TechnoRetro Dads and the Fantastic Archaeologist

by TechnoRetro Dads

Join TechnoRetro Dads for a bonus-length fantastic adventure with Raiders of the Lost Ark in the name of fortune and glory! Beginning with The Ballad of Indiana Jones by High Adventure, this episode is limited only by your imagination.

Jorbex joins Shaz and Shua for an huge Indiana Jones episode on Raiders of the Lost Ark!

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When Raiders of the Lost Ark premiered thirty-five years ago, audiences were reintroduced to the kind of swashbuckling adventure stories that had inspired George Lucas and Steven Spielberg as children. In his alter-ego dressed in tweed, this unassuming college professor masked the heroic adventurer who traveled far and wide in search of artifacts to bring home to the museum.  Since 1981, Indiana Jones has been a household name in homes across the United States and around the world. With a fifth movie in the works (starring Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones), the magic of the franchise hasn’t diminished at all, even though many decried Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.  JediShua and shazbazzar are joined by SuperFriend Jorbex to take a look back at Raiders of the Lost Ark, with behind-the-scenes interviews from 1981, as well as some well-known and not-so-well-known trivia.

Raiders of the Lost Ark

In the FAMILY CIRCLE, the Dads show their kids Raiders of the Lost Ark, some for the first time. Others, for another glimpse into the edge-of-your-seat excitement that doesn’t get old even thirty-five years later.  The results: no one doesn’t like Raiders of the Lost Ark.  It’s a hit with every generation.

JediShua digs into his collection of Indiana Jones artifacts in TOYS IN THE ATTIC. With new and old figures and toys, Shua tells stories about how he and his brother used to reenact the movie and imagine more adventures from the fantastic archaeologist.  Kids in the ‘80s embraced the 1930s action hero with leather jackets, bullwhips, and fedoras as they journeyed to a place where fact meets fiction with Indiana Jones.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

About TechnoRetro Dads

Join shazbazzar and JediShua each week for a look back at the 70s and 80s as they share the fun and fandom of their youth with their families and friends. Topics include TV, film, music, and games of the ’70s and ’80s as well as franchises which have continued into the 21st Century, like Star Wars and TRON. TechnoRetro Dads are a blend of new and old as stories are passed down from one generation to the next.

If you’re a TechnoRetro Dad, the child of one, or just fondly remember the sci-fi/fantasy properties of the ’70s and ’80s, then this podcast is for you!

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