Rank ‘Em: 1987 Movies

The RD80s Podcast debuts a new show to accompany the article series Rank ‘Em which features host Jason Gross and a guest ranking their Top 5 favorites from the ’80s. The first show welcomes guest Chad E. Young of HorrorMovieBBQ.com to rank our Top 5 favorite movies released in 1987. You’ll hear the actual Top 10 box office films for context and then we’ll reveal our lists in reverse order followed by some honorable mentions. We hope you’ll enjoy listening and also invite everyone to “play along” by commenting to the show notes at RediscoverThe80s.com or to social media posts and our YouTube recording session video.

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Memory Jogger Podcast Episode 8: Early Driving & Cars

Episode 8 of Memory Jogger is all about our early memories of driving, fantasy cars, and the first cars we owned. We also talk about how we got interested in cars, practicing on the lawn tractor, and mishaps. We begin the podcast as usual with some listener feedback and also a few icebreaker headlines. We invite your jogged memories and comments at the show notes on Rediscoverthe80s.com or tweet to @RD80s. Watch our recording session hangout on the RD80s YouTube channel.

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Memory Jogger Podcast Episode 7: School Stories

Episode 7 of Memory Jogger is an extensive trip back to our school days. We take a mental tour of the school, telling stories from every classroom, the cafeteria, and outdoors. Even though our experience was from a private school perspective, we hope you’ll enjoy and even relate to some of the stories we remember over a period of 8 years. We begin with some listener feedback and also a few icebreaker headlines. We invite your jogged memories and comments at the show notes on Rediscoverthe80s.com or tweet to @RD80s.

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Memory Jogger Podcast Special: ’80s Crushes

In this special episode, Wyatt and Jason discuss their childhood crushes from the ’80s including our classmates and others from Hollywood, cartoons, video games, and more. This special podcast is part of another 80s League crossover event! We invite you to continue the #80sCrushess topic by visiting our show notes and linking over to the contributions from 80s Reboot Blog, 80s Overdrive Podcast, Return to the 80s Blog/Podcast, Killer Kitsch Blog, and RealWeegieMidget Blog.

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Memory Jogger Podcast Episode 6 – Toybox Inventory

Episode 6 of Memory Jogger is an inventory of Jason & Wyatt’s childhood toyboxes. From Tonkas to action figures to handheld electronic games, we try to remember as much as we can about the toys we played with in the ’80s. Our icebreaker headlines include a million dollar property that features a familiar helicopter and a gender swap TV reboot. We invite your jogged memories and comments at the show notes on Rediscoverthe80s.com or tweet them to @RD80s!

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Memory Jogger Podcast Special: 80s Innovations

In this special episode, Wyatt and Jason discuss innovations from the 80s and how they impacted their lives. We brainstormed a list of many items from technology to toys to pop culture and chose our Top 3 favorites. Then we run down the rest of the list and even share some instant feedback from Twitter. This special podcast is part of another 80s League crossover event! We invite you to continue the #80sInnovations topic by visiting our show notes and linking over to the contributions from 80s Reboot Blog, 80s Overdrive Podcast, Return to the 80s Blog/Podcast, Killer Kitsch Blog, and RealWeegieMidget Blog.

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Memory Jogger Podcast Episode 5 – VHS Recordings

Episode 5 is all about Jason & Wyatt’s VHS Recordings through the years. The discussion includes their first interaction with a VCR through the last recordings they can remember. Our icebreaker includes remembering some of the celebrities that passed away in 2016 and a new AT&T commercial that caught Wyatt’s eye. Add your memories and comments to the show notes on Rediscoverthe80s.com or tweet them to @RD80s!

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Episode 2

EPISODE 2 TOPICS: MOVIES – Raiders of the Lost Ark WAPNER’S REVENGE – 24 hours of solitary confinement with either “Mickey” or “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” music video on a continous loop TOYS – Which did you play with more, Rubik’s Cube or Simon? TELEVISION – Miami Vice DO YOU REMEMBER? – The first time you played the NES video game console FOOD – Which ’80s breakfast cereal would you like to bring back?

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Episode 1: Pilot

EPISODE 1 TOPICS: MOVIES – Ghostbusters WAPNER’S REVENGE – 48 hours of solitary confinement with “Dont Worry Be Happy” or “Never Gonna Give You Up” on a loop, CARTOONS – Which deserved more episodes, Pole Position or Turbo Teen? TRAPPED – Trapped on a deserted island with Jacko the Energizer battery guy and electronics superstore guru Crazy Eddie FOOD – Comeback for McDonald’s McDLT, Wendy’s Superbar Buffet, or Taco Bell Choco Taco? TELEVISION – Alf DO YOU REMEMBER? – First movie you watched on a VCR or Betamax FADS – Trapper Keeper DRIVE – Back To The Future DeLorean Time Machine or K.I.T.T.? MUSIC – Run DMC

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