The Secrets of Star Wars

The Secrets of Star Wars is a fan podcast all about everything to do with Star Wars, including all of the movies, TV shows, streaming series, books, comic books, fan culture and more. The show looks at both the new creations as they are released as well as the existing library of Star Wars, going beyond the surface to look at the deeper layers and themes, while never forgetting how cool lightsabers are. Join your host Fr. Andrew “Father Fett” Kinstetter as well as Mike Creavey, Andrew Hermiz, Thomas Sanjurjo, and Angela Sealana for a weekly celebration of all things Star Wars.

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Recent Episodes

The Bad Batch, Ep. 12 – Rescue on Ryloth - The Batch are called on to free a freedom fighter! Thomas Sanjurjo and Mike Denz explore how this episode bridges Clone Wars and Rebels and why clone Captain Howzer's resistance to the Empire might signal important changes to come.
The Bad Batch, Ep. 11 – Devil’s Deal - Hera! Fr. Andrew and Thomas discuss the unexpected appearance of fan favorite Hera and how this episode ties into the larger events going on in the galaxy beyond the Bad Batch. They also talk about the new friendship between Omega and Hera and about the evil of the Empire in what might happen going forward.
The Bad Batch, Ep. 10 -Common Ground - Changes! Mike Creavey and Angela Sealana discuss the evolution of the Bad Batch's relationship with Omega; the challenge to their conscience; and making new friends with an old enemy.
The Bad Batch, Ep. 9 – Bounty Lost - Showdown! Two bounty hunting favorites face off, but even more questions are raised about why Omega is so important. Thomas, Andrew, Angela, and Mike discuss the increasing legacy of Jango Fett, and invite you to help name a new segment of the show!
The Bad Batch, Ep. 8 – Reunion - Cad Bane! Fr. Andrew and Angela talk about that awesome bounty hunter reveal, but more prominently, they dive into the deeper family themes that are explored through the eyes of Omega as she interacts with her "squad" and how that differs from her interaction with Crosshair.