The Usual Podcast

Episode 153 - Bear With Hops

February 9, 2019

In the Star Wars: The Old Republic section of the show, Marshall and Will discuss their weeks in game, why there is no roadmap coming, and general EA news.


5.10 Known Issues

5.10.1 PTS Refresh #3 (24th of January, 2019)

Maintenance: January 29th, 2019

Season 8 tokens


Avoid EA: The Fun Is About To End

EA defies Belgian loot box decision, setting up potential “gambling” lawsuit

Why Electronic Arts Stock Plunged 25% in 2018

Pippi's Longstockings

SWTOR Refer-a-friend links at on our about page

Star Wars Section - (21:25)

In the Star Wars section of the show, the guys discuss Episode IX news, Solo Oscar nominations, Disney+ news, and Galaxy’s Edge news.


'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Scores Oscar Nomination

Star Wars Celebration Announces More Guests, Including Voices of Boba Fett and Ahsoka Tano



Episode IX

'Star Wars: Episode IX' Set Photos Tease Snowy Planet

Anthony Daniels Shares Touching Goodbye for His Last Day

Richard E. Grant Teases His 'Episode IX' Role Is All-New Character

No ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Trailer on Super Bowl Sunday

Disney+ Live Action

The Mandalorian’ Adds ‘Batman v Superman’ Stunt Coordinator

Galaxy’s Edge

New Details Emerge About Disneyland's Plans to Improve Park Ahead of Galaxy's Edge Opening

Theme Park Receives Its Own Comic Series


Director J.J. Abrams Gets His Own Funko POP!

The Usual Round-up - (41:00)

The guys discuss all the latest news about streaming services, TV and casting news, Marvel news and much more!


A Walk in the Parks


ZOOTOPIA-Themed Land Heading to Shanghai Disneyland

Crossing the Streams

CBS All Access

Jordan Peele's 'The Twilight Zone' premieres on CBS All Access April 1st

Stephen King TV Series 'The Stand' Coming to CBS All Access

Disney Stream

'The Grimm Legacy' in the Works for Disney+


Chris Evans and Tom Holland to Star in Netflix's Serial Killer Drama THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME

Reel Reviews

TV News

'Riverdale' Renewed for Season 4 by The CW

Ted Bundy's Old Residence Is Attracting Unwanted Sightseers

'Fuller House' Renewed for Final Season by Netflix

'Archer' Season 10 To Premiere In April

'LOST': ABC Open to Series Reboot


Rosario Dawson Cast In 'Zombieland 2'

Universal Usual


Sean Gunn Assures Fans 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' Is Still Getting Made

Disney Seeking to Replace Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in the MCU

Disney to Make Decision on Gambit and X-Force Movies

Marvel Female Superheroes Drama Not Moving Forward At ABC

Disney CEO Says 'Deadpool' Could Continue and More R-Rated Marvel Films Possible


SDCC Early BIrd Hotel Sales on now


Trailer Time Links:

Our Planet

Alita: Battle Angel

Wonder Park


The Handmaid’s Tale


The Twilight Zone

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: Spot 1, Spot 2, Spot 3, Spot 4

Captain Marvel


Toy Story 4

Game of Thrones

Hobbs & Shaw

Outro and Contact Information

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