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Childhood Ruined Opens a Musical Wormhole

Longtime friend (and two-time guest) of Childhood Ruined, Chad, joins the show again after he bought Chris and I a pack of “10 Hot PhotoCards with Facts and Photos of Your Favorite ROCK, RAP, & POP STARS” from a card … Continue reading

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Malls & Free-Range Kids: The Strangest of Stranger Things

After viewing the first episode of Stranger Things Season 3, your hosts of Childhood Ruined return to discuss the vastly different reality parents and children experienced in the mid-80s including crowded malls and the ability to wander around town without … Continue reading

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Marveling at Avengers: Endgame

The first exposure I can remember to superheroes were the Superman movies and the old Batman television series. The former was rather earnest and the later was incredibly campy, and both set the bar in my mind for what type … Continue reading

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Childhood Ruined – A(war)d Show, What Is It Good For?

We take the Presidents Day holiday to record a new episode and give each other an update on our son’s behavior. Chris prods me on my lofty expectations for my two-year-old son, and I encouraged him to follow his son’s … Continue reading

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The Nostalgia Grab

We’re back with another episode of Childhood Ruined this week! Your hosts briefly detail how the polar vortex scraped their original plans for this evening, which involved a brewery and a night of music trivia. Michael introduces a topic that … Continue reading

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The Teal Podcast

Childhood Ruined is back with an emergency episode dedicated to Weezer’s Teal Album. We discuss our shared confusion about the aims of the artistic endeavor while going through the album track-by-track, and explore why a popular band from the mid-90’s … Continue reading

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Childhood Ruined

Earlier this summer, a close friend, Chris, and I launched a new podcast, Childhood Ruined. The title is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the notion that various things we were fond of while growing up in the 1980’s are not mangled … Continue reading

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