WhoDatJedi Podcast

Star Wars Mardi Gras: Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus

January 28, 2020

Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus overlords Aryanna Gamble and Brooke Ethridge join your regular hosts -- Aaron Svoboda (@Aaron_Svoboda), Alfredo Narvaez (@NOLA_Fredo) and David Gladow (@davegladow) --  on this 13th episode of the WhoDatJedi podcast. And yes, there is a Mardi Gras parade dedicated to Star Wars. Mardi Gras is here, and it's a major part of the culture in New Orleans. This episode examines the intersection of Mardi Gras and nerd culture with the stewards of the biggest nerd parade in town. They share some of the history and new features of Chewbacchus. And whether you've lived here, always wanted to visit, or never even heard of any of this, this should be an illuminating episode. All Hail!

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Song credit: Far, Far Away (Star Wars Jazz), by the Swamp Donkeys
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Related: Chewbacchus: The biggest Star Wars party in the galaxy

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