Holy Batuu Bits! In this episode of Kanata’s Castle, your hosts discuss the Aftershock of D23 Expo and all its Star Wars reveals. But first, grab yourself a Ronto Wrap and settle in at the bar, and then get ready to be immersed in all things Star Wars.
It’s true, all of it. Kenobi is happening! And that’s not all kids, nope, come November, Disney Plus will be oozing Star Wars. So, sidle-up to the Maz’s bar and get comfy as Becca, and Devon get way too extra over all the latest Star Wars News.
Mentions and News
- Follow our own Bala Tik sounding voice artist, Liam Howie @LunaticGrung
- Join the RetroZap Discord Server and interact with all the RetroZap content creators https://discord.gg/hrfQ3s
- Intro by the talented Vanessa Marshall – the voice of Hera in Star Wars Rebels.
- Give a hospitalized child a Starlight Brave Gown — and a huge smile — TODAY
- Tip Jar is on the Bar! https://www.ko-fi.com/tipmaz
- Kanata’s Castle Podcast LOGO T-shirts are Here!
- Becca receives a gift from Kanata’s Castle listener, Letetia Duke
- Devon gets a Wake-Up Call!
- D23 Expo News
A Picture is a Thousand Words
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Devon Meyers is an Oppo-Award-winning podcast listener now turned podcaster. She first saw Star Wars in 1977 at the age of 16 and vowed she would one day marry Luke Skywalker. After The Force Awakens teaser in 2014 and then attending Star Wars Celebration Anaheim in 2015, her fandom had an awakening. Devon started writing and became involved in fandom social media. She started a YouTube channel where she shares her gaming highlights from Star Wars Battlefront, trailer reactions, one of which was featured on “The Star Wars Show,” videos about “Cooking Star Wars,” and shares her fandom in “Show & Tell with Red5Mom,” Devon’s Star Wars Story can be heard on Scott Ryfun’s podcast “My Star Wars Story.”
She is also an award-winning cosplay artist and member of the Rebel Legion as a formal Jocasta Nu. At age 55, she considers herself to be a vintage Star Wars fan. She is retired from youth sports photography and preschool teaching and resides in Virginia with her husband, mother in law, and two of her four kids. Follow her on Twitter, Twitch, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr, and Facebook @Red5Mom.
Becca Benjamin is the former editor-in-chief of the Cantina Cast website and current co-host of Tarkin’s Top Shelf. She also prepares titles and captions for Lucasfilm artist Steve Anderson and contributes to Coffee with Kenobi and Makingstarwars.net. In her words, “I do Star Wars! Yes, it’s a verb and my escape from the mundane ways of life. In other words, I’m just a simple girl trying to make my way in the universe.” Connect with Becca on Twitter @urangelb.