Episode 368 : Dorothee and Les Petits Ewoks

It’s the episode you’ve all been waiting for as we are finally dedicating an entire hour to the French kids superstar and only person to release four songs about Ewoks, DOROTHEE!   Join us as we look at Dorothee’s vast and incredible history, a shocking discovery about her on Disney Plus and most importantly, her Ewok songs!  We’re listening to each one and sharing the English translations of the beautiful lyrics!  You’re not the only person singing about Cindel and Duloks!  PLUS : hear the frightening French Wicket voice from Caravan of Courage!  So get that courage in your heart, listen today and celebrate the love!  

Watch Dorothee Ewok videos!

Les Petits Ewoks : https://youtu.be/euVpCyu245U

La Chanson des Ewoks:  https://youtu.be/K8hbV7rxeBA

Les Petits Ewoks LIVE : https://youtu.be/5u290f90N-c

We support the SAG-AFTRA / WGA strike! We love this stuff and we want our favorite who make our favorite things people to be treated fairly! 

Episode 367 – Prop Collecting Mania With TOM SPINA And GUS LOPEZ

Sure we all know about collecting Star Wars –  but there’s Star Wars Collecting and then there’s STAR WARS PROP COLLECTING!  It’s a wild world and this week we are joined by super collector and fandom legend GUS LOPEZ and by the third Blast Pointer, our friend and Regal Robot’s TOM SPINA as we explore all there is to know about collecting Star Wars props!  The Death Star!  Rodian hands!  Han’s jacket from ESB!  And yes, the shocking truth about MADINE’S BEARD!  It’s all in this super fun and informative episode!  

So stack up some Funko Pops on the couch, celebrate the love and listen today! 

Spend hours of your life exploring Gus’ amazing The Star Wars Collectors Archive here:



EXPERIENCE TOM SPINA DESIGNS HERE: www.tomspinadesigns.com

Episode 366 – The EditDroid And Uncut ROTJ Super Fun Hour

The summer is heating up and so is Blast Points as this week we’re talking about the EDITDROID!  In the early eighties George Lucas wanted to streamline the film editing process so he put the laserdisc based EditDroid project into motion!  What ever happened to it and what does it all have to do with that wizard BEN BURTT?  

As if that wasn’t hot enough, we’re watching the infamous EditDroid laserdisc of uncut footage from the Yoda’s hut scene in ROTJ!  Different lines of dialog!  Yoda almost bursting into flames and so much more!   

So edit your home movies after hours, listen today and celebrate the love!  

Documentary on the EditDroid :

Charlie Owen’s EditDroid laserdisc footage :

Lucasfilm.com article on the EditDroid https://www.lucasfilm.com/news/lucasfilm-originals-the-editdroid/

We support the SAG-AFTRA / WGA strike!  We love this stuff and we want our favorite who make our favorite things people to be treated fairly! 


Episode 365 – HOT INDY SUMMER – What’s The Deal With The Dial? 

Indy Month may be over but we still have Indy Fever and now it’s HOT INDY SUMMER! We’ve got one more Indiana Jones episode in us and this week we are talking all about that crazy Archimedes dial! What’s the real history behind it and just what does it do in the movie? What’s up with the dates and why is time travel so right for this story? PLUS : listen as we go over all the little fun things we forgot to talk about last time like Helena’s expert sandwich snacking skills and our hero, the sleeping guy in the plane! 
So, go back to Alabama and listen today!

Smithsonian magazine article on the real Dial of Destiny:

Antikythera video in the opening :

Episode 364 – INDY MONTH – The Dial of Destiny Review / Indiana Jones Premiere Super Episode

It’s the episode everyone has been waiting for as this week we are giving our full spoiler filled talk on the much anticipated Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny!  AND we are finally telling our insane stories from our legendary  time at the red carpet premiere in Hollywood!   Listen as we talk all about Indy’s final adventure, why we loved it so much, how we connected with it,  wonder if Jason may have blacked on the red carpet, reveal our thrilling encounter with superstar John Knoll, explain how we were trying to steal Funyuns on a plane and so much more!  

So, eat some In & Out, stay up for 25 hours and listen today!

Episode 363 – INDY MONTH – The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Chronicles

Indy Month continues and this week we are talking about George Lucas’ passion project, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles!  Barely seen for years and often misunderstood, Lucas wanted the Young Indy show to educate kids about history and just maybe his dream is finally happening!  Listen as we explore how the show came to be, the challenges it faced in the early 1990s and how it paved the way for the eventual Star Wars prequels.   AND:  hear our brief. spoiler free reactions to Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny!  

So call up your favorite soda jerk and listen today!  

Episode 362 – INDY MONTH – The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull Renaissance

It’s week 2 of Indy Month and the Indiana Jones Fever is only getting more intense!  This week we are joined by our friend Brandon Wainerdi to discuss the change that we can all feel – THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL RENAISSANCE!  It’s been 15 years since the fourth Indiana Jones movie and as the world gets ready for a fifth adventure, many have been going back to KOTCS with a new perspective and attitude!  Join us as we discuss the film when we first saw it versus today, the looming shadow of expectation and why Crystal Skull deserves another chance!   So what are you waiting for Daddy-O?  listen today!  

Get everything Talking Bay 94 here : https://www.talkingbay94.com

Episode 361 – The Indiana Jones Celebration

If adventure has a name, it must be INDY MONTH!  It’s the kickoff to our month long celebration of all things Indiana Jones and we’re barely keeping it together.   Listen as we slowly lose our minds about the IndyMania going on right now as we get closer and closer to The Dial of Destiny!  Then we ask the ultimate question that is so simple and yet so complicated – WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE INDIANA JONES MOVIE? We answer the question ourselves and then we turn it over to so many of our friends to hear what they think!  What of the original four got the most votes?   You have to listen and find out!  

So, read up on your Michaelson chapters 4 & 5 and listen today!  

Episode 360 – Catching Up with David W. Collins and the Sound of Star Wars

This week we are thrilled to welcome back to Blast Points, Skywalker Sound’s David W. Collins!  Since we last talked a couple of years ago, David was nominated for an Emmy for his sound work on The Book of Boba Fett, led the way with Tales of the Jedi and The Bad Batch season 2 and was the sound designer for that little thing called The Mandalorian season 3.  Join us as we go over all of that and more as we explore what went into creating sounds for so much of the recent stuff we’ve loved.  What’s the secret sound in Gorian Shard’s voice, what was the inspiration for Gideon’s mech suit and where can you hear the sound of Jon Favreau’s dog?  

So, listen today & celebrate the love!    

check out The Soundtrack Show here :

TOM SPINA In Conversation With DAVE CARSON

In this edition of Blast Points Presents we are honored to share this seriously fun chat with our friend Regal Robot’s Tom Spina and ILM FX legend Dave Carson about his work sculpting Nien Nunb for Return of the Jedi and so much more.   From joining ILM during the end of Empire, designing some CLASSIC creatures from Return of the Jedi and the continuing question of what music was playing in the creature creation department! 

And don’t forget, Regal Robot’s insanely cool 40th anniversary edition Nien Nunb maquette is available this THURSDAY 6/25 for only 40 hours!