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The Blockade Runner is a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel featuring Star Wars discussion and news from enthusiastic fans and friends.

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The Blockade Runner is a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel featuring Star Wars discussion and news from enthusiastic fans and friends.

    So Wizard! - New and Old Star Wars on the Horizon - The Blockade Runner Podcast #259

    So Wizard! - New and Old Star Wars on the Horizon - The Blockade Runner Podcast #259

    In this episode, Ryan and John discuss their recent Star Wars activities, including reading the Star Wars Archives books and playing Jedi: Survivor. We then jump into discussing upcoming Star Wars releases including The Acolyte,  Andor, and The Mandalorian and Grogu. We round out the show by expressing our excitement for the upcoming The Phantom Menace theatrical rerelease before finishing the show by discussing a few upcoming Star Wars video games.

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    The Acolyte  to Release This Summer
    Andor  Wraps Filming
    The Mandalorian and Grogu to be Release on May 22nd, 2026
    Star Wars: The Phantom Menace  Celebrates 25 Years with Return to Theaters
    A ‘Star Wars’ Mandalorian Videogame Reportedly in Development by Respawn Entertainment 
    Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster Release Date Confirmed

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    The Mandalorian and Grogu and Our 2024 Preview - The Blockade Runner Podcast #258

    The Mandalorian and Grogu and Our 2024 Preview - The Blockade Runner Podcast #258

    John and Ryan discuss the announcement of The Mandalorian and Grogu film and expectations for its box office performance as well as consider if it's the best choice to kick off the next era of Star Wars at the movie theater. We spend the rest of the show looking ahead at what 2024 holds in store for Star Wars television, books, and games.



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    The Mandalorian & Grogu Journeys to the Big Screen
    Ahsoka Season 2 Now in Development, New Sketch Revealed
    Mike Gallo on LucasArts and Star Wars: Uprising - The Endpoem Podcast
    Teenage Mutant New Year's Turtles - Flashback 64

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    Star Wars Holiday Special Documentary "A Disturbance in The Force" - The Blockade Runner Podcast #257

    Star Wars Holiday Special Documentary "A Disturbance in The Force" - The Blockade Runner Podcast #257

    John and Ryan return after a long break from podcasting to discuss the Star Wars Holiday Special documentary 'A Disturbance in the Force' and legacy of the special itself. Plus Ryan pitches a Star Wars musical.

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    A Disturbance in The Force Documentary

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    40 Years of Star Wars Games w/ Author Chris Baker - The Blockade Runner Podcast #256

    40 Years of Star Wars Games w/ Author Chris Baker - The Blockade Runner Podcast #256

    Author Chris Baker joins Ryan and John to discuss his new book X-Wings, Lightsabers, and Scorpion Vader: Celebrating 40 Years of Star Wars Video Games.



    Learn more about Chris's book at www.scorpionvader.com.



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    X-Wings, Lightsabers, and Scorpion Vader: Celebrating 40 Years of Star Wars Video Games
    Chris's YouTube Channel
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    Chris's Bluesky



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    • 1 hr 26 min
    Mama Didn't Raise No Scab - The Blockade Runner Podcast #255

    Mama Didn't Raise No Scab - The Blockade Runner Podcast #255

    On this episode of The Blockade Runner Podcast Ryan and John wrestle with how, or if, to cover Ahsoka when it releases due to the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes before discussing the show's trailer and Star Wars Arcade for the 32X.

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    40 Years of Return of the Jedi - The Blockade Runner Podcast 254

    40 Years of Return of the Jedi - The Blockade Runner Podcast 254

    Ryan and John celebrate the 40th anniversary of Return of the Jedi by discussing their favorite memories and scenes from the film as well as its indelible impact on all of the Star Wars stories that have followed.

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    Super Return of the Jedi on Standard Definition Gaming

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

KonKon's Cantina ,

Quality!

So great to find a quality podcast with some good hot takes an actual substance to look for not to mention having good audio quality is always a bonus, must listen!

Caleb Damon ,

Totally Wizard!

John, Ryan, and the crew are a group of passionate, insightful friends that love to talk about Star Wars. This podcasts covers a wide variety of Star Wars topics often in a long-form format. If you love fun Star Wars talk, you’ll love this podcast!

Shumi Nagaremono ,

Pure Positivity from and for Star Wars Fans

Great podcast from two guys who always seem to find the best in everything in a galaxy far, far away. A refreshing change from the more snarky, cynical attitudes found on many other SW podcasts.

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