Atari 5200
275 episodes - last episode 27 May 2022

The podcast exploring the games and the history of one of Atari's most ambitious home gaming platforms, The Atari 5200 Supersystem
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Fri, 30 Sep 2022
The Sega Dreamcast was an amazing console that should have cemented Sega as an ongoing player in the console wars, but sadly it failed.  On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss the rise and too quick fall of this wonderful system.
 length: 32:32
Fri, 16 Sep 2022
K·B Toys was the premier mall toy store for decades, but sadly didn't survive.  On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss the rise and fall of this storied purveyor of toys.
 length: 32:31
Fri, 02 Sep 2022
In the early 1980s, trivia mania swept across America. The cause? A board game from Canada that no one saw coming, Trivial Pursuit. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I look at the history of this long-running phenomenon.  
 length: 31:50
Fri, 19 Aug 2022
Welcome to the 7th episode of the 15th season of the Retroist Podcast. Today’s episode is all about the toys from the seventies sci-fi classic, The Six Million Dollar Man. This episode was a surprise to me. I had recorded a section about toys during my S...
 length: 23:41
Fri, 05 Aug 2022
On this new episode of the Retroist Podcast, I talk all about this classic Seventies TV show, The Six Million Dollar Man. An amazing superhero show that was way ahead of its time. It was so successful that it spawned a 2nd series and lingered in movies a...
 length: 30:59
Fri, 22 Jul 2022
In 1985, the sci-fi comedy, Real Genius, hit theaters. Perhaps ahead of its time, its message made it a bit different from many other college-themed films that had come before it. While not a blockbuster, the film would develop a cult following and had a...
 length: 35:37
Fri, 08 Jul 2022
Willow is a charming fantasy film from 1988 that often gets overlooked.  On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I look at the conception, production, and reception of this wonderful movie.
 length: 35:57
Fri, 24 Jun 2022
Grab your lute, call up your fellow adventurers, and join me as I take a look back at the highly influential, and very replayable, video game computer classic, The Bard's Tale.  
 length: 32:45
Fri, 10 Jun 2022
Today's show is all about the 1983 cult classic film, Krull. This memorable film has a great cast, wonderful score and one of the coolest throwing weapons to ever appear on-screen.
 length: 37:22
Fri, 27 May 2022
In 1973, the magical shrinking craft toys, Shrinky Dinks, first appeared. They would quickly take the country by storm and while their popularity peaked in the 1980s, they are still well-known today.  Learn all about them on this episode of the Retroist ...
 length: 30:11
Fri, 29 Apr 2022
On an all new Retroist Podcast Special, supporters of the show share some of their own memories of things I discussed this season.
 length: 26:27
Fri, 15 Apr 2022
The Love Boat is a classic show filled with a talented cast and an amazing array of guest stars. On this episode of the podcast, I board the Pacific Princess to discuss the series.
 length: 40:39
Fri, 01 Apr 2022
On this episode of the podcast, I discuss Emergency! A TV show with a great cast that effortlessly combined the medical drama and action-adventure genres while popularizing the idea of paramedics and EMS in America.
 length: 41:51
Fri, 18 Mar 2022
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss the often overlooked disc video format, Capacitance Electronic Disc or CED. This technology is dying quickly, I hope people can learn a little about it and appreciate it before it is gone completely.
 length: 25:46
Fri, 04 Mar 2022
On this all new episode of the Retroist Podcast, I talk about the arcade classic, Mappy. This often overlooked game should be in everyone's top 10. Hopefully I can persuade you to try it.
 length: 25:55
Fri, 18 Feb 2022
Mac Tonight was a smash success, but quickly faded from the scene, only to be revived by Mcdonald's sporadically. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I look at the history of this famed spokesmoon.
 length: 27:22
Fri, 04 Feb 2022
In 1989, the film classic, The Wizard, was released. While not a smash hit at the time, it has grown into a cult classic. In this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss this film that is a lot more than just a feature-length commercial for Nintendo...
 length: 32:57
Fri, 21 Jan 2022
In 1987, Sid Meier’s Pirates! was released. It is a near perfect game that gets overshadowed by Meier’s other colossal accomplishment, Civilization. On this Retroist Podcast, I take a deeper look at the game’s inception, development, and follow-ups.
 length: 36:06
Fri, 07 Jan 2022
The Wizard was a short-lived show, but it captured the imagination of many who were lucky enough to see it. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I talk about this cult classic 80s TV show.
 length: 23:18
Wed, 22 Dec 2021
In 1974, The Year Without a Santa Claus, expanded the Christmas character canon by giving us more Mrs. Claus and introducing the Miser Brothers. On this episode of the show, we take a look at this holiday classic.
 length: 29:36
Fri, 10 Dec 2021
The Atari Lynx is a great "what if" in the history of hand-held consoles. Far from perfect, it was an interesting alternative to the Donkey Kong-sized gorilla that was the Game Boy. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I take a look back at the rise...
 length: 24:39
Fri, 26 Nov 2021
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss the 1983 cult classic TV show, Automan. This TRON-influenced show was short-lived, but it is well-remembered by people who watched it at the time.
 length: 31:04
Fri, 12 Nov 2021
In 1995, the techno-thriller, "The Net," hit theaters. It was a box office success, but it was also way ahead of its time on issues related to privacy and security that are still important today. On this episode of the Retroist, I take a look at this Nin...
 length: 26:08
Fri, 29 Oct 2021
In 1967, Rankin/Bass' Mad Monster Part was released in theaters. A couple of years later they would start showing it on TV and for many it became a Halloween tradition. The newest episode of the Retroist Podcast is all about this underrated holiday class...
 length: 29:22
Fri, 15 Oct 2021
On the newest episode of the Retroist Podcast, I take a look back at the 1985 horror comedy classic, Re-Animator, starring Jeffrey Combs.
 length: 34:13
Fri, 01 Oct 2021
GI Joe: The Movie went straight to video in 1987. It introduced a slew of new fun characters and has one of the best GI Joe vs. Cobra fights ever animated in the first five minutes.
 length: 30:08
Fri, 17 Sep 2021
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero was one of the definitive cartoons of the eighties. While it accomplished its goals of selling toys, it also brought a very talented group of people together to create an enduring and well-remembered TV show.
 length: 31:59
Fri, 03 Sep 2021
GI Joe hit comic shelves in 1982 and would run for over a decade. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast I discuss the book, the talent behind it, and its rise and fall.
 length: 32:46
Fri, 20 Aug 2021
The resurgence of GI Joe in the 1980s was a high water mark for toys during that decade. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast I take a look at the history of the figures leading up to this monumental toy release.
 length: 39:39
Tue, 10 Aug 2021
I am happy to announce the next season of the Retroist Podcast is on its way. Here is what you can expect to hear this season.
 length: 02:28
Fri, 25 Jun 2021
To finish this season of the Retroist, I asked some people to share some of their own memories of subjects I covered during this season. I put them together in a new episode I am calling the "Memories Special."
 length: 20:07
Fri, 07 May 2021
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast I take a look at the history of the pizza-producing powerhouse Pizza Hut from its humble origins to its current status as a globally recognized food brand.
 length: 36:52
Fri, 23 Apr 2021
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I talk about the ground-breaking game, King's Quest. This was a genre redefining game brought to the world by the brilliant Roberta and Ken Williams.
 length: 26:25
Fri, 09 Apr 2021
The LaserDisc lasted for over two decades and was very influential on the optical formats that would follow in its footsteps. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast I discuss the LaserDisc from its inception to its demise just after the turn of the mil...
 length: 28:00
Fri, 26 Mar 2021
Quincy ME was a groundbreaking show with a passionate and charismatic lead actor, Jack Klugman. It is one of my favorite TV shows and I am happy to cover it as my 250th episode of the Retroist Podcast.
 length: 32:52
Fri, 12 Mar 2021
The McRib is a fascinating bit of food science that refuses to be defeated. Time and again when it has been counted out, it starts appearing again. On this episode I discuss its history, creations and ability to endure.
 length: 24:11
Fri, 26 Feb 2021
The Atari Jaguar didn't last long, but it was an interesting attempt by an iconic company to jump back into an industry they helped to define. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast I discuss this too short-lived console.
 length: 30:21
Fri, 12 Feb 2021
In Search Of was a show that dealt with the mysterious and unexplained phenomena. Hosted by Leonard Nimoy, it was a popular show at the time and a cult hit now. It was also more influential on modern television than you realize.
 length: 31:01
Fri, 29 Jan 2021
Batman '89 was a cultural phenomenon. Its a good film, but the deeper you got into Batman and embraced Batmania, the more enjoyable it is. So join me as I jump back to 1989, put on my cowl and talk about Batman.
