A podcast of three friends (Max, Chelsea and Chris) who love all things nostalgic. They're READY 2 RETRO....are you?
Episode 81: The 20th Anniversary of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's/Philosopher's Stone" (2001)
1:47:40Before 2021 comes to an end, there is one more significant anniversary Ready 2 Retro has to celebrate, THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's/Philosopher's Stone"! On Episode 81, we have four super Harry Potter fans who all align to a different Hogwarts Houses: Max to Gryffindor, Chelsea to Slytherin, making his 5th appearance on R2R: Dean from "Talking Back Podcast" represented Hufflepuff and making her Ready 2 Retro debut, Max's wife, Jasmine Boyle to Ravenclaw. In this episode the four HP fans share about the significance this franchise had on their upbringings, their favorite characters from the books and movies, favorite lines and the episode ends with a Harry Potter trivia showdown and only one will take home the House Cup!
Episode 80 with Actor and Filmmaker Thomas Tulak ("Too Small" from Hook)
1:23:40On the day this episode drops is the 30th Anniversary of Steven Spielberg's "HOOK" (1991)! There is no better way to celebrate this momentous event than by having Thomas Tulak on Ready 2 Retro for Episode 80! Thomas is a filmmaker and actor and played "Too Small" on the movie "Hook". He joins Ready 2 Retro to share about his career, his time on the set of Hook, his relationship with Robin Williams and so much more! If you're a fan of Robin Williams, Steven Spielberg, Hook or 90s in general, you do NOT want to miss this episode! Get connected with Thomas Tulak's Projects: Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/thomastulak The Making of "The Day the Laughter Died": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7zMGT0XbFs Follow Ready 2 Reto on Instagram & Twitter: @ready2retro Ready 2 Retro Merch Store: etsy.com/shop/Ready2RetroPodcast
Episode 79: The 30th Anniversary of Hook (1991)
1:28:31BANGARANG! Today, December 8th, 2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the Hollywood Premiere of Steven Spielberg's "Hook" from 1991! Although this movie was generally disregarded by many film critics when the movie was released, for many who grew up with it, "Hook", just like Peter Pan, still holds the test of time. Join Max and Chelsea to Neverland as they reminisce about this beloved movie. By the end of this celebration episode "You will fly. You will fight. You will crow!" Follow Ready 2 Reto on Instagram & Twitter: @ready2retro Ready 2 Retro Merch Store: etsy.com/shop/Ready2RetroPodcast
Episode 78 with Actress Alisa Reyes (Week 4 of Nicknovember)
36:46The conclusion of #nicknovember is already here and to help us wrap up this amazing month we have a VERY SPECIAL guest! Alisa Reyes joins Ready 2 Retro to share about her experiences being on the casts of "All That", "The Proud Family" and producing "The Orange Years"! Also in the episode, Alisa sits the Hot Seat and reveals her favorite movie, shares the scariest movie she's ever seen and which Nickelodeon show she'd want to be on besides "All That"! Follow Ready 2 Reto on Instagram & Twitter: @ready2retro Ready 2 Retro Merch Store: etsy.com/shop/Ready2RetroPodcast 25% off pins between now and December 1st, 2021 Check out all of Alisa Reyes' projects: http://alisareyes.com/ Giving Tuesday: californiadanceinstitute.org
Episode 77: "My Brother and Me" with @Zonekingcreole (Week 3 of Nicknovember)
1:39:07For week 3 of #nicknovember, @ready2retro gives SO MUCH love to one of the most underrated and underappreciated Nickelodeon shows of all time, "My Brother and Me". To help give the recognition this show absolutely deserves, R2R is joined by mega fan of My Brother and Me, @Zonekingcreole as he shares about his history, memories and stories of how this 90s classic impacted his life. For the very first time on R2R, we give a FULL episode by episode breakdown including highlights of our favorite scenes, quotes and characters from My Brother of Me. If this is your first exposure to My Brother of Me or you've been a fan since day 1 in 1994, this is a podcast episode you don't want to miss out on! Follow Ready 2 Reto on Instagram & Twitter: @ready2retro Ready 2 Retro Merch Store: etsy.com/shop/Ready2RetroPodcast Follow Zone King Creole on IG: @ZoneKingCreole
