This week: in 87, a ninja strikes, Roddy pipes, and Betty Boop a-doop-boops. 97 lives single, takes a holiday, and grows an uncharacteristic ponytail. 07 shows us around the office before making our sweater disappear. All this and more!
Mega Man is born, James Bond does something, but c'mon, Titanic become the biggest movie in the entire world and we'll never live to see anything like it again.
This week: in 87, Devito asks Crystal to Throw Momma From The Train while Wall Street says greed is good. 97 brings a Macauly-free Home Alone and Scream's first sequel. 07 is special-effects heaven as I Am Legend and Alvin & The Chipmunks employ plenty of CGI. All this and more!
87 marks Bob Odenkirk's SNL debut, Remote Control's premiere, and Wizards & Warriors. In 97, we like them apples with Good Will Hunting and Gil's debut on the Simpsons. 07 is indie-riffic with Juno as well as Lars and the Real Girl.
This Thanksgiving week in history: 87 cooks up a pair of classics with Planes, Trains & Automobiles and Three Men and a Baby. 97 resurrects Alien and debuts Tenacious D as Beavis and Butt-head are dead. 07 has one of the biggest firings in video game history while Shrek has an unexpected holiday classic. Also... THIS IS EPISODE 100!
Chris chats with Tim Lanning of Drunks & Dragons about their favorite episodes on each other's podcasts!
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Thirty Twenty Ten's Binge:
Retronauts - The History of Censored Games
Go Bayside 38 - The Aftermath - Paul F Tompkins
Drunks & Dragon's Binge:
Giant Beastcast, most recent ep
This week: in 87, we get a new Teen Wolf, while Flowers in the Attic turns a creepy book into a creepy movie. In 97, Anastasia takes on Disney while Mortal Kombat Annihilation takes on critics, Drew Carey's brother & Rudy Guliani's SNL performance hit TV, while Parappa raps on PS1. In 2007, Enchanted casts a spell on a game-heavy week featuring the Hitman movie, Mass Effect, and Uncharted.
This week in history; 87 races with The Running Man while Sonny & Cher reuinite and Brad Pitt has Growing Pains. 97 is bananas with Diddy Kong Racing, Apu's wedding on The Simpsons, and Fraiser's 100 episode. 07 flies with Super Mario Galaxy and some weird movies in the form of Beowulf and Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium.
This week in pop culture history: 87 shows us Less Than Zero while the original Transformers cartoon ends. In 97, Starship Troopers kills all the bugs while the Montreal Screwjob changes wrestling forever. In 07, No Country For Old Men kicks butt while the writer's strike sucks the life out of TV.
This week: in 87, George Michael hits big, Punky Brewster meets DeBarge, while Goonies, Karate Kid, and Top Gun land on NES. 97 brings Crash Bandicoot 2 alongside South Park's first-ever Halloween episode and Hank Hill's crack addiction. 07 has Queer Eye's end while Bee Movie begins its slow acent to meme immortality and Sarah Silverman starts a relationship with God.
This week in pop culture: in 87, Kyle MacLachlan stars in a cult classic movie while Theo Huxtable raps and Kirby Puckett leads the Twins to a World Series win. In 97, Gattica messes with our DNA while we get a duet of animated classics with a Treehouse of Horror and Hank Hill saving Halloween. 07 brings the scaries to cinema with Saw 4 while Cheryl moves out on Curb Your Enthusiasm.
This week in pop culture history; in 87, Hans and Frans Pump Up while Mike Tyson Punches Out and Miami Connection first releases. 97 reminds us of what Jennifer Love Hewitt did Last Summer while Al Pacino plays Devil's Advocate. In 07, we ride a carousel to Mad Men's first season finale while Keeping Up With the Kardashians debuts and Katamari rolls into HD and onto Xbox 360.
In 1973, hell came and invaded the body of a young girl. Doctors wouldn’t treat her, psychiatrists dismissed her, priests gave their lives to save her. Hear the fear for yourself. From the creators of the critically-acclaimed show 'Inside Psycho' comes this deep dive into the legendary film 'The Exorcist', hosted by Mark Ramsey.
