The Wretched Hive: Star Wars Podcast

by The Wretched Hive

Just five guys talking about Star Wars...and other stuff.


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The Wretched Hive: February 8, 2019

Episode #80: As we sit and patiently tap tap tap our fingers on the Falcon’s dashboard while holding our collective breath and waiting for the STAR WARS EPISODE IX trailer to drop, there’s plenty more to talk about including JOHN FAVREAU and R5-D4, TAIKA WAIKIKI and THE MANDALORIAN, and reported "bloodshed" from the Fox-Disney merger. PLUS the Hive’s Top 10 Titles for Ep. IX.  EPISODE IX: AN EVEN SLOWER SPEED CHASE has a certain ring to it…

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Posted on 8 February 2019 | 4:16 pm

The Wretched Hive: January 25, 2019

Episode #79: “Academy Award nominee SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY” sounds pretty nice and so does this week’s episode of THE HIVE as we talk Academy nods for BLACK PANTHER, SPIDERMAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE and AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR. We also cover planned Star Wars releases for 2019, more info on fan films and EPISODE IX, plus the “final” season of Game of Thrones, EA Games’ struggles, and the fact that YOUR SNOKE THEORY SUCKS.

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Posted on 25 January 2019 | 3:25 pm

TWHP programming update: January 18, 2019

A quick programming announcement from your friends at TWHP.

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Posted on 19 January 2019 | 6:08 am

1/11/19: Timeless Pints and The John McCloy Band

Mini Ep.#21: Friends, family, and special guests joined us for an incredible afternoon of music, beer, and fun at Timeless Pints Brewery on January 6th, 2019. Big thanks to all who came to play with us including John, Sammy, and Fred with The John McCloy Band; dear friends Chris, Scott V., Chet C., Brett, and Jason; Stacy and Rae at TP; and most of all thanks to the Wretched Wives, Lisa, Kara, Christine, Shana, and Karen, for putting up with our Star Wars obsession and the nonsense that surrounds us and penetrates us (that's what she said), and binds the show together. Happy new year!

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Posted on 11 January 2019 | 6:48 pm

The Wretched Hive: January 4, 2019

Episode #78: The new year has landed like a heavy cruiser on Coruscant and in this episode we get ready for what’s next with a preview of GALAXY’S EDGE plus a review of the most anticipated movies and actors in 2019. We ponder whether Netflix and Disney+ will kill movie theaters, preview AVENGERS: WAR OF THE REALMS, and review Star Wars Theory’s outstanding Vader Episode I: Shard of the Past. JOIN US this Sunday, January 6th, 3:00pm at TIMELESS PINTS in Lakewood, California! Grab a pint, meet The Hive, and enjoy live music from the John McCloy Band!

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Posted on 4 January 2019 | 6:01 pm

The Wretched Hive: December 22, 2018

Episode #77: The holidays are upon us and there is no better way to kick off your celebration than with C-3PO, South Park, and The Hive! We also celebrate THE LAST JEDI’s first birthday, review casting for THE MANDALORIAN, talk THE AVENGERS: END GAME trailer, and offer last-minute gift ideas for the Star Wars fan in your life. Have a wonderful holiday season and Happy New Year from your friends at TWHP!

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Posted on 22 December 2018 | 3:15 pm

The Wretched Hive: December 7, 2018

Episode #76: Celebration Chicago is just around the corner, a new Star Wars animated series is in the works, casting announcements for THE MANDALORIAN abound, and we’ve got you covered with great analysis and opinions on this episode of TWHP! We cover the new Captain Marvel trailer #2, delve deep into FANTASTIC FOUR, and wonder what the Walker parents were thinking when they named their poor kid Luke Sky. PLUS we launch an inquiry into the existence of another (video) podcast called THE WRETCHED HIVE and its host, ONLY ONE KENOBI.

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Posted on 7 December 2018 | 7:01 am

The Wretched Hive: November 23, 2018

Episode #75: Thanksgiving is here and there is a lot to be thankful for in the Star Wars universe including the live-action series in the works based on the adventures of CASIAN ANDOR, new music for GALAXY’S EDGE from the maestro himself JOHN WILLIAMS, and anniversary celebrations for the trailer for THE PHANTOM MENACE and the infamous Star Wars CHRISTMAS SPECIAL. Lastly we honor the passing of two greats: Marvel’s real life superhero STAN LEE and screenwriter extraordinaire WILLIAM GOLDMAN.

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Posted on 22 November 2018 | 1:00 pm

11/16/18 Interview with Matthew Jacobs

Steve is joined by Matthew Jacobs, resident of Paradise, California, the town that was devastated by fire on 11/9/18.  Matthew is an Air Force veteran, and a huge Star Wars fan. To help Matthew and his neighbors, please consider making a small donation at:

Thank you!


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Posted on 17 November 2018 | 2:08 am