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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.)

Mar 30, 2022

Today I'm talking to Lucy Autrey Wilson, who was the first permanent employee of Lucasfilm, and who then rose through ranks to eventually become the Director of Publishing.

Every author I have interviewed has such incredible things to say about Mrs. Wilson, and it was a real joy to get to talk to her, ranging from...

Mar 23, 2022

Frank Ordaz was a matte painter for Return of the Jedi, as well as for movies like Temple of Doom, E.T. Star Treks II-IV and many more.

An incredibly talented painter, Mr. Ordaz is such a fascinating conversationalist and brings to life a lot of the behind the scenes stories from the making of Return of the Jedi...

Mar 16, 2022

Today I’m talking to John Whitman, the writer responsible for the famed Galaxy of Fear book series, and so many more pieces of Star Wars history.

From radio dramas to Krav Maga, as well as some long-rumored projects, Mr. Whitman has some incredible stories and incredible talent, behind one of the most formative books...

Mar 10, 2022

Sandy Dhuyvetter is an artist, musician and communicator, who is affectionately known as “Momma Fett” … Mrs. Dhuyvetter was tasked with the painting of the original Boba Fett costumes, and added so many of the details we’ve come to know from the bounty hunter, including wookiee braids, and more. Mrs. Dhuyvetter...

Mar 2, 2022

Steve Yedlin is an absolutely incredible cinematographer, who has worked on films like BrickThe Brothers Bloom, Looper, Knives Out and, of course, Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi.

From early days at USC and working on student films with Rian, to creating masterpieces of picture ... we cover so much of Mr. Yedlin's...