A Christmas Story House – Michael and Lawrence get a chance to interview Brian Jones, a man with a passion for plastic legs. Brian Jones, a San Diego entrepreneur and fan of the film since childhood, bought the house on eBay for $150,000. Jones used revenue from his business, The Red Rider Leg Lamp Company, which manufactures replicas of the “major award” Ralphie’s father won in the film, for the down payment. Check out our awesome 80s Interview.
MARC SUMMERS – Michael and Lawrence are here to tell you that dreams do come true! We were given the opportunity to sit down and discuss the happenings of the classic 80s television classic Double Dare! Mathew Klickstein author of Slimed!: An Oral History of Nickelodeon’s Golden Age, facilitated this great conversation. Did you know that Marc Summers has an off Broadway play about hid life? Did you know there is a documentary out about him? Listen and find out!
1980’s Films Made in the 90’s – Michael and Lawrence sit down with Kevin Smokler who has written Brat Pack America: Visiting Cult Movies of the ’80s, a celebration on everything 80s! We look at films of the 1990’s through a prism as if they we made and cherished as mush as our 1980s films. Listen to another one of our fantastic voyages back to the greatest decade of all.
Staci Layne Wilson Interview – Michael and Lawrence are given the gift of having the opportunity to sit down with Staci and discuss everything 80’s. Want sex, drugs, and rock n roll? It’s all here. But what is so moving about Staci Layne Wilson’s unconventional coming-of-age story is that in spite of her rocky childhood, she describes her parents with deep affection, generosity, and pride. We are spoiled please give it a listen.
Diane Franklin Interview – Star of Last American Virgin and Better Off Dead join us here on the Awesome 80s Podcast. Our dreams are coming true and yours should too, listen to this episode. Lawrence and Michael are blessed enough to be alive on this planet at this exact time to have this experience. Please give it a listen! It will give you a glimpse into the world of this 80’s actress that all of us couldn’t help but fall in love with.
Conrad Thompson Interview – Well friends it’s that time again, WrestleMania is coming up on us! We are blessed to be joined by the cohost of WOOOOO! Nation and the best friend of the limousine riding, jet flying, wheeling, dealing, son of a gun, the second richest man in the whole state of Alabama, Conrad Thompson. We will talk 80’s wrastlin’, Ric Flair & his favorite moments in wrestling. Whether you are a wrestling fan or not this is a great episode as well will discus all things ’80s!