Geeky Retro Nerds Show - Pop Culture Podcast

Geeky Retro Nerds Show - Pop Culture Podcast

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Join host Adam Gradwell as he talks about growing up in the 80s and early 90s and his favourite movies and TV shows. Along the way he interviews special guests from pop culture that get the nostalgia flowing. IG & Twitter: @geekyretronerdsFB: Geeky Retro Nerds Show


An intro from Adam
Dec 7, 2019 • 0 min
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Paul Hirsch - Star Wars Special
Dec 4, 2019 • 72 min
Adam is joined by Academy Award winner Paul Hirsch. Paul won his Oscar for his work on Star Wars. We chat about his work with Brian De Palma, George Lucas, Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back and his brand new book A Long Time Ago In A Cutting Room Far Far…
Dominic Pace - The Mandalorian
Nov 10, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode I chat to Dominic Pace who features as “Gekko” the Bounty Hunter in the brand new, and hotly anticipated, The Mandalorian. The Mandalorian is the first live action Star Wars TV show and is the flagship launch title of the streaming service…
Mark Marshall - Lucasfilm and Amblin Entertainment Part 2
Nov 6, 2019 • 58 min
Part 2 of my amazing interview with Mark Marshall who worked at Lucasfilm and Amblin Entertainment where he was Steven Spielberg’s Personal Assistant. If you are a fan of The Goonies you need to listen to this episode.Do you want to be credited as…
Mark Marshall - LucasFilm and Amblin Entertainment. Part 1
Oct 28, 2019 • 58 min
Mark Marshall worked at Lucasfilm in the late 70s and early 80s and was Steven Spielbergs assistant at Amblin Entertainment in the 80s. Mark and I have an incredible chat about his experiences from the production and release of The Empire Strikes Back and…
Bill Bailey
Oct 16, 2019 • 52 min
In this hilarious episode I chat with one of the worlds funniest comedians, Bill Bailey. Bill stars along side Idris Elba in Sky One comedy In The Long Run which returns for series two on Wednesday 16th October. We chat about the show, his comedy, VCRs,…
Karyn Parsons
Oct 11, 2019 • 52 min
Listen to me chat with Karyn Parsons about growing up in Santa Monica, her role as Hilary in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, her new book How High the Moon and Sweet Blackberry.Parsons starred as Hilary Banks on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which…
Julie Ann Emery
Sep 28, 2019 • 66 min
I chat with Julie Ann Emery about her career, growing up and Star Wars! Julie began her career at the age of 16 and has appeared in several stage productions, such as A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Bye Bye Birdie. She has appeared in…
Paul Young
Sep 14, 2019 • 51 min
Do you want to be credited as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of the show? Donate and invest in the shows growth here: https://bit.ly/2yLJyeH I chat with 80s chart topping legend Paul Young about his music, Live Aid, Nelson Mandella and why his version of Everytime…
Sam J Jones, Melody Anderson and Lisa Downs
Aug 26, 2019 • 117 min
I have made it to 50 episodes! And what a way to mark the occasion! On this episode I don’t have 1 guest. I don’t have 2 guests. I have 3 guests! In this Flash Gordon special I speak to Lisa Downs, Producer and Director of the Life After Flash…
Ian Shaw and cast of The Shark is Broken
Aug 5, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode I speak with the cast and co producer of The Shark Is Broken. ‘You’re gonna need a bigger boat.’ Jaws, Martha’s Vineyard 1974: three iconic actors, Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss, are tortuously confined together on the…
Harriet Thorpe - BRING BACK BRITTAS
Jul 29, 2019 • 39 min
I chat with the lovely Harriet Thorpe, one of the UKs great stage and screen actresses who has been in flipping loads of things including Absolutely Fabulous, French and Saunders and of course The Brittas Empire. And Harriet is on a mission! She is…
Melanie and Martina - 30 Years of Fun House
Jul 22, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode I continue the 30 year celebrations of Fun House by chatting with the famous Fun House twins Melanie and Martina. The twins were an essential part of Fun House for 11 series and in this lively chat we talk about, amongst other things, how…
Hugo Myatt - Knightmare
Jul 9, 2019 • 42 min
I have an awesome conversation with the one and only Hugo Myatt, who played Treguard the Dungeon Master in the fantastic kids TV show Knightmare. It was a must see show when I was a kid and was the pinnacle of early evening viewing after school. Hugo and…
Star Wars Year by Year -1980 The Empire Strikes Back
Jul 6, 2019 • 44 min
In this episode I continue looking at each year in the history of Star Wars, this time its the turn of 1980! A huge year because not only was I born but also because The Empire Strikes Back was released. I talk about the release of the movie, the audience…
Jeffrey Weissman - 30 years of Back to the Future Part 2
Jun 29, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode I start the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future Part 2 celebrations early by chatting with the incredibly nice, interesting and generous Jeffrey Weissman. Jeffrey played the role of George Mcfly in both sequels. We chat about how he…
Pat Sharp - 30 Years of Fun House
Jun 19, 2019 • 32 min
In this episode I talk to the king of kids TV Pat Sharp. We discuss the 30th anniversary of kids TV show Fun House, his career and yes….I mention the mullet.You can contact Pat at patsharp.co.ukPromo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts.…
Big
Jun 11, 2019 • 28 min
In this episode I look at the fantastic movie Big starring Tom Hanks and Elizabeth Perkins. I find out some fascinating behind the scenes facts and read some of my Twitter followers memories of this movie, including one from Elizabeth Perkins…
