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Star Wars Collecting Sites Join Forces for Star Wars Celebration Patch Giveaway

Star Wars Collecting Fan Sites and Podcasts have again combined Forces at 2017’s Star Wars Celebration Orlando!

Visit the Celebration Collecting Track Social Lounge (Room W305) to meet  the faces behind top Star Wars collecting sites and receive and get exclusive swag!

Jedi Business (JediBusiness.com), Jedi News (JediNews.co.uk), Jedi Temple Archives (JediTempleArchives.com), Star Wars Action News (SWActionNews.com), and This Week in Star Wars (ThisWeekInStarWars.com) each will be on hand to greet fellow collectors, and during their slots they will be giving out one piece of a six-part patch set featuring vintage Star Wars action figures.  

The 6th patch is being given away by the Celebration Collecting Track Social Lounge itself.  These patches will be randomly given away through the Collecting Track social media. Participants in the Collecting Track’s Collection Re-Collections: Your Star Wars Story video project will also receive this 6th patch piece.  Details on this program are at http://bit.ly/2nN9Lpf

Collect all 6 patches to assemble a puzzle featuring all 12 characters from the first wave of Kenner figures released nearly 40 years ago!

The Scheduled Meet-And-Greet times are below.  The first 300 people at each Meet-And-Greet are guaranteed that site’s patch. Plus, for those who miss out on the meet-and-greets, the sites will be randomly giving away 10 patches each day to Celebration attendees.  Follow the sites on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for details how to win!

 

March 31, 2017 Posted by | Conventions, Movies, News, Star Wars | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Twin Peaks: The Autobiography of FBI Agent Dale Cooper — My Life, My Tapes by Scott Frost

Twin Peaks’ cancellation was all but certain in May, 1991. Yet that is also when series writer Scott Frost’s Agent Cooper book My Life, My Tapes was released. Unlike The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer, Cooper’s backstory was mostly unready by a waning fan base. Now the book commands top dollar on the secondary market. Is it worth the price?



Listen to this book review, then hear reviews of EVERY Twin Peaks episode at NowPeakingPodcast.com
Source: Books and Nachos

March 28, 2017 Posted by | Podcasts | | Comments Off on Twin Peaks: The Autobiography of FBI Agent Dale Cooper — My Life, My Tapes by Scott Frost

Episode 27: Variations on Relations

On Friday, March 24, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Windom Earle throws a party, and his guest is a metalhead played by Ted Raimi! Earle is evil, but who will be Dead this episode? And what secrets were discovered in the ancient drawing on the wall of Owl Cave? Most of all, why is everyone in town obsessed with the Miss Twin Peaks contest? Join Now Peaking’s congenial hosts to find out, with just four episodes to go in the original series!

March 24, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Episode 27: Variations on Relations

Now Peaking Episode 26: On the Wings of Love – For Annual Subscribers

On Thursday, March 23, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Gordon Cole (David Lynch) is back in town to get everyone back on track. Cooper gets his badge, Gordon gets Shelly, and Donna gets a postcard from James. But what secret is Eileen Hayward keeping from her daughter, and what’s Ben Horne got to do with it? Meanwhile Windom Earle takes special interest in the Miss Twin Peaks contest, figuring out which woman is Cooper’s queen. Could it be new-to-town waitress Annie? Or perhaps the answers are in the mysterious Owl Cave. Find out with the Now Peaking hosts as we explore the dark side of Twin Peaks this episode!

This episode is for annual subscribers to the Now Playing archives. You can get Now Peaking episodes individually, or a Now Peaking season pass, at NowPeakingPodcast.com

You can also get this episode and every donation show we’ve done– plus a 12 month subscription for all new shows! Details can be found on our Podbean Subscription page.

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Every dollar you donate goes to make this show the best it can be. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy the podcast!

 

March 23, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Now Peaking Episode 26: On the Wings of Love – For Annual Subscribers

Episode 26: On the Wings of Love

On Thursday, March 23, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Gordon Cole (David Lynch) is back in town to get everyone back on track. Cooper gets his badge, Gordon gets Shelly, and Donna gets a postcard from James. But what secret is Eileen Hayward keeping from her daughter, and what’s Ben Horne got to do with it? Meanwhile Windom Earle takes special interest in the Miss Twin Peaks contest, figuring out which woman is Cooper’s queen. Could it be new-to-town waitress Annie? Or perhaps the answers are in the mysterious Owl Cave. Find out with the Now Peaking hosts as we explore the dark side of Twin Peaks this episode!

