TechnoRetro Dads: October Looms on the Horizon with Movie Monsters from the ‘80s

by TechnoRetro Dads

As September ends, October looms on the next page of the calendar, and the monsters may not just be under your bed, so watch out!

JediShua and shazbazzar get ready for the month of monsters with a look back at some scary monsters from retro movies we have enjoyed (in one way or another) over the years.

What do Frankenstein, a French octopus, and frightening frogmen from the Soviet Union have in common?  They are all mentioned on this week’s TechnoRetro Dads.  Tune in for 77 minutes of fun as September ends and the month of monsters begins. 

In the NEWS…

  • The answer to everything is solved!
  • TR3N may be in the news?
  • Captain Kirk celebrates Kringle Klaus.
  • Triple Force Friday is days away.
  • Casting news from Jurassic World 3.

We Love Our Cereal!

Halloween cereals are spotted in Walmart (with “Spooky Marshmallows”)!

TechnoRetro Arcade: King of the Monsters

Somewhere between Street Fighter and Rampage lives a NeoGeo game from the early ‘90s that pits enormous beasts (with odd names) against each other over a backdrop of Japanese cities.

Let’s All Go to the Movies!

Sticking with the theme of monsters, shazbazzar and JediShua look back at some movies from the ‘80s and the monsters that might have plagued our nightmares (or just lived under Fred Savage’s bed).


  • Ska Geek recalls the Time Killers arcade game.
  • Fettmatic and Michael Nipp mention more time travel movies/shows.
  • Shane in Grand Rapids finds a VW camper that reminds us of the A-Team van.

TechnoRetro Dads Monster Movies

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Join shazbazzar and JediShua each week for a look back at the ’70s and ’80s as they share the fun and also fandom of their youth with their families, friends, and EarBuds. Topics include TV, film, music, toys, and games of the ’70s and ’80s like Atari, Nintendo, Sega, and arcade games as well as franchises which have continued into the 21st Century, like Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Back to the Future, Battlestar Galactica, The Dark Crystal and more. TechnoRetro Dads creates new stories as old legends are passed down from one generation to the next.

If you’re a TechnoRetro Dad, the child of one, or just appreciate the ’70s and ’80s, then this podcast is definitely for you!

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