For over a decade, The Retroist Podcast has taken a nostalgic look back at the last 40+ years of retro themed pop culture. The show attempts to connect or reconnect you to things from your past through storytelling and discussion of compelling milestones and forgotten tidbits of pop culture.
Friday the 13th: The Series was a great TV show that was ahead of its time. On today's episode of the Retroist Podcast, I dive into this classic bit of TV horror, and hopefully I can convince you to revisit it or check it out for the first time.
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I take a look at the 1981 horror film, Ghost Story. With its amazing cast and talented director, Ghost Story hearkens back to the golden age of classic, spooky storytelling.
The Sega Dreamcast was an amazing console that should have cemented Sega as an ongoing player in the console wars, but sadly it failed. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss the rise and too quick fall of this wonderful system.
In the early 1980s, trivia mania swept across America. The cause? A board game from Canada that no one saw coming, Trivial Pursuit. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I look at the history of this long-running phenomenon.
Welcome to the 7th episode of the 15th season of the Retroist Podcast. Today’s episode is all about the toys from the seventies sci-fi classic, The Six Million Dollar Man.
This episode was a surprise to me. I had recorded a section about toys during my S...
On this new episode of the Retroist Podcast, I talk all about this classic Seventies TV show, The Six Million Dollar Man. An amazing superhero show that was way ahead of its time. It was so successful that it spawned a 2nd series and lingered in movies a...
In 1985, the sci-fi comedy, Real Genius, hit theaters. Perhaps ahead of its time, its message made it a bit different from many other college-themed films that had come before it.
While not a blockbuster, the film would develop a cult following and had a...