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When It Was Cool - Disney, G.I. Joe News, Harley Race - Episode 81
Aug 15 • 45 min
The flagship When It Was Cool Podcast is back with a look at recent retro pop culture news. Next episode we are covering classic Disney movies so be sure to tune in for that. This week Karl talks tons of new G.I. Joe news including not one but TWO new…
Uphill Both Ways - GRAND CHAMPION Retro Pop-Culture Battle Royale - Episode 59
Aug 8 • 73 min
In this episode Mike and Joseph recognize the passing of pro-wrestling legend Harley Race, cover the monthly mix-tape challenge. Is there a specific number that need to remain for them to still be able to call themselves by the name that made them famous,…
When It Was Cool - Which One and Why and Pepsi Challenge - Episode 80
Aug 1 • 77 min
The flagship podcast of WhenItWasCool.com is back! On this episode we ask each other- Which one and why? We debate fast food hamburgers, fries, classic rock music, classic country music, city life and country life, potato chips, breakfast, wrestling, and…
Uphill Both Ways Podcast - Episode 58 - Ballroom Blitz
Jul 25 • 71 min
In this episode Mike and Joseph talk about Anna and the Apocalypse, get totally sidetracked by the Cats theatrical trailer and then watch it and comment on it in real time. From there it’s on to the main topic - the final four of the Retro Pop-Culture…
Star Wars Prequel Movie Review Collected Edition Podcast
Jul 18 • 138 min
This is our second “best of” show and the flagship podcast will be back in two weeks with fresh content (including the long awaited Pepsi Challenge) but today is a collected edition of our Star Wars prequel movie reviews previously available only to our…
Uphill Both Ways - Boris the Spider - Episode 57
Jul 11 • 66 min
Joe shocks Mike with another classic movie that he’s never seen until recently, they discuss Mike’s answer to Joseph’s mix-tape challenge and then cover the latest round of the Retro Pop-Culture Battle Royale. From there they jump into the episode’s topic…
When It Was Cool - American Gladiators and Back to the Future - Episode 78
Jul 4 • 56 min
Today we pull two retro reviews from the Patreon files at WhenItWasCool.com to give a look at what you could be getting by supporting us on Patreon. Review number one takes a look back at the sports entertainment styled American Gladiators game show where…
Indiana Jones Movie Reviews Collected Edition
Jul 1 • 112 min
Previously released to our Patreon supporters at WhenItWasCool.com this is our review of the four Indiana Jones movies in one collected edition. Raiders of the Lost Ark, Temple of Doom, Last Crusade, and Kingdom of the Crystal Skulls. When It Was Cool…
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 56 - Act Naturally
Jun 27 • 72 min
It’s time to head Uphill Both Ways again. In episode #56, “Act Naturally”, Joseph and Mike recap the latest round of the Retro Pop-Culture Battle Royale (which brings the participants down to the ‘Sweet 16’), Joe delivers on Mike’s Mixtape Challenge, Mike…
When It Was Cool Podcast - Classic Rock, Bad Ronald, and More - Episode 77
Jun 20 • 46 min
On this episode of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com Karl and Tonya discuss what happened to classic rock and why is rock music apparently dead, despite still being the most widely played music genre world wide. Dead and Company, Rush,…
02 Marvel Universe in Order Podcast Collected Edition
Jun 17 • 251 min
The second ten collected episodes of the Marvel Universe in Order Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com featuring reviews of Fantastic Four issue 5,6,7 Amazing Fantasy issue 15 featuring the 1st appearance of Spider-Man, Journey Into Mystery 83, 84, 85 (Thor),…
100 Greatest Superhero Movies of All Time Countdown Special
Jun 14 • 73 min
The latest The 100 List from WhenItWasCool.com is the 100 Greatest Superhero Movies of All Time. As we do with each of these list, we discuss the results on a podcast special. Join Karl from When It Was Cool as he talks about the multiple Batman movies on…
Uphill Both Ways - Free Fallin’ - Episode 55
Jun 13 • 70 min
The guys share their thoughts on the latest Godzilla movie, talk a little old-school wrestling, Mike reveals his Mixtape Challenge and his secret love of the film ‘Convoy’ while Joe admits never having seen the movie despite his family having a CB radio…
01 Marvel Universe in Order Podcast - Fantastic Four 1 to Amazing Fantasy 14
