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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 125 – The Series Finale


Welcome back to Back When We Were Interesting, the podcast where we share the stories that made you and us interesting. Shelley Rossell, Josh Hawkes, and Francis aka The Other Guy record one final time, talking, conveniently, about finales. From TV and movie finales to the finales in real life, they get to the bottom of the endings we hold dear. And this is an ending they hold dear and we thank you all for listening to this show, for continuing to download every week, and being a part of our podcasting lives. Alas, all good things, must come to an end, and we appreciate everyone who’s listened over the years. Though this podcast may be over, worry not, as we will continue to podcast on other shows on the Points of Interest Podcast Network. So if you’re in need of more Josh, Shelley, & Francis, look for us there. Be well. Until next time.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 124 – Superstitions & 2016

Back When We Were Interesting takes you on a journey of discovery as Josh Hawkes and Francis aka The Other Guy learn something interesting about each other. From our supersititions to our thoughts of 2016, we get nostalgic over as much as we can, like New Coke, the Simpsons, the Trojan horse and so much more. If you’re enjoying what you’re listening to, tell a friend, and share in the reminiscing that is, the Back When Podcast.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 123 – I Would Do Anything For Love & I Would Do That!



Happy to see you back with us on Back When We Were Interesting. In this episode, Josh Hawkes, and Francis aka The Other Guy delve into what we did for love. What extremes did we go to letting someone know that we totally dig them? From late night musical requests to straight up birthday suits, we get nostalgic over the letters we wrote and the women who read them, on this week’s episode of the Back When Podcast.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 122 – Marshmallow MBA (at the Great Philadelphia Comic-Con)


It was an incredible, wonderful, and long weekend at the Great Philadelphia Comic Con, where Shelley & Francis talk with Amy of Marshmallow MBA. If you’re a fan of origin stories and sweet treats, then this is the one for you. So grab some sticks, make a fire, and share a S-More with me, as we delve into the stories of Marshmallow MBA’s past, on this week’s Back When Podcast.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 121 – Mmmmm….. Twinkies…..


The crew is back for more Back When We Were Interesting. This time around, Josh, Shelley, & Francis get down to talking about some sandwiches. Oh yes, it’s BLT month, as well as grilled cheese month. So what better way to celebrate than with some talk about making the delicious sandwich. We then move on to more food with some Twinkie talk. But we can’t be all about food, so it’s onto the beginnings of Nickelodian, Married with Children, and The Simpsons. Nostalgia at it’s finest, with some Wondercon and Great Philadelphia Comic Con to boot, on this week’s Back When Podcast.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 120 – The Jeopardy of Daylight Saving Time


Josh & Shelley are back with Francis on Back When We Were Interesting, the podcast where we share the stories that made us, and you, interesting. This week we cover a cornucopia of classics as we discuss the Batman, Max Headroom, Nine Inch Nails, midi, Jeopardy, daylight saving time, and so much more. This isn’t just fun, but it’s kind of edutainment. So grab Alaska, and answer in the form of a queston, on this episode of the Back When Podcast.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 119 – It's OK To Just Say No, To JR Ewing


This episode of Back When We Were Interesting is a little light on the hosts, as Francis aka The Other Guy runs this one solo. He’ll talk about The Rock, Alcatraz, not the wrestler turned super star actor. But that’s not all, from the Say No to Drugs campaign, to Who shot JR, to the phenomenon known as the Titanic movie, and just being OK. It’s all that and more, on this bite sized edition of the Back When Podcast

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 118 – On St. Patrick's Day, We're All Irish


Back When We Were Interesting has more fun for you as Josh, Shelley, & Francis bring you more of the fun fill past. From the Girl Guides to their Girl Scout Cookies, we talk about all the things we were nostalgic for. It’s Disney’s the Love Bug, Three’s Company, St. Patrick’s Day, the Greatest American Hero, and more. So jump into the past with us and reminisce with Back When We Were Interesting.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 117 – From Barbie to Buffy to The Hulk


Back When We Were Interesting has returned, and Josh, Shelley, & Francis jump on the things that made this week, interesting. It’s all about pop culture this time around, as we talk about Liquid Television which leads to Beavis & Butt-head. But we don’t stop there as we also talk about The Incredible Hulk, the Barbie doll, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and so much more. It’s a cornucopia of fun, on this week’s Back When Podcast.

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Back When We Were Interesting Ep. 116 – Olympics, Mardi Gras, & The Playboy Club


The month has come to an end, and Josh, Shelley, & Francis cover some of the highlights from what happened on these last days of February. From hockey to Hooters, we cover the gamut of what happened back when, to what’s happening right now. We even cover some of that fun, Oscar controversy¬†It’s all that and so much more on this weeks Back When Podcast.

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