The 602 Club: A Geekery Speakeasy

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

The wait is over, the final film in the Skywalker saga is here, again (for those that are old enough to remember the last time it was here with Revenge of the Sith) and JJ Abrams is back to wrap up this Sequel Trilogy that he began in 2015 with The Force Awakens.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris welcome Bruce Gibson to talk about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. We discuss leaving the theater, Rey's answers, the Dyad, Bendemption, confronting fear, the rise of Palpatine...again, new and old characters, the Sith, The First Order, The Final Order, too many reversals, old friends return, the final score and our ratings.

Chapters
Leaving the Theater (00:03:47)
Rey's Answers (00:16:55)
The Dyad (00:41:23)
Bendemption (00:51:54)
Confronting Fear (01:01:17)
The Rise of Palpatine...Again (01:06:00)
Leia (01:19:32)
Poe (01:26:55)
Zorii Bliss (01:32:56)
Finn (01:36:42)
The Droids (01:45:28)
Babu Frik (01:52:16)
The Sith (01:54:14)
The First Order, The Final Order (02:02:43)
Too Many Reversals (02:11:49)
Lando (02:18:50)
Ghost Luke (02:24:33)
The Final Score (02:31:53)
Ratings (02:37:23)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guests
Bruce Gibson

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-263.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09pm MDT

Jumanji: The Next Level.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle was a surprise smash during the holiday season of 2017, it delighted fans with a fresh idea for the series and had some serious legs at the box office.

In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris are joined by Brandi Jackola to talk about Jumanji: The Next Level. We discuss a new level, social media lies, getting older, finding your strengths, still lessons to learn, the new cast, changing avatars, a sequel, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
A New Level (00:04:38)
Social Media Lies (00:16:25)
Getting Older (00:27:26)
Finding Your Strengths (00:35:03)
Still Lessons to Learn (00:40:38)
The Newest Member (00:45:03)
Casting (00:46:46)
Changing Avatars (00:49:49)
An Important Cast Member (00:53:30)
A Sequel (00:55:53)
Ratings (01:01:44)
Recommendations (01:06:12)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Co-Host
Christy Morris

Guest
Brandi Jackola

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-262.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Force Collector.

We have reached the end of The Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and we find ourselves at an unexpected place in the timeline of the Sequel Trilogy with this final book.

In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is going by Aaron Goins to talk about Force Collector. We discuss a quick questions, the timeline, the ways of the Force, something different, collecting history, experiencing Jedi history, bad parents, Force powers, the future and our ratings.

Chapters
A Quick Question (00:04:07)
The Timeline (00:05:41)
The Ways of the Force (00:08:33)
Something Different (00:15:55)
Collecting History (00:19:01)
Experiencing Jedi History (00:33:30)
Bad Parents (00:42:24)
Force Powers (00:48:38)
The Future (00:52:09)
Ratings (00:57:34)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
Aaron Goins

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-261.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

Resistance Reborn.

The Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker continues as we pick up where The Last Jedi left off - the decimated Resistance finds itself in the worst possible position, with only the Millennium Falcon plus a few starfighers to it's name and no allies having answered Leia's call.

Ion this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing welcomes Bruce Gibson to talk about Resistance Reborn. We discuss a decimated Resistance, the power of the First Order, redeeming the resistance, doing what is right, the First Order story, connecting the dots, the finale, ratings and our recommendations.

Chapters
The Millennium Falcon and a Few Starfighters (00:04:11)
The Power of the First Order (00:11:05)
Redeeming the Resistance (00:20:18)
Doing What is Right (00:30:41)
The First Order Story (00:36:51)
Connecting the Dots (00:42:19)
Some Random Things (00:51:43)
The Finale (00:54:34)
Ratings (00:58:31)
Recommendations (01:01:44)

Host
Matthew Rushing

Guest
Bruce Gibson

Production
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)

Direct download: tsc-260.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am MDT

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