6 episodes

Revisiting and nostalgically enjoying some of pop culture's finest creations as we marvel: "It's How Old?!".

Movies, TV shows, music, books, comics, video games, and more - each season focuses on five pop culture phenomenons from your past that reach notable milestones this year.

I’m your host, Mark Asquith, self-certified geek and co-founder of the Nerd Podcasts network. You can find “It’s How Old?!” in your podcast app of choice and listen for free there or at itshowold.com.

Each season I’m joined by specially selected co-hosts who help me to dive deep into the pop culture icons that are celebrating specific, surprising birthdays and we can’t wait for you to take a journey back through time with us to celebrate your favourites, too.

This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

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Revisiting and nostalgically enjoying some of pop culture's finest creations as we marvel: "It's How Old?!".

Movies, TV shows, music, books, comics, video games, and more - each season focuses on five pop culture phenomenons from your past that reach notable milestones this year.

I’m your host, Mark Asquith, self-certified geek and co-founder of the Nerd Podcasts network. You can find “It’s How Old?!” in your podcast app of choice and listen for free there or at itshowold.com.

Each season I’m joined by specially selected co-hosts who help me to dive deep into the pop culture icons that are celebrating specific, surprising birthdays and we can’t wait for you to take a journey back through time with us to celebrate your favourites, too.

This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacy

    Return of the Jedi (1983) is 40 Years Old!!

    Return of the Jedi (1983) is 40 Years Old!!

    "Return of the Jedi" is an epic space adventure that concludes the original "Star Wars" trilogy in spectacular fashion. The movie opens with our heroes, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo, on a daring mission to rescue Han from the clutches of the vile gangster Jabba the Hutt. With lightsabers blazing and blasters firing, they fight their way through Jabba's palace and ultimately destroy the slimy slug-like creature.
    As the Rebel Alliance prepares for their final showdown with the evil Empire, Luke confronts his father, Darth Vader, in a thrilling lightsaber duel that will determine the fate of the galaxy. Meanwhile, Han and Leia lead a daring mission to disable the Empire's new Death Star before it can obliterate the Rebel Alliance.
    With heart-pumping action, stunning special effects, and unforgettable characters, "Return of the Jedi" is a triumphant conclusion to the original "Star Wars" trilogy that will leave audiences cheering.
    Please welcome to the show my wonderful co-host:
    Guest name: Garry Aylott Guest bio: Garry is Head of Design at Captivate.fm As a podcaster, he has created, produced and co-hosted popular shows for his two sci-fi loves: Star Wars (@rebellion_spark) and Doctor Who (@bigblueboxpcast). Often seen reading comics, geeking out with podcast tech or gaming. Where to connect with our guest: @garryaylott on Twitter Garry's Website
    Other episodes you might like:
    Season one:
    Return of the JediMan of SteelSuperman (The Movie)The Dark KnightJurassic Park
    Credits:
    Additional voiceover work was provided by Drew Toynbee. Thank you! Follow Drew on Twitter https://www.x.com/DrewToynbee
    It's How Old?! is part of the Nerd Podcasts Network
    Podcasts for nerds like us. From Star Wars to books; pop culture to gaming, Nerd Podcasts has a range of free podcasts that discuss everything that you know and love from the geek world around you.
    For episodes from across the network, visit Nerd Podcasts Network Website .
    Recommended podcast: Spark of Rebellion, the weekly Star Wars news recap for busy fans and Star Wars lovers - Spark of Rebellion .
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Spark of Rebellion, The Star Wars News Podcast (Podcast Recommendation)
    Get your weekly Star Wars news fix with Spark of Rebellion with hosts Garry & Mark.
    Spark of Rebellion


    This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

    OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacy

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Superman: The Movie (1978) is 45 Years Old!

    Superman: The Movie (1978) is 45 Years Old!

