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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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Oct 5, 2017

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.

Sep 28, 2017

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.

Sep 21, 2017

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.

Sep 14, 2017

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.

Sep 7, 2017

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.

Aug 31, 2017

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.


Aug 30, 2017

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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Aug 24, 2017

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.

Aug 17, 2017

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.

Aug 10, 2017

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!

Aug 3, 2017

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.

Jul 27, 2017

This week... in 87, The Lost Boys pit the Coreys against vampires, Metroid rolls onto the NES, and Timothy Dalton debuts as James Bond. In 97, we try to Win Ben Stein's Money, but realize Air Bud is really raking in the bucks. In '07 we score with Mario Strikers Wii while laughing at Hot Rod.

Jul 20, 2017

This week in pop-culture history, 1987 showcases Superman's Quest for Peace and the sad story in La Bamba, while rocking with Guns N Roses' Appetite For Destruction. We're all dudes in 1997 with Good Burger, even President Harrison Ford on Air Force One! 2007 does whatever a Spider-Pig does with The Simpsons Movie as Harvey Birdman presents his last case.

Jul 13, 2017

1987 brings the violence as Jaws seeks revenge and Robocop seeks justice. 1997 gives us Missy Elliot in a puffy suit while Brendan Frasier strips down to play George of the Jungle. In 2007, Chuck and Larry get married while Mad Men makes us fall in love with Jon Hamm.

Jul 6, 2017

This week in pop culture history has a weird trio of movies as Full Metal Jacket, Brave Little Toaster, and Revenge of the Nerds 2 hit theaters. 1997 is walking on the sun with Smashmouth as Oz is locked up on HBO and theaters are graced with Contact and Princess Mononoke. 2007 is a bit more subdued as Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix casts a spell on theaters as Greek gives ABC Family some edge.

Jun 29, 2017

Summer blockbuster season has arrived as 1987 brings us Adventures in Babysitting and Innerspace while Double Dragon hits arcades. 1997 goes galactic with Men in Black and Starfox 64, and 2007 crashes with the first live-action Transformers movie.

Jun 22, 2017
In 1987, Mel Brooks spoofs sci-fi with Spaceballs while Married With Children ends its first season. 1997 delivers a duo of classic flicks with Disney's Hercules and Face Off. 2007 warms our hearts with Ratatouille, before Chris Benoit nearly destroys the WWE with one disgusting act.
Jun 15, 2017
1987 starts with Steve Martin's nose making for a great romantic comedy as Roadblasters mixes racing and shooting for arcade fun. 1997 offers the unique choice of the corny Batman and Robin and the creepy My Best Friend's Wedding. 2007 offers up a comedy flop with Evan Almighty, but pays penance with Flight of the Conchords.
Jun 8, 2017
1987 pits Arnold Schwarzenegger against the most dangerous creature in the universe while Jack Nicholson charms The Witches of Eastwick. In 1997, Lois and Clark conclude their courtship while Sandra Bullock brings a new beau on a boat. 2017 has two big HBO milestones in The Sopranos' end and John From Cincinnati's start to make up for the mediocre Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
Jun 1, 2017
This week: in 1987, John Lithgow meets sasquatch while Brian DePalma directs a crime epic. In 97, Nick Cage and some criminals fly the unfriendly skies while Buffy wraps her first season and Farrah Fawcett makes Letterman weird. In 07, Ducks fly atop the NHL, Dramatic Chipmunk surprises us, and Keyboard Cat plays us out!
May 25, 2017
This week: in 1987, Goofy and Dorf enter the sporting realm while the Golden Gate Bridge turns 50. In 1997, we say farewell to Freakazoid and hello to Hanson'. In 2007. Knocked Up impregnates us with laughter while Ashton Kutcher performs his final Punk.
May 18, 2017
This week: in 1987 we get a trio of big movies as The Chipmunks and Ernest make their movie debuts alongside Eddie Murphy's return to Beverly Hills and the first reveal of Star Trek Next Gen's cast. In 1997, two long-running comedies conclude as Roseanne and Wings say goodbye as we all say hello to The Lost World: Jurassic Park. 2007 brings the third Pirates of the Carribean movie while we watch the much-anticipated season finales of Heroes and Lost.
May 11, 2017
This week... in 1987 The Gate creeps out kids worldwide while BurgerTime confuses us about fast food. In 1997, George Costanza takes the summer off while Coach retires and Donald Trump meets Drew Carey. In 2007, the King of Queens relinquishes his throne, Jim and Pam FINALLY date, and the Halo 3 multiplayer beta begins!
May 4, 2017
This week... in 1987 it's Diane's last call on Cheers while The Cosby Show gives us a first look at A Different World. In 1997, we discover The Fifth Element and save some smile time for The Simpsons Spin-off Showcase. 2007 feels like 28 Weeks Later as the zombie series gets a sequel, cars have a weird week on reality TV, and David Jafee has a weird PS3 debut.
Apr 27, 2017
1987 is highlighted by an American Ninja sequel and Alf's fight with a big bug. Beyond the classic JRPG Wild Arms releasing, 1997 is big for comedy as Austin Powers shags his way into theaters, Frank Grimes hates Homer Simpson, Martin has an awkward finale, and Ellen Degeneres makes TV history. In 2007, we're pranked big time as Rickrolling is invented and Spider-Man 3 makes a joke out of the movie franchise.
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