In the last full episode of GCC in 2021, Ben of the YouTube channel Star Wars Timeline talks to Mike about Russia, mythology, animation, Dune and of course, Star Wars!

This week brings part 2 where Mike & Ben’s discussion on Dune continues with some minor spoilers, primarily focusing on the new Dune movie by Denis Villeneuve, how the Dune book compares and how it influenced Star Wars, then the duo discuss what Star Wars means to them, their favourite way to consume content, the power of special effects & CGI, why Ben started his YT channel and how he wants to open up civil discussions about Star Wars, and more!

In case you missed part 1, Ben first explains what his channel Star Wars Timeline is, before Ben & Mike talk about Ben’s early life in Russia and why his parents moved to the USA, confirming some of the cultural similarities, before delving into Ben’s education in animation and where the passion stemmed from which leads onto a discussion on mythology’s impact on culture across the globe, including Joseph Campbell’s concept of Monomyth and part 1 ends with a short spoiler-free discussion on how 2021’s Dune compares to it’s 1984 predecessor!

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Mike was on Star Wars Timeline 4 times! He spoke about The Force Awakens here:, The Last Jedi here:, The Rise of Skywalker here: and how the 3 SW trilogies compare here:

In the last episode of GCC, number 148, Jesse McKinnell; author of Dead Cats and Anarchy & Other Lies, returns to GCC to discuss some end-of-the-world theories! Jesse & Mike confirm what they define as an apocalypse or end-of-the-world situation before delving into their personal opinions on how likely it is that each world-ending situation could occur and what the consequences may be for each one. They discuss the possibilities of aliens, artificial intelligence, nuclear war, another pandemic and environmental degradation/climate change causing the end of the world, and more!

Find Mike’s other show; Star Wars: Comics In Canon on Spotify & the other podcast apps on the feed of Comics In Motion & on GCC's YouTube. Episodes are out every Saturday; episodes 0-83 are out now, ep 83 is a Life Day special, in ep 82 Mike tackled the final chapter of the War Of The Bounty Hunters crossover event and in ep 81 Mike explains how Vader went to Exegol! Previous episodes topics include Lando comics, the Journals of Old Ben Kenobi, Kanan Jarrus, Count Dooku, Kylo Ren, Darth Maul, numerous book reviews & more –

Intro & Outro reads by BZ The Voice:

Mike was on the Talking Dad podcast, listen here:

Mike appeared on the Hall of Mears podcast, listen here: or watch the video version here:

Mike was recently on the Beernuts Productions podcast, listen here:

Mike along with 5 other members of Comics In Motion discussed Art Spiegelman's Maus in the 2nd CiM Book Club:

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