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The Wampa’s Lair (A Star Wars Podcast)

Star Wars
149 episodes
Hearkening back to those long conversations we all used to have, your hosts Karl and Jason talk all things Star Wars in The Wampa's Lair!

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Rogue One Score- TWL #424

We continue Musical May with a look at some of the incredible music from Rogue One by Michael Giacchino! We are joined by Jim Capron as we look at some of the highlights from the score and how much of the music really conveys a sense of anxiety and stress as an element to enhance […]

Deluxe Solo Soundtrack- TWL #423

We kick off another Musical May by taking a deep dive look at the Deluxe Soundtrack for Solo: A Star Wars Story by John Powell! Having every piece of music from start to finish highlights the musical genius and storytelling ability of Powell and we lovingly jump into the wonder of this score! The W…

Ewok Adventures- TWL #422

In celebration of Disney+ adding the two Ewok Adventure movies, we sit down to discuss both “Caravan of Courage” and the “Battle for Endor” and the ways in which both stories draw from typical fairy tales and myths, as well as how the stories were written by George Lucas to help his children make s…

Top Revenge of the Sith Novel Moments- TWL #421

In light of our awesome interview with Matthew Stover last week about his Revenge of the Sith novel, we breakdown our Top 5 Moments unique to the novel itself! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure to subscribe, rate and review! Email:         WampasLairPodcast@gmail.com Facebook…

Revenge of the Sith Novel w/ Matthew Stover- TWL #420

Ever since the Episode III: Revenge of the Sith novel came out in 2005, we have loved the way Matthew Stover chose to write this story! And now we finally have him join us on the show to have an in-depth discussion about his incredible novel! From where some of his concepts came from, to […]

Tales Of The Lairians #14- TWL

Bringing back our segment where YOU get to tell your Star Wars Tale! Joey Letson joins us on the show to share his Tales! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure to subscribe, rate and review! Email:         WampasLairPodcast@gmail.com Facebook:  facebook.com/WampasLairPodcast Twit…

Iconic Moments- TWL #419

As we come to the end of our This Is Madness tournament, we look at the Final Four scenes that you have voted on to be the most iconic scenes across Star Wars! We look at the Battle of the Heroes, the “I know” scene, Duel of the Fates, and the Binary Sunset and discuss […]

Galactic Highlights Pt.3- TWL #418

From the first Blu-Ray release in 2011 through our first Celebrations into the Disney era of Star Wars, we cover some of our favorite moments that have defined the modern era of our fandom! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure to subscribe, rate and review! Email:         Wampas…

Galactic Highlights Pt.2- TWL #417

Continuing our journey of fandom into the prequel era, we discuss some of the most impactful scenes from the PT as well as some of our early experiences of seeing those movies for the first time and how they made us fall even more in love with Star Wars! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available […]

Galactic Highlights Pt.1- TWL #416

We share updates on this year’s This Is Madness tournament to start and then begin our month long series looking back on highlights from our lives as Star Wars fans! This week, we look back to those early years of the mid to late 90’s where we were both introduced to Star Wars and particular […]

Into The Dark- TWL #415

We round out the first set of The High Republic novels by taking a deep look at Claudia Gray’s “Into The Dark” with our buddy Greg Cass (@eyeoncanon)! From the mysteriously dark Drengrir to the well-rounded character arcs, we hit on it all! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure t…

A Test Of Courage- TWL #414

Justina Ireland’s incredible entry into the High Republic, “A Test of Courage,” is a powerful story of loss and healing from that trauma in a wonderful character-driven story. First time guest, and long time friend, Ben Brophy @zenkenobi joins to discuss this amazing story! The Wampa’s Lair podcast…

Using the Dark Side- TWL #413

Everyone loves the evil abilities used by Dark Side users! From Force choke to Force lightening, there are so many powerful Dark Side abilities and this week we discuss some of our favorites! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure to subscribe, rate and review! Email:         Wamp…

Using the Light Side- TWL #412

The Force’s light side is used for good, to protect and save people throughout the story of Star Wars. This week, we discuss some of our favorite moments where we see the Light Side of the Force on display across the saga! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure to subscribe, rate …

