Episode 245 – SAGA YEAR – The Last Jedi Rian Johnson Commentary Commentary

Saga Year continues and its finally time for this little movie that nobody ever talks about, THE LAST JEDI.  Join us as we take a look at writer / director / king / wizard Rain Johnson’s insightful and fascinating commentary for the film and all the secrets that it holds.  From force connections, the hero’s journey, Luke’s role to Young Ones references, this is the commentary that is spark that’ll light the fire of your TLJ love!  

So, hang out on a beach with Rick Carter, watch out for Cliffs, celebrate the love & listen today!  

Episode 244 – From A Certain Point of View – Empire Strikes Back Super Review Adventure

The new From A Certain Point of View short story anthology for the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back is here and we’re celebrating the only way we know how with a giant-sized episode where we review ALL 40 STORIES! Join us as we discuss each one and rate them in our scientifically proven scale of WIZARD, POSSIBLY or POODOO. Where do we wildly disagree? What stories made us want to run down the street naked? What stories answered Empire secrets we’ve wondered about for 40 years? Does Veers say “maximum power” or “maximum firepower”? All these burning secrets and more are discussed in this fun filled, action packed episode! So do the Triple Lindy, listen today & celebrate the love!!

Episode 243 – The Noses of Star Wars with TOM SPINA!

The time has finally come for us to talk about one of the most important topics ever : THE NOSES OF STAR WARS!  Yes, we are taking a beyond in depth look at the nasal cavities of the original trilogy & WHO KNOWS WHAT WE FIND IN THERE?! But we can’t do it alone, so with us on this quest into the unknown is friend of the show and resident wizard at Regal Robot and Tom Spina Designs, the one and only Tom Spina. Join us as we ask questions like : Was Chewbacca’s nose soft? Is the Toadstool Terror a giant nose? And why is Darth Vader’s nose so interesting? Together we go deeper into the noses of the galaxy far far away then anyone has before! LISTEN TODAY AND CELEBRATE THE LOVE!

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Episode 242 – Mandalorian 2 Madness 2 Freakout

The Mandalorian season 2 has arrived and left us in a state of absolute SHOCK. Join us as we discuss this first episode, The Marshall and pretty much deliriously freak out about everything.  From major reveals to prequel love, alien combovers, bartenders, aspect ratio changes, Galaxy Rangers and Krayt Dragon calls, this episode has it all.   So brush that Bantha’s teeth and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  

Episode 241 – SAGA YEAR – The Hype Awakens

Saga Year continues as we look all the way back into that ancient history time of 2015 and when the HYPE for The Force Awakens was so all consuming.  For 12 months, we were all in a Star Wars powered super tornado of trailers, reveals, weird sad dad commercials, hot excitement and most of all, fun.   Join us as we look back on this special time and wonder if it could ever happen again and what the best and worst things about that time were.    So fire up that “cross guard” lightsaber and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!   PLUS : the final SNOKETOBERFEST OF 2020!!  Will Snoke tell a joke?  TUNE IN & FIND OUT!  

Episode 240 – Star Wars Video Games, The First Ten Years

This week we are taking a look at the fascinating first ten years of Star Wars video games!  From 1977 to 1987 Star Wars and games had a symbiotic and unique relationship and we’re looking at how this was born, who made them and how the spirit of those pioneering games continues to influence SW gaming today!  From homemade games to Atari 2600 classics to Luke fighting Scorpion Vader in Japan, all the wild secrets are there in those first games!  And what does it have to do with the Disney scavenger hunt classic film, MIDNIGHT MADNESS?  listen and find out! PLUS : SNOKETOBERFEST continues as we wonder if Snoke just needed a vacation?! So fire up the Commodore 64 tape drive and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS! 

Episode 239 – The Best Noooo!s of Star Wars

This week we’re taking an up close and personal look at one of those essential ingredients of Star Wars, PEOPLE YELLING NOOOOOO!  Just like mythology, themes of good vs evil, mysticism and giant explosions, people yelling NOOOOO! is just something that makes Star Wars be Star Wars.  Join us as we listen to and rate 31 NOOOOOs from across the 11 cinematic films. Which NOOOOOs are the ones to know?  Which NOOOOOs weren’t always NOOOOOs and when have NOOOOs repeated in the Force? PLUS : the epic SNOKETOBERFEST party continues!  What’s this week’s SNOKETOBER line of the week?  Will we ever see Snoke eat?   Don’t say no to this one, celebrate the love and listen today!

Episode 238 – Steve Sansweet and the Magic of QVC

It’s a dream come true as the one and only STEVE SANSWEET from Rancho Obi-Wan joins us to talk about one of our favorite topics, the 90s Star Wars QVC specials!  It was like a Star Wars Celebration at home in the 90s as Steve Sansweet and QVC’s Steve Bryant would show us some of wildest and weirdest Star Wars collectibles ever known in the galaxy!  Join us as Steve looks back on how he became involved, how his mother would order items for him, some of his favorite things sold on the show, listener calls and so much more!    It’s an episode light years in the making and it’s finally here!  PLUS : the long awaited and pickled return of SNOKETOBERFEST!  So, get on your film strip tie and suspenders and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  
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Episode 237 – Ewok Month / Saga Year – Dare To Be Cute – Return of the Jedi, Ewoks and The Power of Cute

In this final week of Ewok Movie Month, we’re taking back to where it all began with Return of the Jedi and the creation of the Ewoks.  With just about everyone telling George Lucas that little teddy bear creatures saving the Rebel Alliance was a bad idea, he never backed down and he DARED TO BE CUTE.  But why does cute feel so at home in Star Wars?  Like the Ewoks, is there a deeper meaning for the addition of the cute?  What would ROTJ be like without Ewoks and why did everyone, including toy makers think they would ruin Star Wars? It’s an Ewok Month / Saga Year crossover event and it’s the epic conclusion to a great month of Ewok madness!  So, join that teddy bear picnic, dare to be cute and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  

Episode 236 – Ewok Month – THE LEGACY OF THE EWOK ADVENTURES

People say the Ewok movies aren’t canon, they never happened, nobody likes them them … but we’re saying maybe that’s not true?  Join us as Ewok Movie Month rages on we take a look at some of the many things first seen in the two made for television Ewok films that have spread into other eras of Star Wars!  From Nightsisters to video games to Galaxy’s Edge, the Ewok Movies are EVERYWHERE!   And listen for an EXCLUSIVE Blast Points Ewok Movie Month report from Talking Bay 94 as Brandon interviews TEEK herself, Niki Botelho!  They talk about studying Warwick Davis’ movements as a Wicket stand-in, Wilford Brimley and all the Teek Love in the world today!   If that wasn’t enough, there’s tons of amazing messages from listeners on why THEY love the Ewok movies!!  It’s an all out Ewok Movie Love Fest so listen today!  


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