Jason and Mickey return with another Time Capsule episode on the year 1984. First, we catch up on life and tell you about plans to visit Wayback Weekend this coming May in Atlanta. Then, we discuss the latest Recurrent Events headlines including:

  • THe Saint reboot movie
  • Lark Vorhees being snubbed for Saved By the Bell reboot
  • Hasbro bring back Tiger Electronics handheld games
  • MOTU scaled replicas
  • McDonald's Quarter Pounder scented candles

Our TRN Time Machine segment this week sponsored by the RetroDaze YouTube Channel is a Time Capsule on the year 1984! Follow along as we talk about the news headlines and pop culture through several categories including movies, TV, music, sports, and technology. Once we finish each section, we'll toss in an item for our 1984 time capsule. It's a really fun show that you can play along and tell us on social media what time capsule items you would choose! And before we wrap this week's show, we'll tell you about new podcasts and features coming this week on The Retro Network and our Patreon page.

Interact with us on social media by finding @TRNsocial on like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Connect with hosts Jason (@RD80s) and Mickey (@yesterdayville) on Twitter. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics and Sequelquest, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app.

Support us on Patreon for free bonus content including the Drive-In '95 series reviewing 12 movies from 1995 and Grocery Stories which features our experiences working at grocery stores in the '90s and early '00s. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!

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The listeners have spoken! After giving an opportunity to choose this week's Time Machine topic on Twitter, our listeners chose Discontinued Fast Food. But before we go back in time, Jason and Mickey do their weekly reality check with the latest Recurrent Events headlines including:

  • Masters of the Universe: Revelation voice cast
  • Rick Moranis returning for Disney's Shrunk movie sequel
  • The Rocketeer reboot back in development
  • New Batman: The Animated Series comic books
  • Funko "pops" the Domino's Noid

Our TRN Time Machine segment this week sponsored by the RetroDaze YouTube Channel featuring Discontinued Fast Food items! Jason and Mickey list their Top 5 menu followed by the dozens of items on our listeners' menu! Burgers, sandwiches, sauces, and gimmicks are all discussed. Finally we'll wrap things up with what's coming up this week on The Retro Network and give you the chance to PICK THE YEAR FOR OUR NEXT TOPIC!

Shoutouts include the Earbuds Podcast Collective and Pizza-Burger.com

Interact with us on social media by finding @TRNsocial on like TwitterFacebook, and Instagram. Connect with hosts Jason (@RD80s) and Mickey (@yesterdayville) on Twitter. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics and Sequelquest, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app.

Support us on Patreon for free bonus content including the new monthly Drive-In '95 series and our brand new miniepisode series Grocery Stories. You'll also find more exclusive content curated for our supporters. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!

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Valentine's Day is almost here so this week's episode is dedicated to all the girls we've loved before. In this week's Time Machine segment, Jason and Mickey reveal their picks for a Mount Crushmore. But first, our weekly check-in includes Mickey telling about the flooding in his area and recovering from the Super Bowl. Then, it's the latest Recurrent Events headlines including:

  • 'Friends' reuniting for HBO Max
  • KFC Popcorn Chicken Pizza
  • An edible Stay Puft Marshmallow Man
  • The 6 movies that drop the most F-bombs
  • Goonies Monopoly
  • Play Tetris on Roku

Our TRN Time Machine segment this week sponsored by the RetroDaze YouTube Channel features our Mount Crushmore! Instead of four picks, we are chiseling five lovely ladies into the side of our mountains that we had a boyhood crush on. Thanks to your feedback, we are also picking a third Mount Crushmore for our listeners! After the Time Machine, we've got a  couple shout-outs to pass along and your feedback from The Retro Network, Finally we'll give you what's coming up this week on The Retro Network and give you the chance to PICK OUR NEXT TOPIC!

Interact with us on social media by finding @TRNsocial on like TwitterFacebook, and Instagram. Connect with hosts Jason (@RD80s) and Mickey (@yesterdayville) on Twitter. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics and Sequelquest, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app.

Support us on Patreon for free bonus content including the new monthly Drive-In '95 series and the latest Outtakes and Stories shows. You'll also find more exclusive content curated for our paid supporters. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!

The Retro Network Podcast is proudly hosted on Podbean. Subscribe to The Retro Network Podcast Channel on SpotifyiTunesiHeartRadioGoogle PlayTuneInStitcher, and more!

