Tag Archives: The Retro Arcade

No games here in The Retro Arcade, but you will hear some great tunes before the 2000’s. Zman will do his best to take your requests and even talk about the good old days as well!

Teachers, Students, and Even the Principle can Hang Out in The Retro Arcade

Hello, Zman here, inviting you to hop into the way back machine and join me as we take a journey into the past on The Retro Arcade, Friday night from 9 pm to midnight Eastern time on https://www.magic109.com/. This week, I’ll be playing music from the 70s 80s and 90s, including rock, pop, alternative, country and dance. I’ll be taking you back to school in this week’s RetroSpective. I’ll also share some back to school stories from back in my day, quiz you with some trivia, a “Where are they now?” on Terri Gibbs who is best remembered for her debut single “Somebody’s Knockin”, take your requests, and talk about anything else that pops into my head. So, whether you are the Head of the Class, like Screech from ‘Saved by The Bell’, or in Saturday detention with The Breakfast Club. you are all invited to hang out in The Retro Arcade, tomorrow night (Friday) from 9 pm to midnight Eastern, right after Liz’s World of Music, exclusively on Magic 109, the station breaking the radio dial!

P.S. No hall pass required if you are late.

We’re having ‘Alphabet Soup’ in The Retro Arcade

Hello, It’s Zman, inviting you to join me inside The Retro Arcade, Friday from 9 pm to midnight Eastern on https://www.magic109.com/. You get to pick the songs as we will be playing “Alphabet Soup” this week. If you have played before, you know how much fun it is. if you have not played before, you are in for some fun. Listen throughout the day Friday and at the beginning of the show to learn how ‘Alphabet Soup’ works. Plus, you’re chance to qualify for Magic 109’s 1-Year Anniversary festivities on August 24th and possibly win some great prizes. So, let’s have a game night and have some fun with ‘Alphabet Soup’ on The Retro Arcade, Friday night at 9 pm Eastern on Magic 109, the only station breaking the radio dial!

We Have the Munchies on The Retro Arcade

Hello, It’s Zman! I would like to invite you to join me inside The Retro Arcade, today (Friday, August 9th, 2019) from 9 pm to midnight Eastern on https://www.magic109.com. This week, I’ll be focusing on music from the ’60s ’70s and early ’80s. We’ll be having dessert in this week’s RetroSpective, trivia, a “Where are they now?” segment, your requests, the best back to school movies, and more! Plus, next week we will be celebrating Magic 109’s first anniversary and I will reveal what I will be doing on next week’s show. Trust me, it will be a lot of fun! So, get the gang together and let’s head back to when everyone’s parents had avocado-colored appliances, we hung out with The Jeffersons’s, and our social media was outside on The Retro Arcade today (Friday, August 9th, 2019) from 9 pm to midnight Eastern Time, only on Magic 109, the station breaking the radio dial!

Starting August with the 80s on The Retro Arcade

It’s Zman here, inviting you to join me inside The Retro Arcade, Friday from 9 pm to midnight Eastern on https://www.magic109.com. This week, we’re going to head into the first weekend of August with an all 80s edition. I’ll have 80s rock, pop, dance, alternative, country, and more. In this week’s RetroSpective, we’ll celebrate MTV’s 38th birthday which was on August 1st, by playing a few of the songs that were banned or censored by MTV. I’ll also have trivia, 80s toys that seemed to have no purpose but were a lot of fun, your requests and a whole lot more! So, join me as we remember when you knew at least one friend who still listened to 8 track tapes in their car and the town you grew up in got 12 cable channels and that seemed like a lot inside The Retro Arcade, Friday 9 pm to midnight Eastern on Magic 109, the station breaking the radio dial!

Taking a Road Trip on The Retro Arcade

Hi, It’s Zman, inviting you to join me inside The Retro Arcade Friday from 9 pm to midnight Eastern on https://www.magic109.com/. It is the middle of July and for many, that means loading up the car and hitting the road! What makes a good road trip even better? Great music and entertainment! I’ll be playing a bunch of music from the ’60s through the ’90s that is perfect for that summer road trip by Blue Oyster Cult, The Rolling Stones, Heart, ACDC, Foo Fighters, and more. Also, since we are road tripping this week, I’ll be playing songs about different kinds of roads in this week’s RetroSpective. I’ll even take your requests, have some trivia, scary summer camp stories, how we kept busy during a long car trip back in the dark ages, and whatever else pops into my head. So, let’s pack up the car, see how many times the kids ask “Are we there yet?” and wonder if Dad really will turn the car around and go straight home if you don’t behave as we take a road trip inside The Retro Arcade, Friday at 9 pm Eastern on Magic 109, the station breaking the radio dial!

