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The latest news, events, and commentary from the Star Wars community.

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The latest news, events, and commentary from the Star Wars community.

iTunes Ratings

789 Ratings
Average Ratings
633
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73

Well done

By bhinde1 - Jul 11 2018
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Force Cast is back strong! Fun and entertaining podcast.

Pretty good!

By HimAlpaca - Sep 29 2017
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I enjoy listening to the show. Better than most others.

iTunes Ratings

789 Ratings
Average Ratings
633
34
25
24
73

Well done

By bhinde1 - Jul 11 2018
Read more
Force Cast is back strong! Fun and entertaining podcast.

Pretty good!

By HimAlpaca - Sep 29 2017
Read more
I enjoy listening to the show. Better than most others.
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ForceCast Network: Star Wars News and Commentary (All Shows)

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The latest news, events, and commentary from the Star Wars community.

Rank #1: Jedi Journals: June 2018

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We're nearly half way through 2018 and Star Wars is bigger than ever! Jay & Chris give you their thoughts on Solo: A Star Wars Story and review the Star Wars: The Last Jedi junior novelization. Dennis is also back to review the latest Poe Dameron trade paperback and of course, you'll get the usual rundown of recent and upcoming releases in comics, books & magazines all on the June episode of Jedi Journals!

Jun 06 2018

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Rank #2: The ForceCast: October 24th - The Final Trailer

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The ForceCast is BACK!!This week, Ryan and Brad open the show with a 2 HOUR breakdown of the final trailer. Then, hear from Ryan and Daniel before and after they watch it for the first time.Steve is back for another Resistance Recap, and Mark Von Ohlen from Topps stops by to preview what they have coming!

Oct 25 2019

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Rank #3: Jedi Journals: September 2018

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September is here, and Star Wars school is back in session! "Mutiny at Mon Cala" gets reviewed, Mur Lafferty stops by to talk Solo: A Star Wars Story Expanded Edition, Chris & Jay discuss the new Star Wars Resistance cartoon series and also get you caught up on the latest in books, comics & magazines on the September episode of Jedi Journals!

Sep 05 2018

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Rank #4: Jedi Journals: October 2018

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It's "scary" how much Star Wars literature is coming at you this month! Star Wars Reads Day has turned into a month long celebration, Jay & Chris talk Solo: A Star Wars Story on Blu-ray and the Star Wars Resistance cartoon debuting this weekend along with giving you a rundown of what books, magazines & comics to hunt for all on the October episode of Jedi Journals!

Oct 03 2018

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Rank #5: Jedi Journals: April 2017

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It's the calm before the Star Wars storm! In addition to running down the list of new comic, book and magazine releases, Chris & Jay prepare you for Star Wars Celebration Orlando! Listen in for a full run down of all literature based scheduling including where you can meet your favorite authors, where to find exclusives, what times the big panels will be going down and more. Fans of Jedi Journals will be able to catch both Chris & Jay at the Rebelscum.com/TheForce.net booth (#1955) all throughout the four days of the event, so listen to this April episode of Jedi Journals and be sure to stop by and say hello if you plan to attend.

Apr 05 2017

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Rank #6: The ForceCast: May 4th - Katee Sackhoff

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Hang out with the ForceCast this May The Fourth!!!This week, Ryan and Daniel chat with Katee Sackhoff, the voice of Bo Katan. They discuss being stuck in Canada, workout videos, proposals, and of course the final season of The Clone Wars.Then, the guys discuss their favorite moments from the first 6 Star Wars films to celebrate Star Wars day.

May 04 2020

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Rank #7: Jedi Journals: July 2017

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It's fireworks and celebrations all around as Chris & Jay usher in the latest wave of Star Wars literature. Listen in as they delve into Timothy Zahn's latest offering with their full review of Star Wars: Thrawn, get you caught up on some exclusive items to be on the lookout for and of course, bring you up to speed on all the latest comic, book and magazine releases on the July episode of Jedi Journals.

Jul 05 2017

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Rank #8: Jedi Journals: January 2020

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It's a new year and that means new titles and new thoughts on a variety of different Star Wars mediums. Check out the latest books, comics & magazines to be on the hunt for and listen in for reflections on both The Mandalorian and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker all on the January episode of Jedi Journals!

