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Rediscover the 80s Podcast celebrates 1980s pop culture through several unique shows. "Memory Jogger" chronicles the lives of the two lifelong friends Jason and Wyatt who grew up in the '80s. "Rediscovered" reviews obscure TV, film, and animation from the '80s. "Rank 'Em" features Top 5 lists on several subjects. Plus, other specialty shows!

Rediscover the 80s Podcast celebrates 1980s pop culture through several unique shows. "Memory Jogger" chronicles the lives of the two lifelong friends Jason and Wyatt who grew up in the '80s. "Rediscovered" reviews obscure TV, film, and animation from the '80s. "Rank 'Em" features Top 5 lists on several subjects. Plus, other specialty shows!

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United States

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Rediscover the 80s Podcast celebrates 1980s pop culture through several unique shows. "Memory Jogger" chronicles the lives of the two lifelong friends Jason and Wyatt who grew up in the '80s. "Rediscovered" reviews obscure TV, film, and animation from the '80s. "Rank 'Em" features Top 5 lists on several subjects. Plus, other specialty shows!

Twitter:

@rd80s

Language:

English


Episodes

Retro Con 2021 Review

10/1/2021
Join Jason and Wyatt as they review their experience at Retro Con 2021! You'll hear all about the show including cosplayers, vendors, celebrity guests, celebrity cars, and the Cybertronic Spree concert. We'll also reveal all the collectibles we took home with us!

Duration:01:07:01

Memory Jogger 22: Breakfast Cereal Commercials

3/3/2021
Episode 22 of Memory Jogger features Jason and Wyatt remembering '80s breakfast cereals and specifically, cereal commercials. We talk about our favorite brands, any morning rituals, and choose over 20 commercials to rediscover. You'll hear the audio from the actual commercials in the podcast and can watch them with us on our YouTube video! Thanks for listening and subscribing to the podcast! Please leave any of your memories we might have jogged to our show notes on Rediscoverthe80s.com or...

Duration:01:05:34

Rediscovered #9 - Secret of the Sword

8/30/2020
Jason and Wyatt return for another episode of "Rediscovered," a podcast reviewing obscure TV, movies, and cartoons from the '80s. Episode 9 reviews the 1985 animated movie Secret of the Sword starring He-man and She-ra. The movie from Filmation was released to theaters and introduced the She-Ra character and her home planet of Ethera. Our podcast goes in depth on the films origins, cast and crew, broadcast and home video history, and overall review. We'll also tell you our likes/dislikes...

Duration:00:58:21

Rediscovered #9 - Secret of the Sword

8/30/2020
Jason and Wyatt rediscover the 1985 animated film "Secret of the Sword"

Duration:00:00:15

Rediscovered #8 - Camp Candy

6/10/2020
Jason and Wyatt return for another episode of "Rediscovered," a podcast reviewing obscure TV, moves, and cartoons from the '80s. Episode 8 reviews the 1989-92 animated series Camp Candy starring John Candy. The Saturday morning show ran for 3 seasons and featured the adventures of camp counselor John Candy and his campers. Our podcast goes in depth on the show including the origins, cast and crew, broadcast and home video history, and reviews of several episodes. We'll also give you our...

Duration:00:52:39

Memory Jogger Episode 21 - Early TV Memories and Cable Channels

4/22/2020
Episode 21 of the Memory Jogger Podcast features Jason and Wyatt remembering what TV was like in the '80s. We talk about our earliest memories, local channels and programs, and when we got cable. Then we discuss our favorite cable channels as kids and our cable habits up through the present day. Thanks for listening and subscribing to the podcast! Please leave any of your memories we might have jogged to our show notes on Rediscoverthe80s.com or tweet us @RD80s and @infamouswb. You can also...

Duration:00:38:18

Rediscovered #7 - Hey Vern, It's Ernest!

4/16/2020
Jason and Wyatt return for another episode of "Rediscovered," a podcast reviewing obscure TV, moves, and cartoons from the '80s. Episode 7 covers the 1988 TV series Hey Vern, It's Ernest! starring Jim Varney. The Saturday morning show ran for just 13 episodes with a featured theme and recurring segments including Ernest and several sketch comedy skits. Our podcast goes in depth on the show including the origins, cast and crew, broadcast and home video history, and episode breakdown. We'll...

Duration:01:11:18

Rediscovered #6 - Little Monsters

12/8/2019
Jason and Wyatt are back for another episode of "Rediscovered," a podcast reviewing obscure TV, moves, and cartoons from the '80s. The 6th episode covers the 1989 feature film Little Monsters starring Fred Savage and Howie Mandell. The story revolves around a teenage boy who discovers a minster realm under his bed and befriends one of its inhabitants. Our podcast goes in depth on the movie including the cast and crew, soundtrack, release history. We'll also give you our favorite and least...

Duration:00:46:03

Memory Jogger 20 - Home Video Game Consoles

10/10/2019
We've reached Episode 20 of the Memory Jogger Podcast and Jason and Wyatt dig deep into their memory banks to remember their home video game consoles. We talk about when we received our first gaming system and share our personal history of enjoying video games at home. Our consoles include the Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, and even Wyatt's first Texas Instruments home computer. Thanks for listening and subscribing to the podcast! Please...

