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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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Jul 6, 2023

The John Grisham Cinematic Universe Begins, the first (and best) of several Cameron-less Terminators, the Minions are officially a franchise, Legally Blonde squanders its potential, Pauly Shore breaks out, Dreamworks abandons traditional animation, Larry Sanders speaks the unspeakable, and The Lone Ranger is the most pointless movie ever made. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten

 

Jun 26, 2023

Mickey Mouse is back while Ren & Stimpy are ruined, Sandra Bullock isn't in 28 Days Later, Dennis the Menace will never die, Charlie's Angels is fine, Sleepless in Seattle becomes an unstoppable harbinger, and THE ROOM IS THE MOST ENJOYABLE MOVIE EVER MADE! All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten

Jun 18, 2023

June 16-22: Brad Pitt fights zombies, Tilda Swinton swings both ways, the Bulls threepeat, Google sucks up your data, the American Idol movie, gory French horror, Harry Potter joins a terror cell, Emma Watson’s robbing the rich, and Elijah Wood’s a maniac. All that and more on our weekly report on the state of 30, 20, and 10 years ago!

Jun 9, 2023

We've got a special guest onboard to help us ring in the 30th anniversary of THE BEST DINOSAUR MOVIE EVER MADE! Both Ethan Hawke and Tommy Pickles close out trilogies, film's finest bromantic apocalypse movie, and DC's cinematic universe has officially survived from ten years. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten

Jun 6, 2023

MULTIPLE THIRTY TWENTY TEN FIRSTS THIS WEEK! First up, we have two movies with the same script, the same writer, premiering decades apart! Second, and more tragically, we get to talk about one of the most revered musical biopics in cinematic history in the extremely recent wake of the subject's passing. We're also looking at how Fast and the Furious 2 almost slammed the door shut on one of film's most lucrative franchises while simultaneously paving the way for what's to come. Plus the first Purge (according to release, please don't overthink it), adult animation aplenty, the apex of adventure games, and Game of Thrones most infamous episode!

May 27, 2023

Heists! Most magic and Italian, Nintendo's first bigscreen adventure, The Wire gets its first renewal, Stallone cliff hangs, the 90s ghetto subgenre gets Menaced, Liberace lights up HBO, Christopher Lee thrashes, The Fresh Prince of Nepotism, and is Finding Nemo the perfect Pixar movie?! All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!

May 18, 2023

Cheers, Saved by the Bell, and several other shows effectively end the 1980s on television. Sharon Stone is naked again, while The Fast and the Furious officially becomes a completely different, and better, franchise. Meanwhile, the Hangover series goes out with a dark bang, Hot Shots goes out with a war, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer leaves us with one of TV's best finales. Plus Flappy Bird is born, Jim Carrey is God, and more so than any other Thirty Twenty Ten episode, watch the media landscape drastically change throughout one of our most jampacked episodes ever!

May 12, 2023

May 12-18: The Wonder Years and The Office say goodbye, the new Star Trek reboot is also a remake, The Simpsons' most star-studded finale, Urkel gets people fired, a modern Doris Day movie, Paul Rudd gets a makeover, Dawson makes his crying face, Don Draper does speed, a Black western, and we still don’t know what a Pentium is. All that and more on our weekly report on the state of 30, 20, and 10 years ago!

May 5, 2023

May 5-11: Kevin Kline’s the president, a Bruce Lee biopic, Chris Farley’s motivated, the worst videogame mascot suits up, Eddie Murphy babysits, Angel beats the big bad, Eve goes Online, Matthew McConaughey is muddy, and Quantum Leap ends. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.

May 5, 2023

Marvel's best solo movie meets the best non-MCU Marvel flick. Also Barry White saves snakes, the majesty of Blood in Blood Out, Amy Schumer lets us inside, and NBA Jam debuts. All that and more as we look at the world of pop culture 30, 20 and 10 years ago!

Apr 22, 2023

Apr 21-27: They give Late Night to some random guy, John Cuasck has no identity, Dustin Hoffman has confidence, an extra creepy dating show, South Park puts kids in danger, Teen Titans get silly, De Niro goes to the big wedding, and Thrawn bites the dust. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.

Apr 15, 2023

April 14-20: Rob Zombie burns through the witches, The Beatles are in a new format, there’s lots of apocalypses going around, Michael Jordan’s last dance, the Branch Davidian saga ends badly, Wesley Snipes is boiling, Seinfeld gets smelly, Jamie Kennedy is unwanted, Chow Yun-fat is bulletproof, and Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.

