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Generation X-Wing Podcast

A podcast where we take a look back at the pop culture that defines our generation. It's TV, Movies, Comics, Morning Cartoons, vidya games, cosplay & Star Wars all rolled into one. It's a modern look at our retro lifestyle. A member of the Star Wars Commonwealth Network Your hosts: Anil Sharma, Jamie Milman, Stev3 and Rob Williams
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This is the Generation X-Wing Podcast FB site. We discusses pop culture from 80's to now. A modern look at our retro lifestyle.

Dec 12, 2018

Rob's Dad, Jim Williams and brother, Steve Williams, return again to talk about the classic Christmas movie, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

We discuss some of the great moments in the movie that hits home. We also discuss some of the great moments from our childhood as well as our Dad's. It's a good "ol' fashioned family podcast".

Also don't forget BUCKETHEADS: A STAR WARS STORY is now available on Transmute Pictures. Check it out now!

Dec 5, 2018

We are back to chat about the latest news in the Star Wars universe. We chat about the upcoming Star Wars TV shows: The Mandalorian and the Cassian Andor series. What do we know so far? What are we hoping to see? Also on the show: "What Excites You?"
- Retro Replay on Youtube
- The Midnight (RetroWave band)
- Deadpool movie for kids

Intro Song: "Fett's Vette" - MC Chris
Outro Song: "Sunset" - The Midnight
Also featured "Gloria" - The Midnight

Nov 28, 2018

Today's episode is about the great Stan Lee. We discuss his history, his creation, his influences on today's pop culture and fandom in general and don't forget his legendary cameos.

Intro Song: Ramones - "Spiderman theme"
Outro Song: Sophie Marlon - "X-Men theme song"

Also check out the Fatman Beyond podcast with Kevin Smith. A great look into Stan Lee from a man who knew his very well.

Nov 21, 2018

BUCKETHEADS: A STAR WARS STORY is being released on DECEMBER 8 on Youtube and we have the creators Marco Bossow and Andy Brown (Transmute Pictures) to sit down with us for an exclusive interview before its release.

Also on the show we are joined by Ali Williams. Check her out on Instagram

We discuss:
- the origin of the project
- early feedback from DragonCon
- the challenges and joys of filming
- the people who made it possible
- and our love of Star Wars fan films.

Check out the links to all the artists discussed in today's episode at our website at generationxwing.com

Nov 14, 2018

LET'S GET READY TO PODCAAAAAAAAAST!

We discuss the power of sports stories in movies and television. Why are sports themed stories so powerful and memorable? What are some of our personal favorites?

Don't forget to support our podcast through Patreon or purchase a GXW t-shirt at Tee Public.

Nov 7, 2018

The gang discuss the world of fictional sports in TV, movies and media. These are the sports that are completely made up but still real to us.

Also on the show, "What Excites You?":

- " Return of the Walking Dead"
- " The Good Place"
- " Archer" Season 9

Oct 31, 2018

It is Halloween so lets chat about all the things that make the hair on our arms stand up. We chat about:

- Halloween memories and traditions as kids.
- Favorite Halloween themes movies, shows and games.
- Local Vancouver sights.
- Stev3's memories as a paranormal investigator.

Also on the show, "What Excites You?":
- WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia
- The passing of Paul Allen
- Destiny 2
- Battlefront 2 new characters
- Hosenose's Public Service Announcement
- 501st - Outer Rim Garrison raise $11,000 at the recent Vancouver FanExpo

Intro Song: "Ghosts N Stuff" - Deadmau5
Outro Song: "redruM" - Pogo

Oct 23, 2018

Past hosts of the show Bulent and Josh ARE BACK!

Rob and Anil meet up with the both of them at their booth at FanExpo Vancouver to share information on their newest graphic novel "Black Project". We discuss not only the amazing story, but the work that goes behind creating your own graphic novel. This is a great episode for those who have many questions of goes on behind the scenes and are wanting to take the giant leap into self publication.

