A Complicated Profession

Hosted by Dan Moren, Tony Sindelar, and K Benesh

Bounty hunting, not unlike podcasting, is A Complicated Profession. Your Star Wars pals Dan, Tony, and Kat are here to discuss all the new television series from a galaxy far, far away.

Latest Episode: October 1, 2022

46 Andor S1E4: “Aldhani”

Cassian is drawn into the cause in the latest episode of Andor and we discuss what makes him such an attractive recruit, what’s up with Luthen’s closet, and why Imperial bureaucracy is such a delight.

Andor, Season 1, Episode 4

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Previous Episodes

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    September 25, 2022
    45 Andor S1E1-3

    A new Star Wars TV show means the return of your faithful Star Wars pals. Dan, Tony, and Kat discuss the first three episodes of Andor: why is Cassian such a mooch? Is it a bad sign that you tailor your own uniform? Is this the first Star Wars show with a calendar?

    Andor, Episodes 1-3

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    June 25, 2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode 6
    44 Obi-Wan Kenobi E6

    As Obi-Wan Kenobi draws to a close, your Star Wars pals Dan, Tony, and Kat discuss what to take away from the show. Why can’t Obi-Wan and Vader leave each other alone? Does it provide a satisfying conclusion? And which characters do we want to see more from? Plus, we address several pieces of listener mail.

    Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode 6

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    June 17, 2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode 5
    43 Obi-Wan Kenobi E5

    With the penultimate installment of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the books, your Star Wars pals Dan, Tony, and Kat assess intermittent flashbacks, muddled blocking, expected and unexpected betrayals, and the effective arc of Obi-Wan. Plus, we speculate about where it all ends while listener mail has us confront the strategy of inevitable remakes.

    Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode 5

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    June 10, 2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode 4
    42 Obi-Wan Kenobi E4

    If this week’s episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi felt a little like a video game, there’s a reason for that. Your Star Wars pals Dan, Tony, and Kat are back to discuss Imperial architecture, poor security protocols, and the economics of stormtrooper armor. Plus, we cover a slew of listener mail!

    Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode 4

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    June 3, 2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode 3
    41 Obi-Wan Kenobi E3

    Obi-Wan’s having a rough time of it in this week’s episode. Your Star Wars friends Dan, Tony, and Kat discuss an unlikely transport driver, Obi-Wan’s trauma, and why you really shouldn’t be gunning for Grand Inquisitor. We also answer some listener mail!

    Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode 3

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    May 30, 2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episodes 1 & 2
    40 Obi-Wan Kenobi E1-2

    A new Disney+ Star Wars show means a return for your favorite Star Wars podcast, and Dan, Tony, and Kat are back to discuss Ewan McGregor’s return to his Jedi robes in Obi-Wan Kenobi. We see how our predictions play out, get some welcome twists, and discuss the dreariness of day jobs and commuting.

    Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episodes 1-2

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    February 9, 2022 The Book of Boba Fett, Season 1, Episode 7
    39 The Book of Boba Fett S1E7: “In the Name of Honor”

    It all ends up here: in four battle scenes strung together. It’s the season (or series?) finale of The Book of Boba Fett and Dan, Tony, and Kat break it down. We get a whole lot of stuff here, including a Western, a war movie, and a…kaiju battle? Then we spin some conspiracy theories about what second season might look like.

    The Book of Boba Fett, Episode 7

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    February 2, 2022 The Book of Boba Fett, Season 1, Episode 6
    38 The Book of Boba Fett S1E6: “From the Desert Comes a Stranger”

    Meanwhile, two shows over… We’re back to cover the latest episode of The Book of Boba Fett…or is it The Mandalorian…or is it Jedi Academy? Also, Boba Fett technically makes an appearance. We’ve got a lot of questions this week, and not all of them are going to get answered.

    The Book of Boba Fett, Episode 6

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    January 27, 2022 The Book of Boba Fett, Season 1, Episode 5
    37 The Book of Boba Fett S1E5: “Return of the Mandalorian”

    I heard you liked Mandalorian bounty hunter shows, so I put a Mandalorian bounty hunter show in your Mandalorian bounty hunter show. It’s episode five of The Book of Boba Fett—or is it The Mandalorian?—and we discuss putting weapons in your checked baggage, whether or not this is the way, and the surprising return of a certain interjection.

    The Book of Boba Fett, Episode 5

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    January 19, 2022 The Book of Boba Fett, Season 1, Episode 4
    36 The Book of Boba Fett S1E4: “The Gathering Storm”

    Our flashbacks wrap up in this week’s episode of The Book of Boba Fett, and your Star Wars pals convene to discuss Boba’s finally unveiled motivations, the soul of a Wookiee, and whether this show has a code.

    The Book of Boba Fett, Episode 4

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