Jan 08 2020

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Rank #9: ForceCast+ -The Mandalorian Chapter 1

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Ryan, Steve, and Bill break down The Mandalorian Chapter 1

Nov 14 2019

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Rank #10: Jedi Journals: January 2019

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Happy New Year! Jay & Chris review Solo: A Star Wars Story Expanded Edition by Mur Lafferty, give you a breakdown of what to expect from Insight Editions upcoming Star Wars Icons: Han Solo book by Gina McIntyre (holy cow!), they go over the upcoming releases, get to a bit of listener feedback & Dennis stops by to talk Poe Dameron Vol 5 - The Spark and The Fire trade paperback. All that and more on the January episode of Jedi Journals!

Jan 09 2019

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Rank #11: Star Wars Animation: Ten Year Anniversary Special Part 1

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Welcome to the Star Wars Animation: Ten Year Anniversary Special. Lucasfilm Animation is a household name for Star Wars fans nowadays. It is second nature to see moments from the Clone Wars and Rebels and accept them as part of the saga. But it hasn't always been that way. The Clone Wars movie premiered in August of 2008, making this year the 10th year of Lucasfilm Animation. In Part 1, join Ryan as he looks back at the creation of The Clone Wars, dating as far back as 2005. Both Ryan and Daniel spoke to those who made both Clone Wars and Rebels, and you'll hear their stories firsthand.Tune in next week for Part 2.

May 04 2018

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Rank #12: ForceCast+ - The Mandalorian Chapter 8

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Daniel, Steve, and Jon Hopkins break down the season finale of The Mandalorian.

Jan 01 2020

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Rank #13: Jedi Journals: June 2017

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We're already at the half way point in 2017 and business is starting to pick up in the Star Wars literature world. We learn about new convention exclusives, new titles just announced, sit down for a chat with Rich Handley to discuss the new Star Wars Classic Comics Newspaper Strips book and get to some informative listener feedback. It's all here on the June episode of Jedi Journals!

Jun 07 2017

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Rank #14: Star Wars Animation: Ten Year Anniversary Special Part 2

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Join Ryan and Daniel as they look back at the end of The Clone Wars, the birth and ending of Rebels, and what is next for Lucasfilm Animation.

May 11 2018

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Rank #15: Next Stop: Endor - The Story of Star Tours

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The ForceCast presents:Next Stop: Endor - The Story of Star Tours.This audio documentary takes you on the journey that would lead to the creation and opening of the original Star Tours in 1987. From Walt Disney's death to Eisner's Rise to Star Tours and all the way to Galaxy's Edge, join Ryan Donoho as he is joined by the people who helped bring this attraction to life.Cast:Lou Mongello (WDW Radio)Mark Eades (former Imagineer)Tony Baxter (former Imagineer)Tom Fitzgerald (Walt Disney Imagineering)Paul Reubens (Captain Rex)Clayton Sandell (ABC News)Ryan Donoho (The ForceCast)Executive producer: Daniel BerryProducers: Lou Mongello, EndorExpress.net, TheForce.netSpecial Thanks:WDW Radio, Brian Curran, EndorExpress.net, Walt Disney Imagineering. Lucasfilm*This documentary is for entertainment and information purposes only. All copyrighted sounds, music, and clips are property of their respective copyright and trademark owners. All original sound is property of Theforce.net LLC

Apr 07 2019

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Rank #16: ForceCast+ - The Mandalorian Chapter 3

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Ryan, Daniel, and Brad break down The Mandalorian Chapter 3, titled "The Sin."

Nov 24 2019

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Rank #17: The ForceCast: October 30th - The Mandalorian Cast And Crew

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THE FORCECAST IS BACK FOR A HUGE EPISODE!This week, Ryan and Daniel are joined by LA correspondent James Burns who was at Mandalorian press day a few weeks ago.He breaks down all the happenings from the event, and sets up the audio of the FULL press conference. Then, hear audio from Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Gina Carano, Pedro Pascal, and Carl Weathers as we had our microphones at intimate round tables with the cast and crew.

