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Remember When

English, Social, 1 seasons, 46 episodes, 8 hours 29 minutes
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Hosted by Jane Yee, Remember When... features a revolving cast of The Spinoff staff alongside feature guests, gathering twice a week to relive some of the most universal New Zealand experiences. Remember when we used dial-up internet and texts cost 20 cents each? Remember when Slenderman invaded our nightmares, and the ultimate first date was at Death By Chocolate? Join us as we delight and despair in these moments – and many more – that helped shape us across the generations. Sign up to The Spinoff Rec Room newsletter for weekly staff recommendations along with our latest videos and podcast releases https://thespinoffrecroom.substack.com/
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Telethon

Remember when you'd watch literally any old nonsense if it meant you got to stay up late? Tara Ward and Toby Morris join Jane Yee to remember the live-to-air thrill of the Telethon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/08/202111 minutes 46 seconds
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Supré

Remember when popping in to get a new tank top felt like stepping into an extremely bright nightclub? Alex Casey and Jihee Junn join Jane Yee to revisit the early years of fashion giant Supré.Join Rec Room – a free weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of all our videos and podcasts, plus other recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/08/202110 minutes 55 seconds
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PlayStation 1

Remember when Crash Bandicoot, Tekken and Tomb Raider were the pinnacle of gaming? Sam Brooks and Te Aihe Butler join Jane Yee to relive the best the original PlayStation had to offer. Join Rec Room – a free weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of all our videos and podcasts, plus other recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/08/202112 minutes 9 seconds
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Cobb & Co.

Remember when deciding between a traffic light, a pink panther or a blue lagoon at Cobb & Co. was one of life's toughest decisions? Leonie Hayden and Toby Morris join Jane Yee to relive the joys of New Zealand's oldest family restaurant chain. Join Rec Room – a free weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of all our videos and podcasts, plus other recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/08/20219 minutes 59 seconds
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Pokémon GO

Remember when we all willingly went for walks outside because there might have been a Lapras out there? Sam Brooks and Toby Morris join Jane Yee to relive the phone-based AR gaming phenomenon Pokémon GO. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/08/20219 minutes 19 seconds
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Lady Gaga

Remember when Lady Gaga’s first New Zealand show was opening for the Pussycat Dolls? Day one fans Sam Brooks, Stewart Sowman-Lund and Jane Yee do, and in this episode they look back at the arrival of a true pop icon. Join Rec Room – a free weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of all our videos and podcasts, plus other recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/07/202113 minutes 56 seconds
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The school library

Remember when you had to race the rest of your class to get your hands on a Where's Wally? Lucy and Liv from Shit You Should Care About (The Shit Show, Culture Vulture, Extremely Online) join Jane Yee to remember the classic titles of the school library. Join Rec Room – a free weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of all our videos and podcasts, plus other recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/07/202112 minutes 49 seconds
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Learning to drive in a manual

Remember when learning to drive didn't really count unless you did it in a manual? Madeleine Chapman and Lee Lowndes join Jane Yee to remember the stress of bunny-hops, hill starts and the Krypton Factor task of figuring out how a clutch works. Join Rec Room – a free weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of all our videos and podcasts, plus other recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/07/202114 minutes 40 seconds
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Keeping Up with the Kardashians

Remember when you first met Kim, Kourtney and Khloe and the wider Kardashian-Jenner family? Jihee Junn and Josie Adams join Jane Yee to remember some of KUWTK’s most iconic moments. Join Rec Room – a free weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of all our videos and podcasts, plus other recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/07/202114 minutes 46 seconds
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Stationery

Remember when the start of the school year brought with it the thrill of fresh new stationery? Lucy Reymer and Bianca Cross join Jane Yee to geek out in a big way over Duraseal methods, types of pens, erasers and the eternal call of Smiggle. Join Rec Room – a free weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of all our videos and podcasts, plus other recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/07/20219 minutes 57 seconds
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The iMax building