Jun 10 • 221 min
Free for the first time are the first ten episodes of the Marvel Universe in Order Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com. This podcast reviews the Marvel Universe comic books in chronological order. This episode covers Fantastic Four 1, Fantastic Four 2, Tales…
When It Was Cool - Storage Units, Superhero Movies, Rolling Stones - Episode 75
Jun 6 • 50 min
On this episode of the When It Was Cool flagship podcast from WhenItWasCool.com, hosts Karl and Tonya discuss a recent experience with a storage unit auction/clearance that’s both interesting, sad, and even macabre. Karl talks about the upcoming…
Uphill Both Ways - Pop Culture Battle Royal Begins
May 30 • 75 min
Joseph reveals his mix-tape challenge, puts Mike on notice and then it’s time for some Pop-Culture Battle Royale results! Mike and Joseph cover a few of the choice first round match-ups and then give a rundown of the second round. Closing out the show is…
When It Was Cool - Retro Summertime Fun and Retro Commercials - Episode 74
May 23 • 62 min
On this episode of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com Karl and Tonya talk about summertime back in the day verses now. Fireflies (or lightning bugs if you prefer), outdoor games, and unsupervised hijinx. The we discuss some favorite and…
Uphill Both Ways Podcast - Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Episode 53
May 16 • 58 min
It’s time for another episode of Uphill Both Ways and Mike and Joseph talk Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home and the nature of spoilers. They say goodbye to one feature, hello to another and then it’s time for the main event as the guys reveal…
When It Was Cool Podcast - Nashville Craziness, Country Music Hall of Fame, Family Feud - Episode 74
May 9 • 52 min
WhenItWasCool.com presents this week’s When It Was Cool Podcast with Karl as he discusses a recent trip to Nashville where we encountered some strange folks in the big city, TARNATIONS! We also visited the Country Music Hall of Fame and discuss Willie…
Uphill Both Ways - Heroes - Episode 52
May 2 • 78 min
In Episode 52, Mike and Joseph talk about Mike’s recent day trip to New York City, Joseph explains why it might take him nearly three weeks to see Avengers: Endgame and that leads to a discussion about favorite Avengers lineups and storylines from the…
When It Was Cool Newsletter Podcast Special - Issue 1 Bonus Show
May 1 • 94 min
When It Was Cool Newsletter Podcast covering the topics in the first issue of the When It Was Cool Newsletter. We talk in detail about some of the new research Karl has been doing on the pioneer era of wrestling and the year 1983 in pro wrestling. Jack…
When It Was Cool - Unbreakable Trilogy Review - Episode 73
Apr 25 • 45 min
The flagship of the When It Was Cool network is back with a review of the trilogy Unbreakable - Split - Glass starring Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, and James McAvoy, a low key super hero suspense thriller spread out over three films by M. Night…
Uphill Both Ways - We’ve Only Just Begun - Episode 51
Apr 18 • 71 min
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…
When It Was Cool - Pet Semetary and Shazam - Episode 72
Apr 11 • 47 min
It’s the flagship podcast of WhenItWasCool.com and on this week’s show hosts Karl and Tonya discuss their marathon Saturday at the movies watching the new Pet Semetary and Shazam! In lead up to this, Karl & Tonya also watched the original Pet Semetary and…
Uphill Both Ways - Where Everybody Knows Your Name - Episode 50
Apr 4 • 69 min
Mike and Joseph discuss some of the best-loved television theme songs from the seventies and eighties (and a few earlier ones) on “Where Everybody Knows Your Name,” the latest episode of the “Uphill Both Ways” podcast. Join them for this and other pop…
When It Was Cool - Best Streaming Services for Retro TV - Episode 71
Mar 28 • 47 min
It’s time once again for the flagship podcast from WhenItWasCool.com. On this episode host Karl tells you what are the best streaming services for retro TV. He’ll tell you about cost, streaming quality, and content. Find out what is on ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX,…
Uphill Both Ways - You Dropped a Bomb on Me - Episode 49
Mar 21 • 68 min
Uphill Both Ways Podcast is back with a new show titled “You Dropped a Bomb on Me”. Host Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry bring you more retro pop culture in this ad free edition of the show.
