Adventures in Collecting Toy Collecting Podcast

Dave & Erik Weinbrecht

From Funko and WWE to Star Wars, Marvel, LEGO, and more, grab the cart and hit the aisles with Dave and Erik as they talk toy news, collecting, culture, and more!

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On this episode, Dave and Erik sit down with longtime Hasbro designer and endless source of bot knowledge, Mark Maher. Hear about the latest Transformers news along, Mark's history designing toys, and more!Keep up to date with all of the Hasbro on Instagram @hasbropulseFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 22

1 hr 39 min

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the week of November 8th, 2021.Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 15

3 min 56 sec

On this special bonus pod, best friend of the pod @cr33pynj AKA "Other Dave," Dave Potosnak sits down to chat with Lenny and Emily from Hasbro's G.I. Joe Team along with other toy bloggers from 3D Joes, Toy Wizards, The Full Force Podcast, Bleeding Cool, and Graphic Policy. Settle in and get caught up with all things G.I. Joe!Stay up-to-date on the latest from Hasbro @hasbropulse on Instagram. Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 11

1 hr 31 min

On this episode, Dave and Erik sit down with Super Impulse President and founder Alan Dorfman to talk about the world's smallest toys and how they're changing how modern collectors collect! Follow Super Impulse on Instagram @superimpulseFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 8

51 min 48 sec

On this special bonus pod, Erik sits down with Ryan, Dwight, and Dan from Hasbro's Marvel Legends team to talk about the latest Marvel Legends news following the 2021 Hasbro Pulse Con - hear how you can get your requests in, what their favorite legends from 2021 were, and more!Follow Ryan and Dwight on Instagram, and Dan on Twitter!Stay up-to-date on the latest from Hasbro @hasbropulse on Instagram. Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 2

24 min 14 sec

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the final week of October 2021.Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Nov 1

5 min 17 sec

Happy Halloween! On this episode Dave and Erik are once again joined by best friend of the pod, co-host of Calling All Creeps and Daycare Dittos, Local Die Bar Toy Designer, Dave Potosnak to get some updates on Local Die Bar and delve into the dark and mystical history of the infamous Ouija board!Follow Dave on Instagram @cr33pynj Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Oct 25

1 hr 2 min

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the week of October 11, 2021.Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Oct 18

4 min 20 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik sit down with legendary toy designer Tim Clarke and friend of the pod Kenneth Siemens of Think3Fold to discuss Tim's decades of work and the successful relaunch of the Boglins. Follow Tim on Instagram @timclarketoys and get your Boglins at Walmart!Follow Collection Obsession on Instagram @collectionobsessionofficialFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Oct 11

1 hr 6 min

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the final week of September, 2021Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Oct 4

4 min 20 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik are visited by previous guest and friend Captain Yuma to discuss his new wrestling promotion, Raise the Bar, along with his ever growing toy collection. The good captain also plays a special round of This or That - don't miss it!Follow Yuma on Instagram @yumaboomaFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

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Sep 27

1 hr 29 min

On this episode, Dave and Erik sit down with The Noble Collection's Senior Vice President, Julian Montoya to discuss everything from the brand's prestigious high-end prop replicas, chess sets, and their brand-new BendyFigs!Follow the Noble Collection on Instagram @thenoblecollectionFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Sep 20

1 hr 5 min

On this episode, Dave and Erik sit down with Daniel Friedman who, with a decade of work as a freelance graphic designer in the toy industry under his belt with brands like Jazwares, Boss Fight Studio, and Mattel, is getting ready to launch his own wrestling figure company. Hear about the launch plan, his previous work, and even about some of the time he's spent in the ring as an independent wrestler!Follow Daniel and Squared Circle Toys on Instagram @squaredcircletoysFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Sep 13

59 min 30 sec

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the first week of September, 2021Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Sep 6

4 min 30 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik chat with voice actor Tony Daniels, who has given a voice to many characters that now sit on our toy shelves as the voice of Gambit, Jadeite, Tony the Tiger, X the Owl, and COUNTLESS others. Follow Tony on Instagram @thetonydanielsFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Aug 30

1 hr 17 min

On this episode, Dave and Erik head chat with one member of the Hasbro Marvel Legends team's Big 3 - Senior Manager Global Brand Development and Marketing, Ryan Ting! Hear about the behind the scenes process that brings figures to life, Galactus, and so much more!Follow Ryan on Instagram @Ryan_TingBack Galactus and find the latest from Hasbro over at hasbropulse.comFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Aug 23

1 hr 12 min

On this episode, Dave and Erik head to Australia (virtually!) to chat with the man behind Junk Shop Dog and the Sofubi revival - Adam McFarlane! Hear about how Junk Shop Dog went from vintage claim sales to creating their very own toy line, and so much more!Follow Junk Shop Dog on Instagram @junkshopdogFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Aug 16