Jason and Mickey are back with another dive into our Flick Chart movie lists in the Time Machine topic. First, an update on our weekly activities included Mickey celebrating a birthday. Then, it's on to the latest Recurrent Events headlines including:

  • Hasbro developing Two new Transformers movies
  • Apple and Netflix fighting over MGM
  • Atari themed hotels
  • WWF era Lego set
  • Contra Funko Pops
  • DeLorean making a comeback

Our TRN Time Machine segment this week sponsored by the RetroDaze YouTube Channel features out Top Ten movies from the '70s according to Flick Chart. We share a few movies in common, but overall, Mickey and Jason have some great choices on their lists. Plus, we'll run through out 11-20 picks and discuss the top ranked movies we haven't seen. Then after the Time Machine, we'll read back recent listener feedback and tell you what's coming up this week on The Retro Network.

Interact with us on social media by finding @TRNsocial on like TwitterFacebook, and Instagram. Connect with hosts Jason (@RD80s) and Mickey (@yesterdayville) on Twitter. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics and Sequelquest, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app.

Support us on Patreon for free bonus content including the new monthly Drive-In '95 series and the latest Outtakes and Stories shows. You'll also find more exclusive content curated for our paid supporters. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!

The Retro Network Podcast is proudly hosted on Podbean. Subscribe to The Retro Network Podcast Channel on SpotifyiTunesiHeartRadioGoogle PlayTuneInStitcher, and more!

Jason and Mickey return for Superbowl week with some fun sports talk in the Time Machine. First, we catch up on our weekly activities including Jason watching Flight of the Navigator. Then, we discuss it's on to the latest Recurrent Events headlines including:

  • Disney greenlights live-action Pinocchio and Bambi
  • Ghostbusters Afterlife news
  • Obi-Wan series cut to 4 episodes
  • Soda Collectibles from Funko
  • Kung Fu movie remake
  • Von Erich wrestling family story to get movie

Our TRN Time Machine segment this week sponsored by the RetroDaze YouTube Channel features Fictional Sporting Events We Would've Loved to Attend. Imagine being at the 1984 All-Valley Tournament when Daniel Larusso beats Johnny Lawrence in The Karate Kid! How about watching the prison guards against the convicts in The Longest Yard?! Maybe you would have loved to see the players emerge from the corn and play baseball in Field of Dreams?! We each pick our top five events and explain why we chose them. Then after the Time Machine, we'll read back your recent feedback and tell you what's coming up this week on The Retro Network.

Interact with us on social media by finding @TRNsocial on like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Connect with hosts Jason (@RD80s) and Mickey (@yesterdayville) on Twitter. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics and Sequelquest, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app.

Support us on Patreon for free bonus content including the new monthly Drive-In '95 series and the latest Outtakes and Stories shows. You'll also find more exclusive content curated for our paid supporters. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!

The Retro Network Podcast is proudly hosted on Podbean. Subscribe to The Retro Network Podcast Channel on SpotifyiTunes, iHeartRadioGoogle PlayTuneIn, Stitcher, and more!

Jason and Mickey are back with our first Time Capsule episode. First, we talk a little sports with Jason telling about his recent venture on ESPN+. Then, we discuss the latest Recurrent Events headlines including:

  • Quantum Leap could return to NBC's Peacock
  • CBS All Access reboots several classic kid's shows
  • Japan's Super Nintendo World
  • National Treasure 3 might happen
  • Rotisserie Chicken Pringles
  • Rock Hall announces 2020 inductees

Our TRN Time Machine segment this week sponsored by the RetroDaze YouTube Channel introduces our new Time Capsule discussion format! All this talk about the upcoming TRN Drive-In '95 series encouraged us to look at 1995 overall. Follow along as we talk about the news headlines and pop culture through several categories. Once we finish each section, we'll toss in an item for our 1995 time capsule. It's a really fun show that I hope you will also play along, sharing what time capsule items you would choose! Before we wrap this week's show, we'll tell you about a few things coming this week on The Retro Network.

Interact with us on social media by finding @TRNsocial on like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Connect with hosts Jason (@RD80s) and Mickey (@yesterdayville) on Twitter. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics and Sequelquest, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app.

Support us on Patreon for free bonus content including the new Drive-In '95 series coming soon and the latest outtakes shows. You'll also find some behind the scenes content exclusive for our paid supporters. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!

The Retro Network Podcast is proudly hosted on Podbean. Subscribe to The Retro Network Podcast Channel on SpotifyiTunes, iHeartRadioGoogle PlayTuneIn, Stitcher, and more!

