This Was Rad! Podcast

The podcast about two friends who look back at 80’s movies, along with one’s teenage daughter, to see if they see if are still Rad Today!

Ep 79: Big Top Pee Wee (1988)

January 17th, 2017

Good Times Great Movies and This Was Rad present the Pee Wee Herman crossover event as we watched Big Top Pee Wee. While we will delve into who got the better of the two movies in this cast Paul is obsessed with kidnapped celebrity dogs, Greg is a bit skeptical of Pee Wee's nobel prize chances and then gives us a very different ending. All this plus Willow gives Gregory the business. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and facebook and Follow GoodTimesGreatMovies as well. And subscribe on ITunes or at


Ep 78: Tremors (1990)

January 10th, 2017

If you gotta waz make sure you check the ground your standing on, otherwise you might not notice all the Tremors! The 1990 b-movie inspired desert comedy-horror movie abot giant worms terrorizing a small Nevada town. This week we have special guest Scott from our friends at Ink-LARP who helps us discuss the landholdings of Walter Chang, we formulate the Rhona-graboid conspiracy, and Willow giving the boys another geography lesson. All this plus rusty playgrounds! Follow us on facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and subscribe at ITunes and podcast shout outs too Pocast 1289, Cadavercast and GoodtimesGreatMovies.


Ep 77: Indiana Jones and Temple of Doom (1984)

January 4th, 2017

Thugee cults, lounge singers, and a sidekick named Short Round make life diffuclt for Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom. While we don't have wire hangers we do have the second of the Indy original trilogy here for your listening pleasure. In this cast John and George Lucas are back to explain how they sold the movie, Willow unleashes the pizazz, and Paul suggests a new nethod of worshipping Kali. All this plus we learn about puppy guarding. Become a patron at, subscribe nd leave a review on ITunes, and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.


Ep 76: Die Hard

December 28th, 2016

Its the holidays and your spouse is estranged and during your first visit to California her workplace is over taken by Germany Bank robbers. You can either run and hide or fight and Die Hard! Yes! The action packed Bruce Willis vehicle is here and we break it down for you like Hans Gruber explaining where Takagi went. In this cast, Willow nails what each TWR host looks for in a movie, We imagine what it would've been like if John McClane had social media, Paul is very curious how one gets expelled from a terrorist organization. All this plus we smother praise on the late great Alan Rickman. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter an subscribe on ITunes or at


Ep 75: Bill and Teds Excellent Adventure (1988)

December 20th, 2016

Need to get a history report done before your dad sends you to an Alaskan military school? Then jump in the phonebooth and take a tour on Bill and Teds Excellent Adventure! The movie about two dudes just trying to graduate high school. In this cast we have an in studio guest, superfan Shaina who starts us off but letting us know how engaging our recording sessions are, Paul cannot handle Bills "mom" and dad, Greg is very cocnerned about Ted's little brother, and we learn don't pick Socrates as your wingman. All this plus future present Willow meets future Willow. Subscribe at ITunes, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and become a patron at


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 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 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


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 60: Pretty in Pink (1986)

September 9th, 2016

When one girl tries ditching a clinger for the rich hot guy, she'll eventually find her way to the prom looking Pretty in Pink! Hughes-a-palooza continues as we watch Molly Ringwald get with the rich guy as Jon Cryer's Duckie clings on for dear life. In this cast we delve deep into Ringwalds fashion sense, we spend way too much time breaking down Duckie, and Willow gets a zinger on Greg no one can argue. All this plus John Hughes (as not himself) stops by again to give the actors a sense of character. Become a patron at, follow us at Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and subscribe and review at ITunes or wherever you guy podcasts!