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!... Show More

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October 23, 2020 11 min

On Episode 027 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis discusses Celebrity Landmark Birthdays for the month of October 2020.

Included are:

  • William Zabka
  • Bill Gates
  • John Claude Van Damme
  • Tanya Roberts
  • Randy Quaid
  • Brian Doyle-Murray
  • John Lithgow
  • Jaclyn Smith
  • Henry Winkler
  • Don McLean
  • Clifton Davis
  • Julie Andrews
  • Angela Lansbury
  • And several more!

    Additionally two legendary musicians who passed away on 10/19/2020, Tony Lewis and Spencer Davis, ar...

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    On Episode 026 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis discusses two B-movies which are celebrating a 35th anniversary in October 2020 (each movie was released on October 11, 1985):

    Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

  • Released on 10/11/1985 (35th Anniversary)
  • Starring Fred Ward, Wilford Brimley, Kate Mulgrew and J.A. Preston
  • Watch the movie on Amazon Prime by clicking HERE.
  • Watch the pilot for the never-picked-up 1988 TV series for free o...
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    On Episode 025 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis participates in a celebration of the life, music and legacy of the late, great Edward "Eddie" Lodewijk Van Halen, who passed away on October 6, 2020.

    A few of Curtis' friends and listeners also pay their respects towards the end of the episode.

    For more great Van Halen content, avail yourself of...

  • The recent RetroZest Roth vs. Hagar Blog Post
  • The Dave & Dave Un...
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    On Episode 024 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis begins the month of October 2020 with a Top 5 list of Classic Rock Albums with a landmark anniversary. The albums discussed are:

    ZZ Top - Afterburner

  • Released on 10/28/1985 (35th Anniversary)
  • Listen to the album for FREE on YouTube by clicking HERE.
  • Cheap Trick - All Shook Up

  • Released on 10/24/1980 (40th Anniversary)
  • Listen to a discussion of this album on the Cheap Talk with Trick C...
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    On Episode 023 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis completes the month of September 2020 with a Top 6 list of Classic Rock Albums with a landmark anniversary. The albums discussed are:

    KISS - Asylum

  • Released on 9/16/1985 (35th Anniversary)
  • Listen to the album for FREE on YouTube by clicking HERE.
  • Black Sabbath - Paranoid

  • Released on 9/18/1970 in the UK (50th Anniversary)
  • Listen to the album for FREE on YouTube by clicking HERE.
  • Ozzy ...

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    On Episode 022 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues with the fourth in a series of a celebration of Retro TV Shows! These particular shows have Pilot Episodes with a landmark anniversary in September 2020. This week, the Action/Drama genre is covered. Both shows discussed are celebrating a 35th Anniversary!

    The shows discussed are...

    Spenser: For Hire

  • Premiered 9/20/1985 in the USA (35th Anniversary)
  • Starring Robert Uric...
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    On Episode 021 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues with the third in a series of a celebration of Retro TV Shows! These particular shows have Pilot Episodes with a landmark anniversary in September 2020. This week, the Comedy genre is continued from last week, but this time each of the shows are younger than 50 years old.

    The shows discussed on this top 4 list are...

    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

  • Premiered 9/10/1990 in t...
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    On Episode 020 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis continues with the second in a series of a celebration of Retro TV Shows! These particular shows have Pilot Episodes with a landmark anniversary in September 2020. This week, the genre is Comedy, and all of these shows premiered in September 1970; so each show is now 50 years old!

    The four shows discussed are...

    The Partridge Family

  • Premiered 9/25/1970 in the USA (50th Anniversa...
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    On Episode 019 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis begins the first in a series of a celebration of Retro TV Shows! These particular shows have Pilot Episodes with a landmark anniversary in September 2020. This week, the genre is Science Fiction & Fantasy!

    The three shows discussed are…

  • Amazing Stories
  • Premiered 9/29/1985 in the USA (35th Anniversary)
  • Created by Steven Spielberg
  • Watch Season 1 episodes of the show by clicking HERE.
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    On Episode 018 of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis celebrates the life of legendary guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, who passed away on 8/27/1990 (30 years ago this week!) at 35 years of age. Curtis is joined by guest co-host Davey Lee Smith, and they discuss and celebrate Stevie's life and music. This includes a top 3 list of favorite SRV songs for both Curtis and Davey.

    Be sure and check out Davey on episode #92 of the Ridiculous R...

