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Retronauts Live Episode 52: The Wizard



So, we've once again reached the end of another Retronauts Movie Month -- much slimmer than our last one, but still just as much fun to put together. This time around, I sat down with IGN's Sam Claiborn, Scroll.vg's Ray Barnholt, and 1UP's own Marty Sliva for a discussion about the one movie that captured Nintendomania at its absolute peak: The Wizard. In retrospect, it's a lot less crass than it could have been, even if the movie ostensibly existed to give its fevered child audience a small sampling of the upcoming Super Mario Bros. 3. Anyhow, enjoy the episode, and stay tuned for an all-new installment live from Pax Prime 2012! Maybe we'll see you there?


Relevant stuff:

Ray's 2008 report on a screening of The Wizard at the Alamo Drafthouse

Ray's Wizard Spotify Playlist

The Cabazon Dinosaurs

Retroware.tv's video review of The Wizard

Roger Ebert's original review of The Wizard


Did you spot a young, pre-EarthBound Ness trying his luck in Reno?

Pre-movie slide spotted at the Rifftrax live Manos event. This is the opposite a fun fact.As always, If you'd like us to read your letter on the show and/or feature your envelope art on our blog, write to:

Retronauts c/o Bob Mackey
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625 2nd Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107




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