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Retro Renegades Pop Culture Power Hour Episodes

  • Episode 39: The Jim Henson Series part 2- The Muppets
    Hi ho, and here we go… on to the next (long) chapter of our tribute to the work of Jim Henson. This time we take a super deep dive into all things Muppet. I know that it’s hard to believe that a combination of cloth, buttons, ping pong balls, and fel…
  • Episode 38: The Jim Henson Series part 1- Sesame Street
    It goes without saying that everyone who was once a child (and we hope that’s everyone) has been affected and influenced by the work of Jim Henson. He was, without a doubt, the greatest puppeteer ever. We are going to take the next few shows to pay tri…
  • Episode 37: The Cartoons That Warped Our Fragile Minds
    When most people think of cartoons they think of Saturday mornings and bowls of cereal…. but there was a generation of cartoons that were late night, lewd, crude and just plain old funny. It was humor for the MTV generation, and we loved it. This epi…
  • Episode 36: Children’s Educational Shows
    Sometimes you have to trick kids into learning, and we had some great shows to do just that. Many of these shows are iconic staples in our childhood. It doesn’t matter the age or the subject matter, these shows prepared us for school, for socialization…
  • Halloween Bonus Episode: The Great Pumpkin Watch Along
    Happy Halloween from your pals here at The Power Hour! We thought we’d give you a little something different, if you are so inclined feel free to watch It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown along with us as we provide nonsensical commentary. We hope you…
  • Episode 35: Horror Hosts
    You may remember struggling through a yawn, sleepily eating popcorn as you waited under a blanket on the couch for that late night monster movie to start. It was always a rewarding triumph if you were able to stay awake for the beginning, even if you w…
  • Episode 34: Halloween Memories
    These days scary movies and spooky activities are a way of life for your lovable, cuddly, furry hosts but way back when Halloween was a special time. You would spend months planning for the perfect costume, you would try to select the best treat so tha…
  • Episode 33: Horror on TV
    We start this episode off with a tribute to a legend and friend that we lost this week, The King of Belts Reggie Parks. Fly high my friend, we’ll see you on the other side.  The 80s and 90s were chocked full of great horror shows that we had to be…
  • Episode 32: Nightmare on Elm Street
    What’s up kiddies? Your pals are back to talk about the man of your dreams, Freddy! We dive into one of our favorite franchises in horror and come up with random facts, strong opinions, alternate endings, and complete nonsense. You learn what we like a…
  • Episode 31: What Were We Wearing?
    Finally…… the Retro Renegades have come back… to your earholes. We only make excuses for the first 5 minutes or so, then we dive right into some of the fashionable styles of the 80s, and we talk about the K-Mart versions that we actually wore. Af…