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Welcome to Máiréad Mondays! Máiréad Nesbitt, Celtic violinist and founding member of Celtic Woman, has the “chats, choons, and the craic” with incredibly special musical guests every week! Go to Máiréad’s YouTube and Facebook pages and leave a question you want answered on the next Máiréad Mondays show! The live stream occurs on Mondays via Facebook and YouTube. The podcast is uploaded on the following Tuesday!
 
Star Wars, Disney, Marvel fans, this is the podcast for you! Husband and wife team Richard and Sarah (plus LOTS of interviews with amazing guests) cover Star Wars, Disney and pop culture fandom - the stuff that surrounds us, penetrates us and binds us all together as instantaneous friends! So grab a glass of blue milk and take the second star to the right straight on to this podcast. Become a Skywalker!
 
True Love. No limits, no obstacles, no miscommunications. Only Love. "Give up, let go, leave everything behind, follow your passions, and remember how to fly, and everything you've ever dreamed of can be yours." --That's how this story goes. There's no arch villain, no dark conspiracy, not even a comedy of errors. This story goes straight to the heart of happily ever after and, like true love, it never strays. The Director's Cut of Lost and Not Found begins where one person reaches that poin ...
 
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This week, we are joined by the lovely Drawpinion Dump to discuss her favorite of the Disney Fairy movies, Tinkerbell and the Great Fairy Rescue. Join us as we revel in this fun summer-filled journey as the fairies navigate the human world with a little faith, trust, and a lack of questioning for the historical implications of fairies visiting pre-…
 
This week, we are joined by Sam Marchiony to discuss The Pirate Fairy, a movie that introduced many to the Disney Fairies franchise by the merit of a certain Tom Hiddleston in the cast. Listen to see if this movie lives up to the 2014 Tumblr hype as we discuss how this movie does the titular pirate fairy dirty, the wild antics of switched fairy pow…
 
Composer, pianist and good friend Tom Ameen joins us to share his latest Disney-inspired relaxation album, Magical Meditations. It features tracks like I See The Light, it’s a small world, Circle of Life - all reimagined at slower tempos perfect for naptime. Then Richard and Sarah share a spoiler-free review of JUNGLE CRUISE. Did it live up to the …
 
Skywalking through LOKI -- Season One! Richard and Sarah go deep into this Marvel Disney+ series - we talk characters, soundtrack and share press tidbits from Kate Herron (director) and Natalie Holt (composer). We also share some thoughtful comments from Loki himself, Tom Hiddleston. In Shout-Outs, it’s all about you as we share your thoughts on LO…
 
This week, the world of Pixie Hollow grows bigger as Tinker Bell discovers a mystery about her past in Secret of the Wing. Listen as Henry and Emma discuss the world of the Winter Woods, the changes that were made to the Disney Fairy series, and the reproductive implications of fairies having siblings. Listen on Itunes Listen on Google Play Listen …
 
In this King-Size episode, we dive into Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics King-Size Annual #1! (December 1979) This one-shot story is double the size of a regular issue, and is split into two parts: "The Long Hunt" and "A Dual of Eagles". We will be talking about both with our special guest, Chris Alexander (Star Wars Origami author). Richard, Sarah …
 
Everything you need to know BEFORE you see Marvel’s BLACK WIDOW! Get maximum enjoyment out of the film with this handy Black Widow Primer. Even if you're well-versed in the MCU, you will benefit from the discussion in the first half of this episode. Then we give you a big Spoiler Warning, and get into the nitty-gritty details of BLACK WIDOW in the …
 
What’s it like to fangirl over Star Wars with Ming-Na Wen (Fennec Shand, Mulan, Agent May)?? Sarah and Richard share all the details about Star Wars: The Bad Batch MidSeason Roundtable they attended on June 22nd. We spoke with head writer Jennifer Corbett, director Brad Rau and the incomparable Ming-Na Wen. It was amazing and we learned some great …
 
Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 32 "The Jawa Express" (November 1979) builds upon the nostalgia factor of Issue 31 with its Tatooine location. Only this time, Luke, Han, Chewie and the droids are stuck out in the Dune Sea. While trying to hide from the Empire and fix their overheating landspeeder, they run into Jawas and a strange object that…
 
This week, we return to the world of Pixie Hollow to discuss Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure. Join us as we discuss the friend dynamics of the Disney Fairies, Tinker Bell's character development, and the romantic possibilities between her and Terence (Spoiler alert: almost nonexistent). Listen on Itunes Listen on Google Play Listen on Spotify Lik…
 
