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 72: Aliens (1986)

November 30th, 2016

You think this is a bug hunt? Hell no. These Colonial Marines are gonna kick some Aliens butt! Oh yeah, the sequal to the movie that introduced us to the Ripley and the xenomorph is this weeks movie. We cover a lot of ground which includes the gang being really exicted smoking makes a comback, Paul imagines a more liberal xenomorph society, and Willow help us completely re-imagine the ending. All that plus the Girl from Impanema! Become a patron at, Subscribe at ITunes and follow us on facebook, instagram, and twitter.


Ep 71 Garbage Pail Kids (1987)

November 22nd, 2016

Sometimes when you're too ugly for society, you end up in the State Home for the Ugly, if you do keep your eyes out for all the Garbage Pail Kids! The 1987 movie that brought the foul trading cards to life is this weeks former rad movie. In this cast we discuss the movie making powerhouse that is TOPPS Chewing Gum Porductions, Willow lays out her "everyone gets left behind" policy, and Greg believes the Kids' talents are wasted on sewing. All that plus POWER POSE! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, subscribe on ITUNES and and keep being rad!


Ep 70: Secret of NIMH (1982)

November 15th, 2016

Lights in your rosebush keeping you upat night? Maybe you have a group of rats keeping the Sceret of NIMH! The 1982 Don Bluth movie about magic rodents and clumsy crows. In this cast Willow draws all of Mrs. Brisby's problem to her sick son Timmy, Paul makes sure everyone knows how to spell NIMH, and imagines Dragon the cat after hitting rock bottom. All that plus George Orwell references! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and subscribe on ITunes and at


Ep 69: Innerspace(1987)

November 8th, 2016

2 microchips, one washed up pilot, and hapless store clerk all take a journey into Innerspace! The 87 sci-fi movie about miniaturization and people who want it. In this podcast Greg and Paul discover they've been kissing all wrong, Greg wonders why they didn't give Tucker a helmet, and Willow discovers mental disease has been around longer than the 80s. All this plus magic in space! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and subscribe on ITunes and at


Ep 68: BeetleJuice(1988)

November 1st, 2016

When you need to summon the ghost with the most, just say his name three times and enjoy the consequences! Yes, we watched Tim Burton's '88 classic Beetlejuice. A long list of stars made this come to life, hehe, and in this cast Paul tells Willow where he used to buy VHS's, Willow thinks the Maitlands are a different kind of couple, and Greg asks why cant these people just read the manual? All this plus a Life lesson from Greg to Willow. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and subscribe on ITunes and