58 min 36 sec

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the week of August 2nd, 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Aug 9

4 min 21 sec

So real, it's like being in the ring! On this episode, Dave and Erik are joined by Mattel's Steve Ozer to learn more about the brand's upcoming WWE releases, including the Ultimate New Generation Ring, new lines, retros, and discover Steve's passionate history with toys!BACK THE NEW GENERATION RING! Head over to www.mattelcreations.com to get started!Follow Steve on Instagram @actionfigureattack.Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Aug 2

1 hr 14 min

On this episode, Dave and Erik are joined by Bandai America's Cisco Maldonado! Hear about the latest action figures being produced by Bandai America, as well as what's coming down the pipeline, handheld gaming, and much more!Follow Bandai on Instagram @bandaiamerica.Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jul 26

1 hr 2 min

On this special bonus episode, Dave and Erik are joined by Kenneth Siemens from Think3Fold as we launch the 2021 Walmart Collector Con! Hear an update on the Collection Obsession section in Walmart as well as from toymakers participating in this year's con!Don't miss you chance to own these limited edition collectibles! Visit Walmart.com/collectibles now!Follow Collection Obsession on Instagram @collectionobsessionofficial.Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jul 22

27 min 43 sec

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the week of 12th, 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jul 19

3 min 8 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik are joined by Hasbro Master Model Artist Tony Collela! Hear what it's like to work on lines such as Marvel Legends, GI Joe Classified, Power Rangers Lightning Collection, Ghostbusters, and Fortnite, as well as about Tony's 16 years of industry experience! Follow Tony on Instagram @thegreattonino.Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jul 12

1 hr 23 min

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the final week of June 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jul 5

3 min 23 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik are joined by friends of the pod and previous guests, Lego Masters judges, and Lego Brickmasters, Amy Corbett and Jamie Berard to discuss the new season of their hit competition show on Fox, their inspirations, and more!Follow Amy and Jamie on Instagram @brickmasteramy and @brickmasterjamie.Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jun 28

30 min 58 sec

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the week of June 13th, 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jun 21

3 min 2 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik are joined by Aaron Margolin and Scott Wilger from the Pokemon team at Jazwares to celebrate 25 years of catching em all! Packed with behind the scenes info on how they bring Pokemon to life and tons of exclusive reveals, this is a very special episode of Adventures in Collecting!Follow Jazwares on Twitter and Instagram @jazwares.Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jun 14

1 hr 58 min

On this episode, Dave and Erik are joined by the jawn posing wizard himself, J Hernandez to list out their favorite figures of 2021 - so far! Tune in to hear about more than 30 figures in the longest episode of Adventures in Collecting yet!Follow J on Twitter @toyjawn1, Instagram @justjhernandez, and on YouTube @jhernandez!Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jun 7

2 hr 15 min

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the final week of May 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

May 31

3 min 34 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik are joined by BlainerThings to talk about his wild journey from toy collector to working for NECA. Did you know that he once styled Erykah Badu's hair? Learn more about Blaine and hear about some of the inner workings at NECA!Follow Blaine on Twitter and Instagram @blainerthingsFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

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May 24

1 hr 34 min

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the week of May 9th, 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

May 17

3 min 10 sec

On this episode, friend of the pod and previous guest Kenneth Siemens of Think 3Fold joins the legendary Marty Abrams and Dr. Mego from Mego Corp. to talk the brand's history, relaunch, strategy and much more!Follow Mego on Twitter and Instagram @megocorp.Follow Think 3Fold's Collection Obsession on Instagram @collectionobsessionofficial and find their listings on Walmart.com/collectibles!See our review of some Mego toys on YouTubeFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

May 10

56 min

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the week of April 25th, 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

May 3

3 min 38 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik are joined by Rachel Theron of Diorama Prints to discuss toy photography, the creative process, and how Diorama Prints is helping to elevate the toy art created by the community on social media!Use code "AIC" on dioramaprints.com to save 10% at checkout!Follow Diorama Prints on Twitter and Instagram @dioramaprintsFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Apr 26

48 min 58 sec

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the week of April 12th, 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Apr 19

3 min 13 sec

On this episode, friend of the pod and previous guest, CEO of the The Loyal Subjects returns along with new guest Kenneth Siemens of Think 3Fold to discuss their partnership, Walmart's push for collectibles, BST AXN, Garbage Pail Kids, and much more!Follow The Loyal Subjects on Twitter @loyalsubjects and on Instagram @theloyalsubjects.Follow Think 3Fold's Collection Obsession on Instagram @collectionobsessionofficial and find their listings on Walmart.com/collectibles!Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Apr 12

1 hr 12 min

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the final week of March 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Apr 5

3 min 1 sec

On this episode, friend of the pod and new wrestling figure collector Giancarlo join Dave and Erik to discuss Charapro wrestling figures, the bizarre world of NFTs, and help celebrate Dave's birthday with a couple special guest appearances!Follow Giancarlo on Twitter @yeahgiancarlo.Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Mar 29

