The Retroist Podcast takes a nostalgic look back at the last 30 years of retro themed pop culture. Get your regular fix of retro with interviews, reviews and fun filled information. If you enjoy retro pop culture from the recent past you are in for a real treat.
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.
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 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,
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,
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,...
I get a lot of emails from people asking me about the stat of the podcast. So I want to put this out here for people. At my desk, late at night, I have been working on a bunch of new shows and I would like to release many of them in 2018. I appreciate […]
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.
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...
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.
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.