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Blabba The Hutt - Just Another Star Wars Podcast.

Welcome to Blabba The Hutt! A new podcast about all things Star Wars! This show will be comitted to talking anything and eveything from a Galaxy Far Far Away. Broadcast from Dublin, Ireland, We are the ONLY Dedicated Irish Star Wars Podcast (to the best of our knowledge!) If you like the show please make sure to subscribe! You can also follow along on twitter @BlabbaTheHutt
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Dec 21, 2015

There has been an Awakening! And WHAT and Awakening!

Eposide 12: The Force Awakens Reactions and Review Episode

In Episode 12 - The Blabba The Hutt crew dive into their thoughts on the latest film in the Star Wars Franchise, Episode VII: The Force Awakens! 

We talk Characters, Music, themes, theories, The future of the franchise and more! Jump in and have some fun with us! 

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Dec 7, 2015

Blabba The Hutt
Episode 11: Blabbafront

 

On Episode 11, Kate and Jamie talk in depth about the brand new game Star Wars Battlefront! Talking about what we like, and dislike about the game, the maps, the different game modes and more!

We also look at Perfect weapon, and Kate heads to Phoenix Comic Con Fan Fest! where she wrangles a hutt load of BB-8's!

 

Make sure you're following us on Twitter @B@BlabbathehuttlabbaTheHutt

 

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Dec 2, 2015

Red Leader needs our help.

7 Years Ago, Dirk dressed his 1 year old, Thomas, up as Yoda, for his first Halloween. Now they have the opportunity to experience a new Star Wars film together. One problem, Dirk is terminally ill and is in hospice care. 

They had tickets booked for the pre premiere in Belgium, on December 16th, but has just found out, Dirk does not have that much time left.

Im calling on the entire international Star Wars Family. Dirk, our brother in the force needs our help.

Please help Dirk's wife Leen to make the case to Disney, Bad Robot and Lucasfilm to allow Dirk and Thomas share their first, & last father/son Star Wars Experience.

Please sign this petition and lets try to make this happen.

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/red-leaders-star-wish?utm_medium=email&utm_source=system&utm_campaign=Send%2Bto%2BFriend 

#RedLeaderStandyingBy

Dirk. May the force be with you.

Nov 24, 2015

Blabba The Hutt

Episode 10: Preparation for The Force Awakens!

 

How are you getting ready for the Force Awakens?

 

In Episode 10, Jamie and Kate speak about what they are doing to get ready for the December release.

 

We also have the FULL Invasion Dublin Q&A session with Chewie himself, Peter Meyhew.

 

Kate Catches up with the Marketing Maestro's from Pheonix Comic Con Fan Fest AND has some tickets to give away!

 

We reveal the winner of our Star Wars #3 Sketch Variant Competition!

 

NEW SEGMENT!

Welcome to 'The Listeners Hutt' We invite YOU the Blabba community to record a piece of content which we will put into this segment as often as possible! Send us a review, a theory, your Star Wars Story! Send the files to blabbathehutt@gmail.com

 

Sit back, grab a glass of blue milk, ad enjoy Blabba The Hutt Episode 10!

Please Subscribe, rate, tell your friends, your mom, your dog and your granny to get listening to Blabba! And make sure you are following us @blabbathehutt

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Nov 6, 2015

Episode 9 of Blabba The Hutt
brought to you by Forbidden Planet (@FPDublin).

 

Want to win a framed sketch variant of Marvel Star Wars #3? Details are in the episode!

 In Episode 9, Jamie and Kate take up where Episode 8 left off! We break down the poster for The Force Awakens, Kate finally gets the opportunity to ask questions about Invasion Dublin and we spend AGES talking about all the latests in Star Wars Litterature, including Shattered Empire, Chewbacca, Weapon of a Jedi, Moving Target, Aftermath and Lost Stars.

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Oct 21, 2015

Episode 8: Trailer invasion

We have a trailer! A full Trailer!!!

 

Join Jamie and Kate as they break down the new trailer for Star Wars The Force Awakens. We speculate and take stabs at what JJ and his buddies are trying to tell us!

