This Was Rad! Podcast

The podcast about two friends who look back at 80’s movies to see if they see if are still Rad Today!

Ep 117: Willow (1988)

November 14th, 2017

When a magic baby floats up beside your farm and needs to be taken to the crossroads, the only peck man enough to do is Willow! The high fantasy movie from George Lucas and Ron Howard follows the trek of one mans journey to stop evil and save the land. With Razel the transmuted witch and Mad Marddigan the swordsman, he'll need to find the magic within!

(movie) greatest hits:
TWR Bingo
A Dick Clark dedication
jumping to the mother of all conclusions
Going pre-old school with the jokes
debating the better sledding scene
pre-battle career choices
Razel the gaslighting scoreress

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Ep 116: Hellraiser (Live Commentary)

November 7th, 2017

This week we went ahead and did something special and recorded another live commentary of Clive Barker's Hellraiser! From pirate shirts to New Wave music makers Greg and Paul bring their best to the origin story of our favorite Cenobites. So Enjoy!

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Bonus Episode: Stranger Things Season 1 (2016)

October 27th, 2017

Gather your waffles, turn on your christmas lights, and prepared as your favorite podcast goes into the Upside Down to find some Stranger Things! Yes, the podcast about 80's movies is about to sit down and discuss the Netflix Original about a group of boys, their psychic friend 11, and the rest of the of the show as they ask, who really cares about Barb?, did any of the creators actually PLAY Dungeons and Dragons, and recasting the show about the 80's with 80's actors from the 80's!

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Ep 115: An American Werewolf in London

October 23rd, 2017

Backpacking through the fog covered hills on Northern england is bad enough, but when you end up being attacked by a creature of the night, you may end up an American werewolf in London! The 1981 John Landis classic about a guy who's a lycanthrope and his buddy who cant die as they attempt to kill the beast within and stop the curse. He shouldjust be glad he wasn't in Virginia!

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Ep 114: Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

October 16th, 2017

The kids of Elm Street are all grown up, but that doesnt mean their nightmares are over. In order to end Freddy's reign of terror they'll need to become Dream Warriors! The third installment of the series featuring the clawed dream demon find freddy terrorizing teens so badly they end up in a mental ward. Will these kids be able to roll the dice, cast the spell, and send Freddy back to Hell? Only a 5th level cleric would know!

Dream Warriors greatest hits:
-we agree to agree
-just a lonely cry baby tear
-why is there a bucket of silverware
-Greg knows his games
-more dungeons and dragons talk
-Jennifer took a Dorthy Hammel into a TV
-the one dream ability no one ever thinks of

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Friday the 13th Part 3 (1982)

October 9th, 2017

The end of a new week is here and this time its in 3-D! Jason lives on in Friday the 13th Part 3. Along with Friday the 13th, we enter year three of This Was Rad's Horror Month and tackle the third installment of the summer camp slasher flicks. We just hope Jason has enough pickforks for everyone!

Friday the 13th Part 3's greatest hits:
-Paul the segway king and Greg the game master
-We ask, Freddy or Jason?
-Friday the Disco 13th
-digging a grave with a fork and knife
-Is shelly the Raddest or not? (hint: he is!)
-Greg re-writes this script and makes Paul emotional
-Jason's favorite pickfork
-perm haircut plus soft body equals ladies man

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Ep 112 Swamp Thing (1982)

October 3rd, 2017

In the bayou of somewhere, working on a revolutionary new substance can draw you into a fight with scientist who's mad. Sweet revenge and a new green makeover could mean anything, or it could mean Swamp Thing! The Wes Craven written and directed film follows the origins of the comic movie monster as he avenges his sister while wooing Adrienne Barbeau.Can swamp Thing save the day?

Swamp Thing greatest hits:
-we ask what is a savage dream?
-we pay tribute to Hugh Hefner
-why film on location when you can build it on set
-You are a firework
-Kidnappings will be in fashion next season
-Beastman, the out of work actor
-Swamp Thing Idol

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Ep 111: Bloodsport

September 23rd, 2017

When you fight for the honor of your master, you must know the rules of kumate. But, since there are no rules, the whole contest turns into a Bloodsport! We tackle our first ever Jean-Claude Van Damme movie as he protrays real life kumate sensation Frank Dux. As JR would say, its gonna be a real slobber-knocker!

Bloodsport's greatest hits:
-following the career of Newt Arnold
-scratching the golden girls sketch off the bucket list
-Paul is the lorax of the weeaboo's
-women like a particular type of magician
-WWE's own JR calls the Kumate
-questioning the Tales of Dux
-boodsport of the Rings finale
-choosing the best 80's martial arts movie

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Ep 110: Police Academy (1984)

September 18th, 2017

The streets are rife with crime. The police are short handed and every citizen is struck with a mid-life crisis. Maybe they can become a force at the Police Academy! Come along and join Mahoney, Tackleberry, Hooks, and Hightower as they try their best not to be the very worst.

Police Academy greatest hits:
-we discuss the most unlikely of premises
-Punky Brewster and the "reading' episode
-the career defining sounds of Michael Winslow
-Sax or sex the game show
-middle america spoke and Police Academy listened
-Lessard and his demented sense of humor
-we play a new game
-#pausedtocount

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Ep 109: The Dead Zone (1983)

September 10th, 2017

Life going great until a milk truck crosses your path? If you wake up 5 years later with psychic powers, you may find yourself in the Dead Zone! Christopher Walken is Johnny Smith, a man with the power to see the future. Using those powers he tries to save the lives of those around him. Cramed with more winks then you can shake a stack, we put together the greatest buddy cop show ever!

The Dead Zone greatest hits:
-Going full winky-mode in this the "documentary" The Dead Zone
-Asking hows much DOES it cost to rent an amusement park
-the Rain is an allegory
-the buddy cop show we all need
-gettng all 10's for creatvity
-make the Dead Zone Great Again
-choosing movies - harder than it looks

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