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In the late 1980s and early 1990s, a white supremacist became an American political phenomenon. David Duke’s rise to power and prominence—his election to the Louisiana legislature, and then his campaigns for the U.S. Senate and the governorship—was an existential crisis for the state and the nation. The fourth season of Slate’s Slow Burn will explore how a Nazi sympathizer and former Klansman fashioned himself into a mainstream figure, and why some voters came to embrace his message. It will ...
 
What are the The Best 1980s & 1990s Movies? Do you find yourself asking if the movies we loved while growing up were really that good? Have you caught yourself thinking, “why don’t make movies like they use to?” Can you still remember spending your Friday Nights searching for the perfect movie rental at Blockbuster Video? Do you know what Blockbuster Video is? If you answered yes, then this is the podcast for you! Website: http://shatthemovies.com/the-best-80s-90s-movies/ Email: hosts@shatth ...
 
Not all tech products succeed once on the market, and some are killed off with little warning. Flashback looks back at failed tech products to see what we can learn by studying their demises. Hosted by Stephen Hackett and Quinn Nelson.
 
When It Was Cool reviews, remembers, and celebrates the toys, music, action figures, television, movies, and popular culture of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Super Friends, Comic Books, Comics, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, My Little Pony, Alice in Wonderland, books, Six Million Dollar Man, Godzilla, video games, and all things retro.
 
After years of wide-eyed blogging about the surreal 1980s perfection of Francine Pascal's Sweet Valley High book series (and the surprising psychodrama that lurks below the town's perfectly-tanned surface), host Marissa Flaxbart is now forcing friends and family to read the series with her. Every other week, Marissa and a new guest – many of whom are new to the very idea of a "Sweet Valley" – unpack one of these soap-operatic tales, starting with book #1. It's all good fun for both die-hard ...
 
A true crime investigative podcast about a string of Texas murders in the mid-1980s. One man was convicted of stealing the lives of three women. Did other serial killers strike the same community in the same time period? Or did this man’s murder spree reach much further than DNA can prove? Join us as we piece together the truth and tell the real stories of lives cut short.
 
Dueling Decades is the totally awesome adult retro game show you've been looking for! Listen as the 1970s, 1980s and the 1990s square off and do battle! Because it's your history, we just fight for it! The rules of our game are simple!A coin flip shall decide who picks first, out of the 5 dueling decades categories (Movies, TV, Music, News, & Hot Products)The judge’s ruling will determine who wins each round, allowing the victor to choose the next available category.The first 3 rounds are wo ...
 
Best-selling award-winning novelists and comic book writers Christopher Golden and Brian Keene rediscover their earliest influences -- Marvel Comics of the 1970s and 1980s. The Defenders! The Champions! Black Goliath! Son of Satan! Marvel Team-Up! Tune in each week for a discussion of these and other Bronze Age classics.
 
Go back in time every Monday night to the greatest decade of the 20th century – the 1980s! The 80's at 8 features all the best songs of the 1980's. Not only will you hear great music but you’ll also learn interesting trivia about each song. Twitter: @AdamClaydon - feel free to comment about The 80's at 8 on Twitter using #The80sat8!
 
Every month, Ben Cartlidge and Michiel Kroder take a look at the same month in a random year from the last two decades of the 20th century. They discuss what video games were popular in the arcades of that moment in time, but also what was going on in popular culture and the world around us, from a joint UK and Netherlands perspective.
 
When John Quinney was ten years old, he took the stand to testify against his own father. He had come to believe that his dad Melvin was the murderous leader of a satanic cult. It would be decades before John would learn that his family was just one of many swept up in a panic that gripped America in the 1980s—one in which hundreds of people were accused of taking part in underground satanic cults that sacrificed infants and sexually abused children. By the time the panic had subsided, score ...
 
