Author: Ernie Garcia

The Retro Convo, Episode 57 Ghost in the Shell (1995)

It found a body…Now it needs a Podcast! Join Randy and Mike as they dive into the 1995 anime classic Ghost in the Shell, and it’s relevance as a gateway to the more mature side of Japanese animation, cyberpunk, and why it holds up more than 20 years later. Special guest: Steven Meissner of SoloRoboto Industries joins the convo this week having taught a course at Berkley using GITS as a teaching tool.     Hosts: Ernie, Randy, Raul, and Mike Follow The Retro Convo on Twitter and Instagram @TheRetroConvo Email us your stories: info@theretroconvo.com Subscribe to our podcast...

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Ghost Stories #18: Twin Suns

On this episode of Ghost Stories, the long awaited and final battle between Maul and Obi-Wan Kenobi concludes in a lightsaber fight. Ezra believes that Obi-Wan is in trouble and decides to go help Master Kenobi and seek answers to destroying the Sith on the latest Star Wars Rebels, “Twin Suns.” Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 ♦ Subscribe via iTunes ♦ Subscribe via RSS ♦ Subscribe via Email Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: iTunes ♦ RSS ♦ Stitcher ♦ Email Contact Us! Email: GhostStoriesPodcast@gmail.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/randomchatternetwork Twitter: Ghost Stories: A Rebels Podcast ♦ RandomChatter ♦ Mike Templeton...

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The Retro Convo, Episode 56 Leprechaun

Having a St. Patty’s day hangover? Well we have the cure for you! We need our pot of gold and we are here to have a convo about the 1993 film Leprechaun. Staring Jennifer Aniston and Warwick Davis, this horror film turned something familiar into a scary thing. Listen as the short handed podcast takes you through the movie.     Hosts: Ernie, Randy, Raul, and Mike Follow The Retro Convo on Twitter and Instagram @TheRetroConvo Email us your stories: info@theretroconvo.com Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, and now GooglePlay For more great shows check out RandomChatter.com DOWNLOAD...

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The Retro Convo, Episode 55 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

It’s Morphin time! This week’s episode focuses on teenagers with attitude battling the evil forces of Rita Rupulsa. The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers! You can almost hear it now, the theme song of course. This show aired in the 90’s right after school while much of the first season didn’t have much of a story, the showed did have an array of new monsters each week. When the Power Rangers were in deep trouble they would call on the power of the Dino-zords and form the Megazord! Enjoy the episode!     Hosts: Ernie, Randy, Raul, and Mike Follow...

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Ghost Stories #17: Double Agent Droid

On this episode of Ghost Stories, we see AP-5, Chopper an Wedge sent on a mission to retrieve access codes for Lothal. Thrawn, onto the Ghost crew’s tactics alerts a ship full of AJ-6 cyborgs which hacks into Chopper to infiltrate the Ghost ship logs to discover Phoenix Squadron’s secret base on the latest Star Wars Rebels, “Double Agent Droid.” Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 ♦ Subscribe via iTunes ♦ Subscribe via RSS ♦ Subscribe via Email Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: iTunes ♦ RSS ♦ Stitcher ♦ Email Contact Us! Email: GhostStoriesPodcast@gmail.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/randomchatternetwork Twitter: Ghost...

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Ghost Stories #16: Secret Cargo

On this episode of Ghost Stories, the Ghost crew must refuel a ship on a top secret mission but when an imperial probe droid discovers the location the secret cargo is revealed, it’s Mon Mothma. The Ghost crew must scramble and use usual tactics to escape The Empire on the latest Star Wars Rebels, “Secret Cargo.” Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 ♦ Subscribe via iTunes ♦ Subscribe via RSS ♦ Subscribe via Email Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: iTunes ♦ RSS ♦ Stitcher ♦ Email Contact Us! Email: GhostStoriesPodcast@gmail.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/randomchatternetwork Twitter: Ghost Stories: A Rebels Podcast...

