WHEN WE WERE YOUNG takes a look back at different beloved parts of pop culture from our formative years (1980-2000) and decides if they hold up today. On twitter, facebook, and themfp.org WWWYshow.
"Would You Please Check My Head For Signs of Spoiling?" - Return To Oz
1985’s RETURN TO OZ scared the hell out of more children than it charmed. That doesn’t stop When We Were Young’s hosts from revisiting it for the podcast as we celebrate releasing 100 episodes of the show.
"Bang On My Chest If You Think I’m Perfect" - The Wizard Of Oz
For the 100th episode of When We Were Young, Seth, Becky, Chris, and returning guest host Jan have clicked their heels together three times to revisit the quintessential film classic THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939).
"Help Me Help You" - Jerry Maguire
The final stop of When We Were Young's Tom Cruise double-feature sets sail on what might be the movie star's ultimate role as the titular charming and conflicted sports agent JERRY MAGUIRE (1996). Does Cruise's performance still complete us?
"Take Me To Bed Or Lose Me Forever" - Top Gun
Take a deep breath, get inverted, and select your wingman carefully, because we’re heading right into the danger zone of Reagan-era jingoism and mid-80s machismo as Part One of our Tom Cruise sets sail revisiting TOP GUN!
"There Is No Dana, Only Zuul" - Ghostbusters & Ghostbusters II
This Halloween season we look back at Ivan Reitman's groundbreaking action-comedy GHOSTBUSTERS (1984) and its spooky, silly sequel GHOSTBUSTERS II (1988). We ain't afraid of no ghosts... but we are a little anxious about the wrath of Ghostbusters fanboys!
“Draw A Crazy Picture, Write A Nutty Poem" - Shel Silverstein
If you’re a dreamer, a wisher, a liar, a magic bean buyer, or just hate doing dishes and taking the garbage out, you’ll surely find something to love in our episode on celebrated author, illustrator, poet, and Renaissance Man Shel Silverstein.
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This brings me back to my childhood I was born in the early 90s so I grew up in the 90s until the 2000s came very well done deceived my childhood very well
Some men get the world, some men get ex-hookers and a trip to Arizona ... I thankfully got this pod
If i close my eyes, these pods take me back to my common room at USC sitting around at 2 am talking with my friends about films and music I've loved my whole life. Each episode is filled with such intensity, specificity and emotion you know these hosts care as deeply as you do. Do yourself a favor, smash that like and subscribe, and then do what I'm doing and re-watch everything after the pod. Thanks y'all, keep up the great work.