 length: 38:54
Fri, 15 Jan 2021
Defender is a fast-paced and innovative game, that belongs up there in the pantheon of most influential early arcade games. Not only was it a mega-hit, but it put into motion game trends that would help to define modern gaming.
 length: 29:20
Fri, 08 Jan 2021
In this episode of the Retroist Podcast I discuss the 1991 classic, The Rocketeer. This cult classic was epic in scope and has a slew of dedicated fans. I am one of them and couldn't wait to cover it in an episode.
 length: 28:39
Fri, 18 Dec 2020
In 1988, Die Hard would hit theaters and action films would never be the same again. It is a film that would alter our heroes, the expectations of our villains, and would eventually make people question their definition of Christmas films.
 length: 39:15
Fri, 11 Dec 2020
On today's New episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss Mr. Mom. A hit film that had a good run on cable television and entertained a generation. In recent years it has lost some of its momentum. I hope I can steer some people back to it.
 length: 20:27
Fri, 13 Nov 2020
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast I discuss the 1978 sitcom, Diff'rent Strokes. Almost everyone I talk to has heard of this show, but I am surprised how many have not yet seen an episode. I hope I can change that.
 length: 26:14
Fri, 30 Oct 2020
Halloween III: Season of the Witch has not always received the respect other Halloween films have gotten. It is time to abandon your expectations of a Michael Myers kill-fest and embrace the genius of a film that combines, Stonehenge, microchips and the...
 length: 22:37
Fri, 23 Oct 2020
Teen Witch is a messy earnest mixture of teen fantasy, rap music, and magic. No wonder this 1989 film has earned a reputation as a cult classic.
 length: 22:12
Fri, 16 Oct 2020
In 1988, Freddy's Nightmare started being broadcast on TVs across America. A lot of people freaked out that a show this racy could make it onto over-the-air television and feared that it would confuse and desensitize youth. This, of course, just made th...
 length: 20:51
Fri, 09 Oct 2020
Fright Night is a 1985 horror classic that expertly combines horror, humor and a bit of self-awareness. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast I discuss the creation, success and enduring popularity of this amazing film.
 length: 26:48
Mon, 20 Jul 2020
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss the Inhumanoids. This toyline and animated series combined, humor, horror, sci-fi and animation like no other. It is well worth your time.
 length: 26:43
Mon, 13 Apr 2020
The Mattel Aquarius is merely a blip in the history of computers. But to some people, this was their first machine. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast I take a look at the Mattel Aquarius. A computer that wanted to be more than it turned out to b...
 length: 20:39
Mon, 02 Mar 2020
The Kodak Disc was a technological marvel. It excelled at capturing the imagination and money of a whole lot of people. Sadly it didn't excel at taking photos. Nowadays people look back on it as an icon of the eighties, but many people might not realize ...
 length: 19:06
Wed, 27 Nov 2019
Happy Thanksgiving! On today's episode of the Retroist Podcast, I would like to talk to you about the late eighties holiday classic, Garfield's Thanksgiving.
 length: 14:08
Mon, 11 Nov 2019
I finally return to the arcade, this time covering the vector-based masterpiece Tempest. I might be terrible at this game, but I am in love with its aesthetics.
 length: 17:54
Tue, 29 Oct 2019
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I talk about the 1987 TV horror show, Werewolf. This was a one season wonder produced by Frank Lupo that was part of the Fox Networks inaugural season. Unfortunately it just didn’t last. I start off by talking abo...
 length: 16:32
Mon, 20 May 2019
On the newest episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss the baseball comedy classic, Major League. This is a fun summer film about America's sport. I hope listening to the show might persuade you to check it out,
 length: 18:33
Wed, 10 Apr 2019
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I tackle the 1988 cult classic, Mac and Me. Despite knowing that his film is unintentionally funny, I find it charming and worthy of watching unironically.
 length: 19:41
Tue, 05 Mar 2019
On this week's Retroist Podcast I discuss the 1980 comedy classic, "The Private Eyes," starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway. An underrated classic that I hope you will check out.
 length: 17:23
Sat, 22 Dec 2018
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss the eighties comedy classic, "Trading Places." It is a perfect film to watch this holiday season. Even if you don't listen to the show, I hope this reminds you to rewatch the movie.
 length: 21:55
Wed, 14 Nov 2018
On today's show I talk the groundbreaking early computer game, Hunt the Wumpus. I begin the show talking about how accessible the game was to a young me and how it was the highlight of my early time in my High School Computer Club. After that I move ont...
 length: 18:26
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Welcome to the 2018 edition of the Retroist Halloween Special Podcast. On today’s show, I finally shut up and turn the microphone over to other people who tell their Halloween stories. The Retroist Podcast is divided into two sections. A smaller section ...
 length: 20:37
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
On today's show, I share with you a few of my favorite from the past on the Retroist Halloween Commercial Specials Podcast. From food to haunted mansions, I play a wide array of ads, all of them focused around this most creepy of holidays.
 length: 29:00
Thu, 18 Oct 2018
More of the night he came home!
 length: 22:57
Mon, 08 Oct 2018
Listen to the season 11 premier episode of the Retroist Podcast, CHiPs. Join Ponch, Jon and the rest of the California Highway Patrol as they fight crime, have fun and look great doing it.
 length: 21:10
Mon, 10 Sep 2018
Welcome to the Retroist Season 11 Fall Preview! On today's show I hope to give you a glimpse into the new season and entertain you a bit.
 length: 10:04
Mon, 14 May 2018
This week’s Retroist Podcast is about the classic toy from World’s of Wonder, Lazer Tag. I start the show with a story about how my friends and I spent a good part of an amazing summer playing Lazer Tag together. It is a cherished memory that would not h...
 length: 22:06
Mon, 23 Apr 2018
This week’s Retroist Podcast is about the classic sitcom, Night Court. I begin the show talking about how Harry Anderson inspired my love of magic, even though I am not that good at it. I was not planning on doing a Night Court podcast this season. It wa...
 length: 23:40
Mon, 16 Apr 2018
This week’s Retroist Podcast is about the 1985 cult film classic, “Gymkata” I begin the podcast talking about my first exposure to the film. How I found the concept of combining gymnastics and karate compelling at first, but ultimately came to find this ...
 length: 17:43
Mon, 09 Apr 2018
This week’s Retroist Podcast is about a show that recently returned after a long break, “Roseanne.” on the Retroist Roseanne Podcast I start off talking about why I watched Roseanne during its first run and why I will be checking out the reboots. I tried...
 length: 21:15
Mon, 02 Apr 2018
This week’s Retroist Podcast is all about the 1978 comedy-thriller, “Foul Play”. I start off by talking about how I briefly lived my dream of reenacting a scene from this movie after I moved to California. It was glorious. Then I talk about the writer/di...
 length: 14:02
Mon, 26 Mar 2018
This week on the Retroist Podcast I tackle a film I have attempted to record a few times in the past, Three Amigos. I start off talking about quoting and emulating films will always be popular and how the infamous Three Amigos salute was banned in my sch...
 length: 19:56
Mon, 19 Mar 2018
On this week’s show, I talk about the world’s biggest toy store, Toys R Us. I open by talking about how I felt special going to Toys R Us because it felt like it was a store meant for me. I originally attempted to record this show a few years ago and was...
 length: 19:07
Mon, 12 Mar 2018
On this week’s show I talk about the storied video game console, the Sega Genesis or Mega Drive. I begin the episode by discussing how the Genesis would become my entry point to the world of retro gaming, well before that was a thing. This episode has be...
 length: 25:41
Mon, 05 Mar 2018
On today’s show, I talk about the game show classic, Press Your Luck. I kick off the show talking about how comforting it was to watch great shows like this when I was home from school. Then I talk a little about how I turned the Whammies from the show i...
 length: 19:52
Fri, 23 Feb 2018
I recently watched the Fast and the Furious for the first time. Its similarities to Point Break drove me to rewatch Point Break. This despite having some negative feelings about the film. So I talk about those feelings, where they come from, and how some...
 length: 20:32
Fri, 16 Feb 2018
On today’s show, I talk about the eighties comedy classic, 9 to 5. I start off talking about how I would lay around listening to Dolly Parton, much to my sister’s confusion. If only she had joined me, she would have been much happier, but she was just to...
 length: 20:53
Fri, 09 Feb 2018
On today’s show I talk all about the video game masterpiece, Moon Patrol. I start by talking about how obsessed I was with finding arcade games as a kid. It was a remarkable and magical time, but obsession with anything can take away from other things, l...
