This week’s episode of Young Nostalgia is a special edition of Then and Now. Rather than focus on the big names in retro pop culture, Nolan and Ben are talking about how radio and podcasts shaped their own lives. Starting with memories and listening habits from their childhoods, to the growth of podcasting and the beginning of Young Nostalgia. As noted in the episode, a huge thanks goes out to Ian Punnett, Shane Tilton, inspiration from Dave Shrader and Tim Dennis as well as many others.
Welcome to the third and final episode of a new three part series on Young Nostalgia. Nolan and Ben will devote a whole episode to three of the movie industry’s top “tough guys.” R. Lee Ermey, Clint Eastwood, and John Wayne will go down in history as the quintessential raw and rugged hollywood talents.
Part three of this series covers the one and only John Wayne. From his early beginnings and the origin of “The Duke,” to the height of his career, Wayne has become the prime example of manliness and patriotism. John Wayne’s well known and prominent American values showed in his work even at times when these ideas were less popular.
Welcome to the first episode of a new three part series on Young Nostalgia. Nolan and Ben will devote a whole episode to three of the movie industry’s top “tough guys.” R. Lee Ermey, Clint Eastwood, and John Wayne will go down in history as the quintessential raw and rugged hollywood talents.
This first episode covers the extensive military and acting career of R. Lee Ermey. Best known for his military and authoritarian figure roles, Ermey was also a prominent voice actor. His military life and experience as a drill instructor led to him being commonly typecast in these roles.
After taking an unplanned week off, Young Nostalgia is back to talk about several influential music artists that plan on retiring in the following year. In part one of this two part special, Nolan and Ben dive into the vast career of the one and only Elton John. Starting with his upbringing and childhood talent, this episode also covers his rise to the top as well as his career legacy. Stay tuned for next week’s episode all about Neil Young.