(06-25-2017) (Zones: Marvel Universe in Order Podcast) On this episode of Reading the Marvel Universe in Order Podcast, Karl & Tonya from When It Was Cool read the sixth comic in the chronological reading of the Marvel Universe- The Incredible Hulk issue 1! In this issue we get the origin and debut of the Incredible Hulk and Tonya almost liked this one!  We get a good story but also two unnecessary villains who nobody even remembers.  Also the debut of Marvel Universe everyman- Rick Jones!  The Marvel Universe in Order Podcast is a Patreon supporter exclusive show at the $5 support level.  Marvel Universe in Order Podcast 6




Baked Pork Chops & Roasted Carrots Dinner

(06-25-2017) (Zones: Tonya's Diner) Tonya from When It Was Cool offers up a recipe for baked pork chops with sauce and roasted carrots.  It's a great family meal with the complete recipe at Tonya's Diner!  Get the recipe.



Up Hill Both Ways Podcast - Episode 05 - Toys, Toys, Toys!

(06-22-2017) (Zones: Up Hill Both Ways Podcast) Joseph Perry & Mike Imboden are back with the bi-weekly Up Hill Both Boys podcast.  On this episode they talk toys!  Micronauts, Planet of the Apes, Megos, Kung-Fu gripe G.I. Joes, Thing Maker, Major Matt Mason, and much more!  A great fun show! Up Hill Both Ways 05



G.I. Joe Repeater 1988 Review

(06-20-2017) (Zones: Toys & Action Figures) When It Was Cool takes a look back at the 1988 G.I. Joe action figure Repeater, the Steadi-Cam Machine Gunner for the G.I. Joe team.  Join us as we take a look at the good, the bad, and the moon shaped face ugly of G.I. Joe's Repeater action figure.  Read More.




When It Was Cool Top 100 Rock & Roll and Pop Music Acts of All Time

(06-16-2017) (Zones: Music) In a massive undertaking, Karl from When It Was Cool has crunched sales numbers, chart performance, and compiled critical acclaim lists and rankings and put together a definitive list of the 100 greatest rock and roll and popular music acts of all time.  Where did your favorite rank?  Read More.



When It Was Cool Podcast - Episode 24 - Washington DC

(06-10-2017) (Zones: When It Was Cool Podcast) On this episode of the When It Was Cool Podcast, Karl and Tonya talk about their recent trip to Washington D.C. where they visited some really neat historic places like Arlington National Cemetery, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Washington Monument, the National Cathedral, the Smithsonian Museum, a flea market and much more! Find out what lived up to the hype, what didn't, and what vastly exceeded expectations! From Helen Keller's ashes to Lincoln's hat we talk about it all in this episode of the When It Was Cool Podcast! When It Was Cool Podcast



(06-10-2017) (Zones: Comic Books) Karl Stern from When It Was Cool takes a look at some superheroes he really wants to like but hasn't found a great story about them.  This article also contains a free When It Was Cool podcast special you can stream or download. From Ant-Man to the X-Men here are some comic book characters we really want to like!  Read More.



Here is a video of the changing of the guards and a wreath changing ceremony from our recent trip to Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia just outside Washington D.C.  The guards maintain watch over the tomb of the unknown soldiers day and night, 365 days a year, regardless of weather conditions and have done so uninterrupted since 1948.




NoFriender Thrash Metal Podcast - Episode 19 - Vio-Lence Part II

(06-07-2017) (Zones:  NoFriender Thrash Metal Show) NoFriender continues his amazing look at the origins of thrash heavy metal.  This episode takes a look at Vio-Lence (Part 2.  For Part 1 click here.)  This incredible series, exclusive to the When It Was Cool website, has been amazing.  Check out all the parts for a complete understanding of the origins, development, and evolution of thrash heavy metal music.  Episode 19



(05-27-2017) (Zones: Toys & Action Figures) A giant battle recently took place in the kitchen of the When It Was Cool family and you can see it in this fun-filled look at toys, comic books, television, movies, and pop culture of the 1970's to today.  Do you see something you remember?  See something you like? Take a look a When It Was Cool in pictures plus a free downloadable audio special.  Read More!