Info

When It Was Cool Podcast

When It Was Cool Podcast is hosted by veteran podcaster Karl Stern and his wife Tonya. When It Was Cool Podcast features reviews, conversation, and nostalgia about pop culture from the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990's including comics, television, toys, music, movies, and more. Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Super Friends, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Alice in Wonderland, Six Million Dollar Man, Mego, My Little Pony, Transformers, Care Bears, classic rock music, and much more.
RSS Feed Subscribe in iTunes
When It Was Cool Podcast
2017
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: July, 2017
Jul 31, 2017

On this episode of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com hosts Karl and Tonya take a look at four retro topics and discuss them.  On this episode Karl asks the question, "Is Hasbro and IDW Comics legitimately trying to destroy the G.I. Joe brand?" and gives a brief history of the G.I. Joe property.  Tonya reviews a 1965 Mattel talking doll named Say N See.  Karl talks about Kong: Skull Island and the King Kong franchise, and they discuss their first concert experiences Tonya's is like a redneck nirvana of a show.  Let's take this outside, y'all.

Jul 21, 2017

On this episode of the When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com hosts Karl and Tonya take a look a four retro topics and discuss them.  On this episode Karl starts out with his newfound love of John Mellencamp.  Karl and Tonya both discover that they like a lot of John Mellencamp songs and think they might need to seek out more of his music, Tonya shares with us the horrible back stories to several children's nursery rhymes which might explain a lot about how messed up the world is today.  Karl has found several Masters of the Universe action figures at a recent flea market expedition.  Finally, Tonya shares her memories of the 1980's movie The Outsiders.  Stay gold Pony Boy.

Jul 11, 2017

On this week's When It Was Cool podcast, hosts Karl and Tonya from WhenItWasCool.com discuss four retro themed topics.  This show we discuss one hit wonders in music history, Marvel Comics 1991 comic book limited series which is about to become the basis of a new Marvel Movie- The Infinity Gauntlet, toys which were banned or recalled, and the joys of the Andy Griffith Show and Tonya might be the only person on Earth who didn't like the show while Karl loves it.  It's another fun filled retro adventure from When It Was Cool a Patreon funded show!

Jul 3, 2017

Episode 26 of the When It Was Cool Podcast features our new and improved format!  Four segments: Music, TV and Movies, Comics and Books, and Toys!  On this episode Karl tackles music talking Bruce Springsteen love and the problems threatening to split up Journey, Tonya takes on movies with an old classic Where the Red Fern Grows, Karl talks toys with a look at the 1983 G.I. Joe Dragonfly helicopter, and Tonya talks books with the great Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane.  New music, new production, but all great retro material! Welcome and spread the word about the new and improved When It Was Cool Podcast!

1