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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.

Mar 25, 2020


Today Pale Rider is hosting an special Socially Distant episode where we discus how Star Wars has had an influence on our personal lives. The collecting, the lifestyle, our jobs, it has had such a massive impact on our lives.

Mar 18, 2020

To wrap up our look back at The Mandalorian we do a little trivia contest hosted by Pale Rider!

Mar 11, 2020

The gang is back to talk about the final chapter of Season 1 of The Mandalorian: "Redemption". We discuss the humour, the action, the surprise, the feels...

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

- Meeting Giancarlo Esposito
- "The High Republic"
- New DL content on Battlefront 2
- More materials for Stev3 to create awesome costumes
- much much more...

Feb 26, 2020

*** Language warning ***
It is Stev3 vs Jamie in todays GXW VS trivia. Today the questions will be about Deadpool, a favorite of the both of them. So grab your chimichangas and your prison wallets and get ready to have some fun.

Feb 19, 2020

Today we look at the next chapter of The Mandalorian - "The Reckoning". We look back at the return of favorite characters, the debut of a new villain and totally not be jealous of our brothers and sisters of the 501st Legion who got to be a part of this episode.

Dont forget to follow Thebunny_workshop on Instagram.

Feb 13, 2020

We are back to discuss Chapter 6 of The Mandalorian: "The Prisoner". We chat discuss the story, the characters, Bill Burr and of course, the cameos!

Also on the show: "What Excites You?"
- Rob is doing "Climb the Wall" for the BC Lung Association in armor. Go to Outer Rim Rookie for more information!
- Jamie does show and tell about his new lightsaber
- Stev3 is excited about FanExpo in Vancouver

Feb 5, 2020

Today we discuss Chapter 5 of The Mandalorian: "The Gunslinger". We examine the story, the Easter Eggs, Ming Na Wen and discuss "When is fan service a 4 letter word"?

Also on the show, "What Excites Us?":
- The Witcher
- Con season is picking up again
- Climb the Wall: The Stairclimb for Clean Air 2020. Help support the Rob and the Outer Rim Garrison by donating to the cause by clicking the link below.

Climb the Wall: The Stairclimb for Clean Air 2020

Feb 1, 2020

It is time for more trivia with "GXW VS". Today Jamie and Stev3 go head to head to figure out where the various Garrisons are located throughout the world.

Jan 30, 2020

We are back discussing The Mandalorian. Today it is Chapter 4: "Sanctuary". Some of our favorite moments, the connections to "Seven Samurai" and the introduction of Cara Dune.

On the second half of the show we discuss "What Excites You":

- New Outer Rim Rookie Vlogs
- Jamie's new 360 camera
- oh...and something about Stev3 getting married to Ali Williams on the Falcon...whatever!

Jan 15, 2020

We celebrate our 5th anniversary be examining the Star Wars universe AFTER the Skywalker Saga. What is next for the franchise? What is scheduled? What do we hope to see? What makes our "wish list"?

Also dont forget to support our past hosts Bulent Hasan and Josh Whittall on their BLACK PROJECT Kickstarter. Details on our FB and webpage.

Jan 9, 2020

**Spoilers**
Happy 2020! The Rise of Skywalker has finally hit the theatres and we are finally together to have a fun chat about it.

Dec 18, 2019

It is that time of season again. Christmas music playing on the radio, a new Star Wars movie hitting theatres...so why not combine the best of both worlds with the 1980 classic "Christmas in the Stars"?
And who better to chat with than with one half of The Sandcrawlers Podcast, Mike "Tarkin" MacDonald.

We dive into the history of this album and examine the tracks. What are your opinions  of this often overlooked album? is it better or worse than The Holiday Special?

Also check out the CBC Music article by Andrea Warner which was an amazing resource for this episode.

Dec 11, 2019

We are back discussing "Chapter 3: The Sin" of The Mandalorian. And we are joined by returning host and great friend Jamie "Pale Rider" Milman.

Also on the show we discuss our 501st Outer Rim Garrison weekend at Toy Traders, the Vancouver Santa Clause Day Parade, and helping out Marco and Andy of Transmute Pictures record a teaser for the upcoming Bucketheads 2 series.

Dec 5, 2019

We are back discussing Chapter 2 of the Mandalorian. We also react to Freddie Prinze Jr. and his rant about toxic fandom in Star Wars on a recent recording of “Jeff Dye’s Friendship Podcast” Episode 59. (1:01:00 mark)

Nov 27, 2019

***Spoilers***

We examine the release of Disney Plus and dive into Chapter 1 of The Mandalorian. The story, the characters, the surprises!

Nov 20, 2019

Collecting has changed as we have gotten older. We look at how we collect now as adults compared to our younger selves. What has changed? Why? What are we collecting now? What are our "White Whales"?

Nov 13, 2019

We get together to reminisce about candy from our childhood. From chocolate bars, hard candy, gum and the wacky world of British sweets. We also have a quick episode of GXW VS and look at the reviews of Haribo's Sugar Free Gummy Bears.

Also on the show, we discuss our excitement about the upcoming "The Mandalorian" TV show (episode was recorded before the world premiere)

Oct 30, 2019

With Anil and Stev3 away, we have Dayo Williams  and Aaron Lutsch both members of the Outer Rim Garrison of the 501st Legion.
 

We look back at 2 well known milestones in Star Wars fan films:
Hardware Wars (1978) and Troops (1997). How do they hold up over time? What makes these movies so memorable? What other movies have stood out in the fan film genre?

Oct 23, 2019

On today's episode we are joined by Aaron Lutsch (Loosh? Lootch? Lush?) and Dayo Williams of the Outer Rim Garrison of the 501st Legion to chat about the "Rise of Skywalker" trailer that was released today and then we discuss some of our favorite Halloween movies. Our choices may not be what you expect.

Oct 10, 2019

It was a busy week so we decided to talk about what excites us:
- Triple Force Friday
- Star Wars News re: Kevin Feige
- Star Wars comics news
- Outer Rim Rookie charity Challenge Coins - for the BCCHF
- Extraordinary Men of Cosplay Instagram
- Peaky Blinders
- "By Order of the Peaky Blinders" Podcast
- The joker movie and the controversy surrounding it.
- Batwoman

Oct 9, 2019

**Episode contains course language**
It is the long awaited look back at the 1987 Mel Brooks Sci-fi parody "Spaceballs".
We delve into the memorable characters, hilarious scenes and little known facts about the movie. We also examine, "Does Spaceballs hold up over time?"

Sep 25, 2019

No Shoes? No Shirt? No Problem! Enjoy our look back at one of Anil's favorite movies of all time "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" as we continue our "Back to school" extravaganza.... (does 2 episodes qualify as an extravaganza?)

We also share some stories from our times in high school back in the 80s.... AWESOME!

Sep 18, 2019

It's back to school and we take a look at some of our favorite schools in TV and movies. From Bayside to Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters..... and everything in-between we pick our Top 5.
What are your favorite schools? Let us know on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Sep 11, 2019

In this short episode, Dayo Williams and Rob head to the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC to watch the Retro Wave band "The Midnight". We review the concert, and give a rundown on how "The Midnight" demonstrates a strong retro feel in all their music.... something these Gen X-ers really identify with.

Go to generationxwing.com to find out more information on the music heard and more.

Sep 4, 2019

We are back to discuss all the amazing new releases announced in the last few weeks of August.
- Disney Plus shows (She-Hulk, Ms. Marvel and Moon Knight)
- Joker trailer
- Matrix 4
- Spiderman moving homes
- Master of the Universe from Kevin Smith

We also discuss, is anything ever "over" in movies and TV?

 

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