Bill Murray reimagined Ebenezer Scrooge in the 1988 Richard Donner movie Scrooged.
“You’ll believe a man can fly,” they told us forty years ago. And we did! We were thrilled to see Superman fly on the silver screen forty years ago in Superman the Movie. Join shazbazzar and JediShua for a super-sized Superman episode of TechnoRetro Dads.
Puppet Surgeon Dr. Hunter Wahl of Laika joins JediShua and shazbazzar to laugh about Ernest Saves Christmas and discuss stop-motion animation in the modern era as he reveals behind-the-scenes aspects of filming Missing Link.
Whether your Thanksgiving requires travel by Planes, Trains, and Automobiles or you’re content to stay at home watching television for a few Happy Days, playing Duck Hunt on your Nintendo, remember to enjoy the weekend.
To mark the fortieth anniversary of The Star Wars Holiday Special, TechnoRetro Dads present “The Could’ve Been But Wasn’t Actually The Star Wars Holiday Special” Radio Drama. Join shazbazzar and JediShua with special guests, Joe Tavano, Mrs. Shua, and jessizzar for an audio version of the Holiday Special based on the earliest draft of the story from May 1978.
The Lord of the Rings has been a favorite story for generations whether in its original literary form, the Peter Jackson films, or (for many GenXers) Ralph Bakshi’s animated version.
The dark imagination of a young boy appears in the funny papers as a dark mystery is revealed through special sunglasses. From snowmen to aliens, TechnoRetro Dads is really ‘80s this week!
What sound does a snowman make when he screams? Calvin would know. Calvin and Hobbes, by Bill Watterson, filled our heads with ideas and our voices with laughter from 1985 to 1995.
Beetlejuice (the 1988 movie), Beetlejuice (the cartoon series), and Beetlejuice toys invite a triple threat for your Halloween this week on TechnoRetro Dads.
Michael Witwer, co-author of Dungeons & Dragons Art and Arcana joins shazbazzar and JediShua to talk about the history of D&D and how the game and its artwork shaped their imaginations.
Mac and Jack (MacGyver and O’Lantern, respectively) team up to take on the spooky mystery of the inherited manor in this hurricane-delayed episode of TechnoRetro Dads worthy of 1988.
They might be frightening, they may be scary, but whether they’re kooky or spooky, ghosts have a way of attracting our attention and fueling our imaginations through games, toys, and TV shows like The Real Ghostbusters.
The creepy-crawlies have come home to roost, and TechnoRetro Dads have the perfect place for a month-long Haunted House Party to celebrate the kookiest month of the year.
SuperFriend Adam O’Brien (the Fantha from Down Under) joins shazbazzar and JediShua for a chat about the comical campiness of a very ‘80s flick, Ice Pirates.