Mike Chen is one of 40 writers who contributed to From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back. His story, "Disturbance," focuses on Emperor Palpatine at the time of Episode V. On this episode, we talk about sharing Star Wars with his daughter in #MacheteOrder, defense of the Prequels and perspective on modern #StarWars.
3:40 - intro
5:00 - toys as a gateway
6:45 - getting the Star Wars gig
10:00 - pitching the story
13:45 - Introducing Star Wars to his daughter - Machete order
21:00 - The Prequels & The Clone Wars
27:45 - Maintaining “I am your father.”
29:30 - Maintaining attention span
33:00 - Star Wars acting and #MakeSolo2Happen
39:00 - What makes Star Wars Star Wars?
47:30 - Responding to Baby Yoda
65:35 - Ten Questions
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