Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars Podcast
 Lightspeed: The Best of David Prowse

Just in time for BLACK Friday, we are proud to present you with a collection of interviews with Darth Vader actor David Prowse.  We've spoken with the original Dark Lord of the Sith many times over the years about his contributions to the saga and beyond.  We talk about all-things-Darth and even include David in an unforgettable "Outrageous Unthinkable Story of the Week" that you must hear to believe!  He's colorful, outspoken and sometimes controversial, it's the best of David Prowse on RebelForce Radio!

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Star Wars Celebration stage host David Collins brings his passion for music to RebelForce Radio with Star Wars Oxygen: The Music of John Williams.  In this monthly show, David will bring us a close look and listen into the iconic Star Wars soundtrack music from every film, provide influences for each track, and interview highlights with George Lucas, John Williams and more. This month, David kicks off the series with a focus on some choice cuts from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope!

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RebelForce Radio: November 22, 2013

It's a holiday tradition!  Every year, we devote our Thanksgiving show to you, the RebelForce Radio listener, by featuring your feedback!   To show our thanks, we are spotlighting your voice mails and e-mails.  Plus,  Samuel L. Jackson, The Star Wars Holiday Special, an Artoo update and tons more in our annual Thanksgiving RFR! 

Direct download: RebelForceRadio_112213_WeeklyRFR.mp3
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Star Wars Influences #2

Welcome back to Star Wars Influences featuring Star Wars concept artist Paul Bateman.  This episode, we take a closer look at Paul's new feature for Star Wars Insider Magazine, "McQuarrie Revisited", we discuss the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special, and Dark Horse comics mini-series The Star Wars,  based on George Lucas's original rough draft.  From there, Paul digs deep into the influence of comic book artwork on Star Wars, including the work of Valarian artist Jean-Claude Mezieres and more.

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RebelForce Radio: November 15, 2013

Episode VII open casting calls are happening in Chicago and around the world.  Chicago Star Wars fan Eric Pfiefer was there and he joins us to provide a first-hand account of how it all went down. In other Episode VII news,  a release date has been announced and we discuss what will be a very Star Wars Christmas in 2015.  Also, did The Emperor mock Yoda in Return of the Jedi?  We discover where this alternate dialog came from in a special Investigative Report.  Plus, J.J. Abrams news, we talk about the Academy Awards anti-Star Wars bias, and did Billy Dee accidentally reveal his involvement with Star Wars Rebels?  We look into this and much more this week on RebelForce Radio!

Direct download: RebelForceRadio_111513_WeeklyRFR.mp3
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RebelForce Radio: November 8, 2013

Last week, we reported on the incredible Edit Droid laserdisc discovery of long lost footage from Yoda's death scene in Return of the Jedi. This week, we dig deep into this material, including never heard before dialog, with the man who has made it available to fans,  Star Wars collector Charlie Owen. Charlie talks about how he came into possession of this amazing video and what makes it so special for fans of The Saga.  Plus, we get into the latest Episode VII news, J.J. Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan, Harrison Ford, and more.  We let our imaginations run wild with speculation about the relationship between Han & Chewie in Ep VII, and, we take a gamble on The Billy Dee Quote of the Week!

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This week, we discuss the latest Episode VII news including the replacement of screenwriter Michael Arndt and rumors about the return of Harrison Ford to the Star Wars franchise.  Dark Horse Comic's writer / artist Zack Giallongo is In The Cantina to talk about his new book Ewoks: Shadows of Endor;  Darth Vader actor David Prowse shares some of his memories, or lack thereof, from the set of Return of the Jedi in our Investigative Report, and what's up with that animated film about fairies that Lucasfilm has been developing for the last few years?  All this plus long lost RoTJ footage, RFR T-Shirts, RADIO 1138, and The Billy Dee Quote of the Week!

Direct download: RebelForceRadio_110113_WeeklyRFR.mp3
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