Remember those classic Atari 2600 games? They were sure fun to play, but didn't you ever wonder why they sent a plumber to take out Donkey Kong? What Yar was seeking revenge against? What made those robots go berserk? Me too? ATARI BYTES is more than a game review podcast. It's an exploration of the games to divine what exactly the story within the game is. And if we can't find those answers, we'll make 'em up.
 
The weird, wild and wonderful movies of yesteryear are resurrected and live again in The Movie Graveyard! On each episode a few of the caretakers of The Movie Graveyard will be sitting down to watch a beloved film and having a conversation while the movie rolls. Think of it less as a commentary and more of a chat that is spurred on by the events of the movie. Grab a cold one and get ready to go on a wild cinematic ride through time!
 
Two friends from completely different spheres of geekery unleash their favourite television shows from the 1960s-1980s on each other. Get in touch with us! You can follow us on Twitter @retro_tube, or you can email us: retrotubepodcast@gmail.com - we'd love to hear from you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
GenX Stories is a podcast about how the so-called “Lost Generation” found itself at midlife. Join hosts Eve, Lori, Chris & Courtney every other Wednesday for a fun and frank discussion about what made us and what’s next. We all have a GenX story. What’s yours?
 
Hosted by Kevin "The Masked Library" Decent, “Sweet” Matty Treats and “the Educator of Excellence”, The House Show retro wrestling podcast began by revisiting WWF In Your House pay per views over the course of the worldwide Coronavirus quarantine. This trios team has been watching wrestling all their lives and debating the outcomes since high school. Invite them each week in your house for a new podcast!
 
Undermine is the definitive Phish podcast. The first season will focus on Phish’s genesis in the 1980s—through deep-dives into the music, shows and songs; interviews with people who were there for the early years; and discussion about the lasting impact of these foundational years. Undermine is a combination of Under the Scales, Helping Friendly Podcast and Beyond the Pond. Presented by Osiris Media. Looking for Under The Scales? Episodes from 2020 and earlier are archived here!
 
Dharma Seed is dedicated to preserving and sharing the spoken teachings of Theravada Buddhism in modern languages. Since the early 1980's, Dharma Seed has collected and distributed dharma talks by teachers offering the vipassana (insight) and metta (lovingkindness) practices of Theravada Buddhism. New recordings are being added continuously from contemporary dharma teachers.
 
John Koos and Scott Martinez grew up six houses down from each other in idyllic Orange County, California. Born in 1969 and 1970, respectively, they came of age in the mythical 1980s. This podcast is a banter about growing up in those times. It may resonate with some of you. To younger listeners, consider it an oral history of those times between guys who have been friends since their childhood. If no one listens, that's fine. We set out to do this for us. https://www.facebook.com/groups/358 ...
 
The weird, wild and wonderful movies released between 1980-1989 are resurrected and live again in the 1980's Movie Graveyard! On each episode a few of the caretakers of the 1980s Movie Graveyard will be sitting down to watch a beloved film and having a conversation while the movie rolls. Think of it less of a commentary and more of a chat that is spurred on by the events of the movie. Be sure to check out our Facebook page to share some of your favorite movie memories with us!
 
NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW is an audio drama set in the early 1980’s (before cell phones had caught on in America.) Billionaire Mayor Bart, a corrupt and somewhat ludicrous politician, is up for reelection. He hopes to win reelection by a huge margin as a stepping stone to a presidential run. The protagonist is a feminist psychotherapist named Camille Collins. A surprising series of events turns Camille Collins into a major obstacle to Bart’s plan for winning reelection by a landslide.
 
In 1980s Los Angeles, a group of prep school boys got together to make investments together, get rich quick, and live large. But headed by a handsome and charismatic leader named Joe Hunt, the members of the self-proclaimed “Billionaire Boys Club” get sucked deeper into twisted schemes of kidnapping, torture, and revenge. The boys must stick together, or risk prison - or worse. From the makers of The Wonderland Murders, Young Charlie, and The Dating Game Killer, this six-part series is co-ho ...
 
