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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Episode 4 is all about Christmas memories, in particular the top gifts we received as kids! Jason and Wyatt join a fun ’80s Christmas collaboration with several other blogs and podcasts to list our favorite gifts which include video game consoles, action figures, playsets, and more! We also briefly discuss Christmas traditions and decide the topic for our next show. Visit our show notes on Rediscoverthe80s.com for links to all the other collaborators on this #80sChristmas topic!
Episode 3 of the new Memory Jogger Podcast is all about our Nickelodeon memories! Jason and Wyatt reminisce about shows from the early ’80s that we remember watching as young kids up through the early 90s and our high school years. We touch on everything from cartoons to game shows to sketch comedies broadcasted on the cable network. We also talk about how we discovered TV shows from the ’70s, ’60s, and ’50s through watching Nick at Nite.
In this special episode, Jason and Wyatt discuss their recent road trip that took place a few days before Jason’s 40th birthday. After meeting in Nashville TN, the 3-day trek includes visits to the Flashback Arcade, Rusty’s TV & Movie Car Museum, Cooter’s Place, and many comic book shops and thrift stores in between.
Episode 2 of the new Memory Jogger Podcast is all about our Halloween memories. Jason and Wyatt will be reminiscing about early costumes worn for trick-or-treating, favorite TV specials, and the best (and worst) candy treats that showed up in our bags. You’ll also hear stories including Wyatt’s homemade costumes and some pranks pulled by Jason in his early teen years.
The first episode of the Memory Jogger Podcast introduces the show’s concept and the 30+ year friendship of hosts Wyatt and Jason. Listen to childhood stories along with how nostalgia remains present in their lives today.