Hosted by Glenn, Sam, Becca, Paula 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 264 - Right in the Blankety Blanks

It's time to spotlight another classic game show this week, and Paula's decide it's time to review the show that's going to be revived soon in the US, but was a Friday night staple in the UK for most of the 1980s - Blankety Blank!

So, join Paula, Becca, Sam and Glenn as they take a look at the show hosted by Sir Terry Wogan and Les Dawson in the 80s, and Lily Savage in the 90s, and see how they themselves do at the game! Here's hoping that they don't expose their BLANK or BLANKS...

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Category:Nostalgia -- posted at: 10:37pm UTC

Episode 263 - Grimdark Heresy

It's all about WAR this week, as Paula and Glenn take a look at the grim, dark 41st millenium that began all the way in 1987...Warhammer 40,000!

From the wargaming itself, to the "fluff", to the board games produced by MB that served as the gateway drug for many who are now obssessed with the games, we'll look at it all, and even try to find out who in fact the good guys ARE in this strange, dystopian universe. 

Of course though, that could all just be HERESY. *BLAM*

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Category:Nostalgia -- posted at: 10:37pm UTC

Episode 262 - Beyond Good, Beyond Evil

Grufflock from The Old Oilhouse joins us Glenn and Becca this week, as we take a look at a piece of Transformers fiction and lore that has informed pretty much everything since, from the season of the G1 cartoon that came directly after, to the toys, to the Marvel UK comics, even the Ladybird and Pickwick Tell-A-Tale books and tapes. We are, of course, referring to the mighty Transformers - The Movie.

So please, join us as we not only look at the effects on everything Transformers that the movie had, but also our thoughts and feelings, and also the replies that YOU gave to our homework question, which we thank you all for.

Till All Are One!

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Category:Nostalgia -- posted at: 10:54pm UTC