The Retro Network Podcast Channel

Jan 25 2021 86 mins 6

The main feed for all shows on The Retro Network including the flagship TRN Podcast, Wizards: The Podcast Guide to Comics, Sequelquest, The House Show, and Box Office 30. It's also the exclusive home for Situation Jukebox, TRN Talk, Bracket Madness, TRN Roundtable Reviews, and Retro Ramblings.





















































































































































TRN Podcast 046 - Random 90s Things
May 12 2020 143 mins  
Jason and Mickey return to talk random '90s stuff! We had a great time two weeks ago in the '80s that we are back to hang out in the '90s. First, we catch up on our personal lives and see what we've been watching and doing to pass the time at home. Then, you'll hear this week's Recurrent Events headlines including:Boba Fett in Season 2 of The MandalorianMTV broadcasts on the Internet Archive (now gone)National Treasure TV series on Disney+Sweet Child O' Mine adapted as a kids bookIn this week's TRN Time Machine segment sponsored by the RetroDaze, Jason and Mickey take a trip back to the '90s and bring three random things to talk about from TV to music to life events. We also tell about how the '90s decade in general is distinctive from our '80s experience. We had tons of great feedback from Twitter in response to this week's topic so we'll be spending a good portion of the show sharing listener comments.We finish up this week's show by revealing next week's topic, our podcast schedule for this coming week, and more content to explore on The Retro Network website and Patreon page.To interact with the podcast, please connect with @TRNsocial on Twitter which is where we look for feedback to add to the show. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like the new '90s wrestling podcast The House Show and WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app. Support us on Patreon for bonus content including the TRN Drive-In '95 podcast series reviewing 12 movies from 1995 and the Grocery Stories mini-podcasts series on our experiences working at grocery stores back in the day. Choose your level of TRN fandom which starts at just $2!Follow The Retro Network Podcast Channel on Podbean or subscribe on popular apps like Spotify, iTunes, iHeartRadio, Google Play, Pandora, TuneIn, Stitcher, AND MORE!

TRN Podcast 045 - Favorite Mall Stores
May 05 2020 109 mins  
Jason and Mickey return to take a trip to the mall! First, we catch up on our personal lives and then reflect on upcoming first anniversary of The Retro Network. Then, we give you this week's Recurrent Events headlines including:G.I. Joe and Transformers movie newsSpy vs Spy live-action movie updateThe Goonies reunite on ZoomNew Back to the Future Funko PopsChips Ahoy Sour Patch Kids CookiesIn this week's TRN Time Machine segment sponsored by the RetroDaze, Jason and Mickey take a trip to the dead mall and list of five of their favorite stores over the years. We also tell about our hometown experiences and Mickey's recent trip to take pictures of his now defunct mall. After we reveal our store picks we read back all of the feedback from Twitter in response to this week's topic.We finish up this week's show by revealing next week's topic, our podcast schedule for this coming week, and more content to explore on The Retro Network website and Patreon page.To interact with the podcast, please connect with @TRNsocial on Twitter which is where we look for feedback to add to the show. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like the new '90s wrestling podcast In Your House and WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app. Support us on Patreon for bonus content including the TRN Drive-In '95 podcast series reviewing 12 movies from 1995 and the Grocery Stories mini-podcasts series on our experiences working at grocery stores back in the day. Choose your level of TRN fandom which starts at just $2!Follow The Retro Network Podcast Channel on Podbean or subscribe on popular apps like Spotify, iTunes, iHeartRadio, Google Play, Pandora, TuneIn, Stitcher, AND MORE!






TRN Podcast 043 - Extinct Snack Food
Apr 21 2020 126 mins  
Jason and Mickey are back to resurrect some snacks from the past! First, we talk about what's been going on in our lives this past week including more stuff we've been streaming at home. Then, we run down this week's Recurrent Events headlines which include:Saved By The Bell and Punky Brewster reboot trailersBob Ross streaming appStreets of Rage 4 release dateG.I. Joe retro toyline updateFlamin' Hot Doritos Locos TacosIn this week's TRN Time Machine segment sponsored by the RetroDaze, Jason and Mickey head to the grocery store from decades past and add some extinct snack foods to our virtual shopping cart. Stuff like potato chips, cookies, desserts, frozen treats, and lunchtime trade bait are all mentioned during the discussion. Plus, we've got a shopping list of feedback to pass along from Twitter that we'll read back to add to the conversation.We finish up this week's show by giving you the two options for next week's topic poll on Twitter, our podcast schedule for this coming week, and more content to find on The Retro Network website and Patreon page.To interact with the podcast, please connect with @TRNsocial on Twitter which is where we look for feedback to add to the show. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like the new '90s wrestling podcast In Your House and WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app. Support us on Patreon for bonus content including the TRN Drive-In '95 podcast series reviewing 12 movies from 1995 and the Grocery Stories mini-podcasts series on our experiences working at grocery stores back in the day. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!Follow The Retro Network Podcast Channel on Podbean or subscribe on popular apps like Spotify, iTunes, iHeartRadio, Google Play, Pandora, TuneIn, Stitcher, AND MORE!















