Episode 173 – The Jar Jar Renaissance

It’s month six of Phantom Menace Year and what would a year long tribute to Episode 1 be without an episode all about our favorite Gungan, the one and only mister Jar Jar Binks.  Jar Jar & TPM are forever connected and as the film has begun to be looked at in a whole new way, so has Jar Jar finally.  Tune is as we take an epic look at our personal journey with Jar Jar, his design history, inspiration, his time on screen in films & Clone Wars, and his current very welcome renaissance.  AND listeners share their Jar Jar stories with emails and voice messages.  Jar Jar poetry?  Oke-day!  So crash into your boss’ heyblibber and celebrate the love with Blast Points! 

The Jar Jar song is “Cousin Jar Jar” by Meco

Episode 172 – The Vanity Fair ROTS photo FREAKOUT

You can’t stop change any more than you can stop the suns from setting and you can’t stop the RISE OF SKYWALKER hype machine that is coming our way.  Join Jason and Gabe as they examine the article and every photo from the TROS Vanity Fair article and discuss what we could be seeing and how we all could or could not survive.  Is Zorii Bliss causing us bliss?  Are Hux and Pryde starting a synth pop band?  Is the Luke photo actually from TLJ?  All that and more in this super freakout charged episode!!

So get on your Law & Order horses and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  

Episode 171 – Remember the Solo (looking back at one year of Solo : A Star Wars Story)

Solo has now been out for a year and this week Jason and Gabe are looking back at what we still love about the film, it’s unique legacy and the lessons learned from the whole Solo experience.  Will we ever see another Star Wars film released in May?  Could we ever see more adventures of young Han & Chewie?  Can we please have more stories about Enfys Nest?   All these burning questions and more in this introspective, fun filled, Kevin Bacon fueled episode!!  

PLUS :  We all learned who’s making the first post-TROS Star Wars movie and we’re separating the facts from crazy rumor!  

So remain calm, remember the silo & celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!  

Episode 170 – Carrie On Lucas (the greatest George Lucas interview ever)

In January 2002, Carrie Fisher met with George Lucas at Skywalker Ranch for her TV interview show Conversations From The Edge.  The result is the single greatest George Lucas interview ever made.  This week Jason & Gabe are guiding you through this amazing moment in history as we examine every gripping topic Carrie brings up.  What’s Lucas’ flirting technique?  What bands did he see in the 60’s?  What high school sports did he play?  And has he ever been to a make out party?  Carrie wanted to know and so do we.  Tune in & find out!PLUS:  Untitled Star Wars movies have release dates!?  What’s happening with that?  Did the cover to The Art of The Rise of Skywalker almost kill us?  YES!  Are we still alive to talk about it?  Maybe!Celebrate the silly kind of love & listen today!


Watch the interview here: https://youtu.be/H84DLtS5ANg

Episode 169 – The Phantom Models and Miniatures

Phantom Menace Year continues as Jason & Gabe examine the hidden genius of the model and miniature work in Episode 1!  It’s the Star Wars movie that contained more model shop work then all of the original trilogy combined BUT so much of that work is still totally invisible to most viewers!  Join them as they try to solve this 20 year old mystery by playing an exciting, action packed game of “What’s The Model?!” where they go through all the major scenes in TPM and attempt to figure out just what they’re seeing!  Do they succeed?  Do they get confused?  Is Sio Bibble’s beard actually a miniature? Listen and find out!!    

So put on your Burger King crown & celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!


Episode 168 – PalpatineMania (It’s Palaptime)

What time is it? It’s Palpatime! Tune in as Jason and Gabe explore every single aspect of The Sith Master on & off the screen! Has this phantom menace been playing us like he did the whole galaxy? What clues have been out there that he could return?  When did he first appear in Star Wars history and what could his “return” mean for how we view the entire saga? Is he a ghost, a robot, a robot ghost, does he ride a unicycle? How can we possibly wait until December to find out?! It’s a wild, speculation filled episode that’s 2 legit 2 quit!‬  PLUS:  #KLAUDWATCH!!  

Episode 167 – The Rise Of Celebration

It’s been about a week since Star Wars Celebration Chicago and Jason & Gabe are slowly piecing themselves back together.  Tune in as they look back on those super fun five days in Chicago, take a much closer look at that Rise of Skywalker teaser and title & finally begin discussing the new people’s hero, KLAUD!  

PLUS :  The TPM 20th anniversary panel, Lucas’ loving message to the fans, what smaller panels blew us away and what positive message this Celebration will hopefully be remembered for!  

So get out your Bibble Book and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!