Star Wars Year by Year - 1979
Jun 10, 2019 • 34 min
I continue my look at each year in the history of Star Wars. 1979 was a big year due to the filming of The Empire Strikes Back. Filming starts under troubled conditions in Finse, Norway for the location shots for Hoth. I also speak about the top movies…
Adam Christopher - Stranger Things: Darkness on the Edge of Town
Jun 3, 2019 • 43 min
In this episode I chat with Adam Christopher, author of the new official Stranger Things novel Darkness on the Edge of Town. We chat about the book, growing up in New Zealand, movies we love and his other projects including Star Wars.Promo:…
Avengers Endgame - *SPOILER FREE* Reaction And Review Round Up
Apr 25, 2019 • 21 min
In this SPOILER FREE episode I react to the amazing Avengers Endgame and round some IMDB reviews.Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app…
Making Back to The Future - including Race Through Time book review
Apr 22, 2019 • 33 min
In this new series I take detailed look at each week in the shooting schedule of Back to the Future. Each episode will dive into the fascinating highs and lows of producing this wonderful movie. This episode features weeks 1-3 and includes a review of the…
Stranger Things Suspicious Minds
Apr 16, 2019 • 22 min
In this spoiler free episode I talk about the first official Stranger Things novel Suspicious Minds by the very talented Gwenda Bond.Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend…
The Rise of Skywalker
Apr 14, 2019 • 20 min
In this episode I react to the teaser trailer and title reveal for Star Wars Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker!Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more…
Launch of Patreon Page
Apr 8, 2019 • 12 min
I now have a Patreon page! Head on over to patron.com, search for Geeky Retro Nerds Show and sign up for $2 a month to receive extra content. A patron timed exclusive series about year in the 80s is what you will get if you subscribe, looking at the…
Star Wars Year By Year - 1978
Apr 7, 2019 • 43 min
I continue my look at each year in Star Wars history. This episode, in 1978, I talk about the toy line, comics, the fan club and yes…..I mention the Holiday Special. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Airplane - Bad Reviews and Top 5 Gags
Apr 4, 2019 • 33 min
In this episode I talk about what is coming up on future shows, as well as talk about the hilarious movie Airplane! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Star Wars Year by Year - 1977
Mar 18, 2019 • 32 min
I continue to look at each year in the history of Star Wars. In this episode I talk about 1977, the release of Star Wars. Listen on Podcoin and get rewarded for listening. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
John Candy Top 5 Movies
Mar 4, 2019 • 28 min
On the 25th anniversary of his death I count down John Candy’s top 5 movies, as voted by my Twitter followers. Join in the discussion at @geekyretronerds —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Live from Capital Sci Fi Con Day 2
Feb 16, 2019 • 29 min
Join me on Day 2 of Capital Sci Fi Con. In this episode I talk to some of the cosplayers, the paying guests and the traders. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Live from Capital Sci Fi Con in Edinburgh
Feb 15, 2019 • 17 min
Quick walk round Capital Sci-fi Con in Edinburgh. All proceeds go to the charity CHAS. I’m here all weekend. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Top 5 Most Upsetting Movie Scenes From Our Childhood
Feb 11, 2019 • 26 min
In this episode I count down the top 5 most upsetting movie scenes from when I was a kid. This is a real tear jerker so keep the hankies ready! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Star Wars Year By Year - 1976
Feb 3, 2019 • 26 min
Continuing to look at each year in the history of Star Wars, I look at what was happening in 1976. As usual I look at top grossing movies, top selling singles, world events and of course what was going on with Star Wars. Sponsored by truffleshuffle.com —-…
Teen Wolf - Bad Reviews!
Feb 1, 2019 • 25 min
Join me as I look at bad reviews for the fantastic 80s movie Teen Wolf! I absolutely love this cult classic starring Michael J Fox. Teen Wolf was made before Back to the Future but released after it due its huge success! The producers of Teen Wolf…
Top 5 80s Cartoons
Jan 18, 2019 • 21 min
In this episode I count down the top 5 80s cartoons as voted for by my followers on Twitter. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Star Wars Year by Year - 1975
Jan 18, 2019 • 23 min
In this year by tear episode its time to talk about 1975. This was a huge year in the history of Star Wars. Here I talk about the 2nd and 3rd drafts of the script, casting, Ralph McQuarrie, John Barry and historical events from this year. Oh, and Fawlty…
Star Wars Year by Year - 1974
Jan 18, 2019 • 18 min
In this series of episodes I look at each year in Star Wars history. Starting with 1974 I highlight the top movies, music and historical events from this year. Of course I also talk about key events in the development of Star Wars. —- Send in a voice…
Journals of the Jedi #1
Jan 18, 2019 • 36 min
Welcome to Episode 1 of Journals of the Jedi, my first venture into podcasting about Star Wars. In this episode I read through the replies to this episodes “Hoth Topic” on Twitter - What do you love about Star Wars? I also have a look at what is coming…
Big Trouble in Little China
Jan 7, 2019 • 28 min
Happy new Year! I talk about one of my favourite movies, Big Trouble in Little China. This episode includes top 5 Jack Burton quotes as voted by my Twitter followers. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Scrooged - Bad Reviews!
