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Episode 22: Polishing Luke's Lightsaber

Episode 22: Polishing Luke's Lightsaber

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Welcome to the Valentine's day episode of News of the Galaxy podcast. On this, episode 22, Connor battles his most hated nemesis, Jody is called a bad boy type, Nick receives charges for his part in "Death Star Gate", Elna finds the last piece of the puzzle, Connor recreates Seven Samurai but he's the only one defending the village this time, Jody wants an arm chair, Nick does not have tacos for the third time, and Elna is now a Ninja Turtle. All that nonsense and more on this crazy episode of the podcast that you love even when it's just four idiots making Porg sounds.

This episode was recorded on 2/14/18.

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Episode 21: Snackbar

Episode 21: Snackbar

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On this two part episode of News of the Galaxy podcast the gang finally talks about The Last Jedi. Elna talks new comics, Nicks computer battery dies, Jody talks harry boots, Connor hates the mortis arc, Elna and Connor make prog sounds, Jody gets the go ahead on his new project, and Nick eats well podcasting. All that and much more on this extra special episode of your favorite podcast. Also sorry about the haft show we are working on it now and it will not happen again.

This episode was recorded on 1/31/18.

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Episode 20: Give the Money to the Porg Wrangler

Episode 20: Give the Money to the Porg Wrangler

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On this new year episode of News of the Galaxy the group kicks back and doesn't relax as they record a really weird and wild episode were Elna introduces here new segment and professionalism, Connor explores his new job as top porg wrangler, Nick edits out some puffins, Jody tends a fake bar, George Lucas escapes in his jetpack, Elna Boba fangirls out and buys the collection, Connor gets mad at an old man, Nick does not talk about knights of the old republic, and Jody gets served up some sweet revenge. All that and a great fan letter that will live on in the hearts and minds of podcasts are what you have to look forward to in this episode of the only podcast where all their members are in different places including one of them recording for a basement closet.

This episode was recorded on 1/3/18.

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Episode 19: There's Indoor and Outdoor

Episode 19: There's Indoor and Outdoor

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On this the 19th episode of News of the Galaxy Nick diches the gang so it's Jody, Connor, and Elna in this the first episode of the podcast where all the co-hoster forgot to take their Ritalin. In this crazy episode Connor just starts saying random numbers, Jody talks about how back in his day, Elna paints a word picture of a lovely Star Wars dinner, Connor (can't drink yet) talks about the new Star Wars bar, Jody talks about a thing he does not know about, and Elna backs the right robot. All that and much much more on the Star Wars podcast that decided to all sing over a laggy Skype connection.

This episode was recorded on 11/29/17.

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Episode 18: Meatball Babies

Episode 18: Meatball Babies

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On this the 18th Episode of News of the Galaxy the three knuckle-heads bring on a new and more qualified co-host, it's Elna Diez! In this packed episode Connor talks Last Jedi posters and trailers, Nick acts like he has somewhere to be, Jody just gives up, Elna shows the boys how it's done, Connor pitches his new TV puppet show, Meatball Babies, Nick asks why he even bothers, Jody races Elna to make a Star Wars Helmet, and Elna makes everyone hungry for Wookie cookies. All that and much much more on the Star Wars podcast that is old enough to move out.

This episode was recorded on 11/8/17.

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Episode 17: Keep Spinning You Goofy Death Star

Episode 17: Keep Spinning You Goofy Death Star

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On this, the 17th episode of News of the Galaxy podcast, the dudes finally get some diversity on their podcast by bringing on the wonderful Elna Diez to school these chuckle nuts on their Star Wars knowledge, Nick tries to solve all of science, Connor comes down with a podcast crippling illness called "stupid tongue", Jody weighs in on the raging controversy of Porg-gate, Nick starts living the dream, Connor's bits start to get old, and Jody summons a pickle. All that and much much more on the first episode of News of the Galaxy podcast with four people.

This episode was recorded on 9/26/17.

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Episode 16: Porg One Out For Palpatine

Episode 16: Porg One Out For Palpatine

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On this 16th episode of News of the Galaxy podcast Nick, Jody, and Connor talk about the new(ish) Rebels season 4 trailer, Connor gets a red card, Nick, well, I can't really remember what Nick did this episode sooo, Jody shows us all the stuff we don't have enough money to buy, Connor tells tales of giant porgs, Jody creates a strange time travel theory about Connor and a Target, and Nick makes some sick burns. All that and more on your Favorite Star Wars podcast that are looking to make a TV show called 3 men in a basement.