Duration:01:30:05

Retro Con 2019 - Wrap Up Podcast

9/22/2019
Join Jason and Wyatt as they review their experience at Retro Con 2019! You'll hear all about the show including cosplayers, vendors, celebrity guests, celebrity cars, and the Cybertronic Spree concert. We'll also reveal all the collectibles we took home with us! Watch our recording session on the RD80s YouTube Channel and visit Retrocons.com for more information!

Duration:01:02:13

Memory Jogger 19 - Department Stores and Malls

9/4/2019
On episode 19 of the Memory Jogger podcast, Jason and Wyatt remember remember department stores and mall from their childhood. We talk about stores in our local area in central PA and then trips to Altoona and State College to visit more stores. Stores include Ames, KMart, Hills, and Value City with our local Clearfield Mall which included JC Penney, NRM, Radio Shack, and many more. Thanks for listening and subscribing to the podcast! Please leave any of your memories we might have jogged...

Duration:01:21:09

Rediscovered #5 - Filmation's Ghostbusters

8/2/2019
Jason and Wyatt are back for another episode of "Rediscovered," a podcast reviewing obscure TV, moves, and cartoons from the '80s. The 5th episode covers the 1986 animated television series "Ghostbusters" by Filmation. While it ran for 65 episodes in syndication, it's still overshadowed in the world of the Ghostbusters film franchise and "The Real Ghostbusters" animated series. It's one that we had not seen since it's initial run so we decided to watch the original 5-episode miniseries that...

Duration:01:23:56

Memory Jogger 18 - Times of the Telephone

6/13/2019
On episode 18 of the Memory Jogger podcast, Jason and Wyatt remember what telephones were like growing up in the 80s. We talk about the transition from rotary to touch tone, our first cordless phones, answering machines, and cellular car phones. We also discuss our favorite novelty telephones, 1-900 numbers, and pranks. Thanks for listening and subscribing to the podcast! Please leave any of your memories we might have jogged to our show notes on Rediscoverthe80s.com or tweet us @RD80s and...

Duration:01:27:12

Rank 'Em - 1989 TV Shows

4/17/2019
Jason welcomes back "The Retro Rambler" Mickey Yarber from RetroRamblings.com to rank our favorite 1989 TV shows. We begin with some context by running down the Neilsen ratings for the Fall 1989 - Spring 1990 and with some moments in TV history. Then we dive into our picks which are preempted by their theme songs for your listening pleasure! (stay tuned for a fun after-show montage too!) Leave your feedback and your own Top 5 list by finding our show notes at Rediscoverthe80s.com, tweet us...

Duration:01:22:01

Rank 'Em - 1989 Movies

3/5/2019
Rank 'Em returns with another countdown in podcast form! This time, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of 1989 by ranking our favorite movies in an extended edition! That's right, 1989 was so big that we've expanded our normal Top 5 to our TOP 10. Action, horror, comedy, blockbusters, 1989 had it all and Jason along with Chad from Horror Movie BBQ are here to tell you why! We invite your feedback and your own Top 10 list by finding our show notes at Rediscoverthe80s.com, message us on social...

Duration:02:34:39

Memory Jogger 17 - Hometown Restaurants and Forgotten Foods

2/9/2019
On episode 17 of the Memory Jogger podcast, Jason and Wyatt recollect their favorite childhood restaurants, both local and nationwide franchises and fast food chains. We also remember some long-lost foods we grew up on including snacks, candy, cereal, and drinks from years past. Thanks for listening and subscribing to the podcast! Please leave any of your memories we might have jogged to our show notes on Rediscoverthe80s.com or tweet us @RD80s and @infamouswb. You can also watch our...

Duration:01:52:43

Rediscovered #4: Street Hawk

1/2/2019
Episode 4 of Rediscovered reviews the man...the machine...1985 TV series Street Hawk! Get ready to hyper thrust through the history of the show including its creators, actors, guest actors, and the star...the $3 million all-terrain attack motorcycle! Jason and Wyatt will also dive into it's initial release, home video releases, and merchandise. Our review includes favorite episodes, likes/dislikes, music, and much more. Stick around after the show for some bonus content you won't want to...

Duration:01:22:28

1984 Montgomery Ward Christmas Catalog Shopping Spree

12/24/2018
In this special edition of the RD80s Podcast, Jason welcomes longtime friend Wyatt Bloom to go on a shopping spree through the 1984 Montgomery Ward Christmas catalog! Categories include toys, board games, electronic games, slot racing/train sets, video game systems, clothing, jewelry, and more! Watch our recording session on YouTube which includes screen share images of the actual items we chose in the book!

Duration:01:17:11

1988 Sears Wishbook Shopping Spree

12/13/2018
In this special edition of the RD80s Podcast, Jason invites Chad from Horror Movie BBQ to go on a shopping spree through the 1988 Sears Wishbook! Categories include toys, board games, electronic games, VHS tapes, clothing, jewelry, and more! Watch our recording session on YouTube which includes screen share images of the actual items we chose in the book!

Duration:01:32:07

Retro Con 2018 Review

10/26/2018
Jason & Wyatt welcome Bill Faries of Matt-Trakker.com to discuss their experience at Retro Con 2018. We'll discuss our favorite cosplayers and celebrity guests at the show. We also show off our haul of collectibles we bought, the plethora of M.A.S.K. goodies seen and some toys we ogled but decided the cost was too high to purchase.

Duration:00:54:49