Follow the links on our website and FB to be take part of Black Project or just learn more about the story.

Oct 17, 2018

It is Rob's birthday and he wants to celebrate with a little quiz show. The theme: famous bars, diners and watering holes in TV and movies. The prize? Free fish dinner at Cockney Kings.

Also on the show: What Excites You?
- Star Wars Resistance
- The new Jon Favreau Star Wars show

Oct 10, 2018

The gang is joined again by Dayo Williams to talk about the perceptions of fandom. Is there a stigma? Are we Man-children? Is there any difference between fans of Star Wars to fans of music, or even sports fans? What makes a fan..or a fanatic? Why do we hide our fandom or search out our Tribe? Also on the show:

What Excites You?
- Avatar the Last Airbender on Netflix
- Newest season of Archer
- The passing of Burt Reynolds
- Newest season of Bojack Horseman

Oct 3, 2018

The crew is joined again by Dayo Williams, one of the prop designers for the latest Predator movie.
We discuss this classic 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger movie, investigate if it has held up over the years and compare it to the newest 2018 Predator movie. Does it hold up? Is it meant to?

Sep 26, 2018

**Today's episode is has explicit language.**

The gang gets together with Ali Williams to watch Deadpool 2. We hope you enjoy us yacking away during the movie and sharing our thoughts and random Fun Facts.

Sep 19, 2018

The gang is back and we are joined by Ali Williams to talk about a love letter to our generation: Ready Player One. We look deep into our favorite parts of the movie, the comparison to the book, the connection to today's culture and of course EASTER EGGS.

Aug 22, 2018

In today's episode we are so happy to chat with Craig Skistimas of Game Attack. We discuss chat about video game streaming and why people invest hundreds, if not thousands of dollars just watch someone to play a video games. We also discuss other things such as:
- How has the gaming industry changed over the last 12 years?
- How did Game Attack get its start?
- The community that Game Attack strives for.
- The toxic nature of "fanboys" in any popular genre.
- The influence of podcasting and SideScrollers to our own show.
- and much more...

Check out Craig, Shaun Greyson and the rest of the GA team at Game Attack on TWITCH, YOUTUBE FACEBOOK and also follow the great G1 Community.
Also all August Game Attack supports Extra Life. Click the link at our website or subscribe to Game Attack on Twitch to help out

Aug 15, 2018

Today is a very special interview with CEO of Comedy Dynamics the creator of the Netflix documentary "The Toys That Made Us" Brian Volk-Weiss.

It is a wonderful conversation where we discuss things such as:
- The show's origin
- The cutting room floor
- Vlix
- What to expect in season 3 and beyond
- The modern Stand Up Comedy environment
- and much more!

It's an awesome interview we know you will enjoy!

Intro Song: "Desert Sun" · Lee Richardson · Jonathan Murrill · Tom Ford · James Cocozza

Outro Song: "Arcadia" - Deadmau5

Aug 8, 2018

The crew is back to discuss the great news and trailers that came out of The San Diego Comic Con.
- Aquaman
- Shazam
- Fantastic Beasts 2
- Glass
- Venom
- Godzilla: King of Beasts
- Her Universe Panel
- Wonder Woman 1984
- Clone Wars

Also on the show: "What Excites Us?"
- Anil's summer binge of Luke Cage, GLOW, Suicide Squad, James Cameron: Story of Science Fiction (AMC)
- Teen Titans Go to the Movies
- Deadmau5 "Monophobia" video directed by Smearballs

Aug 1, 2018

We get together to listen to Stev3 experience's working the floor of SDCC2018.
-  The costume that Stev3 and Ali Williams put together for Ravendale Publishing
- Meeting JOHN CENA
- The cosplay costumes and highlights
- The interactive booths
- The purchases
Check out the links above for great pics and information about what was discussed.


In next week's episode we will discuss the news and trailers and news that came out of SDCC2018

BONUS SHOW:
Rob get together with his 6 year old son Scott to quickly chat about Teen Titans Go To The Movies.

