of Boba Fett

January 6th, 2022


THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT blew us away, and we share our thoughts on the first two Chapters. “Chapter 1: Stranger in a Strange Land” laid out the story structure - a mix of present-day Boba Fett and his Bacta Tank visions …

STN 351: This Year in Fandom with The Disneyholics

December 31st, 2021


It’s our traditional Year In Review! Per usual, we like to invite guests with different perspectives to share their thoughts about fandom in the past year, and then look ahead to 2021. This year we invited two …

350: Mike Nesmith Tribute + Positively Disney Cookbook with Kimberley Bouchard

December 16th, 2021

Mike Nesmith of The Monkees was a hugely influential figure in Richard’s life, not only in music but in pop culture and comedy. On December 10th, …

349: Disney ENCANTO with Teresa Delgado

December 2nd, 2021

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348: Howard Kazanjian - A Conversation with Return of the Jedi Producer

November 24th, 2021


On this special Thanksgiving episode, we welcome producer Howard Kazanjian to the show! He is the producer of Return of the Jedi and Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark among many others! What was it like to …

347: The Eternals

November 11th, 2021

Marvel’s THE ETERNALS - let’s get into it and break down this film. We go over the plot, each character, and our thoughts. Richard brings up several Easter eggs, from Star Wars to DC! Sarah shares her thoughts on the …

346: The Book of Boba Fett Trailer Talk

November 4th, 2021


The Book of Boba Fett Trailer has arrived and it’s time for some Trailer Talk! Lucasfilm and Disney+ also broke the news that Jennifer Beals has joined the cast as a Twi’leck. At just under two minutes, the trailer gave …

345: Top Terrifying Moments in Star Wars, Disney, Marvel

October 28th, 2021


Happy Halloween Skywalkers! What makes your list of spooky and terrifying moments in the Star Wars, Disney or Marvel Universes? Jenmarie (Anakin and his Angel) joins us to share those moments in a fun roundtable. We …

344: Halloween TV Traditions

October 21st, 2021


What do you watch every year as a Halloween Tradition? Whether it’s a Simpson’s Treehouse of Horror episode, Sleepy Hollow, or It’s the Great Pumpkin …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics 34: THUNDER IN THE STARS

October 15th, 2021


Link to Podcast on YouTube:


Why did Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #34 fade out?? 

Because Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics is now on YouTube! Just head to the link in your show notes to …

343: Star Wars Visions Dancing In Our Heads

September 30th, 2021

Star Wars Visions is here!



Star Wars Visions just premiered on Disney+, and it’s time to delve deep into the messages, music and magnificence of these nine anime-inspired short films from Japanese studios. Din of …

342: Oogie Boogie Bash vs. WDW's Boo Bash

September 16th, 2021


It’s time to start the Halloween anticipation with TWO Disney Halloween Parties - DCA’s Oogie Boogie Bash and WDW’s After Hours Boo Bash. The names may be similar, but the parties were quite different. Each is a …

341: "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" with Bryan Lee

September 9th, 2021

SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS has arrived, smashing box office records. Cosplayer, graphic designer and friend Bryan Lee

BONUS: John Williams at the Hollywood Bowl

September 7th, 2021


Skywalking to John Williams at the Hollywood Bowl!

We have a special treat for you. On September 3 we braved crowds, traffic and Hollywood to attend …

STN 340: What I've Learned from Star Wars, Disney and Marvel

September 2nd, 2021


School is now back in session… but where did you learn most of what you use on a daily basis, your valuable life lessons? If you’re like us you …

339: 08/25/77 Star Wars in "Rolling Stone" Magazine

August 26th, 2021


Do you know what happened on this day in Star Wars history? On Aug. 25th 1977, Luke, Han, Leia and Chewbacca made the cover of Rolling Stone

338: Writer Steven Melching and the Hoojibs

August 19th, 2021


Star Wars animation writer Steven Melching joins us to share stories of writing on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: Resistance! Over an hour of great insight into TV writing, because his …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #33 "SABER CLASH!"

August 12th, 2021

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 34 "Saber Clash!" (December 1979) continues the story of our heroes vs. Baron Tagge. Today’s issue features situations reminiscent of a big plot point that we see in The Last Jedi

337: Star Wars Footprints and Disneyland Magic Keys

August 5th, 2021



August 3rd 1977: Darth Vader, R2-D2, and C-3PO put their footprints in cement in the “The Forecourt of the Stars” at the Mann’s Chinese Theater in …

336: JUNGLE CRUISE and Tom Ameen

July 29th, 2021


Composer, pianist and good friend Tom Ameen joins us to share his latest Disney-inspired relaxation album, Magical Meditations. It features tracks like I See The Light, it’s a small world, Circle of Life - all …

335: LOKI - For All Time. Always.

July 23rd, 2021


Skywalking through LOKI -- Season One! Richard and Sarah go deep into this Marvel Disney+ series - we talk characters, soundtrack and share press …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics King-Size Annual #1

July 15th, 2021

In this King-Size episode, we dive into Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics King-Size Annual #1! (December 1979) This one-shot story is double the size …

334: Marvel's BLACK WIDOW - Primer & Review

July 8th, 2021


Everything you need to know BEFORE you see Marvel’s BLACK WIDOW! Get maximum enjoyment out of the film with this handy Black Widow Primer. Even if you're well-versed in the MCU, you will benefit from the discussion in …

STN 333: Collect-Opolis, The Bad Batch and Ming-Na Wen!

July 1st, 2021


What’s it like to fangirl over Star Wars with Ming-Na Wen (Fennec Shand, Mulan, Agent May)?? Sarah and Richard share all the details about Star Wars: …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comic #32: "The Jawa Express!"

June 24th, 2021


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 32 "The Jawa Express" (November 1979) builds upon the nostalgia factor of Issue 31 with its Tatooine location. Only this time, Luke, Han, Chewie and the droids are stuck out in the …

332: Avenger's Campus vs. Galaxy's Edge

June 10th, 2021


Avenger’s Campus vs. Galaxy’s Edge! Now that Avenger’s Campus has opened at DCA in California, we now have 2 fun franchise “lands” to explore at the Disneyland Resort. Richard and I visited this Marvel-themed land on …

331: Indiana Jones - Raiders of the Lost Ark 40th Anniversary

June 3rd, 2021


If Adventure has a name it must be Indiana Jones! When talking about the most influential films of the last 50 years, you’ll always hear the name Raiders of the lost Ark, and there’s a good reason - from beginning to …

330: Happy Star Wars Month! Star Wars 1977 vs. The Phantom Menace 1999

May 26th, 2021


Celebrate Star Wars (1977) and The Phantom Menace (1999) opening anniversaries - hear some great stories from these 2 releases. We also compare and contrast the movie marketing, critic reviews and general zeitgeist …

329: Positively Disney

May 20th, 2021


Let’s get Positively Disney with author Kimberley Bouchard! Star Wars and Disney have enlightened people’s lives. It’s given them direction, a creative outlet, and a way to make lots of friends. Kimberley’s ongoing book …

Galaxy's Edge Over Quarantine

May 13th, 2021


Hey Hey Skywalkers, in lieu of an episode of Skywalking through Neverland this week, we want to play you the audio from our most recent video, Galaxy’s Edge Over Quarantine!


We had so much content from our trip to …

STN 328: Disneyland, The Bad Batch, Star Warsologies

May 6th, 2021


Not only did a NEW Star Wars Disney+ show “The Bad Batch” premiere, but we also attended the Grand Reopening of Disneyland after a 412-day closure! Also on this episode - Melissa Miller and James Floyd join us to share …

327: Falcon and the Winter Soldier Wrap-Up

April 29th, 2021


The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, the 2nd Disney+ Original Marvel series, just wrapped up on April 23. Was this on par with WandaVision? Did it …

CMSWC #31: "Return to Tatooine!"

April 22nd, 2021


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 31 "Return To Tatooine" (October 1979) is a treasure trove of nostalgia - from famous Tatooine locations to …

326: Avenger's Campus - Everything We Know

April 15th, 2021



Since Avengers Campus opens for new recruits on June 4, 2021, we thought this was a great time to Assemble all our knowledge and get hyped for this new land at DCA!


First we travel back to D23 Expo 2019 where …

325: Jim Henshaw - the Voice of Wicket the Ewok

April 8th, 2021


Jim Henshaw, voice of Wicket the Ewok (Ewoks TV Series) and Tenderheart Bear (The Care Bears), joins Richard and Sarah to discuss his career not only as a voice actor, but a writer for series like Top Cops, Friday the …

324: A Touch of Disney, A Side of Bad Batch

April 1st, 2021


Be prepared to crave the famous Monte Cristo sandwich as we whirl you away to A Touch of Disney! We also cover the new Bad Batch final trailer, Kenobi casting news and Downtown Disney’s Eggstravaganza 2021. 

On March …

CMSWC #30: "A Princess Alone"

March 30th, 2021


In Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 30 "A Princess Alone" (September 1979), Princess Leia travels to an Imperial factory to spread the message of hope to its servants.


She is confronted by Baron Tagge, but …

323: AMA - Ask Us Anything

March 25th, 2021


This whole show is devoted to your questions! Richard and Sarah have been podcasting for almost 8 years, and in that time we’ve gained new listeners …

322: CollectorZown, F-105 Music and Ewoks

March 18th, 2021


Do you love collecting? Do you love music? Do you love ewoks? This episode has all three! First, we learn about CollectorZown, a very special company …

321: WandaVision - Think Outside The Hex

March 11th, 2021


Welcome back to Westview and WandaVision! This first Disney+ Original Marvel series is a mystery/romance that kept fans guessing for nine weeks on the fate of Wanda Maximoff and Vision. So now it’s time to debrief and …

320: Corey Dee Williams & Stephen Costantino - Podcast Party with Jabba’s Henchmen!

March 4th, 2021


It’s a Podcast Party with Corey Dee Williams and Stephen Costantino as they reminisce about their time playing Jabba’s henchmen in Return of the Jedi! Corey played Klaatu and also doubled for his dad Billy Dee as Lando …

319: Great Muppet Appearances

February 25th, 2021


You had such a great response to last week's episode on The Muppet Show, that we decided to extend the Muppet celebration. Yeeeeaaaaaaaaayyy!! Richard dug deep and found clips of the Muppets and Jim Henson as guests on

318: The Muppet Show!

February 18th, 2021


Skywalking through The Muppet Show! February 19th marks the first time all five seasons of The Muppet Show (1976-1981) will be available in your homes - streaming on Disney+. With that in mind, Mark Oguschewitz - the …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #29: "Dark Encounter!"

February 11th, 2021


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #29 “Dark Encounter!" features cyborg bounty-hunter Valance confronting none other than Darth Vader himself! Richard and Sarah discuss this comic and find FTOOM! Fast Facts (classic comic …

317: Self-Publishing Your Fandom

February 4th, 2021


Self-Publishing - what does it take to publish your own book and take your fandom to a whole new level? Our friend Russ Flores (author, Seen, Unseen …

316: Walt Disney World Safety Check-In

January 28th, 2021


Joey Pittman (Disney Universe Podcast) joins Richard and Sarah to discuss his whirlwind tour through Walt Disney World and Galaxy’s Edge. What safety measures are still in place? How are the crowds? Just how many …

315: Greg Hildebrandt on his Art, Inspirations and Star Wars

January 21st, 2021


Artist and illustrator Greg Hildebrandt, of Brothers Hildebrandt fame, sits down with us to discuss the famous Star Wars poster, his artistic inspirations and so much more. There is no other image that brings you back …

CMSWC #28: "Whatever Happened to Jabba The Hut?"

January 14th, 2021


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #28 “Whatever Happened to Jabba The Hut?" brings back Jabba in comics!!! But is this really Jabba?? Richard and Sarah discuss the comic and find FTOOM! Fast Facts (classic comic things …

314: The High Republic & Goodbye 2020

January 7th, 2021


Star Wars: The High Republic is here! Mike Celestino (Laughing Place / Who’s The Bossk Podcast) and Drew Kaplan (Star Wars Maven) join Sarah and Richard on a spoiler-free discussion of the first three High Republic

313: A Toy Store Near You with Brian Volk-Weiss

December 24th, 2020


Time for an early Christmas present - a discussion with A Toy Store Near You creator, Brian Volk-Weiss! Brian has been involved in the creation of so …

312: Disney Investor Day!

December 17th, 2020


12/10/20 - Disney Investor Day will be a day long remembered. Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, Pixar and Walt Disney Studios revealed film and TV plans for the next 3+ years, including 10 Star Wars series and 10 Marvel series …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #27: "Return of the Hunter!"

December 10th, 2020


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #27 “Return of the Hunter!” is perhaps the BEST issue so far in this comic series!! Bounty hunter Valance appears, bringing with him all the melodramatic feels of his half human, half …

311: Dave Prowse is Darth Vader!

December 3rd, 2020


We celebrate Dave Prowse, the man behind the Darth Vader mask; and share our thoughts and your comments on The Mandalorian S2 - Chapter 13 “The Jedi”. SPOILERS AHEAD.


