Vanessa Bayer and her brother Jonah dig up childhood gems on “How Did We Get Weird” podcast
Every time they spoke, they might begin reminiscing about their childhood, particularly toys, meals and different nostalgia which have by some means disappeared. (Suppose Rubbish Pail Children.) Finally, they determined to start out a podcast about it, the place they invite visitors on to dredge up their very own childhood obsessions.
They titled it “How Did We Get Bizarre?” and bought Will Ferrell and iHeartMedia’s Huge Cash Gamers community to supply it. CNN spoke to the previous “Saturday Evening Dwell” castmember concerning the podcast and the way it all got here collectively.
“My brother and I, we actually have been very shut and we love hanging out collectively and spending time collectively and dealing collectively as properly,” Bayer says. “After we have been enthusiastic about the subject, you realize, what we wished to speak about, clearly we have now nostalgic reminiscences of hanging out collectively, but in addition we’re each type of very into texting or calling the opposite and saying, ‘Do you keep in mind this factor from our childhood or that factor from our childhood?'”
Bayer says gadgets turned tremendous particular, like a selected guide or toy that was now not obtainable.
“We have been doing all this analysis and researching all these insane issues from our childhood,” she laughs.
What she present in her analysis is that there’s a complete world of on-line petitions folks have created to attempt to get their favourite discontinued snack or toy again into manufacturing.
“There are such a lot of change.org, petitions on snacks,” Bayer says, “If there’s any snack that you simply like, and it has been discontinued, for many of them there is a petition to convey them again. The extent of ardour folks have about snacks disappearing and them wanting them again is basically unbelievable. They did convey again Dunkaroos and I believe persons are actually thrilled about that.”
“SNL” star Beck Bennett was a current visitor on the podcast, and he shared his concern that Lean Pockets had been discontinued.
Past grieving pizza Lean Pockets, Bayer and her brother additionally cowl mixtapes, “Jumanji” and early Tom Cruise of their discussions.
“How Did We Get Bizarre” could be discovered on iHeart radio or any podcast streaming service.