In amongst fighting off mice and general wildlife - trying to eat the collectibles stored in his garage - young Star Wars fan Stuart Skinner, from nearby France, takes part in this months interview. Talking SIGMA, being mistaken for Romba the Ewok and all those days of being on this here podcast for decades.
Jason Smith has a new microphone, but can he stay awake long enough in his office/sauna to finish his list of acquisitions whilst Andy Preston returns as we discuss Empire Strikes Back having a birthday. Sadly we are all old enough to remember it coming out in 1980, although Cinema had yet to reach Richard in the frozen north.
During Rebel Briefings an argument breaks out over some oddities featured in a Palitoy display at a recent Auction. Richard pays tribute to Charles Lippencott.
Licensee Butterly Originals gently stirs the memories of our hosts as we remember the days of school hijinks with stationery items being used for violence.Chris Porteous' hard work making us look beautiful can also be found on that moving pictures website. https://youtu.be/JgYNiueaDAk 00:00:00 - Intro & Host's Newest Acquisitions 00:23:10 - Celebrating 40 Years of The Empire Strikes Back 00:39:35 - The Quiz 00:54:13 - NA Shoutouts 01:06:23 - Rebel Briefing 01:07:21 - Kim Simmons' Kenner Photography Book II 01:14:41 - Auction Recap 01:27:20 - Deal or No Deal Madness! 01:33:37 - Remembering Charles Lippincott 01:37:36 - The Running Stormtrooper 01:40:57 - Farthest From 2.0 01:44:29 - Stuart Skinner Interview 02:35:56 - Licensee Spotlight: Butterfly Originals 03:14:15 - Rapid Fire 03:16:56 - Feedback & Outro