Hail to the King, Baby! In 1992, Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell released the 3rd installment of what can only be described as one of the campiest, cheesiest, and hilariously bad horror film series ever known. Army of Darkness is perhaps the favorite of the series by most followers, and it’s got such a cult following […]

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Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, BEETLEJUICE!! This is what summoned the ghost with the most, the “bio-exorcist” who was to get rid of the Deetzes and help the Maitlands recover their home once they’d died. Want to know more? Come back to 1988 as we get into our Halloween kickoff of creepy classic films and TV shows with […]

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“My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.” These words are from perhaps one of the greatest pop culture/cult films ever. Opening on September 25, 1987, The Princess Bride debuted with a great cast, a great story, and of course, great lines like the one above. Come back with me and […]

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TOGA TOGA TOGA! The year is 1962, on the campus of Faber College. Delta Tau Chi is an incredibly raucous group of guys who have perhaps the lowest GPAs in the entire college. So they don’t know things like psychology, and think the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor. But they know how to throw a party, […]

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  “My Name is Wayne Campbell, and I live in Aurora, IL.” Welcome to a whole new world – Wayne Campbell, Garth Algar, Cassandra, Benjamin, Noah Vanderhoff – all of them are one big happy family in Wayne’s World. Sheah, RIGHT! AS IF! This was perhaps one of our favorite films to talk about so […]

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Rounding out our John Hughes highlight, this week we’re traveling back to 1985. What’s on tap for us to discuss this week? How do we hack a government supercomputer, hook up a doll, and create the perfect woman? Why, with SCIENCE! And not just any science, but WEIRD SCIENCE! Join Gary and Wyatt as they […]

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In this episode, we travel back in time once again to the decade of the 80’s, this time to 1986, as we continue on our John Hughes spotlight. This time, we encounter Molly Ringwald, John Cryer, Andrew McCarthy, James Spader, and Annie Potts to cover a girl from the wrong side of the tracks who […]

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On Mar. 24th, 1984, 5 students ended up in detention. They were supposed to spend the day in silence, writing essays about who they were for the Assistant Principal. Instead, they discovered things about each other that nobody else knew. What movie is this? It’s John Hughes’ film, The Breakfast Club. Come join us for […]

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Everyone has memories of being in a car driving hours to a destination for a family vacation. Maybe you’ve had a trip from Hell, or one of the best vacations ever with your family. Or, maybe you went on a trip similar to the Griswolds. Yes, we travel back to 1983 as we head from […]

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This week, I am again joined from my East Coast friend Eva as we continue in a John Hughes spotlight. We are traveling back to 1984 to see the members of the Brat Pack, Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael Hall, as well as the brother and sister acting duo John & Joan Cusack. Welcome to […]

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“Bueller…Bueller…Bueller…Bueller…Bueller…” Every child of the 80’s knows where this came from. If you don’t, what rock have you been hiding under? Come join us this week as we travel back to 1986, to Twist n’ Shout, put one over on Dean of Students Ed Rooney, and learn how to enjoy life as we call in […]

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Tune in this week as we talk about a Walt Disney Production film; this film recently celebrated its 31st birthday, having been released in theaters on July 9, 1982, and I did a solo podcast for one of my favorite films and one of the earliest films involving computer animation. What is this film? Come into the […]

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This week on Talkin’ Bout My Generation, we go once again to the year 1984, as we remember “Wax On, Wax Off”, Crane kicks, and that Cobra Kai gives no mercy – yes, folks! We are headed to see the original, The Karate Kid!

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In this episode, my friend Rich Hegland and I throw back to 1984 to ask the question that every child of the 80’s knows the answer to: “Who Ya Gonna Call? GHOSTBUSTERS!”

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In this episode, your host, Doug Abel, is joined by husband and wife team Will & Carla Valdes, as they go back in time to the year 1986 to discuss the summer blockbuster, Top Gun.

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