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Brews and Blasters is THE Star Wars Podcast Party! Welcome to a different sort of Star Wars podcast. Born from the discussions between two friends at a local pub in the historic town of Salem, Massachusetts, Brews and Blasters is your chance to kick back and enjoy everything about that galaxy far, far away. Each episode, hosts Chris Salton and Joe Tavano sit down to do what they'd be doing anyway–talk about all things Star Wars, tell some stories, and have a good time. Join them as they share their love for Star Wars, the most obscure Star Wars characters, Boston’s North Shore, 1980s pop culture and delicious food, and occasionally talk to fascinating people–and friends, like an anthropomorphic packet of crystallized lime. The Star Wars Party starts now! It's time for Brews and Blasters.

Brews and Blasters is THE Star Wars Podcast Party! Welcome to a different sort of Star Wars podcast. Born from the discussions between two friends at a local pub in the historic town of Salem, Massachusetts, Brews and Blasters is your chance to kick back and enjoy everything about that galaxy far, far away. Each episode, hosts Chris Salton and Joe Tavano sit down to do what they'd be doing anyway–talk about all things Star Wars, tell some stories, and have a good time. Join them as they share their love for Star Wars, the most obscure Star Wars characters, Boston’s North Shore, 1980s pop culture and delicious food, and occasionally talk to fascinating people–and friends, like an anthropomorphic packet of crystallized lime. The Star Wars Party starts now! It's time for Brews and Blasters.
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Brews and Blasters is THE Star Wars Podcast Party! Welcome to a different sort of Star Wars podcast. Born from the discussions between two friends at a local pub in the historic town of Salem, Massachusetts, Brews and Blasters is your chance to kick back and enjoy everything about that galaxy far, far away. Each episode, hosts Chris Salton and Joe Tavano sit down to do what they'd be doing anyway–talk about all things Star Wars, tell some stories, and have a good time. Join them as they share their love for Star Wars, the most obscure Star Wars characters, Boston’s North Shore, 1980s pop culture and delicious food, and occasionally talk to fascinating people–and friends, like an anthropomorphic packet of crystallized lime. The Star Wars Party starts now! It's time for Brews and Blasters.

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English

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(978) 219-6688


Episodes

176: Star Wars Episode IX State of the Episode Address

9/23/2018
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We just checked in to see what condition Star Wars Episode IX's condition was in. Turns out, it looks pretty rad so far. We go through the full lowdown on the production as it stands, dig into some casting announcements, and make more than a few insane predictions. Hey, we called what would happen to Snoke months ahead, so anything's possible right? Then, we turn our eyes to the sun! Not literally, but we get really psyched up about Zartan-style action figures coming to Star Wars. Toss in...

Duration:01:11:21

175: 24 Hours of Star Wars films

9/8/2018
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It's a simple question, but not such a simple answer: how many Star Wars films have you ever watched in a 24-hour period? And, is it possible anymore to watch them all in succession? We ponder this and other topics in the world of Star Wars, like Kenner Variants, dipped soft serve ice cream, Ahmed Best, Frank Sinatra and more. You might wanna buckle up baby, because the Star Wars party starts NOW! It's time for Brews and Blasters. Join Our Community: Discord Server Subscribe: Apple...

Duration:01:02:28

Brews and Blasters 174: We Have Returned

9/1/2018
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What's up, Warheads! We have returned! Brews and Blasters is back and we are ready to talk Star Wars because it's been too long! Miss us? We missed you. And you. And you, too! We jump right into recent news with Star Wars Resistance, #CloneWarsSaved, and a lot more! Plus, hear about how an attempt to buy both Yak Face and Blue Snaggletooth in one day was thwarted, and our thoughts on who should be making ranch dressing. You might wanna buckle up, baby, because the Star Wars party starts...

Duration:01:03:54

173: The Whill of the Force

6/22/2018
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Well, George Lucas is still blowing minds and freaking us out with talk of a MICROBIOTIC WORLD...whatever that means, and he finally revealed what is up with the Whills. So, what is the whill of the Force after all? We have a few ideas! Then, it's all about the Kenner quest! We start digging into some Kenner discussion as Chris details his newly acquired carded Kenner action figures and Joe describes the Kenner quest he has embarked upon to complete his collection. It's our last show...