The Speakeasily Hour Minute Podcast and Speakeasily Vs. The '80s are audio shows of ill-repute that grew out of the Speakeasily comedy collective. Morphing from a live Bay Area burlesque show into a web-based video burlesque talk show into a sketch comedy thrupple, the hydra-headed Speakeasily now provides comedy podcasts for your listening pleasure. Speakeasily Vs The 80s is a rip-roaring trip down the drain of '80s trash cinema with special guests from the live performance, podcast, and fi ...
 
Welcome to Two Guys and the '80s™ - The ultimate podcast for 80's lovers! Lifelong friends Greg Rivera and Tom Salta take you on a journey through some of their favorite memories discussing what it was like for them growing up in the 1980's. Travel back in time as they have lively discussions about everything from early Video Games to TV shows, Movies, Toys, Commercials, Pop Culture and everything in between enhanced with entertaining sound clips that will transport you back to your favorite ...
 
Brad Cupples and Alexander Green tackle tomfoolery, shenanigans, and goings-on in an unyielding quest to deliver a little thing the kids like to call "infotainment". Every week we discuss news, events, and/or personal anecdotes , well , review the finest sitcoms of the 80s in an attempt to learn from it's often hidden virtues. Bangarang!
 
In the 1980s, racing prodigy Randy Lanier shot to stardom at the Indy 500—and funded his racing through a secret double life as one of the biggest pot kingpins in American history. Now, after serving nearly 30 years in prison, Lanier's tale of weed, speed and the road ahead highlights society's changing relationship with marijuana, and the legacy of those already incarcerated for it.
 
For more than 6 years Foul Play™️ has been creating crime series based our own investigation. Our cases are introduced in individual seasons and feature interviews from involved parties. We have helped to identify 3 Jane Doe victims, solve a serial killer case from the 1980s, and continue to work on the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy as featured in Netflix's docu-series 'The Keepers'. Hosted by crime journalist Shane Waters & Wendy Cee
 
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Will and Ray discuss current 1980s news including the record-breaking price paid for an opened Super Mario Bros. cartridge from 1986. Then, the 80its determine the elements that made 1980s fantasy films successful. Finally, the duo speak with Tami Stronach, who appeared in the iconic "The Neverending Story." She is producing and starring in a new m…
 
“Tell me about my uterus.” It is a movie about twin gynecologists so that line is not near as weird as it sounds. … Okay, it’s still pretty weird. Join your faithful Grue-Crew – Crystal Cleveland, Chad Hunt, Bill Mulligan, and Jeff Mohr – as they encounter more Cronenberg-induced oddballery in Dead Ringers (1988). Decades […]…
 
We’re back baby! Greg and Tom are back with the next episode of the Two Guys & the ‘80s podcast. In episode 2, they revisit their favorite tabletop games from the 80s and tell some hilarious stories. From Dark Tower to Monopoly to Clue to Operation and everything in between. Tune in to find out if your favorite game is discussed by the guys.…
 
ELECTRA WOMAN AND DYNA GIRL were fighting all evil deeds! And then they were canceled. So they tried it again 25 years later! And they were canceled. So they tried it again 15 years later! Are we seeing a pattern here? This week on CANCELED TOO SOON, film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold venture into the psychedelic world of SID AND MART…
 
NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW is an audio drama set in the early 1980’s (before cell phones had caught on in America.) Billionaire Mayor Bart, a corrupt and somewhat ludicrous politician, is up for reelection. He hopes to win reelection by a huge margin as a stepping stone to a presidential run. Camille Collins is a psychotherapist, whose fairly ordinary…
 
Our Patrons have the power to sponsor an episode of CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED of their choice, and we call it YOUR CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED! This time on YOUR CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, our listener Eric Fusco asked William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold to compare the three modern versions of Sherlock Holmes - the Robert Downey Jr. movie, the Benedict Cumberbatch …
 
