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Star Wars: A 602 Club Podcast Collection

A special collection of Star Wars episodes from Trek.fm's general geek podcast, The 602 Club. Join host Matthew Rushing and his ever-changing panel of guests as they discuss that galaxy far, far away.
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Jul 6, 2022

Star Wars: Shadow of the Sith.

The Sequel Trilogy for Star Wars created a lot of questions for fans that they have longed to have answered since The Force Awakens was released seven years ago and has compounded with the release of each subsequent film.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by Mark Hurliman of Star Wars Beyond the Films to discuss the latest Star Wars book, Shadow of the Sith. We discuss the Sith, Luke, Lando, Ochi and more connections, Rey, her parents and even more connections, wrapping up with our ratings.

Chapters
The Sith (00:03:00)
Luke Skywalker (00:12:33)
Lando (00:28:31)
Ochi and More Connections (00:38:06)
Rey, Her Parents and Even More Connections (00:47:50)
Ratings (00:56:02)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
Mark Hurliman

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

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Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Jun 28, 2022

Obi-Wan Kenobi.

There has been one refrain that Star Wars fans have had since Disney bought Lucasfilm, give us more Kenobi with Ewan McGregor and after a few hiccups, a show on Disney Plus premiered 10 years later.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined by Jedi Master John Mills to talk about Obi-Wan Kenobi. We discuss, movie vs show, rewriting, doubling back, back to Ben, call to arms, Ben to Obi-Wan again, the fight, getting the reward, Inquisitors, Leia, new friends, Vader's back, the look and feel, music and our ratings.

Chapters
Movie vs Show (00:03:15)
Rewriting (00:11:59)
Doubling Back (00:19:33)
Back to Ben (00:23:30)
Call to Arms (00:28:26)
Ben to Obi-Wan Again (00:36:40)
The Fight (00:43:56)
Getting the Reward (00:59:06)
Inquisitors (01:04:23)
Leia (01:24:31)
New Friends (01:30:10)
Vader's Back (01:39:24)
Look and Feel (01:47:00)
Music (01:53:31)
Ratings (01:57:42)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

May 18, 2022

Star Wars: Brotherhood.

Begun, the Clone Wars have, they begin to rage across the galaxy affecting even neutral worlds as Cato Neimoidia suffers a terrifying terrorist attack on its capital city and first evidence points to the Republic being involved.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by William Devereux to talk about Mike Chen's first full-length Star Wars novel, Brotherhood. We discuss the timeframe, the marriage, Dex, Anakin, what happened, Asajj, Ruug, Obi-Wan and our ratings.

Chapters
The Timeframe (00:02:35)
The Marriage (00:06:32)
Dex (00:13:39)
Anakin (00:15:33)
What Happened (00:26:20)
Asajj (00:34:29)
Ruug (00:39:11)
Obi-Wan (00:43:55)
Ratings (00:49:41)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
William Devereux

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Feb 16, 2022

Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett.

At the end of The Mandalorian: Season Two fans were treated to a stinger, MCU style that teased the return of Boba Fett in his own series!

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills to talk about The Book of Boba Fett. We discuss the structure, directors, Boba, a new family, the competition, Mando's return, Grogu and Luke, the N1, Bane is back, a rampaging rancor, Cobb Vanth, the Sarlacc, the music and our ratings.

Chapters
Structure (00:03:33)
Directors (00:11:55)
Boba (00:21:46)
A New Family (00:31:18)
The Competition (00:43:14)
Mando's Return (00:47:52)
Mandalorian History (00:55:45)
Grogu and Luke (00:57:42)
The N1 (01:04:45)
Bane is Back in Town (01:08:43)
Rampaging Rancor (01:14:12)
Cobb Vanth (01:18:21)
The Sarlacc Pit (01:20:24)
The Music (01:21:41)
Ratings (01:24:11)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Jan 12, 2022

Thrawn Ascendancy: Lesser Evil.

Everything that Timothy Zahn has been doing with the character of Thrawn in his five previous canon novels has been building up to this moment and he swings for the fences in the longest Star Wars book in years!