Avenger’s Campus vs. Galaxy’s Edge! Now that Avenger’s Campus has opened at DCA in California, we now have 2 fun franchise “lands” to explore at the Disneyland Resort. Richard and I visited this Marvel-themed land on Opening Day, June 4, so now it’s time to compare and contrast all aspects of Avenger’s Campus to Galaxy's Edge. We’ll break down the …
 
This week, we are going to be delving into a series that is close to both of our hearts, the Disney Fairies series. Listen as we delve into the world of Pixie Hollow, the perilous journey this franchise underwent, and the solid 2008 movie with solid Marxist undertones that came out of these trials! Listen on Itunes Listen on Google Play Listen on S…
 
If Adventure has a name it must be Indiana Jones! When talking about the most influential films of the last 50 years, you’ll always hear the name Raiders of the lost Ark, and there’s a good reason - from beginning to end it is just a fun filled roller coaster ride with great characters, great action pieces and fly eating Nazis. Ed Dolista from the …
 
Celebrate Star Wars (1977) and The Phantom Menace (1999) opening anniversaries - hear some great stories from these 2 releases. We also compare and contrast the movie marketing, critic reviews and general zeitgeist surrounding each film. The juxtaposition is fascinating! Richard and I share our stories, but we also asked you to write in your storie…
 
Let’s get Positively Disney with author Kimberley Bouchard! Star Wars and Disney have enlightened people’s lives. It’s given them direction, a creative outlet, and a way to make lots of friends. Kimberley’s ongoing book series, Positively Disney, is an inspiring and uplifting collection of these heartfelt stories. She is also host of the ‘Positivel…
 
Hey Hey Skywalkers, in lieu of an episode of Skywalking through Neverland this week, we want to play you the audio from our most recent video, Galaxy’s Edge Over Quarantine! We had so much content from our trip to Disneyland, that we wanted to take the time to craft and share a very special video. Just like us, the citizens of Black Spire Outpost h…
 
This week, we have experienced the newest Barbie film, Barbie & Chelsea: The Lost Birthday. Join us as we experience a movie that is basically The Wizard of Oz with 50% more uncanny animals, 100% more pirate lesbians, and 85% less enjoyable musical numbers. Is this movie worth losing a birthday over? Listen to Find out! Listen on Itunes Listen on G…
 
Not only did a NEW Star Wars Disney+ show “The Bad Batch” premiere, but we also attended the Grand Reopening of Disneyland after a 412-day closure! Also on this episode - Melissa Miller and James Floyd join us to share a NEW podcast debuting on the Skywalking Network: Star Warsologies. The Bad Batch “Aftermath” Did you watch this 70-minute premiere…
 
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, the 2nd Disney+ Original Marvel series, just wrapped up on April 23. Was this on par with WandaVision? Did it exceed expectations? What about the message? Joining us to debrief the series as a whole is our friend Mike Celestino from LaughingPlace.com and the host of Who’s the Bossk podcast. We talk about impactful…
 
This week we will explore possibly the most retroactively disturbing and controversial Barbie movie to date: My Scene Goes Hollywood: A movie that will awaken the inner Film Twitter douche of anyone familiar with the film making process, strange parallels to the 1937 version of A Star is Born, and the infamous cameo that no one could see coming. Li…
 
Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 31 "Return To Tatooine" (October 1979) is a treasure trove of nostalgia - from famous Tatooine locations to classic creatures, Kenner toys to old friends. What a FUN classic comic!! Richard and Sarah discuss this comic and find FTOOM! Fast Facts (classic comic people or places that appear now in Star Wars books…
 
Since Avengers Campus opens for new recruits on June 4, 2021, we thought this was a great time to Assemble all our knowledge and get hyped for this new land at DCA! First we travel back to D23 Expo 2019 where we gleaned some great bits of info about Avengers Campus from Imagineer John Mauro and the Disney Parks Panel. Then we update you with the mo…
 
This week, we explore the strange world of the My Scene dolls, which was Mattel's attempt to cash in the success of the Bratz Phenomenon of the early 2000s, as well as their first foray into the movie market with My Scene: Jammin' in Jamaica. How well do these movies square up against Bratz? How much will the tie-in soundtrack actually slap? Listen…
 