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This week: in 87, The Jetsons meet the Flintstones as we approach 3 O Clock High. In 97, Dirk Diggler becomes a star in Boogie Nights while Seinfeld coins the phrase "Serenity Now!" In 07, Tila Tequila looks for love, South Park makes a big crap, and Portal serves us cake.
This week: in 87, Maniac Mansion & Rad Racer making alliterative gaming fun, while Kirk Cameron and Dudley Moore trade bodies and reinvent a genre. In 97, Castlevania Symphony of the Night is a miserable pile of secrets while Drew Carey finally discovers its true theme song. In 07, 30 Rock returns with Seinfeldvision while Pushing Daisies is a nice slice of TV pie.
This week: in 87, Star Trek The Next Generation, Full House, and A Different World debut, while Princess Bride charms crowds. In 97, Seymour Skinner is a fraud while Lamb Chop is served for the last time. 07 is sci-fi heaven as Halo 3 hits Xbox, Family Guy meets Star Wars, and Big Bang Theory makes bad nerd jokes.
This week: in 87, Where's Waldo debuts, Hellraiser scares us, and we get debuts for My Two Dads and Uncle Scrooge on Ducktales. 97 goes back in time with LA Confidential, while gamers discover an Oddworld. 07 has two classic flicks with Into the Wild and Assassination of Jesse James and Sony ends the sad run of the Sixaxis PS3 controller.
This week: in 87, Alf ushers in new Saturday morning cartoons with the help of Betty White, In 97, Ally McBeal hits big for FOX, Barbie Girl lets us go party, and Cube comes to theaters. 07 scolds us for not leaving Britney alone while Green Man debuts on Always Sunny and Eastern Promises kicks ass.
This week: in 87, Double Dribble and Ring King make the NES sporty while REM feels fine. 97 brings a landmark RPG with Final Fantasy 7 while the South Park guys make a movie about pornos, 07 has a Stranglehold on gaming as Chow Yun Fat does a Max Payne impression while Brothers Solomon wastes the talent of Wills Arnett and Forte.
Heritage Road tells the history of NASCAR like you’ve never heard it before. Host Rich Phillips, voice of Texas Motor Speedway, digs into stories you thought you knew, others you’ll never believe, and takes you behind the scenes to get an insider’s look at an all-American tradition. Drivers, crew members, broadcasters, legends, staffers, fans - they all make this sport what it is, and they’ve all got stories to tell. New episodes every Thursday until August 3rd.
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This week: in 87, Michael Jackson shows us Who's Bad while Family Ties gets a spinoff. 97 shocks the world with news of Princess Diana's death but also contains Goldeneye on N64! 07 plays games as Balls of Fury hits theaters and stuff like Metroid Prime 3, Lair, and Warhawk hit consoles.
This week: in 87, Dirty Dancing debuts while the Garbage Pail Kids movie stinks and Zelda hits the US. In 97, Chris Tucker makes Money Talk while Demi Moore enlists as GI Jane. 07 treats us kindly with BioShock, the debut of Yo Gabba Gabba, and a bizarre answer at the Miss Teen USA pageant.
This week: in 87, Monster Squad pits kids against Dracula while The Fat Boys get a feature film. In 97, Stallone packs on pounds for Cop Land, Shaq's Steel is scuffed, Fully Monty shows off and South Park debuts. In 07, we get debuts of many memorable movies, including Superbad, The King of Kong, and Two Girls One Cup!
This week in pop-culture history, in 87 Dolph Lundgren does NOT have the power for Masters of the Universe and Madonna asks the eternal question, Who's That Girl? In 97 Mel Gibson is a Conspiracy Theory-ist while Bill Bellamy is a player. In 07 Barry Bonds breaks the career home run record while Paris Hilton no longer has a Simple Life and pick up artists premiere their game.