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Join Steve Glosson (Geek Out Loud!), Shazbazzar (TechnoRetro Dads), and My Star Wars Story host Scott Ryfun as they take in a screening of Rogue One and offer their insightful wit and commentary. You may never see Rogue One the same way again. Feel free to download this track, plug in your earbuds, and take it into your local theater for your next screening of Rogue One. We even include instructions for syncing the film to the podcast! Or you can listen to it as a standalone commentary, your call.

 

During the end credits we discuss the news (which had JUST come out as we were working on this) of the passing of Carrie Fisher.

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If you're reading this you've already found My Star Wars Story.

Send feedback to story@mystarwarsstory.com

Direct download: rogue_one_commentary_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:50pm EDT

Enjoy the holidays with this new take on a Christmas classic! MSWS host Scott Ryfun plays George Bailey, Doug and PB&J Otter creator Jim Jinkins plays Clarence the Angel, and Deal or No Deal winner and former Brunswick, GA Mayor Bryan Thompson plays Joseph and Mr. Potter. A very talented local Brunswick, GA cast helps bring this tale to life!

Direct download: Wonderful_Life_Friday_12_16_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:23am EDT

Alexander Gates currently lives in Honolulu, Hawaii doing a non-Star Wars related job, but is always ready to join the Lucasfilm family at a moment's notice. He's an avid podcast listener and wouldn't mind being on more. Outside of the Wars, he enjoys collecting beers on Untappd with his fellow Star Wars friend John, reviewing restaurants on Yelp with his girlfriend Kristine, and taking their dog Bagle [sounds like the breakfast food] for runs along the beach.
 
He's active on social media, so feel free to say aloha:
Facebook Alexander B. Gates
Instagram/Twitter @alexanderbgates
Untappd alexandergates
Yelp Alexander G. in Honolulu
 
He did find all the Micro Machines on Force Friday, and many more since!

To tell your Star Wars story, please send your contact information to story@mystarwarsstory.com and please be patient with me. This is a part-time endeavor and there is a LONG line of people who wish to be on the program. Because of some delays the last couple of months, look for some special bonus material to be released before the next episode, among the bonus material is my summary of the original Marvel Star Wars in Five Minutes, and a very special Christmas treat. And don’t forget to join us for the next episode of My Star Wars Story, which will feature Karl LaClair.

I’d also like to take a moment to mention that I don’t plan on attempting to monetize My Star Wars Story, but If you’d like to contribute to a similar but much bigger operation—I say similar because we both have a mission of the preservation of Star Wars history—please give whatever you can to Rancho Obi-Wan. It's tax deductible, too. Visit ranchoobiwan.org, and please give what you can.

Thank you for listening to My Star Wars Story and thank you for being a part of Generation Star Wars.

Direct download: MSWS_Alexander_Gates_Mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36pm EDT

Mark Newbold (@jedinews2010) is a very busy fan. One of the forces behind jedinews.co.uk, he is also a contributor to Star Wars Insider Magazine as well as Build the Millennium Falcon Magazine. Mark is also the co-host of the podcast Radio 1138, and helped create the Jedi News Podcast Network. This year he helped organize the One Force Stage at Star Wars Celebration Europe.

Portions of the discussion that were not directly relevant to Mark’s Star Wars Story were removed from the podcast. Some of these segments--and it was hard to choose; our original discussion lasted four hours-- can be found as bonus material after the credits. To tell your Star Wars story, please send your contact information to story@mystarwarsstory.com and please be patient with me. This is a part-time endeavor and there is a LONG line of people who wish to be on the program. And don’t forget to join us for the next episode of My Star Wars Story, which will feature Alexander Gates.

I’d also like to take a moment to ask you to give whatever you can to Rancho Obi-Wan at RanchoObiWan.org and remember, it's tax deductible.

Thank you for listening to My Star Wars Story and thank you for being a part of Generation Star Wars.

Direct download: msws_Mark_Newbold_Final_Mixdown_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:48pm EDT

Laurie Goode's story is limited to his time on Episode IV, and the convention circuit, not exactly enough material for a full episode, so voila! The first MSWS Minisode! For those of you who don't know, Laurie Goode played a stormtrooper in Episode IV back in 1976. He also just happens to have banged his head on a door while filming a scene.  Sound familiar?  It should! Laurie's even written a song about it, called "Who Was the Stormtrooper Who Banged His Head", available in the iTunes store.