TRN Podcast 038 - Favorite NES Games
Mar 17 2020 96 mins  
Jason and Mickey return with yet another topic as voted by our listeners, our favorite NES games! First, we chat about the coronavirus situation and how it has impacted us and the sports world. Jason also gives a review of Sonic the Hedgehog and Dr. Pepper & Cream Soda. Then,we discuss the latest retro pop culture headlines in the Recurrent Events segment including:'Scream' reboot finds its directors'Knight Rider' K.I.T.T. nearing 10,000 supporters on LEGO IdeasSpam FriesThe world's largest Smurf gatheringIn this week's TRN Time Machine segment sponsored by the RetroDaze, Jason and Mickey blow out their cartridges and reveal their favorite Nintendo Entertainment System games of all time! When did we get our first NES console? What was your first game you bought with your own money? Did you parents ever get in on the fun? We answer those questions and somehow put together a Top 5 list from hundreds of choices. We also have a ton of listener feedback from Twitter to expand on our lists.Finally, we finish up the show with next week's topic poll which will involve movies and everything coming this week on The Retro Network and our Patreon page. Interact with us on social media by finding @TRNsocial on like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Connect with hosts Jason (@RD80s) and Mickey (@yesterdayville) on Twitter. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics and Sequelquest, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app.Support us on Patreon for bonus content including the TRN Drive-In '95 series reviewing 12 movies from 1995 and Grocery Stories featuring our experiences working at grocery stores in the '90s and early '00s. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!Follow The Retro Network Podcast Channel on Podbean or subscribe on popular apps like Spotify, iTunes, iHeartRadio, Google Play, Pandora, TuneIn, Stitcher, AND MORE!







TRN Podcast 034 - Discontinued Fast Food
Feb 18 2020 110 mins  
The listeners have spoken! After giving an opportunity to choose this week's Time Machine topic on Twitter, our listeners chose Discontinued Fast Food. But before we go back in time, Jason and Mickey do their weekly reality check with the latest Recurrent Events headlines including:Masters of the Universe: Revelation voice castRick Moranis returning for Disney's Shrunk movie sequelThe Rocketeer reboot back in developmentNew Batman: The Animated Series comic booksFunko "pops" the Domino's NoidOur TRN Time Machine segment this week sponsored by the RetroDaze YouTube Channel featuring Discontinued Fast Food items! Jason and Mickey list their Top 5 menu followed by the dozens of items on our listeners' menu! Burgers, sandwiches, sauces, and gimmicks are all discussed. Finally we'll wrap things up with what's coming up this week on The Retro Network and give you the chance to PICK THE YEAR FOR OUR NEXT TOPIC!Shoutouts include the Earbuds Podcast Collective and Pizza-Burger.comInteract with us on social media by finding @TRNsocial on like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Connect with hosts Jason (@RD80s) and Mickey (@yesterdayville) on Twitter. If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like WIZARDS: The Podcast Guide to Comics and Sequelquest, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app.Support us on Patreon for free bonus content including the new monthly Drive-In '95 series and our brand new miniepisode series Grocery Stories. You'll also find more exclusive content curated for our supporters. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!The Retro Network Podcast is proudly hosted on Podbean. Subscribe to The Retro Network Podcast Channel on Spotify, iTunes, iHeartRadio, Google Play, TuneIn, Stitcher, and more!












TRN Podcast 026 - 1989 Sears Wishbook
Dec 17 2019 114 mins  
Christmas is approaching and this week's TRN Podcast is a deep dive into the holiday season from 30 years ago! We forego our usual Recurrent Events segment to give you an episode-long trip back to 1989 in the TRN Time Machine. Along with special guest Chad E. Young of HorrorMovieBBQ.com, we will be taking a virtual shopping spree through the 1989 Sears Wishbook!We invite you to play along by visiting WishBookWeb.com (where we found scans of the catalog) and let us know who compiled the best list for Santa! We'll be choosing from several different categories including toys, clothing, jewelry, bedroom, recreation, Christmas, VHS tapes, and two random items over the entire book. After we review our lists, we'll dive back into the book for some more random fun items and oddities. Finally, we'll wrap things up with what you can find on The Retro Network website this Christmas season.Leave us your feedback by finding us on social media @TRNsocial on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. You can also connect directly with hosts Jason (@RD80s), Mickey (@yesterdayville), and guest Chad (@horrormoviebbq) on Twitter.If you enjoy the TRN Podcast and others in the channel like Sequelquest and TRN Game Night, please leave a 5-star rating in your favorite app. Support us on Patreon for free bonus content including our outtakes shows exclusively for our paid supporters. Consider backing us this week starting at just $2!The Retro Network Podcast is proudly hosted on Podbean. Subscribe to The Retro Network Podcast Channel on Spotify, iTunes, iHeartRadio, Google Play, TuneIn, Stitcher, and more!*Warning: Our excitement led to a few expletives in this episode so it is marked explicit.













































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