 length: 17:47
Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Welcome to the Retroist Thriller Podcast. On today’s show I talk all about the music video masterpiece, Thriller. I start off talking about how I was terrified by the monologue from this song while visiting a Ground Round. Then I move onto Michael Jackso...
 length: 21:58
Fri, 19 May 2017
Welcome to the Retroist Breakout Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the video game masterpiece, Breakout. I start the show talking about how I bonded with my eldest sister over Breakout and how I do not resent that she is better at Breakout than ...
 length: 22:49
Mon, 20 Mar 2017
Welcome to the Retroist River Raid Podcast. On today’s show I talk about the Atari 2600 classic, River Raid. I begin the show by discussing how while I miss a lot of the stuff from the past, being connected and online has its advantages. Especially when ...
 length: 20:02
Fri, 03 Mar 2017
Welcome to the Retroist Dinosaurs Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the nineties TV cult classic, Dinosaurs. I begin by talking about my mixed feelings about how this show ended and how I feel about sitcoms who have “unique” endings. Then I move ont...
 length: 18:36
Mon, 23 Jan 2017
Welcome to the Retroist MacGyver Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the classic TV show, MacGyver. I start off talking about what a poor MacGyver I would make since I lack subtlety in my handiness. Then I move onto the show itself. I talk about the c...
 length: 33:05
Sun, 01 Jan 2017
Welcome to the Retroist Rubik the Amazing Cube Podcast. On today’s show I start off by talking about the dark urges one feels when challenged to solve a puzzle they are not capable of solving. Needless to say, it is not pretty. After I unburden myself of...
 length: 20:34
Sat, 15 Oct 2016
Welcome to the Retroist Mazes and Monsters Podcast. On today’s show, I start off by talking about my encounters with the film, but more importantly how my family reacted to it. As it turns out, I have a pretty cool family. After I get through that, I sta...
 length: 19:03
Wed, 14 Sep 2016
It took me a while, but I am finally releasing the Retroist Xanadu Podcast. In this episode, I start off talking about how I liked to enjoy this film as a kid. This leads to an encounter with one of my sister’s boyfriends that did not go well (for him). ...
 length: 23:55
Mon, 20 Jun 2016
Welcome to the Retroist Buckaroo Banzai Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the film classic, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. I start off talking about how lucky I was to see the movie as a kid and then how difficult it was...
 length: 30:39
Sun, 15 May 2016
Welcome to the Retroist BJ and the Bear Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the classic TV show trucking with a chimp comedy, “BJ and the Bear”. I start off talking about my experience with CB Radio and how it became a bit of an obsession. Then I talk...
 length: 20:35
Tue, 01 Mar 2016
Welcome to the Retroist Duck Hunt Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the seminal video game shooting classic, Duck Hunt. I start off talking about my early experience with Duck Hunt and how it fueled my desire for a Nintendo Entertainment System. The...
 length: 20:28
Wed, 03 Feb 2016
Welcome to the Retroist Newhart Podcast. On today’s show I talk about the eighties’ sitcom hit, “Newhart”. I start off talking about how I would and still do run a good catchphrase into the ground (it is a compulsion of mine), then I move onto the show. ...
 length: 19:21
Sat, 09 Jan 2016
Welcome to the Retroist RAD Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the 1986 epic BMX-themed masterpiece, RAD. I start off talking about my short-lived bike helmet, then I move onto the movie. I talk about the Director, writers, cast, plot, reception and ...
 length: 23:30
Wed, 25 Nov 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Podcast. On today’s show I talk all about the holiday classic, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. I have tried to release this episode during past Thanksgiving seasons, but it never came together. I hope you ...
 length: 22:32
Thu, 29 Oct 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Halloween Special VI Podcast. Today’s show is all about Halloween memories! That’s right it is time for the 6th Annual Retroist Halloween Special. It was a fun show to put together and many of the folks associated with the site jo...
 length: 27:41
Sat, 24 Oct 2015
Welcome to the Retroist House on Haunted Hill Podcast. On this episode of the show, I talk about the Vincent Price/William Castle horror classic, “House on Haunted Hill“. I start off by discussing my parents’ love of this film and how they introduced me ...
 length: 19:45
Sun, 11 Oct 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Blob Podcast. In this episode of the show, I talk about the horror classic, “The Blob”. I start off by discussing the way that different generations can enjoy the same things and still feel nostalgia for those things, just in diff...
 length: 21:46
Tue, 08 Sep 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Summer Rental Podcast. On today’s show, I start off by talking about how my family would change completely when we took longer vacations “down the shore” and why I think it is a good idea for all families to have similar vacations...
 length: 20:12
Sat, 29 Aug 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Desperately Seeking Susan Podcast. On today’s show, I start off by talking about how mysterious and dangerous I found New York City as a kid and how my sister would risk life and limb to adventure there. Then I start talking about...
 length: 24:42
Sun, 26 Jul 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Berzerk Podcast. On today’s show, I start off by talking about how after breaking an Atari joystick while playing Berzerk, I grew closer to one friend and further apart from another. Then I jump into the star of this episode, the ...
 length: 22:05
Sat, 13 Jun 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Black Hole Podcast. On this episode I talk all about Disney’s late seventies science fiction classic, “The Black Hole”. I start off by talking about how films like “The Black Hole” played an important part in my discovery of the e...
 length: 24:36
Sat, 23 May 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Stripes Podcast. On this episode, I talk all about the eighties comedy classic, Stripes. I start off explaining why I would watch movies dozens of times when I was younger and why it might still be important to do so. Then I get i...
 length: 18:23
Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Small Wonder Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the eighties cult sitcom, Small Wonder. I start off talking about how I often enjoyed this show during its initial run. Then I talk about the people in front of and behind th...
 length: 19:14
Fri, 03 Apr 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Gauntlet Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the 1985 arcade classic, Gauntlet. I start off talking about how this game helped me save face when I had some misgivings about seeing the Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 in the theater. T...
 length: 20:57
Sat, 14 Mar 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Just One of the Guys Podcast. On today’s show, I start off talking about my time working at the video store (again). And about how videotape pausing was not restricted to “Fast Times”. Then I talk about the subject of this episode...
 length: 18:16
Fri, 20 Feb 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Voyagers Podcast. In this episode of the show, I talk about cult time travel TV classic, Voyagers! I start off talking about my love of history in books and why this TV show was perfect for me (and my grandmother). I then talk abo...
 length: 16:46
Fri, 06 Feb 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Breakfast Club Podcast. On this episode of the show, I talk about the 1985 John Hughes classic, “The Breakfast Club”. I start off talking about how surprisingly pleasant my detention experiences could be in High School, then I mov...
 length: 18:01
Mon, 26 Jan 2015
Welcome to the Retroist Bionic Woman Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the seventies sci-fi action TV series, The Bionic Woman. I start off talking about how the Bionic Woman added extra facets to my childhood play with friends. Then I move onto...
 length: 28:55
Fri, 19 Dec 2014
Welcome to the Retroist National Lampoons Christmas Vacation Podcast. On this episode of the show, we talk about the holiday classic, “Christmas Vacation.” I start off talking about my memorable experience decorating the house with holiday lights when I ...
 length: 22:45
Fri, 12 Dec 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Karate Kid Podcast. On this episode of the show, I talk about the eighties martial arts dramedy classic, The Karate Kid. I begin by talking about a friend of mine who was really into the Karate Kid and how I never found out why (a...
 length: 21:35
Fri, 07 Nov 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Carnival of Souls Podcast. On this episode of the show, I start off by talking about how my entire family discovered the film Carnival of Souls together. While not exactly a family film, Carnival of Souls enchanted my family. Sinc...
 length: 16:44
Fri, 24 Oct 2014
Welcome to the Retroist The Last Man on Earth Podcast. On this week’s show I talk all about the 1964 cult film classic, “The Last Man on Earth”. I start off talking about how the movie put me on edge after the first time I watched it. Then I talk about b...
 length: 19:01
Fri, 17 Oct 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Fat Albert Halloween Special Podcast. On this episode of the podcast, I start off by talking about a much-missed Halloween pal from years ago. Then I talk about one of the specials we watched together, The Fat Albert Halloween Spe...
 length: 19:30
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Night of the Creeps Podcast. In this episode, I talk all about the eighties cult classic, “Night of the Creeps”. I start out by talking about the magic of working at a video store and how it could expose you to new films. Then I m...
 length: 20:53
Fri, 03 Oct 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Tales from the Darkside Podcast. In this episode of the show, I start off talking about how my earliest exposure to Tale from the Darkside was through the too-thin walls of my family’s house. Then I talk about the people behind th...
