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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.

Sep 2, 2019

D23 is done but we are still buzzing about all the Star Wars news that came out. We examine The Mandalorian trailer, Rise of the Skywalker sizzle reel, the official announcement of Kenobi and the news that Disney Plus is coming to Canada.

Also on the show we discuss Anil's trip to France and all the cool pop culture stuff he saw.

Aug 28, 2019

We are joined again by Knight of the Commonwealth, and 501st member Steve "Hosenose" Lewis to talk about the 1976 Sci-Fi classic, "Logan's Run".

We examine its style, music, and of course the story. How does this hold up today?

Aug 21, 2019

With Anil still in France, we are joined by fellow 501st and Knight of the Commonwealth movie, Steve "Honenose" Lewis.
We take a look back at the 1979 Disney movie "The Black Hole"
Was this Disney's answer to Star Wars or just an attempt to create a more edgier SciFi movie.
We examine the style, the characters, the music, the special effects and most of the story line (including it's confusing ending. Does it still hold up? is it worth a remake?
Also on the show: "What Excites You?"
- The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
- Zombieland 2: Double Tap
- Vinyl "Aliens" dolls
- Outer Rim Garrison Social Media news

Aug 14, 2019

We look back at the 1981 Disney movie "Condorman" as requested by a listener and just another movie on the list of movies "Rob has never seen before". We talk about the music, the actors, the stunt work and most of all what makes this movie so divisive among movie goers?

Aug 7, 2019

WARNING: SPOILERS!

WARNING: MATURE CONTENT

Archer Season 10 has just wrapped up and we take a look back at all 10 seasons and look ahead to the final season. We discuss the history, the running gags, the characters, the coma seasons and discuss did it jump the shark?

Jul 31, 2019

Latif Bains joins us again to discuss our love of classic board games. What were some of our favorite games of our youth? How has board games evolved over time?
We also play a short round of GXW VS for the coveted "Kneel Before Zod!" trophy.

 

Jul 31, 2019

It is a special trivia episode of "GXW vs" about Star Wars aliens and our guests are podcasters of the Star Wars Commonwealth Network who are competing for the "Kneel Before Zod" trophy.

Marie Wilson - Tumbling Saber Podcast
Carlos Candido - Tumbling Saber Podcast
Mike "Tarkin" McDonald - Sandcrawlers Podcast
Steve Kirk - San Diego Sabers Podcast
St3ve - Generation X-Wing Podcast

Jul 24, 2019

Latif Bains, past guest of the show (Episode 57 - Classic WWF Wrestling) joins us once again to talk about his trip to Galaxy's Edge in Disneyland. He gives us a tour of the ride, the shops, the restaurants and the experience in general.

What Excites Us: Also on the show we talk for about 30 minutes about SDCC 2019 (not a complete look as of the recording). We discuss:
- Top Gun 2
- Ghostbusters / WWE / Transformers
- Sith Troopers
- 007
- Spiderman
 and SO MUCH MORE

Jul 17, 2019

We are joined by Matt Brault again to discuss the 1981 movie "Cannonball Run" starring Burt Reynolds , Dom Deluise and a massive cast of personalities.
We look back at the story behind The Cannonball Run and its connection to the reall life rally. We also take a light hearted look at how elements of this movie has not held up well over time.
How would you compete in the Cannonball Run? Vehicle? Strategy?

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Jul 10, 2019

Matt Brault joins us once again. He has returned from his work in China to discuss the toy and movie market in China. Why is Star wars not as popular there as it is in North America and what really is big on that side of the Pacific.

Then at 25:00 we talk about the great Canadian actor John Candy. His life, his work and the man he is on and off set.

Jun 26, 2019

We are joined by Dayo Williams, a prop builder for TV shows and movies such as The Predator, Sabrina, Once Upon A Time, Supergirl to name just a few. He shares with how he got involved in the business, how building has evolved over time and some of the challenges of the job.
Also on the show: "What Excites Us?"
- Astartes (Warhammer) Youtube short
- Love, Death & Robots (Netflix)
- Cyberpunk 2077
- The Midnight

Jun 19, 2019

We are joined by Dayo Williams again to chat the 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger movie Kindergarten Cop, just in time for the end of the school year.

Jun 12, 2019

The crew is joined again with Ali Williams @onlyalicat to talk about The Phantom Menace. It is a positive, yet critical look, at the movie, the toxic fandom, the merchandise and the impact the movie has had movies and the franchise today.

