The Bad Motivators: A Malfunctioning Star Wars Podcast

14
Nov

Ep. 91: Feelin’ Like a Criminal

Huge news from the Disney 4th quarter earnings call! The Disney streaming service has a name and there's a Rogue One-related live action series in the works. Here's what happens:

  • Who Got What? shows that you can't always get what you want.
  • Bob Iger talks about how huge a financial success The Last Jedi was for the company. Yep.
  • There's going to be a Cassian Andor live-action series on Disney+! How about that?
  • Star Wars Resistance Rewind talks about the timeline of the show. It's gonna go deeper than we thought.
  • The newest episode of Star Wars Resistance, Signal from Sector Six, has some really cool stuff going on in it. The music, the ships, the monkeys.
  • That's Metal! dives into one of the weirdest stories in music we've heard in a very long time. Read about is here!
  • Luke brings us a new It Came from the EU: Zoology Edition.
  • Listener emails and voicemails!
  • All proceeds from the sales of the Rogue Won: A Star Wars Podcast for Winners EP on Eric's Bandcamp page through the month of November will be used to buy toys for The Kessel Toy Run (@thekesseltoyrun)! You'll get a download code for Eric's Subliminal Intent FOR FREE! Get some kick ass music and help get some toys for kids who are hospitalized during the holidays.

 

WE HAVE MERCH! You can get t-shirts and the like at https://t.co/ozsvg2LKpO.

Like the theme music? You can get The Merge's album, Subliminal Intent, at CD Baby or wherever you buy music online.

Eric has a Bandcamp page where you can get uncompressed stereo versions of some of the great podcast themes and bumpers you've come to know and love! I know, right?!? Check it out here!

A big thank you Xurxo (@laseraw) for the killer artwork!

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The Bad Motivators: @bad_motivators
Luke Cruser: @lukecruser
Eric Strothers: @ericstrothers
Dallas Wood: @dwizzle1978

 

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7
Nov

Ep. 90: Live and Let Jedi

Cartoons are everywhere! Tweets that make you think. Here's what happens:

  • Who Got What? plus a vacation wrap-up.
  • The newest episode of Star Wars Resistance, The Children from Tehar, may be the best episode of the show so far! Our kids are really digging it.
  • All five LEGO Star Wars - All Stars shorts are up on the Disney XD YouTube channel. Roger and his stories are definitely fun for the kids and grownups alike.
  • Sam Scorsone (@skamz23) tweets, "Why is it wherever Kylo and Rey fight, it splits apart?" That's a fine question, sir.
  • Rian Johnson knocks one of the park on Twitter. Check it out here.
  • It Came from the EU - Truth in Legends?
  • Lucas Sellers (@lucassellers) rules in That's Metal! this week.
  • Listener emails and voicemails featuring Terry, Sam and King Tom!
  • All proceeds from the sales of the Rogue Won: A Star Wars Podcast for Winners EP on Eric's Bandcamp page through the month of November will be used to buy toys for The Kessel Toy Run (@thekesseltoyrun)! You'll get a download code for Eric's Subliminal Intent FOR FREE! Get some kick ass music and help get some toys for kids who are hospitalized during the holidays.

 

WE HAVE MERCH! You can get t-shirts and the like at https://t.co/ozsvg2LKpO.

Like the theme music? You can get The Merge's album, Subliminal Intent, at CD Baby or wherever you buy music online.

Eric has a Bandcamp page where you can get uncompressed stereo versions of some of the great podcast themes and bumpers you've come to know and love! I know, right?!? Check it out here!

A big thank you Xurxo (@laseraw) for the killer artwork!

Dig the show? Consider leaving us a 5-star review on iTunes!

E-mail the show: thebadmotivators@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter!

The Bad Motivators: @bad_motivators
Luke Cruser: @lukecruser
Eric Strothers: @ericstrothers
Dallas Wood: @dwizzle1978

 

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31
Oct

Ep. 89: Apocalypse Then

No Boba Fett movie, the set of The Mandalorian gets jacked, and there are Star Wars cartoons! Here's what happens:

  • Who Got What? leads to a lot of Goodwill talk.
  • Check out The Kessel Toy Run (@thekesseltoyrun! Brandon Manriquez has organized a fantastic holiday toy drive for hospitalized children. You can search for an Amazon wish-list for "thekesseltoyrun@gmail.com" or pick up a toy and ship it to:
    Brandon Manriquez
    P.O. Box 7232
    Long Beach, CA 90807
  • John Williams is doing well and will return home soon!
  • Kathleen Kennedy says the Boba Fett movie is NOT gonna happen. The focus is on The Mandalorian.
  • Expensive camera gear was stolen from the set of The Mandalorian!
  • Hear how John Boyega learned he was going to be in Star Wars!
  • LEGO Star Wars - All Stars is pretty rad so far.
  • The latest episode of Star Wars Resistance is here.
  • That's Metal! is an ode to Joe Smith.
  • It Came from the EU is a banger!
  • Listener emails and voicemails from around the world!
  • There's a sale on Eric's Bandcamp page through the month of November. Buy the Rogue Won: A Star Wars Podcast for Winners EP for $3 and get a download code for Eric's Subliminal Intent FOR FREE!

