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A podcast featuring VGS member Hoskat where he talks with two friends about all 80's and 90's nostalgia topics from video games, music, tv and movies.

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Episode 39 – Amusement Parks

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER The guys sit down to discuss their favorite Amusement Park and County Fair memories from the past 30 years.   That first hill into the small tunnel on the Beast at King’s Island is killerMatt and Luke both had these cheap Beast hats with a built in mulletThe Vortex at King’s Island is about to be removed but the guys have so many memories of riding it.That slide on the right is a doozy!Flight of Fear at K

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Episode 38 – TV of 1995

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER In their first episode recorded remotely the guys sit down to discuss the our favorite TV shows that premiered or ended in 1995 and the biggest events of the year including the OJ Simpson Trial, Cal Ripken’s Ironman record, a murder on the Jenny Jones show and celebrities who died on Christmas Day.   Matt’s #5 – The Critic Matt’s #4 – Mr. Show  Matt’s #3 –  Full House Matt’s #2 –  Ren & Stimp

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Hoskat

 

Episode 37 – Movies of 1994

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER The guys sit down to discuss their favorite movies of 1994 aka the year of Jim Carrey.   Matt’s #5 – Pulp Fiction Matt’s #4 – Ace Ventura Pet Detective  Matt’s #3 – Speed Matt’s #2 – Forrest Gump Matt’s #1 – The Shawshank Redemption     Jason’s #5 – The Flintstones Jason’s #4 – Beverly Hills Cop 3 Jason’s #3 – Ace Ventura Pet Detective Jason’s #2 – Wes C

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Hoskat

 

Episode 36 – Mike Tyson

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER The guys sit down to discuss one of the most iconic sports figures of all time, Mike Tyson. They talk about his early life, boxing career, controversy and what happened when boxing ended.   Young Mike w/ his trainer, Cus D’AmatoYoung Mike in the ring.Would you want to fight this man?The fight that proved Tyson wasn’t invincible.Arguably the most infamous boxing match of all time.Probably the most famous f

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Episode 35 – Songs of 1994

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE Matt and Luke declare this is their favorite year for music ever. The guys sing, play guitar and Jason interprets instruments with his mouth. Lyrics are analyzed and some poor guitar playing is demonstrated. So many great songs came out this year!! Spotify playlist of all songs on the list:    Matt’s #5 – Warren G – Regulate Regulators Speech from the movie Young Guns Matt’s #4 – Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun

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Episode 34 – Video Games of 1987

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER The guys discuss the video games that they still play over 30 years after they came out. Matt believes this is his favorite year of video game ever.   Matt’s #5 – World Class Track Meet Matt’s review after beating the game. Matt’s #4 – Jackal Matt’s review after beating the game. Family Guy – It’s a Jackal    Matt’s #3 – Gun.Smoke Matt’s #2 – Super Mario Bros. 2 Matt’s review after be

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Episode 33 – TV of 1986

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER The guys sit down to discuss the biggest TV shows and events of 1986. Luke talks about shows he thinks he would like if he watched as he was too young to remember most of the shows from this year. Matt gets philosophical about how pointless our lives are and how things disappear into obscurity very quickly.   Matt’s #5 – Double Dare Burt Reynolds and Mark Summers fight on Tonight Show with Jay Leno

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Episode 32 – Non-Mainstream Horror Classic Part 2

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER The guys sit down for a sequel to last years popular non-mainstream horror movie episode. 20 more under-appreciated horror gems are uncovered and discussed.   Matt’s Picks Matt’s Oldie Pick   Jason’s Picks Jason’s Oldie Pick   Luke’s Picks Luke’s Oldie Pick                     View the full article

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Episode 31 – TV Commercials

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE The guys discuss the lost art of commercials and commercial jingles. With DVR and streaming the classic commercials taking the world by storm has gone away. McDonalds Halloween Best of “Mac-Tonight” Time Life Mysteries Smokey the Bear PSA Mr Bucket NAPA Know How Best of Terry Crews Old Spice KMart Ship My Pants Mentos Compilation Rally’s Cha-Ching with Seth Green Duracell Family

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Hoskat

 

Episode 30 – Songs of 1983

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE The guys discuss and poorly sing their favorite music and music related events from 1983. Matt provides lots of Matt’s Stats and Jason enjoys singing the Matt’s Stats theme song a little too much. Spotify playlist of all songs on the list:  Apple Music playlist of all songs on the list     Matt’s #5 – Tears For Fears – Mad World Matt’s #4 – Dio – Holy Diver  Matt’s #3 – Ozzy Osbourne – Bark at the Moon Matt

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Episode 29 – Pee-Wee Herman

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER The guys sit down to discuss one of the 1980’s and early 1990’s biggest icon’s, Pee-Wee Herman. They go into the man behind the gray suit, Paul Reuben, as well as all of the movies and TV shows the character was associated with. 1950’s TV character Pinky Lee inspired Pee-Wee Herman’s style.  Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure. Check out that thumb.Pee-Wee agreed to dress in drag to help this hardened criminal get th

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Hoskat

 

Episode 28 – Movies of 1998

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER The guys sit down to discuss their favorite movies of 1998. Jason sits this episode out and fan favorite Justin joins the crew to talk about all of the dark and depressing movies he enjoys.   Matt’s #5 – Rush Hour Matt’s #4 – A Simple Plan  Matt’s #3 – There’s Something About Mary Matt’s #2 – What Dreams May Come Matt’s #1 – American History X     Justin’s #5 – American H

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Hoskat

 

Episode 27 – Video Games of 1987

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER The guys discuss the video games that they still play over 30 years after they came out. Matt believes this is his favorite year of video game ever.   Matt’s #5 – Castlevania Matt’s review after beating the game. Matt’s #4 – Final Fantasy Matt’s review after beating the game. Chronologically confused about the Final Fantasy timeline  Matt’s #3 – Contra Matt’s review after beating the game.

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Hoskat

 

Episode 26 – Game Shows

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER The guys sit down and talk about some classic game show hosts, game show cheaters, and some obscure shows they enjoy watching.   These guys may never solve this puzzle. One of the most famous “cheaters” in game show history. Turns out he just was really good at pattern recognition. Trailer for the fascinating documentary on Amazon Prime about the best “The Price Is Right” player in history.

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Hoskat

 

Episode 25 – Michael Jackson Memories

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE EPISODE TO YOUR COMPUTER The guys bring in a special guest expert, Matt’s wife, Jenny, to talk about their memories with Michael Jackson, the King of Pop. *Note* We picked an interesting time to talk about MJ. When we decided to record this episode we were not aware of the new allegations and documentary that have come out in recent weeks. Our goal of this podcast is one of nostalgia, we are here to talk about our memories of MJ

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