March 23, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Episode 26: On the Wings of Love

Issue 180: Fing Fang Foolery

Marvelicious Toys is back! On this new issue join Arnie, Marjorie, and Justin as they catch you up on the past few weeks in Marvel collecting. This episode features a review of the movie Logan. The hosts reflect on the highlights of Toy Fair from Kotobukiya, Mezco, and Hasbro. They discuss the new Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain America prop replicas from eFX Collectibles. And a discussion of the bootleg Marvel Legends spreading across the collecting market. All this and more in the return episode of Marvelicious Toys!And don’t forget, Marvelicious Toys needs your help to keep operating. To support our show and get exclusive rewards Check out our crowdfunding campaign, live now on PodBean
Source: Marvelicious Toys

March 21, 2017 Posted by | Podcasts | | Comments Off on Issue 180: Fing Fang Foolery

Episode 23: Slaves and Masters – For Subscribers

On Monday, March 20, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Shelly returns to waitressing at the RR Cafe. Eckhardt continues to tighten his grip on Josie. And the mysterious Windom Earle has a new accomplice in the form of Leo Johnson! Plus not in Twin Peaks, James’ trouble with Evelyn Marsh finally comes to its conclusion. Was it worth the trip, or are we all glad to be back in Twin Peaks?  Join Now Peaking as we begin the final countdown to the series finale next week!

NOTE: This listing is for annual subscribers to our show. You can also get this movie review individually for a small donation.

Every dollar you donate goes to make this show the best it can be. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy the podcast!

March 20, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Episode 23: Slaves and Masters – For Subscribers

Now Peaking Episode 22: Double Play – For Annual Subscribers

On Sunday, March 19, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Windom Earle took his first life, and pawn, in his chess game with Cooper. How does this tie to the death of his wife, Caroline?  The mysterious Thomas Eckhardt also arrives in town to claim his ownership of Josie. What dastardly things does he have in store for the mill owner, as well as Catherine and her newly revived brother Andrew? And not in Twin Peaks, Donna tries to help James escape Evelyn Marsh’s web of murder and lies. All this, plus Major Briggs in the White Lodge, in this episode of Now Peaking!

This episode is for annual subscribers to the Now Playing archives. You can get Now Peaking episodes individually, or a Now Peaking season pass, at NowPeakingPodcast.com

You can also get this episode and every donation show we’ve done– plus a 12 month subscription for all new shows! Details can be found on our Podbean Subscription page.

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Every dollar you donate goes to make this show the best it can be. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy the podcast!

 

March 19, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Now Peaking Episode 22: Double Play – For Annual Subscribers

Episode 21: Checkmate – For Subscribers

On Saturday, March 18, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Major Briggs returned from his mysterious encounter in the woods. He keeps talking about the White Lodge. What clues does this hold? And is it related to Windom Earle, Cooper’s former partner who is fixed on a life-or-death stakes game of chess? Can Cooper even plot the next move while trying to capture murderous Jean Renault? The game is afoot on this episode of Now Peaking, so join us!

NOTE: This listing is for annual subscribers to our show. You can also get this movie review individually for a small donation.

Every dollar you donate goes to make this show the best it can be. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy the podcast!

March 18, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Episode 21: Checkmate – For Subscribers

Episode 21: Checkmate

On Saturday, March 18, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Major Briggs returned from his mysterious encounter in the woods. He keeps talking about the White Lodge. What clues does this hold? And is it related to Windom Earle, Cooper’s former partner who is fixed on a life-or-death stakes game of chess? Can Cooper even plot the next move while trying to capture murderous Jean Renault? The game is afoot on this episode of Now Peaking, so join us!

March 18, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Episode 21: Checkmate

Episode 492: Celebration of Collectors

Star Wars Action News is back! And they’re preparing to Celebrate. In four weeks the largest Star Wars party in the world erupts in Orlando. Exclusives. Panels. Autographs. SWAG!

On this podcast Marjorie and Arnie run down the latest Celebration news. They also give their tips on how to make this convention the best time it can be! Whether you’re a con newbie or veteran there’s sure to be some tips here to make your Celebration even better.

Plus the Artist Alley prints have gone up for order. On this show Daryl interviews Brian DeGuire about his print “Desert Palace” and how he got his start as an official Star Wars Artist.

And on the show find out about the Star Wars Celebration Orlando Collecting Track! Marjorie & Arnie are again running the Collector’s Social Area in Room 305. Find out about some of the meet-ups there, including the always-packed Saturday Night Swap Meet. And new this year, Star Wars Re-Collections — a video diary of collectors sharing their favorite memories. All in Orlando next month!

All this, plus details on the Star Wars Action News pre-Celebration dinner, and a review of Star Wars: Aftermath – Empire’s End are in this jam-packed podcast!

Also, please check out Star Wars Action News’ crowdfunding campaign on Podbean! We want to make the show better and bring back the full video podcasts, but we need your help to make it happen!
Source: Star Wars Action News

March 16, 2017 Posted by | Movies & Television | | Comments Off on Episode 492: Celebration of Collectors

Now Peaking Episode 19: Masked Ball – For Annual Subscribers

On Thursday, March 16, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Doug Milford, brother of Mayor Dwayne Milford, is getting married to a woman young enough to be his great-granddaughter. Meanwhile, Dick Tremayne tries to prove his worthiness as a father by entertaining Little Nicky, and possible father Andy joins in this My Two Dads meets Problem Child scenario. Wait…who are these people? Well, at least Agent Cooper is still in town while he’s investigated by cross-dressing DEA Agent Denise Bryson, played by David Duchovny. Join the Now Peaking hosts as we navigate the waters and bide time until the next major murder mystery in town!

