Aging Poorly with Sam and Bill

Aging Poorly with Sam and Bill Podcast

An anti-nostalgia podcast

Aging Poorly #29: Greater or Lesser Than Taco?
Sam and Bill discuss a children's book, a pop song, a commercial, and a movie. The first three take more than hour. Bill says "like" more often Moon Unit Zappa. Sam wins a major award. The Book of Giant Stories by Harrison and Fix The Safety Dance Wendy's "Where's the Beef" Commercials Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Aging Poorly #28: It’s Misogyny, Charlie Brown!
Strap in like an eight year-old sent on a potentially lethal week-long rafting trip with no adult supervision as Sam and Bill discuss: Battletoads Arcade Saturday Morning's Greatest Hits Race For Your Life, Charlie Brown The Cat From Outer Space Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Aging Poorly #27: A Very Bon Jovi Christmas
Christmas. Robots. Frampton. The three words are practically synonymous. Bill and Sam celebrate a traditional holiday with John Robbin's From Cover to Cover A Sesame Street Christmas Christmas in the Stars The Bee Gee's Sgt. Pepper's Soundtrack Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...


Aging Poorly #26: Snoopy Starts To Fonzie
Good luck! You'll need it! as Sam and Bill utterly fail to get their Halloween episode out in time and discuss Smash TV (1990) It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966) The Funhouse (1981) Will Vinton's The Adventures of Mark Twain (1985) Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Aging Poorly #25: Getting to Yes (with guest Eric Knight)
Sam and Bill are joined by guest Eric Knight of Vilification Tennis for a discussion of the band Yes that takes approximately 20,000 millennia to get through. Oceans rise and fall, mighty Gilgamesh establishes his empire, dinosaurs look up and think "What's that bright light?" and still Sam and Eric continue to talk about Yes. Also discussed: Mad Monster Party?  The Buggles High School U.S.A. (1983) Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell you...

Episode #24: Saint Elmore’s Fire
Whoa, Canyonero, whoa! Sam fulfills his ultimate love of music and Canadian animation, and Bill explores his pubescence of hooker boots and dragons in this exciting ep! The artwork of Larry Elmore Obnoxio vs. the X-Men Silverado Rock & Rule Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...


Episode #23: Altman’s Hip G.I. Joe
We're back (again). Sam and Bill explore new territory in the definition of "aging poorly" as we discuss Power Records' G.I. Joe: Secrets of the Mummy's Tomb How to Speak Hip AEIOU Sometimes Y by  Ebn Ozn Robert Altman's M.A.S.H. Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Episode 22, part 2: The 3-Headed Hydra of Truth (and Sadness)
We pick up where we left off last episode with the movie that gives our two-parter it's name: The Decline of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Episode 22, part 1: The 3-Headed Hydra of Truth (and Sadness)
This episode's discussion was so long we split it in two! The second half will drop next Monday! In the mean time, get ready to rock out as Sam and Bill discuss: Jac Mac and Rad Boy Go! Rapmasters 7: The Best of the Laughs  They Might Be Giants: Miscellaneous T Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...


Episode #21: A Very Slutty Cocktail Party
Liars, lovers, laughter, and Lovecraftian horrors abound as Sam and Bill get down with a shirtless Michael Hutchence (swoon!) and run in terror from the 70s with: The Liars Club The Police—Ghost in the Machine INXS—Kick Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Episode #20: The Bowser Argument
Sam and Bill are back, blowing levels and very nearly coming to blows over the career of John "Bowser" Bowman, who is not actually among the topics they're discussing! The boys take on: Sesame Street's Pinball Numbers Fred Newman Match Game ALF Loves A Mystery Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Episode #19: So Purple
Sam continues his personal war against European one-hit wonders, while Bill gets a little too personal with his love of Marilu Henner and Wolverine's medical exemptions. Enjoy a tall glass of warm gin as we take on: "Rock Me Amadeus" by Falco Kitty Pryde and Wolverine Another State of Mind (1982) Rustler's Rhapsody (1985) Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...


Episode #18: Good Feelin’ Happy Endings
Pirates! Police! Stolen goods! Drugs! Cats! Everything will turn out right as Sam and Bill revisit: Hot Stuff (1979) The Cat Came Back (1988) Dead is Dead (1970) The Pirate Movie (1982) Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Episode #17: Tol-KEEEEEN (w/ Dawn Krosnowski)
We welcome our first guest, actress and über-nerd Dawn Krosnowski, to the podcast! We crack open our first snack item, enjoy some classic animation, and Sam hops on the Grand Funk Railroad. The Heavy Metal soundtrack Twinkies The Smurfs episode "The Fake Smurf" The Rankin-Bass version of The Hobbit Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Episode #16: Very Butt-Focused
Misers, helicopter heroes, New Romantic fops, and 12 year old gangsters. Just another episode of Aging Poorly as we cover: ABC's How to Be a... Zillionaire Activision's H.E.R.O. The Jack Benny Program Bugsy Malone Sam mentions The Limey Dragon's "Let's Play" video. Here it is! Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...


