Soundtracks Part 1

Soundtracks Part 1

Soundtracks Part 1 6/26/2021 Listen Now: Growing up, soundtracks allowed us to relive our favorite movie moments, and opened our young minds to musical artists and genres we might have otherwise missed. Grab some fresh batteries for your Walkman and join us as we take...

An American Werewolf In London

An American Werewolf In London

An American Werewolf In London 6/6/2021 Listen Now: In 1981, John Landis’s pitch-perfect storytelling combined with Rick Baker’s groundbreaking special effects to give us what is still the best werewolf movie ever made. Scary, gory, smart, and funny, An American...

The Nintendo Entertainment System

The Nintendo Entertainment System

The Nintendo Entertainment System 5/24/2021 Listen Now: At a time when the once-booming American home video game industry seemed to be nothing more than the passing fad its critics had predicted, the Nintendo Entertainment System won over jaded retailers and...

Stephen King’s Silver Bullet

Stephen King’s Silver Bullet

Stephen King's Silver Bullet 4/29/2021 Listen Now: While it’s not the most critically acclaimed cinematic adaptation of Stephen King’s work, Silver Bullet is almost certainly the funniest...whether or not the humor is entirely intentional is up for debate. Join us on...

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...

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