100 episodes

Friends of the Force is a collaborative Star Wars podcast that promotes positivity in the fandom. Discover new guests from around the Star Wars community each week for in-depth discussions, news analysis, interviews, and reviews. Become a friend of the Force today and travel with us to a galaxy far, far away.

Follow Us On Social Media @FriendsOfForce or visit our website at bit.ly/2XpFQWJ.

Friends of the Force: A Star Wars Podcast Brad Whipple

    • TV & Film
    • 4.6, 84 Ratings

Friends of the Force is a collaborative Star Wars podcast that promotes positivity in the fandom. Discover new guests from around the Star Wars community each week for in-depth discussions, news analysis, interviews, and reviews. Become a friend of the Force today and travel with us to a galaxy far, far away.

Follow Us On Social Media @FriendsOfForce or visit our website at bit.ly/2XpFQWJ.

    Interview with Sumalee Montano - Voice of Agent Tierny on Star Wars Resistance

    Interview with Sumalee Montano - Voice of Agent Tierny on Star Wars Resistance

    Join host Brad Whipple (@bradwhipple) and Sarah Hass (@seh221) for Bibo's Book Report: A Star Wars Resistance Series. On today's episode of our "Remembering Resistance" subseries, we interview Sumalee Montano (@sumaleedotcom), the voice of Agent Tierny on Star Wars Resistance. We uncover Sumalee's journey from investment banker to actor-turned-producer, her role in Jedi: Fallen Order, what she thinks defines a villain in the Star Wars universe, her favorite moment on the set of Resistance , and so much more! 

    https://www.sumalee.com/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/FriendsOfForce, https://twitter.com/bradwhipple

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/friendsoftheforce/?hl=en

    Patreon: patreon.com/friendsoftheforce

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkZUly_95n8bwMCepODIFhA

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/friendsoftheforce

    Website: bit.ly/2XpFQWJ

    Email: friendsoftheforcepodcast@gmail.com

    Thank you to all of our Patrons, including our Luminous Beings: Anna, Neil, Cheryl, and Nadia.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith - 15th Anniversary Discussion (with Sarah Hass)

    Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith - 15th Anniversary Discussion (with Sarah Hass)

    Join host Brad Whipple (@bradwhipple) and guest Sarah Hass (@seh221) for the 15th anniversary of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith! Hop in our time machine as we travel back to 2005 to discuss the lead-up to the film, pre-production, the central thematic elements of the film, and Sith's long-lasting legacy.  

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/FriendsOfForce, https://twitter.com/bradwhipple

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/friendsoftheforce/?hl=en

    Patreon: patreon.com/friendsoftheforce

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkZUly_95n8bwMCepODIFhA

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/friendsoftheforce

    Website: bit.ly/2XpFQWJ

    Email: friendsoftheforcepodcast@gmail.com

    Thank you to all of our Patrons, including our Luminous Beings: Anna, Neil, Cheryl, and Nadia.

    • 2 hr 19 min
    From A Certain Point Of View: Preeti Chhibber - Writer for "Star Wars The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark"

    From A Certain Point Of View: Preeti Chhibber - Writer for "Star Wars The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark"

    Join host Brad Whipple (@bradwhipple) as he sits down with writer Preeti Chhibber (@runwithskizzers). We discuss what her many fandoms have meant to her, discover why she looks up to Luke Skywalker, and preview both her upcoming book, "A Jedi, You Will Be," as well as her story in "Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark," releasing in the Fall. 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/FriendsOfForce, https://twitter.com/bradwhipple

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/friendsoftheforce/?hl=en

    Patreon: patreon.com/friendsoftheforce

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkZUly_95n8bwMCepODIFhA

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/friendsoftheforce

    Website: bit.ly/2XpFQWJ

    Email: friendsoftheforcepodcast@gmail.com

    Thank you to all of our Patrons, including our Luminous Beings: Anna, Neil, Cheryl, and Nadia.

