The RETROZEST Podcast

The RETROZEST Podcast

This is a podcast wherein we have a ZEST for all things RETRO! Join your host Curtis Lanclos as he picks a subject about anything RETRO-related (Music, Movies, TV Shows, Video Games, Toys, Pop Culture, etc.) and provides commentary which is interesting and entertaining. Enjoy the nostalgia!

Episodes

December 30, 2023 60 mins

On Episode 146 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis engages on a celebration of the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE! This is a 1978 superhero film based on the DC Comics superhero Superman, played by Christopher Reeve. It is the first of four installments in the Superman film series starring Reeve as Superman. It was directed by Ric...

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On Episode 145 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis engages in a discussion about the history of the band Y&T with special returning guest, Tim Durling of the Tim's Vinyl Confessions YouTube Channel! Tim is the author of the recently published book, Down For the Count: The Y&T Album Review

On Episode 144 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues and concludes a celebration the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA! This show is an American science fiction media franchise created by Glen A. Larson. It began with the original television series in 1978, and was followed by a short-run sequel series (Galactica 1980), a li...

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October 30, 2023 60 mins

On Episode 143 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis speaks with the legendary singer, actor and composer, PAT BOONE! Pat was the second-biggest-charting artist of the late 1950s, behind only Elvis Presley, and was ranked at No. 9 in Billboard's listing of the Top 100 Top 40 Artists 1955–1995. Until the 2010s, he held the Billboard record for spending 220 consecutive weeks on th...

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On Episode 142 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues the celebration the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA! This show is an American science fiction media franchise created by Glen A. Larson. It began with the original television series in 1978, and was followed by a short-run sequel series (Galactica 1980), a line of book a...

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On Episode 141 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues the celebration the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA! This show is an American science fiction media franchise created by Glen A. Larson. It began with the original television series in 1978, and was followed by a short-run sequel series (Galactica 1980), a line of book a...

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On Episode 140 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues the celebration the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA! This show is an American science fiction media franchise created by Glen A. Larson. It began with the original television series in 1978, and was followed by a short-run sequel series (Galactica 1980), a line of book a...

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On Episode 139 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA! This show is an American science fiction media franchise created by Glen A. Larson. It began with the original television series in 1978, and was followed by a short-run sequel series (Galactica 1980), a line of book adaptations, ori...

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On Episode 138 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of Battle of the Planets! This is an American adaptation of the Japanese anime series Science Ninja Team Gatchaman (1972). Of the 105 original Gatchaman episodes, 85 were used in the Battle of the Planets adaptation, produced by Sandy Frank Entertainment.

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On Episode 137 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the premiere of Jason of Star Command! This was one of the few live-action Filmation shows which aired on Saturday mornings for kids from 1978 thru 1980. It was the sequel series to Space Academy (another Filmati...

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On Episode 136 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis has a discussion with pop culture detective Mark Edlitz! Mark is the author of the recently published book, Movies Go Fourth; a celebration of the fourth movies in the most popular film franchi...

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On Episode 135 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis concludes RetroZest's celebration of the 40th anniversary of WARGAMES; the first mass-consumed, visual media with the central theme of remote computing as well as hacking! The film stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy and Barry Corbin.

Assisting Curtis in this final part 4 episode is the Visu...

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On Episode 134 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis resumes RetroZest's celebration of the 40th anniversary of WARGAMES; the first mass-consumed, visual media with the central theme of remote computing as well as hacking! The film stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy and Barry Corbin.

Assisting Curtis in this part 3 episode is the supporting a...

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On Episode 133 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis embarks on a celebration of the 35th anniversary of self-titled debut album (on Tommy Boy Records) by the New Wave/Synth Pop band INFORMATION SOCIETY!

Assisting Curtis in this endeavor is the band's founding member, Read more

On Episode 132 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues RetroZest's celebration of the 40th anniversary of WARGAMES; the first mass-consumed, visual media with the central theme of remote computing as well as hacking! The film stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy and Barry Corbin.

Assisting Curtis in this part 2 episode is the supporting...

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On Episode 131 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis kicks off the first of a few episodes celebrating the 40th anniversary of WARGAMES; the first mass-consumed, visual media with the central theme of remote computing as well as hacking! The film stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy and Barry Corbin.

Assisting Curtis in this endeavor is the sup...

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On Episode 130 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 40th anniversary of RETURN OF THE JEDI, the final film in the original Star Wars Trilogy! Assisting Curtis in this endeavor are the authors of the brand new book, Return of the Jedi: Unauthorized Timeline; returning guest Jamie Benning of Filmumentaries and Justin Berger of Anchorhead Publishing!

This book will be released on June 1, 2023!

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On Episode 129 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the 40th anniversary of V: THE ORIGINAL MINISERIES! This is a two-part American science-fiction television miniseries, written and directed by Kenneth Johnson. When it was first aired on May 1-2,1983, it launched the science-fiction series about aliens simply known as the "Visitors" who try to take over Earth, and how the humans from all walks of life ...

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December 23, 2022 31 mins

On Episode 128 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis closes out the year of 2022 with A Very Retro Hannukah & Christmas! Included are excerpts from some of the greatest bits of pop culture celebrating the primary winter holidays (including Saturday Night Live, Friends, Seinfeld and A Charlie Brown Christmas!

Additionally, Mr. Retrovere shares this week's Retro News segme...

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On Episode 127 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues the celebration the 45th anniversary of SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT (which was started on episode #101)! This film is a 1977 American road action comedy starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Pat McCormick, Paul Williams and Mike Henry.

Assisting Curtis in this endeavor is a very special g...

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