When It Was Cool - That 70s Show and 1970s Pop Culture - Episode 70
Mar 14 • 50 min
Karl and Tonya from WhenItWasCool.com are back this episode to talk about the hit show That 70s Show which featured some future stars while looking back at the clothes, music, and lifestyle of the late 1970s. Then they discuss retro pop culture of the…
WIWC Special - 1983 The Year in Pop Culture
Mar 11 • 44 min
An audio companion to our popular 1983 The Year in Pop Culture article from WhenItWasCool.com taking a look back at the movies, music, TV, toys, and popular culture of 1983. MASH, Return of the Jedi, KISS, The Police, Metallica, G.I. Joe, Atari, Scarface,…
Uphill Both Ways - A Nightmare on My Street - Episode 48
Mar 7 • 79 min
On episode 48 of Uphill Both Ways, “A Nightmare on My Street,” Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry discuss some of their favorite Bronze Age and related horror comics! Gasp, chortle, and choke with delight as the guys wax nostalgic over such titles as Werewolf…
When It Was Cool - Retro Star Wars Toys, Horror Comics - Episode 69
Feb 28 • 34 min
The new When It Was Cool Podcast takes a look at the recently announced retro Star Wars action figure line up and discusses the positives and negatives of them. Should other toy lines follow suit? Then Tonya has tried comic books again but this time it is…
Uphill Both Ways Podcast - Episode 47 - Disaster Movies and More!
Feb 21 • 69 min
On the new Uphill Both Ways Podcast the duo of Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry discuss the nature of spoilers, Planet of the Apes, book smellers (!), The Poseidon Adventure, Towering Inferno, Earthquake, The Swarm, and more! Grab some rope, run toward that…
When It Was Cool - G.I. Joe 1982, Fleetwood Mac, Ozzy Osbourne - Episode 68
Feb 14 • 48 min
On this episode of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com hosts Karl and Tonya talk about the recent 1982 editions to Karl’s G.I. Joe collection and what some of the collectors terminology means and what to look for when collecting G.I. Joe…
Uphill Both Ways - Sultans of Swing - Episode 46
Feb 7 • 59 min
Mike Imboden & Joseph Perry are back to discuss polar vortex woes, movie streaming services, Ruin Me movie, Star Wars Empire Strikes Back, and the main event topic features a big music discussion - their top music picks of all time! Discussion includes…
When It Was Cool - Christopher Robin, The Nun, Metallica Concert Review - Episode 67
Jan 31 • 52 min
On this episode Karl and Tonya review a couple of very different movies and a concert. We talk about the latest edition to The Conjuring horror franchise titled The Nun. The we discuss one of the most delightful movies we’ve seen in a long time that is…
Uphill Both Ways - A Message in a Bottle - Episode 45
Jan 24 • 72 min
Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry return with another great edition of the Uphill Both Ways Podcast and this episode YOU the listener get to have your say! Yes, it’s a new mailbag edition of Uphill Both Ways with some great topics. Also, more Spider-Man Into…
When It Was Cool Announcement January 2019
Jan 18 • 3 min
Just a quick announcement about the When It Was Cool Podcast Network and WhenItWasCool.com
Uphill Both Ways - Looking Back at 1978 and 1988 - Episode 44
Jan 11 • 75 min
Mike and Joseph are back with a new Uphill Both Ways Podcast. Topics include Spider-Man Beyond the Spiderverse movie and Flash Gordon. Then they have a year in review special… only the years are 1978 and 1988! It’s retro pop culture goodness from the guys…
Special - When It Was Cool Comic Review Podcast - Debut Episode
Jan 10 • 65 min
This is the debut episode of the When It Was Cool Comic Review podcast. This week we review 3 retro comic books and 2 modern comic books including: Fantastic Four Annual 17 (1983) with a classic Skrull story, Batman The Dark Knight Returns 1 (1986) one of…
When It Was Cool - Several Pop Culture Deaths, Bird Box, Land of the Lost, Rampage - Episode 65
Jan 3 • 47 min
This episode is a hodge-podge of retro pop culture goodness. We discuss the deaths of several retro pop culture stars including Dr. Hook, Captain of Captain and Tennille, Super Dave Osbourne, and Mean Gene Okerlund. We also discuss two modern movies with…
Mean Gene Okerlund - Life and Death of Gene Okerlund Biography Special
Jan 2 • 32 min
Legendary Hall of Fame wrestling announcer Mean Gene Okerlund has died at the age of 76 and Karl Stern from Wrestling Observer and When It Was Cool takes a look back at his life and career in this brand new biography breaking news special. Mean Gene…