Oct 31 2019

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Rank #18: The ForceCast: March 25th - Stephen Stanton

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The ForceCast is back!!!This week, Ryan and Daniel are joined by Stephen Stanton, as he celebrates his 10th anniversary of joining The Clone Wars cast. Uncle Maralo shares some behind the scenes stories and explains how he got some of his most famous roles.Then, Steve and Dustin from TFN join the show to discuss the Lego panel that Steve is producing at Celebration. Dustin breaks down the TFN/Rebelscum/ForceCast booth, and what we can expect from TheForce.net during Celebration.Ryan ends the show discussing how you can make Celebration an event from your couch.

Mar 25 2019

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Rank #19: Jedi Journals: March 2019

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A huge milestone is being accomplished this month as Chris & Jay celebrate 100 monthly episodes of the longest running Star Wars literature podcast in the galaxy! Join them as they take a trip down memory lane to discuss some of the biggest changes to the world of Star Wars, some of the biggest announcements within the franchise and hear from some of the biggest names in the Star Wars publishing industry. Over 8 years of podcasting and more than 65 different guest interviews are in the books with this release of the March episode of Jedi Journals!

Mar 06 2019

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Rank #20: IndyCast Special 42: The Magic of John Williams

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Tom Hooten, principal trumpet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, joins Ron and Laird in Club Obi Wan to discuss his career and the upcoming release of his new album, Hooten Plays Williams, featuring John Williams conducting the Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra and the theme from Born on the Fourth of July. Plus the latest John Williams related news. [In Stereo]

Mar 04 2019

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Jedi Journals: August 2020

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Conventions where major reveals are made may be down this year, but that doesn't mean there isn't Star Wars literature news to discuss! Listen in for a quick rundown of what we learned from the recent online announcements, enjoy a review of the Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren comic series and get up to speed on what titles & variants to be on the hunt for in the coming months all on the August episode of Jedi Journals!

Aug 05 2020

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The ForceCast: August 3rd - Summer Vacation Is Over

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The ForceCast is BACK!!This week, Ryan and Daniel return after a month off to discuss Bad Batch, Star Wars films being delayed, and what their fandom level is right now.

Aug 04 2020

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IndyCast Special 52: The Magic of John Williams

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Laird and Ron tackle another John Williams scored summer blockbuster, War of the Worlds. Come join them as they celebrate 15-years of the Steven Spielberg-Tom Cruise dark adventure story. Before that, they go over some recent John Williams news with audio highlights and information, and finish with a 40 year blast from the past from Symphony Hall. [In Stereo]

Aug 03 2020

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The ForceCast: July 8th - J.W. Rinzler

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The ForceCast is BACK! This week, Ryan and Daniel sit down with former Non-Fiction Editor for Lucasfilm, J.W. Rinzler.The trio discuss his career at Lucasfilm, the making of books, working with GL himself and his upcoming project, All Up.

Jul 08 2020

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Jedi Journals: July 2020

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It's a busy show this month with reviews of the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker novelization & the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge comic series. Details about the cast of the forthcoming Star Wars: Doctor Aphra audiobook are revealed, the authors & stories of From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back get announced, we find out about several new The Mandalorian titles and there's even a bit of listener feedback to get to all on the July episode of Jedi Journals!

Jul 08 2020

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IndyCast: Episode 298

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This episode we hear some rumblings about Indy 5, our favourite adventurer is voted #1, Official IndyCast correspondent Mitch Hallock is back with a Raiders Rant, Joe and Keith celebrate a milestone, Ron is back with more trivia and lots more!

Jul 06 2020

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IndyCast Special 51: The Magic of John Williams

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Summer Blockbuster Edition! Ron and Laird return for the annual tradition of looking at summer blockbusters featuring the music of John Williams. They go back to 1983 and what seemed to be the end of the Star Wars saga, Return of the Jedi. (Who knew they would think that after Revenge of the Sith again and now finally(?) with Rise of Skywalker.) Venture to Endor once again! [In Stereo]

Jun 29 2020

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Finding Your Death Star: Dan Zehr

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Welcome to Finding Your Death Star! This is a brand new, monthly podcast where Ryan from The ForceCast chats with his friends in the community, celebrities, or other successful people about their journey in both life, and Star Wars fandom.This month, Ryan chats with Dan Zehr, co-creator of Coffee With Kenobi. They chat about Dan's Star Wars journey and how he quit his job in his early 30's to become an educator--effectively changing his life forever.

