EPISODE 221 – PHIL SZOSTAK – THE BLAST POINTS INTERVIEW

This week we are thrilled to be talking with the creative art manager at Lucasfilm and the author of the Art of books for The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, Solo : A Star Wars Story and The Rise of Skywalker, PHIL SZOSTAK.  Join us as we talk with Phil about his love for the saga, the importance of influences at a young age, talking to Rick McCallum, the power of Star Wars art, mystery dolphin movies, Star Trek V’s good parts and pineapple on pizza.  It’s an episode we’ve wanted to make happen for a long time and we can’t thank Phil enough for talking to us.  So listen today & celebrate the love because the club is open! 

Episode 220 – SAGA YEAR MONTH 5 : SOLO A STAR WARS STORY (Yes, No or Maybe Solo)

This month’s addition to SAGA YEAR is a driver and a winner!!  Join us as we look back on that rare little diamond in the saga, 2018’s Solo : A Star Wars Story.  How was the newer Star Wars stuff made Solo a different experience in the last couple years?  What still works for us and how could we possibly see these characters again?  After that we tackle listener submitted questions that can be answered YES, NO, OR MAYBE SOLO! Lots of shower & seafood talk!!  AND : no surprise, lots of Dryden Vos, Lady Proxima and naked Wookiee talk.  So go commit a minor crime for Solo 2 and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  

Episode 219 – Star Wars HATS with TOM SPINA

We heard what the people want and the people want STAR WARS HATS!  When things get serious like this, there is only person we can call and you know it’s our friend and Regal Robot’s own TOM SPINA!  Together we all dive head first into the legendary hats of the original trilogy.  We’re talking Rebel Blockade Trooper hats, Hoth hats, cantina hats, pointy hats, floppy hats and everything in-between!  PLUS :  We dive into ancient Star Wars mysteries like Cloud Car Pilots, their hats and the ongoing riddle of Weeba Weeba!  It’s an epic episode that’s ahead of all the rest!!  So put on your best hat, climb on a Dewback and celebrate the love!

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Episode 218 – Directed by Irvin Kershner

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back, this week are looking at the cast influence TESB director Irvin Kershner has had on the galaxy far far away.  A director who in 1980 seemed to have come from nowhere but had deep connections to the early days of Lucas’ career.  What did his unique perspective add to Star Wars?  How did his influence almost make Empire get shut down?  It’s a fascinating story of a person who’s role in the saga is not talked about enough!  So get out that pasta sauce recipe and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS! 

BONUS EPISODE – Disney Gallery THE MANDALORIAN episode 1 – Directing

It was an epic May the 4th with not only the final Clone Wars and some big announcements but the start of the wonderful Disney Gallery The Mandalorian show!! It’s what we’ve been waiting for as it takes us behind the scenes on the first Star Wars live action TV show which is possibly the greatest thing ever! Join us as we look at that Star Wars news that dropped, this first episode and get to know the awesome directors that made it all happen! PLUS : Star Wars pudding, Spy Kids 2 love & so much more! So send out that birthday card & celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!

BONUS EPISODE – George Lucas Super Live Adventure Super Live Commentary

NEW BONUS EPISODE! in 1993, audiences across Japan got to see a (super) live stage show tribute to the cinema of George Lucas. Willow, Tucker, Indiana Jones, American Graffiti and Star Wars all live featuring singing, dancing and a live tiger. Now, thanks to the magic of the internet YOU TOO can watch this bizarre and beautiful moment in history. Join us for a live commentary of the only known camcorder footage of the entire historic show. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll hand jive. Watch along with us today!


WATCH IT HERE : youtu.be/xiNY6NuGx4A

Episode 216 – SAGA YEAR MONTH 4 – Revenge of the Sith Novelization, Reshoots and Candles in the Dark

In the 15 years since it’s release, Matthew Stover’s Revenge of the Sith novelization has become not just a cult favorite but one of the best pieces of Star Wars literature ever made!  Join us this week as we look at why that is, why Stover’s “internal not external” approach fits ROTS so well, how the novel’s heart changed with the film’s reshoots and so much more!!  What dream Star Wars story did Stover once tell Jason about?  What one scene in the book does Gabe wish was in the movie?  Why is Revenge of the Sith so important now more then ever? It’s SithMania in this action packed episode!  It’s Sith season so celebrate the love & listen today!  

BONUS EPISODE – Interview with DAVID ZARITSKY, the mind behind QUEST OF THE JEDI

We heard your demands for MORE QUEST OF THE JEDI, and FINALLY here it is, the interview with the person behind the one and only ultimate Star Wars fan film, David Zaritsky.  How was QUEST OF THE JEDI created?  Who is in it?  What was the reaction like?  How was it edited?  All the burning QUEST OF THE JEDI secrets are revealed as David takes the time to talk with us about his fan film and his 007 passions beyond Star Wars!  
So call up your inlaws, get out the Ackbar masks and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  

WATCH QUEST OF THE JEDI HERE : youtu.be/gN4iwkLChzk

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