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Force Toast: A Star Wars Happy Hour

Force Toast: A Star Wars Happy Hour

Author: Alyce and Laura Love Star Wars

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Two Star Wars-obsessed Chicagoans discuss everyone’s favorite galaxy far, far away in this bi-weekly happy hour podcast. From the films to the novels and everything in between, hosts Alyce and Laura get you up to date on the latest Star Wars news, complete with some minor wine-induced garbling. Grab your favorite beverage and get toasted with Alyce and Laura. Email us at forcetoastpod@gmail.com
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It’s Episode Schfifty Five! And as always, this is going to be a very deep and serious show. No silliness to be had here. Move along, move along. LOL JK hosts Alyce and Laura share* their thoughts on the most recent Star Wars news, try to remember books they can’t remember and speculate about what Swol Obi-Wan is gonna be up to in the Kenobi show.In the spring (aka 15 degree weather in Chicago), we drink rosé.Schmoedown Spoiler Warning for the Laura Kelly v Mollie Damon Pay Per View match that aired on February 19, 2021. If you have not watched the match and don’t want to know the result, skip 6:30-9:00. Did you miss the Schmoedown Throwdown? Purchase a ticket for a link here!Pay heed, all who enter The Banthaverse! Star Wars Episode X Written by A.I. Part 2 aired live on YouTube on February 20, 2021. Get caught up on Episode X Part 1, then check out Part 2 hereHave you heard? The Banthaverse is making Solo 2 happen! Laura is set to play Qi’ra and Bib Fortuna so don’t miss the live broadcast on YouTube on Saturday, February 27.We have to talk about Gina Carano and why Lucasfilm’s recent statements and attitude make us optimistic about the future.Sariah Wilson shares interesting details from conversations with Rian Johnson and Daisy Ridley in a series of tweets, including that Rian Johnson’s Star Wars trilogy is still happening and what it was like for Daisy Ridley filming those Exegol scenes in The Rise of Skywalker. E.K. Johnston is writing a third Padmé novel! Queen’s Hope is out November 2, 2021 and we are excited!Kenobi interlude? More like Kenobi interLUBE. lol ew anyway, Alyce has an update on Kenobi WatchRemember when we said we would just talk about Bridesmaids (2011) for this whole episode? Well we didn’t, but we did talk about it for a part of the episode.Helpful links referenced in this episode:Laura’s appearance on The Ultimate Schmoedown Aftershow on February 20Alyce and Laura will make an appearance on Podcast of the Whills LIVE on Sunday, February 28 at 8:30 pm CT Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 54: Toastalicious

Ep 54: Toastalicious

2021-02-0901:24:59

Have you heard the good word? Our wee lil podcast is 2 years old! What? How? How did we get here? What even is this? Who are you? In Episode 54, hosts Alyce and Laura have so much to celebrate* on this lovely Pod-iversary! Plus they’ve got really fun projects and guest appearances coming up that you won’t want to miss! We’re at 1,960 Twitter followers. If you’re not following us yet, please go follow @forcetoastpod and get us to 2,000!Wanna watch Laura take down Mollie Damon in the Star Wars #1 Contender Schmoedown match on February 19? Get your tickets to the LIVE event here!Star Wars Episode X written by A.I. Part 1 featuring Alyce! Watch it, like it, subscribe to the channel! Don’t miss part 2 or BBMCo’s next A.I. project because they’re Making Solo 2 Happen!New directors announced for the upcoming Disney+ series, “Andor,” (via Discussing Film)Discussing the news stories that came out of This Week in Star Wars on YouTubeGetting excited for the final book in the Alphabet Squadron series? There’s a new excerpt available on StarWars.comNew rumors about who may show up in the upcoming Book of Boba Fett series on Disney+ (via LRM Online)What happens when you ask a Star Wars superfan a simple question about Star Wars RebelsAlyce shares more on Star Wars: Into the Dark and keeps it spoiler-free! But if you’d still prefer to avoid it, skip 31:40-39:00We got some answers from last episode’s Legends promptEmails and crazy awesome trivia from friends of the show. Thank you to everyone who wrote/called in! If Alyce competed in the Schmoedown, what would her nickname be? Send us your ideas! Tweet us, DM us or email at forcetoastpod@gmail.comHelpful links referenced in this episode:Did you see that A.V. Club did a write up on Blue Bantha Milk Co.’s Star Wars Episode X written by A.I.?Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 53: 1099 Jedi

