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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 158 - Lying Stones and CERN
(03-24-2019) (Zones: DragonKing Dark Podcast) On this edition of DragonKing Dark Podcast we are taking a look at two famous hoaxes of science. First we journey back to the 1700s were a respected professor is convinced that he had found fossils made by the hand of God himself only to find out that the joke was on him. Then we discuss a modern day conspiracy tale involving the CERN particle collider. It's another science packed episode of DragonKing Dark. The Patreon extra is massive this week looking at some recent controversies involving free speech.
FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast - Episode 115 - Roddy Piper vs. Bret Hart - WWF Intercontinental Championship - WWF WrestleMania VIII
(03-23-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast / Wrestling) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 115th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast! The Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Eric Allen and Joe Drilling from What a Maneuver to discuss Bret Hart challenging Roddy Piper for the WWF Intercontinental Championship at WWF WrestleMania VIII! The guys discuss the 'what-if' scenario on Bret Hart jumping to WCW in 1992, comparing the 1992 Roddy Piper to the 2019 Chris Jericho, top IC title WrestleMania matches, and so much more in this jam packed edition of WWTD!
When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast - Special - The Marvel Universe in Order Podcast - Fantastic Four issue 1
(03-22-2019) (Zones: When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast) This is an off week for the When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast (we take a week off after every ten episodes) but to tied you over until then, here is episode one of our Patreon podcast The Marvel Universe in Order Podcast reviewing Fantastic Four issue 1. All of the other episodes of this series are available to our Patreon supporters. Come join us!
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Uphill Both Ways Podcast - You Dropped a Bomb on Me - Episode 49
(03-21-2019) (Zones: Uphill Both Ways Podcast) On episode 49 of Uphill Both Ways, "You Dropped a Bomb on Me," Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry discuss some of the biggest cinematic combs of the 1970s and 1980s --- and both rock and disco films appear on this list, along with other genres. Also, Joseph highly recommends the new throwback British horror comedy "Here Comes Hell," Mike talks making custom action figures, and there's more, more, more!
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(03-20-2019) (Zones: Patreon Content) On this When It Was Cool retro TV review podcast special, hosts Karl and Tonya take a look at a 1985 episode of Miami Vice titled Smuggler's Blues which features Eagle's member Glenn Frey as one of the characters. We talk about the pop culture impact of Miami Vice on clothing and style, Phillip Michael Thomas and Don Johnson, and Glenn Frey post-Eagles in the 1980s. Grab your pastels and hop in your cigar boat and let's get into some questionable situations. Miami Vice - Smuggler’s Blues (1985) Retro TV Review
(03-19-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Patreon Content) Round one of the GKT - Greatest Kayfabe Tournament continues where we ask the totally geek question - If pro wrestling were real (not a shoot but real as presented on TV) then who would win? Fans vote on the @wiwcool Twitter account and we discuss the match. Of course, this is just a fun way to have two biographies on a show and have a little fun too. The fans have voted and we have a winner so join us today as we discuss Canada's Greatest Athlete vs. The Madman from the Sudan! GKT Gene Kiniski vs Abdullah the Butcher
(03-18-2019) (Zones: Patreon Content / Stuck in the Desert Podcast) Travel a few steps in the rat's moccasins. A Patreon Specialty Podcast, just because I love you all like brothers, brother! No garbage bags were harmed in the recording of this pod. The identities of certain food truck drivers have been changed in order to prevent myself further indigestion. No Deposit, No Return. Don't listen to this recording if you are standing, sitting, or lying down. Keep you expectations low, and you might be pleasantly surprised. Stories: A Rat’s Tale
DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 157 - CRISPR and Gene Editing
(03-17-2019) Genetic editing is all over the news lately and many laymen are wondering what exactly is CRISPR? Is it some biblical monstrosity where man is now playing God? Is it a way to create supermen and women? Or is it the answer to all genetic problems and the future to the health and wellbeing of mankind? On this episode of DragonKing Dark, host Karl Stern digs into some research about what exactly is gene editing and CRISPR and is it a tool to be feared or one of the greatest advancements in science of the modern era? Patreons get an ad free extended edition of the show.
(03-16-2019) (Zones: Stuck in the Desert Podcast) In this third edition of the Huntin and Fishin series, The Rat Discusses the fur bound creatures large and small to be found in the Sonoran Desert. On a side journey we look into the mythology of the mysterious Jackalope of Western lore. This satellite podcast can only be accessed on the whenitwascool.com website, its exclusive home. Stuck in the Desert Podcast 10
FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 114 - Randy Savage vs. Ultimate Warrior - Retirement Match - WWF WrestleMania VII
(03-16-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com proudly presents the 114th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg podcast! The Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Fearon Derry of Pro Wrestling Weekly on WBCB 1490AM to discuss the Randy "Macho King" Savage vs. the Ultimate Warrior in a retirement match from WWF WrestleMania VII! They discuss Sgt. Slaughter being a Iraqi sympathizer, fans being burnt out of Hulkamania, WWE using the Gulf War as a part of their main event storyline, retirement matches, and so much more in this jam packed edition!
When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast - Episode 10 - Spawn, Darth Vader, Alpha Flight, Dr. Fate, and Scalped
(03-15-2019) (Zones: When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast) On this weeks When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast, host Karl takes a look at four retro and one modern era comic book. The books reviewed this episode are Vader: Dark Visions (2019), Spawn 1 (1992), Alpha Flight 1 (1983), Scalped 3 (2007), and The Immortal Dr. Fate 1 (1985). This week was a near home run of great books with only one exception and we'll talk about it on the new When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast. Patreons get an ad free extended version of the show.