When It Was Cool Special - Captain America (1979) Retro TV Review
Dec 27, 2018 • 33 min
There’s no new When It Was Cool Podcast this week. Tonya is super sick with the flu and it’s the end of the year so here is a fun retro TV review that our Patreons have previously heard. This is a review of the 1979 made for TV Marvel Comics movie Captain…
Uphill Both Ways - Christmas Show - Episode 43
Dec 20, 2018 • 63 min
The new Uphill Both Ways Podcast is here and Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry are celebrating Christmas this episode! In addition to Christmas related topics they discuss The Walking Dead and recent changes in the show. Plus they discuss Scrooged, Christmas…
WIWC Biography Special - Dynamite Kid of the British Bulldogs WWE
Dec 17, 2018 • 37 min
This is a former Patreon exclusive biography podcast special on the career of the Dynamite Kid who recently died at the age of 60. This special was previously available at Wrestling Observer and When It Was Cool for Patreons and talks about the famous…
When It Was Cool - Retro Pop Culture Quiz - Episode 64
Dec 13, 2018 • 31 min
On this edition of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com hosts Karl and Tonya quiz each other on retro pop culture and force each other to make difficult choices in classic rock, toys, games, movies, and more! Will Karl give up Rush or ride…
Uphill Both Ways - Magneto and Titanium Man - Episode 42
Dec 6, 2018 • 63 min
Joseph Perry and Mike Imboden return to talk the new season of Mystery Science Theater 3000, Thor (the musician!), then the main event topic talks Stan Lee and Marvel Comics. The duo then talk the old retro Marvel cartoons of the 1960s, comic book…
When It Was Cool Podcast - Toy Crazes, Customizing, and More!
Nov 29, 2018 • 45 min
It’s episode 63 of the When It Was Cool Podcast from your source for retro pop culture WhenItWasCool.com - On this episode Karl and Tonya discuss Christmas toy crazes since the 1930s where nutty people have thrown fists to get their hands on a Shirley…
Uphill Both Ways - Gratitude - Episode 41
Nov 22, 2018 • 65 min
On this weeks show, Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry celebrate Thanksgiving by discussing what they are grateful for, especially in retro pop culture! This leads to a discussion of movies, music, TV, and more that have blessed our lives over the last 40 or…
When It Was Cool - Addams Family, Beverly Hillbillies, and Stan Lee - Episode 62
Nov 15, 2018 • 32 min
On this episode of the When It Was Cool Podcast we take a look back at two retro classic TV shows! We asked our Patreons at WhenItWasCool.com what they wanted more of they said retro TV and movie reviews so that’s what we’re going to do more of! On this…
Adventures of Captain Marvel (Shazam) (1941) Serial Review Special
Nov 12, 2018 • 44 min
When It Was Cool reviews one of the best of the old Republic movie serials - Adventures of Captain Marvel from 1941. By saying the magic word Shazam young Billy Batson becomes Earth’s mightiest mortal Captain Marvel. This serial took some liberties with…
Uphill Both Ways - Lips Like Sugar - Episode 40
Nov 8, 2018 • 58 min
Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry are back to talk retro pop culture including some thoughts on the new Halloween movie, Planes Trains and Automobiles, and more. Then the duo coming off of gathering Halloween candy discuss retro candy from the 1960s, 1970s,…
Special - 100 Greatest Comic Books and Graphic Novels of All Time
Nov 6, 2018 • 81 min
The 100 Greatest Comic Books and Graphic Novels of All Time podcast special has been available to our Patreon supporters for a long time and is the audio special accompanying the most popular article in the history of the WhenItWasCool.com website. Now we…
When It Was Cool Podcast - Estate Sales and the Ghost of a Life - Episode 61
Nov 1, 2018 • 58 min
The flagship of WhenItWasCool.com is back this week and we have a great topic of huge retro proportions to discuss. Obviously, as collectors and lovers and all things retro we like flea markets, yard sales, and auctions but one of our new favorite things…
Uphill Both Ways - Scary Monsters and Super Creeps - Episode 39
Oct 25, 2018 • 82 min
Uphill Both Ways podcast returns this week and continues our month long celebration of Monster Month and Halloween by looking at scary monsters and super creeps! Lots more retro Halloween fun from the When It Was Cool website! Enjoy this look back at some…
