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.
On this episode of the podcast, I discuss Emergency! A TV show with a great cast that effortlessly combined the medical drama and action-adventure genres while popularizing the idea of paramedics and EMS in America.
On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss the often overlooked disc video format, Capacitance Electronic Disc or CED. This technology is dying quickly, I hope people can learn a little about it and appreciate it before it is gone completely.
Mac Tonight was a smash success, but quickly faded from the scene, only to be revived by Mcdonald's sporadically. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I look at the history of this famed spokesmoon.
In 1989, the film classic, The Wizard, was released. While not a smash hit at the time, it has grown into a cult classic. In this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss this film that is a lot more than just a feature-length commercial for Nintendo.
In 1987, Sid Meier’s Pirates! was released. It is a near perfect game that gets overshadowed by Meier’s other colossal accomplishment, Civilization. On this Retroist Podcast, I take a deeper look at the game’s inception, development, and follow-ups.
In 1974, The Year Without a Santa Claus, expanded the Christmas character canon by giving us more Mrs. Claus and introducing the Miser Brothers. On this episode of the show, we take a look at this holiday classic.
The Atari Lynx is a great "what if" in the history of hand-held consoles. Far from perfect, it was an interesting alternative to the Donkey Kong-sized gorilla that was the Game Boy. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I take a look back at the rise...