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This is a podcast wherein we have a ZEST for all things RETRO! Join your host Curtis Lanclos as he picks a subject about anything RETRO-related (Music, Movies, TV Shows, Video Games, Toys, Pop Culture, etc.) and provides commentary which is interesting and entertaining. Enjoy the nostalgia!

This is a podcast wherein we have a ZEST for all things RETRO! Join your host Curtis Lanclos as he picks a subject about anything RETRO-related (Music, Movies, TV Shows, Video Games, Toys, Pop Culture, etc.) and provides commentary which is interesting and entertaining. Enjoy the nostalgia!

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This is a podcast wherein we have a ZEST for all things RETRO! Join your host Curtis Lanclos as he picks a subject about anything RETRO-related (Music, Movies, TV Shows, Video Games, Toys, Pop Culture, etc.) and provides commentary which is interesting and entertaining. Enjoy the nostalgia!

Language:

English


Episodes

079: FEE WAYBILL (of The Tubes) Interview

10/15/2021
On Episode 079 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis interviews FEE WAYBILL, lead singer of the rock band The Tubes! Fee shares a lot of great stories about his life in rock music from the '70s and '80s! Additionally, our RETRO NEWS segment covers William Shatner's REAL Journey Into Space (October 13, 2021), and the 40th Anniversary of the Motion Picture, THE EVIL DEAD (released October 15,1981). Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, on the RETROZEST Facebook page (facebook.com/zestretro/)...

Duration:01:36:15

078: The History of the 8-Track w/Special Guest TIM DURLING!

10/8/2021
On Episode 078 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis engages in a discussion about the history of the 8-track Tape with special guest, Tim Durling of the Tim's Vinyl Confessions YouTube Channel! Tim is also the author of the upcoming book, Unspooled: An Adventure in 8-Tracks which covers the history of the 8-track in great detail. Be sure and check out the Kickstarter Page for this book, as well as Tim's Facebook and Instagram pages! Additionally, our RETRO NEWS segment covers the 60th...

Duration:01:10:26

077: Celebrity Landmark Birthdays - September 2021 - Plus TV, Film & Music Anniversaries!

9/30/2021
On Episode 077 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis discusses Celebrity Landmark Birthdays for the month of September 2021. Included are Michael Keaton (70), Mark Hamill (70), Walter Koenig (85), Barbara Bain (90) and many others! Additionally, our RETRO NEWS segment covers landmark anniversaries of MISSION IMPOSSIBLE (TV Show), HEAD OF THE CLASS (TV Show), STARMAN (TV Show), CHARLIE’S ANGELS (TV Show), BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP (TV Show), HAZEL (TV Show), DESIGNING WOMEN (TV Show), Genesis’ ABACAB...

Duration:00:30:59

076: THE MONKEES - 55th Anniversary! - With Special Guest Ken Mills of the Zilch Podcast

9/17/2021
On Episode 076 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 55th Anniversary of THE MONKEES, which premiered on September 12, 1966 on the NBC Television Network! Joining Curtis to assist is Ken Mills, the creator of ZILCH: A Monkees Podcast! Additionally, our RETRO NEWS segment covers the 45th Anniversary of the TV Kids Adventure Show ARK II, the 55th Anniversary of the TV Sitcom FAMILY AFFAIR and the 40th Anniversary of SONGS IN THE ATTIC by Billy Joel. Check out the entire two seasons...

Duration:02:03:10

075: STAR TREK - 55th Anniversary! - With Special Guest Randall Landers of Orion Press & Potemkin Pictures

9/11/2021
On Episode 075 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 55th Anniversary of STAR TREK, which premiered on September 8, 1966 on the NBC Television Network! Joining Curtis to assist is Randall Landers, the creator of Orion Press (a Star Trek fanzine publisher) and Potemkin Pictures (a Star Trek fan film/series production company)! Check out the Potemkin Pictures production The Chronicles of Lanclos, in which Curtis briefly appeared! Additionally, our RETRO NEWS segment covers the 55th...

Duration:01:38:51

074: MATLOCK - 35th Anniversary of the TV Series - With Special Guest John Orlando & Jason Taylor from the MatTalk Podcast!

