The Branded in the 80s Podcast is a show that remembers what it was like to be a kid growing up in the 1980s. Cartoons, movies, music, toys, and junk food.
18 - Random Toy Memories
On this episode of the show, I take a few minutes to relate of couple of vivid Star Wars toy memories that I've been thinking about of late.
17 - The Ballad of Shuki Levy
In this episode of the show I take a minute to dive back into the world of animation music attribution and talk about the some of the uncredited folks behind five of my favorite 80s era cartoon theme songs.
16 - Michael Reaves Appreciation
On this latest episode I take a minute to give a little appreciation to one of my favorite animation writers, the great Michael Reaves. Though he may not be a household name, he worked on a ton of the cartoons of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, contributing some of the best episodes of each series he touched.
15 - Nostalgic Bliss
On the latest episode of the show I take a few minutes to talk about the underlying happiness and oft ignored sadness of nostalgia, and try to relate a couple instances where my experience with 80s era junk has led to unadulterated bliss.
14 - A Silverhawks Story
On this episode of the show I take a second to tell a short story about one of my most vivid Silverhawks memories.
Episode 13 - Star Wars Then and Now
On this episode of the show I take a minute to talk about the Star Wars films, in particular how the years of official canon affect how our perceptions of the movies and characters change over time. There are spoilers for Episodes 7 & 8, so proceed with caution.