This is a list of digital downloads available on our Patreon feed. When you become a supporter you can download everything at (or below) your support level.
Bruised Not Broken Podcast ($5 Level)
This podcast is a series by Tonya from When It Was Cool discussing mental health issues.
Comics (digital comics .cbz/.cbr) (various)
You will need a .cbz or .cbr reader program or app to view these digital comics and there are many free ones on the internet and in app stores.
Marvel Family (Shazam) Issue 1 (1945) ($25 level) TO BE REMOVED JANUARY 1
Comic Book Movies, Classic Monsters, Serials and more Review Podcasts ($5 level)
These podcasts review vintage superhero or action-adventure made for TV movies, movies, or serialized films.
DragonKingKarl Wrestling Biography Podcasts ($5 level)
These podcasts look at the pro wrestling careers of various wrestlers throughout history.
Bobby Heenan (Patreon)
DragonKingKarl Pop Culture Podcasts (various)
These podcasts take a look at various pop culture acts in a biography or documentary style including musicians, actors, fictional characters, comic book characters, retro TV shows, and more.
(Movie) A Quiet Place
(TV) Addams Family
(TV) American Gladiators
(Movie) Back to the Future
(TV) Beverly Hillbillies
(TV) BJ & The Bear
(Comics) Blade the Vampire Hunter
(TV) Bob Ross Joy of Painting NEW DECEMBER 14
(TV) Card Sharks
(TV) Carter Country (1977) NEW DECEMBER 7
(TV) Dukes of Hazzard
(Music) Eagles (concert review)
(Pop Culture) Evel Knievel
(TV) Family Feud
(Music) George Jones
(Music) Hank Williams
(TV) Hee Haw
(Music) Jimmy Buffett
(TV) MASH (1972)
(Pop Culture) Mr. T
(Movie) Read Player One
(Music) REO Speedwagon
(Movie) Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
(Comics) Stan Lee (News on his death)
(TV) Twilight Zone (1959) Night of the Meek NEW DECEMBER 12
(Pop Culture) Video Games & Arcades
DragonKingKarl Wrestling Podcast Specials (various)
These are various Karl Stern podcast specials from over the years. Many of these are old DragonKing Press Shows, some are specials recorded for the Wrestling Observer website, and others are When It Was Cool exclusives.
Greatest Kayfabe Tournament Series:
08 Round 1 Match 8. Bruno Sammartino vs. Fred Blassie ($5 level) NEW DECEMBER 18
History of the NWA World heavyweight title Series:
The Original History of Wrestling Series (or Short Form History of Wrestling):
History of Wrestling Action Figures Series:
Long Form History of Wrestling Series (On-Going):
Long Form History of Wrestling Series Part 43 ($5 level) NEW DECEMBER 11
Southeastern Championship Wrestling 1983 Series:
DragonKingKarl Old Time Wrestling Hour Podcast ($5 level)
This is the Karl Stern wrestling history podcast exclusively for the When It Was Cool website and is a Patreon only show. Various classic pro wrestling topics.
Click here for archives of the Old Time Wrestling Hour and NEW Old Time Wrestling Hour Show.
DragonKing Dark Podcast (Archives at $5 level)
DragonKing Dark is a spin-off of the old After Dark radio show and is heard at F4WOnline.com, WrestlingObserver.com, and the Dark Matter Radio Network. New shows are free but archived shows are available to Patreons at the $2 level.
Episode 126 (Future is Wrong) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 127 (Giants) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 128 (El Santo) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 129 (Dark Tourism) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 130 (Haunting Architecture) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 131 (Pressed by the Beast) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 132 (Magic) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 133 (Bermuda Triangle) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 137 (Modern Horror Icons) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 138 (Are You Being Controlled?) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 139 (The Bible and the Paranormal) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 140 (Are You Being Controlled II?) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 141 (Is Tech Bad For Us?) Extended Patreon Cut
Episode 142 (All In Your Head) Extended Patreon Cut NEW DECEMBER 3
Episode 143 (A.I. Glitches & Alien Rocks) Extended Patreon Cut NEW DECEMBER 9
DragonKing Darker Podcast ($5 level)
DragonKing Darker is a podcast sister show to DragonKing Dark exclusively for Patreons of When It Was Cool. The show covers topics similar to DragonKing Dark but takes a more intimate approach.
DragonKing Press Newsletter (pro wrestling history newsletter .pdf) ($5 level)
This is the old DragonKing Press Newsletter by Karl Stern covering the history of pro wrestling. These are .pdf files and should be viewable on most any device.
Pioneers of Wrestling Special ($5 level) Booklet covering pre-1930 wrestling history
100 Karate Moves - Bullshido at it's finest ($5 level)
Zen and the Martial Arts eBook TO BE REMOVED JANUARY 1
Karl’s Wrestling Mailbag Show ($5 level)
Pro wrestling historian DragonKingKarl answers listener questions.
Marvel Universe in Order Podcast ($5 level)
The Marvel Universe in Order Podcast has been discontinued and will be replaced by a new comic book podcast in January 2019.
Star Wars Movie Review Podcasts ($1 level)
Podcast reviews of all the major theatrical release Star Wars movies.
When It Was Cool Podcast Specials & Audio (various)
Assorted specials and stand alone shows.
Darth Vader - A New Origin ($10 level) TO BE REMOVED JANUARY 1
Music Collection Special ($5 Level) TO BE REMOVED JANUARY 1
Star Wars - The Last Jedi Announcement ($5 level) TO BE REMOVED JANUARY 1
Whatever Happened to Action Figures? ($5 level) TO BE REMOVED JANUARY 1