May 3, 2022

Dirty Dancing Soundtrack (1987): Track by Track

This week we tackle the fourth best selling albums of the 1980s! This album contains iconic top ten hits from the 50s, 60s and 80s but the stories behind the music will blow you away! This week we run the …

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April 26, 2022

Saturday Night Fever (1977) vs. Dirty Dancing (1987): Pt 2

Whether you're a brother or whether you're a mother you will enjoy this week's podcast matching up two pop culture nuclear bombs! This week we dive into the fascinating stories of the production, release and legacy of these ...

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April 19, 2022

Saturday Night Fever (1977) vs. Dirty Dancing (1987): Part 1

In 1977 Disco got a second life after the surprise success of the film "Saturday Night Fever". This pop culture nuclear bomb also made John Travolta a movie star. Similarly in 1987, "Dirty Dancing" was surprise success tha...

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April 12, 2022

Duran Duran's "Rio" (1982): Track by Track

In 1982, Duran Duran released their second album, "Rio". Sparked by wonderful, catchy pop songs and fueled by some of the first creative videos on MTV, the album would make them superstars. Join us this week as we venture t...

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April 5, 2022

Duran Duran: Planet Earth to the Ordinary World

When Duran Duran hit the airwaves of MTV in 1981 it was a marriage made in heaven (despite having the first video banned by MTV). Join us as we discuss each of the Fab Five, how the ended up as …

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March 29, 2022

Toto's "Toto IV" (1982): Track by Track

The guys in Toto, who may have done more to shape the sound of the 80's than anyone else, set out in 1982 to make an album with a "produce hits or else" mission. The album that they released, "Toto …

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March 22, 2022

A History of Toto: Holding, Thrilling, and Blessing since 1977

Toto is one of the great under appreciated bands in all of the 80's. While playing as session musicians they impacted countless albums and artists before creating some of the most unforgettable 80's classics themselves. Joi...

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March 15, 2022

The Godfather (1972) vs. The Godfather Part 2 (1974) vs. Goodfellas (…

Fifty years ago in 1972, modern cinema was changed with the release of "The Godfather". In this episode we will continue our conversation discussing and comparing "The Godfather" vs. "The Godfather Pt 2" vs. "Goodfellas". J...

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March 8, 2022

The Godfather (1972) vs. The Godfather (1974) vs. Goodfellas (1990): …

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. This week we tackle some of the greatest movies of all time as The Godfather reaches it's 50th anniversary! We will discuss the incredible behind the scenes stories and the a...

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March 2, 2022

Don't Watch The Batman (2022) Until You Listen to this Episode!

Near Next to Perfect on Rotten Tomatoes?? Do not watch The Batman until you have checked out this episode! We have put together all the background info you want, seen the movie, and will give you the full review including …

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Feb. 22, 2022

Batman (1989) vs. The Dark Knight (2008): Episode 3

We are back again with bats in our belfry for episode 3 of our comparison of Batman (1989) vs. The Dark Knight (2008). In this episode we wrap up our discussion covering the key composers, picking apart the problems that …

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Feb. 15, 2022

Batman (1989) vs. The Dark Knight (2008): Episode 2

Oh we've got a live one here! Which of these classic iconic 80's Batman movies do you like most? In the episode we dive into the casting of both movies and the drama and controversy that that caused. (Beetlejuice as …

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Feb. 9, 2022

Batman (1989) vs. The Dark Knight (2008): Part 1

Have you ever danced with the Devil by the pale moonlight? This episode we tackle the Caped Crusader and his nemesis, the Joker! We discuss a little bit of Batman comics history, how comics became mainstream and how Batman ...

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Jan. 18, 2022

Top 5 Most Iconic Super Bowl Musical Performances!

We are less than a month away from the world's biggest sporting event, The Super Bowl! Some people watch for the football, some people watch for the commercials, and some watch for the iconic musical performances (and the mi...

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Jan. 11, 2022

The Super Bowl Shuffle (1985)

In 1985 the Chicago Bears were the biggest, baddest, meanest football team in the NFL so they decide to rap, sing, and dance in a music video! Join us as we revisit the "Super Bowl Shuffle" 36 years after its …

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Dec. 23, 2021

A Christmas Story (1983) vs. Home Alone (1990): Part 2

Oh Fudge! Home Alone and A Christmas Story are holiday favorites now but how did they do during their initial run at the theaters? We will dive into the stories behind the production and ultimate performance at the theaters...

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Dec. 20, 2021

A Christmas Story (1983) vs. Home Alone (1990): Part 1

"A Christmas Story" and "Home Alone" have become some of the most beloved holiday classics of all time! They are both played relentlessly during the Christmas season. This week we dive into the stories behind their creation...

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Dec. 14, 2021

Run-DMC's "Raising Hell" (1986): Track by Track!

In 1986, Run-DMC, along with visionary producer Rick Rubin, changed the face of popular music by fusing Rock and Rap in the game changing "Walk This Way" remake. This song, along with other classics on this album, cemented r...

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Dec. 7, 2021

History of Rap and Run DMC 1973-1986 (feat. Def Dave)

Now put your hands in the air! And wave ‘em like you just don’t care! Join us today as we discuss the History of Hip hop and Run DMC with our special guest, hip hop guru, David Wright aka Def …

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Nov. 30, 2021

Beastie Boys' "Licensed to Ill" (1986): Track by Track!

In 1986, three young white rappers took MTV by storm, releasing the party anthem of the 80's! This week we again welcome hip hop expert, DefDave as we discuss the Beastie Boys (in the process we missed two classes with …

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Nov. 23, 2021

Beastie Boys Way Back in History (feat. DefDave)

In 1986, Hip-hop hit the mainstream. Two bands changed the face of music, Run DMC and the Beastie Boys. It started way back in history... but how? Join us and special guest, author David Wright, (aka DefDave) as we discuss …

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Nov. 16, 2021

Top 10 Movies since Y2K!: 100th Episode Special!

We both agree that the best movie era was before the days of Y2K, but that doesn't mean that there weren't great movies since we flipped to the new millennium! Join us on this special 100th episode of the Surely …

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Nov. 9, 2021

Young Guns (1988) vs. Young Guns II(1990) vs. Tombstone (1993): Part 2

The legends of Billy the Kid and Wyatt Earp were forged in the the year 1881, 140 years ago. This week we dive in for part two of our discussion regards the movies "Young Guns", "Young Guns II" and "Tombstone". …

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Nov. 2, 2021

Young Guns (1988) vs. Young Guns II (1990) vs. Tombstone (1993)

In the year 1881 there were two events that shaped the legend of the old west and the imagination of many for years to come. Those events were the shootout at the OK Corral and Pat Garrett shooting Billy the …

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