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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!

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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

146: DIANE SHERRY CASE Interview - Superman The Movie - 45th Anniversary!

12/29/2023
On Episode 146 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis engages on a celebration of the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of ! This is a 1978 superhero film based on the DC Comics superhero Superman, played by Christopher Reeve. It is the first of four installments in the Superman film series starring Reeve as Superman. It was directed by Richard Donner based on a screenplay by Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman, and Robert Benton. In addition to Reeve, the film features an ensemble cast including Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Jeff East, Margot Kidder, Glenn Ford, Phyllis Thaxter, Jackie Cooper, Trevor Howard, Marc McClure, Terence Stamp, Valerie Perrine, Ned Beatty, Jack O'Halloran, Maria Schell, and Sarah Douglas. Assisting Curtis in this endeavor with an exclusive interview is , the actress who portrayed Smallville cheerleader and Clark Kent's teen crush Lana Lang in the film. In addition to her role in Superman, Diane is known for her work on the films Hawaii (1966) and Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971). She also played Bing Crosby's daughter in the TV. series , and appeared in numerous other series, as well as two Superbowl commercials. More recently, Diane has published numerous short stories and authored two novels. With a grant from the American Film Institute, she wrote and directed two short films, Spa-tel and Valentine's Day. Her digital series , which she also wrote and directed, is a available on Amazon Prime. Be sure and check out Diane's Facebook , Twitter (X) and Instagram pages! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/home. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:00:39

145: The History of Y&T - With Special Guest Tim Durling

12/14/2023
On Episode 145 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis engages in a discussion about the history of the band Y&T with special returning guest, Tim Durling of the Tim's Vinyl Confessions YouTube Channel! Tim is the author of the recently published book, , which he discusses at length in this episode. He is also the author of , which he discussed back on RetroZest #78. Be sure and check out Tim's Facebook , Twitter (X) and Instagram pages! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/home. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:01:59

144: STU PHILLIPS Interview - Battlestar Galactica - 45th Anniversary - Part 5

11/3/2023
On Episode 144 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues and concludes a celebration the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of ! This show is an American science fiction media franchise created by Glen A. Larson. It began with the original television series in 1978, and was followed by a short-run sequel series (Galactica 1980), a line of book adaptations, original novels, comic books, a board game, video games and a reboot series. Assisting Curtis in this endeavor with an exclusive interview is the composer and conductor of the score for BSG, STU PHILLIPS! Stu and Curtis had a great discussion about the music score for BSG, and the many other aspects of his long career. With Colpix Records, Stu produced high-charting hits for James Darren, Nina Simone, The Skyliners, Shelley Fabares, and The Monkees. He also furnished music for Columbia's television series, including The Donna Reed Show (with Fabares) and The Monkees. In the mid-1960s, he worked for Capitol Records and created, produced and arranged for the easy listening studio orchestra the Hollyridge Strings. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Phillips continued scoring films and television series including music for the films Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970), The Seven Minutes (1971) and the television series Get Christie Love!. In 1974, he began working at Universal Studios scoring television series; Glen A. Larson made extensive use of his compositions. During this time, he scored music for the television series Switch, McCloud, The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, Quincy M.E. and (of course) Battlestar Galactica. He also composed music for the television series The Amazing Spider-Man. After moving to 20th Century Fox Television, Stu composed music for The Fall Guy and Knight Rider. Be sure and pick up a copy of Stu's autobiography, rom or from Amazon. BTW, If you are looking for a cool BSG Uniform Shirt for a costume, please visit . They have both and replica shirts for less than $40! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/bsg. Browse the entire store at store.retrozest.com/home. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:17:09

143: PAT BOONE Interview - Country Jubilee

10/30/2023
On Episode 143 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis speaks with the legendary singer, actor and composer, ! Pat was the second-biggest-charting artist of the late 1950s, behind only Elvis Presley, and was ranked at No. 9 in Billboard's listing of the Top 100 Top 40 Artists 1955–1995. Until the 2010s, he held the Billboard record for spending 220 consecutive weeks on the charts with one or more songs each week. He also holds the record for the most songs recorded by any recording artist. Pat and Curtis had a wonderful discussion about many things; including his role in the 1970 film Cross and the Switchblade, his 1997 album covering several heavy metal songs in a big band format, his corresponding appearance on the American Music Awards with Alice Cooper and Metallica, and other great moments from his long and varied career. He very recently released a new Country music album entitled , wherein he returns to his country roots (and this album even features a cover of Crystal Gayle’s hit duet song, You and I, which Pat recorded with Crystal herself). Pat also talks about his most recent book, If: The Eternal Choice We Must All Make. Follow Pat on , Twitter (X), and ! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/home. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:00:10