    "Superman" (1978) is an epic superhero movie that tells the iconic story of the Man of Steel's origin and his quest to save humanity from the clutches of evil. Christopher Reeve delivers a remarkable performance as Clark Kent, the mild-mannered reporter who transforms into the mighty Superman.
    As the evil genius Lex Luthor (played by Gene Hackman) threatens to destroy the West Coast of the United States with his diabolical plot, Superman must race against time to stop him and save millions of lives. Along the way, he falls in love with the fearless Lois Lane (played by Margot Kidder) and becomes a symbol of hope and inspiration for the people of Metropolis.
    With thrilling action sequences, unforgettable characters, and groundbreaking special effects that made audiences believe a man could fly, "Superman" (1978) remains a beloved classic that captures the essence of heroism and adventure. It's a movie that will leave you cheering for the Man of Steel, and eager to see what new adventures await him.
    Please welcome to the show my wonderful co-host:
    Guest name: Drew Toynbee Guest bio: Drew is a podcaster doing everything he can to make the industry his full time home. Entering the space as a creator in late 2020 with Sequel Pitch, he has since begun producing and editing podcasts for others, while trying to keep up with his other loves of movies, games in all their forms, books and his family Where to connect with our guest: @DrewToynbee on Twitter Drew's Website
    Other episodes you might like:
    Season one:
    Return of the JediMan of SteelSuperman (The Movie)The Dark KnightJurassic Park
    Credits:
    Additional voiceover work was provided by Drew Toynbee. Thank you! Follow Drew on Twitter https://www.x.com/DrewToynbee
    It's How Old?! is part of the Nerd Podcasts Network
    Podcasts for nerds like us. From Star Wars to books; pop culture to gaming, Nerd Podcasts has a range of free podcasts that discuss everything that you know and love from the geek world around you.
    For episodes from across the network, visit Nerd Podcasts Network Website .
    Recommended podcast: Spark of Rebellion, the weekly Star Wars news recap for busy fans and Star Wars lovers - Spark of Rebellion .
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Spark of Rebellion, The Star Wars News Podcast (Podcast Recommendation)
    Get your weekly Star Wars news fix with Spark of Rebellion with hosts Garry & Mark.
    Spark of Rebellion


    This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

    OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacy

    • 1 hr 10 min
    The Dark Knight (2008) is 15 Years Old!

    The Dark Knight (2008) is 15 Years Old!

    In the city of Gotham, darkness looms as the Joker, a madman with a twisted sense of humor, unleashes chaos and destruction. The only hope for the city is Batman, the Dark Knight, who must confront his own demons as he battles the Joker in a thrilling game of cat and mouse.
    Christian Bale delivers a powerful performance as Batman, while the late Heath Ledger's portrayal of the Joker is nothing short of legendary. The supporting cast, including Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent and Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon, is equally impressive.
    With heart-stopping action, pulse-pounding music, and a gripping storyline that explores the nature of heroism and morality, "The Dark Knight" is an unforgettable cinematic experience. It's a movie that will leave you on the edge of your seat, with a final act that will leave you breathless. Don't miss it!
    Please welcome to the show my wonderful co-host:
    Guest name: Niel Guilarte Guest bio: Niel is the founder of Wildstyle Media, Director at JL Video, a podcaster and coach since 2014, a DJ and huge Batman fan! Where to connect with our guest: @nielguilarte on Twitter Niel's Website Niel on YouTube @nieljguilarte on Instagram
    Other episodes you might like:
    Season one:
    Return of the JediMan of SteelSuperman (The Movie)The Dark KnightJurassic Park
    Credits:
    Additional voiceover work was provided by Drew Toynbee. Thank you! Follow Drew on Twitter https://www.x.com/DrewToynbee
    It's How Old?! is part of the Nerd Podcasts Network
    Podcasts for nerds like us. From Star Wars to books; pop culture to gaming, Nerd Podcasts has a range of free podcasts that discuss everything that you know and love from the geek world around you.
    For episodes from across the network, visit Nerd Podcasts Network Website .
    Recommended podcast: Spark of Rebellion, the weekly Star Wars news recap for busy fans and Star Wars lovers - Spark of Rebellion .
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Spark of Rebellion, The Star Wars News Podcast (Podcast Recommendation)
    Get your weekly Star Wars news fix with Spark of Rebellion with hosts Garry & Mark.
    Spark of Rebellion


    This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

    OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacy

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Man of Steel (2013) is 10 Years Old!

    Man of Steel (2013) is 10 Years Old!

    "Man of Steel" (2013) is a high-octane reboot of the Superman story, directed by Zack Snyder. The film kicks off on the dying planet Krypton, where Kal-El, the last of his kind, is sent to Earth by his father, Jor-El, as Krypton faces destruction.
    Kal-El's adoptive parents, the Kents, raise him with love and instill values that shape him into a hero. As an adult, Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) struggles with his alien identity, yearning for a purpose.
    When General Zod (Michael Shannon), a ruthless Kryptonian, comes to Earth seeking Kal-El and a world engine to terraform Earth into a new Krypton, Clark must embrace his destiny as Superman.
    With breathtaking visuals, gripping action sequences, and a brilliant portrayal of Superman by Cavill, "Man of Steel" offers a thrilling cinematic experience, setting the stage for future DC Extended Universe films...
    Please welcome to the show my wonderful co-host:
    Guest name: Drew Toynbee Guest bio: Drew is a podcaster doing everything he can to make the industry his full time home. Entering the space as a creator in late 2020 with Sequel Pitch, he has since begun producing and editing podcasts for others, while trying to keep up with his other loves of movies, games in all their forms, books and his family Where to connect with our guest: @DrewToynbee on Twitter Drew's Website
    Other episodes you might like:
    Season one:
    Return of the JediMan of SteelSuperman (The Movie)The Dark KnightJurassic Park
    Credits:
    Additional voiceover work was provided by Drew Toynbee. Thank you! Follow Drew on Twitter https://www.x.com/DrewToynbee
    It's How Old?! is part of the Nerd Podcasts Network
    Podcasts for nerds like us. From Star Wars to books; pop culture to gaming, Nerd Podcasts has a range of free podcasts that discuss everything that you know and love from the geek world around you.
    For episodes from across the network, visit Nerd Podcasts Network Website .
    Recommended podcast: Spark of Rebellion, the weekly Star Wars news recap for busy fans and Star Wars lovers - Spark of Rebellion .
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Spark of Rebellion, The Star Wars News Podcast (Podcast Recommendation)
    Get your weekly Star Wars news fix with Spark of Rebellion with hosts Garry & Mark.
    Spark of Rebellion