Remember when you first rode the rocket lift in downtown Auckland’s labyrinthine iMax aka Skyworld aka SkyCity Metro aka Force Entertainment Centre? Alex Casey and Sam Brooks join Jane Yee to relive the building’s many eras. Read Sam’s history of the iMax building on The Spinoff. Join Rec Room – a free weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of all our videos and podcasts, plus other recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/07/202112 minutes 39 seconds
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Jersey Shore

Remember when JWoww, Pauly D, Sammi, Snooki, The Situation, Vinny, Ronnie and friends introduced us to a whole new way of life centered around gym, tanning and laundry? Eden French-Putu and Duncan Greive join Jane Yee for a trip back to season one of Jersey Shore. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Sign up now at thespinoffrecroom.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/07/202112 minutes 45 seconds
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First computer

Remember when you got your first computer? The Shit Show and Culture Vulture host Lucy Blakiston (HP Pavilion) and Calum Henderson (IBM?) join Jane Yee (Amiga 500) to talk about what they got up to on their first PCs. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Sign up now at thespinoffrecroom.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/07/202110 minutes 21 seconds
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The iPod

Remember when you became able to walk around with all the mp3s you illegally downloaded off the internet in your pocket? Josie Adams and Sam Brooks join Jane Yee to relive the portable music revolution. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Sign up now at thespinoffrecroom.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/06/202111 minutes 17 seconds
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The Dress

Remember when we couldn’t decide if the dress was blue and black or white and gold? Alice Neville and Josie Adams join Jane Yee to relive the last fun day online. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Sign up now at thespinoffrecroom.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/06/202110 minutes 13 seconds
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The Hunger Games

Remember when a midnight screening to the latest Hunger Games was the hottest ticket in town? Eden French-Putu and Stewart Sowman-Lund volunteer as tributes to join Jane Yee in remembering a YA publishing-turned-movie phenomenon (spoilers, obviously). Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Sign up now at thespinoffrecroom.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/06/202110 minutes 17 seconds
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Biebermania

Remember when someone stole Justin Bieber's hat at the airport and it ruined his whole trip to New Zealand? Alex Casey and Chris Schulz join Jane Yee to spill some moderately hot tea on the biggest media frenzy of 2010. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Sign up now at thespinoffrecroom.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/06/202112 minutes 43 seconds
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Celebrity rumours

Remember when we prematurely mourned the deaths of Steve from Blues Clues, Po from Teletubbies, Baby Spice and the original Avril Lavigne? Alex Casey and Calum Henderson join Jane Yee to share the weirdest celebrity gossip they've credulously believed. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Sign up now at thespinoffrecroom.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/06/20219 minutes 37 seconds
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Twilight

Remember when you had to choose who to have a crush on between a vampire and a werewolf? Eden French-Putu and Alice Webb-Liddall join Jane Yee to take a trip back to Forks, Washington and revisit their complicated feelings about Team Edward, Team Jacob, and the whole Twilight phenomenon. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Sign up now at thespinoffrecroom.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/06/202111 minutes 39 seconds
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Candy Crush

Remember when you lost hours if not days if not weeks of your life to the hypnotic state of shuffling candies into lines on your phone? Eden French-Putu and Duncan Greive join Jane Yee to air the darkest secrets of their Candy Crush addicted pasts. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Sign up now at thespinoffrecroom.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/06/202112 minutes 22 seconds
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Big Fresh

Remember when doing the big supermarket shop with your parents was the highlight of the weekend? Alice Neville and Hayden Donnell join Jane Yee to talk about the joy of pushing a button and watching giant animatronic grocery items come to life. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/06/202111 minutes 27 seconds
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Learning to Google

Remember when the school librarian came to teach you "how to search the web"+google? Alice Webb-Liddall and special guest Lucy Blakiston (Shit You Should Care About) join Jane Yee to talk about how they've forgotten everything they were taught and just type whole sentence questions into the search bar now. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/05/202111 minutes 15 seconds
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Jackass

