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BEST SATURDAYS – TMNT’s Cam Clarke & Retro-Toy Con

Last November Mark & Dan were once again guests at Retro-Toy Con! Presented by Toy Federation, Retro-Toy Con is not only the undisputed epicenter of yesterday’s playthings in The Carolinas, but is one of the premier fandom conventions this side of the Mississippi! Today we welcome true T.V. royalty, Cam

Retro-Toy Con, Toy Federation, Screaming Soup, Rad Plastic, Shrunk 3D, Action Toys & Collectables, He-Man, She-Ra, Howdy Doody, Hot Wheels, Transformers, G.I. Joe, Star Wars, Justice League, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Filmation, DC Comics, Archie Comics, Josie and the Pussycats, Power-Con, Rob Lamb, The Best Saturdays of Our Lives, The Best Saturdays of Our Lives Podcast, Mark McCray, Dan Klink, Thunder Talk,

Best Saturdays Ep#47 📺 Toys & Toons at Retro-Toy Con

Toys. There has always been a symbiotic relationship between the cartoons we grew up on and merchandise associated with them. Back in November 2021 Mark & Dan were guests of the upstate’s premier toys and collectibles convention; Retro-Toy Con! In our second episode covering 2021’s convention, we spoke with many

Neurodiversity Rocks ⚡ Best Saturdays Vol.2: Ewoks & Droids

Neurodiversity Rocks ⚡  Best Saturdays Vol.2: Ewoks & Droids

Autism, ADHD, and an entire universe of neurodivergent individuals, many of whom find themselves dismissed and attacked by our society; represent the very core of the arts we all celebrate. People whose unique perspectives and imaginations create the art that gives our society meaning. We’re joined by OG Thunder Fam

Retro-Toy Con 📺 Keone Young & Dan Gilvezan

Retro-Toy Con 2021! Once again Mark & Dan attended as guests, hosted a Ha-Man panel, and conducted a couple of interviews with two legends of the voice acting world. Keone Young takes us on a journey through his storied carrier while discussing many of the difficulties facing persons of color

Boss Level Sweet Tooth – Soul Forge Pod 207

Boss Level Sweet Tooth and other updates! This week is a bit of a mixed bag. No major topic of discussion, but we do have many smaller, bite-sized things to discuss. Just enough to whet your appetite and bring you back for next week’s episode! Starting off with Father’s Day.

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The 42cast Episode 73: Cartoons of the 80’s

The 80’s were a time cartoons were becoming more and more popular. Greater channels and the rise of syndication meant that there was a lot of content out there. When you combine that with the rise of licensing and cartoons being created by toy companies, and you had a recipe

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The 42cast Episode 29: The Will Meugniot Interview

This week we interview Will Meugniot. Will has spent over forty years as a storyteller in the comics and animation industries. We talk to Will about his influences, career, and get some of his thoughts about the current state of Marvel and DC television and film. We focus on his

The 42cast Episode 27: Heroes – Where Did It Go Wrong?

This week we talk all about Heroes, the NBC drama that took the world by storm back in 2006. Heroes treated the idea of superpowers in a serious manner and paved the way for so many series that we know and love. Just about everyone agrees that Heroes started strong

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The 42cast Episode 26: The Journey Home

Back in 2015, Marvel and Sony announced an unprecedented deal to allow Marvel to use Spider-Man in their movies and for Marvel to allow Sony to use some of their characters in a Spider-Man movie. No money changed hands, and both studios reaped the rewards. This week we dive into

The Ratchet Retrocast Episode 26 – YOOOOOOOOO JOECast!!!

Span a 50 year journey to find the origin of “The Action Figure” with us as we dive into the core of G.I. Joe! Learn about the twisted path that Hasbro had to undertake to get this toy line approved in the 60’s. This new toy then spawned a revolution

Movie review: G.I. Joes return to the big screen with “Retaliation”

By Ashley Bergner Box Office Buzz All film fans have their guilty pleasures: movies we know fall short of cinematic greatness, but for whatever reason, we still love them anyway. Maybe it’s the over-the-top alien invasion movie “Independence Day” with its endless explosions, or maybe it’s “Armageddon,” featuring Bruce Willis

Next on Earth Station One..

Next week, the Earth Station One crew enlists. That’s right, Mike, Mike, and Bobby report for duty as part of America’s highly trained special missions force, known as G.I. Joe. ESO takes down Cobra forces while looking back at the Joes’ history from comic books, the various cartoon series, the

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