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Then Is Now Podcast

Exploring Pop Culture of the past and how it relates to the present. Exposing people to all the cool stuff that they may have missed out on!!

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Then Is Now Podcast Episode 49 – Dee Wallace

As we continue to introduce the next generation to all the cool stuff they may have missed out on, there are many Directors, Writers, Actors and Actresses, that people should know, who have been entertaining us for decades, and still do. One such person is Dee Wallace, who was mom to a generation, an undeniably strong woman in several horrific situations, and someone who not only continues to act, but also shares her loving and healing approach to life with the world. From The Howling to Cujo and ET all the way to General Hospital and beyond, Dee has been a major part of our Pop Culture. Enjoy this fascinating interview with one of the nicest women in Hollywood, and perhaps one of the greatest actresses of our time! You can find Dee at: https://www.facebook.com/DeeWallaceOfficialFB https://iamdeewallace.com https://www.blogtalkradio.com/ConsciousCreation Send your feedback to thenisnow42@gmail.com Folow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/HavenPodcasts Join the conversation at our Facebook Group Visit our website: havenpodcasts.com where you'll find our sister show, The East Meets the West, in which we discuss Shaw Brothers films and Spaghetti Western movies! Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube page at http://youtube.com/user/uncledeath1 Don't forget to go to wherever you download your podcasts from and leave us a great review so more listeners can find us! You can find us on all the podcasting apps, especially the big 3: iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher! Enjoy Re-Gor

42mins

3 Jun 2021

Rank #1

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Then Is Now Episode 48 - Rebel Without a Cause

Rebel Without a Cause (1955), starring the iconic and legendary James Dean, is a classic film that everyone MUST see! Lucas from Denmark returns to the show to help me break down this great piece of cinema. We had fun previously exploring American Graffiti, and once again we get a fresh perspective on James Dean's opus, not only because Lucas is from Denmark, but also because he's 19 and we like to get a young person's perspective on pop culture of the past. This film not only continues to hold up, but it also resonates with young people in any era as James Dean's character, Jim, and his friend Judy, try to deal with the fact that their parents are just inept at true parenting! This is one of those films that we here at Then Is Now classify as one you SHOULD see! We advise that you watch the film first, especially with a teenager, and then come back here to listen to our breakdown of the film. We'd like to know if it still is relatable to today's generation! Send your feedback to thenisnow42@gmail.com Folow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/HavenPodcasts Join the conversation at our Facebook Group Visit our website: havenpodcasts.com where you'll find our sister show, The East Meets the West, in which we discuss Shaw Brothers films and Spaghetti Western movies! Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube page at http://youtube.com/user/uncledeath1 Don't forget to go to wherever you download your podcasts from and leave us a great review so more listeners can find us! You can find us on all the podcasting apps, especially the big 3: iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher! Enjoy

1hr 44mins

27 May 2021

Rank #2

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Then Is Now Episode 47 - Bruce Boxleitner

While science fiction has never left our pop culture, there are many science fiction films, TV shows, and books from the past that have not been introduced to the younger generation. There are also plenty of TV Shows of all different genres from the past that need to be re-introduced to today's youth. Luckily, thanks to various DVD makers and streaming apps, shows like ‘How the West Was Won', ‘Bring ‘em Back Alive', ‘Scarecrow and Mrs King' and the Sci-Fi epic, ‘Babylon 5' are finding new life and new audiences as well as the groundbreaking science fiction adventure film, Tron, streaming on Disney+! And therefore, that new audience is also discovering the great actor at the center of each of those shows: Bruce Boxleitner! Bruce was generous with his time and takes us through the amazing journey of his career from his start in theater all the way to his current work! He's an actor that you SHOULD know about, so sit back and join us for a fascinating and fun interview with the nicest guy in Hollywood! Bruce Boxleitner can be reached at: https://www.facebook.com/BoxleitnerBruce https://twitter.com/boxleitnerbruce Send your feedback to thenisnow42@gmail.com Folow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/HavenPodcasts Join the conversation at our Facebook Group Visit our website: havenpodcasts.com where you'll find our sister show, The East Meets the West, in which we discuss Shaw Brothers films and Spaghetti Western movies! Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube page at http://youtube.com/user/uncledeath1 Don't forget to go to wherever you download your podcasts from and leave us a great review so more listeners can find us! You can find us on all the podcasting apps, especially the big 3: iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher! Enjoy, Re-Gor