On 11/29 the world received the sad news that …

310: The Steve Sansweet Holiday Special

November 19th, 2020


The Rancho Obi-Wan Virtual Gala looks like a blast! Star Wars celebrities, Scavenger Hunt, Trivia, Cosplay contest and, of course, the Auction. All happening live Nov 20-21, 2020, for only $30. Special guest Steve …

309: Resilience Squadron

November 12th, 2020


How many of you in Star Wars fandom feel like you’re being heard and considered no matter what your background or condition is? We make it a goal here for everyone to be heard which is why we’re excited for the newest …

308: The Good, The Bad, The Mandalorian

November 5th, 2020


This episode is a smorgasbord of comments and thoughts from you and us about The Mandalorian S2E1: The Marshal. Din (F105 Music) joins us as we give our thoughts, go over Easter Eggs and debate if Dank Farrick is the …

307: The Halloween Holiday Special

October 29th, 2020


It’s a Halloween Holiday Special!! Will we be doing most of this in Wookiee grunts and growls? No. Will there be a 7-minute erotic interlude from …

306: Catching Up With Rusty Miller

October 22nd, 2020


Do you remember The Jedi Master’s Quizbook (1982), by Rusty Miller? At 11 years old, this boy penned a New York Times Bestseller! Rusty, who now goes …

305: Tusken Raider Alan Fernandes with Special Guest Miki Herman

October 15th, 2020


Let’s visit the Death Valley set of Star Wars in 1977! Special guests Alan Fernandes (Bantha-riding Tusken Raider) and Miki Herman (Star Wars Production Crew Member) reflect back on these shooting days. Alan worked at …

304: The Scariest Disney Attractions

October 8th, 2020

We bring HalloweenTime to You!

It’s HalloweenTime! We can’t go to the Disney Parks to celebrate, so we’ll bring the season to you. This week we’ll …

303: Live from the Space Stage - A HALYX Story!

October 1st, 2020


In the summer of ‘81, Disneyland featured a band that mashed up KISS and Star Wars that sang about “Jailbait”! It was called HALYX, formed by Disney …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #26: "DOOM Mission!"

September 24th, 2020


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #26 “DOOM Mission!” is the finale of a 2-part storyline involving Luke and Leia exploring shady business surrounding …

302: The Mandalorian S2 Trailer + Super Secret Project Announcement

September 17th, 2020


The trailer we’ve all been waiting for, the first look at The Mandalorian S2, was released on 9/15! We ask the hard-hitting questions like ‘is Baby Yoda wearing booties in the snow?’ Let’s break it down.

Courtney and …

301: Mulan vs. Mulan

September 10th, 2020


Today, Laura Sirikul (@lsirikul of Nerdist / Nerds of Color / The Hollywood Reporter) joins us to discuss her Mulan fandom. She grew up reading the …

300: Skywalking Through Episode 300

September 3rd, 2020


It’s a 300th Episode Celebration! Not only is this week an episode milestone, but it’s also a virtual convention milestone - the successful …

299: Dan Madsen and Celebration 0 Commentary

August 26th, 2020


We go back to 1987 with Dan Madsen! Over Memorial Day weekend in 1987, Star Wars was celebrating its 10th Anniversary. To commemorate such a milestone, Starlog Magazine held a convention in Los Angeles called, Starlog

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #25: "Siege At Yavin"

August 13th, 2020


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #25 “Siege At Yavin” is the first of a 2-part storyline involving Luke and Leia exploring some shady business …

298: Back To Batuu with Cole Horton

August 6th, 2020


If you miss Galaxy’s Edge, then this is the episode for you - we speak with author Cole Horton about the making of his new book, Galaxy’s Edge: A …

297: Comic-Con@Home

July 30th, 2020


This year, San Diego Comic-Con decided to pivot the popular convention to a virtual space, and created Comic-Con@Home. We covered the event, watched …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #24: "Silent Drifting"

July 23rd, 2020


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #24 “Silent Drifting” is a stand-alone story featuring the early days of General Ben "Obi-Wan" Kenobi. This is the first time the SWEU delved into the Galactic Republic! But with a name …

296: ForceFest - Celebrating The Saga

July 16th, 2020


ForceFest: Celebrating The Saga is coming August. 28-30th, and this week we welcome two members of our planning committee to discuss their backgrounds and more details on this virtual convention. Tyler Bucks (Chatter …

295: Summer Movies!

July 9th, 2020


It’s a Summer Movie Celebration! Take a trip back in time and think of your favorite summer movies and movie memories. Kai Charles (Fangirls Going Rogue) and Mike Celestino (Laughing Place/ Who’s The Bossk) join us to …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #23: "Flight Into Fury!"

July 2nd, 2020


Issue #23 “Flight into Fury” is the final comic in a 6-part story arc featuring our favorite Star Wars heroes, and villains you’ve never heard of. But, like the cover, it does feature a terrifying appearance of Darth …

294: Introducing Star Wars Virtual Celebration 2020

June 25th, 2020


Star Wars Celebration has been cancelled, but that won’t stop us from having a Star Wars Virtual Celebration #SWVC2020! We’ve been knee-deep in …

293: The Man Who Shot Luke Skywalker

June 18th, 2020


We continue the 40th anniversary celebration of The Empire Strikes Backwith Kim Simmons who was a Kenner photographer during the vintage era. All those Kenner Star Wars toy packaging you remember? He had a HUGE hand in …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comic #22: "To The Last Gladiator"

June 10th, 2020


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #22 "To The Last Gladiator" centers on The Big Game - in which Han Solo and Chewbacca must fight a battle to the …

292: Galaxy's Edge - 1 Year Anniversary

June 5th, 2020


Let’s rewind back one year ago to the opening of Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland! We will reminisce about our first steps in the land and read all of your memories. Then it’s time to test your knowledge with a Jedi Mind …

291: Star Wars Weekends Spectacular!

May 28th, 2020


Let's take a trip down memory lane and remember Star Wars Weekends! Michael McLain (Admin, Star Wars Weekends...The Memories) joins us as we look …

290: The Empire Strikes Back - Muppets, Underoos & Bantha Tracks

May 21st, 2020


In honor of its 40th Anniversary, this episode is all about publicity on The Empire Strikes Back, with special guest Craig Miller (Lucasfilm Publicity 1970s-1980s). We talk about how the publicity campaign was a pioneer …

289: The Clone Wars Fortune Cookies

May 14th, 2020


How many life lessons, morals and values have you learned from Star Wars and, more specifically, from The Clone Wars fortune cookies that precede almost every episode? Din from the band F105joins us once again to …

288: The Clone Wars Finale

May 8th, 2020


May the 4th, 2020 marked the final episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. What an amazing, galaxy-shattering finale! Discussing the last two episodes “Shattered” and “Victory and Death” is a monumental task, so we …

287: Skywalker QuaranTainment

April 30th, 2020


Sheltering in place has allowed many of us to come up with creative ways to spend our time. We talked with Skywalkers to see what creative projects they've been up to since mid-March. Jim Astin does funny toyography …

286: The Siege of Mandalore Has Begun

April 23rd, 2020


On April 17, 2020, Disney+ aired the best half hour in television history (so far) with Star Wars: The Clone Wars episode, ‘Old Friends Not Forgotten’ Part 1’! The Siege of Mandalore has begun, alongside the beginning …

285: Old Time Magic with Tom Ameen

April 16th, 2020


Musician and pianist Tom Ameen just released his latest Disney-inspired album, Old Time Magic, featuring piano versions of Disney favorites like “The Age of Not Believing” from Bedknobs and Broomsticks and “Brazzle …

284: Upward and ONWARD!

April 9th, 2020


Skywalking Force member Jess Walz joins us for an emotional discussion of Disney Pixar’s Onward. From older brothers to lost parents to Dungeons and …

283: When Did You First See The Empire Strikes Back?

April 2nd, 2020


What’s your Empire Strikes Back Story? We gather a group of Skywalkers to answer this and share our first-time experiences in celebration of the Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary. Martin Keeler, Courtney and Kelly …

282: The Skywalker Legacy

March 26th, 2020


Show of hands - how many of you are listening to this podcast in your pajamas? No judgement here! The Rise of Skywalkeris out on digital, and with it a 2+ hour documentary The Skywalker Legacythat features plenty of …

281: That Yoda Guy - Nick Maley

March 19th, 2020


We are celebrating the 40th Anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back with a mini-series of special interviews and episodes! This Part 1 features special guest and "That Yoda Guy" Nick Maley - Special Effects Makeup Artist …

280: Margaret Kerry Returns!

March 12th, 2020


Margaret Kerry, Tinker Bell herself, returns! Margaret was the animator’s reference model for Tinker Bell in Disney’s Peter Pan (1953), and since we started STN she has made several appearances on the podcast and even …

279: Our Disney+ Watchlist

March 5th, 2020


Disney+ has changed our lives in the last four months! On this episode we share our Disney+ Watchlist - what we recommend, what we suggest that you skip, hidden gems and what we are looking forward to for the rest of …

278: What is #ProjectLuminous - The High Republic?

February 27th, 2020


We now know that #ProjectLuminous is a huge Star Wars publishing event set in The High Republic, 200 years before the Skywalker Saga. Richard and Sarah share all they learned at the Walt Disney Studios press event, as …

277: The Ultimate Clone Wars Primer

February 20th, 2020


We are joined by our SkyNet crew to talk all things Star Wars: The Clone Wars leading into its Season 3 release on 2/21/20 on Disney+!! Teresa Delgado

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #21: "Shadow of a Dark Lord"

February 13th, 2020


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #21 "Shadow of a Dark Lord" guessed it...Darth Vader! This is his first appearance in Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics since Issue #6. "Shadow of a Dark Lord" is the 4th …

276: Emily Swallow - The Mandalorian Armorer

February 7th, 2020


Emily Swallow - The Armorer from The Mandalorian - joins us on a very special episode! She discusses her role, the costume, that amazing helmet and …

275: Nien Nunb Lives...? With Mike Quinn

January 30th, 2020


Mike Quinn, Nien Nunb puppeteer in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, joins us to discuss Nien Nunb’s fate in the film. We also talk with him about …

274: Rise of the West Coast Resistance!

January 24th, 2020


Rise of the Resistance has arrived in Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland! We attended the opening day, 1/17/2020, with a group of dedicated Skywalkers. Richard and I also experienced the Rise of the Resistance Media Day, …

273: Skywalking Through 2019 - Year In Review

January 7th, 2020


Our 7th Annual Year in Review! On this episode we look back at the highs, lows and surprises of 2019 with special guests Christy Morris (Sabers and Spells) / The 602 Club on Trek FM) and Patrick Pyne (Skywalking Force …

272: The Mandalorian Season 1 Recap

January 1st, 2020


The Mandalorian just completed Season 1 on Disney+. With the introduction of The Child/Baby Yoda, it has firmly cemented itself in popular culture.

271: Skywalking Through The Rise of Skywalker

December 23rd, 2019


It’s here! Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Roundtable recorded after the first screening of the legendary TCL Chinese Theater IMAX with! This time around the Line raised over $12,000 for Starlight …

270: The Rise of Skywalker Global Press Conference Special

December 18th, 2019


Gear up for The Rise of Skywalker with an in-depth discussion with the cast and crew at the Rise of Skywalker Global Press Conference! Held on December 4th in Pasadena, Richard and I share our experience not only of the …

269: Rise of the Resistance

December 12th, 2019


Rise of the Resistance opened at Galaxy’s Edge in Walt Disney World. James Burns (JediNews) and Dave Parfitt (Adventures By Daddy) were lucky enough to attend the special Media Event surrounding the opening, and give us …

268: Star Wars Memories with Craig Miller

December 6th, 2019


What are your favorite Star Wars Memories? Craig Miller has an entire book dedicated to his many Star Wars memories working at Lucasfilm from 1976 through the early 1980’s. Craig’s book, Star Wars Memories: My Time in …

267: Frozen II ~ Into The Unknown

November 29th, 2019


Frozen II is here, and we are here to talk about it!! Bryn McKinnon (A Window to the Magic) joins us in a discussion of story, songs and Rock Monsters! It was one of those great conversations where looked at all sides …

266: Julie Andrews, Life Day, DVC Points and Blurrgs

November 21st, 2019


We have been everywhere this week, including An Evening Conversation with Julie Andrews! This episode is one big “Things We Want To Share.” 

  1. We saw …

265: The Mandalorian - I Have Spoken

November 14th, 2019


This is The Mandalorian Primer and Roundtable Reactions. We Have Spoken!! 

Tricia Barr (FanGIRL Blog / Fangirls Going Rogue) joins us as we get prepped for The Mandalorian and Disney+. Learn about composer Ludwig …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #20: "Deathgame"

November 7th, 2019


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #20 "Deathgame" is the 3rd chapter in a 6-issue story arc featuring Luke, Leia, Han, the droids and Chewbacca on The Wheel - a floating casino in space. Our heroes are still separated, …

264: Star Wars Editor - Paul Hirsch

October 31st, 2019


It’s Halloween, and have we got a treat for you - Oscar Winning editor on Star Wars - Paul Hirsch! This legendary Hollywood editor has also worked on …

263: Disney+ The Rise of Skywalker Trailer

October 22nd, 2019


Disney+ is debuting in our homes in less than a month, and Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker releases in theaters a month after that. We’ll be sharing our first reactions to The Rise of Skywalker Trailer, …

262: Skywalking Through Walt Disney World

October 14th, 2019


We FINALLY visited Pandora in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Toy Story Land in Disney’s Hollywood Studios AND Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival …

261: Two Disney Halloween Parties on 2 Coasts!