Light of the Jedi- TWL #411

The High Republic era has dawned on us with the first novel “The Light of the Jedi” by Charles Soule! We are joined by Greg Cass (eyeoncanon) to discuss some of our favorite themes, scenes, and everything in between on this incredible new novel! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be s…

Never Tell Me The Odds- SW Lessons #5

After a bit of a hiatus, we’re back with a new episode of Star Wars Lessons! Savanna Oudit from The Dorky Diva podcast drops in to share how the famous Han Solo quote, “never tell me the odds,” has helped her throughout much of her own life; from making her own cosplay trooper outfit to […]

Clan of Two- TWL #410

We all love the relationship of Din Djarin and Grogu so this week we are discussing our Top 5 Moments between these two beloved characters! From their first meeting to their final, bittersweet farewell, we hit on so many of the incredible moments between them! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available …

Mandalorian Season 2 Recap- TWL #409

We look at each episode of Season of The Mandalorian highlighting some of what we consider to be the key themes as well as our favorite moments and musical cues from the season! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure to subscribe, rate and review! Email:         WampasLairPodcast@…

A Beautiful Goodbye- TWL Special

In this end of the year special episode, Karl looks at the track “Open The Door” from the Season 2 soundtrack of The Mandalorian by Ludwig Goransson and how he uses the music to tell the story of the beautiful goodbye between Grogu and Din! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure […

A Lairian Christmas- TWL #408

Gather around the Bright Tree Village campfire with us as we listen to some your Christmas Star Wars memories, share some of our own, and discuss some key moments from Star Wars that really capture some of the themes of Christmas! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure to subscrib…

The Rescue- TWL Special

The finale for Season 2 of The Mandalorian has hit and our hearts will never be the same! Greg Cass, @eyeoncanon joins Karl to discuss the big surprises, bold moves, and heartfelt story we got in Chapter 16: The Rescue! Be advised, lots of spoilers! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! …

Believers and Remembering The Rise of Skywalker- TWL #407

It’s been almost a year since the premiere of The Rise of Skywalker so we look back at how we feel it holds up after some time! Before we dive into that discussion, we also talk about the latest episode of The Mandalorian as well as the news of all the new tv shows that […]

A New Hope Radio Drama- TWL #406

The A New Hope Radio Drama premiered in 1981 on NPR and turned a 2 hour movie into a nearly 7 hour listening experience! After playing the radio drama at the end of episodes so many times over the years, we finally sit down and go through the WHOLE series, highlighting all the awesome extra […]

The Tragedy- TWL Special

The latest episode of The Mandalorian is just so mind-blowing that Karl has Jim Capron on to discuss all the events of Chapter 14: The Tragedy and all that it might mean for the characters involved! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure to subscribe, rate and review! Email:      …

Dex’s Jedi Jams- TWL #405

We finish off our Attack of the Clones love fest by discussing some of our favorite musical moments in the movie! But before we get to that, we take some time for another Mando Watch segment to discuss the latest episode of The Mandalorian, The Jedi! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes!…

Siege of the Clones- TWL #404

We’re back with another Mando Watch to start as we take a quick look at Chapter 12 of The Mandalorian and then we dive back into Attack of the Clones as we discuss some of our favorite action scenes in the movie! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure to subscribe, rate […]

Attack of the Heiress- TWL #403

We open the episode with a new segment called “Mando Watch” as we share some of our highlights from Chapter 11 of The Mandalorian! Then we dive into a conversation about some of our favorite character moments in Attack of the Clones! That’s right, the next few episodes will be combining conversatio…

The Marshal- TWL #402

The Mandalorian is back! We dive into Chapter 9 “The Marshal” and discuss the use of Western motifs, the character of Cobb Vanth, and so much more! Grab your Bantha, but look out for Krayt Dragons, and join in on the fun! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure to subscribe, rate […

This Is Our Way- TWL #401

We look back on the first season of The Mandalorian and rank each episode by discussing our favorite moments, themes and lessons we learned, and musical cues from each of the 8 episodes! Come join us and get pumped for Season 2 by revisiting some of the greatest moments and lessons from Season 1! T…

We Have Spoken- TWL #400

Come celebrate our 400th episode as we discuss the latest Mandalorian sneak peek, share some of our listeners’ thoughts on the show, and then dive into some of our favorite ancillary Star Wars material- from the radio dramas to video games! We have spoken a lot these past 9 years, come hear us say …