This week, the guys are joined by Singapore based owner and founder of Flabslab...Jeffrey Koh. The gang talks to Jeffrey about Singapore's recent toy convention, his vast collection, toy producing, and other random topics of toyness.
This week, Dov Kelemer of DKE Toys joins Gary, George, and Ryan to discuss the world of distribution. Dov humbly explains how he started out and grew to become the largest wholesale distributer of independent designer toys and collectibles and what he has in store for the present and future of DKE Toys now that he has sold the distribution side of the business to Disburst.
This week, Ryan Rutherford and George Gaspar drop some manufacturing knowledge as Gary contemplates wearing a hazmat suit for the remainder of his toy "tinkering" career. Aaron makes a better late than never entrance and stresses the "where there is a will, there's a way" approach to toy producing.
This week, George and Gary get in touch with the "softer" side of the toys when Lana Crooks returns to the show. They focus on plush and fiber sculpture and it's place within designer toys.
This week, the Marsham gang talks with sculptural story teller - J*Ryu (Jesse Yu). J*Ryu shares stories of life before toys, the trials and tribulations of being a sculptural customizer and storyteller, abroad toy life experiences, and abridges "We Buy the Paperclips" for our listeners. J*Ryu also teases a few things to look forward to regarding, Arcane Divination, the upcoming multi-artist Dunny series he helped to curate and art direct.
This week George Gaspar joins the guys. Aaron drops some BIG news and the gang discuss the announcement of Clutter's Five Points Festival, the benefits and dangers of resin production, and George takes us on a brief tour of Japan's Wonderfest.
This week Gary, Aaron and Tyler talk to manufacturing and design guru Ryan Rutherford about all areas of toy making - from design to manufacturing. We also dive into leaks and sneak peeks, unravel a bit of name confusion, and play a fun instagram related game! We cover a lot in this episode - - So much that we may need to have Ryan back on soon!!
This week on Marsham Gary, Aaron and Tyler discuss the Squink facebook thread which begs the question "Why are designer toy sales so bad right now?" The gang also has a mega dose of leaks and sneak peeks, Tyler spills the beans on his top secret project, and we talk 3D printing and more. The crew cover a lot on this episode, so listen twice, and tell a friend.
George returns to the hot seat with Gary and Tyler to discuss San Diego Comic Con 2016, as well as leaks and sneak peaks - along with an interesting email from Rotofugi!
This week Gary and Aaron sit down with Kris Butiong - Blogger and manager of Super7's San Diego Location. They talk about what it's like being a blogger in this quickly changing landscape, being manager of Super7- especially while SDCC is going on. San Diego Comic Con releases, Pokemon GO, and a bunch more interesting things! Let the crew invade your ears and don't touch that dial!
This week, Gary and Tyler sit down with George Gaspar of October Toys to discuss crowdfunding, sculpting, life, and whatever else pops into their heads. On top of that, there is an extended leaks and sneak peaks as well as George and Tyler struggling for air in the hardest game we have played yet!
This week Gary and Tyler talk to Joe Allard (www.designdevil.com) about his toy design work for companies such as Sideshow, Mondo, The Loyal Subjects, and more!
This week - Gary is in a better place... Funko headquarters.
After 14 episodes, the Marsham crew have gotten various questions across email, instagram, and podbean that we have not yet answered. So, for episode 15, Gary, Aaron and Tyler discuss these questions in roundtable fashion, as well as a brief clarification of "fair use" and our usual Leaks and Sneak peaks! I hope you like the sounds of our voices, because we talk your ears off in this one!
This week, the Marsham group interviews the infamous Supervillain, The Sucklord. We talk everything from the state of the resin scene, to the Sucklord's uprising, to where he sees the future of his brand going. Have a listen and enjoy this honest and candid look behind the mask of a true pioneer of the designer toy scene.
his week, Gary and Tyler travel via Skype to the glorious UK, to talk with one of the pioneers of the UK custom scene Jon Paul Kaiser. More a conversation than interview, the guys talk toys, leaks and sneak peaks, how JPK got his start, and a brief lesson on the history of whaling art! Plus, we announce our winner from our Horrible Adorables contest.