 

Invasion Dublin was also this week! And Jamie went armed with his recorder(and no pop shield – Sorry) and got some great interviews with con attendees, including Tim Dry(J’Quille) and Shawn Crawford(Yak Face) from Return of the Jedi.

Oct 13, 2015

Episode 7.5 

Invasion Dublin Special

Ahead of Invasion Dublin, we take a look at everything you can expect from Ireland biggest Star Wars event!

Guests include:
Peter Meyhew(Chewbacca), Kenny Baker(R2D2), Time Dry(J'quille) & more 

We talk to Michael Pierce about the show, and what punters can expect, We hear from Steve Sansweet, Peter Meyhew and we even have 'Fake Kate' on the show!

 

[Above]
Michael Pierce as Jedi Master Plo Koon

Invasion Details:

Buy Tickets | Website | @Invasion_ie

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Oct 2, 2015
Episode 7: The Irish Connection

Blabba The Hutt

Episode 7: The Irish Connection

In this episode of Blabba the Hutt, we discuss some of the latest rumours from the Star Wars  galaxy!

We talk a little Aftermath(spoiler free), Comics, Kate(@Kamiduu) Unboxes her brand new Sphere BB8, whilst Jamie(@Jaimeehickey) explores the recent Irish connection to the galaxy far far away, by heading straigh to the sarlacc's mouth to talk to reporters from Portmagee & Skellig Michael!

Including Colm Flynn(left) who was in the pub with Mark Hamill in Portmagee and took THAT photo

And Sinead Kelleher a reporter with Kerry's eye who has been following the Star Wars story since early 2013.

Please Subscribe, rate, tell your friends, your mom, your dog and your granny to get listening to Blabba! And make sure you are following us @blabbathehutt

 

 

Sep 18, 2015

Welcome to Episode 6 of @BabbaTheHutt!

 

MEET KATE! Blabba now has 2 hosts! Jamie welcomes Kate to Team Blabba and we hear a little about Kates Star Wars Story, then together we digest the latest Star Wars News, Filming in Ireland, A Roge one Trailer after The Force Awakens? What is the Kylo action figure really saying...

We talk to Rob Maigret COO for the Sphero Company, Force Friday in Pheonix, and we talk to Jason Flood of Dublin City Comics about Star Wars Shattered Empire!

Bumper bumper Episode! 

Sep 4, 2015

 

Blabba The Hutt
Episode 5:

FORCE FRIDAY IN IRELAND!

Jamie packed up his handy recording equipment and headed into Dublin City to check out what Disney had planned for Star Wars fans at the midnight madness event for Force Friday!

#StormtrooperSelfie

The Event took place in the Disney Store on Grafton Stree, Dublin's main shopping street. Star wars fans turned out in the droves to welcome The Force Awakens to Ireland.

My Haul

 

Sep 4, 2015

Force Friday in Ireland was a raging success thanks to Disney Ireland, the 501st Ireland Garrison and you guys, the Star Wars fans! 

I will have my own audio recap up later, but for now, enjoy this recap video shot by Jim BB8

 

Aug 29, 2015

Here is a visual guide, courtesy of Visit Dublin and Illustrator Steve McCarthy! 

 

Aug 27, 2015

 

For weeks I have been annoying retailers to see what their plans for Force Friday were! Well, Force Friday’ is now only one week away, and guess who has all the details!

The global launch of merchandise inspired by the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens film will officially hit shelves at Disney Stores and other retailers on Friday, Sept. 4 at 12:01 a.m.

Yes.
THERE ARE IRISH LAUNCH EVENTS PLANNED!

By attending a launch party on Friday September 4th, you will be first to see all the new toys collectibles gadgets apparel and more! A select number of Irish retailers will be opening their doors for a special 12:01am event to unveil the new range!

