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Uphill Both Ways - Episode 47 - Disaster Movies and More!

(02-21-2019) (Zones: Uphill Both Ways Podcast) On the new Uphill Both Ways Podcast the duo of Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry discuss the nature of spoilers, Planet of the Apes, book smellers (!), The Poseidon Adventure, Towering Inferno, Earthquake, The Swarm, and more! Grab some rope, run toward that window, leap, and try not to catch fire doing it. It's a new Uphill Both Ways Podcast! Uphill Both Ways 047

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Queen Review Podcast Special

(02-20-2019) (Zones: Patreon Content) On this week's retro TV Movie review we take a look at a new movie with a retro theme - Bohemian Rhapsody released in theaters last year and now available on DVD, a biopic looking at the history of the band Queen from the time Freddie Mercury joined the band until their triumphant set at Live Aid 1985. We talk about the movie itself, problems with the timeline, and obviously we discuss one of the greatest voices in the history of modern music - Freddie Mercury. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Queen Podcast Review

GKT - Greatest Kayfabe Tournament - Round 1 Match 10 - Kenny Omega vs Nick Bockwinkel

(02-19-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Patreon Content) It's time for the latest installment of the GKT - The Greatest Kayfabe Tournament where we ask the question - If wrestling were real (not a shoot, but real as presented on TV) who would win? This is, of course, really just an excuse to have a couple of biographies and a little fun and this episode is an amazingly interesting question - Who would win between a prime Kenny Omega and Nick Bockwinkel? Two different eras collide as two different... but similar wrestling stars battle it out and we learn about them along the way. It's NJPW/AEW vs AWA today on the DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show! 10 GKT Kenny Omega vs Nick Bockwinkel

DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 153 - Flat Earth, Antivaxx, and Conspiracies

(02-17-2019) On this edition of DragonKing Dark Podcast, host Karl Stern discusses beliefs that are against the mainstream and discusses what the logical approach to them is, why they exist to begin with, and searches for the truth behind what is seemingly anti-logical beliefs such as the Earth is flat, anti-vaccinators, and other extreme conspiracy beliefs. Patreons get an ad free extended edition of the show.

DragonKing Dark Podcast 153 (Free Show)

DragonKing Dark Podcast 153 (Ad free extended Patreon version) presents: Episode 110 - Rock 'n' Sock Connection vs. the Unholy Alliance - Buried Alive match for the WWF Tag Team Championship - September 9th, 1999 - WWF Smackdown

(02-16-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and presents the 110th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie is joined by Mike Sempervive of Wrestling Observer Live to discuss the Rock and Sock Connection defending the WWF Tag Team titles in a Buried Alive match against the Unholy Alliance on WWF Smackdown on September 9th, 1999!  They talk about tag team wrestling, the impact of Vince Russo jumping to WCW, could Jeff Jarrett challenging Steve Austin for the WWF title work, Michael Cole as a commentator, and so much more!

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Stuck in the Desert Audio Show - Episode 08 - Rat Lure

(02-16-2019) (Zones: Stuck in the Desert Podcast) In this episode The Desert Rat wades into the subject of sports fishing in the Desert Southwest. Go with him as he paddles the lakes, walks the banks, and casts into the surf of some of the well known (and not so well known) fishing hot spots of the west... Part one of the Fishin & Huntin Mini-Series. Stuck in the Desert Podcast

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When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast - Episode 06 - Kingdom Come, Godzilla, X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Invaders

(02-15-2019) (Zones: When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast) On the new When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast, host Karl from reviews five comics- three classic retro issues and two current comics. On this episode he reviews Kingdom Come issue 2 (1996), Godzilla issue 1 (1977), X-Men 100 (1976), Guardians of the Galaxy issue 1 (2019), and The Invaders issue 1 (2019). Patreons get an ad free edition with a bonus review.

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The 100 Greatest Comic Books and Graphic Novels of All Time List - Here.

When It Was Cool Podcast - Episode 68 - G.I. Joe 1982, Fleetwood Mac, Ozzy Osbourne

(02-14-2019) (Zones: When It Was Cool Podcast) On this episode of the When It Was Cool Podcast from hosts Karl and Tonya talk about the recent 1982 editions to Karl's G.I. Joe collection and what some of the collectors terminology means and what to look for when collecting G.I. Joe action figures. Then the duo discuss several music topics including Lindsey Buckingham's heart surgery, Fleetwood Mac concert, Ozzy Osbourne being in ICU and his upcoming concert in question, statement from Sharon Osbourne that is worrying, and much more! It's a retro packed edition of the When It Was Cool Podcast. Patreons get an ad free extended edition of the show where we answer some of your recent questions and comments.

