Episode 99 – Hardware Wars Raised Us & A New Trilogy Might Kill Us!

This week Jason and Gabe talk all about HARDWARE WARS!  YES, the amazing 1978 short film Star Wars parody from Ernie Fosselius that made them who they are today.  How did it ever get made?  Where is the cast nowadays?  How was Hardware Wars only the beginning of Ernie’s involvement in the galaxy far far away?  All these burning questions & more are answered in this laugh filled, action packed episode!  Join them as they even do a full commentary for the 13 minute long classic!!  Wow!

AND IF THAT WASN’T ENOUGH – before all that, they talk about the BOMBSHELL of news that was the announcement that Rian Johnson is working on an all new Star Wars trilogy!  When could it be set?  What’s going on in it? Will we survive this massive chunk of Star Wars info?  And what about a live action Star Wars TV show?!!  Whew!  It’s a lot of stuff in one hour so head into a bar with Augie Ben-Doggie and celebrate the love with Blast Points!!

Episode 98 – Directed by Richard Marquand

This week Jason and Gabe discuss the both on and off screen continuing Star Wars influence and mystery of Return of the Jedi director Richard Marquand.   From his hiring, to who else could have gotten the job, major plot and character decisions he made, filming and his role is post production, Blast Points sheds some light on this often sadly overlooked contributor to Star Wars history!

PLUS!  there’s talk on that Last Jedi world series ad, international poster, Snoke’s Shadow People buddies, more Sammy Hagar and so much more!!!

So drive your Ferrari to the nearest salad restaurant and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!!

Episode 97 : Famous Monsters of Star Wars

Just in time for Halloween, Jason and Gabe are celebrating all things MONSTERS in Star Wars!  Join them as they countdown their top 13 monsters from the whole saga! Who did they pick from the Ewok movies, the read along books and how many are from the beautiful three way Attack of the Clones monster tag team?!  Listen and find out!!

PLUS:  Great moments in Halloween Star Wars History (with drunk Ewoks), Is there a Halloween holiday in the Star Wars universe, Last Jedi stuff,  rumors on possible Sammy Hagar & Mick Dundee cameos & more!!

So put on your Snoke mask, ride the Rubber Chicken and celebrate the love with Blast Points!

Episode 96 – What’s Up Mandalore?

This week it’s all about Mandalore as Jason and Gabe dive into everything from Sabine, Satine & brave nephew Korkie! From the history of the super commandos in Star Wars to the season four premier of Star Wars Rebels, Blast Points is looking at all of it!!
PLUS! There’s reactions to the “Solo : A Star Wars Story title, Last Jedi talk, Rebels reactions and more!!
So strap on jetpack, fly into a room of Xizors and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!

Episode 95 : From A Certain Point of View Is A Great Book (from a certain point of view)

This week, Jason and Gabe are talking all about the brand new Star Wars anthology book, From A Certain Point of View.   Celebrating 40 years of the original 1977 film, the book features 40 stories by 40 authors.  From Muftak to where was Mon Mothma and almost everything in-between, this book tells the stories of just about everyone you ever looked at in A New Hope and wondered, “what’s up with that person!?”  So naturally, Blast Points is going through each any every one of the stories and sharing their thoughts!  Which stories did they love?  Which ones drove them nuts?  And which ones almost made them both pass out?

As if that wasn’t enough, before all that is even MORE thoughts on that Last Jedi trailer.   What are their thoughts on it one week later?  Are they still even able to think?  Listen and find out!!

So ride the storm with a crystal fox, call up Fake Wedge and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  

http://www.randomhousebooks.com/books/7864/

https://www.amazon.com/Certain-Point-View-Star-Wars/dp/0345511476/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1508188731&sr=8-1&keywords=from+a+certain+point+of+view

 

Episode 94 – The Last Jedi Trailer Freakout

The trailer for The Last Jedi is finally here and Jason & Gabe can seriously barely handle it. Join them as they go through it scene by scene trying to make sense of it all and pull their heads together. Along the way they wonder about pie eating contests, who is zooming who and discuss how we all really know so very little still about the next chapter in the Star Wars saga!
So meditate, crack a rock, smash your helmet and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!

Episode 93 – I Want My MTV Star Wars

Join Jason & Gabe as they go back to the wild world of Star Wars prequel hype and the bizarre marriage of Star Wars and MTV!  They’re talking everything from Duel of The Fates being a hot TRL chart topper to the huge Skywalker Ranch  mid 2000s star studded parties for AOTC & ROTS!  Most important of all, they go over the infamous Star Wars interviews with rapper and No Limit Records founder, Master P. Hear him ask Hayden about a lizard, his relationship with Natalie and the mind blowing George “John”  Lucas / Master P conversation.   In a world of awkward Lucas moments, this could be the all time champion.

As if that wasn’t enough, there’s Last Jedi talk, Han Solo movie chatter and excitement over the new series of Forces of Destiny shorts!!

So get on your lizard, believe in Star Wars and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!

 

Episode 92 – The Pirates and The Prince and Another Droids Commentary

Because you demanded it, Jason and Gabe are back with another entry in their continuing mission to dissect the fascinating and bizarre Droids animated series!! This time they are watching the Ben Burtt edited epic known as The Pirates and The Prince. 3-PO and R2 meet a new master who looks like he’s from a Broadway production of The Warriors, a giant prince alien guy with a magic staff thing, and a space pirate who calls himself KYBO REN! No Mungo Baobab this time, but you can’t always have it all.
So watch along or just listen along & celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!

Watch The Pirates and The Prince here:
youtu.be/Km_8krRZyDw

Episode 91 – The Phantom Star Wars Mono Mix & Return of the J.J.

Did you know that when Star Wars was first released in 1977, there were three different versions of the movie’s sound mix playing depending how you saw it?  Did you know Harry Shearer did voices in the film?  Did you know about Strange Beru?  Jason & Gabe didn’t either but this week they diving in to the mysteries of the the ANH sound mix!  They go over the complicated history of Star Wars audio mixes & play examples to compare just how crazy the differences from the Dolby mix to the mono mix are!

Before all that though, they welcome back J.J. Abrams as he returns to the Star Wars saga with Episode 9!  They talk about how wrong the were last week, discuss some of the common fan complaints on his return and think about how unsolved mysteries are part of the DNA of Star Wars!

Plus there’s GA-97 talk, questions from kids, a listener email, corn dogs and so much more!!  So get real chill on the Death Star and listen to Blast Points today!

 

Episode 90 – Back to School with Star Wars Adventures in Colors and Shapes!

It’s the back to school special as Jason and Gabe join 3-PO, R2, Zilnor and a very grumpy Han Solo and learn all about colors and shapes with the weird and mostly forgotten 1984 Read Along Book, Star Wars Adventures in Colors and Shapes!  Han needs Fulstar plates to make the Falcon go on a supply run and 3-PO has the most frustrating day ever and he tries to help Han.  When does this book take place in the timeline?  Is it in Pablo’s book collection?  It’s possibly the greatest Star Wars adventure ever told and Blast Points is here to help you through it.  And it has special appearances from GREEDO! and a HOOJIB!?!

Plus there is Episode 9 director talk, who WE think will be behind the camera on that one, Rebels season 4 trailer stuff, inappropriate Chewbacca & so much more! ‬Look for it tomorrow!

So pull that Fulstar plate off your back and listen to Blast Points today!!

Check out the book here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV7BbUDtdMY