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Welcome to The Geeky Retro Nerds Show. Join me as I talk about being a geek, my love for Star Wars and 80s cult classics, being a father and a husband.

Welcome to The Geeky Retro Nerds Show. Join me as I talk about being a geek, my love for Star Wars and 80s cult classics, being a father and a husband.
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United Kingdom

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Welcome to The Geeky Retro Nerds Show. Join me as I talk about being a geek, my love for Star Wars and 80s cult classics, being a father and a husband.

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English

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07853371682


Episodes

Top 5 80s Cartoons

1/18/2019
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In this episode I count down the top 5 80s cartoons as voted for by my followers on Twitter.

Duration:00:21:39

Star Wars Year by Year - 1975

1/18/2019
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In this year by tear episode its time to talk about 1975. This was a huge year in the history of Star Wars. Here I talk about the 2nd and 3rd drafts of the script, casting, Ralph McQuarrie, John Barry and historical events from this year. Oh, and Fawlty Towers gets a mention too!

Duration:00:25:09

Star Wars Year by Year - 1974

1/18/2019
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In this series of episodes I look at each year in Star Wars history. Starting with 1974 I highlight the top movies, music and historical events from this year. Of course I also talk about key events in the development of Star Wars.

Duration:00:18:13

Journals of the Jedi #1

1/18/2019
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Welcome to Episode 1 of Journals of the Jedi, my first venture into podcasting about Star Wars. In this episode I read through the replies to this episodes "Hoth Topic" on Twitter - What do you love about Star Wars? I also have a look at what is coming our way in 2019 and I do a quick review of the really impressive book by Gina McIntyre: Star Wars Icons, Han Solo.

Duration:00:36:04

Big Trouble in Little China

1/7/2019
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Happy new Year! I talk about one of my favourite movies, Big Trouble in Little China. This episode includes top 5 Jack Burton quotes as voted by my Twitter followers.

Duration:00:27:29

Scrooged - Bad Reviews!

12/22/2018
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In this episode I look over some bad reviews for the festive classic Scrooged with Bill Murray.

Duration:00:24:46

Top 5 Christmas Presents

12/17/2018
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As a kid of the 80s and early 90s I got some cracking Christmas presents. These are my top 5 gifts I got from my parents based on the excitement factor! Join me as I take a walk along memory lane and reminisce about Christmas and the fun things I got.

Duration:00:24:23

Gremlins

12/7/2018
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In this episode I talk about the fantastic Christmas movie Gremlins! I talk about some behind the scenes info and I also announce the winner of my Gizmo T-shirt competition!

Duration:00:31:30

Back to the Future 3

12/6/2018
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My first ever cross over episode with the fantastic lads from The Pearls Of Fandom. We have a chat about the awesome Back to the Future 3, where we rank it in the Back to the Future trilogy, our favourite moments and some interesting facts from behind the scenes. Thanks so much to the boys from Pearls of Fandom, I had a great time.

Duration:00:45:11

Live From Opening Of Geeks And Gamers

12/1/2018
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I'm live from a new store in Falkirk. Scotland called Geeks and Gamers.

Duration:00:12:45

Top 5......Star Wars Moments

11/24/2018
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“Top 5......” is a bonus series of episodes which will be made available to my Patrons on Patreon. They are in addition to my regular episodes. This top 5 is my favourite Star Wars moments. I’m sure all Star Wars fans have a different top 5 that they enjoy the most, but this is mine. Please visit my Patreon page where you can sub from as little as $2. https://www.patreon.com/GeekyRetroNerds

Duration:00:27:29

Thanksgiving Special - Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

11/21/2018
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In this Thanksgiving Special I talk about the classic 1987 Holiday comedy from John Hughes Planes Trains and Automobiles. To all my stateside listeners have a happy and safe holiday.

Duration:00:25:25

The Goonies - Bad Reviews!

11/17/2018
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The Goonies is one of the best kids films ever made. This classic from Richard Donner, Chris (or Christopher as I call him!) Columbus and Steven Spielberg was on repeat in my house in the 80s. I absolutely love it. However......it seems not everybody loves The Goonies! To celebrate my collaboration with truffleshuffle.com I talk about the movie that made the truffle shuffle famous. Kicking off a “Bad Reviews” series I look at some hilarious negative write ups for The Goonies and ponder...

Duration:00:29:07

(Sort Of) Live At Comic Con Scotland

11/10/2018
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Live at Comic Con Scotland I take a stroll through the main areas and talk about the guests and merch! Guests include David Hasselhoff, Sam J Jones and Dirk Benedict!

Duration:00:25:23

Halloween Special - Ghostwatch

10/31/2018
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Ghostwatch is a British reality–horror/mockumentary television film, first broadcast on BBC1 on Halloween night, 1992. Written by Stephen Volk, and directed by Lesley Manning, the drama was produced for the BBC anthology series Screen One by Richard Broke, Ruth Baumgarten and Derek Nelson

Duration:00:22:35

Beetlejuice

10/28/2018
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In this episode I talk about the Tim Burton spooky classic Beetlejuice. After Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house. When the unbearable Deetzes (Catherine O'Hara, Jeffrey Jones) and teen daughter Lydia (Winona Ryder) buy the home, the Maitlands attempt to scare them away without success. Their efforts attract Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton), a rambunctious spirit whose...

Duration:00:15:59

Cops and Monsters

10/27/2018
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In this episode I continue the spooky Halloween theme by talking about a fantastic web series called Cops and Monsters. Cops and Monsters follows the Paranormal Investigation Team Scotland as they protect a supernatural community. Season 1 is already available on Amazon Prime UK and Amazon Prime US. I attended the season 2 Premiere in Glasgow and it was excellent. The creator, Fraser Coull, and his team are launching a kickstarter campaign to fund the rest of the season. Kickstarter page:...

Duration:00:14:24

The Frighteners

10/22/2018
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In this episode I talk about the incredible movie The Frighteners. Directed by Peter Jackson and starring Michael J Fox it’s a spooky comedy bonanza.

Duration:00:13:45

Back to the Future Part 2 Hidden References

10/21/2018
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Happy October 21st!! It’s Back to the Future Day, and what better way to celebrate than to speak about Back to the Future Part 2. In this episode I talk about some of the Easter eggs in this excellent move, some of which I didn’t know!

Duration:00:14:59

Movie Vehicles - ECTO 1

10/15/2018
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Bonus Episode!!! I talk about one of the greatest cars in movie history, ECTO 1. Not many vehicles come cooler than this!

Duration:00:11:53