Your Bad Childhood
This is Your Bad Childhood, a podcast where we look at nostalgia items under a modern lens and find out if they're any good or not, and find out if they hold up.
info_outline Episode 43 - Renting Movies 08/13/2020
Episode 43 - Renting Movies We've got a real BLOCKBUSTER for you this time! No, we still don't have any funding but we at the very least have an indie darling podcast episode for you. This week, we tried our hand at going to the local video store and renting a movie! Was it a real pain in the butt? Or were our faces hurting from smiling so much? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 42 - A Goofy Movie 08/06/2020
Episode 42 - A Goofy Movie What's the first thing that comes to mine when we say "Disney"? Oh, it isn't 1995's A Goofy Movie? We could have sworn it would have been... Oh well! This week we are joined by Where The Big Boys Game's Shanda Leer aka. Big Boy Number Dos to review A Goofy Movie. Did it make us hyuk hyuk? Or did it make us feel yuck yuck? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 41 - X-Men: The Animated Series 07/30/2020
Episode 41 - X-Men: The Animated Series Who would win in a fight between a guy who is really mean and strong and a guy who shoots lasers out of his eyes? We disagreed fundamentally on this! Why? Because we reviewed X-Men: The Animated Series! Will these cartoon crusaders steal our hearts? Or will we give them a big X (like on america's got talent)? Only one way to find out.
info_outline Episode 39 - Guitar Hero (w/ John Cullen) 07/16/2020
Episode 39 - Guitar Hero (w/ John Cullen) On today’s very special episode we have a guest! Joining us from Blocked Party, John Cullen is here to review Guitar Hero. Will we feel like rockstars playing with the Blocked Star? Or will we defy all expectations and SHRED the popular video game format? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 38 - College Dropout by Kanye West 07/09/2020
Episode 38 - College Dropout by Kanye West Ever hear Ska and Hip Hop mentioned in the same podcast? We're sorry to report the color of our energy! And I'm sorry to Josh for mentioning Ska at all. Anyways, since Kanye is in the news we decided to dive into his debut album "College Dropout", an album we both owned. Will this marathon of music move us? Or will it behoove us to report that it isn't good? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 37 - Tetris 07/02/2020
Episode 37 - Tetris Here’s something George Orwell didn’t predict about the year 1984: the staying power of the Tetris! Will this 3rd all-time best-selling video game live up to the sales? Or will it not find the right FIT, and land in the proverbial bargain bin where bad games belong? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 33 - Retrospective: A Look At Your Bad Childhood Part 1 05/21/2020
Episode 33 - Retrospective: A Look At Your Bad Childhood Part 1 We’ve decided to look back on the great times that were had on this particular program. Do WE hold up? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 32: Diners, Drive-ins and Dives 05/14/2020
Episode 32: Diners, Drive-ins and Dives Before you arrive in Flavortown, you'll want to give this podcast a listen. That's right, we're reviewing the iconic television series "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives". Will Guy Fieri's Greatest accomplishment withstand the test of time? Or will this greasy spoon showcase leave us dissatisfied? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 31 - Garfield 05/07/2020
Episode 31 - Garfield You might hate Mondays, but I sure hope you like Thursdays! Why? Well, like the 30 before this one, we have a new episode! This one is Garfield! Will the classic comic character climb into our hearts? Or does it suck....? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 30 - Lucky Charms + Reese Puffs 04/30/2020
Episode 30 - Lucky Charms + Reese Puffs We heard that one of the most popular podcasts was called "Cereal" so we thought we'd give it a try. This week, in our final request month episode, we do a LIVE TASTING of Reese Puffs, and Lucky Charms. Will these sugary cereals satiate our sweet-teeth? Or will we balk at our bowls in abhorrence? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 29 - Doom 04/23/2020
Episode 29 - Doom It's the new game that JUST came out and that EVERYONE is talking about. That's right, we played DOOM ETERNAL! It didn't look very new though. Seemed like a bit of oversight but that's okay. Will this totally new game hold up to today's standards? Or will this digital demon's days be numbered? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 28 - The Little Rascals 04/16/2020
