Dangerous toys from the past

“You’ll poke your eye out!” your mother possibly warned if you happened to own some of these dangerous toys. With Christmas approaching, Mark and Joe recall some of the toys from their childhood and talk about some of the most dangerous toys in history, from the 1950s through present day. Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast testing your knowledge of toys from the 1970s. Also, the week in local history from 1950, 1963 and 1988, along with stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL?’

As the High Point Community Theater gets ready to kick off its annual production of “A Christmas Carol,” producer Abby Zeugner puts Mark and Joe to the test with a 20-question quiz on the timeless holiday classic. Play along with the quiz at the end of the podcast. Plus, a look at the week in local history (from 1938, 1962 and 1983), stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

REMEMBERING ‘SCENT OF A WOMAN’:

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the gang talk about the 1992 holiday blockbuster film “Scent of a Woman.” Play along with a quiz on the film at the end of the podcast. Plus, what are the best/and worst cities to celebrate Thanksgiving, and where does High Point stand? Plus, the week in local history from 1940, 1970 and 1992, stories trending on hpenews.com and much more!

It’s All Rather Odd

This week, Mark and Joe delve into one of their favorite comedy films of all time, “The Odd Couple.” Did you know what role Walter Matthau originally wanted in the film? Learn this and other interesting facts and play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast. Plus, the week in history from 1925, 1968 and 1993 (from the pages of the High Point Enterprise). Also, stories trending on hpenews.com and loads more!

ROOTING FOR THE UNDERDOG

Do you know the real reason behind the birth of the popular Underdog cartoon from the 1960s and 1970s? The PoDDCouple delves into some little-known facts about the show in this week’s podcast. Play along with a quiz on the show at the end of the podcast. Plus, a look at the week in history from 1919, 1964 and 2007 and stories trending on hpenews.com. Also, what’s the best and worst Halloween candy?  

‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington’ turns 80

In this week’s episode, Mark and Joe filibuster their way through a discussion on one of their favorite films of all time, “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” which turns 80 next week. Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast to test your knowledge of this timeless classic. Plus, a look at the week in history from 1924, 1964 and 1984. Other topics include stories trending on hpenews.com, the collapse of the Atlanta Braves, local elections and more.

The Mystery Machine rides again

This week is the 50th anniversary of the classic Saturday morning cartoon “Scooby-Doo Where Are You!” Join the gang as they reminisce about this unusual and iconic 70s show and play along as producer Abby Zeugner puts Mark and Joe to the test with a 10-question quiz. Also the usual features, including the Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

A very Brady podcast

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the classic family sitcom “The Brady Bunch,” Mark and Joe welcome photographer Laura Greene as they share their favorite moments from the show. Stick around until the end of the podcast and play along as producer Abby Zeugner puts the gang to the test with a “Brady Bunch” quiz. Plus, the usual features, including the Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

Remembering ‘The Bad News Bears’

While there’s lots of excitement with the kickoff of the new NFL season, baseball is entering its most exciting time of the year with championship games looming around the corner. So what better way to commemorate baseball than revisiting the classic movie “The Bad News Bears?” Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast to see how much you remember about the 1976 film. Also the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com, the Week in History and more.

The Six Million Dollar Podcast

This week, Mark and Joe delve into one of their favorite childhood TV shows, “The Six Million Dollar Man,” as they learn some interesting tidbits from the smash hit that spawned action figures, trading cards and more. Play along with a quiz on the TV show at the end of the podcast. Plus, a look at stories trending on hpenews.com this week, the Week in History and more.

‘Rudy…Rudy…Rudy’

In honor of the kickoff of college football season, Mark and Joe revisit the classic inspirational sports movie “Rudy” and discover some interesting facts. What did the movie get right? What did it get wrong? Also, play along with a quiz on the film at the end of the podcast. Plus, the usual features, including the Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

Fantasy football and ‘The Office’

With the rapid approach of a new NFL season, the PoDDCouple welcome special guest Daniel Kennedy, writer for The Thomasville Times and Archdale-Trinity News, and talk about their favorite fantasy football picks for the year. Also, Mark puts on the quizmaster hat and puts Daniel and Joe to the test on the hit TV show “The Office.” Play along with the quiz at the end of the podcast. Plus, a special Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

What did the PoDDCouple know, and when did they know it?

