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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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Jun 16, 2024

June 14-20: Everyone watches the world’s slowest car chase, Macaulay Culkin gets even, Jackie Chan goes around the world, Tom Hanks gets stuck, the best Six Feet Under death, Kevin Hart thinks like a man, Joe Rogan ends a show like a man, and it was only a kiss, how did it end up like this? All that from this week 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Jun 13, 2024

June 7-13: The OJ saga begins, Garfield is on screen (the first time), video games bust a move, Nicole Kidman is a robot, dragons continue to be trained, TLC is on fire, Zelda gets more swords, Tracy Morgan has a close call, and the Nights Watch fights mammoths. All that and more from 30, 20, and 10 years ago.

Jun 11, 2024

The Fault in Our Stars has the opposite problem of cinema's first (abandoned) attempt at a Fantastic Four movie, a great Tom Cruise movie with a bad title, Sopranos penultimate finale, Harry Potter movies click into gear, the greatest abortion comedy ever made, and Game of Throne and Silicon Valley hit series highs! 

May 26, 2024

May 24-30: Beverly Hills Cop disappoints, celebrity marriages that look like publicity stunts, The Eagles freeze over hell, Keanu is the Buddha, Mario Van Peebles honors his dad, Kevin Hart takes to the air, Jon Favreau cooks something up, Family Guy goes west, Mad Men lands on the moon, and the best Mario Kart ever. All that and more looking back 30, 20, and 10 years ago!

May 24, 2024

Angle, Static Shock, Bob Ross and TNG come to a close, X-Men returns to form, the Babadook continues to haunt us, happiness and adventure return to the modern movie western just as Brisco County Jr says bids adieu, Aladdin and Shrek get sequels, and we celebrate the final piece of the Sandler/Barrymore trilogy.

May 15, 2024

Brandon Lee leaves a damn good legacy, the last time anybody saw The Jetsons, Godzilla Raids Again (again!), Frasier Crane says goodbye (again!), Spike Lee changes course, Homer adapted, the greatest dream seqeunce in all of television, Penny Dreadful and more! Take a look at our world 30, 20, and 10 years ago!

May 4, 2024

There's a Robin Williams movie out there that deserves a proper restoration, Universal kills its Monsters Universe AGAIN, Seth Rogen and Zach Effron must learn how to live together, Stephen King's second most famous TV mini-series, Being Human should be properly restored, Friends are no longer there for you, arguably Jurassic Park's best game, and as always, it's the children who are wrong. 

Apr 30, 2024

Spider-Man falters, John Oliver breaks out, Principal Skinner gets fired, PCU is appropriately dated, only YOU can save JFK, and Mean Girls might be the best high school movies of the entire 2000s. 

Apr 26, 2024

Cowgirls doin it for themselves, Denzel's violent bodygaurd movie, Cameron Diaz's last comedy, Adult Swim and South Park are at their apex, Streets of Rage closes fr a good while, a really dumb video game movie, the lady Big and the black American Graffitti. All that and more 30, 20, and 10 years ago

Apr 19, 2024

Johnny Depp dials it in, the premiere of the two best things to ever happen to television (both courtesy of Ted Turner), the cringiest Sopranos outing, Chevy Chase's last stand, Community says goodbye for the first time, Hugh Grant becomes a made man, and good times with Quentin Tarantino at his most indulgent! All that and more from 30, 20 and 10 years ago. 

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Apr 6, 2024

Rio is back for probably the last time, Silicon Valley premieres alongside another meteroic HBO show, a very 90s Threesome, Oculus is scarier than Meta, Kevin Costner drafts, we remember The Alamo, Metroid becomes a classic franchise. and a massive blow to the music world.

Apr 2, 2024

The end of a road for Disney animation, Home Movies and How I Met Your Mother conclude so Danny Phantom and Hellboy can live, Martin Short's weirdest movie ever, Guillermo Del Toro introduces us to Hellboy, Community's delusion is half the battle, and the best movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe premieres!

Mar 26, 2024

The Coens strike out for the first time, Scooby-Two, a Biblical Epic (seriously), Michael Bluth Breaks Bad and more. 

