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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 90s, 2000s, and 2010s. Come remember with us!
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May 14, 2022

May 13-19: Triumph the Insult Comic Dog takes on nerds, Sasha Baron-Cohen is a dictator, hearts get achy and/or breaky, Hugh Grant makes a friend, the X-Files close, Dan Quayle hates on Murphy Brown but loves democracy, SimLife will be the death of JR, we laugh yet again at the name Buttafuoco, and you sunk my attempted franchise. 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.

May 7, 2022

May 6-12: Drew Barrymore is an evil Lolita, Bill Paxton’s making one false move, soldiers vs. werewolves, Robert Altman comes back yet again, Diane Lane is unfaithful, a trip to the Greendale Insane Asylum, sad TV deaths on ER and Buffy, Lawrence of Arabia 2, and Fuzzy Bunny’s Guide to You Know What. 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.

Apr 29, 2022

April 29-May 5: The two superhero movies that changed Hollywood, Pierce Brosnan explodes, L.A. burns, Tom Selleck hates his dad, a Citizen Kane prequel, Stephen Dorff is a street tough, Mel Gibson goes to Mexican prison, mountain climbing: Is it stupid?, and special guests assemble. 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.

Apr 23, 2022

April 22-28: Jack Black’s best role, Ethan Hawke fights Nazis, we vote for Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Willem Dafoe is in the desert, Angelina Jolie is in a rom-com, Edgar Allen Poe stalks a killer, Jason Segal gets engaged, and 30 Rock’s banned episode. 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.

Apr 15, 2022

April 15-21: We bend it like Beckham, Laurence Fishburne is undercover, a mouth-watering romance from Mexico, John Turturro is Groucho Marx, Patrick Swayze goes to India, Sandra Bullock solves a murder, a Futurama/Star Trek crossover, a big garish documentary, and Adam Driver breaks out. 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.

Apr 9, 2022

April 8-14: Christian Bale sings about newspapers, the return of Sideshow Bob, Ferngully saves the rainforest, Stephen King’s energy vampires, Bill Paxton is a serial killer, Cameron Diaz is the sweetest, and we find out the secret of the cabin in the woods. 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.

Apr 2, 2022

April 1-7: Tim Allen has big trouble, Kerry Washington fights a scandal, Dolly Parton gives advice, Val Kilmer goes to tribal land, Charles Grodin vs. a giant dog, Barney loves you, Bobcat’s shooting spree, Greendale Community College’s civil war, and clips too hot for the podcast! 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.

Mar 27, 2022

March 25-31: Rodney Dangerfield coaches kids, Moira Kelly toe-picks for the gold, Robin Williams tries to kill Edward Norton, Dennis Quaid plays baseball, Fox teams up with a bunny, Julia Roberts is an evil queen, and Homer manages a country star. 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.

Mar 19, 2022

March 18-24: Sacha Baron Cohen’s first film, Andy Richter controls things, the best damn action movie this side of Indonesia, a slap-happy backstage farce, an offensively stupid drag comedy, talking babies, and the Citizen Kane of alcoholic clown movies. 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.

Mar 12, 2022

March 11-17: The Mexican Mafia gets its GoodFellas, Robert De Niro and Eddie Murphy put on a show, kids love Ray Romano, The Shield is rated TV-MA, Will Ferrell es en la casa, Jennifer Westfeldt gets into the gay canon, lady bull fighters, and the Tiny Toons go to Happy World Land. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten, your weekly look back on the week that was 30, 20, and 10 years

Mar 5, 2022

March 4-10: Indiana Jones hides on the TV schedule, giant casts fail to make comedies work, giant effects fail to make action movies work, Eddie Murphy can’t talk, Mass Effect is over, comedy jams get def, Ice-T gets banned, Ice Cube is all about the benjamins, HBO goes to Laramie and Wasilla, and we talk about The Osbournes without once yelling ‘Sharon!’ 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.

Feb 26, 2022

Feb. 25-March 3: The worst lineup in TV history includes a dragon, a dog and some fish, Mambo Kings play songs of love, Emma Thompson gets a house, Josh Hartnett can’t have sex, Mel Gibson goes to Nam, the best high school party ever brah, and the truth behind the McDonald’s coffee lawsuit. 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.

Feb 19, 2022

Feb. 18-24: Feb. 18-24: The second best hockey movie, Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston hang out with hippies, Marge Simpson and Wicket the Ewok are headliners, Indian weddings are amazing, Kevin Costner’s haunted, Ross Perot interrupts, Elijah Wood encourages child suicide, the post office loves Elvis, and the ultimate jock jam. 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.

Feb 12, 2022

Feb. 11-17: George Constanza launches Vandalay Industries, Bruce Willis is a POW, Britney Spears is at the crossroads, Denzel is mad about health insurance, Dr. Katz and Family Guy leave…for now, Reese Witherspoon starts a war, and RIP Whitney. 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.

Feb 5, 2022

Feb. 4-10: Denzel in a romance and a spy thriller, Richard Gere’s a terrible therapist, kids walk across Australia, Get a Life is invaded by an alien, the E.U. begins, lots of Winter Olympics, Letterman turns 10 the first time, Paul Giamatti is a liar, Rollerball is a crime, Channing Tatum makes a vow, Woody Harrelson is a bad cop, and part of Dwayne Johnson’s jungle quadrilogy. 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.

Jan 29, 2022

Jan. 28-Feb. 3: Glee remembers the time with Michael Jackson, Ned Beatty sings, Melanie Griffith is a spy, animated vermin infest the White House, Bush targets the Axis of Evil, Jason Segel is a slacker, Glenn Close is a man, whales find a miracle, and Daniel Radcliffe is haunted. 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.

Jan 22, 2022

Jan. 21-27: Daria graduates, the Super Bowl halftime show ON ICE!, Todd Solondz tells a story, Anthony Hopkins goes down under, Mandy Moore remembers walking, a kung-fu cow, Guy Pearce plots, Sam Worthington’s on a ledge, Katherine Heigl jumps bail, and Sean Penn goes full R-word. 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.

Jan 15, 2022

Jan. 14-20: Clapton goes acoustic, Kevin Kline loves LA, Cuba Gooding Jr. goes to the dogs, Robert Altman’s prequel to Downton Abbey, Madonna loves royalty, horny gnomes, Gina Carano goes haywire, Tom Hanks’ 9/11 movie, more Underworld, Betty White’s pranking the kids, and the Golden Globes have always been bad. 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.

Jan 7, 2022

Jan. 7-13: President Bush invents slang, Dolly Parton’s fixing the choir, Christian Slater’s a semi-cop, Ray Liotta’s a narc, Colin Hanks tries to leave the OC, Carson Daly’s other job, Meryl Streep is prime minister, Don Cheadle lies, exploitative reality shows, and we’re sending our love down the well. 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.

Jan 1, 2022

Dec. 31-Jan. 6: We look back at the best of 1991, 2001, and 2011, plus new movies with Russell Crowe doing math, Gary Oldman feeling smiley, and put on our red track suits with Wes Anderson. 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.

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