Portions of the discussion that were not directly relevant to Laurie’s Star Wars Story were removed from the podcast. Some of these segments can be found as bonus material after the credits. To tell your Star Wars story, please send your contact information to story@mystarwarsstory.com and please be patient with me. This is a part-time endeavor and there is a LONG line of people who wish to be on the program. And don’t forget to join us for the next full episode of My Star Wars Story, which will feature Mark Newbold.

I’d also like to take a moment to mention that I don’t plan on attempting to monetize My Star Wars Story, but If you’d like to contribute to a similar but much bigger operation—I say similar because we both have a mission of the preservation of Star Wars history—please give whatever you can to Rancho Obi-Wan. I’ve set up a page for donations at http://donate.ranchoobiwan.org/Ryfun. Please give what you can.

Thank you for listening to My Star Wars Story and thank you for being a part of Generation Star Wars.

Direct download: msws_laurie_goode_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:07pm EDT

Devon Meyers can be found on Twitter at Red5Mom. Her blog is located at Red5Mom.com. Portions of the discussion that were not directly relevant to Devon’s Star Wars Story were removed from the podcast. Some of these segments can be found as bonus material after the credits. To tell your Star Wars story, please send your contact information to story@mystarwarsstory.com and please be patient with me. This is a part-time endeavor and there is a LONG line of people who wish to be on the program. Because of some delays the last couple of months, look for some special bonus material to be released before the next episode, among the bonus material is my summary of the original Marvel Star Wars in Five Minutes, and a conversation with Laurie Goode, the Stormtrooper who hit his head. And don’t forget to join us for the next episode of My Star Wars Story, which will feature Mark Newbold.

I’d also like to take a moment to mention that I don’t plan on attempting to monetize My Star Wars Story, but If you’d like to contribute to a similar but much bigger operation—I say similar because we both have a mission of the preservation of Star Wars history—please give whatever you can to Rancho Obi-Wan. I’ve set up a page for donations at donate.ranchoobiwan.org/Ryfun. Please give what you can.

Thank you for listening to My Star Wars Story and thank you for being a part of Generation Star Wars.

Direct download: msws_devon_meyers_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:15pm EDT

In addition to being Access Hollywood's Ultimate Star Wars Fan, Jason Collier is the host of the Expanded Fandomverse Podcast as well the the Star Wars Radio Drama Retrospective (on which I appear as a regular). You can find out more about both of these podcasts at theexpandedfandomverse.com .

Some elements of the conversation with Jason Collier were not directly relevant to his Star Wars story and were edited from the podcast. Some of the more interesting segments that were removed are included after the credits as bonus material.

 

To tell your Star Wars Story, email your contact information to Story@mystarwarsstory.com. Like My Star Wars Story on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. If you liked My Star Wars Story, please be sure to leave a review in the iTunes store. It will help more people find the podcast. Please join us next time when Devon Meyers will share her Star Wars Story. Thank you for listening to My Star Wars Story and thank you for being a part of generation Star Wars.

Also, I've never monetized this podcast, nor do I intend to, but if you want to do me a favor, you'll join Rancho Obi-Wan. It costs just forty cash-deductible dollars per year and you get a slew of benefits with that, plus an annual membership kit and first dibs on Rancho tours. When you purchase your membership, mention me, Scott Ryfun, as the one who referred you. If enough of you join and mention me, I'll become a Rancho Recruiter. The benefits? Pretty much a t-shirt and the title of Recruiter, but I'd really like to do that. And you will benefit from it as well. Head over to http://ranchoobiwan.org to join.

 

Scott

Direct download: msws_jason_collier_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:49pm EDT

Be the first to email the correct answers to all 21 of these questions about recent My Star Wars Story episodes to story@mystarwarsstory.com and you will win a hardcover copy of Heir to the Jedi by Kevin Hearne!