Jun 25 2020

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The ForceCast: June 18th - Ahmed Best

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The ForceCast is BACK!!This week, Ryan is joined by Ahmed Best to talk about his new show, Jedi Temple Challenge. They also talk Jar Jar, The Phantom Menace, and more!Then, Ryan and Daniel discuss Star Wars Squadrons and Celebration being cancelled.

Jun 19 2020

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The ForceCast: June 12th - Rogue Mailbag

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The ForceCast is BACK!! This week, Ryan and Daniel take your questions and topics from the mailbag.

Jun 13 2020

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Jedi Journals: June 2020

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There is light at the end of the tunnel! We are finally starting to see some new Star Wars literature come down the pipeline after major delays. Find out what comics, books and magazines are expected to hit stores next, listen in for a review on the Star Wars #108 & Star Wars: Target Vader comics and would you believe a vintage magazine featuring a rare shortened version of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back was recently discovered? Informative is the perfect word to describe the June episode of Jedi Journals!

Jun 03 2020

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The ForceCast Author Series With Special Guest E.K. Johnston

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On this episode of the ForceCast Author Series, Steve is joined by author E.K. Johnston!They discuss her new book, "Star Wars: Queen's Peril", as well as The Clone Wars finale, Ahsoka, and more!

Jun 02 2020

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IndyCast: Episode 297

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This week, Official IndyCast correspondent Mitch Hallock looks back on the 12th anniversary of Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, the inevitable Chris Pratt deep-fake hits the internet, Ron is back with more trivia, Chris A & Indiana Mic join forces and we have lots more!

May 25 2020

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The ForceCast: May 24th - Paul Hirsch On 40 Years Of Empire

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The ForceCast is BACK!This week, Ryan and Daniel speak to Paul Hirsch—the Oscar-Winning editor of The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars, and so much more. Paul tells the guys stories about editing Empire and what it means to reach the 40th anniversary.Then, the guys finish their series on their favorite moments of the saga, focusing on the Disney Era.

May 25 2020

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The ForceCast Author Series - Phil Szostak

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On this episode of the ForceCast Author Series, Steve is joined by Lucasfilm's Creative Art Manager and author Phil Szostak!They discuss his latest book, "The Art of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker", the 40th Anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back, and a whole lot more!

May 22 2020

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ForceCast+ - The Siege Of Mandalore

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Ryan, Daniel, and Brad break down the final arc of The Clone Wars.

May 21 2020

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The ForceCast: May 12th - Master Filoni

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The ForceCast is BACK!!!This week, Daniel and Jon Hopkins discuss Dave Filoni, Taika Waititi and more!

May 12 2020

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Jedi Journals: May 2020

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With so many businesses shut down right now, there's not a lot of Star Wars literature news to report, but that doesn't stop Jay & Chris from bringing you some interesting discoveries. Dennis checks in with a review of Star Wars Journey to The Rise of Skywalker: Allegiance, a report of an epic in-store find makes its way to the news desk and Anthony Daniels has an audiobook that you won't want to miss. All that and more on the May episode of Jedi Journals!

May 06 2020

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The ForceCast: May 4th - Katee Sackhoff

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Hang out with the ForceCast this May The Fourth!!!This week, Ryan and Daniel chat with Katee Sackhoff, the voice of Bo Katan. They discuss being stuck in Canada, workout videos, proposals, and of course the final season of The Clone Wars.Then, the guys discuss their favorite moments from the first 6 Star Wars films to celebrate Star Wars day.

May 04 2020

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IndyCast: Episode 296

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This week, we look at some classic Indy shots, Official IndyCast correspondent Mitch Hallock is back with a Raider's Rant, Ron has more trivia, Joe and Keith wrap up the Dark Horse years, Laird announces the winner of Anne-Sophie Mutter's Across the Stars CD, Chris A and Indiana Mic are back and Morgan and Rich get ready for the White Witch, plus more of your great emails!

May 04 2020

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iTunes Ratings

789 Ratings
Average Ratings
633
34
25
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73

Well done

By bhinde1 - Jul 11 2018
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Force Cast is back strong! Fun and entertaining podcast.

Pretty good!

By HimAlpaca - Sep 29 2017
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I enjoy listening to the show. Better than most others.