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 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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Episode 55 – The Carrie Fisher Celebration

Jason and Gabe are back from two weeks off and are celebrating the one and only Carrie Fisher. They talk about and play audio from some of their favorite interview moments of hers and talk about the massive impact she had on them and Star Wars fans everywhere. Before that, they talk some of their discoveries in seeing Rogue One multiple times, the latest stuff on the Han Solo movie and that hot sauce that was the trailer for the second half of Rebels season 3!  So get on your gloves and your Joey Ramone wig & celebrate the love with Blast Points!!

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