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!


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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

41 - MixTape: HBO's Chernobyl / Satanic Panic Origins

This week Melinda and Aaron delve into the darkness and talk about two weirdly similar incidents from the 80s: Chernobyl, as seen in the HBO miniseries, and Mike Warnke as an originator of Satanic Panic. In the first half, Aaron walks us through...


 2019-06-30  1h31m

40 - In Search Of... Bigfoot

From 1977 to 1982 Leonard Nimoy guided us through a wide variety of strange phenomena on the syndicated, half-hour show “In Search Of.” On this episode of Dreamland, Melinda and Aaron learn a ton about Bigfoot from Spock himself, as well as...


 2019-06-13  1h16m

episode 2: S3Ep02 - The Colbys

In the 80s, "primetime soaps” were definitely a thing, but you may not remember the 1985 Dynasty spinoff, “The Colbys.” An Aaron Spelling project, this show was Dynasty but more expensive, with slightly fewer catfights, but slightly more alien...


 2019-05-11  1h16m

episode 1: S3Ep01 - Office Space

Melinda and Aaron talk about the uncomfortably accurate and hilarious cult classic, Office Space by Mike Judge.


 2019-04-19  1h18m