This episode was recorded on 9/6/17.

Show Notes:
  • Starting Question:
    • What movie would like to see but Star Wars style like Die Hard but on a star destroyer?
  • News:
  • Toy Report:
  • The Asteroid Field:
    • What do we want to see in the Obi-Wan movie.

Episode 15: What Did Nick Do This Time

Episode 15: What Did Nick Do This Time

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On this 15th episode of News of the Galaxy podcast Nick, Jody, and Connor talk everything from last Jedi behind the scenes reels to a Jabba snack bowl. Nick buys a flipping house, jody, umm... well really Nick buying that house was the biggest thing that happened in the episode. Connor made some jokes I guess. They talked about Thrawn, Nick talk about the old republic like always. Oh that's right they had a listener write in and tell them about a hot girl they meet at a library. Yep another episode of News of the Galaxy podcast.

This episode was recorded on 8/16/17.

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Episode 14: Not Your Daddys Podcast

Episode 14: Not Your Daddys Podcast

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On this 14th episode of News of the Galaxy podcast the gang get down to business and talk all things Star Wars. Nick talks impactful deaths, takes old Palpatine down a notch, and whatever else he does. Connor complains about his comic books, praises the great Guillermo Del Toro, and almost dies crushed by a stack of old DVDs. Jody loves his coffee cups, one up the others again in collecting, and drools over San Diego comic-con exclusives. You get all that and more plus stay for the bloopers at the end because Nick messes with Jody and Connor good. Also Connors mic was a little off the whole episode because we were trying something new, it will be fixed for next episode.

This episode was recorded on 6/28/17.

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Episode 7: Looking For Love In Alderaan Places

Episode 7: Looking For Love In Alderaan Places

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One this crazy episode of News of the Galaxy we talk all things Rouge One. We go over all the good things and bad plus our favorite characters and parts. In this short but still cool episode Connor, Nick, and friend of the show Jody talk about all the places you can follow us, Darth Vader being a badass, Connor talks about his take on a Chewbacca standalone movie, Nick gets picked on for not seeing Rebels, and Jody gives us some info on getting the girls. All that and more on this Rouge One full podcast of the only podcast to forget its own tag line, News of the Galaxy. This episode is dedicated to Carrie Fisher.

This episode was recorded on 1/5/17.

Show Notes:
  • Our Guest: Jody Plank @TheTrooperVault
  • Starting Question:
    • What could be another name for Star Wars apologist?
  • News: We talk about Rogue One.
  • Princess Leia Disney princess: change.org

Episode 2: Starting Fires

Episode 2: Starting Fires

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On this long episode of News of the galaxy, Connor and Nick struggle to get Skype to work so sorry for the audio issues but it is a great episode all the same. On this episode Connor play with his new sound board, Nick thinks about saying “(Star Wars) Insider, I hardly know her," Connor and Nick talk Star Wars Celebration London, the new trailer gets dissected, and one Mr. Annie(?)Vader tells us how he really fells. All that and more on this episode of New of the Galaxy that will make you fell like a kid again. This episode is dedicated to Kenny Baker.

This episode was recorded on 8/15/16.

Show Notes:
  • Starting Question:
    • This year the Belgium prop builders made a life-sized tie fighter for celebration what will they make for next year?
  • Star Wars Celebration:
    • We talk Star Wars Celebration London and Connor experience and the other panels there. Find all the videos of the Celebration live stream on YouTube here: youtube.com
  • Lando’s Tip of the Week:
    • Lando talks about how his cape shrank in the wash.

Episode 1: Captain Kirk is a Dirty Word

Episode 1: Captain Kirk is a Dirty Word

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This is the first episode of News of the Galaxy. On this episode your soon to be favorite host of New of the Galaxy, Connor and Nick talk about fake action figures, the new Funko Pops, and Lando “Tips us off” about the soup can bombs in our house. Hear how all that and more as we feed you your first dose of News of the Galaxy ear candy.

This episode was recorded sometime around 7/30/16.

Show Notes:
  • Starting Question:
    • If Darth Vader had an inspirational poster what would it say?
  • Toy Report:
  • The Asteroid Field:
  • Lando's Tip of the Week:
    • Lando talks about his past ships.