Nostalgia Theater: A MovieFilm Podcast
By Zaki Hasan
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G.I. Joe! Transformers! Star Trek! Captain Power! Media scholar and critic Zaki Hasan, of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle, chats with the folks responsible for some of your favorite pop culture artifacts from years gone by, as well as the fans who've kept the fires lit for their faves.
||CleanEpisode 31: Mike Farrell / M*A*S*H||Attention all personnel! Today marks exactly 35 years to the day that the classic TV series M*A*S*H aired its final episode on CBS. The two-hour event remains the highest rated TV ...||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30: Eric & Julia Lewald / X-Men: The Animated Series||25 years ago last October, the Fox network debuted the X-Men animated series as part of its Saturday morning lineup. Along with Batman: The Animated Series, which had premiered ...||12/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Commentary Track||The Nostalgia Theater show is back with a new Commentary Trek! My friend Glenn Greenberg, writer of many Star Trek books and comics, joins me on the 31st ...||11/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28: Danny Bilson / The Flash (1990)||For this episode I'm joined by special guest Danny Bilson, a movie and TV veteran who's probably best known for being co-creator (along with Paul ...||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: Mark A. Altman / Star Trek: The Next Generation||Today marks thirty years to the day that TV's Star Trek: The Next Generation first premiered in syndication. The sequel series was a risky venture by ...||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26: Rob Kelly / M*A*S*H||Attention all personnel! Today marks exactly 45 years to the day that the classic TV series M*A*S*H first premiered on CBS. Based on the novel ...||9/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25: Caseen Gaines / The Dark Crystal||Thirty-five years ago this December, directors Jim Henson and Frank Oz first took audiences into the mystical land of Thra, home of The Dark Crystal. While the ambitious ...||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24: Star Trek III: The Search For Spock Commentary Track||Back for another Commentary Trek continues! This time I'm rejoined by my friend Glenn Greenberg, former Marvel Comics editor, and writer of many Hulk and Star Trek comics, for ...||8/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23: John Trumbull / Batman: The Animated Series||In just a few short months, the legendary Batman: The Animated Series hits its big quarter-century anniversary. In order to mark the occasion, I'm joined ...||7/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Commentary Track||The Commentary Trek continues! Just in time to celebrate the 35th anniversary of fan-favorite film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, I'm joined once ...||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Star Trek: The Motion Picture Commentary Track||It's a special episode of the Nostalgia Theater Podcast! After we had such a good time with our special 50th anniversary Star Trek episode last ...||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: Steve Wozniak / Silicon Valley Comic Con||From co-founding Apple Computer in the '70s to his continued work in groundbreaking new technologies right up to the present day, Steve Wozniak is a ...||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Jim Beard & RIch Handley / Planet of the Apes||For my latest Nostalgia Theater show I'm honored to be joined by authors Jim Beard Rich Handley as they discuss their new short fiction ...||3/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Joe Simko / Garbage Pail Kids||For the first Nostalgia Theater show of 2017, I'm joined by illustrator Joe Simko, who discusses the Garbage Pail Kids phenomenon from the 1980s, including his ...||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Zahra Noorbakhsh / Stand By Me||For the final Nostalgia Theater show of 2016, I'm joined by standup comedian (and avowed Corey Feldman fan) Zahra Noorbakhsh, host of the hilarious #GoodMuslimBadMuslim ...||12/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Patrick Duffy / Dallas||I struck oil on the latest Nostalgia Theater show, as TV icon Patrick Duffy joins me for the hour to discuss his long career, including his start ...||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Terry J. Erdmann & Paula M. Block / Labyrinth||It was thirty years ago that Jareth the Goblin King (David Bowie) first invited young Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) into his magical, mysterious maze in the ...||10/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Brannon Braga / Star Trek: Enterprise||Star Trek Month concludes at the Nostalgia Theater show! This week, I celebrate fifteen years since the launch of Star Trek: Enterprise, the unfairly-ignored fifth ...||9/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Glenn Greenberg / Star Trek Commentary Track||Star Trek month continues here at Nostalgia Theater! This week I'm joined by Star Trek comic writer and novelist Glenn Greenberg for a fun and ...||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Adam Nimoy / For the Love of Spock||It's Star Trek Month at Nostalgia Theater, as we celebrate fifty years of one of the greatest TV shows -- and franchises -- of all ...||8/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Ralph Garman / Batman ‘66||The DC Comics adaptation Suicide Squad brings its dark and gritty superhero vision to the screen this week, so I thought what better time to ...||8/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Sameer Gardezi / Ghostbusters||Bustin' makes me feel good! With the storied action-comedy Ghostbusters franchise heading back to theaters this weekend via the remake/reboot directed by Paul Feig and starring an ...||7/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Glenn Greenberg / The Incredible Hulk||For the latest Nostalgia Theater show I take a look back at one of my favorite TV shows, The Incredible Hulk, which aired on CBS ...||6/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Richard Hatch / Battlestar Galactica||A veteran of almost five decades in the film television industry, Richard Hatch starred alongside Karl Malden on the final season of The Streets ...||5/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Zainab F. Chaudary / The West Wing||This past Saturday marked ten years since Aaron Sorkin's seminal series The West Wing left the airwaves on NBC. Starring Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, Bradley ...||5/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Chris Ryall / IDW Publishing||For this episode of the show, I'm joined by Chris Ryall, editor-in-chief of IDW Publishing. As the current purveyor of comic book adventures of high ...||5/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: John Kenneth Muir / Batman||With the release of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice two weeks ago (read my thoughts here), Batman has made his triumphant return to movie ...||4/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Tad Stones / Darkwing Duck||After a brief gap, we're back with an all-new episode of the Nostalgia Theater show! This week, we’re talking about Disney's Darkwing Duck, which celebrates ...||3/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: David Morrell / Rambo||For this week's Nostalgia Theater Podcast I discuss the Rambo phenomenon with author David Morrell, whose 1972 novel First Blood is where it all began. Despite its reputation ...||2/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Tim Dunigan / Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future||Our journey through pop culture's past continues here on the Nostalgia Theater Podcast! For our second episode, I'm joined by none other than Tim Dunigan, better ...||1/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Buzz Dixon / G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero||Welcome to the first episode of the all-new Nostalgia Theater Podcast! As longtime readers of my site know, I've run a feature by that same ...||1/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
I’m a big fan of Zaki Hasan from his other show, the MovieFilm Podcast, so when I heard he was doing a spin-off, I was really excited, and this didn’t disappoint. In-depth interviews with the names behind some of my favorite TV shows and cartoons…I can’t wait to hear what’s next!
Great new podcast, I had the premiere episode on GI Joe going in my comic book store yesterday. Lots of good behind-the-scenes stories about the studio politics of the 80s and Zaki is a pro and great interviewer with a lot of good knowledge, as I know from his other podcast (s). It’s also nice to have a long block of time, almost 2 hours of talking, that went by quickly and I was surprised when it was over.
A fun stroll down memory lane with talent associated with some of the best entertainment from decades past!