Episode 43: The ‘Chive Cast’s Stephen B-Wing Danley

January 20, 2017

This week on TOY RUN, Stephen Danley, co-host of the Star Wars vintage collecting podcast The ‘Chive Cast AKA The Vintage Pod, shares his adventures running Star Wars marathons, collecting B-Wing Pilots and recently appearing on Mark Hamill’s Pop Culture Quest series.  Also Criz Bee and Jake begin planning for Celebration Orlando, discuss what they are finding on store shelves and announce the winner of the Rebels Princess Leia giveaway. This and much more on Episode 43 of TOY RUN: The Star Wars Action Figure Cast!

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Episode 42: The 30th Anniversary Of Star Tours

January 13, 2017

This week on TOY RUN, the hosts and former Disney Cast Members, Criz Bee and Jake Stevens, celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Disney’s Star Tours attraction by reminiscing about their days at Walt Disney World and taking an in-depth look at the entire range of Star Tours action figures from 1987 until today. In addition, the hosts give away a 3 ¾” Star Wars Rebels Princess Leia action figure sponsored by Genestoyz.com, discuss the recently discovered vintage Kenner prototype Ewok figures and warn against the recent increase in figure swapping. Listen now by subscribing for free on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher or Podbean today!

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Episode 41: So Long Princess!

January 6, 2017

This week on TOY RUN, Criz Bee and Jake remember Carrie Fisher and discuss Princess Leia action figures from the past 40 years.  In addition, the hosts talk about all the Star Wars action figure news from the past few weeks and they are joined by Jayson Krebsbach from Yakface.com to reflect on collecting Star Wars action figures in 2016 and Hasbro’s 3 ¾” and 6” Rogue One toy line. Listen now to Episode 41 of TOY RUN - The Star Wars Action Figure Cast!

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Episode 40: A Rogue One Review Roundtable

December 23, 2016

In this episode, Criz Bee and Jake Stevens take a rare break from talking action figures to review and discuss the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Joining them for this spoiler-filled conversation is Gus Lopez, who shares his experience from attending the World Premiere in Hollywood and Tom Berges, an Original Trilogy purist now faced with a movie set in his wheelhouse.  What did these four lifelong OT era fans think of this “prequel”?  Give Episode 40 a listen to find out and we’ll be back with your regularly scheduled action figure news next episode!

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Episode 39: The Vehicles of Rogue One

December 9, 2016

This week on TOY RUN, as the lead up to next week’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’s release in theaters hits a fever pitch, the hosts Criz Bee and Jake Stevens discuss the recent TV and international trailers, the LFL press junket, Disney’s new Death Star, and the prep for this weekend’s World Premiere Red Carpet! Additionally, they review each of the 3 ¾” Rogue One vehicles released to date.  Join them for the latest action figure news, toy reviews and more in Episode 39 of TOY RUN now found exclusively at www.toyruncast.com.

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Episode 38: T.R. Is Going Rogue!

December 2, 2016

On this week’s episode of TOY RUN Criz Bee and Jake Stevens announce the departure of Toy Run from the Galaxy Of Toys Podcasting Network, you can now get Toy Run episodes on iTunes and Podbean as its own standalone show, make sure you subscribe! Jake and Criz also discuss the Entertainment Earth press release, crazy European prices for Star Wars action figures and the latest acquisitions over Black Friday weekend. After talking about the news, the hosts give listeners an update on Bandai’s S.H. Figuarts release schedule and they review Hasbro’s A-Wing Fighter with Hera from Star Wars Rebels. All of this and more on Episode 38 of Toy Run - The Star Wars Action Figure Cast! Listen now!

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Episode 37: Star Wars Toys In Black Friday Ads

November 25, 2016

On this week’s episode of TOY RUN Criz Bee and Jake Stevens talk about the Hasbro interview from the new Star Wars Insider Special Edition, Black Friday ads and Star Wars action figure sightings on store shelves this past week. The hosts also discuss the Rogue One press tour and all the Star Wars action figure news from this past week. Listen now!

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Episode 36: Kenner Photography With Kim Simmons

November 24, 2016

This week on TOY RUN Criz Bee and Jake Stevens discuss the brand new International trailers and TV commercials for Rogue One, recent store finds and the Force Awakens 3D release. Later in the show Tom Berges from IGrewUpStarWars.com joins Criz Bee for an interview with Kim Simmons who photographed vintage Kenner Star Wars action figures in the 1980’s. All this and the latest Star Wars action figure news on episode #36 of Toy Run - The Star Wars Action Figure Cast! Listen now!

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Episode 35: Collecting Astromech Droids With Lee Towersey

November 11, 2016

This week on TOY RUN Criz Bee and Jake Stevens discuss the new mystery Rogue One box from Hasbro, the Rogue One TV commercial and of course all the Star Wars action figure news from this past week. Lee Towersey, a fellow astromech collector and R2 Builder who is currently busy building droids at Pinewood for the upcoming Han Solo movie, stops by to discuss his beginnings as a collector and his love for astromech droids.  All this and more in Episode 35 of Toy Run - The Star Wars Action Figure Cast!

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Episode 34: Movie Lines Past, Present and Future

November 10, 2016

This week on TOY RUN, the hosts, Jake Stevens and Criz Bee, take a look at how The Force Awakens 3 ¾” figure line stacks up when compared to Star Wars movie lines of the past. Did Episode 1 have a larger line? Was Revenge of the Sith a preview of what was to come?  Why so few figures for 2008’s Clone Wars movie? Find out all of these answers plus what’s new in stores this week in Episode 34!

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