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 67: John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)

October 25th, 2016

John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, snow, and a blood test. Need i say more? We watched The Thing! The 1982 remake/re-envisioning by the master of horror tells the take of a group of "scientists" being hunted by a creature from another world. In this cast Willow throws out one hell of a Kurt Russell theory, we question who approved their requisition list, and we put forth how the film really should have ended. All this plus Willow's continuing plea for coffee. follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and Rate us on ITunes and subscribe at


Ep 66: Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

October 18th, 2016

If you ever find a circus tent in the woods after seeing a shooting star, be sure not to get cotton candied by a bunch of Killer Klowns from Out Space! The 1988 cult feature that proves once and for all, clowns ARE the scariest things you could ever encounter. On this cast we bring in a very special guest in the form of our favorite listener and patron Mr. Bibs. He gets in on the action as we discuss Beer, the beer of beers, Greg and Paul disagree on the college girl to cop dating chart, and Willow compromises by doubling down on the extremes. All this plus Mr. Bibs confusing Paul with his Rad/Not Rad decision. Follow us on facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or become a patron at Finally, leave us a 5 star review on Itunes cause you like us.


Ep 65: Nightmare on Elm Street part 2: Freddy’s Revenge

October 11th, 2016

Some nightmares come back even if they did seem as if they were killed off last year. But Freddy's was his revenge. Yes, we watched Nightmare on Elm Street part 2 and this time Freddy is terrorizing a new teenager. In this cast we applaud the cinematic excellence of the Chipmunk sequels, Greg assumes our hero has had a bit of work done, and Willow gives one of Paul's jokes the Old Yeller treatment. All that plus Paul explains what men and women look for when choosing a mate. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and subscribe on ITunes and at


Ep 64: Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

October 4th, 2016

Its October so that means its time to kick off another month of horrific 80's movies and to start things off, we start with the first of many incarnations of Jason Vorhees in Friday the 13th Part 2. This time Jason is back himself avenging his mother. Very odd family those Vorhees'. In this cast, Greg asks, how did Jason find his way into suburbia, Paul asks if Jason would be considered a neckbeard killer, and Willow imagines Jason having to go through airport security. All this and Paul's martial insight. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Subscribe on ITunes, and follow us on