 

WE HAVE MERCH! You can get t-shirts and the like at https://t.co/ozsvg2LKpO.

Like the theme music? You can get The Merge's album, Subliminal Intent, at CD Baby or wherever you buy music online.

Eric has a Bandcamp page where you can get uncompressed stereo versions of some of the great podcast themes and bumpers you've come to know and love! I know, right?!? Check it out here!

A big thank you Xurxo (@laseraw) for the killer artwork!

Dig the show? Consider leaving us a 5-star review on iTunes!

E-mail the show: thebadmotivators@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter!

The Bad Motivators: @bad_motivators
Luke Cruser: @lukecruser
Eric Strothers: @ericstrothers
Dallas Wood: @dwizzle1978

 

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24
Oct

Ep. 88: The Book of Momin

George Lucas visits the set of The Mandalorian, Mark Hamill continues to be Mark Hamill, and there's a new issue of Darth Vader! Here's what happens:

  • Who Got What? is rollercoaster of emotions. Score begets score, but then it's so close but so far.
  • Jon Favreau gets a birthday visit from George Lucas on the set of The Mandalorian. Was Filoni there that day, directing the first episode?
  • Via Twitter, Mark Hamill says Force-aholics Anonymous may have failed Luke. Check it out here.
  • Issue #22 of Darth Vader is a dark ride to say the least. Lord Momin's "art" is to die for!
  • Listener emails and voicemails!
  • There's a sale on Eric's Bandcamp page through the month of October. Buy the Rogue Won: A Star Wars Podcast for Winners EP for $3 and get a download code for Eric's Subliminal Intent FOR FREE!

 

WE HAVE MERCH! You can get t-shirts and the like at https://t.co/ozsvg2LKpO.

Like the theme music? You can get The Merge's album, Subliminal Intent, at CD Baby or wherever you buy music online.

Eric has a Bandcamp page where you can get uncompressed stereo versions of some of the great podcast themes and bumpers you've come to know and love! I know, right?!? Check it out here!

A big thank you Xurxo (@laseraw) for the killer artwork!

Dig the show? Consider leaving us a 5-star review on iTunes!

E-mail the show: thebadmotivators@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter!

The Bad Motivators: @bad_motivators
Luke Cruser: @lukecruser
Eric Strothers: @ericstrothers
Dallas Wood: @dwizzle1978

 

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17
Oct

Ep. 87: We Dig Wendig

Jon Favreau shares photos from the set of The Mandalorian, Chuck Wendig gets the axe from Marvel, and more! Here's what happens:

  • Both Dallas and Eric had birthdays this past week, so Who Got What? is a deluge of toy goodness. Happy birthday to those turds.
  • The Star Wars Holiday Special lends some design choices to The Mandalorian? It's neat.
  • Who wants to make some ice cream?
  • Marvel Comics cans Chuck Wendig over a Twitter dustup. Was the decision justifiable? How will this decision impact the future for other creatives?
  • Dallas' Whatever Clone Wars Thing continues to explore the shenanigans of Maul.
  • That's Metal! shows how getting to and from school should really go.
  • Listener voicemails and emails, including new contributors from around the world!
  • I know you're gonna assume the outro song will be Fox on the Run by Sweet, but it's not. Do you know the title and who it's by?
  • There's a sale on Eric's Bandcamp page through the month of October. Buy the Rogue Won: A Star Wars Podcast for Winners EP for $3 and get a download code for Eric's Subliminal Intent FOR FREE!

 

WE HAVE MERCH! You can get t-shirts and the like at https://t.co/ozsvg2LKpO.

Like the theme music? You can get The Merge's album, Subliminal Intent, at CD Baby or wherever you buy music online.

Eric has a Bandcamp page where you can get uncompressed stereo versions of some of the great podcast themes and bumpers you've come to know and love! I know, right?!? Check it out here!

A big thank you Xurxo (@laseraw) for the killer artwork!

Dig the show? Consider leaving us a 5-star review on iTunes!

E-mail the show: thebadmotivators@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter!

