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Surely You Can't Be Serious Podcast

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The pinnacle of infotainment! Crazy stuff you didn’t know about the greatest movies and music of the 80’s, 90’s, and beyond. Hilarity ensues as a research professor and a pop culture savant are pitted against each other in a debate to determine what entertainment icons of film, music, and games are the best of the best of Generation X.
59 Episodes
More laughs, more trivia, more Star Wars! We're back for Part 2 of the Star Wars Holiday Special episode with the 30Something Movie Podcast guys. Talking Boba Fett's first appearance, whether we would rather watch the Star Wars Holiday Special or The Last Jedi or The Rise of Skywalker or whatever movie we hated most, and what the Mandalorian, Jon Favreau, and Dave Filoni have done to save the franchise. Happy Life Day everyone!
Listen and laugh as we are joined by the 30Something Movie Podcast guys. We discuss the Star Wars Holiday Special ('78), Star Wars Trivia, where we rank on the Star Wars Nerd Knowledge scale, our first memories of the movie Star Wars, and just some general geeking out. (You know, the usual.) "Oh... oh... we are excited, aren't we?"
In our final episode of our comparison of 'Lethal Weapon" (1987) vs. Die Hard (1988) we take a deep dive behind the scenes, cover the music and composer of each, breakdown whether each movie is a Christmas movie and give our final judgement! Do wanna jump? If so, welcome to the party, Pal!
In this episode we further our discussion on Lethal Weapon vs. Die Hard and compare them as "Urban Gunslinger" movies. We discuss villains, friends and heroes while dropping some awesome behind the scenes stuff that you may not know from these 80's action classics. Come join us for the fun! You might even find yourself humming "Ode to Joy"!
During the late 80's producer Joel Silver gave us two of the greatest Christmas action movies of all time. Both "Lethal Weapon" and "Die Hard" are considered some of the best ever in their genre. Join us as we take a deep dive into the behind the scenes making of these two powerhouses! Yippee-Ki-Yay!
Every song has a story! Join us as we dive into the stories behind each track of the Best Album of one of the best years in music history, U2's Joshua Tree. Then hear our final determination of which album from March of 1987 is the best, Joshua Tree or Prince's Sign O' the Times.
It could be argued that 1987 was the best year in the 80s for music, and in 1987, the album of the year was Joshua Tree by U2. It is without question one of the best albums of all time but was it really better than Prince's Sign O' the Times? Join us as we explore the fascinating stories behind U2 and the development of this iconic album. Don't miss the magic mushrooms story!
In March of 1987 two of the most beloved and respected artists of their generation released what many consider to be their greatest album. This week we cover the amazing history, epic songs of "Sign O' the Times" while discussing what could have been. Next week we will discuss in detail U2's "The Joshua Tree" that was released just a few weeks prior in '87. So grab your starfish and coffee and play in the sunshine with us! It's gonna be a beautiful night!
In 1985 the Chicago Bears are the biggest, baddest, meanest football team in the NFL so they decide to rap, sing and dance in a music video! Join us as we revisit the "Super Bowl Shuffle" 35 years after its release! We ain't here to cause no trouble...
Shelby's Story

Shelby's Story


Join us in this mini episode to hear the story of Shelby's amazing contribution to the world of film. Don't miss it! And, don't forget to sign up at to receive our special prizes! (limited time)
Neck and Neck! Unlike the sequels and reboots to these movies, Episode 2 of Fright Night vs The Lost Boys might be better than the first. Join us as we talk about special effects, crazy stories, soundtracks, and of course the sexy saxophonist! In this, our second episode where the two best vampire movies of the 80s face off and we give you our final judgment on which is the best.
I vant to suck your blood! Vampire movies of the early 80s had become a joke. But, Fright Night by Tom Holland and The Lost Boys by Joel Schumacher brought them back from the dead. Join us in our two part Halloween episode comparing the greatest vampire movies of the 80s to discover the fascinating stories behind these iconic thrillers. You're so cool, Brewster!!!Become an Executive Producer of this podcast here:
Can you make an award-winning film for only $2000? Join us in this Special Edition of the Surely You Can't Be Serious Podcast where we are joined by Mike Borgen and Darren Doyle, the creators of the new short film "Canners." Mike and Darren had decided they were no longer going to wait to be discovered by someone else, they were going to make their movie on their own. And through setbacks, obstacles, and pitfalls they achieved their goal and are now receiving the accolades for their incredible film. WARNING: There will be Spoilers so, go check out the movie at: or
There can be no question that Skid Row's debut album, Skid Row, kicks some major butt. But, does it kick more butt than Dr. Feelgood? Please join us as we bring you the stories behind Skid Row the band and Skid Row the album and then make our final determination of which album is the best.
Think you know all there is to know about the Crue?? Have a listen, we just might surprise you. Join us as we dive into the history of the band, the critical moment's leading up to this album, and some crazy stories along the way. Next week we will cover Skid Row's debut album and then compare to two albums to determine which is the best.
Sean Connery in nothing but overalls?? Roger Moore dressed as a circus clown?? We're not saying these were the best bond movies ever made. But, they were the movies both released in 1983, pitting Bond against Bond. Join us as we compare each movie to determine which wins the Battle of the Bonds.
Battle of the Bonds

Battle of the Bonds


In the summer of 1983, the Bond of the 60s, Sean Connery, went head to head with the Bond of the 70s, Roger Moore, when Never Say Never Again and Octopussy were released? But how did this happen?! How could two different studios both produce and release two different James Bond movies at the same time. Join us as we unfold the story of how this paradox came to be.
After nearly 30 years, Bill and Ted are back! Does Bill and Ted Face the Music hold up? Are audiences in for an excellent adventure or a bogus journey? Join us in this episode as we discuss the newest installment in the Bill and Ted saga and find out if this movie is most triumphant or... most non-triumphant.Soundtrack available here:
In 1989, the world was introduced to Bill S. Preston, Esquire, and Ted "Theadore" Logan, and their band to be, "Wyld Stallyns." These to goofballs with the lovable personality of labrador retrievers, showed us how history and rock n roll could come together in a perfect union. Two years later, they showed us how they could even win over Death himself, and even get him to join the band. Join us as we dive into the stories and fun of these two amazing movies, in preparation for this months release of the last chapter of this most excellent adventure.
In 1987 George Michael destroyed the bubble gum pop image he had created by releasing the first single from Faith, "I Want Your Sex!" The album would go on to have four #1 hits and become the biggest selling album of 1988. But, does it hold up after 33 years?! Is it better than KICK released by INXS in the same month of 1987. Join us as we look at the stories behind the album and each track and ultimately reach our final decision on which is the better album.
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