On this weeks episode, Gary and Aaron talk to Horrible Adorables, an art couple that makes the cutest faux taxidermy you have every seen! Horrible Adorables is also one of the rising stars of Kidrobot, having their first official release in May 2016. Hear about their work, what is's like being a married art team, and how they got involved with Frank Kozik and Kidrobot on this taxilicious episode!
We have an extra special episode this week for all of our Marsham listeners. Bob Africa, President of Kidrobot comes on the show and talks about what it is like running Kidrobot, what happened in the past, and where he sees the future of the brand going. Before the podcast, Bob told us we could ask him "anything we wanted," and true to his word, he didn't shy away from anything. So go open some Dunnys and get an earful of the man who is driving the biggest name in the designer toy game.
The podcast that had too much toy greatness to just be one episode! Find part 2 of our chat with Chris and Amanda right here!
This week Gary and Tyler talk to artist power-couple Chris Ryniak and Amanda Spayd about - well - everything! So much in fact, that we had to break the episode up into two parts (Part 2 releases Tuesday May 17)! From art toys, to burning man, to prosthetic eyeball colorways, we leave no stone unturned in this first part of a Marsham double Feature!
We have a very special episode this week when Tyler and Gary are joined by Tyler's favorite artist Randy Regier (www.randyregier.com) to discuss Randy's work, inspiration, and life. From buying toys in the thrift store as a child to having works in museums and exclusive collections worldwide, Randy redefines what it is like to be an artist in the toy medium. Randy also joins Tyler and Gary for Leaks and sneak peeks, and Aaron rejoins the crew at the end for his first Hall Of Fame choice, as well as a discussion about cosplay and Halloween. Get ready to be inspired.
This week the Marsham crew are joined by Amy, co-owner of Lulubell Toys (lulubelltoys.com)!
We have a lot to cover this week people! The Marsham crew talks The Odd Ones, Cronus Magnus, and the resurrected Gold Life Series 2. And if that isn't enough Gary, Aaron and Tyler give a little glimpse into their backgrounds, as well as how their paths lead them into the toy industry. All that plus fan mail and our first ever Designer Toy Hall Of Fame induction in this toy-tastic episode!
It's a London invasion this week as a jet-lagged but excited Aaron rejoins the crew to talk about his adventure at London Toy Con! The Marsham team also discusses a few "sneaks and peeks," as well as a round of "What does that British phrase mean?" So sit back, grab a cider, and have a jolly good listen to this weeks UK themed episode!
Gary and Tyler are joined by special guest host Killer Bootlegs (@killerbootlegs) to discuss the bootleg scene, resin toy classifications, their "grail" items and guilty pleasures (Tyler's David Hasselhoff collection), and how the lines between "boy" and "girl" toys is getting blurred on this weeks episode!
Have you ever wanted to know what happens behind the scenes of your favorite custom show? Are you an artist that wants to participate in a show, but doesn't know how to get your foot in the door? Well sit back and open your ear holes as the Marsham crew are joined by artist and show curator Lana Crooks (lanacrooks.com) as we discuss all things custom, as well as play a round of "name 10 couples in the toy art scene."
Has DesignerCon dethroned San Diego Comic Con as the premiere convention for the designer toy scene? Gary, Aaron and Tyler discuss this and more - as well as play a round of "What 5 items do you grab from your burning house?" - on this weeks episode.
Meet the hosts of your new favorite toy podcast, Gary Ham (Superham.com) Aaron Hulsizer (martiantoys.com) and Tyler Ham (tylerham.com) as they discuss store closures, pre-orders, Kidrobot and Funko. The guys also play a round of "You paid what... for WHAT!?"