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Retro Renegades Pop Culture Power Hour Episodes

  • Episode 29: Roddy Piper- The Actor
    We tried to stay on topic, we really did. Our goal was to discuss the acting career of Rowdy Roddy Piper, so we spent the first hour talking about everything he did except act. Give us a break, he’s one of our favorite wrestlers ever. We eventually get…
  • Episode 28: G.L.O.W: The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling/ Hollywood Jeanne Basone interview
    In the mid 80s a new concept in women’s wrestling stormed onto the scene and made a lasting impact. No longer were the nameless women’s matches used as an added attraction on par with Terrible Ted the wrestling bear, G.L.O.W. developed a program that f…
  • Episode 27: Retro Snacks
    Snacks…. we love ’em! Some favorites have stood the test of time, but so often our favorites are gone forever…. until they come back. This week we discuss those sweet treats that we loved, and a few that were horrible. The good, the bad, and the cr…
  • Episode 26: He-Man
    He’s mighty, he’s powerful, and he’s one of Cory’s favorite people in…..well, the universe. He’s He-Man and we’re talking about him this week on The Power Hour. Cory breaks out his vast Eternian knowledge to entertain and inform us about all things M…
  • Episode 25: Zombie Films
    It’s no secret that we love our horror films, but our favorite sub-genre of horror would have to be zombies. Zombies are actually how Mikey and Cory met, but that’s a story for another time. This week we give our individual top five zombie flicks from …
  • Episode 24: Forgotten Toys
    Sometimes the best ideas are only the best until something better comes along. This episode is a tribute to just such things. This week we are discussing toys that for whatever reason have been forgotten in time. Perhaps there were technological advanc…
  • Episode 23: The Mandela Effect
    Sometimes things just aren’t quite as we remember them… it could be poor recall or it could be something bigger. In this episode we discuss conspiracies, hoaxes, urban legends and The Mandela Effect. Is it possible that things just changed or does ou…
  • Episode 22: Fighting Video Games
    Video arcades always created a unique social environment with players of all ages and walks of life bonding over their common love of the flickering screens. In 1987 a new element was introduced that started a shift in the types of interaction that pla…
  • Episode 21: Shitty Cartoons, were they really that bad?
    For every cartoon that we remember fondly, there are dozens more that just didn’t hit the mark. The initial topic for this show was to discuss just how shitty some of these ideas were. Only problem is, we sort of fell in love with a couple of the worst…
  • Episode 20: Haunted House Films and Th13teen Ghosts
    The 80s gave us horror done right. They had the slashers, they had the thrillers, and they had an abundance of haunted house films. We chat about some of the great ghost tales that hit the big screen in the 80s and 90s, as well as some personal paranor…