235 episodes

WHAT THE FORCE? A VERY META STAR WARS PODCAST. We will explore not only the movies, associated canon of Star Wars from an intersectional perspective. The Show, Whattheforce.ca and @wtforceshow are hosted by Marie-Claire Gould. The show is exploring what the force Star Wars is this all about.

WHAT THE FORCE ? A Star Wars Show WHAT THE FORCE ? A Star Wars Show

    • TV & Film
    • 4.7 • 188 Ratings

WHAT THE FORCE? A VERY META STAR WARS PODCAST. We will explore not only the movies, associated canon of Star Wars from an intersectional perspective. The Show, Whattheforce.ca and @wtforceshow are hosted by Marie-Claire Gould. The show is exploring what the force Star Wars is this all about.

    Calling On Kenobi: Part 6

    Calling On Kenobi: Part 6

    Our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and featuring our co-host Alex J. Kane (@alexjkane), for Calling On Kenobi: our Segment Covering “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Available on Disney+. We will cover it from a connotative, meta-mythic perspective.







    This is the finale of Kenobi.







    Join us on Discord, follow us on Twitter, read more on Whattheforce.ca, join the Facebook Group, follow on Instagram. Also, make sure to subscribe on Youtube for all our Live Streams. Funding for this podcast is provided Directly by our amazing Patrons. If you are interested in Supporting the Show join our Patreon.







    Buy me a Ko-fi https://ko-fi.com/whattheforce







    Land Acknowledgement: This podcast associated with oral traditions is produced in Calgary Alberta Canada and in the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.







    Our Acknowledgements: The Intro and Exit music is the What the Force Theme, Orchestral Music by Christy Carew with full permission for use by Christy Carew (http://www.christycarew.com). This podcast wouldn’t be possible without the What the Force? Team: Ty Black, Hammie, Bea Caicoya, Nowreen Haque, Liam Rathgaber, Brad Noris, Matt Baldwin, BenRolo, Josh Johnson, Christy Carew, & Kyle Gould.

    • 2 hr 6 min
    Calling On Kenobi: Part 5

    Calling On Kenobi: Part 5

    Our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and featuring our co-host Alex J. Kane (@alexjkane), for Calling On Kenobi: our Segment Covering “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Available on Disney+. We will cover it from a connotative, meta-mythic perspective.















    Join us on Discord, follow us on Twitter, read more on Whattheforce.ca, join the Facebook Group, follow on Instagram. Also, make sure to subscribe on Youtube for all our Live Streams. Funding for this podcast is provided Directly by our amazing Patrons. If you are interested in Supporting the Show join our Patreon.







    Buy me a Ko-fi https://ko-fi.com/whattheforce







    Land Acknowledgement: This podcast associated with oral traditions is produced in Calgary Alberta Canada and in the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.







    Our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and featuring our co-host Alex J. Kane (@alexjkane), for Calling On Kenobi: our Segment Covering “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Available on Disney+. We will cover it from a connotative, meta-mythic perspective.







    Maze and the Minotaurhttps://youtu.be/bTtdYkzVvyc







    Join us on Discord, follow us on Twitter, read more on Whattheforce.ca, join the Facebook Group, follow on Instagram. Also, make sure to subscribe on Youtube for all our Live Streams. Funding for this podcast is provided Directly by our amazing Patrons. If you are interested in Supporting the Show join our Patreon.







    Buy me a Ko-fi https://ko-fi.com/whattheforce







    Land Acknowledgement: This podcast associated with oral traditions is produced in Calgary Alberta Canada and in the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.







    Our Acknowledgements: The Intro and Exit music is the What the Force Theme, Orchestral Music by Christy Carew with full permission for use by Christy Carew (http://www.christycarew.

    • 1 hr 46 min
    Calling On Kenobi: Part 4

    Calling On Kenobi: Part 4

    Our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and featuring our co-host Alex J. Kane (@alexjkane), for Calling On Kenobi: our Segment Covering “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Available on Disney+. We will cover it from a connotative, meta-mythic perspective.







    Maze and the Minotaurhttps://youtu.be/bTtdYkzVvyc







    Join us on Discord, follow us on Twitter, read more on Whattheforce.ca, join the Facebook Group, follow on Instagram. Also, make sure to subscribe on Youtube for all our Live Streams. Funding for this podcast is provided Directly by our amazing Patrons. If you are interested in Supporting the Show join our Patreon.







    Buy me a Ko-fi https://ko-fi.com/whattheforce







    Land Acknowledgement: This podcast associated with oral traditions is produced in Calgary Alberta Canada and in the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.







    Our Acknowledgements: The Intro and Exit music is the What the Force Theme, Orchestral Music by Christy Carew with full permission for use by Christy Carew (http://www.christycarew.com). This podcast wouldn’t be possible without the What the Force? Team: Ty Black, Hammie, Bea Caicoya, Nowreen Haque, Liam Rathgaber, Brad Noris, Matt Baldwin, BenRolo, Josh Johnson, Christy Carew, & Kyle Gould.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Star Wars Celebration 2022 Tea

    Star Wars Celebration 2022 Tea

    Join Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) as she reviews her experience at Star Wars Celebration 2022.