Ep 53: 1099 Jedi

2021-01-2601:33:30

Think of this podcast like Cher and cockroaches: it’s going to live forever. And until forever arrives, we’ve whipped up whatever this nonsense is for your listening pleasure!In Episode 53, hosts Alyce and Laura are diving* into whatever Star Wars news they can scrounge up while relying on YOU to help us pass the time! Thank you to everyone who sent in prompts, questions and trivia during these slow news weeks! Katee Sackoff reveals some behind the scenes details to Kristian Harloff about her time filming The MandalorianLaura is putting on her tinfoil hat to speculate about new rumors regarding the live-action Ahsoka Tano series and the rumored animated Star Wars Rebels sequel series (via Kessel Run Transmissions) Alyce is LOVING The High Republic, you guys. She shares some non-spoilery thoughts about Claudia Gray’s upcoming High Republic novel, Star Wars: Into the Dark.Thank you to everyone who sent in questions on twitter and email during these slower news weeks! Which characters would we want in our squadron, Mandalorian predictions, Jedi as cocktails, what the hell is Spatchka, Star Wars reality shows and more!Thank you also to our amazing trivia writers this week: Larry, Davor from A Larger View of the Force and Eli from Star Wars: In a Galaxy!We’re throwing one question back to you, Legends fans! If you could tie in any stories from the old EU/Legends material set between the Original Trilogy/The Mandalorian and The Force Awakens, what story would you bring into the canon? Shoot us an email or DM and we’ll read your answers on the show!Helpful links referenced in this episode:Did you hear that Alyce was cast in Star Wars: Episode X? It’s true! Written by artificial intelligence, the Blue Bantha Milk Co. will gather their friends to do a live reading of Star Wars: Episode X on January 30 at 5pm CSTJohn Rocha and Laura were LIVE on YouTube on January 13 to discuss the legacy of Han Solo and revisit Solo: A Star Wars Story on The Jedi WayTwitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 52: Secret Lobotomy

Ep 52: Secret Lobotomy

2021-01-1201:15:42

The year: 2021The place: Trivs CityPopulation: UsIn Episode 52, there’s not a lot of news and hosts Alyce and Laura fail at Dry January and acupuncture, respectively. But all is not lost! Viral TikTok and The High Republic are here just in time to save us from the wrath of 2021. We watched The High Republic launch livestream event on January 4, 2021! Let’s discuss. Chris Pine got some details about the upcoming Rogue Squadron film. So how do we make him talk?Recap On Tap: Alyce takes us through a spoiler-free recap/review of the new novel Star Wars: Light of the Jedi. Get to know the characters and state of the galaxy in the new High Republic era! Or not - if you want to go into The High Republic without the context provided in this episode, skip 27:10-47:10 A super nice email from listener Heather with a musical spin: Star Wars characters and their go-to Karaoke songs!An email from Solo with behind the scenes trivia, plus trivia from Luis and SylviaHelpful links referenced in this episode:From Laura’s Toast To - check out Samuel Kim’s music. His Ben Solo theme will change your life.Laura and John Rocha discuss The Bad Batch in the most recent episode of The Jedi WayLaura discusses the upcoming season of the Movie Trivia Schmoedown and Star Wars with Speaking of Schmoedown Our friends at A Certain Point of View are debuting a new show on YouTube on January 16 and Laura is going to be the first guest! Happy Hour with Jill and Mollie premieres LIVE on Saturday 7pm CT Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 51: Meat Vibes