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    On Episode 017 (a bonus episode!) of the RETROZEST podcast, Curtis quickly discusses 3 more films which celebrated a 35th Anniversary in August 2020:

  • Fright Night
  • Pee Wee's Big Adventure
  • Teen Wolf
  • Chris Sarandon, Roddy McDowall, Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman), Dee Snider, Twisted Sister and Michael J. Fox are all discussed.

    Additionally August 2020 Retro Landmark Celebrity Birthdays are covered; including Martin Sheen, Sean Penn, ...

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    On Episode 016 of the RETROZEST podcast, your host Curtis Lanclos conducts an exclusive interview with DIANE FRANKLIN (aka "Monique Junot") in celebration of the 35th Anniversary of Savage Steve Holland's cult classic film, BETTER OFF DEAD (released on August 23, 1985)! Starring in the film with Diane are John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby, Dan Schneider, Amanda Wyss, Curtis Armstrong, Laura Waterbury, Taylor Ne...

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    On Episode 015 of the RETROZEST podcast, your host Curtis Lanclos discusses two more nerdy science-fiction comedy films released just after WEIRD SCIENCE in honor of their 35th Anniversaries; REAL GENIUS (released on August 7, 1985) and MY SCIENCE PROJECT (released on August 9, 1985)! This show contains great content about Val Kilmer, John Stockwell, Michelle Meynick, Gabriel Jarret, Danielle von Zerneck, William Atherton, Deborah ...

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    On Episode 014 of the RETROZEST podcast, your host Curtis Lanclos discusses WEIRD SCIENCE in honor of its 35th Anniversary (it was released on August 2, 1985)! This show contains great content about John Hughes, Anthony Michael Hall, Kelly LeBrock, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Bill Paxton, Robert Rusler, Robert Downey Jr., Suzanne Snyder, Judie Aronson, Britt Leach, John Kapelos & Vernon Wells.

    Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.c...

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    On Episode 013 of the RETROZEST podcast, your host Curtis Lanclos discusses VOICES, the 9th studio album of power pop duo Daryl Hall & John Oates, in honor of its 40th Anniversary (it was released on July 29, 1980)! Don't miss a concise retrospective on Hall & Oates, and Curtis' Top 4 List of his favorite songs from the record!

    Also, included are some additional Landmark Birthdays for July 2020 and a short report on...

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    On Episode 012 of the RETROZEST podcast, your host Curtis Lanclos discusses CADDYSHACK in honor of its 40th Anniversary (it was released on July 25, 1980)! Joining Curtis in the discussion are Matt Porter from The KISS Room, Ray Zimmer & Mike Cortis from the Ridiculous Rock Record Reviews podcast, Brad Rusthoven from The Slamfest Podcast, Sonny "Hollywood" Pooni from the Growin' Up Rock podcast & Podcast Rock Ci...

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    On Episode 011 of the RETROZEST podcast, your host Curtis Lanclos discusses AC/DC's BACK IN BLACK in honor of its 40th Anniversary (it was released on July 25, 1980)! Don't miss a concise retrospective on AC/DC and Curtis' Top 4 List of his favorite songs from the record!

    Also, be sure to check out a track by track analysis of Back in Black by Curtis' friend Aaron Martel & co. on episode 73 of the Ridiculous Roc...

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    On Episode 010 of the RETROZEST podcast, your host Curtis Lanclos discusses 3 Landmark Celebrity Birthdays from July 5-7. Huey Lewis (70, born 7/5/1950), Burt Ward (75, born 7/6/1945) and Ringo Starr (80, born 7/7/1940).

    Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or also on the RETROZEST Facebook page.... https://www.facebook.com/zestretro/ 

    Also, check out our blog at www.retrozest.com.

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    On Episode 009 of the RETROZEST podcast, your host Curtis Lanclos discusses JAWS (The Motion Picture) in honor of its 45th Anniversary (it was released on June 20, 1975)! Don't miss Curtis' Top 5 List of reasons why this is his favorite film of all time!

    Contact Curtis at podcast@retrozest.com, or also on the RETROZEST Facebook page.... https://www.facebook.com/zestretro/ 

    Also, check out our blog at www.retrozest.com.

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    On Episode 008 of the RETROZEST podcast, your host Curtis Lanclos discusses three retro-tastic recording artists who turned 60 this month (June 2020); vocalist Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet, guitar wizard Steve Vai and bassist John Taylor of Duran Duran!

    Also briefly discussed are Suzi Quatro (aka Leather Tuscadero), Ann Wilson of Heart, Tom Jones and Nancy Sinatra (all of which also had landmark birthdays this month)!

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