When It Was Cool - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees 2019 and more - Episode 60
Oct 18, 2018 • 50 min
On this edition of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com hosts Karl and Tonya discuss the 2019 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame including Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Devo, and others. What happened to Judas Priest?…
When It Was Cool Special - NoFriender and DragonKingKarl Rock and Roll Extravaganza
Oct 15, 2018 • 80 min
Today the NoFriender and DragonKingKarl team up to talk lots about rock music. We start out talking about the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees including Def Leppard and Judas Priest being left off the ballot this year. Then we begin to talk all…
When It Was Cool - Horror Movies, Halloween, Haunted Houses - Episode 59
Oct 4, 2018 • 47 min
The flagship of WhenItWasCool.com, this week hosts Karl and Tonya talk about Halloween, horror movies, haunted houses, and more! They discuss their yearly trip to one of America’s top haunted attractions- Netherworld which opens in a new location this…
Uphill Both Ways - Rock and Roll High School - Episode 38
Sep 27, 2018 • 64 min
Joseph talks getting acclimated back to South Korea and he even got a chance to see Predator. Mike talks about the new Halloween movie as well. The homework assignments for this episode includes Grease. Plus the duo discuss The Breakfast Club, Sixteen…
When It Was Cool - Pop Culture Home Runs - Episode 58
Sep 15, 2018 • 46 min
On this episode we begin to hype the next When It Was Cool THE 100 article titled 100 Pop Culture Home Runs. We discuss six this episode with Tonya picking 3 and Karl picking 3. Among them discuss a Prince performance that surpassed all expectations,…
Uphill Both Ways - Hot For Teacher - Episode 37
Sep 13, 2018 • 59 min
Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry are back with a new Uphill Both Ways Podcast. Joseph talks moving back to South Korea. Devo first album. Van Halen early albums. Then the duo talk back to school topics and memories about things we did in school back in the…
When It Was Cool - Where Are They Now - Episode 57
Sep 6, 2018 • 63 min
On this edition of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com Karl and Tonya each pick some people that they wonder whatever happened to? We find out the fate (in some cases the final fate!) of some of our favorite actors, musicians, and more. We…
Uphill Both Ways - All By Myself - Episode 36
Aug 30, 2018 • 62 min
This week host Mike Imboden flies solo (sort of) and talks about the new Predator movie. Devo and their debut album. The Mike is joined by stand in guest DC Cathro an expert in Mego action figures. Then the show deep dives into the wonderful world of Mego…
When It Was Cool - 27 Club and More - Episode 56
Aug 24, 2018 • 49 min
This is a packed episode with a focus on music and classic rock this week. Karl and Tonya discuss Steve Perry and his new album and his time with Journey and Arnel Pineda. A Russian Chicago tribute band. And then we discuss the 27 Club and all the famous…
Uphill Both Ways - Should I Stay of Should I Go? - Episode 35
Aug 16, 2018 • 80 min
Mike tells us more about Godzilla Destroy All Monsters, plus he’s been checking out Ultraman. 80s Mania Wrestling Returns game. Godzilla 1985. Then the main event topic of Summer movie fun including Beach Blanket Bingo, Meatballs, Vacation, One Crazy…
When It Was Cool - Then and Now - Episode 55
Aug 9, 2018 • 53 min
Karl and Tonya from WhenItWasCool.com talk about retro pop culture, gadgets, and more on this episode. We take a look at a couple of recent internet articles comparing and contrasting products of the past with their modern replacements. What is the modern…
Uphill Both Ways - Sign, Sealed, delivered - Mailbag show
Aug 2, 2018 • 76 min
Mike and Joseph answer listener questions and topics which cover a huge range of retro pop culture topics. Just a few discussed on this episode are Kill All Monsters!, Lou Reed, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Beastie Boys, Shazam!, pet rocks, mood rings, Rubik’s…
When It Was Cool Podcast - Diners, Metallica, ACDC, 1987 in Music
Jul 26, 2018 • 47 min
On this edition of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com Karl and Tonya discuss retro diners, Granny’s cooking, Metallica, AC/DC, Prince and Purple Rain, the summer of 1987 in music, metal health, and much more!