Duration:00:57:43

172: Get the Kenners Get the Exclusives

6/15/2018
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Chris and Joe are here to party! After smashing a couple of chimichangas, the guys pour a little bourbon and get down to business! We’re celebrating Ralph McQuarrie’s birthday. We’re talking about new Star Wars video games (Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order). We’re talking Celebration Chicago, Hayden Christensen, Chicken in the Pot, and SDCC Exclusives. You know what time it is, so let’s GO, Warheads! The Star Wars Party starts NOW! It’s time for Brews and Blasters. Also in this Episode: The...

Duration:01:15:48

171: A Sheep in Wolves’ Clothing

6/9/2018
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On this episode of Brews and Blasters, we keep on digging into the amazing Easter eggs and expansion of lore featured in Solo: A Star Wars Story: The Official Guide by Pablo Hidalgo. Then we open up a few figures with the return of NeedEm GotEm and there’s a few surprises—if you know where to look! Then our listeners ask some amazing questions and provide the title for this week. Let’s go, Warheads! You might wanna buckle up, baby. It’ time for Brews and Blasters. Also in this Episode: A...

Duration:00:58:46

170: The Dice of Han Solo

6/2/2018
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So, Solo: A Star Wars Story is an amazing movie, but the box office didn’t live up to expectations. So what! Believe it or not, we think there’s a silver lining to this, and we’ll get into it in this episode. We’re excited to continue our discussion on Solo, and everything about it. Why does this movie work? What does it get right? And, what do worms smell like? Let’s GO, Warheads! The Star Wars party starts NOW! It’s time for Brews and Blasters. Also in this Episode: REALLY The party...

Duration:00:52:28

169: Solo: A Star Wars Story Immediate Reaction

5/25/2018
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This is where the fun begins! Chris and Joe are fresh out of the AMC Theaters Fan Event for Solo: A Star Wars Story, and are ready to dig into everything! Listen in for our first reactions as we go scene for scene and gush about how much we love this film. Get Your Brews ad Blasters T-Shirt Here! Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Soundcloud | iHeart Radio | TuneIn | RSS RetroZap Podcast Network Apple Podcasts | Google Play |...

Duration:01:08:59

168: Star Wars Resistance Announced

5/18/2018
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Is this real life? We have ANOTHER Star Wars movie just days away, a theme park in construction, a convention just announced, numerous live-action series in development...and now comes the next series from Filoni and Lucasfilm Animation...Star Wars Resistance! We discuss ALL the ramifications from this press release and look at Bobby Moynihan's interview on The Star Wars Show. He sounds like a pretty cool guy! And, with all this going on, did we cram in a reference to Chukha-Trok the...

Duration:00:58:20

167: Porcelain Knobs [Solo: A Star Wars Story Premiere]

5/12/2018
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We are in a brand-new studio as we kick off a whole new era of Brews and Blasters! With so much going on in Star Wars, you know we have plenty to discuss about Solo: A Star Wars Story, but you can bet we're also going to have some thoughts on Bill and Ted Face the Music, Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, and much more. Plus, we reveal the winner of the Brews and Blasters "True Believer" contest, talk about acquiring Solo Fan Event tickets, thoughts on Star Wars Celebration and much more. Did...

Duration:01:06:40

166: May the Fourth 2018

5/4/2018
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Happy May the Fourth, Warheads! This episode is all about YOU! Your emails, your voicemails, your feedback! We can't think of a better way to celebrate Star Wars day than to say THANK YOU to everyone who's ever listened to this absurd Star Wars party of ours. PLUS, we have a Solo Geek Out Freak Out, sing a little bit of "These Eyes" (wow-wow), do some Lucas impression and more. The Star Wars party starts now! It's time for Brews and Blasters. Announcements WE ARE ON SPOTIFY! Listen and...

Duration:01:01:14

165: That’s how you win stuff around here.

4/28/2018
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We’ve conquered food poisoning to regale you with stories of what it’s like to go to a different kind of convention and why Joe likes the front seats at the movies. Then, we clear out the prize closet by announcing the winners of TWO contests and kicking off a third. Plus Solo: A Star Wars Story Hype continues as we go through trailers, posters, and the ever expanding wisdom of Rio Durant. Let’s go, warheads! The Star Wars party starts NOW! It’s time for Brews and Blasters. Also In This...