 length: 19:36
Fri, 26 Sep 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Square Pegs Podcast. In this episode, I talk all about the short-lived 1980s sitcom, Square Pegs. I start off talking about how my sister turned me onto a lot of great television and how with this particular show I did not need an...
 length: 17:10
Fri, 19 Sep 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Club Paradise Podcast. In this episode of the show, I talk all about the 1986 Robin William’s comedy, “Club Paradise”. I start off talking about how I can’t believe more people don’t like this film, and then I move onto the cast, ...
 length: 18:05
Fri, 15 Aug 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Cannonball Run Podcast. On today’s show, I am going to talk about the cult comedy classic, “The Cannonball Run”. I start off talking about how much I enjoy driving and the first drive I took to the far end of New Jersey. Then I ge...
 length: 21:49
Fri, 01 Aug 2014
Welcome to the Retroist BurgerTime Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the 1982 arcade classic, BurgerTime. I begin the show by talking about how I worked out a system to get free credits on the video games in my town. Then I talk about the company th...
 length: 21:14
Fri, 11 Jul 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Silent Running Podcast. On this week’s show I talk about the 1972 Sci-Fi classic, Silent Running. I start off by talking about how I miss the act of discovery and randomness with how I used to consume entertainment. Then I move on...
 length: 22:36
Fri, 27 Jun 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Atari 7800 Podcast. On today’s show, I start off by talking about how my Atari buddy and I kept waiting for the Atari 7800 and how a love for Atari turned him against Nintendo and into the arms of Sega. Then I talk about the Atari...
 length: 21:58
Fri, 13 Jun 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Fast Times at Ridgemont High Podcast. Aloha! On today’s show, I talk all about the classic 1980’s comedy, Fast Times at Ridgemont High. I start off with a story about working in a video store and how Fast Times was a video that wa...
 length: 20:45
Fri, 30 May 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Heavy Metal Podcast. On this week’s show I start off by talking about how a cool Uncle can sometimes do uncool things by showing young kids confusing films. Then I move into talking about the 1980s animated classic, Heavy Metal. I...
 length: 23:17
Fri, 16 May 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Godzilla the Animated Series Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about how the 1978 Godzilla Animated Series. I begin by talking about how my angelic singing voice got me into some social awkwardness during some school-time public sp...
 length: 21:42
Fri, 09 May 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Frogger Podcast. On today’s show I talk about the arcade classic, Frogger. This is a game I have always adored, so I am happy to finally be covering it in a podcast. I start off by talking about the not so world-class arcade video...
 length: 17:29
Fri, 25 Apr 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Wizards and Warriors Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the short-lived fantasy TV show from 1983, Wizards and Warriors. I start off by talking about how pleasantly surprised I was to have this show, even though it replaced an...
 length: 17:16
Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Jewel of the Nile Podcast. On this week’s show, I talk about the 1980’s romantic action-adventure comedy sequel, Jewel of the Nile. I start out talking about how HBO could, through repeated showings, get me to like anything. Then ...
 length: 20:46
Fri, 04 Apr 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Romancing the Stone Podcast. On this week’s show, I talk about the 1980’s romantic action-adventure comedy, Romancing the Stone. I start out talking about my naive tactics for seeing rated R films. Sometimes in life, you really tr...
 length: 22:01
Fri, 21 Mar 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Blues Brothers Podcast. In this week’s show, I talk about the timeless musical comedy classic, The Blues Brothers. I start by talking about my first exposure to The Blues Brothers and how it lead me down a path of denial and misin...
 length: 23:57
Fri, 14 Mar 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Cosmos Podcast. On today’s show I talk about the 1980 education science classic, Cosmos. First, I discuss my first exposure to this wonderful series. Then, I talk about the show itself, covering the creator and host of the show Ca...
 length: 16:04
Fri, 28 Feb 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Hawaii Five-O Podcast. On this week’s show, we talk about the long-running police procedural drama, Hawaii Five-O. I start off talking about my early exposure to the show and why I have returned to it as I have gotten older. Then,...
 length: 28:00
Fri, 14 Feb 2014
Welcome to the Retroist RoboCop Podcast. On this week’s show, we talk about the 1987 sci-fi classic, RoboCop. I start off by talking about clearance toy stores and the value of older sibling guilt. Then I talk about the novelization, the video games, the...
 length: 29:12
Fri, 31 Jan 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Facts of Life Podcast. On this week’s show we talk about the longest running sitcom of the 1980s, The Facts of Life. I start off by talking about how I met a future roommate and friend while watching The Facts of Life. Then I talk...
 length: 25:21
Fri, 17 Jan 2014
Welcome to the Retroist X-Files Podcast. On this week’s show, we talk about the iconic, sci-fi, horror TV show, The X-Files. I start off by talking about what sort of a UFO nut I was as a kid and how I really just want to believe. Then I talk about the p...
 length: 28:48
Fri, 10 Jan 2014
Welcome to the Retroist Planet of the Apes Podcast. On this week’s show, we talk about the greatest film about a world run by apes, 1968’s “Planet of the Apes”. I talk about how easily distracted I am by anything Planet of the Apes related when they are ...
 length: 36:28
Tue, 24 Dec 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas Podcast. On this week’s show, we talk about the Muppet holiday classic, “Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas“. I start off by talking about an Emmet Otter based school project. Then I talk about the b...
 length: 21:14
Fri, 20 Dec 2013
Welcome to the Retroist How the Grinch Stole Christmas Podcast. On this week’s show we talk about the 1960’s animated holiday classic, “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” We cover a lot of fun info in this episode. I talk about the book and the ...
 length: 18:12
Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Welcome to the Retroist The Secret of My Success Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the 1980s cult classic, The Secret of My Success. I begin by talking about my time in corporate America and how I would not ever be able to deal with the office i...
 length: 21:09
Fri, 15 Nov 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Electric Dreams Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the 1980s cult classic, Electric Dreams. This is one of my favorite movies and probably the finest example of a man/woman/computer love triangle ever filmed. This is my 15...
 length: 23:10
Fri, 08 Nov 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Snorks Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the 80s cartoon, The Snorks. Despite what people might say, this is not JUST a pale imitation of The Smurfs. During the show I talk about the creators, the talented people who gave...
 length: 25:01
Wed, 30 Oct 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Halloween Special V Podcast. Today’s show is all about Halloween memories! That’s right it is time for the 5th Annual Retroist Halloween Special. It was a fun show to put together and many of the folks associated with the site joi...
 length: 38:37
Fri, 25 Oct 2013
Welcome to the Retroist John Carpenters The Thing Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the horror sci-fi classic, John Carpenter’s The Thing. We talk about the cast, the plot, the people behind the camera and much much more. Vic Sage is back with a...
 length: 25:39
Fri, 11 Oct 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Twilight Zone Podcast. On today’s show, we talk all about the Sci-Fi TV classic, The Twilight Zone. I talk about the show’s creator, its writers, the people in front of the camera, its reception, remakes, the nature of The Twiligh...
 length: 44:23
Fri, 13 Sep 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Back to School Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the Rodney Dangerfield comedy classic, Back to School. On this show, I talk about the people behind and in front of the camera, the plot of the film, the soundtrack, where ...
 length: 21:06
Fri, 30 Aug 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Fast Food Memories Podcast. This week I am joined by a large crew of folks who are here to share their memories about fast food. I hope you enjoy the show and that it triggers some positive memories about your favorite fast-food r...
 length: 39:14
Fri, 16 Aug 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Snorks Podcast. Welcome to the Retroist Road Trip Memories Special. On this week’s episode, Robot Voice and I hit the open road. Along the way we listen to many talented contributors who share their stories of their favorite road ...
 length: 37:41
Fri, 02 Aug 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Head of the Class Podcast. On this week’s show I talk about the 80s sitcom classic, Head of the Class. I start off talking about my time in school and how my mother was terrified at the prospect of my being put into “academic enri...
 length: 21:58
Sun, 14 Jul 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Galaga Podcast. On today’s show I talk about the video game classic, Galaga. I begin by talking about my experiences with Galaga. After that, I talk about the game itself. I discuss the people behind the game, how the game is play...
 length: 21:15
Sat, 06 Jul 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Dobie Gillis Podcast. On this week’s show I talk all about the legendary sitcom, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. I talk about the characters, the cast, being alone with one TV show to enjoy, and much much more. I am joined this we...
 length: 20:38
Fri, 21 Jun 2013
Welcome to the Retroist On the Right Track Podcast. On this week’s show, I talk all about the Gary Coleman comedy classic, On the Right Track. This film was very popular on cable TV in the 1980s. I think I watched it every time it was on. This week I am ...
