Hosted by Glenn and Phil, this podcast is a virtual trip back in time to the halcyon days of our childhood - the 1980s (and early 1990s). Every week we explore at least one facet of 80's pop culture, discuss questions from our listeners, and report the news from at least 4 of the main franchises of the 80's that are still around today!
Episode 154

This week it's Jii, Glenn and Sam against the world! Well, podcasting about their childhoods and nerdy stuff, anyways. 

Together, they take on who YOU would want to leap into and save the universe (or use it to nefariously look at childhood crushes), as well as taking a look at all the news worth looking at this week.

Also: we answer the question of who we roleplayed as in the school playground. Some of us dreamt we were Darth Vader, others a perpetual motion machine...

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Direct download: Episode_154.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:43pm UTC

WTMS: Batman - The Case of the Laughing Sphinx

This week it's time to join Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder, as they take on Gotham's shadowy underworld and such fiends as the Joker, Penguin and Catwoman! We also discover the tragic origins of Robin, and how come he ended up being Batman's dynamic and loyal sidekick! 

(Although if you don't already know that, you kind of suck as a nerd.)

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Direct download: BATMAN_AND_ROBIN_IN_THE_CASE_OF_THE_LAUGHING_SPHINX.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:52pm UTC

Comic Book Special

So, Man of Steel has hit the cinemas, and Glenn, Phil and Sam have all seen it! It's only right then, that this week's show is COMPLETELY dedicated to the guys talking at great length about not only this film, but comic book movies in general, as well as all of their memories of comic books past and present, and which superhero cartoons they loved and love!

Enjoy, and Excelsior!

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Direct download: Comic_Book_Special.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59pm UTC

When the Music Stops: Superman - The Killer Bees

In honour of Man of Steel finally making it to theatres, this week sees the Last Son of Krypton tackle deadly killer bees!

Just like the title says, really. In fact, this whole bit has been completely redundant.

Superman!

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Direct download: 03-The-Killer-Bees.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:15pm UTC

Episode 153

This week sees the return of Jii, as well as our 'side homework', where we get YOU to decide on the identity of the next actor to play Doctor Who!*

But that's not all, because episode 153 sees Sam Palmer spotlight his very first thing from the 80s, and he's chosen to take on the mighty Quantum Leap! Yes, the show all about time travel and setting right the wrongs of the universe, that exists in the same odd dimenson as Magnum PI and Jessica Fletcher. 

Also in this weeks show, we take you on a trip around the news, from Transformers to Shapeways to He-Man to Big Bang Theory Funko figures.

Oh, boy.

*Yes, I know he's not actually called Doctor Who.

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Direct download: Episode_153.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:29pm UTC

When the Music Stops: Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Well folks, here it is. The starting point for many a nerd, here's the Rainbow Cassette version of A New Hope. Or as any child of the Eighties called it - Star Wars!

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Direct download: A_New_Hope.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:15pm UTC

Episode 152

This week sees Glenn, Phil and Sam finally read out your memories of Gladiators! The 1992 ITV series, that is.* Not the Russell Crowe movie. Or the slaves who were forced to fight in Roman arenas throughout the (then) known world 2000 years ago. Not that.

They also get sidetracked (a lot) and talk about old wrestling, school memories, smells and lots more, as well as report on all the news that's worth knowing from our favourite franchises this week!

Gladiators, READY!

*Be prepared for lots and lots of guys in their thirties talking about Jet. No, really. Get ready.

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Direct download: Episode_152.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:20pm UTC

When the Music Stops: Transformers - Megatron's Fight for Power

It doesn't get much more G1 than this! Megatron discovers a solar enegry power plant and wants it's sweet, sweet enegry for himself and the Decepticon cause. Meanwhile, Starscream sees this as the perfect opportunity to overthrow his leader, and all the time the Autobots are watching, and waiting for their chance to thwart Megatron's plans!

1985, here we come!

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Direct download: Megatrons_Fight_for_Power.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:26pm UTC