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!

Episode 166 : LIVE from Celebration Chicago!

Got the post Star Wars Celebration Chicago blues?  Don’t worry as BLAST POINTS is here with an amazing LIVE from Celebration episode!!  They start with a WILD full freakout live from the floor crowd reaction to the RISE OF SKYWALKER teaser and then go day by day with tired, blown out throat reactions to the Mandalorian panel, Clone Wars & more!! All recorded either on the floor, in the arena or at the hotel!  It’s nuts! AND: there are interviews from the floor with Oki and Yuki from Jedi Order Japan, Kurt Zimmerman the first droid builder to make a D-O droid & much much more!  No one’s ever really gone and this episode is HERE for you to celebrate the love! 


Galaxies in Fabric:https://www.facebook.com/galaxiesinfabric/

Katie on Twitter:https://twitter.com/poehotdameron

Jedi Order Japan:https://www.facebook.com/JediOrderJapan/

Yuki!:https://www.deviantart.com/yuki-shibaura

Episode 165 – The Amazing Celebration Chicago Blast Points Pre-Show!

It’s Star Wars Celebration week and Blast Points is here to guide you through the five day insanity that is coming to Chicago!  What are the panels we are freaking out about?  What are our essential tip and tricks for not ending up in the hospital? Where will we be?  What’s going on?  What does it all have to do with Meatloaf?  Tune in as we cover all things Celebration Chicago and BEYOND!!  PLUS :  Listener Celebration questions & special visits from Celebration friends like Oki from Jedi Order Japan, Lords of the Sith podcast, Joe Corroney, Tom Spina, Steve Sansweet!  So listen like a bat out of hell, get ready for Celebration with BLAST POINTS!!

Episode 164 – Steve Sansweet and the Amazing Story of Celebration 1

It’s Phantom Menace Year meets Celebration Month as Jason and Gabe are joined by Star Wars royalty, Rancho Obi-Wan’s STEVE SANSWEET as they discuss just how Star Wars Celebration began!  How was it conceived, what was it almost called, how did 1999’s Celebration almost not happen at all, what was it like to be part of the crew running in, and how did what started in muddy tents in Denver lead to what we know it as today?  Listen as Steve tells all the secrets of Celebration’s creation and rich legacy!  PLUS : What is in store for fans at Chicago’s Rancho Obi-Wan Experience?  Do Jason and Gabe mention the Sansweet QVC specials?  Listen & find out!!So enter the lottery where everyone is a winner & celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
Visit Rancho Obi-Wan : https://www.ranchoobiwan.org

Episode 163 – Explosions are Star Wars, Star Wars is Explosions

EXPLOSIONS!  We’ve done some research and discovered Star Wars is actually all about explosions! There are hundreds explosions in the Star Wars saga and we’re talking our top 3 from each film & discussing their size, sound & feeling.  It’s a totally serious episode about a serious topic and explosions is the word that you heard.‬  What explosions are the ultimate from each film?  Listen and find out!
PLUS : Star Wars Celebration Chicago is just weeks away and we are freaking out.  Episode IX panel! What could happen?  The return of Ahmed Best!  Listener reviews & more!So ask Plo Koon about Young Guns Too and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!  

Episode 162 – The Richard Pryor Show Star Wars Bar deep dive with TOM SPINA

This week Jason & Gabe are joined once again by Regal Robot’s Tom Spina as they take a ridiculously hard core deep dive look at 1977’s Star Wars Bar skit from the Richard Pryor show!  This weird and often overlooked piece of Star Wars history offers a look at a missing piece of Cantina Alien history and gives us the mysterious glory of MUFFTAK IN PANTS!  How did this skit happen?  Why did it happen?  Where the masks go next?  Why has Greedo never worn the same vest twice?  What does the killer baby from It’s Alive have to do with all of this?  PLUS :  Tom offers a sneak peek of what he’s up to at Celebration Chicago!  Panels!!  New products & more!!  So put on your suspenders, listen today and celebrate the love!!  

Watch the skit here:https://youtu.be/0kJkhEcQ44k

Check out Regal Robot!! https://regalrobot.com

and Tom Spina Designs! http://www.tomspinadesigns.com

Episode 161 – The Legend of Rick McCallum

Phantom Menace Year continues as we examine THE LEGEND OF RICK MCCALLUM. He’s the superstar producer of the prequels, one man mega hype machine and we do love him. Join us as we explore the myths, tall tales and facts of the only and only “duuuuude” that is Rick!  How did he get started, how did we first learn of him, does he have a giant blue ox and what are some of his greatest moments?  Tune as we go over all things associated with this living legend that helped usher in the age of digital cinema and pushed to get Lucas’ wildest ideas on screen.  PLUS : listener McCallum stories & the debut of the McCallum folk song that’s taking the world by storm!  So get f*#$ing awesome, celebrate the love & listen today!!