The Bad Motivators: @bad_motivators
Luke Cruser: @lukecruser
Eric Strothers: @ericstrothers
Dallas Wood: @dwizzle1978

 

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10
Oct

Ep. 86: Favreau Goes Co-Mando

Jon Favreau opens up about his upcoming live action show, Star Wars Resistance debuts, and there's a bunch of new gear coming! Here's what happens:

  • Who Got What? gets a new theme thanks to Robbo!
  • Be on the lookout for new Motivator Merch!
  • Luke sizzles an upcoming It Came from the EU Halloween special.
  • Evan DeChellis (@EDeChellis25) has released his book, The Scalp Beast! You can get a physical and/or digital copy of your very own by clicking here.
  • Jon Favreau's live action show gets a name! The Mandalorian sounds like it will be amazing.
  • Some toy and book/comic updates from NYCC 2018!
  • Star Wars Resistance comes out swinging with 3 episodes on day 1, with the first episode being a double. Did we dig it? Did you?
  • Listener emails and voicemails, and an admission that we've already failed to do a better job of checking the show's Twitter account DMs. Hey, at least we're honest.

 

WE HAVE MERCH! You can get t-shirts and the like at https://t.co/ozsvg2LKpO.

Like the theme music? You can get The Merge's album, Subliminal Intent, at CD Baby or wherever you buy music online.

Eric has a Bandcamp page where you can get uncompressed stereo versions of some of the great podcast themes and bumpers you've come to know and love! I know, right?!? Check it out here!

A big thank you Xurxo (@laseraw) for the killer artwork!

Dig the show? Consider leaving us a 5-star review on iTunes!

E-mail the show: thebadmotivators@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter!

The Bad Motivators: @bad_motivators
Luke Cruser: @lukecruser
Eric Strothers: @ericstrothers
Dallas Wood: @dwizzle1978

 

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3
Oct

Ep. 85: One Flew Over the Enfys Nest

A new Resistance trailer, Solo special features, Kathleen Kennedy gets a three year contract extension, and more! Here's what happens:

  • Who Got What? gets out of hand.
  • That's Metal comes out swinging.
  • Kathleen Kennedy gets a three year contract extension. Score! We thought we heard something else was supposed to happen with her employment. Weird.
  • The "lost" The Empire Strikes Back documentary by Michel Parbot from 1980 is on YouTube! Check it out here.
  • Star Wars: Resistance news. Also, how can a voice actor be so clueless to how the internet works?
  • Jon Favreau's live-action series set news! Check it out at MakingStarWars.net.
  • The Solo: A Star Wars Story bonus features are pretty good.
  • Erin Kellyman talks playing Enfys Nest on starwars.com.
  • Sal Perales and family will appear in Our Star Wars Stories on the Star Wars social media channels (YouTube, Twitter and Facebook). Check the trailer out at theroguerebels.com!
  • Dallas' Whatever Clone Wars Thing gets into Spider Maul!
  • Listener emails and voicemails. Some good stuff!

 

WE HAVE MERCH! You can get t-shirts and the like at https://t.co/ozsvg2LKpO.

Like the theme music? You can get The Merge's album, Subliminal Intent, at CD Baby or wherever you buy music online.

Eric has a Bandcamp page where you can get uncompressed stereo versions of some of the great podcast themes and bumpers you've come to know and love! I know, right?!? Check it out here!

A big thank you Xurxo (@laseraw) for the killer artwork!

Dig the show? Consider leaving us a 5-star review on iTunes!

E-mail the show: thebadmotivators@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter!

The Bad Motivators: @bad_motivators
Luke Cruser: @lukecruser
Eric Strothers: @ericstrothers
Dallas Wood: @dwizzle1978

 

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26
Sep

Ep. 84: Tears, Fears and Lincoln Beards

We talk Gary Kurtz, Bob Iger talks Star Wars, and there's a new issue of the Vader comic! Here's what happens:

  • Star Wars Spelt Out goes at it Motivator-style. Alright, alright, alright.
  • Who Got What? really worked out for Eric this week. Luke scores some hard-to-find Black Series figures. Dallas hangs out with cool people.
  • Star Wars producer Gary Kurtz passed away at age 78. Check out some stories about his relationship with George Lucas and his role in Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back. It's a scene, man.
  • Bob Iger was interviewed by The Hollywood Reporter, and he talked about Disney's streaming service, his role in the underperformance of Solo: A Star Wars Story, and a slowdown in Star Wars releases.
  • Issue #21 of Darth Vader takes us to Mustafar for the design of Casa Vader. That guy is angry.
  • What version of Solo: A Star Wars Story will you get? Will streaming ever fully replace physical media or direct file ownership?
  • Listener emails and voicemails, including a message sent to our Twitter account that SOMEBODY didn't keep up on. Hey, better late than never, right?

