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Jawas communicate by smelling farts. Also Patrick does a really decent Neil Young impression.

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Direct download: 24_Jawas.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:11am CDT

Three years into the podcast and we're finally getting to lightsabers.

We owe guest host Aaron Spain (half of the Nordy Derk Podcast) this episode. Here's our thank you, three years later.

Star Wars Explained video about Vader's lightsaber: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unE4Cg9HjAk

Do it: https://youtu.be/vU54c3YDyak

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Direct download: 23_The_Light_It_Burns__How_Lightsabers_Work.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33am CDT

Better late than never.

Long considered lost and forgotten, raw audio tracks were unearthed. In them, the boys finally get to breaking down The Force Awakens. What better time to release them to the public than 17 months and 1 film later!

The weirdest part: our opinions age pretty well.

Happy Star Wars Day!

Article from Human Iterations mentioned in the episode.

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Direct download: 22_Loose_Canon__The_Lost_Episodes_Vol_1_-_The_Force_Awakens.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:20am CDT

The Force.

What does it do?

What doesn't

Why is it so finicky and change from wielder to wielder?

Bonus question: what does it have to do with girls' night out?

We're back to catalog the do's and don'ts of the Force. Cause it's confusing and we're here to help our listeners make sense of the galaxy.

Tune in to find out why the alternate title is "Tauntaun Throat Sausage"

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Direct download: 21_What_the_Force_Does.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am CDT

In this stunning conclusion to our Darth Vader two-parter, we get to the core of what makes Vader tick - seriously his suit probably does tick a little. When it comes to the complex mechanisms keeping that quivering Christmas ham alive on the inside, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Parts that include some pretty cool gloves.

I mean what did you expect? All that space diabeetus really takes its toll on your circulation. Luckily glove technology is so advanced that Vader was able to lead a somewhat normal, albeit excruciatingly painful life.

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Direct download: 20_Darth_Vader__The_Machine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Our lack of Vader discussion was disturbing, so we decided to bust out a Darth Vader two-parter!

Join us for part 1 and dive deep into the personhood of Darth Vader.

If it weren't for that nice man on Tatooine finally testing that poor kid's blood for juvenile diabeetus, we wouldn't have a story and you wouldn't have a definitive answer for what the plural of 'menace' is.

Click here to check out Patrick's parody show 'Space Warps: Revenge of the Recaps' running in Chicago this December at Under the Gun Theater and like it on Facebook

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Direct download: 19_Darth_Vader__The_Man.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:34am CDT

He knows when to hold em, knows when to fold em, knows when to don a silk cape, knows when to get it dry cleaned.

Join us and learn about the man and the mystery behind Lando Calrissian. We also give the Marvel Lando comics our stamp of new-canon approval. We know we’re not a Star Wars review podcast. We’re altering the deal. Pray we don’t alter it any further.

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Direct download: 18_Lando__Works_Every_Time.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

After a months-long embedded assignment within the Stormtrooper academy, we’re back! Inspired by a listener question, in this episode, we explore the good, the bad and the useless Stormtrooper lore.

Including:

  • The waning numbers of clones within the ranks
  • A utility belt that puts Batman to shame
  • Stormtrooper taxonomy
  • Is that a Thermos of soup on their back?
  • The real reason why they’re such bad shots

DISCLAIMER: This episode contains mild Marvel Star Wars spoilers and a lot of Force Awakens conjecture that’s been rendered obsolete since trailer 3. 

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Direct download: 17_All_Things_Stormtrooper.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

What do you get when a dork goes to town on Shakespeare's MacBeth? Meet Orion Couling: the closest thing to a real life Jedi Master (or Sith Lord?) we'll probably come across. Listen in as Nick, Patrick and Alex's force ghost grills Orion about everything he's working on MacSith, general combat choreography, and his theater company E.D.G.E. And by "grill", we mean turn the mic and swoon like the fanboys we are.

Rejected episode titles:
A Skywalker by Any Other Name
Something Sith-ed This Way Comes
Lando, Lando Wherefore Art Thou, Lando
Out, Damned Jar Jar

Learn more about Orion and E.D.G.E at edgeoforion.com.
If you're going to be in Chicago between now and June 14th, come see MacSith!
Otherwise contact Orion to demand that he take the show to you!

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Direct download: 16_Shakespeare_and_Star_Wars__An_Evening_with_Orion_Couling.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

Here's the one where we wax philosophic about the Disney acquisition. Does Leia meet the criteria for being a Disney Princess? Where does her character go from here in the Disney-verse? Are our collective childhoods safe from Mickey's gloved hands? Somewhere is there a clone of Walt Disney locked in a basement writing every screenplay for the next 10 years?

These are things we lie awake at night thinking about.

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Direct download: 15_Is_Leia_A_Disney_Princess_Now_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am CDT