2hr 21mins

20 May 2021

Rank #3

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Then Is Now Episode 46 - Dr Phibes 50th with William & Damon Goldstein

The 50th anniversary of the Horror Classic, The Abominable Dr Phibes is upon us, and so is the Phibes 50th Anniversary Online Celebration! Phibes creator William Goldstein and his son Damon return to the show to discuss the event which is mere days away! So join us on this episode to learn not only how you can participate in the 50th Anniversary Celebration, but also about the expanding Phibesverse as well as the status on the upcoming third film, with Malcolm McDowell attached to star as Dr Phibes!! The Phibes Anniversary Celebration can be found at: https://followspot.live/tickets?fbclid=IwAR3jxev9vzwBT06fexRBBHI9S8VnNg9UjSJjPpKlGM69NX5ABRAMqjFyui4 The many Dr Phibes Facebook pages are at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DR.PHIBES.CULT.CLASSIC.SERIES/ https://www.facebook.com/DoctorAntonPhibes/ https://www.facebook.com/DrPhibesRisesAgain/ https://www.facebook.com/DrPhibesVulnaviasSecret/ https://www.facebook.com/DrPhibesInTheBeginning/ https://www.facebook.com/FOREVER.PHIBES/ The Phibes YouTube Page is at: https://www.youtube.com/user/FOREVERPHIBES Send your feedback to thenisnow42@gmail.com Folow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/HavenPodcasts Join the conversation at our Facebook Group Visit our website: havenpodcasts.com where you'll find our sister show, The East Meets the West, in which we discuss Shaw Brothers films and Spaghetti Western movies! Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube page at http://youtube.com/user/uncledeath1 Don't forget to go to wherever you download your podcasts from and leave us a great review so more listeners can find us! You can find us on all the podcasting apps, especially the big 3: iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher! Enjoy, Re-Gor

47mins

12 May 2021

Rank #4

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Then Is Now Episode 45 - Bill Oberst Jr

Arriving this week on VOD and streaming services is the new Thriller called Painkiller, directed by Mark Savage and written by Tom Parnell and Mark Savage. It is a very timely tale about vigilante justice versus the creators and pushers of opiods. In the past, we were always guaranteed a movie in any given year starring one of the great horror icons like Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, and dozens of actors who were not afraid to say that they were horror actors. Our guest today is Bill Oberst Jr, the main star of Painkiller, and one among few in today's generation of performers that comfortably accepts the mantle of “Horror Actor” and thrives in his job! While there aren't too many actors these days that would feel comfortable saying that they tend to stick to one genre for the most part, this man embraces the role and it is evident in all of his amazing, and numerous award-winning parts in film and television. So sit back and listen to my interview with one of the coolest actors in Hollywood! Bill Oberst Jr can be found at: https://www.billoberst.com https://www.facebook.com/billoberstjr https://twitter.com/billoberstjr Painkiller (2021): https://www.horrorscreamsvideovault.co.uk/2021/05/painkiller-is-out-now-on-demand-digital-dvd.html Send your feedback to thenisnow42@gmail.com Folow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/HavenPodcasts Join the conversation at our Facebook Group Visit our website: havenpodcasts.com where you'll find our sister show, The East Meets the West, in which we discuss Shaw Brothers films and Spaghetti Western movies! Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube page at http://youtube.com/user/uncledeath1 Don't forget to go to wherever you download your podcasts from and leave us a great review so more listeners can find us! You can find us on all the podcasting apps, especially the big 3: iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher! Enjoy, Re-Gor

59mins

7 May 2021

Rank #5

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Then Is Now Episode 44 - 2021 April Ghouls Drive-In Monster Rama

