Needless Things Podcast 324 – Too Many Preorders!

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On this week’s episode Dave and our Head of Research Ryan Schweck run down the insane amount of toy news that’s hit over the past several weeks – and San Diego Comic Con hasn’t even happened yet!

Listen in as Beth, Dave, Sean, and Chris discuss their favorite – and not-so-favorite – pop culture from 1990!

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Audible Interlude: Mission Zero 29-JUN-2020

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Knowing is half the battle and fun is the other half! We’re recruiting you to listen to this monthly podcast hosted by three lifelong Joe fans.

Our mission is to look at every era of GI Joe from the classic 12″ Joes to today’s modern Classified Series. From toys to comics to cartoons, the A.I. Pod is there! Yo Joe!

On this special preview episode your hosts – Dave, Kristian, and Noel – break down Hasbro’s exciting new GI Joe website! From character selection to the history of the Joes, Mission Zero will examine the relaunch of America’s greatest toy franchise.

All music by Andy Samford

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Needless Things Podcast 323 – 1990

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The dynamite team of Dave, Beth V, Rad Ranger, and Chris DePetrillo reunite to look thirty years into the past!

1990 was a landmark year for pop culture, jam-packed with movies, songs, and toys that inspired a geenration! From Turtles to Tiny Toons, plenty of innovative entertainment was born that year.

As part of an annual tradition, Dave gathered some of the Needless Things Irregulars to reflect on the pop culture that made us who we are today. This week’s episode travels back to a time when things were far more awesome!

Listen in as Beth, Dave, Sean, and Chris discuss their favorite – and not-so-favorite – pop culture from 1990!

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Needless Things Podcast 322 – Verotika Needless Commentary

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Part of an ongoing series – the Needless Things Irregulars gather in the Phantom Zone to provide their own unique commentary on classic genre films!

And also not-so-classic films like Glenn Danzig’s new feature, Verotika!

Ryan’s pick was supposed to happen back in April, but then the world fell apart. The good news is that with all due precautions the show is able to record Commentaries again. The bad news is that after experiencing the relentless barrage of crap that is Glenn Danzig’s Verotika the Commentary Team has lost all hope for humanity.

Listen in as Dave, Arian, and the Cadavers are subjected to – believe it or not – the absolute worst movie they’ve watched yet on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 321 – GI Joe: A Real American Hero – Part Two 1986

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Your host Dave teams up with Dragon Con luminary Kristian Allen and Noel Wood from The Finest to look back at the formative years of Hasbro’s GI Joe: A Real American Hero toy line!

1986 was a huge year for the A Real American Hero line of GI Joes. So big, in fact, that it took the guys a full episode to give it the attention it deserves! From heavy hitters like the COBRA Viper and the Battle Android Trooper to experiments in neon like Sci-Fi, ’86 gave us a lot to love.

Plus, this week brings a HUGE announcement about a future Needless Things project!

Listen in as Dave, Noel, and Kristian dive deep into the Joes and COBRAs of 1986 on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Execute Chapter 66 – Resistance Reborn

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The Skywalker saga may be over, but there are enough books to keep Star Wars fans satisfied for years to come. Chad, Ryan, and Beth have started a series to keep you up to date on all the action. Join our book club as we run down the best that canon, legends, and comics have to offer.

Star Wars movies love to just jump right into the thick of things, often without telling us how we got from point A to point B. That’s where novels come in handy. Today we’re taking a look at the novel that bridges the gap between The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker. If you feel like Wedge was robbed by only getting two seconds of screen time in The Rise of Skywalker then this might be the perfect book for you.
 
Music by Lester Dragstredt of The Mystery Men? 
 
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Needless Things Podcast 320 – Toy Collecting with Glowmania

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This week’s episode of the Needless Things Podcast welcomes the originator of Glowmania, the Glow-in-the-Dark World Champion Bob Burke!

Recent times have made eBay more popular than ever and collectors all over the world have embraced the site as an alternative to brick and mortar toy hunting. With that change has come an increased interest in vintage toy lines. While some people look to dump their collections for quick cash, others are finding satisfaction in tracking down toys of their youth.

Listen in as Dave and Bob discuss the pros and cons of vintage and modern collecting, as well as their own personal collecting habits on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 319 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Original Toys

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It’s time to look back at the original – and best – line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

Your host Dave and special guest Chris DePetrillo from Figures Toy Company share their memories of the groundbreaking toy line that began in 1988. From wacky figures to radical vehicles to awesome playsets, few toy lines have presented as much creativity and variety.

Listen in as Dave and Chris share their top Turtles toys on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 318 – Needless Q&A May 2020

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Huge thanks to the Phantomaniacs for helping out with a ton of great questions!

Dave answers a wide spectrum of questions about toys, movies, music, and all manner of pop culture dorkery on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 317 – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Needless Commentary

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Part of an ongoing series – the Needless Things Irregulars gather in the Phantom Zone to provide their own unique commentary on classic genre films!

The Needless Commentary Team experience the greatest comic-to-lie action adaptation of all time as they watch 1990’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

Listen in as Dave, Arian, and the Cadavers have a shell of a good time on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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