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 95: The Wraith (1986)

May 30th, 2017

When an aggressive car club comes and kills you, the only way you can get your revenge is to come back and Wraith them! Now replace Wraith with race and you got this car-tastic Charlie Sheen movie. In this cast we're down a member of the TWR team but persevere onward as we discuss the movie powerhouse Hot Dog the movie, we ask what exactly IS Augie style, and then ponder the many ways this towns sheriff has closed a case. All this plus not-Clint Howard stops by! Become a patron at, and follow us at Facebook and twitter. Then subscribe and leave a 5 star review on ITunes.


Ep 84: Vision Quest (1985)

May 23rd, 2017

The big wrestling tournament is coming, you need to cut 22 pounds but a sexy drifter is distracting you. Maybe you need your buddys help to set you on your Vison Quest! The Mathew Modine movie about going the distance in high school greco-roman wrestling. In this cast we try very hard not to offend an entire people, Paul questions the Dad's motives toward Carla, and then Willow suggests Loudin get some interesting plastic surgery. All this plus Coach Kutch! Follow us on facebook, twitter, and become a patron at Now a part of the Podtron Network.


Ep 93: Real Genius

May 16th, 2017

College is already tough enough without finding out your hero is a jokster, the girl you like is heavily caffinated, and theres a guy living in your closet. To make it through the year you'd have to be a Real Genius! The Val Kilmer comedy about one kids journey to building a death laser. On this cast we discuss the militaries tv pilot season, we play 9 truths and 1 lie, and then compare 80s computers to ikea furniture. All this plus 80's Italian Pope!!! Follow us on facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and subcribe with a 5 star review on ITunes.


Ep 92: Fright Night (1985)

May 9th, 2017

Women showing up dead, girlfriend thinks you're crazy and your best friend just turned into a wolf? Looks like your gonna have a hell of a Fright Night! The '85 vampire thriller about a vampire facing off with a whiny teen and his elderly TV vampire hunter sidekick. In this cast, we discuss this towns openness towards prostitution, Willow reminds us theres a lot of other things to spend $500 on, and then she asks "is there a vampire starter kit?" All that plus the vampire pyramid scheme! Follow us on facebook, Twitter, and instagram and give us a 5 star review on Itunes!


Ep 91: Heavy Metal (1981)

May 2nd, 2017

Druggie aliens, scantily clad amazon women, and a man-child saving more scantily clad women leads to a head banging good time to Heavy Metal. The 1981 canadian animated movie based on a comic book is this weeks formerly rad film. This episode we discuss the number of clothed women in the film, or rather, the lack thereof, Paul tries to buy a video game, and Greg has a serious issue with underwater tunnels. All this plus the summoning of the ta-tas! Subscribe on ITunes and leave us a 5 star review and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


Ep 90: All Dogs Go To Heaven (1989)

April 25th, 2017

When the end is near for your loyal companion, just remember all dogs go to heaven! The Don Bluth film about a shady dog who gets a second chance to get revenge. In this cast Willow guesses how Charlie the dog dies and 'shocks' Paul and Greg, we discuss the many plans of Charlies to grift people, and Paul explains why every dog in New Orleans would come to his rescue. All this plus trophy talk! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and subcribe with a 5 star review on ITunes.


Ep 89: Akira (1988)

April 18th, 2017

After world war 3 has ended and Neo-Tokyo is on the brink of civil unrest, only one name can bring the masses together- Akira! One of the greatest, and most influencial, anime movies of the 80's and beyond is this weeks rad movie under review. Listen in as we question the gang name selection process, Willow tries to claim her school was an insipration for the movie, and then reminds us, even biker gangs need helmets. all this plus space lasers! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe with a 5 star review on ITunes.


Ep 88: The Land Before Time (1988)

April 11th, 2017

Littlefoot, Cera, Petri, Duckie, and Spike are all here to lead you on a journey through the Land Before Time! The 1988 Don Bluth classic about a group of dinosaur friends trying to find their way to the great valley. In this cast we discuss the tragic cycle of death that is littlefoot's mother, Geroge and John Lucas return to discuss the gestation peroid of dinosaurs, and we ask the big question, how racist IS Cera? All this plus Littlefoot the murderer. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. And rate us 5 Stars on ITunes!


Lit TV: Greys Anatomy

April 4th, 2017

This week we're trying out a new program called Lit TV! We let Willow dig into her show of the moment Grey's Anatomy. If you've seen the show, this will be a fun ride, if not, you can listen to Paul slowly go insane. In this episode we discuss Dr. McDreamy and Dr. McSteamy, the infamous plane crash, and try to list everyone who's die. Spoiler, we can't. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instargram and Subscribe on ITunes and at


Ep 87: Silent Rage (1982)

March 21st, 2017

Chuck Norris, bikers, mad doctors, and an unstoppable killer will end this night in Silent Rage! A low budget thriller starring our favorite bearded Martial Artist is this weeks episode. In this cast Greg gushes over the stellar opening, assumes a cat wrote the sound track, and we suddenly realize we've found the rosetta stone of horror movies. All this plus casual Chuck! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.