Introducing Tonya from When It Was Cool
Jul 23, 2018 • 3 min
Tonya from When It Was Cool is launching her own zone and series of podcasts under the WhenItWasCool.com umbrella. We are bringing back Tonya’s Diner and she is starting her own series of podcasts and she is here to tell you all about it!
Uphill Both Ways - Junk Food Junkie
Jul 19, 2018 • 73 min
On this edition of the Uphill Both Ways Podcast, hosts Joseph Perry and Mike Imboden talk about the new Marvel Universe movie Ant Man and Wasp and then transition into talking about their favorite retro junk food and snacks! A flashback fun time as always!
Episode 53 - Friday the 13th
Jul 12, 2018 • 43 min
On this episode of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com in honor of July 2018 having a Friday the 13th the duo of Karl and Tonya discuss the horror movie franchise. We discover, in spite of both of us seeing every film, that we really don’t…
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 32 - Alice’s Diner
Jul 5, 2018 • 79 min
This episode host Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry discuss a variety of retro pop culture topics including the old Gold Key Ripley’s Believe It or Not comic book, KISS, new music recommendations from Joesph, Weekend at Bernie’s, Smokey, Pat Benatar,…
Episode 52 - Anniversary of Michael Jackson death, Don Henley, Paul Simon, Boston, and the Irrational Hatred of Late 1970s and Early 1980s Mainstream Classic Rock
Jun 28, 2018 • 42 min
Episode 52 of the When It Was Cool Podcast is back as Karl and Tonya discuss a variety of pop culture topics this week including the anniversary of the death of Michael Jackson, Don Henley and The End of Innocence album, Paul Simon farewell tour, Helen…
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 31 - Fame
Jun 21, 2018 • 76 min
This week on the Uphill Both Ways retro pop culture podcast the duo of Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry discuss fame! No, not the movie but the act of being famous! The duo discusses meeting famous people and their interactions with them and stories of fame.…
Episode 51 - Listeners Classic Rock Lists, Pink Floyd, Ozzy Osbourne, Coffee, Superman, and (I kid you not) stories of Mechanically Separated Chicken
Jun 14, 2018 • 43 min
It’s episode 51 of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com and Karl and Tonya return to discuss more of our classic rock favorites and this time our listeners have sent in their picks. We discuss Pink Floyd, Ozzy Osbourne, Garbage, Blondie, ZZ…
Uphill Both Ways Podcast - Episode 30 - Pinball Wizard
Jun 7, 2018 • 74 min
There has to be a twist right? On this episode of Uphill Both Ways Podcast with Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry who talk what they have been doing recently involving retro pop culture including the new 2001 re-release, Joseph plays a wacky game, comic…
Episode 50 - Classic Rock Songs We Never Get Tired Of, Hot Air Balloon Show, Willie Nelson Walks Away, and More
May 31, 2018 • 55 min
This is episode 50! Spread the word! Let everyone know about our show as we push to have our most downloaded show ever! On this episode Karl and Tonya discuss a recent hot air balloon show, and Elvis impersonator, Willie Nelson walks off stage, comic book…
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 29 - The Sunday Papers
May 24, 2018 • 75 min
On this edition of the Uphill Both Ways Podcast, hosts Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry take us on a retro memory trip talking about the Sunday comic strips which were a staple for many of us growing up. They discuss their favorite comic strips, what has…
Episode 49 - The Electric Company, Spider-Man, Avengers, G.I. Joe movie, Fleetwood Mac, and more!
