May 4, 2020
May the 4th be with you for Star Wars Drinking Day on the Pub Songs Podcast.
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4:12 - WELCOME
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12:07 - STORY: Skellig Michael
21:57 - PUB CHAT (read and see videos at bottom of notes)
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24:39 - SONG: “A Drop of Jedi Blood”
We'll fly the Millenium Falcon along, and we'll all hang on behind.
A drop of Jedi blood, wouldn't do you any harm
A drink in the cantina...
“Our only hope”... Sharon Powers
100 stormtroopers couldn't... James Smith
Your father's lightsaber... Joshua Ohmer
A twi'lek dancing girl...
A jawa selling droids...
A hermit in a swamp...
A lightsaber duel... Oh.... wait. Unless your last name is Skywalker... Matt Hughes
A backwards talking frog... Sarah Crocket
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Rachel Bryant posted a picture of her with my Irish Force Quote shirt. I asked if I could share.
What does an amazing Star Wars Day look like to you?
Christi Chalmers replied: "It was supposed to look like a day at Galaxy's Edge building lightsabers, but of course we had to reschedule. Now I'll be turning 40 there instead, as long as they're open in September!"
Janine Rinker replied: "My student has finished his final. But really I'm waiting for towel day (May 25th)."