1 hr 2 min

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters and the AIC 120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the week of March 15th, 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Mar 22

3 min 1 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik sit down with Jazwares' Lead Designer, Magic Olmos to talk about his history with toys, AEW Unrivaled and Unmatched, UFC, and so much more!Follow Magic on Instagram @magicolmos and look for Jazwares' UFC and AEW figures on Walmart and Target store shelves, now!Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Mar 15

56 min 37 sec

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters – and – the FIRST AIC120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the first week of March 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Mar 8

3 min 23 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik sit down with Spin Master Toys' Manager, Influencer and Talent Marketing, Brock McLaughlin to talk all things Batman, DC Heroes, one of the absolute creepiest toys we've ever seen, and SO MUCH more!Follow Brock on Instagram and Twitter @brockmclaughlin and listen to his podcast What Dreams Cost wherever you find podcasts!Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Mar 1

49 min 38 sec

Welcome to the AICNN (Adventures in Collecting News Network) where toy news matters – and – the FIRST AIC120. You give us 2 minutes, and we'll give you the news. This week the AICNN anchors recap as much toys news as they can in 2 minutes from the week of February 15th, 2021. Follow Adventures in Collecting on Instagram and Twitter @aic_podcast, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for weekly unboxing videos and more!Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Proudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Feb 22

3 min 14 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik talk the latest news, toy hauls, and roll out the red carpet to talk the 2021 Toy Association Toy of the Year Awards! Who got snubbed? Who stole the show? WHO WAS BEST DRESSED?!? Listen now!Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Feb 15

59 min 20 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik chat with Diamond Select Toys' Marketing Superviso Zach Oat to discuss all things Diamond Select Toys – from statues and busts, to their incredible action figure offerings – and Zach's long history with toys. Keep up-to-date with Diamond Select Toys' latest offerings at diamondselecttoys.com and follow them @collectdst on Instagram and Twitter. Follow Zach on Instagram and Twitter @zachoatFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeThanks to Danhausen for the introhausen. Intro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Feb 1

57 min 20 sec

On this episode, Dave and Erik talk the latest news, toy hauls, play a contentious round of Name That Toy, and intro a new segment - "Wouldn't It Be Cool If.." where they detail the ideal toy set/line and take some listener suggestions! Listen now!Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jan 18

1 hr 2 min

WE DID IT! We survived the trying year that was 2020 with our sanity (mostly) intact! HAPPY NEW YEAR! This episode, Khalil of Kastor's Korner joins Dave and Erik as the 3 list out their top 10 toys of 2020. Who makes the cut? Do their lists have anything in common? Listen and find out!Follow Kastor's Korner on Instagram and Twitter @kastorskorner and head over to https://kastorskorner.com to listen to the Kornercast Podcast and read more about toys! Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Jan 4

1 hr 48 min

Happy Holidays everyone! On this, our second annual holiday special, pull up a chair and join Dave, Erik, Toy Shiz, and even Santa Claus as they discuss toys they're looking forward to in 2021 and as they turn back the clock and each revisit a special Christmas morning toy from their pasts. From Ghostbusters to literal military tanks, grab a good cup of egg nog and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.Thank you so much to everyone that continues to tune and listen - we are so thankful for your support and wish you and your loved ones a happy holidays!Follow Toy Shiz on instagram @toyshiz and be sure to check him out on YouTube as well!Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Dec 2020

1 hr 1 min

On this special episode, Dave and Erik sit down with Hasbro's Steve Evans, the Director of Design and Development on Marvel. Hear from Steve about his lifetime love of collecting, his 20+ years of experience at Hasbro, how he helped develop and bring iconic projects like Jabba's Sail Barge to life, and listen as he answers a few questions from you - our audience!Make sure you visit https://hasbropulse.com for all the latest from Hasbro, including Transformers, GI Joe, Star Wars, Marvel, Power Rangers, and more!Follow Steve on Instagram @mrstevie18https://instagram.com/mrstevie18Follow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Dec 2020

1 hr 4 min

On this episode, Dave and Erik sit down with the legendary toy designer behind Wrestling Buddies, Moon Dreamers, Jem and the Holograms, and more, Stefanie Eskander! Hear stories behind some of these iconic toy lines and how the design process has changed over the years - as well as questions from YOU, our listeners!Learn more about Stefanie and her work!https://stefanieeskanderdesign.comFollow Stefanie on Instagram @stefdesignstoys and @stefcollectsstuffFollow us @aic_podcast on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeIntro and other voices by Joe Azzarihttps://www.instagram.com/voicesbyjoe/Theme Music is "Game Boy Horror" by the Zombie DandiesProudly part of the Non-Productive NetworkAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

Dec 2020

1 hr 10 min