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

Interview: Chris Sparacio at Timeless Pints

Steve is live at Timeless Pints with owner and head brewer Chris Sparacio to sample their latest IPA, BATCH IV: A NEW HOP! It's a very small batch and limited release so get yours ASAP! Follow @timelesspints or online at

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Posted on 26 May 2020 | 12:21 am

The Wretched Hive: May 22, 2020

Episode #151: The boys power on after accidentally freezing Steve in carbonite – not to worry, he should be quite well protected, if he survived the freezing process – and the topics range from the brilliance of Clone Wars Season 7 and Revenge of the Sith, ongoing Mandalorian casting announcements, and the conundrum of whether Lucasfilm should focus on classic characters in new Star Wars properties. Follow the show on Facebook @wretchedhivepodcast and leave us a message with your burning question or comment at 562.455.4483!

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Posted on 22 May 2020 | 7:18 am

Programming Update: May 15, 2020

A quick programming update from your friends at TWHP.

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Posted on 15 May 2020 | 9:16 pm

The Wretched Hive: May 1, 2020

Episode #149: The final arc of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Season 7 is incredible and, with all due respect to ROGUE ONE and THE MANDALORIAN, some of THE HIVE think it’s the best Star Wars content released for the screen since REVENGE OF THE SITH. It’s bold, sure, but so is our coverage of ANTHONY DANIELS explaining every C-3PO costume he wore, Cassian Andor series casting announcements, and The Force’s gift to humanity MARK HAMMIL’s curious take on a huge Star Wars plot hole. PLUS there are Galaxy’s Edge Coke bottles at a little store in Georgia and we offer…finally…a funny SW Tweet of the Week.

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Posted on 1 May 2020 | 7:39 pm

The Wretched Hive: April 17, 2020

Episode #148: Comic Con is officially cancelled, Bob Iger is back, and the future of Star Wars Celebration is uncertain (clouds the future, the dark side does), but THE HIVE is keeping the Falcon’s thruster pedal to the metal with an update on the Cassian Andor television series, Sam Raimi’s slip about directing Doctor Strange 2, and big updates in the world of comics. PLUS an impromptu choices (Beatles or Stones?), The Niko Zone makes a triumphant return, and DAISY RIDLEY reads us a book for the Tweet of the Week.

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Posted on 17 April 2020 | 9:20 pm

The Wretched Hive: April 3, 2020

Episode #147: We’re back at full strength like Luke after his dip in the bacta tank on Hoth and joined by special guest Rancho Obi-Wan’s MARC MORITA! We’ve got serious speculation on The Mandalorian Season two release date and Rosario Dawson’s turn as Ahsoka Tano. PLUS we cover the Cassian Andor series official synopsis, take a deeper dive into The Skywalker Saga 27-disc box set, consider the future of comic books with Diamond halting distribution, and pay honor to icons that have recently become one with The Force: Stuart Gordon, Andrew Jack, and the great Max von Sydow.

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Posted on 3 April 2020 | 7:25 pm

The Wretched Hive: March 20, 2020

Episode #146 (resetting to match iTunes): As Star Wars and the rest of our universe is impacted by Coronavirus the show must go on and it does with Greg, Scott, and Niko taking the helm to discuss the impact on our lives including cancelations of major cons and speculation on STAR WARS CELEBRATION and San Diego Comic-Con. PLUS Mandalorian Season Two talk and this week’s early release of Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker.

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Posted on 20 March 2020 | 3:05 pm

The Wretched Hive: March 6, 2020

Episode #108: “THE DEAD SPEAK” reference from Episode IX takes a turn as we discover that A CLONE OF PALPATINE is who we meet in TROS… so we’re all good, right? We’ll let you decide as we break down this new twist to our favorite saga. PLUS it’s true, all of it: Bob Iger is out and a NEW BOB is in, Project Luminous morphs into High Republic, The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures release schedule for 2020-2027 dropped (, expect serious lightsaber action in THE MANDALORIAN Season 2, and save your credits because the entire Skywalker saga is coming to Blue Ray this month. PLUS we throw in an impromptu Star Wars Choices and Mark Hamill has the TWEET OF THE WEEK!

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Posted on 6 March 2020 | 11:06 pm

The Wretched Hive: February 21, 2020

Aside from Harrison Ford’s laughter on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE there’s a bunch of news to cover this week including STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Season 7, The Rise of Skywalker coming to streaming and Blue Ray, JOE RUSSO’s take on KEVIN FEIGE’s Star Wars collection, and a dubious honor earned by AVENGERS: END GAME. PLUS we’ve got a guaranteed winner (or your money back!) for this week’s SW Tweet of the Week and did we mention Harrison Ford’s laughter on Kimmel?


Be sure to check out our new show, EITHER/OR, dropping on iTunes on February 28th! Subscribe at

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Posted on 21 February 2020 | 8:56 am