Rumors About Roaches and Dreams About Beans on The Retro Arcade

Hi, It’s Zman inviting you to join me inside The Retro Arcade, Friday from 9 pm to midnight Eastern on https://www.magic109.com/. This week, I’ll have music from the 60s through the 90s, from rock, pop, alternative, country, and dance. If you were a fan of the old Dr. Demento show, you’re going to enjoy this week’s RetroSpective. I’ll be playing some songs along with their parodies. You’ll hear songs by The Timex Social Club, Eddie Rabit, Falco, Tim McGraw, and a few others! I will also have a couple of Wierd Al Yankovich’s parodies that many consider being better than the original, a set of Retro Country, trivia, a “Where are they now?” segment plenty of talk about the good old days and much more. So, gather the gang, get out the board game, pass around the cans of Shasta, and head back in time with me, Friday at 9 pm Eastern in The Retro Arcade on Magic 109, the station breaking the radio dial!

Is it Hot in Here or is it the Music on The Retro Arcade

Hi, It’s Zman, inviting you to join me inside The Retro Arcade, Friday from 9 pm to Midnight Eastern on https://www.magic109.com/. It is July and no big surprise, it is hot in Illinois and for some reason, people here in the mid-west seem shocked when this happens. Well, not here! In fact, on this weeks show, I’m going to celebrate the heat of summer with some of the hottest songs of the 80s and 90s. I’ll have many of your favorites and some you may have forgotten about. I’ll have songs involving heat in this week’s RetroSpective! In the third hour, there’ll be a set of songs to help you cool down. Plus, a little trivia, I’ll answer last week’s trivia question, a “Where are they now?” segment and whatever else pops in to my head. So, grab the sunblock, put on the swimming trunks and celebrate the heat, Friday at 9 pm Eastern, right after Liz’s World Of Music on Magic 109, the only station breaking the radio dial!

Puttin’ on the Hits on The Retro Arcade

Hi, It’s Zman, inviting you to join me inside The Retro Arcade, Friday from 9 pm to midnight Eastern on https://www.magic109.com/. In just under a week here in the U.S., we will be celebrating Independence Day! I’ll be playing songs about freedom and independence in this week’s RetroSpective! Plus, a wide variety of music from the 60s through the 90s from all over the musical spectrum! Just like the family fourth of July picnic, I’ll have a bit of music trivia, a “Where are they now?” update, memorable fourth of July moments when I was young, take your requests and whatever else pops into my head! So, get everyone together for a picnic, hook up the garden hose to the sprinkler, light some sparklers and join me inside The Retro Arcade, Friday from 9 pm to midnight Eastern, exclusively on Magic 109, the only station breaking the radio dial!

Hits and Misses on The Retro Arcade

Hi It’s Zman! I’d like to invite you to join me inside The Retro Arcade, Friday from 9 pm to midnight Eastern on https://www.magic109.com as I take you on a musical trip back in time to before the year 2000! I’ll have rock, pop, dance, new wave, alternative and a whole lot more. I’ll be featuring the ‘other songs’ by ‘one-hit-wonders’ in this week’s RetroSpective. We all know their one hit, but most of them had other songs that for whatever reason never became hits and I’ll have some of those other songs by one-hit-wonder artists in this weeks Retrospective during the second hour. Plus, I’ll take your requests. give you a “What are they up to now” update, a “being creative with furniture” story, the ‘TV Guide’ and whatever else pops into my head. So, get the gang together, grab some snacks and let’s go back in time to when the shopping mall was the place to hang out, there was a roller rink within twenty minutes of most homes and the ‘TV Guide’ was required reading on The Retro Arcade, Friday night at 9 pm Eastern, exclusively on Magic 109, the station breaking the radio dial!

Tell Dad he can stay up late for The Retro Arcade

Hello, it’s Zman, inviting you to join me inside The Retro Arcade, Friday from 9 pm to midnight Eastern on https://www.magic109.com. This Sunday is Fathers Day, so to celebrate, I’ll be playing songs by artists with famous Fathers in this week’s RetroSpective. You’ll hear great music from the 60s through the 90s, which may include a few famous fathers and probably a few grandfathers. There will be a Retro Country set too. I’ll give you some ‘Father’s Day’ gifts you may want to avoid, take your requests and talk about whatever else pops into my head. So, get a bunch of friends together, tell your Dad he has permission to stay up late just this once with you inside The Retro Arcade, Friday from 9 pm to midnight Eastern on Magic 109, the station breaking the radio dial!