This week marks the 45th anniversary of the resignation of President Richard Nixon, and the PoDDCouple mark the occasion by revisiting the award-winning film “All the Presidents Men.” See how much you remember about the movie by playing along with a quiz at the end of the podcast. Other topics include the exhumation of John Dillinger’s body and restaurants that are closing a lot of locations. Plus, the weekly features including the Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

‘Happy Days’ are here again

Ayyyy! Can you believe it’s been 45 years since the hit television show “Happy Days” hit the airwaves? The PoDDCouple revisit this classic sitcom and learn some interesting tidbits. Wait till you hear who almost landed the job of Fonzie! Plus, the usual features, including the Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

THEY RODE A BLAZING SADDLE

In honor of the 45th birthday of the irreverent Mel Brooks comedy classic “Blazing Saddles,” Mark and Joe discover some interesting facts about the movie and test their knowledge with a 10-question quiz. Play along with them at the end of the podcast to see how much you remember about the 1974 film. Also this week, the PoDDCouple pay a special tribute to the first moon landing on the week of its 50th anniversary. Plus, the usual features, including the Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The Beginning of a Beautiful Podcast

This week, the PoDDCouple welcome Enterprise political reporter Paul Johnson to talk about perhaps the most quotable movie of all time, “Casablanca.” Learn some interesting facts about the film and its cast and play along with a quiz on the film at the end of the podcast. Also the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com, the Week in History and more.

The PoDDCouple: A most bodacious podcast

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the classic teen comedy “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” and the recent announcement of a 2020 sequel, Mark and Joe talk about the film and put themselves to the test with a 15-question quiz. Play along with them at the end of the podcast to see how much you remember. Plus, the Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and wacky answering machine greetings from the 1980s.

Podcast: Nerds! Nerds! Nerds!

Celebrating the 35th anniversary of the cult comedy classic film “Revenge of the Nerds,” Mark and Joe discuss their favorite moments from the film and put themselves to the test with a 20-question quiz at the end of the podcast. Play along and see how much you remember about the movie. Plus, what’s the best sandwich in the state of North Carolina? Also, the regular features, including the Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

STAR TREK ANNIVERSARY

It was 50 years ago this week that the cult classic Star Trek was abruptly canceled after falling ratings. Staff Writer Paul Johnson joins the gang in a discussion about the show and they learn some interesting facts about creator Gene Roddenberry. Test your Star Trek knowledge by playing along with a quiz at the end of the podcast. Also, Mark and Joe bid farewell to Holly in her last podcast. Plus, the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com, the Week in History and more.

The PoDDCouple: Talking Bar Rescue

This week we talk about the hit TV reality show “Bar Rescue” as Mark, Joe and Holly recall their favorite episodes and learn some interesting facts about host Jon Taffer. Also, in honor of Memorial Day weekend, Holly puts Mark and Joe to the test with a quiz on war movies. Play along with the gang. Plus, the usual features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The PoDDCouple: Diving into Dangerfield

We’re approaching the height of graduation season and The PoDDCouple celebrates the annual rite with a look back at the Rodney Dangerfield comedy film “Back to School.” Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast to see how much you remember from this 1986 classic. Also, we pay tribute to Tim Conway, Doris Day and Peggy Lipton. Plus the usual features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The PoDDCouple: The Big League

The Rockers are here, and The PoDDCouple are in the baseball spirit as we remember the classic comedy film “Major League.” Play along with a quiz on the movie at the end of the podcast. Plus, do you know the most forbidden places in the world to visit? Listen and find out, and hear the stories trending on hpenews.com, The Week in History and more.

The PoDDCouple: Shake and Bake, Baby!

Leading into the big NASCAR race at Talladega, the PoDDCouple revisit one of their favorite comedy movies of all time, “Talladega Nights.” Stick around for the end of the podcast and see if you can best Mark, Joe and producer Holly West in a quiz about this classic movie. Also the usual features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The PoDDCouple: Bueller? … Bueller? …

In this week’s episode, Mark and Joe dive into the timeless classic film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and learn some interesting facts about the film and cast. Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast to test your memory of this cult classic. Also, the regular features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com, and more.

The PoDDCouple: Games People Play

What’s your favorite board game? What are the best (and worst) of all time? The PoDDCouple roll the dice as they delve into some of their personal favorites and compare them to other rankings of popular board games. Test your knowledge of board games with a quiz at the end of the podcast. Also this week, the biggest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snubs, the week in local history and stories trending on hpenews.com.

