Episode 401 – Tony McVey – from Jar Jar to Salacious Crumb (with Tom Spina)

This week on Blast Points we are honored to be chatting with an ILM legend, the great TONY MCVEY!  Listen in as we are once again joined by Regal Robot’s Tom Spina as we all talk to Tony about his passion for monsters, movies, joining the ROTJ creature department, Salacious Crumb, and then coming back to Star Wars with The Phantom Menace.   The gorgeous debut prequel item in Regal Robot’s Archive Collection is based on Tony’s incredible Jar Jar concept maquette and we are thrilled to let him share his humor, stories and vast knowledge with you all!   So celebrate the love and listen today!  

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Episode 173 – The Jar Jar Renaissance

It’s month six of Phantom Menace Year and what would a year long tribute to Episode 1 be without an episode all about our favorite Gungan, the one and only mister Jar Jar Binks.  Jar Jar & TPM are forever connected and as the film has begun to be looked at in a whole new way, so has Jar Jar finally.  Tune is as we take an epic look at our personal journey with Jar Jar, his design history, inspiration, his time on screen in films & Clone Wars, and his current very welcome renaissance.  AND listeners share their Jar Jar stories with emails and voice messages.  Jar Jar poetry?  Oke-day!  So crash into your boss’ heyblibber and celebrate the love with Blast Points! 

The Jar Jar song is “Cousin Jar Jar” by Meco

Episode 87 – The Tales of Star Wars Tales

Jason and Gabe are talking about one of their favorite Star Wars things ever, Dark Horse Comics’ amazing and vastly underrated Star Wars Tales comic series. It was an anthology series that would feature everything from stories about the main heroes to thrilling tales of Yaddle or George R. Binks, Jar Jar’s sea captain father. They go over which stories and issues have some of their favorites and why the carefree spirit of the Tales comics is for them missed in today’s strictly controlled Star Wars universe. (Tales talk starts at about the 16 minute mark)
AND! They go over the latest news with talk on a possible Obi-Wan spin off movie, singing Obi-Wan, whispering George Lucas’ late night phone calls, the nonstop Last Jedi toy leaks & more!
So grab short round, go looking for fortune & glory & bigfoot and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!

Episode 66 – Get Your Kicks on Order 66

The time has come and Jason and Gabe are executing Episode 66! Join them as they try to figure out the hows and whys of this major moment in Star Wars history. Sifo Dyas! Palpatine! The Bio Chip! Dooku! The Emperor’s secret passion for dancing! All the important subjects are covered as they attempt to get to the bottom of this matter.
Before all that there’s the news with hot talk of Bor Gullet, Ahmed Best, the Han Solo movie, and Rogue One revelations.
So order 66 pizzas, celebrate the love & listen to Blast Points!

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Episode 63 – The Aftermath of Empire’s End

Gabe & Jason are back and this week they’re taking a look at the final book in the Star Wars Aftermath trilogy by Chuck Wendig, EMPIRE’S END!   What did they think?  What did they love?  What were they not super pumped about?  What about the controversial interlude about one of their best friends?  Why does Jason think it’s all a big clue about The Last Jedi?  Find out in this episode!

PLUS! Hear all about the Bio-Hexacrypt, people with Star Wars tattoos at grocery stores. the latest Star Wars Celebration news and some fantastic  LISTENER QUESTIONS!

So get back to Jakku, listen to this episode & celebrate the love!!

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