October 7th, 2019

Oogie Boogie Bash vs. Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2019

We share our madcap adventures at both Disney Halloween parties - The Oogie Boogie Bash at DCA and Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at WDW. How did …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #19: The Ultimate Gamble

September 26th, 2019


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #19 "The Ultimate Gamble" is the second comic in a new story arc featuring Luke, Leia, Han, the droids and Chewbacca on The Wheel - a floating casino in space. Our heroes are separated …

260: Black Spire Author - Delilah S. Dawson

September 13th, 2019


Author Delilah S. Dawson joins us for a fun discussion about her new novel, Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire! We talk about how much she knew about Galaxy’s Edge while writing Black Spire, and her reactions when she …

259: Avengers Immortal! (D23 Expo Part 2)

September 5th, 2019

We are Skywalking through Avengers Campus and More!

The D23 Expo proved an incredible backdrop to conversations with Imagineers and creatives behind some of our favorite things - Avengers Campus, Vader Immortal II and …

258: D23 Expo THE RECAP, Part 1

August 28th, 2019


We went Skywalking to D23 Expo, the Ultimate Disney Fan Convention, and now we’re bringing our experience to YOU. We have recap roundtables on all the giant Hall H-Level panels: Disney+ Showcase, Walt Disney Studios …

257: Weird Al Yankovic is Skywalking Through Neverland!

August 21st, 2019


Weird Al Yankovic joins us on this episode!!! We talk his Star Wars fandom, his latest tour - Strings Attached - and he answers questions we’ve had for decades. Ironically the only subject we didn’t cover was his tour …

256: Haunted Mansion Turns 50

August 16th, 2019


Welcome Foolish Skywalkers to our 50th Anniversary Celebration of Disneyland’s HAUNTED MANSION! This episode features Haunted Mansion aficionado and …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #18: "The Empire Strikes!"

August 2nd, 2019


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #18 "The Empire Strikes!" is the beginning of a new story arc featuring our favorite heroes - Luke, Leia, Han, the droids and Chewbacca. Luke passes out, Han and Leia bicker, and C-3PO …

255: Skywalking Through SDCC 2019

July 27th, 2019

It’s the 50th Anniversary of San Diego Comic-Con!

We share our experiences at SDCC 2019 and our thoughts on the big Hall H Marvel Studios Phase 4 Reveal Panel, the Her Universe Fashion Show, and some fun offsite …

254: Spider-Man - Far From Home

July 15th, 2019


Spider-Man - Far From Home is the final film in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe Phase 3. We talk about the film, our reactions, and what this means for the continuation of the MCU. Warning: there are spoilers for Spider-Man …

253: Miki Herman and the Locals of Galaxy's Edge

July 8th, 2019


Special guest Miki Herman joins us for an amazing discussion about working on the OT Star Wars films. She is one of very few females who worked in production for A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi... …

252: TOY STORY 4 - To Batuu and Beyond

June 24th, 2019


To Infinity and...TOY STORY 4! We get into a fun review and discussion of this final(??) installment in the Toy Story saga that began in 1995. Where …

251: Skywalking Through Galaxy's Edge Opening Day

June 9th, 2019


May 31st, 2019 - Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opened to all of us eager Star Wars and Disney fans who have been looking forward to this day since its announcement in August 2015, and we were there!! This is our entire …

250: A Whole New ALADDIN

May 30th, 2019


Disney’s ALADDIN soared into theaters on May 24th. Bryn MacKinnon (Window To The Magic) joins us to review the film, the music and share details from the Global Press Conference which she attended. This episode is chock …

249: Dis-ABILITIES in Fandom

May 28th, 2019


Dora Speck is visually impaired, but do you think that slows her down? Nope! Her blindness does not mean she’s disabled, she just does things in a different way. We talk about her Star Wars and Disney fandom, how she …

Culture POPCast #3: COBRA KAI Composers

May 27th, 2019


ON THIS EPISODE: Composers Leo Birenberg and Zach Robinson (Cobra Kai, Ant-Man, Muppets Most Wanted) share their process behind creating themes and …

248: Galaxy's Edge Exclusive Sneak Peak

May 21st, 2019


Want an incredible spoiler-free sneak peak of Galaxy's Edge?? Skywalker Jeff Long takes us on his journey through the Black Spire Outpost in Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland. Thanks to his Cast Member daughter, he was able …

247: Talk to the Hand with Puppeteer Mike Quinn

May 17th, 2019


Puppeteer / Muppeteer Mike Quinn joins us for an exciting discussion about Nien Nunb, his puppet alter ego in Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi! He also talks about his Muppet adventures, working …

Culture POPCast #2: Composer Ryan Shore on Star Wars and Julie Andrews

May 14th, 2019


ON THIS EPISODE: Composer Ryan Shore (Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures, Julie’s Greenroom) shares his process working in …

246: Wookiee Hugs for Peter Mayhew

May 8th, 2019


Join us for a tribute to Peter Mayhew, the man who gave life to Chewbacca with those big blue eyes. Though he passed away on April 30th 2019, Peter lives on in the memories and stories we all share on this episode. We …

Culture POPCast #1: Dynamic Music Partners on DC & Marvel TV Music

May 7th, 2019


Welcome to the newest addition to the Skywalking Network - the Culture POPCast! This NEW podcast will go beyond the scope of the Disney umbrella of …

245: We're in the ENDGAME Now

May 2nd, 2019


This is it. Our AVENGERS: ENDGAME deep dive discussion with Steve Houston (Owner, Torpedo Comics / Advisor, Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide) Whereas Richard and I are very familiar with the MCU films, Steve knows …

SWCC Podcast Stage - Interactive Fandom Adventure III

April 25th, 2019


Since the Podcast Stage began at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015, we’ve been a part of the fun. This year marks our third appearance on the Podcast Stage, so we call it our Interactive Fandom Adventure III! We …

244: Star Wars Celebration Roundtable Recap

April 17th, 2019


Star Wars Celebration Chicago wouldn’t be complete without a Roundtable of Skywalkers! During the last day of the convention, several of us met up …

243: Dumbo, Tauntauns and Celebration Predictions

April 5th, 2019


On this power packed episode, Mark Newbold (Fantha Tracks) and Tom Spina (Regal Robot / Tom Spina Designs) join us to discuss Star Wars Celebration …

242: Star Wars Celebration Survival Guide

March 25th, 2019


Star Wars Celebration Chicago 2019 is in mere DAYS, and we’ve put together a complete Celebration Survival Guide so you can navigate your way through …

241: Captain Marvel

March 14th, 2019


Higher, Further, Faster, Baby! This is our CAPTAIN MARVEL episode chock full of fun facts, a Captain Marvel comic book primer and the Press …

240: Galaxy's Edge with Amy Ratcliffe

March 7th, 2019


Amy Ratcliffe (Star Wars author / Managing Editor) recently visited Galaxy's Edge, Walt Disney Imagineering and Lucasfilm to learn more details about this new Star Wars-inspired land coming to Disneyland and …

239: Original Jawa Tim Donaldson

February 27th, 2019


Tim Donaldson is the youngest actor in Star Wars: A New Hope - at 5 years old he played a Jawa! He was in the right place, right time - elementary …

238: Bruce Vilanch, Hollywood Writer

February 16th, 2019


Bruce Vilanch, Hollywood writer, has so many credits we can’t list them all! He’s written for the Academy Awards, Grammy’s, Tony’s and People’s …

237: Bryce Eller as Darth Vader, Part 2

February 4th, 2019


We continue our exclusive, deep-dive discussion with Bryce Eller! This week he tells amazing stories of being Darth Vader at the 1978 Academy Awards, putting his footprints in cement at the famous Mann’s Chinese …

236: Bryce Eller is Darth Vader

January 23rd, 2019


Part 1 of our exclusive, deep-dive discussion with Bryce Eller! He is the man inside Darth Vader. In the 70’s and 80’s, whenever we saw Darth Vader on TV or making live appearances, Bryce (who used to go by Kermit …

235: Bobby Porter - From Ape to Ewok

January 15th, 2019


Our conversation with actor/stunt double, Bobby Porter, is one for the pop culturists. Bobby shares stories of working on Revenge of the Jedi, Newsies

234: Skywalking Through 2018 and Beyond

January 3rd, 2019


Happy New Year! It’s time to gather all of our Skywalkers, and take a look back on the highs, lows and surprises of 2018, and what we are looking forward to in a Galactic 2019! From Infinity War to SOLO, Timeless and …

233: Mary Poppins Returns, Y'all!

December 24th, 2018


Mary Poppins Returns, y’all, and it’s time to dive into this Disney film with our review and experiences!! Martin Keeler (Fantha Tracks) joins us to discuss Mary Poppins Returns, as well as his experience at the London …

232: Dare To Dream

December 12th, 2018


Our friend and Ewok Adventure actor Eric Walker is back to debut his new Star Wars-inspired single, “Dare To Dream in a Galaxy Far Far Away”. The song comes out on Tuesday, 12/18, anywhere you buy digital media, but …

Star Wars Resistance Flyby: "Synara's Score" and "The Platform Classic"

November 30th, 2018


All Wings Report In for this STAR WARS RESISTANCE FLYBY Double Feature of "Synara's Score" and "The Platform Classic"! This week, we discuss S1 E08 and E09. Tam gets a backstory and has a heart to heart with Synara. We …

231: Ralph Breaks The Internet

November 29th, 2018


Wreck-It Ralph breaks into our RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET episode! We talk all about him, Vanellope, Disney princesses, C-3PO, stormtroopers and more in our spoiler-filled discussion. Then we take you to the press …

230: The Star Wars Holiday Special 40th Anniversary Salute!

November 21st, 2018

Celebrate a day of peace and a day of harmony with the 40th Anniversary of The Star Wars Holiday Special!


We give our reasons to be thankful for …

Star Wars Resistance Flyby: "Signal From Sector Six"

November 16th, 2018


All Wings Report In for this STAR WARS RESISTANCE FLYBY of "Signal From Sector Six"! This week, we discuss S1 E07 - gundarks, rathtars and reeks, oh my! And Poe Dameron is BACK! Hear why this just may be our favorite …

229: Happy 90th Birthday Mickey Mouse!

November 12th, 2018

Join us in a special celebration of Mickey Mouse on his 90th birthday!

Mickey Mouse turns 90 on 11/18/18!! We celebrate the legend, the pop culture …

Resistance Flyby: "The Children From Tehar"

November 7th, 2018


All Wings Report In for this STAR WARS RESISTANCE FLYBY of "The Children From Tehar"! This week, we discuss S1 E06 as the story delves more into the Star Wars universe. We've introduced all of our main characters; Kaz, …

Star Wars Resistance Flyby: "Fuel for the Fire" and "The High Tower"

November 2nd, 2018


All Wings Report In for this DOUBLE FEATURE of STAR WARS RESISTANCE FLYBY! This week, we discuss S1 E04 - “Fuel for the Fire” and S1 E05 "The High Tower". Now we are moving past introducing characters, and seeing some …

228: Trick Or Treat - Skywalking Through Halloween, part 2

October 26th, 2018


Welcome to the SPOOK-tastic Part 2 of our Halloween Extravaganza! Throughout the episode, our friends drop by to Trick or Treat: Creature performer Dee Tails, Jason and Gabe (Blast Points Podcast), Tom Spina (Regal Robot

Star Wars Resistance Flyby: "The Triple Dark"

October 18th, 2018


All Wings Report In to STAR WARS RESISTANCE FLYBY! This week, we discuss S1 E2ish - “The Triple Dark”. Richard calls out classic creature appearances and The Phantom Menace Easter eggs. I talk about musical moments and …

227: Skywalking Through Halloween, part 1

October 17th, 2018


We kicked off the Halloween theme park season with Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland! This special ticketed event is a great way to ease into …

Star Wars Resistance Flyby: The Recruit

October 10th, 2018


Welcome to our NEW Star Wars Resistance Recap Review Show - RESISTANCE FLYBY. Richard and I (Sarah) will buzz through each of the 22 episodes of the new animated Disney Channel/XD Series, Star Wars Resistance. This …

226: David Collins Returns

October 6th, 2018

We are delighted to welcome David Collins back on Skywalking Through Neverland!

