Laugh It Up Fuzzballs (Ep. 140) - Celebrating my Shotes

What the what?!? An episode up on a Friday? Yup.

Once again regular guest Blue Lightning showed up to talk all about a whole bunch of Star Wars and geeky news to help me have more time to write the long papers which mark the end of grad school. We had to cover all the schtuff from Star Wars Celebration 2019 and it doesn’t hurt to catch up on all the other news while doing it. I know, I know… what’s more important than Star Wars? Well… there’s plenty to be excited about and here’s a list of everything we chat about:

Star Wars Celebration News & more
Positive fandom at Star Wars Celebration 2019
Star Wars: Episode IX trailer
The Mandalorian panel
Star Wars: Clone Wars Season 7 trailer
First episode of Resistance Season 2
A mysterious book project called Project Luminous
The Star Wars book panel
The Vader Immortal VR experience series
EA’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order trailer
Alan Tudyk will be a part of the Cassian Andor show on Disney+
Greg Pak is gonna write the Star Was comic starting with issue 68
Hasbro Luke Skywalker helmet and Galaxy’s Edge specific multi-pack figures
Star Wars Celebration 2020 in Anaheim
Coca Cola’s special container for Galaxy’s Edge plus exclusive DJ R3X Pop!
J.J. Abrams says he initially turned down Episode IX
The Mandalorian renewed for Season 2 before Season 1 even airs
Kathleen Kennedy: hiatus after Episode IX/Johnson, Benioff & Weiss working together
Benioff & Weiss might cast Game of Thrones actor in their new trilogy
Rian Johnson says he’ll start work on Star Wars after finishing Knives Out
The Nintendo Switch is getting its first Star Wars game
Phantom Menace almost 20 years later (May 19, 1999)

Other Geeky News Flavors
Endgame tops Force Awakens first day pre-sales – projections for the movie are huge
Press tour kicks off with empty chairs
Russo Bros short binge list to prep for Endgame
Avengers: Endgame’ shot fake endings
Thanos Build a Bear
David Harbour & Rachel Weisz circle Black Widow movie
Captain Marvel in the one billion club
Akira filming details emerge
DC Universe to add all DC comics
Swamp Thing show halted early due to uncertainty of streaming service
Umbrella Academy Season 2 on Netflix is a go
Bitter Root from Image getting a movie
First trailer for Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker movie
Feige’s five year plan for the MCU will be revealed after Spider-Man: Far From Home is released
Hellboy dropped last weekend - R-Rated sizzle reel for uncertain moviegoers
New Mutants officially on the movie schedule
Third Walking Dead show on its way
Idris Elba is not Deadshot in Gunn’s Suicide Squad
New The Lion King trailer
Disney+ details: price/Marvel series/The Mandalorian/Monsters, Inc./Simpsons
Godzilla vs. Kong wraps shooting in Australia
Preacher on AMC ending after Season 4
Tomb Raider sequel may be happening

Congrats on completing Level 140 of the podcast and a big thanks to Blue (@bluewolfd) for yet another amazing recording. He’s seriously a champ. Feel free to drop a comment here or contact me on Twitter and/or Instagram (@wookieeriot). I'd love to hear from you. Also subscribe to the feed on Apple Podcasts, GooglePlay, Stitcher,, PlayerFM or Podcast Addict (or whatever app you use) if you're not already doing so. Better yet, rate the episode. Ratings help others find the madness. Tell your friends, geekery is always better with peers. You can also reach the show by e-mail,, or by joining the Facebook group ( Thank YOU for being a part of this hilarity!

TTFN… Wookiee out!