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Idiot’s Array – Episode 49: Dark Side Lightsabers

In this episode we discuss the recent revelation of how and why Dark Side users obtain their Kyber crystals from Jedi. What are the implications? How did Kylo Ren get his crystal? How many Jedi did Palpatine kill to get his? We give a quick comics update and talk about our listeners’ picks for their Star Wars partner. Also, we reveal our latest question for our listeners. Grab a Kyber crystal and join us for this episode of Idiot’s Array. We would be honored if you would join us.

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Cantina Cast #186 Anakin Skywalker’s Force Ghost

Mike and Joao add more perspective on the on going Han Solo spin-off firings and hiring of Ron Howard

Quick Episode Summary:

  • Ron Howard takes the helm of the untitled Han Solo film
  • Force Lighting segment
  • Main Topic: Did the force give Anakin Skywalker a free pass?
  • Why was Anakin able to turn into a force ghost?
  • Was Anakin researching this ability to retain his consciousness?
  • Anakin was selfish and selfless at the same time
  • Did Anakin transcend 
  • Can someone other than a Jedi learn to become a force ghost?
  • Was Anakin redeemed?

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Cantina Cast #184 How wise was Darth Plagueis the Wise?

 

This week Mike and Joao get as close as they can get to a Darth Plagueis character dissection. This turns into an interesting discussion.

Quick episode summary:

  • Patreon information
  • Thoughts on the new Darth Vader comic
  • Bleeding Kyber crystals
  • Main Topic: Darth Plagueis the wise–how wise was he?
  • Plato’s view on Darth Plagueis
  • Plagueis would present an insurmountable paradox to Plato
  • Is Plato’s point of view wrong?
  • Why did Darth Plagueis not get overwhelmed by using the Dark Side?
  • Patience is a virtue for Darth Plagueis and his apprentice, but not for Anakin Skywalker
  • Nietzsche and the Sith
  • Plato and the Jedi being hypercritical 
  • Is it all just a point of view?
  • and much more

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“The Cantina Cast” #172: Rey is NOT a Skywalker

 

After receiving a handful of e-mails from their listeners telling Mike and Joao they’re too biased in their thoughts on Rey’s lineage, Mike and Joao decided to go over the evidence that she is NOT a Skywalker.

Quick episode summary:

 

  • iTunes shout-outs
  • Mini topic: What else do we hope we see at Celebration outside of The Last Jedi trailer
  • Visceral’s Star Wars video game and Battlefront 2
  • Main Topic: Rey is NOT a Skywalker
  • Rey is related to Palpatine

  • Rey Kenobi (breakdown of Vincent Vendetta YouTube video)
  • Rey is a Solo
  • Rey is a nobody
  • Rey is a clone, reincarnation, or born of the Force
  • Final thoughts

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“The Cantina Cast” #167: The Psychology of Darth Sidious

Mike and Joao once again dive into the mind of another Sith Lord–this time it’s the true Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Sidious. Joining them on this journey into the mind of the most evil mind in the galaxy far, far away is Adam the mental health clinician.

 

Quick episode summary:

  • Was he born evil or was it his environment?
  • Does he consider anyone his friend?
  • Putting others at risk and using others to get what he wants
  • The two sides of Sidious/Palpatine
  • His obsession with destroying the Jedi and the Republic
  • Living a constant lie
  • His manipulation/motivation of others
  • Seeking power
  • Palpatine’s final diagnosis

 

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“The Cantina Cast” #142 Rebels and Rogue One news

After a rough week in their personal lives the guys jump behind the mics and forget about real life for an hour and talk Rogue One and Rebels news.
In this episode:
  • Disney shows of the good for Force Friday/Rogue Friday
  • What merchandise caught the guys’ attention?
  • Star Wars Rebels character descriptions
  • Will Rebels make it to a 5th season speculation
  • Rebels season 3 “Enter Thrawn” trailer
  • Could Maul be considered a Rebel?
  • Mark Hamill shaves his beard and the episode VIII and IX rumors start
  • Ian McDiarmid will not be in Rogue One
  • Rogue One‘s new astromech droid is reveled
  • Star Wars Catalyst novel synopsis
  • ***Episode VIII speculation*** (potential spoilers)
  • More The Force Awakens quotes

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“The Cantina Cast” #134: Star Wars Battlefront Bespin DLC and Emperor Palpatine on Netflix?

Mike’s back flying solo this week.

In this episode:

  • Star Wars Battlefront Bespin DLC
  • Five new maps
  • Cloud Cars for fighter squadron
  • Imperial Guards
  • Lando and Dengar heroes
  • Sony Playstation VR headset and X-Wing vs. TIE fighter level coming to Star Wars Battlefront
  • EA’s Star Wars look ahead video analysis
  • Comments from Cory Barlog to Venture Beat on the Star Wars: Underworld scripts
  • Emperor Palpatine was part of the scripts
  • The chances Star Wars: Underworld will come to Netflix or the big screen?
  • Could we see a Emperor Palpatine Netflix series or movie?

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