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Taxi (1978) Retro TV Review

(02-13-2019) (Zones: Patreon Content) Taxi is a show that my seven year old 1978 brain couldn't stand. Also, it along with MASH had the most depressing theme music of any "comedy" on television.  Taxi also gave me something else I didn't understand - Andy Kaufman. This is probably the first full episode of Taxi I have watched in 40 years.  Season One, Episode One. Is it as bad as I remember? Take a listen for yourself. Thank you very much. Taxi (1978) Podcast Review Special

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DragonKingKarl NEW Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast Episode 06

(02-12-2019) (Zones: Wrestling / Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast) On this episode of the DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour we read and discuss more from the 1930’s wrestling book Fall Guys and discuss the rise of Joe Stecher and what the author thought of the post-Gotch era. We look at February 1983 from Southeastern Championship Wrestling. Then we have a full bonus show review of WWC (Puerto Rico) from July 20, 1991 featuring Abdullah the Butcher, Dutch Mantel, Ricky Santana, El Profe, Super Medic, and obviously Carlos Colon. DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast 06

Show Notes for the WWC July 20, 1991 Retro TV Review - here.

NoFriender Thrash Metal Show Podcast - Special - What if Dave Mustaine Wasn’t Kicked Out of Metallica?

(02-11-2019) (Zones: NoFriender Thrash Metal Show Podcast) What if Metallica didn't kick Dave Mustaine out just before recording Kill Em All, and what if they didn't include Dave's four songs on Kill Em All?  Your expert in thrash heavy metal, NoFriender, discusses this very topic in this new Thrash Metal Show Podcast special! Also check out our Metallica concert review on the main website - here.

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DragonKing Dark Podcast - Episode 152 - Thea or How the Moon Was Born

(02-10-2019) On this episode of DragonKing Dark, host Karl Stern takes a look at one of the leading hypothesis about how Earth's larger than average moon was formed. Does the formation of Earth's moon also offer an explanation of how all the essential ingredients for life arrived here when the rest of our solar system appears barren? Or is the first origins of life still a mystery? World's will literally collide on this episode of DragonKing Dark Podcast. Patreons have a special treat. I originally recorded an entirely different episode 152 but decided to change it. I have included that one for you as well, plus we talk about demons. Yep.

DragonKing Dark Podcast 152 (Free Show)

DragonKing Dark Podcast 152 (Ad free extended Patreon version) presents: Episode 109 - Gene Okerlund vs. Mark Madden - August 16th, 2000 - WCW Thunder

(02-09-2019) (Zones: Wrestling With the Dawg Podcast) The When It Was Cool Podcast Network and presents the 109th edition of Wrestling With the Dawg podcast!  The Dirty Dawg Darsie honors "Mean" Gene Okerlund with his "classic" street fight with Mark Madden from August 16th, 2000 on WCW Thunder!  The Dirty Dawg talks about having Mean Gene Pizza in Superior, Wisconsin, memories of Gene Okerlund, who is on the same level as Mean Gene, and so much more!

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When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast - Episode 05 - Kingdom Come, DC Comics Presents, Legend of the Shield, The Defenders, Infinity Wars

(02-08-2019) (Zones: When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast) Episode 5 of the WIWC Comic Review Podcast takes a look at three retro comics and two new ones. The issues reviewed this episode include Kingdom Come issue 1 (1996) which is one of the 100 greatest comics and graphic novels of all time list, DC Comics Presents issue 1 starring Superman and The Flash (1978), Legend of the Shield (1991), The Defenders issue 1 (2019), and the final issue of Infinity Wars issue 6 (2019).  Patreon supporters get an ad free edition as well as a review of Hawkman issue 7 (2019).

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Uphill Both Ways Podcast - Episode 46 - Sultans of Swing

(02-07-2019) (Zones: Uphill Both Ways Podcast) Mike Imboden & Joseph Perry are back to discuss polar vortex woes, movie streaming services, Ruin Me movie, Star Wars Empire Strikes Back, and the main event topic features a big music discussion - their top music picks of all time! Discussion includes Prince, Eddie Money, Michael Jackson, Phil Collins, Leonard Cohen, Judas Priest, KISS, UFO, and more! Uphill Both Ways 046

Incredible Hulk (1978) Retro TV Review Podcast Special

(02-06-2019) (Zones: Digital Downloads) We have previously reviewed a couple of the 1980s Incredible Hulk made for TV movies but today we go back to the original 1978 TV series by way of the NBC streaming app to see episode 1 season 1 where we get the origin and first transformation of the TV Incredible Hulk. This was a really good, high quality, television show and still stands out from most of the TV superhero offerings of the era. Starring Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno as the Hulk. Incredible Hulk (1978) Retro TV Podcast Special

The 100 Greatest Comic Book Stories of All Time

(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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