Apr 14, 2023

WAY TOO MUCH BASEBALL, the last of Scary Movie and Clone High (for now), mutated Rugrats, one of Adam Sandler's worst, Chadwick Boseman's breakthrough performance, Rob Zombie's first flick, and Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson need money, like, real bad. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!

Apr 4, 2023

Elijah Wood breaks through with a classic adaptation, Evil Dead might be the best remake of all-time, the first ever Simpsons clip show, Hannibal is better than it deserves to be, Alicia Silverstone seduces audiences, and Kiefer Sutherland harasses Colin Farrell over the phone. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.

Mar 25, 2023

Mar 24-30: John Travolta makes a movie that’s basic, Indiana Jones joins the commies, Hilary Swank journeys to the center of the earth, Quantum Leap breaks its rules, Ryan Gosling rides again, Doogie Howser graduates, the hobbits are getting naughty, Tyler Perry yields to temptation, Stephanie Meyer is possessed by aliens, and RIP Brandon Lee. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!

Mar 19, 2023

ONE OF THE WORST WEEKS FOR MOVIES OF ALL-TIME! The Ninja Turtles make a great case for not existing, a Boat-based Trip that should at least see Cuba Gooding Jr returning half his Oscar, and the worst Stephen King movie all the money in the world can buy. Plus Punk'd, Seinfeld's Junior Mints, South Park turns 100, Fallen Olympuses, Croods, and so very much more!

Mar 11, 2023

March 10-16: The Chicks get canceled, Lisa needs braces, Reese Witherspoon helps elephants, Crispin Glover loves rats, Liam Neeson goes sledding, Frankie Muniz is a spy, white smoke from the Vatican, Halle Berry takes the call, and The Office tries to spin off. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!

Mar 3, 2023

Mar 3-9: Bill Murray’s a gangster, swing kids fight Nazis, Fitty is in da club, Bruce Willis is a Navy Seal, Queen Latifah’s harassing Steve Martin, Colin Farrell is dead, ad History channel gets its own Game of Thrones. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!

Feb 25, 2023

Jet Li vs DMX, Simpsons hit 300, a soap opera hits prime time, Clone High says goodbye (for now) Michael Douglas Falls Down, going back to Waco, Bryan Singer comes for your fairy tales, and Nathan Fielder brings us one of the funniest shows of the decade. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!

Feb 22, 2023

Babylon 5 is ahead of its time, America's most deadly band, Homer gives up beer, Ali G comes to the states, Evil Dead's miraculous third movie, Will Ferrell hits the big time, HBO's first big drama bids adieu, The Rock tattles, and Kevin Spacey kills himself expensively. All that and more this week no Thirty Twenty Ten!

Feb 11, 2023

Feb 10-16: Nicolas Cage has writer’s block, Michael J. Fox is homeward bound, Christian Slater has a baboon heart, Nicole Kidman has a fake nose, The Venture Brothers sneak onto TV, Josh Duhamel is safe, Michael Jackson opens up, we choo-choo-choose you, and more Seinfeld, not that there’s anything wrong with that. All that and more on this week's Thirty Twenty Ten!

Feb 4, 2023

Richard Gere does his thing, the first Ninja Turtles Reboot is great, THE BEST National Lampoon's movie no one talks about, we forgot about May, Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson can't do it again, a prehistoric television event, and the rise of Rupaul! All that and more on this week's Thirty Twenty Ten!

Jan 27, 2023

Jan. 27-Feb 2: Detective Munch is the center of the universe, Nick Nolte does his own research, the Super Bowl halftime show becomes serious business, Peter Falk suits up one last time, another space disaster, a Dickens speedrun, Laurence Fishburne on wheels, Colin Farrell is recruited, Pacino and Walken hang out, and The Americans and House of Cards change TV. All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.

Jan 20, 2023

Jan. 20-26: Chicago has all that jazz, Disneyland gets toonified, Jimmy Kimmel gets kidnapped, Vine deserved better, Jeremy Renner’s hunting witches, Shirley MacLaine is used, Sam Rockwell has a dangerous mind, and an actually good ski movie?! All that and more, this week on Thirty Twenty Ten.

Jan 14, 2023

Stimpy's stank is too rank for Nickelodeon, a rapping kangaroo scams millions, the Brazilian Goodfellas, Arnold's return to stardom, Jessica Chastain's second #1 in a row, Devil May Cry's offshoot, and quite possibly The Simpsons most famous episode. All that and more this week on Thirty Twenty Ten!

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