The Wretched Hive: Star Wars Podcast

Just five guys talking about Star Wars…and other stuff.

Episodes Date

Episode #155: We’re reunited (and it feels so good) as Stevie B returns from his stint in carbonite and your favorite Star Wars nerds cover that and lots of “other stuff” including Disney+ and Comic-C...
July 3, 2020
Episode #154: STAR WARS CELEBRATION has been postponed and Stevie B is still hanging in Jabba’s Palace frozen in podcast carbonite but THE HIVE carries on with the same high-quality and low-brow humor...
June 20, 2020
Episode #153: Refusing to unfreeze Steve from his hibernation in carbonite (or is Steve simply refusing to come out?) and with ANTHONY DANIELS filling in as guest host, Greg, Scott, Dave, and Niko del...
June 8, 2020
Steve is live at Timeless Pints with owner and head brewer Chris Sparacio to sample their latest IPA, BATCH IV: A NEW HOP! It's a very small batch and limited release so get yours ASAP! Follow @timele...
May 25, 2020
Episode #151: The boys power on after accidentally freezing Steve in carbonite – not to worry, he should be quite well protected, if he survived the freezing process – and the topics range from the br...
May 22, 2020
A quick programming update from your friends at TWHP.
May 15, 2020
Episode #149: The final arc of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Season 7 is incredible and, with all due respect to ROGUE ONE and THE MANDALORIAN, some of THE HIVE think it’s the best Star Wars content relea...
May 1, 2020
Episode #148: Comic Con is officially cancelled, Bob Iger is back, and the future of Star Wars Celebration is uncertain (clouds the future, the dark side does), but THE HIVE is keeping the Falcon’s th...
April 17, 2020
Episode #147: We’re back at full strength like Luke after his dip in the bacta tank on Hoth and joined by special guest Rancho Obi-Wan’s MARC MORITA! We’ve got serious speculation on The Mandalorian S...
April 3, 2020
Episode #146 (resetting to match iTunes): As Star Wars and the rest of our universe is impacted by Coronavirus the show must go on and it does with Greg, Scott, and Niko taking the helm to discuss the...
March 20, 2020
Episode #108: “THE DEAD SPEAK” reference from Episode IX takes a turn as we discover that A CLONE OF PALPATINE is who we meet in TROS… so we’re all good, right? We’ll let you decide as we break down t...
March 6, 2020
Aside from Harrison Ford’s laughter on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE there’s a bunch of news to cover this week including STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Season 7, The Rise of Skywalker coming to streaming and Blue Ray...
February 21, 2020
The mysterious PROJECT LUMINOUS is touching down at a spaceport near you on February 24th, Mandalorian Season 2 drops this fall along with Marvel’s FALCON AND WINTER SOLDIER and WANDAVISION, but the b...
February 7, 2020
New friend and faithful listener JOSH HODGES joined Steve at Timeless Pints to share the genesis of his fandom, his love for laserdiscs, and his thoughts on the sequel trilogy and The Rise of Skywalke...
February 1, 2020
Episode #105: The trailer for STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Season 7 dropped like an escape pod from the TANTIVE IV and we’ll catch you up on that and more this week including KATHLEEN KENNEDY and the fut...
January 24, 2020
Mini Ep. #31: Disneyland’s latest Star Wars attraction RISE OF THE RESISTANCE opens in mere hours and our own lifelong Star Wars fan Scott Evanskey was one of the select few to ride it before it opens...
January 16, 2020
Episode #104: Our in-depth review and analysis of THE RISE OF SKWALKER continues with a detailed look at the timeline, focused on when PALPATINE made love, made whoopie, shagged, did it, made the beas...
January 10, 2020
Mini Ep #30: Scott and Steve provide their perspective on The Mandalorian season 1, recorded live at Timeless Pints on January 5, 2020.
January 5, 2020
Episode #103: The entire crew joins in for our initial full team reaction to STAR WARS EPISODE IX: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER with plenty of spoilers…DO NOT listen to this episode if you have not yet seen ...
December 27, 2019
Mini Ep #29: Merry Christmas! Ready to unwrap THE RISE OF SKYWALKER? Having noodled on the conclusion of the Skywalker saga for nearly a week Dave and Steve share their initial reactions to several ke...
December 25, 2019
Join Dave, Steve, Christine, and Lisa immediately before and after their first viewing of Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker on Thursday, December 19, 2019. Listen in as they pontificate abou...
December 21, 2019
Episode #102: The Star Wars universe is hotter than the twin suns of Tatooine this week with THE RISE OF SKYWALKER landing in theaters, THE MANDALORIAN grabbing the bounty as the top television show o...
December 13, 2019
Episode #101: BABY YODA has taken the universe by storm while at the same time the DISNEY/LUCASFILM marketing machine has kicked in and the galaxy-wide promotion of THE RISE OF SKYWALKER is now in ful...
November 29, 2019
Episode #100: Disney President BOB IGER and Lucasfilm provided a very special anniversary gift this week as THE MANDALORIAN premiered along with a ton of additional content via DISNEY+ and we’ve got p...
November 15, 2019
Mini Ep. #27: Hosts Steve and Scott provide a shot-by-shot analysis of The Mandalorian trailer 2, released on October 28, 2019.
