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Force Toast: A Star Wars Happy Hour

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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

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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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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English


Episodes

Ep 48: Forever Toasty

11/17/2020
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 ;-) Krayt Dragon pearlsRumorsthis awesome interviewtrailerThe Star Wars Archive: 1999-20058 chapters of Charles Soule’s Light of the JediAvoiding spoilers for The...

Duration:01:28:34

Ep 47: Vegetation-Based Villains

11/3/2020
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! A TALKThe Mandalorian Black Series figureA new Thrawn bookvibinga new excerptHelpful links referenced in this episode: Check out our guest spot on A Larger View of the Force Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_Laura Instagram: @forcetoastpod Email: forcetoastpod@gmail.com Website: forcetoastpod.com *This podcast contains...

Duration:01:16:08

Ep 46: Old Trusty

10/20/2020
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: an exclusive lookmaking the jump to the big screenA new TV Spot clarifies EW reveals the voice cast listjust a...

Duration:01:36:13

Ep 45: Who Asked for That?

10/6/2020
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! The Mandalorian has a planhas wiped Star Wars from her brainmusic...

Duration:01:44:46

Ep 44: Dingalings

9/22/2020
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* YouTubeEntertainment Weekly THE TRAILERfrom Ewan himselfStar Wars: Squadrons prequel...

Duration:01:38:00

Ep 43: Ker-plunk

9/8/2020
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...

Duration:01:19:39

Ep 42: Force Toast Family Values

8/25/2020
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. allegedly it’s in the worksUSA Todaya casting announcementPredictionsexcerpt of A Test of CourageHelpful links referenced in this episode: The Jedi Way on YouTubeThe Living Force on YouTubeForce Center’s review of the...

Duration:01:34:54

Ep 41: Eau de Man and Wet Dog

8/11/2020
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 Kylo Ren candlethis new excerptDeadlineskip 36:45 to 57:15 Did 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...

Duration:01:11:16

Ep 40: The Bad B*tches

7/28/2020
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! The Bad Batch seriesBEARD WATCHA Lando-centric...

Duration:01:01:07

Ep 39: Baby Yodios

7/14/2020
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! The sequel trilogy ain’t going anywhere Music videoget your head in the gameforcetoastpod@gmail.comHelpful links referenced in this episode: YouTubeSistas With Sabers Twitter:...

Duration:01:18:53

Ep 38: That’s Not a Real Plant

6/30/2020
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! Star Wars: Squadronsthe new excerptKessel Run Transmissionsour friend Aris avoid 49:35-57:30Hobbit Feet AndyHelpful links...

Duration:01:12:41

Ep 37: Without Incident

6/16/2020
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. Helpful links referenced in this episode: actuallyLet’s Get Ready to Talk SchmoedownRight now Youtini is donating 100% of its profits from affiliate...

Duration:01:10:23

Ep 36: Coors Lights Out

6/4/2020
As we go on... We remember... All the times our moms made us cry at graduation DAMMIT MOM It’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? The search is onQueen’s PerilPoe Dameron: Free Fallsooner than we thoughtreact and analyzefavorite shipsAllen VoivodStar Wars 7x7for the next roundalyce@forcetoastpod.comDo you have a fun...

Duration:01:14:29

Ep 35: The Clone Wars But Sexy

5/19/2020
May the Fourth Be With You Two Weeks Ago, Basically! This is Episode 35 of Force Toast and hosts Alyce & Laura are going to take* you on a wild, roundabout ride to get you caught up on all the cool things we’ve learned since Star Wars Day! Allen VoivodStar Wars 7x7QUICK, NAME A CHARACTER JEFF GOLDBLUM HAS PLAYED THAT ISN’T IAN MALCOLM Helpful links referenced in this episode: our movie commentary with Alden Diaz performs the TROS novelizationvirtual ride Twitter: @forcetoastpod |...

Duration:01:36:15

Ep 34: Bo & Ahsoka’s Infinite Playlist

5/5/2020
The little sprinkle of lady power you didn’t know you needed this week! Or did you know you needed it? Did you actually go into this week hoping to get some sloppy, green girl power (why is it green?) dumped all over your face? Because it’s happening. Too much? May we offer you a dab of Essence of Hand instead? Either way, hosts Alyce and Laura are here* to deliver your bi-weekly dose of Star Wars and snark, garnished with a little bit of not understanding what’s going on in The Clone...

Duration:01:57:05

Ep 33: Hit It and Quit It

4/21/2020
MARSDEN WATCH James/Scott Marsden remains at large but, rest assured, hosts Alyce and Laura are on the case*! In Episode 33, the COVID-19 quarantine continues. Alyce has given up on needlepoint. Laura is running around her apartment, burping loudly. So really, nothing has changed. Dave Filoni sightingThe Siege of MandaloreSTAY INSIDE, SEX MACHINE! Helpful links referenced in this episode: guest spotsStar Wars backgrounds Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay |...

Duration:01:19:39

Ep 32: Clear Nastiness

4/7/2020
Are those bushes growing on your face or are you just not getting your eyebrows waxed during quarantine? If so, same. Thankfully for you all, hosts Alyce and Laura have no plans to transition this show to a video podcast. In Episode 32, your hosts are lingering* somewhere between boredom and madness. Origami cranes. Balloon animals. Needlepoint? TikTok?! Fortunately there’s some Star Wars stuff to keep them sane… But who knows for how much longer? VarietyJedi Knights of the High...

Duration:01:52:29

Ep 31: NOW That’s What I Call Shoplifting!

3/24/2020
If you’re happy and you know it and you really want to show it, if you’re happy and you know it, WASH YOUR F***ING HANDS, YA NASTIES Does anyone else feel like you’ve lived through an apocalypse since we last recorded? No? Just us? Somehow hosts Alyce and Laura have managed* to survive this long, so grab a beverage and let’s all toast to our impending doom! There’s not a ton of news to cover, so in episode 31, we dive into the important things in life, like hand-washing, petty theft and...

Duration:02:10:14

Ep 30: Nah, Bish

3/10/2020
Saddle up, pilgrim! Hosts Alyce and Laura react* to all the Star Wars nonsense in the news! There’s book stuff, bra stuff, rumors stuff, TROS stuff and, of course, The Clone Wars stuff for your listening pleasure. Helpful links referenced in this episode: The Moment Star Wars Spoke to MeRebel Scum Podcastlive tweetsForbes’ overviewan excerptCollider’s interviewStarWars.com comics preview Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_Laura Instagram: @forcetoastpod Email:...

Duration:01:53:14

Ep 29: 3 Words: I Got It, Lady

2/25/2020
Remember in The Empire Strikes Back when Han and Leia were bickering on the Falcon and he was like, “I GOT IT, LADY!” Yes? Same. Yes, we also remember that. Because trivia. In episode 29, hosts Alyce and Laura miss* Project Luminous by a hair and have to talk about… Star Wars? A true departure. So brave. One must always be blazing trails. Fun fact: Beavis & Butthead comes up a lot in this episode. Who knew that Alyce’s obscure hidden talent is her Beavis impression? What’s in the...

Duration:02:03:02