142: TIM CULBERTSON Interview - Battlestar Galactica - 45th Anniversary Part 4

10/23/2023
On Episode 142 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues the celebration the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of ! This show is an American science fiction media franchise created by Glen A. Larson. It began with the original television series in 1978, and was followed by a short-run sequel series (Galactica 1980), a line of book adaptations, original novels, comic books, a board game, video games and a reboot series. Assisting Curtis in this endeavor with an exclusive interview is TIM CULBERTSON, a former stuntman & actor who served on BSG as a Cylon Centurion. Additionally, Tim appeared in films like Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Cheech and Chong's Next Movie, An Eye for an Eye and The Jerk; as well as TV shows like The Love Boat, WKRP in Cincinnati, Captain America (wherein he was a stunt double for Reb Brown) and Laverne & Shirley. In fact, speaking of Laverne & Shirley, his girlfriend for many years until her recent passing was Cindy Williams. At one point, he was also the tour manager for the late Jerry Lee Lewis., and was in a . BTW, If you are looking for a cool BSG Uniform Shirt for a costume, please visit . They have both and replica shirts for less than $40! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/bsg. Browse the entire store at store.retrozest.com/home. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:34:23

141: MARNEEN FIELDS Interview - Battlestar Galactica - 45th Anniversary Part 3

10/17/2023
On Episode 141 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues the celebration the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of ! This show is an American science fiction media franchise created by Glen A. Larson. It began with the original television series in 1978, and was followed by a short-run sequel series (Galactica 1980), a line of book adaptations, original novels, comic books, a board game, video games and a reboot series. Assisting Curtis in this endeavor with an exclusive interview is , a former stuntwoman who served on BSG as a stunt double for Jane Seymour, Maren Jensen, Laurette Spang and Brett Somers (among others). She also portrayed one of the female Viper pilots, although her screen time is very brief in that regard (since her unnamed character was shot down by the Cylons). Marneen also appeared on shows like Fantasy Island, Man From Atlantis, The Rockford Files, Shirley, Quincy M.E. and Scarecrow and Mrs. King. Additionally, she served on films like The Gauntlet, The Swarm, The Concorde ... Airport '79, Beyond the Poseidon Adventure, The Howling and A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge. In addition to BSG and other parts of her interesting career, Marneen talks about her upcoming directorial debut, Who's Gonna Take Care of Me? Visit Marneen on Facebook, Twitter (X), Instagram and YouTube. BTW, If you are looking for a cool BSG Uniform Shirt for a costume, please visit . They have both and replica shirts for less than $40! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/bsg. Browse the entire store at store.retrozest.com/home. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:15:18

140: SARAH RUSH Interview - Battlestar Galactica - 45th Anniversary Part 2

10/3/2023
On Episode 140 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues the celebration the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of ! This show is an American science fiction media franchise created by Glen A. Larson. It began with the original television series in 1978, and was followed by a short-run sequel series (Galactica 1980), a line of book adaptations, original novels, comic books, a board game, video games and a reboot series. Assisting Curtis in this endeavor with an exclusive interview is SARAH RUSH, the actress who portrayed Flight Corporal Rigel on the show. Sarah also appeared on shows like The Incredible Hulk, Happy Days, Everybody Loves Raymond, and The Middle. She also had small roles in the Marvel Comics Doctor Strange film (1978), and the Maxwell Smart film The Nude Bomb (1980). In addition to BSG and other parts of her interesting and inspirational story, Sarah talks about her contribution to Saga of a Fugitive Fleet, a recent 4-part Audiobook series (available on Audible or on ) which was written, directed and produced by Daniel Earnshaw. She also talks about the current GoFundMe Page for Jack Stauffer ("Lt. Bojay") to cover expenses for his recent medical bills (please contribute!). Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/bsg. Browse the entire store at store.retrozest.com/home. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:37:16