Dec. 1982 - The world knows technology is coming - undercurrents of suspicion and some worry about where this is headed, and some think it’s just a cute new boyfriend/girlfriend. Wesley Willis wore an Eddy Grant costume! Killer on the Rampage | Eddy Grant Trans | Neil Young Shabooh Shoobah | INXS All Four One | The Motels Night and Day | Joe Jackso…
 
(Auckland Insight Meditation) Beginning with chanting the Karaniyametta Sutta in English as an invitation to orient towards kindness while settling into mindfulness of the body and mindfulness of breathingBy Jill Shepherd
 
A year and a half before the iPhone was introduced, Apple took the stage to announce a very, very different product: the iTunes phone, built in partnership with Motorola. This episode of Flashback is sponsored by: Technology Untangled: Join Michael Bird as he untangles innovation through a series of interviews, stories, and analyses with some of th…
 
It's finally here! Karl's arch nemesis in life- the Warner Brothers DC Universe movies - have resurrected one of their own from the grave (literally and figuratively as it turns out) as the Justice League returns bigger, better, stronger. I guess. I do agree this one is better than the original cut and Karl and Tonya have watched this redux and bre…
 
Last week was not an April Fool’s Day prank. The House GLOW continues! Your trios tag team champions are breaking down Season 3 of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling thanks to Tubi TV. But first, late breaking news. Our fourth member, Krone Meltzer, was mentioned on the Jim Cornette podcast. We discuss the entire conversation and check the mail for o…
 
This week, we start an irregular look back at the 1980s movies of Martin Scorsese, starting with what, for me, is his best film of the decade: The Color of Money. The Color of MoneyTouchstone PicturesReleased October 17th, 1986 Director: Martin ScorseseProducers: Irving Axelrad and Barbara De FinaWriter: Richard Price, based on the novel by Walter …
 
(Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC) This meditation guides us to awaken to sensation using the image of a smile and scanning through the body. We then open to sound and to the entire changing flow of experience. When we connect with the changing flow of sensations, feelings and sounds, we also discover the formless awareness that is our…
 
(Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC) Our suffering arises from the unseen, unfelt, resisted parts of our psyche. This talk explores ways we can deepen self-honesty and reconnect to a wholeness of being that enables us to live with spontaneity, confidence, wisdom and love (a favorite from the archives).…
 
It's finally here! Karl and Tonya review Godzilla vs Kong (2021) from the comfort of our own home on HBO MAX. Did it live up to the hype? Who won? (SPOILERS) Was it any good? Did Kong get transported to fight Godzilla via helium balloons again (no, but close). And the glory that is 2021 Mechagodzilla! This movie was, in many ways, exactly what we e…
 
Canadian author Shannon Fay joins RetroTube this week for a trip to Doyley Wood to watch the not-that-obscure British animated series, Willo The Wisp. Will Shannon be swept up by the off-kilter surreal charm of this early 80s hand-drawn cartoon, or will she end up cackling like a deranged television and magic the whole thing away with 'er evil spel…
 
The Cobra Civil War marches on! Serpentor, awaiting his support from the G.I. Joe Team. Cobra Fredmander, entrenched with the hapless Dreadnoks! Destro, perched on the beach, awaiting his opportunity to strike! Who will blink first? While you're on the edge of your seat, make sure you subscribe to the Movies and a Meal Podcast for more movie talk t…
 
On the season finale of Undermine, we hear from fans who saw Phish in the 1980s, and hear their perspectives on the band’s development as they grew from a college bar band into a regional phenomenon. In addition, we hear how tape trading first entered the Phish community, and how it fueled the band's growth. Finally, we speak to Paul Languedoc, Phi…
 
In one of the numerous trunks confiscated from the Powers home, something caught their attention. A bankbook that belonged to Mrs. Dorothy Pressler Lemke, North Uxbridge Mass. Police made inquiries to the Worcester Police and they ended up interviewing Mr and Mrs Charles Flemming, Dorothy’s brother in law and her sister. She identified Powers by hi…
 
