Because we all can’t be at Star Wars Celebration this year, we’re bringing one of our favorite things from Celebration to YOU, our friend and Regal Robot head wizard, Tom Spina’s amazing SECRETS OF THE CANTINA panel! Join as Tom delights us with hot breaking news topics like : Mos Eisley bar taxidermy, “Is That a Fish?”, The Rick Baker influence, George Lucas sitting on things, lost Greedo footage, who made what masks and so much more!! Plus, Tom shares memories from his Celebration history and he has some very exciting Regal Robot news on upcoming products that sound just right! So talk about your feelings, listen today and celebrate the love!
This week Jason and Gabe along with our friend Regal Robot’s Tom Spina welcome the legendary creature effects and makeup artist NICK MALEY! Nick worked on some of our favorite cantina aliens but also had A LOT to do with the creation of the original YODA puppets used in Empire Strikes Back. Join us as Nick talks all about his time with YODA on Empire, making the cyclops and beast fro KRULL, working on LIFEFORCE, what he’s up to these days and A LOT more. It’s an inspiring, epic conversation and we were so happy to have Nick with us! So watch out for centipedes and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
We heard what the people want and the people want STAR WARS HATS! When things get serious like this, there is only person we can call and you know it’s our friend and Regal Robot’s own TOM SPINA! Together we all dive head first into the legendary hats of the original trilogy. We’re talking Rebel Blockade Trooper hats, Hoth hats, cantina hats, pointy hats, floppy hats and everything in-between! PLUS : We dive into ancient Star Wars mysteries like Cloud Car Pilots, their hats and the ongoing riddle of Weeba Weeba! It’s an epic episode that’s ahead of all the rest!! So put on your best hat, climb on a Dewback and celebrate the love!
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We’re putting our best foot forward and talking about the topic we all need right now STAR WARS FEET! And who else could we get to join us for this groundbreaking subject but our friend, Regal Robot’s Tom Spina! Join us as we explore topics like : what’s inside Chewbacca’s feet, what’s under Jawa’s robes and why Max Rebo is only feet. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll watch an hour go by as you celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS (and TOM SPINA!)
We all know there’s a lot of fun stuff going on in Star Wars right now SO that means it’s time to talk about THE FACIAL HAIR OF THE ORIGINAL TRILOGY! Tune as we we are joined by the great Tom Spina from Regal Robot as we discuss the glorious mustaches, beards and sideburns of the OT! Who’s got the best look from each film? And what does it have to do with the Dick Van Dyke show? Listen and find out! So get in that time machine with James Hetfield and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
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We all love R2, 3PO and R5-D4 but what about those forgotten droid heroes CZ-3, R1-G4 or LIN-V8K? Join us this week for the illustrious Mr & Ms Robotica Pageant! For this special event we are thrilled to welcome our special guest judges from Regal Robot and Tom Spina Designs, TOM SPINA and “The Maker” and galaxy wide Droid expert, GORDON TARPLEY! Together we talk about each every wonderful background droid from A New Hope! From U-3PO to the Big Blue Football Head Droid, we go over them all! Who will be crowned Mr. & Ms. Robotica? Listen and find out!
PLUS : The final SNOKETOBERFEST of the year!
So get out that peanut butter and mustard sandwich and celebrate the love with Blast Points!
Where were you in the summer of 85? If you’re anything like Tom Spina, you were reading the mind warping STAR WARS IV article in Starblazer magazine! Join Jason, Gabe and Tom as they look at this bizarre piece of wild Star Wars speculation as it could have only been done in 1985! For every weird bit of info like “Mark Hamill IS playing Anakin”, there’s oddly perfect predictions for the prequels and even the sequels! Why did Tom keep it, keep thinking of it and why did funky magazines like this mean so much back then? Join them as they look back, look at today and shed light on that special Star Wars love that is FOREVER! So join the EVIL SIDE with Sybil Danning and celebrate the love!
Sure we all love the aliens of the Mos Eisley Cantina but what we all want to know more about is WHAT ABOUT THE “HUMANS” of the Cantina? Who played Wuher? Why is Little Aunt Beru not actually Little Aunt Beru? What about Pointy Hat Guy? What is the deal with Terminal Man? For questions like this, there is only one person to bring in and we are happy to joined by our friend, Cantina holocron of knowledge and Regal Robot mastermind, Tom Spina!
Join us as we explore the dark corners of the cantina examining so many of those beautiful “uglies” who weren’t wearing masks! It’s an insane, epic, hardcore episode that’s not for the faint of heart! AND : mysteries about the Human Jabba scene, Oliver Stone lookalikes in the cantina and so much more!
PLUS : the never ending fascinating connections between Star Wars and Top Secret! continues!! So straighten the rug & celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
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
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Return of the Jedi month continues as Tom Spina joins Jason and Gabe to talk to the legendary Kirk Thatcher about his days in the ROTJ creature department! The free wheeling, epic conversation ranges from starting at ILM at age 19, painting the Sarlacc, George Lucas’ favorite restaurant, watching dailies, going to the bar with Ewoks, hanging out with Carrie Fisher, and hazy memories from the epic ROTJ wrap party! Kirk has an endless amount of hilarious behind the scenes stories and this is a crazy fun one you won’t want to miss!
PLUS : Tom talks about his amazing experience with Magic Wheeler at San Diego Comic Con!
So keep painting that puppet movie’s hole in the sand and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
Rick Springfield Bop ‘Til You Drop video : https://youtu.be/YLnu8SzOGfs