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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.)

Oct 10, 2018

Simon J. Williamson is the performer for Max Rebo and many other iconic characters, including principal Gamorrean Guard, a Mon Cal Officer and even the blinks of Nien Nunb in Return of the Jedi.

If you’ve ever listened to this podcast before, you know how much I love the fascinating stories of the puppeteers and mime artists, especially from Jedi. And this is no exception.

Really buckle up because there's a pretty in-depth discussion about Max Rebo's biology (which has been researched in length by Mr. Pablo Hidalgo:

For more information about Mr. Williamson's upcoming appearances and his long and storied career with the Muppets and Jim Henson, go to his website:  or follow him on Twitter, appropriately, @RealMaxRebo.

For more behind-the-scenes stuff, as well as a link to some of our other in-depth interviews, check out: