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 85: Dark Crystal (1982)

February 28th, 2017

If you ever find yourself having to save the world with only three days left, then you better hurry up and fix that Dark Crystal! Jim Henson's other major motion picture from the 80's is this weeks movie. In this cast we start by going super local, we get way more excited about the trial by stone then we probably should, and we discuss a new menu item for Golden Corral. All this plus the return of Bowie's Bulge! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and become a patron at


Ep 84: Say Anything (1989)

February 21st, 2017

Rich girl works hard to get into a predigious school. Poor boy wants to kickbox for the rest of his life. What can you say about they're love? You can Say Anything! This weeks episode brings back the 80's rom/com about John Cusack trying to woo the girl of his dreams with a big ass boombox. This week Greg and Paul relate to Lloyd a bit too much, Willow suggests other titles for this movie, and Paul reads Diane's letter to her father when he's in prison. All this plus laundry lists! Follow us on facebook, twitter, and Instagram and rate us 5 stars on ITunes. And subscribe as well!


Ep 83: Short Circuit (1986)

February 14th, 2017

If you ever build a robot equipped with a fully functional laser rifle, be sure not to charge it outside during a storm or else it might Short Circuit! Yes, the 80's robot classic about Johnny Number 5 is this weeks episode and and the gang had a lot to discuss. Willow suggests how the robots could disguise themselves in Moscow, learning that Wingdings 3 is the worst wingding set, and Paul's thoughts on the complicated relationship of a girl, her robot, and a scientist. All this plus Willow and Greg help Paul tell a childhood story. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and rate us 5 stars on ITunes.


Ep 82: The Shining (1980)

February 8th, 2017

Stuck in a hotel in a snowstorm and the waiter is telling you to 'correct' your family? Better Have your son call the old chef with The Shining! The Steven King adapted movie by famed film maker Stanley Kubrick is our latest film. In this cast Willow is not happy with the Torrences' accomodations, she then helps the boys imagine this movie starring Jack Black, and Paul and Greg reveal what secrets they'd take to the grave. All this plus tubas! Follow us on Facebook, twitter, and Instagram.