Kanata’s Castle

Welcome to Kanata’s Castle! The Star Wars podcast that’s rated E for everyone! We are two moms that have an acquired taste: talking about Star Wars! We welcome everyone to our show and oh–NO fighting. Also, don’t stare. At any of it!

Are you ready to add some spontaneity in your podcast rotation? Are you looking for a show that’s entertaining, engaging, and fun? How about a Star Wars podcast that welcomes anyone no matter where they are on their fandom journey throughout the entire saga? Well, look no further. The podcast you seek is not behind you–it is ahead. You’ve arrived at Kanata’s Castle.

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About the Hosts

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 2 of her 4 kids. Follow her on Twitter, Twitch, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook @Red5Mom

In addition to co-hosting duties on Kanata’s Castle, 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.

Star Wars Celebration The Aftermath

Kanata’s Castle #6: Star Wars Celebration: The Aftermath

Ok kids, it’s that time again. Time for another episode of Kanata’s Castle! That’s right, Becca and Devon are back from the biggest party in the galaxy far, far away -- Star Wars Celebration Orlando! So, sit back and relax with a cool glass of blue milk, and enjoy this recap chat.
Episode 5 Rey Strikes Back

Kanata’s Castle #5: Rey Strikes Back!

Welcome back to Kanata’s Castle! The podcast that’s rated “E” for everyone! Becca and Devon (Red5Mom) are back to tackle the most talked about topic since The Force Awakens: Rey and where does she come from?  From plausible origins and character associations, the possibilities seem almost endless. Who is she? And why was she on Jakku? Tune in and find out on episode “Five,”  Rey Strikes Back!
Star Wars Moms

Kanata’s Castle #4: Star Wars Moms: “From a Certain Point of View”

It's episode "Four" and we're back for more! That's right, Becca and Devon are ready to do what they do best. Talk about Star Wars! In this episode, they discuss Star Wars Moms. Well, from a certain point of view.
hokey religion

Kanata’s Castle #3: The Skywalkers: The Force, it’s Strong in their Family

They say, “third time’s a charm,” right? Well, let’s hope that’s true because Becca and Devon are back for their third episode, and this time, it’s all about those meddling Skywalkers and that “Hokey Religion.” the Force.
I love you, I know

Kanata’s Castle #2: I Love You, I Know

In light of Valentine's Day, Becca & Devon have decided to have a heart-to-heart chat on the romantic aspects of Star Wars.  Star Wars: star-crossed lovers that span across the stars of the galaxy far, far away.
Kanata's Castle

Kanata’s Castle #1: Luke Skywalker: I thought he was a myth?

Welcome to Kanata's Castle! The Star Wars podcast that's rated E for everyone! We are two moms that have an acquired taste: talking about Star Wars! We welcome everyone to our show and oh--NO fighting. Also, don't stare. At any of it!