Killer A.I. in 80s Movies

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 1980s news including a Mattel theme park, the forthcoming Killer Klown’s video game, and the popular 80s horror movie that never existed. Then, trio questions the threat posed by 10 artificial characters from 1980s movies. And they review the real danger of AI today. Introduction – 00:00 1980s News […]

1980s True Crime: Rapper’s Delight

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 1980s news including “Monopoly: The Movie,” Ghostbusters delays, and a new zombie movie from the late creator of the genre. Then, Will shares the true, dark (read: cynical) tale of how “Rapper’s Delight” became the first hip-hop record to hit the Top 40. Introduction – 00:00 1980s News – […]

The Kat and Jon Show: Truckin’ in the 1980s

While Will continues to convalesce, Kat and Jon discuss current 1980s news including graffiti as a pillar of hip hop and the return of the Toxic Avenger. Then, the duo chats about truck culture in the 1980s, including the movies, TV shows and music that popularized the trucking. Introduction – 00:00 1980s News – 03:31 […]

The Crazy Mattel Toys Coming to Movie Screens

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 1980s news including “Beverly Hills Cop” was not a comedy, ALF is back (sort of), Madonna is on the mend, and He-Man has been shelved. Then, following the success of “Barbie,” the trio discusses the next 10 unbelievable toys Mattel is bringing to the big screen. Introduction – 00:00 […]

80s True Crime: Swordquest (Recorded Live at SFGE)

Will, Kat and Jon meet in-person for the first time at the Southern Fried Gaming Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. There, they record this “true crime” episode before a live audience. Will shares the layered non-fiction tale of how Swordquest, the most ambitious game series Atari attempted for the 2600, is inseparable from the video game […]

1983 Top 10 Hits vs. Today

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 1980s news including how Taylor Swift beat 1980s record, the vinyl to be wary of, and the sale of Little Eddie’s little Frankenstrat. Then, the trio attempts to listen to the current Top 10 hit songs and decides whether they’re better than the songs that charted this time in […]

Beetlejuice 2, Back to the Future the Musical, Dial of Destiny and More

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 1980s news including the ultimate 1980s summer song, “Beetlejuice 2” set photos, and Duran Duran Funko Pops. Then, the trio chats about the new “Back to the Future the Musical” and “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.” Plus, Will surprises his co-hosts with a name the fake 80s-movie-turned-musical. […]

Interview: Michael Thomas Perone

Will, Kat and Jon share some of the unusual and harrowing adventures they had in their youths. Then, Will chats with author Michael Thomas Perone about his new novel “Danger Peak.” Set in 1989, it’s an inspiring story about a 13-year-old boy trying to scale the magical mountain. Filled with humor, adventure, and, most importantly, […]

80s Pop Star Interview Mash-Up

Will, Kat and Jon promote upcoming events on the show, including live episode on Facebook/YouTube on Wednesday, July 12, at 8pm Eastern. Then, they share clips from interviews with six of their favorite 1980s musicians. Introduction – :25 *RSVP to our Live Event on FB: *RSVP to our Live Event on YouTube: Taco […]

Indiana Jones Trivia Challenge

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 1980s news including a real-life Tatooine planet, the “Honey, I Shrunk” reboot is dead, and four new booby-trap-free Indiana Jones games. Then, Will leads Kat and Jon on an Indiana Jones trivia adventure. Can you survive the challenge? Introduction – :25 Announcements – 5:30 *We’re off next week. *Come […]