Episode 196 -Star Wars Facial Hair 101 With TOM SPINA

We all know there’s a lot of fun stuff going on in Star Wars right now SO that means it’s time to talk about THE FACIAL HAIR OF THE ORIGINAL TRILOGY!  Tune as we we are joined by the great Tom Spina from Regal Robot as we discuss the glorious mustaches, beards and sideburns of the OT!  Who’s got the best look from each film?  And what does it have to do with the Dick Van Dyke show?  Listen and find out!  So get in that time machine with James Hetfield and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  
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Episode 195 – Mandalorian Madness

After getting up at 5am to watch it, join Jason and Gabe as they finally get to talk about the first insane episode of THE MANDALORIAN! Are they still alive? What does it all mean and where could it be going next? And what does it have to do with Crocodile Dundee and Renesmee from Twilight? Listen today & celebrate the love, don’t you agree?!

PLUS: A new Star Wars Special Edition, Maclunkey & Granny Squadron hits Disney +! 

Episode 194 – The Phantom Force

Phantom Menace Year continues as we explore one of the many new things Episode 1 gave us, the deeper look at THE FORCE!  It’s hard to imagine but before May 1999, nobody knew about the now essential Balance of the Force, The Chosen One or the Living and Cosmic Force!  So what do they all mean, how do they change the way we look at the original trilogy and how they continue to influence the sequel trilogy & beyond!  It’s a deep thinking heavy duty episode that’ll make you look at Phantom Menace in a whole new way!
PLUS: Listener voicemail, Herzog imitations, Teek Talk & MORE! So concentrate on the moment and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  

Episode 193 – The Droid Pageant (Mr. . Ms. Robotica) featuring TOM SPINA and GORDON TARPLEY

We all love R2, 3PO and R5-D4 but what about those forgotten droid heroes CZ-3, R1-G4 or LIN-V8K?  Join us this week for the illustrious Mr & Ms Robotica Pageant!   For this special event we are thrilled to welcome our special guest judges from Regal Robot and Tom Spina Designs, TOM SPINA and “The Maker” and galaxy wide Droid expert, GORDON TARPLEY!   Together we talk about each every wonderful background droid from A New Hope!  From U-3PO to the Big Blue Football Head Droid, we go over them all!  Who will be crowned Mr. & Ms. Robotica? Listen and find out!

PLUS : The final SNOKETOBERFEST of the year!

So get out that peanut butter and mustard sandwich and celebrate the love with Blast Points! 

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Episode 191 – The Art of The Art of Revenge of the Sith

By the time of Revenge of the Sith, the digital dream of the prequels finally existed and the movie was able to reach the limits of George Lucas and the art department’s imaginations.   With the manta of “go wild”, the concept team designed what was at the time the final installment of the Skywalker saga’s most ambitious episode yet.  Join us as we take a fun filled, action packed look at JW Rinzler’s genius 2005 art book, the unique look of ROTS, some creative roads not taken, and how the concepts of ROTS continue to echo into all of modern Star Wars!  

PLUS : more more more SNOKETOBERFEST!  

So get on that flying bird & celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  

Episode 190 – Battle Beyond Jizz Rock

MECO WAS JUST THE BEGINNING AND THE JIZZ ROCK SAGA CONTINUES!   Join us as we return to the Battle Beyond Jizz Rock as we listen to over 20 Star Wars inspired songs and determine if they jizz wail or jizz fail!  
WITH : our feelings on Weird Al, Star Wars fancy dinner music, what music does Ben Solo like & is disco music about drugs and much much more! PLUS: more SNOKETOBERFEST! 

So get out the sweet cream butter & celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!

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Episode 189 – The Phantom Costumes

Phantom Menace Year continues as we celebrate the fascintating and amazing costumes of Episode 1!   In a movie filled with bold new directions for the saga, nothing was quite as bold and innovating as Trisha Biggar’s costumes.  Join us as we go over just why those costumes were such a big deal, how they continue to influence today’s Star Wars and just why Biggar’s work was so genius.  PLUS : the return of SNOKETOBERFEST & so much more!So get in your tiny rocket ship & celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!