139: MAREN JENSEN Interview - Battlestar Galactica - 45th Anniversary Part 1

9/20/2023
On Episode 139 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of ! This show is an American science fiction media franchise created by Glen A. Larson. It began with the original television series in 1978, and was followed by a short-run sequel series (Galactica 1980), a line of book adaptations, original novels, comic books, a board game, video games and a reboot series. Assisting Curtis in this endeavor in an exclusive interview is MAREN JENSEN, the former actress who portrayed Lt. Athena on the show. Maren also appeared on shows like The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries, The Love Boat and Fantasy Island; as well as films like Beyond the Reef, and Wes Craven's Deadly Blessing. She is currently the co-founder of Glow Beauty Fuel, a company which manufactures beauty protein bars. Go to retrozest.com/drawing for a chance to win a 6-pack assortment of Beauty Protein Bars from Maren's company, along with some great Battlestar Galactica swag! You must enter by . Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/bsg. Browse the entire store at store.retrozest.com/home. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:41:02

138: BATTLE OF THE PLANETS - 45th Anniversary - With Special Guests FRANKLIN COFOD & JASON HOFIUS!

9/14/2023
On Episode 138 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of ! This is an American adaptation of the Japanese anime series Science Ninja Team Gatchaman (1972). Of the 105 original Gatchaman episodes, 85 were used in the Battle of the Planets adaptation, produced by Sandy Frank Entertainment. Assisting Curtis in this endeavor is , the editor who was responsible for overseeing the small editing staff for Sandy Frank Entertainment, as well as doing much of the editing himself. Following , he was able to expand his scope to include production, and he acted as head director on the series Voltron, Defender of the Universe and Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs. Also joining the discussion is Author and BotP Historian JASON HOFIUS. Jason is the co-author (with George Khoury) of G-Force Animated: The Official Battle of the Planets Guidebook, as well as the creator of the exhaustive website BattleOfThePlanets.info. Jason was hired by Sandy Frank Entertainment as merchandising director and in-house specialist for the BotP property. You may buy a copy of Jason's BotP guidebook on the of the website. Jason also assisted George Khoury with the writing of . Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/gatchaman. Browse the entire store at store.retrozest.com/home. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:37:53

137: CRAIG LITTLER Interview - Jason of Star Command - 45th Anniversary!

8/28/2023
On Episode 137 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of ! This was one of the few live-action Filmation shows which aired on Saturday mornings for kids from 1978 thru 1980. It was the sequel series to (another Filmation show). Assisting Curtis in this endeavor is the lead actor who portrayed Jason himself; CRAIG LITTLER! Craig and Curtis had a wonderful behind the scenes discussion about ; topics include working with James Doohan and Sid Haig, as well as how this show was much better than its predecessor. Craig also shares other key points of his very successful career (including his epic role in the Grey Poupon Mustard commercial, and his stint as the Gorton's Fisherman). If you'd like to watch all of , you may do so via . Additionally, check out this great (which also includes a few TV show appearances). Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/filmation. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:36:56

136: MOVIES GO FOURTH - With Special Guest, Author MARK EDLITZ

8/14/2023
On Episode 136 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis has a discussion with pop culture detective ! Mark is the author of the recently published book, Movies Go Fourth; a celebration of the fourth movies in the most popular film franchises of all time. It offers behind-the-scenes stories of fourth films from such beloved series as Star Wars, Star Trek, and James Bond. It also explores infamous fourth films, including Jaws: The Revenge, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, and Batman & Robin. Mark also directed and produced Jedi Junkies, a film about extreme Star Wars fans. Mark's first three books are How to Be a Superhero, The Many Lives of James Bond and The Lost Adventures of James Bond. Follow Mark on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Incidentally, you may help the podcast by purchasing a RETRO themed T-shirt or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/home! You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal at store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:39:01

135: WarGames - 40th Anniversary Part 4 - With Special Guest MICHAEL L. FINK!

