Listen as Jason & Gabe take a look back at 1999’s The Art of Star Wars, Episode I The Phantom Menace! It was the dawn of a new era of Star Wars concept art and it’s just as fascinating today as it was then! Doug Chiang endlessly drawing Battle Droids in the attic of Skywalker Ranch resulted in a legacy in Star Wars design that can still be felt today. They talk about their favorite illustrations from the book, Jabba on thrones, the idea of an older Anakin, Jar-Jar’s pet dog and MORE!
PLUS: there’s some Solo speculation and a whole lot of Old Man Snoke love! So sip some morning coffee with Sebulba, smoke a cigar with a booger and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
This week Jason & Gabe explore one of the greatest mysteries in Star Wars history, the past and continuing influence of MARCIA LUCAS! Her editing helped shape the saga but just how else did she help make the saga what we know it to be today? Join us as we take a look at her life, career, her time time with GL & beyond. It’s a fascinating look at one of the greatest unsung behind the scenes stories of the saga.
PLUS : Last Jedi blu ray talk, Episode 9 speculation, KISS references and so much more!
So, get out your Cokes & Hershey Bars and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!
Jason and Gabe are back this week to discuss and read through all of the fantastic listener emails they’ve gotten in the past couple months! There’s great questions & voice messages that lead to discussions on things like : The future of the saga, the fate of the singing frog man, Solo speculation, Midnight Madness, what makes Star Wars feel like Star Wars, Ewok movies, Ace Frehley, Anakin’s anger, background characters, Kit Fisto, Maz statues, light speed vs hyper space, C-3PO impressions and MORE!! Plus there is the first ever FAN OF THE WEEK or maybe the whole year!
It’s a fun filled episode that goes all over the place and maybe to a Pabst Blue Ribbon factory and Cherry Point! So get on your Strategy Board and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, join Jason and Gabe as they celebrate Love, Lucas Style! They go over almost everything Lucas Love with : his wild relationship with Linda Ronstadt, Lucas tap dancing, playing guitar and what he may like to do on dates! Plus they take a look at the fan film classic, George Lucas in Love! Who likes and who kinda doesn’t? Listen and find out!!
PLUS : all the latest news with Solo stuff from Entertainment Weekly and the latest on Game of Thrones creators writing and producing some Star Wars!
So shave that beard, head to Taco Bell and celebrate the LOVE with BLAST POINTS!
NEW EPISODE!! We’ve gone from zero to Solo in one week and Jason & Gabe are breaking down both the Super Bowl mini teaser and the full Monday morning preview! L3-37! Rob Halford! Singing Frog People! All that and so much more in this action packed Solo teaser FREAKOUT! Listen today, subscribe on iTunes, celebrate the love & PUNCH IT!!
Check out the high quality trailer at The Digital Theater
Leigh Brackett, a figure mostly tossed aside when it comes to Star Wars history, but she is responsible for the first draft of what was known as Star Wars 2. Join us as we explore her life & her fascinating version of what became Empire! Who is The Minch? What about Luke’s father? And how does this Brackett draft connect to Last Jedi? Did she create Master Codebreaker?!?! Listen and find out! Plus Solo gossip, Last Jedi deleted scene Caretaker party stuff & much more! So take the Jedi Oath, feed your gargoyle and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
Read the Brackett draft of Star Wars 2 here:
This week Jason and Gabe go all the way with the insane 1996 Star Wars VCR board game, Star Wars: The Interactive Video Board Game : Assault on the Death Star! A VHS only Star Wars art film where a creepy Vader talks to himself, wanders hallways and says the word “pupil” a lot. Like all Star Wars weirdness, this game has a wild backstory and features the final, expressive performance of David “The Real Darth Vader” Prowse as The Dark Lord of the Sith. It’s a bizarre Star Wars experience and Blast Points is here to help you through it! Plus there’s Solo stuff, singing Hutts, George Lucas late night phone calls, Rebels trailer talk and much more! So grab your pupil, look for a snake in the stars and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
Join Jason and Gabe as they get heavy duty with some deep Jedi talk! Is Luke Skywalker right and is the legacy of the Jedi failure, hypocrisy and hubris? This week we break it down by looking at the past deeds of the Jedi and the examine their mighty myth! When did they fail and why is Luke’s act in The Last Jedi so important to the future of the Force? Listen and find out!! Plus there is some wild Solo rumor talk, Obi-Wan beard freakouts, John Williams episode 9 stuff, listener reviews and much more! So get Tarkin his birthday cake and Beru’s Blue Milk Whip, listen today & celebrate the love with Blast Points!
Jason and Gabe back with an all new, action packed episode that goes heavy into The Art of The Last Jedi book! The fascinating behind the scenes info! The look of the film! Our favorite amazing TLJ concept art! The earlier version of Master Codebreaker! The Lucas connection! Why the Caretakers really do deserve a Saturday Morning cartoon!
Plus there’s the latest Solo talk, wild episode 9 speculation & more! So get out your black diamond, flying away on a space boat and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
BONUS EPISODE! You’ve heard us talk about The Last Jedi and now it’s YOUR turn!! Join us as we play 20 fantastic listener voice messages featuring some very different Last Jedi reactions and reviews!! Hear from folks like Skywalking Through Neverland, San Diego Sabers and so much more! And we just talk about Master Codebreaker a lot….
So be a poet with a blaster & celebrate the love with Blast Points!