In Episode 48 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Robert Yaniz Jr. travels to the “galaxy far, far away” for a personal account of his love for the Star Wars saga, as the franchise celebrates its 40th anniversary. From how he got into the franchise to his feelings on Ewoks, listen in as a longtime fan of George Lucas’ creation shares his thoughts on any and everything Star Wars. Cue up that opening crawl, and may the Force be with you!
In Episode 37 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Rob fanboys out to the reveal that Star Wars: Episode VIII will be titled The Last Jedi. What does it all mean, and how will writer/director Rian Johnson’s film build toward the trilogy’s conclusion? Then, Rob reviews Oscar frontrunner La La Land — starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone — before delving into an in-depth look at this year’s Academy Award nominations. Who will take home the gold, and will the show manage to keep casual viewers awake this year? The answers are coming!