7/15/2023
On Episode 135 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis concludes RetroZest's celebration of the 40th anniversary of WARGAMES; the first mass-consumed, visual media with the central theme of remote computing as well as hacking! The film stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy and Barry Corbin. Assisting Curtis in this final part 4 episode is the Visual Effects Supervisor for the film; MICHAEL L. FINK! Michael shares the amazing story about how he was in the right place at the right time in order to contribute to the success of WarGames. In addition to a wonderful behind-the-scenes discussion about the film (wherein he was actually INSIDE the WOPR Computer prop), he also discusses other key points of his career in SPFX including Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Special Edition, Blade Runner, Tron: Legacy, etc. Michael recently retired and became a Professor Emeritus at the School of Cinematic Arts at USC. If you’ve really been enjoying the content here at RetroZest, please do us a favor by July 31, 2023; take a moment and nominate us for the People’s Choice Podcast Awards. Simply go to podcastawards.com/app/signup, complete the short registration form, and then nominate THE RETROZEST PODCAST in the and the . All you need to do is click on the dropdown menus for those two categories, select THE RETROZEST PODCAST, and then scroll down to the bottom of the screen and click on SAVE NOMINATIONS. That’s all there is to it! Thank you! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/wargames. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:02:09:10

134: WarGames - 40th Anniversary Part 3 - With Special Guest KENT WILLIAMS!

6/26/2023
On Episode 134 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis resumes RetroZest's celebration of the 40th anniversary of WARGAMES; the first mass-consumed, visual media with the central theme of remote computing as well as hacking! The film stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy and Barry Corbin. Assisting Curtis in this part 3 episode is the supporting actor who portrayed Arthur Cabot, the member of the Reagan Administration who recommends John McKittrick's WOPR idea to the President; ! His scenes with Dennis Lipscomb, Dabney Coleman, Juanin Clay, Barry Corbin and are among the most memorable ones in the film! Kent and Curtis had a wonderful behind the scenes discussion about WarGames, and also about other key points of his career (including The New Mike Hammer with Stacy Keach). Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/wargames. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:00:58:04

133: Information Society Debut Album - 35th Anniversary - With Special Guest PAUL ROBB!

6/20/2023
On Episode 133 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis embarks on a celebration of the 35th anniversary of self-titled debut album (on Tommy Boy Records) by the New Wave/Synth Pop band ! Assisting Curtis in this endeavor is the band's founding member, , who has served as keyboardist/percussionist/songwriter for the group since the beginning! Paul and Curtis had a wonderful behind the scenes dialog about the formation of the band, as well as its history since then. Paul is also the founder of Hakatak International Record Company, and has produced music for TV, film and commercials. Be sure and visit (and follow) Information Society on and on Instagram! Also, check out these cool videos featuring InSoc on the 80s Cruise 2017: RECAP VIDEO, MINI-CONCERT Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/home. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:18:04

132: WarGames - 40th Anniversary Part 2 - With Special Guest LUCINDA SUE CROSBY!

6/9/2023
On Episode 132 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues RetroZest's celebration of the 40th anniversary of WARGAMES; the first mass-consumed, visual media with the central theme of remote computing as well as hacking! The film stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy and Barry Corbin. Assisting Curtis in this part 2 episode is the supporting actor who portrayed the nurse in the infirmary; Lucinda Sue Crosby! Her scene with supporting actor John Garber is one of the most memorable ones in the film! Lucinda and Curtis had a wonderful behind the scenes dialog about WarGames, and also about other key points of her impressively diverse career. She is the sister of actress Cathy Lee Crosby, and has mostly played small supporting roles in films and on television. In addition to WarGames, her film credits most notably include The Naked Cage, Nothing in Common, Overboard and Pretty Woman. Her many television appearances include The Brady Bunch, The Partridge Family, The Fall Guy, and T.J. Hooker. She is also a songwriter and an award-winning author! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/wargames. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:21:31

131: WarGames - 40th Anniversary Part 1 - With Special Guest MICHAEL ENSIGN!

5/31/2023
On Episode 131 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis kicks off the first of a few episodes celebrating the 40th anniversary of WARGAMES; the first mass-consumed, visual media with the central theme of remote computing as well as hacking! The film stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy and Barry Corbin. Assisting Curtis in this endeavor is the supporting actor who portrayed General Berringer's aide; Michael Ensign! Michael and Curtis had a wonderful behind the scenes dialog about WarGames, and also about other key points of his impressively diverse career. He mostly played small supporting roles in films and on television. In addition to WarGames, his film credits most notably include Superman: The Movie, Pink Floyd – The Wall, Ghostbusters and Titanic. His many television appearances include The Greatest American Hero, Star Trek: TNG, Star Trek: DS9, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise, Boston Legal, Three's Company, MacGyver, Dynasty, The A-Team, and many, many others! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique WARGAMES T-Shirt or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/wargames. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:23:34

130: RETURN OF THE JEDI - 40th Anniversary! - With Special Guests Justin Berger and Jamie Benning

5/22/2023
On Episode 130 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 40th anniversary of RETURN OF THE JEDI, the final film in the original Star Wars Trilogy! Assisting Curtis in this endeavor are the authors of the brand new book, Return of the Jedi: Unauthorized Timeline; returning guest Jamie Benning of Filmumentaries and Justin Berger of Anchorhead Publishing! This book will be released on June 1, 2023! Please connect with Justin on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Also, please connect with Jamie on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique STAR WARS T-Shirt or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/starwars. Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, on the RETROZEST Facebook page (facebook.com/zestretro/) or on Twitter (twitter.com/RetroZest).