9/3/2021
On Episode 074 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis discusses the TV Legal Drama Series MATLOCK in honor of its 35th Anniversary (it premiered on the NBC Television Network as a made for TV movie on March 3, 1986)! It starred Andy Griffith in the title role, and Lori Lethin, Linda Purl, Kene Holliday, Nancy Stafford, Kari Lizer, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Julie Sommars, Brynn Thayer and Daniel Roebuck in supporting roles throughout the show's run. Joining Curtis to assist with this celebration are...

Duration:01:10:43

073: BARBARA EDEN Turns 90! - August 2021 Landmark Celebrity Birthdays

8/31/2021
On Episode 073 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis participates in a celebration of the life and career of Barbara Eden (of I Dream of Jeannie and Harper Valley P.T.A. fame), who turned 90 years of age On August 23, 2021. Other celebrities with Landmark Birthdays in August 2021 are discussed as well. Additionally, our RETRO NEWS segment covers the 45th Anniversary of the TV Sitcom Alice and the passing away of legendary actor Ed Asner. Be sure and visit our store at...

Duration:00:40:14

072: Europe's THE FINAL COUNTDOWN - 35th Anniversary - With Special Guest, Keyboardist MIC MICHAELI !

8/27/2021
On Episode 072 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 35th anniversary of Europe's third studio album, THE FINAL COUNTDOWN! This includes an amazing discussion with the keyboardist for Europe since 1985, MIC MICHAELI! Mic shares his thoughts about the album, and talks about his experiences with the band. Additionally, our RETRO NEWS segment covers the 40th Anniversary of the film An American Werewolf in London, the 35th Anniversary of the film Stand By Me, and the 45th...

Duration:00:53:47

071: JAY UNDERWOOD Interview - The Boy Who Could Fly Like the Human Torch!

8/20/2021
On Episode 071 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 35th Anniversary of The Boy Who Could Fly with an interview with the actor who portrayed Eric Gibb in that film, JAY UNDERWOOD! In addition to that film, Jay is best known for his roles in Uncle Buck, Disney's Not Quite Human (and its sequels), The Invisible Kid, And the Beat Goes On: The Sonny and Cher Story, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles and 1994's The Fantastic Four (which was never officially released). In addition to...

Duration:01:56:41

070: Nashville ROCKNPOD Expo 2021 Recap - With Special Guests MATT PORTER & BRAD RUSTHOVEN!

8/12/2021
On Episode 070 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis participates in a recap of the Nashville ROCKNPOD Expo 2021 with special guests Matt Porter (of The Kiss Room) and Brad Rusthoven (of the Slamfest Podcast)! Additionally, the first edition of Retro News is shared, featuring the following headlines... 40th Anniversary of the MTV Network, 40th Anniversary of HEAVY METAL, 45th anniversary of the TV sitcom What's Happening!!, and the unfortunate passing of American Actress Markie Post. Be...

Duration:00:38:54

069: CHERYL LADD & LYNDA CARTER Turn 70! - July 2021 Landmark Celebrity Birthdays

7/30/2021
On Episode 069 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis participates in a celebration of the lives and careers of Cheryl Ladd (of Charlie's Angels fame) and Lynda Carter (of Wonder Woman fame), each of whom turned 70 years of age in July 2021. Additionally, other celebrities with Landmark Birthdays in July 2021 are discussed. Be sure and visit our store at store.retrozest.com/home. Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, on the RETROZEST Facebook page (facebook.com/zestretro/) or on Twitter...

Duration:00:41:05

068: Classic Rock Album Landmark Anniversaries - July 2021 - Part 2 - Debut Albums by GTR & DLR Turn 35

7/23/2021
On Episode 068 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis shares a Top 2 list of Classic Rock Albums with a 35th Anniversary in the month of July 2021. The albums discussed are: GTR's GTR, released 7/1986. This is a supergroup featuring Steve Hackett of Genesis and Steve Howe of Yes and Asia. David Lee Roth's Eat'Em and Smile, released on 7/7/1986. It features Steve Vai, Billy Sheehan and Greg Bissonette. You may listen to a track-by-track analysis of Eat'Em and Smile on Episode #163 of the...

Duration:00:33:31

067: Classic Rock Album Landmark Anniversaries - July 2021 - Part 1 - Albums Turning 40

7/16/2021
On Episode 067 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis shares a Top 4 list of Classic Rock Albums with a 40th Anniversary in the month of July 2021. The albums discussed are: The GoGo's - Beauty and the Beat (Released on 7/8/1981) Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna (Released on 7/27/1981) Def Leppard - High 'N' Dry (Released on 7/6/1981) Journey - Escape (Released on 7/17/1981) Incidentally, you may listen to a track-by-track analysis of Def Leppard's High 'N' Dry on the Ridiculous Rock Record Reviews...

