Surely You Can't Be Serious Podcast

Surely You Can't Be Serious Podcast

Discussing and debating the iconic pop culture from the 80s, 90s, and beyond. Analyzing the Music and Movies that made us. A fun conversation about the stories and histories of two greats and determining which is the best.

Recent Episodes

Raising Arizona (1987) vs. The Big Lebowski (1998): Part 1

March 28, 2023

In 1987 Joel and Ethan Coen released one the biggest cult comedies of the 80s. Then a little over 10 years later, they released one of the biggest cult comedies of the 90s (with a Best Picture Oscar in between)! Join us as…

Top 5 Songs of 1988!

March 21, 2023

1988 was the year that the Cold War began to thaw, when the Reagan era ended and the Bush era began. It was also the year where the USA lost in Olympic basketball for the first time, Kirk Gibson won the World Series with one…

Billy Joel's "An Innocent Man" (1983): Track by Track!

March 14, 2023

When Billy Joel reemerged after his divorce in 1983 with his album "An Innocent Man", he was dating a super model (more than one, actually) and feeling like a teenager. This personal joy was reflected in this album. Not only…

A Billy Joel History to 1983: Pianos, Pills and Uptown Girls

March 7, 2023

Billy Joel is one of the few artists that is as big today as he was in the 70s. His rise to fame, however, was not an easy one. His history is littered with broken relationships, financial woes and even a couple of suicide…

Lionel Richie's "Can't Slow Down" (1983): Track by Track

Feb. 28, 2023

After years of success within the 70s funk group the Commodores, Lionel Richie reached superstar status in the 1980s with his album "Can't Slow Down". This album sold 20 million copies and produced 5 top ten hits with songs…

The Outsiders (1983) vs. Rumble Fish (1983): Part 2

Feb. 21, 2023

Francis Ford Coppola started and finished his Tulsa movies in 1983. This year they reach their 40th anniversary. Join us as we continue our discussion covering stories surrounding the cast of "Rumble Fish", more stories from…