EGO: Eighties Geek Out
Most Recent Episodes
Brad and Ian press the two player start button and explore the first few years of the NES game library.
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The spooky time of the year approaches! Brad and Ian talk about their favorite unexplained subjects that enthralled them as kids such as ghosts, bigfoot, UFOs, the Loch Ness Monster and more! Turn off the lights and travel back in time and recall TV shows such as In...
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 – 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 – 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.
May of 2020 marked the 40th anniversary of the release of The Empire Strikes Back. Brad and Ian delve into this epic film. They discuss iconic scenes and characters as well as the small details that make it such an enduring masterpiece of filmmaking. May the Force be with you!
The boys are back in town and the topic this time is music released in 1980. Brad and Ian delve into their top albums of the year as well as other music that came out in 1980. It’s Eighties Geek Out time once again!
This time out in Eighties Geek Out land the fellas dive into the 1987 James Bond film The Living Daylights. Will Ian forgive Brad for this one and find some silver linings? Tune in to find out!
Brad and Ian travel back in time to peruse the comic book racks of the 1980s. What books were the EGO dudes reading in the 80s? What stories and characters were their favorites and can these guys ever avoid talking about action figures?
Brad and Ian sit down in front of the tube to catch the must-see action shows from the 80s such as Knight Rider, Quantum Leap, MacGyver, the A-Team, Dukes of Hazzard and…Manimal?