growing up

Life Imitates Art: How Rocko’s Modern Life Became a Reflection of our Adulthoods

Life Imitates Art: How Rocko’s Modern Life Became a Reflection of our Adulthoods

In a previous episode of The Nostalgia Roadtrip, we talked about a cartoon that premiered when we were both teenagers, and, when we look at it retrospectively, is proving to have been pretty prophetic in a lot of ways. Its jaded world view, warnings of hardships, and advice about the company you keep, is still strong and focused, even some 20 plus years after it premiered on Nickelodeon.

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Episode 185: Riding that Hype Train Into The Bottomless Pit Of Disappointment

Episode 185: Riding that Hype Train Into The Bottomless Pit Of Disappointment

In this episode, your amazing hosts talk about how getting excited about something might turn out the be the worst thing in your life. While various people are doing their own E3 coverage and getting excited over fully rendered cut-scenes, we’re here bringing you down to our level and dropping the truth bomb on you.

It’s two morons killing a half hour of your life that you will never get back, HOOOOORAY!!!

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Episode 183: 30 Year Old Men Argue With 8 Year Old Children About Cat Men Who Play With Swords

Episode 183: 30 Year Old Men Argue With 8 Year Old Children About Cat Men Who Play With Swords

In this episode, Your amazing Hosts Visit the Land of “Raping my Childhood” yet again, and this argument involves some cats…..Thundercats! It’s literally an episode where we scream about being tired of this man-baby garbage and try to understand why some people cannot just let things go and respect others viewpoints.

It’s two morons killing a half hour of your life that you will never get back, HOOOOORAY!!!

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Episode 182: Acknowledging Some Fake Mothers With Blabbering Blatherskites

Episode 182: Acknowledging Some Fake Mothers With Blabbering Blatherskites

In this episode, Your amazing Hosts Discuss the various mothers we had growing up, be it cartoon or sitcom! We also talk about GizmoDuck (more importantly the Duck behind the Armor) and realize that he has the most well rounded story in the entire Ducktales Cannon. Also, we HATE Bubba Duck!!!!!

It’s two morons killing a half hour of your life that you will never get back, HOOOOORAY!!!

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Episode 181: A Rastafarian Banana Looks and Judges Upon Your Pizza Topping Life Decisions

Episode 181: A Rastafarian Banana Looks and Judges Upon Your Pizza Topping Life Decisions

In this episode, Your amazing Hosts Discuss the type of crap food we ate as kids, and realize that since our taste-buds have changed over time to the point that we can’t even know the difference between a fart and a shart! We also talk about Rastafarian bananas and finally settle the score between the those that like pineapple in their pizza and those that don’t, because HERE COMES A NEW CHALLENGER!!!!!

It’s two morons killing a half hour of your life that you will never get back, HOOOOORAY!!!

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Episode 179: Taping Over Old Memories of Now Long Lost Toy Stores

Episode 179: Taping Over Old Memories of Now Long Lost Toy Stores

In this episode, Our amazing Hosts talk about what useless television shows they taped whenever they had access to the VCR,  and even dive into some deep history of classic Dr. Who stuff (don’t blame me, blame Robert)! We also talk about the final nail in the coffin which is the now defunct toy store that was Toys R Us. Also, VHS tapes are awesome!!!

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Episode 178: Mid-Life Tales of Piercing Intrigue And Useless Information

Episode 178: Mid-Life Tales of Piercing Intrigue And Useless Information

In this episode, One of Our Hosts gets another piercing, why? well….. wouldn’t you like to know! We also discover a rebellious past from our other host, but you need to listen to know what it is. We also discuss times in which we tried to do things on our own, only to have our lives placed on hard reset, because our parents make the rules.

It’s two morons killing a half hour of your life that you will never get back, HOOOOORAY!!!

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Episode 177: Piercing Through A Mid-Life Crisis While Sipping On Some Bubble Flavored Dysentery

Episode 177: Piercing Through A Mid-Life Crisis While Sipping On Some Bubble Flavored Dysentery

In this episode, One of Our Hosts decides to pierce of his body! The term “Mid-Life Crisis” could be a reason as to why that decision was made, but we don’t know yet. We also discuss the triumphant return of a game that will never die, even from Dysentery.

It’s two morons killing a half hour of your life that you will never get back, HOOOOORAY!!!

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Episode 176: This Rocky Modern Life Wont End Until It Sleeps

Episode 176: This Rocky Modern Life Wont End Until It Sleeps

In this episode, Our Hosts wonder why growing up is the worst part of life! We also discuss that 1970s Education film, The miracle of childbirth (or whatever it was called).

It’s two morons killing a half hour of your life that you will never get back, HOOOOORAY!!!

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Episode 175: Discovering That Old Men Screaming At Things Not Aimed Towards Them Is A Useless Endeavor

Episode 175: Discovering That Old Men Screaming At Things Not Aimed Towards Them Is A Useless Endeavor

In this episode, Our Hosts realize that being upset at something that is not meant for them is as silly as vegetarian eating Turtles! We discuss that just because we don’t like a new take on something doesn’t mean that we cant still cherish the original version or previous iterations.

It’s two morons killing a half hour of your life that you will never get back, HOOOOORAY!!!

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