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Dueling Decades is the totally awesome adult retro game show you've been looking for! Listen as the 1980s and the 1990s square off and do battle! Because it's your history, we just fight for it! The rules of our game are simple!A coin flip shall decide who picks first, out of the 5 dueling decades categories (Movies, TV, Music, News, & Hot Products)The judge’s ruling will determine who wins each round, allowing the victor to choose the next available category.The first 3 rounds are worth 1 point each… with rounds 4 and 5, worth 2 points apiece.The winning decade shall be decided by the highest overall score after all 5 rounds.

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Dueling Decades is the totally awesome adult retro game show you've been looking for! Listen as the 1980s and the 1990s square off and do battle! Because it's your history, we just fight for it! The rules of our game are simple!A coin flip shall decide who picks first, out of the 5 dueling decades categories (Movies, TV, Music, News, & Hot Products)The judge’s ruling will determine who wins each round, allowing the victor to choose the next available category.The first 3 rounds are worth 1 point each… with rounds 4 and 5, worth 2 points apiece.The winning decade shall be decided by the highest overall score after all 5 rounds.

    Mike Ranger gets all achy breaky over the worst of February 1975, 1982 & 1993!

    Mike Ranger gets all achy breaky over the worst of February 1975, 1982 & 1993!

    This week Duelers, we relish in the misfortunes of others with a wild and woolly worst of battle. With Mancrush soaking up the sun in South Beach we asked a longtime friend of the show Brent Hand of the Hysteria 51 podcast to step up and tackle the worst of February 1993. The Professor, Drew Zakmin is back with a vengeance and the absolute worst of February 1975! Finally, Marc James competes with the worst offerings from February 1982. A fan favorite, Mike Ranger returns behind the bench to judge these shoddy selections. 

    Brent brings the sadness with 1993 and a year that just kept giving grief in many forms. We hear about the debut album from Tara Patrick and not the one you are thinking of. Drew Zakmin tries to take down a dinosaur with a zip gun and Marc James’s blood runs cold because his memory has just been sold! Brent breaks out a magazine staple of the 1980s and we hear about the origins of the Mirth Mobile! Cartoon animals invade DC Comics and just who exactly is the Chili Bowl Mullet Man anyway? The cast comes to an agreement that there are too many cop and hospital shows and Drew brings one of the worst. We cover a not so classic episode of M*A*S*H. Brent checks in to see what's happening in Waco while 3 hours away an unwelcome rocker finds a unique place to piss. The ground shakes in China and We hear about a series of unfortunate events on the set of The Crow you may not already know about! Find out what “worst of” movie is the debut film of a gerbil-loving Hollywood A-Lister. Then we hear about a pair of London tragedies only fitting of this episode. 

    Do you agree with Mike's rulings? Play at home and judge for yourself! While you're at it, send your rulings to our Facebook and pick up 20 points on the Dueling Decades Leaderboard!

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    • 55 min
    The team behind the Nickelodeon documentary The Orange Years returns to judge the stupid criminals of 1974, 1980 & 1998!

    The team behind the Nickelodeon documentary The Orange Years returns to judge the stupid criminals of 1974, 1980 & 1998!

    We had so much fun the last time they were on the show we could not wait for the return of Adam Sweeney and Scott Barber the duo behind the fantastic documentary film "The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story". This time around we turned off the kid-stuff and threw them a curveball for some fun, as we investigate the idiots of dumb crime and capers! Mancrush swings into the 70s with 1974 and a slew of “hot” picks. Marc James is on a mission from God and hopes all the dumb criminals of 1980 can help him steal this one. Trevor Gumbal returns to the show with 1998 and some half-baked criminals caught in the act. 

    It’s always fun to have returning guest judges on the show and as of late we have had some triumphant returns and Adam Sweeney and Scott Barber are no exception. Even though they are veteran judges Adam and Scott have their work cut out for them because the cast this week dug up some of the most crooked crooks committing some of the craziest crimes you will ever hear about. The judges are not the only returns to the show this week as a James Caan classic comes back but this time on the big screen. Find out the best places to steal music in 1998 and was it Buttercup or Butternuts anyway? Bagpipes blared as the police are Breaking The Law and everything else in a hotel room apparently. Thieves steal some sacrificial knives and 28 cents worth of brass. A famous singer gets caught with his pants down trying to Wham someone and a London heist gets caught on camera. Did a policeman have a sixth sense or was he just a racist? As well as their movie, Scott Barber wants everyone to check out the music of Westley Willis! We hear the story of an AWOL Huey Helicopter and you won’t believe what Jerry Springer wrote a check for in 1974! 