This week the gang waxes nostalgic about the movie soundtracks that scored our youth. And our midlife. And everything in-between. Tune in to hear why we think soundtracks can make (or break) a movie, the unvarnished truth about overplayed songs (hint: Titanic), what it takes to get picked for a Bond film intro, and how movies are our “gateway drug”…
 
Alright, alright, alright — it's time for the movie that put Matthew McConaughey on the map, turned Ben Affleck into a bully, and taught us all to sizzle like bacon. "Dazed and Confused" gave us a '90s indie movie look at 1976 with a drop-dead-gorgeous cast, hot muscle cars, and one-liners that made their way into all of our lives. This episode tau…
 
William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold review all 15 of this year's Oscar-nominated short films in a special bonus episode of CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED! The nominees for BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT are COLETTE, A CONCERTO IS A CONVERSATION, DO NOT SPLIT, HUNGER WARD and A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA. The nominees for BEST LIVE-ACTION SHORT SUBJECT are FEELING…
 
William Bibbiani and Witney review the giant monster fight movie GODZILLA VS. KONG, Roy Andersson's bizarre new film ABOUT ENDLESSNESS, and Lesotho's Oscar submission THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT'S A RESURRECTION on this week's episode of CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED! Also this week, on THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED STREAMING CLUB, Bibbs and Witney review the eeril…
 
As we talk about "Pleasant Valley Sunday" by The Monkees, we also talk about the long road to authenticity, the secret excellence of Micky Dolenz, and the various ways you could exist in the '60s. Our intro is by Andrew Byrne, and our outro is by The Soup Dragons. To contact us or buy our books, visit MarkAndSarahTalkAboutSongs.com. To become a pat…
 
On today's episode, Kevin is joined by comic book writer and director of social media and public relations for Second Sight Publishing - Peter Breau. This is a great conversation not only about the love of comics, but also behind the scenes work of creating comics. Peter has written many comics for Antarctic Press, Caliber Comics, and Second Sight.…
 
***CHRISTIAN SLATER MONTH*** In this, the first episode of #Slapril, we talk about the Bad Batch trailer, the Space Jam trailer, Godzilla vs Kong and the third episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and then we discuss the 1989 cult film Heathers. Join the Patreon! Join our AOL Chat Room! Follow us on Twitter! Follow us on Instagram! Like us …
 
In which we continue to Dumbest things in history series by looking at some of the glitches in us that make them possible. And also that they are not the result of our lizard brain, because we don't have one. In this episode, we cover conspiracy thinking and theories and the apophenia that makes them possible, including pareidolia, the gambler's fa…
 
It's an all-new episode of WE'VE GOT MAIL, the podcast where film critics William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold answer YOUR letters! This week, Bibbs and Witney talk about the problem with George Cukor's THE WOMEN nobody's talking about, what future episodes they want to do in SCREEN DRAFTS, the movies that changed based on the jobs our hosts have ha…
 
This time out, the guys go WAAAAAY back to prehistory to talk about the Flintstones movie toys. Did these things ROCK? Or are the guys going to get STONED for saying they don't? Listen and find out! BIG Thanks to our Patreon supporters, you guys are the best!: Mr. Matt Moore Jared Hart Christopher Scheetz Seth Szilagyi Cajun Baz Wayde Burton Pam Jo…
 
ATARI BYTES 271 revisits an old friend. A twitchy, large-nosed, profanity-obsessed friend who just won't just hold still for goodness sakes. We all have a friend like that. If you're not sure about that, it's probably you. It's Q*BERT'S QUBES, the 1983 follow-up to the adorable arcade-er (I'm trying to make that a word. Help me out. I'll be rich!).…
 
NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW is an audio drama set in the early 1980’s. Billionaire Mayor Bart, a corrupt and somewhat ludicrous politician, is up for reelection. He hopes to win reelection by a huge margin as a stepping stone to a presidential run. Camille Collins is a psychotherapist, whose fairly ordinary life is thrown into disarray when one of her …
 
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