Society & Culture

Specializing in the best retro podcast content featuring topics from the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.

Episodes

Dave talks about number 65 on the 1980's Essential Movies list being My Left Foot (1989).

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Freaks and Geeks Episode 7 – Carded and Discarded Did you ever try to get a fake ID? Lindsey and the Freaks set out to get ID’s so they can go see a very special band they’ve heard was really good, called Feedback. But they are in for a little surprise when they actually get in! Sam, Bill and Neal make friends with a beautiful new student, Maureen. There is more great music in this episode. And we find out that Bill’s rocket is huge.

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Dave leads our next discussion on retro sex comedies. We are discussing Spring Break (1983) on this episode. 

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Dave talks about number 66 on the 1980's Essential Movies list being Goodbye, Children (Au Revoir Les Enfants) (1987).

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Freaks and Geeks Episode 6 – I’m With The Band Question: How many pieces did Neil Peart (Rush) have in his drum set? It’s like 40 something…..crazy!! Well Nick is trying to be a drummer as well and Daniel and Ken join him in a band called……Creation!! Sam, Bill and Neal are forced to shower in gym class…..very reluctantly.

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Suzanne leads our next discussion on retro sex comedies. We are discussing Animal House (1978) on this episode. 

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Dave and Scott talk about number 67 on the 1980's Essential Movies list being Lost in America (1985).

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Freaks and Geeks Episode 5 – Tests and Breasts Sex Ed……so Sam is a little immature and is trying to understand sex ed….well he may get more than what he asks for….And Lindsey helps Daniel with a test…or does she?

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Scott leads our kick off discussion on retro sex comedies. We are discussing Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) on this episode. 

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Dave talks about number 68 on the 1980's Essential Movies list being Big (1988).

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Freaks and Geeks Episode 4 - Kim Kelly Is My Friend Lindsey and Kim’s relationship starts to develop but it doesn’t start great…. Sam get’s bullied by an upper class man girl who is friends with Kim… This episode shows a little bit of a darker side to Kim’s past as well.

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June 15, 2020

Episode 143 - The Jerk

Scott leads the next movie in our 1970s movies discussion, this time we talk about The Jerk (1979).

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Dave talks about number 69 on the 1980's Essential Movies list being Hannah and Her Sisters (1986).

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Freaks and Geeks Episode 3 – Tricks and Treats This episode focuses on Halloween…..it was so different back then. We always had way more fun than kids get to have today. Remember when it was safe to eat unwrapped Halloween treats?

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Dave and Scott start talking about 1970's movies and kick it off with Meatballs (1979).

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