    Do you agree with Scott and Adam's rulings? Play at home and judge for yourself! While you're at it, send your rulings to our Facebook and pick up 20 points on the Dueling Decades Leaderboard! Then go find a copy of The Orange Years!

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Robert Tepper returns to judge this birthday battle between 1978, 1984 & 1995!

    Robert Tepper returns to judge this birthday battle between 1978, 1984 & 1995!

    With Marc turning 43 this week, we're ready for a retro birthday extravaganza! So for a birthday bash, we needed someone who knows the crew really well. A man that takes no prisoners, believes there's no easy way out, the angel of the city himself, Robert Tepper! This cast favorite is back for his third appearance behind the bench, and as usual, he proves that he's "Better Than the Rest" when it comes to judging. Tepper swings the gavel harder than most, and even proclaimed "I love this show! Who else talks about this sh%t?! It's unbelievable!" Well, here to deliver more copious amounts of excrement, Mike Ranger brings the very best from his 13th birthday in, 1995! Mike Ranger is followed up this week by a man on a wicked losing streak, Mancrush travels back to his 6th birthday in 1984 looking to strike pay dirt. Rounding out the competition, it's the birthday boy himself, Marc James with his actual birthdate in 1978! Happy birthday Marc!

    Once again, Robert Tepper doesn't disappoint behind the bench. The guys have never actually met Robert, but it sounds like they've known him forever! In this episode, you may hear something about Marc wishing he was born in Iowa, Bakula sparkles on WPIX, Mancrush spends a weekend with Diane Lane, Tepper loses his mind at a Phish show, Chris Isaak gets overpaid, a band that doesn't pander to fans, Dr. Ben Casey falls through the stage, Mancrush's plea to Major League Baseball, a man gets unexpectantly blown in his car, nerds with lots of money, an unconventional convention, Mike Ranger makes a call to his past resignations, simple lives aren't simple, tennis with Dave Grohl, the Ranger family goes to the drive-in, bypass patch cords for everyone, DLR asks for a bump, Zeke and Jerry turn to crime for the American dream, and why the hell are we headed to Lancaster Pennsylvania?!

    Do you agree with Tepper's rulings? Play at home and judge for yourself! While you're at it, send your rulings to our Facebook and pick up 20 points on the Dueling Decades Leaderboard!

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Wax returns with a vengeance to adjudicate this battle between 1976, 1985 & 1992!

    Wax returns with a vengeance to adjudicate this battle between 1976, 1985 & 1992!

    Welcome to another episode of your favorite adult, retro gameshow! We're happy to welcome back one of our favorite judges, the same man who created our sweet theme music, Wax! Wax brought his unique insight to the bench and a potential movie idea that we began to flesh out pre-recording. Unfortunately, we weren't recording at the time, wuh waah. Anyways, Wax has been here a few times, he knows the lay of the land, and he's up on his pop culture. So let's get this thing started! The first contestant this week, our friend from the Great White North, Joe Findlay brings his best from the final week of January 1992 along with him. Next up, Mancrush is looking to get back into the win column after several straight losses. To do so, he brought the finest late-January 1985 had to offer. And keeping the rear in check, Marc James goes way back to 1976 to complete this trio of retro awesomeness.

    We love having veteran judges back on the show. The show may have changed slightly since the last time Wax was on in February 2020, but the premise is the same. Unfortunately, no rap battles this time, but you still may hear about: the reason Wax has two toothbrushes, the American Music Awards becomes an unsung hero, a real-life Mentos commercial in Arizona, Kersey may ride the subway, Blisters down under, Wax's surprising vocal inspiration, the seduction of Tom Skerritt, Ben Vereen dazzles his way to 41 IMDb reviews, politicians are straight shooters, Winter Magic gets hit over the head with a sock full of balls, the law offices of DeFazio-Feeney & Squiggman, unattainable vehicles, two guys go for broke, no one knows who Raphael is, Ozploitation is apparently a thing, a big 10-4 for pig pen, the Hobgoblin doesn't deliver in the clutch, snacks with Wax, back alley Lunchables, tough mall cops, and guess who's coming FOREVER?!