Jul 31, 2018

It is round 2 for our GXW VS trivia contest. We are joined again by:
- Ash and Ben from The Skyhoppers Podcast,
- Steve Kirk form the San Diego Sabers Radio Podcast
- Riley from The Big Open Podcast

They are battling for the GXW Zod trophy. This weeks category? Well, we are not lying that it is Star Wars related....

Jul 25, 2018

IT'S BACK!!!

GXW VS, trivia is back! and we have a number of guests to join the contest for the coveted GXW ZOD Trophy! (Kneel Before Zod!)

On today's episode we have
- Ben and Ash from The Skyhoppers Podcast
- Steve Kirk from the San Diego Sabers Radio Podcast
- Riley from The Big Open Podcast

The four of them answer questions regarding San Diego Comic Con.

Who will walk away with the coveted GXW ZOD trophy?

Jul 18, 2018

On today's episode we gather together for a photoshoot for the upcoming fan film BUCKETHEADS: A STAR WARS STORY directed by Marco Bossow and Andy Brown.

With Anil behind the camera, we head to the beach at Steveston, BC and visit Anil's classroom for a photoshoot with members of the Outer Rim Garrison of the 501st. We chat with Garrison members:
- Stev3
- Gilles LaChance
- Karl Germyn
As well as actor Troy Mundle and Director Marco Bossow

Its a fun look behind the scenes to how a movie is made. We hope you enjoy this episode and check out the links for more information on Bucketheads: A Star Wars Story.

Also go to our Facebook and Instagram site for pics of the event.

Also check out Episode 125 for more information on the movie Bucketheads: A Star Wars Story.

Jul 12, 2018

Anil, Jamie and Rob take a extended look into season 2 of Toys That Made Us where they look into the history of Star Trek, Transformers, Lego and Hello Kitty. We recap the episodes and share our thoughts on what is coming up for Season 3.
Also on the show, "What Excites Us?"
- "Waffles Gone Wild" in Burnaby
- "Guys We F***ed Podcast"
- Rob gets a new kilt at "Affordable Kilts"
- "Comic Book Men' ends
- 10th Anniversary of Clone Wars TV series and ComicCon panel
- Supporting young artists
- Steve Kirk and IntergalactiCon gifts

Jun 27, 2018

Today Anil, Jamie, Stev3, and Rob "Blow that negativity out of the sky" (to steal a line from Neil Lowery. ) We focus on what makes this Star Wars universe GREAT.
How has this movie from 40 years ago impacted not only our lives personally but an entire world in a positive way?

We look at the impacts through:
- charity (501st)
- art
- in the classroom
- inclusion and equality

We also look at some of the most inspirational quotes that came out of the movie's franchise.

More links on our website at generationxwing.com

Jun 20, 2018

This week Anil, Jamie, Stev3 and Rob touch on SO many things in today's episode.

- Our dinner at Cockney Kings Fish and Chips
- Hank Azaria - "Apu" character from Simpsons
- Stev3's time at Florida MegaCon
- Deadpool 2 review *SPOILERS*
- Lord of the Rings TV series in the works
- Anthony Bourdain
- "Making Fun" the Story of Funko on Netflix
- E3 news
- Leeroy Jenkins!!!
- Jim Lee named Chief Creative Officer of DC
- Wreck It Ralph 2 trailer

Jun 13, 2018

**Spoilers**

Terry Chui joins us to take a deeper look into Solo: A Star Wars Story.

We examine the characters, the Easter Eggs, and what is the future of the Solo story?
Also on the show: "What Excites You?"
- Poe Dameron Comic Book

See our website for links to Terry and outro music

Jun 6, 2018

SPOILER WARNING

Terry Chui joins the GXW crew to talk about our initial reaction to Solo A Star Wars Story.
- What excites us?
- What were our "Wow" moments?
- What was our "Opening Night" movie experience like?

Go to our website for all the links!

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