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When It Was Cool Podcast

Aug 11, 2020

Karl Stern brings you a new Old Tyme Wrestling Hour Podcast. On this episode: the pioneer era of wrestling in Mexico isn't what I expected. In fact, it appears Asian in origin with links to Jui Jitsu and American frontier wrestling combined into one thing. It gets weird. Also, a man died during a match and literally...


Aug 6, 2020

It's August and that means it's time for "Dragon King Karl Month" at the palatial When It Was Cool estate as everyone celebrates Karl's birthday. Mike and Joe do their part to liven up the festivities as they program the WABAC machine to Karl's birth year of 1971 and discuss everything from the price of a Malibu Barbie...


Aug 3, 2020

A superhero combination that exists within the Hanna-Barbara and Scooby-Doo universe. Blue Falcon is clearly a parody of Batman and I suppose Dynomutt (the Dog Wonder) is a parody of Robin the Boy Wonder but is more Inspector Gadget than anything. When I was a young kid I loved it whenever the Blue Falcon would show up....


Jul 30, 2020

On this episode of the flagship When It Was Cool Podcast from WhenItWasCool.com, host Karl catches up on the current goings on related to retro pop culture including cancelled concerts, Geddy Lee's birthday, Bob Armstrong's health, and more. Then we talk about the big comeback of the toy aisle- retro Star Wars, Masters...


Jul 23, 2020

Joseph talks a bit about this year's BIFAN Film Festival before the talk turns to drive-in theaters now in the age of Covid-19. Then it's off to the Mix-Tape Challenge followed by the main topic: magazines! From Highlights for Children to Rolling Stone, the fellas wax nostalgic for the old Bill Apter wrestling...