We catch up with David Collins as he discusses life as a new dad and …

225: Streaming SOLO Bonus Features

September 27th, 2018


It’s all about SOLO Bonus Features as we celebrate the digital and blu-ray release of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Lisa Dullard (Coffee With Kenobi) …

224: The Adventures of James Floyd

September 17th, 2018


Let’s visit secret Jedi locations in Ireland! Everyone’s favorite Jawa, James Floyd ( Wars Insider) shares his stories and tips on visiting the numerous Star Wars locations filmed along the coast of …

223: My Saga with Adam Harris

September 4th, 2018


Coming up on this episode we catch up once again with Adam Harris who just finished his documentary - My Saga! Lots of great stories and lots of tear-jerking moments in his film. He talks about his son growing up with …

222: Terri Hardin - The Original Mother of Dragons - Part 2

August 26th, 2018


Terri Hardin - Imagineer, Puppeteer and Star Wars super-fan - joins us once again for a continuing incredible discussion on her life and career. She is the original Mother of Dragons - having brought La Taniere du …

221: Terri Hardin - Imagineer and Star Wars Super-Fan - Part 1

August 16th, 2018


Terri Hardin - Imagineer, Puppeteer and Star Wars super-fan - joins us for an incredible discussion on her life and career. “Mark Hamill and I used to fight over posters before he was Luke Skywalker. He wanted to …

220: The Star Wars Historical Sourcebook

August 6th, 2018


Skywalking Through Neverland goes to the beach for Episode 220! We begin LIVE from Oceanside, CA, but dive back to the early days of Star Wars with author Bob WR Miller. He joins us to discuss his NEW Star Wars …

219: Explaining Star Wars Explained; #CloneWarsSaved

July 23rd, 2018


This is a JAM-PACKED show full of Clone Wars, Explaining Star Wars, and F-105’s great music! July 19th at SDCC, Star Wars news came at us like a …

218: Ant-Man, Wasp & Pixar Pier!

July 9th, 2018


This is our BIG Ant-Man and the Wasp episode! Dave Parfitt (Adventures By Daddy) joins us for our spoiler-filled discussion of the film and press …

217: #HappyBeeps!

June 30th, 2018


Do you need a good healthy dose of fun and positivity in your fandom? Then this is the place! On today’s episode we are going to change the conversation of Star Wars fandom and hear what makes you happy in this fandom. …

216: Incredibles 2 Spectacular!

June 22nd, 2018


How Incredible are you feeling today? Incredible enough for an Incredibles 2 Spectacular episode?? Then you’ve come to the right place! On today’s …

215: SOLO Breakdown and Dee Tails, Part 2

June 14th, 2018


Part 2 of our Solo: A Star Wars Story coverage includes highlights from the Global Press Conference which Sarah attended on May 12th. This episode …

214: Dee Tails is Back! Behind-the-Scenes of SOLO, Part 1

June 5th, 2018


Dee Tails, Creature Performer, joins us in a fun-filled discussion of his credited role in SOLO: A Star Wars Story! He plays Quay Tolsite - the Pyke …

213: SOLO Breakdown, Part 1

May 28th, 2018


This is our big SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Initial Reaction Roundtable recorded with several Skywalkers at the world famous TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX in …

Star Wars Celebration Chicago

May 18th, 2018


Star Wars Celebration 2019 - we FINALLY know when and where it will be, so Jason Gibner of Blast Points Podcast joins us to discuss the pros, cons and controversy of Chicago 2019. Rumors had been stirring and Anaheim …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #17 with Randy Martinez: CRUCIBLE!

May 17th, 2018


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #17 “Crucible” has a LOT of parallels to Solo: A Star Wars Story. Unlike many of the vintage, action-packed Star Wars …

212: Ashley Eckstein - #DreamWarrior

May 9th, 2018


This week we are excited to welcome one of the brightest stars in all fandom, Ashley Eckstein! She makes her first stop in her podcast book tour to tell us all about It’s Your Universe: You Have The Power To make It …

211: Avengers INFINITY WAR Spectacular!

May 4th, 2018


AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR is the culmination of 10 years and 18 Marvel films, so join us as we celebrate, review and discuss with ScreenRant’s Joseph …

210: Kenner's Jim Swearingen and Pixar Fest

April 26th, 2018


Jim Swearingen, concept designer at Kenner, is making his podcast debut! Jim worked on Star Wars toys at Kenner as the lead concept designer from 1976-1979. His career in toys took him on a journey through not only Star …

209: Solo and The Last Jedi Fun Facts

April 11th, 2018


The first full trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story just dropped, and we discuss why this might be the BEST STAR WARS FILM EVER! (one word - Malla!) …

208: Hoojib Hop for Easter!

March 29th, 2018


Learn all about Hoojibs in this special Easter Edition of Skywalking Through Neverland! When you think cute and cuddly creatures in the Star Wars universe, you might think only of Porgs and Ewoks. But Hoojibs, born from …

207: Unseen Canto Bight with Dee Tails

March 24th, 2018


Creature Performer Dee Tails (The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi) reveals behind-the-scenes stories of Canto Bight, especially a fascinating Deleted Scene which you can now see on the TLJ Digital and Blu-Ray Special …

206: Mark Hamill and the Walk of Fame

March 15th, 2018


We bring you up close and personal to Mark Hamill and his Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony, which took place on March 8, 2018. We were able to …

205: Star Wars Rebels Series Finale

March 8th, 2018


Star Wars Rebels has come to a close. For the finale, we invite Sal Perales (Kanan in the #RogueRebels family of cosplayers) to discuss the series finale and the special screening held at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. …

204: Mark Marshall, Lucasfilm Alumni

March 2nd, 2018


Are you ready to travel back in time to the set of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK and INDIANA JONES AND THE RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK? You’ve come to the right place - Mark Marshall began his film career on these hallowed sets …

203: Star Wars Rebels Screening at Lucasfilm with Johnamarie Macias

February 23rd, 2018


Johnamarie Macias (The Wookiee Gunner / Rebels Chat) joins us for a discussion on the Season 4 Star Wars Rebels episodes “Jedi Night” and “DUME”. Then Johnamarie talks about her experience at Lucasfilm screening these …

202: Marvel's BLACK PANTHER Special

February 16th, 2018


ScreenRant’s Joseph Decklemeier joins us for our comprehensive Marvel BLACK PANTHER Special! We discuss the 2018 film, our review, the messages, and bring in audio from the Black Panther Press Conference we all …


February 14th, 2018


The BLACK PANTHER Press Conference took place in Beverly Hills on January 30th and we happily grabbed the best seats and the best audio straight from the mixer. The guest list features the main cast, director and …

201: SOLO Teaser Talk with Creature Performer Dee Tails

February 9th, 2018


Dee Tails (Creature Performer in The Force Awakens, Rogue One and The Last Jedi) joins us for Teaser Talk on SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY. Teaser Talk in more ways than one, as Dee dances around the fact that he may actually …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #16 with Randy Martinez

February 1st, 2018


#BlowItOutYerRetros! Quite possibly our favorite line from our favorite green bunny, Jaxxon, in this Classic Marvel Star Wars comic! Richard, Sarah and Star Wars artist Randy Martinez tackle this Classic comic, as well …

200: The Last Jedi Score - Kylo Ren

January 25th, 2018


We did it, Skywalkers! 200 Episodes! Time to investigate the music of The Last Jedi. Moments we loved, moments of silence, and Kylo Ren’s new motifs. John Williams has created another masterpiece in his Symphony of Star …

199: Rian Johnson, Paul Warren and Space Gary

January 18th, 2018


This episode contains exclusive audio from Rian Johnson, plus a fantastic interview with Creature Performer Paul Warren (sometimes known as skinny …

198: The Toys That Made Us!

January 10th, 2018


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 …

197: Skywalking Through 2017 and BEYOND!

January 4th, 2018


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 …

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

December 24th, 2017


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 …

195: THE LAST JEDI Roundtable Review

December 18th, 2017


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 …

BONUS: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Press Conference FULL AUDIO

December 7th, 2017


STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Global Press Conference took place on Sunday, December 3rd in Downtown Los Angeles, CA, and we were Skywalking all the way through, grabbing the best audio straight from their mixer. It was an …

194: The Last Jedi Press Highlights

December 7th, 2017


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 …

193: LOSCON'S Making of Star Wars Panel

November 30th, 2017


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 …

192: Giving Thanks for the Star Wars Holiday Special

November 23rd, 2017


This year we celebrate a day of peace, a day of harmony and a day of Thanksgiving with Star Wars Holiday Special camera operator, Larry Heider! He …

191: Gina Rock, Disneyland’s Flying Tinker Bell

November 16th, 2017


Ever wonder what it’s like to soar over Sleeping Beauty Castle while fireworks boom all around you? To be the symbol of Disneyland’s magic gliding …

190: Skywalking Through Rancho Obi-Wan Gala!

November 9th, 2017


The annual Rancho Obi-Wan Gala in Petaluma, CA is a wonderful chance to wine, dine and see some amazing Star Wars collectibles. It’s also a great …

189: Trick or Treating with Ben Cooper

October 25th, 2017


Happy Halloween, Skywalkers!! What better way to celebrate than talking with two people from the Ben Cooper Co. who brought you years of joy as kids?? This episode features our amazing discussion with Ira Cooper, the …

188: Rebels Screening at Lucasfilm and...SOLO!

October 19th, 2017


What better way to watch the first three episodes of Season 4’s Star Wars Rebels than at Lucasfilm?? Skywalkers Donald Wicks (Base Commander, Rebel Legion - Endor Base) and Joey Pittman (Disney Universe Podcast) did …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #15 with Randy Martinez

October 17th, 2017


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics is back from our Summer Hiatus! In this episode Richard, Sarah and Star Wars artist, Randy Martinez cover issue #15 - Star Duel! - where there are no pants in space.

Title: "STAR DUEL"

187: Forces of Jennifer Muro and Trailer Talk

October 12th, 2017


Forces of Destiny writer Jennifer Muro joins us to discuss the new half hour Disney XD Special, and tease us with bits about the next one coming on October 29th. We also talk about the amazing Forces of Destiny …

186: GeekGirlCon and Clone Wars Micro Series wrap-up

October 5th, 2017


Sarah flew up to Seattle, WA to attend GeekGirlCon this past weekend with her Fangirls Going Rogue friends Tricia Barr and Teresa Delgado. She recaps her trip, the panels and the film shoot with the Star Wars …

185: 4th Anniversary Special - Cruising Through Neverland

September 27th, 2017


Our podcast is 4 years old! To celebrate, we bring you aboard the Disney Wonder to discuss our Halloween on the High Seas podcast cruise with a dozen …

184: In The Beginning There Was COLIN CANTWELL

September 13th, 2017


This episode features Colin Cantwell, original designer and model maker on Star Wars 1975-1977! How did he come up with the X-Wing design? What did …

183: John Williams LIVE and Force Friday Fun

September 7th, 2017


Force Friday II is upon us! We spent the midnight madness with James Burns (JediNews), Tricia Barr (FanGIRL Blog / Fangirls Going Rogue) and BJ Priester (FanGIRL Blog / Hyperspace Theories) and recorded our adventure as …

182: Exploring Star Wars Through Super Graphics

August 30th, 2017


Star Wars Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to a Galaxy Far Far Away blew us away with just how brilliant Star Wars in graphic form can be. So we invited

181: Kenobi Theories

August 24th, 2017


It’s time to put on your thinking caps: What do YOU want an Obi-Wan Kenobi stand-alone movie to be about? We asked several Skywalkers and invited Obi-Shawn (Shawn Crosby of to weigh in on the show.


August 17th, 2017


We’re stepping back in time to talk PETE’S DRAGON (1977) with Anthony Fox (MousePire Podcast). Along the way we compare and contrast with 2016’s PETE’S DRAGON and marvel at what made it past the censors in the 1970’s. …

180: James Arnold Taylor is Skywalking through Neverland

August 10th, 2017


James Arnold Taylor (voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Fred Flintstone, Spider-Man, Ratchet and hundreds more) is not talking to just himself today, he’s …

179: Can You Tell Me How To Get To MARK HAMILL DR.?

August 3rd, 2017


Mark Hamill gets an honorary street, Michael Kramer (The LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures composer) stops by to chat and we say a fond farewell to Imagineer Marty Sklar.

Skywalker and photographer Brian Sims

178: Tom Hodges Star Wars Dream Park vs. Galaxy's Edge

July 27th, 2017


Star Wars Artist Tom Hodges (HodgesArt) joins us to discuss his Star Wars Land “Dream Park” concept that he illustrated for 2010’s Star Wars Celebration 5 and how that compares to the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge! We …

177: Skywalking Through D23 Expo 2017, Part 1

July 20th, 2017


D23 Expo 2017. We were there and we bring you personal experiences, Imagineer interviews and amazing sound bytes from panels and roundtables we recorded throughout the weekend, all on 6 hours sleep! Here is what to …

176: Forces of Destiny Comprehensive Breakdown

July 13th, 2017


Journey through Star Wars: Forces of Destiny with Johnamarie Macias (The Wookiee Gunner / Rebels Chat / Galactic Fashion)! This is a comprehensive breakdown of these bite-sized morsels of Star Wars 2D animated goodness, …

175: Inside LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures with Bob Roth & Bill Motz

July 6th, 2017


LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Season 2 is coming, and we are delighted to have special guests Bob Roth and Bill Motz, the creators of the show, for a really fun discussion. We’ll be talking about what’s to …

174: Skywalking through the Clone Wars Micro-Series

June 29th, 2017


MINI-SERIES CONTINUED - We discuss Genndy Tartakovsky’s STAR WARS: CLONE WARS micro-series as part of our lead-up to FORCES OF DESTINY. We are joined by our book reviewer, Jocasta Drew (Drew Kaplan of

173: I. Am. Speed. CARS 3

June 21st, 2017


CARS 3 rolled out on June 16th, 2017, so we called on the BIGGEST Cars fan we know - Teresa Delgado (Disney Vault Talk / Fangirls Going Rogue)!! She …

FULL AUDIO: CARS 3 Press Conference

June 19th, 2017


Here is the complete audio from CARS 3 Press Conference featuring the producer, director and cast. On June 10th, Walt Disney Studios and Pixar held the Global Press Conference at the Anaheim Convention Center. …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #14

June 14th, 2017


In this episode we look at 1978’s Star Wars #14: THE SOUND OF ARMAGEDDON. Richard brings stories from his past with these comics, including a shoplifting story (*gasp*), Sarah is the newbie with thoughts on reading them …

172: Summer of Heroes

June 8th, 2017


It’s a Superhero Extravaganza! From WONDER WOMAN (2017) to Summer of Heroes at DCA, we’re hooked on a feeling. The new ride, Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission: Breakout! just opened at Disney’s California Adventure, …

171: Creature Performer Dee Tails

June 1st, 2017


Dee Tails is a Creature Performer, actor and singer that has the good fortune of being in both THE FORCE AWAKENS and ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY. He shares anecdotes from the set, how he became a creature performer and …

170: Celebrating 40 Years of Star Wars with Producer Gary Kurtz

May 25th, 2017


We are honored to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars with film producer Gary Kurtz - the man that produced some of the most influential films of all time including American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire …

169: A Day on the Set of The Empire Strikes Back

May 17th, 2017


How would you like to spend a day on set of The Empire Strikes Back? This week we get to live vicariously through Matthew Pak, who won a Bantha …

168: Star Wars Day Around The World!

