The Ratchet Retrocast Episode 20 – It’s a Wonderful RetroCast

The Ratchet Retrocast Episode 20Deck the halls and HO HO HO! Welcome to the RetroCast Christmas special deluxe where we cover our top 10 must watch Christmas movies and tv specials that are a required viewing to make it feel like corporate America hasn’t engineered this holiday just to drive everyone into poverty out of guilt. So set the Yule Log on the tv and stick it in the fireplace, grab a mug of hot cocoa and enjoy our holiday special. Also, we unwrap our Achievement Unlocked segment and as a special present to our Steampunk audience listeners we bring you a very special interview with none other than author K.W. Jeter!
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The Ratchet RetroCast Episode 19 – Once Upon a RetroCast

Ratchet RetroCast Ep 19We’ve got a special treat for you this week, we bring you a quasi-live show recorded shortly before the Grimm Gear Gala was held. Featuring special guests Fable Cry, we talk about Fables, Storybook Tales, and the pop culture impact they’ve had. In addition, we’re reminded of CD’s violent tendencies, Q in his native frantic habitat, and John dropping in at the end for some final thoughts and our Achievement Unlocked. We’ve even added a special live recording from Fable Cry at the Gala as well as an interview with famed Frenchy and the Punk for our Clockwork Quarter Hour!
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Ratchet RetroCast Episode 18 – Kick The Wolf Man in the Nards and Let’s Leap the Hell Out of Here!

The Ratchet Retrocast ep 18Recording from 666 Shadowbrook Road the gang embarks on surviving the night surrounded by all the classic scary monsters! Who can we call for help? Thats right, The Monster Squad!! This episode we go over this 80s cult classic, Halloween antics, cultural contributions (or lack thereof), and our usual segments Achievement Unlocked and the Clockwork Quarter Hour. So hide your Twinkies, cuz Creature is gonna get them!
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Ratchet Retrocast Episode 17 – Leaping Into a Cabin in the Woods Next to a Lake on the 13th…This Can’t Be Good

Ratchet Retrocast Ep 17Never say “I’ll be right back!” in this episode! Thats right, the gang dives into Slasher and Horror movies that changed how we slept with one eye open at night. Special guest Andrew Valentine and cameo by Matt Silva help tackle the world of blood and thrillers while we hope CD survives getting lost in the woods with a known serial killer. And of course followed up by a return to regular features: Achievement Unlocked and the Clockwork Quarter Hour with guest Thomas Willeford of Brute Force Studios aka Suspect Zero of Steampunk Fame!

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Ratchet RetroCast Episode 16 – Time After Time LIVE! Not by Cyndi Lauper

The Ratchet RetroCast Ep 16Come and hear tales of yesteryear from Malcolm McDowell and David Warner, the two stars from the classic 1979 movie “Time After Time” live from Dragon Con 2013, courtesy of the Alternate History Track. Followed up with two segments from our Clockwork Quarter Hour with guests Professor Elemental and Dragonfly Armory. So that makes us square with that segment since you missed out last time, but it means expect a nice double-helping of Achievement Unlocked for our next show.

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Ratchet RetroCast Episode 15 – The Dragon Con 2013 Ratchet-S.T.E.A.M. Mega-Double-Cast Part Two!

Ratchet RetroCast Episode 15Bringing you the epic conclusion of the megacast featuring our friends over at the League of S.T.E.A.M.’s podcast: S.T.E.A.M. Geeks! Enjoy as we bring you more of the guest cameo appearances and recount the tales of Dragon Con! And bring some tissues, the ending will choke you up, at least it did one of our panelists…

p.s. Post-show Comedic “Alan Rickman’s All Mint Review” by Matt SIlva, also on the podcast during Part 1. We mention it in our intro, so we thought you’d like the laugh in place of the usual blooper bit.

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STEAM Geeks Episode No. 42: Dragon*Con 2013 Ratchet-S.T.E.A.M. Mega-Double-Cast Part One!

Ratchet Retrocast at Dragon Con 2013
Join us as we record with the steam geeks, live from dragoncon! Listen in to their epsiode & check out their show notes:
We have an awesome podcast for you this time around! While at Dragon*Con 2013, the S.T.E.A.M.Geeks partnered with the Ratchet RetroCast crew to bring you an at-con, recorded in front of a live audience, double podcast. This is part one, part two will be available via the Ratchet Retrocast in one week! Don’t miss out!
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Ratchet Retrocast Episode 14 – There is no RetroCast, Only Pool

Ratchet Retrocast Ep 14Welcome to the Ratchet Poolcast! Travelling back in time to July, we follow Ratchet’s long-standing conspiracy about the pool episode in ’80s-everything. We are joined by Talloolah Love, the burlesque performer responsible for Pin-ups by the Pool and the Glamour Geek Revue coming to you this Dragon Con, and an enthusiast for all things retro. We discuss more than 20 cartoons and live action shows that feature girls in bikinis or boys in trunks airing in and around the 1980s. CD rediscovers Gummi Bears and finds the ThunderCats nudes, Q mimics the voice of Seaspray (the aquatic Transformer), Ratchet almost had another date with someone famous, and Talloolah prefers Marianne to Ginger. In Achievement Unlocked we chat about buzz Alden’s right hook, LotR, and Wonder Woman. Our Steampunk Quarter Hour features Gabriel Colbaugh of the Las Vegas Steampunk Tea Society!

The enthusiasm of this poolcast is brought to you be the adult beverage industry.
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Ratchet Retrocast Episode 13 – The Leap to Dragon Con

Ratchet Retrocast Ep 13Are you ready for Dragon Con? This special episode is brought to you to do just that! The entire crew here plays some part in helping Dragon Con run and we want to fill you in with how it all works. Our special guest is Dan Carroll who is the Director of Media for Dragon Con who we grill on what exciting things to expect this year. Follow it up with Jeri and Darrin Eader from the crew of the Alternate History Track to discuss steampunk happenings at Dragon Con during the Clockwork Quarter Hour.

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Ratchet RetroCast Episode 12 – Leaping Tall Buildings, Its The Supercast!

Ratchet RetroCast Ep 12The long awaited topic that has kept Q on this show finally arrives! With us this week are fellow Superman cultists Mike Gordon from the ESO Network as well as Jonathan and Jessica Carroll to completely cover the glorious 75 year reign of the Man of Steel. CD accidentally seals herself in the red sun radiation chamber while Strangeway gets his memory erased several times from Superman’s secret super power of amnesia kissing. Following after is our usual segments Achievement Unlocked and the Clockwork Quarter Hour with special guest Matt Oztalay from the Imperial Anti-Piracy Squadron!

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