Author: John Bierly

Reader and writer of sword fighters, space people, and super heroes

Fandalorians: A Star Wars Podcast for a Growing Galaxy #24

Sean Gerber and I didn’t love Chapter 5 of THE MANDALORIAN, “The Gunslinger,” as much as previous episodes, but we had a great time talking about it anyway. (The Mandalorian made more rookie mistakes than the rookie he reluctantly partnered with, and Ming-Na Wen’s Fennec Shand deserved much better. Also, are they hinting that that’s …

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Fandalorians: A Star Wars Podcast for a Growing Galaxy #23

Actor, Star Wars scholar, and love of my life Samantha Kacho joins Sean Gerber and me for a special Thanksgiving episode of our show! (Fandalorians? More like tryptophan-dalorians, am I right?) And there’s a lot to be thankful for as we digest Chapter 4 of THE MANDALORIAN: “Sanctuary.” Director Bryce Dallas Howard leans with seasoned …

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Fandalorians: A Star Wars Podcast for a Growing Galaxy #22

Sean Gerber and I review Chapter 3 of THE MANDALORIAN, “The Sin,” which marks the remarkable Star Wars directorial debut of Deborah Chow, who’ll be helming all six episodes of Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi series for Disney+. Chow’s chops are fully on display here; she delivers complex action sequences that are easy to follow, and …

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