Mar 17, 2024

Deadwood shows how the west was won — with mud and cursing, monks make bank, Prince’s monster guitar solo, South Park goes anime, Kevin Sorbo fights God, Jim Carrey’s best movie, fast zombies are OK with us, Rick and Morty plugs in the interdimensional cable box, Harvey Keitel has a monkey, and Community plays Dungeons and Dragons — and it’s advanced! All that and more this week 30, 20 and 10 years ago!

Mar 10, 2024

The Coen brothers invent the hula hoop, Denis Leary ruins Christmas, Nicolas Cage is Driving Miss Shirley MacLaine, Nancy Kerrigan whiffs SNL, Cody Banks goes to London, Stephen King writes about a writer, Curb Your Enthusiasm hits the stage, one of our aircraft is missing, Review debuts to five stars, crowd-funding saves a teenage detective, and Fox goes to space. All that and more this week 30, 20 and 10 years ago!

Mar 9, 2024

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson waste time and money on 70s nostalgia, Rocky and Bullwinkle's best bit takes the spotlight, EWW a 300 sequel, Leonardo Dicaprio heats up in a way many choose to forget, "Hello, Fellow Sopranos!", South Park puts the TV and game industry to shame, and one of the most influential cartoon shows of the 1990s is sadly the most forgotten: Duckman Debuts! All that and more this week 30, 20 and 10 years ago!

Mar 1, 2024

Broken Lizard's follow up to Super Troopers, Mel Gibson makes a very lucrative, kinda insane horror movie, Luke Perry stars in a movie with a title tailor-made for late nite monologues, Daniel Day Lewis earns his paycheck, Homer's ultimate dumb job, Liam Neeson is once again Liam Neeson. All that and more 30, 20, and 10 years ago!

Feb 23, 2024

Sex and the City ends, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon begins, Reality Bites helps define Generation X (like it or not), Lisa hates hearing from her favorite toy, Lindsay Lohan is a drama queen, two stupid explodey volcano movies, the Trip series goes Euro, and Steven Segal is ridiculous. All that and more from 30, 20, and 10 years ago!

Feb 14, 2024

Apu steps into the spotlight, the Robocop remake is so close, the centerpeice of the Adam Sandler/Drew Barrymore trilogy, Taiki Waititi brings us a documentary with fangs, Seinfeld's greatest moment (or at least George's), True Detective rules, and one of the weirdest, worst movies we've ever seen. All that and more from 30, 20 and 10 years ago 

Feb 2, 2024

Every episode of Thirty Twenty Ten is special, but this might be THE SPECIALIST. We've got a rare and facisnating look into a musical we were never supposed to see! We're also looking back on 10 years of The Lego Movie, the simulteanoulsy horrific and timeless effort that shot Jim Carrey into a new stratosphere of stardom, and one of the greatest sports movies of all-time. All that and more from 30, 20, and 10 years ago. 

Jan 28, 2024

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace debuts, the stupidest controversey of the entire 2000's, Charlize's Oscar-winning performance, a dance movie we didn't see serves a sic burn to the lexicon, James L. Brooks short-lived follow-up to The Simpsons, Harvey Keitel goes full frontal, the third Body Snatchers remake, and here come the Quizno's rats! All that and more from 30, 20, and 10 years ago.  

Jan 22, 2024

Some of the worst movies you ever never seen, plus a good one with Bruce Dern. We're also traveling back in time to see when Comedy Central prioritized original entertainment with the anniversay of not one, but TWO beloved shows. Charles Bronsons's Death Wish comes true for the final time. And sorry to be stern, but you kids are gonna have to learn about TekWar sooner or later. Why not TODAY?! All that and more 30, 20 and 10 years ago!

Jan 16, 2024

True Dective kicks off the decade's best four season run, Jack Ryan's most obscure outing, The Nut Job exists, Kevin Hart is bigger than ever despite the obvious, the most forgotten Fallout, and Mega Man times 10! All that and more 30, 20, and 10 years ago!

Jan 5, 2024

New Year, New Season. The beginning and the end of Chris Elliot's movie career, the start of Mark Walberg's IRL war franchise, and the stupid show that gave us an even stupider president. 

Jan 2, 2024

It's a new year/season finale! Very few movies, but we're reflecting on the years that were, and boiling down our absolute strongest recommendations from 30, 20 and 10 years ago. 1993, 2003 and 2013 never saw it comin!

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