Mon, 21 December 2015
’Tis the season of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and of course the ‘Dads seen it…once or twice. But as soon as shazbazzar and JediShua hit the mall for a few final moments of holiday shopping, they’re drawn in again and get in line for J.J. Abrams’ vision of Star Wars. Bumping into several SuperFriends along the way and hearing some classic Christmas MUZAK is all part of the in-line experience this Monday morning.
Reminisce about Christmases past with writer/producer Michael Price, cinematographer/cereal connoisseur Sheldon Norton, artist/designer Kevin Liell, author Michael Witwer, concept artist Paul Bateman, and trivia champion Jorbex.
Merry Christmas, EarBuds!
Direct download: TRDads_03.35_UnScrooged3.mp3
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Mon, 14 December 2015
LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales
In the months leading up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens (are we allowed to call it Episode 7?), books, comics, toys, and television specials have added to the hype of the trailers, pics, and TV spots teasing us from every continent and country around the world. This week, SuperFriend Michael Price, writer/producer of the LEGO Star Wars specials, joins shazbazzar and JediShua to talk about this expansive and inventive series that took us on a journey with C-3PO and R2-D2 (the LEGO versions, of course) through the saga up to this point. Mike answers questions about the LEGO specials, but leaves us wanting more — as always. Will we see more LEGO Star Wars specials that deal with the new movies and characters in that galaxy far, far away?
JediShua makes good on his promise to review several Christmas breakfast foods as he munches on Pop Tarts and slurps up bowls of cereals.
Enjoy (nearly) 77 minutes of TechnoRetro good times this morning on TechnoRetro Dads!
Direct download: TRDads_03.34.mp3
Category:TechnoRetro Dads -- posted at: 7:23am EDT
Mon, 7 December 2015
What if Superman was a horror flick? What would a Logan’s Run reboot look like in 2016? What characters from the ‘70s and ‘80s deserve their own action figures? What are those PEANUTS characters doing on stage, anyway?
These are the kind of questions that we’re asking in order to keep our minds occupied over the next twelve eleven days as we anxiously await the release of The Force Awakens.
Topped off with pieces of cardboard tucked away into the Star Wars Scrapbook, this first December episode of TechnoRetro Dads will keep your mind off the anxieties of waiting for The Force Awakens for 77 minutes, anyway.
Direct download: TRDads_03.33.mp3
Category:TechnoRetro Dads -- posted at: 6:45am EDT