This episode is for annual subscribers to the Now Playing archives. You can get Now Peaking episodes individually, or a Now Peaking season pass, at NowPeakingPodcast.com

You can also get this episode and every donation show we’ve done– plus a 12 month subscription for all new shows! Details can be found on our Podbean Subscription page.

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Every dollar you donate goes to make this show the best it can be. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy the podcast!

 

March 16, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Now Peaking Episode 19: Masked Ball – For Annual Subscribers

Wild at Heart

David Lynch was hitting a career peak in 1990. First, his show Twin Peaks became a national obsession.  Then his new film Wild at Heart won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.  But this movie, combining Barry Gifford’s eponymous novel with The Wizard of Oz, did not find universal acclaim.  Can Nicolas Cage win over the hearts of our critics? Listen to find out!

 
Then head to NowPeakingPodcast.com and hear reviews of every episode of Twin Peaks! It’s part of Now Playing’s Spring ’17 Donation Drive.  Every dollar helps keep Now Playing going!

March 14, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Wild at Heart

Books & Nachos Review: Twin Peaks: Diane – Twin Peaks Tapes of Agent Cooper by Scott Frost

As Twin Peaks‘ second season began the merchandise machine was gaining speed.  First came Jennifer Lynch’s Secret Diary of Laura Palmer.  Hot on its heels came “Diane…” – The Twin Peaks Tapes of Agent Cooper.  Combining TV-show audio with newly recorded bits this audiobook catches you up on the mystery, but are there new clues revealed in the tapes not seen on TV?

March 14, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Books & Nachos Review: Twin Peaks: Diane – Twin Peaks Tapes of Agent Cooper by Scott Frost

Twin Peaks: Diane – Twin Peaks Tapes of Agent Cooper by Scott Frost

As Twin Peaks’ second season began the merchandise machine was gaining speed. First came Jennifer Lynch’s Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. Hot on its heels came “Diane…” – The Twin Peaks Tapes of Agent Cooper. Combining TV-show audio with newly recorded bits this audiobook catches you up on the mystery, but are there new clues revealed in the tapes not seen on TV?

Listen to this book review, then hear reviews of EVERY Twin Peaks episode at NowPeakingPodcast.com
Source: Books and Nachos

March 13, 2017 Posted by | Podcasts | | Comments Off on Twin Peaks: Diane – Twin Peaks Tapes of Agent Cooper by Scott Frost

Books & Nachos Review: Twin Peaks: The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer

In the summer of 1990 everybody was discussing Twin Peaks – the television phenomenon that kept people in suspense during their season break. Tidbits were teased to fans, including that in Season 2 the secret diary of Laura Palmer would be found. What secrets would it hold? Would it reveal her killer? Viewers would find out, but fans didn’t have to wait! Before Season 2 started The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer was released in full to bookstores!  Not only officially sanctioned, it was written by Jennifer Lynch, daughter of Peaks co-creator David Lynch.  Now Stuart and Arnie discuss all that was found, and how it was made so quickly!

March 13, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Books & Nachos Review: Twin Peaks: The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer

Twin Peaks: The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer by Jennifer Lynch

In the summer of 1990 everybody was discussing Twin Peaks – the television phenomenon that kept people in suspense during their season break. Tidbits were teased to fans, including that in Season 2 the secret diary of Laura Palmer would be found. What secrets would it hold? Would it reveal her killer? Viewers would find out, but fans didn’t have to wait! Before Season 2 started The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer was released in full to bookstores! Not only officially sanctioned, it was written by Jennifer Lynch, daughter of Peaks co-creator David Lynch. Now Stuart and Arnie discuss all that was found, and how it was made so quickly!

Listen to this book review, then hear reviews of EVERY Twin Peaks episode at NowPeakingPodcast.com
Source: Books and Nachos

March 12, 2017 Posted by | Podcasts | | Comments Off on Twin Peaks: The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer by Jennifer Lynch

Logan

For eighteen years Hugh Jackman has played Logan – the popular X-Men hero also known as Wolverine. His first appearance in 2000’s X-Men helped launch the modern age of cinematic superheros. But now, after playing Wolverine nine times Jackman is ready to hang up his claws. His planned final performance is in Logan — a violent and dour film that reteams Jackman with The Wolverine director James Mangold. Did Jackman save the best Wolverine for last? Join the Now Playing Podcast hosts to find out!

March 7, 2017 Posted by | News | Comments Off on Logan