    Do you agree with Wax's rulings? Play at home and judge for yourself! While you're at it, send your rulings to our Facebook and pick up 20 points on the Dueling Decades Leaderboard!

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    • 1 hr 33 min
    Bum Wine Bob is behind the bench for this bodacious booze battle between 1971, 1981 & 1991!

    Bum Wine Bob is behind the bench for this bodacious booze battle between 1971, 1981 & 1991!

    Since most people can't go to the bar, we decided to bring the bar to you! Do you have an abundance of leftover holiday spirits? Grab a cold one, relax, and join us for this retro booze battle! To judge an episode on booze, we couldn't rely on just anyone to swing the gavel. We needed someone who could really handle their liquor! That man, Bum Wine Bob! The host of "Bumming with Bobcat" showed up with a quarter, two Colt 45s, and a great attitude! The first contestant of the week, drinking a glass of water, Drew Zakmin brings the best Booze of 1991. Representing the best booze of 1981, Marc James also brought a whiskey sipper with him. And rounding out the competition, Mancrush goes way back, and delivers the booze of 1971!

    Oddly enough, the guys have known Bum Wine Bob for years! So everyone was pretty jazzed about finally getting to record together. In this episode, you might actually find out what people are drinking tonight, Laurel and Hardy push the highest quality cheap beer, Zakmin assumes a spy's adolescent nephew drinks a lot, afterschool special fun with Mom, a Bocephus sticker on the rear of your 442, RCA makes a grave mistake, being sick soft gooey and cold, the man with the most onscreen kills, a dude who likes vodka, Drew and a Russian bear run a train with lots of Vodka, Mancrush drinks in the parking lot of Staples, Plenty O'Toole gets thrown out a window, a suit saves United Artists from financial ruin, Jewish wine becomes a college staple, Florida's green sports beer from Pennsylvania, odd breweries, Miller Lite gets major competition, Bobcat tells a tale, a terrible whiskey idea, a group who should never drink, the best "budget booze" with Bobcat, and what four-letter word immediately makes booze better?

    Do you agree with Bob's rulings? Play at home and judge for yourself! While you're at it, send your rulings to our Facebook and pick up 20 points on the Dueling Decades Leaderboard!

    Please don't forget to subscribe and review! Want to share some of your own 1980s & 1990s memories? Join the other thousands of people in our Facebook group and get more original nostalgic content every day! If you're into the 1960s & 1970s, join our new group! Links below:

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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Mike Ranger returns to rule over this retro rumble between 1979, 1987 & 1996!

    Mike Ranger returns to rule over this retro rumble between 1979, 1987 & 1996!

    It's time for another episode of everyone's favorite retro game show, Dueling Decades! It might be 2021, but we're determined to take you back in time with the best of January 1979, 1987, and 1996! In order to do that, we need a judge that can really handle the gavel. Not just any judge, but a real savvy retro savant, it's the man we like to call, Mike Ranger! That being said, let's take a look at this week's competitors. First up, hailing from the great white north, Joe Findlay brings the best of January 1979. Our next competitor took time away from listening to 45 hours of a Grateful Dead song, Marc James is back with his own generous helping of January 1987. Rounding out this time machine trio, Mancrush looks to get back into the win column with his offerings from January 1996!

    Mike Ranger might be friends with these gents, but he's not about to take any lip! This highly contested race might ruffle some feathers. In this episode, you might hear about Betty Rubble's dangerous curves, blood-sucking dates, a miniature horse named Ginger, cross country bank robbers, assault with a deadly Dick, sliding on the hood of your car, Franklin's excessively long wait, places to store your Zack Morris phone, Joe knows Tony Dorsit, Mike and Mancrush serenade, rap metal's humble beginning, Motorola changes the game, an album Mancrush hid from his mom, getcha rocks off with Joe, and who the hell is Texas Walker Ranger?

    Do you agree with Mike's rulings? Play at home and judge for yourself! While you're at it, send your rulings to our Facebook and pick up 20 points on the Dueling Decades Leaderboard!

    Please don't forget to subscribe and review! Want to share some of your own 1980s & 1990s memories? Join the other thousands of people in our Facebook group and get more original nostalgic content every day! If you're into the 1960s & 1970s, join our new group! Links below:

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    • 1 hr 4 min

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