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Retro Renegades Pop Culture Power Hour Episodes

  • 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…
  • Episode 19: Fast Food Mascots
    Selling burgers in the 80s must have been easy… all you needed was a catchy song, a memorable catchphrase, and a fun mascot to talk to the kids. In this episode we are talking about all those lovable (and some forgettable) mascots and spokespeople fr…
  • Episode 18: Board Games
    Everyone remembers family game night. Sometimes it was a game that you loved, sometimes it was one that you weren’t as fond of, and on those horrible nights…. it was Monopoly. Join us as we remember the games of yesteryear from the wildly popular to …
  • Episode 17: Revenge of the Nerds parts 1 and 2
    The  Revenge of the Nerds series was a favorite among the Retro Renegades, but which was better? Cory favors the original for it’s raunchy comedy and boundary pushing laughs, while Mikey prefers Nerds in Paradise due to it’s familiar feel and scen…
  • The Retro Renegades present: Out of Time with Moose “Old 30”
    The open road… backdrop to many a great tale in the realm of Americana. These tales are often celebrated in the public eye via films, television shows, and popular music. The tales told in this episode were not, in fact this very well could be the fi…
  • Episode 16: Cereal Mascots
    Nothing beat a nice big bowl of sugary goodness on a Saturday morning back in the day… but what exactly made you select the cereal you consumed? Sometimes it was fruity flavors or marshmallow content, other times it was the prize in the box, but ofte…
  • Episode 15: Cruisin’ Down Memory Lane- the cars of tv, film and toys
    In the 80s cool vehicles were everywhere. Films and television shows seemed to feature their mode of transportation as a character, part of the team. It’s no wonder that there were so many awesome toy vehicles as well. Join the guys as they remember th…
  • Episode 14: Pee Wee Herman
    From humble beginnings as a stand up comedian to beloved children’s show host to pop culture icon, Pee Wee Herman has cemented his place in the hearts of millions. We are talking all things Pee Wee and many other great Paul Reubens roles, so chain up y…
  • Episode 13: The Rise and Fall of the Video Store
    Back in the day, things were much simpler. Weekends basically revolved around the video store. Families would gather and watch new releases and friends would hunker down in each other’s basements to watch what would become our generation’s cult classic…
  • Episode 12: Game Shows
    Join us as we talk about TV game shows past…. we miss a lot but that wasn’t really the point of the episode, it just happened that way. We wanted to chat a bit about Double Dare and the copy cat 30 minute shoe commercial Funhouse (those damn cheerlea…