May 10th, 2017


May the 4th Be With You - Star Wars Day - is now celebrated around the world! We check in with Disneyland Paris, Las Vegas and right here in Los Angeles for an interview-packed episode. Martin Keeler attended “Star Wars …

FULL AUDIO: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Press Conference

May 6th, 2017


Here is the complete audio from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Press Conference featuring the producer, director and cast. On April 20th, Walt Disney …

167: Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2

May 3rd, 2017


It’s a star-studded Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 episode! We’ll be reviewing the film and bringing you clips and commentary from the Los Angeles …

SWCO Podcast Stage Show: Skywalking Through 40 Years of Your Fandom

April 30th, 2017


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, …

166: Guardians of the Whills and THRAWN

April 27th, 2017


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 …

165: SWCO - The Debriefing

April 20th, 2017


Star Wars Celebration Orlando may be over, but we’re still celebrating! Immediately after the convention, several Skywalkers met up to talk about …

STAR WARS REBELS Season 4 Press Conference

April 18th, 2017



On Saturday, April 15th of Star Wars Celebration Orlando, we were not only treated to an amazing Star Wars Rebels Season 4 panel, but also a Press Conference featuring Executive Producer Dave Filoni and his STAR WARS …

164: ROGUE ONE'S Princess Leia - Ingvild Deila

April 11th, 2017


Ingvild Deila, ROGUE ONE’S Princess Leia body double, actress and singer, is Skywalking Through Neverland this week in her Star Wars podcast debut! …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #13 with Randy Martinez

April 10th, 2017


In this episode we look at 1978’s Star Wars #13: ’DAY OF THE DRAGON LORDS!’. Is this a “filler episode”? Why is Chewbacca about to kill Luke Skywalker?? Randy Martinez gives us an update on his Star Wars Celebration …

163: Matt Busch and Lin Zy - Star Wars Celebration Artists

April 6th, 2017


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 …

162: A STAR WARS REBELS Double Feature: Best of Season 3 / Anticipating Season 4

March 29th, 2017


On March 25th, Star Wars Rebels season 3 aired its finale “Zero Hour”. We invited Spencer Brinkerhoff III (StudiosB3) to join in our discussion of the episode, plus season 3 highlights and what we hope to see in season …

161: Talking TWIN SUNS

March 23rd, 2017


Lucasfilm screened "Twin Suns" and the Season 3 Finale of STAR WARS REBELS for a select few, including Skywalkers Donald Wicks (Rebel Legion) and Joey Pittman (Disney Universe Podcast). They join in a discussion of Twin …

160: Beauty and the Beast Press Event

March 16th, 2017


Disney’s live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST arrives in theaters on March 17th, and we have a treat for you - interviews with the entire cast, director and composer direct from the March 5th Los Angeles Press Junket! Emma …

159: TANGLED Before Ever After

March 8th, 2017


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 …

158: Star Wars Celebration Orlando SURVIVAL GUIDE, Part 2

March 2nd, 2017


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 …

157: Star Wars Celebration Orlando SURVIVAL GUIDE, Part 1

February 23rd, 2017


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 …

156: Skywalking To Tatooine

February 16th, 2017


Imagine trekking to Tatooine - visiting those same sand dunes used for Jabba’s Sail Barge and Sarlacc Battle in Return Of The Jedi. Then hunkering down under the stars that evening to watch Return Of The Jedi surrounded …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #12: DOOMWORLD!

February 1st, 2017


"At last! Beyond The Movie! Beyond the Galaxy!” reads the cover of each issue of the Marvel Star Wars comics from 1977 and beyond. Richard, Sarah and Star Wars artist Randy Martinez dive into these classic Marvel Star …

154: Darksaber and The Last Jedi

January 26th, 2017


The Darksaber. Star Wars Rebels “Trials of the Darksaber” focused on the origin story to this one-of-a-kind lightsaber and Sabine’s connection. Jocasta Drew Kaplan joins us to remind us all of the history of the …

153: STAR WARS Props & Costumes with GUS LOPEZ

January 20th, 2017


How many times have you watched a Star Wars films and thought, “I wonder where that prop or costume piece ended up?” The answer is most likely Gus …

152: Lightspeed to Endor - Star Tours 30th Anniversary!

January 11th, 2017


Former Imagineer Mark Eades joins us to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of STAR TOURS. He was the media producer and casting director for this attraction when it was first designed for Disneyland back in the 1980’s. …

151: Skywalking Through 2016 And Beyond

January 5th, 2017


Happy New Year Skywalkers! We welcome 2017 by taking a step back and revisiting our high points and low points of 2016 fandom with a few podcast friends. What surprised us in 2016? What was a personal highlight? What …

150: Carrie Fisher Celebrated / Rogue One’s David Collins

December 28th, 2016


To Us, She’s Royalty.

Please join us as we celebrate the life of the princess, the author, and the woman who paved the way for little girls everywhere to become their own heroes: Carrie Fisher. Tricia Barr (Fangirls …

149: Skywalking Through ROGUE ONE, part 2

December 21st, 2016


Our ROGUE ONE coverage continues LIVE from the place where Star Wars began: The TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX (formerly known as Mann’s Chinese Theatre). Immediately after our screening on 12/15, we sat down with an amazing …

148: Skywalking Through ROGUE ONE, part 1

December 19th, 2016


Senior Writer at Entertainment Weekly, Anthony Breznican, joins us for ROGUE ONE release week! He gives us some behind-the-scenes details on more ROGUE ONE coverage coming out in the next week. We also discuss whether …

Bonus Gift Show: Christmas In The Stars!

December 13th, 2016


Happy Holidays, Skywalkers! We have a gift for you: Rob Dehlinger (Our Podcast Composer & Musician) joins us as we delve into the 1980 Star Wars …

147: ROGUE ONE More Week!

December 8th, 2016


Skywalker Ranch and Lucasfilm in San Francisco hosted the ROGUE ONE Global Press Event, and Tricia Barr (FANgirl Blog Fangirls Going Rogue) joins us to share stories about her fantastic experience. The footage, the …

146: The State of STAR WARS Podcasting

December 1st, 2016


In our Countdown to ROGUE ONE, we discuss the current State of Star Wars Podcasting with special guests Bobby Roberts (former host on Full Of Sith) …

145: Skywalking to 1976 with Craig Miller

November 24th, 2016


Craig Miller, former head of fan relations at Lucasfilm and ancillary producer, is back to give more insider info on The Star Wars Holiday Special. …

144: Star Wars Holiday Special Director Steve Binder

November 17th, 2016


For this Super-sized Star Wars Holiday Special episode, we talk with the director, Steve Binder! We are so excited to celebrate the 38th anniversary …

143: Rancho Obi-Wan Strikes Back

November 10th, 2016


Come with us on an adventure to Rancho Obi-Wan’s fundraising Gala Event: The Gala Strikes Back! Skywalker Vineyards wine-tasting, Holocron Keeper and …

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #11

November 3rd, 2016


"At last! Beyond The Movie! Beyond the Galaxy!” reads the cover of each issue of the Marvel Star Wars comics from 1977 and beyond. Richard, Sarah and Star Wars artist Randy Martinez dive into these classic Marvel Star …

142: DOCTOR STRANGE goes Trick-Or-Treating with the Skywalkers

October 28th, 2016


Trick or Treat! Our Strange Halloween episode begins with a crash-course on Doctor Strange, from the original 1963 comic to the brand new Marvel film out November 4th. Prepare to be enlightened in the mystic arts as we …

141: Skywalking Through MYSTIC MANOR

October 20th, 2016


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 …

Episode 140: So THAT'S what happened to AHSOKA!

October 13th, 2016


Ahsoka has arrived!! The novel by E.K. Johnston and audio version voiced by Ashley Eckstein has been making huge waves in the Star Wars fan community. Such a beloved character deserves our undivided attention. Let’s …

139: DON POST JR. the Son of the Godfather of Halloween

October 6th, 2016


Don Post. Does that name bring back memories for some of you? Let’s go Skywalking through October with the man that put Halloween on the map - Don Post Jr! Don’s father, nick-named the Godfather of Halloween, started up

138: Happy Rogue Friday with Duncan Jenkins

September 29th, 2016


Rogue Friday is upon us! Let’s get into Star Wars collecting history and Rogue Friday discussion with our special guest, Duncan Jenkins. He is on the …

137: The Great ROGUE ONE Composer Debate

September 22nd, 2016


Film music. It binds us, surrounds us and draws us all together as fans. So when composers get switched up on a film as high-profile as ROGUE ONE, we must discuss. On this episode we delve into the film music of both

136: Jingles and the Photo-Bomb Guy

September 15th, 2016


Wait, what?? Yes, you read that correctly. On this episode we are going to share OUR Skywalker Story that took place at Disneyland for our engagement photo shoot in 2009. Now if you had a 4-hour photo shoot at …

135: "Tinker Bell Talks!" with Margaret Kerry

September 8th, 2016


The delightful Margaret Kerry, Tinker Bell Animation Model for PETER PAN (1959) graces this podcast with her presence once again. Richard and Sarah …

134: Skywalkers Sing!

September 1st, 2016


Skywalkers Sing - and we have a Podcast Soundtrack! For almost 3 years, Rob Dehlinger has been writing jingles, musical intros and interludes for our show. It’s time to show them off in our first-ever podcast …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #10

August 26th, 2016


"At last! Beyond The Movie! Beyond the Galaxy!” reads the cover of each issue of the Marvel Star Wars comics from 1977 and beyond. Richard, Sarah and Star Wars artist Randy Martinez dive into these classic Marvel Star …

133: Skywalking Through STRANGER THINGS / Goodbye Kenny Baker

August 18th, 2016


The biggest TV hit this summer has definitely been the Netflix horror-suspense series, STRANGER THINGS. Joining us this week is actress Glennellen …

132: The MARVELous DRAGONtastic Episode of Rogue One

August 12th, 2016


BREAKING: ROGUE ONE Olympics Trailer Reaction! We love the Olympics, and we love Star Wars even more. Let’s discuss the NEW trailer which debuted during Olympics coverage on 8/11.

Friend of the show Adam Bray (Author:

131: Howard The Duck 30th Anniversary Special

August 4th, 2016


The TechnoRetro Dads team up with Skywalking Through Neverland to celebrate HOWARD THE DUCK’S 30th Anniversary! This film had a rockin’ theme song, Lea Thompson in her skivvies and a man in a duck suit. We talk about …

Episode 130: Hamill, Hoojibs and HerUniverse

July 28th, 2016


On this episode, we continue our coverage of Star Wars Celebration Europe, then dive into SDCC 2016.

If you watched the Mark Hamill panel from SWCE, our good friend Kevin Raidernerd Reitzel (Fandom Podcast Network) was …

129: Skywalking Through Star Wars Celebration Europe with TRICIA BARR

July 20th, 2016


This week Richard and Sarah welcome Tricia Barr (Fangirls Going Rogue Star Wars Insider Magazine & Book Author) to talk first-hand about her Star Wars Celebration Europe adventures. She was there at the big Rogue …

128: Star Wars Celebration 0 Flashback & Star Wars Land Concept Art

July 14th, 2016


STAR WARS CELEBRATION FLASHBACK - In honor of Star Wars Celebration Europe starting July 15th, we flashback to the very first Star Wars convention …

127: Finally, WRECK-IT RALPH 2

July 8th, 2016

WRECK-IT RALPH 2 is ggglitching its way into theaters on March 9, 2018. We can’t wait! John C. Reilly (Ralph) and Sarah Silverman (Vanellope Von …

126: Skywalking Through Rogue One with EW's Anthony Breznican

June 30th, 2016

Anthony Breznican, Senior Writer at Entertainment Weekly, is now the go-to guy for breaking Star Wars news, so we had to have him on as a special guest. You may have seen Anthony (@Breznican) moderating The Force …

125: My Saga UPDATE with Adam Harris

June 23rd, 2016


Adam Harris, director and producer of My Saga: A Star Wars Fan Documentary, decided to fulfill his destiny of making a Star Wars film after hearing …

124: LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Press Event

June 17th, 2016


This week we get to know the Freemakers! Who? LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures is the new Disney XD show premiering June 20 and features a new family in the Star Wars universe - Rowan, Kordi and Zander …

123: Special Announcements! (brought to you by Numbers 1,2 and 3)

June 9th, 2016

Julie Andrews, Disney Cruises, and a Skywalking Soundtrack?? This episode is chock full of announcements in an Expanded Edition of Things We Want To …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #9

June 6th, 2016


"At last! Beyond The Movie! Beyond the Galaxy!” reads the cover of each issue of the Marvel Star Wars comics from 1977 and beyond. Richard, Sarah and Star Wars artist Randy Martinez dive into these classic Marvel Star …

122: Monkees / Muppet Director - James Frawley!