Remember when Johnny Knoxville and friends put their bodies on the line for the noblest cause of all: stunts and pranks? Josie Adams and Stewart Sowman-Lund join Jane Yee to relive the pure, idiotic thrill of watching the 2000-2002 MTV series. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/05/202113 minutes 20 seconds
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Church camp

Remember when school holidays were filled with outdoor activities and an omnipotent sense of guilt? Leonie Hayden and Hayden Donnell join Jane Yee to return to the church camps of their teens. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/05/202116 minutes 5 seconds
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Nu metal

Remember when Limp Bizkit did it all for the Nookie and Linkin Park tried so hard got so far but in the end it didn't even matter? Sam Brooks and Alex Braae certainly do, and in this episode they join Jane Yee to remember the best and worst of music's peak nu metal era. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/05/202111 minutes 24 seconds
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Viral challenges

Remember when you barely had time to dry yourself off from the ice bucket challenge before another bloody Harlem Shake broke out? Eden French-Putu and Lucy Blakiston (Shit You Should Care About) join Jane Yee to talk about the viral challenges of yesteryear. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/05/202111 minutes 11 seconds
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Waiwera Hot Pools

Remember when the height of luxury involved a trip to Waiwera Hot Pools? Michael Andrew and Sam Brooks join Jane Yee to discuss the mysterious adult pool, the movie pool and whether or not anybody ever did put razor blades on the hydroslide. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/05/20218 minutes 11 seconds
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Teen magazines

Remember when you learned everything you know about love, sex and life from the pages of Dolly, Girlfriend, Creme, Cleo and Cosmo magazines? Emilly Writes and Eden French-Putu join Jane Yee to tear open the sealed sections of their memories. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/05/202112 minutes 7 seconds
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The X Factor NZ

Remember when Joe Irvine made Natalia Kills sick by copying her husband? Or when Jackie Thomas gave season one's best performance at the audition stage? Remember who won? No? Stewart Sowman-Lund and Alice Webb-Liddall join Jane Yee to look back on two perfect seasons of local reality TV. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/202114 minutes 31 seconds
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Good Morning

Remember when sick days meant watching three hours of live lifestyle television? In this episode, Alex Casey and Calum Henderson join Jane Yee to discuss the Pongia fart, Astar's arts and crafts and other highlights from the golden years of Good Morning. Join Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/04/202112 minutes 31 seconds
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Tamagotchi

Remember when your most serious responsibility was keeping a digital pet on a keyring alive for as long as possible? Stewart Sowman-Lund and Eden French-Putu join Jane Yee to relive the Tamagotchi craze. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/04/20219 minutes 6 seconds
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Kath & Kim

Look at moi, look at moi, look at moi – we're talking about the Australian television masterpiece that is Kath & Kim. Josie Adams and Lucy Reymer join Jane Yee in matching Coogi jumpers to remember the finest moments from the foxy ladies of Fountain Lakes. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/04/20219 minutes 16 seconds
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School shoes

Remember when Rugged Sharks were the only school shoes worth wearing? Or when Mr Henrys were the footwear of choice for those not cool enough to wear Doc Martens? Perhaps you lived through the nomad or roman sandal era? Join Jane Yee, Calum Henderson and Lucy Reymer as they look back on the practical shoes that helped define their time at high school. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/04/20219 minutes 56 seconds
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Big Day Out

Remember when Shihad took the main stage at Mt Smart Stadium right as the sun started setting and life was perfect? Leonie Hayden and Mark Kelliher join Jane Yee on the train to Penrose to remember their favourite BDO moments. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/04/202111 minutes 37 seconds
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Emo

Remember when you were a young boy and your father took you into the city to see a marching band? Jihee Junn and Alex Casey join Jane Yee in the black parade to return to the emo era. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/04/202112 minutes 59 seconds
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Blogging