We've discussed Drive-In Theaters in the past, and while many indoor movie theaters have closed down because of Covid-19, the outdoor Drive-In Theater has not only thrived, but is experiencing a resurgence! This past weekend my wife and I had the good fortune to be able to attend the 2021 April Ghouls Drive-In Monster Rama at the Riverside Drive-In in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania. It was 80s weekend and they played four horror movies all night on Friday and four more on Saturday. There were vendors and a special guest appearance! I got some great interviews and you'll hear those in this episode, as well as trailers for the films, and give you a little discussion about them. And there were some other fun things that we got to check out and some things that we didn't have time for, that I'll tell you all about!! This episode also ties in with Then Is Now Blog #51, so check it out! The Drive-in Super Monster Rama: https://www.facebook.com/The-Drive-In-Super-Monster-Rama-Page-550808308381736 Ron Adams: https://creepyclassics.com Time Bomb Toys: https://www.timebombtoys.com Send your feedback to thenisnow42@gmail.com Folow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/HavenPodcasts Join the conversation at our Facebook Group Visit our website: havenpodcasts.com where you'll find our sister show, The East Meets the West, in which we discuss Shaw Brothers films and Spaghetti Western movies! Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube page at http://youtube.com/user/uncledeath1 Don't forget to go to wherever you download your podcasts from and leave us a great review so more listeners can find us! You can find us on all the podcasting apps, especially the big 3: iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher! Enjoy, Re-Gor

1hr 11mins

1 May 2021

Rank #6

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Then Is Now Episode 43 - Burt Ward

As we've discussed on the show, comic books and superheroes are a part of our pop culture that have never disappeared from our collective zeitgeist. Batman first appeared in 1939 in Detective Comics, and continues to be hugely popular 81 years later. On January 12th, 1966, the ABC network premiered a TV series that would not only catapult the character of Batman into the mainstream Pop Culture, but also create living legends out of its two stars, Adam West and Burt Ward. Today, we've got a special guest on our show that is one of those living legends, Burt Ward! He's not going to just discuss the Batman TV series, but also his amazing career and causes that he works for. If you've never seen the Batman show, I highly recommend that you do immediately!! And please, share this show with younger people, especially kids, who will thoroughly enjoy it, as will you! Burt Ward's websites: http://www.gentlegiantsrescue.com http://gentlegiantsdogfood.com http://gentlegiantscatfood.com http://gentlegiantspetproducts.com Justin Cooper can be found at: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uvEImJuOeBeRAQuaF1fMC?si=tRY-rOocT1u_QUpXv-3uiw and https://www.facebook.com/EpicShells Send your feedback to thenisnow42@gmail.com Folow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/HavenPodcasts Join the conversation at our Facebook Group Visit our website: havenpodcasts.com where you'll find our sister show, The East Meets the West, in which we discuss Shaw Brothers films and Spaghetti Western movies! Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube page at http://youtube.com/user/uncledeath1 Don't forget to go to wherever you download your podcasts from and leave us a great review so more listeners can find us! You can find us on all the podcasting apps, especially the big 3: iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher! Enjoy, Re-Gor

1hr 54mins

17 Apr 2021

Rank #7

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Then Is Now Episode 42 - Ron Marz

As many listeners already know, we strive on this show to present cool pop culture of the past to a new generation who may have missed out on those things. Comic books have been around for about 90 years, and are still going strong. Most modern audiences are familiar with the Marvel and DC movies that have been popular for the last decade, as well as the various superhero shows on TV and on streaming services. Comic books are one thing that have never left the zeitgeist, and remain a large part of our Pop Culture. On our show today, we have Comic Book writer extraordinaire, Ron Marz, who has put his indelible stamp on nearly every Marvel and DC character, as well as Witchblade and tons of other independent comics! Podcaster Justin Cooper joins me and we have a fantastic conversation with this prolific writer! Ron Marz can be found on Twitter @RonMarz, as well as his website: http://ronmarz.com Justin Cooper can be found at: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uvEImJuOeBeRAQuaF1fMC?si=tRY-rOocT1u_QUpXv-3uiw and https://www.facebook.com/EpicShells Send your feedback to thenisnow42@gmail.com Folow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/HavenPodcasts Join the conversation at our Facebook Group Visit our website: havenpodcasts.com where you'll find our sister show, The East Meets the West, in which we discuss Shaw Brothers films and Spaghetti Western movies! Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube page at http://youtube.com/user/uncledeath1 Don't forget to go to wherever you download your podcasts from and leave us a great review so more listeners can find us! You can find us on all the podcasting apps, especially the big 3: iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher! Enjoy, Re-Gor