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing welcomes John Mills to talk about the final book in the Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy, Lesser Evil. We discuss history, everything is political, superior wisdom vs forced enlightenment, Thrawn's superpower, Thrawn's history, the sky-walkers, the lesser evil, doing the right thing, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
History (00:04:24)
Everything is Political (00:14:30)
Superior Wisdom vs Forced Enlightenment (00:17:47)
Thrawn's Superpower (00:24:40)
Thrawn's History (00:33:11)
The Sky-walkers (00:41:52)
The Lesser Evil (00:49:37)
Do the Right Thing (00:53:55)
Ratings (00:57:50)
Recommendations (01:00:44)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Aug 25, 2021

Star Wars: The Bad Batch: Season One.

Star Wars fans were rewarded for their persistence in 2020 with the return of The Clone Wars and in that final season the creators gave us a taste of what was to come with the introduction to Clone Force 99.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing welcomes Bruce Gibson and John Mills to talk about Star Wars: The Bad Batch: Season One. We discuss our excitement for the series, a big opening, the Omega factor, a certain point of view, connections, Kamino's end, Mt. Tantiss, Crosshair's choice and our ratings.

Chapters
Excitement for the Series (00:03:11)
A Big Opening (00:06:33)
The Omega Factor (00:17:05)
A Certain Point of View (00:26:50)
Connections (00:34:25)
Kamino's End (00:48:46)
Mt. Tantiss (00:56:35)
Crosshair's Choice (00:59:53)
Ratings (01:06:18)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guests
Bruce Gibson
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Jun 24, 2021

Thrawn Ascendancy: Greater Good.

To the frustration of a select few in power in the Ascendancy, Thrawn has emerged victorious... again, but not to be deterred, Thurfain continues to work to bring down Thrawn and disgrace him in front of the Chiss people so he cannot bring dishonor to the house of the Mitth.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing welcomes John Mills to talk about Thrawn Ascendancy: Greater Good. We discuss more about the Chiss, Thrawn, wagging the dog, a phantom menace, tribalism, flipping things around, the plan, taking things into account, family, the Prequel zone, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
More About the Chiss (00:02:45)
Thrawn (00:14:52)
Wagging the Dog (00:22:30)
A Phantom Menace (00:25:40)
Tribalism (00:27:50)
Flipping Things Around (00:33:02)
The Plan (00:35:50)
Taking Into Account (00:39:42)
Family (00:45:36)
The Prequel Zone (00:50:06)
Ratings (00:51:50)
Recommendations (00:56:01)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Feb 24, 2021

Star Wars: Into the Dark.

The High Republic series continues with its first young-adult novel in the series written by veteran Star Wars author Claudia Gray.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by John Mills to talk about the new Star Wars book, Into the Dark. We discuss, a wayseeker, the hyperspace event, characterization, Jedi of all types, arrogance, too close, Jedi and the Dark Side, Force artifacts, a backstory, a new crew, the station and the Drengir, coming in fresh, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Where John Was (00:02:51)
A Wayseeker (00:05:07)
Hyperspace Event (00:10:33)
Characterization (00:13:14)
Jedi of All Types (00:14:26)
Arrogance (00:17:59)
Too Close (00:19:52)
Jedi and the Dark Side (00:26:12)
Force Artifacts (00:30:26)
A Backstory (00:32:55)
A New Crew (00:38:05)
The Station and the Drengir (00:44:26)
Coming in Fresh (00:48:23)
Ratings (00:53:09)
Recommendations (00:56:58)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Feb 3, 2021

Star Wars: A Test of Courage.

It has been years since the Star Wars literature has had a massive, interconnected story that spanned books across all ages as well as comics, enter The High Republic era.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by Aaron Goins to talk about A Test of Courage. We discuss our excitement, the Jedi, a lightwhip, why tell a story, different gifts, over and over, an inventor, comparison and growing up, J6, the Nihil, a question and our ratings.

Chapters
Excitement for The High Republic (00:03:31)
The Jedi (00:06:31)
A Lightwhip (00:13:11)
Why Tell a Story (00:22:23)
Different Gifts (00:25:57)
Over and Over (00:27:57)
An Inventor (00:33:14)
Comparison and Growing Up (00:38:41)
J6 (00:43:26)
The Nihil (00:46:28)
A Question (00:49:07)
Ratings (00:54:44)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
Aaron Goins

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Jan 20, 2021

Star Wars: Light of the Jedi.

Since Lucasfilm was purchased by Disney and the literature was completely reset, the stories have stuck close to the eras we have seen on screen, but that is no longer the case with the new series, Star Wars: The High Republic.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by Bruce Gibson and William Devereux to talk about Charles Soule's Light of the Jedi. We discuss the disaster, hyperspace, the Nihil, the Republic, the Jedi, an introduction, the epilogue and our ratings.