Duration:01:38:21

129: FAYE GRANT Interview - V The Original Miniseries - 40th Anniversary!

5/6/2023
On Episode 129 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 40th anniversary of V: THE ORIGINAL MINISERIES! This is a two-part American science-fiction television miniseries, written and directed by Kenneth Johnson. When it was first aired on May 1-2,1983, it launched the science-fiction series about aliens simply known as the "Visitors" who try to take over Earth, and how the humans from all walks of life respond to their attempts. The cast includes Marc Singer, Faye Grant, Jane Badler, Richard Herd, Andrew Prine, Robert Englund, Richard Lawson, Jason Bernard, Michael Wright, Penelope Windust, Michael Durrell, Blair Tefkin, Peter Nelson, Viveka Davis, Leonardo Cimino, George Morfogen, Bonnie Bartlett, David Packer, Camila Ashland, Jenny Sullivan, Hansford Rowe, Diane Civita, Neva Patterson, Evan C. Kim, Rafael Campos, Jenny Neumann, and Robert Stack Pierce. Assisting Curtis in this endeavor is a very special guest; the actress who portrayed resistance leader Juliet Parrish, FAYE GRANT! In addition to her role in V, V: The Final Battle, and V: The Series, she is also well known for her previous role as remedial student Rhonda Blake on The Greatest American Hero (which we celebrated back on Episode #50). Faye and Curtis had a wonderful conversation and they really get into some interesting trivia about the V franchise, as well as other aspects of her diverse career. For a more detailed documentary about V and V: The Final Battle, check out the recent excellent Episode #51 of the Forgotten TV Podcast (with Curtis' friend Chris Cooling)! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique V T-Shirt or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/v. You may also browse our entire store at store.retrozest.com/home. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:07:37

128: A Very RETRO Hannukah & Christmas!

12/23/2022
On Episode 128 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis closes out the year of 2022 with A Very Retro Hannukah & Christmas! Included are excerpts from some of the greatest bits of pop culture celebrating the primary winter holidays (including Saturday Night Live, Friends, Seinfeld and A Charlie Brown Christmas! Additionally, Mr. Retrovere shares this week's Retro News segment and Landmark Celebrity Birthdays for December 2022! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:00:31:27

127: SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT - 45th Anniversary Part 2! - With Special Guest, CAYE JONES BARNETT!

12/16/2022
On Episode 127 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues the celebration the 45th anniversary of SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT (which was started on episode #101)! This film is a 1977 American road action comedy starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Pat McCormick, Paul Williams and Mike Henry. Assisting Curtis in this endeavor is a very special guest; CAYE JONES BARNETT! Caye portrayed "Caye Snow", the eldest daughter of Cledus "Snowman" Snow. She was chosen for the part because the house (exterior and interior) which was used as the home of Snowman's family on North Avenue in Jonesboro, GA was actually where Caye and her family lived at the time! She is now a semi-regular guest for East Bound and Down: The Ultimate Smokey and the Bandit Tribute. Check out their Website and their Facebook Page. Additionally, Mr. Retrovere shares this week's Retro News segment. For a more detailed documentary about Smokey and the Bandit, check out THE BANDIT on Amazon Video! Incidentally, you may help the RetroZest podcast by purchasing a unique SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT T-Shirt or two (many different designs and colors!) from our store at store.retrozest.com/smokey. You may also help the RetroZest Podcast by purchasing a Celebrity Video Message gift for a friend/family member from CelebVM! Choose from celebrities like Barry Williams, Gary Busey, Ernie Hudson, Robert Fripp, Right Said Fred, etc.! Simply enter their website through our portal store.retrozest.com/celebvm, and shop as you normally would; it's no extra cost to you at all! Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Also, check us out on TikTok!

Duration:01:09:10