1hr 42mins

8 Apr 2021

Rank #8

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Then Is Now Episode 41 - Bob Eubanks

As we continue to introduce younger listeners to all the cool Pop Culture stuff of the past that they may have missed out on, TV Game Shows are certainly on that list! Game shows from the 60s to the 80s were wildly popular throughout those decades, and viewers of those shows have fond memories of them to this day. The Price is Right, Match Game, Family Feud, Hollywood Squares, Let's Make a Deal, and the $20,000 Dollar Pyramid are just a few shows that are considered classics today, and still popular in reruns online and on the Game Show channel. We have a special guest today who was host of several Game Shows including Card Sharks, Dream House, Rhyme and Reason, and Infatuation. Bob Eubanks hosted The Newlywed Game off and on for five decades, on both network and in syndication. The Newlywed Game became one of the top game shows in television history. But our guest is not just a game show host! He's had a long career that delves into many different facets of the entertainment business, and we're hoping to get to as much of his career as we can. So sit back and listen to a fun interview with a man who is truly a legend in Game Show history! Bob Eubanks can be found at http://www.bobeubanks.com, and the 60Up Balance Board at https://60up.com. Send your feedback to thenisnow42@gmail.com Folow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/HavenPodcasts Join the conversation at our Facebook Group Visit our website: havenpodcasts.com where you'll find our sister show, The East Meets the West, in which we discuss Shaw Brothers films and Spaghetti Western movies! Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube page at http://youtube.com/user/uncledeath1 Don't forget to go to wherever you download your podcasts from and leave us a great review so more listeners can find us! You can find us on all the podcasting apps, especially the big 3: iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher! Enjoy, Re-Gor

1hr 20mins

25 Mar 2021

Rank #9

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Then Is Now Episode 40 - The Abominable Dr Phibes with William & Damon Goldstein and Derek M Koch

50 years ago on May 8th, 1971, a movie came out that was not your average horror picture; a blend of horror, humor, and music put together in a way that it seems perfectly natural and yet unlike any movie before it. It's a tale of revenge by a man driven insane because of the death of his wife, and the fantastic and horrific ways in which he exacts his revenge, told in a story that's shrouded somewhat in Dark Comedy. I'm talking of course, about The Abominable Dr. Phibes starring the legendary horror actor, Vincent Price. The movie was so-well received that it garnered a sequel in 1972 called Dr. Phibes Rises Again! On today's show, we not only have the return of the amazing Derek M. Koch from Monster Kid Radio, as guest co-host, but also the creator of Dr. Phibes, William Goldstein and his son, Damon! William and Damon have written several books, not only novelizing the films but also delving into the past and further exploits of Dr. Phibes! So go and watch these films, then come back here to listen to our excellent discussion with the Goldsteins and learn about the history and future of a classic Horror Picture! Derek's podcast and other fun stuff can be found at http://www.monsterkidradio.net and https://linktr.ee/derekmkoch William Goldstein can be found at http://www.williamgoldstein.org William and Damon's Dr. Phibes Pages: http://www.facebook.com/DrPhibesInTheBeginning https://www.facebook.com/DoctorAntonPhibes/ https://www.facebook.com/DrPhibesRisesAgain/ http://www.facebook.com/DrPhibesVulnaviasSecret https://www.facebook.com/Dr-Phibes-The-Androbots-110560260348201/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/DR.PHIBES.CULT.CLASSIC.SERIES/ https://www.facebook.com/FOREVER.PHIBES/ Send your feedback to thenisnow42@gmail.com Folow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/HavenPodcasts Join the conversation at our Facebook Group Visit our website: havenpodcasts.com where you'll find our sister show, The East Meets the West, in which we discuss Shaw Brothers films and Spaghetti Western movies! Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube page at http://youtube.com/user/uncledeath1 Don't forget to go to wherever you download your podcasts from and leave us a great review so more listeners can find us! You can find us on all the podcasting apps, especially the big 3: iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher! Enjoy! Re-Gor

1hr 15mins

20 Mar 2021

Rank #10