Jason and Mickey return with a follow up to our Top 5 Happy Meal Toys episode. First, Jason mourns the loss of World Market, but then Mickey picks up the mood but giving his first reactions to Disney+. Then, it's time for the latest Recurrent Events headlines including:

  • G.I. Joe: War on Cobra mobile game
  • WWE Ice Cream Bars
  • Zach returning to Saved By the Bell reboot
  • Supermarket Sweep returning to ABC

Our TRN Time Machine segment this week sponsored by RetroDaze.Org takes a look back at fast food! Our Happy Meal episode was such a hit that we are going back to revisit our favorite Kids Meal Toys from other restaurants. Toys from Pizza Hut, Wendy's, Hardee's, Burger King and more made our lists and we can't wait to talk about them! Plus, we read listener feedback on the topic that we requested on social media prior to the show. And before we go we'll tell you about a few things to look forward to this week on The Retro Network.

Interact with us on social media by finding @TRNsocial on like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Connect with hosts Jason (@RD80s) and Mickey (@yesterdayville) on Twitter. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics and Sequelquest, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app.

Support us on Patreon for free bonus content including the new Drive-In '95 series coming soon and the latest outtakes shows. You'll also find some behind the scenes content exclusive for our paid supporters. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!

The Retro Network Podcast is proudly hosted on Podbean. Subscribe to The Retro Network Podcast Channel on SpotifyiTunes, iHeartRadioGoogle PlayTuneIn, Stitcher, and more!

Happy New Year! Jason and Mickey's first podcast of the year is a preview of all the retro stuff coming in 2020. First, we catch up on last week's holiday and then discuss a few recent Recurrent Events headlines including:

  • $10,000 Millenium Falcon bounce house
  • Masters of the WWE Universe toyline
  • Vinyl record sales surpass CDs in 2019
  • Arcade1up 3/4 scale pinball machines

We reverse the TRN Time Machine segment this week to look into the future! Our Recurrent Events 2020 Preview is an extensive month-by-month look at movies, TV shows, music, video games, and collectibles coming out this year! We also briefly talk about some recurring content that TRN will be featuring in 2020.  

In between segments you'll hear a synthwave cover of The Mandalorian theme by YSSY we found this past week. Finally, we'll read back some recent feedback and tease some new content coming to The Retro Network this week!

Interact with us on social media by finding @TRNsocial on like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Connect with hosts Jason (@RD80s) and Mickey (@yesterdayville) on Twitter. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics and Sequelquest, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app.

Support us on Patreon for free bonus content including our outtakes shows plus some behind the scenes content exclusively for our paid supporters. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!

The Retro Network Podcast is proudly hosted on Podbean. Subscribe to The Retro Network Podcast Channel on SpotifyiTunes, iHeartRadioGoogle PlayTuneIn, Stitcher, and more!

December 31, 2019

TRN Podcast 027 - Best of 2019

The final TRN Podcast episode of 2019 reflects on the best things from the year! We begin with our Christmas experience from the previous week including some of the gifts we received. Then we discuss a few Recurrent Events headlines including:

  • Coca-Cola's new subscription service.
  • Arby's testing new brunch sandwiches.
  • Super 7's My Pet Monster Reaction figures.
  • Cartoon Network's Thundercats Road animated series is happening after all.

Our TRN Time Machine segment reflect on our personal favorites from 2019 including movies, TV shows, streaming channels, food, music, and comics. We also remember some nostalgia we experienced for the first time and also some mind jolts we weren't prepared for. Then we look back at the first year of TRN and some of our most popular articles and podcasts.

In between segments you'll hear some Bob Rivers Christmas parody songs including "Sled Zeppelin" and "I Am Santa Claus." Finally, we'll wrap everything up with new content coming to The Retro Network and your feedback!

Interact with us on social media by finding @TRNsocial on like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Connect with hosts Jason (@RD80s) and Mickey (@yesterdayville) on Twitter. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like Sequelquest and TRN Game Night, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app.

Support us on Patreon for free bonus content including our outtakes shows plus some behind the scenes content exclusively for our paid supporters. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!

The Retro Network Podcast is proudly hosted on Podbean. Subscribe to The Retro Network Podcast Channel on SpotifyiTunes, iHeartRadioGoogle PlayTuneIn, Stitcher, and more!

It's Christmas Eve and we are gifting our second Outtakes and Stories episode that was previously exclusive to our Patreon page! Before we take you behind the scenes of TRN Podcast, we first have a special Christmas message to pass along to our listeners. We also discuss our plans for Christmas this year, a couple traditions around the holiday, and even a brief review of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Then, you'll get to hear our outtakes, screw ups, and off-the-cuff stories that happen during our podcast recording sessions. We hope you'll enjoy! If you want more, we've released four behind-the-scenes episodes in all on Patreon so click over and support us at the $2 level to unlock our latest bonus content. You'll also get access to our Slack channel and also find more retro articles even beyond what is posted on The Retro Network website.

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