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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.)

Dec 19, 2023

Today is a very special episode of TB94 because it does not feature any cast, crew, or creator interviews ... it is a look back at the year 2023 with my friends from Blast Points and Skytalkers.

Jason and Gabe and Charlotte and Caitlin are some of my best friends in this space, so it was such a joy to reflect on the...

Nov 27, 2023

Over the weekend, I learned that Mr. Marc Thorpe (former model maker and inventor of ROBOT WARS) had passed away on November 24, 2023.

I have republished our brief conversation for everyone to listen to. My thoughts go out to his loved ones.

More of his incredible work can be found on his website:

Nov 8, 2023

Tom Spina, the mad man behind Regal Robot, returns to the show for a third time. Because of that, we go a little wild, talking about trips to Skywalker Ranch, the archives, and the just-announced, absolutely incredible, Phil Tippett Legacy Edition of the Rancor maquette. It’s always a good time when Tom comes around.

Nov 1, 2023

Today I’m talking to Brandon Alinger, author of Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrieStar Wars Costumes: The Original Trilogy, and COO of Propstore. I really loved this conversation, diving into his work, his research, and the upcoming Anthony Daniels auction.

Thank you so much again to Brandon for coming on the show and...

Oct 4, 2023

Today, I’m talking to acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author, Delilah S. Dawson. Star Wars readers know her as the writer for Phasma, Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire and her latest ... Inquisitor: Rise of the Red Blade.

I am such a fan of Delilah, and especially her latest book, which I highly recommend. Some...