Episode 302 – The Bobbie Wygant Star Wars Interview Celebration

This week, it’s all about the legendary entertainment news reporter BOBBY WYGANT and her incredible interviews with the stars of Star Wars.  From 1977 to 1999 she was talking to the people that made Star Wars happen and the results are absolute solid gold and some the most unique Star Wars interviews of all time.  There’s Harrison Ford seeing Star Wars with strangers, Rick McCallum being the actual Phantom Menace, asking George Lucas about LAVA and questions about TAUNTAUN that’ll change your life.   Bobbie loves Star Wars and we love her & this episode is 78 minutes of a Bobbie Celebration!  So, grow that Gary Kurtz beard, listen today and celebrate the love!  

The Bobbie Wygant Archive :http://www.bobbiewygant.com

McCallum 99

Ford 77

Kurtz 77

Jake Lloyd 99

Hamill and Prowse 80

Empire review

Portman 99

Sam Jackson 99

Liam Neeson 99

Ford and Daniels 80

Lucas 94

Carrie and Billy Dee 80

Kirsch and Kurtz 80

The tpm review.

Episode 301 – The Book Of Boba Fett Book Report Celebrity Hot Tub Party

We’ve still got some hot and heavy Boba Fett fever and the only known cure is talking more Boba talk.   It’s been a few weeks since the season one finale and the time is right to look back at every episode and examine the series as a whole.  What do we love?  What was weird?  What was wonderful? Why are we still obsessed with those water stealing Mods?!? Where could we imagine a potential second season could go?  It’s the Book of Boba book report and we’re not using Cliff’s Notes!! So, if it’s too hot in the bacta tank, turn it down, listen today and celebrate the love! 

Episode 300 – The George Lucas Hair History (Hair to the Empire)

It’s the epic moment you’ve all been waiting for, the 300th episode of BLAST POINTS!  We’re celebrating the only way we know how, by looking at the incredible history of GEORGE LUCAS’ HAIR.  It is the Hair to the Empire as we look at every era of the Lucas coiffure!   From the greaser stage to the dashing THX-1138 era, salt and pepper prequel era, loose times and his bold modern “shorts and an untucked shirt” look.   Every Lucas hairdo is talked about and we learn a lot about ourselves and life along the way.   It’s the 300th episode and we can’t thank all of you enough!!  So, get out your comb, celebrate the love and listen TODAY!

Episode 299 – AOTC YEAR – The Attack of the Clones LOVE-IN!

Our year long tribute to Attack of the Clones continues as this month we look at one the most important aspects of the film : THE LOVE.  Join us as we examine our massive love for the film, the way the love has grown for AOTC in the past 20 years, the fascinating role love plays in the movie, how it spreads throughout the saga and more!  PLUS : words of wisdom from our wise bearded guru, groovy AOTC dialog poetry and real reactions from AOTC fans after a recent big screen showing!  It’s the dawning of the age of AOTC so celebrate the love and listen today! 

Episode 298 – The Legend of the Deleted Biggs Scene

We all know the when Toschi Station with Cammie and Fixer appeared on The Book of Boba Fett, the world rejoiced in harmony, but why is this place from an ANH deleted scene so beloved?  This week we’re talking all about the legendary deleted Biggs on Tatooine scene, why it is so important and just how it could have changed the whole beginning of Star Wars!  Why was it removed?  Who wanted it to stay in?  Who put a Spider-Man doll in the oven?  All these burning questions and more are answered in this thrilling new episode! So, dare to be weird, celebrate the love & listen today! 


Watch the scenes here: https://youtu.be/WaS_0oVJvio

Episode 297 – Max Rebo Behind the Music

It was the music that defined a generation and shaped popular culture but now join Blast Points as they take you on a journey behind the music of the legendary Max Rebo Band.  From humble beginnings as Red Ball Jett and Monster 21 to surviving against the odds to a hot new gig at The Sanctuary!  Listen along as we explore how Rebo was created, examine every Rebo song, discuss the band’s wild history and answer the burning question of DOES MAX ACTUALLY PLAY WITH HIS LEGS?  So, get out your Palpatones greatest hits double LP, celebrate the love and listen today!  

Thanks to Brandon Wainerdi and Tori Fox for the voices in the intro!  

Max Rebo songs : http://maxreboband.weebly.com/

Classic Creatures Documentary : https://youtu.be/Aqcz7ZAIh7w

Return of the Ewok clip featuring “Fancy Man” : https://youtu.be/Zd4Gwe6EYaU

Pablo’s Star Wars.com article : https://www.starwars.com/news/star-wars-mysteries-getting-to-the-bottom-of-max-rebo

Episode 296 – AOTC YEAR – The Most Important Star Wars Movie Ever

It’s the kickoff to our year long, once a month tribute to the 20th anniversary of our much loved ATTACK OF THE CLONES and we’re getting the party starting by declaring that AOTC IS THE MOST IMPORTANT STAR WARS MOVIE EVER.   (or at least it’s definitely in the top three)   Join us as we go through 20 ways Episode II has influenced almost all Star Wars that has come after it.   From cook droids to Clone Wars to Dropships to Fetts, it all there in ATTACK OF THE CLONES!  So, shake your shoe in the air, buy an empty box, listen today and celebrate the love!  

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Episode 295 – Reel Star Wars – The Cue Marks of the OT

We’re back with our 6th year and it’s the episode everyone has been waiting for – THE CUE MARKS OF THE ORGINAL TRILOGY!  Join us as we explore these markings on the film that signified the end of a reel and reveal how they actually reveal clues to that very specific Star Wars storytelling structure!   When does each story take a dramatic turn?  When are our heroes in over their heads?  What is it about that unique pace and structure of the Star Wars saga that makes it so special?  AND does it all have to do with pizza rolls?!  So, celebrate the love, don’t mix up reels 4 and 5 in NYC and listen today!  

STAR WARS CUE MARKS ON YOUTUBE:


ANH : https://youtu.be/lZkx8mewZKQ

ESB : https://youtu.be/CXfa75FDKAo

ROTJ : https://youtu.be/gOJCUSEKMPM

Episode 294 – The Book Of Boba Fett First Episode Freakout

The Book of Boba Fett is here, we were up before dawn watching it, we’ve drank a lot of coffee and we’re real excited to talk about all the treats in Chapter 1!  It’s wild, weird and beautiful and that’s just the way we like it.   What happened in the episode that sent us over the top, what have us wondering about the future and why is this one keeping it so real? 

So, drink the life goo out of the worm, listen today & celebrate the love!  

Episode 293 – INDY YEAR – The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Appreciation Society

It’s the final installment of Indy Year and we’re ending it with a nuclear explosion as we hide inside a refrigerator with our look at the underrated INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL.   Join us as we look at our personal histories with the film (what’s this about Jason getting really close to be being sued??), the over a decade that KOTCS spent in the idea stage, the various screenplay versions and finally what ended up on screen.  We’re talking what we love about KOTCS and what clouds still hang over this movie,  PLUS – how does everything about KOTCS lead us to Indy 5 and what can we possibly expect in Indy’s next adventure?  

So, get out your 1950s comb, listen today & get that fortune & glory!