Dec. 22, 2020

Lethal Weapon (1987) vs. Die Hard (1988) (Pt 3) Christmas Movies?

In our final episode of our comparison of 'Lethal Weapon" (1987) vs. Die Hard (1988) we take a deep dive behind the scenes, cover the music and composer of each, breakdown whether each movie is a Christmas movie and give …

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Dec. 21, 2020

Lethal Weapon (1987) vs. Die Hard (1988) (Pt. 2): Urban Gunslingers

In this episode we further our discussion on Lethal Weapon vs. Die Hard and compare them as "Urban Gunslinger" movies. We discuss villains, friends and heroes while dropping some awesome behind the scenes stuff that you may not know from …

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Dec. 15, 2020

Lethal Weapon (1987) v. Die Hard (1988)

During the late 80's producer Joel Silver gave us two of the greatest Christmas action movies of all time. Both "Lethal Weapon" and "Die Hard" are considered some of the best ever in their genre. Join us as we take …

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Dec. 1, 2020

U2's Joshua Tree ('87) vs. Prince's Sign O' the Times ('87) (part 2)

Every song has a story! Join us as we dive into the stories behind each track of the Best Album of one of the best years in music history, U2's Joshua Tree. Then hear our final determination of which album …

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Nov. 24, 2020

U2's Joshua Tree ('87) vs. Prince's Sign O' the Times ('87) (part 1)

It could be argued that 1987 was the best year in the 80s for music, and the album of the year was Joshua Tree by U2. It is without question one of the best albums of all time but was …

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Nov. 17, 2020

Prince's "Sign O' the Times" (1987) vs. U2's "The Joshua Tree" (1987)

In March of 1987 two of the most beloved and respected artists of their generation released what many consider to be their greatest album. This week we cover the amazing history, epic songs of "Sign O' the Times" while discussing …

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Nov. 10, 2020

Super Bowl Shuffle 1985 - 35th Anniversary

In 1985 the Chicago Bears are 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" 35 years after its …

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Nov. 3, 2020

Shelby's Story

Join us in this mini episode to hear the story of Shelby's amazing contribution to the world of film. Don't miss it! And, don't forget to sign up at patreon.com/surelypodcast to receive our special prizes! (limited time)

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Oct. 27, 2020

Fright Night ('85) or The Lost Boys ('87)?! [Episode 2]

Neck and Neck! Unlike the sequels and reboots to these movies, Episode 2 of Fright Night vs The Lost Boys might be better than the first. Join us as we talk about special effects, crazy stories, soundtracks, and of course …

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Oct. 20, 2020

The Lost Boys ('87) vs. Fright Night ('85): Battle of the 80s Vampire…

I vant to suck your blood! Vampire movies of the early 80s had become a joke. But, Fright Night by Tom Holland and The Lost Boys by Joel Schumacher brought them back from the dead. Join us in our two …

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Oct. 13, 2020

Special Edition: An Interview with the Creators of "Canners" -or- How…

Can you make an award-winning film for only $2000? Join us in this Special Edition of the Surely You Can't Be Serious Podcast where we are joined by Mike Borgen and Darren Doyle, the creators of the new short film …

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Oct. 6, 2020

Skid Row ('89) or Dr. Feelgood ('89)

There can be no question that Skid Row's debut album, Skid Row, kicks some major butt. But, does it kick more butt than Dr. Feelgood? Please join us as we bring you the stories behind Skid Row the band and …

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Sept. 29, 2020

Motley Crue's Dr. Feelgood (1989) vs. Skid Row's Skid Row (1989): Par…

Think you know all there is to know about the Crue?? Have a listen, we just might surprise you. Join us as we dive into the history of the band, the critical moment's leading up to this album, and some …

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Sept. 22, 2020

Octopussy or Never Say Never Again

Sean Connery in nothing but overalls?? Roger Moore dressed as a circus clown?? We're not saying these were the best bond movies ever made. But, they were the movies both released in 1983, pitting Bond against Bond. Join us as …

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Sept. 15, 2020

Battle of the Bonds

In the summer of 1983, the Bond of the 60s, Sean Connery, went head to head with the Bond of the 70s, Roger Moore, when Never Say Never Again and Octopussy were released? But how did this happen?! How could …

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Sept. 8, 2020

Bill and Ted Face the Music: Excellent or Bogus?

After nearly 30 years, Bill and Ted are back! Does Bill and Ted Face the Music hold up? Are audiences in for an excellent adventure or a bogus journey? Join us in this episode as we discuss the newest installment …

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Sept. 1, 2020

Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure ('89) vs Bogus Journey ('91)

In 1989, the world was introduced to Bill S. Preston, Esquire, and Ted "Theadore" Logan, and their band to be, "Wyld Stallyns." These to goofballs with the lovable personality of labrador retrievers, showed us how history and rock n roll …

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Aug. 25, 2020

George Michael Faith (1987) or INXS KICK (1987)?!

In 1987 George Michael destroyed the bubble gum pop image he had created by releasing the first single from Faith, "I Want Your Sex!" The album would go on to have four #1 hits and become the biggest selling album …

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Aug. 18, 2020

INXS KICK (1987) or George Michael's Faith (1987) - Which do you choo…

In October of 1987 two earth shattering albums of the 80s were released: INXS KICK and George Michael's Faith. Join us in this episode as we discuss the stories behind INXS and then explore KICK track by track. Be sure …

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Aug. 11, 2020

Cannonball Run (1981) vs Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

Cannonball Run (1981) vs Smokey and the Bandit (1977) - We're Just Here for the Ride! Two movies that are undeniably, unmistakably, and unexplainably comedy classics. But, we do our best to figure it out and decide which of these …

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Aug. 4, 2020

Smokey and the Bandit ('77) vs Cannonball Run ('81) - Which is Burt R…

In 1977, Burt Reynolds agreed to be in his roommate, stuntman Hal Needham's, directorial debut despite it being the worst script he had ever read. What resulted was a defining role for Reynolds and a sleeper hit for Needham finishing …

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July 28, 2020

AC/DC "Back In Black" ('80) -or- Guns N' Roses "Appetite for Destruct…

"They are shooting up like a rocket, and suddenly the pilot is gone..." Come hear how transplants from Scotland to Australia go from meager beginnings to become one of the greatest rock bands in history. Then when seemingly at the …

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July 21, 2020

Guns N' Roses "Appetite for Destruction" ('87) or AC/DC "Back in Blac…

Two of the hardest rocking bands of the 80s go head to head. In this episode we look at Guns N' Roses, a band that record companies thought were too dangerous to sign. They lived the life that hair metal …

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July 14, 2020

Jaws or Jurassic Park?

John Williams, The USS Indianapolis, and Final Judgment! We have saved the best for last in our 3rd and final discussion about Jaws and Jurassic Park. Join us and find out what we have coming up next week! Please don't …

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