Friday, June 5, 2015

Needless Things Podcast 59 – Gods of Pop Culture and the 80’s Super-Celebrities

It’s a spontaneous episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

After watching WWE’s excellent Elimination Chamber pay-per-view Phantom, Mike Gordon, and Jason Frazier engaged in a conversation about possibilities and modern media and pop culture versus what they grew up with in the 80s.

It all started with a debate on whether or not any wrestling company could ever again challenge the WWE in the way that WCW did in the late 90s. From there things turned to the modern day cults of personality and if today’s celebrities can compare to the almost mythical status of 80s icons like Mr. T, Hulk Hogan, and Michael Jackson. KISS also factors in, but they don’t fit into the whole 80s thing as well and warranted their own sentence.

Join Phantom, Mike, and Jason about forty minutes in to a fascinating talk about the nature of fame, the pitfalls of modern media, and decide for yourself who you agree with!

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Today’s episode is brought to you by Welcome to Tiki Z’s, the brand new soundtrack companion to Mike Gordon’s exciting comic book, Tiki Zombie! Our musical selection is “Tiki Z in Action” by Timothy Price. Check out and for more info!

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