Remember when being a blogger required blood, sweat, tears and a basic understanding of html? Former Jonathan Taylor Thomas fan site blogger Emily Writes and former cricket blogger Alex Braae join former Canon Award winning blogger Jane Yee to relive blogging's glory days. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/202112 minutes 18 seconds
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Wellington dub

Remember when Cuba Street was the epicentre of a dubquake felt across the nation? Join Jane Yee, Toby Morris and Duncan Greive as they remember the bass-heavy heyday of Rhombus, Fat Freddy's, The Black Seeds and the rest of the Wellington dub scene. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/03/202112 minutes 33 seconds
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Tumblr

Remember when your Tumblr was like a window to your soul? Eden French-Putu and Alice Webb-Liddall join Jane Yee to try and remember the logins to the defining social media platform of their teens. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/03/20218 minutes 43 seconds
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Texts cost 20 cents

Remember when it cost 20 cents to send a 160 character SMS and vowels almost became obsolete as a result? Duncan Greive and Mark Kelliher join Jane Yee to return to a time when a text message meant something. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/03/202110 minutes 15 seconds
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Lynx and Impulse

Remember when a heavy dose of body spray on the outside of your school uniform was as good if not better than taking a shower? Join Jane Yee with Eden French-Putu and Michael Andrew as they remember the olfactory overload of Lynx and Impulse. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/03/20218 minutes 21 seconds
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Dial-up internet

Remember when you'd spend an hour downloading a single mp3 only for someone to pick up the phone when it was on 99% and ruin everything? Join Jane Yee, Sam Brooks and Stewart Sowman-Lund as they revisit the dark ages of dial-up internet. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/03/20218 minutes 54 seconds
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We bought CDs

Remember the hours spent scouring the racks and bins of shops like Sounds and The CD Store? Join Jane Yee, Leonie Hayden and Duncan Greive as they revisit New Zealand's peak CD-buying era. Sign up to Rec Room – a weekly newsletter from The Spinoff full of recommendations of things to watch, read, listen to and eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/03/202112 minutes 16 seconds
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All-you-can-eat Pizza Hut

Remember when we'd eat way too much trying to get our pocket money's worth at the dine-in Pizza Hut? Jane Yee, Sam Brooks and Toby Morris as they take a trip to the all-you-can-eat Pizza Hut of the mind. Sign up to The Spinoff Rec Room – a weekly newsletter with staff recommendations of what to watch, read, eat and listen to. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/03/20217 minutes 54 seconds
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Slender Man

Remember when we voluntarily terrified ourselves playing the Slender Man video game and sharing stories of how he stalked children and influenced proxies to do his evil bidding? Join The Spinoff's Jane Yee, Josie Adams and Stewart Sowman-Lund as we remember when... Slender Man. Sign up to The Spinoff Rec Room – a weekly newsletter with staff recommendations of what to watch, read, eat and listen to. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/02/20217 minutes 47 seconds
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The drinking age was 20

Remember when you had to wait until your 20th birthday before you could legally set foot in a bar and enjoy a lovely beverage without fear of being sprung? Join Jane Yee, Leonie Hayden and Toby Morris from The Spinoff as we steal a sibling's licence, jangle our keys and remember when... the drinking age was 20. Sign up to The Spinoff Rec Room – a weekly newsletter with staff recommendations of what to watch, read, eat and listen to. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/02/20219 minutes 6 seconds
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Remember When... Trailer

Remember when we used dial-up internet and texts cost 20 cents each? When we learned to drive in a manual and listened to Channel Z? Or when Wellington Dub eclipsed the local music scene and we drove laps of Queen Street to show off our Mazda RX-7s? Remember when Slenderman invaded our nightmares, and the ultimate first date was at Death By Chocolate? Join us as we delight and despair in these moments – and many more – that helped shape us across the generations. Remember When... coming soon! Subscribe now so you never miss an episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/02/20212 minutes 14 seconds