Coffee With Kenobi, your spoiler-free source for Star Wars discussion, analysis, and rhetoric, is the award-winning podcast that analyzes the saga in a whole new way. Since May of 2013, CWK has discussed the mythology of Star Wars from a place of intelligence and humor. Hosted by educator, author, speaker, and Star Wars expert, Dan Zehr, the family-friendly show was named Fan’s Choice in the 2016 Star Wars podcast awards, and also features LIVE video, interviews, reviews, event coverage, and a YouTube channel that bring insight and analysis not found anywhere else.
Each week, Dan Z is joined by different members of the Star Wars community as they explore the entirety of the Star Wars saga (movies, animation, Disney+, books, comics, etc.) and cover the latest news, theme park experiences, collectibles, and fan events while staying free from rumors and hyperbolic journalism.
Coffee With Kenobi is the first Star Wars fan podcast to be Twitter verified and was the first-ever podcast to broadcast live at a Star Wars Celebration. The show has been featured in the Hollywood Reporter, Huffpost, StarWars.com, Chicago Tribune, Peoria Journal Star, Good Morning America, Vanity Fair, and Entertainment Weekly. Whether you love the Star Wars films, animated shows, books, comics, or collectibles, CWK has something for you. This is the podcast you’re looking for!
About Dan Z
Dan Zehr (Host & Co-Creator; Brand Director)
Dan Z is a Star Wars expert and is the host and brand director of Coffee With Kenobi. He is the co-author of The Star Wars Book (alongside Pablo Hidalgo & Cole Horton) and is a prolific high school educator, who teaches Literature and Composition, and has a Master’s Degree in Teaching and Learning.
His work combining Star Wars and education garnered him a role in the Target Rogue One Star Wars commercial, as well as feature profiles in the Chicago Tribune, Illinois State University’s Statewide Standard, and the Peoria Journal Star. He has also been interviewed in Good Morning, America, the HuffPost, Forbes, and Bloomberg.
Dan Z is also a recognized keynote speaker, host, and presenter. He was a consultant for Ian Doescher’s William Shakespeare’s Star Wars books and wrote an article for Star Wars Celebration Orlando’s Commemorative Program. He has appeared on numerous panels at Star Wars Celebration and travels the world covering Star Wars products and events. Dan resides in Illinois with his wife and three boys.
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