 length: 23:47
Fri, 14 Jun 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Ms Pac-Man Podcast. On this week’s show I talk all about the legendary video game, Ms. Pac-Man. This is one of my favorite arcade games and I thrilled to finally get to cover it. I begin the episode talking about my child Ms. Pac-...
 length: 24:23
Fri, 31 May 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Retroist Leave it to Beaver Podcast. On this week’s show I talk all about the classic TV sitcom, Leave it to Beaver. The show begins with me talking about comfort television and how important Leave it to Beaver is to me. Then I mo...
 length: 25:21
Fri, 19 Apr 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Christine Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the John Carpenter film, Christine. I talk about the cast, the music, the plot, and where you can find the film today. I originally recorded this episode two Halloweens ago, but it ...
 length: 20:28
Fri, 05 Apr 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Silver Spoons Podcast. On this week’s show, I talk all about the 1980’s sitcom Silver Spoons. This a sitcom that is near and dear to me, so very happy to cover it. I hope by sharing it, I will get a few people to give it a try. In...
 length: 20:03
Fri, 29 Mar 2013
Welcome to the Retroist 1941 Podcast. On this week’s show I talk about the messy epic Steven Spielberg comedy, 1941. This film is sometimes maligned, but it has a lot of bright spots. Hoping that by talking about it here, I can get more people to revisit...
 length: 24:33
Fri, 08 Mar 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Arcade Memories Podcast. On this week’s show I am joined by Rob O’Hara, Doug McCoy, Weird Paul Petroskey, Vic Sage, Zerb and Shelly, Vinvectrex, Paxton Holley and metagirl who all share their memories of the arcades of their youth...
 length: 40:58
Fri, 01 Mar 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Midnight Madness Podcast. On this week’s show, I talk all about the cult Disney Film from 1980, Midnight Madness. If you like a young Michael J. Fox and scavenger hunts, this could be the film for you. I am joined again this week ...
 length: 26:21
Fri, 15 Feb 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Batman the TV Series Podcast. On this week’s show, we talk all about the TV cult classic of the 1960s, Batman. This wonderfully silly is perhaps one the more iconic TV shows that have been broadcast. I hope that I am able to do it...
 length: 28:05
Fri, 01 Feb 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Yars Revenge Podcast. On this week’s show, I talk all about legendary Atari 2600 title, Yar’s Revenge. I begin by talking about how a prank by my sister allowed me to bond with my Grandmother over video games. Then I talk about th...
 length: 32:55
Fri, 25 Jan 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Dungeons and Dragons the Animated Series Podcast. On this week’s show, we talk all about the Saturday morning cartoon classic, Dungeons, and Dragons. I begin by talking about why I was attracted to Dungeons and Dragons and why I t...
 length: 25:17
Fri, 18 Jan 2013
Welcome to the Retroist Cloak and Dagger Podcast. On this week’s show we talk all about the cult 1980s classic, Cloak and Dagger. The show starts with me talking about how this movie inspired some real like “spy games” at our new local mall. Then I talk ...
 length: 25:32
Fri, 21 Dec 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Christmas Commercials II Podcast. Christmas is almost here. You know what that means? Time to buy stuff! That’s why this week’s show is all about the Christmas commercials that we love. I tried this format last year and people lik...
 length: 32:39
Fri, 14 Dec 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Its a Wonderful Life Podcast. It is the holiday season, which is a great time to watch Its a Wonderful Life. If you own a TV, odds are you will have ample opportunity to do so. On the show, I share some of my childhood experiences...
 length: 30:33
Fri, 07 Dec 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Wonder Years Podcast. On this week’s episode, we talk all about the legendary TV Show, The Wonder Years. I am joined this week by Vic Sage with a new “Why Should I Know this Person?”, Doug McCoy with a new “Also Ran” and metagirl ...
 length: 28:55
Fri, 30 Nov 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Last Starfighter Podcast. On this week’s show, we talk all about the 1980s Sci-Fi classic, The Last Starfighter. I am joined this week by Vic Sage with a new “Why Should I Know this Person?”, Doug McCoy with a new “Also Ran” and R...
 length: 27:10
Fri, 09 Nov 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Too Close for Comfort Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the classic 1980s TV show, Too Close for Comfort. I talk about the cast, the plot, my shrine to the stars and much more. I am joined this week by Vic Sage with a new...
 length: 26:11
Mon, 29 Oct 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Teen Wolf Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the 1980s film classic, Teen Wolf. I talk about the stars, the plot, the sequels and the lack of character likability. I am joined this week by Vic Sage with a new “Why Should I...
 length: 25:30
Fri, 19 Oct 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Halloween Special IV Podcast. This is a couple of days early, just in case you wanted to get a jump on the Halloween season or if you wanted to have something to listen to on Halloween morning. Today’s show is all about Halloween ...
 length: 33:14
Fri, 21 Sep 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Crocodile Dundee Podcast. On today’s show I talk all about 1980s film classic, “Crocodile” Dundee. I talk about the stars, the plot, the sequels how hard it is to do an Australian accent and more. I am joined this week by Vic Sage...
 length: 32:24
Fri, 31 Aug 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Wonderful World of Disney Podcast. On today’s show I talk all about The Wonderful World of Disney and the shows that preceded and proceeded it. Disney is a big subject on the web, with lots of experts. I try to give an overview of...
 length: 28:47
Fri, 03 Aug 2012
Welcome to the Retroist First Blood Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about Rambo: First Blood and touch on other Rambo stuff. I start off talking about my experience with the wave of Vietnam vet exploitation that starts in the 1970s and peaked in the 198...
 length: 27:03
Fri, 20 Jul 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Qbert Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the classic 1980s arcade games, Q*bert. This is a game I am a big fan of, even while I am terrible at it. I am joined this week by metagirl with a new and controversial top 5 list and b...
 length: 28:36
Fri, 13 Jul 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Golden Girls Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the well-respected sitcom, The Golden Girls. I talk about the show’s creation, its characters, its stars and much much more. I am joined this week by metagirl with a new top 5 li...
 length: 28:02
Fri, 06 Jul 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Meatballs Podcast. On today I talk about the 1979 Bill Murray comedy classic, Meatballs. I start off talking about the downside of stranger danger, but then I put that behind me and focus on the plot, the stars of the film, the pe...
 length: 21:21
Fri, 29 Jun 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Summertime Special Podcast. In this very special episode of The Retroist, I learn, with help from some friends, that maybe Summer isn’t so bad after all. Who helps me on this journey to an epiphany? Vic Sage, The Six Million Dolla...
 length: 24:26
Fri, 22 Jun 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Black Cauldron Podcast. On this week’s show, I talk about the underrated Disney animated classic, The Black Cauldron. The show starts with me sharing a story about a movie birthday party experience I had as a kid. ThenI talk about...
 length: 27:13
Fri, 15 Jun 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Animalympics Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the Lisberger made animated classic, Animalympics. I talk about the creation, the talented people behind the movie, the reception, its tie to the real Olympics, and much more...
 length: 22:51
Fri, 08 Jun 2012
Welcome to the Retroist DuckTales Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the Disney Afternoon anchoring powerhouse, DuckTales. I talk about the creation, the input of comic creators, the reception, the movies, video games, and much more. As you might...
 length: 26:29
Fri, 01 Jun 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Whiz Kids Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the 1980s one season wonder that was Whiz Kids. We talk about the stars, the characters, the plot, the music and a little about the wonderful retro tech. It is not a show availa...
 length: 21:59
Fri, 04 May 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Eight is Enough Podcast. Today’s show is all about the classic 1970 drama/comedy Eight is Enough. In this episode, I talk about the cast, the theming, the music, the ratings, and much more. Music on the show was provided by Peachy...
 length: 24:25
Fri, 20 Apr 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Rubiks Cube Revisited Podcast. I know what your thinking, didn’t you cover this subject already? Yes, I did, in episode 1 and since then I have been wanting to recover the subject. It was going to be my 100th episode before the At...
 length: 26:31
Fri, 13 Apr 2012
By the power of Greyskull! Welcome to the Retroist He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about He-Man and his pals and enemies. It is such a big subject, so I try and give an overview of the initial wave of He-Mania ...
 length: 30:07
Fri, 09 Mar 2012
Get ready to jump! Down on Jump Street. Welcome to the Retroist 21 Jump Street Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the classic 1980s/1980s TV hit, 21 Jump Street. I talk about the cast, the people behind the show, the theme song, the upcoming motion p...
 length: 26:05
Fri, 02 Mar 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Mr. Do Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the arcade and home video game hit, Mr. Do! Mr. Do is a game that is in every way superior Dig Dug, despite what all those arcade snobs are saying. I talk about some of the companies t...
