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Retroist Mac Tonight Podcast

Mac Tonight was a smash success, but quickly faded from the scene, only to be revived by Mcdonald's sporadically. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I look at the history of this famed spokesmoon.View the full article on the Retroist

Retroist The Wizard (1989) Podcast

In 1989, the film classic, The Wizard, was released. While not a smash hit at the time, it has grown into a cult classic. In this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss this film that is a lot more than just a feature-length commercial for Nintendo.View the full article on the Retroist

Retroist Sid Meier’s Pirates! Podcast

In 1987, Sid Meier’s Pirates! was released. It is a near perfect game that gets overshadowed by Meier’s other colossal accomplishment, Civilization. On this Retroist Podcast, I take a deeper look at the game’s inception, development, and follow-ups. Listen to this episode at the Retroist Podcast

Retroist The Wizard TV Show Podcast

The Wizard was a short-lived show, but it captured the imagination of many who were lucky enough to see it. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I talk about this cult classic 80s TV show.Listen to this episode at the Retroist Podcast

Retroist Atari Lynx Podcast

The Atari Lynx is a great "what if" in the history of hand-held consoles. Far from perfect, it was an interesting alternative to the Donkey Kong-sized gorilla that was the Game Boy. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I take a look back at the rise, fall, and legacy of the Atari Lynx.Listen to this episode at the Retroist Podcast

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Retroist Automan Podcast

On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I discuss the 1983 cult classic TV show, Automan. This TRON-influenced show was short-lived, but it is well-remembered by people who watched it at the time.Listen to this episode at the Retroist Podcast

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Retroist The Net Podcast

In 1995, the techno-thriller, "The Net," hit theaters. It was a box office success, but it was also way ahead of its time on issues related to privacy and security that are still important today. On this episode of the Retroist, I take a look at this Nineties classic.Listen to this episode at the Retroist Podcast

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Retroist Mad Monster Party Podcast

In 1967, Rankin/Bass' Mad Monster Part was released in theaters. A couple of years later they would start showing it on TV and for many it became a Halloween tradition. The newest episode of the Retroist Podcast is all about this underrated holiday classic.Listen to this episode at the Retroist Podcast

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Retroist GI Joe: The Movie Podcast

GI Joe: The Movie went straight to video in 1987. It introduced a slew of new fun characters and has one of the best GI Joe vs. Cobra fights ever animated in the first five minutes.Listen to this episode at the Retroist Podcast

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Retroist GI Joe Animated Series Podcast

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero was one of the definitive cartoons of the eighties. While it accomplished its goals of selling toys, it also brought a very talented group of people together to create an enduring and well-remembered TV show.Listen to this episode at the Retroist Podcast

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Retroist GI Joe Toys Podcast

The resurgence of GI Joe in the 1980s was a high water mark for toys during that decade. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast I take a look at the history of the figures leading up to this monumental toy release. View the full article on the Retroist

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Retroist Memories Special I

To finish this season of the Retroist, I asked some people to share some of their own memories of subjects I covered during this season. I put them together in a new episode I am calling the "Memories Special."View the full article on the Retroist

Retroist Pizza Hut Podcast

On this episode of the Retroist Podcast I take a look at the history of the pizza-producing powerhouse Pizza Hut from its humble origins to its current status as a globally recognized food brand.View the full article on the Retroist

Retroist King’s Quest Podcast

On this episode of the Retroist Podcast, I talk about the ground-breaking game, King's Quest. This was a genre redefining game brought to the world by the brilliant Roberta and Ken Williams.View the full article on the Retroist

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Retroist LaserDisc Podcast

The LaserDisc lasted for over two decades and was very influential on the optical formats that would follow in its footsteps. On this episode of the Retroist Podcast I discuss the LaserDisc from its inception to its demise just after the turn of the millennium.View the full article on the Retroist

Retroist Quincy ME Podcast

Quincy ME was a groundbreaking show with a passionate and charismatic lead actor, Jack Klugman. It is one of my favorite TV shows and I am happy to cover it as my 250th episode of the Retroist Podcast. View the full article on the Retroist

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