The Sandcrawler Podcast Episode #110: #CurrentMood

The hosts of The Sandcrawler Podcast are joined by Jake Stevens for a much-needed action figure therapy session. Taking a break from the normal banter and channeling passions in a different direction, Mac, Dan and Jake share their frustrations about the current state of the hobby including scarcity, price inflation, customer service, and empty toy shelves and pegs. But don't worry, things will return back to your friendly neighborhood action figure cast, most likely even later this very week! We had a plan, we hit the record button and then… Being a Star Wars collector can be very challenging lately. Being a Star Wars FAN can be very challenging lately. This week’s episode is three friends basically unloading on each other about the state of collecting. [...]

By |2021-02-22T20:16:32-08:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: The Sandcrawler|

The Sandcrawler – Episode 107: Save The Black Series Junior

The Sandcrawler Podcast is back in 2021 with Episode #107! Join hosts Mike Tarkin and Dengar Dan as they torture Jake Stevens with his pet peeves and all three discuss some of the best Black Series and Vintage Collection figures released in 2020! Tune in and let us know your thoughts on the best figs of the last 12 months! It’s our first show of the new year! And after the year the world went through last year, it’s reason to celebrate! This week we catch up on new Star Wars finds (and other franchises) in I Wanted Everything and Jake asks the question But Where Did The Pins Go?  Getting the Din Djarin/The Child Build Up Pack was a pain for most collectors. How [...]

By |2021-01-24T20:01:34-08:00January 24th, 2021|Categories: The Black Series, The Sandcrawler, The Vintage Collection|

The Sandcrawler Podcast #103 – Many Many Mando Mondays!

This week on The Sandcrawler, Jake joins Mac and Dan to discuss this Fall's many #MandoMonday reveals and a ton of action figure therapy...now in video! This week we catch up on Mando Mondays and the announced Star Wars figures for Black Series and The Vintage Collection. Will we get the entire Bad Batch team at some point? Does it really matter if the announced Zutton figure is named Snaggletooth or not? In I Wanted Everything Jake knocked off a few big missing pieces for his complete Disney Parks Droid Factory collection. Dan finds a super cool KB Toys Phantom Menace sign and Mac proves he’s a hypocrite  and gets The Carbon Freeze Chamber play set. It’s a shorter show [...]

By |2020-11-28T00:17:22-08:00November 28th, 2020|Categories: The Black Series, The Sandcrawler, The Vintage Collection|Tags: |

The Sandcrawler #101: Mando, Mando, Mando!

The Sandcrawler is back with its second triple-digit episode to talk about all of The Mandalorian reveals from the past few weeks! Join hosts Mac and Dan as they tolerate another appearance by Jake Stevens who joins in all the action figure therapy fun! We’re back with our second show in a week and it’s all Mando, Mando, Mando!  Jake Stevens returns as we tear into the Season Two premiere of The Mandalorian and then break down the action figure announcements that were announced during the first two Mando Monday events. Mando Monday 2.  This is the cereal featuring small plastic busts that Dan talked about. We also take a look at The Razor Crest Haslab project and it’s latest Tier unlocks.  Will it make [...]

By |2020-11-09T21:56:20-08:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: The Mandalorian, The Sandcrawler|

The Sandcrawler #99 – The Fallopian Falcon

As it is International Podcast Day, we had drop by The Sandcrawler to chat about the reveals made at this past weekend's Hasbro PulseCon. Join Mac, Dan, and yours truly as we breakdown the virtual convention yuletide announcements! We’re on Episode 99 but are we The Great One? Listen and find out! Hasbro Pulse Con 2020  was this past weekend and their livestream of the event provided a ton of Star Wars figure announcements including the reveal of the next Haslab crowd funding project: The Vintage Collection Razor Crest from The Mandalorian.  Jake returns to help us break down all the announcements. Follow along with our discussion with Jake’s article on From 4LOM to Zuckuss.com. Hasbro Pulse Poseable Figure Stands Watch listener, Dave put them [...]

By |2020-09-30T23:21:39-07:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: Convention Coverage, The Sandcrawler|Tags: |

The Sandcrawler Episode #96 – Summertime Collecting Blues

The Sandcrawler Podcast returns for the mid-Summer action figure therapy you need to get you through the dog days! Join Mac, Dan and Jake as they break down the Hasbro releases and announcements from the past month! It has been AWHILE! We’re back after a lengthy break and there is a ton of Star Wars collecting news to catch up on. This week’s show notes are a necessity so be sure to click on the links below to keep up! Seattle Krakens join NHL (not Star Wars, we know) Star Wars movies pushed back in release schedule In “I Wanted Everything” Jake picks up the first wave of the kid-focused Mission Fleet, Dan adds to his Power of the Force collection including an awesome [...]

By |2020-07-29T22:01:06-07:00July 29th, 2020|Categories: HasLab, The Black Series, The Sandcrawler, The Vintage Collection, The Vintage Collection 2|

The Sandcrawler – Episode #95: Power of the Force Cinema Scenes

The Sandcrawler podcast is back with a healthy dose of action figure therapy! Episode #95 begins a look at The Power of the Force 2 Cinema Scene line and the great variety of figures within the 13 sets. Join hosts Mac Tarkin and Dengar Dan along with Jake Stevens for an episode that is an action figure oasis of Star Wars collecting fun! We managed to get this show to you despite numerous technical difficulties including no video for a promised YouTube segment (sorry, eh?).  What did we manage to bring you? A huge I Wanted Everything featuring a very emotional Mac finding a replacement for a special childhood Star Wars toy.  We then dive into part one of our look at the Cinema Scene [...]

By |2020-06-16T21:26:35-07:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: The Power of the Force 2, The Sandcrawler|Tags: |

The Sandcrawler Episode 88: The Best of 2019

  As 2020 is now underway, we've entered our 7th year of podcasting and what better way to kick off than recording with our good friends over at The Sandcrawler podcast! Always a great time chatting with Mac and Dan and getting some of their special brand of Star Wars Action Figure Therapy! Give it a listen and let us know what you think on all the socials! Happy New Year! This week Jake joins us as we take a look back at Star Wars in 2019.  The Rise of Skywalker, The Mandalorian and our picks for best and worst Star Wars toys and YOUR Star Wars Holiday Wishes. Your home for Star Wars Action Figure Therapy is back baby! -Check out Jake’s article on the [...]

By |2020-01-20T09:13:06-08:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: The Sandcrawler|

The Sandcrawler Episode #85 – We Have Spoken

The Sandcrawler Podcast has dropped Episode #85 and its all about The Mandalorian (apologies to the rest of the world)! Tune in only once you have watched both Chapters 1 & 2 and then find out if any of our speculation about the series comes true this Friday when Chapter 3 debuts. Recorded on Sunday, November 17, 2019 IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED THE FIRST TWO CHAPTERS OF THE MANDALORIAN THEN HIT HIT THE PAUSE BUTTON AS WE WILL BE DISCUSSING ALL ASPECTS OF THE SHOW! Recorded on Life Day 2019 (it’s canon, deal with it) Jake Stevens joins us to talk about The Mandalorian, Rhode Island Comic Con, Maclunky, Disney Plus and the ongoing argument of crossing the streams by mixing different lines of Star [...]

By |2019-11-20T13:29:05-08:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: The Mandalorian, The Sandcrawler|
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