    This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

    OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacy

    • 1 hr 57 min
    Jurassic Park (1993) is 30 Years Old!

    Jurassic Park (1993) is 30 Years Old!

    In a world where science has gone too far, one man's ambition has created a new breed of terror.
    On a remote island off the coast of Costa Rica, billionaire entrepreneur John Hammond has created a wildlife park unlike any other.
    But when a security breach allows the park's genetically-engineered dinosaurs to run free, a group of survivors must band together to escape the island before it's too late.
    Featuring groundbreaking special effects and an all-star cast, including Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum, Jurassic Park will take you on a journey through the ultimate test of survival.
    Get ready to face your fears and experience the thrill ride of a lifetime.
    Welcome to Jurassic Park.
    Please welcome to the show my wonderful co-host:
    Guest name: Em McGowan Guest bio: Host of Verbal Diorama, writer for Film Stories. Nerd of all trades, master of none. (Please just call me Em, no need for the surname.) Where to connect with our guest: Em's Website @verbaldiorama on Twitter
    Other episodes you might like:
    Season one:
    Return of the JediMan of SteelSuperman (The Movie)The Dark KnightJurassic Park
    Credits:
    Additional voiceover work was provided by Drew Toynbee. Thank you! Follow Drew on Twitter https://www.x.com/DrewToynbee
    It's How Old?! is part of the Nerd Podcasts Network
    Podcasts for nerds like us. From Star Wars to books; pop culture to gaming, Nerd Podcasts has a range of free podcasts that discuss everything that you know and love from the geek world around you.
    For episodes from across the network, visit Nerd Podcasts Network Website .
    Recommended podcast: Spark of Rebellion, the weekly Star Wars news recap for busy fans and Star Wars lovers - Spark of Rebellion .
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Spark of Rebellion, The Star Wars News Podcast (Podcast Recommendation)
    Get your weekly Star Wars news fix with Spark of Rebellion with hosts Garry & Mark.
    Spark of Rebellion


    This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

    OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacy

    • 55 min
    Welcome to "It's How Old?!" - Celebrating Pop Culture's Biggest Birthdays!

    Welcome to "It's How Old?!" - Celebrating Pop Culture's Biggest Birthdays!

    Do you remember being made an offer you can’t refuse? Believing a man can fly or fist pumping as you perfected your first ever “Hadouken”?
    As sure as nostalgia makes us all feel like our past selves over and over again, the movies, TV shows, games, and music that turned us into the adults that we are today age just as quickly as we do.
    It’s with shock and a smile that we realise that our favourite pieces of pop culture are celebrating huge milestone birthdays and what better way to enjoy those birthdays than by revisiting these revered parts of our collective history and digging into what makes them so special to us, to our friends and to the world.
    Welcome to “It’s How Old?!”, the podcast celebrating pop culture’s biggest birthdays!
    I’m your host, Mark Asquith, self-certified geek and co-founder of the Nerd Podcasts network. You can find “It’s How Old?!” in your podcast app of choice and listen for free there or at itshowold.com.
    Each season I’m joined by specially selected co-hosts who help me to dive deep into the pop culture icons that are celebrating specific, surprising birthdays and we can’t wait for you to take a journey back through time with us to celebrate your favourites, too.


    This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

    OP3 - https://op3.dev/privacy

    • 1 min

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Kevin Mullen ,

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Another magnificent podcast from the guys who bring you the amazing Spark Of Rebellion podcast.

They deliver a funny, critical, enlightening nostalgia trip down memory lane.

Highly recommended. Subscribe and you, dear listener, won’t be disappointed.

I honestly can’t speak highly enough.

An essential podcast for all the things we love.

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