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TALKING BAY 94 is the first Star Wars podcast solely devoted to interviews with the cast, crew and creators from a galaxy far, far away.

Join host Brandon Wainerdi (huge DVD special feature dork), for a weekly deep dive into some never-before-heard stories from the set and Skywalker Ranch. From background aliens to some of the biggest stars in the universe, TB94 will be trying to talk to them all, every Wednesday.

(And if someone has George Lucas’ cell phone number, please pass it along.)

Jan 19, 2022

Today I'm talking to the legendary and wonderful William C. Dietz, who for Star Wars fans, wrote the Dark Forces trilogy of books. Beautifully illustrated and wonderfully told, these stories have truly stood the test of Star Wars time.

From stealing the Death Star plans to the exploits of Kyle Katarn, Mr. Dietz has...


Dec 22, 2021

Julius LeFlore is an incredibly proficient stuntman and stunt coordinator, who will be best known to Star Wars fans for his wide-reaching working on Return of the Jedi.

Bringing to life Weequay, Biker Scouts, Stormtroopers, as well as stunt double for Billy Dee Williams / Lando Calrissian, Mr. LeFlore has incredible...


Dec 15, 2021

Today on the show is my conversation with the absolutely incredible Claudia Gray, who is a fantastic author. She is responsible for so many Star Wars books, as well as so many others: Lost Stars, Bloodline, Leia: Princess of Alderaan. She also was one of the architects of The High Republic (aka "Project Luminous"),...


Dec 1, 2021

Today I'm joined by the wonderful Scott Squires, who might be known to Star Wars fans as one of the three groundbreaking Visual Effects Supervisors for The Phantom Menace.

His career is inspiring and really incredible, ranging from working with Douglas Trumbull on Close Encounters of the Third Kind (where he developed...


Nov 24, 2021

Howard Kazanjian needs no introduction for listeners of this show.

He was the producer of Return of the Jedi and executive producer on Raiders of the Lost Ark (as well as uncredited producer on The Empire Strikes Back.) He is a legend in both the world of Star Wars and the world of movie-making, in general.

It is a true...