May 17, 2018 • 52 min
Karl and Tonya have a conversation about Spider-Man, which leads to the PBS series The Electric Company, which leads to a discussion on Bill Cosby and his legal woes and Fat Albert and Eddie Murphy. Then Tonya puts together her own Avengers team with…
Uphill Both Ways Podcast - Episode 28 - Space Age Love Song
May 10, 2018 • 72 min
Hosts comic book creator Mike Imboden and pop culture expert Joseph Perry are back and have a spoiler free discussion of Avengers Infinity War. Joseph talks Judas Priest in concert along with Saxon. Then the guys discuss Lost in Space and much more! A…
Episode 48 - Eagles concert review, Fleetwood Mac woes, Huey Lewis sick, KISS, Power Rangers, 1990s pop culture, more!
May 3, 2018 • 49 min
On this edition of the When It Was Cool Podcast, Karl and Tonya discuss a ton of classic rock news including a review of The Eagles concert in Birmingham, Huey Lewis health problems, KISS on tour next year, Fleetwood Mac kicking out Lindsey Buckingham,…
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 27 - Purple Rain - Remembering Prince
Apr 26, 2018 • 82 min
On this edition of the Uphill Both Ways Podcast hosts Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry talk about Prince two years after the pop music icons death. If you are a fan of Prince then this show is for you! Sit back and remember one of the most talented…
Episode 47 - The Eagles, CCR, Styx is Great, History of the Midnight Special and more!
Apr 19, 2018 • 54 min
On this edition of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com Karl and Tonya discuss the recent Styx, REO Speedwagon, and Don Felder concert. They talk about tonight’s Eagles concert. Tonya brings up Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) which leads…
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 26 - Don’t Fear the Reaper
Apr 12, 2018 • 84 min
Hosts Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry are back in the saddle to discuss retro pop culture but first, Mike has seen the popular Ready Player One movie which has a strong pop culture slant to it. Joseph talks about his hectic concert schedule since returning…
Episode 46 - Greta Van Fleet, Styx, Collective Soul, Stone Temple Pilots, Britney Spears, KISS, and more!
Apr 5, 2018 • 40 min
On this edition of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com we talk lots of classic rock and various other music topics. Including Greta Van Fleet, Styx, Collective Soul, Bush, 3 Doors Down, Britney Spears, KISS, The Eagles, REO Speedwagon, New…
Uphill Both Ways Podcast - Episode 25 - Welcome Back
Mar 29, 2018 • 70 min
Host Mike Imboden welcomes Joseph Perry back to the United States after having lived in South Korea for years. Joseph talks about the reverse culture shock of moving back to the U.S. Joseph talks food differences and culture differences. Joseph recommends…
Episode 45 - Duck and Cover, Classic Rock, Uncool Country, and more!
Mar 22, 2018 • 55 min
On this edition of the When It Was Cool Podcast Karl and Tonya discuss how schools cancel classes now for everything verses back in the day when we hovered in hallways waiting for doom, lice checks, fluoride swirls, smoking areas, and more. Of course we…
Uphill Both Ways Podcast - Episode 024 - The Time Warp!
Mar 15, 2018 • 69 min
Uphill Both Ways Podcast is back this week to celebrate (just a wee bit early) their one year anniversary! Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry revisit some of their favorite and most influential retro pop culture moments talking movies, TV, music, and much…
Episode 44 - Talking Metallica, The Eagles, Classic Rock, Top Songs of 1989
Mar 8, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com hosts Karl and Tonya discuss buying Metallica tickets, the top songs of 1989, the upcoming Eagles concert, plus Styx, REO Speedwagon, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Elton John retirement, and more!
