The Wretched Hive: Star Wars Podcast

by The Wretched Hive

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


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TWHP 8.17.18 Addendum: James Gunn

Episode #68 Addendum: Revelations regarding the James Gunn/Disney/Marvel situation came to light after Ep. 68 was recorded, so we hope you enjoy this bonus material for your ear holes.

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Posted on 18 August 2018 | 8:49 pm

The Wretched Hive: August 17, 2018

Episode #68: Amidst the FAKE NEWS that there is no Obi Wan project in the works (come on EWAN just admit it!) real news from the Star Wars universe continues to flow like saliva on Jabba’s lower lip and in this ep we cover it all including what Disney’s acquisition of Fox really means for the Star Wars saga, rumors about JOHN FAVREAU’S live action series, why GRAND ADMIRAL THAWN and JOHNNY DEPP are never seen at parties together, and EVANEGLINE LILLY’S wish to play Leia. Plus we have updates on the James Gunn firing (he’s still fired) and our in-depth investigation on whether JOHN WAYNE was in A New Hope.

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Posted on 17 August 2018 | 4:17 pm

8/10/18 Jon Nagel with Rancho Obi Wan

Steve is joined by Rancho Obi Wan docent JON NAGEL for a fun conversation focusing on Jon’s fandom, including his experiences seeing the OT in theaters, surviving through the dark times in the 90’s, his views on the recent releases, and why the prequels aren’t his bag, baby.  Plus he covers the recruitment process for working at Rancho (it’s not what you think!) and what it’s like to work with the most famous SW memorabilia collection on the planet.

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Posted on 10 August 2018 | 6:51 am

The Wretched Hive: August 3, 2018

Episode #67: AS*HOLES are taking over and we help you plot the hyperspace coordinates to get through it on this week’s show! Get caught up all the SW news including the official Episode IX cast announcement and filming schedule, STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS joy and other SW publications announced at Comic-con, Plus we spend a parsec or two on the Disney/James Gunn/social media bully issue – a conversation you don’t want to miss. BONUS: Jar-Jar vs. Boba Fett in Star Wars Choices!

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Posted on 4 August 2018 | 6:14 am

The Wretched Hive: July 20, 2018

Episode #66: Casting reports for Episode IX are materializing like force ghosts on Endor and this week we break the big ones down including BILLY DEE WILLIAMS, KERI RUSSELL, and a clean-shaven MARK HAMILL. Plus we deliver our typical hijinks packaged with the precision production value you’ve come to expect including news, the Star Wars Tweet of the Week, and a new round of the HIVE FIVE.

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Posted on 20 July 2018 | 4:04 pm

The Wretched Hive: July 6, 2018

Episode #65: It’s power trio time as Dave, Greg, and Steve blast out of Mos Eisley and into your ear holes to talk STAR WARS including the latest with the FOX-DISNEY merger, Disney’s direct-to-consumer possibilities, and why our favorite franchise is NOT the most lucrative of them all (you’ll never guess what is…and no, it’s not Marvel). We give props to our sister podcast SKYWALKING THROUGH NEVERLAND, offer up a big thanks to Marilou and Mark Hamill, and announce the winner of our first HIVE FIVE contest.

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Posted on 7 July 2018 | 8:02 am

The Wretched Hive: June 22, 2018

Episode #64: Rumors are flying faster than a X-wing on refined coaxium and this week we separate the facts from fiction regarding a supposed hiatus for A STAR WARS STORY films, Disney’s acquisition of 21stCentury Fox, and what Scott has been watching recently via SCOTT WATCH 2018. PLUS we need your input on our next HIVE FIVE so call the hotline at (562) 455-4483 and if we use your idea you win a complete set of RANCHO OBI WAN trading cards signed by the one and only STEVE SANWEET!

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Posted on 22 June 2018 | 3:13 pm

6/15/18 Marc Morita from Rancho Obi-Wan

Steve is joined by Rancho Obi Wan’s MARC MORITA for a wide-ranging conversation about his experiences growing up in Marin County as a Star Wars fan to becoming a docent at ROW and working with the one and only Steve Sansweet. Marc shares his views on recent Star Wars films including The Last Jedi and Solo, the state of SW fandom, his healthy obsession with SW Legos, and much more.

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Posted on 15 June 2018 | 8:00 am

6/10/18 LIVE at Barley Forge

Dave and Steve met up at Barley Forge Brewery and conversation got deeper than expected with Dave sharing his theory on Episode IX and Steve sharing his ideas on why many OT fans can’t accept the premise of The Last Jedi.

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Posted on 11 June 2018 | 1:18 am