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Thirty Twenty Ten

A pop culture time machine! Each episode covers that very week from 30 years ago, 20 years ago and 10 years ago, which means each show is loaded with forgotten movies, timeless TV episodes and songs best left to the past. We'll examine TV, movies, music and video games from the 80s, 90s and 2000s. Come remember with us!
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Dec 29, 2018

Arsenio debuts, Daniel Craig embodies Defiance, Mr Show is no more, Night Flight gives way to Gilbert Gottfried and Rhonda Shear, and in our final show of the year, we're looking new additions to our past lexicons and our favorite movies of 1988, 1998 and 2008.

Dec 20, 2018

Dev Patel wants to be a millionaire, Robin Williams is a funny doctor, 3D Sonic is here (in Japan), Pee Wee Herman meets Cher, Christmas is all around us, Frank Miller is a bad director, but at least Terrence Malick is back. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Dec 14, 2018

Melanie Griffith is working. Tom Cruise meets the Rain Man, Bret Hart and Mickey Rourke struggle in the squared circle, Mario Party rolls up, Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan just learned how to use email, Shania Twain is famous from the moment on, Bob Hope is still alive, Steve Martin and Michael Caine are a coupla scoundrels, and Sports Night is better than actual sports. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Dec 6, 2018

Shakespeare finds a girl, Mississippi is burning, South Park gets its first crappy game, Max Fischer is in love with his teacher, lotsa Doubt surrounding a certain catholic movie, Beyonce invents her most famous dance, Clint Eastwood sings, and Married with Children is menstruating. 

Nov 30, 2018

Roy Orbison say goodbye, Saved By the Bell makes a bizarre debut, The Naked Gun saves police squad, Zelda has a sequel, the weirdest song medley of all-time, Gus Van Sant officially plagiarizes Psycho, Mickey and Snoopy make their annual return, Nintendo and Star Wars make for a helluva team, The Punisher gets it right, and Richard Nixon impressions abound! All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Nov 23, 2018

A Bug's Life is better than most remember, Mystery Science Theater 3000 debuts, Zelda goes 3D, Guns 'N Roses hilarious "comeback," Chris tells you his favorite ever TV series finale, the greatest Xmas movie of the whole dang 1980s, and for some reason, we've all watched Four Christmases. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Nov 16, 2018

Rugrats get their first movie, Gordon Freeman gets his first game, Powerpuff Girls get their first show, Twilight gets its first movie, TRL is no more, The Offspring release their most embarrassing song, Stephen Spielberg makes his first dinosaur movie, Whitney Houston is alright, but not OK. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Nov 9, 2018

The Golden Age of 90s animation comes to a close, Banjo-Kazooie comes back to fight Call of Duty, James Bond get a direct sequel, Brad Pitt is dead, Lauryn Hill is #1, a horror icon is born, Ernest arrives early, TV has a sex test, and the biggest TV mini-series you’ve never head of. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Nov 2, 2018

Roddy Piper and Kieth David uncover an alien conspiracy, Gears of War 2 introduces the horde, the California Raisins hit the big time, Head of the Class goes to Moscow, Adam Sandler hates Gatorade, JCVD and Becker just sort of exist and it's a big, BIG week for two presidents and a queen. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Oct 26, 2018

Ed Norton deals with black and white, Lazytown says goodbye, Moonwalker is actually a movie, Sega's best selling system debuts, Fallout goes 3D, a book with a title we cant write in this description, Seth Rogen makes a porno with Kevin Smith, Sony debuts Sackboy, The Great Pumpkin appears in multiple decades and Lion King gets its first sequel! All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, you’re podcast look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Oct 18, 2018

Pleasantville holds up surprisingly well, Michael Meyers returns to Halloween, Britney Spears goes full womanizer, Charlie Brown learns about American, Jigsaw turns 5, Metal Gear Solid changes everything, Bare Naked Ladies birth an unstoppable earworm, High School Musical concludes, and our uncle who works at Nintendo says they're already up to Super Mario 3 in Japan. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, you’re podcast look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Oct 11, 2018

Faith joins Buffy, Barney gets an intervention, Jodie Foster really earns her Oscar, Jerry Lewis decides your favorite movies, Oliver Stone loves George W, Chucky gets hitched, Max Payne is painful, Unsolved Mysteries gets a new host and Roseanne debuts almost 30 years to the day of her ABC disappearance! All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, you’re podcast look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Oct 5, 2018

America gets its own Super Mario sequel, Charmed bewitches TV, Golden Girls gets a spin-off, Eddie Murphy is divine, Phoebe gives birth to triplets, the record industry sues an MP3 player, and Russel Crowe, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Bill Murray are in movies no one remembers. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, you're podcast look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Sep 27, 2018

