Daydream Instruction Manual

Your portal to your home away from reality…fantastical fictional frivolity…for real!

August 26th, 2019    

Cartoons of the 1970’s - DIM 123

Through the magic of syndication and reruns, most of us have had the pleasure of being exposed to entertainment that predated our births. Whether it's an episode of "Yogi Bear" or "Jabberjaw", it's fun to experience what the generations before us watched and enjoyed.

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If you're lucky enough to be able to do this, it's fun is to talk about some of those cartoons with someone who enjoyed them when they were NEW, and it's even MORE fun if that person is a fellow podcaster and friend!

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In this special "Daydream: After Dark", we're joined by "Kip" a.k.a. John Golden, from the hit podcast "Geekvice" to discuss some of the insane and bonkers cartoons of the 1970's!

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August 10th, 2019    

The Dark Crystal - DIM 122

During the late 1970's and early 1980's, there was an absolute flood of "High Fantasy" Movies that wowed our imaginations with their fantastic worlds of wonderment and blew our young minds with engaging and thrilling stories! And one of the high points of this cinematic deluge, was "The Dark Crystal"!!

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Envisioned, created and written by Jim Henson on a literal dark and stormy night in the late 1970's, "The Dark Crystal" was a hit fantasy film where 100% of the sets, effects, and "actors" were either puppets or practical effects! Telling the Story of the mythical world of Thra, where the creatures of this world are in a state of slowly dying as the power of The Dark Crystal slowly fades. The corrupt and evil Skeksis have corrupted and abused the crystal to the point where it can no longer sustain the planet. An ancient prophecy and an unlikely hero in the form of a nearly extinct race called the Gelfings are the inhabitants of Thra's only hope.

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Please enjoy as catch up with one of the original founding members of DIM, the one and only Mike Golka, discuss this amazing film in the light of its upcoming prequel series "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" being released on Netflix, And we enjoy another round of DIM games!!

July 22nd, 2019    

SDCC 2019 News and UHF’s 30th Anniversary - DIM 121

It's San Diego Comic Con 2019, and we're so pumped about the announcements coming out of the hollowed halls of one of the most epic Comic and Pop Culture conventions of all time, that we just HAVE to share some of them with YOU!! 

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Aaaaaaaand...it's the 30th anniversary of one of our favorite movies, the cult classic, "UHF", created by the comedic geniuses, "Weird Al" Yankovic and Jay Levy.

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Released upon an unsuspecting populace, July 21, 1989, the world would never be the same after we gazed upon the insanely funny, and bonkers comedy. Please enjoy as we share a a round of "DIM Games" where we quiz Billy to see how well he knows his Weird Al songs.

All this and MORE, on the latest episode of Daydream Instruction Manual!

May 19th, 2019    

Aliens - Omaha Classic Film Event - DIM 120

It's ANOTHER great time of having the one and only Bruce Crawford of Omaha Classic Film Event on the this SPECIAL mashup of Daydream Instruction Manual and The Weekly Weekly!!

And THIS time he's bringing in the BIG GUNS!!

He drops the INSANELY AWESOME news that Michael Biehn will be appearing during the event to BLOW YOUR COLLECTIVE MINDS!

Be sure to hit up your local Hy-Vee OR head to the Nebraska Kidney Association for tickets!

Listen NOW to hear all the fun we had discussing the event, Aliens, Michael Biehn and MORE!!

 

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April 23rd, 2019    

Grand Comic Con Vol. 2 - DIM 119

Attending a comic/pop culture convention can really be an experience to remember, and with it gearing up to be that time of year again, we couldn't be more excited to have this convention be our first of the year!

We were honored to have been one of two podcasts (the other being our friends over at "Weekly Geekly") that were invited to cover "Grand Comic Con Vol. 2"!!

Please enjoy as sit down with fellow DIM host, Jeff Geaghan, as get amped up for what promised to be a con weekend to remember!!!

P.S. Also enjoy the experience of "being there" as we engage with attendees and friends interacting with us as we record the show!

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April 18th, 2019    

KISS, Genesis, and More - DIM 118

In the spirit of having a little fun, we posted a Facebook poll on who you felt was the "better" band; KISS or Genesis!

It was a CLOSE race but it turns out...you'll have to listen to this episode to find out who "won" and hear some fun memories and musings on some of our favorite bands!

Please share YOUR favorite bands with us on our Facebook Page, Twitter, or email us at daydreaminstructionmanual@gmail.com

Also, listen for another round of "DIM Games"

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April 4th, 2019    

Special Mashup with The Weekly Geekly: We Kidnapped Phil Hester at Grand Comic Con - DIM 117

We had the honor and privilege of being invited as one of the guest podcasts at "Grand Comic Con" 2019, along with our good friends from "The Weekly Weekly" podcast!

Be sure to stay tuned for all of the amazing podcasty goodness we captured during one of the most fun con weekends we've had in a while, but for NOW...

Please enjoy a very special mashup style podcast where we combine forces with "The Weekly Geekly" podcast to interview one of the most prolific comic book artists of our time, Mr. Phil Hester!

 

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February 27th, 2019    

Relive the first three TMNT live action films with Billy and Eddie - DIM 116

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. When you heard this for the first time, you may have thought to yourself "Whaaaat?"

There's no denying that the title is strange, quirky, and up until that moment, there was nothing quite like it around. But if you were a child of the 80's and early 90's, then this cartoon, comic book, and ultimately, live action movies, landed squarely in your heart and there was no denying that from that moment on, it was love at first pizza bite.

Please enjoy, as Billy and Eddie relive their sheer joy and excitement, as they share their memories of watching he first three live action TMNT films!

Please share YOUR great TMNT memories with us on our Facebook Page!

COWABUNGA!!!

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February 10th, 2019    

Travel back to 1989 with DIM - DIM 115

Hello Daydreamers! We hope you enjoy our NEW and improved show format! Be sure to drop on by our Facebook Page and let us know what you like, what you'd like to see change, and just share YOUR fun experiences from your past with us!

On THIS installment of DIM; join your inter-dimensional tour guides, Eddie and Billy, as they climb into their phone booths and DeLoreans and take YOU back to 1989!

We'll be sharing our movie memories of the year 1989 and all the fun that came along with it! Also our NEW segment "DIM Games" as we play "Hero Match Up" (basically match up the villain with the hero, but it was fun and we threw each other some pretty fun curve balls! You can even play along!)

Please enjoy and until next time, we'll see you in your Daydreams!

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January 20th, 2019    

The Hosts of DIM - Eddie Fossler - DIM 114

As we wrap up our host lineup with Daydream Instruction Manual, we wanted to take a minute for you to get to know who the heck your fantastical tour guides even ARE!!

On this Episode, we feature the creator of THIS very podcast, and the co-creator of the "Make Eternia Great Again", "Falcon Punch Thunder Dads", AND the "Paranormal Dads" podcasts!

Your featured DIM Adventurer has done everything from acting on stage in front of sold out theater shows, to searching for Bigfoot, to ripping his pants while scissor-kicking to "Easy Lover" 

We present the creatively restless sub-genius, Eddie Fossler!!

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