Thursday, September 17, 2020

'Chive Cast 109 - Into the Wicket Multiverse




Wicket is crowned the best character in Star Wars in this packed 'Chive Cast as Skye and Steve are joined by Ron who takes us to the "Wicket Chick" (Kori Bailey), "Mr. Wicket Chick" (Trent Bailey) and "The Wicket Person" (Todd Chamberlain) who talk about sculpts, molds and candy bowls. Plus, we are joined by Mark Rusciano and Coopie to talk about hobby energy. What an episode!



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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
00:36 – Wicket is the Best Intro
10:39 – Behind the Steve (part 1, Ewak) 
17:52 – Skye-Ku
19:57 – Behind the Steve (Part 2, Warwick Davis is the Best) 
25:15 – Wicket’s Last Name
30:00 – Mark and Coopie join the show
32:05 – Virtual Archive Party Recap
38:07 – What is Peg Warmers?
41:44 – Virtual Archive Party Auction results
42:40 – So-Be-It Lightning Round with Mark Rusciano
52:59 – Todd Chamberlain’s Insane Wicket Sculpt and Run (with Ron!) 
1:06:00 – Sculptor thoughts
1:09:22 – Problems with Romanticizing the Kenner Employees  
1:23:12 – Old Ugly Prototype Wicket
1:25:48 – Kori and Trent Bailey Join the Show 
1:29:16 – How the couple came to collect Wicket
1:39:26 – Who will buy the Photo Art?  
1:45:04 – Simplicity of Wicket Photo Art and various Wicket thoughts  
1:49:34 – Candy Bowl Loose Wickets
1:56:41 – Original Wicket Workbook Art
2:00:00 – Meeting Warwick   
2:03:20 – MarketWatch of Wicket
2:20:30 – Unloved Items (Australian Greeting Cards and Beanbag Chair) and Outro



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Monday, August 31, 2020

The Virtual Archive Party!

Recorded live before a Facebook audience on August 27th 2020 (the original date of the in person Archive Party 5 in Anaheim), here's a very special SWCA Podcast episode. Produced with the help of Mark Rusciano, Skye and Steve reminisce about the Archive Party's origins and auction some killer Kellerman-inspired figure artwork by Skye's daughter to raise money for the Lollypop Farm animal shelter in Rochester, NY. Check out the video stream below, over on the Facebook page with the original live comments, or on our YouTube Channel!


To support the Lollypop Farm animal shelter, visit them here: https://www.lollypop.org/ 

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

'Chive Cast 108 - Leia’s Combat Cape and Hat




Skye and Steve talk about the great Rebel Commando leader and Ewok Queen, Leia Poncho! Unloved storybooks, ugly posters, international variations! Jesus Chris Georgoulias joins to talk about the fabled pink poncho and Holy Spirit Ron Salvatore piles on to discuss vintage sculpts and their reusage. Plus, a "Deal or No Deal" debate and an actually entertaining MarketWatch game.





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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
03:57 – General Leia Poncho movie and figure thoughts
13:02 – Behind the Steve: Leia’s relationship to Gender
18:01 – Skye-Ku
20:07 – Unloved (?!?) Ewok Storybook
24:36 – Unlovable Terrible ROTJ 1985 Re-release poster
30:54 – Around the World with Vintage Leia Poncho
34:42 – Trilogo Endor Chase Box Set
38:51 – Chris Georgoulias joins the show
40:47 – Ron Salvatore Talks about the Re-sculpt BOMBSHELL!!!
53:41 – "Deal or No Deal" Debate with Ron and Chris
1:08:21 – The Pink Poncho (Nugget from the Archive)
1:19:00 – Steve Hoffman and Toy Shop stories
1:27:08 – MarketWatch Leia Poncho
1:35:32 – Outro



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