In this episode, the Tripod unites to discuss ABC’s TGIF line up. We talk about the impact many of the shows, the importance of this block of television was for our family time and how crazy some of these shows plots were. All that and more!
Transitions: D Blaze – MNB Intro; ABC TGIF prom commercial (youtube) ; Song 34 – D Blaze
Happy Chinese New Year! The tripod is back together to celebrate the year of the dog. We discuss visiting home, racial identity abroad, and drink a whole lot. Crack open a Four Loco and join the tripod in this special episode.
Nate Johns joins to Tripod to discuss some of the toys of our childhoods in this special episode of the Millennial Nostalgia Berry Podcast.
Nate Johns is a comedian and long term expat (aka teacher). He performs regularly at Kung Fu Komedy on the weekends and is currently developing a board game called Slophounds.He will be perfoming at Kung Fu Komedy February 23rd and March 2nd.
In this very special episode, Hershel and Jeffery are joined by Toni from the Looking for Laowai podcast. Toni is an American expat living in Shanghai. She works as Charity manager at Community Center Shanghai organizing charities like the Giving Tree, and co-hosts the podcast Looking For Laowai.
They discuss gender roles in Disney cartoons, what it means to be a protector, and the influence of Disney on Millennials.
Looking For Laowai Description: What does it mean to be foreign in a globalized world? Join us, a diverse team of curious-minded expats, as we delve into the fast-paced world of Shanghai, and explore what it means to be a laowai (or “foreigner”) in China in this bi-weekly podcast. Through stories from expats, Chinese locals, and everyone in between, we look at the laowai experience from every angle. This season, we explore themes ranging from friendship and dating, to culture and racial dynamics.
The Lesbian Godfather, Gabby Gabriel, joins the Tripod for episode #2 of MNB’s Sitcom-a-Con!
Gabby is also an author, artist, community organizer, and software designer. She is an expat who created LesQueer to connect people from the expat and local LGTB community and provide a safe and supportive network.
Berry Happy Holidays!!!! This Christmas episode we talk about Rom Coms, being Jewish during Christmas, and pop Christmas albums. All that and more with Special Guest, Ryan Blake.(Superpowered Society Podcast)
This Week’s Berries:
Jeffery – Love Actually (2003) 3 min
Hershel – Adam Sandler’s 8 Crazy Nights (2002) 43 min
Crunchy – Boys II Men: Christmas Interpretations (1993) 1 hr 23 min
Sitcom-a-Con is here! Our first episode in our series of episodes on sitcoms from the 80’s and 90’s. Sitting in for Crunchy is Vincent Chan.
Vincent Chan is a former software programmer and founder of LivAway Community. An organization that brings together foreign and local Chinese culture in Shanghai. Originally from Shanghai, he has lived in Canada and South Korea and traveled to over 100 cities all of the world.
The MNB podcast has an exciting announcement! We are expanding our content by adding two new shows under the Millennial Nostalgia Berry Banner.
We will continue our original show, the Millennial Nostalgia Berry Podcast, where every episode we discuss a movie, a video game, and an album we experienced growing up as millennials. We will also continue to release Crunchy’s solo podcast, Crunch Time, where he discusses international education and education in the 21st century.
Our first new show, MNB’s After School Special, we will discuss afternoon and Saturday morning cartoons and television shows we used to watch and all of the merchandise that encompasses growing up in the 90’s
Our next new show, MNB’s Sitcom-a-Con, we will discuss the Sitcoms that we all watched with our families and how they affected our views on society and formed our values.
Now even more ways to devour those sweet, delicious, nostalgia berries.
Enjoy and don’t forget to make yourself part of the conversation on the website and on twitter @Tripodpengyous.
Tripod! Maximize! This is the first episode in our new continuing series on old millennial cartoon shows. Hershel was not able to make this episode, but Jeffery and Crunchy hold it down by discussing second generation cartoon shows. Shows that were a revision to an early show or story. Enjoy!
This episode Hershel discusses how teen comedies shaped his expectations of romance and movies not aging well; Crunchy talks about striving to obtain something for the first time and how that was reflected in the Pokémon franchise; Jeffery discusses pop culture role models and creating mixtapes. All that and more!
When our powers combine, we are the Tripod Pengyous!! This episode Jefferey argues for “traditional values” in relationships and the fun of scary movies; Hershel expresses his love of Bo Jackson and older role models; Crunchy retells one of the greatest hip hop battles of all time and talks a lot of sh*t. All that and more!!!
The tripod is back in full effect! This episode, Crunchy explains why Air Bud is one of the best mixed genre movies of the nineties and why dog movies always make him cry; Jefferey discusses adventures with random groups of friends and why they are the best adventures; then Hershel bats cleanup and expresses him love for the pop princess and sacrificial lamb of early 2000’s. All that an more on the Millennial Nostalgia Berry Podcast!!!!
This weeks berries:
Movie: Air Bud (15 min)
Video Game: Fuzion Frenzy (49 min 51 sec)
Music: Brittany Spears – Ooops I Did It Again (1 hr 20 min 30 sec)
Tripod in the house! This week, Hershel gushes over the genius that is Quentin Tarantino and unique storytelling; Crunchy reminisces about he beauty that was the sleepover and finding video store gems; then Jeffery remembers the family car trip and how those trips have shaped his taste in music as an adult. All that and more on the next episode of the Millennial Nostalgia Berry Podcast!
The Tripod is all here this time! In this episode, Jeffery talks about his love for romantic comedies and how they sculpted his ideas about relationships; Hershel discuss sports video games and how being too competitive can ruin relationships; and Crunchy reminisces about a group that got into the rap industry about 7 years too early and how rapping i college is the millennial version of playing in a garage bands. All that and more!
Tripod Pengyous in headphones! This episode is down a berry. Crunchy was on a trip to Hong Kong, so Hershel and Jeffery take the helm. They discuss racism, masturbation, playing video games with friends and impressing new friends in college. Applesauce almost talks on this one.
This weeks berries:
Video Game: Phantasy Star Oline (Dreamcast®)
Music: Jay Z – The Blueprint
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The tripod is here with your weekly nostalgia berries! In this episode, Hershel talks about Jewish role models, Jewish representation in movies and childhood romance fantasies; Crunchy talks about loneliness and friendship; and Jeffery vents his childhood frustrations of dealing with divorce in his family. This one gets a little emo.
This week’s berries:
Movie: Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory (1971)
The tripod is down a berry in this episode of the MNB Podcast. So Hershel and Crunchy discuss our days in youth sports, sports video games, dives in celebrity public opinion, and a Game Of Thrones conversation that doesn’t include a single spoiler!
And we are back with another bunch of berries. This episode Hershel talks about his newfound connection to Eyes Wide Shut’s themes on marriage; Crunchy reminisces about the classic video game Super Mario Bros. 2: Mario Madness and how he learned about drugs; Jeffery discusses the album aljuswanaseing by Musiq Soulchild and how smooth R&B helps you get the ladies.
Episode ten is a special episode. This was our tenth podcast, and as teachers in the modern education system, we know the importance of reflection. So this time around, we look back to our first nine episodes and how we have grown as podcasters and adults.
We will release several episodes over the next few weeks. They will be current and older episodes that were previously unreleased. Hope you all enjoy them.
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Another new episode of the Millennial Nostalgia Berry Podcast is back at ya!!!! In this episode, Jefferey brings us the movie Fight Club and how escapism is something we all can relate to; Hershel presents the video game classic, Civilization, and how it stole many years of his life; and Crunchy has a basketball jones for Space Jam: The Soundtrack an undercover music classic.