 

WE HAVE MERCH! You can get t-shirts and the like at https://t.co/ozsvg2LKpO.

Like the theme music? You can get The Merge's album, Subliminal Intent, at CD Baby or wherever you buy music online.

Eric has a Bandcamp page where you can get uncompressed stereo versions of some of the great podcast themes and bumpers you've come to know and love! I know, right?!? Check it out here!

A big thank you Xurxo (@laseraw) for the killer artwork!

Dig the show? Consider leaving us a 5-star review on iTunes!

E-mail the show: thebadmotivators@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter!

The Bad Motivators: @bad_motivators
Luke Cruser: @lukecruser
Eric Strothers: @ericstrothers
Dallas Wood: @dwizzle1978

 

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19
Sep

Ep. 83: The Secret of NIMH and Other Star Wars Things

Solo: A Star Wars Story is available for streaming, Luke is back, and Jon Kasdan shares some "Solo factoids and tid-bits" with the fans. Here's what happens:

  • We're glad to have Luke back. He's no Clare, but he's our silver medal.
  • In Who Got What? we find out that Eric buys two of everything and still doesn't share with his kids. Luke continues his Goodwill streak, and Dallas finds Black Series heaven.
  • Jon Kasdan's "52 Useless Solo Factoids and Tid-Bits for Anyone Who's Interested" had some pretty cool information in it. Don't worry, we don't read the entire list to you.
  • Phil Lord and Chris Miller brought some really good ideas to the table.
  • Enfys Nest seems to be a favorite all around. Erin Kellyman rocked it.
  • Will there ever be a Solo sequel?
  • I want my 2 dollars!
  • You know what's cool? The Secret of N.I.M.H. is cool.
  • Listener emails!

 

WE HAVE MERCH! You can get t-shirts and the like at https://t.co/ozsvg2LKpO.

Like the theme music? You can get The Merge's album, Subliminal Intent, at CD Baby or wherever you buy music online.

Eric has a Bandcamp page where you can get uncompressed stereo versions of some of the great podcast themes and bumpers you've come to know and love! I know, right?!? Check it out here!

A big thank you Xurxo (@laseraw) for the killer artwork!

Dig the show? Consider leaving us a 5-star review on iTunes!

E-mail the show: thebadmotivators@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter!

The Bad Motivators: @bad_motivators
Luke Cruser: @lukecruser
Eric Strothers: @ericstrothers
Dallas Wood: @dwizzle1978

 

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12
Sep

Ep. 82: It Turns Out That Luke Has Two Daughters

We get a little help talking about the Han Solo home release, Ray Park being awesome and more. Here's what happens:

  • Congratulations to Luke and his family for their newest member, Lily Rose!
  • Clare (@cstribs) of The Imperial Senate Podcast stops by to help us talk about this week's news and also to gush over how great Ray Park is.
  • A new theme for Who Got What? makes its debut (sorta)!
  • A deleted scene from the upcoming home release of Solo: A Star Wars Story showed up on USA Today. It's neat.
  • Is the overall lighting of the Solo movie too dark?
  • Ray Park's interview in Forbes tells us that we missed a clue that he would be in Solo?
  • People are calling Ray Park fat. That is ridiculous.
  • Kathleen Kennedy rules.
  • What are the "must-do" things to hit while in Chicago for Celebration? Clare fills us in.
  • That's Metal features Eric telling someone how it is while playing guitar in the middle of a show. Check it out here. Go to the 1:40 mark to see it unfold.
  • Dallas' Whatever Clone Wars Thing somehow leads to a discussion about an Iron Maiden song.
  • Listener emails and voicemails, featuring some mild trolling. You're on notice!

 

WE HAVE MERCH! You can get t-shirts and the like at https://t.co/ozsvg2LKpO.

Like the theme music? You can get The Merge's album, Subliminal Intent, at CD Baby or wherever you buy music online.

Eric has a Bandcamp page where you can get uncompressed stereo versions of some of the great podcast themes and bumpers you've come to know and love! I know, right?!? Check it out here!

A big thank you Xurxo (@laseraw) for the killer artwork!

Dig the show? Consider leaving us a 5-star review on iTunes!

E-mail the show: thebadmotivators@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter!

The Bad Motivators: @bad_motivators
Luke Cruser: @lukecruser
Eric Strothers: @ericstrothers
Dallas Wood: @dwizzle1978

 

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