The Weekly ForceCast

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May 18, 2012




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Jay and Silent Bob's Jason Mewes joins us along with Hughes The Force Director J.C. Reifenberg to talk about their Star Wars fandom and all things SModcast. Plus, Billy Dee, Star Wars in Pop Culture, and a special Investigative Report from our own Eric Geller. Also, be sure to listen for details on how you can win a copy of Del Rey's Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare!


  • Jason Mewes
  • J.C. Reifenberg


  • Jason plugs his recent appearance on "Vox Populi," the political podcast of recent ForceCast guest and Lord of the Rings star Sean Astin.
  • In the latest round of the ongoing contest, Jimmy picks three ForceCast Facebook fans to receive trading card sets. He also says that next week's winners will receive not only the trading cards but also a copy of Del Rey's recent release, Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare.
  • Jason and Jimmy welcome ForceCast Social Media Director Eric Geller to the show, and he presents a new installment of The ForceCast Investigative Report. This report focuses on a listener-submitted tip that Cad Bane survives The Clone Wars. Geller's investigation involved a piece of text on a Gentle Giant maquette box, a conversation with Gentle Giant PR, and a cagey response from Lucasfilm's Leland Chee.
  • Jason and Jimmy go "In The Cantina" with Clerks star Jason Mewes, the Jay half of the duo Jay and Silent Bob who appeared in several Kevin Smith movies. Mewes and the hosts talk about his history of Star Wars references, his personal fandom, and his movie career.
  • Billy Dee Quote of the Week
  • Star Wars in Pop Culture
    • Tina Fey discussed her Star Wars fandom in an online video Q&A.
    • A recent episode of Modern Family featured a Star Wars reference.

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