The Road to Solo proceeds as S3 jumps to hyperspace with their discussion of the Millennium Falcon.
In this episode of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels, Dennis, Jay, and Darth Taxus discuss the appeal and adventures of the Millennium Falcon.
Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels #52: The Road to Solo – Millennium Falcon
Welcome to episode 52 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: The Road to Solo – Millennium Falcon. On this episode, Dennis, Jay, and Taxus kick the Road to Solo into hyperspace with a discussion of the Millennium Falcon. Before they get get to the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy, they dive into recent Star Wars news and Jay has another edition of “That’s SO WIzard!” Welcome to episode 52: The Road to Solo – Millennium Falcon.
Two Years of Podcasting
With episode 52, Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels is celebrating two years of podcasting. We reflect briefly on some of our highlights from our second year of the show including Jay’s joining the show as a full-time host, our Scoundrel’s Summer Book Club and more. Thanks for listening these past two years, Scoundrels! We’re excited for everything in store for year three.
Recent Star Wars News
At the time of recording, it had been a lighter than normal news schedule. However, there are some minor Solo: A Star Wars Story updates. In addition, there is the announcement of the D23 Expo for 2019. Also, Darth Taxus shares some news about Galactic Empire‘s upcoming album.
That’s SO Wizard!
After the news, Jay has another edition of “That’s SO Wizard!” On this edition, Jay discusses:
- A new men’s Han Solo high top sneaker from Po-Zu;
- A woman’s silver Resistance slip-on sneaker from Po-Zu;
- The new Rey’s Scavenger line from Po-Zu;
- The new Denny’s Solo inspired menu; and
- The Hot Toy’s Obi-Wan sixth scale Revenge of the Sith figure.
In addition, Jay awards this month’s Wizard Award to Katelyn Burmark of the Grey Phoenix store on Etsy. Make sure to check out Katelyn’s incredible custom quilted patches.
The Millennium Falcon
It might be the most recognizable and beloved ship in all of science fiction and fantasy, and this month we are talking about it on our Hyperthetical. That’s right, the focus this week on the Road to Solo is the Millennium Falcon. Even though might have called it “garbage” in The Force Awakens, even she came to love it by The Last Jedi. What is the appeal of this ship? Dennis, Jay, and Darth Taxus discuss what draws fans to this ship and tell some of their favorite Falcon related stories.
Finally, the show turns to some listener feedback and community news in “Silence Fools!” In this edition, the Scoundrels discuss their latest Twitter poll concerning Star Wars pet names and introduce a new poll topic for the next episode..
Thanks for tuning into episode 52 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: The Road to Solo – Millennium Falcon.
If you liked this episode, check out the previous one!
Welcome to Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels. This bi-weekly show features two first-generation Star Wars fans. Each episode, RetroZappers Dennis Keithly and Darth Taxus offer their hot space opinions on Star Wars news. Then they engage in Star Wars discussion in the “Hyperthetical” segment. Top ten lists, book reviews, Rebels discussion, and interviews are all on the table. After the Hyperthetical, each episode features listener feedback with Silence Fools.
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