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Blah Wars #47: The People Vs Kathleen Kennedy

YouTube is awash with furious vloggers claiming that Kathleen Kennedy is single-handedly destroying the Star Wars franchise. John and Jude read out your feelings on the matter and discuss online abuse and diversity in the Star Wars franchise. Bit of a political one this week, with next to no laughs. Family fun. Contains strong language.


Blah Wars #46: Your thoughts on Solo

We asked our listeners for their thoughts and feelings on Solo: A Star Wars Story and we received dozens of responses. On the show this week John and Jude read and respond to as many as they can. Thanks very much to everyone who got in touch!


Blah Wars #45: MCM Comic Con London 2018 Report

This weekend Bradie, John and Raj attended MCM Comic Con London 2018 at the Excel exhibition center, in East London. Bradie and Raj lost their convention virginity and we saw all sorts of interesting cosplay and guests. Hear about what went on in this week’s episode of Blah Wars. This episode contains no mention of Solo or spoilers related to that movie.


Blah Wars #44: Solo: A Star Wars Story - Immediate Reaction

We’ve just seen Solo: A Star Wars Story, now hear what we thought of it. Join John, Bradie, Raj and Jude for this special episode recorded on Raj’s busy London rooftop (expect planes). The first 10 minutes of this show are spoiler free, then we dive into spoiler territory.


Blah Wars #43: Solo: Pre-Release Hype

Are you hyped for Solo? The film is released in the U.K. on Thursday. In preparation Bradie, John and Raj provide speculation and predictions for the film. This week we recorded the show at Bradie’s friends apartment where we are joined by a cat named Gizmo, who you’ll hear at various points. We also play a game of Star Wars top trumps, mess around as usual and Raj has a great Harvester story!! Join us again on Thursday for our immediate reaction to Solo: A Star Wars Story.


Blah Wars #42: The Best Of Blah Wars (Year One)

So it’s come to this: A best of clip show! We look back on a year of Blah Wars, assembling some of our best moments, anecdotes and laughs into a special bumper episode. Contains VERY strong language throughout.


Blah Wars #41: May the 4th be with you

It’s Bradie’s birthday and it’s also Star Wars day. On the show this week we’ve got more Solo sepculation, some minor episode 9 news and the Star Wars filmed ranked, according to Blah Wars.


Blah Wars #40: Into The Void: Visiting Secrets Of The Empire

Back in Blah Wars #28, we offered our UK listeners the chance to win a visit to The Void’s Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Hyper-Reality experience in London’s Westfield Shopping Center, now the compeition winner, Graham and his mate Matt join us as we step inside the Star Wars universe. Hear what all of us thought a little later on in the show. Before all that however, we officially welcome Bradie as our permenant co-host, then briefly discuss the two Solo TV spots (Crew and Risk)...


Blah Wars #39: Solo (New Trailer Reactions)

Lucasfilm have released a second trailer for the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story, out next month. On the show this week we discuss the new footage and also read out some of the reactions sent in by our listeners.


Blah Wars #38: Prequel Bashing

Jude is on holiday this week, so Bradie co-hosts with John. We’re discussing how she got into Star Wars, and what she made of the prequels. We also talk about Star Wars tattoos and the news that a tiny amount of Star Wars fans want Meryl Streep to play Leia in Epsiode 9, and why this is of absolutely no consequence to anyone.


Blah Wars #37: Episode IX Speculation (Jude’s Freudian Slip)

Having done such a great job on our Last Jedi commentary, Bradie joins us once again to speculate over the final installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy; JJ Abrams’ Episode IX (working title ‘Black Diamond’). Once again, she’s providing next level insight, offset by the purile silliness of John and Jude.


Commentary Series: The Last Jedi

John and Jude are joined by Bradie Tippetts for an insightful look at the latest installment of the Star Wars saga. Bradie is a writer and raises the bar with her observations on subtexts and metaphors throughout the film. John and Jude are on hand for the usual purile nonsense. One of our best shows!


Blah Wars #36: Poster Controversy

This edition of Blah Wars is not sponored by Harry’s Razors. On the show this week, we’re talking about those controversial Han Solo posters and we discussing more deleted scenes from The Last Jedi. If you’re working on one of the upcoming Star Wars movies and would like to speak to us about your experiences… get in touch with the show:


Blah Wars #35: The Silence Of The Porgs

This week’s episode was recorded at the Baltimore State Hopsital for the Criminally Insane, where John is being incarcerated, under the care of Dr Chilton. On the show this week John gives you the low-down on the Last Jedi novel (available to buy now) and we discuss Mark Hamill finally recieving his star on the Hollywood Boulevard walk of fame. Also on the show this week, the toothpaste story, the brie story, how to make a chicken bomb and unmissable events going on this month.


Blah Wars #34: The Last Jedi: Deleted Scenes (Corrected)

This week, snow covered the UK and spoiled all of our well laid plans to bring you Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire. Meanwhile, we discuss the Last Jedi’s deleted scenes, talk about the forthcoming Last Jedi novel and how the latest episode of Rebels has changed everything. Also on this episode…. cannibalism, weather, stock markets, seafood and why The Star Wars Show is absolutely awful.


Blah Wars #33: Colin Cantwell has got stuff he wants to flog ya

Jude’s returned to his childhood home where he’s recording this week’s episode. His Dad pops by and gives us a go on his Chewbacca impression. We’re both psych’d for Virtual Reality star wars, but first we’ve got a show to make. Big talking points this week are concept designer Colin Cantwell and a round up of the latest Episode 9 news, along with the usual off topic banter. Lock the kids in the car, put down your tools, pop the kettle on and have a listen to this!


Blah Wars #32: George Lucas Strikes Back

Following on from last week’s show, Jude gives his thoughts on the Solo trailer and TV spot. George Lucas has supposedly guest-directed a scene which takes place aboard the Millenium Falcon, listen to our recreation of how that went down. We also discuss the news that Lucas is returning to helm the upcoming Obi Wan Kenobi spin off film - and hope these rumours aren’t true! Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been nominated for four academy awards at this years Oscars, but does it really stand a...


Blah Wars #31: Solo Trailer Reaction

The first footage from the long-awaited Solo film has dropped. On Sunday, Lucasfilm released a 45 second TV spot, followed by a 90 second teaser trailer the following day. John and Raj deconstruct the trailers and examine photos from the upcoming spin off, published in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly. We also discuss the news that Game of Thrones producers David Benioff and DB Weiss have been commissioned to produce another trilogy of Star Wars films and the implications of what...


Blah Wars #30: Revenge Of The Jedi: First Draft

Continuing in the same spirit as our last episode, we read aloud the first draft of Revenge Of The Jedi, as it was originally titled. Next Week: Our reaction to the ‘Solo’ trailer.


Blah Wars #29: The Empire Strikes Back: Early Drafts

In 1978 George Lucas hired legendary screenwriter Leigh Brackett (Rio Bravo, The Long Goodbye, El Dorado) to proudce the screenplay for his Star Wars sequel: The Empire Strikes Back. George wasn’t happy with her treatment and rewrote the script himself before eventually hiring Lawrence Kasdan to help finish the screenplay. In this special episode of Blah Wars, John and Jude read through a summary of the first and second drafts of the Empire script and discover some funny parallels between...