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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 78: Tatooine Casual

5/17/2022
We’re so, so close to celebrating all things Star Wars in Anaheim! The sun is shining, the panel schedule is out, the lotteries are open - so let’s talk about the standard diet for camels. In Episode 78, hosts Alyce and Laura squeeze* in one last episode before Star Wars fans converge on the Anaheim Convention Center next week. Alyce has a cold, Laura has a panel at SWCA and Ewan McGregor almost got a camel! panel about Rey on the Fan Stagethese hot Kenobi Press Tour photosvia Den of...

Duration:01:04:11

Ep 77: Blunt Slap to the Face

4/19/2022
The sun is shining, it’s almost Star Wars Day, Celebration is getting close, no one has loose bowels, and everything is coming up Alyce! Cheers! Sláinte! Salud! In Episode 77, hosts Alyce and Laura recap* their recent travel adventures and catch up on what’s happening in Star Wars news, including: Signs are pointing to yesvia Cinelinxan interviewAdam ChristopherThe High Republic: Path of DeceitStar Wars: Brotherhoodthe virtual book launchSend your Who Said It Star Wars trivia questions to...

Duration:01:01:26

Ep 76: Booze and Jacuzz

3/29/2022
Once you pop, the fun don’t stop. Force Toast and Pringles have that in common. In Episode 76, hosts Alyce and Laura have a lot of good money making ideas for Star Wars but no important Disney people want to listen to this… which is their loss and your gain, dear listener! EW has the scoopsome ticketssee celebrities at the conventionChristopher LloydBad Batch Booted to 2023Shadow of the Sith excerptHelpful links referenced in this episode: The Jedi Way, Rocha and Laura talk about Star...

Duration:00:39:37

Ep 75: Destination Dry-Ass

3/15/2022
Have you ever wondered how sarlaccs reproduce? No? Too bad, now you’re gonna learn. In Episode 75, hosts Alyce and Laura celebrate* the fact that this podcast somehow made it to 75 episodes? Like, how? Why? Who approved this? Ko-fi contributionduring a recent fundraiserKo-fi for the fundraiser here.via Cinelinxcheck out this photothe trailerStar Wars: Queen’s HopeHelpful links referenced in this episode: twitter account heredonate to the GoFundMe hereMarch 13 episode of The Jedi Way,...

Duration:01:12:05

Ep 74: Shiny Shirt Selection

3/1/2022
Welcome, citizen detectives! We’ve missed you! We've had a busy month of travels but we’re back to [hopefully] a somewhat regular schedule (lol but don’t quote us on that). In Episode 74, hosts Alyce and Laura have* a lot to catch up on and not a lot of time to do it, so we’re hitting a few of the bigger items and recapping-on-tapping the end of The Book of Boba Fett and a few recent High Republic reads. ko-FImusiccastinga Kenobi set leakskip 18:20-21:25he’s up to somethingaudio excerpt...

Duration:01:14:08

Ep 73: Happy Avernersery

2/1/2022
What’s that? Oh snap! It’s a whole lotta Recap on Tap! No cap, there’s just so much to unwrap. This is the part where you clap. In Episode 73, hosts Alyce and Laura breeze* through a few news items and then it’s on to SPOILER reviews and recaps of all the newest Star Wars offerings cast announcements for the Ahsoka live-action seriesCNETGizmodo The High Republic #14Helpful links referenced in this episode: Apple PodcastsSpotifyChapter 4Chapter 5The Gucciverse to weigh in on TBoBF Chapter...

Duration:01:29:46

Ep 72: I Am Petting My Dog, GTFO

1/18/2022
In Episode 72, hosts Alyce and Laura are deeply concerned* about Black Krrsantan getting dehydrated. Despite their concern for him during the Recap on Tap segment, it was someone else involved with this recording who did, in fact, overheat and vomit that day. The High Republic Anniversary Panel leaked a "trailerwhich you can find a preview of hereThis videoHelpful links referenced in this episode: Find the review for Chapter 3 hereTriad of the ForceJanuary 13 episode Twitter:...

Duration:01:31:01

Ep 71: God Hated It (lolz)

1/4/2022
This episode is brought to you by a hotdog bar in a Drury Inn somewhere in Missouri. Not really. In Episode 71, hosts Alyce and Laura return* from Christmas and New Years to cold weather and COVID, respectively. Kenobi casting newsforcetoastpod@gmail.comthis Book of Boba Fett reviewHere’s the video that’s been circulating the internet this weekHelpful links referenced in this episode: The Geek Buddies to review The Book of Boba Fett episode 1talk about The High Republic on YouTubeTwitter:...

Duration:01:21:58

Ep 70: Galactic Star Loser

12/21/2021
If you’re a news site editor reading this in the future, don’t even THINK about stealing our episode title and using it as a headline for your review of the Galactic Starcruiser hotel at Disney World. We will call you on it. In Episode 70, hosts Alyce and Laura are up bright and early with mimosas and spiked coffee to catch up* on Star Wars news, quote 90s-era Saturday Night Live skits and gush about Spider-Man and Yellowjackets. The Hollywood Reporter’s most recent articleWhat happened...

Duration:01:14:22

Episode 69 (lol)

11/30/2021
Listen, we give a warning in the description of every episode, but it is especially necessary for this one. Adult content ahead. Consider yourself warned. In Episode 69, hosts Alyce and Laura delve* into the dirty debauchery of Star Wars news, recaps, trivia in an effort to probably scar you for life. Anyway here’s the “Reign” teaserDeadlineHelpful links referenced in this episode: 11/17 episode of The Jedi Way11/24 ep of Pink Milk11/19 ep of Page Turners They Were NotTwitter:...

Duration:01:04:47

Ep 68: 2 Butts & 2 T’s

11/9/2021
Episode 68 is a week late, but it’s all good, because that gave hosts Alyce and Laura an extra week of Star Wars news to recap and discuss*: the Happy Sad Confused podcastvia SWNNvia CinelinxHayden Christensen will appear in the live action Ahsoka showcheck it out hereWe recommend Youtini’s here Star Wars: Crimson ReignThe Book of Boba Fett trailerHelpful links referenced in this episode: Podathon 2021 to raise money for the Make a Wish FoundationClick here for a link to the ~3-hour mark...

Duration:01:03:37

Ep 67: For Coors Light and Life

10/19/2021
In Episode 67, hosts Alyce and Laura are* pretty malicious posers who don’t have a lot of Star Wars news to discuss there’s a new excerpt out for Star Wars Thrawn Ascendency: Lesser Evilcomic mini-seriesHelpful links referenced in this episode: John Rocha and Laura discuss Star Wars VisionsKiner Bros website by listening to the Rebels scores Twitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay | @ShutUp_Laura Instagram: @forcetoastpod Email: forcetoastpod@gmail.com Website: forcetoastpod.com *This...

Duration:01:11:26

Ep 66: Force Flips and Fish Wieners

10/5/2021
Welcome to Force Toast: the After Dark edition. It’s just like regular Force Toast, except… actually yeah it’s just regular Force Toast. In Episode 66, hosts Alyce and Laura ponder* what mysteries lie beneath Neimoidians cloaks, get up to date on news and recap all the things! Andor is done filmingTeam Put-Lucy-Lawless-in-Star-WarsHelpful links referenced in this episode: Round 1 match against Eric WhiteleyFrom Birth to SchmoedownTwitter: @forcetoastpod | @sLeiaAllDay |...