Episode #15: Yaphet Kotto’s Boogie Safari
Sam and Bill start the new year with a discussion of the most ephemeral of the past: variety shows, late night television, and of course, watermelon fucking on prime time TV in the 70s. Webb Wilder, Private Eye "The Saucer's Reign" Dynaman The Bionic Watermelon skit from The Captain and Tennille variety show Violent Femmes, Violent Femmes Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

2016 Outtakes: Makepeace, Not War
And so we bid farewell to 2016 with a short episode featuring outtakes from previous episodes. We have a great slate set up for 2017, including some amazing guests, and more of what you tune in for—two old guys complaining about their childhood. Hurrah! Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Episode #14: Grandma Got Run Over By A War Pig
Happy Holidays! Sam and Bill open a vat of Christmas cheer with their takes on: Will Vinton's Claymation Christmas Celebration Wonderful Christmas Time/The Beatles' Everywhere It's Christmas The Lobo Paramilitary Christmas Special (and the video thereof) The Caroleer's Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...


Episode #13: Satanic Panic!
It's Thanksgiving! And what a better time than to sit down with Sam and Bill, bow your head, and listen to a backwards prayer to a dude in red tights with a goatee, horns, and a trident. No, not Sam. We sacrifice ourselves on the altar of podcasting to: Jack Chick (RIP) Mötley Crüe's Shout at the Devil Rona Jaffe's Mazes and Monsters Evilspeak Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Aging Poorly #12: Reverse Dolemite
Oh boy... Strap yourselves in, gang, because we have a long discussion of Meatballs. Like, as long as you think we could talk about Meatballs? Double that. Seriously. This is the freaking Mozart aria of Meatballs. Square One TV Skreemer Mystery Men (1999) Oh, and did I mention we talk about Meatballs (1979, dir. Ivan Reitman)? Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Aging Poorly #11: Sam Doesn’t Still Believe
Sam and Bill were both killed in a tragic clown-carnival-related accident but have risen from the grave to bring you this spooktacular episode! They take on Witch's Night Out The Lost Boys soundtrack "The Hitch-Hiker" episode of The Twilight Zone The original Friday the 13th Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...


Aging Poorly #10: The Gay Is The Icing
We get angrier than normal! Hooray! It's Aging Poorly 10! Sam and Bill take on: Elevator Action Tiny Toon Adventures "Toon TV" Fat Boys: Fat Boys Zorro: the Gay Blade Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Aging Poorly #9: Lesser-Known Juggs
Heads up, this episode gets a little pervier/grosser than previous ones! Sam and Bill reveal some secret shames as they take on: $ale of the Century The Beastie Boys' License to Ill Marvel Illustrated: The Swimsuit Special The Young Ones: Bambi Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Aging Poorly #8: Mad Movies, Bad Monsters
We're back! Boy, we say "we're back" a lot, don't we? Anyhoo, put on your jean jacket and bolero hat, and settle down into the podcast theater as Sam and Bill revisit: Mad Movies with the L.A. Connection Man-Thing in Night of the Laughing Dead by Power Records Groovy Ghoulies Debbie Gibson's Electric Youth Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...


Aging Poorly #7: The horror of Tall Teeth
Let's get weird. We've been away for a couple of weeks and our picks are off the wall. We talk about: Lethal Weapon (1987) Taco's "Putting on the Ritz" (1982) The Letter People (1972) Gus (1976) Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Aging Poorly #6: Michael Jackson’s Skyrim
It's time some warehouse-based ninjutsu as Sam and Bill focus their Qi to take on Beck's Odelay, the CHiPs season five finale "Force Seven," our first (!?) video game—Michael Jackson's Moonwalker, and a semi-heated discussion of the 1990 film Pump Up the Volume. Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...


Aging Poorly #5: (Goonies R Not) Good Enough
Oh boy, we are putting our foot in it this time: Sam takes Bill to task on the charge of High Crimes of Nostalgia, and the duo take on The Benny Hill Show, Goonies, Clue Club, and Starchaser: The Legend of Orin.  Big ups to Virginia for explaining where "Plunk Your Magic Twanger, Froggy" came from! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6a3fck0NBI Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam), and on Facebook! If you like the show, tell your friends and write a review!...

Aging Poorly #4: Do the Donkey Kong!
Leon!? This ep join Sam and Bill on an epic scavenger hunt in perhaps the most nostalgia-friendly episode of our anti-nostalgia podcast. We take on You Can't Do That On Television, Pac-Man Fever, Treasure of the Four Crowns, and Midnight Madness. As always, Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam)....

Aging Poorly #3: Tripmunk
It's a teenage madness everyone has got to face. In a high-pitched voice. Sam and Bill get totally real this episode with their discussion of Encyclopedia Brown, Portishead's Dummy, Chipmunk Punk, and a particularly contentious debate on The Ice Pirates. And holy crap! Aging Poorly is on Spotify (curated by Sam)!...


Aging Poorly #2: They Might Be Giants vs. Anthony Zerbe
Awk! Things turn ugly in the second episode as Bill throws in a ringer, Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978). But before that we get to talk about Bill Sienkiewicz's art on The New Mutants (1982), Kelly Jones' work on Batman: Bloodstorm (1994), and Star Trek: the Animated Series (1973). Got an opinion on our opinions? Want to make a suggestion? Shoot us an email! You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Google Play, or via RSS!...

Aging Poorly #1: Robutts
Domo Arigato for downloading the first episode of Aging Poorly! This episode we're taking a fresh look at our animatronic pals in Styx's Kilroy Was Here (1983), Superfriends (1973), Thundarr The Barbarian (1980), and Mighty Orbots (1984). Got an opinion on our opinions? Want to make a suggestion? Shoot us an email! You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!...

Aging Poorly Teaser!
Sam Landman and Bill Stiteler examine the nostalgia of their youth to see what holds up! Check out some of the topics they're going to discuss in this teaser! Email us with suggestions and comments!...