Ep 51: Meat Vibes

2020-12-2901:35:02

If we learned anything from 2020, it’s that 1) meat thermometers break easily and 2) you shouldn’t stick it in too deep. In Episode 51, hosts Alyce and Laura are roasting* a turducken stuffed with Star Wars news, recaps, trivia and general nonsense.The High Republic is giving us a thing we never knew we needed: Groot but make it Star WarsWe discuss the new excerpt from Claudia Gray’s upcoming novel Star Wars The High Republic: Into the Dark.Del Rey is doing a panel on Monday, January 4th at 9 am PT to celebrate the launch of The High Republic!The Spoiler Warning for The Mandalorian season 2 finale (Chapter 16), The Rescue, begins in our news segment and lasts through our episode recap. If you’re avoiding spoilers, skip 20:25-1:06:30.This article on SW.com about Ming-Na Wen, her background and bringing Fennec Shand to lifeTemuera Morrison reminisces about filming Attack of the Clones in this interview with the New York Times.The Mandalorian season 3 production delayed? Not clear…Recap On Tap! The Mandalorian Chapter 16: The Rescue and Disney Gallery special on Disney+ The Mandalorian: The Making of Season 2It’s a trivia heavy episode to get Laura ready for her next match! Trivia from Andy in Australia and The Clone Wars movie trivia from Sylvia. Plus Sylvia blows our mind a little bit with her Mando Season 3 theory/question.Helpful links referenced in this episode:Laura joined The Geek Buddies live to discuss the season 2 finale of The Mandalorian (with spoilers) on December 18 Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 50: FIFTY AF

Ep 50: FIFTY AF

2020-12-1502:03:06

We’re not saying you HAVE to familiarize yourself with Molly Shannon’s Sally O’Malley character from Saturday Night live for this episode but…. it wouldn’t hurt.In Episode 50, hosts Alyce and Laura are catching up* on Chapters 14 and 15 of The Mandalorian and all the news that came out of the Disney Investor Day on December 10, 2020. Patty Jenkins is going Rogue in Christmas 2023 and WE ARE READYTaika Waititi really said “Star Wars but make it The Flintstones”Kenobi filming in a Newer England? Either way, thah fahce is strong with Kenobi and it’s gonna be wicked ah-someA Mandalorian crossover event is coming but in what format? Who’s to say.Alyce has a theory about the upcoming Lando series and… carebears?“Andor what? You haven’t given me any options.”Will the Leslye Headland series be Kill Bill in Star Wars? Don’t know, but if it is, we’re on board.HEY MA! THE BAD BATCH! WE WANT IT NOW! THE BAD BATCH! What is she doing? I never know what she’s doing back there.RECAP ON TAP: The Mandalorian. In Season 2, Episodes 6 and 7! Crazy how Boba Fett didn’t show up again... and how he definitely wasn’t super badass cool in these two episodes… oh, wait… To avoid spoilers for Chapters 14 and 15, skip 47:50 - 1:16:15.RECAP ON TAP: Books. Alyce shares some non-spoilery, initial thoughts on Charles Soule’s debut novel, Light of the Jedi. To avoid all discussion on The High Republic for now, skip 1:16:20 - 1:20:30! Plus, Laura shares some more highlights from From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back.Listener emails and well wishes from friends to celebrate our 50th episode! A super fun, Force Toast-specific version of Who Said It from our friend Aris. A surprise message by way of our friend Davor, host of the A Larger View of the ForceHelpful links referenced in this episode:Force Toast joins Knights of the Nerd Republic to discuss Chapter 15 of The MandalorianLaura and John Rocha review Season 4 of The Crown in 2 parts: episodes 1-5 and episodes 6-10Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Hello there! Hello there! Hello there! 49 and feelin’ fine!In Episode 49, hosts Alyce and Laura catch* up on their Thanksgivings (TV binging and champagne drunk, respectively), then it’s on to the most recent Star Wars news and recaps!A tale of a man annoyed at his girlfriend because she won’t stop talking like a Gungan. We have no advice to offer him. We just want to talk to her. Please contact us.Obi-wan is looking to cast women of color (yay!) and a funny man? If we can’t dunk our snacks in something a la Dunkaroos, we don’t want itAre your friends and family feeling out of the loop about what’s happening in The Mandalorian? Have them check out The Clone Wars 20 Essential Episodes list on Disney Plus In case you missed it: Ash Crossan interviewed Katie Sackhoff on ET about bringing Bo-Katan to live-actionDo you feel like crying like a lil b*tch over a song? Use this Cat Carol.  We’ve got a very full RECAP ON TAP for you this episode! The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special [spoilers 32:35-40:00], The Mandalorian Chapter 12, The Siege [spoilers 41:00-53:50] and Chapter 13, The Jedi [spoilers 54:30-1:27:10]Listener Sylvia puts Alyce and Laura on the spot regarding their position as Team Boba-Fett-Sucks. Not to brag but we KILLED IT at trivia in this episode. Just sayin.Listeners beware: once you install a bidet with a heated toilet seat in your home, you can never work in an office again. Helpful links referenced in this episode:Laura joined The Geek Buddies on YouTube for their review of Chapter 12 and Chapter 13 of The MandalorianLaura’s guest spot on Steele Wars roundtable on YouTube with Star Wars content creators to discuss Chapter 12 of The Mandalorian.  Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 48: Forever Toasty