Episode 76: With Actress Natanya Ross (Week 2 of Nicknovember)
44:21It is Week 2 of #nicknovember and Ready 2 Retro is privileged to have actress Natanya Ross ("The Secret World of Alex Mack", The Baby-Sisters Club", "Boy Meets World") join the podcast to talk about her career and why the 90s was so awesome. If you are a fan of the show Alex Mack or 90s Nickelodeon in general, you DO NOT want to miss this conservation with Natanya! Follow Ready 2 Reto on Instagram & Twitter: @ready2retro Ready 2 Retro Merch Store: etsy.com/shop/Ready2RetroPodcast Follow Natanya Ross on IG: @natanyaross
Episode 75: "Nickelodeon Game Shows" (Week 1 of Nicknovember)
1:22:40#nicknovember has officially started here at Ready 2 Retro! Join hosts Max, Chelsea and Chris as they reminisce about all the Nickelodeon game shows from the beginning of the Nick era with "Double Dare" to the end of the 90s with "Figure It Out"! Also hear about Chris' hilarious story about watching Ghostbusters (1984) in the theaters, Chelsea's adventures trick or treating on Halloween night and Max's review of the new Limp Bizkit album. All this and so much more! We're READY 2 RETRO...ARE YOU?! Follow Ready 2 Reto on Instagram & Twitter: @ready2retro Ready 2 Retro Merch Store: etsy.com/shop/Ready2RetroPodcast Follow Justin Shenkarow on IG & Twitter: @justinshenkarow Listen to and follow NFT Heat: https://twitter.com/nftheat
Episode 74: "Halloween Special (2021)"
1:07:57HAPPY HALLOWEEN! As a way to celebrate this awesome day, Ready 2 Retro gives you their Halloween Special! Join Max and Chelsea, aka "The Duchess of Horror", as they talk all things Halloween including Rotten Tomatoes' top 200 horror movies, R2R's experience at this year’s Halloween Horror Night and for the very first time, the hosts of Ready 2 Retro will be put into the HOT Seat! Follow Ready 2 Reto on Instagram & Twitter: @ready2retro Ready 2 Retro Merch Store: etsy.com/shop/Ready2RetroPodcast
Episode 73: 30th Anniversary of "Eerie, Indiana" & Commentary of "ATM With A Heart of Gold" with Justin Shenkarow
46:11Our month of celebrating 30th anniversaries concludes with "Eerie, Indiana"! In this episode Justin Shenkarow, who played Simon Holmes, joins Ready 2 Retro and for the very first time gives his commentary on the episode: "ATM With A Heart of Gold"! Also in this episode Justin shares about the significance of 30 years of "Eerie, Indiana", his overall experience on the series and so much more! ***To fully enjoy this episode of Ready 2 Retro, you want to have Episode 3: "ATM With A Heart of Gold" of "Eerie, Indiana" ready to be played. Follow Ready 2 Reto on Instagram & Twitter: @ready2retro Ready 2 Retro Merch Store: etsy.com/shop/Ready2RetroPodcast Follow Justin Shenkarow on IG & Twitter: @justinshenkarow Listen to and follow NFT Heat: https://twitter.com/nftheat
Episode 72: With Actor Amos Crawley
1:18:20We wrap up our celebration of the 20th anniversary of "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" with actor Amos Crawley. Amos played the aspiring comic artist, Ethan Wood, in the popular episode "The Tale of the Ghastly Grinner". Amos has a prolific acting career covering many projects including "Goosebumps", "Ready or Not", "Little Bear", "Billy Madison" and so much more! Also, in this episode you'll hear Amos' love for baseball, his love for punk music and his journey of being an actor since childhood! Follow Ready 2 Reto on Instagram & Twitter: @ready2retro Ready 2 Retro Merch Store: etsy.com/shop/Ready2RetroPodcast Follow Amos Crawley on IG: @amoscrawley