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 23 - I’m Turning Japanese
Mar 1, 2018 • 71 min
On this episode of the Uphill Both Ways Podcast with Joseph Perry & Mike Imboden the duo discuss Mind Hunter and Altered Carbon on Netflix, Lodgers (see the review at WhenItWasCool.com), then they take on the main topic which is Japanese imports they…
Episode 43 - Classic Rock Talk including Sinead O’connor, Prince, Rush, Grateful Dead, more!
Feb 22, 2018 • 51 min
Tonya just bought a giant Prince collection and also talks Sinead O’connor. Karl introduces Tonya to the greatness that is Donnie Iris and watch the greatest performance in the history of ever - Ah, Leah. Karl and Tonya have two different reactions to…
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 22 - 1980s Sitcoms and Prime Time TV
Feb 15, 2018 • 70 min
Hosts Joseph Perry and Mike Imboden take on your favorite (and some not so favorite) sitcoms and prime time shows of the 1980s. You’ll discover that Joseph was aghast when Mike tells him the ending of Alf! Other shows discussed include Silver Spoons,…
Episode 42 - Classic Rock and Pop Music Talk, Justin Timberlake, Prince, and more!
Feb 8, 2018 • 49 min
On this edition of the flagship When It Was Cool podcast, hosts Karl and Tonya talk about classic rock and pop music. Tonya talks about some of her favorite current music including Justin Timberlake and we watch the Justin Timberlake Super Bowl half time…
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 21 - More Prime Time Memories
Feb 1, 2018 • 83 min
On this episode of Uphill Both Ways Podcast with Joseph Perry and Mike Imboden, the duo continue their talk about great retro prime time programming. The conversation takes off with X-Files and then covers such greats as WKRP in Cincinnati, What’s…
Episode 41 - Classic Rock Talk - KISS, Chicago, Journey, Def Leppard, more!
Jan 25, 2018 • 60 min
On this edition of the When It Was Cool Podcast tons of classic rock news on a KISS member who has been hiding out for over 20 years, Chicago is falling apart with two members quiting in a week, Tom Petty cause of death, Journey and Def Leppard are…
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 20 - Prime Time!
Jan 18, 2018 • 68 min
Mike Imboden and Joseph Perry return with their bi-weekly look at retro nostalgia and pop culture. In this episode- Joseph finally has a Dairy Queen! The main topic this week is PRIME TIME! Mike and Joseph talk about their favorite prime time shows from…
Episode 40 - WWE Network, Marvel Infinity War, The Eagles and other classic rock talk
Jan 11, 2018 • 50 min
Assorted retro pop culture notes for 2018 including some new classic wrestling added to the WWE Network! Some Marvel Infinity War and Thanos discussion. Then the main event topic for the show is classic rock music! The Eagles are on tour with Glen Frye’s…
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 19 - Sleigh Ride
Jan 4, 2018 • 68 min
Joseph Perry & Mike Imboden are back for their bi-weekly look back at retro pop culture. Mike has now seen Star Wars The Last Jedi and dresses up as Santa, Joseph also has seen Star Wars The Last Jedi and talks about the difference between movies in the…
Episode 39 - The Toys That Made Us, Questions for Millennials, Star Wars The Last Jedi
Dec 28, 2017 • 53 min
Karl and Tonya from When It Was Cool discuss the Netflix documentary series The Toys That Made Us discussing the Star Wars and G.I. Joe episodes, a listener has some Millennial questions, and at the end of the show (with appropriate spoiler warnings…
Uphill Both Ways - Episode 18 - Year in Review (Only the years are 1977 and 1987)
Dec 21, 2017 • 78 min
It’s that time of year (the end of it) where podcasts and websites are doing their “Best of the Year” lists! Well, When It Was Cool is no different only Uphill Both Ways puts a retro twist on it- the Best of the Year only the years are 1977 and 1987! What…
Episode 38 - Star Wars The Last Jedi Excitement, Top 100 Comics of All Time, NWA
Dec 14, 2017 • 40 min
Karl Stern talks about this weeks debut of Star Wars The Last Jedi movie. Karl is going to see it this weekend and looks at the hype and the Star Wars story so far. Then Karl talks about the latest The 100 List at WIWC- The 100 Greatest Comic Books of All…