The PoDDCouple: Name That TV Theme

Mark and Joe test each other as they try to guess theme songs from popular TV shows in our own version of “Name that Tune.” Play along and see if you can guess these themes spanning decades of television. Other topics include major milestones for “Sesame Street” and C-SPAN, the week in local history and stories trending in hpenews.com.

PoDDCouple: A Wild and Crazy Podcast

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Steve Martin’s classic movie “The Jerk,” the PoDDCouple pay homage to the film and the comedian. Test your knowledge of the movie and see if you can beat Mark and Joe in a 20-question quiz at the end of the podcast. Also the regular features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

“The Sting” tribute

Forty-five years ago, “The Sting” was named Best Picture at the Academy Awards. The PoDDCouple mark this occasion by talking about the classic film and putting themselves to the test with a 20-question quiz at the end of the podcast. Stick around and play along! Also, the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com, The Week in History and more.

PoDDCouple: Go-o-llee! Gomer Pyle Again

This year marks 50 years since the classic sitcom “Gomer Pyle USMC” had its final season. The PoDDCouple revisit the classic television show and learn some interesting facts about Jim Nabors and Frank Sutton. Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast to see how much you remember about the comedy. We also wrap up the Oscars, talk about shoe blowouts and review The Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com.

The PoDDCouple: Oscar Snubs

What are some of the most egregious Oscar snubs in history? As the annual Academy Awards ceremony approaches this weekend, the PoDDCouple talk about what some consider are the biggest Oscar snubs, and throw in a few of their own.

Test your knowledge with Mark and Joe as producer Holly West gives them a 10-question quiz on past Oscar winners at the end of the podcast. Also, the usual features, including The Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com.

The PoDDCouple: Office Space Turns 20

Did you get the memo? The PoDDCouple is talking about “Office Space” this week. Join Mark, Joe and Holly as they welcome guest and Enterprise political reporter Paul Johnson to commemorate the 20th anniversary of this cult comedy classic. Play along with a quiz on the movie at the end of the podcast. Also, Paul talks about upcoming issues in the state General Assembly and local politics and we have our usual features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The PoDDCouple: Super Bowl Edition

Daniel Kennedy with The Thomasville Times and Archdale-Trinity News joins the gang as they discuss this weekend’s big game and talk about some of the worst blown calls in sports history. Also, what’s the most popular Valentine’s Day candy?

Stick around for the end of the podcast when producer Holly West puts the gang to the test with a 15-question Super Bowl quiz. Also, the usual features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The PoDDCouple: Beatlemania!

It’s been almost 55 years since The Beatles touched down at JFK Airport in New York City on their first American visit. Join Mark and Joe as they learn some cool facts about that historic day. Test your knowledge of the Fab Four with a quiz at the end of the podcast. Also, the usual features, including the Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com, NFL playoffs, The Oscars and more.

The PoDDCouple: Ace Ventura? Alrighty Then!

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective,” the gang talks about the comedy classic and other films from comic Jim Carrey. Play along with a 16-question quiz on the movie at the end of the podcast! Plus the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com and The Week in History.

The PoDDCouple: Classic Rock

What are the best classic rock songs of all time? Can you guess which ones are played the most? Mark and Joe will seek these answers and more (48:45). Also, remember Pop Rocks candy? Well, we found some, and in keeping with this week’s “rock” theme, the gang will indulge themselves in this cacophonous treat while on the air (44:55). Also, a look at the strangest stories of 2018 and the usual features, including the Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com. Play along with a quiz on classic rock at the end of the podcast!

The PoDDCouple: Best Christmas Specials

What’s your favorite Christmas special? The gang discusses Time Magazine rankings of the best classic Christmas specials and throws in some rankings of their own. Other topics include Christmas candy (good and bad), The Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com. Play along with a quiz on the classic Christmas special “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” at the end of the podcast.

The PoDDCouple: What Are Your Toys Worth?

The gang talks about some of their favorite childhood Christmas toys and what they would be worth now. Play along and try to guess which ones are the most valuable.

Also, a special tribute to the late President George H.W. Bush. Mark shares a fascinating story about actually meeting the president, and producer Holly West puts Mark and Joe to the test with a quiz about Bush’s personal and political life. Plus, the usual features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The Need to Know: A New Sheriff in Town

Guilford County’s new sheriff, Danny Rogers, was sworn in Monday. Lee and Holly break down the mudslinging that went down during the campaign. Also, find out what Lee dips in chocolate, hear about a heartwarming gift and join in a debate about school IDs.

