501stCast Episode 51: January 9th, 2010: Welcome to Twenty-Ten Troopers

Show Notes: Episode LI (January 9th, 2010)

Hosts:  Joe Stevenson (TK-6064), Nicky Blum (DZ-8397) and Jesse Sharrow (TK-9311)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397) and Dean Plantamura (TK-899)

Post-Production: Andy Fairbanks (ID-8169)

Recent News

  • Top 12 Troops of 2009
    • Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination Tour
    • 501st Invades LEGOland 2009
    • Ohio Garrison & Garrison Carida visit Jeff Romanoff & Eric Seeman
    • Robot Chicken Skate Tour
    • Star Wars: The Old Republic announcement at E3
    • 501st helps open NY Stock Exchange
    • Star Wars: A Musical Journey & Star Wars: In Concert Tours
    • Today Show’s Halloween Special
    • The Inaugural 501st Cruise & TrooperFest
    • Trooping the White House with President Obama
    • Nordic Garrison troops in Moscow
    • Trooping the Great Wall of China
  • 501stCast Holiday Special
  • Star Wars Weekends 2010 dates announced
  • 501st TK Helmet Project updates
  • 501st member on the Uncle Milton SW Science Electrobinocular packaging
  • New Honorary Member – Kevin Liell
  • German Garrison’s new trading card set
  • 501st members spotted in Glamour magazine (article, snuggie.com)
  • The Family Guy’s Something Something Something Dark Side on DVD
  • Well Wishes for Kevin Graham (zazzle site)

Mission Reports

Upcoming Events

  • Midwest Garrison’s 10th Anniversary Formal on January 23rd
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison to troop One Man Star Wars show January 30th
  • 501st visits libraries for February recess
  • 501st units at Hockey games
    • New England Garrison will be at the Worcester Sharks game on January 10th
    • Carolina Garrison will be at the Fayetteville FireAntz game on January 16th
    • New England Garrison will be at the UMass Lowell game on January 23rd
    • Garrison Excelsior will be at the Binghamton Senators game on January 23th
    • Great Lakes Garrison will be at the Port Huron Icehawks game on January 30th
    • Ohio Garrison will be at the Youngstown Phantoms game on February 6th
    • Garrison Excelsior will be at the Rochester Americans game on February 20th
    • Great Lakes Garrison will be at the Grand Rapids Griffins game on March 6th
    • New England Garrison will be at the Lowell Devils game on March 19th
  • Garrison Tyranus invites fans to Shevacon 2010


  • Shout-Out
  • Give-Away/Trivia Question

Unit Anniversaries

  • Alpine Garrison – 7th Anniversary – in January
  • Icelandic Outpost (which consists of Hilmir, SL-5269) – 7th Anniversary – in January
  • Sith Lord Detachment – 5th Anniversary – in January
  • Belgian Garrison’s Prospectors Squad – 1st Anniversary – January 8th
  • Dune Sea Garrison’s Judland Wastes Squad – 2nd Anniversary – January 14th
  • Terror Australis Garrison – 6th Anniversary – January 18th
  • Malaysia-Brunei Outpost – 4th Anniversary – January 23rd

Honorary Member Birthdays

  • Lucasfilm Artist Randy Martinez – January 7th
  • Author Terry Brooks – January 8th
  • Star Wars and Comic Artist Tommy Lee Edwards – January 8th
  • Ewok Glider Pilot Felix Silla – January 11th
  • Voice of Darth Vader James Earl Jones – January 17th
  • A New Hope’s Lt. Pol Treidum Peter Sumner – January 29th
  • Author Matthew Stover – January 29th

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3 thoughts on “501stCast Episode 51: January 9th, 2010: Welcome to Twenty-Ten Troopers”

  1. Hi guys.. Great show. I would like to try and answer the triva question.

    “what household item used to simulate snow in special effects on Hoth?”

    Baking Soda…..

    Let me know..
    Thanks guys..
    Rob Webb
    Aurora Borealis Alaska Outpost

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