Duration:00:50:32

066: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK - 40th Anniversary - With Special Guests FRED SORENSON & DR. WILLIAM BOMAR!

7/9/2021
On Episode 066 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis participates in a celebration of 40th Anniversary of the 1981 action/adventure film RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK! The film stars Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies, Ronald Lacey, Denholm Elliott, Wolf Kahler, Anthony Higgins, Don Fellows, William Hootkins and George Harris. Joining Curtis on this episode are two VERY SPECIAL GUESTS: actor/pilot Fred Sorenson (who portrayed pilot Jock Lindsey at the beginning of the film)...

Duration:01:56:50

065: MEL BROOKS Turns 95 & WILLY WONKA Turns 50! - June 2021 Landmark Birthdays

6/30/2021
On Episode 065 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis participates in a celebration of 95th Birthday of comedy genius MEL BROOKS! Additionally, the 50th Anniversary of WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (which stars one of Mr. Brooks' contemporaries, the late, great Gene Wilder) is heralded. The episode is concluded by celebrating other Celebrity Landmark Birthdays for the month of June 2021. Incidentally, you may help the podcast by purchasing a Mel Brooks and/or Willy Wonka T-Shirt or two...

Duration:00:41:30

064: FOR YOUR EYES ONLY - 40th Anniversary - With Special Guest JULIAN GLOVER!

6/25/2021
On Episode 064 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis participates in a celebration of 40th Anniversary of the 1981 James Bond 007 film FOR YOUR EYES ONLY! The film stars Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet, Topol, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Julian Glover, Cassandra Harris, Michael Gothard, Jill Bennett, Jack Hedley and Walter Gotell. Joining Curtis on this episode a VERY SPECIAL GUEST! He is the actor who portrayed the villain Aristotle Kristatos in the film, Julian Glover! He shares great stories about his...

Duration:01:13:18

063: FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF - 35th Anniversary! - With Special Guests Deborah Montague, Stephanie Blake & Kristin Graziano

6/11/2021
On Episode 063 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis participates in a celebration of 35th Anniversary of the 1986 Motion Picture FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF! The film stars Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Jennifer Grey, Cindy Pickett, Lyman Ward, Jeffrey Jones, Jeffrey Jones, Edie McClurg and Charlie Sheen. It was written and directed by John Hughes. Joining Curtis on this episode are three supporting actresses from the film: Deborah Montague, Stephanie Blake and Kristin Graziano! Each of...

Duration:01:49:46

062: Best of RetroZest Podcast Year 1 Celebrity Interviews!

5/31/2021
Since the RetroZest Podcast recently celebrated a 1-YEAR ANNIVERSARY (on May 22, 2021), on Episode #62 of the show Curtis shares excerpts from six celebrity interviews from the year. This includes: Diane Franklin (episode #16), Melody Anderson (episode #35), Lydia Cornell (episode #37), Dean Cameron (episode #48), Barry Tubb (episode #59) and Jean Louisa Kelly (episode #60). Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, on the RETROZEST Facebook page (facebook.com/zestretro/) or on Twitter...

Duration:01:11:45

061: Journey's RAISED ON RADIO - 35th Anniversary - Featuring Michael Baird!

5/28/2021
On Episode 061 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 35th anniversary of Journey's ninth studio album, RAISED ON RADIO! This includes an amazing discussion with the drummer for Journey on the '86-'87 Raised on Radio Tour, MICHAEL BAIRD! Mike shares his thoughts about the album, and talks about his experiences with the band on the road (as well as other aspects of his long career as a drummer). Special thanks to Robyn Flans of www.robynflansdrummerinterviews.com for helping to...

Duration:01:12:56

060: JEAN LOUISA KELLY Interview - From Uncle Buck to Ant-Man

5/23/2021
On Episode 060 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY of the podcast with a discussion with actor and singer JEAN LOUISA KELLY! Jean is best known for her roles in Uncle Buck, Mr. Holland's Opus, and the TV Sitcom Yes, Dear. In addition to discussing these great projects, Jean's involvement in other great films like The Fantasticks and Ant-Man are covered. You may find out more about Jean at jeanlouisakelly.com. Additionally check out episodes of Yes, Dear on...

Duration:01:08:39