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Children of the Force is a podcast about Star Wars by one adult and his two kids. We discuss news, do reviews, tell jokes and have discussions about all things Star Wars.

Children of the Force - a Star Wars podcast Al Nowatzki and his kids

    • TV & Film

Children of the Force is a podcast about Star Wars by one adult and his two kids. We discuss news, do reviews, tell jokes and have discussions about all things Star Wars.

    Children of the Force #150 - Our 150th Episode

    Children of the Force #150 - Our 150th Episode

    That is to say, our 150th regular episode. It’s a pretty loose format for our 150th. We had a ton of fun with it. Read a bunch of listener emails, covered quite a bit of canon news. A fun and quirky episode sure to put a smile on your face or your money back! Website: www.childrenoftheforce.comLeave us a voicemail: https://www.speakpipe.com/ChildrenoftheForceTwitter: @forcechildrenFacebook: Children of the ForceEmail: forcechildren@gmail.comThrow us some cash on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/childrenoftheforceThanks for listening, and may the Force be with you!

    • 1 hr 18 min
    We Have Spoken: A Mandalorian Podcast – Chapter 7 and 8: Magic Hand Thing

    We Have Spoken: A Mandalorian Podcast – Chapter 7 and 8: Magic Hand Thing

    We break down the final two episodes of season one: The Reckoning and Redemption. What does it all mean? How does that timeline work out? What do we want to see in season two? Thanks for listening! Let us know what you thought of Chapter 7 and 8 of The Mandalorian! Email us at forcechildren@gmail.comWebsite: www.childrenoftheforce.comLeave us a voicemail: https://www.speakpipe.com/ChildrenoftheForceTwitter: @forcechildrenFacebook: Children of the ForceEmail: forcechildren@gmail.comThrow us some cash on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/childrenoftheforceThanks for listening, and may the Force be with you!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Children of the Force #149 - TROS Again (and Again)

    Children of the Force #149 - TROS Again (and Again)

    It’s episode 149 of Children of the Force! Listen, you will…On iTunesOn SpotifyOn StitcherOn Google PlayOn PodbeanThrow us a buck, you will…On PatreonSTAR WARSY STUFF [1:20]We went to Secrets of the Empire, the immersive VR experience at The Void. It was awesome! We saw The Rise of Skywalker one or two more times. Margaret, Henry and Tom sent us an email about TROS! Happy belated birthday to Margaret and Henry! Wyatt, Evan and Heidi were at Galaxy’s edge at exactly the same time as when we recorded this episode! They sent us audio reports and photos! Head on over to our website to see the photos: www.childrenoftheforce.comTHE RISE OF SKYWALKER DISCUSSION [31:25]We talk through quite a bit of TROS stuff. TROS stuff gets talked about. Q&A COUNCIL [1:05:30]Jacob asked us to sort Star Wars characters into Harry Potter houses!OUTRO [1:09:20]Website: www.childrenoftheforce.comLeave us a voicemail: https://www.speakpipe.com/ChildrenoftheForceTwitter: @forcechildrenFacebook: Children of the ForceEmail: forcechildren@gmail.comThrow us some cash on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/childrenoftheforceThanks for listening, and may the Force be with you!

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Children of the Force #148 - The Rise of Skywalker - Opening Night Reactions (SPOILERS!)

    Children of the Force #148 - The Rise of Skywalker - Opening Night Reactions (SPOILERS!)

    SPOILERS! THERE ARE SPOILERS IN THIS EPISODE! IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THE RISE OF SKYWALKER YET, DO NOT LISTEN! This podcast episode starts in the parking lot of the movie theater and ends in our kitchen. There are things we missed. There are hot takes we haven't taken. There are nuances we haven't nuanced. But if you want to hear the guttiest of gut reactions, take a listen to this show. Website: www.childrenoftheforce.comLeave us a voicemail: https://www.speakpipe.com/ChildrenoftheForceTwitter: @forcechildrenFacebook: Children of the ForceEmail: forcechildren@gmail.comThrow us some cash on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/childrenoftheforceThanks for listening, and may the Force be with you!

    • 31 min
    We Have Spoken: A Mandalorian Podcast – Chapter 5 and 6: Whatcha Gonna Do?

    We Have Spoken: A Mandalorian Podcast – Chapter 5 and 6: Whatcha Gonna Do?

    Breaking down two episodes this week: The Gunslinger and The Prisoner. There's a lot of bad people in these episodes. The kids weren't super into these until we started talking about them. That crew in The Prisoner is going to haunt our dreams for a good long while though.Thanks for listening! Let us know what you thought of Chapter 5 and 6 of The Mandalorian! Email us at forcechildren@gmail.comWebsite: www.childrenoftheforce.comLeave us a voicemail: https://www.speakpipe.com/ChildrenoftheForceTwitter: @forcechildrenFacebook: Children of the ForceEmail: forcechildren@gmail.comThrow us some cash on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/childrenoftheforceThanks for listening, and may the Force be with you!

    • 45 min
    Children of the Force #147 - On the Good Ship FinnPoe

    Children of the Force #147 - On the Good Ship FinnPoe

    This week we're talking The Rise of Skywalker, FinnPoe, Fallen Order, emails, Jar Jar and more! STAR WARSY STUFF [2:20]Liam and I have both now finished Jedi: Fallen Order and we really enjoyed it! I’m reading a bunch of Star Wars books. We got an email from Tom and also an email from Nick from London!NEWS [26:50]Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge is coming to Disney+! Sounds like a super fun game show and can’t wait to watch.We also talk books and that Vanity Fair article that I’m not convinced discounts Storm Pilot! CANON NEWS [43:35]We cover some highlights from Resistance Reborn.Q&A COUNCIL [1:05:30]What character that you think might be in The Rise of Skywalker, but won’t be in The Rise of Skywalker?OUTRO [1:10:20]Website: www.childrenoftheforce.comLeave us a voicemail: https://www.speakpipe.com/ChildrenoftheForceTwitter: @forcechildrenFacebook: Children of the ForceEmail: forcechildren@gmail.comThrow us some cash on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/childrenoftheforceThanks for listening, and may the Force be with you!

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

SirErock ,

You guys outdid yourselves!!!

I’ve listened to your podcast for about two years, and loved every minute of it.Great job! keep it up!!!

RFBikerScout ,

Local and fun

I listen to Children of the Force each release. Its great to get a generational perspective and also a local perspective on Star Wars as I live in the Twin Cities metro area. I'll keep listening as long as they do the show - Dan

Roqoo Depot ,

Great Star Wars Podcast With Unique Perspectives

Children of the Force is a great Star Wars podcast that is hosted by a father and his two children, thus providing some great perspectives. They have excellent audio quality and production values, great discussions, and it's a fun podcast to listen to. Worth checking out.

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