Episode #229: “Nobody carries the dog boy” | The Blood of Heroes (1989)

This one’s a little more obscure than we’ve done in a while, but it’s a post-apocalyptic sports movie starring Rutger Hauer, so how could we pass it up?! Not only that, but they’ve actually turned this into a real sport that people play today. You might know this as Salute of the Jugger, but we know it as The Blood of Heroes.

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Episode #228: Talk with Kevin Smokler

I had the opportunity to spend some time chatting with author and speaker, Kevin Smokler (Brat Pack America, Practical Classics). It ran the gamut from Batman & James Bond to favorite 80s movies and great places to eat in Chicago!

Check out Kevin’s website here: https://www.kevinsmokler.com/

Follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/weegee

Episode #227: “It’s So Bad” | The Wizard (1989)

I love the Power Glove. It’s so bad. And when it comes to The Wizard, we’ll leave it up to you to decide what camp you’re in. Is this movie “bad” in the 80s sense of the word — like the Power Glove? Or is this one of those that you really only loved as a kid but it doesn’t quite hold the same level of fascination when you’re older and video game competitions aren’t quite as exciting? You decide. Then find out what we decided when we watched The Wizard!

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