Jim Henshaw, voice of Wicket the Ewok (Ewoks TV Series) and Tenderheart Bear (The Care Bears), joins Richard and Sarah to discuss his career not only as a voice actor, but a writer for series like Top Cops, Friday the 13th and BeastMaster. The discussion even ventures into this cancel culture we’ve been experiencing due to social media. As someone …
 
Be prepared to crave the famous Monte Cristo sandwich as we whirl you away to A Touch of Disney! We also cover the new Bad Batch final trailer, Kenobi casting news and Downtown Disney’s Eggstravaganza 2021. On March 25, Richard and Sarah attended “A Touch of Disney” - a limited time ticketed experience where we could eat ourselves silly and just so…
 
In Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics Issue 30 "A Princess Alone" (September 1979), Princess Leia travels to an Imperial factory to spread the message of hope to its servants. She is confronted by Baron Tagge, but also encounters a little girl in a surprisingly touching interaction. Richard and Sarah discuss this comic and find FTOOM! Fast Facts (clas…
 
Episode 42: After some time away, We return to the world of the Bratz on the Pink Aisle with Bratz: Rock Angelz, the film that launched 1000 memes. Witness a movie that broke both of its hosts and listen as we try to comprehend the sheer incomprehensibility of the twevils, the cutaway gags, and the sheet contempt this movie has for Barbie. Listen o…
 
This whole show is devoted to your questions! Richard and Sarah have been podcasting for almost 8 years, and in that time we’ve gained new listeners and shared many, many stories. So now it’s time to turn the show over to you and your questions. Thanks to the Skywalkers in our Facebook Group, we had many questions to choose from. Perhaps you haven’…
 
IRISH MUSIC MAGAZINE St. Patrick's Day At Home 2021 featuring Máiréad Nesbitt with special guests; Hanz Araki / Joe Deleault / Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki / with tunes from Mike and Noel Nesbitt, Danny Boy from Celtic Lands by Tim Janis and a St. Patrick's Day greeting from fiddler and dancer Hillary Klug.…
 
Do you love collecting? Do you love music? Do you love ewoks? This episode has all three! First, we learn about CollectorZown, a very special company founded by Marcos Matijevic that specializes in high-end collectibles, one-on-one service and a welcoming Facebook Group like ours. Marcos shares all the details, and then donates three amazing high-e…
 
Welcome back to Westview and WandaVision! This first Disney+ Original Marvel series is a mystery/romance that kept fans guessing for nine weeks on the fate of Wanda Maximoff and Vision. So now it’s time to debrief and decompress with our friends Tricia Barr and BJ Priester, both founders of FangirlBlog and Hyperspace Theories, to analyze the storyt…
 
It’s a Podcast Party with Corey Dee Williams and Stephen Costantino as they reminisce about their time playing Jabba’s henchmen in Return of the Jedi! Corey played Klaatu and also doubled for his dad Billy Dee as Lando Calrissian. Stephen played a Gamorrean Guard - both had a blast during the filming of the Sail Barge Battle back in 1982. So many g…
 
You had such a great response to last week's episode on The Muppet Show, that we decided to extend the Muppet celebration. Yeeeeaaaaaaaaayyy!! Richard dug deep and found clips of the Muppets and Jim Henson as guests on other shows like The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Joan Rivers Show, Arsenio Hall and lots more. We have to w…
 
Skywalking through The Muppet Show! February 19th marks the first time all five seasons of The Muppet Show (1976-1981) will be available in your homes - streaming on Disney+. With that in mind, Mark Oguschewitz - the biggest Muppet fan we know - joins Richard and Sarah for a 2+ hour celebration of Muppets. First, Richard gives us a mini-Muppet Prim…
 
Episode 41: To commemorate Valentine's day, we are delving back into the hallowed-ween halls of Monster High with their third movie special Why do Ghouls Fall in Love. To help us discuss this tale of romance, intrigue, and singing clouds, we are joined by Jourdain Searles and Bronwyn Issac, the hosts of one of the main inspirations for this show, t…
 
Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #29 “Dark Encounter!" features cyborg bounty-hunter Valance confronting none other than Darth Vader himself! Richard and Sarah discuss this comic and find FTOOM! Fast Facts (classic comic people or places that appear now in Star Wars books, comics and films). We also admire the heck out of the artwork. Check out our …
 