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The Retro Convo, Episode 54 Welcome Back Homer

Guess who is back finally at our table again? RAUL joins us after being away for awhile and we welcome him back with his favorite subject, The Simpsons! But first a bit of news. A cartoon we are very familiar with is about to get rebooted and the trailer has finally dropped, a live reaction on this episode. Well we are doing our Part 2 of the The Simpsons and we have 5 new episodes to talk about. Enjoy the Show.       Hosts: Ernie, Randy, Raul, and Mike Follow The Retro Convo on Twitter and Instagram @TheRetroConvo...

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Ghost Stories #15:Through Imperial Eyes

On this episode of Ghost Stories, a plan has been set in motion to help Fulcrum escape. Thrawn calls on a familiar Clone Wars officer to assist and weed out the identity of Fulcrum on the latest Star Wars Rebels, “Through Imperial Eyes.” Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 ♦ Subscribe via iTunes ♦ Subscribe via RSS ♦ Subscribe via Email Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: iTunes ♦ RSS ♦ Stitcher ♦ Email Contact Us! Email: GhostStoriesPodcast@gmail.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/randomchatternetwork Twitter: Ghost Stories: A Rebels Podcast ♦ RandomChatter ♦ Mike Templeton ♦ Ernie Garcia ♦ Lindsey...

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The Retro Convo, Episode 53 Sixteen Candles

Closing out the month of love we decided to talk about an 80’s crush, Molly Ringwald in Sixteen Candles. But first, we decided to talk about the recent picture of the cast of the Han Solo movie as well as The Batman movie finally signs it’s director. In this conversation, we discuss the familiarity of John Hughes films and we they seem to be very homely. Characters, Story, and all around funny this movie has it all. Enjoy our latest Convo.       Hosts: Ernie, Randy, Raul, and Mike Follow The Retro Convo on Twitter and Instagram @TheRetroConvo...

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The Retro Convo, Episode 52 Beauty and the Beast

Continuing our month of Love we decided to talk about a tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme, Beauty and the Beast! We called in some help for this episode, welcome to the show Mr. Aaron Bertram from the band Suburban Legends. Now Aaron is very familiar with Disney, he works for the Park and his band covered some Disney songs. Please enjoy this discussion about a Disney great!     Hosts: Ernie, Randy, Raul, and Mike Follow The Retro Convo on Twitter and Instagram @TheRetroConvo Email us your stories: info@theretroconvo.com Subscribe to our podcast via...

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Ghost Stories #14: Legacy of Mandalore

On this episode of Ghost Stories, after a month break we are back. Sabine must confront her family with the help of the Ghost crew and the darksaber, she is hoping to convince her Mother once and for all to stand against The Empire on the latest Star Wars Rebels, “Legacy of Mandalore.” Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 ♦ Subscribe via iTunes ♦ Subscribe via RSS ♦ Subscribe via Email Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: iTunes ♦ RSS ♦ Stitcher ♦ Email Contact Us! Email: GhostStoriesPodcast@gmail.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/randomchatternetwork Twitter: Ghost Stories: A Rebels Podcast ♦ RandomChatter ♦...

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The Retro Convo @ Long Beach Comic Expo 2017

The perfect intro Con! The Retro Convo goes to LBCE 2017 to warm up to another big year of Cons. Interviews with Nerds like us, Tom Hodges, Chubear Cosplay, and Gigi Edgley.   Hosts: Ernie, Randy, Raul, and Mike Follow The Retro Convo on Twitter and Instagram @TheRetroConvo Email us your stories: info@theretroconvo.com Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, and now GooglePlay For more great shows check out...

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The Retro Convo, Episode 51 Sailor Moon with Love and Justice Podcast

Continuing our month of Love we have decided to cover Sailor Moon, but guys covering love just doesn’t work so we called in some help. Please welcome The Love and Justice Podcast! Love and Justice covers Sailor Moon across the board so it was good to get some help from them! Enjoy the episode.       Hosts: Ernie, Randy, Raul, and Mike Follow The Retro Convo on Twitter and Instagram @TheRetroConvo Email us your stories: info@theretroconvo.com Subscribe to our podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, and now GooglePlay For more great shows check out RandomChatter.com DOWNLOAD Episode 51, Sailor Moon...