    Friends of the Force: https://www.friendsoftheforcepod.com/episodes/episode/20673f2d/live-from-star-wars-celebration-anaheim-friends-of-the-force-on-the-podcast-stage







    What the Force: REACTION: https://youtu.be/MvmNd1v-fvE







    Talking Bay 94: https://www.talkingbay94.com/2022/06/03/matt-martin-live-from-star-wars-celebration/







    Skytalkers Podcast Stage: http://skytalkers.libsyn.com/live-at-star-wars-celebration-anaheim-obi-wan-kenobi-part-i-ii-discussion







    Buy me a Ko-fi https://ko-fi.com/whattheforce







    Join us on Discord, follow us on Twitter, read more on Whattheforce.ca, join the Facebook Group, follow on Instagram. Also, make sure to subscribe on Youtube for all our Live Streams. Funding for this podcast is provided Directly by our amazing Patrons. If you are interested in Supporting the Show join our Patreon.







    Buy me a Ko-fi https://ko-fi.com/whattheforce







    Land Acknowledgement: This podcast associated with oral traditions is produced in Calgary Alberta Canada and in the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.







    Our Acknowledgements: The Intro and Exit music is the What the Force Theme, Orchestral Music by Christy Carew with full permission for use by Christy Carew (http://www.christycarew.com). This podcast wouldn’t be possible without the support from Hammie, Liam Rathgaber, Josh Johnson, Christy Carew, & Kyle Gould.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Calling On Kenobi: Part 3

    Calling On Kenobi: Part 3

    Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and featuring our co-host Alex J. Kane (@alexjkane), for Calling On Kenobi: our Segment Covering “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Available on Disney+. We will cover it from a connotative, meta mythic perspective.







    Article: https://www.ursulakleguin.com/blog/119-the-election-lao-tzu-a-cup-of-water Mines Episode: https://youtu.be/JfM4sX9Ufps







    Join us on Discord, follow us on Twitter, read more on Whattheforce.ca, join the Facebook Group, follow on Instagram. Also, make sure to subscribe on Youtube for all our Live Streams. Funding for this podcast is provided Directly by our amazing Patrons. If you are interested in Supporting the Show join our Patreon.







    Buy me a Ko-fi https://ko-fi.com/whattheforce







    Land Acknowledgement: This podcast associated with oral traditions is produced in Calgary Alberta Canada and in the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.







    Our Acknowledgements: The Intro and Exit music is the What the Force Theme, Orchestral Music by Christy Carew with full permission for use by Christy Carew (http://www.christycarew.com). This podcast wouldn’t be possible without the What the Force? Team: Ty Black, Hammie, Bea Caicoya, Nowreen Haque, Liam Rathgaber, Brad Noris, Matt Baldwin, BenRolo, Josh Johnson, Christy Carew, & Kyle Gould.

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Calling On Kenobi: Part 1 & 2

    Calling On Kenobi: Part 1 & 2

    Join our host Marie-Claire Gould (@mariecgould) and featuring our co-host Alex J. Kane (@alexjkane), for Calling On Kenobi: our Segment Covering “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Available on Disney+. We will cover it from a connotative, meta mythic perspective.















    Join us on Discord, follow us on Twitter, read more on Whattheforce.ca, join the Facebook Group, follow on Instagram. Also, make sure to subscribe on Youtube for all our Live Streams. Funding for this podcast is provided Directly by our amazing Patrons. If you are interested in Supporting the Show join our Patreon.







    Buy me a Ko-fi https://ko-fi.com/whattheforce







    Land Acknowledgement: This podcast associated with oral traditions is produced in Calgary Alberta Canada and in the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.







    Our Acknowledgements: The Intro and Exit music is the What the Force Theme, Orchestral Music by Christy Carew with full permission for use by Christy Carew (http://www.christycarew.com). This podcast wouldn’t be possible without the What the Force? Team: Ty Black, Hammie, Bea Caicoya, Nowreen Haque, Liam Rathgaber, Brad Noris, Matt Baldwin, BenRolo, Josh Johnson, Christy Carew, & Kyle Gould.

    • 2 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
188 Ratings

188 Ratings

Musik4DSoul ,

Thoughtful and enjoyable!

Someone suggested this podcast to me mainly because I like hearing women discuss all things sci-fi. Gave one episode a try and was hooked. The whole meta thing is actually awesome to me – exactly what I’ve been looking for.

Silent Shade King ,

Woke SW Podcast

When I refer to this podcast to my friends, I call it the Woke SW Podcast. If you’re interested in analyzing SW from an inclusive perspective, or analyzing the choices from the creators based on identity and how it all relates to the real world - this is the podcast for you.

If you’re interested in how the current shows connect to past content, analyzing what the choices from creators mean in the context of the SW universe, and not looking to find every fault, flaw, and inconsistency in SW - then this is not for you.

I’ve tried to give this podcast multiple chances but it’s hard to listen to because the hosts ultimately end up making it about our world, social issues, equity, etc and not about the SW universe. Some folks might be really into this, but it’s not what I was looking for in a SW podcast. Luckily there are SO many more - keep searching is this isn’t your cup of tea. This podcast is made for a very specific audience.

Sam in WV ,

Stick to Star Wars

I’ve listened to 5-6 episodes now and it seems to me that the hosts don’t really care about white male listeners. Both hosts find at least one or two opportunities per episode to insult or bash white males in their own pithy way. It’s a shame because otherwise it’s not a bad listen. I tried to push through it but it is not a coincidence because it happens every episode. If I want to hear politics, there are plenty of podcasts for that. Stick to Star Wars, you can lift up and celebrate other genders and races, etc. without putting others down. It’s not a zero sum game.

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