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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.)

Sep 26, 2018

Designing the original figures and vehicles, Jim Swearingen had a huge effect on our perception of the original Star Wars. From 1976-79, this Kenner project became Swearingen's project, witnessing portions of the film being made and even attending the first public showing.

Straight from an episode of Netflix's Toys That...

Sep 19, 2018

A visual effects legend of the Original Trilogy, he was there from the early days of ILM to his groundbreaking work on Raiders of the Lost Ark, Poltergeist and more, it was a huge honor to dive deep into Mr. Edlund’s incredible career.

We really get into specifics about some of the most complicated shots from the...

Sep 12, 2018

Harrison Ellenshaw painted some of the incredibly detailed background matte paintings for the first two Star Wars movies. Working side-by-side with Ralph McQuarrie on the sequel, Mr. Ellenshaw made the galaxy far, far away into something believable and beautiful.

In addition to his work on the trilogy, Mr. Ellenshaw has...

Sep 5, 2018

Greg Proops, who played Fode, one of the two heads of the Podrace announcer in The Phantom Menace, is on the show today. LIVE from the green room of the Addison Improv, he tells an incredible, hilarious story about his time in the Star Wars universe, from being cast to doing voiceover work in The Clone Wars.