Mary and Richie Belyski
00:00 It’s Belyski like Whiskey!
00:50 Everything is Pez!
01:05 Richie is the collector and Mary is the Enabler. Or is she more than that?
02:05 She loves the Errors
03:00 How they fell in love with each other and Pez!
04:00 Richie started collecting in the early 90s Started Newsletter in 95
He got to know Scott McWhinney And then he started he NE Pez Convention
06:11 He had police at the first convention in 99
The next year he was in Stanford and it’s been there ever since
Early collecting was in magazines, The Toy Shoppe, fax and phone
07:55 The mailer is still happening since 95 every other month
09:18 He now does a club and make it more fun
09:35 One www.pez.me Where all the links to his offerings are!
Pezcollectornews.com Pezgathering.com All sorts of domains!
Still only $21!
12:45 A special addition Newsletter
14:20 Richie’s Dollar Pez story
16:00 You gotta Haggle!
17:00 Another story about the feet being sawed off
18:00 New collectors: Tip on how to stay safe in purchasing
Oh no! We’re talking purple ponys again!
19:00 Using John LaSpina’s guides
22:26 Let’s talk to Mary about the Cruise! The Pez Cruise! 2003 and 2005, 2017
2019 out of Miami to St Thomas and Bahamas Sept 22 – 29, 2019
Can only get the special pez if come on the cruise
24:56 ( Weird buzzing sound)
It’s about the Socializing!
26:00 Love on the last cruise Lucy and Chris Caitlin Got married on the beach by Richie!
Megan Holly fell in love with Carlos amoungst the ruins!
27:45 Pez is about memories and friendships
28:11 Pez in the Sun this October
29:50 Support from Pez Company
Richie has built support over time
33:00 Thanks to Sean Peterson for his help – It’s a small company
34:00 Food product vs a toy
Being careful about licensing
36:30 Richie got Creative with Pez licening!
Richie helped with many different products: Jewlery, Cars, Vans, Museums, US Card Game
39:00 Their own collection
40:00 What pez penny machine would they have? Bubbleman!
40:42 He tells a story about bubbleman and mail order
Steve Glew Misfits
42:45 How Misfits happen today
45:30 Collecting vs Hoarding! J
46:50 Extras! Thanks to a great buy out!
48:00 From Toys to just Pez
48:50 We talk Pop Pez
“The Thrill of the wait”
50:00 Andrea has a “talk” with a pushy woman at ToyRUs to get her Christmas pez last year
51:22 What is Richie’s favorite Pez flavor?
NE convention May 1-4 2019
Cruise Sept 2019
They make stands too! www.Pezdisplaystand.com
54:00 Mary loves the Hunt!
56:00 He has a lot of Fat eared bunnies!!
Collecting something you like
57:00 Richie was also interviewed for the Playboy Steve Glew interview
57:33 Shows he’s been asked to do!
Totally Obsessed You Tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNvLTmCQCEE
FX studios collection program
Northeastern Pez Conventions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFJevtfTjMw
1:00:00 A lot of Closet Collectors out there!
There is not right or wrong way to collect
1:01:37 Tip to new collectors: Be informed and have fun with it!
There are always more stories!
When he could walk through the Pez offices
COMING UP: Pez in the Sun Halloween weekend 2018
Fliptop Preservation Society!
Send us more questions for Richie and Mary
Should we do a live podcast at the NE Convention???
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