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Pop Rewind Podcast: Scary Books and Stuff

This time on the Pop Rewind Podcast, Linz and Lee reminisce about how much Goosebumps and Unsolved Mysteries scared them as children… and adults. We also call on R.L. Stine to answer a 27 year-old mystery: what “Weird Al” album did Pete buy Melissa in the book Haunted?! Heck, it’s even on iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher! Mentioned in this...

Pop Rewind Podcast: Sonic Mania Mania

Linz and Lee quit their jobs and play Sonic Mania. Not really. But almost. Anyway, Sonic Mania is actually good and we’re just as surprised as you are. Join us for Sonic Mania, but stay for other Sonic-related conversations. Download or stream from Soundcloud: Heck, it’s even on iTunes! Mentioned in this Episode: Sonic Mania: “It’s actually good!” — Lee...

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 144

If you have any links or news you’d like us to feature, just hit us up on Twitter at @PopRewindOnline! Remember when Saturday mornings were worth getting up for? While we can’t provide a four-hour block of programming, here’s some retro news you may have missed (or simply want to revisit) from the past week. Saturday Morning Programming: Just thinking...

Top Picks from the 2017 Button Draft

A couple weeks ago, I got to hang out with Rich and Josh from the Why Are You Listening to This? Podcast as they made their way through Ontario and Montreal visiting pals. Rich, Linz, and Josh. Canadians for scale. In our adventures, we of course stopped by a thrift store where we spotted four vases full of retro buttons...

Pop Rewind Podcast: Zombie Beverages

Linz and Lee give their take on the old beverage resurrection happening over the past few years! Zima*, Ecto-Cooler, Crystal Pepsi, it’s all covered this time on the Pop Rewind Podcast. Download or stream from Soundcloud: Heck, it’s even on iTunes! Mentioned in this Episode: Dinosaur Dracula’s Zima review is much more favorable than Lee’s. Clearly Canadian is back, and Linz...

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 143

If you have any links or news you’d like us to feature, just hit us up on Twitter at @PopRewindOnline! Remember when Saturday mornings were worth getting up for? While we can’t provide a four-hour block of programming, here’s some retro news you may have missed (or simply want to revisit) from the past week. Saturday Morning Programming: We can’t...

Pop Shoppe Memories

Growing up in Ontario, weekends in the 80s were highlighted by a trip to the Pop Shoppe– a store full of pop (or soda) in stubby glass bottles, aisle upon aisle of flavors. You couldn’t dream of a place like this nowadays, which is likely why the Pop Shoppe wasn’t around much in the 90s and early 2000s. NHL player...

RetroDaze Fifth Annual Article Writing Contest

It’s that time of year again! RetroDaze is holding their fifth annual article writing contest and we are excited to be the judges! Be sure to head on over to RetroDaze to read all about the rules and how to enter. Articles should be at least 600 words in length and must focus on the theme “Imaginary People, Real Memories”....

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 142

If you have any links or news you’d like us to feature, just hit us up on Twitter at @PopRewindOnline! Remember when Saturday mornings were worth getting up for? While we can’t provide a four-hour block of programming, here’s some retro news you may have missed (or simply want to revisit) from the past week. Saturday Morning Programming: Today we’re...

Pop Rewind Podcast: Riding The Wienermobile

By some twisted miracle, Lee’s ultimate dream came true: a ride in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile! Linz has a lot of questions about this experience. We’re posting this episode today in honor of National Hot Dog Day 2017. So, grab your favorite condiments and hop aboard for a vicarious tour of the Wienermobile this time on the Pop Rewind Podcast. Download or...