#201: Five Reasons Why Haslab Participation is on a Decline
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1w ago
The Haslab Cantina has been funded, and now we wait for its delivery. As we do so, let us discuss the merits of a multi-million dollar company using a crowdfunding platform to make toys! Additionally, Jason developed six possible reasons why participation for TVC Haslabs are on the decline (all speculative, of course). Also, Glen and Jason discuss the latest trend in retro collecting, the news, latest pickups, The Acolyte, and more ..read more
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? It’s the 200th Episode Celebration! ?
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1w ago
Join us as we celebrate 200 episodes of the Smugglers’ Galaxy Podcast. As a bonus, we’re joined by Narayan Naik and Sam Sams ..read more
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#199: An Acolyte Turning Point
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2w ago
On this episode of the Smugglers’ Galaxy Podcast, Jason is back from vacation and catches us up on the news. Additionally, he recent backed the Haslab Cantina and shares where he thinks the campaign will land. Glen shares his thoughts on the latest episode of the Acolyte and more! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/smugglersgalaxy/message ..read more
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#198: An Interview with Jim Fong from Galoob!
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1M ago
Galoob was a small toy company based in San Francisco that developed and sold several toy lines. In the early 90s, they were able to acquire a license to incorporate Star Wars vehicles in one of their most successful lines, MicroMachines. Jim Fong worked his way up to the roll of design director, and oversaw the development of Star Wars MicroMachines and the Action Fleet line. During this discussion Jim shares how he got the job at Galoob, the first time he saw Star Wars (it was early), how he became friends with Ralph McQuarrie, the Easter eggs he was able to hide in the toy line, visiting Sk ..read more
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#197: The Star Wars Dilemma
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1M ago
Star Wars has been around for nearly 50 years now, and adult fans have been with the franchise most of that time. But, as the franchise ages, so does the fan base. One day, if nothing is done about it, Star Wars will fade away as the fans become one with the force. On this episode of the Smugglers’ Galaxy podcast, Glen and Jason discuss the current pains of the Star Wars franchise. As they develop content for a younger fan base, the older group feels as though Lucasfilm abandoned them. How does one navigate this issue? What should an older fan do? They also discuss the third episode of The Aco ..read more
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#196: A Fireside Chat
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1M ago
On this episode of the Smugglers’ Galaxy podcast, Glen and Jason are hanging out and Jason‘s backyard sitting by a fire, and they are joined by Jordan Ghastly and Richard (AKA punx_for_plastic on Instagram). Glen and Jason were able to attend a screening of The Acolyte and talk about their experience, seeing the showing in advance. They talk about what they like about the show, where they think it’s heading, and more. Additionally, the Haslab Cantina has been announced and the four talk about their opinions of the project. And with this offering came the opportunity to cross off two boxes on t ..read more
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#195: The Four Hour Starcruiser Video
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1M ago
On this episode of the podcast, Jason returns from Universal Studios Islands of Adventure and shares his experience at that theme park. Then they pivot from Universal to Disney to discuss the Jenny Nicholson viral four-hour long video about her experience aboard the Galatic Starcruiser, better known as the Star Wars Hotel. This video has permeated pop culture, even as far as Rolling Stone Magazine. Glen and Jason discuss the points that Nicholson makes and wonders if Disney will respond by listening to the critics or if they will dismiss it and only focus on stock prices. They also talk about ..read more
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#193: Tales from Rogue Fun (Part 2)
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1M ago
On this episode of the Smugglers’ Galaxy Podcast, Glen and Jason are joined by Jerry Hancock, also known as Ki-Adi Randy on Facebook and the old Rebel Scum forums. Jerry was a presenter at Rogue Fun, and he provides his perspective as a panelist at the event. Together, they finish up their thoughts on the event. They also discuss room sales, the Kennesaw Run, bowling and more. Jerry was also present when Steve Sansweet stopped at Tim Conner’s residence to check out his collection and shares what happened when Steve saw Tim’s massive collection. Download and listen! --- Send in a voice message ..read more
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#192: Tales from Rogue Fun (Part 1)
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2M ago
Rogue Fun has happened! Glen and Jason are still recovering from the most ambitious event they’ve ever put on, and it seems to be a success! They run through the event from their perspective, providing a behind the scenes look at the event and everything that went into it. Jason is also able to share the participant gift: lunchboxes with art provided by Tom Whalen! Download and listen - and share any feedback or stories with us so we can include you in the second part of this series! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/smugglersgalaxy/message ..read more
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#190: Is TVC Ending?
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2M ago
On this episode of the Smugglers’ Galaxy Podcast, Glen and Jason discuss a recent report that Target is removing The Vintage Collection as an available item from their systems. Additionally, a recent Forbes article highlights the truth about Disney’s profitability with Star Wars, and how they might not have yet recouped the 4.5 billion dollars spent when purchasing the beloved franchise from George Lucas in October 2012. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/smugglersgalaxy/message ..read more
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