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Flopcast 570: Have Some Back Hair, Crunch Some Birds

Flopcast episode 570! We haven’t reviewed a weird school book club magazine from the 80s since… oh wait, it was three weeks ago. Thanks for your patience. This time we’re looking at a 1984 issue of Maniac, a short-lived Dynamite-type magazine aimed at a slightly older audience, with an added twist of Mad-style

Flopcast 569 Bewitched statue

Flopcast 569: Maple Fools

Flopcast episode 569! A quick springtime mixed bag of weirdness: April has arrived, and Kornflake is celebrating with a sugary holiday of her own making, Maple Fools Day. Speaking of sugar, National Whatever Day finds us wishing a Happy Birthday to the writer of The Archies’ greatest hit. Our impromptu

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Fungus Among Us

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Fungus Among Us. This week we’re not playing games.. we’re watching shows based on games and talking about The Last of Us. Basically the darkest road trip movie we’ve seen. In science we discuss life in Uranus, how long does gas really last in the apocalypse, 3D

Flopcast 568 Rick Springfield Working Class Dog

Flopcast 568: I’ve Been a Dirty Dog

Flopcast episode 568! As suggested/threatened last week, we’re doing a Top 4 ½ List of 1980s dogs. (Kornflake is obsessed with dogs, Kevin is obsessed with the 80s… this had to happen.) Including: Several cartoon dogs, a Muppet dog, a WWF wrestling dog, a rock star dog, a certain beer-chugging

Flopcast 567 Big Bill Blitz

Flopcast 567: I Know Where You Stuff Things

Flopcast episode 567! It’s about time for another Dynamite magazine review, but to mix things up, we’re looking at a different (but eerily similar) magazine called Winner. A single issue of Winner was sold through school book clubs in 1982, and it’s essentially a sports-themed version of Dynamite. Our discussion includes: John McEnroe’s hair; Chris Evert

Flopcast 566 Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam

Flopcast 566: You Know I Love Falco

Flopcast episode 566! It’s another Flopcast tribute to V66, Boston’s music video TV channel of the mid-80s! (We do this every one hundred episodes. It’s all we have.) This time we thought we’d look at Billboard’s Top 66 songs of 1986, an amazing list of absolutely classic 80s pop. (Flopcast

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Cocaine Bear

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Cocaine Bear. Comedy is back. This week, as residence of North Georgia, we discuss a very real threat, Cocaine Bears. From Director Elizabeth Banks this is one of the funniest horror movies I’ve ever seen. In science we discuss curing hiccups, 2500 year old booze, slime powered

Flopcast 565 Lost in Space Robot Will and Judy

Flopcast 565: Books in Space

Flopcast episode 565! The Flopcast Book Club is finally back in session, and we’re discussing Bill Mumy’s new memoir Danger, Will Robinson: The Full Mumy. Best known for Lost in Space and The Twilight Zone, Bill was one of the busiest child actors of the 1960s, and has stayed busy with television, film, and

Flopcast 564 Eddy Grant

Flopcast 564: Rock Down to Yogurt Avenue

Flopcast episode 564! It’s a rather random 1980s-themed show, as a coin toss leads to our celebrating the birthday of 80s one hit (or maybe two hit) wonder Eddy Grant. Then we flip to a random page in our Ranking the 80s book and discuss a song about (possibly inappropriate) touching. (Yes,

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Retaliators Mount Up

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Retaliators Mount Up. This week we answer the question what happens when a bunch of Metal guys decide to help make a horror movie. We are reviewing The Retaliators. Will the movie be as good as the amazing soundtrack? Listen to find out. In science we talk

BFLTN 80-M Brittany and Martha are ranting

But First, Let’s Talk Nerdy Episode 80-M: Women Do NOT Belong in Refrigerators

But First, Let’s Talk Nerdy Episode 80-M! It’s Part Martha of our latest two-part rant episode, as Martha RANTS about comics and how they keep putting women in refrigerators. #dccomics #marvelcomics #comics #comicbooks #rant #womeninrefrigerators #fridging #gailsimone #badwriting #treatwomenright #podcast #esonetwork But First, Let’s Talk Nerdy on Instagram! Please rate

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