Episode 400 – The QVC Phantom Menace Spectacular 

It’s our big 400 episode of Blast Points, the 25 anniversary of The Phantom Menace AND May the 4th so there is no better way to celebrate then by watching two full hours of a QVC special from August 1999 when Episode 1 mania was sweeping the nation!   It’s hosts Lisa Robertson from QVC and the legendary Steve Sansweet showing off comics, vinyl figures, watches, figures, a Battle Droid binocular camera and so much more!   So get a dancing Jar Jar for your roommate, listen today and celebrate the love!   

Watch the QVC special here on Youtube

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Episode 371 – The QVC Star Wars Special Strikes Back

It’s a trip to one of our favorite places as this week we’re heading back to the magical land of the STAR WARS QVC SPECIALS!   Listen as we watch a full episode from August 1997, an age when the Special Edition VHS tapes were the hottest things in the world and Shadows of the Empire still cast a Xizor sized shadow over fandom.  Along the way we’re talking Master Replica sabers, life size Vader and the Lucasfilms.  So call before supplies run out, send a fax, listen today and celebrate the love!

Watch the full QVC special here:

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Episode 238 – Steve Sansweet and the Magic of QVC

It’s a dream come true as the one and only STEVE SANSWEET from Rancho Obi-Wan joins us to talk about one of our favorite topics, the 90s Star Wars QVC specials!  It was like a Star Wars Celebration at home in the 90s as Steve Sansweet and QVC’s Steve Bryant would show us some of wildest and weirdest Star Wars collectibles ever known in the galaxy!  Join us as Steve looks back on how he became involved, how his mother would order items for him, some of his favorite things sold on the show, listener calls and so much more!    It’s an episode light years in the making and it’s finally here!  PLUS : the long awaited and pickled return of SNOKETOBERFEST!  So, get on your film strip tie and suspenders and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  
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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!
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