Chapters
The Disaster (00:03:53)
Hyperspace (00:12:20)
The Nihil (00:27:06)
The Republic (00:36:08)
The Jedi (00:47:35)
An Introduction (00:54:18)
The Epilogue (01:02:24)
Ratings (01:04:19)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guests
Bruce Gibson
William Devereux

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Dec 23, 2020

The Mandalorian: Season 2.

In the fall of 2019 Disney+ gave fans the first live-action series for Star Wars from the minds of Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni which became an instant sensation, leaving viewers begging for more.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome back Bruce Gibson to talk about The Mandalorian: Season 2. We discuss The Marshal, The Passanger, The Heiress, The Siege, The Jedi, The Tragedy, The Believer, The Rescue and our final thoughts.

Chapters
The Marshal (00:02:58)
The Passanger (00:17:19)
The Heiress (00:26:36)
The Siege (00:38:02)
The Jedi (00:48:14)
The Tragedy (01:04:09)
The Believer (01:15:32)
The Rescue (01:26:14)
End Credit Sequence (01:46:48)
Final Thoughts (01:49:48)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
Bruce Gibson

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Sep 30, 2020

Thawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising.

It has been almost thirty years since Heir to the Empire was released and Star Wars fans were introduced to a completely different type of villain, since then Thrawn has not only become more popular but he's also joined the rank of canon.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by John Mills to talk about Timothy Zahn's latest Star Wars book, Thawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising. We discuss The Ascendancy, Thawn, Thawn's allies, taking risks, art, politics and war, a benevolent villain, the phantom in the chaos, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
The Ascendancy (00:04:42)
The Nine Ruling Families (00:14:18)
The Sky-walkers (00:21:40)
Thrawn (00:24:46)
Thrawn's Allies (00:33:55)
Taking Risks (00:39:23)
Art (00:42:09)
Politics and War (00:44:17)
Benevolant Villain (00:52:48)
The Phantom in the Chaos (00:57:46)
Ratings (01:00:20)
Recommendations (01:03:06)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Aug 27, 2020

Free Fall.

The Rise of Skywalker introduced us to Poe Dameron's past which included a mysterious woman from his past Zorii Bliss leading fans to wonder exactly how they met and what happened to make her so angry at him.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Free Fall. We discuss our expectations, setting up The Sequel Trilogy, lawlessness, Poe's story, fifty shades of gray, Zorii's story, differentiation, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Expectations (00:04:44)
Setting Up The Sequel Trilogy (00:08:02)
Lawlessness (00:15:02)
Poe's Story (00:20:41)
Fifty Shades of Gray (00:29:25)
Zorii's Story (00:32:17)
Differentiation (00:40:55)
Ratings (00:46:10)
Recommendations (00:48:41)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Social
Twitter: @The602Club
Instagram: @the602clubtfm

Jul 29, 2020

Shadow Fall.

Alphabet Squadron was able to defeat Shadow Wing but they are far from gone, so the Squad has created a trap they hope Shadow Wing will walk into, but will secrets festering in the Squad undermine everything before they can spring the trap?

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by John Mills to talk about the second book in the Alphabet Squadron series, Shadow Fall. We discuss setting a trap, Shadow Wing, the biggest hurtle, "Empire Strikes Back" feel, Hera, Secrets, Force cults, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Setting a Trap (00:03:14)
Shadow Wing (00:07:08)
The Biggest Hurtle (00:13:22)
"Empire Strikes Back" Feel (00:21:57)
Hera (00:31:53)
Secrets (00:35:40)
Force Cults (00:38:34)
Ratings (00:44:36)
Recommendations (00:47:32)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Jun 3, 2020

Star Wars: Queen's Peril.

The Phantom Menace introduced us to the youngest queen in Naboo's history who was surrounded by her loyal bodyguards and decoys, but how did they find these young girls and how did they become a team, fans finally have the answer.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing welcomes William Devereux to talk about the book Queen's Peril. We discuss a new queen, a new security team, a new direction, a concert, setting the stage, a different point of view and our ratings.

Chapters
A New Queen (00:03:31)
A New Security Team (00:10:06)
A New Direction (00:17:14)
A Concert (00:22:09)
Setting the Stage (00:25:22)
A Different Point of View (00:28:12)
Ratings (00:35:57)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
William Devereux

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

May 11, 2020

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Final Season.