Check out The Q podcast from CBC to hear Ahmed Best discuss the impact TPM had on his personal life.



Jun 5, 2019

The crew is joined by Ali Williams to celebrate our 200th episodes. We discuss a whole lot of topics including:
- What Excites Us?
- What are we wearing?
- A question from Steve Kirk of San Diego Sabers Radio Podcast
- Poop facts (sorry)
- goals for the future
- and other big show news

Enjoy!

May 29, 2019

We are back with Part 2 of our look back at 1994. We dive into the top TV shows and cartoons as well as the HUGE movies that were released during this time.

May 23, 2019

It has been a while but we are back. And we are here to chat about the year 1994. It was a BIG year for many reasons. So big, in fact, that we are doing a 2 parter.

Part One: News and Music. The pop culture moments that caught our attention, and the music that shaped a generation.


Also on the show: What Excites Us
- The recent 501st troops Rob has been on
- Anil's and Stev3's recent watch list including Game of Thrones (mild spoilers)

May 1, 2019

We are joined again by Dan Veloso to chat about the Clone Wars panel that took place at SWCC 2019. We also look forward to the newest season of Clone Wars. What are we hoping for? What are our reactions to what we saw at the latest panel? Can we be in Filoni's "Trust Tree"?

Apr 24, 2019

Star Wars Celebration 2019 has come to an end and we are joined by Dan Veloso of the 501st Legion - Outer Rim Garrison of BC and recap the big stories and panels including:

  • Episode 9
  • The Mandalorian
  • Star Wars Galaxy's Edge
  • Star Wars: Fallen Order
  • Doug Chiang
  • Sisters of the Force
  • Hasbro toys
  • Clone Wars will be NEXT WEEK
Apr 17, 2019

Anil, Jamie and Rob sit down a power through Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling. We look back at the Golden Era of WWF's Rock and Wrestling era. How does this cartoon hold up? Did we survive Hulkimania or did we just tap out?

Apr 15, 2019

We sent our roving reporters Stev3, Ali Williams and Dan Veloso Chicago to experience Star Wars Celebration 2019. We chat about:
- Episode 9 panel
- Mandalorian Panel
- Sisters of the Force Panel
- Stev3 coplay
- 501st meet up
- Running of the Hood involvement
and much more!

Apr 10, 2019

Anil, Jamie and Rob discuss the great stuff coming up in April including:
- Star Wars Celebration - Look for Stev3
- Joker Trailer
- Avengers Endgame
- Captain Marvel
- Stranger Things 3
- Game of Thrones
- Walking Dead
- Doug Weatley
- Shazam! review
- Hellboy

Mar 26, 2019

Rob and Stev3 hit the Capital City Comic Convention in Victoria, BC. We run down some of the highlights for us as well as Rob's very first 501st troop!
We also have a great chat with local indigenous artist and fellow 501st Outer Rim Garrison member Andy Everson who discusses his inspiration behind his Star Wars/Indigenous art.


#andyeversoniseverywhere

Check out his work at our website or go to www.andyeverson.com

Also check out Capital City Comic Con Facebook site and the Outer Rim Rookie FB site fro pics of the event

Mar 20, 2019

Jamie and Rob sit down to chat about the Video Game Streaming industry. This includes sites such as Twitch as well as the "Let's Play" videos found on YouTube.
Why are streamers so popular? What are some of our favorites?

Also on the show: "What Excited Us?"
- Rob becomes an official 501st member
- Google changes the video game industry

Mar 13, 2019

Today we have special guests Kyle Roussel, Carlos Candido, Michelle Grondine of the Tumbling Saber Podcast and Commander Cody of Rogue Squadron Podcast join in another epic GXW VS trivia battle to take home the "Kneel Before Zod" trophy.

The theme is St. Patrick's Day: Ireland, spirits and pop culture. What could be better than that?

Check out our webpage for links.

Mar 6, 2019

With Anil and Jamie away, Stev3 and Rob decided to get a little silly and watch the 1999 Star Wars parody "Thumb Wars: The Phantom Cuticle". How does it hold up to other Star Wars parodies? Is it worth the watch? Does it trigger your Trypophobia?


Also on the show: "What Excites Us?"
- Rob tries to finish up his Scout Trooper armor in time for FanExpo Vancouver
**NOTE: by the time of this recording's release Vancouver FanExpo has already taken place**
- Stev3 talks about his trip to Universal Studios

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