The Weekly ForceCast

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Date released

August 10, 2012




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The countdown to Celebration VI continues on the ForceCast as we take a look at the official schedule of activites for days 1 and 2 of the big show with special co-host and pal Paul Bateman. Kevin Liell stops by for a little Star Wars trivia, Billy Dee answers the immortal question, more Inside the ForceCast panel details emerge, and Jimmy prepares for his upcoming training with Jedi Sabermaster Nick Gillard. Plus, more trading card giveaways, a new ForceCast t-shirt and much, much more!


  • Paul Bateman
  • Kevin Liell (Star Wars artist and Celebration VI Trivia Championship host)


  • Jason and Jimmy welcome Paul Bateman to the show.  He's doing the artwork for the second series of ForceCast trading cards, available at CVI.
  • The three discuss FC live show dates and times. They also talk about their "Behind the ForceCast" panel, which will feature a preview of the show documentary.
  • Jason reminds their listeners about the TFN party and names some of the attending guests, including Tim Zahn, Troy Denning, and Kyle Newman.
  • Jimmy announces the winners of this week's trading cards: Matt Gullige, Kyle Wennegar, and Susan Dougar Howell. The party tickets winner is Howell.
  • Billy Dee Quote of the Week
    • This week's quote is a flashback to Williams' CIV panel, where he was asked, "Does it work every time?"
  • Celebration Flashback: George Lucas on "the point of the movie [series]."
  • Headline News
    • Wizard World Chicago is coming up for Jimmy this weekend. He will be doing a lightsaber master class with Nick Gillard and The ForceCast will publish a video podcast of the class sometime after CVI.
    • Jimmy is also featured in an article from Chicago's Daily Herald about his fandom and Wizard World Chicago.
    • Natalie Portman got married over the weekend. Jimmy's thoughts on this development are interrupted by a phone call from "Nat."
  • Celebration VI Update
    • Jason and Jimmy talk to Kevin Liell about the CVI Trivia Tournament. After describing his trivia program, Kevin quizzes Jason, Jimmy, and Paul.
    • The full schedule is now online. Jason and Jimmy run through some of the major panels taking place on Thursday and Friday, and offer a few scheduling and planning tips.

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