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When It Was Cool Podcast - Episode 70 - That 70s Show and 1970s Pop Culture
(03-14-2019) (Zones: When It Was Cool Podcast) Karl and Tonya from WhenItWasCool.com are back this episode to talk about the hit show That 70s Show which featured some future stars while looking back at the clothes, music, and lifestyle of the late 1970s. Then they discuss retro pop culture of the 1970s as Karl was a kid during the 1970s with shows like The Jeffersons, All in the Family, Happy Days, Six Million Dollar Man, and Battlestar Galactica mentioned as well as kid shows like Sesame Street and The Electric Company. The Tonya tells you all about saving the bees and why it is important. And knowing is half the battle... YoJoe! Patreons get an ad free version of the show.
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(03-13-2019) (Zones: Patreon Content) This is the third in our series of reviews on the Indiana Jones movie series - Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade (1989) which introduces Indiana Jones' father played by Sean Connery into the franchise. On this adventure, Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) must save his father who is missing while on a quest for the Holy Grail. As is the case in all Indiana Jones movies, there is quite a bit of action along the way. Join us for our retro movie look at Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade. Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade (1989) Movie Review Podcast
DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast - Episode 07 - Fall Guys, Southeastern Wrestling, Memphis 1984
(03-12-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Patreon Content) Karl Stern is back with a New Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast as we continue our read through and commentary on the 1937 kayfabe breaking Fall Guys book and this week is a great one looking at the Gold Dust Trio and if you've ever wondered how punches, kicks, and FIGHTIN' made it's way into pro wrestling, this week you'll find out. Plus more 1983 Southeastern Wrestling and then a review of the CWA Memphis TV show from 12-22-1984 featuring Gordon Solie in Memphis, The Nightmares, Jerry Lawler (of course), Terry Taylor, Jerry Jarrett, plus Jimmy Hart and Iron Mike Sharpe in Memphis WITH A TITLE. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast 07
When It Was Cool Podcast Special: 1983 The Year in Pop Culture Free Podcast
(03-11-2019) (Zones: Retro Pop Culture) An audio companion to our popular 1983 The Year in Pop Culture article from WhenItWasCool.com taking a look back at the movies, music, TV, toys, and popular culture of 1983. MASH, Return of the Jedi, KISS, The Police, Metallica, G.I. Joe, Atari, Scarface, and more! This show was previously available to our Patreons. Check us out at When It Was Cool!
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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 156 - Reality of Alien Life
(03-10-2019) (Zones: DragonKing Dark Podcast) On this weeks edition of DragonKing Dark, host Karl Stern discusses the reality of alien life. Not science fiction, not speculation, but the solid facts about what we have and have not discovered so far in our search for extraterrestrial life. Like seeking clues to a mystery, we might not have solved the crime but we have found some footprints. We have identified some possible crime scenes. We have eliminated suspects. This week let's look at what we really know about life beyond Earth. Patreons get an ad free edition of the show with bonus content.
FlairFlop.com presents: Wrestling With the Dawg - Episode 113 - Shawn Michaels vs. Tatanka - WWF Intercontinental Championship - WWF WrestleMania IX
The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and FlairFlop.com presents the 113th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast with the Dirty Dawg Darsie! The Dawg's oldest brother Dave joins him to discuss Shawn Michaels vs. Tatanka for the WWF Intercontinental Championship at WWF WrestleMania IX! They discuss Jesse Ventura rubbing shoulders with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, why Razor Ramon connected to Dave, the rise of Yokozuna, and so much more!
When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast - Episode 09 - Superman, Shazam, Scalped, Punisher, Star Wars, G.I. Joe
(03-08-2019) On this edition of the When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast, host Karl takes a look at Superman issue 300 (1976) which asks what Superman would be like in the year 2001, Shazam issue 3 (2019) which continues the new status quo for the legendary Golden Age hero, Star Wars 68 from 1982 that follows up Empire Strikes Back, G.I. Joe issue 21 (1983) the legendary Silent Interlude issue, Punisher issue 1 (1985), and Scalped issue 2 (2007). Patreons get an ad free episode with bonus content.
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Uphill Both Ways Podcast - Episode 48 - A Nightmare on My Street
(03-07-2019) (Zones: Uphill Both Ways Podcast) On episode 48 of Uphill Both Ways, "A Nightmare on My Street," Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry discuss some of their favorite Bronze Age and related horror comics! Gasp, chortle, and choke with delight as the guys wax nostalgic over such titles as Werewolf by Night, Where Creatures Roam, Weird War Tales, Ripley's Believe It or Not! True Ghost Stories, and loads more. The black-and-white Marvel and Warren titles such as Creepy, Vampirella, and Dracula Lives! are also on the table. The "What's New?" and "Retro Media Research Assignments" are on tap as usual, as well. Turn down the lights, turn up the volume, and join us . . . if you dare! Uphill Both Ways Podcast 048
The 100 Greatest Comic Book Stories of All Time - The Most Popular Article at When It Was Cool
(Zones: Comics / The 100 Lists) When It Was Cool has crunched the numbers using dozens of Best of Comics, Greatest Comic Books, and Must Read Comic Book Stories lists. We have polled the visitors to When It Was Cool and these are the 100 Greatest Comic Book Single Issues, Comic Book Runs, and Graphic Novels of all time! Where did your favorite comic book or comic book story rank on the top 100 comics of all time list? Check it out! Read More.
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