SW Rebels S1 Ep 1-2

The wait is over- we’re diving into Star Wars Rebels with Season 1, Episodes 1-2! Riki & Sarah Hayashi join me to talk about why we love this show, its importance in connecting the gaps and filling in plot holes between the prequels and the original movies, and the characters these first two episodes introduce us to.

Is Star Fleet a Military

What are the questions that come up when we militarize space? Is there a problem when you show up to a first contact in ship loaded with weapons? Who makes decisions when messages to the civilian oversight back home take days or weeks to be delivered?

Superhero Ethics After Dark: True Blood S1E1-4

We talk about the ethics of Vampires, is Sookie compassionate or naïve, all the ways this show is a metaphor for issues in our own world, and can Ashley talk about anything BUT her thirst for ER.

SW Book Club 4 – Republic Commandos

Were the Clone Soldiers slaves? Can they fall in love? Does Order 66 make more sense if we understand why the Clones feel bitter and resentful towards the Jedi? Jonah Kellman returns as we dive into the Republic Commando book series, and talk about how it influenced The Clone Wars and The Bad Batch.

Star Wars Book Club – Republic Commandos

Were the Clone Soldiers slaves? Can they fall in love? Does Order 66 make more sense if we understand why the Clones feel bitter and resentful towards the Jedi? Jonah Kellman returns as we dive into the Republic Commando book series, and talk about how it influenced The Clone Wars and The Bad Batch. Jonah […]

Ethics of Shang-Chi

Ethical questions from Shang Chi! Is Wenwu a villain, an antagonist or just the best Anakin Skywalker ever?