Ep 48: Forever Toasty

2020-11-1701:28:34

Force Toast’s Episode 48 is brought to you by pimple cream and Fisher Price. I mean, not really. But it would be pretty cool, wouldn’t it, Fisher Price? In Episode 48, hosts Alyce and Laura are ringing* in Life Day the only way they know how: with a giant can of Coors Light and a fancy Christmas cocktail. Guess who had which ;-)Sure sex is great, but have you ever worn a beer helmet to a nice restaurant during a pandemic so you can drink through your mask? No? No, we haven’t either. But it’s a good idea.A lesson on the Legend of Krayt Dragon pearlsFind out which beloved Star Wars actress moonlights as a puppeteer Rumors about season 3 of The Mandalorian and potential spin-offsGet to know Leslye Headland in this awesome interview and hear some hints about her upcoming live action Star Wars show, straight from the source. Star Wars talk starts around the 20 min mark. The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special trailer, because we haven’t seen the actual special yet at the time we’re recording Don’t know why we started singing but we’re sorryThe Star Wars Archive: 1999-2005 is here to break the bank this holiday seasonCan’t wait for the launch of The High Republic? The first 8 chapters of Charles Soule’s Light of the Jedi are online now for your reading pleasure!Recap on Tap: The Mandalorian Chapters 10 and 11 (episodes 2 and 3 of Season 2) with FULL SPOILERS. Episode recap, discussion, reaction, what we loved, easter eggs, Baby Yoda’s growth and what we’re expecting in Chapter 12 (coming out 11/20/20). Avoiding spoilers for The Mandalorian? Skip 41:31-1:02:22Some initial thoughts on From A Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes BackA super nice email from new listener Sylvia, who also sent us trivsssssssss on Star Wars animation. But we forgot to read the subject line of her email because WE SUCK! And it was so cute! The subject line: An Amazing Year of Alyce Helpful links referenced in this episode:Check out our guest appearance on Star Wars Explained with Alex and Mollie Damon! Alyce and Laura joined them on their newly named Mandalorian discussion show on YouTube, This is The Show! Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
It’s Episode 47 and hosts Spooky Alyce and Laura spend their Halloween drinking and talking* about Star Wars - so it’s pretty much the same as any year!Albus Dumbledore and the Giant Sh*ts Do cocktail bitters expire?A big ol’ Caravan of Corrections segment for everyone who, unfortunately, trusts us to get stuff right (you shouldn’t)We have to have A TALK about The Mandalorian Black Series figureAlyce has an update on the Kenobi series A new Thrawn book is coming next year and it’s going to Bigger. Badder. BLUER. The High Republic is vibing with Little Shop of Horrors Recap on Tap: The Mandalorian has returned! Chapter 9: The Marshal. Our recap, review and discussion is Spoiler Heavy so if you haven’t seen the Season 2 premiere yet, skip 31:20-59:00iO9/Gizmodo has a new excerpt of From A Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back you can read/listen to.A triumphant round of trivia and an even more triumphant Toast To! Helpful links referenced in this episode:Check out our guest spot on A Larger View of the Force Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 46: Old Trusty

