Oct. 26, 2021

An American Werewolf in London (1981) vs. The Howling (1981): Part 2

During this Halloween season we are breaking down two of the best werewolf movies of all time, that just happened to be released within six months of each other in 1981. In this episode we discuss the impact of these …

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Oct. 19, 2021

An American Werewolf in London (1981) vs. The Howling (1981): Part 1

1981 was the year of the werewolf! During that year there were four major werewolf movies released including "An American Werewolf in London" and "The Howling". During this episode, we will discuss the incredible transforma...

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Oct. 12, 2021

"M" (1931) vs. "Psycho" (1960) vs. "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991):…

When these three movies were released they chilled people to the bone! Some people described these films as dark, morbid, even grotesque! Join us as we take a deep dive into these three chilling thrillers with our good frie...

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Oct. 5, 2021

"M" (1931) vs. "Psycho (1960) vs. "The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Every 30 years or so a movie comes along that introduces a character that simultaneously scares, repulses and attracts us. Characters like ultra intelligent Dr. Hannibal Lector, the friendly Norman Bates and the mysterious H...

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Sept. 28, 2021

Use Your Illusion II (1991): Track by Track!

As a follow up to the biggest selling debut album of all time, "Appetite for Destruction" Guns N' Roses released not just one album, but two. The second of the two "Use Your Illusion" albums released on September 17, 1991 …

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Sept. 21, 2021

Use Your Illusion I (1991): Track by Track!

On September 17, 1991 Guns N' Roses released their long awaited follow up to "Appetite for Destruction" with not one album but two! The first of those albums, called "Use Your Illusion I", offered a change in sound and style...

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Sept. 14, 2021

Guns N' Roses 1987-1991: Appetites, Lies and Illusions

Guns N' Roses appeared out of the Hollywood gutter sometime in 1987 releasing an album for the ages, "Appetite for Destruction". As that album steadily rose in popularity to become one of the best selling albums of all time,...

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Sept. 7, 2021

Metallica's Black Album (1991): Track by Track!

In August of 1991, Metallica released their self titled album, commonly referred to as the "Black Album". WIth mainstream rock anthems like "Enter Sandman" and "Wherever I May Roam" and beautiful rock ballads like "The Unfor...

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Aug. 31, 2021

Metallica: Beginnings of Black (1991)

When Metallica released their fifth album in August of 1991, hardcore fans of old noticed a change in style under mega producer Bob Rock. It was this change that brought Metallica to the masses! Join us this week as we …

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Aug. 24, 2021

The Origin of Pearl Jam and Ten Track by Track

Want to listen to Pearl Jam's Ten with us? Well come on! Among the mass of killer albums released in the fall of 1991, this debut album of a band that would go on to stand the test of time …

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Aug. 17, 2021

The History of Nirvana and Nevermind Track by Track

In the Fall of 1991, some of the greatest albums of the decade were release within just weeks of each other, and the face of music was about to shift. Alternative Rock, Seattle Sound, or Grunge... Whatever you call it, …

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Aug. 10, 2021

Terminator (1984) vs. Terminator 2: Part 2 of 2

The blockbuster of the summer in 1991 was the sequel to the first "Terminator". It turned out to be one of the biggest grossing R rated movies of all time. How does it compare with the original? Arnold is back …

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Aug. 3, 2021

Terminator (1984) vs. Terminator 2 (1991): Part 1

In 1984, Jim Cameron, a first time director, got his big break in a big way. After a disturbing nightmare, he wrote and amazing screenplay (which he storyboarded himself) and changed cinema history. Hear the incredible stor...

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July 27, 2021

Alien (1979) vs. Aliens (1986): Part 2

Stop your grinnin' and drop your linen! Grab your pulse rifle and motion tracker again this week as we dive into the amazing stories behind these two iconic, thrilling science fiction classics! We will discuss the filming p...

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July 20, 2021

Alien (1979) vs. Aliens (1986): Part 1

Alien (‘79) or Aliens (‘86)?! Dan O’Bannon was homeless, sleeping on a couch and eating hot dogs when he wrote Alien. James Cameron was an Alien fanboy with only a couple of bad B-movie to his credit when he wrote …

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July 13, 2021

Purple Rain Soundtrack: Track by Track

Dearly beloved, few albums in the '80s have been as successful, and as wildly revered as Prince's "Purple Rain". This record was incredibly diverse, expertly weaving elements of rock, pop, funk and soul, and yet somehow mana...

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July 6, 2021

Footloose Soundtrack (1984): Track by Track!

Even if you never saw the movie "Footloose", if you listened to the radio or watched MTV during the summer of 1984, chances are you were very familiar with the songs on the soundtrack! Of the nine songs on the …

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June 29, 2021

Purple Rain (1984) vs. Footloose (1984): Movie to Movie Pt 2

Dearly beloved we have gathered here today to listen to part 2 of the Footloose vs. Purple Rain comparison podcast. No need to purify yourselves in the waters of Lake Minnetonka, just kick off your Sunday shoes and join us …

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June 22, 2021

Footloose (1984) vs. Purple Rain (1984)" Movie to Movie Pt 1

During the summer of 1984 the music from these two movies ruled MTV and Top 40 radio, but how good were the movies? Jump into the DeLorean and travel back with us as we discuss the amazing origin stories and …

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June 15, 2021

Gremlins ('84) vs. Ghostbusters ('84) Part 2

During the summer on 1984 you couldn't go anywhere without hearing Ray Parker's chart topping hit, "Ghostbusters" and every store in the mall sold Ghostbusters gear! In this episode we talk about the single biggest risk for I...

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June 8, 2021

Ghostbusters ('84) or Gremlins ('84)

On June 8, 1984, two of the greatest and first and most iconic comedy/horror movies were released side by side. Join us as we discuss the stories behind their creation, production, casting, and behind the scenes details that ...

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June 1, 2021

Huey Lewis and the News "Sports" vs. Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the…

Huey Lewis and the News hit it big with their third studio album "Sports". It seems like everyone had a copy of this album during the summer of 1984. This album had 5 tops 40 hits, great hooks, sweet harmonies …

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May 25, 2021

Huey Lewis and the News: Up Next Sports!

Before Huey Lewis and the News' breakout album, "Sports" became only one of five total #1 albums of 1984, the hand a long and interesting journey. Join us as we explore the days of young Huey the athlete, how he …

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May 20, 2021

Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA" (1984) vs. Huey Lewis "Sports" …

In 1984, Bruce Springsteen released his most successful album of all time "Born in the USA" that includes an incredible 7 top ten hits. Jump in with us as we explore the history of the album and the stories behind …

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