The Wretched Hive: Star Wars Podcast

by Steve Baldwin, Greg Lent, Scott Evanskey, Niko Rodriguez, and Dave Potter

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


Latest Episodes

The Wretched Hive: April 19, 2019

Episode #85: Celebration Chicago delivered a hurricane of Star Wars news from the windy city and we’ve got highlights for you including our shot-by-shot analysis of THE RISE OF SKYWALKER teaser trailer, plus updates on THE MANDALORIAN, DISNEY+, and more. We also cover the GAME OF THRONES season 8 premier and the renaming of Star Wars Episode IX (is that still part of the name?), play another thrilling round of STAR WARS CHOICES, and reanimate the Star Wars TWEET OF THE WEEK. 

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Posted on 19 April 2019 | 5:04 pm

The Wretched Hive: April 5, 2019

Episode #84: GALAXY’S EDGE news is flowing like lava on Mustafar under a heat lamp in July and we’ve got it all for you and more including DISNEYLAND employee reactions to being selected for GE, the alcohol you can consume at GE, and the bathroom pass you will ABSOLUTELY need at GE. PLUS folks are already talking THE MANDALORIAN season 2, AVENGERS: END GAME passes THE FORCE AWAKENS for pre-sales, DC’s THE JOKER looks great, and GL visits the set of GAME OF THRONES. PLUS remembering Droids: The Animated Series, and yes Niko…it came from Lucasfilm.

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Posted on 5 April 2019 | 7:01 am

The Wretched Hive: March 22, 2019

Episode #83: The DEATH STAR that is DISNEY+FOX is now fully operational, GALAXY’S EDGE requires reservations, ANAKIN speaks droid, and we cover all of it for you in the episode! Plus news about MARK HAMMIL’S personal Episode IX trailer, The Hive’s official reviews for CAPTAIN MARVEL, and an update on Marvel’s Shang-chi.

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Posted on 22 March 2019 | 4:09 pm

The Wretched Hive: March 8, 2019

Episode #82: CAPTAIN MARVEL hits theaters today, GALAXY’S EDGE is revealed (late breaking news: it opens on May 31st!), CELEBRATION CHICAGO has more Star Wars celebs than Tatooine has SANDPEOPLE, and we’ll fill you in on all of that and more in this episode of THE HIVE! We also cover ANTHONY DANIELS’ cryptic tweets, TOPHER GRACE’s amazing trailer, and another Star Wars auction that exceeded expectations. Attention TWEET OF THE WEEK fans: we’re sorry.

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Posted on 8 March 2019 | 6:02 pm

The Wretched Hive: February 22, 2019

Episode #81: Although we inch a bit closer to the release of STAR WARS EPISODE IX with every agonizing moment that passes (patience!) we’re still parsecs away from the BIG T’s – trailer, teaser, or title – but The Hive keeps rolling along with tons of news including BOB IGER’s comments from THE MOUSE’S most recent earnings call, a rundown of the Star Wars properties expected to land on Disney+, more rumors about EWAN reprising his role as OBI WAN, updates on FORCE FRIDAY and NEW YORK TOY FAIR, and more.  There’s just too much show and not enough space to summarize it here!  In fact, I’m about to run out of r

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Posted on 22 February 2019 | 1:30 pm

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