Ep 46: Old Trusty

2020-10-2001:36:14

What do Kiera Knightley, puberty, 9/11 and There’s Something About Mary all have in common?There’s only one way to find out! (It’s easy, just listen to this episode)In episode 46, hosts Alyce and Laura have a big one for you, nerds. It’s time we have a talk about foot peeling and cat buttholes. Wait, no, come back! We’re just kidding. Kind of.What we actually talk about:By the time you listen to this, you’ll know what Star Wars meant by “an exclusive look” at The Mandalorian season 2Variety asks Jon Favreau and Pedro Pascal about The Mandalorian making the jump to the big screenSome mild singing. Sorry.A new TV Spot for season 2 of The Mandalorian and who’s writing which episodesAlyce’s one true love (Ewan McGregor) clarifies when the Kenobi series will begin filmingPoe’s sweater and Maul’s top half are coming for your @ss in The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special. Plus, EW reveals the voice cast list. Is Star Wars Galactic Star Cruiser actually a hotel or just a giant coffin?Top marks from us for The High Republic crawlPablo Hidalgo talks about his new book, Star Wars: Fascinating Facts with Syfy WireRecap On Tap! Our spoiler-filled discussion Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising is finally here! SPOILERS 44:45-1:18:00 (right after our drink break)Listener emails on Alyce’s birthday, Doctor Aphra, and naturally someone beat us at last week’s trivia gameTwitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 45: Who Asked for That?

Ep 45: Who Asked for That?

2020-10-0601:44:47

This episode has EVERYTHING! Borat impressions! Ebola! Pizza parties! And as always, a little Star Wars talk for your listening pleasure. In Episode 45, hosts Alyce and Laura are recording* a little early (like, 2 days early) because Alyce is SO DEMANDING and doesn’t want to spend her BIRTHDAY editing this dumb show lol. Honestly, can you blame her? Oh yeah, and we’re still not done with Thrawn. [Borat voice] VERY NICE! We’re just gonna call it Ebola Holmes. Because 2020. But for real, we actually loved Enola! The Goonies, but make it French? Or not. Actually, please don’t.The Mandalorian has a plan! And that’s good news for fans!Kiera Knightley has wiped Star Wars from her brain and gives zero f*cks. Honestly, power to her. Caravan of… perfume? More music coming from Solo: A Star Wars StoryKELLY CLARKSON!Are we sure this is Rosario Dawson?Friendsgiving? Pizza party at Laura’s house.The untitled Cassian Andor series has a new director (for now?). THANKS, COVID.Live action Ezra Bridger teaseAll the High Republic updates! Charles Soule talks to The Hollywood Reporter, a preview of Marvel’s Star Wars: The High Republic #1 by Cavan Scott, and step aside Kenobi! Star Wars has a new white Jesus! Listener thoughts on Thrawn Ascendency: Chaos Rising (no spoilers)Listener Sarah has a thoughtful rebuttal for Laura’s Rey Kenobi What If scenarioA fun spin on our trivia segment that you KNOW we didn’t cheat on, because it took our dumb, drunk @sses a solid 5 mintues to figure it out. Trivia courtesy of Eli from Star Wars: In a Galaxy podcastHelpful links referenced in this episode:It’s Alyce’s birthday! And she said no gifts, but you can help her celebrate by selecting the Chicago Youth Programs Inc. on Amazon Smile. It won’t cost you anything! Amazon will automatically donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to help this organization.Want another way to celebrate Alyce’s big day? Did you know many children in Texas and Louisiana can’t do remote learning because their power, phone lines and internet got knocked out by Hurricane Laura? You can help the recovery here. Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 44: Dingalings

Ep 44: Dingalings

2020-09-2201:38:00

Hello and welcome to Do[n]g Show! This is a show for people who watched Saturday Night Live in the 90s. And also Star Wars.In Episode 44, hosts Alyce and Laura are up* to their usual shenanigans! Laura makes a What If argument tying Rey’s origins to Mandalore and Alyce takes us on a throwback journey to the days of dirty HBO content. AND THEY LIKE UH DOGS! *insert 1998 Molly Shannon enthusiasm here*Hollywood’s biggest dongs (allegedly)Daisy Ridley on Rey’s shifting family tree (YouTube)Season 2 updates on The Mandalorian from Entertainment Weekly Reacting and examining THE TRAILER (finally!) of The Mandalorian season 2News on the Obi-Wan series from Ewan himself!Alyce reacts to the Star Wars: Squadrons prequel shortMore non-spoilery thoughts on Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising (we’re still not finished)More trivia from Dr. Davor of the podcast A Larger View of the ForceWhat we’re watching and cooking right now in this week’s Toast ToHelpful links referenced in this episode:John Rocha interviews Laura on The Outlaw Nation on 9/15/20Kessel Run Transmissions’ World Suicide Prevention Day Livestream is full of fun guests, including LauraTwitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 43: Ker-plunk