Self-Publishing - what does it take to publish your own book and take your fandom to a whole new level? Our friend Russ Flores (author, Seen, Unseen Disneyland) and Lynn Barron (author, Cleaning The Kingdom/The Sweep Spot Podcast) have both published multiple Disney books about their passions, and we discuss their publishing journey. They have some…
 
Episode 40: After nearly two years of requests to cover it, the Pink Aisle is finally tackling the beloved web series, Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse! Joining us on this wacky romp is the lovely Laura Crone to try to understand what makes so many people enjoy this entry into the Barbie canon, and we don't see it as much in the property. Laura Crone…
 
Joey Pittman (Disney Universe Podcast) joins Richard and Sarah to discuss his whirlwind tour through Walt Disney World and Galaxy’s Edge. What safety measures are still in place? How are the crowds? Just how many Californians were there?? And most importantly - how many Skywalker meet-ups did he have?? Also on this episode: Jungle Cruise is getting…
 
Artist and illustrator Greg Hildebrandt, of Brothers Hildebrandt fame, sits down with us to discuss the famous Star Wars poster, his artistic inspirations and so much more. There is no other image that brings you back to the classic days of Star Wars than the legendary poster of Luke holding his Lightsaber above his head, Princess Leia with her bla…
 
Episode 39: Hope you have brought your attitude, listener, because Emma and Henry now have a passion for fashion while we talk about Bratz, the main competitor to Barbie for a majority of the 2000s. Join us as we talk about the shady history behind this doll line and their first direct to video movie! We only guarantee that you will feel only SLIGH…
 
Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #28 “Whatever Happened to Jabba The Hut?" brings back Jabba in comics!!! But is this really Jabba?? Richard and Sarah discuss the comic and find FTOOM! Fast Facts (classic comic things that appear now in Star Wars books, comics and films). We also share a history of Jabba the Hut/Jabba the Hutt/Mosep Binneed which yo…
 
Star Wars: The High Republic is here! Mike Celestino (Laughing Place / Who’s The Bossk Podcast) and Drew Kaplan (Star Wars Maven) join Sarah and Richard on a spoiler-free discussion of the first three High Republic novels. They also share highs, lows and personal highlights of 2020. GOODBYE 2020 and welcome 2021! Keep reading below to learn more ab…
 
Episode 38: Happy Holidays from the Pink Aisle! Today we are going to be officially completing our trek through the Barbie Movies, Barbie: a Perfect Christmas. If you ever wanted to know what it would be like to watch a Hallmark Christmas movie set in purgatory, that's a pretty close vibe to the movie we have for you on this Christmas eve. So be su…
 
Time for an early Christmas present - a discussion with A Toy Store Near You creator, Brian Volk-Weiss! Brian has been involved in the creation of so many series we love, including The Toys That Made Us and The Holiday Movies that Made Us on Netflix and the upcoming Behind The Attraction on Disney+. We have an in-depth behind-the-scenes discussion …
 
12/10/20 - Disney Investor Day will be a day long remembered. Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, Pixar and Walt Disney Studios revealed film and TV plans for the next 3+ years, including 10 Star Wars series and 10 Marvel series and so much more. Because our brains couldn’t contain all of that information at once, we recorded a livestream that night with 30…
 
Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #27 “Return of the Hunter!” is perhaps the BEST issue so far in this comic series!! Bounty hunter Valance appears, bringing with him all the melodramatic feels of his half human, half cyborg self. We were blown away by the resonating themes and action as Valance confronts Luke, goding him on with insulting name in th…
 
Episode 37: Well Folks, we finally did it. We have seen every single Barbie Movie (at least until Barbie's Perfect Christmas) up to date and we are now heading into uncharted territory with the future of the Pink Aisle. Though what a good place to end on with Barbie Dolphin Magic, a movie that is a nice return to form with the sisters, himbo Ken, a…
 
We celebrate Dave Prowse, the man behind the Darth Vader mask; and share our thoughts and your comments on The Mandalorian S2 - Chapter 13 “The Jedi”. SPOILERS AHEAD. On 11/29 the world received the sad news that David Prowse had passed away at the age of 85. Not only was he the onscreen Darth Vader in the Original Trilogy, he has had an incredible…
 
The Rancho Obi-Wan Virtual Gala looks like a blast! Star Wars celebrities, Scavenger Hunt, Trivia, Cosplay contest and, of course, the Auction. All happening live Nov 20-21, 2020, for only $30. Special guest Steve Sansweet joins us to share the excitement, and then we ask the famous Star Wars collector what he is excited to collect this holiday sea…
 
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