Fans of pop culture can travel to the past with the hosts Colin and Dagan Moriarty. Knockback: The Retro and Nostalgia Podcast is a review podcast exploring nostalgic entertainment.
On this show, listeners get a retrospective on topics from the past. Guiding them through these reviews are hosts and brothers Colin and Dagan. These brothers have a love for pop culture that they enjoy sharing with others. They do this through various podcasts covering many different pop culture topics.
Knockback is a show where the brothers discuss their favorite things from childhood. The hosts may review a classic film in one episode. Then, in the next, they switch to fashion trends from the 1990s. This makes the show as spontaneous as it is interesting.
This format has led to many films, television, and other media reviews. There have been episodes dedicated to classic movies such as Star Wars: A New Hope, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Disney's The Mighty Ducks. Other episodes have explored full seasons of Game of Thrones and Battlestar Galactica. There have also been retro-reviews on familiar Nintendo and Playstation games. Final Fantasy III, Ninja Gaiden, and Super Mario Bros. 3 are notable examples.
Some of the most intriguing episodes of Knockback are the ones on more niche topics. Conversations on music, literature, and even cooking set the podcast apart from other nostalgia shows.. The host's analysis of novels such as Blood Meridian or albums such as Dark Side of the Moon is fascinating. Along with these, the hosts sometimes reminisce about their past experiences. They like to share their life stories with their fellow listeners. This includes discussions on family trips, first-time jobs, and favorite holiday traditions. Such inclusion is what makes this podcast feel fun and personal.
Knockback: The Retro and Nostalgia Podcast is a fun choice for listeners who want to revisit the past. New episodes come out on a biweekly basis.