Ep 43: Ker-plunk

2020-09-0801:19:391

What do you get when you combine sugar, spice, and everything nice in Star Wars? Pickled Jedi! This is canon, by the way. Jedi in a jar. A forkful of Force, if you will. In Episode 43, hosts Alyce & Laura report and react* to the latest in Star Wars news and rumors and, per usual, get distracted in the best of ways. Laura’s brain is deteriorating and Alyce gives an update on the funemployment life. The moral of the story: it’s okay to only be operating at 15% right now. Accept it. Lean into it. Have fun with it.  Hoarding rocks and preparing for the second waveFalse lashes and everyone poopsJohn Boyega’s interview with British GQJeff Goldblum coming to Star Wars? How many Jurassic Parks are there?Hear us out: petition to bring mechanical bendus to the next Star Wars Celebration. Daisy dukes and cowboy hats required.Sure the new Ahsoka legacy lightsabers are cool but did you see the cute ass outfit Ashley Eckstein was wearing in those Insta pics? Love it. Need it. Got it.A random segment on DC movies? Why not?Recap on Tap: Spoiler-free discussion of [most] of The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark. Some spoiler-free, initial thoughts on Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising.Listener Steff sent us a lovely email with exciting news and an even more exciting visual aid!In a surprise to no one, DragonCon trivia was HARD. Tune in to find out how we did on the placement test!Solid Star Wars movie trivia from listener Davor, from the the podcast A Larger Point of ViewAlyce’s hometown and surrounding areas of Southwest  Louisiana were severely damaged by Hurricane Laura last month. If you have the means, please donate to help those displaced by the disaster  https://unitedwayswla.org/DonateHelpful links referenced in this episode:Laura’s guest appearance on Kessel Run Radio Episode 28We’re 7 reviews away from 100 reviews on Apple Podcasts! If you haven’t reviewed the show yet, this is a FREE way to help us out!Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Oh, did you all come here looking for Star Wars? This is an Addams Family Values podcast now. In Episode 42, hosts Alyce and Laura relive* the 90s, discuss what’s new in Star Wars news and rumors and try their hand at some sequel trilogy trivia. Anyway stan Joan Cusack. Let’s talk about how we talked about AphraThe people want more Kylo Ren/Ben Solo and allegedly it’s in the works!USA Today exclusive on one of the biggest surprise announcements of 2020: the upcoming Lego Star Wars Holiday SpecialUpdates on the Kenobi show and a casting announcement for the Cassian Andor seriesIf there’s a trailer for The Mandalorian by the time this episode comes out… I swear… y’all better notPredictions for Jedi Fallen Order 2The High Republic preview: excerpt of A Test of CourageThrawn’s blue, da ba dee, da ba die, da ba dee. Is this reference too old?Recap on Tap: Non-Spoiler overviews of Poe Dameron: Free Fall and The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark. Stories we want to see in audio drama format Star Wars sequel trilogy triviaHelpful links referenced in this episode:Laura’s new show with John Rocha: The Jedi Way on YouTubeLaura’s guest spot on The Living Force on YouTubeAphra review recommendation: Force Center’s review of the Aphra audio drama Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
What do Xena: Warrior Princess and The Rise of Skywalker have in common? Find out in this episode of Force Toast: A Star Wars Happy Hour! In Episode 41, hosts Alyce and Laura just aren’t into Aphra, but they are into dusty, old Star Wars scripts and man smells?Film props and memorabilia for your perusal, just in case you have a spare $50,000 laying around. Pro Tip: Star Wars stuff starts on page 177.Take a whiff of the Kylo Ren candle aka Disney’s biggest missed merchandise opportunity. What Star Wars character scene would you throw for, if it was made into a candle? Gearing up for Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising with this new excerptStar Wars is about to sweep the Emmys with its 15 nominations for The Mandalorian. Plus, Moff Gideon actor Giancarlo Esposito talks to DeadlineThe Mandalorian novel pushed back to 2021We’re talking about the new Doctor Aphra audio drama in this episode's Recap on Tap! If you are avoiding spoilers, skip 36:45 to 57:15 Star Wars animation trivia, courtesy of our good buddy AndyDid you listen to the Doctor Aphra audio drama? We want to hear your thoughts! Shoot us an email at forcetoastpod@gmail.com or drop us a DM on twitter or Instagram!Helpful links referenced in this episode:Join us for a LIVE SHOW on the Youtini Youtube channel on Monday, August 17 at 7 pm ESTListener and trivia aficionado Davor started a podcast: A Larger View of the ForceLaura’s Toast To podcast recommendation: Star Wars Alliance interview with Tom HoelerLike what you hear? Contribute to our Ko-Fi!Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 40: The Bad B*tches