November 2, 2019
Episode #99: Despite their much ballyhooed introduction as contributors to the Star Wars universe, Game of Thrones producers DAVID BENIOFF and D.B. WEISS quit last week creating a major shift in plans...
November 1, 2019
Mini Ep. #26: Steve and Scott provide a shot-by-shot analysis of the final trailer for Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, released on October 21, 2019.
October 22, 2019
Episode #98: Is there too much STAR WARS at DISNEYLAND? We explore this plus tons of news from the interwebs including the return of Dennis Lawson’s character WEDGE and R2’s role in THE RISE OF SKYWAL...
October 18, 2019
Episode #97: Did LUKE SKYWALKER receive training between EMPIRE and JEDI? We tackle this age-old question and more in this episode of TWHP! Also we break down FORCE FRIDAY gear, new images of THE RISE...
October 4, 2019
Episode #96: Our top-notch research team has uncovered absolute (half-baked), iron clad (more like tin foil) evidence that HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN will appear in THE RISE OF SKYWALKER and that’s just the b...
September 20, 2019
Mini Ep. #25: Steve and Scott provide a shot-by-shot analysis of The Mandalorian trailer released at D23. The Mandalorian arrives on Disney+ on November 12, 2019!
September 8, 2019
Episode #95: Star Wars Episode IX: THE RISE OF SKYWALER takes center stage as we approach the 100 day countdown to the final chapter in the Skywalker saga including Director J.J. ABRAMS addressing ang...
September 6, 2019
Mini Ep. #24: Rancho Obi Wan docent MARC MORITA returns to talk news out of D23 including the Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker trailer #2. Marc also gives us the scoop on special events coming soon t...
August 28, 2019
Mini Ep. #23: Following the debut of Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker trailer #2 at D23, it was released to the rest of the world two days later on August 26, 2019. Show intern Joshua Baldw...
August 27, 2019
Episode #94: The incomparable JOHN WILLIAMS is the focus this week as we bow down to the maestro and his amazing body of work in our Hive 5: John Williams themes! Plus we review expectations for D23 a...
August 23, 2019
Episode #93: Long-time friend of the show CHRIS EVANS (yes THAT Chris Evans, not the other guy) joins the show as we plunge deep into the Sarlacc Pit of Star Wars news and other stuff including a big ...
August 9, 2019
Episode #92: Comic Con 2019 rolled through San Diego like a herd of wild Fathiers and we’ve got all the relevant announcements from Marvel (and a few from Star Wars) in this week’s episode! PLUS we wo...
July 26, 2019
Episode #91: The details of new STAR WARS movies are famously ensconced by Disney and Lucasfilm’s FORT KNOX-like security precautions but we think we found a genuine (and purposeful?) slip regarding t...
July 13, 2019
Episode #90: GALAXY’S EDGE at Disneyland opened to the public and Dave and Steve provide additional details on their visit to the most Star Wars-iest place on earth. PLUS people are stealing and selli...
June 28, 2019
Episode #89: As we ramp up for our first visit to GALAXY’S EDGE the Star Wars news is flowing like blue milk from a bantha’s otter including CINESPIA’s screening of the original trilogy, classic conso...
June 14, 2019
Mini Ep. #22: Christine and Lisa joined Dave and Steve for their first visit to Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland in Anaheim, California on June 12, 2019 and in this ep share what it’s like to pil...
June 14, 2019
Episode #88: Galaxy’s Edge opened at DISNEYLAND today and we’re just *a teeny bit* pumped about it in this ep! In addition to hearing five men yearn for a trip to Anaheim, your ears will also be treat...
May 31, 2019
The inaugural segment of The Niko Zone.
May 17, 2019
Episode #87: Star Wars and Game of Thrones go together like Wookie cookies and blue milk and this week we hear from BOB IGER on Disney’s agreement with Game of Thrones show runners DAVID BENIOFF and D...
May 17, 2019
Episode #86: Star Wars takes a back seat this week as AVENGERS: END GAME and GAME OF THRONES dominate the conversation. The guys go deep with analysis of End Game, including plenty of context to major...
May 3, 2019
Episode #85: Celebration Chicago delivered a hurricane of Star Wars news from the windy city and we’ve got highlights for you including our shot-by-shot analysis of THE RISE OF SKYWALKER teaser traile...
April 19, 2019
Episode #84: GALAXY’S EDGE news is flowing like lava on Mustafar under a heat lamp in July and we’ve got it all for you and more including DISNEYLAND employee reactions to being selected for GE, the a...
April 5, 2019
Episode #83: The DEATH STAR that is DISNEY+FOX is now fully operational, GALAXY’S EDGE requires reservations, ANAKIN speaks droid, and we cover all of it for you in the episode! Plus news about MARK H...
March 22, 2019
Episode #82: CAPTAIN MARVEL hits theaters today, GALAXY’S EDGE is revealed (late breaking news: it opens on May 31st!), CELEBRATION CHICAGO has more Star Wars celebs than Tatooine has SANDPEOPLE, and ...
March 8, 2019
Episode #81: Although we inch a bit closer to the release of STAR WARS EPISODE IX with every agonizing moment that passes (patience!) we’re still parsecs away from the BIG T’s – trailer, teaser, or ti...
February 22, 2019

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