June 2nd, 2016


Today we talk with THE MUPPET MOVIE and The Monkees TV series director - Mr. James Frawley! Richard has wanted to talk with this man ever since he …

121: Star Wars Celebration Orlando - Looking Ahead

May 25th, 2016


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 …

120: Goodbye, Disney Infinity

May 19th, 2016


May 10, 2016. A sad day for fans of Disney Infinity and the Toys to Life gaming industry. Sarah is a HUGE fan, as many of you know, and we had to talk through our grief with respected members of the Disney Infinity …


May 12th, 2016


Treguna Mekoides Trecorum Satis Dee!

That can only mean one thing… it’s time for BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS! The spell has been cast and Teresa Delgado

119: Create-Your-Own Star Wars / Disney Holiday

May 5th, 2016


#MayThe4thBeWithYou! #RevengeOfThe5th! In honor of these dates, Richard and Sarah discuss fan-made holidays with the help of our Skywalkers. We’ve …

118: Star Wars Half Marathon - Dark Side Weekend Recap

April 26th, 2016


We did it! We’re outlaws! And we ran 22.4 miles in the Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon - Dark Side Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort. Richard and Sarah capped off the weekend with an (illegal) roundtable of …

117: Which Star Wars Generation Fan Are You?

April 13th, 2016


Some Star Wars fans grew up with the original trilogy, some jumped in during the dark times; then there’s the prequel generation, and even those who came in during Star Wars: The Clone Wars TV series and the Disney …

116: The Early Days of Star Wars Fandom with Craig Miller

April 8th, 2016


Our special guest Craig Miller was the Publicist and Director of Fan Relations for Lucasfilm during the hey-day of the 70’s and 80’s. Ever wonder how fans knew what was going on in fandom before social media? Whose job …

115: STAR WARS REBELS Season 2 Finale Press Coverage Special

March 30th, 2016


In true Disney fashion, Disney Channel PR and Lucasfilm put on a genuine Red Carpet bash at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, CA for the finale of Star Wars: Rebels, Season 2. In this episode, Richard and Sarah take you …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #8

March 22nd, 2016


In this episode we are diving into Classic Marvel Star Wars Comic #8: "Eight For Aduba” or Magnificent 7 in space. You may recognize this comic as the introduction to several iconic characters, including Jaxxon and …

114: Tangled and Trials of the Temple

March 17th, 2016


What do Tangled and Trials of the Temple have in common? Turns out Kylo Ren and Rapunzel are best friends!

That’s not true. All of it.

But it IS true that the Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Magic has a NEW Tangled: The …

Step In Time: THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG with Disney Vault Talk

March 9th, 2016


STEP IN TIME: Remembering Disney’s Matinee Movies is back and this time we are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the 1975 classic film - Walt …

113: Skywalking Behind-The-Scenes of ZOOTOPIA

March 3rd, 2016


With the imminent release of Disney’s ZOOTOPIA on March 4th, it's the perfect time to bring you Behind-The-Scenes stories from the Press Day Sarah attended at Walt Disney Animation Studios. We had press roundtables with …


February 25th, 2016


Welcome to Skywalking Through Neverland's 1st Annual ALL-TIME AWARDS Show! You nominated, you voted, and now it’s time to reveal the WINNERS of Disney, Star Wars and Marvel All-Time Awards. These are not just any …

111: Watching Star Wars in a Whole New Way

February 18th, 2016


Have you gone back to watch the 6 films of the Star Wars Saga after seeing The Force Awakens? What did you think? What did you feel? With all the new movies, comics, novels and TV shows that fill in gaps or show a …

110: Skywalking To Valentine's Day

February 11th, 2016


It’s our Valentine episode - so if you’re single, try MouseMingle! is a NEW dating website for Disney fans and you may have heard it mentioned on SNL, The Tonight Show and The View, to name a few. We …

109: Journey to Skellig Michael (with a Day Trip to Disneyland)

February 4th, 2016


Come with us on our day off at Disneyland! The day begins with a trip to…Skellig Michael? That’s right, before we take you with us to Disneyland, we spoke with Bryce and Carly Yelverton about their amazing experience on …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #7 with Randy Martinez

January 28th, 2016


"At last! Beyond The Movie! Beyond the Galaxy!" as it says on the cover of each issue of the Marvel Star Wars comics from 1978. We are taking our Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics segment and spinning it off into its own …

108: runDisney Star Wars Half Marathon 2016

January 21st, 2016


The 2nd Annual Star Wars Half Marathon weekend 1/15-1/17 in Anaheim, CA was a rousing success! Richard and Sarah completed 19.3 miles while flying through the streets of Disneyland and recorded fun sound bytes along the …

107: Skywalking To Jakku

January 14th, 2016


We have the complete pleasure of bringing you a wonderful conversation with STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS actors and power couple Gloria and Vincent …

106: LiningUp Wraps Up + TFA with Adam Bray

January 7th, 2016

1:55:27 was able to raise thousands of dollars for Starlight Children’s Foundation while providing us and almost 200 line members with the …

105: Skywalking Through 2015 and Beyond!

December 31st, 2015


Well, crack open a bottle of champagne cause it’s time to celebrate the new year!

Tricia Barr (Fangirls Going Rogue, co-author of Ultimate Star Wars), Joe Tavano (, Brews and Blasters) and Bryn MacKinnon (

104: TFA World Premiere, Red Carpet & After-Party Experience!

December 20th, 2015


We take all of our Skywalkers with us to the STAR WARS: The FORCE AWAKENS World Premiere, Red Carpet & After-Party in Hollywood, CA!! It was an …

Classic Marvel STAR WARS Comics #6 with Randy Martinez

December 16th, 2015


Hey Hey Skywalkers! To tide you over until our THE FORCE AWAKENS PREMIERE coverage, here is another CLASSIC MARVEL STAR WARS COMICS segment with Star Wars Artist Randy Martinez!

This was supposed to be included in …

103: THE FORCE AWAKENS Global Press Event Recap

December 10th, 2015


This episode is brought to you from The Force Awakens Line in Hollywood, in conjunction with It is basically a 12-day Star Wars party …

FULL AUDIO: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Global Press Event

December 7th, 2015


FULL UNCUT AUDIO from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Global Press Conference which took place in Los Angeles on December 6th, 2015. Every big name …

102: Journey To The Stars

December 3rd, 2015


It's a Star Wars music episode! Composer and recording artist, Tom Ameen, is releasing his first STAR WARS themed album on piano, entitled "Journey …

101: Season Of The Force

November 19th, 2015


Season Of The Force opens at Disneyland!! We were there on opening day, November 16th, 2015, with lots of friends and Skywalkers, so of course we had an impromptu roundtable discussion with Teresa Delgado (Fangirls …

Episode 100: 100 Guests Share 100 Moments

November 12th, 2015


Yes, you read that right, there are over 100 guests on this 100th episode!! Each of you shared favorite moments or turning points in your life, whether Star Wars, Disney, Muppets, Harry Potter or other favorite fandom. …

Episode 99: To PIXAR and Beyond!

November 5th, 2015


Ever wanted to take a VIP trip to PIXAR Animation Studios? We take you on the journey! Dave Parfitt of journeyed to San Francisco on a special blogger trip for INSIDE OUT and THE GOOD DINOSAUR and …

Episode 98: Happy Galaween!

October 29th, 2015


Happy Galaween, Rancho Obi-Wan! Several Skywalkers made the trip to Steve Sansweet’s Annual Gala Fundraiser held last week, and Donald Wicks of EndorCast is here to give us his trip report. What an event! Tune in for …

Episode 97: Brews and Blasters and Trailer Talk

October 22nd, 2015


We joined in the mob of people at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, CA for the official unveiling of THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer and we HAD to join in the world-wide discussion with fans who attended. Plus, we analyze the …

Episode 96: Trick-Or-Treat SPOOKTACULAR Podcast Crossover Contest

October 14th, 2015


Our Trick-Or-Treat SPOOKTACULAR Podcast Crossover Contest begins! Listen in for all the details. (10:54) Ever wonder who invented those …

Episode 95: Welcome, Foolish Mortals...

October 7th, 2015


We kick off our month-long salute to Halloween by talking with Jeffrey Baham about The Haunted Mansion. Jeff runs, the Mousetalgia Podcast and he is the author of The Unauthorized Story of Walt Disney’s …

Episode 94: Skywalking Through Our 2-Year Anniversary!

October 1st, 2015


We couldn’t have done it without YOU! So on this episode we will be Skywalking through our first 2 YEARS of episodes and playing highlights from a …

Step In Time: THE PARENT TRAP with Margaret Kerry

September 24th, 2015


Let’s get together and Step In Time with The Parent Trap and our special Co-Host, Margaret Kerry! The animator’s reference model for Tinker Bell flew in to sprinkle some pixie dust on our conversation. She has met and …

Episode 93: Creature Voices with Mark Dodson

September 17th, 2015


Hang onto something, Skywalkers, because we talk with Mark Dodson, the voice behind Salacious Crumb, the Gremlins and so many crazy creatures! Not only do we talk Star Wars, but Disney has a special place in Mark …

Episode 92: Happy Force Friday With DK Publishing

September 9th, 2015


Four Star Wars authors join us for Force Friday! We have lots of coverage from Force Friday including our panel from Mysterious Galaxy bookstore in San Diego where we kicked off the launch of DK Publishing's "Star Wars: …

Episode 91: Disney Infinity 3.0 - STAR WARS

September 2nd, 2015


It’s here! Disney Infinity 3.0 officially launched, and the CUTEST Star Wars figures are hitting retailer shelves. Sarah, especially, has been obsessing for months, and now she can FINALLY talk about it on the show. So …

Episode 90: Skywalking Through D23 Expo (part 2)

August 26th, 2015


Our D23 Expo 2015 Recap, Part 2!! This one is chock full of all the interviews we teased in Part 1. While wandering around the Expo, we happened upon …

Episode 89: Skywalking Through D23 Expo (Part 1)

August 20th, 2015


Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls - our D23 Expo 2015 Recap!! SUPERSIZE, Part 1. You’ve been waiting patiently…and it’s here! Just like Star Wars Celebration, we gathered together a group of Skywalkers on Sunday, …

Episode 88: Jedi Training Academy's Oldest Padawan

August 13th, 2015


Roads. Where we’re going, we don’t need roads...

We need lightsabers!!

In Episode 88 (which totally has me thinking Back To The Future, if you can’t tell from listening to the first 20 seconds) we talk with Matt Cox - …

Episode 87: D23 Expo Surprises Revealed!

August 6th, 2015


Jeffrey Epstein, D23 Expo Spokesperson, joins us to reveal NEW exciting Star Wars and Lucasfilm-related panels and happenings at the D23 Expo. He confirms that the maker himself, George Lucas, will be in attendance, and …

Step In Time: THE LOVE BUG with Stephen Stanton

August 4th, 2015


beep! beep! It’s Herbie, THE LOVE BUG!

Let’s step back in time to 1968 and reminisce about the little car that could. Richard and Sarah of

Episode 86: Lining Up for The Force Awakens!

July 29th, 2015


Imagine seeing The Force Awakens at the iconic Mann’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Do you want to join the line for this experience? On this week’s …

Episode 85: The Great Amy Schumer / Star Wars Debate

July 23rd, 2015


A lawyer, Amy Schumer and an @icecoldpenguin walk into a bar…

Skywalking Through SDCC 2015 and Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics

July 16th, 2015


Star Wars dominates San Diego Comic-Con 2015! From Behind-The-Scenes footage to Harrison Ford positively GUSHING about THE FORCE AWAKENS to a Star …


July 8th, 2015


Welcome to our first episode of STEP IN TIME: Remembering Disney's Matinee Movies. This is a NEW monthly spin-off show where we look back at the Disney live-action films of yesteryear. For our special inaugural episode,

Episode 83: Winks, Nods and Easter Eggs in Star Wars Rebels

July 2nd, 2015


Time to get the scoop on the secret behind the voice of Chopper in Star Wars Rebels! There is one little girl who was told this coveted information …

Episode 82: Farewell, Christopher Lee

June 19th, 2015


This is a celebration of the life and work of Chistopher Lee. We scoured the globe looking for clips and bits of history to share with you in a tribute to this amazing man. He has the distinction of being a two-time …

BONUS: Frank Oz at Star Wars Weekends 2015, Part 2

June 15th, 2015


On Saturday, June 13, 2015, Frank Oz spoke for a second time about his career as Yoda and so many Muppet characters. This took place at Star Wars …

BONUS: Frank Oz at Star Wars Weekends 2015, Part 1

June 15th, 2015


Friday June 12, 2015 will go down in history as the day Frank Oz attended Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios to talk about his career …

Episode 81: ADAM BRAY - Absolutely Everything You Need To Know

June 11th, 2015


Star Wars author ADAM BRAY is full of surprising stories. Not only is he the author of Star Wars: What Makes A Monster?, co-author of ULTIMATE STAR …

Episode 80: Top 10 Star Wars / David Letterman Cross-Overs

June 4th, 2015


Show 80 calls for a salute to DAVID LETTERMAN for over 30 years of Late Night Fun! After 3 decades Dave has had a great deal of Star Wars references and we give you…Our TOP 10 STAR WARS / DAVID LETTERMAN CROSSOVER CLIPS!