Ep 40: The Bad B*tches

2020-07-2801:01:08

First off, on a scale from 1 to 10, how perfect are you at grilling shrimp? The answer: nowhere near as perfect as Ewan McGregor in the newest chapter of Alyce’s Obi-Wan Erotica. But we digress.In episode 40, hosts Alyce & Laura kick* their innocent, little podcast out of the house in hopes that it will learn to support itself! It’s a lesson in tough love, friends. But in the meantime, let’s dive into what’s new in a galaxy far, far away!Hop on the Caravan of Corrections for a lesson in what The Mandalorian novel will actually be about, courtesy of our buddy DavorWe have mixed feelings about The Bad Batch seriesTwitter gathers, and now our watch begins. It shall not end until the Obi-Wan Kenobi series on Disney+ premiers. BEARD WATCHA Lando-centric series for Disney+? But... how would that work? To quote L3-37: it works. Rumor courtesy of Kessel Run TransmissionsOur initial thoughts on the Doctor Aphra audio drama, based solely on this excerpt Alyce recaps the Lucasfilm Publishing Panel from Comic-Con At HomeA voicemail from Andrew from the Rebel Scum Podcast network with a great prompt about Star Wars books but no burps. SHAME. SHAME. SHAME.How many Game of Thrones references can we fit into this description?Our favorite Star Wars films: the moment when you just knowOur friend Solo just caught up with the show and sent us some drop ass droid trivia. See how we did!Helpful links referenced in this episode:Enjoying Force Toast? Send us some love in the form of dollars on our Ko-Fi page!We bid our friends at Force Cult a fond farewell as they end their show after 200 episodes! We joined them for one last game of Would You Rathtar in their last episode ever!  Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 39: Baby Yodios

Ep 39: Baby Yodios

2020-07-1401:18:54

Cheese dip, f*ck yeah.  By the way, we curse* in this podcast. This is your first and last warning, new listeners. Oh, and also, welcome!In Episode 39, hosts Alyce & Laura are here to sh*t all over the latest and greatest in stupid Star Wars rumors, name the newest cereals and get you up to speed on the news! We have made our demands clear: Let Rats MateThe sequel trilogy ain’t going anywhere. Sorry, haters. Mandalorian books! Activity books! Cereal? Music video! John Corbett’s flowing locks!Planning to read Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising in September? Not a bad idea to get your head in the game early.What is the strategy with Aphra? Why is the moon red? Alyce found the hardest Star Wars trivia in Trivial PursuitWhat is “tex-mex”?Send your voicemail that BETTER INCLUDE A BURP to forcetoastpod@gmail.comHelpful links referenced in this episode:Laura talks Star Wars and Schmoedown with Ben Goddard on YouTubeCheck out listener Maria’s new podcast: Sistas With Sabers Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
When 2020 began, did you ever consider that it would give you a Star Wars podcast that covers topics Hutts in hats, whether or not Galen Erso is a boob man, Beavis & Butthead impressions and birth control in Star Wars? The answer is no. No one could have predicted that. But here we are. Hosts Alyce & Laura bring* you all of this and more in Episode 38 of Force Toast! What’s new in Quarantine QornerThe Movie Trivia Schmoedown’s Star Wars tournament continues! What happened in the last 2 weeks in the Star Wars fandomWarning: Star Wars: Squadrons may cause controversies (and motion sickness)Alyce recaps the new excerpt from The High Republic: The Light of the Jedi The dumbest Star Wars rumor we’ve heard in a long timeMark Hamill is omnipresent; important Star Wars trivia for you to share at partiesThe latest in Star Wars animation rumors courtesy of our friends at Kessel Run TransmissionsQuarantine Qorner part twoOur initial thoughts on Alphabet Squadron: Shadow Fall (no spoilers!)A voicemail from our friend Aris about burping. Okay, it’s mainly about Queen’s Peril, but burping is the most important part. There’s not much to spoil in the book as a whole and we would not consider this discussion to be spoilery, BUT if you want to go into the novel TOTALLY spoiler-free, avoid 49:35-57:30Seriously top notch Star Wars trivia questions from Hobbit Feet AndyHelpful links referenced in this episode:Laura’s next Schmowdown match is happening on July 1 on twitch!Catch up on the tournament with Mollie Damon vs. Andrew Dimalanta Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 37: Without Incident