 length: 26:10
Fri, 24 Feb 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Manimal Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the cult TV show, Manimal. I talk about some of the folks involved, the people behind the show, and other fun Manimal related stuff. This cult classic gets made fun of a lot, but it w...
 length: 20:26
Fri, 17 Feb 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Revenge of the Nerds Podcast. On this week’s show, I talk all about the classic film, Revenge of the Nerds. A lot of people talk about rebooting this film, but I am not sure anything approaching its effect could happen today. I st...
 length: 27:51
Fri, 03 Feb 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Commodore VIC-20 Podcast. On this week’s show, I talk all about the Commodore VIC-20. I talk about the company that made it, the people involved, the technology inside, and much much more. Music on the show was provided by Peachy....
 length: 28:22
Fri, 13 Jan 2012
Welcome to the Retroist Murder She Wrote Podcast. Alright, we are back. After an all too lengthy break, we finally have a new episode of The Retroist Podcast. This is one all of you have been clamoring for, Murder, She Wrote. You haven’t? Okay, perhaps n...
 length: 35:40
Fri, 02 Dec 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Atari 2600 Podcast. Today’s episode is a milestone in Retroist Podcast history, The 100th episode. Hard to believe, but here it is. To celebrate number 100, we are covering a subject near and dear to my heart, the Atari 2600 (VCS)...
 length: 33:11
Fri, 11 Nov 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Galaxy High Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the short-lived cult Saturday Morning cartoon classic, Galaxy High. This classic show was one of my favorites when I was younger. I am pleased to finally get to talk about it....
 length: 22:05
Fri, 28 Oct 2011
Welcome to the Retroist The Fog Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the legendary horror film, John Carpenter’s, The Fog. I talk about how it was made, the people behind it, the cast, the remake and much much more. Halloween season is coming to en...
 length: 24:51
Fri, 21 Oct 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Halloween Special III Podcast. This is a couple of days early, just in case you wanted to get a jump on the Halloween season or if you wanted to have something to listen to on Halloween morning. Today show is all about Halloween m...
 length: 38:51
Fri, 14 Oct 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Twilight Zone 1985 Podcast. On today’s show I talk all about the too short lived TV revival, The Twilight Zone. Which is sometimes called The New Twilight Zone or just The Twilight Zone. I talk about how it was made, the people be...
 length: 26:44
Fri, 07 Oct 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Poltergeist Podcast. They’re here! On today’s show I talk all about the legendary horror film, Poltergeist. I discuss how it was made, the people behind it, the Curse of the movie, the controversy around its direction, its sequels...
 length: 35:46
Fri, 02 Sep 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Zork Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the groundbreaking text adventure game, Zork. We talk about how it was made, the people behind it, how to play and much much more. For those with Java on their computer, who have nev...
 length: 22:12
Fri, 19 Aug 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Jetsons Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the hit Sci-Fi cartoon series, The Jetsons. I talk about the pre-production, the cast, production of the show, its reception in the US, and much much more. This is a very special ...
 length: 39:40
Fri, 29 Jul 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Man from Atlantis Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the 1970 Sci-Fi series, The Man from Atlantis. We talk about the pre-production, the cast, production of the show, its reception in the US and overseas and much much mor...
 length: 36:51
Fri, 22 Jul 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Short Circuit Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the 1980s Sci-Fi comedy hit movie, Short Circuit. I discuss the pre-production, the writers/directors, the cast and cameos, production, and much much more. While this movie ...
 length: 25:16
Fri, 08 Jul 2011
Welcome to the Retroist John Candy Podcast. On today’s show, we talk about the remarkable and talented, John Candy. For anyone who grew up in the eighties and liked movies, I can almost guarantee you have a favorite John Candy movie or scene. So on the s...
 length: 27:32
Fri, 24 Jun 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Candid Camera Podcast. On today’s show, I talk about the groundbreaking long-running hidden camera show, Candid Camera. If you watch reality TV or anything on YouTube, you might be surprised by just how influential this show was. ...
 length: 25:07
Fri, 17 Jun 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Coleco Adam Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the much-maligned, but somehow also well-loved computer system, The Coleco Adam. I start off talking about how the undependability of the Adam ruined a birthday party I went t...
 length: 25:09
Fri, 27 May 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Adventure Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the video game classic Atari 2600 Video Game, Adventure. I talk about the game’s creations, gameplay and its many variations and ports. This is one of the first video games to c...
 length: 29:42
Fri, 06 May 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Clue Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the classic game, movie, TV show and videogame, Clue. I begin by talking about my experience with winning a very special edition of Clue as a kid at a party. Then I talk about the ga...
 length: 28:05
Fri, 22 Apr 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Dig Dug Podcast. On today’s show, we talk all about the video game classic, Dig Dug. A pretty good game, although it is not as good as Mr. Do! I talk about the game’s creations, gameplay, and its many variations and ports. Music t...
 length: 31:06
Fri, 08 Apr 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Airplane Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the 1980 comedy hit movie, Airplane! This is a movie that is very quotable. So if you hear people making hilarious movie reference, odds are they are from this film or Caddyshack...
 length: 31:46
Fri, 25 Mar 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Teddy Ruxpin Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the classic 1980s/1990s talking toy, Teddy Ruxpin. We talk about the creation of this amazing toy and the talented people behind it. We also talk about the TV shows based on ...
 length: 26:47
Fri, 11 Mar 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Three’s Company Podcast. On today’s show, we talk all about the comedy television series, Three’s Company. We talk about the characters and actors on the show, the talent behind the show, the cast changes, and its availability tod...
 length: 34:44
Fri, 25 Feb 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Dragons Lair Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the video game classic, Dragon’s Lair. I talk about the game’s creations and creator, gameplay and its many variations and ports. This classic video game gobbled up a lot of ...
 length: 28:15
Fri, 11 Feb 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Battlezone Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the video game classic, Battlezone. I talk about the games creations and creator, gameplay and its many variations and ports. The music throughout the show was provided by Peac...
 length: 22:34
Fri, 28 Jan 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Game of Life Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the super-popular board game, The Game of Life. I talk about the games creator, Milton Bradly, the game rules, changes over the years, and reference in pop culture. This game...
 length: 28:56
Fri, 21 Jan 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Back to the Future Podcast. On today’s show I talk all about the 1980s mega hit movie, Back to the Future. I talk about the pre-production, the stars, casting issues, production and much much more. This is one of the most importan...
 length: 29:47
Fri, 07 Jan 2011
Welcome to the Retroist Project U.F.O. Podcast. Finally the episode you have all be clamoring for, the late 1970’s 2 season powerhouse, Project U.F.O. On today’s show, I talk all about this Jack Webb produced Sci-Fi classic. I start off talking about my ...
 length: 24:26
Fri, 10 Dec 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Tron Podcast. On today’s show I talk all about the pioneering 1980s classic, Tron. Yes, just in time for you to catch up on the film before Tron Legacy (funny how that happened). I talk about the movie’s plot, production, the cast...
 length: 32:41
Thu, 25 Nov 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Planes Trains and Automobiles Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the 80s comedy classic, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. This is a classic been of Holiday cinema that is definitely worth revisiting this Thanksgiving. In t...
 length: 23:14
Fri, 19 Nov 2010
On today’s show, we talk all about the video game classic, Centipede. I talk about the game’s creations and creator, gameplay, strategy, and its many variations and ports. The music throughout the show was provided by Peachy. The song at the end of the s...
 length: 33:21
Sat, 13 Nov 2010
On today’s show, we talk all about the television series, The Incredible Hulk. We talk about the characters on the show, the talent behind the show, its amazing music, and the show’s legacy and potential reboot. We also have a brand new top 5 list from m...
 length: 32:59
Sat, 06 Nov 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Dutch Podcast. On today’s show, we talk all about the 90’s comedy classic, Dutch. Okay, I know it is not a classic to everyone, but I think it is a film worth revisiting this holiday season and I hope I can perhaps inspire you to ...
 length: 20:34
Tue, 26 Oct 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Halloween Special II Podcast. This is a couple of days early, just in case you wanted to get a jump on the Halloween season or if you wanted to have something to listen to on Halloween morning. Today show is all about Halloween me...
 length: 34:22
Fri, 15 Oct 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Monster Squad Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the eighties horror classic, The Monster Squad. This film is a cult classic that sometimes gets overlooked in the crowded field of eighties cult films. I start off by talkin...
 length: 25:05
Fri, 01 Oct 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Suspense Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the creepy old time radio classic, Suspense. I talk about the show’s creation and the talent behind its birth and continuing success. This is a great show to kick off the Hallowe...