Episode 79: Disneyland's Diamond Celebration

May 28th, 2015


On May 20th Disneyland kicked off its 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration with a special 2-day Media Preview event complete with premiere parties and interviews with Disneyland Imagineers. We take you with us as the …

Episode 78: Author James Kahn, Star Wars Weekends #1 and the World of Tomorrowland

May 20th, 2015


Author James Kahn has a full resume from helping to save E.T.'s life, creating original music and writing the best-selling novelization of RETURN OF …

Episode 77: Skywalking To Star Wars Weekends 2015

May 14th, 2015


DJ Elliot and Mark Daniel have entertained the masses at Star Wars Celebration conventions and Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. …

Episode 76: May The 4th Be With STEPHEN "I Kinda Like It" STANTON

May 7th, 2015


Stephen Stanton is Skywalking through Neverland! He is the voice of Grand Moff Tarkin on STAR WARS REBELS, Sleepy dwarf in Disney’s THE 7D, and Lord Henry Mystic of Hong Kong Disneyland’s Mystic Manor (plus many more), …

Episode 75: Author Jeffrey Brown and the Age Of Ultron

April 30th, 2015


In this jam-packed episode, Jeffrey Brown, author of the wildly successful Darth Vader and Son series of books, joins us to discuss his NEW book, …

BONUS: Avengers: AGE OF ULTRON Press Conference

April 29th, 2015


We present to you the entire AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON global press conference that took place on April 11th, 2015 on the Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank, CA.

We had the opportunity to speak with Kevin Feige, Head of …

Episode 74: Star Wars Celebration - The Debriefing

April 23rd, 2015

Minutes after the STAR WARS CELEBRATION ended, an assembly of Skywalkers gathered to discuss the best moments of the convention.   This episode is packed with THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer reactions (tears), Star Wars …

BONUS: Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Press Conference

April 22nd, 2015


Saturday, April 18th of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015 was Star Wars Rebels day! Star Wars Celebration hosted a public panel on the Celebration Stage titled “New Allies and New Villians" featuring the trailer to

Skywalking Through Neverland: An Interactive Fandom Adventure LIVE at #SWCA

April 22nd, 2015

The Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Podcast Stage! A glorious hive of Skywalkers & Tweetwalkers! We bring you our Interactive Fandom Adventure.   Joining us were Star Wars Artists Randy Martinez and Denise Vasquez. …

Episode 73: The Force Within Chris Macht is EPIC YARNS!

April 13th, 2015


Cris Macht, director of The Force Among Us and The Force Within Us, gives us the scoop on his NEW Star Wars reality show, REAL FANS OF THE SAGA. Watch out - they will be filming this at Star Wars Celebration!

Jack and …

BONUS CONTENT: Victoria Sampson, ADR Supervisor

April 5th, 2015


On Episode 72 of Skywalking Through Neverland we talked with Victoria Sampson, ADR supervisor on Return Of The Jedi. As we learned in our discussion, Vickie had worked on countless major films with countless major …

Episode 72: Record Of The Jedi with Victoria Sampson

April 1st, 2015


This show features special guest, Victoria Sampson! She was the ADR supervisor on Return Of The Jedi, as well as COUNTLESS other films. We had an amazing conversation - you DO NOT want to miss this!

We also talk with …

Episode 71: Seen, Unseen Disneyland; Star Wars Artists and Ask Tink!

March 25th, 2015


The last time you were at Disneyland did you happen to see The Walt Disney family crest on sleeping beauty's castle? Or the signs on the bathroom door? The devil is in the details, and Russell Flores has seen and …

Episode 70: Skywalking To Celebration - Your Personal Survival Guide

March 18th, 2015


Star Wars Celebration is less than a month away! If you’ve never been to one before, or need a refresher, Skywalking Through Neverland has some convention tips for you! Richard and I have been to every domestic Star …

Episode 69: Scott Allen, Margaret Kerry and the NeverBeast

March 12th, 2015


It’s a BIRTHDAY episode! Not only is it Sarah’s birthday on March 10th, but our special guest Scott Allen's birthday is March 12th, the air date of this show.

We had a great time talking with SCOTT ALLEN of the 501st …

BONUS CONTENT: Steven Smith on The Sound Of Music and Julie Andrews

March 5th, 2015


BONUS CONTENT with producer, writer, director Steven Smith. He goes into fascinating detail about his trip to SALZBURG, AUSTRIA with JULIE ANDREWS. Did he have Apple Strudel with the wondrous actress? Is her accent as …

Episode 68: Producer Steven Smith, Empire Of Dreams, Goodbye Spock

March 4th, 2015


“The Hills Are Alive…” with Steven Smith! He is an Emmy-winning director, producer and writer who worked on one of the most comprehensive Star Wars documentaries ever called EMPIRE OF DREAMS. Such stories he has to tell …

TALKING APES TV: "The Interrogation"

February 26th, 2015


Hey Hey Ape fans! Join Richard and Mark as they discuss the 10th episode in the Planet Of The Apes TV series, "The Interrogation". In this episode which aired 11/15/1974, Pete is captured and taken to Central City where …

Episode 67: FAV 5's

February 24th, 2015

Favorite 5’s! We asked you Skywalkers to help us decide on a Favorite 5 list, which will be revealed on this show! But there’s more! Richard and …

Episode 66: "Frankly, My Princess..." Our Valentine Episode

February 12th, 2015


Nothing gets you in the mood for Valentine's Day more than love/hate relationships! Specifically STAR WARS' Han & Leia, and GONE WITH THE WIND's Scarlet O'Hara and Rhett Butler. Though very different movies, it's …

TALKING APES TV: Paul Bateman Interview!

February 9th, 2015


Hey Hey Ape fans! I know we promised we were going to go into "The Interrogation" episode on this show, but we're going to take a break and talk with artist PAUL BATEMAN. For the Star Wars fans out there you may know …

Episode 65: Coffee With Kenobi In Tomorrowland

February 4th, 2015


Settle in with a nice, hot, steaming mug of coffee as we chat with fellow podcasters Dan Zehr and Cory Clubb from COFFEE WITH KENOBI! We delve into their Star Wars and Disney past, and then learn a LOT about STAR WARS …

Episode 64: Skywalking with Star Wars Artist RANDY MARTINEZ

January 28th, 2015


When we spoke with artist RANDY MARTINEZ, he had just put down the paintbrush and finished his STAR WARS CELEBRATION ANAHEIM limited edition art! We talk with him about his Star Wars, Marvel and upcoming SWCelebration …

TALKING APES TV: "The Horse Race"

January 24th, 2015


Hey Hey Ape fans! We are back with another great show. This apes episode, The Horse Race" aired 11/8/1974.

Plot: In exchange for a condemned human's freedom, Alan agrees to race a horse that belongs to prefect Barlow …

Episode 63: Star Wars Half Marathon RECAP

January 21st, 2015


Star Wars + Disney + Running = the incredible Star Wars Half Marathon at Disneyland! Richard and I had an amazing time, and on this episode we'll give you our personal experiences, we'll hear from some runners just …

Episode 62: #LetTheWookieeWin

January 14th, 2015


January 16 marks the first big event of the year: the STAR WARS HALF MARATHON at Disneyland! Ever wonder what goes into marketing such a huge event? We have runDisney Marketing Strategy Manager, TINA TRYBUS, to tell us …

TALKING APES TV: "The Deception"

January 8th, 2015


Hey Hey Ape fans! Happy New Year everyone. We hope everyone had an Urko-tastic 2014 (We're trying to make that a thing).

We are now at the halfway hump having gone through 8 episodes. In this episode we look "The …

Episode 61: Skywalking To Star Wars Celebration

January 7th, 2015

Welcome to the FIRST episode of 2015! There’s a new Star Wars film opening this year! And Star Wars Celebration is less than 100 DAYS away! That’s why we’ve started a new segment: Skywalking To Celebration.   In …

Episode 60: 2014 & BEYOND

December 31st, 2014


Well, crack open a bottle of champagne cause it’s time to celebrate the new year and our 60th episode!

To celebrate, we brought on two awesome guests:

TALKING APES TV: "The Surgeon"

December 24th, 2014


Happy Holidays Ape Fans!

Welcome to the holiday episode of Talking Apes TV! We are the podcast that takes an in-depth look at each episode of the …

Episode 59: A Skywalker Family Christmas

December 24th, 2014


Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all our Skywalkers!

This week Richard and Sarah sit by the fire to record their Christmas Eve episode. …

Episode 58: Steve Sansweet - Rancho Recruiter

December 18th, 2014


Steve Sansweet, everyone's favorite Star Wars Collector, is back! While Skywalking through the Holidays he tells us all about his new Rancho …

TALKING APES TV: "Tomorrow's Tide"

December 12th, 2014


Hey Hey Ape fans! In this episode of Talking Apes TV, we look at "Tomorrow's Tide". Remember this one? When Pete and Alan are captured in a fishing village that employs human slave labor, they must prove their worth as …

Episode 57: Skywalking Through The Holidays

December 11th, 2014


Let the Holidays commence with...THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer! We compile fan reactions from Kevin Smith to James Arnold Taylor to Skywalkers. There …


November 26th, 2014


Hey Hey Ape fans! We are the podcast that takes an in-depth look at each episode of the Planet Of The Apes TV series from 1974 and to find out why it still stands up after 40 years. This week we look at the 5th episode …

Episode 56: The Ewok Adventure with Eric Walker

November 26th, 2014


To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Caravan Of Courage: An Ewok Adventure, we have a special guest, Mace Towani himself - Eric Walker! We talk with Eric about the behind the scenes stories of Ewok Adventure; the …

Episode 55: On Your Mark, Get Set, ASSEMBLE!

November 20th, 2014


We ran in the brand new runDisney AVENGERS HALF MARATHON this past weekend. We gush over awesome running costumes, Richard's FIRST Half Marathon, and, of course Thor. Can't leave out Thor… We also talked with several …

Talking Apes TV: Comikaze, Feedback & Winner Revealed!

November 14th, 2014


Hey Hey Ape fans! At Stan Lee’s Comikaze in Los Angeles last week, we found some HUGE Apes fans. Because of this happy accident, we bring you a recap & interviews from  Comikaze with Planet Of The Apes: Ape City …

Episode 54: BIG HERO(S) at Comikaze

November 12th, 2014


Stan Lee's Comikaze Recap! Did we get an interview with Stan Lee? What amazing, outlandish costumes did cosplayers come up with? All this, plus, we catch up with Margaret Kerry, Disney Legend and our Podcast Fairy …

Episode 53: Empire Uncut

November 5th, 2014


This week we welcome an Emmy winner to our show! That’s right, Casey Pugh, director of STAR WARS UNCUT and THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK UNCUT won a Primetime Emmy for STAR WARS UNCUT in 2010 for Outstanding Creative …

Talking Apes TV: "The Good Seeds"

November 3rd, 2014


Hey Hey Apes fans! This week Richard and Mark discuss the fourth episode, “The Good Seeds.” (aired 10/4/1974). When Galen hurts his leg and can't travel, Virdon and Burke seek refuge in a farm till their friend …

Episode 52: "This Is Halloween!"

October 28th, 2014


You can't go Skywalking through Halloween without a visit from the Mistress Of The Dark herself - Elvira! She joins us to discuss just what a girl's …

Talking Apes TV 4: "The Trap"

October 24th, 2014


Hey Hey Ape fans! Talking Apes TV is the podcast that explores the Planet Of The Apes TV series and why they still stand up after 40 years. Join Richard and Mark as they discuss their favorite episode of the Planet Of …

Episode 51: Missing In The Mansion

October 21st, 2014


Our Halloween Celebration continues as we explore the delicious delightful depths of Disney’s Haunted Mansion! On this week’s episode:

  • Missing In …

Episode 50: Goodbye Saturday Morning Cartoons

October 14th, 2014


That's All Folks! No more Saturday morning cartoons :(

Sure, now there are whole channels devoted to cartoons 24/7, but we reminisce with TechnoRetro …

Talking Apes TV 3: The Gladiators

October 13th, 2014


Hey Hey Ape fans! Talking Apes TV is the podcast that explores the Planet Of The Apes TV series and why they still stand up after 40 years. 

