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Uphill Both Ways - We've Only Just Begun - Episode 51

When It Was Cool Pop Culture Podcast

Release Date: 04/18/2019

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When It Was Cool Pop Culture Podcast

This episode concludes the WhenItWasCool.com podcast series - the A-Z of pop culture. For the letter Z we examine the song Zombie by the Cranberries, and intense song with a historical narrative. Become a Patreon supporter at WhenItWasCool.com for almost 2000 premium podcasts on retro pop culture.

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When It Was Cool Pop Culture Podcast

Kevin Costner stars in the most popular television drama of the last several years - Yellowstone. Set near Yellowstone National Park, this series tells the story of one of the largest ranches in the United States and the family that owns and protects it from a constant stream of those looking to take it. The violent and engrossing series has resulted in multiple spin-off shows and each season promises to be bigger than the last. Join Karl and Tonya as we review the popular series Yellowstone.

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Today WhenItWasCool.com takes a look back at the classic 1990s X-Men the animated series cartoon. This cartoon aired during the peak of the X-Men's pop culture hype. The comic books were selling gangbusters and the cartoon series aired to both commercial and critical sucess. Let's take a look back at Wolverine, Cyclops, Professor X, Jean Gray, and the whole X-Men gang in this iconic cartoon series.

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When It Was Cool Pop Culture Podcast

As a follow-up to the previous episode, Joseph and Mike discuss R.I.F. - the old Reading Is Fundamental program, going to the library, and paying visits to the beloved Bookmobile. New regular segment "Gift, Keep, Ditch" features foes of Godzilla, and there's even an announcement about a new contest for another free movie on Blu-ray!

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When It Was Cool Pop Culture Podcast

Join Karl from WhenItWasCool.com as he takes a look at musician Weird Al Yankovic. Known for his parodies of popular songs, Weird Al has amassed a huge cult following and, it doesn’t hurt, that he seems to be one of the nicest people in the music business. Let’s take a When It Was Cool look at somebody who remains cool even now - Weird Al Yankovic.

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Join Karl from WhenItWasCool.com in a retro journey back to some of the most fun and memorable video games of the 1970s-1980s. The video game arcade was the place to be when I was growing up. From Space Invaders, to Asteroid, to Defender, you needed a pocket full of quarters whenever you went to the mall or theater. Let's talk retro pop culture. Let's talk video games!

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When It Was Cool Pop Culture Podcast

I like big robots and I can not lie... well, technically not a robot but I love giant Japanese fighting things. Godzilla, Mothra, Ultraman, you name it! This episode I look back at the 1971 Ultraman TV series and dive into the whole Ultraman mythos. If you like big aliens fighting monsters then this is your hook up!

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When It Was Cool Pop Culture Podcast

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is one of the most enduring brands of the last 35 years. TMNT's have been covered in everything from movies, to comic books, to the toy aisle and have dominated. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle franchise remains extremely popular even up to today as TMNT merchandise can still be found everywhere. Join Karl from WhenItWasCool.com in this look at the amazing TMNT franchise. 

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When It Was Cool welcomes veteran podcaster Kid Zombie and his show Life and Times with KZ to our network! This debut show is free with talk about movies, pro wrestling, relationships, and more! His other shows can be found on our Patreon feed at the $1 level! Stop by and check it out at WhenItWasCool.com

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When It Was Cool Pop Culture Podcast

Ernest Hemingway once said "There is no friend as loyal as a book" and if that's true, then Joseph and Mike have an army of buddies! Join the guys as the talk about the books that they read as kids back in the 70s (and early 80s) and find out who read works by people like Jules Verne and H.G. Wells and who read Beverly Clearly and the ghost writers behind the Franklin W. Dixon pseudonym. We'd say this episode is a "real page turner", but, well - it's a podcast and that wouldn't make a lot of sense. So click the link and listen already!

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Mike and Joseph celebrate the second anniversary of "Uphill Both Ways" on the show's latest episode, "We've Only Just Begun"! The guys discuss two topics submitted by listeners: DC superhero TV series from the seventies and eighties, and favorite songs that fall outside of their main listening genres. They also give their thoughts on the new "Shazam!" movie, and the "Black Summer" and "Killing Eve" TV series, and more. It's a jam-packed, fun-filled anniversary show!