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
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.
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
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.
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
Today we are looking ahead to the first half of 2019.
What are some of the things we are really excited about coming up in movies, TV shows, conventions and even music?
- Avengers: End Game
- Captain Marvel
- Lego Movie 2
- Big Bang Theory finale
- Brian O'Brien (local musician)
- The convention circuit:
- FanExpo Vancouver
- Capital City Comic Con Victoria
- Emerald City
and SO MUCH MORE....
Check out our website for more info on Brian O'Brien and his music.
We start a new monthly feature: "Feels Like the First Time". We tackle a movie that at least one of the hosts have never seen. And just in time for Valentine's Day we look at Mike Myers' The Love Guru, one of Anil's favorite movies.
What do Stev3 and Rob think of this... famous...infamous... movie?
Tune in to find out....
It has been 4 long years , but Rob finally returns the mic to its home, into the hands of his friend, Zak Molls.
We chat the movie Die Hard and ...yes...we discuss the age old debate about its status as a Christmas Movie.
Also on the show: "What Excites You?"
- Game Of Thrones Prequel
- Bob Ross on Netflix
- The Big Quiz
The gang are back (minus Jamie who is sick) and we are celebrating 4 years of GXW by answering questions from our listeners. From 501st procedures, alternate realities to difficult SW choices.
Thanks to the following people who offered up questions:
- Ralph Guadagno Jr.
- Grabs Granite
- Rik Villaneuva
- Metal Mando
- Matthew Salvatore
- Kyle Roussel
Dont forget to email firstname.lastname@example.org to be one of 10 people to get a copy of Anil's autographed Topps Star Wars Galaxy trading card.
It is the FINAL episode of this tribute to Tim McMahon's Less Than 12 Parsecs podcast.
I explain 4 things I learned doing this mini series.
It is #8 of our mini-series. We do the long time "Less Than 12 Parsecs" tradition of "10 Stupid Questions" and our guests are Anil "Spacehindu" Sharma and Stev3 of The Generation X-Wing Podcast.
Hang on tight!
We are nearing the end of this week long mini-series, but it is sadly the Star Wars Commonwealth will say good bye to Ash and Ben of the Skyhoppers Podcast.
In the sixth episode of the mini series, I look back at a 1977 Richard Pryor Show sketch called Star Wars Bar. I great look back at the greatness of Richard Pryor and the bizarre aliens of 1977 Star Wars.
In part 5, I take a look back at an old Random House children's book from 1979 called "The Mystery of the Rebellious Robot".
Pictures can be found on our site.
The Star Wars Commonwealth has a NEW podcast. It is the Sandcrawler Podcast, your home for action figure therapy.
To celebrate our newest edition, I look back at 5 of the strangest or most unique items i have or had in my collection at one time in my life.
In this THIRD episode of the mini-series, I look at different ways Star Wars music has been remixed and re-styled.
Part 2 in our homage to Tim McMahon's "Less Than 12 Parsecs"
In today's episode I discuss some of the lessons I learned trying to join the 501st - Outer Rim Garrison.
In honor of Tim McMahon ending his "Less Than 12 Parsecs" show Rob Williams decides to start a week long mini series that demonstrates his respect for the "Fastest Star Wars Podcast in the Galaxy".
Today he is discussing his top 5 costume choices if money was not an object.
What are your choices?
I want to know. Contact us on all our social media.
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!
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
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.
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
- 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
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.
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