 

List of retailers with Force Friday events:

 

Disney Store, Grafton Street, Dublin

 

Smyths Toy Superstore

Supposedly SEVEN Smyths stores will open across Ireland (4 Confirmed below)

Dublin, Limerick, Cork, Galway

Even Better! The first 50 fans in line at smythswill receive a free poster and other activities

The Finer Details 

The flagship event for Ireland will be held at Disney Store on Grafton Street, where fans- Hopefully - in fancy dress can start lining up from 20:30, There will be plenty of fun and games to entertain fans including exclusive giveaways leading up to the midnight launch. At 12:01 a.m., the Disney Store will open its doors for fans to experience the brand new line-up of Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandise – with an exclusive theme pin and EVEN MORE in store giveaways, as well as an in-store competition and product demos.

  

YouTube Live Stream

Disney have also announced that a very special preview show will be broadcast on the official Star Wars YouTube channel where viewers will get exclusive sneak peek at the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product line! The broadcast will go live on September 2nd beginning at 9:45pm (GMT) and will broadcast for over 18 hours, taking in 15 cities and 12 countries with the UK and Ireland penned for a live slot at 10:30am on September 3rd.

 

The entire range of new products will be available online at www.disneystore.ie, starting 12:01 a.m. on 4th September.

Folloow along with all the ForceFriday reveals on Twitter @BlabbaTheHutt

Aug 23, 2015

You are lucky! Bumper Blabba The hutt Episode!

Welcome to Episode 4 of Blabba The Hutt! This bumper episode has so much in it! Firstly, as an Irish person, I felt that I should set the record straight on how Domhnall Gleeson pronouces his name! Us Irish love popping a few extra letters into our names!Just for the lolz.

I talk D23, George lucas becoming a Disney Legend, his love for a certain Gungan and how a disney character inspired some of Jar Jars traits.

I disect this piece of art.

drew Struzan poster

I atroduce you to an Irish band called Fight Like Apes, who have a song - 'Pop itch' - which references Jabba the hutt - Listen on Spotify here

I talk to Jim Gorman of the Emerald Garrison, Ireland's longest established Star Wars costuming club, about all the charity work they do in Ireland, and a little about Invasion.ie a Star Wars convention coming to Dublin in October! 

Jamie and Jim Gorman

Emerald Garrison | Invasion.ie

So sit back and pop your headphones on and enjoy Blabba the Hutt episode 4! As always please make sure you're following us on twitter @BlabbatheHutt

 

 

Aug 14, 2015

In Episode 3:

Blabba gets to go to Dublin Comic Con! We talk to some amazing people and get to hear some great stories from those who were in attendance! We also got to catch up with Lemo Lali, a Irish Cosplay Artist. and we ended up in Forbidden Planet, Dublins longest established comic store! 

 

Links relevant to stuff i mention/people I talk to in episode 3

Forbidden Planet

Facebook | Twitter

 

I got this bargain in Forbidden Plant Dublin! 

 

Slave Leia Black Series Figure

 

LemonLali Cosplay

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

 

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Aug 3, 2015
#2 - Special Guest Darren Malins, Star Wars Customisable Card Game!

In Episode 2 I have the absolute pleasure of talking to avid Star Wars card collector Sarren 'Daz' Malins.

Daz takes me through the world of Card playing and collecting, as well as giving me a great insight into his Star Wars story, we also talk a little anthology!

If you like the show please subscribe on your podcast app, and I would be very humble if you could follow us on Twitter - @BlabbaTheHutt

Jul 29, 2015

Jonathan Aris, Best known as 'Anderson' on hit BBC show “Sherlock”, has reportedly joined the cast of the first Star Wars Anthology film 'Rogue One'.

Ace Showbiz report that Aris will play a charchter named 'Senator Jebel' in the upcoming movie 'Rogue One', penned for a December 2016 release. 

Producers are yet to confirm speculation, but the Aris included it on his Spotlight page, (the official online CV used by actors and agents) -

“2015, Feature Film Senator Jebel, STAR WARS ANTHOLOGY: ROGUE ONE, Disney/Lucasfilm, Gareth Edwards,”

The only cast member officially confirmed is Felicity Jones.

 

More as we get it. 

 

- Blabba out.

Jul 27, 2015
#1 - Am I doing this right?

 

In Episode one we keep things short! Meet the host, Blabba, Learn his Star Wars back story.  We also dive into Kanan The Last Padawan Issue 1.

 

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