TechnoRetro Dads

Greetings, Programs!

 

Last night was a late one for the TechnoRetro Dads as they were selected as seat-fillers for the Academy Awards — or at least they were able to sneak in and get a glimpse of some famous Oscar nominees and winners.  Tune in for shazbazzar’s first ever viewing of the actual awards ceremony as JediShua gives the play-by-play of the event in their live coverage of the event.

 

PLUS:  Exciting literary NEWS, scientists at Auburn University pay a fishy tribute to Star Wars, you can make your own movie projector from a box and a magnifying glass, and the TechnoRetro families sit down for an unforgettable Claymation experience of The Adventures of Mark Twain from 1985.

 

 

Start off your work week on the right side of the bed with Monday’s TechnoRetro Dads!

 

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Greetings, Programs!  

 

Though many people have the day off to celebrate Presidents, shazbazzar and JediShua are busy with research and experiments for this year’s Science Fair.  Discover the steps involved in finishing a Science Fair project.  Understand the various aspects of scientific research.  Resist the urge to bite into the delicious Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop.  

 

With amazing NEWS challenging the Big Bang theory, a Weird upcoming Henson project, the WOPR getting rebooted, and a Lantern City comic, you’re sure to be smarter (or at least appear that way) after listening to TechnoRetro Dads.

 

Pull out your Star Wars trading cards for the Star Wars Scrapbook as JediShua shows up shazbazzar with his formidable collection.  How does your stack measure up?  

 

 

All this and more in just 77 minutes on this beautiful Monday Morning.  Share and Enjoy!

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Greetings, Programs!  

 

As sweethearts buy cards and flowers and such in preparation for the weekend ahead, shazbazzar eats NECCO Sweethearts in tribute to the upcoming Irish holiday and JediShua looks forward to a four-day weekend.  In case you had forgotten — Saturday is Valentine’s Day!

 

But that’s not the most exciting part of this episode of TechnoRetro Dads.  The Grand Opening of Neon Retro Arcade takes center stage with the ‘Dads as they talk to one of the owners of the brand new TechnoRetro gaming establishment in Old Town Pasadena.  SuperFriend Mark reveals his reasons for starting this fun-filled tribute to the gaming houses that punctuated our past.

 

In the NEWS, space entrepreneurs will soon be able to stake their claims on the MOON and a nine year-old is burdened with the ONE RING.

 

We open the Star Wars Scrapbook to remember our favorite classic arcade games from the 80s and 90s and introduce the newest addition to the Star Wars arcade family. 

 

 

Start your work week with laughs, memories and the musical stylings of artists like R. Cade & the Video Victims, High Adventure, Journey, and the Beepers.

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Greetings, Programs!  

 

What does it say about a civilization when the citizens begin to rely on the shadowy visions of a prophetic rodent to determine what the weather patterns will entail over the next several weeks?  JediShua and shazbazzar are stuck in the same loop as the rest of America as they anticipate the revelation from Punxatawny Phil about the New Dawn of spring (and when it will arrive).

 

In the NEWS, the Twitterverse lights up with the incendiary news about Disney’s rumored choice for an actor to play the lead role in the continuing Indiana Jones series.  Though Paul Reubens, Bob Barker, and Clyde from Every Which Way But Loose were all confirmed in the past for the role of Indiana, reports also suggest that Duhr T. Knapken may seize the role from Star Lord.  Emma Watson rings the rumor Belle as well in the upcoming live action version of Beauty and the Beast.

 

SuperFriends Jovial Jay Shepard and Aaron Goins come along for some fun with the Lazy Book Club as we talk about the first Star Wars novel accepted as official canon: A New Dawn by John Jackson Miller. 

 

 

For 77 minutes of ridiculous repetitiveness tossed in with a sizable portion of quality content (again, thanks to Aaron and Jay), this choir hits the high notes this week!

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Category:TechnoRetro Dads -- posted at: 6:30am EST

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