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Every Friday, millennial comedians Ryan Goldsher, F. Clint DeNisco, and friends spend each episode shooting the breeze about a nostalgic piece of work. A retro movie, album, television show, etc. Honestly, it’s just a way for us to unabashedly rave about vintage things we love — that usually makes us weirdos in social settings.

 

Clint and Ryan schmooze about the vague topic of 1970s cinema. As millennials propagating retro stuff, we felt it important to give a deep dive into the lauded decade of filmic artistry. We go through the IMDB's of the 10 ten directors, all the genres that came, and how Clint hasn't seen the Godfather....
Clint and Ryan schmooze about movie that falls the exact year cutoff for what we call retro... 1997... in man who put glad in gladiator. Hercules is both our favorite movies and we can't gush about it more. Listen as Ryan gives his favorite moments and scenes, Clint lists his top 5 favorite songs, and both agree on Hades being the best character in the film by far. There's also some weird theories about 2D animation and hard Meg opinions....
Clint and Ryan schmooze about the very first rock and roll star. NO not Amadeus! We did that last week! Instead, he's the possibly overly talked about, but never overly respected Elvis the Pelvis. Ryan begins with his die hard obsession that led to begging his parents to drive to Graceland, as well as the connection Clint and Ryan have falling in love with the music from the Disney movie Lilo and Stitch. We go over our top 5 songs and Ryan has an INTERESTING theory about the Elvis army days....
Clint and Ryan schmooze about the 1984 movie that fictionalizes the story of Wolfgang "buncha other middle names" Mozart. Listen as we discuss how Amadeus is more than anything, a fun unabashed awesome movie -- and not a very somber slow moving biopic. How Clint only heard about this film from VH1's "I Love the 80s" series and thought it was a parody film. Plus we banter about the musical genius of Mozart and how this movie intentionally portrays him as a classical era rock n' roll star....
Clint and Ryan breakdown the 1975 Springsteen staple. Listen as Ryan explains why the opening track means so much to him, Clint shows how the album works cleverly in being chorus-less, and then Ryan expresses his overall love for the Boss by trying to prepare a question for when he meets him....
In the most obvious "we're millennials" episode yet, Ryan and Clint dive into the 1995 first Pixar film Toy Story. The risky movie that started the legacy.Listen as they talk about the start of Pixar and listen to Randy Newman's genius music (3:00) and getting Tim Allen and Tom Hanks in their prime (9:00), what they think of a 4th installment coming out (12:00), discuss our top 5 favorite characters (17:30), then Clint breaks down some of the famous Pixar theories (24:59)....
On the third episode, Ryan and Clint celebrate another 50th anniversary album by discussing the legendary "Piper at the Gates of Dawn" by Pink Floyd. Known for being the debut and only album written by Pink Floyd's lead songwriter Syd Barret, this 1967 masterpiece sets the tone for psychedelia and over the moon music. They discuss Ryan's oblivousness to the band and album (1:10), the story of Syd ...
In the second episode, Ryan and Clint talk broadly about the mysterious and possibly misunderstood Hollywood actor -- Warren Beatty.Knowing that most millennials are ignorant of his stature, this podcast covers how a 20 year old Ryan came across Warren Beatty through a daunting academy best picture nominee challenge (1:00), we introduce a new segment called "What the Fact?" involving a weird connection between Beatty and Bob Dylan (5:53), we defend why the 2017 Best Picture fiasco wasn't his fault (14:47), and being able to separate artist from art (20:30)....
For the inaugural episode of the Retro Junk Podcast, F. Clint DeNisco and Ryan Goldsher spitball about the notorious 1967 Beach Boys album that never was -- SMiLE.Celebrating the 50th anniversary of it's intended release, SMiLE projected to be an even more inventive and avant-garde follow-up to the critically acclaimed Pet Sounds. However, due to a mental breakdown from bandleader Brian Wilson and personal disagreements within the group, SMiLe was shelved from being released in 1967. Some of the original SMiLE tracks eventually found their way onto subsequent Beach Boys' studio and compila...
Comedians Ryan Goldsher, F. Clint DeNisco, and friends spend each episode shooting the breeze about a nostalgic piece of work. A retro movie, album, television show, etc. Honestly, it's just a way for us to unabashfully rave about vintage things we love -- that usually makes us weirdos in social settings....