In March of 2013, in the wake of the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney, it was as if millions of voices suddenly cried out, but instead of being silenced, they continued to speak clearly with one voice saying, #SaveTheCloneWars. Because of the dedication of the fans and Dave Filoni, on July 19, 2018, a day that will be long remembered, a new hashtag was born #CloneWarsSaved, the series would return for it's final season to wrap up properly!

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome John Mills as we celebrate the final season of The Clone Wars! We discuss our relationship with the series, The Bad Batch arc, the Ahsoka Walkabout arc, the Siege of Mandalore/Order 66 arc and the music.

Chapters
Relationship With The Clone Wars (00:03:32)
The Bad Batch (00:11:55)
Ahsoka Walkabout (00:43:45)
The Siege of Mandalore and Order 66 (01:01:19)
The Music (01:51:48)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Jan 29, 2020

The Mandalorian: Season One.

Disney+ is the the home of Star Wars' first live action show and it has completed it's first season, with another one well on the way.

This week in The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined my John Mills to talk about The Mandalorian: Season One. We discuss the Mando, a parallel, "Baby Yoda", Mandalorian culture, spending time wisely, the ships, the Imperial Remnant, frenemies, what didn't work and our ratings.

Chapters
The Mando (00:03:43)
A Parallel (00:13:09)
"Baby Yoda" (00:16:19)
Mandalorian Culture (00:19:58)
Spending Time Wisely (00:27:10)
Ships (00:31:44)
Kuiil (00:46:05)
IG-11 (00:50:15)
Cara Dune (00:54:46)
Greef Karga (01:01:04)
What Didn't Work (01:04:48)
Ratings (01:11:44)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
John Mills

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Dec 23, 2019

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

The wait is over, the final film in the Skywalker saga is here, again (for those that are old enough to remember the last time it was here with Revenge of the Sith) and JJ Abrams is back to wrap up this Sequel Trilogy that he began in 2015 with The Force Awakens.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Bruce Gibson to talk about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. We discuss leaving the theater, Rey's answers, the Dyad, Bendemption, confronting fear, the rise of Palpatine...again, new and old characters, the Sith, The First Order, The Final Order, too many reversals, old friends return, the final score and our ratings.

Chapters
Leaving the Theater (00:03:47)
Rey's Answers (00:16:55)
The Dyad (00:41:23)
Bendemption (00:51:54)
Confronting Fear (01:01:17)
The Rise of Palpatine...Again (01:06:00)
Leia (01:19:32)
Poe (01:26:55)
Zorii Bliss (01:32:56)
Finn (01:36:42)
The Droids (01:45:28)
Babu Frik (01:52:16)
The Sith (01:54:14)
The First Order, The Final Order (02:02:43)
Too Many Reversals (02:11:49)
Lando (02:18:50)
Ghost Luke (02:24:33)
The Final Score (02:31:53)
Ratings (02:37:23)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guests
Bruce Gibson

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Dec 11, 2019

Force Collector.

We have reached the end of The Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and we find ourselves at an unexpected place in the timeline of the Sequel Trilogy with this final book.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is going by Aaron Goins to talk about Force Collector. We discuss a quick questions, the timeline, the ways of the Force, something different, collecting history, experiencing Jedi history, bad parents, Force powers, the future and our ratings.

Chapters
A Quick Question (00:04:07)
The Timeline (00:05:41)
The Ways of the Force (00:08:33)
Something Different (00:15:55)
Collecting History (00:19:01)
Experiencing Jedi History (00:33:30)
Bad Parents (00:42:24)
Force Powers (00:48:38)
The Future (00:52:09)
Ratings (00:57:34)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
Aaron Goins

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Dec 4, 2019

Resistance Reborn.

The Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker continues as we pick up where The Last Jedi left off - the decimated Resistance finds itself in the worst possible position, with only the Millennium Falcon plus a few starfighers to it's name and no allies having answered Leia's call.

Ion this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing welcomes Bruce Gibson to talk about Resistance Reborn. We discuss a decimated Resistance, the power of the First Order, redeeming the resistance, doing what is right, the First Order story, connecting the dots, the finale, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
The Millennium Falcon and a Few Starfighters (00:04:11)
The Power of the First Order (00:11:05)
Redeeming the Resistance (00:20:18)
Doing What is Right (00:30:41)
The First Order Story (00:36:51)
Connecting the Dots (00:42:19)
Some Random Things (00:51:43)
The Finale (00:54:34)
Ratings (00:58:31)
Recommendations (01:01:44)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
Bruce Gibson

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Nov 22, 2019

The Mandalorian.