Robin Williams dies, Elvira and Bill Maher get their own movie, Ted Turner buys a television network, HBO debuts its least prestigious show to date, Greg Kinnear has a stupid dream, Dreamworks' first ANTimated movie, Monica topples Aerosmith, spoiled Chihuahuas, and MC Hammer is almost there. All that and more, on this edition on Thirty Twenty Ten, your auditory look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago

Sep 21, 2018

Mel Blanc’s last tune, baby chimps wearing costumes, the Flat Booties invade, Aaron Sorkin’s TV debut, Newsradio makes us cry, Jeremy Irons makes us uncomfortable across two decades, Chuck Palahniuk’s second movie, Pink wants to start a fight, The Mentalist first mentaling, Mega Man is both old and new, and Will and Grace are just getting started. All that and more, on this edition on Thirty Twenty Ten, your auditory look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago

Sep 14, 2018

Run DMC gets a movie, Garfield begins his Saturday morning reign, Ed Harris goes west, Samuel L. Jackson hates his neighbor, Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan begin a trilogy, Marilyn Manson shows dope, Conan turns 5, Toonami is canceled, Rock Band comes back, Michael Jackson topples Bill Cosby, and we hopefully talk about the The Flintstones for the last time. All that and somehow more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, you're auditory look back on the week that was, 30, 20 and 10 years ago.

Sep 6, 2018

Pokemon catches all young TV viewers, Spyro debuts, the Coen Brothers make there funniest film in years, Hole releases a good album, Alf gets his second spin-off, Scooby Doo goes back in time, MTV awards everybody in every decade, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino combine to make one of the worst movies ever, and it's the anniversary of the Starr Report! All this and more on this edition of Thirty Twenty Ten, your look back at the week that was 30, 20 and 10 years ago!

Aug 30, 2018

Mario make his most embarrassing debut, Hercules and the Thornberrys get a TV show, JCVD teams up with Rob Schneider, Mega Man goes 3D, relive the Black Sox scandal, FX debuts its biggest show of all-time, and NKOTB4EVER! All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your look back at the week that was 30, 20 and 10 years ago!

Aug 23, 2018

Bobcat Goldthwait makes his first truly great movie, Metallica delivers justice, Guy Ritchie burst onto the scene, Kevin Smith sees his movie hilariously butchered, we head back to Sleepaway Camp, and Lauryn Hill's Everything is Everything is everything! all this and more on this edition of Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly journey back to the week that was 30, 20 and 10 years ago...

Aug 17, 2018

Nu Metal hits the big time with Kid Rock, Korn and even Durst directing, Marvel's cinematic dominance begins with a vampire slayer, that show about the 70s debuts on Fox, Michelle Pfeiffer is mob married, Hamlet gets a pretty great sequel, and Spaghetti Cat is the greatest thing that's ever happened. All that and more on this edition of Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was, 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Aug 9, 2018

The week giveth, the week taketh away! We’ve got one of the funniest movies of the 2000s, but the other decades feature the world’s worst movie with Avengers in the title, and the longest McDonalds commercial that ever charged admission! Plus Air Bud hits the gridiron, The Brat Pack heads west, Bionic Commando rearms, and we get an all-too brief visit from the Blade Squad.  All that and more on this edition of Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was, 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Aug 3, 2018

NWA's first album coincidentally debuts the same day as Yo MTV Raps, Nic Cage rolls a Snake Eyes, Laurie Strode celebrates Halloween both early and late, Whose Line returns to TV, and Seth Rogen and James Franco keep the train a'rollin! All that and more on this edition of Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was, 30, 20, and 10 years ago

Jul 27, 2018

Trey Parker and Matt Stone play ball, Pippi Longstocking is coming into your world, Lindsay Lohan teams up with herself, George Romero monkeys around, Kevin Costner swings, Tom Cruise slings hooch and, oh yes, the Hamster Dance debuts! All that and more on this week’s Thirty Twenty Ten, your auditory journey back to the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Jul 12, 2018

Yes, it’s been a decade since the release of the finest superhero film of all-time, Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. But before you start feeling old, it’s also been thirty years since we were introduced to John McClane, and for many English speakers, the entire medium of anime with the release of Akria. Don’t forget the anniversaries of Sifl and Olly, Beastie Boys’ biggest album, the Farrley Brothers greatest movie, and Dr. Horrible’s Sing-A-Long Blog, Mamma Mia, and more, on of our most packed shows yet.

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