277 episodes

For over a decade, The Retroist Podcast has taken a nostalgic look back at the last 40+ years of retro themed pop culture. The show attempts to connect or reconnect you to things from your past through storytelling and discussion of compelling milestones and forgotten tidbits of pop culture.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 366 Ratings

For over a decade, The Retroist Podcast has taken a nostalgic look back at the last 40+ years of retro themed pop culture. The show attempts to connect or reconnect you to things from your past through storytelling and discussion of compelling milestones and forgotten tidbits of pop culture.

    Retroist Podcast Episode 276 (The Bard’s Tale)

    Retroist Podcast Episode 276 (The Bard’s Tale)

    Grab your lute, call up your fellow adventurers, and join me as I take a look back at the highly influential, and very replayable, video game computer classic, The Bard's Tale.  

    • 32 min
    Retroist Podcast Episode 275 (Krull)

    Retroist Podcast Episode 275 (Krull)

    Today's show is all about the 1983 cult classic film, Krull. This memorable film has a great cast, wonderful score and one of the coolest throwing weapons to ever appear on-screen.

    • 37 min
    Retroist Shrinky Dinks Podcast

    Retroist Shrinky Dinks Podcast

    In 1973, the magical shrinking craft toys, Shrinky Dinks, first appeared. They would quickly take the country by storm and while their popularity peaked in the 1980s, they are still well-known today.  Learn all about them on this episode of the Retroist Podcast.

    • 30 min
    Retroist Memories Special II

    Retroist Memories Special II

    On an all new Retroist Podcast Special, supporters of the show share some of their own memories of things I discussed this season.

    • 26 min
    Retroist Love Boat Podcast

    Retroist Love Boat Podcast

    The Love Boat is a classic show filled with a talented cast and an amazing array of guest stars. On this episode of the podcast, I board the Pacific Princess to discuss the series.

    • 40 min
    Retroist Emergency! Podcast

    Retroist Emergency! Podcast

    On this episode of the podcast, I discuss Emergency! A TV show with a great cast that effortlessly combined the medical drama and action-adventure genres while popularizing the idea of paramedics and EMS in America.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
366 Ratings

366 Ratings

jedi997 ,

Love this show

Really good at taking me back in time.

jsamp401 ,

The Portal to Yesterday

This podcast provides an entertaining and relaxing way to travel back to those after school afternoons and Saturday mornings when life still felt magical and joy felt infinite.

I can't possibly recommend this podcast any higher. I listen to many different shows, but this is easily on my top five list.

Wfljr76 ,

What a great podcast!

The material, the tone, the atmosphere….it all gives me the warm-fuzzies. Have recommended this podcast to everyone I know my age!

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