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.
Pep Comics Issue 1 - The Shield ($5 level) THIS DOWNLOAD WILL BE REMOVED NOV 1
Comic Book Movie & Classic Monsters & Serial Review Podcasts ($5 level)
These podcasts review vintage superhero or action-adventure made for TV movies, movies, or serialized films.
The Wolf Man (1941) NEW OCTOBER 17
Son of Dracula (1943) NEW OCTOBER 10
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 and Music Biography Podcasts ($5 level)
These podcasts take a look at various pop culture acts in a biography or documentary style including musicians, actors, fictional characters, comic book characters, and more.
A Quiet Place ($1 special)
American Gladiators ($1 special)
Eagles (concert review) ($1 special)
Family Feud ($1 special)
George Jones ($2 special)
Read Player One (2018) ($1 special)
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.
Frankenstein Monster in Pro Wrestling Special ($5 level) NEW OCTOBER 5
Greatest Kayfabe Tournament Series:
06 Round 1 Match 6. Roddy Piper vs Mil Mascaras ($5 level) NEW OCTOBER 16
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):
Southeastern Championship Wrestling 1983 Series:
Vampires in Wrestling ($5 level) NEW OCTOBER 12
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. Mailbag Q&A, results, and various wrestling topics.
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 $5 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 134 (Mythos of Dracula) Extended Patreon Cut NEW OCTOBER 7
Episode 135 (Mythos of the Werewolf) Extended Patreon Cut NEW OCTOBER 14
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)
Art of War, The ($5 level) THIS DOWNLOAD WILL BE REMOVED NOV 1
Complete Book of Ju Jitsu ($10 level) THIS DOWNLOAD WILL BE REMOVED NOV 1
Dr. Jekyell & Mr. Hyde ($5 level) THIS DOWNLOAD WILL BE REMOVED NOV 1
What on Earth is Happening to Comic Books (article) (free) THIS DOWNLOAD WILL BE REMOVED NOV 1
Indiana Jones Movie Reviews Podcasts ($5 level)
When It Was Cool reviews all the Indiana Jones movies.
Marvel Universe in Order Podcast ($5 level)
We have decided to keep the Marvel Universe in Order Podcast as it's own stand alone show due to the amount of site traffic and downloads the shows continue to get. Thank you.
Star Wars Movie Review Podcasts ($1 level)
Podcast reviews of all the major theatrical release Star Wars movies.
Star Wars - Episode 3.5 - Solo NEW OCTOBER 3
When It Was Cool Podcast Specials & Audio (various)
Assorted specials and stand alone shows.
Absence of Absalom Audio Show 1 ($5 level) THIS DOWNLOAD WILL BE REMOVED NOV 1
Absence of Absalom Audio Show 2 ($5 level) THIS DOWNLOAD WILL BE REMOVED NOV 1
Arx Mortis Haunted Attraction Review ($1 level) NEW OCTOBER 8
Cruise Do’s and Don’ts ($1 level) NEW OCTOBER 11
G.I. Joe is Dead... And I Know Who Killed Him ($1 level) THIS DOWNLOAD WILL BE REMOVED NOV 1
Grand Cayman Island - Our Experience There ($1 level) NEW OCTOBER 1
Net Neutrality Podcast Special (Free) THIS DOWNLOAD WILL BE REMOVED NOV 1
NoFriender & DragonKingKarl Rock & Roll Extravaganza (Free) NEW OCTOBER 15