Duration:01:03:40

Falcon Friday Free For All

4/15/2018
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New figures for Solo: A Star Wars Story are out right now and Chris and Joe already have the jump on some of the new figures as Falcon Friday and Wookiee Weekend are upon us! Listen in to find out your best plan for seeking out the new waves, what's coming down the line for the movie release, and a whole lot more! Plus, we have TWO--count em TWO--giveaways in this episode, so let the Star Wars Party begin NOW to see how you can win! It's time for Brews and Blasters. Also In This...

Duration:01:16:10

Aragosta Fra Diavolo

4/7/2018
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We got new aliens to discuss from the Solo: A Star Wars Story Denny’s commercial, and you can bet Chris and Joe have lots to say about them! Hear the names, analysis, and all the revelations from the commercial and accompanying cards—all before we meet a new friend that loves pasta, packs a heck of a punch, has a tough shell, and heart of gold. The Star Wars party starts NOW! It’s time for Brews and Blasters. Also In This Episode Announcements WE ARE ON SPOTIFY! Listen and subscribe for...

Duration:01:08:25

Chicken Wings and Chicken Walkers

3/31/2018
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It's a NeedEm GotEm special! Join us for the holiday weekend as we open up figures old and new, and talk about the current state of the collecting hobby. The Star Wars party starts NOW! It’s time for Brews and Blasters. ANNOUNCEMENTS WE ARE ON SPOTIFY! Listen and subscribe for high-quality listening on all devices! New T-Shirt Styles Available Now! Subscribe iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Soundcloud | iHeart Radio TuneIn | RSS RetroZap Podcast Network! One feed to rule them...

Duration:01:10:03

Star Wars Black Light Posters

3/24/2018
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There's so much going on, so grab your brew of choice and let's go! First up: Brews and Blasters HQ is moving, and Chris and Joe are taking the opportunity to redecorate...with lava lamps and Star Wars Black Light Posters. Will they find them? Or, will they just sip their strega and carry on? You'll just have to listen to find out! The Star Wars party starts NOW! It’s time for Brews and Blasters. Also in this Episode: The Last Jedi ANNOUNCEMENTS WE ARE ON SPOTIFY! Listen and subscribe...

Duration:01:08:26

Branching Out

3/17/2018
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Joe’s drinking cider, Chris has soured on Sour Monkey, but that doesn’t stop us from having a Star Wars Party! We are digging into a lot of stories you might have missed and other weird things that crossed our desks at Brews and Blasters HQ, all the while remembering our first conventions, meeting Matthew Wood, an ode to Johnny Williams, the need for Black Series Rebels characters, and a VERY heady discussion on the meaning of fate and destiny in the Star Wars galaxy. Strap in, cause we’re...

Duration:01:02:25

Star Wars Rebels Series Finale

3/10/2018
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Our purrgil predictions came true! Chris and Joe discuss the epic Star Wars Rebels series finale with a spin they could only put on A Fool's Hope, Family Reunion and Farewell. How does Lord of the Rings factor into the Star Wars Rebels series finale, and what lies ahead for Ezra Bridger, Grand admiral Thrawn, Sabine Wren, Hera Syndulla, Jacen Syndulla (!) and Ahsoka Tano? We have a few thoughts. The Star Wars Rebels party starts NOW! It's time for Brews and Blasters. Also in this...

Duration:01:09:19

Weird Star Wars

3/3/2018
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Star Wars Rebels is screaming at top speed towards its finale, but before it's all over, Chris and Joe examine the game-changing revelations of "Wolves and a Door" and "A World Between Worlds." After all, who better to get into weird Star Wars than us? Then, we dig into all The Last jedi home media releases, Ponda Baba, Captain Rex and Hasbro's photoreal technology, Solo: A Star Wars Story publishing and much, much more! Break out the pub cheese! The Star Wars party starts NOW! It's time...

Duration:01:14:28

Toyfair Days and Jedi Nights

2/23/2018
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Do you like Star Wars action figures? If you do, this is the podcast for you. We are going through ALL the Hasbro announcements, from Gammorean Guards to Zuckuss to that kick-butt Khetanna! What do we think about it? You'll just have to listen! Then, we recap the Star Wars Rebels episodes "Jedi Night" and "DUME." Make sure you've watched them, because you'll want to hear this analysis! Let's go warheads! The Star Wars Party starts NOW! It's time for Brews and Blasters. ANNOUNCEMENTS WE...

Duration:01:19:46