 length: 21:32
Fri, 24 Sep 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Adventures of Superman Podcast. On today’s show, we talk all about the great and venerable TV show, The Adventures of Superman. This is a little more retro than I usually go, so I hope everyone enjoys me jumping further back in ti...
 length: 31:09
Sun, 12 Sep 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Tetris Podcast. On today’s show, we talk all about the video game classic from behind the “Iron Curtain”, Tetris. The show begins with me talking about how video games can almost ruin a really good working opportunity, but how an ...
 length: 24:00
Fri, 27 Aug 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Missile Command Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the Atari classic, Missile Command. I begin by talking about how I was a Missile Command legend in my own mind. A game that everyone knows, but somehow still comes across ...
 length: 42:10
Fri, 20 Aug 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Adam-12 Podcast. On today’s show, we talk all about the groundbreaking police series, Adam-12. In my opinion, it is one of the best shows of the 1970s. We talk about the characters on the show, the talent behind the show, its amaz...
 length: 21:07
Sun, 08 Aug 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Amazing Stories Podcast. Amazing Stories was an anthology TV series that went way before it’s time. I talk about the idea behind the show, the talent behind the show (some guy named Spielberg), its amazing soundtrack and the show’...
 length: 19:16
Fri, 23 Jul 2010
Welcome to the Retroist McDonaldland Memories Podcast. On today show we talk about that magically delicious commercial world of McDonaldland. We concentrate on the main characters of the land and discuss their first appearance and the talent behind them....
 length: 42:02
Fri, 09 Jul 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Lost Boys Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the 80s horror classic, The Lost Boys. I begin by talking about my experience with people in my hometown dressing like the people in this film. Then I move onto the film, I talk...
 length: 24:20
Sat, 26 Jun 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Pole Position Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the video game classic, Pole Position. I begin by talking about my first experience with the cockpit version of Pole Position and how it hypnotized me. Then I move onto the ...
 length: 26:04
Mon, 14 Jun 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Kolchak the Night Stalker Podcast. Due to technical difficulties last week, this week we have a rare Monday Retroist Podcast and on today’s show I talk all about the horror classic, Kolchak: The Night Stalker. I talk about the cha...
 length: 21:46
Fri, 04 Jun 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Star Wars Droids Podcast. On today’s show Artoo and I talk all about the 80s cartoon, Star Wars: Droids. While on my way to my interplanetary vacation my special guest and I talk about the plot, the characters the cast, and its pl...
 length: 25:28
Sat, 29 May 2010
Welcome to The Retroist The Dark Crystal Podcast. On today’s show I talk all about the cult film, The Dark Crystal. I begin by talking about how a friend of mine did a dead on impersonation of a character from The Dark Crystal and how it can ruin a frien...
 length: 31:13
Fri, 14 May 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Greatest American Hero Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the cult classic tv show, The Greatest American Hero. I talk about the plot, the characters the cast, and its successes and failures. We also talk about its success...
 length: 37:12
Fri, 07 May 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Outer Limits Podcast. On today’s show I talk all about the cult classic tv show, The Outer Limits. This show is legendary. I talk about the creation of the show and its constant comparisons to the Twilight Zone. Then I talk about ...
 length: 25:04
Fri, 30 Apr 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Sonic the Hedgehog Podcast. Sega fans unite! On today’s show I talk about the world-famous Sega mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog. This blue blaze has been near and dear to my heart since I got my first Sega console many years ago. Sonic...
 length: 24:50
Fri, 23 Apr 2010
Welcome to the Retroist ALF Podcast. On today’s show I talk all about the cult classic tv show, ALF. I begin by talking about how a nickname can be a terrible thing, especially when that nickname really bothers you. It is one to grow on! Then I move onto...
 length: 24:30
Fri, 16 Apr 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Gummi Bears Podcast. Are you ready to bounce? Well you better because on today’s show I talk all about the smash Disney cartoon, The Adventures of the Gummi Bears. Which is one of Disney’s three best modern TV animation creations....
 length: 21:31
Fri, 09 Apr 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Ghostbusters Podcast. On today’s show, I talk all about the smash comedy Ghostbusters. This movie was one of my favorites as a kid and I am happy to revisit it on the podcast. I talk about the story, the casting, and the films suc...
 length: 49:08
Fri, 02 Apr 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Atari Cosmos Podcast. In this episode I talk all about the almost forgotten Atari Cosmos. I talk about the people behind the system explore the technology and concepts behind what could have been the 1st generation holographic gam...
 length: 22:20
Fri, 19 Mar 2010
Welcome to the Retroist The Neverending Story Podcast. This podcast made it to episode number 50? Who would have thought it, but here we are. This week I talk all about the hit movie The Neverending Story. I talk about the making of the movie, its cast, ...
 length: 25:52
Fri, 12 Mar 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Happy Days Podcast. This week we talk all about the hit show Happy Days. I start off talking about when I was bit by the acting bug and my first appearance on stage. It does tie in with Happy Days so bear with me. Then I talk abou...
 length: 27:23
Fri, 05 Mar 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Thundarr the Barbarian Podcast. That is right, this week I talk all about the sword and sorcery cartoon Thundarr the Barbarian. First I talk about my protracted sword & sorcery phase and how it got me ready to watch Thundarr. Then...
 length: 23:38
Fri, 26 Feb 2010
Welcome to the Retroist ET the Extra-Terrestrial Podcast. This week I talk all about the alien who stole our hearts, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. I talk about the making, the casting, its receptions, and much more. Then I jump out of the film and talk abo...
 length: 37:28
Fri, 19 Feb 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Max Headroom Podcast. This week I talk all about everyone’s favorite spokeshead Max Headroom. I start by talking about a memory I have of early computer animation and how I had way too high expectations of it in the 1980s. Then I ...
 length: 28:47
Fri, 12 Feb 2010
Welcome to the Retroist New Coke Podcast. This week I talk about the soft drink debacle of the mid-1980s, New Coke. I have mixed feelings about this era in history, so I am happy to get to discuss it. After sharing some New Coke memories, I talk about th...
 length: 30:08
Fri, 05 Feb 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Asteroids Podcast. This week I talk about the video game classic, Asteroids. I kick things off by sharing a personal story about myself and Asteroids. Then I talk about the game’s development, its specs, its success and its variou...
 length: 46:59
Fri, 29 Jan 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Fraggle Rock Podcast. This week I talk about the 1980s Jim Henson classic, Fraggle Rock. While I love the Muppets, their cave dwelling cousins also have a place in my heart. So I am very happy to finally get this show recorded. I ...
 length: 29:21
Fri, 22 Jan 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Vectrex Podcast. This week we talk about the 1980s all-in-one console, The Vectrex. I start off by discussing the magic that retro gaming can bring to the modern office and then I move into information about this venerable system....
 length: 26:20
Fri, 15 Jan 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Tales of the Gold Monkey Podcast. This week on the show, I talk about what should have been a smash TV show, “Tales of the Gold Monkey.” After telling you a story about the show, I moved onto the facts. I talk about the developmen...
 length: 18:39
Fri, 08 Jan 2010
Welcome to the Retroist Jaws Podcast. This week I talk about the book and the film Jaws. It is one of my favorite films and I cover a lot of great stuff. I talk about the production of the film, its cast, the differences between the book and the movie, a...
 length: 40:36
Wed, 23 Dec 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Christmas Commercials Podcast. Christmas is almost here, so you know what that means? Time to buy stuff! That’s why this week’s show is all about the Christmas commercials that we love. The show has a bit of a different format thi...
 length: 21:09
Fri, 18 Dec 2009
Welcome to the Retroist A Christmas Story Podcast. You’ll shoot your eye out kid! On today’s show I talk about a slightly more modern holiday classic, “A Christmas Story“. This is a movie that is very dear to many people, so I am happy I finally get to t...
 length: 28:01
Fri, 11 Dec 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Podcast. Christmas comes a little earlier to the Retroist and we love it. On today’s show I talk about the Rankin/Bass classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. This is one of my favorite holiday speci...
 length: 29:31
Fri, 04 Dec 2009
I do try and listen to your feedback. So I am happy to finally present the Retroist Intellivision Podcast! On this week’s show I talk about the often overshadowed video game console, The Intellivision. I discuss the history of the game, the hardware, the...
 length: 33:38
Wed, 25 Nov 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Podcast. This week’s podcast is a little early and is all about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade I talk about the history of the parades, its broadcast and of course the various balloons that we se...
 length: 20:06
Fri, 20 Nov 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Dungeons & Dragons Podcast. I begin by talking about one of my earlier experiences with the game. Then I talk about the creation of D&D. How it moved from supplement to game. How it grew HUGE and the various iterations over the ye...