Ep 37: Without Incident

2020-06-1601:10:23

Cheers beers! It’s finally summer! And we’re toasting to our amazing community because there’s nothing sweeter than knowing our listeners AREN’T a bunch of racist bigots. We just love you, okay? Thanks for being you. Anyway, there’s not a lot of news, but hosts Alyce and Laura make* it work, bitch. Sorry, you’re not a bitch. That was mean. You now know more about Star Wars: Squadrons than we did when we recorded this but we still have some maybe good guesses (?) as to what it's about.It’s 2020 and there’s a new point of view in town! It’s the 40th Anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back so IT gets a point of view and YOU get a point of view and YOU get a point of view! And a car!You don’t actually get a car.We’re talking about “Queen’s Peril” by EK Johnston and handmaiden handemonium! If you want to avoid spoilers for a book that doesn’t really spoil anything about anything, skip 20:55-53:43.Dope ass trivia tip from our friend Aaron.Star Wars trivia from our buddy Dr. Davor and our friend The Caffeinated Diabetic aka Scott! Thank you so much for saving us from using trivial pursuit cards!Helpful links referenced in this episode:What Star Wars: Squadrons is actually aboutLaura’s guest appearance on Let’s Get Ready to Talk SchmoedownRight now Youtini is donating 100% of its profits from affiliate links to Black Lives Matter. If you haven’t tried audible yet, use their link to get a free audiobook and support BLM Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
Ep 36: Coors Lights Out

Ep 36: Coors Lights Out

2020-06-0401:14:30

As we go on...We remember...All the times our moms made us cry at graduation DAMMIT MOMIt’s graduation season (see what we did up there?) and hosts Alyce and Laura are graduating* from… well, nothing. So why not crack open a Coors Light, do a half victory lap and have an indoor carnival or something? Some Schmodown talkVocabulary lessonsThe search is on for a live action Ezra Bridger! (allegedly)Excerpts from Queen’s Peril and Poe Dameron: Free FallThe new Thrawn trilogy will be here sooner than we thought and The High Republic gets pushed to 2021We react and analyze Dave Filoni’s monologue on The Phantom Menace and fatherhood in Star Wars from Disney Gallery’s The MandalorianOur favorite ships (not romance, like actual ships) in Star WarsMore trivia courtesy of Allen Voivod of Star Wars 7x7 (he’s so much better at writing questions than we are)Do you want to help Laura study up for the next round of the tournament? We could use some help with the crawls, prequels and The Clone Wars film! Send your best Star Wars trivia questions to alyce@forcetoastpod.comDo you have a fun graduation story? Parties, ceremonies, speeches, something inspiring, something funny? Send us a message and we’ll share it on the show!Helpful links referenced in this episode:Alyce’s guest appearance on The Sith ListAlyce & Laura guest appearance on Pink MilkLaura kills the lights in Round 1 of the Movie Trivia Schmoedown’s Star Wars tournament Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_LauraInstagram: @forcetoastpodEmail: forcetoastpod@gmail.comWebsite: forcetoastpod.com*This podcast contains a sh!t ton of profanity and boozin. You can find a bleeped version of this podcast absolutely nowhere. Cheers!
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