This week we look at the second episode of the Apes TV series titled 'The …

Episode 49: Skywalking Through October

October 7th, 2014


If big box retailers are any indication, HALLOWEEN is upon us! We LOVE Halloween and so October will be a month-long salute to our favorite holiday. 

Talking Apes TV 2: Escape From Tomorrow

October 6th, 2014


Hey Hey Ape fans! Thanks for listening to our first episode of Talking Apes TV last week. We are very happy to report that we are now part of the Shotglass Digital network. Talking Apes TV is the podcast that explores …

Episode 48: Happy Anniversary Skywalking Through Neverland

September 30th, 2014


STAR WARS REBELS has arrived! Sarah attended the L.A. Screening and Red Carpet, where Star Wars celebrities roamed free. Dave Filoni! Kevin Kiner! Steve Blum! Joel Aron! She managed to wrangle a few interviews. Then …

Talking Apes TV: Talking Movies

September 26th, 2014


Welcome to the first episode of our new spin-off miniseries "Talking Apes TV" - where we take a look at the unsung Planet Of The Apes TV series from 1974. The 40th anniversary of the TV show demands that we do this! But …

Episode 47: Welcome Back Oswald (The Lucky Rabbit)

September 16th, 2014


Oswald the Lucky Rabbit has arrived! Walt's first character is now at Disney California Adventure. Don't know who Oswald is or want to learn more? Tracey and Scott from the Disney, Indiana Podcast go into the …

Episode 46: Dragon Con, Darth Maul and The Disney Jail

September 9th, 2014


This Shotglass Digital-approved episode is chock full of Star Wars and Disney goodness! First up, Kevin RaiderNerd Reitzel regales us with tales from

Episode 45: Michael Kogge - Rise Of The Rebels

August 31st, 2014


First up, some exciting SURPRISE NEWS about Skywalking Through Neverland!! 

Then it's time to bask in some STAR WARS REBELS book discussion as we interview friend of the show and author, MICHAEL KOGGE. He wrote "Star …

Episode 44: The Music of Disneyland with David Collins

August 22nd, 2014


David Collins is back! The Tiki Tiki Tiki Room, The Main Street Electrical Parade, it’s a small world — these are just a few of the iconic sounds of …

Episode 43: Friends Of The Magic

August 15th, 2014


SUPERSIZED Podcast Episode! We attended the FRIENDS OF THE MAGIC meet-up this past weekend at Disneyland and talk to the organizer of the event, Paul …

Episode 42: Guardians Of The Brand

August 7th, 2014


Guardians Of The Galaxy! On this episode we’ll be talking with our Rebel Spy, Dave Skale, about the unusual marketing and approach for such an unusual film that had an unusual amount of pressure on it to carry the brand …

Episode 41: Geeks vs. Fans

July 31st, 2014


GEEKS vs. FANS Hey Hey Skywalkers! On this week’s episode we tell you about our limited experience at San Diego Comic Con. We were only there one day but we met Dave Filoni, Sam Witwer and Ashley Eckstein. We also …

Episode 40: Happy Birthday Disneyland!

July 22nd, 2014


Happy 59th Birthday, DISNEYLAND! On July 17, 1955, a little orange grove in Anaheim CA, was transformed into a place we all know and love. Every July …

Episode 39: Where Have All The Film Scores Gone?

July 15th, 2014


We are so excited to have David Collins, cohost of Star Wars Oxygen and former LucasArts Sound Designer, join us in our TikiCantina. Star Wars, …

Episode 38: Star Wars Land

July 7th, 2014


“STAR WARS LAND” at Disney Parks! We called on our friends JediShua and Shazbazzar from TECHNO RETRO DADS to brainstorm just what kind of rides and …

Episode 37: Star Wars Musical meets Diagon Alley

July 3rd, 2014


Happy 4th Of July to all of our US listeners! This week we have two fabulous shows in one! First we talk with the creative minds behind STAR WARS …

Episode 36: The Wedding Episode

June 28th, 2014


‘Tis the month to get married! Special Guest Consetta Parker, the owner of Parker Publicity and Director of Publicity for Rancho Obi-Wan, tells us all about her Star Wars wedding and how she met and married the …

Episode 35 Audio: The Carbon-Frozen Lunch Box

June 20th, 2014


You know those awesome Darth Vader Popcorn Buckets people have been posting from Star Wars Weekends? Well, we found the man in charge of designing those buckets and steins! Marcus Gonzalez, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts …

Episode 34 Audio: Mark Hamill — Then And Now

June 14th, 2014


This was a big week at Disney’s STAR WARS WEEKENDS: we saw the first appearance of Luke Skywalker himself, MARK HAMILL (complete with Jedi beard)! And we have SWW Veteran Dan Berry to give us a recap from ‘a certain …

Episode 33 Audio: Evil Has A Beginning — MALEFICENT

June 6th, 2014


On our must see list of movies this summer is MALEFICENT! We brought in long-time friend of the show and someone you can always see as a villain in runDisney races, Monique Harr, to talk about MALEFICENT.  We also talk …

Episode 32 Audio Only: Star Wars Weekends with a Personal Touch

May 29th, 2014


Listen in as we tell our INCREDIBLE Star Wars Weekends story of how we snagged an interview with Jeremy Bulloch, a tweet from James Arnold Taylor and …

Episode 31 Audio Only: Star Wars Weekends with Tricia Barr

May 20th, 2014


We have been counting down the days to Star Wars Weekends for the last few months on Skywalking Through Neverland, and now, it’s finally here! …

Episode 30 Audio Only: The After Party

May 12th, 2014


Welcome back, Skywalkers, we hope you had a great May the 4th Holiday. Thanks for sending in all your stories of how you spent this day which …

Episode 29 Audio Only: REVENGE OF THE 5TH!!

May 5th, 2014


This is our most action-packed, super-fun, galactically great episode yet!  We would like to start off by saying ‘Happy Revenge Of The 5th!” We hope …

Episode 28 Audio Only: May The Charities Be With You

April 28th, 2014


We have met so many incredible fans from so many walks of life and the one admirable aspect that really stands out is their need to give. The Star …

Episode 27 Audio Only: Saving Mos Espa

April 22nd, 2014


This is a great time to be a Star Wars fan! And there really is no better time to belong to one of the many clubs where fans from around the world join up to talk about, and celebrate the last 37 years of the saga, as …

Episode 26 Audio Only: Tinker Bell — The Winter Soldier

April 15th, 2014


It’s not often that the opportunity comes up where you get to meet a real Disney legend. Not too long ago we had the pleasure of meeting Ms. Margaret Kerry who was the animation reference model for Tinker Bell in the …

Episode 25 Audio Only: Simon Wilkie — Being C-3P0

April 8th, 2014


We were very excited (and confused) when we first saw a Star Wars version of the Pharrell Williams video “Happy” that went viral. Who did this? Who are these cosplayers dancing in the actual Tunisian Star Wars …

Episode 24 Audio Only: Kevin Rubio and his Troops

March 31st, 2014


We are excited to have Robert Bapst of The Bald Solo Podcast as our co-co-host this week on Skywalking Through Neverland. To my knowledge we never …

Episode 23 Audio Only: I’ll Take Steve Sansweet For $2,000!

March 24th, 2014


No fan-focused podcast is complete until you talk to Mr. Steve Sansweet. He is the figurehead of Star Wars fandom (and recent Jeopardy answer). We were thrilled beyond belief to talk to Steve this week about what’s …

Episode 22 Audio Only: Average Intelligence

March 17th, 2014


The first time we were ever on a podcast was when we were guests on a show called Average Intelligence with the Average White Guys. The show is hosted by Gary Oransky and JediN8, who have gone on to become good friends …

Episode 21 Audio Only: Raiders of the Lost Fan Film

March 10th, 2014


In 1982 Chris Strompolos set out with his buddies to remake Raiders Of The Lost Ark as only kids could do. Cut to 26 years later…and they are still …

Episode 20 Audio Only: Skyracing Through Disney World

March 4th, 2014


Our bags were packed, running costumes prepared and the Skywalking Through Neverland team flew to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida for the runDisney Princess Half Marathon Weekend! Sarah ran the Glass Slipper …

Episode 19 Audio Only: Expanded Universe — Should They Stay Or Should They Go?

February 24th, 2014


What characters or situations from the Expanded Universe would you like to see cross-over into the new Star Wars films? Would it be a mistake to give …

Episode 18 Audio Only: In A Plastic Galaxy Far Far Away…

February 17th, 2014


Was there ever a better time for first generation Star Wars fans as when we were lost for hours recreating scenes with our action figures and playsets? These toys shaped our childhood and made ever-lasting friendships. …

Episode 17 Audio Only: Skywalking Through Valentine’s Day!

February 11th, 2014


“I love you!“ “I know.” Was there ever a more romantic scene in any movie? This week we open with an ode to Valentine’s Day (thanks to the melodic …

Episode 16 Audio Only: Tinkerbell Talks! Margaret Kerry — Part 2

February 3rd, 2014


It’s Part 2 our interview with Tinkerbell animation reference model, Margaret Kerry! She talks more Tink and let’s us know what she thought of Saving Mr. Banks. We then surprised her with a set of customized fairy wings …

Episode 15 Audio Only: Tinkerbell Talks! Margaret Kerry — Part 1

January 28th, 2014


This week we give you part 1 of our interview with the Tinkerbell Animation reference model, Ms. Margaret Kerry. Join us as Ms. Kerry Skywalks back to her alter-ego’s home of Neverland. She discusses getting the call …

Episode 14 Audio Only: Star Wars Author Michael Kogge, Oscar Nominations and the Tinkerbell Half Marathon

January 20th, 2014


A few months ago at Long Beach Comic Con we were excited to meet Star Wars author Michael Kogge. He was very happy to come on our show and talk Star …

Episode 13 Audio Only: Luke Snowwalker, runDisney and the Scavenger Hunt of Doom!

January 13th, 2014


Happy New Year Skywalkers! We had lots of fun as we traveled back to Newton, MA for our holiday vacation and met up with some old friends. We hear …

Episode 12 Audio Only: The Holiday Edition — 2013 and Beyond!

December 23rd, 2013


Audio Only! ‘Tis the season to look back. We ask some active fans to review the highs and lows of their fandom from 2013. We talk to Fangasm’s Kristin Hackett, Disney enthusiasts Lauren Correia and Josh Kelley, Official …

Episode 11: Oh, The Weather Outside Is Frozen

December 10th, 2013


Disney’s next big animated blockbuster, Frozen, is here! We discuss and review it with cosplayers Angi Viper and Shawn Bean. Is this just another Disney animated film? Spoiler — Nope! Disney breaks tradition with its …

Episode 10 Audio Only: R2 Builder Victor Franco, Long Beach Comic-Con & A Rapping C-3P0

December 1st, 2013


R2-D2 Builder’s Club member Victor Franco! He tells us about R2’s red carpet strolls, his starring commercials and the way he came to the rescue at …

Episode 9 Audio Only: Poppins, Proposals and Pryor

November 24th, 2013


Have a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious-ly good time with a double dose of Poppins when we review the upcoming Saving Mr. Banks and attend a …

Episode 8 Audio Only: Star Wars Holiday Special — A 35th Anniversary Tribute

November 17th, 2013


Skywalking Through Neverland commemorates the 35th anniversary of the classic Star Wars Holiday Special.  This was our introduction to Chewbacca’s …

Episode 7 Audio Only: FINALLY! Star Wars Ep. 7 Release Date! Plus Stan Lee’s Comikaze

November 9th, 2013


We take you to Stan Lee’s Comikaze and discuss Star Wars Episode 7: Coming To Your Galaxy.…at Christmas? Wait, what happened to opening in May like the previous six times? We weigh in with a discussion among Skywalking …

Episode 6 Audio Only: Halloween Holiday Special!

October 30th, 2013


Grab & Go: Trick or Treat, Skywalkers! We prefer treats, so we give you an episode full of Halloween stories, flashbacks and rituals.  We also …

Episode 5 Audio Only: Cosplay =/= Consent

October 26th, 2013


Grab & Go! If a female cosplayer wears a sexy costume, does that mean you can touch her and make lewd comments? Has geek bullying gone too far, …

Episode 4 Audio Only: Escape From Tomorrow, Star Wars Origami & Grace From Outer Space

October 19th, 2013


Have you seen ‘Escape From Tomorrow’? Find out what we thought in our review. ‘Star Wars Origami’ author Chris Alexander shows us how a piece of paper can be transformed into a Boba Fett helmet. What do you get when you …

Episode 3 Audio Only: The Wonderful World of Tricia Barr

October 12th, 2013


Quick Grab & Go! We talk to Tricia Barr, Fangirl and prolific blogger, about her panel at GeekGirlCon, Star Wars: Rebels and Potsie from Happy …

Episode 2 Audio Only: Superhero TV

October 5th, 2013


Grab & Go! We have assembled a group of superhero fanboys and girls to discuss (and argue) how TV superheroes have evolved from The Adventures Of …

Episode 1 Audio Only: J.J. Abrams, Fangirls and the Blockbusters of 2015

September 26th, 2013


Audio Only for fast Grab & Go download. On our premiere episode of Skywalking Through Neverland, we share with you our meeting with J.J. Abrams. Some may call it stalking, we call it a meeting. We also take you …

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