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Retro cool, refreshingly new. A network of podcasts under several genres relating to the retro pop culture field and how these features are relevant to everyone today. Retro doesn't mean old. It's about a style and a vibe that gives you your passion. These podcasts will consist of classic radio drama and discussion, blogs, new interviews from individuals who contributed to the pop culture experience, and high end audio documentaries. Within a few months after launch a Radio Retropolis store will be available featuring this brand.

Retro cool, refreshingly new. A network of podcasts under several genres relating to the retro pop culture field and how these features are relevant to everyone today. Retro doesn't mean old. It's about a style and a vibe that gives you your passion. These podcasts will consist of classic radio drama and discussion, blogs, new interviews from individuals who contributed to the pop culture experience, and high end audio documentaries. Within a few months after launch a Radio Retropolis store will be available featuring this brand.
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Retro cool, refreshingly new. A network of podcasts under several genres relating to the retro pop culture field and how these features are relevant to everyone today. Retro doesn't mean old. It's about a style and a vibe that gives you your passion. These podcasts will consist of classic radio drama and discussion, blogs, new interviews from individuals who contributed to the pop culture experience, and high end audio documentaries. Within a few months after launch a Radio Retropolis store will be available featuring this brand.

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English


Episodes

Radio Retropolis Now-June 19, 2018

6/19/2018
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Today, an examination of the real audience of The Walking Dead in spite of eroding television viewing habits which show why the series is still king despite negative criticism in the mainstream media. However, with key creative missteps in the last season compounded with the loss of Lauren Cohan (Maggie) and the even bigger loss of series star Andrew Lincoln this upcoming season, can The Walking Dead still be dominant, let alone relevant, without its core character in Rick Grimes.

Duration:00:17:54

The Suspense Radio Podcast #38-Murder Goes for a Swim

6/17/2018
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Actor Warren William brings his character Michael Lanyard, The Lone Wolf from the movies, to radio with a story about a dead woman found on the bottom of a swimming pool. Commentary on The Lone Wolf movies compared to Sherlock Holmes and the career of Warren William. Plus we look at Pre-Code Hollywood and why films were better during this time.

Duration:00:36:57

The Shadow Radio Podcast #117-Murder From The Grave

6/16/2018
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This is the final Shadow podcast of the Radio Retropolis season until September! A doctor creates a secret solution which will bring the dead back to life. In the hospital morgue, he injects the serum into a dead convict who awakens and decides to go on a vengeful murderous spree.

Duration:00:32:12

The Superman Radio Podcast #258-Metropolis Football Team Poisoned Pt. 15

6/13/2018
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With Kent somehow being easily tricked by Tango Pete to leave the room, Pete was able to nab the antidote crystals while planning to make his own money deal. Will Superman find him and the crystals in time? And as the final football game begins, will he save the team and the inheritance donation? This exciting conclusion will answer all questions. Commentary on the speed of Superman and how the excellent 1978 Superman movie copped out in its last few minutes.

Duration:00:18:11

The Dragnet Radio Podcast #116- The Big Hit and Run Killer

6/11/2018
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A grandmother and her 9 year old grandson are struck down and killed by a hit and run truck driver. Commentary on how the excellent performances turned this average plot line into a magnificent episode with an unexpected conclusion. Plus, Yogi Berra's malapropisms.

Duration:00:33:07

The Superman Radio Podcast #257-Metropolis Football Team Poisoned Pt. 14

6/10/2018
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In our last episode, John Carter was hit by a poisoned dart and is now near death. Will Clark get the antidote in time? Will Tango Pete be able to help or will Superman have to use his super speed to save Carter and the football team in time? Comparison with this episode with that of the Superman 1955 television episode "Test of a Warrior".

Duration:00:15:01

The Suspense Radio Podcast #37-The White Rose Murders

6/10/2018
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A woman helps her policeman boyfriend by posing as bait to help catch a serial killer who places a white rose in the palms of his young female victims. Commentary on Maureen O'Hara and the real life copycat murder that happened twenty days after this broadcast.

Duration:00:34:48

The Shadow Radio Podcast #116 - Voodoo

6/9/2018
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Lamont shares the story of one true hero when he and Margo were held captive on some remote island known for practicing the most extreme forms of voodoo and human sacrifice. Commentary on the misconceptions of voodoo and why the 1940s was crazed about it. Plus, the definitive Shadow radio actor is revealed and it is not Orson Welles.