Dec 22, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode I look over some bad reviews for the festive classic Scrooged with Bill Murray. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Top 5 Christmas Presents
Dec 17, 2018 • 22 min
As a kid of the 80s and early 90s I got some cracking Christmas presents. These are my top 5 gifts I got from my parents based on the excitement factor! Join me as I take a walk along memory lane and reminisce about Christmas and the fun things I got. —-…
Gremlins
Dec 7, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode I talk about the fantastic Christmas movie Gremlins! I talk about some behind the scenes info and I also announce the winner of my Gizmo T-shirt competition! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Back to the Future 3
Dec 6, 2018 • 45 min
My first ever cross over episode with the fantastic lads from The Pearls Of Fandom. We have a chat about the awesome Back to the Future 3, where we rank it in the Back to the Future trilogy, our favourite moments and some interesting facts from behind the…
Live From Opening Of Geeks And Gamers
Dec 1, 2018 • 13 min
I’m live from a new store in Falkirk. Scotland called Geeks and Gamers. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Top 5……Star Wars Moments
Nov 24, 2018 • 26 min
“Top 5……” is a bonus series of episodes which will be made available to my Patrons on Patreon. They are in addition to my regular episodes. This top 5 is my favourite Star Wars moments. I’m sure all Star Wars fans have a different top 5 that they enjoy…
Thanksgiving Special - Planes, Trains and Automobiles.
Nov 21, 2018 • 24 min
In this Thanksgiving Special I talk about the classic 1987 Holiday comedy from John Hughes Planes Trains and Automobiles. To all my stateside listeners have a happy and safe holiday. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
The Goonies - Bad Reviews!
Nov 17, 2018 • 30 min
The Goonies is one of the best kids films ever made. This classic from Richard Donner, Chris (or Christopher as I call him!) Columbus and Steven Spielberg was on repeat in my house in the 80s. I absolutely love it. However……it seems not everybody loves…
(Sort Of) Live At Comic Con Scotland
Nov 10, 2018 • 24 min
Live at Comic Con Scotland I take a stroll through the main areas and talk about the guests and merch! Guests include David Hasselhoff, Sam J Jones and Dirk Benedict! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Halloween Special - Ghostwatch
Oct 31, 2018 • 22 min
Ghostwatch is a British reality–horror/mockumentary television film, first broadcast on BBC1 on Halloween night, 1992. Written by Stephen Volk, and directed by Lesley Manning, the drama was produced for the BBC anthology series Screen One by Richard…
Beetlejuice
Oct 28, 2018 • 16 min
In this episode I talk about the Tim Burton spooky classic Beetlejuice. After Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house. When the…
Cops and Monsters
Oct 27, 2018 • 15 min
In this episode I continue the spooky Halloween theme by talking about a fantastic web series called Cops and Monsters. Cops and Monsters follows the Paranormal Investigation Team Scotland as they protect a supernatural community. Season 1 is already…
The Frighteners
Oct 22, 2018 • 13 min
In this episode I talk about the incredible movie The Frighteners. Directed by Peter Jackson and starring Michael J Fox it’s a spooky comedy bonanza. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Back to the Future Part 2 Hidden References
Oct 21, 2018 • 17 min
Happy October 21st!! It’s Back to the Future Day, and what better way to celebrate than to speak about Back to the Future Part 2. In this episode I talk about some of the Easter eggs in this excellent move, some of which I didn’t know! —- Send in a voice…
Movie Vehicles - ECTO 1
Oct 15, 2018 • 13 min
Bonus Episode!!! I talk about one of the greatest cars in movie history, ECTO 1. Not many vehicles come cooler than this! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Ghostbusters (Part 2 of 2)
Oct 15, 2018 • 16 min
The second part of my two part Ghostbusters episode. I talk about the casting of Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Ghostbusters (Part 1 of 2)
Oct 8, 2018 • 15 min
Join me on part one of this two part episode as I talk about Ghostbusters and how Dan Aykroyd got the movie off the ground. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Back to the Future (Part 2 Of 2)
Oct 1, 2018 • 16 min
In this second part of a two part episode I talk about the casting of Michael J Fox, the release of the movie and the fantastic score by Alan Silvestri —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Back to the Future (Part 1 Of 2)
Sep 25, 2018 • 15 min
In this first part of a two part episode I talk about Back to the Future. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
The ‘Burbs
Sep 17, 2018 • 15 min
Join me in this series of podcasts where I discuss and witter on about my favourite movies. This episode is about The Burbs. The hilarious 1989 movie from Joe Dante featuring Tom Hanks. —- Send in a voice message:…