Do you have 30 hours to spare? Consider spending that time binge-watching all 11 Star Wars movies (including The Rise of Skywalker, set to drop on Disney+ two months ahead of schedule) in chronological order, plus season one of The Mandalorian. In addition to truly great entertainment, the task will earn you $1,000.
Jumping on the watch-for-pay bandwagon, student-focused website Education Reference Desk is behind the newest promotion. "Most of the world is struggling with self-isolation and not having a normal routine—like we're all living on Tatooine with nothing to do except fix our vaporators on our moisture farm," reads the official announcement of the "job." "So, in light of all that’s going on out there and in our homes, we’ve decided to pay up to five Jedi, Sith, or Wookie $1,000 each to watch every Star Wars movie and The Mandalorian series."
That's right, a grand total of five people will be hired for the job. Warning to procrastinators, though: each winner will only get four days to complete the task. In addition to the cash, the binge-watchers will get some popcorn, a Star Wars-themed tiki tumbler, an R2-D2 Mini Stir Popcorn Popper, a Millenium Falcon blanket and either a $100 Grubhub gift card or a one-year subscription to Disney+.
As for job requirements, the listing calls for fans who are also "active, outgoing social media personalities" that are willing to live-tweet or live-stream about their binge-watching experience, tagging @edurefdesk and/or #edurefdesk. Sounds like the easiest job we've ever heard of.
Check out a breakdown of all movies (plus a calculation of how much watching each one will earn you) and official rules right here. You have until May 3 to apply and the winners will be notified by May 4—of course. It's Star Wars Day, after all.
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