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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.)

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...

May 11, 2022

Mike Chen is an incredible author whose newest novel, Star Wars: Brotherhood is one of my favorite new canon books in recent memory. We dive into his career, his process, and his work on this incredibly important piece of the saga!

Thank you so much again to Mr. Chen for taking the time and being so open with his...

May 4, 2022

Danny Wagner is a model maker, makeup artist and more for the prequel trilogy. From the Star Wars Special Editions to working on the podracers to working on George Lucas’ cameo in Revenge of the Sith, Mr. Wagner’s stories are truly mind-blowing.

We will have a live panel at Star Wars Celebration, at 11AM on Friday...