Tosche Station #5 – Big Bad

February 23, 2012 at 9:16 am | Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

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Things get dark on this week’s installment of Tosche Station Radio as Nanci and Brian delve into the Dark Side and discuss their favorite villains in science fiction and fantasy.

To kick off the show in Fixer’s Flash, Nanci plugs the article she wrote for Valentine’s Day, a soul-crushing look into romances in Star Wars that ended in utter tragedy. Can you feel the love tonight or is that just us? Brian talks briefly about an article he wrote over at Roqoo Depot that skips the romantic subplot all together and delves into the relationships that really matter: bromances*. Speaking of Roqoo Depot, the hosts congratulate them on their one-year anniversary and commend them for somehow managing to survive giving Brian a writing gig.

*It was somewhat legen-wait for it**


Deak’s Dirt hits on three new pieces of Star Wars related news. First on the docket is The Phantom Menace 3D’s faring at the box office, pulling a very respectable fourth-place finish. Star Wars Books also announced on their Facebook page that Jason Fry will be joining Aaron Allston, Troy Denning, Drew Karpyshyn, James Luceno, John Jackson Miller, and Timothy Zahn at Celebration VI. The hosts talk about the latest bit of Clone Wars news. Darth Maul is back! And will be voiced by fan favorite Sam Witwer! Finally, the wonderful Ashley Eckstein of Clone Wars fame announced that her company Her Universe will be making a Mara Jade shirt. Nanci’s quite excited about that.

Heading into Camie’s Concerns, the hosts talk about their favorite villains in science fiction and fantasy. The X-Files and Battlestar Galactica get some love, but the best is saved for last and a number of our favorite Star Wars and Expanded Universe characters emerge at the top of the list. Who shows up at number one overall? You’ll have to listen to find out.

Rounding out the show in Wormie’s Works, Nanci and Brian highlight another pair of fanfics that have caught their eye.

Nanci’s pick for fanwork of the week:  Shadowed Reflection by deaka/Knight Aragorn

Brian’s pick for fanwork of the week:  An Affair to Forget by CarrKicksDoor

Tosche Station is a part of the Solo Sound network and the official podcast of Roqoo Depot. If you like what you hear, please leave a review on the iTunes Music Store or the Zune Marketplace. We can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

Nanci is a news and column writer at EUCantina. You can find her on Twitter with the handle @Nancipants

Brian is a staff writer at Roqoo Depot. You can find him on Twitter with the handle @LaneWinree

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