Archive for the 'The 80's' Category

Episode 163: Geek Salad, as Performed by “Greek Salad”

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery….but what happens when the imitation surpasses the original?  Well, the team at Geek Salad is going to try to answer that as they discuss the cover songs they feel surpassed the originals!

 

Joining Mike, Katherine, Joe, and Andy for this installment is onetime co-hose of the show Jim (and his son Nicholas, who is keeping us on Language Filter throughout the show) as they talk about some great covers from Metallica, Pearl Jam, Rascal Flatts, Foo Fighters, and Disturbed, among others.  They will also fight tooth and nail over the age old question about if there are actually any good Beatles covers out there….

 

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family, as well as being available on Spotify and the Google Music app!  Download the apps for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

 

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

 

 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

 

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery….but what happens when the imitation surpasses the original?  Well, the team at Geek Salad is going to try to answer that as they discuss the cover songs they feel surpassed the originals!

 

Joining Mike, Katherine, Joe, and Andy for this installment is onetime co-hose of the show Jim (and his son Nicholas, who is keeping us on Language Filter throughout the show) as they talk about some great covers from Metallica, Pearl Jam, Rascal Flatts, Foo Fighters, and Disturbed, among others.  They will also fight tooth and nail over the age old question about if there are actually any good Beatles covers out there….

 

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family, as well as being available on Spotify and the Google Music app!  Download the apps for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

 

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

 

 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

 

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Episode 160: The Captain Needa Memorial Podcast (an “Empire Strikes Back” Riff/Commentary)

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Another May the 4th (otherwise known as “Star Wars Day”) is upon us, and as is our new annual tradition, the gang at Geek Salad offers their Riff/Commentary of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back!

 

So grab your copy of the Special Edition version of “Empire” and synch it up!  Andy, Joe, Katherine, and Mike are prepared to discuss what is, arguably, the best Star Wars movie ever, as well point out some GLARING flaws in the overall story and film!

 

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

 

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

 

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Episode 159: Who is Sally and Why Does She Like Mexico?

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Out of all the filmmakers of the past 50 years, perhaps of all time, few have been as popular nor seminal as Steven Spielberg. To celebrate the life and films of a man often considered one of the greatest directors of all time, Geek Salad discusses all things Spielberg in episode 159: Who is Sally and Why Does She Like Mexico?

Join Andy, Joe, and Mike as they discuss the many highs (Jaws, Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park) and relatively few but still very lows (1941, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones) of Steven Spielberg. From his TV movie, Duel, all the way to Andy and Mike's *very* differing reviews of Ready Player One. They will delve deep and try and discover the identity of Sally!

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised

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A Discussion of the Partnership Between Steven Spielberg and John Williams

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

It started out as an exclusive for our YouTube channel, but something happened along the way.  This means that our Podbean (and Podcast) faithful also get Mike and Andy's quick discussion about a professional relationship that has lasted well over 40 years....the teaming of Steven Speilberg and John Williams.

In a prelude to the upcoming discussion about the movies of Speilberg, Andy and Mike count down a few of their favorite themes from a very deep well of options! 

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

 

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

 

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Episode 158 (Side B/The Albums): Operation McFerrincrime

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

…I remember now…

 

…and we remember last week when Geek Salad discussed the singles of 1988.  Now, here comes Side 2 of Operation McFerrincrime…The Albums!   Check out the discussion as Joe, Katherine, Mike, and Andy discuss their favorite albums from 1988.  So expect a grand discussion over the merits of a Cetera-less Chicago, as well nobody else being able to recognize most of Andy’s choices! 

 Also, special thanks to writerjax.net for her awesome article on her choices for the best albums of 88! 

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

 

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

 

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Episode 158 (Side A/The Singles): Operation McFerrincrime

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Here’s a little song I wrote…Makes you want to slit my throat…

 

…And with that, Geek Salad reviews the Music of 1988 with Episode 158: Operation McFerrincrime!  On this side of the record, Mike, And, Katherine, and Joe discuss the top singles of the year.  Among many One Week Wonders lie a few songs that completely overstayed their welcome, a couple of artists who we never thought we’d get rid of that suddenly disappeared, and a Thunder Dome-esque debate over the “good” to “unbelievable crappiness” merits of the “Beach Boys” Kokomo!

 

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

 

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

 

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Episode 156: An American Werewolf on Golden Pond

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

While doing their yearly retrospecticons on the movies and musics of 30 years ago, Geek Salad had neglected to cover the movies of 1981. Well this oversight has finally been corrected as the crew finally brings you episode 156: An American Werewolf on Golden Pond. "The loons, Norman! The... AHHHHHHHH!!!" That might have made me interested in seeing that movie, if I'm honest.

Yes, from Time Bandits to Raiders of the Lost Ark, Andy, Mike, Joe, and Katherine tackle 1981's top ten grossing films before heading into some of the more memorable (for good or for ill) films of the year that also gave us Donkey Kong.

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised

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Side Salad: Stranger Things Season 1 Review and Trailers

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

In a special Side Salad out just in time for the premiere of Stranger Things season 2, Andy, Mike, Joe, and Katherine give you their quick thoughts on season 1. They go over all the good and the... well, there really wasn't any bad.

After that, they also give their reviews of four recently dropped trailers in the return of Trailer Park. They discuss the trailers for The New MutantsBlack PantherJustice League, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Some were better than others, but the overall agreement is that Porgs are adorable.

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store!

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

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Episode 152: MU-TH-UR is a Bitch!

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

In space, no one can hear you scream….that goes double if you’re watching any of the “Alien” movies past 1986’s “Aliens.” 

 

So to celebrate Geek Salad’s 10th Annual Halloween show, Mike, Katherine, Joe, and Andy sit down to discuss the horror that is the “Alien” movie series.

 

From Ridley Scott’s tense 1979 entry into the series, to the clunky schlock-fests in the “Alien vs. Predator” series, and back to Scott’s navel-gazing into the prequels, we’ve got you covered!

 

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

 

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

 

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Episode 151: Nintendon’t!

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Video game technology has certainly come a long way since its beginnings, and along that path, there have also been a large number of missteps. So break out your Atari Jaguars and Nintendo Virtual Boys as Geek Salad breaks down some video game fails in Episode 151: Nintendon't!

Join Andy, Mike, Joe, and Katherine along with special guest Other Joe, Katherine's husband, and a triumphant return by original co-host, Mike C. They are pulling out all the stops to remember all the games and systems that brought us pain and misery through the years. Whether it was hours upon hours of dying in the original NES game of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles simply because my favorite turtle is Raphael, or trying to work out what kinds of drugs the designer of the Nokia N-Gage was on, they tackle the most memorable failures.

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

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