Years ago, before he sold Lucasfilm, George Lucas had a dream to do a live action Star Wars show, he even commissioned one hundred scripts to be written to prepare for a time when technology would advance enough to allow him to do the show the way he wanted without breaking the bank.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Michael Morris of The Mandocast to talk about the first two episodes of The Mandalorian. We discuss something new, small universe and fan service, the characters, the mysteries, the look and feel, easter eggs, the music, our ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
Something New (00:03:51)
Small Universe and Fan Service (00:11:09)
The Mandalorian (00:21:45)
Kuiil (00:31:19)
Greef Carga (00:37:34)
Werner Herzog (00:40:23)
The Mysteries (00:43:36)
The Look and Feel (00:52:35)
Easter Eggs (01:02:16)
The Music (10:08:34)
Ratings (01:14:18)
Recommendations (10:17:02)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
Michael Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Nov 15, 2019

Star Wars Allegiance.

As with the previous two movies in the Sequel Trilogy of the Skywalker Saga, the publishing arms at Lucasfilm have created ancillary materials to support the films and it's no different with The Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

In this supplemental episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by Bruce Gibson to talk about the comic series Star Wars Allegiance. We discuss all four issues in the series as well as our ratings.

Chapters
Issue One (00:05:00)
Issue Two (00:23:59)
Issue Three (00:37:07)
Issue Four (00:41:54)
Ratings (00:48:53)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guests
Bruce Gibson

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Oct 30, 2019

Star Wars: Spark of the Resistance.

The time has come, the end of the Skywalker Saga is just around the corner and so The Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has begun as the publishing arm at Lucasfilm helps fans prepare for the final movie.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Star Wars: Spark of the Resistance. We discuss setting the stage, a supply run, ruining another story, Rey and the Force, Poe and Rey, a fantastic moment, characterizations, new characters, how we fight, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Setting the Stage (00:03:59)
A Supply Run (00:11:01)
Ruining Another Story (00:15:21)
Rey and the Force (00:18:58)
Poe and Rey (00:25:20)
A Fantastic Moment (00:27:40)
Poe and Rose (00:31:01)
Glenna Kip (00:36:57)
Commander Spiftz (00:42:51)
The Zixon (00:47:46)
How We Fight (00:50:04)
Ratings (00:57:13)
Recommendations (01:00:11)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Sep 18, 2019

Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire.

The celebration for the opening of Galaxy’s Edge continues as Del Rey Books releases Delilah S. Dawson’s latest Star Wars book that pickings up where her previous book Phasma left off, as well as the events of The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by Bruce Gibson to talk about Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire. We discuss going to Galaxy's Edge, exploring Black Spire, bridging the movies, recruiting, trauma, purpose, new Resistance members, selling out the Resistance, destiny, freedom, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
Going to Galaxy's Edge (00:04:12)
Exploring Black Spire (00:08:33)
In Episode IX? (00:19:35)
Bridging the Movies (00:20:32)
Recruiting (00:25:09)
Trauma (00:30:35)
Purpose (00:40:38)
New Resistance Members (00:44:13)
Selling Out the Resistance (00:49:38)
Destiny (00:53:09)
The Fight for Freedom (00:58:15)
Ratings (01:06:11)
Recommendations (01:11:09)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
Bruce Gibson

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Aug 21, 2019

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: A Crash of Fate.

To celebrate and promote the new Galaxy's Edge parks at Disneyland and Disney World, the publishing line of Star Wars books and comics has been readying fans for their visit with stories that take place on the world of Batuu and the Black Spire Outpost there, which is the place fans can visit.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about A Crash of Fate. We discuss going to Galaxy's Edge, a whole new world, Jules and Izzy, lone ranger or posse, a leap of faith, the rest of the story, ratings and recommendations.

Chapters
Going to Galaxy's Edge (00:03:57)
A Whole New World (00:05:21)
Jules and Izzy (00:14:08)
Lone Ranger or Posse (00:20:30)
A Leap of Faith (00:26:26)
The Rest of the Story (00:30:43)
Ratings (00:39:32)
Recommendations (00:44:48)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

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