 length: 29:03
Fri, 13 Nov 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Pitfall Podcast. Which is aptly all about the David Crane masterpiece, Pitfall! This Activision game was one of the best games for the Atari 2600 and I just loved it. I start off the show sharing some my memories of Pitfall! Then ...
 length: 23:40
Fri, 06 Nov 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Magnum PI Podcast. Today’s show about that quintessential 1980s detective show, Magnum P.I. I begin by talking about how I enjoyed the show as a kid and then move onto the show itself. I talk about the shows creation, the actors a...
 length: 26:32
Fri, 30 Oct 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Halloween Special Podcast. I feel so clever, the Halloween show is episode number 31. How cool is that? Oh well. Today’s show is a little different. Instead of the normal retro pop culture subject discussion, I have asked various ...
 length: 34:37
Fri, 23 Oct 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Halloween Podcast, by “Halloween”, I am of course referring to the John Carpenter classic, “Halloween”. This is one of my favorite horror films. It is the perfect film to watch during the Halloween season. After I tell you a littl...
 length: 22:01
Fri, 16 Oct 2009
Welcome to the Retroist It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Podcast. On this week’s show I talk about the Halloween TV classic, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. I discuss the creator of the Peanuts, Charles Schultz. Then I explore the origin of a...
 length: 25:41
Fri, 09 Oct 2009
Welcome to the Retroist A Nightmare on Elm Street Podcast. On this week’s show I talk about the amazing 80s horror film, A Nightmare on Elm Street. I talk about the movie’s creator, Wes Craven and how he came up with the idea for Freddy and the Nightmare...
 length: 21:41
Fri, 02 Oct 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Night Gallery Podcast. This week, I will be covering the Twilight Zone’s oft-overlooked younger brother, Night Gallery. I talk about the shows creator, Rod Serling, the controversies around the show’s production and syndication, t...
 length: 25:24
Fri, 25 Sep 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Monopoly Podcast. On today’s show I talk about the board game classic, Monopoly. I start off talking about one my more memorable nights of Monopoly play and how it turned into an evening of nightmares. Then I move onto the history...
 length: 25:25
Fri, 18 Sep 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Space Invaders Podcast. On this week’s show, I talk about the late 70’s Arcade Classic Space Invaders. I start off talking about the first time I saw a Space Invaders arcade machine at the Jersey Shore. Then I talk about the compa...
 length: 24:19
Fri, 11 Sep 2009
Welcome to the Retroist V Podcast. On this week’s show I start off by talking about how my Grandmother instilled in me a love for TV mini-series, then I move onto the subject of the podcast, “V”. I talk about how the series was conceived, its massive suc...
 length: 20:56
Fri, 04 Sep 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Donkey Kong Podcast. Well, I finally did it. Here is a podcast about the legendary video game classic, Donkey Kong. On today’s show I start off talking about how while I was playing Donkey Kong, someone lit me on fire. After recal...
 length: 25:07
Fri, 28 Aug 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Knight Rider Podcast. On today’s show I start by talking about how I thought that the height of automobile technology had finally arrived in the 1980s when my friend’s family got a talking car. Then I talk about the TV show Knight...
 length: 21:09
Fri, 21 Aug 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Mr. Belvedere Podcast. Today’s show is about the 1980’s television classic, Mr. Belvedere. After relating a little about my experience with Belvedere, I get into the facts. I talk about the origin of the Belvedere character. His t...
 length: 42:08
Fri, 14 Aug 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Friday the 13th Podcast. Today’s show is about the 1980s horror classic, Friday the 13th. I start off talking about how I missed out on my only summer camp experience because of a very protective Mother. A decision I am sure saved...
 length: 24:42
Fri, 07 Aug 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Sega Master System Podcast. Today’s show is about the often overlooked console, the Sega Master System. The show starts with me talking about my experiences with the system. Then we get into the system itself. I talk about the evo...
 length: 26:27
Fri, 31 Jul 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Retroist WarGames Podcast. On today’s show I start off by talking about how lucky I feel to have had early computer influences in my life. Computer got me through my formative years and have served me well as an adult. Then I move...
 length: 25:10
Fri, 24 Jul 2009
Welcome to the Retroist A-Team Podcast. Today’s show is about that staple action show from the mid-1980s, The A-Team. I start off talking about how I was the unlikely Mr. T of my group of friends’ pretend A-Team. Then I talk about the creation of the sho...
 length: 27:54
Fri, 17 Jul 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Gremlins Podcast. Today’s show is about the 1980s film classic, “Gremlins”. I start off talking about how terrifying seeing Gremlins was to me, but how it also became a great gateway horror film. Then I discuss the origin and hist...
 length: 28:50
Fri, 10 Jul 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Nintendo Entertainment System Podcast. Today’s show is about the venerable granddaddy of Nintendo gaming, the Nintendo Entertainment System or NES. I start off talking about my long-term quest to get my very own NES. Then I talk a...
 length: 23:05
Fri, 03 Jul 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Smurfs Podcast! On today’s show I talk about the half century old pop phenomenon, The Smurfs. I start off talking about bonding over Smurfs with a good friend. Then I talk about their creator, Peyo, how he created the Smurfs, thei...
 length: 26:08
Fri, 26 Jun 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Pac-Man Podcast. Today’s show is about one of the greatest video games of all time Pac-man. On the show, I start off talking about some of my earliest encounters with Pac-Man at the Jersey Shore, then I talk about its creation in ...
 length: 29:11
Fri, 19 Jun 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Pee-wee Herman Podcast. Today’s show is about the 1980s legend, Pee-wee Herman. I start off talking about how I got into a sticky situation while seeing Pee-wee at the movies. Then I talk about his origins, his meteoric rise and h...
 length: 26:18
Fri, 12 Jun 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Cabbage Patch Kids Podcast! That’s right, on today’s show is about the 1980s legend, The Cabbage Patch Kids. I start off by talking about my childhood Cabbage Patch Kid, Damien and then I talk about how the doll was created, how i...
 length: 21:19
Fri, 05 Jun 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Colecovision Podcast. Today’s show is about the too short lived video game console, the Colecovision. I kick off the show talking about how I almost got a Colecovision when I was a kid by accident. Then I talk about the Coleco com...
 length: 23:37
Fri, 29 May 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Land of the Lost Podcast. Today’s show is about the cult TV show and soon to be major motion picture, “Land of the Lost”. I talk about the original series and its cast, the 1991 reboot and briefly touch on the upcoming film (spoil...
 length: 27:52
Fri, 22 May 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Leonard Nimoy Podcast! Today’s show is about the life and career of the multi-talented Leonard Nimoy. Nimoy is best know for his work as Spock in the hit Sci-Fi series “Star Trek”, but he had worked on several other successful ser...
 length: 24:58
Fri, 08 May 2009
Welcome to the Retroist VCR Podcast. Today’s show is about the history, the struggles and the demise of a formerly ubiquitous technology, the VCR. I start off talking about my experience drinking soda while too close to my family’s VCR. Then I move onto ...
 length: 23:06
Fri, 01 May 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Atari 5200 Podcast. Today’s show is about the less popular younger sister of the Atari 2600, the Atari 5200. I talk about the technology behind the system, its strengths and weaknesses, the games and its small contribution to Eigh...
 length: 21:40
Fri, 24 Apr 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Miami Vice Podcast. Today’s show is all the 80s cultural phenomenon, Miami Vice. I talk about the genesis of the show, its characters and actors, the music and of course the movie of the same name. This week metagirl is back again...
 length: 26:56
Fri, 17 Apr 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Scooby-Doo, Where are You? Podcast. Today’s show is all about Scooby-Doo, Where are You? I start by talking about how I watched the show as a kid. Then I go into the history of the show, the actors who gave voice to the legendary ...
 length: 18:40
Fri, 10 Apr 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Famous Nintendo Missteps Podcast. On today’s show I start off by talking about my slow adoption of the NES, then I move onto the 3 most famous Nintendo missteps (R.O.B, The Power Glove and the Virtual Boy). I also do my very first...
 length: 23:08
Fri, 03 Apr 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Saturday Supercade Podcast. Do you like cartoons? How about video games? Well, you came to the right place. This week’s Retroist Podcast is about the CBS early 1980’s Saturday Morning Masterpiece “Saturday Supercade”, which hit th...
 length: 18:55
Tue, 24 Mar 2009
Welcome to the Retroist Rubik’s Cube Podcast. I am proud to announce the premiere of the Retroist Podcast. Today’s show is all about one of my favorite pop culture icons, “The Rubik’s Cube”. During the show I mention some fun facts about the Magic Cube, ...
 length: 09:12