Episode 65 – Fun In The Twin Suns

This week, Jason & Gabe are talking about the only thing they can think about, the Star Wars Rebels episode, Twin Suns. They had a whole episode planned, but that all went out the window as soon as they saw Obi-Wan take that Qui Gon stance against Maul. Join them as they talk about the whole episode including Chosen One talk, the duel, the future of the show, how the episode connects to the saga’s past and if it speaks to what we may see in the future. And there’s a lot of talk about Obi-Wan listening to KISS.
So get on your Mountain Dewback, celebrate the love & listen to BLAST POINTS!

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Episode 64 – Happy St. Panaka Day Party!

He may just be a Captain on Naboo, but he’s the Grand King of Grumpy! That’s right, this week Jason and Gabe look at the one and only Captain Panaka. From actor Hugh Quarshie, to why he wasn’t back in Attack of the Clones, to a LINE BY LINE breakdown of everything Panaka said in The Phantom Menace. They even take it all the way by rating almost every line 1 to 5 on the grumpy scale, because that’s how you gotta do it on St. Panaka’s Day!!
Before all that there’s some talk about 2-1B’s feet, Celebration stuff, more Bio-Hexacrypt theories and deep talk about that Last Jedi footage that was shown!
So jam the doors, celebrate the love & listen to BLAST POINTS!

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Episode 63 – The Aftermath of Empire’s End

Gabe & Jason are back and this week they’re taking a look at the final book in the Star Wars Aftermath trilogy by Chuck Wendig, EMPIRE’S END!   What did they think?  What did they love?  What were they not super pumped about?  What about the controversial interlude about one of their best friends?  Why does Jason think it’s all a big clue about The Last Jedi?  Find out in this episode!

PLUS! Hear all about the Bio-Hexacrypt, people with Star Wars tattoos at grocery stores. the latest Star Wars Celebration news and some fantastic  LISTENER QUESTIONS!

So get back to Jakku, listen to this episode & celebrate the love!!

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Episode 62 – Star Wars Audition Footage (The Stars Who Could Have Been in Star Wars)

STAR WARS! Starring William Katt, Terri Nunn & Kurt Russell! It sounds wild but it almost happened and this week Jason & Gabe play some of their audition footage audio and talk about who could have almost starred in Star Wars! And what does it have to with Charles Bronson, country music and Jackie Chan?
Before all that, there’s a recap of the week’s news with the Han Solo cast photo, Rogue One on home video, Celebration stuff and the rumor that just will never go away.
It’s a laugh filled hour where we celebrate the love so listen today!!

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Episode 61 – We love the Star Wars Read Along books & records. Let’s begin now!

This is story of Jason & Gabe listening to the Star Wars Read Along books from the 70s and 80s.  You will know it is time to turn the page when you hear R2-D2 beep like this –  beep-boop-waa-weeo!

Let’s begin now….

That’s right, join Blast Points this week as they take a close up listen to the the weird, awesome and mysterious Read Along books for the original trilogy!  Did they tell the future?  Is there a Clone Wars voice connection?  How are they connected to Tom Cruise?!!  Find out in this laugh filled episode!!

Before that there the weekly news with info on our first look at at the main characters in The Last Jedi, Celebration Orlando’s big panel and the latest on your next favorite movie, STAR WORLDS!

Get out your record player, listen to BLAST POINTS & celebrate the love!!

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Episode 60 – The Romantic Love Talk of Anakin Skywalker (Smoothtalker)

Jason and Gabe and celebrating Valentine’s Day the only way anyone should and that’s with a tribute to the most romantic person ever in the Star Wars films, Anakin Skywalker! They talk about his most love filled lines and how his gifted Jedi skills also spread into his velvet like way with words. It’s a loving and laugh filled tribute the Chosen One and his carefully chosen talk!
Before that, they go over some of the latest news like Judi Dench saying “Reylo”, Han Solo movie casting, upcoming Rebels episodes and the first guest announcements for Star Wars Celebration! Plus, Watto talk and this week’s Bor Gullet mention!!
So get out your Barry White record, light some candles, make some space fruit float and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!

May the Force be with you, always.

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Episode 59 – Living and Rocking in these Star Warz with The Rebel Force Band

This week, Jason and Gabe take a look at one of the greatest, grooviest and rarely heard musical moments in Star Wars history, Dan Whitley’s Rebel Force Band!  Released in 1977, the album Living in These Star Warz features amazing songs like “Ballad of Obi-Wan”, “Chewie The Rookie Wookiee” and “Respirator for Darth Vader”.  This album is everything we want in groovy Star Wars tunes and more.  We go through each song and give a little bit of history on how we discovered this gem and how it ever happened.

Before all that rocking out, there’s the latest news with talk about Wedge in Rogue One, the Han Solo movie starting filming, the future of Lando and some interesting theories on The Last Jedi.

So listen today, don’t fall in love with an android, put on your dancing shoes and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!

Check out Dan Whitley at : http://www.danwhitleymusic.com

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Episode 58 – 20 Years of The Star Wars Special Edition. Whimsy Thoughts & Crazy Crazy Nights

Take a trip back to 1997 as Jason and Gabe remember all the hype, insanity and good times that was the Star Wars Special Edition. How many times did Jason see it in two days? Did Gabe discover anything new while watching the old VHS tape again? Just how much Taco Bell did they eat to get all those awesome little Star Wars kids meal toys?
Before that there’s Gabe’s thoughts on the Disney Star Wars Land & his one on one with E.T. after his recent trip to Orlando AND they both discuss the many, many possibilities of the Episode 8 title, THE LAST JEDI!
So get comfy, grab your Ronto action figure and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!

May the Force be with you, always.

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Episode 57 – The Episode Of The Whills

This week, Jason & Gabe take a deep look at one of the greatest mysteries of Star Wars, The Whills. Though they have been almost in Star Wars since George Lucas’ first drafts, the name Whills been spoken about on screen until Rogue One. Blast Points goes in depth with their history, possible meanings and theories on what they may have to do with the saga’s future….
Before that there’s some news on if Woody Harrelson is playing a certain character, a blurry look at Episode 8 Christmas ornaments, an emergency broadcast on breaking news, and the story group talking Rogue One secrets!
So learn the great gift, celebrate the love and listen today!

May the Force be with you, always.

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Chirrut and Baze art by Darren Tan

Episode 56 – The Big, Blazing Star Wars Power of the Force Toy Commercials

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This week Jason and Gabe take a look at the weird and wonderful Star Wars toy commercials of the 1990s!  It was a time when Luke and Han had giant muscles and everything was BIG & BLAZING!!   Hear them talk about being fans in that era, how Star Wars toy crazy they were then and just how much Jason paid for a Lando figure and a French Speeder Bike back then!  Before all that there is the news with Donnie Yen playing piano, Han Solo stuff, Rian Johnson talking Episode 8 and news on Blast Points going to Disney World!   So celebrate the love and listen today!

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