AROUND THE GALAXY
Hosted & Created by PETE FLETZER
Around the Galaxy is the weekly podcast featuring in-depth interviews with Star Wars authors, actors, creators, celebrity superfans, and online personalities. The podcast feed also features a weekly Star Wars news digest called Disturbances in the Force. Host, Pete Fletzer, is a former contributing editor for Star Wars Galaxy Magazine. Discovered by the legendary Steve Sansweet, Pete has covered a variety of topics ranging from movie premiers and events, to merchandise previews and featured interviews in print publications.
Around the Galaxy takes a deep-dive into the guests’ journey, discussing connections to the Star Wars universe while uncovering what the franchise means to them and how it drove them to where they are today. Pete also gets the guest’s take on current content including movies, books and streaming shows, to get their personal "fan" perspective.
Disturbances in the Force is a five-minute news digest that presents the major Star Wars news from the previous week without spin or opinion.
Featured Around the Galaxy guests have included best-selling Star Wars authors (including Cavan Scott, Claudia Gray, Kevin J Anderson, Brittany N Williams, Mark A. Altman), celebrity superfans (including Krystina Arielle, Charlie Benante, Anthony Breznican, Ash Crossan), voice actors (Dan Donohue, Marc Thompson, Christopher Sean, Sean Kenin), Oscar-winning creators and online personalities from around the fandom.
The interviews are recorded via livestream with supporters of the show in the live virtual audience and then converted to a 60-minute audio podcast available on almost all services.
The show's listenership has steadily grown and the social media presence is powerful averaging 1.3 million impressions per month.
Live Streamed Episode: https://youtu.be/G88JQqI9t80