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EGO: The Eighties Geek Out Podcast – Episode 17: Clash of the Titans

Brad and Ian release the Kraken and discuss the 1981 classic fantasy film Clash of the Titans. Does the 40-year-old film hold up to today’s standards? Are Ray Harryhausen’s special effects still a wonder to behold? Does Harry Hamlin think he’s playing Jim Morrison?...

About the Podcast

EGO: Eighties Geek Out is a nostalgia-fueled trip back into the 1980s. Every month hosts Brad Anderson and Ian Clark will look back fondly on their favorite toys, movies, video games, comic books, music, games and TV shows from the 1980s.

Brad Anderson, EGO: Eighties Geek Out PodcastBrad Anderson – Having clawed his way of out of an early 70’s ovarian Bastille into a cultural landscape filled with Mego dolls, Micronauts, Matchbox cars, James Bond & Bruce Lee video discs, baseball cards and a healthy fear of Steve Austin’s nemesis, Bionic Bigfoot, it was evident early on that Brad was going to embrace and absorb the entirety of the forthcoming decade, “The 80s.” like no other. Gone were days of K-tels Greatest Hits. Enter The Police, Depeche Mode and Culture Club. Brad currently resides in San Diego, CA, is a music aficionado, avid cyclist, de facto crew member of Starblazers and an on-call agent of S.P.E.C.T.R.E.

Ian Clark, EGO: Eighties Geek Out PodcastIan Clark – Born in the early 70s, Ian Clark grew up right in that sweet spot for 80s pop culture. Ian is a fan of Star Wars, GI Joe, Conan the Barbarian, Voltron, Dungeons & Dragons, Men at Work, Ronnie James Dio, Quantum Leap, John Carpenter movies and on and on. Ian lives in New Hampshire with his wife and two sons. He works as a freelance writer and standup comedian.

Episodes

EGO: The Eighties Geek Out Podcast – Episode 18: Dungeons & Dragons

EGO: The Eighties Geek Out Podcast – Episode 18: Dungeons & Dragons

Dust off your dice, sharpen a pencil and get your imagination in gear, because it’s time to talk D&D! Brad and Ian dive into the world of magic and monsters in the greatest roleplaying game of all time. The guys also talk about the D&D toys and cartoon as well. Make your saving throw and give a listen!

EGO: The Eighties Geek Out Podcast – Episode 17: Clash of the Titans

EGO: The Eighties Geek Out Podcast – Episode 17: Clash of the Titans

Brad and Ian release the Kraken and discuss the 1981 classic fantasy film Clash of the Titans. Does the 40-year-old film hold up to today’s standards? Are Ray Harryhausen’s special effects still a wonder to behold? Does Harry Hamlin think he’s playing Jim Morrison? All these answers and more are included in this episode!

EGO: The Eighties Geek Out Podcast – Episode 17: Clash of the Titans

EGO: The Eighties Geek Out Podcast – Episode 15: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Dust off your fedora, coil your whip and get ready for adventure as Brad and Ian take a deep dive into the 1981 action film Raiders of the Lost Ark. Does this classic hold up? What might have been if Tom Selleck took the role and not Harrison Ford? The boys also get sidetracked talking about satellite TV in the 80s.