Episode 28 - The Little Rascals We have and episode, we have an episode, we have an episode hey hey hey HEY. That's right, we watched a big movie called "The Little Rascals" this week. Will it sprout up to the top of our list? Or will it be a mere Blur to revisit? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 27 - Addicting Games 04/09/2020
Episode 27 - Addicting Games You might as well face it; you're addicted to games. That's the 2000's version of that famous song that everybody knows and loves. We're reviewing the school computer staple: Addicting Games! Will it prove to be a habit in need of kicking? Or will this prehistoric portal to pc gaming disappoint? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 26 - Big Shiny Tunes 04/02/2020
Episode 26 - Big Shiny Tunes Tunes just weren't enough for us. We decided to get ourselves wrapped up in the biggest, shiniest ones we could find. That's right, this week we're tackling another Canadian classic in Big Shiny Tunes! Will this cult classic compilation cut it by today's standards? Or will its lustre be dimmed by father time? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 23 - Rubik's Cube 03/12/2020
Episode 23 - Rubik's Cube On this week's technical difficulty-filled episode we found out that modern technology just lets you down. We decided to switch to analog and determine if the world's best selling toy would hold up. That's right, Rubik's Cube is the latest item on our radar. Will this geometric puzzle solve all of our problems? Or will we be left cranking aimlessly? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 22 - Myspace 03/05/2020
Episode 22 - Myspace Out of all the episodes we've done, this is definitely in our Top 8. That's right, we're logging in to Myspace this week and seeing if we can become famous! Will this pioneer of social media succumb to the high standards set by Twitter and Facebook? Or will it stand the test of time, immortalized by its impeccable infrastructure? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 20 - ...Baby One More Time by Britney Spears 02/20/2020
Episode 20 - ...Baby One More Time by Britney Spears I must confess: I still believe people read these intros! On a separate note, Britney Spears' debut album "...Baby One More Time" is this week's topic under review. Will it drive us crazy (the good way)? Or will it drive us crazy (the bad way)? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 19 - The Oscars 02/13/2020
Episode 19 - The Oscars Lights, camera, action! No, this isn't the YBC Movie we've all been clamouring for - it's our Oscar review episode! Today we're looking at the most prestigious awards ceremony the film industry has ever known. Will this performative pageant please us? Or will this pre-war parade pale in comparison to the one we knew growing up?
info_outline Episode 18 - Mighty Ducks: The Animated Series 02/06/2020
Episode 18 - Mighty Ducks: The Animated Series After collectively "flipping the bird" to X-Men, you decided to have us watch humanoid hockey-playing ducks from another planet get into all sorts of trouble. This week's episode is on the animated series from Disney that we all remember vaguely: The Mighty Ducks Animated Series! Will it be able to duck criticism? Or will this Frankenstein of a show not fit the bill of classic 90's cartoons? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 17 - Battleship 01/30/2020
Episode 17 - Battleship Anchors aweigh, as we set sail on another podcast journey! This time we revisit something you've probably heard of B4 (Miss). That's right, it's Battleship! Will this classic strategy/guessing game remain afloat in today's congested board game market? Or will we say "down with this (battle)ship"? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 16 - Disneyland 01/23/2020
Episode 16 - Disneyland It's a small podcast after all! And on that podcast, we're reviewing Disneyland! Will Mat's visit to this mid-century monument to Mickey Mouse prove that it is the "Happiest place on Earth"? Or will this Disney Prince find no charm at all on 1313 Disneyland Drive? Only one way to find out!
info_outline Episode 15 - Snow Day 01/16/2020
Episode 15 - Snow Day Picture this: You wake up in the morning. You see the snow on the ground. You look up your school district website on your family computer hoping to see one thing. That's right, today's episode is on the mythical Snow Day! Will this coveted day off stand the test of time? Or will we give it an icy reception? Only one way to find out!