Duration:00:31:51

The Superman Radio Podcast #256-Metropolis Football Team Poisoned Pt. 13

6/6/2018
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When we last left the story, Kent, Pete and Carter have rejected a demand by the headhunting pygmies for several human sacrifices. Angered by this decision, the headhunters have begun their attack. Who will survive. Who wont? Commentary on Superman's decision with the natives. Plus, a look at the genocide of Babi Yar which began on this day and resulted in over 30,000 deaths.

Duration:00:15:51

The Dragnet Radio Podcast #115- The Big Lease

6/4/2018
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A depressed businessman who recently lost his wife is suddenly missing and Friday and Romero investigate whether suicide or foul play was involved. Commentary on the Hispanic gardener in the finale scene with Friday and Romero. Plus a look at real killers who used their homes for their brutal murders.

Duration:00:31:48

The Superman Radio Podcast #255-Metropolis Football Team Poisoned Pt. 12

6/3/2018
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Last time, Clark may have let on too much in Tango Pete’s hearing when he says the antidote is worth $3 million to him to get it. Will Pete double cross Clark for the bigger money? Commentary on the dichotomy of how Superman is impervious to all pain yet he can still feel.

Duration:00:14:47

The Suspense Radio Podcast #36-Uncle Henry's Rosebush

6/3/2018
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A niece visits her aunt and uncle and discovers her aunt alone and very irritable, her Uncle Henry nowhere in sight, and a rosebush of special interest. Commentary on why this episode received some negative reactions. Plus we take a look at guest stars Ellen Drew and Ted Reid. Plus we look at the connection with one of our guest stars with The Scopes Monkey Trial.

Duration:00:35:07

The Shadow Radio Podcast #115 - Death Prowls at Night

6/2/2018
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Lamont investigates the claim that a werewolf is responsible for a number of killings in the snow-covered mountains. Do not miss a very special EXTENDED commentary on this episode immediately following the episode.

Duration:00:40:06

The Father Knows Best Radio Podcast #113- Rainy Day Activity

5/31/2018
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The last episode of the series and our FINAL PODCAST! During a rainy day when all the Andersons are cooped up in the house, Jim reflects on his impatience with his kids and decides to become a better father-even if it kills him. Commentary on the Father Knows Best legacy, the tragic life of Robert Young and how this show's message is still relevant today.

Duration:00:40:00

The Superman Radio Podcast #254-Metropolis Football Team Poisoned Pt. 11

5/30/2018
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Clark is deep in the central American jungle following the diary’s direction as to where he can find the antidote to the poison crippling the Metropolis Football Team. Commentary on the real indigenous tribes of the region, as well as the truth about headhunters. Plus we look at the real value of what Tango Pete sees as Kent's offering.

Duration:00:16:58

The Dragnet Radio Podcast #114- The Big Market

5/28/2018
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A pair of criminals engage in a non-stop series of holdups throughout the city managing to stay one step ahead of the LAPD. A look at character actor Jonathan Hole whom is believed to have been featured in several of the last podcasts in different roles.

Duration:00:30:41

The Superman Radio Podcast-#253-Metropolis Football Team Poisoned Pt. 10

5/27/2018
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Martha was preparing to burn the diary that contains the antidote to the poison as she is holding Lois at bay by gunpoint. That diary is the team’s only hope and Lois has no options in front of her. Commentary on the speed of flight with Superman in this episode. Plus a new supporting character possibly voiced by someone familiar!

Duration:00:14:48

The Suspense Radio Podcast #35-The Man Without a Body

5/27/2018
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A small village in the English countryside is besieged by what they believe is an invisible man. Commentary on why episode writer John Dickson Carr objected to CBS changes and abruptly quit the series. Plus a look at guest actor John Sutton and the comparisons with this story and the classic H.G. Wells version.

Duration:00:35:42

The Shadow Radio Podcast #114 - The Ghost Walks Again

5/26/2018
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Lamont and Margot face off against what is believed to be the ghost of the first governor of a New England colony in 1712 who was responsible for a number of deaths. Commentary on this season's scriptwriter Jerry Devine whose flare for the dramatic resulted in some of the best Shadow episodes in the series.

Duration:00:29:59

The Father Knows Best Radio Podcast #112- Income Tax Mix-Up

5/24/2018
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Jim panics when Bud sends in his tax return to the Director of Internal Revenue with plenty of ill-advised deductions using his real name-Jim Anderson. Commentary on the 1954 Academy Awards, On The Waterfront and the good and bad of Marlon Brando.

Duration:00:35:26