Sorry our sound got a little wonky this interview!
Collectors: Jil and Dan and the Sin City Pez Convention
00:00 Justin had a baby!
01:19 Welcome Jil and Dan to the show
01:41 Over 100 people coming!
02:10 How they met! Who was the collector first?
02:41 Originally from Chicago
03:44 Convention for the Enablers too!
04:40 Dan’s been collecting for over 20 years
05:05 Their first convention they went to
06:11 The first pez he bought her – It’s a good one!! & emotional
07:15 Do they keep in package or set them free?
07:35 Jill is looking for something special
08:30 What’s coming up at the Vegas Convention
10:00 What is the Pez March?
12:00 Registration is still open And there are absentee packets!
12:36 A creative new Pez Convention dispenser
13:20 What it takes to hold a convention – a lot of work!
16:17 The only convention west of the Mississippi
17:20 Keep your eyes out for cheap flight
17:35 Jill’s life size pez! Her actual head got scanned!
19:00 We describe the shelf! Can hold 75 dispensers!
21:00 They takes us on a trip around their collection
22:45 How they got started doing the convention
24:00 Photo booth!
24:30 The theme is the Olympics!
25:00 Did they collect anything else??
25:20 Dan’s brother also collects and Family help at the convention
26:10 More family members start attending
26:45 A little chat about the Pop pez
27:00 Finding pez East Coast vs West coast
28:25 Fun of the hunt – Dunkin donut truck story
29:15 The art of the room hunt
30:00 What is the delight
31:00 Date night looking for pez!
31:20 Are there more men collectors?
33:00 Older folks too?
34:10 This convention is tailored for families
35:00 Their charity Opportunity Village
36:19 Auction They are still taking things to be auctioned!
38:30 Pez Swag
40:00 The Pez playset and playing with Pez
41:40 Family Feud at the convention How they got the questions
44:10 Convention dates and info
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