 

No one has yet submitted all 21 correct answers to our 21 Questions MSWS Mega Quiz! Get moving and get your answers in. The first one to send all 21 correct answers to story@mystarwarsstory.com will win a hardcover copy of Heir to the Jedi by Kevin Hearne! Here are the questions:

 

1.Where did Justin Bolger first see the hardcover of Heir to the Empire?

  1. What game did Riley Blanton make up as a child based on Jango Fett in Episode II?
  2. What is Teresa Delgado’s 2nd favorite Star Wars film (as of the release of her episode of MSWS)?
  3. What was the first Star Wars movie Anthony Breznican saw at the theater?
  4. What did Jimmy Mac tell his father the main villain’s name was?

6.What was the first question Paul Hermann asked George Lucas when he wrote a letter to Lucas?

  1. Where did Anthony Breznican interview Harrison Ford?
  2. What vehicle did Justin Bolger buy first from the Power of the Force 2 toy line?
  3. What was the first podcast Riley Blanton auditioned to be the co-host of?
  4. What character in The Phantom Menace struck Teresa Delgado the most?
  5. A neighborhood kid provoked young Anthony Breznican’s ire by pretending to be what Star Wars character?
  6. Who sent Paul Hermann a postcard from Dark Horse Comics?

13.What was the first podcast Justin Bolger heard?

  1. What was Riley Blanton’s podcast forerunner to the Star Wars Report?
  2. How many chapters of Heir to the Empire did Paul Hermann read for a book report?
  3. What is the name of Teresa Delgado’s blog?
  4. Where did Paul Hermann first see Heir to the Empire?
  5. Jimmy Mac’s first Star Wars collectible was a Wonder Bread insert. What character was on that card?
  6. With whom did Anthony Breznican first watch the original TFA teaser?
  7. What collectible do Jimmy Mac and his brother still fight about?
  8. Who was the first female Star Wars character Paul Hermann could relate to?
Category:general -- posted at: 5:45pm EDT

Paul Hermann appears on both The Forcecast and Star Wars With Friends. He can be found on twitter @Hermann22.

 

Some elements of the conversation with Paul Hermann were not directly relevant to his Star Wars story and were edited from the podcast. Some of the more interesting segments that were removed are included after the credits as bonus material.

 

To tell your Star Wars Story, email your contact information to Story@mystarwarsstory.com. Like My Star Wars Story on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. If you liked My Star Wars Story, please be sure to leave a review in the iTunes store. It will help more people find the podcast. Please join us next time when Jason Collier will share his Star Wars Story. Thank you for listening to My Star Wars Story and thank you for being a part of generation Star Wars.

Special thanks to Ryan Shaw.

Also, I've been doing this podcast completely at my own expense for a year and  a half now, and I've decided I want something for it. No, I don't want money. The best I'll get is a t-shirt. See, I've decided I want to be a Rancho Recruiter! All you have to do is go to ranchoobiwan.org and become a supporter, mentioning that Scott Ryfun referred you.  It's only $40 a year, and you get exclusive access to tour tickets at Ranch Obi-Wan, as well as exclusive merchandise, not to mention a super-cool membership kit and a creative Christmas card! Your contribution will go towards maintaining the world's largest Star Wars collection and the museum that houses it.  You also help cover the expense of providing free tours to schools and other special groups, plus you'll help fund charitable tour giveaways and auction items.  Plus, you'll be helping preserve a record of one of the most transformative pop culture phenomena ever.

And did I mention it's tax deductible?  It sure is!  Look, I'm not asking you to do anything I haven't done myself. Please go and become a member of Rancho Obi-Wan today by going to Ranchoobiwan.org and registering. And if you don't want me to get the t-shirt, that's fine.  Please become a member anyway. You won't regret it.

 

Scott

Direct download: msws_phermann_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

Well, we thought we'd be the first to do it, but it didn't work out that way. Steve Glosson and Scott Ryfun have put together the internet's SECOND Force Awakens commentary track.  It's fun, it's funny, it's insightful. Enjoy! Take it with you to the theater listen in your earbuds!

 

To leave feedback, email story@mystarwarsstory.com, geekoutonline@gmail.com, geeks@dinner4geeks.com

Direct download: MSWS_TFA_Commentary_revised_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:56pm EDT

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