42. The Toys That Made Us: Professional Wrestling w/ Tom G. Wolf

Episode 42 January 28, 2020 02:21:44
42. The Toys That Made Us: Professional Wrestling w/ Tom G. Wolf
Shelf Life - A Collector's Podcast
42. The Toys That Made Us: Professional Wrestling w/ Tom G. Wolf
/

Show Notes

You fans can stick it, brother! In our first episode of 2020, we're finishing up Season 3 of Netflix's The Toys That Made Us by discussing their episode about wrestling toys (as well as many, many other tangents). We couldn't do it without wrestling afficionado TOM G. WOLF -- our first international guest, Skyped in from Sydney, Australia! Throughout this extra-macho episode we make sure to hit on: Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Hulk Hogan: Supernanny, Baddie Hulk, wrestlers on Baywatch, Crazy Vince McMahon, Bayley and Heel Bayley, as well as kayfabe and other wrestling terminology. The laundry list of wrestling and toy companies discussed includes: WWF, WCW, WWE, Mattel, Hasbro, Jakks Pacific, Galoob, LJN, Ringside Collectibles, and more. Other toys discussed: NECA TMNT and predator. Mondo/Mondoids/Fallout/Iron Giant. McFarlane DC Multiverse (specifically Batman). Marvel Legends. MEGO (Nosferatu and other horror). Thanks to Tom G. Wolf and also thanks More Of That (and Bayley) for our theme music. Special thanks to Netflix and The Toys That Made Us, Nacelle, and Brian Volk-Weiss.

Other Episodes

Episode 43

February 24, 2020 01:30:39
Episode Cover

43. LIVE from Toy Fair New York 2020

This episode Adam and Blake make the unprecedented move of coming at you LIVE from New York (SNL voice) TOY FAIR where we definitely, really recorded this episode, and you can't prove that we were not there! How were some shmucks like us allowed in? Listen to find out! We bring you reactions to all the hottest new toys from all the hottest companies at Toy Fair. DISCLAIMER: We probably missed a lot, and we also got a lot of shit wrong as we were guessing what we were looking at. DON'T @ ME. Among the discussion topics: Ghostbusters and The Real Ghostbusters Kenner retro line and Hasbro shakeup. Ghost Busters. NECA, TMNT, and Randy. McFarlane DC figures! White Knight and Wonder Woman. Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey. THE RETURN OF GI JOE AKA CLASSIFIED SERIES! Spin Master. DC Collectibles is DC Direct again! This is not a drill! Batman: The Adventures Continue. Beyblade. Hasbro Marvel Legends and X-Men: Age of Apocalypse. Fox X-Men movie Marvel Legends. Back to the Future and the Martyverse. Marvel Gamerverse. My Hero Academia. Music by moreofthat.bandcamp.com (wherever you stream music) Brought to you by AUX podcast network. https://aux-network.podiant.co/ ...

Listen

Episode 49

December 17, 2020 01:30:19
Episode Cover

49. Do They Know It's Shelfmas? (w/ Fancy Mark)

IT'S SHELFMAS AGAIN! December is here. Oh what it's been. A horror-filled year. All the plans we're breaking / All the pills we're taking Shelf Life is back WITH GOOD CHEER (It's an Aimee Mann song. Look it up.) ---------- THIS MONTH: Podcaster, horror buff, and toy photographer FANCY MARK joins us! You'll know him from Doing The Nasty. Mark, Blake, and Adam get down and dirty about the art of podcasting. ALSO: Ninjy Turt-turts. GI Joe GUN CONTROL. This Ain't Solid Snake. Toy Photography. Paintin' figs. Blake's guitar saga. Expressing yourself through toy displays. Talkin' politics. Putting up with your SO's Funky Pops. Collections as investments/savings. Martin Landis: The True Hollywood Story. Ryan's World and YouTube freaks. Fortnite and Minecraft. The Mandalorian. The Thing, John Carpenter, horror, and NECA. Muppets. Popeye. ...AND MORE! ---------- instagram @shelflifepodcast twitter @shelflifehost Shelf Life is a part of the AUX podcast network: https://aux-network.podiant.co/ You can support us, get bonus content, and join our Discord on [Patreon](http://patreon.com/auxaudio). ...

Listen

Episode 30

March 19, 2019 01:32:50
Episode Cover

30. The Toy Fairlosophers

We made it! Thirty episodes! We talk mostly about the recent New York Toy Fair 2019, but not before we tangent on Mondo's He-Man and Faker (MOTU), Blake's new DCC Essentials Joker, Batgirl's new costume, Toy Tipz with Blake, Marvel Legends Walgreens Mystique, and more. Toy Fair 2019 talking points/hot takes: -Hasbro & Mattel (of course) -X-Men -Gambit's coat -Ghostbusters / Transformers -DC Collectibles / DC Prime, Lucha Explosiva -MacFarlane -Marvel 80th Anniversary figures -Super 7 -TMNT -NECA -Mezco ...plus we're planning a giveaway! Hit us up on instagram @shelflifepodcast and twitter @shelflifehost for the deets. Theme music by More of That (we have a new album out too) ...

Listen