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

Visions: The Village Bride - From a classic Star Wars beginning, a truly unique tale of identity, memory, and purpose unfolds in this Vision of the Star Wars universe. Angela and Thomas explore the meanings of what it is to become who you are and work for the good of others, as well as embrace traditions different from your own.
Visions: The Twins - Karre and Am are not your usual set of Force twins as Fr. Andrew and Angela discuss their unique bond in the dark side of the Force; as well as how this story is intense and epic, but also touches on deeper topics such as their humanity and their vocations, and leaves us wanting more.
Visions: Tatooine Rhapsody - No one expects a crowd surfing Boba Fett! Fr. Andrew, Thomas, and Angela talk about how this short episode had a surprisingly deep story, why this is essential Star Wars storytelling, and why it goes beyond the cheesiness to something deeper.
Visions: The Duel - The duel! Fr. Andrew, Thomas, and Angela talk about the Kurosawa inspired first episode of Star Wars Visions and the many callbacks to Japanese storytelling and design, relating that these stories, while having a totally different feel, are very much Star Wars, and how they felt drawn into the story of the Ronin, a wandering Force user.
Boba Fett - Who is the mysterious bounty hunter that from his beginning captured Star Wars fans' imaginations? Thomas Sanjurjo and Angela Sealana examine Boba Fett's appeal from his nearly monosyllabic original trilogy appearances to getting his own streaming series.