Duration:01:08:55

Ep 65: Ode to Video Stores

9/15/2021
Honest question: if clone commanders consume steroids to get bulky, do we think their junk still shrinks? In episode 65, hosts Alyce and Laura ponder* this question and more while they trim their beards, catch up on the latest in Star Wars news and discuss Star Wars: The High Republic! KOTORing! What's your price for flight, in finding mister rightKnights of the Old Republic: The RemakeLEGO Star Wars Terrifying Talessexy, new trailer“Andor”“Obi-Wan Kenobi”spilling teaTom Kane has retired...

Duration:01:13:25

Bonus: Beat Around The Batch (S1 Finale)

8/17/2021
Hey! Hey, you! First things first, if you have not left us a review on Apple Podcasts yet, would you mind taking a quick second to do so? We haven’t gotten a new one in a while and we would really, really appreciate it! Hosts Alyce and Laura have only one item on the agenda*: The Bad Batch finale! There are a lot of explosions, falling, pulling at the heartstrings of Prequel fans, sea monsters, slow walkers and Jurassic Park? Yes. Jurassic Park. Oh, and there are SPOILERS! If you don’t...

Duration:00:48:40

Ep 64: Do Ya Got Buns, Hun?

8/10/2021
Force Toast: It’s gross, gooey stuff*. But it’s stuff. Laura played a trivia match at Schmoedown Collision and she’s in AARP now. Those two things aren’t related, but now you know. The Banthaverse is coming back soon and it’s bringing Alyce with it! And not just any Alyce – Alyce with a beard and laser sword and *checks notes* a Maggie Smith impression? Star Wars: Galactic StarcruiserYIKESWatch a roundtable of ImagineersTamagotchis are coming backthis house on Zillowa panel with the 5...

Duration:01:22:24

Ep 63: A Gushing Team of Dudes

7/20/2021
OK, first things first. Laura is not casually munching on food during this episode. She’s using cough drops and jolly ranchers to keep her throat nice and wet for talking. Hee hee. Wet. In Episode 63, hosts Alyce and Laura catch* up on month’s worth of news and discuss the newest episodes of The Bad Batch Listen here on SpotifyThe WrapHelpful links referenced in this episode: episode 4: The Nexus Eventepisode 5: Journey Into MysteryThe BANTHAVERSEEpisode 2.5: A Senator and a...

Duration:01:29:04

Ep 62: I Have a Mouth

6/23/2021
We’re just saying. They could have called the Andor show something cool like “Fulcrum” or “Underworld: The Rebellion.” But they went with “Andor” and now we can’t stop hearing “and/or” so here’s hoping for a late-in-the-game title change so it doesn’t sound like they named the show after a conjunction =/ In Episode 62, hosts Alyce and Laura pour a few glasses of wine and catch* up on the last three weeks of Bad Batch episodes and recent news and dominate this sh*t in Star Wars...

Duration:01:16:00

Ep 61: Gonky Kong Country

6/1/2021
In Episode 61, hosts Alyce and Laura celebrate* Clink, Muchi and being only 8 episodes away from Episode 69. HEY OH! or is it just clickbaituses his words new excerptDo you want to see a Han Solo show? What kind of crazy hijinks and adorable creatures will we see in the rest of The Bad Batch season 1? Did Ody Mandrell ever visit Ord Mantell? Shoot us an email and let us know, or just say hello, at forcetoastpod@gmail.com! Helpful links referenced in this episode: the May 26 episode of The...

Duration:01:03:21

Ep 60: Peds & Eggs & Pups, OH MY

5/18/2021
Hey there, Maxxonistas! It’s Episode 60 of Force Toast and hosts Alyce and Laura recap* all that big Star Wars news we got on May the Fourth except OH WAIT, WE DIDN’T GET ANY. Celebration 2022 has new datesWhat’s this about a new Obi-Wan costumevia EWlook at this videoread the prologuevia starwars.comEntertainment TonightHelpful links referenced in this episode: John Rocha and Laura revisit Rogue Onereview The Bad Batch episode 3The Outlaw Nation YouTube channel Twitter: @forcetoastpod...

Duration:00:57:43