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Join Matt McGrath and Kyle Smith, and guests as they discuss, revisit and review nostalgia from the 80s and 90s: movies, music, TV, cartoons, toys, video games and more!

Obsessed with horror movies, metal music and craft beer, Matt and Kyle tie together multiple sidebars making for an engaging and entertaining listen for everyone!

Nostaljunk Podcast Nostaljunk Podcast

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

Join Matt McGrath and Kyle Smith, and guests as they discuss, revisit and review nostalgia from the 80s and 90s: movies, music, TV, cartoons, toys, video games and more!

Obsessed with horror movies, metal music and craft beer, Matt and Kyle tie together multiple sidebars making for an engaging and entertaining listen for everyone!

    School Movies

    School Movies

    Okay. School memories may not be positive for everyone, but some of us partied like it was 1999: listening to Limp Bizkit, wearing baggy pants, frosted tips, and flipping the Stone Cold Steve Austin bird until it lost its meaning. And what better way to celebrate the iconic School-Age growing pains, than with a list of our favorite School Movies!
    We don't only discuss getting high and passing tests, losing your virginity, crushing hard on your Second Grade French teacher, or even getting frisky with a pie; we chat the nostalgia of graduating, partying, "coffee houses", and more!
    We break-down our faves with our most nostalgic memories from those movies, but Matt features--of course--horror-based double-features to keep our October vibes high...
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    • 56 min
    Halloween Treats

    Halloween Treats

    BEWARE LISTENER: YOU'RE IN FOR A SCARE ... Not really, but you'll have a sweet time listening to us revisit and list our TOP HALLOWEEN TREATS! We also weigh in on our Worst Halloween Treats, most memorable costumes, trick or treating moments, and more.
    Are you enjoying the podcast? Listen to the episode here, share with a friend, and leave us a review:
    - iTunes: https://apple.co/30Cj3pf
    - Google Podcasts: http://bit.ly/39prLKn
    - Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2RmnVdU
    - Stitcher: http://bit.ly/30A8Glq
    - iHeartRadio: https://ihr.fm/2R3LlFL
    Continue the conversation:
    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/nostaljunkpod
    - Instagram: https://instagram.com/nostaljunkpod
    - Facebook: https://facebook.com/nostaljunkpod


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    • 43 min
    Top Live Concert Videos/DVDs

    Top Live Concert Videos/DVDs

    We are counting down our favorite live concert, band on-the-road home videos of all-time! Remember popping in your favorite bands' VHS/DVD back in the day, and watching their home video-style footage, documenting their backstage antics, pranks, drinking, fighting, performances, drinking...? WE DO! Let's hear your favorites, and message us on all our social media accounts @NostaljunkPod or nostaljunkpodcast@gmail.com


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    • 41 min
    'Siege' & Top Under Siege/Vigilante Movies

    'Siege' & Top Under Siege/Vigilante Movies

    "I'm afraid I'm going to have to ask you to leave" . . . Paul Donovan's 1983 action-thriller SIEGE--aka SELF DEFENSE, aka NIGHT WARRIORS, aka NEW YORK 1991--is inspired by the real-life Halifax Police Strike of 1981. The film features a lawless city, terrorized by a group of proud-boys, who target and kill the patrons of a LGBT club. One of the patrons escapes and finds refuge in the safety in the company Horatio (Tom Nardini) and his crew, who are willing to fight back. Rooftop chase scenes, shootouts, explosions, chaos, panic and Trailer Park Boys' Philadelphia "Phil" Collins (aka Rosie). This movie is a wild ride, do not sleep on this one!


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    • 1 hr 1 min
    METALSPLOITATION: Heavy Metal & Horror

    METALSPLOITATION: Heavy Metal & Horror

    This week is a real banger ... METALSPLOITATION! This is traditionally where heavy metal music appears, not only as the soundtrack, but is integral to the movie and characters' storylines. We discuss the history of where metal gets it "scary" from, and dive into the commonalities the two subcultures possess (no pun intended); and of course, list the most notable metalsploitation movies.
    Craven Thrash: Which of Metallica's albums coincide with Wes Craven's movies?
    Deathtracks: Even without being a part of the storyline, metal music has home with horror movie soundtracks.
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    • 42 min
    'Censor' & The Video Nasties

    'Censor' & The Video Nasties

    We would like to call this concept a RETROSYNC, where something new aligns with something nostalgic. After just watching Prano Bailey-Bond's debut film CENSOR, starring Niamh Algar--which is centered around the main character Enid Baines, who works as a film censor during The Video Nasties craze of the 80s Britain--this led us to thinking about what are our favorite Video Nasties to list and discuss?
    Counter-Intuitive: Mary Whitehouse and conservative mindsets told what we shouldn't watch... aka our favorite movies!
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

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25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Passion Board Shop ,

Nostalgic and Awesome

Matt and Kyle are super entertaining and knowledgeable about all this throwback stuff. Listening really takes me back. Add this show to your list!

Mxsandy12 ,

Perfect nostalgia and movie pod!

These guys know their stuff and are having the best time analyzing the nostalgic touchstones of the 80s and 90s! Love the horror niche and their action knowledge is epic! Must listen!!!!

Robin spelled like the bird ,

Nostalgic w/out Junk

I love how the hosts reminisce about their favorite movies without making it overly sentimental! Check out the Christmas episode—there’s some gems in there.

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