Dreamland: The RetroBlasting Podcast

Dreamland: The RetroBlasting Podcast covers everything Generation X, and gives you a jolt of nostalgia along with things you never knew about your childhood. Everything from fads, foods, music, movies, cartoons, toys and more - it's every Gen Xer's favorite place to hang out. It's RetroBlasting as a podcast! Check us out at www.retroblasting.com!


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h17m. Bisher sind 51 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

episode 51: Xanadu (1980)

Join Melinda and Aaron as they descend into the somewhat cringey fever dream that is 1980’s Xanadu. Where roller skating, disco, and big Hollywood musicals crash head-on into Greek mythology and romance, you’ll find… Xanadu.



episode 50: The 'Burbs (1989)

We delve into the seedy underbelly of American suburbia, look at our neighbors’ house and ask, “What’s he building in there?” And we talk about the cult classic 80s film starring Tom Hanks.


 2020-06-27  1h38m

49 - 50/50 Covers and Space

Melinda and Aaron have fought through the COVID-19 malaise and are each back with a surprise topic. Melinda delves into what makes a great cover song, with a handful of interesting examples, while Aaron recalls our hopeful visions of space travel from...


 2020-05-04  1h50m

48 - Dot and the Kangaroo (1977 film)

In another fun foray into Australian pop culture, Melinda gets Aaron to watch one of her all-time favorites, Dot and the Kangaroo. Is it really as sad as she remembers? Does the Bunyip actually exist and is it coming for us? Will there be a special...


 2020-02-09  1h16m

47 - The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (1985)

Michael joins Aaron and Melinda to discuss his favorite Christmas special, the Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by Rankin-Bass from 1985. Based on the 1902 book by L. Frank Baum (you know, the author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), it adds a pagany,...


 2019-12-22  56m

46 - Mixtape: Secret of NIMH / Rocko's Modern Life

Melinda and Aaron delve into their favorite anthropomorphized cartoon animals in this 50/50 episode. First we reveal the origins and backstory of the groundbreaking animation classic The Secret of NIMH, followed by a discussion of themes in the 90s’...


 2019-11-27  1h44m

45 - TerrorVision

We’re still in 1986, this time with TerrorVision directed by Ted Nicolaou. This B-movie is filled with slimy space monsters, swinger parents, and machine guns. Melinda and Aaron ask the question, is there more to this 80s cult classic, or is...


 2019-10-30  1h17m

44 - Crocodile Dundee

Melinda and Aaron revisit 1986, but a very different film this time! They discuss Crocodile Dundee - the good, bad, ugly, and possibly true story. Put on your teeth hat and grab your knife, we’re going back to the Bush!


 2019-10-26  1h32m

43 - Cobra

1986, Sylvester Stallone


 2019-09-11  1h28m

42 - Stingray (1985 TV Series)

Of all the amazing vehicle TV shows to choose from in the 80s, Stingray was the best one you probably didn’t watch. Featuring a classic ‘65 Corvette, a lone-wolf hero who is smarter and tougher than everyone and who has a heart of gold, and the...


 2019-08-02  1h17m