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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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) released last week. Also on the show this week, expect Episode 9 news, astonishing Brian Blessed stories, visiting Harvester resturants and how Mark Hamill really feels about The Last Jedi.
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.
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.