The Terminator

The Terminator

The Terminator 4/14/2021 Listen Now: On this episode, we explore everything about this groundbreaking sci-fi slasher flick, from its original casting, effects, and soundtrack, to the way it shaped our thoughts on the very nature of time itself. So hop into our time...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3/16/2021 Listen Now: In a time before Hollywood studios began snapping up anything and everything comic book-related, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles struggled to find their way to the big screen. But when it finally hit in theaters in...

The Sears Wish Book

The Sears Wish Book

The Sears Christmas Wish Book 12/18/2020 Listen Now: We're closing out our first season with a look back at one of our favorite highlights of holiday seasons past: the Sears Wish Book! No 80s Christmas was complete until we'd spent hours examining each and every one...

Dungeons and Dragons

Dungeons and Dragons

Dungeons and Dragons 12/8/2020 Listen Now: We're celebrating one of the greatest Saturday morning cartoons ever: Dungeons and Dragons! Grab a bowl of Kellogg's C-3PO's and join us as we discuss this classic, boundary-pushing fantasy series, as well the controversy...

Tango and Cash

Tango and Cash

Tango and Cash 11/29/2020 Listen Now: Tango and Cash, Cash and Tango...partner up with us as we discuss the explosive action superstar buddy cop team-up that closed out the 80s with a bang. A lot of bangs, actually. Not to mention gunboots, random drums, bizarre...

The Golden Child

The Golden Child

The Golden Child 11/28/2020 Listen Now: On paper, a supernatural action/comedy starring Eddie Murphy should be our favorite movie ever. On film, it...isn't. Luckily for us, watching Eddie Murphy Eddie Murphy-ing his way through The Golden Child is still pretty damn...

Commando

Commando

Commando 11/9/2020 Listen Now: Our first foray into the world of 80s Action Movies is a celebration of perhaps the perfect representation of the genre: Arnold Schwarzenegger's Commando. This one's got it all: combat, car chases, brutal kills, even MORE brutal...

Teen Wolf

Teen Wolf

Teen Wolf 10/18/2020 Listen Now: It's the beloved 80s werewolf/coming-of-age romantic fantasy comedy, Boy From the Future! Better known as Teen Wolf here in the US, this 1985 box office hit was a favorite of ours growing up, but in 2020, it's a beast to watch.Bonus...

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid 10/3/2020 Listen Now: Join us as we travel back to the cruel summer of 1984 and discuss everything that makes The Karate Kid such a quintessential 80s classic, and a story that still resonates with us today. We break down our favorite scenes, discuss...

Toys of the 80s Part 1

Toys of the 80s Part 1

Toys of the 80s Part 1 9/15/2020 Listen Now: On this episode, we scratch the surface of the mountain of classic toys from our childhood, from the mainstream MASK toy line with its multimedia marketing push to weird one-offs like Suckerman and Krusher (with a K). Plus,...

Batman 1989

Batman 1989

Batman 1989 8/28/2020 Listen Now: It's the revolutionary Tim Burton blockbuster that went on to shape the superhero movies that dominate the box office more than three decades later. We fire up the Batcomputer and analyze it all: the iconic Prince soundtrack, the...

80s Vampire Classics

80s Vampire Classics

80s Vampire Classics 8/6/2020 Listen Now: Fright Night and The Lost Boys: two iconic - and very different - 80's takes on the vampire tale. On this special McQuaid Arcade Feature Presentation, it's all the damn vampires...well, maybe not ALL of them. But definitely...

The Legend of The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of The Legend of Zelda 6/9/2020 Listen Now: Gather 'round as we tell the tale — nay, the legend! — of a hot summer day in 1987, when a routine trip to Toys R Us for a new "Nintendo tape" started us on an adventure we're still talking about three decades...

The Goonies

The Goonies

The Goonies 5/27/2020 Listen Now: Heeyyy yoouuuu guuuuyyyys! On this episode, we re-visit 1985 with a deep-dive on one of the most formative films of our youth, The Goonies. Also: The Snyder Cut lives, Maneater, Bloodshot, and more!Ol’ Lava Legs

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