    • 54 min
    The Mandalorian News: Boba Fett Returns! (Bounties & Blasters)

    The Mandalorian News: Boba Fett Returns! (Bounties & Blasters)

    Join co-hosts Brad Whipple (@FriendsOfForce) and Madison Thames (@DoingTalkingPod) for their collaborative recap series for The Mandalorian, "Bounties and Blasters." 

    This episode, we discuss the landscape of season two directing as Robert Rodriguez and Peyton Reed are confirmed to be involved on the series. Plus, Temuera Morrison will appear as Boba Fett!? We ask what this means for Din Djarin, and could Captain Rex make an appearance? 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/FriendsOfForce, https://twitter.com/bradwhipple

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/friendsoftheforce/?hl=en

    Patreon: patreon.com/friendsoftheforce

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkZUly_95n8bwMCepODIFhA

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/friendsoftheforce

    Website: bit.ly/2XpFQWJ

    Email: friendsoftheforcepodcast@gmail.com

    Thank you to all of our Patrons, including our Luminous Beings: Anna, Neil, Cheryl, and Nadia.

    • 32 min
    The Clone Wars: Siege of Mandalore Part IV - The Series Finale (The Last Missions)

    The Clone Wars: Siege of Mandalore Part IV - The Series Finale (The Last Missions)

    Join Brad Whipple (@FriendsOfForce) and Madison Thames (@DoingTalkingPod) for their collaborative Star Wars: The Clone Wars recap series, "The Last Missions." This week, we recap Season 7, Episode 12: "Victory and Death" directed by Nathaniel Villanueva and written by Dave Filoni.

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/FriendsOfForce, https://twitter.com/bradwhipple

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/friendsoftheforce/?hl=en

    Patreon: patreon.com/friendsoftheforce

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkZUly_95n8bwMCepODIFhA

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/friendsoftheforce

    Website: bit.ly/2XpFQWJ

    Email: friendsoftheforcepodcast@gmail.com

    Thank you to all of our Patrons, including our Luminous Beings: Anna, Neil, Cheryl, and Nadia.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    From A Certain Point Of View: Ksenia Zelentsova - Illustrator, "Star Wars The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark"

    From A Certain Point Of View: Ksenia Zelentsova - Illustrator, "Star Wars The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark"

    Join host Brad Whipple (@bradwhipple) as he sits down with Ksenia Zelentsova (@lorna_ka), the illustrator behind the upcoming Star Wars book, "The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark." We discuss how her fandom centers around Star Wars animation, including Clone Wars and Rebels, and what it's been like to be chosen for the upcoming anthology, which chronicles different character viewpoints during key events from the series.

    Visit Ksenia's website, Instagram, and Nerdist's Fan Art Friday feature. here: https://lornaka.com/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/FriendsOfForce, https://twitter.com/bradwhipple

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/friendsoftheforce/?hl=en

    Patreon: patreon.com/friendsoftheforce

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkZUly_95n8bwMCepODIFhA

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/friendsoftheforce

    Website: bit.ly/2XpFQWJ

    Email: friendsoftheforcepodcast@gmail.com

    Thank you to all of our Patrons, including our Luminous Beings: Anna, Neil, Cheryl, and Nadia.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

Maeganh9 ,

Fan-freaking-tastic!!

A quality show with a quality host!! Full of variety and positivity and especially love of the sequel trilogy. Such a positive and fun environment and something I’ve come to look forward to in my week! I love the interviews from “A Certain Point of View” and the Mandalorian and Clone Wars series! Thank you for this gift to the fandom!✨👏🏼

lastjedikira ,

love!!!

so refreshingly positive!! also hosted by a guy who totally gets the importance of and respects the female gaze and obviously loves star wars. hearing brad’s excitement come through is so cool and he always has such great guests with unique styles of interpreting star wars! :)

pugzilla9 ,

Great podcast!

Really fun to listen to on my commute!

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