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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.)

Jun 22, 2022

Roger Christian returns to the podcast to talk about his work on the original trilogy, including Star Wars, Return of the Jedi, as well as The Phantom Menace and his directorial debut, Black Angel.

It is always such an honor to get to talk to Mr. Christian, and this episode we were able to dive into his much-anticipated...


Jun 15, 2022

Tom Spina is graciously returning to the podcast to talk about his time at Star Wars Celebration, his panels and appearances, Max Rebo anatomy, and what his company, Regal Robot is up to.

This is such a blast of a conversation, as we dive into the best Disneyland rides, wax poetically about The Mandalorian Experience,...


Jun 2, 2022

Today is a very special episode: the full, live recording from our official panel at Star Wars Celebration 2022. Joining me on stage was Sr. Creative Executive (Franchise Story and Content) + Lucasfilm Story Group, Mr. Matt Martin.

We dove into his entire career, from Star Wars Shop Dot Com to what he does now...


May 25, 2022

Today I’m talking to Kevin Thompson, who portrayed Ewoks in Return of the Jedi and the Ewok movies, as well as his wife Tracey Thompson, who wrote the new book “My Journey to Endor”, chronicling Kevin’s career and stories.

They were such a blast to talk to, as we delved into the incredible work on the set of...


May 18, 2022

Today's interview is with Derek Arnold, an incredible creature performer and puppeteer, who helped bring to life so many wonderful aliens in the recent Star Wars films. From Pao to the Thala Siren to the Luggabeast, the list goes on and on.

As mentioned, here is me and Derek's first ever interview from 2018 (right...