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The Retro Convo, Episode 50 The Princess Bride

It’s February 2017 and love is in the air, well at least for the content we will be covering for Valentine’s day. But first a bit of news. We needed some comic book therapy, it was recently reported the Ben Affleck will no longer be directing The Batman movie which scares us a bit. We discuss what could have possibly gone wrong? Buttercup and Westley, Westley and Buttercup…This movie has it all, love, humor, sword fighting, and of course Andre the Giant. Now coming up on 30 years, this movie is still a great piece of film work. We...

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The Retro Convo, Episode 49 Escape from L.A.

Part 2 of our John Carpenter series of the Escape from movies, as we close out this chapter. It was a very slow week for news but the one thing we got around to talking about was big. Star Wars Episode VIII finally has a title. Well this time around it wasn’t Ernie who needed convincing, this time it was Randy. In all of it’s hokey 90’s action glory we present “Escape from L.A.” staring Kurt Russell yet again reprising his role as Snake Plissken. We hope you enjoy our laugh fest.   Hosts: Ernie, Randy, Raul, and Mike...

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The Retro Convo, Episode 48 Escape from New York

We’ve got a doozy for you this week, but first two trailers dropped on the day we recorded this. The first trailer we talked about was The Power Rangers movie, and oh boy were we spoiled with this trailer. We finally get to see Bryan Cranston as Zordon, we see Alpha 5, Putties, and The Mega Zord fighting Goldar. Logan dropped another trailer as well, the Red Band trailer really shows that this is going out with a bang. Today’s episode we decided to take it back to 1981, and also it’s our first Kurt Russell film review of...

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Ghost Stories #13: Trials of the Darksaber

On this episode of Ghost Stories, we are treated to a Mandalorian history lesson and the origins of the Darksaber. Sabine must face her past and use all her tools to wield a weapon of status, she must face the truth on the latest Star Wars Rebels, “Trials of the Darksaber.” Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 ♦ Subscribe via iTunes ♦ Subscribe via RSS ♦ Subscribe via Email Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: iTunes ♦ RSS ♦ Stitcher ♦ Email Contact Us! Email: GhostStoriesPodcast@gmail.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/randomchatternetwork Twitter: Ghost Stories: A Rebels Podcast ♦ RandomChatter ♦ Mike Templeton...

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Ghost Stories #12: Warhead

On this episode of Ghost Stories, Infiltrator droids are dispersed from a Star Destroyer in a scene that is very reminiscent of The Empire Strikes Back to seek out Chopper Base. Zeb, along with AP-5 and Chopper discover the infiltrator droid and take the droid back to the base which has future consequences for our Rebels crew on this episode Star Wars Rebels, “Warhead.” Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 ♦ Subscribe via iTunes ♦ Subscribe via RSS ♦ Subscribe via Email Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: iTunes ♦ RSS ♦ Stitcher ♦ Email Contact Us! Email: GhostStoriesPodcast@gmail.com...

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The Retro Convo, Episode 47 Labyrinth

Continuing our conversation for 2017, we decided to take it back to a fan favorite and cult classic Labyrinth from 1986. We needed help with this episode so we called up a good friend Nic Cowan from Surf Ninjas who happens to be a big David Bowie fan. First up we discuss King of the Hill turning 20 years old for news. When people think of David Bowie, they think of Bowie from this period with the theatrics that made him a mysterious character. Also joining the cast was a young Jennifer Connelly but also a powerhouse in the...

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Ghost Stories #11: Ghost of Geonosis

On this episode of Ghost Stories, Rebels enters the last half of the 3rd season with a 2 part episode. We see the return of a Clone Wars and Rogue One character as the team is sent on a secret mission. Enjoy our tenth episode of the third season of Star Wars Rebels, “Ghost of Geonosis.” Download or Subscribe! Download MP3 ♦ Subscribe via iTunes ♦ Subscribe via RSS ♦ Subscribe via Email Subscribe to the entire RandomChatter Network here: iTunes ♦ RSS ♦ Stitcher ♦ Email Contact Us! Email: GhostStoriesPodcast@gmail.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/randomchatternetwork Twitter: Ghost Stories: A Rebels Podcast...

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