Episode 4

The PoDDCouple: The Hee Haw Chronicles

Settle in for a little pickin’ and grinnin’ as the gang talks about the classic television show “Hee Haw” in the wake of the recent passing of Roy Clark. How much do you remember about this iconic American masterpiece? Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast and try to stump the gang. Plus, the usual features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and much more.

The Need to Know: Finding Ashes and Giving Back

In this week’s episode of TNTK, Holly and Lee discuss a 14-year-old shooter, whether High Point needs more billboards, new underwear jobs and a man who found human remains at his workplace. In this week’s featured story, learn how two local groups made Thanksgiving possible for residents in need.

Episode 3

The Need to Know: Calendars, Cardboard and Cooking a Turkey

In episode two of TNTK, High Point Enterprise reporters Holly West and Lee Sanderlin talk school calendars, city cardboard recycling, City Lake Park updates and how to properly cook that Thanksgiving turkey. We feature turkey tips from GTCC Chef Instructor Alan Romano.

Episode 2

The PoDDCouple: One-Hit Wonders

What’s your favorite one-hit wonder? What are the greatest one-hit wonders of all time? The PoDDCouple ponder these and other vital questions in this week’s edition. Plus, how well do you know one-hit wonders from the 1970s? Play along with a quiz at the end of the  podcast. Also, the usual features, including The Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com.

The Need to Know: Sinkholes and Midterms

In the inaugural episode of The Need to Know, reporters Holly West and Lee Sanderlin talk midterm elections, disaster loans, sinkholes, crosswalks and Veteran’s Day. Guests include longtime political reporter Paul Johnson of the High Point Enterprise and congressional campaign worker Harrison Frye.

Episode 1

The PoDDCouple: Elections and Other Surprises

Enterprise political reporter Paul Johnson joins the gang on the day after Tuesday’s huge mid-term election. Also, did Marie Antoinette really say “Let them eat cake?” Did Capt. Kirk really say “Beam me up, Scotty?” The answers may surprise you. Play along with a quiz on the classic war film “Full Metal Jacket” at the end of the podcast. Also, the regular features, including a special Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com.

The PoDDCouple: Scared Silly

In a special Halloween edition, the PoDDCouple discuss the best and worst Halloween candy before testing their knowledge with a 25-question quiz on classic horror movies. Play along with the quiz at the end of the podcast! Plus, the usual features, including The Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com.

The PoDDCouple: Sopranos Spectacular

High Point Enterprise city reporter Pat Kimbrough pays a surprise visit to the PoDDCouple set to match wits with Mark and Joe as they take a 20-question quiz on the iconic television drama “The Sopranos” [46:38]. Play along and see if you can beat the crew. Also, a special Week in History, a review of stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The PoDDCouple: D’OH!

Yep, you guessed it. On this episode of The PoDDCouple, Joe, Mark
and Holly talk about the classic animated series “The Simpsons,”
including their favorite moments from the show. They also learn some
interesting facts about the show’s creator, Matt Groening, and how the
show evolved from an obscure comic strip. Also, join the gang for a
special Week in History segment and hear the stories that are trending
on hpenews.com. Play along with a 15-question quiz on “The Simpsons” at
the end of the podcast!

The PoDDCouple: The OJ Verdict

Enterprise political reporter Paul Johnson joins the crew as they reflect on the O.J. Simpson trial, marking the 23rd anniversary of the televised verdict that was watched by millions. Do you remember where you were when you heard the news? Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast to see how much you remember about the sensational court case.

Also, a look at the November election and the beginning of early voting. Plus, a special Week in History and a look at stories trending on hpenews.com.

The PoDDCouple: Travolta as Gump?

Did you know John Travolta turned down the part of Forrest Gump before the role went to Tom Hanks? Neither did we. In this week’s podcast, the PoDDCouple look at other iconic movie and TV roles that could have went to other actors. Also, play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast that tests your knowledge of actors and the roles they have played. Also, the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com and The Week in History.

The PoDDCouple: Jeannie in a Bottle

Did you know Barbara Eden is coming to town? In commemoration of her planned March 2019 appearance at the High Point Theatre, and the recent celebration of her 87th birthday, the PoDDCouple  remember the classic comedy “I Dream of Jeannie” and test their knowledge of the iconic television show. Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast. Plus, a special Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more!